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Never use smoking, alcohol or other drugs to deal with emotions

Colombo, March 31 -- It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. But people should never use smoking, alcohol or other drugs to deal with emotions. The public inclu... Read More


The U.S. hit a grim milestone: 3,000 & more coronavirus-related deaths

Colombo, March 31 -- The U.S. hit a grim milestone on Monday after health officials announced the 3,000th coronavirus-related death in the country, with about 900 from New York City alone, according t... Read More


Second COVID - 19 Patient Died

Colombo, March 31 -- A 64-year-old COVID-19 infected patient, has passed away while receiving treatment at the Negombo General Hospital yesterday evening, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths ... Read More


Easter services in Colombo Archdiocese cancelled

Colombo, March 31 -- Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith announced that Easter services including services on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and on Easter Sunday will be cancel... Read More


Before the Storm Hits

Colombo, March 30 -- For Lourdes Dilariarte of Pilar, Sorsogon Province of Bicol region, typhoon (Kammuri) Tisoy was yet another disaster bent on testing her resilience. "This is the first time I eve... Read More


US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security - President Trump

Colombo, March 30 -- President Donald Trump says the United States will not foot the estimated $1 million-a-year bill for security for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the couple jetted to Califor... Read More


Sri Lankan In Lebanon Are Safe

Colombo, March 30 -- No reports of any Sri Lankans in Lebanon contracting coronavirus, Shani Calyaneratne Karunaratne said. Speaking over the telephone from Baabda, Sri Lankan Ambassador Karunaratne ... Read More


117 Confirmed COVID - 19 Cases In The Country

Colombo, March 30 -- The Ministry of Health states that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country have increased up to 117. Two new cases were detected yesterday late evening taking the t... Read More


President enlightens Maha Nayaka Theros of Malwatta and Asgiriya Chapters about measures taken to combat COVID - 19

Colombo, March 30 -- President Gotabaya Rajapaksa paid homage to the Temple of the Scared Tooth Relic in Kandy today (28). President was received by Diyawadana Nilame Nilanga Dela Bandara at the venu... Read More


Ken Shimura, A Popular Japanese Comedian - A victim to Coronavirus

Colombo, March 30 -- Ken Shimura, a comedian who was a fixture on Japanese television for decades, died on Sunday evening from the coronavirus, the Japanese media reported Monday. He was 70, and immed... Read More