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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:16
The number of persons affected by inclement weather prevalent in 22 districts has currently exceeded 1.1 million.The Disaster Management Centre said that 1 million 106380 persons belonging to 306959 families had been affected.Disaster...
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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 12:10
A massive search and rescue operation has resumed for an AirAsia Indonesia jet that lost contact with air traffic control over the Java Sea during a flight to Singapore shortly after the pilots requested...

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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:16
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he would provide permanent houses to the Estate community.The President said that action relevant for this had already been launched.President Mahinda Rajapaksa said...

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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:17
Common candidate Maitripala Sirisena says that a new constitutional amendment that enables filing action against the President as well will be  formulated.The common candidate said so while participating...

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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:35
Bollywood actor Salman Khan arrived in Sri Lanka on Monday. Our Airport correspondent said that Salman accompanied by Jacqueline Fernandez and some other bollywood stars arrived in Katunayake International...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 20:37
On today’s Hard talk segment Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva was directly questioned.Following is the Hard talk segment….

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 19:29
The Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that the prevailing inclement weather in the country has not become a barrier to the forthcoming Presidential election thus far.The minister stated...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 19:23
Candidate Maithreepala Sirisena says that there will be no opportunity whatsoever for an election rigging at the forthcoming Presidential election.Meanwhile, UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe charged...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 19:22
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that a national program would be created to recover the lives of the weather affected people to normalcy.He stated this while addressing a public rally held in Nuwara Eliya...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 19:20
Due to the showers experienced in the island, Mawilaaru reservoir continues to spill over.Due to this reason, the Disaster Management Centre advises the residents of Seru-wila, Verugal, Kinniya and Muthoor...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 18:30
66 passengers and crew are being evacuated from an Italian car ferry that caught fire near a Greek island this morning.The evacuation is being complicated by strong winds and lack of places in lifeboats.Fire...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 16:21
A landslide has occurred at Kurukkudegama in Bandarawela.According to the police, a five acre land of tea estates, paddy fields and two houses were subjected to the landslide.Due to the threat of landslide...

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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 12:11
New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets on the fourth day of the first Test in Christchurch today.After...
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Indian skipper and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 21:39
Opener Dimuth Karunarathna made his maiden Test Century...
Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:27
Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shehryar Khan has revealed...
Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 17:40
Sri Lanka were bowled out for just 138 in their first...
Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 8:46
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said Sri Lanka...
Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 17:32
Australia captain Michael Clarke has said he could...
Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 13:00
Pakistani cricket authorities have issued show cause...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 20:21
India discard Yusuf Pathan on Tuesday allegedly reacted...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 16:15
Alastair Cook is aiming to start "enjoying my cricket...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 13:05
The International Cricket Council yesterday, announced...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 17:09
Even when he is not scoring, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 13:21
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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 20:37
On today’s Hard talk segment Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva was directly questioned.Following is the Hard talk segment….
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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:17
Common candidate Maitripala Sirisena says that a new constitutional amendment that enables filing action against the President as well will be  formulated.The...
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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:16
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that he would provide permanent houses to the Estate community.The President said that action relevant for this had already...
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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 11:15
An AirAsia plane carrying 162 people went missing on Sunday after the pilots asked to change course to avoid bad weather during a flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore. Indonesia's civil aviation authority is leading search and rescue operations for the plane.Pictures below show the family and friends who gathered at Juanda Airport in Surabaya, Indonesia, to learn about their loved...
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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 14:25
People of 20 villages in Puttalam have been greatly inconvenienced following the invasion of a herd of wild elephants amid heavy showers.The wild elephants have destroyed several crops including plantains...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 9:30
An AirAsia flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore lost contact with air traffic control.A Transport Ministry official said the aircraft, flight number QZ 8501, lost contact with the Jakarta...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:26
Malaysia has announced an extra 500 million ringgit to help victims of the country's worst flooding in decades.At least five people have been killed in the floods along Malaysia's east coast, with over...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:24
UNP Deniyaya Electorate Organizer Former Parliamentarian Sagala Ratnayaka stated that the country’s economy has collapsed.This was at a meeting in Morawaka yesterday.Speaking at a meeting held in...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:18
The Disaster Management Center stated that 100,731 persons have been displaced due to the inclement weather in 18 districts.The Center also stated the displaced persons have been sheltered in 525 makeshift...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:19
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that all steps will be taken by the government to assist those affected by the adverse weather conditions affecting the island.This was addressing a meeting held in Badulla...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:21
Common Candidate Maithripala Sirisena stated that the common objective of the people is to see a change of government.This was at a meeting held in Naayamulla yesterday.Speaking further Common Candidate...

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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 8:23
Results of the 2014 GCE Advanced level examination were released yesterday.Pakiyarajah Darukeesan of Hindu College was placed first in the Maths stream and Hiruni Udara of of Sujatha Vidyalaya, Matara...

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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 12:12
Shares in AirAsia, Southeast Asia's biggest budget airline, lost almost eight per cent in Kuala Lumpur after one of its jets disappeared with 162 people...
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Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 17:36
The US city of Providence, Rhode Island is suing the Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras over investor losses due to a corruption scandal.Unlike...
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 13:04
Oil traded above $60 a barrel in London amid the highest volatility in more than three years as Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude exporter,...
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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 18:33
It’s Christmas time and once again Coca-Cola is soliciting your participation, in making the festive season special. ‘Make Someone Happy’...
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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 13:06
Asian shares traded higher, taking the lead from Wall Street where shares closed at a record level overnight.The Dow Jones finished over 18,000 for the...
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Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 13:24
The determination of powerful Gulf OPEC members to stifle competition from new oil producers has left the global energy market reeling and sparked unprecedented...
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Monday, 29 December 2014 - 9:14
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that no decision – in view of the currently prevalent inclement weather - has been made at all to postpone the presidential election scheduled to be held on January 08th ...
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