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Capt. Nihal Keppetipola new SLPA Chairman

COLOMBO (News 1st); Capt. Nihal Keppetipola received his letter of appointment from the Minister of Ports and Shipping Hon. Rohitha Abeygunawardena as the Chairman of…

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2,028 COVID-19 cases on Sunday (20)

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka recorded a total of 2,028 COVID-19 cases on Sunday (20), said the National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak…

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Weddings & Festivities prohibited; New Health Guidelines Released

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Director General of Health Services on Sunday (20) released new guidelines with respect to the easing of travel restrictions with…

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Action to be taken for doctoring COVID-19 data

COLOMBO (News1st): State minister Channa Jayasumana has said that disciplinary action will be taken against officers who had provided inaccurate data on COVID-19. “We will…

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Carcasses of marine creatures wash up after X-Press Pearl fire

COLOMBO (News1st): Turtles had washed up on the shores of Galle, Puttalam, Batticaloa, Ampara and Jaffna. The carcass of a turtle had washed up on…

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47 COVID-19 deaths confirmed on Saturday (19)

COLOMBO (News 1st);  47 COVID-19 deaths were confirmed on Saturday (19), said the Director General of Health Services on Sunday (20).

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51,000+ COVID infections so far in June 2021 – NOCPCO

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka recorded a total of 51,303 COVID-19 infections from the 01st to the 20th of June, said the National Operations Center…

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Navy nets Rs. 02 Bn worth of Heroin and Kerala Cannabis in the past 05 days

COLOMBO (News 1st):  Special search operations conducted by the Navy in the seas off Karukupane in Chilaw and Madagal in Jaffna on 18th and 19th…

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Red Flags raised as dead sea turtles and dolphins continue to wash up on Sri Lankan shores

COLOMBO (News 1st); Almost 60 sea turtles have washed up on Sri Lankan shores in the past three weeks, ever since the X-Press Pearl disaster…

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Prime lands in Colombo under threat?

COLOMBO (News1st): A manager of the Cey Nor restaurant has said that some groups have visited the property, as it has been identified for an…

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