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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 14:16
President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the Minister of Finance and Planning started delivering the Budget 2015 a short while ago.

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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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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 - 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 - 12:49
US and allied aircraft have flown nearly 6,600 sorties in the air war against the IS group and dropped more than 1,700 bombs.The flights for "Operation Inherent Resolve" include thousands of mid-air fuelling...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:14
Police found a body of a person murdered with a sharp weapon near the Manelgama Peliyagoda road this morning.Acting on a tip-off, Peliyagoda police found the body lying near a garbage dumping site close...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 10:12
Police found the 9 year old boy who was kidnapped yesterday by a monk in Batuwita, Horana near Jetavanaramaya in Anuradhapura this morning.According to Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana, the child...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 10:22
Police in Canada have released video showing how a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament on Wednesday.Minutes before, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, had shot dead a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial near...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 8:23
Allegations have been levelled against 104 persons out of provincial council and local government representatives from 2004 up to now with regard to their involvement in corruption, crimes and illegal...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 8:23
This year up to now Police has arrested 20,455 persons with regard to heroin.Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that import of heroin to Sri Lanka was at a stand still as a result...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:22
England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues led to his abrupt departure from last winter's Ashes...
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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
Cricket Australia has said it is 'deeply concerned'...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:42
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize the procedure...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:05
Budget 2015 Live Telecasting.
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 8:23
Allegations have been levelled against 104 persons out of provincial council and local government representatives from 2004 up to now with regard to their...
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 8:23
This year up to now Police has arrested 20,455 persons with regard to heroin.Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that import of...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 19:39
Police say a special operation has been launched with effect from today to round up beggar who use children in begging.Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith...
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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 - 8:50
A fire broke out at a printing press near Thalahena junction in Malabe.

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 19:37
Nava Sama Samaja Party Leader Wickramabahu Karunarathna requested Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today to get ready to recall the Joint Opposition.Having criticized the government in his full force...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 19:38
The Panadura Magistrate Court ordered Panadura ASP to submit a show cause with regard to the murder of a woman in the upper compound of the Rankoth Temple in Panadura.When the case relevant to the murder...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 18:00
8 people have been killed after gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Quetta.A bus carrying members of the city's Hazara community was targeted outside a local vegetable...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 17:28
World leaders offered their condolences and support to Canada following Wednesday's shootings in Ottawa, as the story captured international attention.Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper described the...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:53
Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative, eco-friendly battery design that could help lower harmful greenhouse...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:13
The UNP requests the government to file an early appeal against the EU court order that lifted sanctions on the LTTE.Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella said that...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:04
President Barack Obama offered his condolences to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the "tragic" attack near parliament and pledged continued security coordination with Ottawa.Obama said after...

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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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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 9:59
Bollywood Superstar Vivek Oberoi, and Super Vocalist Alka Yargnik arrive in the country to participate in Hiru Golden Film Awards - More superstars to arrive tomorrowOne of the superstars out of the invited Bollywood star galaxy ...
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