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Hospital functions disrupted due to the strike by members of 27 grades
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:55
The functions of hospitals throughout the island have been affected due to the strike launched by health staffers including minor workers.Hospital Directors said among the affected services are OPDs, Clinics and general surgeries.Health...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 15:30
Doctors clash at Colombo National Hospital
Two groups of doctors attached to the Colombo National Hospital have clashed this afternoon.Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said several police teams have been deployed to provide security of the...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:26
Ukraine conflict: US and EU widen sanctions on Russia.
US President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia, saying they will make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".He said the co-ordinated actions of the US and European Union would...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:51
Ranil speaks about Buddha Sasana
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe and a group of representatives of the National Intellectual Council held a meeting at the Opposition Leader’s office this morning.  Expressing his views...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:51
Acceptance of Nomination for Uva from today
Accepting nominations for the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council polls will commence today.The deadline will end at noon on the 6th of August.Accepting security deposits will come to an end by noon, August...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:52
A person dies after jumping before a moving train
A person has committed suicide by jumping before a moving train which was heading from Negombo-Periyamulla to Colombo-Fort  this morning.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:56
130 forest fires reported within 7 months
According to the Disaster Management Centre, about 130 bushfires have been reported during the past 7 months.The Deputy Director of the Centre Pradeep Kodippili told our news team that they’re conducting...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:56
Dalada Perehara organisers in difficulty to find tuskers to flank the casket.
A problem has occurred during the selection of two tuskers who will flank theCasket bearing tusker for the Esala Procession of the Temple of the Tooth Relic this year.The problem occurred since the two...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 11:42
Heavy traffic in Town hall
Heavy traffic round Town Hall area due to a protest march by junior health workers attached to government hospitals.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 11:43
A person arrested for abusing a foreign woman in Arugam Bay
A person was arrested by the Police for abusing a British woman at Arugam Bay in Pothuwil.According to the Police media spokesman’s office, the suspect abused the 20 year old woman at Kudaa-kalli...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 11:46
Fire spreads in Rawana Waterfall Reserve
A fire which erupted in Rawana Waterfall forest reserve in Badulla on the 28th has destroyed 800 acres of land.The world famous Rawana Waterfall is situated within the Rawana Waterfall forest Reserve which...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 11:46
Tamil Nadu CM writes to Indian Prime Minister again on Sri Lanka
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi again to take immediate action through highest diplomatic levels to secure the release of all the Tamil...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:32
Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire.
A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza.In an audio recording, Mohammad Deif, commander of Hamas' military...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 8:11
Acceptance of nomination for UVA from today
Accepting nominations for forthcoming the Uva Provincial Council polls will commence today.The deadline will end at noon on 6th of next month.Accepting security deposits will come to an end by noon, August...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 8:13
2014 A/L tuition classes, workshops and lectures banned from midnight today.
The Examinations Department issued a special communiqué yesterday with regard to the GCE Advance levl examination and the scholarship examination due to be held in August.The communiqué said...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 8:12
Muslim community praise MP R Duminda Silva's Dahama Saviya Programme.-Video
A number of programmes were implemented for the wellbeing of the Muslim Community by Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva parallel to the Ramazan Fast season of Muslim devotees.That was in coincidence...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 19:16
All cabinet Minister's responsible for govt affairs; Min Mathripala.
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithreepala Sirisena stated that cabinet ministers are answerable to all sectors.The minister expressed his views regarding the collective responsibility of the Cabinet...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 18:20
The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to retain Misbah-ul-Haq as Test and ODI captain until the next...
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England's Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:26
England's bowlers backed up the good work of their...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:35
Organisers of the 2022 Foot Ball World Cup in Qatar...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:17
Lasith Malinga, who captains the Southern Express team...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:26
Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will get...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:33
Ian Bell returned to form with a first hundred in almost...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:14
South Africa held their nerve to draw the 2nd test...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:19
ICC chief executive David Richardson has come out in...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:34
At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:33
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:00
Sri Lanka lost 3 wickets in the morning session on...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:19
1202 dead as a result of motor accidents within a frame of six months
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130 forest fires reported within 7 months
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:56
According to the Disaster Management Centre, about 130 bushfires have been reported during the past 7 months.The Deputy Director of the Centre Pradeep...
