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Authorization of 2021 electoral register in late April

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Authorizing the electoral register for the year 2021 will take place on the 30th of April, says the Election Commission. Its chairman Attorney-at-Law Nimal G. Punchihewa said th... Read More


PCoI on Easter attacks concludes recording evidence

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Presidential Commission of Inquiry probing the 2019 Easter Sunday terror attack has concluded recording evidence from witnesses, yesterday (19), sources told Ada Derana. How... Read More


Escaped Covid-19 patient found from Eheliyagoda

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Covid-19 infected patient, who escaped from the Punanai Treatment Centre while receiving medical care, has been located from the area of Pelpitiya in Eheliyagoda, says the Po... Read More


Met. Dept. forecasts showers in three provinces

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Showers will occur at times in Northern, North-central and Eastern provinces, says the Department of Meteorology. Fairly heavy falls above 50mm can be expected at some places. S... Read More


Covid-19 patient escapes from Punanai Treatment Centre

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- A Covid-19 infected patient, who was under medical care at the Punanai Treatment Centre, has escaped at around 7.30 pm last night (January 19), Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Roha... Read More


Sri Lankan Rupee falls low

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Sri Lankan Rupee has fallen to a record low as per the daily exchange report of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL). Accordingly, the selling rate of the rupee per 1 US Dol... Read More


Sri Lanka reports over 47,000 COVID-19 recoveries

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- The Ministry of Health says that 621 patients being treated for COVID-19 have recovered and were discharged from hospitals within the last 24 hours. The majority of the patients... Read More


Ex-Swarnamahal directors file anticipatory bail applications

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Former Directors of Swarnamahal Financial Ltd., have filed anticipatory bail applications seeking the prevention of their arrests. The relevant anticipatory bail applications we... Read More


Ex-Swarnamahal Financial Services directors file anticipatory bail applications

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Former Directors of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC., have filed anticipatory bail applications seeking the prevention of their arrests. The relevant anticipatory bail applic... Read More


Several employees of National Security State Ministry contact Covid-19

Sri Lanka, Jan. 20 -- Several employees of the State Ministry of National Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management have been identified as positive cases of Covid-19. In a media release, the St... Read More