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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 16:50
The Colombo district Court issued an enjoining order on the Para-medics’ strike that affected functions of the government hospitals for the last four days.The court issued the order after considering a petition filed by a patient...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:20
9 hour water cut on 1st September from 8am-5pm in Nugegoda, High Level Rd up to Wijerama junc,Pita Kotte,Etul Kotte, Mirihana,Udahamulla Pagoda,Nawala

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:45
Nato has accused Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen said that "despite hollow...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:20
The girl involved in the controversial slapping incident in Wariyapola is preparing to file a fundamental rights case against police for arresting her.Controversial girl Tilini Amalka’s lawyer Lakshan...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:17
The Kathankudu Urban Council has sought Defence Ministry’s permission to use fire arms against monkeys as the animal menace has intensified in the area.Kathankudi Mayor Mohammad Azwar told our news...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:18
The election observers are preparing to make a special request from the IGP asking additional night patrol services in violence prone areas of the Uva Province.PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hetti arachchi...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 16:03
2 persons charged with triple murder have been sentenced to death by Galle High Courts today.They were charged for murdering father, son and daughter of the same family due to a personal dispute, in February...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 16:03
According to the Met Department, the speed of wind around the sea area of Bay of Bengal is likely to increase up to 80 kilometers per hour from time to time.The Department added that the wind speed in...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:26
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two disasters this year.The reduction in staff numbers represents around 30% of its workforce of 20,000.The airline will...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to ban a weedicide called glyphosate in 4 districts, which is believed to be the cause for the spread of kidney diseases across North Central and other provinces.The...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 12:58
US President Barack Obama said it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.Obama, who is due...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:02
Postmaster General Rohana Abeyrathna says his department commenced delivering Uva Provincial council polling cards from today.He told our news team that polling cards will be delivered to relevant addresses...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 12:41
A mother in mainland China gave birth last weekend to a baby boy weighing a massive 14lbs.The woman, known only as Mrs Tian gave birth at the Chongji Maternity Hospital in Yecheng city, Shanxi province...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 11:13
The Highways, Ports and Shipping Projects Ministerial Secretariat stated that the road section between Kottawa and Kahatuduwa interchanges will be closed for 2 hours on the 2nd of September.The Ministry...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 11:06
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a plan to provide a bank account for every household, in a landmark initiative to help the poor.Nearly 40% of Indians have little access to financial services...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:14
Islamic State has released a video appearing to show the beheading of a Kurdish man as a warning to forces fighting the group in northern Iraq.The video, entitled a Message in Blood, shows several men...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:12
The First Joint Committee meeting between Sri Lanka and India for the resolution of the fishermen’s issue in the Palk Strait will commence in New Delhi today.Indian media reported that the objective...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:48
Janak Gamage, the former Sri Lanka medium-pacer, has taken over as head coach of the Bangladesh women's...
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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been named...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:05
With 2 stumpings to his name in the 2nd of the 5-match...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won Uefa's Best...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:19
Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 20:13
South Africa pulled off the second-biggest run-chase...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:02
Alastair Cook has called Graeme Swann a "so-called...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:44
Bangladesh cricket authorities said yesterday, that...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:59
Usain Bolt, a multiple Olympic and world champion,...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:43
A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:53


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Sri Lankans scored a mammoth 310 runs for the loss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:47
Sri Lanka opted to bat first after winning the toss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 14:26
Wariyapola Brave girl arrested!
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:20
The girl involved in the controversial slapping incident in Wariyapola is preparing to file a fundamental rights case against police for arresting her.Controversial...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:17
The Kathankudu Urban Council has sought Defence Ministry’s permission to use fire arms against monkeys as the animal menace has intensified in the...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 15:02
Hiru TV Mobile App which was nominated to represent Sri Lankan Media Apps at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile 2014 has been shortlisted to the final...
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:59
The new floating market constructed in Pettah area was declared opened last Monday (25).Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena opened the Floating market in Bastian Mawatha with the participation of Defense and Urban Development Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and MP R Duminda Silva.Earlier the opening ceremony was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed due to inclement weather in Colombo.
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 10:21
Veteran cinematographer, Film & television director & producer, Andrew Jayamanne passed away in Italy today.He was 71 years at the time of his demise.

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:10
The Jathika Hela Urumaya says that the Sri Lankan government should pay attention towards safeguarding the Boro Budur Temple in Indonesia.Militants affiliated to the Islamic State terror group in Iraq...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 20:10
Japanese health officials said today, that 3 young people have contracted dengue fever, the first such infections in the country in nearly 70 years.The 3 are suspected of having contracted the disease...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 19:21
Minister Basil Rajapaksa says the development activities in the North have been disrupted.He told this during a media briefing held in Colombo today to introduce the “Divineguma Sahana Aruna loan...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 19:20
A JVP candidate who is contesting the Uva Provincial Council and his two supporters were injured when an attack was unleashed on them by two UPFA candidates and their supporters today at Haldummulla in...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 18:47
Heavy traffic from Bauddhaloka Mawatha - towards Parliament road due to repair works of Polduwa flyover bridge..

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 9:44
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique, Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force paid a courtesy call to Secretary Defence and Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapaksa yeterday at the Ministry premises.Air...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 15:53
Two doctors attached to the Puttlam Health sector office situated in Madampe have attacked early this morning.The attack has taken before a meeting which was sceduled to be held this morning at the relavant...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:00
Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin and Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Hussein held a meeting in Jeddah to promote investment...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:10
Minister Basil Rajapaksa says that 50,000 Metric Tonnes of rice needs to be imported,The Minister expressed these views at a media briefing that was held...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:30
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Manipay, Pallekele, Kaluwanchikudy, Medawachchiya,...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:24
AXE, the premium brand of men’s deodorant sprays, threw the biggest blast of the year on 23rd August at The Kingsbury to celebrate the launch of...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:19
Seylan Bank opened its latest branches at Bambalapitiya and Wadduwa recently. The Bambalapitiya branch which is located at No.122,124, Galle Road, Colombo...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:09
Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields were flat at yesterday’s auction without accepting any bid for three months for the second straight session.The 6-month...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:19
A 31-year-old Sri Lankan, Amesha Rajapakse was found dead in a Western Sydney creek at Westmead on Tuesday.Sahan Rajapakse, the brother of Amesha Rajapakse, said his sister had gone out to buy food around 7.30pm but never ...
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