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Nov 10, 2020 10:26:10 PM- adaderana.lk
Sri Lanka Railways says one track of the Coastal Line will be out of operation from the 11th to 13th of November due to urgent repairs.
Nov 10, 2020 11:17:07 PM- colombogazette.com
A British newspaper has claimed that dozens of depraved ISIS soldiers returned to Sri Lanka. The SUN newspaper reported that Sri Lanka has seen dozens of depraved ISIS soldiers returning to their country following the collapse of their so-called caliphate. Last year, ISIS claimed responsibility for the sickening bombings in Sri Lanka which killed 321 […] The post Report claims dozens of depr...
Nov 10, 2020 11:00:18 PM- colombogazette.com
SampathCards announced that it has won the award for the ‘Highest Revenue Generating Banking Partner of the Year’ at the Daraz Seller Summit 2020, conducted by Sri Lanka’s largest online marketplace Daraz, which is backed by global e-commerce giant, the Alibaba Group. The awards seek to felicitate the best performing sellers on Daraz, as well as […] The post SampathCards generates highest re...
Nov 10, 2020 10:48:37 PM- colombogazette.com
By Vyshnavy Velrajh Sri Lankan migrants in the United Arab Emirates are among several Sri Lankans who returned to the country today. One flight arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) last night while three flights returned this morning. The National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID- 19 said that 50 passengers arrived from Dubai […] The post Several Sri Lankans i...
Nov 10, 2020 9:29:59 PM- onlanka.com
Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella states that the Cabinet has not given any approval to bury the bodies of Muslims who died due to COVID-19 infection without cremation. The post... Click on the headline to read the full story
Nov 10, 2020 9:17:52 PM- onlanka.com
Sri Lanka and India have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for community development projects implemented in Sri Lanka at a cost of over Rs. 600 million under Indian assistance. The... Click on the headline to read the full story
Nov 10, 2020 8:58:56 PM- onlanka.com
The Government has granted permission to increase minimum bus fare from Rs. 12 to Rs. 14 effective from today, on the condition that passengers are transported according to seating capacity. The... Click on the headline to read the full story
Nov 10, 2020 10:19:13 PM- colombogazette.com
The United States asserted that it will not impose its will on Sri Lanka or any other country. The US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz said that this was made clear by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his recent visit to Sri Lanka, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported. Teplitz said that […] The post US asserts will not impose its will on Sri Lanka  first appeared on Colombo G...
Nov 10, 2020 10:03:40 PM- colombogazette.com
Sri Lanka has asserted that it is not a piece of real estate and so Sri Lanka’s National interests must be respected. Foreign Secretary, Admiral (Prof.) Jayanath Colombage said that Sri Lanka will not cede control of strategic assets to another country, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported today. He said that while investments are welcome […] The post Sri Lanka says it is not a piece of real ...
Nov 10, 2020 9:12:57 PM- adaderana.lk
Showers or thundershowers are expected in several places in most parts of the island during afternoon or night, says the Department of Meteorology.
Nov 10, 2020 12:54:04 PM- newsfirst.lk
Pathfinder Foundation on Indian Ocean Security Colombo (News 1st): The Pathfinder Foundation organized a conference on Indian Ocean security. The inaugural session was held today and the conference will be held online for three days. The session was attended by the Sri Lankan Foreign Secretary – Admiral (Rtd) Prof. Jayanath Colombage, the U.S. and Japanese Ambassadors to Sri Lanka along with […] Pathfinder Foundation on Indian Oce...
Nov 10, 2020 12:41:34 PM- newsfirst.lk
Public discourse about final rights of COVID-19 related deaths? Colombo (News 1st): A public discourse has arisen about the final rights of COVID-19 related deaths. Minister of Justice President’s Counsel Ali Sabry spoke in this regard recently. Minister of Justice said that some people are waiting to obtain political advantages out of this and some people are waiting to label Muslims as extremists when […] Public discourse about final rights of C...
Nov 10, 2020 12:38:07 PM- newsfirst.lk
The Colombo District Coordinating Committee meeting convenes to talk about the present COVID-19 ... Colombo (News 1st): The Colombo District Coordinating Committee meeting was convened today regarding the COVID-19 situation in the Colombo District. Several representatives of the ruling and opposition parties were present at the meeting. At the meeting, Secretary of the Colombo District – Pradeep Yasarath said that they have provided the hamper worth Rs.10,000 to 9033 […] The Colombo...
Nov 10, 2020 12:30:06 PM- newsfirst.lk
The Antigen Test Kits have been imported by deviating from due process, Rajitha Senaratne alleges Colombo (News 1st): Various views are being expressed over the importation of Antigen test kits to identify individuals infected by COVID-19 in Sri Lanka. A controversy had arisen after a private company had imported 200,000 Antigen test kits while the Ministry of Health had invited bids to make the purchase. The management of the private […] The Antigen Test Kits have been imported by devi...
Nov 10, 2020 12:26:21 PM- newsfirst.lk
Various parties question whether trials be carried out on the COVID-19 vaccine that will be impo... Colombo (News 1st): With the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, scientists of the world over began their work to invent a vaccine for the virus. American and German developers – Pfizer and BioNTech announced yesterday that a vaccine has been produced. A preliminary analysis showed that the first COVID-19 vaccine can prevent more than 90% […] Various parties question whether trials be car...
