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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 19:56
The Disaster Management Center stated that 750’000 people have been affected by the inclement weather that has been prevailing in 17 districts.The center also stated that steps were taken to evacuate over 60’000 displaced...
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 21:52
Due to the risk of landslide, authorities have taken measures to evacuate some of the residents of Gonawala, Digana in Kandy living close to the landslide prone area. Meanwhile, the incident of a two-storey...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 19:59
Police have initiated investigation to the statement made by Health Minister Tissa Attanayake following the letter addressed to the IGP by UNP National Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe.Former UNP General Secretary...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 20:01
President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that people cannot be deceived by statements made with rancour.He further said that, those who couldn’t see faults of the government while being part of it, has...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 20:00
The Common Candidate Maithreepala Sirisena requests the mass to get hand in hand to assist their fellowmen hit by the inclement weather.Addressing several election rallies today, common candidate Maithreepala...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 19:59
The Chief Prelates of the three Chapters have made a request from all factions to denounce all forms of pre and post election violence.Issuing a joint notice, the chief prelate of Malwathu Chapter Tibbatuwawe...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 19:57
A committee led by secretary to the president Lalith Weeratunga has been appointed to provide immediate relief to the people affected by the prevailing extreme weather.The commanders and chiefs of Defence...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 17:04
Deputy Minister Faizer Mustapha has left for Singapore on Friday at 2.45 p.m on Emirates Flight EK 348.It is reported that father of Faizer Mustapa has also left for Singapore at 12.30 p.m on Friday on...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 17:17
Sri Lanka Air Force states that they have deployed 2 helicopters to support the rescue operations of those trapped in flood affected areas as well as to transport relief to those staying at makeshift camps.The...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 17:16
1 woman died and another woman received injuries in a motor accident which occurred at Naawal-adi area in Kodi-kaamam, Jaffna.According to the police, the two women were run over by a van.Kodi-kaamam police...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 14:02
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that grabbing power by deceiving the people is a misdeed.Addressing an election rally in Galle yesterday, the President said his aim is to create a secured country for...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 14:01
The common candidate Maithreepala Sirisena says that a constructive disaster mitigation system will be introduced under his rule in the near future.Maithreepala Sirisena as well as UNP National Leader...

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Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 17:32
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has said Sri Lanka have improved their away form by several notches...
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Australia captain Michael Clarke has said he could...
Thursday, 25 December 2014 - 13:00
Pakistani cricket authorities have issued show cause...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 20:21
India discard Yusuf Pathan on Tuesday allegedly reacted...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 16:15
Alastair Cook is aiming to start "enjoying my cricket...
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 13:05
The International Cricket Council yesterday, announced...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 17:09
Even when he is not scoring, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 13:21
Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was forced to cut...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 13:18
Alastair Cook is aiming to start "enjoying my cricket...
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 7:42
Sri Lanka head coach Marvan Atapattu has said that...
Monday, 22 December 2014 - 12:29
Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has announced...
Monday, 22 December 2014 - 8:18
New Zealand allrounder Corey Anderson will miss the...
Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 13:09
2 storey house collapses in Digana
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 20:01
President Mahinda Rajapaksa states that people cannot be deceived by statements made with rancour.He further said that, those who couldn’t see faults...
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 20:00
The Common Candidate Maithreepala Sirisena requests the mass to get hand in hand to assist their fellowmen hit by the inclement weather.Addressing several...
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 9:24
Deputy Minister Nishantha Muthuhettigama who had left for Singapore has spoken to a Journalist in Sri Lanka.Speaking via telephone Nishantha Muthuhettigama...
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 19:20
Due to the risk of landslide, authorities have taken measures to evacuate some of the residents of Gonawala, Digana in Kandy living close to the landslide prone area. Meanwhile, the incident of a two-storey house collapsing at 3 pm today was recorded in the camera of our correspondent who was present at the scene.  Pix by - Chandana Uduwawala
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 13:48
Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera stated that in case a Tsunami disaster occurs in future, the government has the potential to prevent deaths and manage the situation.He said this while...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 13:53
Six deaths were reported from Hegoda and Rilpola of the Badulla District due to the prevailing inclement weather in the country. Besides, 700,000 people have been affected due to the inflicted weather.Meanwhile,...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 17:18
Police state that they have arrested 60 persons in connection with violence related to the upcoming Presidential election.While attending a media briefing held at the Police Headquarters this morning,...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 13:03
Iraq and Turkey pledged to join forces to fight Islamic State insurgents who are holding swathes of Iraq and Syria.Turkey, a vocal critic of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, has faced international...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 9:17
Former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva points out that if the document Minister Tissa Attanayake submitted alleging that it had been signed by Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and common candidate...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 9:09
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that no one will be allowed to do away with free education and free health service.The President said so while participating at the people’s rally held in Galle yesterday.Speaking...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 9:04
Common Candidate Maitripala Sirisena requests the people not to allow the country to be destroyed by those riding on the war victory.Participating at a people’s rally held in the Nugegoda town, the...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 10:28
Survivors of Asia's 2004 tsunami and relatives of its 226,000 victims gather along shorelines of the Indian Ocean on Friday for prayers and memorial services to mark the 10th anniversary of a disaster...

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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 13:04
Oil traded above $60 a barrel in London amid the highest volatility in more than three years as Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude exporter,...
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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 18:33
It’s Christmas time and once again Coca-Cola is soliciting your participation, in making the festive season special. ‘Make Someone Happy’...
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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 - 13:06
Asian shares traded higher, taking the lead from Wall Street where shares closed at a record level overnight.The Dow Jones finished over 18,000 for the...
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Tuesday, 23 December 2014 - 13:24
The determination of powerful Gulf OPEC members to stifle competition from new oil producers has left the global energy market reeling and sparked unprecedented...
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Monday, 22 December 2014 - 18:25
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Monday, 22 December 2014 - 12:33
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Friday, 26 December 2014 - 12:35
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that 9 persons died and another 11 are still missing in landslides that happened today in the Badulla district.The largest landslide was reported from Rilpola in Badulla. Rescue ...
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