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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:52
The Paramedical Joint Union Federation has decided to temporarily suspend the strike launched by them for 5 consecutive days, for a period of 48 hours, from 8am today.This decision has been made following discussions held with the...

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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:54
The Joint Field Training Exercise Cormorant Strike 2014 will be held for the 5th consecutive year with the participation of military personnel from the Tri Forces in Baticalo and Trincomalee areas from...

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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:52
A special discussion is scheduled to be held today between the elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and additional election commissioners.Deputy elections commissioner A.L. Ratnayake said Uva provincial...

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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:04
The Kolonnawa electorate “Rata Rakina Nil Pavura” conference organized by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party was held yesterday.The conference which saw the participation of a large crowd, was organized...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 19:04
Elections Commissioner has focused his attention on the allegations made regarding the involvement of government officers for election related activities.When inquired by our news team, Elections Commissioner...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 16:51
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called for a global coalition to combat Islamic State fighters' "genocidal agenda" after President Barack Obama admitted he had no strategy to tackle the group.Kerry's...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 15:53
14 persons were injured and hospitalized after 2 buses collided at the Pinnaduwa entry point of Southern Expressway this noon.SLTB bus heading from Kaduwela to Galle was parked near a ticket counter when...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 13:03
Germany warned that the crisis in eastern Ukraine is "slipping out of control" and needs to be reined in to avoid direct military confrontation between Ukraine and Russia.Foreign Minister Frank-Walter...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 12:57
A decision was made to hold the 2nd joint committee meeting between the two countries regarding the India-Sri Lanka fisheries issue of Palk Strait in Sri Lanka.The local convener of India - Sri Lanka Fisheries...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 12:53
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they will investigate whether the police who went to raid a gambling den on Aiyanayake Devale Road in Munnesh-waram, Chilaw have used excessive force.Police...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 9:09
Minister of parliamentary affairs Sumedhaa J. Jayasena who represents the Monaragala district plays a significant role in the Uva provincial council elections.Her son is also contesting under the UPFA...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 8:37
The only clinical trial data on the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp shows it is 100% effective in monkey studies, even in later stages of the infection.The researchers said it was a "very important step...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 8:22
Prime Minister D. M. Jayaratne says that the problem is not with the executive presidency but with the society.At a meeting held in Kandy yesterday he noted that those who raise their voice for the abolishment...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 8:28
A programme was held to provide dry rations to pregnant mothers under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.This programme was initiated utilising personal funds of the MPThe programme was held in the Keththarama...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:20
9 hour water cut on 1st September from 8am-5pm in Nugegoda, High Level Rd up to Wijerama junc,Pita Kotte,Etul Kotte, Mirihana,Udahamulla Pagoda,Nawala

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:45
Nato has accused Russia of a "blatant violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, saying it is engaged in direct military operations to support rebels.Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen said that "despite hollow...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:20
The girl involved in the controversial slapping incident in Wariyapola is preparing to file a fundamental rights case against police for arresting her.Controversial girl Tilini Amalka’s lawyer Lakshan...

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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:51
India's spinners again proved England's undoing as the tourists won the third one-day international at...
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Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4 for 34 and Tillakartane...
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 16:49
Sri Lanka and Pakistan will clash in the third and...
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 9:54
Sri Lanka and Pakistan will clash in the third and...
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 8:39
Janak Gamage, the former Sri Lanka medium-pacer, has...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 20:48
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been named...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:05
With 2 stumpings to his name in the 2nd of the 5-match...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo won Uefa's Best...
Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:19
Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 20:13
South Africa pulled off the second-biggest run-chase...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:02
Alastair Cook has called Graeme Swann a "so-called...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:44
Bangladesh cricket authorities said yesterday, that...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:59
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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:04
The Kolonnawa electorate “Rata Rakina Nil Pavura” conference organized by the Sri Lanka Freedom Party was held yesterday.The conference which...
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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:52
A special discussion is scheduled to be held today between the elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya and additional election commissioners.Deputy elections...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 15:02
Hiru TV Mobile App which was nominated to represent Sri Lankan Media Apps at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile 2014 has been shortlisted to the final...
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:59
The new floating market constructed in Pettah area was declared opened last Monday (25).Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena opened the Floating market in Bastian Mawatha with the participation of Defense and Urban Development Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and MP R Duminda Silva.Earlier the opening ceremony was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed due to inclement weather in Colombo.
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:17
The Kathankudu Urban Council has sought Defence Ministry’s permission to use fire arms against monkeys as the animal menace has intensified in the area.Kathankudi Mayor Mohammad Azwar told our news...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 19:18
The election observers are preparing to make a special request from the IGP asking additional night patrol services in violence prone areas of the Uva Province.PAFFREL Executive Director Rohana Hetti arachchi...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 16:03
2 persons charged with triple murder have been sentenced to death by Galle High Courts today.They were charged for murdering father, son and daughter of the same family due to a personal dispute, in February...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 16:03
According to the Met Department, the speed of wind around the sea area of Bay of Bengal is likely to increase up to 80 kilometers per hour from time to time.The Department added that the wind speed in...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:26
Malaysia Airlines is to cut 6,000 staff as part of recovery plan after being hit by two disasters this year.The reduction in staff numbers represents around 30% of its workforce of 20,000.The airline will...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:03
The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to ban a weedicide called glyphosate in 4 districts, which is believed to be the cause for the spread of kidney diseases across North Central and other provinces.The...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 12:58
US President Barack Obama said it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.Obama, who is due...

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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:02
Postmaster General Rohana Abeyrathna says his department commenced delivering Uva Provincial council polling cards from today.He told our news team that polling cards will be delivered to relevant addresses...

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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 19:54
India said its economy grew by 5.7 per cent in the first financial quarter, its fastest pace in over two years, as the election of a new right-wing government...
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Saturday, 30 August 2014 - 13:09
Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index, declined to 3.5 percent in August 2014 on a year-on-year basis...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 13:00
Deputy Crown Prince Muqrin and Sri Lanka’s ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Hussein held a meeting in Jeddah to promote investment...
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Friday, 29 August 2014 - 8:10
Minister Basil Rajapaksa says that 50,000 Metric Tonnes of rice needs to be imported,The Minister expressed these views at a media briefing that was held...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:30
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Manipay, Pallekele, Kaluwanchikudy, Medawachchiya,...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:24
AXE, the premium brand of men’s deodorant sprays, threw the biggest blast of the year on 23rd August at The Kingsbury to celebrate the launch of...
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Sunday, 31 August 2014 - 8:53
9 individuals have drowned within the past 3 days. 3 individuals who went to bathe in the Kandan-kulam lake in Selva-nagar, Kilinochchi yesterday have drowned.Two of the deceased are in the ages of 16 and 17 while the other is 8 ...
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