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Fifteen more people succumb to Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

Fifteen more people succumb to Covid-19 in Sri Lanka

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Two girls missing after drowning in Weligama

Two young girls are missing and feared drowned while sea bathing near the beach at Weligama. MORE..

Taliban say Oslo talks with West will ‘transform atmosphere of war’

The Taliban’s first official talks with the West on European soil since seizing power in Afghanistan will help to “transform the atmosphere of war” after a two-decade insurgency against NATO forces, the group’s top spokesman told AFP Saturday. MORE..

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Three prison officers including jailor interdicted over inmate’s death

Three prison officers including a Jailor have been interdicted in connection with the recent death of an inmate at the Kadurugas-ara open prison camp. MORE..

Coronavirus: 182 more recoveries in Sri Lanka

The Health Ministry reports that another 182 patients infected with Covid-19 have recovered and have been discharged within the last 24 hours. MORE..

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Scheduled power cuts likely from tomorrow

The Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers’ Union (CEBEU) says that scheduled power cuts would most likely be imposed from tomorrow night (24) due to the furnace oil stocks at several power plants coming to an end. MORE..

Govt to support green gram cultivation in lands not suitable for paddy

The Government intends to support Green Gram (Mung bean) cultivation as an intermediate crop in the lands where paddy cannot be cultivated, according to the President’s Media Division. MORE..

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Japan honours UGC chairman Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunga

University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunga has been conferred with the title ‘The Order of the Rising Sun’ by the Japanese Government. MORE..

Britain accuses Kremlin of plotting to install pro-Russian leadership in Ukraine

The Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom issued an unusual statement on Saturday claiming to have exposed a Kremlin plot to install a pro-Russian leader in Ukraine. MORE..

Over 5,000 Covid-19 cases detected within a week in Sri Lanka

More than 5,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been identified in Sri Lanka within the last 07 days. MORE..

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Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe by 184 runs to clinch ODI series

Sri Lanka crush Zimbabwe by 184 runs to clinch ODI series

Sri Lanka national team to tour Australia in February

Hasaranga makes the cut in ICC Men’s T20I and ODI teams of the year

Dasun Shanaka’s maiden ODI century in vain as Zimbabwe level series with crucial win

Zimbabwe win toss, bat first in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka

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Relatives of suspect in custody hurl sand at police station

Relatives of suspect in custody hurl sand at police station

Authorities doing nothing to safeguard historical Ambagamuwa epigraphs

Dream Star winner Dulanga Sampath receives warm welcome

Govt is not ready to accept conditions that are unfavorable to the people - GL

Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunga conferred 'The Order of the Rising Sun'

Omicron 'sub-variant' detected in Sri Lanka

We don't accept that we 'failed' for two years - Minister G.L. Peiris

Sajith on why the country's famers have been forsaken

24 years since the attack on the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy

Dialog Axiata initiative to expand coverage: Third phase in Wariyapola

Tally of coronavirus-infected children moves up

Namal confident Sri Lanka can become a regional hub for technology & innovation (English)

Sri Lanka responds to 'World Report 2022' by Human Rights Watch (English)

Meeting of Buddhist Advisory Council convened under President's patronage (English)

Technology

Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford completes solo round-world record

Teenage pilot Zara Rutherford completes solo round-world record

Microsoft plans to buy Call of Duty company Activision Blizzard

Microsoft plans to buy Call of Duty company Activision Blizzard

Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

Smart guns finally arriving in U.S., seeking to shake up firearms market

Smart guns finally arriving in U.S., seeking to shake up firearms market

Entertainment

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer, has died at 74

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer, has died at 74

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after skiing accident

French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies at 37 after skiing accident

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US, Canada

Netflix raises monthly subscription prices in US, Canada

Lata Mangeshkar admitted to hospital with Covid-19

Lata Mangeshkar admitted to hospital with Covid-19

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