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Nilwala Wijesinghe released on bail
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:35
UPFA parliamentarian Nimal Wijesinghe alias Nilwala Wijesinghe has been released on bail after he surrendered to court.He was accused of assaulting the gramasevaka officer of the Amba-kote division of Kurunegala.Police media spokesperson...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 17:40
Russia under fire as train with MH17 bodies leaves rebel station.
Western powers yesterday, ratcheted up the pressure on Moscow over the Malaysian plane disaster, as a train loaded with some 280 bodies was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held station 4 days after the...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:18
National Survey on Psychological  Disorders
The Health Ministry has decided to conduct an island-wide national survey regarding psychological disorders and the mentally ill.After a study on the mentally ill conducted by the World Health Organization,...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:13
Sobitha Thera and Minister Tissa Witharana hold talks
Venerable Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera met Minister Professor Tissa Witharana today to discuss regarding the abolishment of Executive Presidency.The meeting was held at the office of Nawa Sama Samaja Party.

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:12
Petition against animal slaughter to be taken for hearing on 30th
The petition against the annual animal slaughter of Munneswaran Kaali Amman Kovil lodged by several institutes including Sathwa Awihinsawadi Organization and National Sangha Council was taken for hearing...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:17
Australian Immigration Minister off to India for talks on illegal migrants
It has been revealed that 157 alleged Sri Lankan illegal migrants are detained in the middle of the ocean by the Australian coastal guards.The  Australian courts stated today that they are detained...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:19
Term test question papers in the South disputed
A term test question paper dispute was reported today from the Southern Province as well.The first incident was reported from the schools of Galle Education Circuit where an old Tamil Language question...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:19
Health minister encourages relatives of tobacco victims to claim compensation
Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena says he would encourage families of tobacco victims to take legal action in order to obtain compensation.He said there is precedence that compensation could be claimed...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:13
Protest in a Rakwana estate against raping a girl
The estate workers are currently engaged in a protest against the rape of a girl in the Delwin estate in the Rakwana area in Ratnapura.Our correspondents said that the estate workers have gathered in Hatton,...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:44
Diplomats push for Gaza ceasefire
Diplomatic efforts to broker a truce in Gaza have intensified, with US Secretary of State John Kerry meeting the UN chief Ban Ki-moon in Cairo.Kerry said the US was concerned about Palestinian casualties,...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:11
S Korea ferry boss Yoo Byung-eun death confirmed
Police in South Korea have said that a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April, killing more than 300 people.The billionaire businessman Yoo Byung-eun...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:06
37 more Indian Fishermen arrested
The Navy says that 37 Indian fishermen who breached the Sri Lankan maritime border in the northern seas between Thalaimannar and delft island, have been arrested.The navy media spokesperson commander Kosala...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 11:11
15,000 kilogrammes of chili powder seized.
The Consumer Affairs Authority has seized 15,000 kilograms of chili powder which was not suitable for consumption, from a chilly grinding mill in the Sedawatta area in Wellampitiya.The raid was conducted...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 8:34
There is no scope in SL for the human rights council; says Swamy.-Video
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants "excellent" relations with Sri Lanka, when he met President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday and underlined that the end of the LTTE...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:15
Divisional Secretary consents illegal load of timber
A load of timber found at a house in Palagala, Kekirawa was reported to have been illegally felled from a sanctuary in the area.Galkiriyagama Wildlife Range Assistant Officer Sanjeewa Kulatunga stated...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 16:16
Madampe Sanjeewa hospitalized again-Video
Sanjeewa Edirisinghe, a resident of Madampe - Chilaw, was readmitted to Ragama Teaching Hospital due to the disability caused by the alleged assault of the police.Director of Ragama Teaching Hospital Dr....

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 8:32
Another yeoman service rendered by MP R Duminda Silva-Video
Yet another phase of the Year Five Scholarship Seminar Series organized under the Sisu Saviya Project based on a concept by Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva took place at the Piliyandala Central College.Meanwhile...

