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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:08
The UNP says the date for the Presidential election should be decided by the Election Commissioner and not by government ministers.The UNP and the JVP met the Election Commissioner this morning, and the UNP representatives told this...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:53
Sahil Doshi, a 14-year-old Indian-American student has won the 2014 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for his innovative, eco-friendly battery design that could help lower harmful greenhouse...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:13
The UNP requests the government to file an early appeal against the EU court order that lifted sanctions on the LTTE.Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, UNP MP Lakshman Kiriella said that...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:04
President Barack Obama offered his condolences to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the "tragic" attack near parliament and pledged continued security coordination with Ottawa.Obama said after...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:11
Nawa Sama Samaja party accuses JVP for ridiculing the labourer’s struggle staged on the 21st of this month demanding for a salary increment by 10 thousand rupees.While addressing a media briefing...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:11
The Navy says that the reports published, saying the Navy Commander’s tour of India has been cancelled is false.Meanwhile Indian media reported that Sri Lankan Navy Commander Vice Admiral Jayantha...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 11:29
The Rehearsal of Disaster Management which began at 9 this morning covering 25 districts is continuing successfully.According to the Disaster Management Centre, the rehearsal covers disasters such as Tsunami,...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:10
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the present government was able to provide an efficient service to the public as it kept confidence on the service.He was speaking at a ceremony to distribute motor...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:15
Police raided an illegal brewery centre in Kottawa and arrested one person.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that a stock of illegal liquor was also seized.The suspect is a resident of Hokandara.

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:15
The customs arrested a person for attempting to smuggle foreign and local currency worth 6 million rupees to Dubai.A customs spokesperson stated that the suspect had dollars and Euros in his possession.The...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:55
A gunman shot and killed a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, before police engaged in a gun battle inside the parliament building.Police confirmed a gunman was shot dead, but Canada's capital remains...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:49
Foreign Affairs Minister Professor G. L. Peiris says that the terrorist challenge is not something restricted to history.The Minister points out that the decision the European Court has taken to lighten...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:19
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly during the afternoon and night.Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 8:17
Police and STF have been deployed for completely stopping gem mining in the Kantale tank grounds.With the recent drought, the Kantale tank has dried.Following this, residents and outsiders numbering close...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 20:45
Under the ‘Kalaa Saviya’ programme implemented according to a concept of Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva, a financial donation was handed over to veteran theatrical artiste Samanthi Lanerole...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:42
The Syrian military has stepped up air strikes on rebel areas dramatically, carrying out more than 200 in recent days.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the raids took place mostly in western...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:36
The UNP and the JVP expect to meet Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya tomorrow in order to submit him with facts with regard to the forthcoming Presidential election.UNP General secretary Tissa Attanayake...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:03
Veteran batsman Younis Khan said he was proud to become the first Pakistani to score a hundred against...
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The International Cricket Council admitted it “does...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:06
Experienced batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:43
West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:40
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:55
India has suspended all future tours to the Caribbean...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:30
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said his side has spotted...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:24
Cricket Australia has said it is 'deeply concerned'...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:42
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize the procedure...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:05
According to SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:30
Valentino Rossi marked his 250th premier class Grand...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:59
The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least 65...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:51
The boy disappeared in Ambalangoda rescued from a beggar in Dambulla.
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 20:45
Under the ‘Kalaa Saviya’ programme implemented according to a concept of Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva, a financial donation was handed...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:11
Nawa Sama Samaja party accuses JVP for ridiculing the labourer’s struggle staged on the 21st of this month demanding for a salary increment by 10...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:11
The Navy says that the reports published, saying the Navy Commander’s tour of India has been cancelled is false.Meanwhile Indian media reported that...
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Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:02
A certain group has attacked the tent last night in Balangoda – Pabahinna junction where Sabaragamuwa University students were staging a protest for nearly 40 days.Convenor of the Sabaragamuwa students collective Rasindu Jayasingha stated that the students were also attacked by the group.When inquired about the incident from Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana, he stated that 11 students...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 16:22
A body of a woman who was reported missing from the Opathawatta area in Kotakethana Ratnapura was found floating in the Kotakethana river in Kahawatta this morning.The victim has been identified as 31...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 15:13
Etisalat Sri Lanka, an owned subsidiary of the UAE-based Etisalat Group, will continue to invest instrengthening its operations in the country, and has recently invested in strengthening the leadership...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 16:23
A father of two children who went to bathe in a tank has died from drowning today.According to the Police, the 41 year old victim who is a resident of Meraaya in Lindula went to bathe in a tank in the...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:51
Northern Provincial Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran stated that TNA has not made a final decision regarding the upcoming Presidential election.Democratic People’s Front leader and Provincial Councilor...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:38
President Barack Obama votes next to Aia Cooper in Chicago. (Associated Press)Washington:  Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.A young...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:35
Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the Liberty Medal yesterday and pledged her 100,000 dollar award to education in her homeland...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 10:27
Police canines have been used to trace the killers of a vegetable seller who was murdered using sharp weapons at Bakery Junction in Aththidiya.However Senior Officer of the Mt.Lavinia Police Station told...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 9:34
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that there could not be political differences in development and service to the people.The President said that the people’s honour could be gained only by  offering ...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:04
The dollar gained against other major currencies after a slight but unexpected rise in US inflation, while the market continued to speculate about eurozone...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:05
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, in a meeting with German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, called on Germany to boost public spending to stimulate stuttering...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:44
China's gross domestic product expanded in the third quarter at its slowest pace since the depths of the global financial crisis, despite efforts to kickstart...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 15:30
The Healthcare and Consumer Division of CIC Holdings PLC, has been at the forefront of the healthcare industry in Sri Lanka for decades. Dedicated to saving...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 13:54
Mr. Ganesan Ampalavanar, currently Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC, will assume the position of Managing Director of Nestlé - Vietnam...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:39
Yahoo said its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:09
Three persons who allegedly launched an attack last night on a meeting held at the Rassagala Rankoth Temple to protest against the opening of a new liquor shop have been arrested.Police said one of the participants of the meeting ...
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