Female councillor of Maharagama UC arrested for assaulting another female councillor
A 49-year-old female councillor of the Maharagama Urban Council had been arrested over alleged assault on another female councillor.
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Court grants bail to Caroline Jurie and Chula
Reigning Mrs. World Caroline Jurie and former model Chula Padmendra have been released on bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today over the incident which took place at the Mrs. Sri Lanka pageant on April 4.
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Legal action against those violating health guidelines
While saying that people’s behaviour during the festive season had not been satisfactory and had already led to a surge in Covid cases, Deputy Director-General of Health Services Dr S.M. Arnold said people who violate Covid related health guidelines would have to face legal action.
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Six-day complete lockdown in Delhi from tonight
The Delhi government on Monday announced a complete lockdown in the city from tonight 10 pm till next Monday morning amid a spurt in Covid-19 cases.
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Murali discharged from hospital
Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan who underwent a successful coronary angioplasty with stents on Sunday, has been discharged from Chennai’s Apollo Hospital.
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SJB proposes amendments to Port City Bill
The Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) today proposed some amendments to the Colombo Port city Economic Commission Bill and urged the government to bring the Commission under Parliament.
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Police probe body of local arriving from Italy
The Police has initiated an investigation after a body of a 32-year-old Sri Lankan man was brought to Sri Lanka yesterday at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) from Italy with several gunshots wounds, police said.
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Six students of Kottawa Dharmapala Vidyalaya contract COVID-19
Six students of the Kottawa Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya have tested positive for COVID-19, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.
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SC begins hearing petitions on Port City Commission Bill
The Five-judge bench of the Supreme Court commenced considering the petitions filed challenging the Colombo Port City Commission Bill.
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COVID infections surpass 100,000 in SL: Ravi Kumudesh
According to the official data of the Laboratory Service, the number of COVID-19 patients in the country has surpassed the 100,000 mark by April 3, 2021, Sri Lanka Head of the Association of Government Medical Laboratory Technologists Ravi Kumudesh said.
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Security beefed up for commemoration of Easter Sunday Attack victims
The Police Headquarters has issued a special notice to all senior police officers to provide maximum security during the special church services and other religious ceremonies to be held tomorrow to commemorate the victims who were killed by deadly suicide attack on April 21, 2019 Easter Sunday.
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357 positive cases, 70 overseas returnees, highest 63 from Colombo by this morning: NOCPCO
A total number of 357 COVID-19 positive cases have been reported until this morning, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said.
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Seventy-eight tourists infected since December
Seventy-eight tourists who arrived in Sri Lanka had been found to be infected with the coronavirus since December, the Tourism Ministry said.
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Suspicion leads to adulterated liquor entering market
Suspicion surrounds over an incident where two persons who had died over alcohol poisoning in Galenbindunuwewa and another hospitalised in a critical condition were due to adulterated liquor, which has entered the market owing to the negligence of the relevant authorities.
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Legislation to control online news on the cards: Govt.
The Government says the proposed fake news law is currently being discussed by the Cabinet.
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India insists Moragoda’s nomination stands
India has insisted it has not reversed a decision to approve the nomination of Milinda Moragoda as Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India.
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Muttiah Muralitharan admitted to hospital after cardiac issue
Sri Lanka spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has been admitted to a hospital in Chennai due to cardiac issues.
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Special traffic plan for Kochchikade St. Anthony’s Church service
A special traffic plan will be in place on the roads in the vicinity of St. Anthony’s Church in Kochchikade, Colombo as there will be special mass conducted at the church, police said.
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Easter Sunday attacks a result of political extremism, not religious extremism - Cardinal
Colombo’s Archbishop Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith said today the brutal attacks on Easter Sunday in 2019 was unleashed by a group, which tried to consolidate their political power by using religious extremism as a tool.
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Travel restrictions imposed on Thiththawalyaya area in Kurunegala until further notice: NOCPCO
Travel restrictions has been imposed on Thiththawalyaya area in the Kurunegala District until further notice after having found 29 Covid-19 positive cases, the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID- 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) today said.
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SLC to inquiry into claims of national player being involved in brawl
Sri Lanka Cricket said that it has initiated an inquiry to ascertain the truth of certain media reports which cited that a national player was involved in a brawl during a recent function held at a hotel in the Southern Province.
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