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COVID-19 cases rise in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans wait to give swab samples to test for COVID-19 outside a hospital as a health official walks past in Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Colombo, October 12 ( - According to the National Operations Centre for the Prevention of COVID-19 (NOCPOC), a total of 124 persons were confirmed positive to novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours. From the 124 patients identified, three are returnees from abroad –  two having returned from Kuwait and one from Oman. 51,004 individuals have so far completed their ...

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The rise of customized HR solutions in Sri Lanka

Luminary Learning Solutions Founder and Destiny Architect Vidusha Nathavitharana delivering a Leadership Development Programme. Pic credits - Luminary Learning Solutions

Colombo, August 8 ( - Companies with employee engagement programs achieve 26% greater year-over-year increase in annual company revenue, compared those who do not have formal programs (Aberdeen, October 2015). In a day and age where the market was inundated with off-the-shelf or cookie-cutter model solutions for HR, High5 worked with organizations to develop their own organizational ‘ecosystem’. High5 Consultancy ...

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AMC to reopen theaters globally in July, shares rise

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June 10 (Reuters) - AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc (AMC.N) said on Tuesday it was expecting to reopen its theaters globally in July after shutting them down in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sending its shares up about 4% in extended trading. The world’s largest movie theater operator said it was planning to reopen almost all its U.S. and UK ...

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Pakistan reports sixth death from coronavirus, number of confirmed cases rise to 803

Roads and rail lines sit empty during public restrictions due to the coronavirus in Karachi, Pakistan, Pakistan, March 20, 2020. The vast majority of people recover from the virus | Photo Credit: AP

March 23 (Geo News) - The death toll from novel coronavirus in Pakistan rose to six on Sunday, after the country reported its first death from Balochistan. Balochistan government's spokesperson, Liaquat Shahwani confirmed the province's first death from the virus on Sunday in a tweet. The deceased was a 65-year-old man, under treatment at the Fatima Jinnah Chest Hospital, according ...

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COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka rise to 80


Colombo, 22 March ( - Minister of Health Pavithra Wanniarachchi announced three more people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 today (March 22). This raises the total number of COVID-19 positive cases in Sri Lanka to 80. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva says that more than 3,361 people have been quarantined at 45 quarantine centres in the country.

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