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Sri lanka ranked in the 'high development' category of the HDI
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:57
Sri lanka is ranked at 73 in the Human Development index 2014.India is ranked 135th, Pakistan 146th and Nepal 145th are in the 'low development' category, while Sri Lanka is in the 'high development' category.The Human Development...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:48
Creating a nutritious society is imperative; President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says it will be a huge injustice to the nation if it fails to build a healthy future generation.Addressing a ceremony held at the Tirappane Mahanama Vidyalaya this morning,...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:07
Gaza humanitarian situation 'dire'
UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has expressed extreme concern at the situation in Gaza, describing a ceasefire as "vital".She said the conflict meant 44% of Gaza was a no-go area for Palestinians, and...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:58
Severe drought continues in 6 districts; water levels of 72 tanks reduced by 20%
The severe drought season has affected the lives of the communities in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Moneragala, Hambantota, Vavuniya and Mulativ districts.According to the Met department, these areas have...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:58
Minister Thondaman's request disregarded
Minister Arumugam Thondaman ordered Ginigathhena Divisional Secretary today to halt the construction of the Broadland Hydro Power Project in Kithulgala.The construction of the 35-Mega Watt Hydro Power...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 16:21
Solemn ceremony for MH17 victims
The Netherlands has received the first victims' bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in a solemn ceremony at Eindhoven air base.Forty hearses left for the town where the formal identification...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 15:24
Update : Air Algerie Plane Crashed in Niger
An Algerian plane that went missing after taking off from Burkina Faso has crashed in Niger, private Algerian television station Elnahar reported.The airliner crashed after crossing the airspace of Niamey,...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 14:09
4 individuals sentenced to death by the Kandy High Court
4 individuals who were found guilty in connection to a murder was sentenced to death by the Kandy High Court judge Manilal Waidyathilake.The murder had been committed on the 2nd of September 1999, in the...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 14:52
Indian Train rams into school bus killing 20 children, driver
20 children were killed along with their driver when a school bus was hit by a train in the Indian state of Telangana.The passenger train rammed into the school bus, dragging it several hundred metres...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 16:16
Pharmacists charge Health Ministry regarding new recruits
Government Pharmacists Association stated that many issues have cropped up due to the recruitment of new pharmacists by the Health Ministry.The General Secretary of the association Ajith T. Thilakaratne...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:16
Weapons exports to Sri Lanka from UK increased
British parliament was told today the UK government sold 49.6 million Sterling pounds worth weapons and military equipment to Sri Lanka last year.The parliament weapon export control report revealed statistics...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:14
International pressure asking not to obey police
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana states that Incidents similar to the experience of a police constable who was harassed while on duty at Kesbewa town could be the consequences of international pressure.The...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:13
Leftists in Cabinet are tight-lipped - allegations from Bahu
Nawa Sama Samaja Party leader Doctor Wickramabahu Karunaratne stated that the leftist representatives within the government are currently facing a crisis.Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:12
Chief Minister Prasanna goes to police again.
Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga lodged a complaint at Cinnamon Gardens Police today requesting to find out details regarding the person who lodged a false complaint.Western Province...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 11:28
Committee for lodging Uva election complaints
The Elections Secretariat has taken steps to establish a centre for District coordinating and recording complaints related to Uva Provincial Council elections.Deputy Elections Commissioner R.M.A.L. Ratnayake...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 11:28
Police seek husband who attacked his wife with acid
A man has thrown acid at his wife in their residence in Mahasenpura, Pulmude last night.According to the police, the suspect had fled the area after the incident.The victim is currently receiving treatment...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:10
India doctors remove 232 teeth from boy's mouth
Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw.The teenager had been suffering for 18...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:03
Sri Lanka scored 305 runs for the loss of 5 wickets at stumps on the 1st of the 2nd test match played...
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Sri Lanka scored 205 for 3 wickets during the first...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 14:52
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:01
Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:55
The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has decided...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:19
Jos Buttler has replaced wicketkeeper Matt Prior in...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 18:50
Former Scottish track cyclist who represented Great...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:22
Dinesh Chandimal has been withdrawn from the Sri Lanka...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 8:36
England captain Steven Gerrard has retired from international...
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:46
England crumbled to a 95-run defeat by India in the...
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:44
Steve Waugh, the former Australia captain, has said...
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:39
According to former skipper Michael Vaughan Alastair...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:16
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 15:24
An Algerian plane that went missing after taking off from Burkina Faso has crashed in Niger, private Algerian television station Elnahar reported.The airliner crashed after crossing the airspace of Niamey, Niger's capital, the broadcaster...

