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Three villages sealed off to prevent COVID-19 spread

Two villages in Kadayankulam, Puttalam and one village in Akrurana, Kandy have been sealed off after health authorities found two more COVID-19 patients, official sources said.

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Main suspect arrested over Zion Church bomb attack

The main suspect wanted over the suicide bomb attack at Zion Church in Batticaloa on Easter Sunday, has been arrested by the CID, Police Spokesman Jaliya Senaratna said today.

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Arunodaya Mawatha in Rajagiriya under scrutiny

Aranodaya Mawatha at Obeysekerepura in Rajagiriya, has come under scrutiny following the information that two children and four adults, who had gone on a pilgrimage with a pastor, were found with symptoms of Covid-19, Municipal Council Chief Medical Officer Manoj Rodrigo said today.

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Met Dept. cautions public of extreme temperature

Department of Meteorology today advised that temperature in several areas will increase up to ‘Extreme Caution Level’ in the coming days.

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Another Covid-19 patient discharged from IDH

One more Covid-19 infected patient was recovered and discharged from the Infectious Diseases Hospital (IDH), the Health Ministry said.

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Fisherman associated with Covid-19 patient brought ashore

The Sri Lanka Navy today brought ashore a fisherman who closely associated with a person infected with the coronavirus and had gone for fishing practices.

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SL setting an example with swift response to COVID-19 pandemic: Study

Despite being a second world economy, Sri Lanka is setting a global example by taking swift and impressive response to the global epidemic of COVID-19, a report by the Healh Review Global said following a thorough analysis of public health measures employed by Sri Lanka.

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Body of first Covid-19 victim cremated

The body of the country’s first coronavirus victim, Elangampedige Dharmasiri Janananda, was cremated under tight security and under international health specifications at the Kotikawatta crematorium a short while ago.

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Curfew in 6 districts to continue

The curfew in force in Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutura, Puttalam, Kandy and Jaffna districts would continue until further notice,the President’s Media Division said.

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Airport passenger arrival suspension extended till April 7: CAA

All passenger arrivals at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake which was suspended for two weeks has been extended till April 7, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said.

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Shooting kills a sailor at navy camp

A Petty officer of the Sri Lanka Navy has been shot dead and two other sailors injured when a fellow sailor opened fire at them over a personal dispute at the Mohottuwarama Navy Base in Kalpitiya, the navy spokesman said.

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Sri Lankan male in London dies from COVID-19

A 61-year-old Sri Lankan male living in Feltham, London has died due to COVID-19 infection today, sources said. They said that the victim was at the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in London.

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Three more test positive for COVID-19

Three more persons had tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the number of total cases to 113 in the country, Health Services Director General Dr. Anil Jasinghe said.

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Over 17,000 Overseas Sri Lankans register on ‘Contact Sri Lanka’

Over 17,457 Overseas Sri Lankans (OSL) had by Saturday noon (28 March), registered on the ‘Contact Sri Lanka’ Online Portal of the Ministry of Foreign Relations.

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Total of Covid-19 patients rises to 110

Total number of COVID-19 patients in Sri Lanka has increased to 110, the Ministry of Health said.

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Rajeev Amarasuriya assumes duties as BASL Secretary

Attorney Rajeev Amarasuriya today assumed duties as the 24th Secretary of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka.

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Another patient tests positive for COVID-19

Another patient tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total number of cases in Sri Lanka to 109, the Health Ministry said.

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Two more COVID-19 patients recovered

Two more COVID-19 patients had recovered completely, reducing the total number of active cases to 97, the Health Ministry said today.

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Over 300 quarantined individuals leave for home

Over 300 returnees from overseas today left for home after undergoing their quarantine period at several centres, the Army Spokesman said.

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No positive cases during last 24-hour in SL

There have been no new COVID-19 positive patients reported in the country during the last 24 hours, the Health Ministry said this morning.

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Covid-19 : Clusters and Stages Explained

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in a major public health emergency in Sri Lanka. What’s next and how cautious should we be? We ask the experts....

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Colombo’s skyline is rapidly changing with apartment constructions that cost millions of dollars. But, are they complying with planning and construc...

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HIGH-RISE CORRUPTION

Colombo’s skyline is rapidly changing with apartment constructions that cost millions of dollars. But, are they complying with planning and construc...

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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...

11 Mar 2020 - 1     - 2022

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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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Sri Lanka must ensure China is held accountable:US Lawyer

The coronavirus has killed more than 20,000 people around the world and infected more than 350,000 others, including more than 100 people in Sri Lanka...

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My father’s killers being protected - Ahimsa Wickrematunge -

Slain journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge’s daughter Ahimsa Wickrematunge has been fighting a lone battle to seek justice over her father’s death, a...

12 Mar 2020 - 6     - 30574

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Community participation is important in countering extremism - Prof. Shahab Enam Khan

Prof. Shahab Enam Khan, a renowned academic of Bangladesh on security and political institutions, shares his thoughts on countering violent extremism ...

05 Mar 2020 - 1     - 830

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Country cannot afford any more external borrowing - Bandula

Higher Education Minister Bandula Gunawardane speaks about the current status of the economy, political situation and planned reforms in the higher ed...

28 Feb 2020 - 5     - 1955

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Man gives birth to baby boy at Matara Hospital

A large crowd thronged Matara Hospital recently after hearing the shocking news of a man who had given birth to a baby boy. The man sporting a beard had been from a village bordering Matara....

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Beggar woman with Rs.100,000 detained by Railway Security

Railway Security Guards had arrested a beggar woman with the possession of Rs.200,000 who had been begging in the train....

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