Nov 10, 2020 9:02:59 AM- newsfirst.lk
41st COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka Colombo (News 1st);  The 41st COVID-19 death was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (10) evening, said the Department of Government Information. The deceased was a 48-year-old from Ragama who had died at his residence and following a postmortem, it was revealed he was exposed to COVID-19. The cause of Death was ruled as COVID-19 complications […] 41st COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka
Nov 10, 2020 7:40:53 AM- newsfirst.lk
Bus fares to increase with effect from midnight, subject to conditions Colombo (News 1st); The Ministry of Transport has granted permission to increase bus fares by a 1.2 ratio with effect from midnight on Tuesday (11), on the condition the number of passengers are transported as per the seating capacity The minimum bus fare of Rs. 12/- will be increased to Rs. 14/- said the Ministry […] Bus fares to increase with effect from midnight, subject to conditions
Nov 10, 2020 7:18:12 AM- newsfirst.lk
Many in Colombo outraged over the delay in providing relief Colombo (News 1st); People affected by COVID-19 restrictions in the Colombo City voiced their protest on Tuesday (11) alleging they are yet to receive any form of relief from the government. A large number of families living in the Mihijaya Sevana Housing Complex in the Grandpass police area stepped out of their home today accusing the […] Many in Colombo outraged over the delay in providin...
Nov 10, 2020 6:45:03 AM- newsfirst.lk
Unidentified male among the latest COVID-19 victims Colombo (News 1st);  04 COVID-19 deaths were reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (10), said the Department of Government information. According to the Director-General of Health Services the details of the 04 victims are as follows; 01. A 51-year-old male who was a resident at a home for the elders in Rajagiriya. He was admitted to […] Unidentified male among the latest COVID-19 victims
Nov 10, 2020 6:28:20 AM- newsfirst.lk
Rishad Bathiudeen returned to remand custody Colombo (News 1st);  MP Rishad Bathiudeen was ordered to be further remanded to the 13th of September by Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage on Tuesday (10). In addition, Ex-Minister’s accountant Alagarathnam Manoranjan and Mohamed Yaseen Samsudeen, a Project Director at the Ministry of Resettlement were also placed in remand custody. The trio is charged with Criminal Misappropriation [̷...
Nov 10, 2020 1:28:10 PM- colombogazette.com
A peerless Rohit Sharma led defending champions Mumbai Indians to their fifth IPL title with a one-sided demolition of Delhi Capitals here on Tuesday, closing an immensely successful tournament that had to be played in a controlled environment amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic. If last year’s one-run win over Chennai Super Kings was an absolute […] The post Mumbai Indians demolish Delh...
Nov 10, 2020 1:10:03 PM- colombogazette.com
A gazette notice has been issued declaring a wholesale and retail price on white sugar. The Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA) issued the gazette notice saying the wholesale and retail price on white sugar will come into effect from 10 November. The gazette states that acting under the powers vested in it by Section 20(5) of […] The post Gazette issued declaring wholesale and retail price on w...
Nov 10, 2020 12:52:19 PM- colombogazette.com
Sri Lanka’s 41st coronavirus related death was reported this evening, the Government Information Department said. The latest victim is a 48-year-old male from Ragama. The Government Information Department said the victim had been suffering from cancer at the time he contracted the coronavirus. He died while receiving treatment at the Ragama hospital. This was the […] The post Sri Lanka...
Nov 10, 2020 8:35:17 AM- colombogazette.com
Japan today noted that Sri Lanka is located in a strategic position in the Indian Ocean. The Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka, Akira Sugiyama said that Sri Lanka, located at the strategic position on the east-west sea lanes, is an important partner to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific He said this while speaking […] The post Japan says Sri Lanka an important partner to ensure free and open...
Nov 10, 2020 7:25:57 AM- colombogazette.com
LoweDigital, which is part of the MullenLowe Group, Sri Lanka (MLG) completed a year of operations in turbulent business conditions caused by the current pandemic. Having commenced operations in October 2019 the company set out an agenda to bring purpose to the medium rather than the medium trying to find a purpose for brands. Brands […] The post LoweDigital turns the tide in a challenging y...
Nov 10, 2020 6:53:09 AM- colombogazette.com
The death toll due to the coronavirus in Sri Lanka has increased to 40. The Ministry of Health today reported the deaths of four more Covid patients from Rajagiriya, and the Colombo and Gampaha districts. Issuing a statement, the Ministry said that one victim was a 51 –year-old man residing in an apartment complex in […] The post Coronavirus death toll in Sri Lanka reaches 40 first appeared ...
Nov 10, 2020 5:56:58 AM- colombogazette.com
Two more Keells supermarket outlets in Colombo have been temporarily closed from today following the detection of four coronavirus patients. Issuing a statement, the management announced that three team members from the Thimbirigasyaya outlet and one from the Havelock Road outlet were confirmed to have contracted the virus. The detection was made following random PCR […] The post Two more Ke...
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