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Sri Lanka reports 467 new Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths

Sri Lanka reports 467 new Covid-19 cases and 23 deaths

Traffic movement restricted due to construction of Kohuwala flyover

The Road Development Authority (RDA) says that a decision has been taken to restrict vehicular movement at the Kohuwala Junction on the Horana-Colombo road excluding public transport buses. MORE..

Cardinal Ranjith and Ven. Elle Gunawansa Thero file FR petition over Yugadanavi deal

Archbishop of Colombo His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith and Venerable Elle Gunawansa Thero have filed a fundamental rights petition before the Supreme Court against the transfer of shares of the Yugadanavi LNG Power Plant in Kerawalapitiya. MORE..

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President rejects request from govt’s allied parties

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has rejected the request made by 11 allied parties of the government for a discussion on the agreement reached between the Sri Lankan government and US-based New Fortress Energy for latter’s investment in West Coast Power Limited (WCP) – the owner of 310 MW Yugadanavi Power Plant in Kerawalapitiya. MORE..

Sri Lanka’s covid-19 recoveries count up by 354

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry said that another 354 coronavirus patients have recovered and have been discharged from hospital within the last 24 hours. MORE..

Liquid fertilizer imported from India to arrive tomorrow

The first batch of the Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizer ordered from India is to arrive in the country via air freight tomorrow (19). MORE..

Tamil Nadu police warn of possible attack on fishermen crossing IMBL - report

The Tamil Nadu police have issued an alert on the possibility of an attack on fishermen crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) for fishing in Sri Lankan waters, The Hindu reported. MORE..

Software engineer arrested over NMRA data loss further remanded

The software engineer of Epic Lanka Technologies, who was arrested in connection with the deletion of National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) data, has been further remanded until October 25 by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court. MORE..

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Sri Lanka’s first Test captain Bandula Warnapura passes away

Sri Lanka’s first Test cricket captain Bandula Warnapura has passed away at the age of 68. MORE..

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Two dead, one critical after tipper truck collides with car

Two persons were killed while another had sustained critical injuries following a traffic collision involving a tipper truck and a car at Ambalangoda on the Colombo-Galle main road. MORE..

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Farmers continue protests over fertiliser shortage

Farmers continue protests over fertiliser shortage

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This is the best we can do - GL on teachers' wage issue

Popular Sri Lankan singer Yohani meets President Rajapaksa

Two dead, one critical after tipper truck collides with car

No point in criticizing the trade unions - Dayasiri Jayasekara

The struggle maybe fair, but those who carry out the struggle are not fair - Piyal Nishantha

Statins can reduce covid mortality - study (English)

Police on the lookout for violators of inter-provincial travel restrictions (English)

Who are the people behind the Easter attacks? - Cardinal Ranjith (English)

Northern fishermen protest against encroachment of Indian trawlers (English)

Sri Lanka’s tourist spots see large crowds despite inter-provincial travel ban

Lanka IOC requests for increase in fuel prices

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Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket

Star Trek’s William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket

Apple files appeal in Epic Games case

Apple files appeal in Epic Games case

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety ‘just not true’

Zuckerberg says claim Facebook put profits over safety ‘just not true’

Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram back after nearly 6-hour outage

Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram back after nearly 6-hour outage

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Sri Lankan student filmmaker wins big at Turkey short film festival

Sri Lankan student filmmaker wins big at Turkey short film festival

‘Squid Game’ is Netflix’s biggest original show debut

‘Squid Game’ is Netflix’s biggest original show debut

Sri Lanka’s Ruwanthi wins Taiwan Fashion Design Award 2021

Sri Lanka’s Ruwanthi wins Taiwan Fashion Design Award 2021

Netflix establishes $5.4 million Chadwick Boseman scholarship at Howard University

Netflix establishes $5.4 million Chadwick Boseman scholarship at Howard University

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