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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:11
Central Province Security Commander Major General Mano Perera says that maximum efforts will be put in today to clear the earth mounds caused by the landslide in Meeriya-bedda in Koslanda in Haldummulla.He stated that the landslide-hit...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 10:28
Another body of a female has been found during search operations carried out in the Meeriya-bedda area in Koslanda this morning.Central Province Security Commander Major General Mano Perera stated that...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:40
At least one person is dead and another injured after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert.The craft was flying a manned test when it experienced what the...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:39
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the 3 Armed forces of today are not only armed with weapons but also with knowledge.The President speaking at the 24th Convocation of the Kotalawala Defence University...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:12
The voting on the second reading of the budget will be held in Parliament this evening.The JHU stated that they would refrain from voting, as the discussions with the SLFP on the JHU party proposals to...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:13
2 persons were killed and another 2 were critically injured as a three wheeler collided against a lorry last night near the Miriswatte Cemetery in Gampaha.The 2 who were travelling in the Three Wheeler...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 20:41
The United States urged all sides in Jerusalem to exercise restraint amid spiralling tensions in the holy city, and said it was working with Israelis, Palestinian and Jordanians to try to restore calm.Secretary...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 20:02
Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera stated in Parliament today that all facilities have been provided for those who were displaced by the landslides in Meeriya-bedda in Koslanda in Haldummulla.The...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 19:12
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that government officers cannot evacuate residents from disaster prone areas, but the political authority should do it instead.The Opposition Leader expressed...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 19:07
The JHU has decided to abstain from the first vote taking for 2015 budget to be held tomorrow. JHU Media Spokesman Nishantha Sri Warnasinghe said that the decision was taken as the discussions between...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 13:01
Badulla District Coordinator of Disaster Management Center A.L. Udayakumara stated 1 413 persons of 410 families affected in the Meeriyabedda landslide will further be sheltered in Ganesha Tamil Vidyalaya...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 12:45
The special Advisory committee appointed to provide recommendations for increasing the pass rate of Mathematics in G.C.E Ordinary Level examination, handed over their report to the Education Minister Bandula...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 11:29
Israel says it will reopen a key holy site in Jerusalem today, after closing it due to unrest in the city.Earlier, a spokesman for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas described the closure of the disputed...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 13:05
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in landslide-hit Meeriyabedda of Koslanda for an inspection tour this morning.Our correspondent said that the Opposition Leader thanked the soldiers who engaged...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 11:13
Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook said Thursday that he was “proud to be gay,” a declaration that puts an openly gay man at the helm of the world’s most valuable company.Rumored for...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 10:30
The Secretary-General of Commonwealth Kamalesh Sharma has sent his solidarity and condolences on behalf of the Commonwealth to the President of Sri Lanka following the devastating landslides.Meanwhile,...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 12:46
The army and relief teams have commenced operations this morning in search of persons buried at Meeriyabedda, Koslanda in Haldummulla.According to our correspondent, 3 sniffer dogs belonging to the army...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:44
Younus Khan struck his fifth Test double century as Pakistan continued to dominate the second and final...
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Younus Khan became the second man to score three consecutive...
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 20:40
England bowler Stuart Broad has dismissed claims by...
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 11:43
Centuries from a fit-again Rohit Sharma and Manish...
Friday, 31 October 2014 - 8:29
The first part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ brand...
Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 15:25


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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:54
South Africa have moved to the top of the world one-day...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 17:19
The Sri Lankan team departed to India last evening...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 11:44
Virat Kohli has slipped a rung but is still the best-placed...
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 7:58
India fast bowler Mohammed Sami has been ruled out...
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 16:25
Cricket World Cup chief executive said that he was...
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 13:13
David Richardson, the ICC's chief executive, has said...
Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 8:43
Landslide hit houses of Meeriyabadda pushed 300 metres away Soil piled up to 20 feet; another body recovered.
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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:12
The voting on the second reading of the budget will be held in Parliament this evening.The JHU stated that they would refrain from voting, as the discussions...
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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:39
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the 3 Armed forces of today are not only armed with weapons but also with knowledge.The President speaking at the...
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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:13
2 persons were killed and another 2 were critically injured as a three wheeler collided against a lorry last night near the Miriswatte Cemetery in Gampaha.The...
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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 14:23
The Hiru Golden film awards 2014 was held successfully on the 25th at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.Bollywood Superstars Bipasha Basu, Neha Dupia, Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Vivek Oberoi and famous playback singer Alka Yagnik also arrived in the island to take part in this glamorous event.Hiru Golden film awards the first of its kind awarded for films that were screened during 2012 and 2013 and another...
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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 8:47
The police yesterday arrested the Matara - Rotumba Wijayabaa Navodaya School principal for allegedly assaulting 10 students of grade 10.Although the principal had told the students to attend the funeral...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 8:36
Authorities in India have begun evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.Cyclone Nilofar, categorised as "severe" by weather forecasters, is expected to...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 8:28
Scores of bodies of Sunni Muslim tribesmen apparently killed by Islamic State militants have been found in mass graves in western Iraq.The graves that were found in the province of Anbar may contain between...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 7:58
Minister Naveen Dissanayaka addressing parliament yesterday made a revelation with regard to the relief provided through the budget.He stated that the President presented a favourable budget targeting...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 7:54
JHU MP Venerable Athuruliye Rathana Thero says that the executive presidency should be abolished before the Presidential election.The prelate said so while participating at a protest rally the People’s...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:25
Death sentences were imposed on 12 individuals today by the Colombo and Polonnaruwa High Courts.Colombo High Court judge Preethi Padman Soorasena imposed the death sentence on 8 individuals who were engaged...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:25
Various views were expressed in parliament today regarding the tragedy in Haldummulla.Speaking in parliament today Chief Government Whip Minister Dinesh Gunawardana said that the government would take...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:29
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the responsibility of the government officers is to advise to evacuate people from disaster prone areas, and to follow such instruction is the duty of estate owners.The...

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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 11:44
Asian shares were trading higher today after positive economic data from the US showed strength in the world's largest economy.Data showed the US economy...
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Friday, 31 October 2014 - 10:38
GREE Lanka Private Limited, a fully-owned subsidiary of George Steuart Solutions, has become a formidable contender in the air-conditioning segment. A...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 16:32
International malaria experts gather in Colombo to recognize country’s remarkable achievement and to sign the Colombo Declaration on Eliminating...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 16:03
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Zhongshan Municipal Tourism Bureau of China recognizing the importance of further tourism promotion on friendly...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 15:15
An island that boasts crystal clear waters, incredible beaches and one of the newest natural wonders of the world has been named the best in the world...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:55
The Sri Lanka Rubber Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China's state-owned CETC International for the development of the...
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Saturday, 01 November 2014 - 8:12
The National Building Research Organization has extended the landslide warning imposed on 7 districts for 24 hours with effect from 6PM yesterday.Accordingly, the warning has been issued for Badulla, Matale, Kandy, Kegalle, ...
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