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Minister Champika also distributed tusks: Minister Vijith Vijayamuni reveals
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 9:18
Minister of Wildlife Conservation Gamini Vijith Vijayamuni Soyza is one of the key figures committed towards the Uva election campaign.The Minister, who is a former Chief Minister of the Province has also put forward his son at this...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:33
Lennon killer denied parole for eighth time
Authorities in New York have denied parole to the man who shot dead musician John Lennon in 1980 for the eighth time.Mark Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life in 1981 after pleading guilty to second-degree...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:56
Speed and extent of ebola outbreak 'unprecedented'
The World Health Organization has said the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "unprecedented".The WHO's Dr Keiji Fukuda expressed concern over so-called "shadow zones", areas which...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:55
US accuses China fighter of reckless mid-air intercept
A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island.Pentagon has said Spokesman John Kirby said that the US had protested to the...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:54
Iraq conflict: Diyala Sunni mosque attack kills dozens
An attack by suspected Shia militiamen on a Sunni mosque in Iraq's Diyala province has killed at least 68 people.Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:46
TNA meets with Indian Premier today
A delegation of Tamil National Alliance currently engaged in a visit to India will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The delegation yesterday called on Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:47
3 children of the same family who went to bath at sea in trouble: eldest & youngest killed
3 children of the same family have got caught in ocean currents in the Kapuhenapala area in Tangalle last evening resulting in the death of 2 children.3 boys aged 15, 13 and 9 respectively were caught...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 20:16
Meethotamulla garbage issue will be addressed by September: Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva-Video
Colombo district Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva stated that work on the housing project carried out for the families who are affected by the garbage issue in Meethotamulla, shall be completed by September.A...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:22
TNA meets Sushma Swaraj.-Video
A delegation of Tamil National Alliance called on Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and said India can play a major role in resolving the ethnic Tamil problem in the island nation.The delegation...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:10
Ranil asks the government whether it has no money.-Video
Addressing parliament today Opposition leader Ranil Wikramasinghe questioned whether the government does not give EPF benefits properly due to lack of funds in the treasury.In response Labour Minister...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:21
Infighting against foreign trips on public money; Cost of Kaluthara and Kurunagala Rs 4.9 million
Certain Local Government members have opposed the move to organize foreign trips for their fellow members at the expense of public funds.A group of members of Kurunegala Pradeshiya Sabha are scheduled...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:14
Update :  Elder sister of Badal-kubura tragedy under child probation.-Video
The 13 year old girl who had killed her 6 year old sister by stabbing her in the Bangalawatte area in Badalkumbura – Moneragala, was produced before the Moneragala magistrate’s court today.Moneragala...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:25
Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'
UN human rights chief says More than 191 thousand people have been killed in the Syrian conflict up to April.Navi Pillay said the figure was "probably an underestimate" and criticised what she called "international...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:35
UNP ministers sworn in as dedicated members to work hard for the country
UNP ministers signed an agreement to work harder under their government in the future ahead. the signing event took place at the sirikotha today. The National front and United National party members signed...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 15:26
Man behind Ice bucket challenge dies
One of the individuals behind the Ice Bucket Challenge to support Lou Gehrig?s disease research has died in a diving accident.Corey Griffin, 27, helped popularize the worldwide trend in which people either...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 16:17
Bill Gates says that MR is an example to the world
The Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has taken effective steps to invest in Information Technology to empower the people with IT knowledge to ensure speedy socio-economic...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 15:00
Opening of Pettah floating market postponed
Due to prevailing adverse weather, today’s opening ceremony of the floating market complex on Bastian Mawatha, Pettah has been postponed.The Urban Development Authority states that they will inform...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:30
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first in the 1st ODI against Sri Lanka in Hambantota.
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Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:28


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Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss the first one-day...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:51
A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 8:44
Sri Lankan Off Spinner Sachithra Senanayake arrived...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:07


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Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to sign former...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:47
Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath has suggested...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:09
Former England captain Mike Brearley, one of the sharpest...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:31
Ottis Gibson has left his role as West Indies coach...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 18:42
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he has talked to...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 13:23
Sunil Gavaskar welcomed the appointments of Ravi Shastri...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 7:41
Sri Lankan squad for the 1st and 2nd ODI against Pakistan...
