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Sri Lanka to reimpose selective lockdown after virus cases spike

Sri Lanka to reimpose selective lockdown after virus cases spike

Sri Lanka will reimpose selective lockdown restrictions from Sunday to restrict large gatherings after recording its biggest daily...
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Trade Unions complain of neglecting workers stranded in the Middle East

Trade Unions complain of neglecting workers stranded in the Middle East

More than twenty trade unions in Sri Lanka have heavily criticized the government for neglecting its duty by not bringing back ten...
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Preparations underway for a new Vote on Account: Treasury Secretary

Preparations underway for a new Vote on Account: Treasury Secretary

The Finance Ministry is now preparing another 3-month Vote on Account commencing from June 2020, the third for the year, to raise...
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 President seeks USD 1.1 billion currency swap from India amidst depleting forex reserves

President seeks USD 1.1 billion currency swap from India amidst depleting forex reserves

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has requested India to provide a special USD 1.1 billion currency swap facility to boost the country'...
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Avant Garde's vocational training programme to continue despite Covid-19

Avant Garde's vocational training programme to continue despite Covid-19

The vocational training program targeting 5,000 prison inmates that was launched in February at the Welikada Prison will be carrie...
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Plans to build mega stadium scrapped after former cricketers' intervention

Plans to build mega stadium scrapped after former cricketers' intervention

Plans to build a new 40-000-seater cricket stadium in Colombo have been abandoned after ex-players warned Sri Lanka's Prime Minist...
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Achini Kulasuriya cleared of serious injury after shocking blow to the head

Achini Kulasuriya cleared of serious injury after shocking blow to the head

Sri Lankan women’s cricket star Achini Kulasuriya was taken to hospital and her team’s match against South Africa was called off o...
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Sri Lankan netballers crowned as South Asian champs

Sri Lankan netballers crowned as South Asian champs

Sri Lanka Netball team emerged champions at the inaugural South Asian under 16 Netball Championship concluded yesterday at the Arm...
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Entertainment

'Sapiens - A day in the Life' at Crimson Spaces Gallery

'Sapiens - A day in the Life' at Crimson Spaces Gallery

"Sapiens| a day in the life" presents an individual’s life in the 21st Century from a social and cultural context, portraying the...
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Former Beijing temple named world's best restaurant

Former Beijing temple named world's best restaurant

It's located in a centuries-old former temple with contemporary sculpture in the central courtyard, and serves European dishes mad...
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Disney to remake Home Alone

Disney to remake Home Alone

Disney has announced it's going to remake Home Alone for its new streaming service. The studio's chief exec Bob Iger said there wi...
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