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Another 85 COVID cases reported in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva has said that another 85 persons have tested positive for COVID-19, all who are close contacts of Peliyagoda fish market and Fis... Read More


Attention should be paid to Opposition MPs who voted in favour of 20th Amendment, says Ven Gunawansa Thera

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Venerable Elle Gunawansa Thera has said that attention should be paid to MPs of the Opposition who voted in favour of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution. He stated the above... Read More


Narahenpita, Werahera RMV offices and Transport Medical Institute closed until further notice

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- State Minister Dilum Amunugama has said that the Registrar of Motor Vehicles (RMV) offices in Narahenpita and Werahera, as well as the Transport Medical Institute, will remain cl... Read More


Kings XI Punjab & Kolkata Knight Riders win their IPL games

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Kings XI Punjab overcame Sunrisers Hyderabad by 12 runs in an IPL game in Dubai yesterday (24). In Abu Dhabi, Kolkata Knight Riders beat Delhi Capitals by 59 runs. Published by... Read More


Senior al-Qaeda leader killed in Afghanistan

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al-Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted Terrorists list, according to Afghan... Read More


President Trump casts vote in US election

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- US President Donald Trump has begun a three-state campaign blitz after voting early in Florida. Trump voted at a library in West Palm Beach, Florida - near his Mar-a-Lago resort... Read More


Movement restrictions monitoring today in curfew-imposed areas

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Police will carry out a monitoring of movement restrictions presently in force in curfew-imposed areas, says police media spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana. He urges the public to obse... Read More


Renovations at historic Mihintale sacred area begin

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- Renovations in the historic Mihintale sacred area began yesterday (24) under the auspices of president Gotabaya Rajapaksa. Renovating the Mihindu Maha Stupa, Mihindu Len Senasun... Read More


Hand in EPF claim applications to nearest Labour Office

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The Labour Department says the nearest Labour Office should be contacted to hand in EPF claim applications from tomorrow (26). An appointment could be made by beneficiaries livi... Read More


Canned fish worth Rs. 5 m sealed at Mundalama

Sri Lanka, Oct. 25 -- The Consumer Affairs Authority has sealed a stock of canned fish worth Rs. five million at Mundalama in Puttalam after it came to light the producer had misused the SLS certifica... Read More