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Enhanced facilities for e-learning

The Education Ministry on Monday established 2,096 ‘Regional Learning Centres’ (RLCs) at multiple locations, including schools, for students who are unable to engage in online education activities. Education Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris…

NPP against Kotelawala University Bill

The National People’s Power (NPP) yesterday registered its objections to the General Sir John Kotelawala National Defence University Bill which is to be taken up in Parliament on Thursday. Addressing a press conference at the JVP…

PMB to purchase harvest of Yala season

The Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to implement a Paddy Purchasing Program for the Yala Season of 2021. The estimated paddy harvest for this Yala season is 1,500,000 metric tons. The Paddy Marketing Board (PMB)…

343 quarantine law violators arrested

343 persons were arrested yesterday for not wearing face masks and failing to maintain social distancing, said the Police Media Spokesperson Ajith Rohana. The DIG stated that 47,922 suspects have been arrested since October 30…

Several areas isolated

Several areas were isolated with effect from 6am today, stated the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak. The following areas were isolated until further notice. ●.Kalutara District Dodangoda police area…