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A councilor who was playing with paper rockets during the inaugural session of the PC : Video
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 10:03
People select representatives to the Provincial council to serve the public.People believe that they are dedicated to serve the public.However our Hiru Cameraman caught a scheme where a councilor was playing with paper rockets.

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 11:10
Missing Malaysia Airline MH370 may have landed, not crashed': Diego Garcia?
Latest update: The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may be forced to re-investigate the possibility that the passenger jet with 239 on board landed, according to new reports.A report in ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 10:25
Boat trade ends and Sri Lanka now legal source of migrants
Co-operation between Sri Lanka and Australia on fighting people-smuggling has reversed migration patterns, with thousands more Sri Lankans arriving as skilled workers while the flow of illegal boats from ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 8:30
Sending employees to Libya suspended immediately
Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau said that the sending of Sri Lankan employees to Libya had been suspended with immediate effect.That was as a result of taking that country’s current situation ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 7:09
Virat Kohli has found his place in Indian cricket: Javagal Srinath
Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath lauded Virat Kohli yesterday, for creating a place for himself in Indian cricket.Srinath, now an International Cricket Council match referee sai,d Kohli is never compared ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 7:06
Obama departs US for Asia tour
US President Barack Obama departed Washington yesterday for a weeklong tour of Asia in what the White House has called a "rebalancing" eastward of US foreign policy.The will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 19:27
David Moyes: Manchester United manager sacked by club
Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson.He was dismissed at a meeting with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the club's Carrington ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 19:09
Iraq attacks kill 26 as election looms
Attacks including five suicide bombings hit various areas of Iraq yesterday, killing at least 26 people as parliamentary elections loom next week, the first since American troops departed.Iraq is suffering ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 15:12
National Cricket Coach Paul Fabrace resigns : Video
Coach of the National Cricket team Paul Fabrace has tendered his resignation with immediate effect. Sri Lanka Cricket, issuing a press release stated that the Sri Lankan Cricket coach had decided to take ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 14:31
Sri lanka has achieved rapid progress; Kean Envoy : Video
Special representative of the South Korean government Yu Myung Hwan states that Sri Lanka has achieved significant progress on all fronts following the cessation of hostilities.He made this statement when ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:45
South Africa should not be a facilitator, it should be a mediator - TNA in a special discussion
Different opinions have emerged within the TNA on the role of South Africa in the reconciliation in this country.Different opinions argue whether South Africa should involve as a facilitator or mediator. ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:49
A challenge from BBS to the government
The Bodhu Bala Sena Organization which had convened a press conference today issued a challenge to the government.Secretary of the Bodhu Bala Sena Organization venerable Galagodaththe Gnanasara thero expressed ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 11:24
Sri Lanka maintains policy rates, current monetary policy appropriate
Sri Lanka's Central Bank has decided to maintain current policy interest rates as its Monetary Board is of the view that the current monetary policy stance is appropriate.Accordingly, the Standing Deposit ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 10:23
US Vice President Biden arrives in Ukraine
US Vice President Joe Biden touched down at Kiev airport for a two-day visit seen as a show of support for crisis-hit Ukraine's pro-Western leaders.Biden's arrival came as Moscow accused Kiev of violating ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:50
Fast-Unto-death Railway worker hospitalized-
The Joint Trade Union Alliance for Railway stated that a railway worker who was involved in the fasting campaign staged in front of Fort Railway Station has been admitted to hospital.A group of railway ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 9:11
Inaugural session of the 6th Western provincial council this morning.
The inaugural session of the 6th Western provincial council will be held this morning.The inaugural session will be held under the patronage of the Governor Alawi Maulana and a Chairman and a Vice chairman ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:38
IPL 7: Clinical Chennai Super Kings crush Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs
Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to crush Delhi Daredevils by 93 runs and register their first win in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League yesterday.Chennai first rode on SureshRaina's ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:37
Syria conflict: West criticises Assad election plan
The US has dismissed a Syrian plan to hold a presidential election on 3rd June as a "parody of democracy".UN chief Ban Ki-moon also condemned the plan, saying it could torpedo efforts to broker a deal ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:20
8.3 million rupees worth foreign currency seized at airport
Three women carrying 8.3 million rupees worth foreign currency have been arrested by Katunayake Airport Customs following their arrival from Chennai.The suspects who are residents of Colombo, Grandpass, ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:35
An investigation by education Ministry about private schools that did not begin the 2nd term.
The Education Ministry says that an investigation will be held about some private schools not beginning the second term yesterday.Issuing a communiqué the Ministry had said that all the schools ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:35
Elephant dancing in the dehiwala zoo ends.
The management of the Dehiwala zoo has decided to temporarily stop the elephant shows.A senior spokesperson stated that this is as a result of 3 elephants suspected of having contracted tuberculosis.The ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:04
SLC executive committee condemns statements from Sanaga and Mahela Permission for disciplinary inquiry as well if required.
The Sri Lanka Cricket Executive Committee said that it firmly condemned the statement Mahela Jayawardhana and Kumaar Sangakkaara had made criticizing Sri Lanka Cricket.Similarly the Sri Lanka Cricket Executive ...

