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Sri Lanka to impose nationwide curfew on selected days

Sri Lankan authorities said the country will impose a nationwide curfew on selected days next week to avoid the unnecessary congregation of people after...

Sri Lanka facing worst financial crisis due to COVID-19 induced economic curbs: Minister

Sri Lanka is facing the worst financial crisis in the country’s history due to the economic curbs imposed after the coronavirus outbreak that has...

Bangladesh hospital fire kills five COVID-19 patients

FIVE COVID-19 patients died in a hospital fire in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Wednesday (27), a fire service official said. It was not immediately...

Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for better economic cooperation with India

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday called for closer economic ties with India, saying the bilateral relationship would become further stronger with...

Sri Lanka may restrict repatriation of stranded citizens as cases of coronavirus rise :...

Sri Lanka may restrict the repatriation of its stranded citizens abroad as 80 of the recent returnees have been found to be carrying coronavirus...

Sri Lanka COVID-19 cases rise to 1089

Sri Lanka reported 21 new cases by the end of the day Saturday, raising the total number of people contracted the coronavirus to 1089,...

As many as 500,000 could be left jobless in Sri Lanka due to COVID-19:...

Sri Lanka''s former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday said that as many as 500,000 people could be left unemployed in the country due...

Coronavirus update: Sri Lanka COVID-19 cases rise to 960 with 25 new cases

Sri Lanka reported a total of 25 new cases by late Saturday, raising the total number of people contracted the coronavirus to 960, according...

Sri Lanka reopens all isolated villages suspected of being COVID-19 clusters

Sri Lanka has ended the isolation of several villages which were kept under a close watch to prevent the COVID-19 clusters from being formed,...

Four million girls at risk of child marriage due to COVID-19, says a global...

FOUR million girls are at risk of child marriage in the next two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a global charity said on...