Deadline to apply for University Applications via online extended till June 2


Considering the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the University Grants Commission (UGC) decided to extend the deadline for submitting online applications for University Admission for the Academic Year 2019/2020 based on the results of the G.

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275 Sri Lankans repatriated from Qatar


The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Doha, Qatar in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Relations, the Presidential Secretariat and Sri Lankan Airlines repatriated 275 Sri Lankans by Sri Lankan Airlines flight UL 218 departed from Hamad International Airport on 26 May 2020, the Lankan embassy in Qatar said.

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Minister Thondaman's remains to lie-in-state in Parliament on Thursday


  The remains of the Late Arumugam Thondaman, Minister of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development, will be kept Lying-in-State in the Assembly Hall of Parliament from 10.

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Five senior Brigadiers promoted to Maj Gen rank


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces on the recommendations of Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army has promoted five Senior Brigadiers to the rank of Major General, effective from May 22, the Army said.

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UNP demands explanation from its members who filed nominations from other parties


The United National Party (UNP) has sent letters calling for explanation from its members who have obtained nominations from other political parties for the upcoming parliamentary elections indicating that any explanation which will be forthcoming from the members will be placed before the  Working Committee of the UNP at its next meeting for appropriate action, the party said.

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Rajitha Senaratne further remanded till June 10


Former Minister Rajitha Senaratne who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) earlier re- remanded till June 10 today.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister condoles death of CWC leader


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K.

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36 Sri Lankan workers in Romania receive new job opportunities


In an effort to provide new employment opportunities for the 36 Sri Lankan workers who were stranded at the Bucharest Airport in Romania on May 24, the Romanian Minister of Labour Violeta Alexandru had intervened and arranged to safeguard and retain the job opportunities for the Sri Lankan workers, SriLankan embassy in Warsaw said.

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Group of 160 leave for Korea for work from Mattala Airport


A group of 160 persons left for Korea for employment from the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) last night (26), becoming the first group to leave again for employment overseas after the practice was suspended owing to the spread of COVID-19.

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CWC leader Arumugam Thondaman passed away


Leader of Ceylon Workers Congress (CWC) and Minister of Community Empowerment and Estate Infrastructure Development Arumugam Thondaman passed away a short while ago at Thalangama Hospital, Hospital sources said.

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New mechanism to be formulated to repatriate SriLankans


A new mechanism is to be formulated to repatriate Sri Lankans who are stranded or faced with various difficulties in the wake of COVID – 19 pandemic, the government announced saying the nature of the new system will be decided at a meeting scheduled to be held tomorrow.

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COVID-19 Task Force recommends to reopen airports for tourists from August 1


The Task Force Committee entrusted with COVID – 19 control mechanism proposed to the President to reopen airports for foreign tourists from August 1 as the country is gradually returning to normalcy, President Media Division said.

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