Archive for April 27th, 2021

Airfares soar and private jets in demand as rich Indians flee Covid-19

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy The Straits Times MUMBAI (AFP) – Airfares soared and demand for private jets boomed Friday (April 23) as Indians who could afford it scrambled to escape a Covid-19 surge before flights to the United Arab Emirates shut down. All flights from the UAE to India – one of the world’s busiest air corridors – […]

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GOTABAYA RAJAPAKSA IS A PRESIDENT WHO IS “TRUDGING” THE VILLAGES OF THE MOST REMOTE DIVISIONAL SECRETARIAT DIVISIONS IN OUR “MAATHRUBOOMIYA”.

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

By Noor Nizam – Peace and Polotical Activist, Political coomunications Researcher, SLFP/SLPP Stalwart and Member “Viyathmaga”, April 27th., 2021.. IS HE AN IMAGE OF THE LATE KING BHUMIBOL ADULYADEJ OF THAILAND WHO SAID DURING HIS RULE THAT THERE WAS MUCH TO DO AT HOME. HE. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the image of the late King Bhumibol […]

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Alleged Gonibilla’s fury over PCoI on Political Victimisation

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

A.A.M.NIZAM The prat-fallen and shameless Jeppo leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake, who was mainly responsible from 2015 to 2020 for all the ravages, hardships, and torments suffered by the people of this country due to his utterly disgraceful servitude to protect his Ranil Haamu and his destructive government keeps on holding meetings just in a vain […]

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US Agrees To Export COVID Vaccine Raw Materials To India, Lifts Embargo Amid Rising Cases

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Written By Pritesh Kamath Courtesy Republicworld   As India battles devastating COVID-19 crisis, the US has decided to lift embargo on export of raw materials required by SII for production of Covishield. As India battles the devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic with the nation clocking more than 3 lakh cases every day and making […]

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Report on 2019 Lanka bombings: Ruling party’s call to punish the entire former cabinet

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, April 26 (ECONOMYNEXT): Sri Lanka’s ruling party MPs have requested President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to initiate legal action against the entire cabinet of the United National Party (UNP)-led Yahapalana government over the 2019 Easter bombings, a top minister said. Minister of Agriculture Mahindananda Aluthgamage told reporters yesterday that the Presidential Commission of Inquiry […]

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Sri Lanka is awaiting batch of Russian Covid-19 vaccines

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Prensa Latina Colombo, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) The first batch of Russian Sputnik-V vaccines will arrive in Sri Lanka this week, State Minister of Pharmaceutical Production, Supply and Regulation Channa Jayasumana said on Tuesday.According to Jayasumana, talks are being held to organize the means of transportation in order to bring the shipment to Sri Lanka, […]

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Chinese Defense Minister’s Visit Could Give Military Dimension To Sino-Sri Lankan Relations – OpEd

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

By P. K. Balachandran Courtsey Eurasia Review The visit of the Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe to Sri Lanka which begins on Tuesday, is significant as it indicates that Sino-Lankan relations may go beyond economic engagement to acquiring a military dimension. It is reported in a local Sunday paper that Wei’s visit will result in China’s […]

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Sri Lanka sees record surge in COVID cases

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

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All schools, tuition classes island-wide temporarily closed

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana UPDATE: Education Minister Professor G.L. Peiris stated that all pre-schools and Piriven will also be closed until Friday (April 30). The government has decided to close all schools, pre-schools and Piriven across the island until Friday (April 30),” the minister told reporters in Colombo today.  In the weekend, we will discuss with the health […]

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Eight new COVID victims bring death toll to 655

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Eight more COVID-related deaths were confirmed in Sri Lanka on Tuesday (April 27), says the Director-General of Health Services. The latest coronavirus victims have pushed the country’s death toll from the pandemic to 655. According to the Government Information Department, the details of the deceased are as follows: 01. A 62-year-old man from […]

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Sri Lanka records highest single-day spike with over 1,000 new COVID cases

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka recorded the highest single-day spike in coronavirus cases on Tuesday (April 27) with more than 1,000 people testing positive for the virus within the day, the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) revealed. A total of 674 people were initially confirmed as coronavirus-positive cases, while another 422 were […]

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Bill to be drafted banning full face covering in public places

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana A decision has been taken to draft a Bill banning the full face covering in public places, says Cabinet Co-Spokesperson Minister Keheliya Rambukwella. He made this remark during the media briefing held today (April 27) to announce Cabinet decisions. Speaking further he pointed out that issues concerning national security and terrorism have emerged […]

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India Covid: Delhi builds makeshift funeral pyres as deaths climb

Tuesday, April 27th, 2021

Courtesy BBC Funeral pyres have been built in parks and other empty spaces after Delhi’s crematoriums reached capacity Crematoriums in the Indian capital Delhi have been forced to build makeshift funeral pyres, as the city runs out of space to cremate its dead. Staff are working around the clock, while parks and other empty spaces […]

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