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Drought spreads to 11 districts. Water levels of major tanks decline to 16%
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:05
The water levels of 72 major irrigation tanks in the island have declined to 16% and the number of drought-hit districts has increased up to 11.Accordingly it is reported that residents of the districts of Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura,...

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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 - 18:50
A train collision prevented in Kantale.
A collision between a train plying from Colombo to Trincomalee and another train travelling from Trincomalee to Colombo has been prevented this afternoon.The railway control room said the two trains have...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:03
2 abductors of a businessman arrested in Kiribathgoda
Despite five police teams deployed to trace the abducted 4-year old boy of Meegalaawa, it is unfortunate to report that no reliable information is received so far.Four masked men who arrived in motor cycles...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:34
Waiting for information about trafficking of SL refugees
The new police chief in Puducherry, Praveer Ranjan, said he was awaiting some information conveyed through official channels from Australia on the illegal trafficking of Sri Lankan refugees to Australia...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:27
PAFFERAL commences a general survey
PAFFEREL organization has commenced a survey on public opinions regarding a change in political culture.The organization stated that they intend to compile a report based on opinions collected from various...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:25
JVP request to ensure safety of Lankan's in Israel and Palestine
JVP affiliated ‘Ethera Api’ organization stated that the government should take measures to ensure the safety of Sri Lankan employees in Israel and Palestine.The Chairman of the organization...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:49
Russia warns sanctions will backfire on West
A defiant Russia said on that Western sanctions over Ukraine would backfire on the United States and lead to energy price hikes in Europe after Brussels and Washington unveiled the toughest punitive measures...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:27
Female student of Kandalama commits suicide by drinking pesticides.
A 15-year old girl student of Kandalama in Dambulla swallowed pesticide and committed suicide.Police suspect the motive of the suicide is a lost love affair or parents’ reprimanding.Media Spokesman...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:25
10 acres destroyed by fire in Seeduwa.
10 acres have been destroyed after a fire erupted in a forest area in Ambalamulla Rajapaksa pura in Seeduwa.The fire which erupted last evening has been doused by the officers of the Department of Fire...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:20
17 STF personnel injured in bus accident
17 Special Task Force personnel were injured when the bus in which they were traveling met with an accident at the Sapugaskanda junction in Kantale around 7.30 this morning.The bus hit a moving container...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 8:01
A fisherman dies in a shooting incident in Debarawawe
A fisherman was shot dead yesterday in Thissamaharama – Debara-wawe town.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that a person who arrived in a three wheeler had carried out the shooting.The...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 8:01
IMF commends Governments development programme.-Video
The Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund  in Washington, D.C., representing Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan, Dr. Rakesh Mohan called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:24
New Zealand is seeking to address the issue of corruption in sport before the 2015 World Cup with the...
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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
South Africa held their nerve to draw the 2nd test...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:19
2 groups of doctors clash at Colombo National hospital. Police protection provided.
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Wimal is not playing a role - Says the Government
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:04
Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella stated the President did not participate in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games due to security...
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2 abductors of a businessman arrested in Kiribathgoda
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:03
Despite five police teams deployed to trace the abducted 4-year old boy of Meegalaawa, it is unfortunate to report that no reliable information is received...
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JVP request to ensure safety of Lankan's in Israel and Palestine
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:25
JVP affiliated ‘Ethera Api’ organization stated that the government should take measures to ensure the safety of Sri Lankan employees in Israel...
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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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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 6:59
Gaza toll passes 1,300 on day 23 of Israeli assault
More than 100 people died in Israeli strikes across Gaza yesterday including 17 at a crowded marketplace, sending the Palestinian toll from 23 days of fighting above 1,330.An earlier strike also killed...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 20:21
Army media spokesperson refute allegations
Convener of Free Media Movement Sunil Jayasekera lodged a complaint with the IGP saying that he is receiving death threats.Jayasekera said he received seven phone calls since last Saturday threatening...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 20:15
15000 Kilogrammes of expired wheat flour seized from Dikoya
Public Health Inspectors have seized 15,000 kilogrammes of expired wheat flour from the Dikoya area in Hatton, this afternoon.The stock of wheat flour has been stored in a storage facility in the Injusty...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:28
Nominations must be handed over without distrusting A/Level examination-Video
The Election Commissioner has instructed political party general secretaries to educate their contestants to behave lawfully during the handing over of nominations for the Uva Provincial Council election.The...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 20:33
Person dead after falling off from a building in Fort
An individual died this morning after falling off from an elevator in the 4th floor of a building which is under construction in Fort.The deceased is a 64 year old resident of the Batulandagoda area in...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:08
Deadly shelling hits UN school as Hamas mulls truce
Israeli shells struck a UN school in Gaza killing 16, as ground troops made a significant push into the territory despite Palestinian efforts to broker a 24-hour truce.It was the second time in a week...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:26
Ukraine conflict: US and EU widen sanctions on Russia.
US President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia, saying they will make Russia's "weak economy even weaker".He said the co-ordinated actions of the US and European Union would...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:51
Update :A government which ignores Bhikku advice would not last long; Ranil-Video
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said a government which acts against the advice of the Maha Sangha would not last long.He made this comment during a meeting held with the committee members of the...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:51
Acceptance of Nomination for Uva from today
Accepting nominations for the forthcoming Uva Provincial Council polls will commence today.The deadline will end at noon on the 6th of August.Accepting security deposits will come to an end by noon, August...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:52
A person dies after jumping before a moving train
A person has committed suicide by jumping before a moving train which was heading from Negombo-Periyamulla to Colombo-Fort  this morning.

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:56
130 forest fires reported within 7 months
According to the Disaster Management Centre, about 130 bushfires have been reported during the past 7 months.The Deputy Director of the Centre Pradeep Kodippili told our news team that they’re conducting...

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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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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 14:50
8 persons responsible for two murders were sentenced to death by the Ratnapura and Panadura high courts today.Panadura High Court Judge Mohammed Surthika Razim ruled death sentence on 7 individuals regarding a murder committed in ...
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