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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:41
President Mahinda Rajapaksa left the Island this afternoon for a visit to Italy and the Vatican on an invitation by the Holy See.President Rajapaksa will arrive at Fiumicino Airport in Rome in the evening.The highlight of the President's...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:38
A heartbreaking incident in which a father tortured a 7-year old daughter was reported to our news team from Nawalapitiya today.The teachers of Kola-pathana-watta Estate school have observed a Grade-1...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:36
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will be fairly widespread over the island during the afternoon and night.Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely at some places...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:32
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress which is an ally of the government says that holding a general election before the presidential election will be beneficial for the government.Its General Secretary Hassan Ali...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 16:04
A wild elephant died yesterday after it got entangled in a power line of a house in Puliyankulam, Ramanur, Vavuniya.According to Wildlife office spokesman in Vavuniya, a gun shot wound was found on the...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 15:42
Mawanella Magistrate Chandani Meegoda today ordered to remand 4 persons including Aranayake Pradeshiya Sabha chairman Dinesh Gunaratne until the 15th of this month.The suspects, accused of assaulting Mawanella...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 13:31
India has reacted cautiously to the docking of a People's Liberation Army Navy submarine in Sri Lanka from 7th to 14th September.The Type 039 Song-class boat, on long-range deployment to escort China warships...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 12:57
The fire which erupted at the armoury of Mattegoda army camp, in Kottawa this morning has been doused by now.According to Army Media Spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya, several explosions also occurred in the...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 12:53
30 Sri Lankan Tamils observed a fast inside the special camp in Tiruchi to express their protest against the conviction of AIADMK general Secretary J Jayalalitha.According to the Hindu News Paper the inmates...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 8:44
Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed two Pakistan naval ships PNS NASR and PNS SAIF arrived at the Port of Colombo on a four-day goodwill visit.This port call is part...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 8:18
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has issued a stern warning against any "illegal" protests in Hong Kong.Visiting Washington, Wang also warned that the matter was an "internal affair" for China.His US counterpart,...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 7:52
The number of people killed due to adverse weather has risen to 10.A tragic incident was reported yesterday where 4 persons who were relaxing after having completed their daily task of plucking tea leaves...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 7:46
Sri Lankan Navy troops arrested two Sri Lankans attempting to smuggle a stock of gold across the northern seas to India.Sri Lanka Naval Ship "Ranadheera" attached to the Northern Naval Command last evening...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 7:47
The Wildlife Conservation Department yesterday declared seven animal species as 'Top Seven Wild Sri Lanka' for special recognition as flagship species for conservation parallel to its 65th anniversary...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 21:41
SLN patrol ship 'Ranadeera' has arrested 2 Sri Lankans who attempted to smuggle 45 kgs of gold by sea route about 45kms off Madagal : SLN

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 21:12
A function was held under the patronage of Colombo District Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva at the Kelaniya Maha Vidyalaya yesterday in view of World Children’s Day.The Parliamentarian provided...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 19:33
The department of meteorology says that under the influence of Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, stormy showers with lightning activities during afternoon and evening will continue for another 2 months.Showers...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 17:47
US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested for driving under the influence.Phelps was charged...
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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle expects to return to...
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 8:34
Pakistan's T20 captain Shahid Afridi said yesterday,...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 17:19
Bangladesh all-rounder and former skipper Mohammad...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 11:21
Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 8:26
Australian coach Darren Lehmann said fearsome fast...
Monday, 29 September 2014 - 19:44
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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 15:50
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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:38
Ravi Shastri was appointed as Team India director for...
Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 17:27
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Friday, 26 September 2014 - 12:53
Sri Lanka women’s cricket team won the Bronze...
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 13:05


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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:38
A heartbreaking incident in which a father tortured a 7-year old daughter was reported to our news team from Nawalapitiya today.The teachers of Kola-pathana-watta...
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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:32
Sri Lanka Muslim Congress which is an ally of the government says that holding a general election before the presidential election will be beneficial for...
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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 12:57
The fire which erupted at the armoury of Mattegoda army camp, in Kottawa this morning has been doused by now.According to Army Media Spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya,...
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:31
3 persons were injured and admitted to the hospital when a big tree on Kinsey road near the mortuary of Colombo National Hospital fell yesterday (22).According to the media spokesman’s office, the fallen tree caused damages to 12 vehicles including 3 three-wheelers, 2 motor vehicles, a lorry and 3 motor bikes.A woman is among the injured, while another person received injuries to his head.They...
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 19:33
A group of UNP MPs engaged in an investigative tour of Mahara Prison today.Under the 7th phase of the series of party investigative tours program, MPs Ajith P Perera, Eran Wickremarathna, Nalin Bandara,...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 19:34
The woman who was subjected to police assault in Rathnapura town recently Weerasinghe Arachchilage Kanthi Latha alias Batti is preparing to file a case in the Supreme Court seeking a compensation of 50...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 19:31
New Tamil Nadu Chief minister Panneer-selvam has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take "positive and concrete" steps to secure the immediate release of 20 Tamil Nadu fishermen and their 75 boats from...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 17:46
US-led forces have carried out air strikes on Islamic State militants battling Kurdish fighters around the northern Syrian border town of Kobane..Syrian activists said, at least 10 people were killed overnight,...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 16:55
The Anuradhapura Special High Court sentenced a man of Padaviya to 15 years rigorous imprisonment for sexually abusing a 16 year old girl in June 2012.In addition, High Court Judge Khema Swarnaathipathi...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 13:22
74 families have been displaced following incessant showers experienced in Wilgoda Divisional Secretariat in Kurunegala District due to the prevailing inter monsoon weather condition in the island.According...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 13:28
The National Social Development Institute says Sri Lanka has become the first country in South Asia to face the increase of ageing population issue.Training Director of the Institute Karunarathna Gamage...

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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 13:45
The Wildlife officers have rescued five elephants of the same herd this morning while they were abandoned in an agricultural well in the Horawala neighborhood at Maha Elagama in Kekirawa.The Wildlife officers...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 15:40
The Annual General Meeting of the Hambantota District Women Entrepreneurs’ Forum (WEF) was held on 27th September 2014. Ms.Chithra Sumanasilli was...
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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 8:41
The Sugar Research Institute says that the per capita sugar consumption has increased.Chairman of the Institute Siril Suduwella stated that the per capita...
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 17:51
Sri Lanka inflation continued its decelerating trend observed since June 2013 and reached 4.2 per cent in September 2014 from to 4.5 per cent in August...
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 11:57
Seylan, the bank with a heart in yet another first is celebrating World children’s day through a plethora of innovative island-wide celebrations....
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Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 11:32
Microsoft has disclosed the first details of Windows 10 - its next operating system (OS).The name is a surprise, bearing in mind it represents a jump from...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 17:16
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics, recently unveiled the GALAXY Alpha, which showcases Samsung’s new approach to design. At the unveiling...
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Thursday, 02 October 2014 - 18:34
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana extended an open invitation to the woman who was beaten by a policeman in Ratnapura recently to come to the police station and give a statement.Addressing a media briefing today SSP Ajith ...
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