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Over Rs 10 million worth Gold seized from the Airport within 24 hours.
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:14
Katunayake airport customs seized a stock of gold worth more than 10 million rupees during the last 24 hours.The airport customs seized a stock of gold worth 8.95 million rupees which were to be smuggled out of the country by two women...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:38
T.N. fishermen go on indefinite strike
Over 10 thousand coastal fishermen in Pudukottai and Ramanathapuram districts began an indefinite strike yesterday, demanding the release of all the 43 fishermen languishing in Sri Lanka prisons, and their...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:15
Sri lankan asylum seekers to be sent from Australia to India.
The Australian government has struck a new asylum-seeker deal that could result in up to two-thirds of the 157 Sri lankan illegal migrants who have been stranded at sea for almost four weeks aboard an...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:15
2 monks assaulted in Polonnaruwa
Two persons have been arrested by police following an assault on 2 Buddhist monks attached to Siripa-lena Vihara, Arala-gan-wila , Polonnaruwa.Police media spokesman’s office stated that two persons...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:30
Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree 12-hour window
Israel and Hamas have said they have accepted a 12-hour humanitarian window in Gaza.The truce is due to begin at 0500 GMT. Efforts to negotiate a seven-day ceasefire are still ongoing.Earlier US Secretary...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:22
Those who sprad racism should be defeated politically: Bimal
Socialist youth union states that those who spread racism should be defeated politically.National organizer of the union Bimal Rathnayaka made this comment addressing a ceremony yesterday to mark the 1983...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:22
NFF to have a decisive discussion with government
The National Freedom Front stated that it intends to have a serious discussion with the government regarding the 3 experts who are arriving in the island to advise the Presidents commission to investigate...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:21
PM reveals of an attempt to depict certain incidents to international community.
Prime Minister D M Jayarathna addressing parliament yesterday stated that certain factions are trying to depict minor incidents that occurred in Sri lanka as very serious incidents to the international...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:21
Customs apprehend gold worth 8.95 million rupees
The Airport customs arrested 2 women when they attempted to smuggle gold worth 8.95 million rupees to Bangalore.The 2 suspects aged 26 and 36 respectively are residents from Baticalo and Trincomolee.The...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 19:08
7 Feared Dead in Air Force Helicopter Crash Near Lucknow
An Indian Air Force helicopter  crashed near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, killing all seven people on board- Indian media reports

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 19:03
Mathematics lesson from Ranil to Prime Minister.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe questioned in parliament today about an unknown motor cyclist who followed Bar Association President Upul Jayasuriya’s vehicle and a suspicious three wheeler...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 16:04
Palestinian death toll in Gaza offensive nears 800, US calls for truce
Washington's top diplomat John Kerry  pressed efforts to end bloodshed in Gaza, reaching out to allies of Hamas as the Islamist movement's war with Israel raged into a 17th day.Fifteen people were...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 19:00
Prison guard who covered Tangalle PS chairman's face transferred.
The Prison officer who used his headgear to cover the face of convicted former Tangalle PS chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana has been transferred.Later the prison guard was transferred on...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 15:51
Hornets attack  7 foreign tourists in Sigiriya
A group of foreign tourists who visited Sigiriya was subjected to a hornet attack this afternoon.According to Sigiriya Hospital sources, seven foreign tourists and their guide were attacked by the hornets...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 15:52
Train derails in Mt. Lavinia
A train heading from Colombo to Kalutara was derailed at Mt. Lavinia railway station, causing delays to coastal train services.The incident occurred when a train which set off from Colombo at 12.05 pm...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 15:51
UPDATE: Husband self immolates over a dispute with wife.
A resident of Harmers Street at Wellawatta self immolated and committed suicide this afternoon.Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said the victim is identified as 46-year-old Kulendran lived in the...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 16:22
157 asylum seekers to be transferred to Australian mainland
The Australian government’s stretch of six months without an asylum seeker boat passenger arriving in Australia is set to end, as 157 Sri Lankan Tamils who have spent four weeks in limbo aboard the...

