(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Minister of Education, Prof. GL Peiris said it is planned to enroll about 41,000 students in universities this year and 371 more students will be admitted to medical faculties alone."371 more medical students will be admitted to universities this year – Education Minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka Dominik Furgler Monday called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo and discussed a number of areas to further cooperation between the two countries, including investment, exports, tourism and fighting the COVID-19 pandemic."Swiss Ambassador calls on Prime Minister, discusses trade, tourism, investment and COVID-19 assistance"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Vincenzo Spadafora has reasserted his belief that the Portuguese broke Covid-19 rules when returning to Turin after the international break"Juventus superstar Ronaldo under investigation for breaching coronavirus protocols, says Italian sports minister"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Two more coronavirus related deaths were reported in Sri Lanka today, increasing the total death toll to 19."Number of coronavirus related deaths in Sri Lanka increases to 19"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Government is confident an islandwide lockdown will not be required to control the spread of the coronavirus."Government confident islandwide lockdown will not be required"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka is to sign a new agreement with India for financial assistance."Sri Lanka to sign fresh deal with India for financial assistance"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Dr. Asela Gunawardena has been appointed as the new Director General of Health Services."Dr. Asela Gunawardena appointed new Health Services DG"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Police media spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said that if people do not abide by quarantine regulations it would be necessary in the future to strictly implement the law."Public advised to strictly comply with quarantine regulations"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places."NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon"