Auckland childbirth tragedy: Mum, baby die – grieving husband begs for investigation

A father who lost his wife during childbirth and their newborn daughter four days later is pleading for an investigation…

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Auckland childbirth tragedy: Mum, baby die – grieving husband begs for investigation

Ranil to be sworn in as MP on June 22

Former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is expected to be sworn in as a national list MP on June 22, UNP…

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Ranil to be sworn in as MP on June 22

Travel restrictions to be lifted on Monday: Army Chief

The ongoing island-wide travel restrictions will be lifted at 4.00 am on Monday (14), Army Commander General Shavendra Silva said….

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Travel restrictions to be lifted on Monday: Army Chief

Gnanasara Thero set to enter Parliament as MP

Ape Janabala Party (AJP) will take measures to appoint Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera…

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Gnanasara Thero set to enter Parliament as MP

US to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for the world – reports

US President Joe Biden’s administration will provide 500 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to about 100 countries over…

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US to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for the world – reports

French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face during walkabout

The man, who was dressed in a khaki T-shirt, then shouted “Down with Macronia” (“A Bas La Macronie”) and slapped…

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French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face during walkabout

Ten killed, over 200,000 affected due to inclement weather

Ten individuals have died while 219,027 people from 54,126 families in eight districts had been affected due to the prevailing…

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Ten killed, over 200,000 affected due to inclement weather

SMS asking ’’Kohomada Sudu’’ sent by neighbour’s wife leaves two men in hospital

At least eight people have been injured after a brawl between two neighbour families in Borella following an SMS reportedly…

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SMS asking ’’Kohomada Sudu’’ sent by neighbour’s wife leaves two men in hospital

Over 130,000 people affected due to inclement weather; three dead

At least 133,280 people from 31,990 families in six districts had been affected by the prevailing extreme weather while three…

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Over 130,000 people affected due to inclement weather; three dead

Sri Lanka braces for oil spill from sinking cargo vessel

It has readied containment booms to tackle a possible leak Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday said they were bracing for a…

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Sri Lanka braces for oil spill from sinking cargo vessel

Sri Lanka bans arrivals from South Africa and countries in South America

Sri Lanka has banned arrivals from South Africa and countries in South America with immediate effect. The ban has been…

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Sri Lanka bans arrivals from South Africa and countries in South America

China: The men who are single and the women who don’t want kids

A once-in-a-decade population census has shown that births in China have fallen to their lowest level since the 1960s -…

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China: The men who are single and the women who don’t want kids

Lunar eclipse on Vesak Poya Day

Sri Lankans will have the opportunity to witness a lunar eclipse on the day after tomorrow (26), the full moon…

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Lunar eclipse on Vesak Poya Day

Cabinet halts import of limited number of vehicles

The Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, decided to suspend the importation of a limited number of vehicles today…

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Cabinet halts import of limited number of vehicles

Islandwide travel restriction to continue till June 7

The government today decided to proceed with the islandwide travel restriction till June 7, relaxing it three days in between…

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Islandwide travel restriction to continue till June 7

Sri Lanka: Covid increases China influence in India’s backyard

South Asia, a region with a combined population of nearly two billion people, is facing its worst health crisis in…

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Sri Lanka: Covid increases China influence in India’s backyard

If UK dictates SL, it will threaten Indo-pacific strategy ; Lord Naseby

Lord Naseby, who is also the President and founder of the All Party British Sri Lanka Parliamentary Group, warned the…

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If UK dictates SL, it will threaten Indo-pacific strategy ; Lord Naseby

Sri Lanka’s China-backed tax haven clears final hurdle

Top court rejects pleas challenging Colombo Port City A Chinese-funded tax-free enclave billed as Sri Lanka’s answer to Dubai and…

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Sri Lanka’s China-backed tax haven clears final hurdle

Gampaha records highest COVID positive cases yesterday: NOCPCO

After marking the highest number of daily COVID cases as high as 3,623 yesterday, Gampaha District recorded the highest positive…

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Gampaha records highest COVID positive cases yesterday: NOCPCO

India’s holiest river Ganges is swollen with Covid victims

India’s holiest river, the Ganges, has been swollen with bodies in recent days. Hundreds of corpses have been found floating…

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India’s holiest river Ganges is swollen with Covid victims

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US to buy 500 million Covid vaccine doses for the world – reports

US President Joe Biden’s administration will provide 500 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine to about 100 countries over the next two years, US media report. About 200 million doses will be distributed this year with the remainder distributed in 2022. The US has been under pressure to do more to increase vaccination in […]

French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face during walkabout

China: The men who are single and the women who don’t want kids

India’s holiest river Ganges is swollen with Covid victims

Gaza conflict intensifies with rocket barrages and air strikes

China census: Data shows slowest population growth in decades

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