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28
May
126 dead, 97 missing during floods

As per the situation report issued by the DMC toda...

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27
May
Over 493, 000 displaced: Death toll increased up to 113

The total number of displaced persons due to the d...

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27
May
Immediate compensation for victims: President instructs

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the ...

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27
May
Rs. 150 million allocated for relief measures

Government has increased the amount of money alloc...

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26
May
Disaster situation still continues: landslides, floods possible

Nearly 60, 000 persons from 16, 759 families in se...

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26
May
Inform disaster situations on the following numbers

Ministry of Home Affairs has introduced the follow...

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25
May
President Sirisena and PM Turnbull agree to enhance cooperation

Visiting President Maithripala Sirisena and Austra...

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25
May
INS ‘Sumedha’ departs from Colombo harbour

The Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian ...

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28
May
Over 28, 000 people affected in Gampaha
Political & Current Affairs

Three persons have died while one person is injured in the Gampaha district, Distrcit Secretary Sunil Jayalath said. ...

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28
May
Over 114,000 affected in Galle District
Political & Current Affairs

Nine persons have died while 10 persons are missing in the Galle district, the District Disaster Mangement Center said. ...

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28
May
Water supply to be interrupted
Political & Current Affairs

People in Ahangama, Habaraduwa, Akmimana, Bope, Poddala, and Rathgama are requested to collect water as the water supply in those areas might be interru...

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28
May
Kalutara - Panapitiya dam : Water at spill level
Political & Current Affairs

People in residing in Kalutara, Panadura, and Wadduwa are warned to be on alert as there is a risk of Kalutara Panapitiya dam spilling over. ...

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28
May
Deceased Air Force officer promoted
Political & Current Affairs

The Commander of the Air Force posthumously promoted late Flight Sergeant YMS Yaparathna, the fire fighter who succumbed to his injuries at the Karapiti...

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28
May
Army continues relief work
Political & Current Affairs

Continuing with ongoing relief work, Sri Lanka Army had deployed a total of 1,600 Army personnel belonging to the SFHQ-West for rescue and relief operat...

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28
May
109 Naval teams in relief operations
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka Navy has deployed over 109 relief, search, and rescue teams comprising 643 naval personnel along with 109 relief boats in affected areas in th...

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28
May
Showers to enhance from tomorrow
Development - Provincial

Although the heavy rainy condition has reduced temporary, showery conditions are likely to enhance again over south-western part of the island from 29th...

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27
May
Landslide warning extended for 24 hours
Political & Current Affairs

The landslide warning in seven districts will continue further for the next 24-hours, which began from 1.00. p.m. today, National Building Research Orga...

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27
May
Southern Expressway inundated: Call 1969 for inquiries
Political & Current Affairs

Drivers are requested to contact hotline 1969 and make inquiries before using the Southern Expressway. ...

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27
May
Pakistan’s relief assistance for Sri Lanka
Political & Current Affairs

The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, Dr. Sarfraz Ahmad Khan Sipra, in his message to the people and Government of Sri Lanka has said that the peopl...

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27
May
Public Management Assistant examination postponed
Political & Current Affairs

The open competitive examination for the recruitment to the post of Public Management Assistant, Grade III, which was to be held tomorrow (28th May) has...

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27
May
Relief good collection center at SLAF Ratmalana camp
Political & Current Affairs

A relief good collection center has been set up at the Air Force camp in Ratamalana. ...

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27
May
First Indian ship with relief goods arrives in Colombo
Political & Current Affairs

The First Indian cargo Ship carrying relief goods, medical teams and equipment for the flood and landslide victims arrived at the Port of Colombo this m...

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27
May
Three hotlines introduced for water supply issues
Political & Current Affairs

Ministry of City planning and water supply informs public to contact the special operation committee through the following contact numbers to give infor...

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27
May
Over 100 safety centers for victims
Political & Current Affairs

Nearly 210,738 persons belonging to 60, 472 families have been displaced due to the prevailing bad weather condition. ...

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27
May
Relief good collection center at SLBFE
Political & Current Affairs

Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment on the instructions of the Minister Thalatha Athukorala has set up a relief good collection center at its head of...

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27
May
President instructs for swift measures to assist victims
President - Parliament - Prime Minister

President Maithripala Sirisena has given instructions to the relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to the affected people by the prevailing u...

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27
May
Sri Lanka seeks Assistance to handle the worsening flood situation
Political & Current Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs has activated the Emergency Response Unit of the Ministry, to coordinate rescue and relief measures related to the flood sit...

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