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Child abducted from Galgamuwa found: 10 Million ransom demand reduced to 3.5 Million: 4 suspects arrested
Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:03
The 4 year old child, Dinidu Yashen Ekanayake who was kidnapped from the Hunupolagama area in Meegalewa in Galgamuwa was rescued by the Police last night in Abogama area in Galgamuwa.Four masked men who rode motor cycles abducted the...

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Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 9:12
Drug dealer shot and killed
A person involved with drug dealing has been shot and killed in the Wanaathamulla area in Borella yesterday.Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that 3 persons had carried out the shooting...

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Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:29
Landslide threat in Nuwara-eliya and Kegalle
The National Building Research Organization issued a landslide warning to the Nuwara-eliya and Kegalle districts.Accordingly this warning will be mainly for Nuwara-eliya, Norton bridge, Lakshapan and Castlereigh...

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Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:30
If we join with UNP our vote count will increase: Muslim Congress
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress says that if they contested with the UNP they would be able to obtain more votes.National Organizer Shafeek Rajabdeen stated that the SLMC would contest independently at the...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 21:52
'Facebook down': People around world report outage
Facebook is currently suffering an outage, with users around the world reporting problems accessing the site.

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 19:40
President agrees to reduce interest rate on loans given to paddy stockists
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to reduce the current interest rate on loans given to paddy stockists from 12% to 10%.The President took this decision following a discussion with the representatives...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 19:10
Health Minister summons hospital directors & suppliers to inquire about malpractices
Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena is prepared to probe the malpractices which occur during the purchase of drugs and equipment for hospitals.The Minister stated this while speaking during a meeting...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 18:57
UPDATE: Anuradhapura hawker stages a tree-top protest
A pavement hawker engaged in business between Anuradhapura Ayurveda roundabout to Hospital roundabout staged a protest after climbing on to a tree near Anuradhapura courts roundabout this evening.He protested...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 17:48
36 hour water cut in Colombo
The water supply will be suspended for several areas in Colombo for 36 hours from Saturday morning  9 a.m. to Sunday night 9 p.m. the National Water Supple and Drainage Board said.Water cut will be...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 14:47
Ruling against the Mayor of Ja-Ela Urban Council
The Supreme Court issued a ruling today preventing Mayor of Ja-Ela Urban Council Anju Sri Sham Perera from holding the position.The injunction was issued after considering a petition submitted by Deputy...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:28
JHU to present new draft constitution with the support of 7 ministers
The JHU stated that it is currently working on a new draft constitution with the support of seven ministers.JHU MP Athuraliye Rathana Thera said a committee of lawyers led by former Chief Justice Sarath...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:29
Minor coalition parties distance from the government: JVP
The JVP claims that certain minor coalition parties of the UPFA government are distancing from the government not because they love people.While addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, the General...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:21
Sri lanka to keep vigilant on deadly Ebola virus.
The Communicable Disease Unit has taken steps to educate local health sectors about Ebola Virus that is fast spreading in African countries.Communicable Disease Unit Director Dr. Paba Palihawadana said...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:55
Government schools close for term holidays
Government schools will commence their second term holidays from August 1 and are scheduled to reopen on September 1.Meanwhile, the Advanced Level examinations and the Grade 5 scholarship exams are slated...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:41
Bangaladesh ships in goodwill visit
Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived in the island yesterday making a goodwill visit.The ships 'Osman' and 'Madhumati' were accorded a traditional naval welcome upon its arrival at the Port of Colombo.Osman...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 10:06
Korean language proficiency test in October
Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion announced that the Korean language proficiency test for Sri Lankans applying for jobs in Korea will be held on October 11th and 12th.The Test of Proficiency in...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:52
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 24 people and injured about 270 others.The blasts rocked the city's Cianjhen district, scattering cars and blowing deep...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:40
England ended a winless run of 10 Tests, which began in August last year, in style on the fifth morning...
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New Zealand is seeking to address the issue of corruption...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:24
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will appeal against...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:47
England moved closer to levelling the series against...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:44
South Africa's Jacques Kallis has been praised by leading...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:10
The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to retain Misbah-ul-Haq...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 18:20
England's Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:26
England's bowlers backed up the good work of their...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:35
Organisers of the 2022 Foot Ball World Cup in Qatar...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:17
Lasith Malinga, who captains the Southern Express team...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:26
Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will get...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:33
Ian Bell returned to form with a first hundred in almost...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:14
Less concern of the officials results in low quality medications in Ambilipitiya Hospital
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Landslide threat in Nuwara-eliya and Kegalle
Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:29
The National Building Research Organization issued a landslide warning to the Nuwara-eliya and Kegalle districts.Accordingly this warning will be mainly...
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If we join with UNP our vote count will increase: Muslim Congress
Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:30
The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress says that if they contested with the UNP they would be able to obtain more votes.National Organizer Shafeek Rajabdeen stated...
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Hiru Golden Film Awards on the 25th of October-Video
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:23
Hiru TV which changed the country’s TV chronicle is poised to embark on a new step for the Sri Lankan cinema of tomorrow by organizing an award festival...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:50
Many tragedies were reported during the recent past.The first plane tragedy was the Malaysian flight MH 370 that crashed with 239 passengers.A south Korean vessel sank with 304 students and another Malaysian flight MH 17 was hit by a missile which was carrying 298 passengers.Another plane crashed due to adverse weather killing 48 passengers and injuring another 10.Another Algerian flight crashed with...
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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:39
296 thousand 313 applicants for A/L exam this year
Examination Commissioner General W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara stated that about 296 thousand 313 applicants will be facing the A/L exam this year.He further said that a staff of 2120 have been deployed for the...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:36
New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas
Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 05:00 GMT today.A joint US and UN statement urged all parties to "act with restraint" until the ceasefire begins....

