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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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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites from Florida

SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites from Florida 0

🕔13:45, 19.Mar 2020

SpaceX launched another batch of 60 starlink satellites, upping its total satellite count in orbit to 360. The Falcon-9, that made its record fifth journey with Wednesday’s flight, blasted off into space at 1216 GMT from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center

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Italy coronavirus deaths rise by record 475 in a day

Italy coronavirus deaths rise by record 475 in a day 0

🕔13:20, 19.Mar 2020

The number of people dying from coronavirus in Italy has risen by 475 in one day to nearly 3,000 – the biggest increase since the outbreak.There are a total of 35,713 confirmed cases in the country, with more than 4,000

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Accepting nominations for General Election will end at 12.00 noon today

Accepting nominations for General Election will end at 12.00 noon today 0

🕔12:31, 19.Mar 2020

Accepting nominations for General Election will end at 12.00 noon today. Many political parties and independent groups submitted their nomination lists yesterday. It is significant that very few people accompanied with the nomination groups at the District Secretaries to handover

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The number of Corona cases in Sri Lanka increased up to 50

The number of Corona cases in Sri Lanka increased up to 50 0

🕔11:44, 19.Mar 2020

The number of Corona affected persons in Sri Lanka has increased up to 50 at present. The number of Corona cases reported through the world has exceeded 200,000. The government has taken many measures to prevent spread of the virus

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Police curfew imposed within Puttalam District and Negombo-Kochchikade area will be temporarily lifted

Police curfew imposed within Puttalam District and Negombo-Kochchikade area will be temporarily lifted 0

🕔07:25, 19.Mar 2020

Police curfew imposed within Puttalam District and Negombo-Kochchikade area will be lifted at 8.00 am today.The curfew was imposed yesterday in those areas to contain the spread of COVID-19 within the country. The Police saidhowever, curfew will be re-imposed at

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Euro 2020 postponement receives 100% backing by nations

Euro 2020 postponement receives 100% backing by nations 0

🕔12:45, 18.Mar 2020

The Euro 2020 Championship, trumpeted as a continent-wide feast of soccer from Dublin to Baku to mark UEFA’s 60th anniversary, was postponed for a year yesterday as the coronavirus pandemic claimed its biggest sporting casualty yet. The fate of the

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Japan still planning ‘complete’ Tokyo Olympics

Japan still planning ‘complete’ Tokyo Olympics 0

🕔12:40, 18.Mar 2020

Japan’s Olympic minister says the country is still planning for a “complete” hosting of the Tokyo Olympics that will be held on time, with spectators in attendance. On Saturday Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the Olympics would still go

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Thousands of Romanians trapped on Austria-Hungary border

Thousands of Romanians trapped on Austria-Hungary border 0

🕔12:34, 18.Mar 2020

Thousands of Romanians trying to get home as Europe enters a coronavirus lockdown were yesterday stranded on the border between Austria and Hungary – after Hungarian authorities announced they would end transit through their territory. Freight trucks have been allowed

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Belgium to impose coronavirus lockdown from Wednesday

Belgium to impose coronavirus lockdown from Wednesday 0

🕔12:29, 18.Mar 2020

Belgium will impose a lockdown from today until April 5 to restrict the movement of people in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes said that Belgians’ travel will be limited to visits to supermarkets,

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