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Influenza would rise again towards year end

Influenza would raise its head again in November, December and January, warns Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena of Karapitiya Medical Faculty.   Prof Amarasena said that infulenza had been reported in the months of May, June, November, December and January every year during the past ten years but recently there had been …

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SL Navy rescues 11 seamen onboard

Sri Lanka Navy has come to the rescue of 11 seamen on a distressed merchant vessel in the seas off Sri Lanka early Tuesday. A Fast Attack Craft (FAC) attached to Western naval command rescued the captain and 10 seamen who were onboard the distressed merchant ship “Mutha Pioneer” in …

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US Supreme Court upholds Trump’s travel ban

The U.S. Supreme Court handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency on Tuesday, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries. The 5-4 ruling, with the court’s five conservatives in the majority and Chief Justice John Roberts writing the decision, ends for now a fierce fight …

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SL won against West Indies

Sri Lanka beat West Indies by four wickets Tuesday on the fourth day of the third and final test at Kensington Oval to draw the three-match series 1-1. Sri Lanka sealed a historic four-wicket win in Barbados in the third and final Test to level the series against Windies on …

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Postal trade unions call off strike

Postal trade unions have decided to temporarily call off their ongoing strike after 16 days following talks held with the government. The trade unions decided to end the strike at midnight yesterday after a discussion held with Minister of Posts, Postal Services and Muslim Affairs, Abdul Haleem and other officials. …

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