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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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Black leopard still recovering

The black leopard that was rescued while trapped in a snare was being treated at the Elephant Transit Home at Udawalawe and recovering from wounds, an official of the Wildlife Department said.

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18-hour water cut in Colombo

An 18-hour water would be imposed in Colombo 02, 03, 07, 08, 09 and 10 due to an urgent maintenance and service improvement work on transmission pipeline on Saturday, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board.

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2,500 milch cows to be imported from Australia

The government plans to import 2,500 milch cows from Australia in a bid to make Sri Lanka self sufficient from milk by 2025 and also restrict importing of milk powder that costs the government Rs. 50 billion annually, Cabinet spokesman Minister Ramesh Pathirana said today.

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COVID-19 recoveries rise to 745

Thirteen more COVID-19 infected patients were recovered and discharged from hospitals today increasing the total number of recovered patients in Sri Lanka to 745.

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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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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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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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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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COVID-19 lock-down

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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High hopes for farmers despite looming threats to Wilpattu

Farmers in Rajanganaya Yaya 18 in Anuradhapura District are harbouring high expectations. They feel that all their hardships would soon end with a new aloe vera cultivation project which is expected t...

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BOI front office refurbishment comes under the spotlight!

Despite the directives given to all heads of state institutions by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to stop unnecessary expenditure in their respective establishments, the move made by the Board of Invest...

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‘The video is a crime against humanity’

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) frontline member Dr. Kavinda Jayawardana made headlines recently over a controversial video that went viral on social med...

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We will make all our teachers graduates and professionals in future - Dullas

In a situation where the country’s national education is at a standstill for more than two months, as a direct consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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COVID-19 an opportunity to reshape, reorient and reposition economy: -Dr. Kenneth De Zilva

Dr. Kenneth De Zilva, an economist and member of the Monetary Policy Consulting Committee of the Central Bank, speaks about post COVID-19 challenges a...

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We are called traitors for carrying forward the Human Rights work of Mahinda Rajapaksa: Brito Fernando

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