COVID19 Sri Lanka

කොරෝනා වසංගතය සමාජ ව්‍යසනයක් කිරීමට දායක වන තක්කඩි මාධ්‍යකරණය හෙළා දකිමු!
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මුල් ලිපිය: රාවය සම්පාදනය: නාලක ගුණවර්ධන ටී බී ඉලංගරත්න සූරීන්ගේ විලම්බීත, තිලක, තිලක හා තිලකා කියන තුන් ඈඳුතු නවකථා මාලාවේ දෙවැනි පොතේ අප කියවන්නේ රජයේ ලිපිකරු තිලකගේ තරුණ විය ගැන. තිලකගේ බෝඩින් සගයන් අතර පත්තර වාර්තාකරුවකු ද සිටියා. මට මතක...
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Govt. exceeds borrowing limits by Rs 120 bn
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Taken from - news1st COLOMBO (News1st) : The government has exceeded its legal borrowing limits for the first quarter of 2020 by Rs 120 billion, a Colombo-based think tank has said. The Vote on Account, passed in October last year,...
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Can Sri Lanka put politics aside in a pandemic?
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Published in - DailyFT By Gehan Gunatilleke Image courtesy - DailyFT Once in a lifetime, a country faces a crisis so unique that the ordinary rules of politics should not apply. We expect politicians – political animals by nature –...
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Govt initiatives to reduce interest rates and boost economy
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Taken from - DailyNews The government was acting in a manner to boost the economy and to reduce interest rates said, Verite Research Economist Deshal De Mel. He warned that due to a large informal sector the impact of COVID...
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Economists debate over best response to fight COVID-19 while keeping economies less hurt
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Taken from - DailyMirror Two economists recently vacillated between the current suppression strategy practiced by the Sri Lankan government by way of curfews and lockdowns and a mitigation strategy practiced in some East Asian countries to see which offered the...
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Reconvene parliament, carry out more tests to contain COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, ex-legislators say in live online session
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Taken from - economynext Select members of Sri Lanka’s dissolved parliament shared their views on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic today in an unofficial “online parliamentary session” hosted by a Colombo-based private think tank. Among the issues discussed were the government’s...
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People first, economy next, says top economist
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Taken from - DailyMirror By Shabiya Ali Ahlam As Sri Lanka is witnessing its economy coming to an almost stagnant state due to the unavoidable measures taken by the government to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, a leading economist in...
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