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Sri Lanka confirms 1,305 new cases of coronavirus

Sri Lanka confirms 1,305 new cases of coronavirus

Advisory issued for heavy rainfall and severe lightning

The Department of Meteorology today (May 06) issued an advisory for thundershowers and severe lightning in parts of the island. MORE..

Coronavirus: 810 patients discharged from medical care

Up to 810 coronavirus patients were discharged from medical care within the last 24 hours as they have returned to health. MORE..

Guidelines issued for all excise licensees

The Commission General of the Excise Department has issued health guidelines for bars, pubs and restaurants selling liquor in line with the guidelines issued by the Director General of Health Services.

Several train journeys cancelled indefinitely

The Department of Railways has decided to temporarily cancel 22 train journeys due to the prevailing Covid-19 situation. MORE..

Philippines suspends travelers from four countries including Sri Lanka

The Philippines government announced a ban on travelers from Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 variant from India. MORE..

Sri Lankan gymnast Milka Gehani qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Artistic gymnast Milka Gehani de Silva has become the second Sri Lankan to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. MORE..

WHO, Germany to set up international hub for pandemic control

An international hub for pandemic control is to open in Berlin to ensure better preparedness and transparency in the fight against likely future global health threats, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday. MORE..

AG turns down post of Sri Lankan envoy to Canada to serve public

Attorney General Dappula de Livera has been nominated as the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Canada. MORE..

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Sri Lanka suspends all arrivals from India

Sri Lanka has halted all arrivals from India with immediate effect, says the Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). MORE..

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Sri Lankan gymnast Milka Gehani qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Sri Lankan gymnast Milka Gehani qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

Ex-Australia cricketer Stuart MacGill allegedly kidnapped, assaulted

Bangladesh-Sri Lanka ODI series to be held in Dhaka

IPL suspended as more players contract COVID-19

Thisara Perera retires from international cricket

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How youths caught breaking COVID rules are taken away by police

How youths caught breaking COVID rules are taken away by police

Attempted ATM robbery in Anuradhapura

Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine administered in Sri Lanka from today

Man transporting heroin arrested in Kandy

Shooting incident in Anuradhapura

Probes initiated into heat capacity of gas cylinders

238 people arrested for violating quarantine regulations

PM Mahinda Rajapaksa elected as Chair of ADB's Board of Governors

No further trials on Dhammika Bandara's syrup

Can Rishad Bathiudeen attend parliamentary sessions?

Top achiever of 2020 A/L Maths stream speaks of future aspirations

Lakshman Kiriella's challenge to Health Minister

Committee looks into revision of isolation order on Piliyandala

Youth killed in fatal three-wheeler-motorcycle accident

Technology

Apple’s App Store draws developer ire and legal challenge

Apple’s App Store draws developer ire and legal challenge

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, dies at 90

Michael Collins, Apollo 11 astronaut, dies at 90

India asks Twitter to take down some tweets critical of its Covid-19 handling

India asks Twitter to take down some tweets critical of its Covid-19 handling

Sri Lankan EdTech startup Zero Gravity wins Adobe eLearning Award

Sri Lankan EdTech startup Zero Gravity wins Adobe eLearning Award

Entertainment

Grammy organizers change rules after allegations of corruption

Grammy organizers change rules after allegations of corruption

‘Nomadland’ wins best picture at Oscars, Hopkins wins over Chadwick Boseman

‘Nomadland’ wins best picture at Oscars, Hopkins wins over Chadwick Boseman

Unique Oscars to reunite stars as ‘Nomadland’ seeks big prize

Unique Oscars to reunite stars as ‘Nomadland’ seeks big prize

Oscars nominee ‘Sound of Metal’ puts rare spotlight on deaf culture

Oscars nominee ‘Sound of Metal’ puts rare spotlight on deaf culture

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