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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 8:41
The Hiru Golden Film Awards was held on a grand scale at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium yesterday leaving a golden note in the history of Sri Lankan cinema as the largest local cinema awards ceremony held ever in Sri Lanka.Hiru Golden...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:16
Kurdish forces in northern Iraq say, they have recaptured the town of Zumar from Islamic State militants.Further south, Iraqi security forces are reported to have ejected IS from Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad,...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:57
A couple has died after been struck by lightning in the Weerawila area in Thanthirimale, Anuradhapura.The incident had occurred when the couple was working in their cultivation ground last afternoon.While...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:56
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in the country yesterday on a five- day visit which will include a day trip to Jaffna.A release from the Commonwealth Office stated the Secretary...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 8:42
Minister of Technology and Research Patali Champika Ranawaka said that a transparent price formula on fuel is a must.These views were expressed at a meeting in Kurunegala yesterday.

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 8:41
UNP Parliamentarian Harsha De Silve expressed views regarding the budget deficit during the budget debate in Parliament yesterday.He said that expenditure had not been included properly in the budget raising...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 7:20
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi says the country is facing a threat to its existence from jihadists after the military suffered the biggest loss of life in decades in attacks in Sinai.At least...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 8:42
Indian President Pranab Mukherjee released a commemorative postage stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala, considered one of the founding contributors of Sinhalese Buddhist nationalism and a pioneer in the revival...

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:04
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the number of people believed sickened by Ebola has risen above 10,000.The UN health agency said on Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 19:38
Today is the first day’s debate over the second reading of the budget 2015. Joining in the debate, JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti questioned the government about the mechanism of consolidating the allowances...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 16:51
A stock of over 200 thousand kilograms of coriander, unsuitable for human consumption, was seized in Kalmunai area today.According to the Consumer Affairs Authority, the estimated value of the stock was...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:57
Vehicle importers’ Association stated that the special tax system introduced in yesterday’s budget will be favourable for those engaged in the vehicle sector.Due to this tax system, he said...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:23
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma is to arrive in the island today for a 5 day visit.Commonwealth Secretary General Sharma expects to inform President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is also the current...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 12:55
Hundreds of South Korean police were deployed near the border with North Korea today, before the proposed launch of propaganda leaflets by activists, following threats of violent retaliation from Pyongyang.The...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 11:03
The authorities in Mali have confirmed the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl.The World Health Organization said the toddler had traveled hundreds of kilometers by bus from...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 9:24
President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented the budget for the year 2015 to parliament yesterday.The debate on the second reading will be held from today onwards.One of the proposals was to increase the minimum...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 10:24
Bollywood superstars Bipasha Basu, Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty and Neha Dupiya arrived in Sri Lanka early this morning to participate at the Golden Film Awards which is scheduled to be held this evening....

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:26
Cricket New Zealand says it will increase security around domestic T20 matches in a bid to tackle corruption.Head...
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West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon...
Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 7:25
Ahead of the ODI between India and Sri Lanka at Barabati...
Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 13:00
Gurunath Meiyappan's voice sample has been confirmed...
Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 7:25
England batsman Jonathan Trott, whose mental issues...
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:22
A Women's Cricket Cup to honour Nobel Peace Prize winner...
Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:48
Sri Lanka has left out the vice-captain in their previous...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 18:02
Veteran batsman Younis Khan said he was proud to become...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:03
The International Cricket Council admitted it “does...
Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:06
Experienced batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been rendered...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 18:43
West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:40
Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:55
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:57
A couple has died after been struck by lightning in the Weerawila area in Thanthirimale, Anuradhapura.The incident had occurred when the couple was working...
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:56
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma arrived in the country yesterday on a five- day visit which will include a day trip to Jaffna.A release...
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:24
Sri Lanka's export goods are of high quality and there is a big demand for Sri Lankan apparel in the United States, US Trade Representative for South and...
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:36
The Hiru Golden Film awards was successfully held yesterday with much pride and pomp at the Sugathadasa Indoor stadium.Hiru Golden Film Awards, the first of its kind, awarded films that were screened in 2012 and 2013 and another 100 short films produced during the same time period.Hiru Golden Film Award was held at a time where there is a large vacuum in the local film industry.The Bollywood stars...
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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 8:19
The Monk who was arrested in connection with the abduction of a 9 year old boy in the Batuwita area in Horana has been remanded till the 7th of November.The father of the child stated that the Monk had...

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Saturday, 25 October 2014 - 7:24
A suspected jihadist car bomb has killed at least 26 Egyptian soldiers at a checkpoint in Sinai.The attack took place near El Arish, the main town in the north of the restive peninsula. 3 more died in...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:41
Sabaragamuwa University will be opened for its first year students on the 27th of this month.Addressing a media briefing held in the University today, its Vice Chancellor Professor Chandana Udawatta said...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:38
The largest local cinema award ceremony that leaves a golden note in the history of Sri Lankan cinema will dawn by another two days.The Hiru Golden Film Award organized to international standards will...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 19:39
Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka admitted today that there was a loss of 1 thousand 507 million rupees incurred in importing coal during his tenure as Power and Energy Minister in 2012.Current Power and...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:33
The Queen has sent her first tweet during a visit to the Science Museum in London.Her Majesty formally opened the museum's new Information Age Galleries by touching a tablet screen to send her message...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 17:21
Israel deployed police in force in Jerusalem today, for weekly Muslim prayers and restricted access to a flashpoint mosque, after a deadly attack by a Palestinian sent tensions soaring.Clashes broke out...

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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 16:48
The minimum salary of government employees to be increased to Rs.15000. Allowances to be added to basic salary. Cost of living allowances to be increased by Rs.2200.

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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:24
Sri Lanka's export goods are of high quality and there is a big demand for Sri Lankan apparel in the United States, US Trade Representative for South and...
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 7:21
Gold prices in Sri Lanka will slump further with the drop in global prices triggered by the recovery of the US economy and the strengthening of the US...
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 12:51
Australia's troubled national carrier Qantas said it is on course to deliver its first pre-tax profits this year in the three months to September.The news...
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Friday, 24 October 2014 - 10:27
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics is helping consumers save both energy and money with its range of digital invertor refrigerators. Samsung’s...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 13:04
The dollar gained against other major currencies after a slight but unexpected rise in US inflation, while the market continued to speculate about eurozone...
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Thursday, 23 October 2014 - 9:05
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, in a meeting with German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, called on Germany to boost public spending to stimulate stuttering...
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Sunday, 26 October 2014 - 12:57
Minster Wasudewa Nanayakkara states that a budget targeting development of the country has been presented.He made this statement participating at a UPFA media briefing held in Colombo today.The UNP and the JVP states that they ...
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