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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:34
Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that Sri Lanka has shifted its foreign policy "back to centre" in the interest of its people.On his first visit to Beijing after the new Sri Lankan government headed by President Maithripala...
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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 9:30
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that illegal sand mining has turned out to be a mafia.The President expressed these views at a meeting that was held with public representatives and state officials...

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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:52
US lawmakers have rejected a short-term funding bill for homeland security, increasing the threat of a partial agency shutdown.The House of Representatives voted 224-203 against the measure, with dozens...

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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:42
The Under Secretary General of the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Jeffrey Feltman will arrive in the island today for a 4 day official visit.This visit which follows the meeting...

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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 9:29
The Sinhala Ravaya Organization says that the government should take a decision to ban the Race by Race betting business in the country.General Secretary of the Organization Venerable Magalkande Sudath...

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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:43
Letters of appointment were awarded two ministers of the Eastern Provincial Council by the Provincial Governor yesterday.The Ministerial posts were awarded to the UPFA and SLMC.UPFA Councillor Wimalaweera...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 19:43
The United Lanka Container Operators Association charges that the Chinese operator of the Colombo South Port did not allow them to hoist the national flag at their office on the last Independence Day.Addressing...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 18:58
A body of a Manager attached to a State bank in Galle was found at Narigama beach in Hikkaduwa this evening.According to the police, the deceased person has been identified as 56 year old Ariyasiri Withanage,...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 16:04
First picture of the face of the angelic schoolboy who turned into reviled ISIS executioner. How polite west London pupil became bloodthirsty Jihadi John Mohammed Emwazi unmasked as ruthless Islamic State...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 15:48
Victim identified defendant who molested her at store from tattoo on his shoulder A worker has been jailed for three months for molesting a 10-year-old girl on a wheelchair in a store where he worked...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 15:38
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera left to china on an official tour on Friday. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the minister was visiting China on a two-day official tour.

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 15:05
The Supreme Court issued an injunction preventing the Puthukkudiyiruppu and the Maritimepattu Pradeshiya Sabha elections of the Mullaitivu District to be held tomorrow.Additional Election Commissioner...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 16:48
AB de Villiers hit an unbeaten 162 as South Africa defeated the West Indies by 257 runs in the World...
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West Indies are stunned. De Villiers has just clobbered...
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 13:15

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West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels will not be sanctioned...
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 12:47
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar reportedly...
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:04
Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in the 18th match...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 20:27
Sri Lanka go into the Group A clash against Bangladesh...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 16:59
Samiullah Shenwari produced a brilliant rearguard action...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:18
Sri Lanka power to 332/1 against Bangladesh at Melbourne...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:00

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Sri Lanka made one change to their XI, bringing in...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 9:13
Citing favourable conditions, Sri Lanka captain Angelo...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 9:09
After surviving a scare in their match against minnows...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:05
The 16th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup is now...
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 20:36
Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:42
The Under Secretary General of the Department of Political Affairs of the United Nations Jeffrey Feltman will arrive in the island today for a 4 day official...
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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:43
Letters of appointment were awarded two ministers of the Eastern Provincial Council by the Provincial Governor yesterday.The Ministerial posts were awarded...
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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 18:53
Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa who was in remand for obtaining a fake passport on forged documents was released today...
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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 9:59
Sri Lanka go into the Group A clash against Bangladesh (BD) on the heels of their triumph against Afghanistan. Sri Lanka supporters assembled at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (MCG) to watch their stars take to the field.Sri Lanka ended up with 332 runs in their fixed 50 overs with Sangakkara not out on 105 and Dilshan unbeaten on 161.Chasing 333 for victory, Bangladesh got off to a terrible start...
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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 13:22
Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse said that President Maithreepala Sirisena would tour the United Kingdom next week.The Justice Minister who is participating in the anniversary of Global Law Summit in...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 13:19
The Emigration and Immigration Controller Nihal Ranasinghe says that the application submitted by Frontline Socialist Party central working committee member Kumar Gunaratnam to obtain citizenship was rejected.The...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 12:34
Dozens of black-clad protesters have clashed with riot police in central Athens, smashing shop windows, throwing petrol bombs and burning cars after an anti-government march, the first since the leftist...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 11:32
Lupita Nyongo's $150,000 Oscars dress has been stolen from her Hollywood hotel room. The 31-year-old wore the custom Calvin Klein gown created by Francisco Costa that featured 6,000 pearls to the 87th...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 10:17
The Police stated that the Judicial Medical Officer’s (JMO) report into the shadowy death of ex-Havelock Sports Club’s captain and Sri Lankan popular ruggerite, Wasim Thajudeen (popularly known...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:32
Navy media spokesperson, Commander Indika De Silva states that 86 Indian fishermen along with their 10 trawlers have been apprehended last night for violating the Sri Lankan maritime boundaries.Meanwhile...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:03
Ukraine's military said it had started withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the United States and Russia traded barbs over the conflict.The announced pull-back...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:25
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam states that pass grade at the GCE Ordinary level for mathematics will not be compulsory to sit for the advance level examination. 

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 14:58
Kids, our George Jetson, 007, Iron Man dreams are edging a bit closer to reality.Jetpack manufacturer Martin Aircraft of Christchurch, New Zealand, went...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 14:12
First ever green chilli instant noodle variant to enter local marketSri Lanka’s leading instant noodle brand, Maggi, unveiled its latest innovation,...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:12
The two top HSBC bosses have apologised for "unacceptable" practices at its Swiss private bank which helped clients to avoid tax.Stuart Gulliver, group...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 10:04
Being in the forefront in the social and digital marketing sphere in the financial services sector in Sri Lanka, the Bank with a heart – continues...
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Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 18:52
Year-on-year headline inflation increased to 3.2 per cent in January 2015 from 2.1 per cent in December 2014 while annual average inflation declined marginally...
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Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 18:59
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Saturday, 28 February 2015 - 8:29
An individual was shot and killed near the Mahanama Vidyalaya in Walgama – Matara.Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that an unidentified group had opened fire at him at around 8 last night.
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