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Pope conveys solidarity with Cardinal in revealing truth behind Easter Sunday attacks

Pope Francis in a letter addressed to Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, expressed his solidarity with him in uncovering the truth with regard to Easter Sunday attacks and meting out justice to those who were affected by the mayham.

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  Decision of paying pension to Ajith Nivard Cabraal challenged in Courts
  CBSL imposes 100% cash margin deposit on selected goods including mobiles, TVs

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Billionaire Gautam Adani arrives; scheduled to meet President

Billionaire Indian industrialist Gautam Adani, Chairman of the Adani Group arrived in Sri Lanka last night, a senior official said.

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Primary sections of schools resume academic activities

Academic activities of the primary sections of government and government approved private schools from Grades 1 to 5 commenced today after months of closure due to Covid pandemic.

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Another batch of Pfizer vaccines brought to SL

Another batch of 305,370 doses of ’’Pfizer’’ vaccine manufactured in the US,was brought to the country this morning, Sri Lanka Pharmaceuticals Corporation General Manager Dinusha Dasanayake said.

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Crisis hits SLIIT Campus

Committee on Public Enterprises ( COPE) chief Professor Charitha Herath yesterday called for the appointment of a Parliament approved committtee of trustees to govern Sri Lanka Inisitute of Information Technology ( SLIIT) .

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Namal Karunaratne demands Rs.500 Mn as damages from Mahindananda Aluthgamage

National Organiser of the All Ceylon Farmers’ Federation and former JVP Parliamentarian Namal Karunaratne has sent a letter of demand claiming Rs.500 million as damages from Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage for allegedly making an oral defamatory statement regarding his involvement to the ongoing farmers’ protests.

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WHO tracks 20 sublineages of the Delta variant

The World Health Organization (WHO) is tracking 20 sublineages of the Delta variant which is still dominant in global circulation, a leading epidemiologist said.

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Pakistan win by 10 wickets to register first World Cup win against India

Fifties by Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan help Pakistan register a 10-wicket win against India in a Super 12 blockbuster at the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday.

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Rugby legend Chandrishan Perera passes away

Former Sri Lanka national rugby captain and prominent sports personality Chandrishan Perera passed away at a private hospital yesterday.

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Cabinet approval violated when importing nano nitrogen from India: Hadunnetti

The consignment of nano nitrogen fertilizer had been imported from India against the Cabinet Paper submitted by the Agricultural Minister, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today.

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Sri Lanka defeat Bangladesh in feisty World Cup clash

Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by five wickets in a feisty T20 World Cup clash on Sunday, hammering home their status as surprise title contenders.

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Uniforms not must for children in schools tomorrow: Prof. Perera

It is not compulsory to wear school uniforms for primary school children who have permission to attend school, Education Ministry Secretary Prof. Kapila Perera said.

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Raja Collure removed as Communist Party Chairman

Raja Collure has been removed from the post of Chairman of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka.

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Stern legal action against false propaganda: Dr.Jayasundera

Secretary to the President P. B. Jayasundera said that stern legal action has been taken against the false propaganda targeted at him by highlighting a statement made by a Member of Parliament, the Presidential Media Division (PMD) said.

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85% of northern people accustomed to watching Indian television channels

It has been revealed that about 85% of the people in the North are accustomed to watching Indian television channels and as a result children in those areas have less general knowledge of events in the country.

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Nearly 1,000 suspects arrested in special raid in WP

A total of 948 persons were arrested in a special crimes prevention operation conducted in the Western Province yesterday.

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Veteran actress Vishaka Siriwardana passes away

Veteran actress Vishaka Siriwardana passed away at the age of 64 at the Kurunegala Hospital.

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COVID-19: Preventive measures to be followed at religious places issued

The Health Ministry today issued the preventive measures to be followed at religious places during the pandemic.

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Unrest at Welikada Prison brought under control

The Prisons Department said that a tense situation which had erupted at the Welikada Prison today due to a protest by a group of inmates had been brought under control.

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Organic fertilizer:

JVP urges Govt. not to allow Chinese ship under any grounds

Claiming that the Qingdao Seawin Biotech Group and Chinese Embassy are influencing the Sri Lankan authorities to accept the ship carrying organic fertilizer shipment which was rejected following the laboratory tests, JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake today urged the Government to halt the said ship from entering Colombo port.

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Ceylon Fertilizer Company obtains enjoining order against Chinese company: PMD

The Ceylon Fertilizer Company Limited obtained an enjoining order from the Commercial High Court yesterday (22) against the Chinese company; Qingdao Seawin Biotech, its local agent and the People’s Bank, the Presidential Media Division (PMD) said.

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Singapore removes Sri Lanka from travel restriction list

Singapore announced today (Oct 23) that it will re-open its borders to travellers from six countries, including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India.

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350 more COVID-19 patients recover

A total of 350 more COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged from hospital taking the total number of recoveries in Sri Lanka to 503,090, the Health Ministry said.

