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Update : Digambaran and Praba appointed as deputy ministers: Govet ministerial positions rise to 109
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:50
Labour National Front Leader and Nuwara Eliya District MP P. Digambaram and Democratic People’s Congress Leader and Colombo district MP Prabha Ganeshan were sworn in as new deputy Ministers today before President Mahinda Rajapaksa.MP...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:55
UPFA General Secretary Minister says he doesn't know
UPFA General Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha said today that there are two more years to hold a general or presidential election.The minister stated this during a media conference held in Colombo...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:04
Ranil - Sobitha thera in a discussion
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that he is ready to intervene to resolve the issue which has cropped up regarding the amended Draft bill of Temple and Devale Act.Joining the discussion, the...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:42
New US strikes in Iraq after IS Foley video
US aircraft have launched fresh strikes against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq, despite threats from the group to kill a second American captive in retribution for continued attacks.US Navy fighters...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:19
Lorry contained Refreshments veered of the road
A lorry plying from Colombo to Jaffna has veered off the road near Kuruna area in Katunayaka.No injuries have caused to the persons during the accident but a number of bottles have been destroyed due to...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:20
Secreatary removed me thinking that i scolded a women.
The driver of the Embilipitiya Urban council secreatary, Nalaka Chandika Gunasekera is protesting against the secreatary thero for taking him out of his job.As per reported the driver is protesting atanding...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 16:31
UK VISA APPLICANTS ARRESTED FOR FRAUD
A 42-year old Sri Lankan woman and her two adult daughters who applied together for UK visas were arrested today for using deception in their applications by applying in multiple identities.The applicants...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 16:13
Family of girl, 4, who suffered allergic reaction are removed from flight after asking crew not to serve cashews on board to anyone else in their cabin
The family of a four-year-old girl who suffered an allergic reaction on board a flight over the Atlantic Ocean claims a US carrier refused to accommodate them on their return journey because it is not...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 16:10
'British' jihadist who beheaded journalist is Londoner called John
The jihadist who beheaded the American journalist James Foley is believed to be British born militant from London who calls himself John, it can be revealed.Intelligence agents in the UK and United States...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 16:04
Ritigala Natural reserve polluted by several activities-video
Residents living nearby to the Ritigala reserve claim that the reserve has been destructed by the animal hunters and illegal workers who transport sand without government approval.Hiru news correspondent...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 13:26
A group of minor health workers still on strike.
The All Ceylon Suva Seva Association stated their strike which was launched yesterday is continuing today as well.Association President D. Jayalal said hospital functions discharged by minor workers have...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 13:26
UNP ready to take to the streets to protect the Shasana.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that they will get on to the streets to protect the Sasana If the amendments proposed by the Chief Prelates regarding the Temple and Devala draft bill are...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 13:20
Certain facts about ministry of petroleum industries no acceptable; Min. Yapa
Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa says that certain points about the ministry of petroleum industries, which are presented through the recently released interim report of the COPE committee, are not acceptable.He...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 12:43
Person arrested for keeping game meat and a fire arm
A person has been arrested for keeping a stock of game meat illegally in Nawagatte-gama last evening.Police also seized a firearm in his possession following a raid.According to Nawagatte-gama police,...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:23
President condoles Japan landslide deaths
President Mahinda Rajapaksa mourned the loss of lives and destruction due to the devastating landslides that struck Hiroshima yesterday.At least 39 people, including at least three children, have been...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:06
Coup leader Prayuth is Thailand's new Prime Minister
Thailand coup leader, Army Chief Prayuth Chan-ocha, has been elected prime minister of Thailand.He was backed by 191 members of the 197-strong junta-picked national assembly, with three abstentions and...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:28
Obama urges joint effort to end jihadist 'cancer'
US President Barack Obama called for a joint effort to eliminate the "cancer" of jihadist terror in Iraq and Syria yesterday after Islamic State militants murdered an American journalist.Obama said the...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:07
Sri Lankan Off Spinner Sachithra Senanayake arrived from Perth, Australia.Sachithra was working on remodeling...
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Liverpool are in talks with AC Milan to sign former...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:47
Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath has suggested...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:09
Former England captain Mike Brearley, one of the sharpest...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 10:31
Ottis Gibson has left his role as West Indies coach...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 18:42
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he has talked to...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 13:23
Sunil Gavaskar welcomed the appointments of Ravi Shastri...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 7:41
Sri Lankan squad for the 1st and 2nd ODI against Pakistan...
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 19:25
Reacting to India's shocking Test rout in England,...
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 18:08
The Sri lankan squad for the 1st & 2nd ODI's for...
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 17:50
Sri lanka moved up the ICC test Rankings table to number...
Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 8:50
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs to win the 2nd...
Monday, 18 August 2014 - 11:15
True story behind the Wariyapola video revealed.
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UPFA General Secretary Minister says he doesn't know
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 18:55
UPFA General Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha said today that there are two more years to hold a general or presidential election.The minister stated...
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Ranil - Sobitha thera in a discussion
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:04
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that he is ready to intervene to resolve the issue which has cropped up regarding the amended Draft bill...
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Ritigala Natural reserve polluted by several activities-video
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 16:04
Residents living nearby to the Ritigala reserve claim that the reserve has been destructed by the animal hunters and illegal workers who transport sand...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 17:49
Residents living nearby to the Ritigala reserve claim that the reserve has been destructed by the animal hunters and illegal workers who transport sand without government approval.Hiru news correspondent gathered more on this when he excavated through to the reserve to find out more on this issue.Dead parts of the hunted animals were found during the visit the reserve.Also the residents claim that...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 9:04
President orders to resolve health sector issues within three months.-Video
President Mahinda Rajapaksa ordered the relevant authorities to resolve the trade union issues in the health sector within three months.The President instructed the relevant officials after considering...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 9:07
All must unite as Sri Lankans; Ranil.-Video
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that all must unite as Sri Lankans devoid of race and cast differences.Opposition Leader made this statement addressing a ceremony held at the BMICH yesterday.