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Dalada Perehara organisers in difficulty to find tuskers to flank the casket.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:56
A problem has occurred during the selection of two tuskers who will flank theCasket bearing tusker for the Esala Procession of the Temple of the Tooth...
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Muslim community praise MP R Duminda Silva's Dahama Saviya Programme.-Video
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 8:12
A number of programmes were implemented for the wellbeing of the Muslim Community by Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva parallel to the Ramazan Fast...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:50
Many tragedies were reported during the recent past.The first plane tragedy was the Malaysian flight MH 370 that crashed with 239 passengers.A south Korean vessel sank with 304 students and another Malaysian flight MH 17 was hit by a missile which was carrying 298 passengers.Another plane crashed due to adverse weather killing 48 passengers and injuring another 10.Another Algerian flight crashed with...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 19:16
Life threats on the husband whose wife was forcefully aborted in Oman.
The husband of the housemaid who was allegedly forced for an abortion while in the custody of Sri Lankan embassy in Oman requests the authorities to assure safety of his wife.The husband, a resident of...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:16
Israel intensifies Gaza attacks after Netanyahu warning.
Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead.Gaza's only power plant was damaged as Israel carried out 60 air strikes,...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:53
50 Indian fishermen arrested
50 Indian fishermen who were engaged in fishing activities while breaching Sri Lankan maritime boundary have been arrested by Navy last night.According to Navy media sources, they were arrested in the...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:28
Inquiry into the attempted assault on Children’s Hospital Radiologist
A person who accompanied a patient has attempted to assault the radiologist at Borella Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children.The radiologist Hasika Priyadarshana told our news team that a person who accompanied...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:31
US says there are problems in implementing religious freedom in SL-Video
The U.S. government stated although Sri Lanka has restored religious freedom, practical problems still exist when implementing such freedom in certain divisions.The annual report on international religious...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 11:08
4 year old boy kidnapped in Mee-galewa
A 4 year old son of a businessman in Hunu-polagama, Meegalewa, Galgamuwa has been kidnapped by a group of persons.The group of persons who kidnapped the child visited the residence of the businessman at...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:56
A suspect arrested with 45 logs in the Adigala area in Mundalama.
An individual who was transporting a stock of timber without a license has been arrested last evening in the Agunwila area along the Kiriyankaliya - Adigama road in Mundalama.The police media spokesperson’s...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:13
Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel
Gaza and southern Israel have seen an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.Explosions in Gaza City reportedly killed 10 people, including children.Israel...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:10
Group of Illegal Migrants from SL Caught Entering Texas from Mexico.
A single group of illegal migrants entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend including foreign nationals from Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka have been arrested according to the National Border Patrol...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:04
Update : Post mortem of elephant calf died at
Two senior veterinarians of Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Hambantota Veterinary Unit R.P. Rajapakse and P.P. Wickramasinghe are conducting the post mortem of the elephant calf which died at Udawalawa...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:43
A group of minor health staff in a protest in Anuradapura
The group of minor health staff continues their fasting campaign which commenced last evening on the roof of the North Central provincial Health Services Director ’s office in front of Anuradhapura...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:30
Fitch Ratings has assigned the newly organised Ceylon Dollar Bond Fund a 'BB-' Fund Credit Rating and 'V-5' Fund Volatility Rating.This is the first time...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:33
Social networking service Twitter reported a loss of 145 million dollars, during the second-quarter period from March to June.That is more than triple...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:57
Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.The primary focus...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:45
As Sri Lanka-Japan bilateral trade jumped 890 million dollars and edged to $ 400 millon dollar mark, a keen Japan signalled towards a Lanka-Japan FTA for...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 17:48
Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion retail chain NOLIMIT was recently ranked among the Top 100 unlisted brands in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance in their annual...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 16:44
Seylan Bank launched an island wide library project themed ‘Seylan Pahasara’ in its silver jubilee year, last year, with the mission of either...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 8:11
Police stated they need public assistance to trace the abducted 4-year old boy.In a communiqué, police request the pubic to contact North Western Provincial DIG Jagath Abeysiri Gunawardana on his phone No: 071 813 7007 or ...
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