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2543 more COVID-19 cases

2543 more COVID-19 cases

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 823 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, movi...
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AMS urges Government to revisit Covid-19 protocols amid rapid spread of Delta variant

AMS urges Government to revisit Covid-19 protocols amid rapid spread of Delta variant

Health experts have warned Sri Lanka of an impending COVID-19 Delta variant outbreak in the coming months if the public fails to t...
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Ranil goes to court over PCoI recommendations

Ranil goes to court over PCoI recommendations

Former Prime Minister and the Leader of the United National Party (UNP) Ranil Wickremesinghe filed a petition at the Court of Appe...
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Government using compensation for burnt ship “to create divisions”

Government using compensation for burnt ship “to create divisions”

A leading fisheries trade union leader alleges that millions paid to compensate fishermen for the damages caused by the X-Press P...
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EDB conducts stakeholder forum on organic agricultural exports

EDB conducts stakeholder forum on organic agricultural exports

The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) in association with the Sri Lanka Accreditation Board (SLAB) under the guidance of th...
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Sports

Norwegian women's beach handball team fined for not playing in bikinis

Norwegian women's beach handball team fined for not playing in bikinis

The Norwegian women’s beach handball team has been fined for refusing to play in bikini bottoms during a game in the sport’s Euro...
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Euro 2020: Parachute protester flies into France-Germany Euro match; several injured

Euro 2020: Parachute protester flies into France-Germany Euro match; several injured

UEFA has said "several people'' are being treated in the hospital for injuries caused by a protester who parachuted into Munich's...
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AJ vs Fury a done deal - Venue to 'shock the world'

AJ vs Fury a done deal - Venue to 'shock the world'

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have finalised the date for their undisputed heavyweight championship clash and will meet in a speci...
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Entertainment

Actress Sureni Senarath has passed away

Actress Sureni Senarath has passed away

Sri Lankan actress Sureni Senarath has passed away at the age of 62. The actress who has been suffering from illness for a long pe...
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IMF team now in Colombo continues consultations on technical assistance  

IMF team now in Colombo continues consultations on technical assistance  

Sri Lanka has dropped plans for a fresh bailout facility from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) but discussions are underway w...
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Hollywood actor arrested over $690 million scam scheme

Hollywood actor arrested over $690 million scam scheme

An aspiring Hollywood actor has been accused of scamming millions from film investors by tricking them with fake Netflix deals to...
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