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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 19:36
The Hiru Golden Film Awards organized to international standards will begin shortly at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium with the participation of a galaxy of Bollywood and local superstars.The Hiru Golden Film Awards will be the largest...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 19:38
Today is the first day’s debate over the second reading of the budget 2015. Joining in the debate, JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti questioned the government about the mechanism of consolidating the allowances...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 16:51
A stock of over 200 thousand kilograms of coriander, unsuitable for human consumption, was seized in Kalmunai area today.According to the Consumer Affairs Authority, the estimated value of the stock was...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:57
Vehicle importers’ Association stated that the special tax system introduced in yesterday’s budget will be favourable for those engaged in the vehicle sector.Due to this tax system, he said...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:23
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma is to arrive in the island today for a 5 day visit.Commonwealth Secretary General Sharma expects to inform President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is also the current...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 12:55
Hundreds of South Korean police were deployed near the border with North Korea today, before the proposed launch of propaganda leaflets by activists, following threats of violent retaliation from Pyongyang.The...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 11:03
The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl.The World Health Organization said the toddler had traveled hundreds of kilometers by bus from...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 9:24
President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented the budget for the year 2015 to parliament yesterday.The debate on the second reading will be held from today onwards.One of the proposals was to increase the minimum...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 10:24
Bollywood superstars Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty and Neha Dupiya arrived in Sri Lanka early this morning to participate at the Golden Film Awards which is scheduled to be held this evening....

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 8:19
The Monk who was arrested in connection with the abduction of a 9 year old boy in the Batuwita area in Horana has been remanded till the 7th of November.The father of the child stated that the Monk had...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 7:24
A suspected jihadist car bomb has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in Sinai.The attack took place near El Arish, the main town in the north of the restive peninsula. 3 more died in...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:41
Sabaragamuwa University will be opened for its first year students on the 27th of this month.Addressing a media briefing held in the University today, its Vice Chancellor Professor Chandana Udawatta said...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:38
The largest local cinema award ceremony that leaves a golden note in the history of Sri Lankan cinema will dawn by another two days.The Hiru Golden Film Award organized to international standards will...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:39
Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka admitted today that there was a loss of 1 thousand 507 million rupees incurred in importing coal during his tenure as Power and Energy Minister in 2012.Current Power and...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:33
The Queen has sent her first tweet during a visit to the Science Museum in London.Her Majesty formally opened the museum's new Information Age Galleries by touching a tablet screen to send her message...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:21
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem today, for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.Clashes broke out...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 16:48
The minimum salary of government employees to be increased to Rs.15000. Allowances to be added to basic salary. Cost of living allowances to be increased by Rs.2200.

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:00
Ahead of the ODI between India and Sri Lanka at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on November 2nd, the Police...
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Gurunath Meiyappan's voice sample has been confirmed...
Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 7:25
England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues...
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:22
A Women's Cricket Cup to honour Nobel Peace Prize winner...
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:48
Sri Lanka has left out the vice-captain in their previous...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 18:02
Veteran batsman Younis Khan said he was proud to become...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:03
The International Cricket Council admitted it “does...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:06
Experienced batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:43
West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:40
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:55
India has suspended all future tours to the Caribbean...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:30
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said his side has spotted...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:24
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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 19:38
Today is the first day’s debate over the second reading of the budget 2015. Joining in the debate, JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti questioned the government...
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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 16:51
A stock of over 200 thousand kilograms of coriander, unsuitable for human consumption, was seized in Kalmunai area today.According to the Consumer Affairs...
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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:57
Vehicle importers’ Association stated that the special tax system introduced in yesterday’s budget will be favourable for those engaged in...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 17:30
The Golden film awards will comprise with a number of acts  with the participation of more than 3000 artists.The practices ahead of the show are currently getting underway, here's a sneak peek into what's happening!
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:04
Parents whose children are serving in the military and police who recieve Rs.750 are to be paid Rs.1000 monthly with effect from next year. President expressed these when delivering the budget for 2015.

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 21:20
Three women were killed at Raththota in Matale when a tree fell on them while they were working on a tea estate this afternoon, police said.They said another woman who was injured in the incident was admitted...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 15:57
While presenting the Budget for 2015 at the parliament President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that Mahapola scholarship offered to University students will be increased by Rs. 4000. In addition, the scholarship...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 15:42
Price of Milk powder produced using local fresh milk will be reduced by Rs.100 per kilo and Yoghurt price by Rs.3

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 16:20
Amount of Rs.3000 monthly allowance to be provided to those afflicted with the Kidney disease.

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 15:22
While presenting the budget, President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that US$ 100 will be charged to enter casino centres. In addition, a tax concession will be introduced to small industries.

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 15:07
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, presenting the budget for 2015 in parliament today, stated that it has been decided to reduce the residential water bill for the first 25 units by 10 percent.Paye tax will...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 14:20
Police state that they have called for a report from the Government Analyst regarding the fire which erupted at a branch of a private press in Talahena, Malabe.The fire has destroyed the storerooms and...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:51
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas said it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.The news...
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 10:27
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics is helping consumers save both energy and money with its range of digital invertor refrigerators. Samsung’s...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:04
The dollar gained against other major currencies after a slight but unexpected rise in US inflation, while the market continued to speculate about eurozone...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:05
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, in a meeting with German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, called on Germany to boost public spending to stimulate stuttering...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:44
China's gross domestic product expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, despite efforts to kickstart...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 15:30
The Healthcare and Consumer Division of CIC Holdings PLC, has been at the forefront of the healthcare industry in Sri Lanka for decades. Dedicated to saving...
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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 19:40
The German female tourist who went missing after an expedition in Dothuru Kanda, Hunnasgiriya was found following a search operation this evening.According to our correspondent, the female tourist who received minor injuries is ...
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