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Canada grants CDN$400,000 to UNFPA to strengthen govt. response for COVID-19 pandemic

Canada grants CDN$400,000 to UNFPA to strengthen govt. response for COVID-19 pandemic

Sri Lanka’s policy is timely immunization for every child – President tells Global Vaccine Alliance

Every child born in Sri Lanka enjoys the right to easy and equitable access to quality immunization services and the country’s immunization policy is based on the right of a child to receive timely immunization, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said. MORE..

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Seven more Covid-19 cases brings total to 1,797

Seven new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Sri Lanka bringing the total number of cases reported in the country to 1,797. MORE..

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US diplomat refused PCR test at airport?

An American diplomatic official had reportedly left the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) after refusing to be subjected to a PCR test being carried out at the airport premises. MORE..

Two more flights for repatriation of Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka

In order to continue repatriation of Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka, two more flights have been scheduled as part of phase III of ‘Vande Bharat Mission’... MORE..

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Direct overseas returnees for quarantine after PCR test results are known – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today instructed officials to send returnees from foreign countries for quarantine only after results of PCR tests conducted at the airport itself are known. MORE..

Another coronavirus patient adds up to 1,790 total cases

Another person has tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka as of 5.30 pm today (04), bringing the total count of confirmed cases to 1,790. MORE..

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Man arrested for forging President’s signature on document

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly forging the signature of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on a document, police said today. MORE..

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General Election before August end - EC Chairman

The Chairman of the Election Commission Mahinda Deshapriya says that the 2020 General Election will be held before the end of the month of August. MORE..

‘The Finance’ depositors to receive compensation up to Rs. 600,000

​The government has decided to pay compensation up to Rs. 600,000 to all insured depositors of The Finance Company PLC (TFC) which is to be liquidated. MORE..

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