New rapid PCR test facility opened near Katunayake Airport

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A new rapid PCR test facility has been unveiled in the vicinity of the Bandaranaike International Airport, as the country prepares to reopen for...

Sri Lanka’s cardboard coffins exported to Vietnam

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The eco-friendly and less expensive ‘cardboard coffins’, recently introduced by the Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia Municipal Council, are now being imported to Vietnam. Accordingly, a total of...

2020 Ordinary Level Examination results released

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The results of 2020 G.C.E Ordinary Level Examination have been released, the Commissioner General of Examinations, Sanath Pujitha announced. Exam results can be obtained from...

TNPF MP Selvarasa Gajendran arrested in Jaffna

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General Secretary of the Tamil National People’s Front (TNFP), MP Selvarasa Gajendran and two others have been arrested in Jaffna for violating quarantine regulations. Police...

Basil and Hakeem appointed to PSC on election law reforms

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Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader Rauff Hakeem have been appointed to the Parliament Select Committee to identify appropriate...

Milinda Moragoda presents credentials to President of India

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High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India, Milinda Moragoda, appointed with cabinet rank, presented his Letter of Credence to President Shri Ram Nath Kovind...

Immigrants & Emigrants Act to be amended to increase visa validity

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The Immigrants & Emigrants (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to encourage foreign investors to extend the validity of visas to five years was considered by...

Intl. mechanism needed for developing nations to overcome economic instability: President at UN

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President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that an international mechanism is needed for developing countries to overcome the current economic instability. President Rajapaksa mentioned this today (September...

‘Why are bars open while bookstores remain closed?’ – Dr. Hemantha Herath responds

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Individuals who visited stores to buy alcohol have been subjected to random Rapid Antigen tests in Mirigama, yesterday (September 22). Meanwhile, at a media briefing...

Speaker signs Consumer Affairs Authority Amendment Bill

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Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena endorsed his certificate on the Consumer Affairs Authority (Amendment) Bill, No 09 of 2003 yesterday (September 22). The Bill was passed...