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Rajarata uni students in front of Higher Education Ministry for 3 hours.
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Severe drought continues in 6 districts; water levels of 72 tanks reduced by 20%
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:58
The severe drought season has affected the lives of the communities in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Moneragala, Hambantota, Vavuniya and Mulativ districts.According...
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Minister Thondaman's request disregarded
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 18:58
Minister Arumugam Thondaman ordered Ginigathhena Divisional Secretary today to halt the construction of the Broadland Hydro Power Project in Kithulgala.The...
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International pressure asking not to obey police
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:14
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana states that Incidents similar to the experience of a police constable who was harassed while on duty at Kesbewa...
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:49
At least 50 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan yesterday with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing. TransAsia Airways flight GE222 was carrying 58 people on a domestic flight when it crashed into houses near Magong airport on the Penghu island chain after requesting a second attempt to land there. The ATR 72-500 twin turbo-prop was...
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:07
Rs.18 Billion operational loss suffered by CEB during first 4 months of the year
The Midyear State Financial Situation report issued by the Ministry of Finance and Planning says that the Ceylon Electricity Board has suffered a operational loss of 18 Billion Rupees during the first...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:08
Secret agenda between JVP and UNP: Minister Dilan says in Parliament
Parliament convened yesterday at 1 PM under patronage of Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa.During the debate MP Shantha Bandara forwarded an adjournment motion regarding the 1980 July strike.DNA MP Anura Kumara...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:09
Excavations of ancient tunnel in Kotte stopped
Acting Deputy Director of the Excavations Division Namal Kodithuwakku stated that certain excavations have been stalled due to the lack of funds.He stated that as a result, excavations of the tunnel starting...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:00
MP R Duminda Silva hands over a donation to veteran artist Susila Kuragama-Video
Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva paid a visit to veteran actress Susila Kuragama recently.The Parliamentarian had also provided a financial donation to the actress for her future medical treatment.Veteran...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:11
No reply from Face book Inc
The Technology and Research Ministry stated their email to the Face Book Incorporation with regard to the suspension of Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka’s account is not answered yet.Minister Ranawaka’s...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:21
Parliament adjourned due to lack of quorum.-Video
Parliament proceedings were adjourned today until 1 pm tomorrow due to lack of quorum.

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:19
Rajarata uni students in front of Higher Education Ministry for 3 hours.-Video
Rajarata University Students Association held a protest march today on nine demands including the removal of class suspension on 28 students.Students who started the march from Fort Railway station at...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:19
The term of Parliament limited to 4 years under UNP regime; Ranil-Video
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said the term of parliament should be limited to four years.He also said a change does not mean the change of a government but it means an entire change of the political...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:26
UNP is a party with no solutions; says Minister Dilan.
Foreign Employment Promotion and welfare Minister Dilan Perera says the UNP, the JVP and the TNA have become political parties with disputes.The minister made this comment during a ceremony held today...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:18
PHI's challenge Minister Champika on DCD
The Public Health Inspectors Association rejects the statement made by Minister Patalee Champika Ranawaka that stocks of powdered milk contaminated with DCD was not removed from the market properly.During...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 18:52
Kerry pushes truce as Gaza conflict hits Israel air traffic
Washington's top diplomat flew into Tel Aviv defying a US flight ban, to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza, which has killed hundreds and hobbled Israel's main airport.Secretary of State John Kerry...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:55
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Moratumulla, Ingiriya, Kirulapone, Ranpokunagama,...
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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:21
The tourist zone including the Udawalawa national park will be further developed to attract tourists under the Pura Neguma program of the Mahinda Chintana.55...
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:46
Yahoo has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry, to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.Flurry helps app developers analyse data about...
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 9:42
The tax imposed on imported sugar has been increased by 3 rupees per kilogramme.Accordingly the special import tax on sugar will be 28 rupees.The finance...
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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:40
Mohsen Qamsari, an official with the National Iranian Oil Company, rejected the claims that Iran is selling crude oil to Greece, Sri Lanka, and South Africa.He...
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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:43
Earnings from tourism recorded a growth of 35.8 percent to 901.8 million dollars during the first five months this year.The number of tourist arrivals...
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:52
Supreme Court dismissed a Fundamental Rights petition filed by the UNP against the re-distribution of 3 seats of the Uva provincial council from Badulla district to Monaragala district.According to our court reporter, the ...
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