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False rumours circulating on social media regarding Covid vaccine - Prof. Malavige

False rumours circulating on social media regarding Covid vaccine - Prof. Malavige

Seven more COVID burials carried out at Ottamavadi

Seven more bodies of individuals who succumbed to COVID-19 have been buried at the Ottamavadi area in Batticaloa District today (March 08), Commander of Army General Shavendra Silva said. MORE..

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Defence Secretary pledges action against tarnishing image of women through social media

The Secretary of Defence General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) pledged that the government will initiate prompt remedial actions on behalf of reputed Sri Lankan women whose good image is tarnished through social media. MORE..

Indian Coast Guard seizes three Sri Lankan fishing boats for carrying narcotics

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship ‘Varaha’ has seized three Sri Lankan fishing boats for carrying narcotics onboard, Indian media reported today. MORE..

Students warned against unruly behavior following O/L exam

The Department of Examinations has instructed G. C. E. Ordinary Level candidates not to engage in unruly behavior at the examination centers following the exam. MORE..

Trial against Patali over 2016 hit-and-run case fixed on May 31

The Colombo High Court has fixed trial against former Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka and 02 others over the 2016 hit-and-run case in Rajagiriya on May 31. MORE..

1,158 arrested in 10-hour police operation

A total of 1,158 suspects were arrested during a 10-hour operation in the Western Province yesterday (07), police said. MORE..

Rainfall over 75 mm expected in some areas

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places over Central, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, North-western, and Western provinces after 1.00 pm, as per the Department of Meteorology. MORE..

U.N. congress on crime prevention opens in Japan amid pandemic

A United Nations congress on crime prevention opened Sunday in Kyoto, Japan in a hybrid format combining in-person attendance with online streaming to enable virtual participation amid the coronavirus pandemic. MORE..

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Coronavirus: 359 positive cases in total confirmed today

Sri Lanka registered 183 more positive cases of COVID-19 today (March 07) as total novel coronavirus infections reported within the day reached 359. MORE..

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Decision on reopening Western Province schools within 2 days

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Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to Moon

Japanese billionaire seeks eight people to fly to Moon

Twitter to permanently ban users who spread COVID misinformation

Twitter to permanently ban users who spread COVID misinformation

NASA releases first video and audio of rover landing on Mars

NASA releases first video and audio of rover landing on Mars

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Facebook reverses ban on news pages in Australia

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Bowl sold at yard sale turns out to be 15th-century Chinese artifact

Bowl sold at yard sale turns out to be 15th-century Chinese artifact

Golden Globes 2021: Chadwick Boseman awarded Best Actor posthumously

Golden Globes 2021: Chadwick Boseman awarded Best Actor posthumously

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‘Naada Stars’ wins Derana-Signal Sarigama Crossover

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Lady Gaga’s dog-walker shot and bulldogs stolen

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