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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 8:32
All bus fares will be reduced with effect from today by 8 to 10%.Accordingly the minimum bus fare of 9 Rupees will be reduced to 8 Rupees.The 13 Rupee fare will be reduced to 12 Rupees, while fares from 18 to 34 will be reduced by...
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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 9:13
A video has been released online purporting to show the beheading of Japanese hostage Kenji Goto by Islamic State militants.The video comes less than a week after news of the beheading of another Japanese...

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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 9:11
A leak is reported in the pipeline carrying oil from the Colombo Port to Kolonnawa Oil storage.Police Media Spokesperson’s Office stated that the diesel pipe has ruptured near the Kaali Kovila in...

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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 8:45
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that parliament will be dissolved after the 23rd of April.Speaking at a meeting that was held in Kandy yesterday, the Prime Minister stated that the UNP would emerge...

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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 8:46
2 Police Officers of the Thalawa-kele Police have been transferred following an incident where a youth who was to be arrested by Police had jumped to the Upper Kotmale reservoir.Police Media Spokesperson...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 20:17
Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayaka states that the interim budget that was presented on the 29th is not only valid for 100 days.He stated that the interim budget was prepared on a long term basis.Finance...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 19:34
Tourism Deputy Minister Wasantha Senanayka states that former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse has handed over 2 elephant calves that belonged to him to the Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage stating that...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 19:30
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in Sri Lanka today for a three day official visit during which he will meet the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commonwealth’s new Chair-in-Office.The...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 13:41
India and Sri Lanka today held talks on voluntary repatriation of Sri Lankan refugees in the country, within days of deciding to "re-engage" on the issue during a meeting between their foreign ministers.During...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 10:17
A chemical weapons expert with the Islamic State militant group in Iraq has been killed in a coalition airstrike.Abu Malik's training provided IS with "expertise to pursue a chemical weapons capability".He...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 13:39
Secretary of Sri Lanka Bar Association Ajith Pathirana stated that the Executive Council of the association intends to meet in future and discuss regarding the issues cropped up in the legal sector.He...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:30
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) yesterday held a special meeting for its representatives at the Maharagama Youth Services Council theatre.Chairman of the JHU Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thera expressed...

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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 11:25
South African Coach Russell Domingo believes that South Africa will arrive at the World Cup in better...
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Nuwan Kulasekara has been reprimanded for his send-off...
Friday, 30 January 2015 - 10:24
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir has been allowed...
Friday, 30 January 2015 - 9:16
Sri Lanka won the 7th and last One Day International...
Thursday, 29 January 2015 - 20:25
Steve Smith capped a remarkable season by sweeping...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 20:30
If the dropping of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard...
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 - 8:16
Former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara accuses that...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:02

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Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke, nursing...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:17
Shane Watson has said Steven Smith's rich summer with...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong believes the time is...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 7:51
Daniel Vettori, who played his 280th ODI yesterday...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 20:48
Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and former...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:19
Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 19:34
Tourism Deputy Minister Wasantha Senanayka states that former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse has handed over 2 elephant calves that belonged to him...
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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 19:30
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in Sri Lanka today for a three day official visit during which he will meet the President Maithripala...
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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:30
The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) yesterday held a special meeting for its representatives at the Maharagama Youth Services Council theatre.Chairman of the...
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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 14:55
It is reported that a Leopard has been killed by illegally placed hunting trap laid in Norwood, Puliyawatta area, plantation workers announced that the Leopard was killed yesterday morning with injuries. About 3 feet tall with 4 feet long Fishing Cat happened to be one of the endangered and rare species of its kind, our Local Correspondent stated. Pix By - Ranjith Rajapaksha
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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:38
Today is the final day of Hiru Siripa Karuna”, the grand pilgrimage organized to pay homage to the Lord Buddha's Sacred Footprint.Our Sister Channel - Hiru FM, picked up pilgrims from 6 major towns...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:27
Australian billionaire James Packer's Crown Group said it will not go ahead with a proposed plan to develop a 400 million Dollar luxury hotel and resort in Sri Lanka, following a decision by the Sri Lankan...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 8:26
Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya stated that elections for the Pudukudirippu and Maritime-Paththu Pradeshiya Sabha’s will be held on the 28th of February.Although elections were to be held...

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 12:10
Two Luxury Buses have mysteriously resurfaced in the Ministry of External Affairs premises today.

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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 20:10
“Hiru Siripa Karuna”, the grand pilgrimage organized to pay homage to the Buddha’s Sacred Footprint commenced this morning.Hundreds of Hiru FM listeners throughout the country joined...

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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 18:28
UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Minister of State for Sri Lanka, Mr. Hugo Swire called on President Maithripala Sirisena this afternoon (30) at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.The Minister of...

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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 18:06
James Packer's Crown Group says it will not go ahead with a proposed plan to develop a $400 million luxury hotel and resort in Sri Lanka, following a decision by the government in Colombo to scrap tax...

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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 17:19
The grade 5 scholarship examination cut off marks were issued a short while ago by the education ministry.The cut off marks released are as follows with the full list:

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Saturday, 31 January 2015 - 10:09
Oil prices suddenly spiked more than 8 percent, in the biggest one-day price move for the volatile commodity in nearly three years.But most energy experts...
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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 14:26
Internet giant Google reported fourth-quarter profits of 4.76 billion dollars, up nearly 30% from the same period a year before, but revenue missed Wall...
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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 15:52
The Minister of Internal Transport Ranjith Madduma Bandara stated that three-wheeler ride charges will be decreased by 10% with effect from 1 February.The...
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Friday, 30 January 2015 - 10:01
All Ceylon Bakery Owners Association (ACBOA) announced that the price of a loaf of bread will be reduced by Rs.6 with effect from midnight tonight.They...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Sri Lanka's central bank held policy interest rates at 6.5 and 8.0 percent taking in to the consideration of remaining low inflation in the island Central...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 13:45
Our news team received reports that there is a shortage of certain varieties of fuel in some parts of the country including Colombo.Petroleum Trade Unions...
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Sunday, 01 February 2015 - 8:44
Mohan Peiris says that he has never resigned or retired from the post of Chief Justice.Issuing a statement he said that he stayed away from his office due to continuous external influence on his post and his office premises.
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