Self-quarantinees allowed to vote – Election Commission

Chairman of the Election Commission (EC) Mahinda Deshapriya said facilities will be made to those who are presently undergoing the self-quarantine programme after leaving quarantine centres, to visit their respective polling booths to vote at the 5 August General Election.

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Coronavirus outbreak in Sri Lanka – 14 July 2020

Latest statistics on the outbreak of Coronavirus / COVID-19 in Sri Lanka for the day 14 July 2020, according to the Health Promotion Bureau.

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Government hides true COVID-19 situation: NPP

The National Peoples’ Power (NPP) said yesterday the government was hiding the true situation of the COVID-19 outbreak in a move to show that the situation in the country had returned to normalcy just for political advantage.

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Tipper truck runs over cops at checkpoint; one killed, two injured

A police officer has died after being knocked down by a tipper truck at Kongala checkpoint in the area of Hakmana.

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Rs. 340 Million Japanese Grant Aid for anti-narcotic activities

Based on a request of the Government of Sri Lanka, the Government of Japan will provide a Japanese Yen 200 million (approximately Rs.340 million) grant under the Japanese non-project grant aid scheme for provision of necessary equipment to strengthen the investigation and detection capacities of drugs and related anti-narcotic activities of Sri Lanka Police.

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Movement in several areas in Rajanganaya restricted

Movement in several areas in Rajanganaya was suspended with effect from today, said Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe.

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Coronavirus outbreak in Sri Lanka – 13 July 2020

Latest statistics on the outbreak of Coronavirus / COVID-19 in Sri Lanka for the day 13 July 2020, according to the Health Promotion Bureau.

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Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC & ETI Finance Ltd suspended – CBSL

Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has suspended the business activities of Swarnamahal Financial Services PLC and ETI Finance Ltd.

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Two close associates of ‘Angoda Lokka’, arrested

Two individuals have been arrested while in the possession of heroin, at Angoda, stated the Police Media Division.

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CID investigates STF

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has launched a special investigation into allegations that several Special Task Force (STF) officers were closely associating with narcotics officers arrested in connection with the sale of heroin to drug traffickers, informed sources said.

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No postal voting in Rajanganaya

Marking of postal ballots for the 2020 Parliamentary Election will not take place within the Rajanganaya Divisional Secretariat area today.

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State employees will be protected by law under SLPP Government – Prime Minister

A newly elected government will constitutionally safeguard public sector employees against political revenge, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said at a meeting held in Maharagama yesterday (12).

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All schools closed until July 17

All schools in the country would be closed from 13th July to 17th July considering the prevailing situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the Ministry of Education said.

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Farmers could make more profits by exporting finished products – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa called upon the farming community to increase the supply of finished agricultural products for export, so that they can earn higher profits.

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CID to take action against false COVID-19 rumours

Persons who spread false information and rumors over social media platforms are being monitored by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), said the Police Media Spokesman.

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Coronavirus outbreak in Sri Lanka – 12 July 2020

Latest statistics on the outbreak of Coronavirus / COVID-19 in Sri Lanka for the day 12 July 2020, according to the Health Promotion Bureau.

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