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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:46
England captain Steven Gerrard has retired from international football after winning 114 caps.Gerrard,...
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England crumbled to a 95-run defeat by India in the...
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:44
Steve Waugh, the former Australia captain, has said...
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:39
According to former skipper Michael Vaughan Alastair...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:16
Shakib Al Hasan has made a public apology and appealed...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:37
England are on the verge of defeat after India put...
Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:22
Pacemen Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel took four second...
Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 20:06
Vernon Philander has become the second South African...
Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 8:34
Today, the ICC, appointed Gordon Lewis as the Judicial...
Friday, 18 July 2014 - 13:25
Stay in the crease, the MCC has once again reiterated...
Friday, 18 July 2014 - 7:08
South Africa commenced day 2 of the 1st test on 268...
Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 13:19
England captain Alastair Cook says India's claim that...
Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 7:59
Illegal supply of abortion pill found in pharmacy
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Health minister encourages relatives of tobacco victims to claim compensation
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:19
Health Minister Maithreepala Sirisena says he would encourage families of tobacco victims to take legal action in order to obtain compensation.He said...
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Protest in a Rakwana estate against raping a girl
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 13:13
The estate workers are currently engaged in a protest against the rape of a girl in the Delwin estate in the Rakwana area in Ratnapura.Our correspondents...
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Another yeoman service rendered by MP R Duminda Silva-Video
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 8:32
Yet another phase of the Year Five Scholarship Seminar Series organized under the Sisu Saviya Project based on a concept by Colombo District MP R. Duminda...
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Friday, 18 July 2014 - 12:06
A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people has crashed in east Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.There are no signs of survivors at the scene of the crash near the village of Grabovo, in rebel-held territory close to the border with Russia.Both sides in Ukraine's civil conflict accused each other of shooting down the plane with a missile. It is still not clear why the plane came down.It...
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Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 8:30
Bank and financial institution employee's taxes removed.
The Presidential Media unit says that President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to abolish taxes on state & private bank as well as financial institutions employees' perks imposed by Special Gazette...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:27
Police to arrest MP Nimal Wijesinghe
Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they are taking steps to arrest MP Nimal Wijesinghe alias Nilwala Wijesinghe for assaulting a Grama Niladhari of Ambakote-police division, Kurunegala.Police...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:27
Funds allocated to health service slashed: ACNA-Video
The All Ceylon Nurses Association stated the government has been slashing the allocation for health services in the country.Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, All Ceylon Nurses Association’s...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:27
Police investigations on Karainagar child abuse incident
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said investigations into the alleged abuse of an eleven-year old school girl of Uri village at Karainagar in Jaffna are not completed.The seven navy sailors arrested...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:10
UNP files a case challenging redistribution of seats in Monaragala & Badulla.-Video
The UNP filed a fundamental rights case at the Supreme Court today challenging the redistribution of Uva Provincial Council member seats among Moneragala and Badulla districts.The petition filed by UNP...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:09
Spoilt dried fish reprocessed in Dambulla for sale; 1500 kilo seized.-Video
The Matale Consumer Affairs Authority has raided a hiding place in a thicket behind a house of Tittawelgolla in Dambulla where spoilt dried fish were remade for sale.Consumer Affairs Authority officials...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 13:07
NFF yet to take final decision whether to contest Uva PC under UPFA ticket
The National Freedom Front said it has not taken a final decision yet whether to contest the Uva Provincial Council Election under the UPFA ticket.NFF Media Spokesman and former MP Mohammad Musammil told...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 13:04
Sri Lanka is ready to join new International BRICS bank.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said he welcomes the initiative taken by the BRICS leaders to set up a new international development bank.The President said in a twitter message the new bank will be a helping...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 13:06
Police preparing to arrest UPFA MP Nilwala Wijesingha.
Sri Lanka Grama Niladari Association requested the IGP to arrest MP Nimal Wijesinghe alias Nilvala Wijesinghe for assaulting the Grama Niladari of Ambakote in Kurunegala.Speaking to our news team Grama...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 13:05
2 forms of taxes from Opposition Leader-Video
The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe reminded about two new taxes the government can charge.While addressing a rally held in Girihaa-gama, Gala-gedara, Kandy yesterday, he stated that the government...

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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 13:05
Dangerous collapse in Government revenue: Minister DEW reveals.
Communist Party General Secretary Minister D.E.W. Gunasekara stated that the establishment of a separate World Bank in the contemporary times will be a challenge to capitalism.The Minister expressed his...

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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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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 19:40
Mohsen Qamsari, an official with the National Iranian Oil Company, rejected the claims that Iran is selling crude oil to Greece, Sri Lanka, and South Africa.He...
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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:43
Earnings from tourism recorded a growth of 35.8 percent to 901.8 million dollars during the first five months this year.The number of tourist arrivals...
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Monday, 21 July 2014 - 10:18
G20 trade ministers reaffirmed their commitment to free trade as a central driver of growth and to streamline the flow of goods through borders.The ministers...
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Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 10:37
Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka's national low-cost carrier recently shifted its cargo operation to a newly refurbished office managed by its cargo network partner,...
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Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 21:26
Rebels in eastern Ukraine have handed over two flight-data recorders from the downed MH17 plane to Malaysian experts.A senior rebel leader signed them over to the Malaysian officials at a meeting in the city of Donetsk.The ...
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