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The Asgiri Chapter Chief Prelate hands over an appeal to the President
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 19:46
The Chief Prelate of the Asgiri Chapter handed over an appeal to the President asking him to draw attention on publishing photographs of Buddha statues in such a manner that is sac-rilegious to Buddhism.The Chief Prelate Most Venerable ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 20:32
Israel, Palestinians to hold peace talks with US envoy
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators were to hold a meeting today, with US envoy Martin Indyk, in a bid to find a way to extend their faltering peace talks.The meeting had been put off by a day, with Israel ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 20:33
IPL 7: Dropping Jacques Kallis' catch gifted match to Kolkata Knight Riders, says Lasith Malinga.
He shone with the ball with a four-wicket haul but Mumbai Indians' pacer Lasith Malinga feels responsible for the team's Indian Premier League loss to Kolkata Knight Riders, saying that a dropped catch ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:27
No need to conceal information: Military spokesperson
Army media spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasooriya stated that they have no intention of concealing the information of Military officers.Speaking during a media briefing held at the Media Centre of the ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:22
Sri Lanka air passenger handling up 3.3-pct in 2013
Sri Lanka main international airport has handled 7.3 million passengers, including transit travellers, up 3.3 percent from a year earlier, while aircraft movements rose 5 percent to 50,802.The Central ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:21
Kevin Pietersen ruled out of 1st match, Dinesh Karthik to lead Delhi Daredevils
Delhi Daredevils suffered a big jolt ahead of their IPL campaign as captain Kevin Pietersen was ruled out of their opening match against Royal Challengers Bangalore due to a finger injury.Pietersen, who ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:13
51 killed in accidents during the festive season
Police Media Spokesman Office stated that 51 persons were killed in 44 motor accidents during the last few days.Meanwhile Colombo National Hospital Nurses trainer Pushpa Ramyani de Soyza says that 956 ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 12:10
Buddhist monk attacked following a settlement of a dispute
The Chief Incumbent of Mahasen Maha Vihara at Weheragala, Dimbulagala in Polonnaruwa Venerable Maha-Damane Dhamma-nanda Thero was attacked by a group of people last night.The Thero has settled a brawl ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 7:55
Kallis, Narine star in Kolkata Knight Riders' 41-run win over Mumbai Indians
The seventh Indian Premier League kicked with an emphatic 41-run win for Kolkata Knight Riders over Mumbai Indians, as the evergreen Jacques Kallis set the tone with a 46-ball 72 before Sunil Narine completed ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 8:02
Allied health issue cannot be solved due to certain influence; says Ministry of Higher Education
The Sathyagraha which was commenced by a group of university students against the shortening of the time period of the 4 year Allied Health Science Degree is still in place.The Students Federation of the ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 8:02
6 hospitalized following a fight in Minneriya
6 persons have been hospitalized following a fight that had taken place in a house in the Paasiyaa-wewa area in Minneriya yesterday.Police Media Spokespersons Office stated that an argument which occurred ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 20:47
Ukraine troops blocked in Kramatorsk as tension rises
Ukrainian troops have entered the eastern town of Kramatorsk a day after an operation began to recapture areas seized by anti-government separatists.However, they were blocked by civilians and it is unclear ...

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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 8:01
Did not act against the country: a statement from Minister Hakeem
Minister of Justice Rauf Hakeem stated that discussions were held with coexistence in the country with the Maha Nayaka Theras yesterday.This was speaking to media after having paid a courtesy call on the ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 19:20
Ready for discussions with TNA - says Government
The government said today that it is ready to discuss the national problem with the TNA at any time.However leader of the house Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said that the TNA should participate in ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 19:19
Former Navy Commander clarifies reasons for banning Pro LTTE organizations
Australia says that it cannot come to a pre conclusion about the security situation in Sri Lanka.The statement was made in the annual foreign travel advisory issued recently to Australians by its External ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 19:20
Hand grenade attack on a house in Hambantota : Video
A group of individuals had thrown a hand grenade at a house in the Hambantota – Bimthenna region this morning.The police media unit stated that no injuries were reported due to the attack, but a ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 13:20
Amendments of number of seats to each districts announced.
The elections commissioner has announced the number of seats that will be allocated for each district in the event of a parliamentary election based on the 2013 voters list.According to a gazette notice ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 13:21
TNA ready to support any move which strive to solve all problems
The TNA says that it would give its fullest support to any move if it strives to find a solution to all problems.Having returned home after completion of a tour of South Africa, TNA Leader R. Sampandan ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 12:44
Andrew Flintoff eyeing return to T20 cricket
Four years after retiring from international cricket, former England skipper Andrew Flintoff is eyeing a T20 return with former club St Annes.The 36-year-old all-rounder played for the Northern League ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 12:42
India bag USD 265,000 for finishing third in ICC Test rankings
The Indian cricket team received a cheque of 265 thousand dollars for finishing third, while South Africa pocketed 475 thousand dollars for claiming the top position in the ICC Test Team Rankings at the ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 12:41
China's economy grows 7.4% in first quarter
China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, marking a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.The January-March figure announced by the National ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 11:51
7 year old girl dies following a road accident in Pallama
A 7 year old girl died following a road accident which occurred in Pallama area along Aanamaduwa – Chilaw Road.9 persons were injured after the accident.According to Pallama Police, the jeep has ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 9:18
Update : Commonwealth Secretary General disappointed with Canada. : Video
Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma expressed disappointment at Canada's decision to suspend voluntary contributions to the Commonwealth over Sri Lanka's human rights situation but looked forward ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 11:51
A hangman to be appointed next week
The Department of Prisons stated that they will appoint someone to the position hangman by next week under the approval of the Ministry of Prisons.Previously a person was selected after considering 200 ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 11:33
Defence Secretary meets Malaysian Prime Minister
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa had a discussion with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for over half an hour in Kuala Lumpur yesterday.Malaysian Prime Minster’s office stated that the discussion ...

