Archive for March 24th, 2020

THE WORLD ECONOMY IN CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AND POLICY OPTIONS FOR SRI LANKA

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

BY EDWARD THEOPHILUS It is reported that the world economy has commenced to unexpected backward as a result of the corona outbreak and many leaders have commented that this experience could be regarded as the main incident after a century of economic history.  The major impact would be unemployment and lower-income for families. It will […]

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UNIQUE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE SINHALA BUDDHIST NATION

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane     Sri Lanka is the only country in the world that was visited by the Buddha on three different occasions. During these visits, the Buddha set foot on 16 different places within the country which are still venerated as sacred sites (for details see Deepawamsa written in the 3-4th century CE). Sri Lanka […]

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US Threatens Families Of Int’l Criminal Court Staff If They Try Americans For War Crimes

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

by Tyler Durden Courtesy zerohedge.com Authored by Ben Norton via TheGrayZone.com, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has threatened the family members of International Criminal Court staff, vowing that Washington will take punitive action against them if the court tries American soldiers for war crimes. Pompeo also announced an intensification of unilateral US sanctions on Iran and Syria, which […]

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Sri Lanka imposes indefinite curfew in 3 districts as COVID-19 cases hit 100

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 24 (newsin.asia) — Sri Lankan authorities, on Tuesday declared three districts including capital Colombo as ‘high risk’ areas due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 and imposed an indefinite curfew there, a statement from the President’s Office said. As a result of the curfew, the statement said essential items including medicines […]

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Will warm weather really kill off Covid-19?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Some people hope that outbreaks of the new coronavirus will wane as temperatures rise, but pandemics often don’t behave in the same way as seasonal outbreaks. March 24 (BBC) – Many infectious diseases wax and wane with the seasons. Flu typically arrives with the colder winter months, as does the norovirus vomiting bug. Others, […]

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Colombo, Gampaha & Kalutara districts classified Covid-19 high risk zones; curfew until further notice

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

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US may become centre of coronavirus pandemic, WHO says

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana The United States could become the new centre of the global coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, which said case numbers were rising quickly there even as Donald Trump talked of re-opening the country for business. We are now seeing a very large acceleration in cases in the US. So it […]

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311 quarantined persons return home

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana

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Political party reps endorse a national programme to fight Covid-19

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Many political party representatives have expressed their support for a national programme to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19), instead of convening a Parliament session, Prime Minister’s Office says. A meeting to discuss the current situation prevailing in the island, prompted by the Novel Coronavirus outbreak was worked off under the patronage of […]

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Colombo, Gampaha & Kalutara districts classified Covid-19 high-risk zones; curfew until further notice

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Adaderana Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara districts have been identified as high risk areas for Coronavirus (Covid-19) and hence the curfew imposed on those districts will continue until further notice. Districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Kaluthara have been identified as high risk zones in view of the spread of COVID-19, the President’s Media Division said. […]

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India’s 1.3 billion people go into full lockdown from midnight

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News India’s 1.3 billion people will go into full lockdown from midnight Tuesday(24), for 21 days in a bid to slow down the coronavirus pandemic Lockdown measures were already in place from Monday in many major cities, but will now be extended to “every village, every district” in the nation, according to the […]

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2,405 arrested for violating curfew orders

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News Police have arrested 2,405 persons who violated curfew regulations this afternoon. The Police Media Spokesperson’s office stated that 646 vehicles have been taken into custody during this period

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Keep Children Safe from the virus

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

Courtesy Hiru News The accepted medical theory is that young children are at greater risk of getting sick That is why every adult pays greater attention to young children. How do you protect your children in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic. This is the medical opinion.

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