Archive for March 12th, 2020

Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana A second person in Sri Lanka has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of presumptive coronavirus cases in the country to two. The Government Information Department stated that another individual who had reportedly stayed with the first Sri Lankan patient diagnosed with the virus, who is currently admitted at IDH […]

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A Message from Italy

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

A Friend from Italy I am writing to you from Bergamo, Italy, at the heart of the coronavirus crisis. The news media in the US has not captured the severity of what is happening here. I am writing this post because of each of you, today, not the government, not the school district, not the […]

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What Sri Lanka must GIVE to GET $480m MCC “Gift”

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

The US embassy Colombo is repeatedly saying $480m is a gift & not a loan from the US to the People of Sri Lanka but then insists on signing an agreement & having it passed in Parliament, affording US troops, personnel & contractors immunity and complete waiver of all forms of taxes & levies while […]

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SL Health System Cannot Cope with the Pandemic; Close Airport for a Month

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Dilrook Kannangara WHO declared COVID19 a pandemic. A pandemic is a global epidemic. Apart from a very few countries including Burma, nowhere is safe from the infection. Within 2 days SL recorded at least two patients. The health system is wholly inadequate to face this challenge. Infrastructure within hospitals is insufficient and the government does […]

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Hiru Govi Sangarmaya – Another Tamasha to deceive the masses by those already deceived?

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

By Chandre Dharmawardana The event, Hiru Govi Sangraamaya -Thun Helayei Ranketh Udhaanaya” may be visited at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Own9TRzKUYw). A part of the title means Hiru farmer’s battle”. But what does Uddaana” mean? In Sanskrit, Uddaana implies the act of binding, fastening together”, while it also denotes the entry of the sun into a zodiacal sign. In […]

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Recommendations of the Lankan Presidential Task Force for COVID-19 control

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Hotels requested to voluntarily give space to locate quarantine centers Colombo, March 12 (newsin.asia): The following recommendations made by the Presidential Task Force were approved during the meeting held on 11.03.2020. Request the public to refrain from undertaking overseas visits unless for essential purposes. Temporary suspension of pilgrimages overseas. Temporary suspension of issuing […]

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England consider calling off tour of Sri Lanka amid coronavirus threat before 3,000 supporters travel for first Test

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

By PAUL NEWMAN and RICHARD GIBSON COURTESY THE DAILY MAIL England are considering calling off their upcoming cricket tour of Sri Lanka There are concerns travelling England fans could bring the virus with them  Sri Lanka has so far been largely untouched, with just three confirmed cases  Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor? […]

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President calls on researchers to identify the right model to develop a small country

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana President Gotabaya Rajapaksa requested the heads of research organizations to find ways and means to uplift a small country such as Sri Lanka with a comparatively small population and an economy. Since the current global economy is based on knowledge, ours should be developed centered around our workforce that can be easily trained, […]

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Army Chief on public panic and mass-buying of goods

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Commander of Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, issuing a special statement, urges the public not to panic over misleading rumors regarding the coronavirus. It has been observed that the public is currently attempting to buy large quantities of food and other goods from supermarkets and shops, said the Army Commander. However, as shops […]

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උඩු දුවන එජාප අර්බුදය

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

උපුටා ගැන්ම  හිරු පුවත් සමඟි ජන බලවේගය පාර්ශ්වය සහ එක්සත් ජාතික පක්ෂ පාර්ශ්වය අදත් වෙන් වෙන්ව ප්‍රවෘත්ති සාකච්ඡා පවත්වමින් පවතින අර්බුදය පිළිබඳ අදහස් පළ කළා.

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All schools to be closed from March 13 to April 20

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Sri Lanka News All schools including Private and International Catholic schools under the Archbishop in the country would be closed from tomorrow to April 20 as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 in the country, the Education Ministry said.

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Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana A second person in Sri Lanka has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of presumptive coronavirus cases in the country to two. The Government Information Department stated that another individual who had reportedly stayed with the first Sri Lankan patient diagnosed with the virus, who is currently admitted at IDH […]

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