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Navy Commander promoted to the rank of Admiral

Navy Commander promoted to the rank of Admiral 0

🕔13:05, 14.Jul 2020

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has promoted the Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva to the rank of Admiral. The promotion will be in effect from today (14), the spokesperson of the Navy Lieutenant Commander Isuru Sooriyabandara said.

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World Bank Fast-Tracks $128 Million COVID-19 Support for Sri Lanka

World Bank Fast-Tracks $128 Million COVID-19 Support for Sri Lanka 0

🕔13:02, 3.Apr 2020

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020— The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the $128.6 million Sri Lanka COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project to help the country prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen

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It’s like a dead city – South Korea’s Daegu residents lament virus outbreak

It’s like a dead city – South Korea’s Daegu residents lament virus outbreak 0

🕔17:52, 5.Mar 2020

Residents of South Korea’s Daegu, the city at the centre of the worst virus outbreak outside China, on Thursday (March 5) deplored the devastated city after the coronavirus hit the region. Only a few people were seen at the subway

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Four suspected coronavirus cases found in Bethlehem, PA issues foreign tourist ban

Four suspected coronavirus cases found in Bethlehem, PA issues foreign tourist ban 0

🕔17:21, 5.Mar 2020

The Palestinian Authority on Thursday (March 5) ordered hotels in the West Bank to stop receiving foreign tourists after four suspected cases of the coronavirus were found in the town of Bethlehem. The two-week restriction, announced by the Palestinian Tourism

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Swiss report first coronavirus death

Swiss report first coronavirus death 0

🕔16:36, 5.Mar 2020

A 74-year-old woman in western Switzerland has died after contracting the new coronavirus, the country’s first death from the rapidly spreading disease outbreak, regional police said on Thursday (March 5). The woman had been hospitalised in the canton of Vaud

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England’s Six Nations game in Italy called off due to coronavirus

England’s Six Nations game in Italy called off due to coronavirus 0

🕔16:04, 5.Mar 2020

England’s Six Nations game against Italy in Rome next week has been postponed by tournament organisers due to the coronavirus outbreak, multiple reports in the British media said on Thursday (March 5). The March 14 clash was set to take

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China says providing aid to South Korea, Belt and Road countries in fight against coronavirus

China says providing aid to South Korea, Belt and Road countries in fight against coronavirus 0

🕔16:00, 5.Mar 2020

China vice foreign minister said on Thursday (March 5) that Beijing will provide aid to South Korea and other Belt and Road countries which were hit by the new coronavirus. Ma Zhaoxu told a news briefing that China will make

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Two employees of the Katunayake Duty Free shopping complex arrested with gold biscuits

Two employees of the Katunayake Duty Free shopping complex arrested with gold biscuits 0

🕔13:33, 5.Mar 2020

Two employees of the Duty Free shopping complex at the Bandaranaike International Airport have been arrested yesterday while attempting to smuggle out gold. The Sri Lanka Customs says that 1 kilogram and 103 grams of gold jewellery and gold biscuits

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The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo

The Royal Australian Navy ship HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo 0

🕔13:30, 5.Mar 2020

The Royal Australian Navy’s frigate HMAS Parramatta will visit Colombo on this Sunday to continue the close maritime security cooperation between Australia and Sri Lanka. As part ofits four-month deployment to South and South-East Asia, the visit to Colombo will

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UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai

UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai 0

🕔13:29, 5.Mar 2020

The Leader of the United National Party Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country for Dubai last night.The former Prime Minister boarded an Emirates flight at 10.05 p.m. last evening bound for Dubai, UAE. Meanwhile, Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday issued

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