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‘Dora’, the lion cub up for public viewing at Ridiyagama Safari Park

‘Dora’, the lion cub up for public viewing at Ridiyagama Safari Park

Retired doctor arrested over Borella church hand grenade incident

A retired doctor has been arrested in connection with the hand grenade which was recently found planted inside All Saints’ Church in Borella. MORE..

CEB engineers to resort to work-to-rule campaign?

Ceylon Electricity Board Engineers’ Union (CEBEU) warned that it would resort to a work-to-rule action from 12.00 p.m. tomorrow if the current general manager of the board is not removed from the post. MORE..

Sri Lanka records 672 new cases of novel coronavirus

The daily count of COVID-19 cases recorded in Sri Lanka moved to 672 today (January 18), the Health Ministry said. MORE..

Additional date for Adjournment Debate on govt’s policy statement

The first meeting of the Members of Parliament of the ruling faction for the year 2022 was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today (January 18). MORE..

COVID death toll goes up with 13 new victims

The Director-General of Health Services has confirmed another 13 coronavirus-related deaths for January 16, increasing the death toll in the country due to the virus to 15,231. MORE..

Former SLAF Commander, Air Chief Marshal P.H. Mendis passes away

Air Chief Marshal Pathman Hariprasadha Mendis, fondly known as ‘Paddy’ Mendis, has passed away at the age of 88, Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) announced today. MORE..

Sri Lanka condemns terrorist attacks in UAE

The Government of Sri Lanka today unequivocally condemned the terrorist attack on civilian facilities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which resulted in deaths of several civilians. MORE..

India offers $500 million credit line to Sri Lanka for fuel purchase

India has offered a new Line of Credit (LOC) of USD 500 million to Sri Lanka for purchase of petroleum products. MORE..

Generator shut down at Sapugaskanda power plant

The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) says that a 63 megawatt (MW) power generator at the Sapugaskanda Power Plant has been shut down due to the lack of fuel. MORE..

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