(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A CNN reporter has been released after being arrested while covering protests in Minneapolis over the death of an unarmed black man."Minneapolis protests: CNN journalist arrested live on air"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Industrial Exports, Investment Promotion, Tourism and Aviation Minister Prasanna Ranatunga said that a PCR laboratory will be immediately established at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) to carry out PCR tests for Covid-19 on every passenger arriving at the airport."PCR laboratory to be setup at BIA"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Sri Lanka have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 14 May 2020 to advance remote pedagogy during a time when the health and safety of educators and students is paramount."Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Education enables digital and interactive classrooms with Microsoft"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sunshine Foundation for Good, the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of the diversified conglomerate Sunshine Holdings, recently donated 12 fully-equipped Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds worth Rs. 7 million to the Ministry of Health."Sunshine Foundation for Good donates 12 ICU beds worth Rs.7 mn to aid battle against COVID-19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A healthy and a balanced diet is all the rage! The awareness of packing up the right nutrients in meals is a hot topic these days as we all search for the latest buzz on sustaining a healthy metabolism and immunity. One such nutritional resource is, margarine and fat spreads. However, over the years it has been subjected to many misconceptions and hearsay."Debunking Nutritional Myths – What you really need to know"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –First Special Air India Flight AI 0276 carrying 176 Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka took off from Colombo today for Mumbai, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata. The flight was arranged under ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ a Government of India initiative to undertake the largest ever repatriation of stranded Indian nationals from across the world to India due to COVID19 pandemic."First Special Flight carrying Indian National takes off from Colombo"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Defence Secretary Major General (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne has said the Special Task Force (STF) has a major role to play in countering extremism and organised crimes, including drug mafia."STF plays major role in countering extremism, combating organised crimes – Defence Secretary"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – In the view of Poson Full Moon Poya day, slaughter and sale of meat have been banned island-wide on the 5th and 6th of June."All meat shops, liquor stores and casinos closed for Poson"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – “Whatever the difficulties we have confronted our policy of “people first” cannot be compromised as human development is the only asset, we value most,” President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on said Thursday (28) calling for unconditional support from bilateral and multilateral official lenders for developing countries."“People First” policy cannot be compromised regardless of difficulties faced – President"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Sri Lanka has extended support to a landmark COVID-19 Technology Access Pool which was officially launched yesterday (Friday) in Geneva."Sri Lanka extends support to landmark COVID-19 global initiative"