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Doctor attached to Gampaha General Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Doctor attached to Gampaha General Hospital tests positive for COVID-19

A doctor attached to the Gampaha General Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19. Deputy Director of the hospital Dr. Priyantha Ileperuma said that the doctor is believed to have been infected after treating employees

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Sri Lanka seeks Rs 1.694 billion in damages from UK over garbage containers

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Sri Lanka seeks Rs 1.694 billion in damages from UK over garbage containers

Sri Lanka has filed a complaint with the Basel Convention Secretariat seeking damages for the importation of containers with garbage from the UK. The Ministry of Environment said the Government has sought Rs. 1.694

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Party leaders to decide on parliamentary sittings today

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Party leaders to decide on parliamentary sittings today

It has been decided to continue the sittings of Parliament while closely monitoring the COVID 19 challenge that has been arisen in the country. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Committee

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Chinese Embassy hits back at US envoy’s comments on SL-China relations

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Chinese Embassy hits back at US envoy’s comments on SL-China relations

The Embassy of China in Colombo has hit back at the comments made by the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz on China’s role in the island nation. In a media

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Yahapalana regime’s removal of plastic imports Cess Tax caused huge environmental disaster – Cabraal

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Yahapalana regime’s removal of plastic imports Cess Tax caused huge environmental disaster – Cabraal

It was revealed in Parliament yesterday that as a result of a decision taken by the Yahapalana regime to remove the Cess Tax on plastic imports resulted in a huge environmental disaster with two

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No lockdown, says Army Commander

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on No lockdown, says Army Commander

Head of National Operation Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 and Army Commander Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva yesterday said that there will be no lockdown, as it will cause a lot of hardships for

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Stringent measures to prevent spread of new COVID-19 cluster – Keheliya

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Stringent measures to prevent spread of new COVID-19 cluster – Keheliya

Co-Cabinet Spokesman Mass Media Minister Keheliya Rambukwella yesterday said that it was the responsibility of the Government to address the new COVID-19 cluster and all necessary measures and extra care have been taken to

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No mercy for anyone involved in Easter Sunday terror attacks – Chamal

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on No mercy for anyone involved in Easter Sunday terror attacks – Chamal

The Government will not spare anyone proven to be involved in the Easter Sunday terror attacks, Irrigation and State Minister of Internal Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management Minister Chamal Rajapaksa told Parliament yesterday.

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Presidents don’t bear full responsibility for mishaps in a country – Sirisena

Thinappuyal English October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Presidents don’t bear full responsibility for mishaps in a country – Sirisena

Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) probing the Easter Sunday Attacks on Tuesday (06) that despite being elected as a Common Candidate with the support of a massive

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Army Chief on why there won’t be a lockdown

Thinappuyal English October 6, 2020 Comments Off on Army Chief on why there won’t be a lockdown

While lockdown is an easy strategy, it can be oppressive for the people in the country to carry on their daily struggle for survival, says Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva. The

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