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Ranil says he is preparing for a presidential election.
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that he is targeting a presidential election. Opposition leader made this statement addressing a meeting held in Mathale yesterday.

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:31
Investigations into the death of a 14 year old girl-Video
Police have commenced investigations regarding the death of a 14 year old girl in Kadugannawa – Watta-ppala area.Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that attention will be focused whether...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
4 deaths due to drowning within 24 hours
Within the past 24 hours 4 deaths due to drowning were reported.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that 2 children drowned in a pool of water near a quarry in Sampur.The children were 13 and...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Operation theatre of Mathale Hospital closed due to a germ.
The operations theater of the Mathale Base Hospital is temporarily closed due to a germ.Hence, patients in the Mathale Hospital were transferred to Kandy, Peradeniya, Gampola and Dambulla hospitals.

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:43
Muslims to celebrate Ramazan on Tuesday
Colombo Grand Mosque announced that Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate the Ramazan Festival on Tuesday as the new moon has not been sighted.

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:23
Opposition is attempting to create issues within the country; MP R Duminda Silva -Video
Colombo District Parliamentarian MP R Duminda Silva states that certain members of the opposition are attempting to create racial issues within the country and to destabilise the government internationally....

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:24
Opposition Leader explains the path to develop the country
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that in order to develop the Country the economy of the village must be developed.Addressing a meeting in Mathale Opposition leader stated that the government...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:25
2 ministers in contention to solve a problem in Uva.
A heated situation occurred in Wallawaya – Hadapangala junction when 2 ministers came forward to solve an issue related to water.Residents of Hadapangala staged a protest at the Junction demanding...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 18:59
Israel resumes Gaza offensive after Hamas rockets.
The Israeli military says it is resuming air, ground and naval raids on Gaza as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets after rejecting a humanitarian truce.Israel had accepted a UN request for...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 18:27
Two held for trafficking Lankan refugees
The CID wing of Puducherry police arrested two persons in connection with the trafficking of Tamil refugees, who travelled from the Puducherry coast to Christmas Island in June.Sources revealed that one...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:25
3000 suicides per annum; Police
Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana states that annually 3000 suicide cases are being reported.Another incident was reported today where a person committed suicide by hanging himself on a branch...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:39
'Unfaithful' expat kills wife in Kuwait
A Sri Lankan man killed his wife in Kuwait by stabbing her after she discovered that he was betraying her with another woman.Police rushed to the man’s apartment after receiving a call from an unknown...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:35
Police raid an illegal fuel distribution centre-Video
The police uncovered an illegal fuel distribution racket in the Kalaniya area today.Police raided a centre situated at Kalaniya – Abayarama road and arrested 2 suspects.The suspects were distributing...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:19
Australia PM defends treatment of migrants held on boat
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said his government's treatment of a boatload of 157 Sri lankan asylum-seekers who have been kept at sea for weeks would underline its resolve to stop people-smuggling.Abbott,...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:01
Losses worth Rs15 million incurred per day by the railway department
It has been revealed that the losses made by the department of railways on a daily basis, stands at 15 million rupees.A senior spokesperson for the department noted that it costs twice as much as the amount...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:02
Suspicions arise as to whether spoilt chicken is used at kottu stalls
The Public Health Inspectors union states that certain koththu stall owners are using spoilt chicken to prepare Koththu.Chairman of the union Upul Rohana stated that Koththu  stalls will be inspected...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 11:52
The historic Esala Perahera commences today
The historic Esala Perahera in Kandy, the world’s oldest, religious and cultural pageant will begin today with the traditional installation of Kapa at the four Devales located around the Temple of...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:34
ICC chief executive David Richardson has come out in support of match referee David Boon's verdict on...
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At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:33
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:00
Sri Lanka lost 3 wickets in the morning session on...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:19
South Africa Africa lost 2 wickets in the morning session...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:21
Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fees...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:31
Sudesh Peris of Sri lanka won the Silver medal for...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:05
South Africa bowled out Sri Lankans for 421 runs on...
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 18:38
Sri Lanka has shifted the venue of the second Test...
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 8:50
Mahela Jayawardene was able to equal the number of...
Friday, 25 July 2014 - 9:43
Sri Lanka scored 305 runs for the loss of 5 wickets...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:03


