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Within a week three Lankan deaths in S. Korea

Within a week three Lankan deaths in S. Korea Three Sri Lankan migrant workers in South Korea have lost their lives within a space of a week due to various reasons including suicide, an official source from the Sri Lankan Embassy in South Korea told . The three unfortunate deaths …

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Scientists create Synthetic Red Blood Cells that mimic natural ones

Scientists create Synthetic Red Blood Cells that mimic natural ones Scientists have tried to develop synthetic red blood cells that mimic the favorable properties of natural ones, such as flexibility, oxygen transport and long circulation times. But so far, most artificial red blood cells have had one or a few, …

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Asteroid to pass by Earth tomorrow

Asteroid to pass by Earth tomorrow NASA is monitoring an asteroid that may be as large as the Empire State Building, expected to pass Earth on Saturday, June 6. Asteroid 2002 NN4 is estimated to be 250-570 meters (820-1,870 feet) in diameter, according to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). New …

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SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites Four days after launching two astronauts to the International Space Station, SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday carrying the company’s eighth batch of Starlink internet satellites. It was the sixth Starlink flight so far this year, boosting the fast-growing constellation to nearly 500 satellites. …

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Man arrested for forging President’s signature

Man arrested for forging President’s signature The Police have taken a person into custody for allegedly forging the signature of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and misusing President’s letterheads. The suspect named E.M.P.A. Kumara, is a resident of No.531, Sundarapola Road, Yantampalawa, Kurunegala. Kumara, who was under interdiction, has produced a letter …

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Covid-19: One third are Imported Cases

Covid-19: One third are Imported Cases From mid-April around 6,000 returned to Sri Lanka from abroad and around 473 of them became positive for COVID-19. It is one third of the total COVID-19 patients reported from Sri Lanka. Now we can roughly predict how many COVID-19 positive individuals will arrive …

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Ten new universities proposed

Ten new universities proposed The Cabinet of Ministers approved two Cabinet papers presented by Co-cabinet Spokesman, Technology, Higher Education, Innovations and Information and Media Minister Dr Bandula Gunawardena. Accordingly, Cabinet approval has been granted to set up ten new universities in Kalutara, Nuwara Eliya, Galle, Hambantota, Matale within this year …

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Govt. mulling reclamation of oil tanks in Trincomalee oil farm

Govt. mulling reclamation of oil tanks in Trincomalee oil farm The government is mulling moves to reclaim oil tanks at the Trincomalee oil farm which is under the Indian Oil Corporation, officials said. Power and energy minister Mahinda Amaraweera had held talks with newly appointed High Commissioner to India Gopal …

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Sri Lanka will strive towards prosperity, inspired by Dhamma and strengthened by past experiences: President

Sri Lanka will strive towards prosperity, inspired by Dhamma and strengthened by past experiences: President Sri Lanka will strive towards prosperity, inspired by Dhamma and strengthened by our past experiences, said President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday (June 5). In his message to mark Poson Poya Day, the Head of State …

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