196 more COVID-19 patients identified from Kandakadu
At least 196 more COVID-19 infected patients were reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre increasing total cases at the Centre to 252, Government Information Department said.
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Over 170 inmates undergo PCR tests
Bolivia’s President Anez tests positive for coronavirus
Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
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Drug stock at PNB court warehouse taken to govt. analyst
The remaining stock of drugs at the Police Narcotic Bureau’s (PNB) court items warehouse has been taken to the Government Analyst’s Department for further investigations.
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Over 500 Lankans arrive from Russia, UAE
Two special SriLankan flights carrying 278 Sri Lankans stranded in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 266 Sri Lankans stranded in Russia due to COVID-19 pandemic arrived in Sri Lanka this morning.
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Tiran Alles, three others discharged in RADA case
The Colombo High Court today ordered to discharge former MP Tiran Alles and three others from controversial Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA) case.
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Three killed in fatal accident in Wellawaya
Three persons including a woman were killed at Warunagama on the Wellawaya-Buttala main road when a lorry collided head-on with a three-wheeler this morning, Police said.
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Term of PCoI on political victimization extended
The term of the Presidential Commission on Political Victimisation has been extended by another four months till November 9, 2020 by the President.
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Kosgoda Tharaka’s accomplice ‘Kalu Malli’ arrested
Rohan Pradeep alias ‘Kalu Malli’, an accomplice of underworld figure ’Kosgoda Tharaka, was arrested in Angoda, Police said.
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Kandakadu quarantine centre converted into a hospital
The quarantine centre in Kandakadu has been converted into a hospital in order to treat Covid-19 infected patients from the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said.
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PCoI on Easter Sunday Attacks
Ex-President & PM should take sole responsibility for attacks: witness
Former President Maithripala Sirisena and former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe have to take the sole responsibility over the Easter Sunday attacks, a senior military intelligence officer attached to the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI) informed the PCoI probing Easter Sunday attacks yesterday.
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Reopening of BIA only after repatriation process completed
The reopening of the Bandaranaike International Airport will be considered only after the repatriation process of Sri Lankans abroad is completed, a task that will take at least three more weeks, an official said yesterday.
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Export revenue exceeds imports for the first time in SL
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has briefed the cabinet on Wednesday on the success of the economic fundamentals adopted to face the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and said Sri Lanka’s exports revenue had overtaken the imports revenue for the first time since the open economy was introduced in 1977, Cabinet spokesman and Minister Bandula Gunawardana said yesterday.
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10 families in Nattandiya sent to self-quarantine
At least 45 people of 10 families from Nattandiya, who have maintained links with the woman who was tested positive for COVID-19 today, have been sent to self-quarantine, Puttalam Regional Director of Health Services Dr. Dinusha Fernando said.
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Sajith should have waited patiently till 2025: Ruwan
Former State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene after paying homage at the historical Dalada Maligawa followed by a courtesy call on the Mahanayake Theras today spoke to the media and said, ’’Sajith Premadasa should not have rushed in. He should have waited patiently until the 2025 Presidential elections.’’
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We proposed slashing of electricity bills months ago: Ravi
The government’s decision to reduce electricity tariffs during the months of March, April and May is a welcome move, but this is something we proposed a few months ago, UNP Assistant Leader Ravi Karunanayake said today.
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Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre
Eight counsellors on leave recalled
Steps have already been taken to bring back eight counsellors attached to the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre – East in Kandakadu who were on leave, after a fellow counsellor tested positive for Covid-19 at the Marawila Hospital today.
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Sri Lanka to host Asia Cup in 2021
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday officially announced the postponement of the much-talked-about Asia Cup 2020 while the rescheduled Asia Cup expected to be held in Sri Lanka in June 2021.
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COVID-19 Fund balance surpasses Rs.1,456mn
The balance of ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund has surpassed Rs.1,456 million following corporate, individual donations and direct deposits, the President’s Media Division (PMD) said.
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57 from Kandakadu test positive for COVID-19
At least 56 people of the 450 inmates and staff members at the Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre – East in Kandakadu, tested positive for COVID-19 today, Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.
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Election stickers can only be displayed on candidate vehicles: EC
Display of slogans, signs, stickers with photographs, flags promoting a candidate on vehicles is prohibited except on vehicles in which the contestant candidate travels, the National Election Commission said.
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