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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 10:21
The Colombo Port City Project which consists of 233 hectares was launched by Chinese President Xi Jinping today.An extent of 108 hectares from this reclaimed land is to be reserved for the company selected for this project.The estimated...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 18:48
President Barack Obama is to address US troops involved in his new strategy to "degrade and destroy" Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.He will also be briefed by commanders at the Florida headquarters...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 18:46
As the 77-year-old pontiff prepares to travel to Albania on Sunday for a one-day visit, Iraq’s ambassador to the Holy See said there were credible threats against the pontiff’s life.The leader...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 16:43
Actor and activist LEONARDO DiCaprio has landed a prestigious new role as a United Nations Messenger of Peace on Climate Change. The Wolf of Wall Street star, who is a passionate environmentalist,...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 16:38
Prime Minister Dr. D.M. Jayaratne welcomed Chinese President H.E. Xi Jingping at the Colombo Grand Cinnamon Hotel this morning.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 16:41
The Nagoda Police have seized a lorry and the livestock it was transporting illegally this morning.The police managed to seize the lorry and 6 cows at Mapalagama area in Galle.However, the suspects have...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:58
Main political parties which are contesting the Uva Provincial Council election have reached the last stage of their propaganda rallies.Addressing a public gathering held at Bandarawela town yesterday,...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 18:58
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said mudslinging and grumbling would neither contribute to development nor it creates national unity.He said without realizing the true facts, it has become a habit to insult...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:08
The Election Commissioner has ordered that all propaganda material used for final election rallies should be removed within 24 hours.He has also instructed police to remove the campaign material if the...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:36
Both sides in the Scottish referendum debate are making their final pitch to voters on the last day of campaigning.It comes as the latest polls suggested the result remained too close to call, with a slender...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:43
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation (176) who joined him on his official visit to Sri Lanka left the Island from the Bandaranaike International Airport a short while ago.The President Xi Jinping...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:10
The Sri Lanka Customs confiscated 100 million rupees worth cigarettes smuggled from Hong Kong to Sri Lanka this morning.Customs Director and Media Spokesman Lesley Gamini said 4 million cigarettes were...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 11:16
The Geological, Survey and Mines Bureau stated that Hulandaawa area in Moneragala has experienced a minor tremor this morning.According to the bureau, an area located 7 kilometers southeast of Moneragala...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 10:38
UK Police are hunting four Sri Lankan men for allegedly stabbing a 24-year-old man in the head in Mitcham last morning.He suffered stab wounds to his head during the attack in Cedars Avenue at about 2am.Police...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 9:51
China's President Xi Jinping announced increased defence and maritime security cooperation with Sri Lanka.Xi said his proposal for a 21st century maritime silk road and his host President Mahinda Rajapakse's...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:36
US President Barack Obama has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak "a threat to global security" as he announced a larger US role in fighting the virus."The world is looking to the United States," Obama...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:34
Traffic along the Galle Road from Chaithya Road and Old Parliament till Colpetty junction will be restricted from 8.30 to 11 AM due to the Chinese President’s Sri Lanka visit.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 18:49
Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of October's one-day series against Pakistan in the...
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Soon after being re-appointed as Pakistan T20 captain,...
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:41
Shahid Afridi has been appointed Pakistan's T20 captain...
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:37
Sri Lanka Cricket will seek to appoint a permanent...
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:17
A one year suspended suspension imposed on Kithruwan...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 20:03
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says he...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:45
Sports Minister Mahindaa-nanda Aluth-gamage has decided...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:15


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England cricketer Moeen Ali has condemned the brutal...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:59
Australia coach Darren Lehmann, has praised the ICC's...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:20
Singapore beat Sri Lanka 59-41 in the final of the...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:12
Defending champions Singapore have reached the final...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:01
The International Paralympic Committee has revealed...
Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 11:13
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:08
The Election Commissioner has ordered that all propaganda material used for final election rallies should be removed within 24 hours.He has also instructed...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 11:16
The Geological, Survey and Mines Bureau stated that Hulandaawa area in Moneragala has experienced a minor tremor this morning.According to the bureau,...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:10
The Sri Lanka Customs confiscated 100 million rupees worth cigarettes smuggled from Hong Kong to Sri Lanka this morning.Customs Director and Media Spokesman...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 18:05
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the country for a two day official visit a short while ago.President Xi Jinping and Chinese First Lady were received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa.President Xi Jinping’s visit to Sri Lanka is the first by a Chinese President after a lapse of 28 years.Sri Lanka and China in recent...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:33
The meteorology department states that the possibility for rain over the island is low for next few days.Several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:24
Following bilateral discussions between Sri Lanka and China, the two countries signed 27 agreements to further cooperation between the two nations.At the end of the official talks between the Sri Lankan...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 8:22
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe alleges that the current government has increased the poverty levels in Uva.Speaking at a meeting that was held in Moneragala the Opposition Leader stated that there...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:18
The state festival to welcome visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping was held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon at the President Secretariat in Colombo.A special gun-salute...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:56
Former Bandarawela UNP organizer Vishwanaath Kulatunga states that he will never join the government.Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today, he stated that he is engaged in a program that...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:49
An investigation has been initiated led by a SSP to probe whether certain police officers attached to Mt. Lavinia police had directed clients to their favorite lawyers intending to claim commission from...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 21:13
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya requests Uva Provincial election candidates to prevent from engaging in propaganda campaign over the phones as it disturbs subscribers.He also said the campaign...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 17:03
All the election campaigns led related to the UVA provincial council election should come to a closure by the 17th midnight (Tomorrow). Therefore police says according to the election laws no one can be...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:39
In working toward Sri Lanka’s goal to attract 2.5 million tourists by 2016, China will play an important role, particularly being the largest outbound...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 16:29
“TRISTAN’S CONQUEST – KNIGHTS OF OLYMPUS”, Sri Lanka’s first contemporary epic fantasy series authored by A.R.Jayathilaka...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:53
Apple has released a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts six days after giving away the music for free.Some users had complained...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:23
Sri Lanka's Employee's Provident Fund’s unrealized profits of the share portfolio passed 10 billion rupees on September this year.Realized capital...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 11:42
The first Android One-branded budget-priced "high quality" smartphones have been released in India.The handsets provide a minimum set of features determined...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:46
Sri Lanka's economy grew 7.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from the same period a year earlier, accelerating from 7.6 percent in the previous three...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 13:13
The Ceylon Electricity Board stated the reduced electricity tariff will be announced after the relevant gazette is released by the Treasury.During a ceremony held at the President’s Secretariat yesterday to welcome the ...
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