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Mahendran living in Singapore safely & happily under a different name: Maithri

The prime suspect of the Central Bank bond scam case Arjuna Mahendran has changed his name and living in Singapore safely and happily, former President Maithripala Sirisena claimed today.

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Will leave national politics: Rosy

Colombo Mayoress Rosy Senanayake said that she will not be involved in national politics but will remain as the Mayoress for another term to see that all promises in her manifesto have been fulfilled.

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Dramatic rise in cyber crime during COVID-19 lockdown: CERT

The COVID-19-induced island wide curfew saw a dramatic rise in cyber crime incidents in Sri Lanka with an alarming number of over 3,900 complaints, according to Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT).

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Decision on date for elections next Monday

A decision on the date for the General Election would be made at the Election Commission’s next meeting scheduled for Monday (8), its Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya said.

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Activism in US against systemic racism a powerful lesson to all: Sanga

Former cricketer Kumar Sangakkara said today that the activism in the US against systemic racism and injustice is a powerful lesson to us all.

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Man arrives in SL with daughter by boat fearing COVID-19 in India

A man and his daughter surrendered themselves to the Madu Police yesterday after arriving in Talaimannar by boat from India fearing COVID-19 virus spread in India.

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Magistrate refuses to issue arrest warrant on Ex-Welikada OIC

The Colombo Additional Magistrate today refused to issue an arrest warrant on former Welikada Police OIC, ASP Sudath Asmadala, and granted him bail over allegedly fabricating evidence in the 2016 Rajagiriya accident case.

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Backlash in China after front-line doctor dies

The death of a front-line doctor in central China is provoking a backlash against the authorities’ handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Health guidelines for election to be issued

The health guidelines to be followed by the Elections Commission (EC), election officials, voters, employees of the public, political parties and candidates and private sector the media and the public would be issued today, Director General Health Services, Dr. Anil Jasinghe.

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Presidential Task Force appointed to build a Secure Country, Disciplined, Virtuous and Lawful Society

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa issued an extraordinary gazette yesterday announcing the establishment of a 13-member Presidential Task Force to build a Secure Country, Disciplined, Virtuous and Lawful Society.

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Two including PC killed in accident

A Police Constable and a civilian were killed after the motorcycle they were travelling in crashed onto a lorry in Kanagarayankulam on the Colombo-Kandy A9 Road this morning, the police said.

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Americans calling for change after Floyd killing: US envoy

The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz says Americans across the US are expressing their anger over the death pf George Floyd and are demanding change.

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Can’t hold on to law books with regard to the election - Poll monitors

Though there are issues which are still to be resolved with regard to the general election, one cannot go into extremes and hold on to law books but should take a middle path with regard to the polls, Executive Director of a leading polls monitoring organisation said yesterday.

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India assures support to SL to obtain few of the Trinco oil tanks

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay has assured Power, Energy and Transport Minister Mahinda Amaraweera of State level support to obtain some of the oil tanks at Trincomalee from the Indian Oil Company (IOC) to set up bulk storage of fuel in Sri Lanka exploiting the sharp drop in the world market oil prices.

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Difficult to maintain quarantine laws at State funeral: Navin

Defending the arrangements made for the funeral of former minister Arumugam Thondaman, UNP National Organiser Navin Dissanayake said yesterday it would have been difficult to practice quarantine laws at a state funeral.

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COVID-19 Fund balance surpasses Rs.1,230 million

The ‘ITUKAMA’ COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund balance has surpassed Rs. 1,230 million with corporate and individual donations and direct deposits, the President’s Media Division said.

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June 4 declared a holiday for govt. workers

June 4 has been declared as a holiday for all government institutions in view of the countrywide curfew, the Public Administration Ministry announced today.

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Woman dies in wasp attack, seven injured

A 55-year-old woman died and seven others were injured in a wasp attack while they were plucking tea leaves at an estate in Lindula this evening, police said.

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291 Lankans stranded in Singapore return

A total of 291 Sri Lankans stranded in Singapore due to COVID-19 pandemic, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today, the Airport Duty Manager said.

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Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

The printing of 17 million ballot papers for the General Elections commenced today, Government Printer Gangani Liyanage said.

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When ‘Stay Home’ wasn’t an option

When 26 year old Yamini returned to Sri Lanka following a meticulously planned vacation, a global pandemic forced her to retreat to a quarantine facil...

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Migrant Workers in a Mess

Earnings from migrant workers are an integral part of the country’s economy. However, as the pandemic grows these migrant workers facing increasing ...

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When ‘Stay Home’ wasn’t an option

When 26 year old Yamini returned to Sri Lanka following a meticulously planned vacation, a global pandemic forced her to retreat to a quarantine facil...

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Earnings from migrant workers are an integral part of the country’s economy. However, as the pandemic grows these migrant workers facing increasing ...

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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 - 2     - 4866

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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...

23 May 2020 - 4     - 2543

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

Daily Mirror spoke to Brito Fernando, a well-known long-standing Human Rights activist and trade unionist who recently waged a battle for animal right...

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