Island-wide curfew on May 31, June 4, 5
A nationwide curfew will be imposed on Sunday, May 31 and June 4 and June 5, to avoid the unnecessary congregation of people as the threat from the COVID-19 was far from being eliminated in the country especially after a sudden spike in cases from the quarantine centers.
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We must never lower our guard Just because Govt. relaxed curfew
I have sent 1st Letter of Demand to Iraj: Harin
Former UNP minister Harin Fernando said he has sent the first Letter of Demand (LOD) to musician Iraj Weeraratne.
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Boeing carrying 43 passengers from Belgium arrives at Mattala
A Boeing 737 aircraft from Brussels, Belgium, landed at Mattala International Airport today carrying 43 passengers , who are the crew of a vessel anchored at the Galle harbour.
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Gaffoor Building in Colombo isolated
The Gaffoor Building in Colombo Fort which is used by the navy has been isolated after a navy driver was tested positive for COVID-19, Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.
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Kavinda’s complaint: Harin arrives at CCD
Former UNP Minister Harin Fernando arrived at the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) to give a statement over an ongoing investigation into a complaint by former UNP MP Kavinda Jayawardane.
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UNICEF supports SL to provide home-based learning
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) supported the Ministry of Education (MoE) and National Institute of Education (NIE) to develop and distribute learning material for grade 1 and 2 students, impacted by the closure of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Govt. to facilitate early return of Sri Lankans from Seychelles: FM
The Government is making arrangements to facilitate the return of Sri Lankans residing and working in Seychelles in compliance with the existing regulations and availability of quarantine facilities in the country, the Foreign Ministry said.
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Bad weather postpones historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch
Bad weather postponed a SpaceX rocket launch, which was set to be the first time a private company sent humans into orbit – and the first time in nearly a decade that the United States launched astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil.
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CWC requests to nominate Jeewan Thondaman for Nuwara Eliya
The Ceylon Workers’ Congress (CWC) has yesterday requested Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa to give nominations to Jeewan Thondaman to contest the General Election from Nuwara Eliya in lieu of demised Minister Arumugam Thondaman, the Prime Minister’s office said.
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Modi discusses economic impact of Covid-19 with Mahinda
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday on completing 50 years as a parliamentarian.
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My lawyers will communicate with Iraj – Harin
While claiming that he is yet to receive any Letter of Demand (LoD) from musician Iraj Weeraratne, former UNP Minister Harin Fernando yesterday said he has asked his lawyers to handle the matter.
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Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surge to 1469
Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka have surged to 1469 after the country witnessed highest single-day rise on Wednesday (27). A total of 150 patients were detected with Covid-19 during the day.
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No one can take disciplinary action against SJB - Sujeewa
No one has the right to take disciplinary action against Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) candidate Sujeewa Senasinghe said.
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81 more Covid-19 patients identified
Eighty-one more patients have tested positive for the Covid-19, increasing the total number of cases in Sri Lanka to 1,453, the Ministry of Health said.
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UNP to take action against SJB members contesting polls
UNP is to take action against those members who had handover nominations to contest the general elections from the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), Party General Secretary Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
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Timelines issued to resume activities
The Ministry of Health today issued a comprehensive set of guidelines focused on the “new normal” with timelines on when most activities can resume.
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53 naval personnel test positive for COVID-19
Fifty-three more navy personnel at the Vadichchipalai quarantine centre in Jaffna, tested positive for Covid-19, increasing the total number of cases to 1372 in Sri Lanka.
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36 SL workers in Romania receive new jobs
The 36 Sri Lankan workers who were stranded at the Bucharest Airport in Romania on May 24 have received new employment opportunities with the intervention of Romanian Labour Minister Violeta Alexandru, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said.
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Online applications for uni admission to end on June 2
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has decided to close online applications for university admission for the academic year 2019/2020 on June 2, 2020.
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Application form to enroll children to Grade One issued
The applications to enroll children into grade one of the government schools for the year 2021 should be submitted as per the specimen form issued by the Education Ministry today, the Ministry said.
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