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Expect Sri Lanka to remain mindful of bilateral ties: India on port project

Expect Sri Lanka to remain mindful of bilateral ties: India on port project

Sri Lanka confirms 51 more Covid-19 deaths

The Director General of Health Services has confirmed 51 more Covid-19 related deaths that occurred yesterday (16), according to the Government Information Department. MORE..

Covid-19: daily count climbs to 2,361 positive cases

The Ministry of Health reported that another 526 persons have tested positive for Covid-19 today, increasing the daily count in the country to 2,361. MORE..

Shani Abeysekara released on bail

Former Director of Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Shani Abeysekara and former Sub Inspector of CID Sugath Mendis have been released after fulfilling their strict bail conditions. MORE..

Sajith endorses Sri Lanka joining G7’s B3W initiative

Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa has endorsed the idea of Sri Lanka joining the Build Back Better World (B3W) initiative – a new global infrastructure investment of USD 40 trillion undertaken by the G7 countries to challenge China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). MORE..

1,835 fresh cases of Covid-19 reported in Sri Lanka

The Ministry of health says that another 1,835 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (17). MORE..

Three DIGs promoted to rank of Senior DIG

Three Deputy Inspectors General (DIG) of the Police Department have been promoted to the rank of Senior DIG. MORE..

Ambassador assures prospect to leave for work in Korea will be provided shortly

South Korean Ambassador to Sri Lanka Woonjin Jeong has assured the Foreign Minister that the facilities required for the Sri Lankan youth who are eligible for employment in Korea to travel to Korea will be provided shortly. MORE..

TNA delegation meets Indian High Commissioner for talks

A five-member Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation led by party leader MP R. Sampanthan called on the Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka Mr. Gopal Baglay on Thursday (17). MORE..

Coronavirus: 1,289 more patients regain health

As many as 1,289 more novel coronavirus patients were discharged from medical care within the last 24 hours as they have returned to health, the Ministry of Health says. MORE..

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