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Heavy rainfall expected in parts of the country

Showers will occur at times in Western, North-western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Southern provinces, the Department of Meteorology said. Fairly heavy rainfall above 75mm are likely…

Dumith Fernando appointed chairman of CSE

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) has appointed Dumith Fernando as its new chairperson, CSE said. Reportedly, Fernando’s appointment to the position has been approved unanimously.…

340 arrested with narcotics in 24-hour raid

During a special raid carried out in the Western Province during the past 24 hours, 340 persons have been arrested for the possession of heroin…

Reopening of airports to be delayed?

Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that the complete reopening of airports may be delayed due to the increased number of registrations to arrive in the country.…

Curfew in Sri Lanka completely lifted

The curfew imposed on the island in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19 has been completely lifted, President’s Media Division said. This decision will…

We will support the Catholic community : Sajith

Samagi Jana Balawegaya leader Sajith Premadasa has said his party would remain committed to support the Catholic community in the country. Premadasa made this remark…

Police crack whip on those without masks

The police has warned that people who do not wear masks would be subjected to self-quarantine, amidst warnings that coronavirus cases can spike in the…