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Update : At least 50 killed in Taiwan plane crash-Video
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 20:45
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...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:52
SC dismisses UNP petition
Supreme Court dismissed a petition filed by the UNP against the redistribution of 3 seats of the Uva provincial council from Badulla district to Monaragala district.

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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 - 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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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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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:01
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in the 2nd test against South Africa played at SSC.
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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
Shakib Al Hasan has made a public apology and appealed...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:37
England are on the verge of defeat after India put...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:22
Rajarata uni students in front of Higher Education Ministry for 3 hours.
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MP R Duminda Silva hands over a donation to veteran artist Susila Kuragama-Video
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 8:00
Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva paid a visit to veteran actress Susila Kuragama recently.The Parliamentarian had also provided a financial donation to...
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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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Chief Minister Prasanna goes to police again.
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:12
Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga lodged a complaint at Cinnamon Gardens Police today requesting to find out details regarding the person...
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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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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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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 16:35
Traffic jam in ward place due to Rajarata students’ protest march
Rajarata University students’ Association staged a protest march today with 9 demands including the removal of the class suspension issued for 28 students.The Protest march has reached the Ministry...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 16:36
Yala closes for one month
Department of Wildlife Director General H.G. Ratnayake stated that a decision has been taken to close down Yala National Park.The decision has been taken due to the prevailing drought season.Yala National...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 16:36
Police record statement from Western Province Chief Minister
Welikada Police recorded a statement from the Western Province Chief Minister Prasanna Ranatunga today following a complaint lodged by G.W. Piyasena on the 21st claiming that the Chief Minister and a group...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:05
A Minister reveals about Velupillai, Navi Pillai & Galagoda Aththe thero.
Minister Dilan Perera verified about a connection among former LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabaharan, UN Human Rights Commissioner Navaneedan Pillai and Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera.The minister made this...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:07
Jaffna army camps limited to 6500 acres.
Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said today 26 thousand acres of land area confined for army camps in Jaffna Peninsula has currently been reduced to 6500 acres.Addressing a media briefing...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:06
Special programme to check containers to prevent drug racket.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said a special operation will be introduced to inspect containers of goods imported to the country in order to prevent the drug racket.He said it is revealed trafficking...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:07
5 year old girl dies following a motor accident
5 year old girl dies after a motor accident which occurred at Kekirawa Junction, along Puttalam – Trincomalee road.According to the police, the accident occurred when a motor bike collided with a...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 8:38
Local entrepreneurs must be protected: says President-Video
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the programme the Government has initiated to uplift the local entrepreneur would never be altered.Participating at the special meeting held yesterday with the Small...

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 8:31
Iraq violence: Suicide car bombs kill 21 in Baghdad.
A suicide bomb has killed at least 21 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.At least 13 civilians were killed in the attack, which took place at a police checkpoint at the entrance to the Kadhi-miya district.Many...

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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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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:18
G20 trade ministers reaffirmed their commitment to free trade as a central driver of growth and to streamline the flow of goods through borders.The ministers...
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 13:13
Minister Arumugam Thondaman says Ceylon Workers Congress should be given an opportunity to field four candidates in the Uva Provincial Council election under the UPFA ticket.Accordingly party leader Deputy Minister Muttu ...
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