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Public urged to limit interactions to family members during Avurudu traditions

The government has urged the general public to limit interactions only to family members during traditions for Sinhala and Tamil New Year next week, says the President’s Media Division (PMD). This request was made was...

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 Cases climb to 189

One more Covid-19 positive case reported raising total in Sri Lanka to 189. Two patients recover & discharged, making a total of 44 -Health Ministry

7th COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka

Another death due to COVID-has been confirmed in Sri Lanka today (08), bringing the fatalities count to 7. The Ministry of Health said the deceased is a 48-year-old male who was being treated at the...

Curfew in Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha, Puttalam, Kandy & Jaffna districts will continue till further...

Curfew in Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha, Puttalam, Kandy & Jaffna districts will continue till further notice - PMD Curfew in other districts will be lifted from 6 am & re-imposed at 4 pm tomorrow (9) &...

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Public urged to limit interactions to family members during Avurudu traditions

The government has urged the general public to limit interactions only to family members during traditions for Sinhala and Tamil New Year next week,...

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 Cases climb to 189

One more Covid-19 positive case reported raising total in Sri Lanka to 189. Two patients recover & discharged, making a total of 44 -Health...

7th COVID-19 death reported in Sri Lanka

Another death due to COVID-has been confirmed in Sri Lanka today (08), bringing the fatalities count to 7. The Ministry of Health said the deceased...

Curfew in Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha, Puttalam, Kandy & Jaffna districts will...

Curfew in Colombo, Kalutara, Gampaha, Puttalam, Kandy & Jaffna districts will continue till further notice - PMD Curfew in other districts will be lifted from...

18,000 arrested for violating curfew

Sri Lanka Police says that 18,000 individuals have been arrested for violating the curfew between March 20 and 12 noon today (April 08). A total...

18-hour water cut in parts of Colombo

The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced an 18-hour water cut from 1.00 p.m. tomorrow (09) in certain parts of Colombo. Accordingly the water...

World News

‘Stable’ Boris Johnson spends another night in hospital: Dominic Raab says the PM is...

Dominic Raab this evening insisted he is 'confident' Boris Johnson will 'pull through' his intensive care battle with coronavirus as the de facto prime...

Japan to declare emergency as Tokyo Coronavirus cases shoot up

After weekslong pressure from public health officials and lawmakers, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday the government would declare a state of emergency...

Sports News

British Open cancelled for first time since World War II due...

The British Open has been cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus. The 149th Open was scheduled to take...

Pressure grows for shortened IPL behind closed doors

Players are putting pressure on cricket authorities to plan a shortened Twenty20 Indian Premier League later in the year to "kickstart" the sports economy...

Business News

French economy shrinks 6% in Q1: Bank of France

In its worst performance since 1945, the French economy shrank around six percent in the...

Sri Lankan Rupee further depreciates against US Dollar

The Sri Lanka Rupee hit a record low today (08) as it fell further against...

Apple to ship 1 mn face shields a week for medical workers

Apple has said it will soon be producing one million face shields a week for...

Sri Lankan Rupee continues to fall

The Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar on Monday to register...

Economic centres to close down due to ongoing situation

Steps were taken to close down certain economic centres owing to the current situation in...

Sri Lankan Rupee depreciates further

The Sri Lankan Rupee has further depreciated against the US Dollar, with the speculative behaviour...

Entertainment News

Quibi, the multi-billion-dollar streaming platform launching Monday, is betting it can transform entertainment with short, Hollywood-quality clips to watch "on the go" - even as much of the world is trapped at home. Industry legends and stars from Steven Spielberg...
Joe Diffie, a Grammy award-winning country music singer who had several chart-topping hits in the 1990s, has died of coronavirus. He was 61. Diffie's death was announced on his Facebook page, which said he died on Sunday "from complications of...
When two Spanish footballers took to the controls of "FIFA 20" after the coronavirus pandemic saw their La Liga match cancelled, a stadium-sized virtual audience watched online. The huge digital crowd last week is part of a spectacular boom for...

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18,000 arrested for violating curfew

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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 Cases climb to 183

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Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 Cases climb to 178

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