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 19:25
True story behind the Wariyapola video revealed.
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Meethotamulla garbage issue will be addressed by September: Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva-Video
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 20:16
Colombo district Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva stated that work on the housing project carried out for the families who are affected by the garbage...
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3 children of the same family who went to bath at sea in trouble: eldest & youngest killed
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:47
3 children of the same family have got caught in ocean currents in the Kapuhenapala area in Tangalle last evening resulting in the death of 2 children.3...
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TNA meets with Indian Premier today
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:46
A delegation of Tamil National Alliance currently engaged in a visit to India will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The delegation yesterday called...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 11:28
Residents living nearby to the Ritigala reserve claim that the reserve has been destructed by the animal hunters and illegal workers who transport sand without government approval.Hiru news correspondent gathered more on this when he excavated through to the reserve to find out more on this issue.Dead parts of the hunted animals were found during the visit the reserve.Also the residents claim that...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:20
Delighted to work with Minister Wasu: Digambaran-Video
A ceremony was held today at the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration to welcome Deputy Minister P. Digambaran who was sworn-in yesterday.He was welcomed by Minister of National Languages...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:19
There are too many Ministers: says Alliance MP Vidura
UPFA MP Vidura Wickramanayake stated that he too believes that there are too many Ministers.He Expressed his views while participating in the Balaya political program telecast on Hiru TV under the theme...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:21
Propaganda campaigns prohibited within 500m of polling centres
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says it is prohibited to engage in election propaganda campaign activities within a radius of 500 meters of a polling station.He said police department has been...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:17
Update : Heavy showers and strong winds during next 24 hours.
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western and Southern provinces.Thundershowers will develop at several places elsewhere...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:41
Islamic State militants pose 'biggest threat' to US
Washington has warned that Islamic State militants are the most dangerous threat the US has faced in recent years.Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said US air strikes had helped to break the Islamist advance...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:23
Hiroshima Death toll rises upto 39
The deadly landslide in Hiroshima has killed at least 39 people and displacing a number.According to the officials The number of people missing has jumped to 51. About 3,000 rescue personnel are working...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:45
Malaysia falls silent in honour of returning MH17 dead-Video
A grieving Malaysia stood still in a minute of silence from 10.54am today as a mark of respect as the remains of 20 of 43 Malaysians killed in an air tragedy over Ukraine in July arrived home.The 'Jalur...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:34
Wild elephant attack kills two.
2 persons died following a wild elephant attack in Henayaaya – Ampara and Paladaagama – Thambowa.58 year old person died after being attacked by a wild elephant in front of his residence in...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 9:13
Colombo benchmark All Share Price Index closed 3.27 points higher at 7,008.02 and the S&P SL20 closed 0.97 points higher at 3,863.88.Turnover was 2.70...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:49
Holcim (Lanka), diamond sponsor of the Kedella 2014 exhibition was adjudged as the first runner up for the ‘Product Award’. Showcasing the...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:57
Investment promotion minister Lakshman Abeywardena said Foreign direct investment flows to Sri Lanka in the first half of 2014 reached 817 million US dollars...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 10:36
The Colombo Stock Exchange's (CSE) All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed the 7000 mark yesterday day closing at 7,004.75 points.This is the first instance...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 17:47
Closeup as its new initiative being a brighter brand within the country has joint hands with Nolimit to give its loyal customers to stand a chance to win...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:17
Sri Lanka's Treasuries yield eased lower at yesterday's auction without accepting any bid for the three month.The 6-month yield fell 02 basis points to...
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Sandra Bullock is set to reunite with her Gravity co-star...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:53
2 persons traveling in a car were killed as their vehicle collided head on with a private bus in the Miriswatte area in Kosgama along the Colombo – Awissawella Road.Police stated that the 23 year old and 26 year old were ...
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