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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:52
President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday said the Government has decided to reduce the price of fuel, and the electricity tariff from midnight yesterday.The President said as a result of the commissioning of the Norochcholai coal power...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:36
US President Barack Obama has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak "a threat to global security" as he announced a larger US role in fighting the virus."The world is looking to the United States," Obama...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:34
Traffic along the Galle Road from Chaithya Road and Old Parliament till Colpetty junction will be restricted from 8.30 to 11 AM due to the Chinese President’s Sri Lanka visit.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:33
The meteorology department states that the possibility for rain over the island is low for next few days.Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:24
Following bilateral discussions between Sri Lanka and China, the two countries signed 27 agreements to further cooperation between the two nations.At the end of the official talks between the Sri Lankan...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:22
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe alleges that the current government has increased the poverty levels in Uva.Speaking at a meeting that was held in Moneragala the Opposition Leader stated that there...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:18
The state festival to welcome visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping was held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon at the President Secretariat in Colombo.A special gun-salute...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:56
Former Bandarawela UNP organizer Vishwanaath Kulatunga states that he will never join the government.Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today, he stated that he is engaged in a program that...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:49
An investigation has been initiated led by a SSP to probe whether certain police officers attached to Mt. Lavinia police had directed clients to their favorite lawyers intending to claim commission from...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 21:13
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya requests Uva Provincial election candidates to prevent from engaging in propaganda campaign over the phones as it disturbs subscribers.He also said the campaign...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 17:03
All the election campaigns led related to the UVA provincial council election should come to a closure by the 17th midnight (Tomorrow). Therefore police says according to the election laws no one can be...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 16:15
A goldfish in Australia is recovering from surgery after a life-threatening tumour was removed from its brain in a "high-risk" operation.George, whose owner lives in Melbourne, was put under general anaesthetic...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 13:27
The Café Organization stated that 378 election related complaints have been received from the Badulla and Moneragala districts  as of yesterday (15).  267 complaints have been reported...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:49
It has been decided to deploy STF security to the counting centers of the Uva Provincial election.Earlier the Election Commissioner had made a request to deploy STF security for the counting centers.Accordingly...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:51
Petroleum Unions point out that the government have by-passed the tender procedure and permitted two companies to import oil for the next two years.Accordingly the two companies, Singapore Swiss and Unipec...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:50
The Customs Officials have taken into custody a contraband worth 20 million rupees including banned cosmetics today.The illegal goods that were brought to the country under the guise of cotton threads...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:22
Thriller No Good Deed, starring British actor Idris Elda, has ended the four-week reign of Guardians of the Galaxy at the top of the US box office.The film, in which Elba plays an escaped convict, made...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:37
Shahid Afridi has been appointed Pakistan's T20 captain until the 2016 World T20 in India.He has succeeded...
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Sri Lanka Cricket will seek to appoint a permanent...
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:17
A one year suspended suspension imposed on Kithruwan...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 20:03
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
President Rajapaksa Welcomes China’s President Xi
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:24
Following bilateral discussions between Sri Lanka and China, the two countries signed 27 agreements to further cooperation between the two nations.At the...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:22
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe alleges that the current government has increased the poverty levels in Uva.Speaking at a meeting that was held...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:07
Police Headquarters stated that 12 thousand policemen will be deployed on election duty from tomorrow.Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 21:48
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the country for a two day official visit a short while ago.President Xi Jinping and Chinese First Lady were received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa.President Xi Jinping’s visit to Sri Lanka is the first by a Chinese President after a lapse of 28 years.Sri Lanka and China in recent...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:54
The Unsolved Crimes Investigation Unit has arrested a man and his accomplice yesterday for stealing his girlfriend’s gold chain and a pendant worth 100 thousand rupees near Maha-wal-warawa cemetery,...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:28
Katunayake Airport Customs arrested a person who attempted to smuggle foreign currency worth 7.2 million rupees to Singapore this morning.Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini stated that the suspect, a resident...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:33
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and several spells of showers or Thunder showers will occur in the Western,...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:32
Hollywood actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Monday. The Terminator actor, who was in Chennai in connection with the...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:24
The US has carried out airstrikes in Iraq in support of troops who were being attacked by Islamic State fighters.It said that the attacks took place on Sunday and Monday near Mount Sinjar and south-west...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:35
Indian Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said Ram Sethu will not be broken for the proposed Sethu Samudram Shipping Canal Project and a decision on the new alignment...

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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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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 16:29
“TRISTAN’S CONQUEST – KNIGHTS OF OLYMPUS”, Sri Lanka’s first contemporary epic fantasy series authored by A.R.Jayathilaka...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:53
Apple has released a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts six days after giving away the music for free.Some users had complained...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:23
Sri Lanka's Employee's Provident Fund’s unrealized profits of the share portfolio passed 10 billion rupees on September this year.Realized capital...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 11:42
The first Android One-branded budget-priced "high quality" smartphones have been released in India.The handsets provide a minimum set of features determined...
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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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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:33
Election propaganda activities in view of the Uva Provincial Council elections will end at midnight today.2 final rallies of the UPFA will be held today under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in Wellawaya and ...
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