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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 7:57
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Government is taking action to let more benefits of freedom and development accrues to every house in the future.The President said so while participating at a meeting with Child Development...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:42
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will preside over the commencement of the Divi Neguma National Program Phase Six at the auspicious time of 10.07 a.m. today.A program to plant vegetable seeds, fruit, coconut,...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:43
An employee allegedly assaulted by National Passenger Transport Commission Chairman Renuka Perera has been admitted to the Colombo East Base Hospital.The victim who was assaulted is the Commission’s...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:24
A suicide attacker has killed at least 18 people at a Shia mosque in Iraq, the latest in a spate of similar bombings.The attacker blew himself up in a crowd gathered for a funeral in western Baghdad's...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:01
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Government employees’ salary should be increased by 10 thousand rupees.The Opposition Leader said so while participating at a meeting of the UNP election...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:09
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the aim f the UNP is to create 1 million jobs within 5 years.He also noted that the income level of the public should be increased.He pointed out that the programme...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:17
Minister of Private Transportation Services C. B. Rathnayake says that suspects who caused unrest at the Poramadulla Central College in Hanguranketha are still at large.The disturbance was caused due to...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:12
One and a half year old boy from the Vijaya-katiupotha area in Chilaw has died today after falling into a plastic container that collects rain water.Due to the incessant heavy showers the parents had decided...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 12:57
Catholic gay rights groups say the rejection by bishops of proposals for wider acceptance of gay people, backed by Pope Francis, is "very disappointing".A draft paper issued at a Catholic Church synod...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 12:47
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe made few predictions about the forthcoming budget.He said the government would put forward a heavenly budget in view of the election.He expressed these views at a...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 12:44
The conductor of a bus travelling from Colombo to Kataragama has handed over a parcel of fake Thousand Rupee notes to the Police.Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that 104 fake Thousand...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 10:27
The water levels of Gin, Kalu and the Nilwala Ganga are rising rapidly and the people living in the low lying areas close to these rivers are adviced to exercise caution.The Irrigation Department has warned...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 9:27
One person was arrested at the Katunayake airport while trying to smuggle out foreign currency worth 4 Million Rupees in foreign currency.The suspect is a 48 year old businessman in Dehiwala.The foreign...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 8:30
President Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that certain world powers want to dismantle countries that are rebuilding with nationalistic feelings.The President stated that such countries want to destroy the nationalistic...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 8:27
The Inter Univeristy Students Federation says that they will recommence their Sathyagraha by Sabaragamuwa University students.Convenor of the IUSF Najith Indika stated that the police removed their stage...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:54
Snowstorms and avalanches have killed 39 trekkers on a popular hiking route in the Himalayas.After a fourth day of searches, 384 people have been rescued from the Annapurna trail, 216 of them foreigners,...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 19:17
President Mahinda Rajapakse states that the public must decide regarding the President that will be appointed.He made these comments during a meeting with nurses and health officials at Temple tress this...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:30
According to SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri Lanka, who was supposed to tour India for three Tests...
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Valentino Rossi marked his 250th premier class Grand...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:59
The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least 65...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:51
Sri Lanka has agreed to fill in the void that has been...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 18:10
Jenson Button is considering a switch to the world...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:24
Virat Kohli struck 127 as India fashioned a 59-run...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 8:23
Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling...
Friday, 17 October 2014 - 12:58
Graeme Swann hit back at criticism from Graham Gooch...
Friday, 17 October 2014 - 8:45
Former captain Sourav Ganguly believes that the Indian...
Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 8:23
Saqlain Mushtaq, the former Pakistan offspinner, has...
Thursday, 16 October 2014 - 12:32
The superstars of tennis will land in India for the...
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 19:30
Police remove the huts of Sabaragamuwa University students.
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:01
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Government employees’ salary should be increased by 10 thousand rupees.The Opposition Leader said...
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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:11
The Disaster Management Centre says that number of lowlands in the Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts remain inundated due to the rising water levels...
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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:17
Minister of Private Transportation Services C. B. Rathnayake says that suspects who caused unrest at the Poramadulla Central College in Hanguranketha are...
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Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:02
A certain group has attacked the tent last night in Balangoda – Pabahinna junction where Sabaragamuwa University students were staging a protest for nearly 40 days.Convenor of the Sabaragamuwa students collective Rasindu Jayasingha stated that the students were also attacked by the group.When inquired about the incident from Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana, he stated that 11 students...
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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 19:17
Superintendent of Railways G.W. Sisira Kumara said the Railway Department has earned over 3 million rupees in four days from trains running along the newly-restored northern line to Jaffna.Four trains,...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 18:02
The UN Security Council yesterday urged the world to step up support for the Iraqi government and its security forces in their intensifying battle against Islamist fighters.In a unanimous statement, the...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:22
Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have retaken streets in the Mong Kok district cleared by the authorities just a few hours earlier.Their victory came after clashes with riot police using batons...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:02
The UN states that Sri Lanka has achieved a significant progress in Human Development.According to the UN Resident coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka Subinay Nandy, Sri Lanka is...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:00
Vice Chancellor of Sabaragamuwa University Professor Chandana Udawatta stated that all students who remained at the university hostel by force have left.He told our news team that after taking this matter...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 12:09
2 youth who had gone to bathe in the Walawe river in Waleboada in Balangoda have drowned.The body of one youth was found yesterday while the other was found today.

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 11:14
2 persons including a Doctor were killed as an ambulance collided head on with a lorry in the Baththulu-oya area along the Puttlam – Chillaw Road.Those killed were a Doctor of the Mundalama Hospital...

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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 8:21
Poor communication and incompetent staff meant the World Health Organization failed to react swiftly Ebola outbreak in Africa.An internal document said those involved "failed to see some fairly plain writing...

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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:43
The Gannoruwa garden crop development and research institute says that steps are being taken to increase the daily vegetable consumption per person from...
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:25
Apple introduced iPad Air 2 recently, which the company says is the thinnest and most powerful iPad.Now just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound,...
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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:52
Google was extremely hopeful that it would become the second biggest company after Apple; however when the earnings were revealed for the third quarter...
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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 18:04
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will preside over the commencement of the Divi Neguma National Program Phase Six on the 20th of October.A program to plant...
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Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:23
Shares in Europe and US have rebounded after a turbulent week in which stock markets tumbled to multi-month lows.Yesterday US stocks closed more than 1%...
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Friday, 17 October 2014 - 12:56
The government has been granted 700 million dollars in soft loans from the World Bank for several development programs, following the IMF and World Bank...
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:03
The Disaster Management Centre says that number of lowlands in the Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts were inundated yesterday due to the rising water levels of the Kalu, Gin and Nilwala rivers.The deputy Director of the ...
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