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124 more coronavirus cases identified (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
More COVID-19 positive cases have been identified raising the total number of cases reported from the Minuwangoda and Peliyagoda clusters to 5,731. MORE..
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COVID-19- France expected to impose four-week national lockdown (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, is expected to impose a new four-week national lockdown to halt the spread of Covid-19, according to French media. MORE..
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Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Sri Lanka surpass 9,000 mark (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The total number of Covid-19 infections confirmed in the country topped the 9,000 mark, as 211 more persons linked to the Minuwangoda-Peliyagoda cluster were tested positive for the virus this evening (28). MORE..
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People in Western Province asked to refrain from travelling and panic-buying before curfew (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva appealed to the public to exercise maximum restraint and avoid congested gatherings as much as possible to avoid further transmission of Covid-19. MORE..
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Sri Lanka has not fallen into a debt trap, President tells Pompeo (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
China has helped Sri Lanka to develop infrastructure after the civil war and Sri Lanka has not fallen into a debt trap, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has told United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo. MORE..
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EXCLUSIVE- US won t attempt to use debt to extort actions by SL govt - Mike Pompeo (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
In an exclusive interview with Ada Derana, US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo says that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement is one of many opportunities offered by the United States, and that it is ultimately up to Sri Lanka to choose whether to accept it. MORE..
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Covid-19- Sri Lanka confirms 32 new recoveries (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The Ministry of Health says 32 individuals who were previously tested positive for Covid-19, have been discharged from medical care after making complete recoveries. MORE..
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President says Sri Lanka will not be embroiled in spats between power blocs (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has tweeted that Sri Lanka will not be embroiled in the conflicts between power blocs and insisted on maintaining a neutral stance in the country s foreign policy. MORE..
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Pompeo concludes Sri Lanka visit, leaves for Maldives (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has left for the Maldives after concluding his visit to Sri Lanka. MORE..
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130 from Minuwangoda COVID-19 cluster fully recovered - NOCPCO (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
A total of 130 close contacts of the Minuwangoda apparel employees who were under quarantine at quarantine centers were fully-recovered and discharged from hospitals as of October 27, the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) said. MORE..
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Curfew in Western Province from midnight tomorrow (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
A quarantine curfew will be imposed within the Western Province from 12 midnight tomorrow (October 29), stated the Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. MORE..
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Sri Lanka s foreign policy will remain neutral – Dinesh Gunawardena (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
Sri Lanka, as a sovereign, free independent nation, will maintain a neutral, non-aligned and friendly foreign policy, says Minister of Foreign Affairs Dinesh Gunawardena. MORE..
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US wants SL to be successful, sustained, but China has a different vision - Pompeo (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The United States wants the people of Sri Lanka to be successful and sustained in development, but China has a very different vision, says US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo. MORE..
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Pompeo-Dinesh hold joint press conference after two-way talks (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The joint press conference of the United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Gunawardena commenced at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a short while ago. MORE..
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Owner of Panadura house rented by Zahran arrives before PCoI (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The owner of the house in the Paraththa Road in Panadura where Zahran Hashim and his group were staying gave evidence before the Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks, yesterday (27). MORE..
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Five arrested over attempt to sell blue sapphire Buddha statue (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
The officers of Monaragala crimes investigation unit have arrested five suspects who were in an attempt to trade a Buddha statue carved of blue sapphire. MORE..
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Pompeo meets President (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa a short while ago. MORE..
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Showers possible in some parts of the island (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in Uva, Eastern and North-Central provinces and in Hambantota, Mullaitivu and Vavuniya districts after 2.00 pm, says the Department of Meteorology. MORE..
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Suspect arrested along with 1kg of heroin (Wed, 28 Oct 2020)
An individual has been arrested in the area of Negombo while in possession of 1kg of heroin. MORE..
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India gets access to US military satellites with new defence pact (Tue, 27 Oct 2020)
India and the United States have signed a defence pact giving the South Asian country access to real-time data and topographical images from US military satellites. MORE..
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