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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:21
South Africa Africa lost 2 wickets in the morning session on the 3rd day of the 2nd test against Sri...
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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
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first in...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:01
Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the 20th Commonwealth...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:55
The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket has decided...
Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 10:19
Jos Buttler has replaced wicketkeeper Matt Prior in...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 18:50
CCTV Video of the Jewelry Shop theft in Nittambuwa
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Sri lankan asylum seekers to be sent from Australia to India.
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:15
The Australian government has struck a new asylum-seeker deal that could result in up to two-thirds of the 157 Sri lankan illegal migrants who have been...
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2 monks assaulted in Polonnaruwa
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:15
Two persons have been arrested by police following an assault on 2 Buddhist monks attached to Siripa-lena Vihara, Arala-gan-wila , Polonnaruwa.Police media...
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Intention of strengthening the govt sector is to provide a quality service: President.-Video
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:20
President Mahinda Rajapakse states that privileges are given to the Government service to provide a quality  service to the public.President stated...
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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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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 14:51
50 forest fires reported in July; people advised to avoid bonfire.
The National Disaster Management Center stated 50 incidents of forest fires have been reported up to today in the month of July.The center stated majority of them reported from the districts of Badulla,...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 14:50
Tamil Nadu fishermen preparing to arrive in Sri lanka on the 2nd.
A group of fishermen from Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu who claims that they always face inconvenience due to the alleged breaching of local maritime boundary, intend to visit Sri Lanka on the 2nd of August.They...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 12:22
Intermittent showers expected.
The meteorology department states that several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.Showers may spread to the North-Western...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 11:42
President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid homage to the Jayasri Maha Bodhi this morning.
Later he paid a visit to Atamasthanadhipathi Venerable Pallegama Sirinivasa Thera.President’s Media Unit stated a special pooja was held with the patronage of the President’s family yesterday...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 12:12
Jayalalithaa asks Modi to ensure visas for UN probe team to Lanka
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa expressed surprise over media reports that suggested that India denied visas to the United Nations Investigation Committee looking into human rights violations...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 11:39
Person who stole from Kovil till arrested
A person who stole a sum of 55 thousand rupees from a steel till at Gayathri Kovil on Lady McCallum Road, Nuwara Eliya was arrested yesterday by Nuwara Eliya Police.The suspect is a resident of Siripuram...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 11:40
Police raid illegal brewery in Weliweriya
A special unit of Weliweriya Police raided an illegal brewery yesterday, which was maintained in a house in Webada, Weliweriya.Police media spokesman’s office stated that police seized 195 liquor...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 9:22
Taiwan plane crash: Toll hits 48 as families visit scene
48 people are now known to have died after a passenger plane crashed in Taiwan's Penghu archipelago, amid stormy weather in the area.The plane, carrying 58 people, crashed into buildings after a failed...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 10:17
Abolishing the executive is the common opinion of all parties; Ven Sobitha - Video
Chairman of the National Movement for a just society Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero states that all political parties are of the opinion that the executive presidency should be abolished and a new...

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Friday, 25 July 2014 - 8:41
UNP is creating a negative ideology about the Govt; Dep Min Sarana
Deputy Minister Sarana Gunawardana participating at the Balaya political programme telecast live on HIRU tv stated that the UNP is trying to create a negative ideology about the Government.The topic of...

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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:48
Creating a nutritious society is imperative; President
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says it will be a huge injustice to the nation if it fails to build a healthy future generation.Addressing a ceremony held at the Tirappane Mahanama Vidyalaya this morning,...

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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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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 19:55
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Moratumulla, Ingiriya, Kirulapone, Ranpokunagama,...
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Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 13:21
The tourist zone including the Udawalawa national park will be further developed to attract tourists under the Pura Neguma program of the Mahinda Chintana.55...
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:46
Yahoo has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry, to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.Flurry helps app developers analyse data about...
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 9:42
The tax imposed on imported sugar has been increased by 3 rupees per kilogramme.Accordingly the special import tax on sugar will be 28 rupees.The finance...
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Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:15
An in-house patient of Kalutara - Nagoda Hospital has committed suicide by hanging.The staff of the hospital found the body of the patient in a washroom of Ward 16 this morning.Later it was revealed that the patient was first ...
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