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Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for Covid-19

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, on Saturday, tested positive for Covid-19. The ’Piku’ actor has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital, Indian media reported.

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No holidays declared: Govt.

The Government Information Department today denied rumors that holidays being declared during the next few days due to Covid-19 situation in the country.

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43 more Covid-19 cases reported

Forty-three (43) new Covid-19 cases have been detected increasing the total number of patients to 2,511, the Government Information Department said.

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Ranil tells party members, bring back those who left us

Former prime minister and UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday requested the party members in the grassroots level to initiate a dialogue with those who have left the party to get them back to the fold.

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Increased vulnerability due to resurgence of COVID-19: SLMA

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) criticised the government for relaxing health and travel restrictions at public gatherings, public transport and recreational activities, increasing the vulnerability of the country to a resurgence of COVID-19.

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Another counsellor of Kandakadu tests positive for Covid-19 in Rajanganaya

Another counsellor attached to the Kandakadu Treatment and Rehabilitation Centre has tested positive for Covid-19 in Rajanganaya today, health authorities said.

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Russia selects Sri Lanka & 12 countries for resuming international flights

The Russian authorities have made up a list of 13 countries including Sri Lanka that Russia can resume flights to at the first stage of the resumption of international flights.

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Likelihood of UNP being revamped: Ruwan

United National Party (UNP) Deputy General Secretary Ruwan Wijewardene said on Thursday he expected the UNP to be revamping of UNP after the general election.

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I’ll make country safe from drugs and underworld: PM

I will take action to put an end to underworld activities and the drug menace which had intensified during the tenure of the previous government, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Leader, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.

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Three-wheeler driver shot dead in Moratuwa

A 39-year-old three-wheeler driver, who was stopped at a Police road block at Lunawa, Moratuwa, has been shot dead by police following an altercation, police said.

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Electricity - It was I who forced the Govt. to cut tariffs: Ranil

Referring to the government’s decision to slash March, April and May electricity tariffs by 25 per cent, former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said it was he who got this concession for the people.

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No intention to impose lock-down: Ajith Rohana

Responding to a question asked by a journalist about the possibility of a lock-down situation in the country, DIG Ajith Rohana said yesterday they had no intention of imposing a lock-down because there was no community transmission of COVID-19 according to the health authorities.

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Intelligence on Zahran culled from media platforms: Witness

Almost all the intelligence on National Thowheed Jamaat (NTJ) leader Zahran Hashim was collected through social media platforms and there was a marked reluctance to obtain ground-level intelligence about him, a senior staff officer attached to the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI) on Thursday informed the Commission probing the Easter Sunday attacks.

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Facebook ban on Gnanasara Thera - Rathana Thera complains to HRC ban

Some members of the ’Ape Jana Bala Pakshaya’, led by former MP the Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera yesterday complained to the Human Rights Commission (HRC) on the Facebook ban imposed on Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.

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General Election: EC wants health guidelines to be gazetted soon

Chairman of the National Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya said that the health guidelines issued for the conducting of the upcoming parliamentary elections not being properly promulgated had become the biggest issue facing the commission at the moment.

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Methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20mn seized at BIA

A 35-year-old suspect was today arrested by Customs Narcotics Control Officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with 5,716 methamphetamine pills worth Rs. 20 million.

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Army Commander rejects false reports of areas under lock-down

Army Commander Shavendra Silva, the head of the coronavirus prevention operations today rejected the false reports that several areas were subjected to a lock-down.

10 Jul 2020 - 5     - 2419

PNB Officers guilty of drug related charges deserve death penalty : Ajith Rohana

While condemning the actions of the 18 officers alleged involved in a chain of drug related charges, Senior Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Ajith Rohana today said the guilty parties should be served the capital punishment.

10 Jul 2020 - 5     - 1054

87 more COVID-19 infected patients reported from Kandakadu

Eighty seven more COVID-19 infected patients were reported from the Kandakadu Rehabilitation Centre increasing total cases at the Centre to 340, Government Information Department said.

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Covid-19 patient found in Marawila: Father tests negative for virus

The father of the Covid-19 patient found from the Marawila Hospital has tested negative for the virus, Regional Director of Health Services of Puttalam district Dr. Dinusha Fernando said.

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COVID-19 and MIGRANTS

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, thousands of Sri Lankan migrant workers are left with no job, no money and no way.......

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Protecting environment shouldn’t be a trend - Namal Rajapaksa

Contested the 2010 parliamentary election as a United People’s Freedom Alliance’s candidate from the Hambantota District and was elected to Parlia...

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We’re worse than Ethiopia - Udara Rathnayake

Started his political career in 2013. Elected as a Western Provincial Council Member in 2014....

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Big No to the MCC - Anura Kumara

Career politician since 1988, Dissanayaka held the position of National Organiser of the Socialist Students’ Association and later appointed to the ...

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Educated youth must not leave country - Harshana Rajakaruna

Contested the 2009 provincial council election and was elected to the Western Provincial Council. Elected to parliament in 2015....

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Why suicide?

When you hear of suicide, you often wonder why someone would want to take their own life....

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Conservation in crisis

2020 has been a testing and trying year for many people across the globe. A raging pandemic that has incapacitated major cities worldwide has put a pa...

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Protecting environment shouldn’t be a trend - Namal Rajapaksa

Contested the 2010 parliamentary election as a United People’s Freedom Alliance’s candidate from the Hambantota District and was elected to Parlia...

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We’re worse than Ethiopia - Udara Rathnayake

Started his political career in 2013. Elected as a Western Provincial Council Member in 2014....

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Big No to the MCC - Anura Kumara

Career politician since 1988, Dissanayaka held the position of National Organiser of the Socialist Students’ Association and later appointed to the ...

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Educated youth must not leave country - Harshana Rajakaruna

Contested the 2009 provincial council election and was elected to the Western Provincial Council. Elected to parliament in 2015....

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RED ALERT ON MANNAR MINERAL EXTRACTION PROJECT

As a popular tourist attraction in the country, Mannar boasts of a rich cultural heritage dating back to the Portuguese, Dutch and British periods. Dotted with palmyra trees and a scenic stretch of th...

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PHIs demand a shot in the arm

Public Health Inspectors (PHI) Union of Sri Lanka is to instigate a trade union action within next few days following Ministry of Health’s failure.......

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Printing money, data massaging will lead SL to economic disaster : Eran Wickremaratne

Renowned economist, banker and former State Minister of Finance, Eran Wickramaratne who is on the national list of the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) i...

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Sri Lanka will stage an economic and industrial revival : Bandula Gunawardena

Daily Mirror spoke to Higher Education, Media, Technology and Innovation Minister Bandula Gunawardena on the economy and how the country would be af...

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When western countries catch a cold, our leaders get pneumonia - Imthiaz Bakeer Markar

Imthiaz Bakeer Markar is a prominent member of the newly-formed Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB), and is on its National List for the upcoming parliamenta...

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Politically manipulating people in saffron robes is wrong -Ven.Ananda Sagara Thera

convener of Protect Sri Lanka Organisation is preparing to contest at the upcoming Parliamentary Election from the Our Power of People Party (Ape Jana...

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COVID-19 and MIGRANTS

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