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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 19:17
Rahul Ghandi proposes a solution to Indo-Sri Lanka fishing dispute.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress-led UPA Government is aware of the problems faced by Indian fishermen with Sri Lanka and that it is committed to finding a solution “as ...

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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 19:17
A woman in Vavuniya who provided the LTTE with land, arrested.
A 63 year old female resident of the Uruthi-puram village in Kilinochchi, was arrested for providing land to a group of persons suspected of attempting to revive the LTTE.According to Police media spokesman ...

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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 19:16
Eric Solheim writes a book on Norway's role in Sri Lankan peace negotiations.
Former Norwegian Peace Envoy to Sri Lanka Eric Solheim says that he is ready to launch a book written on the role of Norway as a peace mediator in Sri Lanka.Solheim, a former minister of the Norwegian ...

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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 18:52
Biden heads to Ukraine after fragile truce shattered
US Vice President Joe Biden will begin a two-day visit to Ukraine, hours after a fragile Easter truce was shattered and pro-Kremlin rebels in the country's east appealed for help from Russian "peacekeepers".Biden's ...

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This is how Vataraka Wijitha Thera arrived at the council
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Many New Year festivals under the patronage of MP R Dumindha Silva : Video
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 10:22
MP R Dumindha Silva participated in many New Year festivals held in the Colombo District. MP R Dumindha Silva participated as the Chief Guest in the Bak ...
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A new Human Resources and employment policy for the first time in history.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 8:30
Human Resources Senior Minister Dew Gunasekera says that cabinet approval has been given to the National Human Resources and Employment Policy and its ...
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An assurance from Wildlife Minister for removal of Wilpattu tents on receipt of Court orders : Video
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 8:21
Minister Rishaad Badiudeen organized a media tour yesterday to brief the media about the controversial charge that Muslim colonies are created in the Wilpattu ...
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Update : Watareka Vijitha thero taken to the Pradeshiya Sabha through the back door with police while people protest
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:45
Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera said that his organization is capable of forming governments as well as toppling them.He ...
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Railway line obstructed using a log; 20 trains including office trains delayed: Video
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 18:56
A tense situation arose today at the Colombo Fort Railway station after a group of substitute railway workers protested at the conclusion of the fast unto ...
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SLFP General Secretary arrives at Western Provincial Council Complex prior to maiden session: Video
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 18:58
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithreepala Sirisena had given instruction regarding the election of the Chairman and the Vice Chairman for the Western ...
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Government Doctors say they have become the common enemy
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 19:00
The GMOA says that it has become the common enemy against reducing the duration of the Allied Health Science degree program.The GMOA held a media briefing ...
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Chairman of Western Provincial Council appointed.
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 13:43
Former Chairman of Western Provincial Council Sunil Wijerathna was re-elected to the position with 23 majority votes today.During the secret vote held ...
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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 8:17
A tense situation arose yesterday (22) at the Colombo Fort Railway station after a group of substitute railway workers protested at the conclusion of the fast unto death, held earlier in front of the Fort Railway station.The fast, based on several demands began on monday the 21st and Minister of Transport Kumara Welgama told the protestors that a cabinet paper will be presented in this regard.Subsequently ...
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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 7:09
Coach of the National Cricket team Paul Fabrace has ...
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 15:12
Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance ...
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:38
The Sri Lanka Cricket Executive Committee said that ...
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 8:04
Stanislas Wawrinka won his first Masters 1000 title ...
Monday, 21 April 2014 - 18:35
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 11:24
Sri Lanka's Central Bank has decided to maintain current policy interest rates as its Monetary Board is of the view that the current monetary policy stance ...
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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 8:18
Compared with last year the revenue of provincial councils has increased by 2.5 per cent.The Sri Lanka Central Bank points out that the provincial councils ...
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Monday, 21 April 2014 - 7:06
Sri Lanka’s first batch of Cinnamon exporters successfully captured their licenses to officially flavour the world with Sri Lanka’s second ...
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Sunday, 20 April 2014 - 19:48
The Industrial Development Board will set up three industrial estates within the next three years in the North, North Central and Southern provinces.The ...
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Saturday, 19 April 2014 - 8:14
Wal-Mart is delving deeper into financial services at its stores and shaking up the money transfer business.The world's largest retailer introduced a new ...
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Friday, 18 April 2014 - 20:17
Shares in China's Weibo, a Twitter-like service, rose by almost 20% on their first day of trading on the US stock market, after a lukewarm start.The company's ...
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Friday, 18 April 2014 - 13:19
China will cut the amount of funds that rural banks must keep in reserve, in a small easing of monetary policy by the government as it tries to provide ...
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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:22
Sri Lanka main international airport has handled 7.3 million passengers, including transit travellers, up 3.3 percent from a year earlier, while aircraft ...
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 12:41
China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, marking a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.The ...
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 7:56
Shares in struggling internet search giant Yahoo jumped 9% despite a 20% fall in first quarter earnings.The company's profits of 312 million dollars still ...
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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 8:27
The police say that five railway employees were taken into custody in connection with the situation that cropped up at the Colombo Fort Railway Station last afternoon.They were arrested over obstructing railway transport.A tense ...
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