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CWC proposes allowing Arumugam Thondaman’s son to contest election

CWC proposes allowing Arumugam Thondaman’s son to contest election

66,519 arrested, 18,733 vehicles seized over curfew violations

A total of 178 individuals have been arrested for violating curfew orders during the 6 hour period ending at 4.00 am today (28). MORE..

South-west monsoon gradually establishing; Rainfall above 150mm in 3 provinces

South-west monsoon condition is gradually establishing over the country, the Department of Meteorology has said. MORE..

97 overseas returnees among 150 coronavirus cases confirmed yesterday

Sri Lanka has witnessed the highest daily surge of COVID-19 infections on Wednesday (27), with a record total of 150 fresh cases. MORE..

Indian High Commissioner calls on Prime Minister

Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay paid his first call on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees in Colombo this morning (27), stated the High Commission of India. MORE..

36 Sri Lankan workers in Romania receive new job opportunities

In an effort to provide new employment opportunities for the 36 Sri Lankan workers who were stranded at the Bucharest Airport in Romania on 24 May, the Romanian Minister of Labour Violeta Alexandru had intervened and arranged to safeguard and retain the job opportunities for the Sri Lankan workers. MORE..

Guidelines issued for resuming public activities and work settings

A set of instructions has been published for the resumption of selected public activities and work settings while preventing and controlling the spread of the COVID-19 virus. MORE..

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COVID-19: 81 fresh cases jump total count to 1,453

Eighty-one more individuals have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, confirmed the Ministry of Health. MORE..

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Navy reports two more COVID-19 infections

Two more persons have contracted the COVID-19 virus, stated the Department of Government Information a short while ago. MORE..

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Cases surge to 1,370 as 51 navy men test positive for COVID-19

Fifty-one persons have tested positive for COVID-19 as at 7.00 pm today (27), increasing Sri Lanka’s infections tally to 1,370. MORE..

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Shehan Madushanka suspended from all formats following drug charges

Shehan Madushanka suspended from all formats following drug charges

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Technology

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, back on home turf

SpaceX ready to launch NASA astronauts, back on home turf

Microsoft warns Windows 10 users to look out for new threat attacking PCs

Microsoft warns Windows 10 users to look out for new threat attacking PCs

Facebook buys GIF website GIPHY to integrate with Instagram

Facebook buys GIF website GIPHY to integrate with Instagram

U.S. moves to cut Huawei off from global chip suppliers

U.S. moves to cut Huawei off from global chip suppliers

Accident Daily Weeky Annually
Death 7 22 22
Critical Injuries 2 6 6
Injuries 0 8 8
Accident Daily Weeky Annually
Murder 0 13 13
Assault 0 0 0
Robbery 0 5 5
Sex Crime 0 0 0

Entertainment

Disney, CBS & ‘Criminal Minds’ producers sued over sexual misconduct on set

Disney, CBS & ‘Criminal Minds’ producers sued over sexual misconduct on set

Suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack arrested

Suspect in Kyoto Animation studio arson attack arrested

100-year-old WWII veteran ‘Captain Tom’ to be knighted

100-year-old WWII veteran ‘Captain Tom’ to be knighted

Fred Willard, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘Modern Family’ star, dies

Fred Willard, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ and ‘Modern Family’ star, dies

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