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Priority was safety of life, not employment profile; President addresses ILO Global Summit

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All Welikada inmates test negative for COVID-19

All 315 inmates from the Welikada Prison have tested negative for COVID-19 after PCR test, stated Army Commander Shavendra Silva.

Guidelines issued to prevent misuse of LG property during election

The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has issued a set of guidelines to prevent misuse of public property at Local Government institutions pertaining to General Election 2020. MORE..

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Nine more Covid-19 cases increases total to 2,093

Nine new cases of novel coronavirus have been identified bringing the total number of confirmed cases reported in the country to 2,093. MORE..

Special police operation center set up for general election related issues

A special operations center has been set up at the Police Headquarters to handle issues pertaining to General Election 2020. MORE..

Certain PNB officers tipped-off ‘Wele Suda’ on upcoming raids – DIG Nalaka de Silva

Interdicted DIG and former Director of Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) Nalaka de Silva disclosed to the court of a case of PNB officials divulging information on PNB raids to notorious drug trafficker ‘Wele Suda’. MORE..

Yellow colour to be mandated for vehicles transporting school children

A mandatory colour code will be introduced for all vehicles transporting school children, the Ministry of Transport has announced. MORE..

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Govt. to bear part of burden caused by high electricity bills?

The government has decided to bear a part of the burden caused on the public by the hike in the electricity bill, said Minister of Power and Energy Mahinda Amaraweera. MORE..

Kelaniya University to reopen for 4th-year students next Monday

The University of Kelaniya has decided to recommence academic activities for the 4th-year students of several faculties on the 13th of July. MORE..

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Three more including Filipino test positive for Covid-19, tally moves to 2,084

Three more persons who arrived from overseas including a Philippine national have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the Ministry of Health said. MORE..

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Asia Cup 2020 has been cancelled, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Asia Cup 2020 has been cancelled, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

Cricket returns as England bat in first Test against West Indies

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Indian Police busts fake ‘Sri Lankan’ cricket tournament

Kusal Mendis arrested over fatal accident

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All prisons closed to visitors

All prisons closed to visitors

Sajith on how to prevent terrorism from emerging again

Need a strong parliament to fulfill President's promises - PM

UNP lodges complaint against SJB over election campaign color

Give power to create a constitution that suits the country - Basil

Govt. to bear part of burden caused by high electricity bills?

Fmr Intelligence Chief gives evidence before PCoI

Sri Lanka's export revenue gradually increasing - Basil Rajapaksa

UNP is set to mark the end of a journey - Nalinda Jayatissa

Twelve PNB officers produced before courts

Commission briefed on intelligence review meetings between 2015-2019

We need to build a country for the children - Prime Minister

210 at Welikada prison test negative for COVID-19 - Army Chief

There's no one who received the 4% debt relief - Sajith

Technology

Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, Disney and Coke

Tesla is now worth more than Toyota, Disney and Coke

Nintendo, Tencent team up on Pokemon battler

Nintendo, Tencent team up on Pokemon battler

Sri Lanka tech firm to join Microsoft AI for Accessibility program

Sri Lanka tech firm to join Microsoft AI for Accessibility program

WhatsApp launches digital payments service in Brazil

WhatsApp launches digital payments service in Brazil

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Critical Injuries 2 6 6
Injuries 0 8 8
Accident Daily Weeky Annually
Murder 0 13 13
Assault 0 0 0
Robbery 0 5 5
Sex Crime 0 0 0

Entertainment

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91

Veteran children’s book author and illustrator Sybil Wettasinghe passes away

Veteran children’s book author and illustrator Sybil Wettasinghe passes away

Winners of Derana Little Star - Season 10

Winners of Derana Little Star - Season 10

Rock band Queen get postage stamp of approval

Rock band Queen get postage stamp of approval

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