A restaurant has come under a heavy gun fire attack in the Soysapura area in Moratuwa.
 
The restaurant's owners say the attack was carried out because they did not respond to a ransom demanded by a mob in the area.
 
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It was revealed at the Presidential Commission probing into the Easter Sunday Attack that information regarding four suicide bombers including Saharan, who had carried out the attack on Easter Sunday, had been provided by the intelligence agencies even before the attack to the IGP and the Army commanders at that time.

This was when a senior intelligence officer gave evidence before the Commission.

The Commission first inquired from the intelligence officer who testified before the Commission regarding the attacker at the Tropical Inn.
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The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that by relaxing restrictions imposed to control the spread of the Coronavirus, the risk of the virus does not go away.
 
Special representative of the WHO on Covid-19 Dr. David Nabarro said that even though restrictions are relaxed distance between individuals should be maintained as much as possible.
 
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Minister of Tourism and Aviation Services Prasanna Ranatunga stated that they have decided to conduct PCR tests on all incoming passengers from overseas will be subjected to a PCR test at the airport to ascertain for coronavirus is infection.
 
He said that the decision was taken when Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi and Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva made an observation visit to the Katunayake airport yesterday.
 
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Hatton District Judge and Magistrate J. Trotsky, today ordered a post mortem examination of the black panther who died while undergoing treatment at the Udawalawa Veterinary Hospital to be conducted in the Peradeniya Veterinary faculty.
 
This was after considering a request made by Prabash Karunathilaka of the Wildlife Conservation Department of the Nallathanniya Wildlife Office.
 
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Acting IGP Chandana D. Wickremeratne announced that Quarantine curfew will be imposed in the Nuwara Eliya Administrative District from 12.00 midnight today (29th May) to 12.00 midnight on 31st May 2020.

The conditions specified in the previous announcements with regard to the implementation of curfew will remain unchanged.

 
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The highest number of coronavirus infected new patients reported from Sri Lanka so far, was recorded in the last 24 hours.
 
This was with 137 new patients diagnosed for the coronavirus according to the Epidemiology Unit.
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Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to cancel the finance business licence issued to TFC, with effect from 22nd May 2020.
 
Accordingly, TFC is not permitted to engage in Finance Business under the Finance Business Act No. 42 of 2011 with effect from such date.
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Election Commission has informed the Supreme Court that it is not possible to hold the election on 20th June under the current situation in the country.
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Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva said that the LTTE will never be allowed to raise its head again in Sri Lanka.

He made this comment when he participated in the ‘Paththare Visthare’ programme telecast on Hiru TV this morning (19). 
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A Cyber-attack was launched on the Number One news website of Sri Lanka, hirunews.lk at 7.30 this morning.
 
Several such attacks were launched on hirunews.lk which is part of HIRU media network, Sri lanka’s number 1 media network, that has been standing to protect the rights of the people to know the truth and justice in the country.
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Targeting the Victory day commemoration, a pro-LTTE organisation named ‘Tamil Eelam Cyber Arm” launched a cyber-attack, on Sri Lanka's number one website, hirunews.lk, with the highest number of users, in the country.

The cyber security unit of the Air Force said that the cyber-attack had targeted the hirunews.lk website of this morning.
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The Department of Irrigation states that floods are expected in several areas in the low lying areas due to the prevailing rainy weather conditions.
 
The department says that the severity and magnitude of the floods and the risks will depend on the volume and intensity of the rainfall.
 
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About 60,000 Sri Lankans who have left for overseas employment are looking forward to return back to the country, according to the Vice President of the Airport and Aviation Services, Rajiv Suriyarachchi.
 
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Several lecturers attached to the University of Moratuwa have carried out a research to determine the possible causes and prevention of covid 19 virus in buses.
 
According to the research, since the windows are open when a bus travels most of the wind currents inside the bus have the most impact on those in the rear seats.
 
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