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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:27
Drought affected families of the Moneragala district were compelled to return home empty handed today as the authorities postponed the payment of 2,500 rupees relief package.The drought relief package was scheduled to be distributed...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:50
The “Pura dora sevana” housing complex in Orugodawatta was vested in the public yesterday.The event was held under the participation of the secretary to the ministry of defence and urban development...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 21:51
The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe expressed his views regarding President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s solution for the present and the future problems.He stated this while addressing a meeting in...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 21:50
The annual general meeting of the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Postal Association was inaugurated with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo this morning.150 representatives...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:55
Traffic restricted on Tuesday and Wednesday on several roads in Colombo due to Chinese President's Sri-Lanka visit.

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:28
The body of female teacher attached to Gonakale Tamil Vidyalaya was exhumed before the Badulla Acting Magistrate and the Judicial Medical Officer of the Badulla hospital today.41-year old Alankaram Saraswathi...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 18:32
French President Francois Hollande says the global threat posed by Islamic State militants must meet a global response.He was opening an international summit of foreign ministers in Paris aimed at combating...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 16:46
A boat carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe capsized before leaving the coast of Libya near the capital, Tripoli, drowning dozens, a spokesman for Libya's coast guard said Monday.Qassim Ayoub...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 16:14
2 buses collided head on near the 113th kilometer Post along the Colombo – Galle main road close to Galle town this noon, injuring 12 persons.The accident occurred at 12.55 pm today when a SLTB bus...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 16:46
Hurricane Odile made landfall as the strongest storm on record to hit Mexico's southern Baja California peninsula late Sunday.Residents and vacationers took cover in shelters and hotel conference rooms...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 14:24
40 acres of land belonging to the Naranggalakanda, Hali-Ela reserve has been totally destroyed owing to the fire which erupted last night.The task to douse the fire last night has been a difficult task.Its...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 16:48
A person was injured following an explosion of a rice cauldron on fire at a funeral house in Thunudambuwewa, Welipara, Anuradhapura this morning.Police stated that the injured person has been admitted...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:01
Five policemen attached to the Opposition Leader’s security unit were admitted to Badulla hospital after the double cab in which they were traveling fell into a precipice.The vehicle has fallen to...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 12:08
The drop in oil prices to their lowest in two years has caught many observers off guard, coming against a backdrop of the worst violence in Iraq this decade, heightened tensions between the West and Russia,...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:56
A bizarre spat has broken out between South Korean manufacturing giants Samsung and LG, with Samsung accusing its rival of damaging its goods.Samsung says employees of LG Electronics, one a senior executive,...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 18:07
Northern Chief Minister C. V .Wigneshwaran has said to all the ministers that Politicians of the TNA should render their fullest support to the development programmes led by the government in the North....

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:25
A tense situation occurred on Bodhiraaja Mawatha due to a protest staged by a group of pavement hawkers at Gunasinghepura, Pettah this morning.The protesters told our news team that they protested for...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 20:03
A one year suspended suspension imposed on Kithruwan Withanage after found guilty of breaching code of...
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Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says he...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:45
Sports Minister Mahindaa-nanda Aluth-gamage has decided...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:15


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England cricketer Moeen Ali has condemned the brutal...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:59
Australia coach Darren Lehmann, has praised the ICC's...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:20
Singapore beat Sri Lanka 59-41 in the final of the...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:12
Defending champions Singapore have reached the final...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:01
The International Paralympic Committee has revealed...
Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 11:13
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott says it is...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:31
Sri Lanka Cricket announced that T.M. Dilshan has been...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 8:13
Bangladesh fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain is the latest...
Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 8:43
The Pakistan Cricket Board has retracted its decision...
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 17:32
Tense situation on Bodhiraja Mawatha.
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:50
The “Pura dora sevana” housing complex in Orugodawatta was vested in the public yesterday.The event was held under the participation of the...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 12:58
The passport of UPFA Wanathavilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha member M.S. Sultan who allegedly abused 7 school students has been frozen.Having considered Wanathavilluwa...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:01
Five policemen attached to the Opposition Leader’s security unit were admitted to Badulla hospital after the double cab in which they were traveling...
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Monday, 08 September 2014 - 10:42
Shinzo Abe arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (07) as the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka in 24 years.Abe, who landed in Colombo on a two-day visit, was welcomed at the airport by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Immediately upon arrival, Abe joined Rajapaksa in launching the Japanese-funded second phase of the development of the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.The President...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:53
The jeep in which Gampaha District UPFA MP Upeksha Swarnamali traveled has collided with a three-wheeler at Bokalagama junction on Veyangoda – Meerigama Road last evening.The three-wheeler driver...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:52
US officials say that several Arab countries have offered to take part in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.But they add that any action is subject to approval from the Iraqi government.US...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:54
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet foreign ministers from around the world in Paris today to discuss how to defeat Islamic State militants.French President Francois Hollande said the beheading...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:29
The meteorology department states that Showers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Northwestern and Southern provinces.Thundershowers...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:29
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requests that the UNP be made victorious if it is necessary to have Government funds set apart for Uuva Paranagama development.  Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:34
The All Island Agrarian Federation has decided to file a petition at the Supreme Court requesting that the drought relief provided to the Moneragala District be given to seven more districts.   All...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:34
The Wildlife Department has begun investigations with regard to killing of wild elephants by poisoning when these elephants come to Wewpitiya for quenching their thirst.Carcasses of two wild elephants...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 21:47
Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva says that stern action will be taken against local government institution officials who neglect their responsibilities relevant to Kolonnawa development.The MP said...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:46
Sri Lanka's economy grew 7.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from the same period a year earlier, accelerating from 7.6 percent in the previous three...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:52
Seylan Bank recently conducted a week-long intensive training programme for the staff of Asia Express Exchange based in Oman.Among the topics covered during...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:53
The Central Bank in its August monetary policy review reveals that considering available information for the first half of the year, real economic growth...
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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:18
Central Bank said in a media release, that Sri Lanka's Employee's Provident Fund’s unrealized profits of the share portfolio passed 10 billion rupees...
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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 12:41
US electronics retailer RadioShack has said that it is in talks to restructure the firm but warned that if an investment is not secured soon, it could...
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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:28
The National Gem and Jewellery Authority has earned an income of 279 million rupees during the first six months of this year.This has been achieved under...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:31
Western Provincial Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says that Nugegoda St. John College is closed temporarily tomorrow and day after.The college was closed after a protest staged by parents and students demanding the ...
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