Hotel owner murdered in Kesbewa


Police have launched an investigation to identify and arrest the suspects behind the murder of a hotel owner in Kesbewa.

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BBC collaborates with Sri Lanka Tourism to revive the tourism 


Sri Lanka Tourism, despite being considerably affected by the COVID -19 outbreak, is currently taking several measures to revive the tourism sector by collaborating with key international organisations, and platforms, through destination promotional marketing among new markets via social and digital media.

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Inmate at Welikada Prison tests positive for COVID-19


An inmate at Welikada Prison has tested postive for COVID-19, Director General of Health Services Dr Anil Jasinghe stated.

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Health officials discuss COVID-19 safety measures for new Parliament


The Director General of Health Services, Dr.

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Parliamentary Polls: Voting hours extended


The voting period for the 2020 Parliamentary Election has been extended by one hour, the Election Commission announced this evening.

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In Pictures: Schools reopen


Schools across the country reopened for selected classes today (6) for the first time since March after being shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Business suspension Perpetual Treasuries extended by CB


  The Central Bank has decided to extend the suspension of the crisis-hit Perpetual Treasuries Ltd (PTL) from carrying on the business and activities of a Primary Dealer for a period of six months with effect from July 5 in order to continue the investigations being conducted by the Central Bank, the banking regulator said on Monday in a short public statement.

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In Pictures: Disinfection of schools and buses


As part of preparations for the reopening of schools throughout the island, the All Island School Children's Transport Association, together with the Panadura North Police station, disinfected vans and buses used to transport school children today (4).

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Commercial Bank tops the list of loans to COVID-19 affected businesses


Commercial Bank (ComBank) has emerged as the bank with the highest amount of loans approved, as at July 2, under the Central Bank (CB) scheme to support COVID-19 affected businesses.

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No reason to doubt integrity of 2011 Cricket World Cup Final - ICC


The International Cricket Council (ICC) states that it has "not been presented with any evidence" supporting claims made by former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage that the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final had been fixed.

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Fourth special repatriation flight carrying Indians takes off from Sri Lanka


117 Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka were repatriated on a special Air India (AI 0274) flight from Colombo to Chennai today, Indian High Commission in Colombo said.

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SIU ends inquiry into 2011 WC final match fixing allegations


The Special Investigation Unit of the Sports Ministry has ended its investigation into match fixing allegations regarding the 2011 Cricket World Cup final.

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