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Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill gazetted

Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill gazetted

Sri Lankan government on Friday (Aug 12) has gazetted the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill. The said Bill, p...
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COVID-19: 9 deaths, 162 cases reported on Friday (12)

COVID-19: 9 deaths, 162 cases reported on Friday (12)

The Government Information Department confirms that 9 COVID-19 deaths have occurred on 11th of August. The deceased include 04 bet...
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Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris who surrendered to the Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court on Friday (12) was released on bail. He was charg...
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Dhanish Ali and 3 others further remanded

Dhanish Ali and 3 others further remanded

Dhanish Ali and three others have been futher remanded until 26 August. Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage issued the order to...
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Arjuna chairs National Sports Council with Tri-Forces Commanders

Arjuna chairs National Sports Council with Tri-Forces Commanders

Awarding letters of appointment to the Chairperson and members of the National Sports Council was held on 10th August 2022 at the...
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Sports

SL vs AUS: Brilliant performance by Chandimal shatters Australia’s clean sweep

SL vs AUS: Brilliant performance by Chandimal shatters Australia’s clean sweep

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the 2nd Test match today (11) by an inning and 39 runs, extinguishing Australia’s hopes of seizing a 2...
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Yupun becomes first-ever South Asian to finish 100m under 10 seconds

Yupun becomes first-ever South Asian to finish 100m under 10 seconds

Yupun Abeykoon has set a new record, becoming the first ever Sri Lankan and South Asian to run 100m under 10 seconds. He clocked a...
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Australia legend Shane Warne dies aged 52

Australia legend Shane Warne dies aged 52

Legendary Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne, one of the greatest cricketers of all time, has died of a suspected heart attack aged...
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Entertainment

Sri Lankan wins Linnean Medal for Zoology, the ‘Nobel prize for naturalists’

Sri Lankan wins Linnean Medal for Zoology, the ‘Nobel prize for naturalists’

Sri Lankan author, educator and taxonomist, Rohan Pethiyagoda has been awarded the coveted Linnean Medal for Zoology 2022, conside...
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Veteran actor Wilson Karunaratne passes away

Veteran actor Wilson Karunaratne passes away

Veteran Sri Lankan actor Wilson Karunaratne has passed away at the age of 79, family sources told Ada Derana. Fondly known as ‘Wil...
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‘The Newspaper’ is best 2020 Asian film at Bengaluru Film Fest

‘The Newspaper’ is best 2020 Asian film at Bengaluru Film Fest

The Sri Lankan film ‘The Newspaper’ has won the award for the best Asian film for 2020 at the 13th Bengaluru International Film Fe...
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