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 7:58
Johnson ponders limited-overs future
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said he might consider quitting one or both limited-overs formats in order to prolong his Test career, with the 2015 Ashes in England in mind.Though Johnson is ...

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Two underage girls beaten after tying them to a pole
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Attack on UNP MPs while touring Mattala Airport and Hambantota Port
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 19:46
A group of men stormed into a UNP parliamentary delegation, and attacked them while the MPs were on an inspection tour in the Mattala International Airport ...
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Interpol issues red notice on 40 LTTE activists
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 19:45
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they have obtained the Red Notice from Interpol in order to arrest 40 LTTE suspects involved in terrorist ...
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Indian Supreme Court rejects the petition that charged Indian army presence in the final phase of war in Sri Lanka
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 19:46
A petition requesting for an inquiry on the intervention of Indian army during the last stage of war in Sri Lanka has been rejected by the Indian Supreme ...
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Certain countries keep mum on LTTE international network: says Defence secretary.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:12
Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa says that although LTTE terrorism was eliminated from Sri Lankan soil, its international network is still operational.Addressing ...
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Rajiv Ghandi sacrificed life for Tamils in Sri lanka: says Sonia Ghandi.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:12
Dismissing as "false propaganda" that Congress was not concerned about Tamils in Sri Lanka, Sonia Gandhi today raised the emotional issue of her husband ...
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Many New Year festivals under the patronage of MP R Dumindha Silva : Video
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 10:01
Colombo district Parlimentarian R Dumindha Silva participated in many New Year festivals yesterday.One of the festivals was held in Padukka.Another was ...
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Provincial council elections to be held under Electoral and Ration system.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:13
The national committee appointed to demarcate electoral boundaries has proposed the government to hold forthcoming provincial council elections under the ...
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 ‘I love you Mum’: heartbreaking text of student on-board sinking S Korea ferry
Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 10:27
This is the heartbreaking text message a student on-board the sinking South Korea ferry sent to his mum as he feared for his life.The huge ferry carrying ...
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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 10:18
Emergency services are continuing to search for almost 300 people missing after a ferry carrying more than 460 people sank off South Korea.Officials say 179 people have been rescued.Most of the passengers on board were students and teachers from the same high school on a field trip.Emergency teams have been using floodlights and flares to search the vessel for survivors overnight.At least six people ...
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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:22
Sri Lanka main international airport has handled 7.3 million passengers, including transit travellers, up 3.3 percent from a year earlier, while aircraft ...
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 12:41
China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, marking a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.The ...
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 7:56
Shares in struggling internet search giant Yahoo jumped 9% despite a 20% fall in first quarter earnings.The company's profits of 312 million dollars still ...
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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 10:33
The World Trade Organization says that the growth of global commerce will pick up speed this year and next.The WTO says that trade will grow by a "modest" ...
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Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 7:58
Sri Lanka's central bank has sounded a note of caution and over the rising burden of renewable power on consumers as the proportion of non-conventional ...
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Monday, 14 April 2014 - 21:26
The prolonged drought in Sri Lanka's tea growing regions may raise tea prices globally according to tea industry analysts.The drought across Sri Lanka ...
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Monday, 14 April 2014 - 8:36
Sri Lanka's economy rebounded recording 7.3 percent growth in 2013, while inflation remained at single digit levels for the fifth consecutive year, gradually ...
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Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 18:37
The European Central Bank has said it will provide "further stimulus" to the eurozone economy if inflation in the bloc continues to remain low.Mario Draghi, ...
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Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 14:49
The All Island Association of Firecracker Manufacturers says that there is a significant increase in the sale of firecrackers this season.Chairman of the ...
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Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 7:09
Sri Lanka was the world’s third biggest ornamental fish exporter after Thailand and Vietnam.Its aquarium fish exports are estimated at 1’212 ...
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Thursday, 17 April 2014 - 13:18
The frantic search for nearly 300 people, most of them students, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized slipped into a second day, as distraught relatives maintained an agonised vigil on shore.Six people were confirmed dead, ...
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