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Sri Lanka scored 205 for 3 wickets during the first...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 14:52
1202 dead as a result of motor accidents within a frame of six months
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Opposition is attempting to create issues within the country; MP R Duminda Silva -Video
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:23
Colombo District Parliamentarian MP R Duminda Silva states that certain members of the opposition are attempting to create racial issues within the country...
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Operation theatre of Mathale Hospital closed due to a germ.
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
The operations theater of the Mathale Base Hospital is temporarily closed due to a germ.Hence, patients in the Mathale Hospital were transferred to Kandy,...
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4 deaths due to drowning within 24 hours
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Within the past 24 hours 4 deaths due to drowning were reported.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that 2 children drowned in a pool of water...
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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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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 11:36
Only 15,000 hectares of mangroves could be found in Sri Lanka
Minister of Environment Susil Premajayantha says only 15,000 hectares of mangroves could be found in Sri Lanka. He said the government expects to increase this amount to 30,000 hectares by 2020.

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 11:53
4 suspects who attempted to smuggle in migrant seabirds' eggs arrested
4 individuals who attempted to smuggle 452 eggs of migrant seabirds in a fishing boat has been arrested in the Urumale coastal area in Mannar.Investigations have revealed that the eggs were brought from...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 8:00
A proposal from Opposition Leader to eradicate the drug menace.
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe made several suggestions to eradicate the drug menace in Sri Lanka.He said that through the implementation of these suggestions, the drugs problem could be solved...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 8:00
Separate leadership training for Uni. students with health issues.
The ministry of Higher Education has decided to conduct the leadership camp for the new university students from the 7th of September to 21st of November.This is the 5th phase of the programme.Accordingly...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 8:00
Wild Life minister reveals about an unknown fact.
Ministry of Wildlife Resources Conservation Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa says that he is unaware about the amount charged from the public when acquiring land permits.The minister expressed this view at a mobile...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 7:59
A wife & a son of a strong UNP activist meet MP R Duminda Silva & obtains SLFP membership.
The son and wife of late T.M. Sangadasa who was a strong UNP activist as well as a former central-colombo councillor, have received the membership of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.This was at an event held...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 19:05
Opposition leader questions about the recovered drugs.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha questions as to what is happening to stocks of drugs that were seized from various parts of the country.Opposition leader made this statement participating at a meeting...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 19:05
Parents summoned to Rajarata university on Monday
A decisive meeting is scheduled to be held on Monday regarding the reopening of Rajarata University.The vice chancellor of the university Professor Ranjith Wijewardena stated that they will convene the...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 18:39
Gas station Sri Lankan clerk with MMA training surprises thieves
A southside convenience store clerk turned the tables on a pair of accused robbers on July 10 on South Wayside near Interstate 45.Mayura Dissanyake works at a Fuel Depot, but he's also a semi-professional...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 17:04
Gaza conflict: 12-hour truce as deaths top 900
Residents in Gaza are using a 12-hour humanitarian truce to return to their homes, gather essential supplies and search for those trapped in the rubble.Gaza's health ministry says 60 bodies have been recovered,...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 17:32
Police find firearm in Payagala-South Railway Station
Kalutara- South Police found a locally produced firearm concealed within the Payagala-South railway station in Kalutara last evening.Police media sources stated that the firearm was found hidden inside...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:38
It was stated at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the 79th annual general meeting of the Import Section of the CCC recently, that the year under review...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:11
Katunayaka air port is among the world’s most inefficient air ports.200 airports around the world have been considered in the survey.The survey has...
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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:07
A new Asian Development Bank report said that developing Asia remains on track towards steady growth in 2014 despite slower-than-expected growth in the...
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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 19:22
The European Union has reached an outline agreement to impose the first economic sanctions on Russia.However, the scope will exclude technology, which...
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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 16:07
Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Reserve Bank of India has inked a deal to buy up to 500 million dollars worth of securities in each other's governments,...
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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 8:42
The Acting Chief Food Inspector of the Colombo Municipal Council M.B. Lal Kumara states that 3600 kilo grams of potatoes unsuitable for consumption have...
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Madonna waxwork figures appear in Sydney as Madame Tussauds debuts new models.
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Billy Joel to Receive 2014 Gershwin Prize.
Rock icon Billy Joel is set to be honoured with America's...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:22
The government has decided to provide a pair of shoes free of charge for school students of low income families from today.Acting secretary of the Education Ministry Anura Dissanayaka stated that shoes will be provided to ...
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