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FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS/File Photo

COVID-19 recoveries crosses 3,000 mark in Sri Lanka

Colombo, September 15 ( - Sri Lanka reported its 13th death yesterday (14) from the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Government Information Department. The number of COVID-19 cases reported in the island rose to 3,262 yesterday (14) while the total number of COVID-19 recoveries stands at 3,005. According to the Health Promotion Bureau, 217 COVID-19 patients are still receiving treatment, ...

© Thomson Reuters World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a news conference organized by Geneva Association of United Nations Correspondents (ACANU) amid the COVID-19 outbreak at the WHO headquarters in Geneva Switzerland July 3, 2020. Fabrice Coffrini/Pool via REUTERS

WHO congratulates Sri Lanka for eliminating rubella and mother to child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis

Colombo, September 11 ( - World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus congratulated Sri Lanka for eliminating rubella and mother to child transmission of HIV and congenital syphilis. General Tedros on Twitter posted his message saying, “I congratulate Sri Lanka for eliminating rubella & mother to child transmission of HIV & congenital syphilis, the Maldives for eliminating rubella and ...

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

Luminary heads training and development solutions with a difference in Sri Lanka

Colombo, September 6 ( - Luminary Learning Solutions understands and helps ease some of the daunting and poignant issues currently faced by organizations in Sri Lanka. The fact that “changing cultures” is really tough. Having been a part of the journey and facilitating for a conglomerate in their bid to augment functions, ensuring that everyone subscribed to same basic principles, ...

Sri Lanka’s Parliament approves mega Port City as part of island country’s capital

Sri Lanka’s COVID-19 success a positive sign for investors

Colombo, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's successful handling of the COVID-19 pandemic is a positive sign that the country is stable and ripe for international investors, a top government official said. In an interview with Xinhua on Thursday, State Minister of Money, and Capital Market and State Enterprise Reforms Ajith Nivard Cabraal said, "Sri Lanka's handling of COVID-19 is ...

© LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI Plastic in Sri Lankan landfills has become a major killer of elephants

Sri Lanka to ban imports of plastic goods to protect elephants

August 29 (AFP) - Sri Lanka will ban the import of most plastic products in a bid to protect wild elephants and deer that die eating the waste, the environment minister announced Friday. Plastic in Sri Lankan landfills is a major killer of elephants, with autopsies showing kilos of it in the stomachs of animals who died after rummaging at ...

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Yoshitha denies owning hotel inside Sinharaja

August 24 (Daily Mirror) - Mr. Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, yesterday denied allegations by environmentalist Sajeeva Chamikara, that the controversial road construction inside the Sinharaja Forest Reserve was being done by the army to connect the main road to a hotel owned by him. Daily Mirror was informed by Yoshitha that he owned no hotels or ...

Sri Lanka a magnet for Chinese tourists

Sri Lanka declared safe for travel by World Travel and Tourism Council

Colombo, Aug.10 ( -- Recognizing the safety protocols introduced by the Government of Sri Lanka along with standards mandated by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) to ensure the safety of domestic and international travellers, destination Sri Lanka was recently endowed with the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp. Whilst establishing confidence among tourists looking at the ...

Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (C) leaves a polling station after casting his ballot in the parliamentary election in Colombo on August 5, 2020. - Sri Lankan voters cast their ballots on August 5 for a new parliament as the ruling Rajapaksa brothers seek a fresh mandate to cement their grip on power. (Photo by Ishara S. KODIKARA / AFP) (Photo by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP via Getty Images)

Rajapaksa brothers win by landslide in Sri Lanka’s election

Colombo, August 7 (AP) — Sri Lanka’s powerful Rajapaksa brothers secured a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary election, according to results released on Friday. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is most likely to be sworn in the same position by his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The election results could enable them to change the constitution and strengthen dynastic rule. ...

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