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Letter from Chief Prelates of 3 main chapters asking to withdraw casino gazette: says National Sanga council.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 13:00
Chief Prelates of the three main Chapters expect to issue a joint statement this week asking the government to withdraw the proposed Casino gazette.Chief Prelate of the Malwathu Chapter Most Venerable Tibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 15:59
Security officer who thwarted Kirulapona robbery hospitalised; Rs. 777,000 robbed from Moratuwa Bank
According to the latest reports, the private bank in Rawatawatta, Moratuwa lost Rs. 777,000 following the bank robbery this afternoon.Police investigations revealed that two armed persons wearing masks ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 15:59
T-20 Captainship to Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga has been appointed as T20 Sri Lankan team captain, while Lahiru Thirimanne was appointed as the Vice captain.Sri Lanka cricket board stated that the captains were appointed under the selection ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 13:15
PNM request government not to allow South African envoy to enter the country
Patriotic National Movement urge the government not to allow the South African envoy to enter the country to act as the mediator for the discussion between TNA and the government.Expressing his views during ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 13:14
2 officers interdicted in Saliyawewa
Two police officers, a sergeant and a Constable, in Saliyawewa have been interdicted.They have been accused of negligence in duty concerning the escape of a suspect on the 21st.Investigations are currently ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 12:49
Inflation remains at 4.2 per cent in March
Year-on-year inflation remained low with headline inflation for March 2014 recording 4.2 per cent, unchanged from the previous month, while core inflation increased marginally to 3.4 per cent in March ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 12:45
BCB to push Pakistan home series to April
The Bangladesh Cricket Board is likely to push Pakistan's 2015 tour of Bangladesh to the second week of April, instead of January.Bangladesh, in the meantime, are set to train in Australia for two extra ...

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 12:43
Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster crosses 150
The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose sharply to more than 120 yesterday, as divers speeded up the grim task of recovering bodies from the submerged ship and police took two more ...

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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 - 13:13
Two illegal miners in Medirigiriya handed over to police
The residents of Medirigiriya area have captured two out of a group of illegal miners at a paddy field in Yaaya-6, Medirigiriya and handed them over to the police.The equipments in their possession have ...

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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 - 18:58
SLFP General Secretary arrives at Western Provincial Council Complex prior to maiden session: Video
SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithreepala Sirisena had given instruction regarding the election of the Chairman and the Vice Chairman for the Western Provincial Council today.Accordingly Western Provincial ...

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Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 19:00
Government Doctors say they have become the common enemy
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 today in Colombo regarding the statement made ...

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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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This is how Vataraka Wijitha Thera arrived at the council
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More information unearthed about Indo - Sri lanka Kidney racketeers
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 13:01
Indian police have found that the kidney racketeers, had sent as many as 21 people from different parts of Andra Pradesh to Colombo for kidney surgeries ...
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Anamaduwa residents plant banana trees on the road.
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 13:02
A group of residents have staged a protest in Anamaduwa complaining that the road between Anamadua and Paramakanda Ancient Temple has not been repaired ...
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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 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 ...
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Arrest of five Railway employees who turned rebellious at the Fort Railway station : Video
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 ...
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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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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 - 15:59
Former fast bowler Javagal Srinath lauded Virat Kohli ...
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 7:09
Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, ...
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 19:27
Coach of the National Cricket team Paul Fabrace has ...
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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 - 12:49
Year-on-year inflation remained low with headline inflation for March 2014 recording 4.2 per cent, unchanged from the previous month, while core inflation ...
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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, 23 April 2014 - 13:01
A group of Bodu Bala Sena monks cordoned the Industry and Commerce Ministry in Colpety to search Watereka Vijitha Thera this morning.The BBS group has entered the Ministry after they received a tip-off that Watareka Vijitha Thera ...
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