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:18
ICAPP conference this time in Sri lanka for creating regional community.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, met with officials to discuss arrangements for the next meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties at temple trees yesterday.Sri Lanka will be hosting...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:18
The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy perehara today.
The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy Esala Perehara will parade the streets tonight.The relevant authorities have made all arrangements to provide necessary facilities to those who arrive in Kandy to...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:19
Government compensation for cultivations destroyed by drought.
UPFA MP  Shaantha Bandaara says that the Government has set apart money for providing compensation for farmers whose crops were harmed by drought.The MP said so while participating in the ‘Balaya’...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 9:42
Monthly meeting of senior citizens Bala Mandala meeting held under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.-Video
The Kollonnawa senior citizens bala mandala monthly meeting was held at the Kollonnawa divisional secretariat auditorium under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.MP R Dumindha Silva focuses his attention...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:04
Wimal is not playing a role - Says the Government
Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella stated the President did not participate in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games due to security reasons.He said although the President had planned...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:47
President declares open a road named after Premakirthi de Alwis
A road named after veteran song writer, journalist and presenter Premakirthi de Alwis, was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.The road was named by the Colombo Municipal Council to mark...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:35
Sri Lankan visit a success; Cyril Ramaphosa
The Vice President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa says that his visit to Sri Lanka resulted in successful outcomes.Addressing the South African parliament yesterday, he has said that the discussions which...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:22
Israel calls up reserve soldiers while Netanyahu says Hamas tunnels should be destroyed.
Israel is calling up 16,000 extra reservists to bolster its military as the conflict in Gaza continues.The move brings the total number of reserves called up by Israel to 86,000. Officials say it will...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 17:50
10 schools closed from the 9th August  for paper marking
The Department of Examinations says that 10 schools will be closed from 30th  August to 12th Sepetember for A/L paper marking activities.10 schools including Royal College and Visakha Vidyala in Colombo,...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 12:02
A Sri Lankan delegation representing the Aeronautical authorities of Sri Lanka, led by Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation visited Warsaw to hold Bilateral...
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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:45
Profits at Samsung Electronics fell 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.It made a net...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:36
The price of rubber has reported a record low in the market.One kilogram of rubber is currently sold between 290 to 320 rupees.According to the Director...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:30
Fitch Ratings has assigned the newly organised Ceylon Dollar Bond Fund a 'BB-' Fund Credit Rating and 'V-5' Fund Volatility Rating.This is the first time...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:33
Social networking service Twitter reported a loss of 145 million dollars, during the second-quarter period from March to June.That is more than triple...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:57
Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.The primary focus...
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Saturday, 02 August 2014 - 7:30
Police have found the bodies of a couple in a house in the Panwila area in Kandy yesterday.Police Media Spokespersons office stated that the 27 year old male had consumed poison while the 24 year old female had hanged herself.
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