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Sri Lanka records 93 COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday

Sri Lanka records 93 COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday

836 new COVID cases added to total count

The Ministry of Health today (September 20) confirmed another 836 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. MORE..

Welikada Prison inmates protest on rooftop

Ten inmates of the Welikada Prison have launched a protest on top of the prison roof, Ada Derana reporter stated. MORE..

Gunman kills several at Russian university

A gunman has killed at least eight people at a university in the Russian city of Perm, officials say. MORE..

COVID: 1,055 more patients discharged upon recovery

The Health Ministry says that another 1,055 coronavirus patients have recovered and have been discharged from hospitals and treatment centers within the last 24 hours. MORE..

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Circular issued on Rs 5,000 allowance to teachers and principals

The circular on the payment of a Rs 5,000 allowance to teachers and principals has been issued today (September 20). MORE..

Prime Minister returns from Italy

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has returned to the island after concluding his official visit to Italy, Ada Derana reported stated. MORE..

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More Pfizer vaccines arrive in Sri Lanka

More doses of the US-manufactured Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine have arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Sri Lanka. MORE..

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Gun fire kills 14-year-old in Weeraketiya

A 14-year-old teenager has been killed in a shooting incident at the Gajanayakagama area in Weeraketiya, last night (September 19). MORE..

COVID-19: Vaccine nasal sprays aim to ‘shut door’ on virus

Could delivering COVID-19 immunity directly to the nose - the area of the body via which it is most likely to be transmitted - help conquer the pandemic? The World Health Organization says clinical trials are underway to evaluate eight nasal spray vaccines that target COVID-19. MORE..

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Boxing star Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippines president

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippines president

New Zealand call off Pakistan cricket series after security alert

SLC denies allegations by certain media reports

South Africa beat Sri Lanka in final T20 to sweep series 3-0

Lasith Malinga announces retirement from all forms of cricket

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Disciplinary action should be against MPs accusing me - Jagath Kumara

Disciplinary action should be against MPs accusing me - Jagath Kumara

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Circular issued on Rs 5,000 allowance for teachers

Conflict ends in gun fire

Today is Binara Full Moon Poya day

President meets UN Secretary-General

120,000 doses of Sputnik-V delivered to Sri Lanka (English)

President lands in New York to attend UN General Assembly (English)

Principals' union decides to submit A/L applications by Sept 21

Sarath Weerasekara calls for disciplinary action on Jagath Kumara

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrives in New York for UNGA session

Ex-President expresses displeasure over walking path at Parakrama Samudraya

Farmers appreciate guaranteed price for paddy

40% shares of Kerawalapitiya power plant given to US company - Anura Kumara

Technology

Home computer pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81

Home computer pioneer Sir Clive Sinclair dies aged 81

First all-civilian crew launched into orbit aboard SpaceX rocket ship

First all-civilian crew launched into orbit aboard SpaceX rocket ship

Apple announces iPhone 13 range alongside new iPad and Apple Watch

Apple announces iPhone 13 range alongside new iPad and Apple Watch

Android 12 might debut on October 4th

Android 12 might debut on October 4th

Entertainment

Teen with Sri Lankan roots crowned ‘Miss Teen International Botswana 2021’

Teen with Sri Lankan roots crowned ‘Miss Teen International Botswana 2021’

Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam shortlisted for Booker Prize 2021

Sri Lankan novelist Anuk Arudpragasam shortlisted for Booker Prize 2021

Creative Arts Emmys: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ wins a leading 9 awards

Creative Arts Emmys: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ wins a leading 9 awards

Britney Spears’ father asks for conservatorship to end

Britney Spears’ father asks for conservatorship to end

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