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More Lankans stranded abroad return

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on More Lankans stranded abroad return

Over 90 Sri Lankans stranded in Qatar, Maldives and Abu Dhabi due to the COVID-19 pandemic returned to the country this morning. The Flight from Qatar had 21 passengers and flight had arrived at

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Nominations for e-Swabhimani 2020 is now open

Thinappuyal English July 2, 2020 Comments Off on Nominations for e-Swabhimani 2020 is now open

E-Swabhimani, the Digital Social Impact awards opened calling for applications for year 2020. To be in line with the Government Policy on digitization of the economy e-Swabhimani is now in the process of recognizing

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Pensioners files writ petition

Thinappuyal English July 1, 2020 Comments Off on Pensioners files writ petition

A writ petition has been filed in Court of Appeal by 95 pensioners including former Director General  of the Department of Pensions challenging government’s decision to suspend the increments for pensioners who retired during

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Veteran children’s author Sybil Wettasinghe passes away

Thinappuyal English July 1, 2020 Comments Off on Veteran children’s author Sybil Wettasinghe passes away

Popular children’s author and illustrator Sybil Wettasinghe passed away yesterday while receiving treatment at the Sri Jayewardenepura Hospital. Her final rites will be held on Friday (July 3). The remains are lying at her

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Grades 1, 2 and pre-schools to reopen on August 10

Thinappuyal English July 1, 2020 Comments Off on Grades 1, 2 and pre-schools to reopen on August 10

All preschools and Grade 1 and 2 classes of schools will reopen on August 10, Education Minister Dullas Alahapperuma announced. The Minister said that this matter was discussed at length at the Cabinet meeting

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Five positive cases reported; COVID-19 cases rise to 2047

Thinappuyal English June 30, 2020 Comments Off on Five positive cases reported; COVID-19 cases rise to 2047

Five more persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus, stated the Epidemiology Unit (5pm) Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in the country stands at

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COVID-19 cases rise to 2039

Thinappuyal English June 29, 2020 Comments Off on COVID-19 cases rise to 2039

Two more persons had tested positive for the Coronavirus, stated the Epidemiology Unit (5:15pm) Accordingly, the total number of COVID-19 positive patients in the country stands at

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All courses conducted by Regional Cultural Centers to resume from tomorrow

Thinappuyal English June 29, 2020 Comments Off on All courses conducted by Regional Cultural Centers to resume from tomorrow

All the Courses (except Early Childhood Development Course) conducted by Regional Cultural Centers under the Ministry of Buddhasasana Cultural and Religious affairs will resume from tomorrow (June 30) in compliance  with the relevant health

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O/L re-scrutiny: Closing date extended to July 17

Thinappuyal English June 29, 2020 Comments Off on O/L re-scrutiny: Closing date extended to July 17

The Examinations Department has extended the closing date for receiving applications for re-scrutiny of answer scripts of the G.C.E. O/L Examination 2019 to July 17. Applications for re-scrutiny of results should be sent by

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Number of guests allowed at social events, weddings to be increased

Thinappuyal English June 24, 2020 Comments Off on Number of guests allowed at social events, weddings to be increased

The Industrial Export, Investment Promotion and Civil Aviation Prasanna Ranatunga said that the government has taken measures to increase the number of guests allowed to attend wedding ceremonies or other social events up to

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