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Traffic cop involved in assault of two youths in Eravur interdicted

A traffic policeman attached to the Eravur Police has been interdicted over assault of two youths in Eravur after a video went viral on social media

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CID arrest businessman’s son over garlic scam

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) arrested a son of businessman from Bambalapitiya in connection with the garlic scam that took place at Lanka Sathosa.

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Motor bicycle theft

SC awards one million compensation to victim mistakenly arrested by police

The Supreme Court has awarded one million rupees against the two policemen attached to Circuit Crime Investigation Division of Anuradhapura as compensation for the injuries that an individual sustained as a result of torture and illegally arresting him mistakenly over a theft of a motor bicycle.

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Labour Minister vows to take action against labour rights violations in banking sector

Labour Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva has assured the Ceylon Bank Employees Union (CBEU) to take swift measures to safeguard the rights of the banking sector employees amidst multiple reports on their right violations by the employers.

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Sri Lanka blow Netherlands away for 44, register massive eight-wicket win

Bowlers Wanindu Hasaranga and Lahiru Kumara set up a crushing eight-wicket win for Sri Lanka in the final round-one match of the Twenty20 World Cup after they skittled out Netherlands for 44 on Friday

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Karapitiya COVID patient did not die of Black Fungus infection: Hospital Director

Referring to the reports of a COVID-19 death due to Black Fungus at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital, Hospital Director Dr. Shelton Perera said the death was not due to Black Fungus infection.

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President wants SPC Chairman to stay until replacement found

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has reportedly informed Chairman of the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC), Dr. Prasanna Gunasena to stay in the position another one month until a replacement is found, informed sources told Daily Mirror.

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Primary sections of all schools start on Monday

The primary sections of government and government approved private schools from Grades 1 to 5 will start on Monday (25), the Education Ministry said.

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Gazette banning chemical fertilizer imports; a move on wrong advice Agri Ministry Secretary

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Sri Lanka will not bow down to the sword of Damocles - Prof. G. L. Peiris

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy has been inconsistent over the past few years under successive Governments and its dealings........

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Substantial reduction in GDP due to lockdowns Ajith Nivard Cabraal-Central Bank Governor

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“New Zealand in talks with Sri Lanka on security cooperation to curb extremism” -Michael Appleton High Commissioner New Zealand

New Zealand opened a resident mission in Sri Lanka recently to promotion of bilateral ties to a new level. Its High Commissioner Michael Appleton in a...

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Bittersweet memories of a ‘City that never slept’

At the heart of Eastern Province lies a now abandoned ghost town punctuated with towering structures, uninhabited housing, dilapidated buildings,...

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Spotlight on agriculture; Contaminated fertilizer tailor-made for Sri Lanka

Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage said in Parliament recently that compost, bio-liquid fertilizer and potassium fertilizer would be provided prior to cultivation during the Mah...

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This rare tree is making COVID-19 vaccines

With the extract, Novavax plans to produce billions of doses of the vaccine, which would make it one of the largest COVID-19 vaccine suppliers in the ...

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activists continue to fight for captive elephants

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Deconstructing the Central Bank’s Economic Road map

Last week the Central Bank unveiled its six month road to recovery in ensuring the country’s macroeconomic and financial.......

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Gazette banning chemical fertilizer imports; a move on wrong advice Agri Ministry Secretary

Secretary to the Agriculture Ministry Prof. Udith Jayasinghe takes questions from Daily Mirror about the current crisis of the agriculture sector and ...

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Sri Lanka will not bow down to the sword of Damocles - Prof. G. L. Peiris

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy has been inconsistent over the past few years under successive Governments and its dealings........

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Substantial reduction in GDP due to lockdowns Ajith Nivard Cabraal-Central Bank Governor

Newly appointed Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal, in an interview with Daily Mirror, speaks about plans to bring back the economy to pre-pa...

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“New Zealand in talks with Sri Lanka on security cooperation to curb extremism” -Michael Appleton High Commissioner New Zealand

New Zealand opened a resident mission in Sri Lanka recently to promotion of bilateral ties to a new level. Its High Commissioner Michael Appleton in a...

07 Oct 2021 - 0     - 1202

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Bittersweet memories of a ‘City that never slept’

At the heart of Eastern Province lies a now abandoned ghost town punctuated with towering structures, uninhabited housing, dilapidated buildings,...

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Spotlight on agriculture; Contaminated fertilizer tailor-made for Sri Lanka

Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage said in Parliament recently that compost, bio-liquid fertilizer and potassium fertilizer would be provided prior to cultivation during the Mah...

12 Oct 2021 - 2     - 1395

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This rare tree is making COVID-19 vaccines

With the extract, Novavax plans to produce billions of doses of the vaccine, which would make it one of the largest COVID-19 vaccine suppliers in the ...

13 Oct 2021 - 0     - 2216

activists continue to fight for captive elephants

Last week the Court of Appeal issued an interim order preventing the Director General of the Wildlife Conservation Department from granting permission...

07 Oct 2021 - 0     - 761

Deconstructing the Central Bank’s Economic Road map

Last week the Central Bank unveiled its six month road to recovery in ensuring the country’s macroeconomic and financial.......

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