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 8:44
 It is wrong of the govt to have TNA representatives with LTTE ideologies;  Rohan Gunarathna
International terrorism expert Professor Rohan Gunarathna states that the government has committed a mistake by having individuals with terrorist ideologies in Parliament.Delivering a special speech in...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 8:46
Student's assault a principal with a plastic chair; 3 students arrested.
Several students of Marawila – Koswaththa – Kottara-waththa muslim college have assaulted the principal with a plastic chair.Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that the principal...

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 22:19
Tissa Aththanayake points fingers to the government-Video
Tissa Aththanaya says that the present government is spending the money in vain which they recieved as loans from other nations. He also said the ongoing government has is not being responsible to the...

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 21:52
Commitee apointed to investigate on the allegations against Sri Lankan war crimes gets support from General Secreatary
The commitee which was appointed to investifate on the war crimes in Sri Lanka has recieved its fullest support from the UN General Secreatary Ban Ki Moon. His media spokesperson expressed these views...

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 18:55
Wholesale rice price control likely to be imposed.
The Consumer Affairs Authority has set sights on imposing a control price for wholesale rice to prevent further increment in the market price.  Small and Medium scale rice mill owners have been inconvenienced...

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 18:51
True story behind the Wariyapola video revealed.
A social media video clip on which a girl is continuously slapping a youth at Wariyapola Bust Stand has gone viral throughout the country.By listening to the girl, one can understand the girl’s sister...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 17:47
Closeup as its new initiative being a brighter brand within the country has joint hands with Nolimit to give its loyal customers to stand a chance to win...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 11:17
Sri Lanka's Treasuries yield eased lower at yesterday's auction without accepting any bid for the three month.The 6-month yield fell 02 basis points to...
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Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 13:25
The Board of Investment has managed to garner 817 million dollars from January up until July this year, which is a 51% growth when compared to 2013.The...
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 17:38
Lanka hospitals PLC in colloboration with the People's bank joined hands for the launching of "People's Nirogi", a unique healthcare plan that offers exclusive...
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 13:17
Minister of Investment Promotion Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena says that vacancies in the free trade zones, which come under the purview of the Board of Investments,...
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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 11:36
Business agreements to the tune of over 30 million dollars were entered into during the proceedings of the Colombo-Zhongshan Investor Forum which recently...
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Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:05
The 13-year old girl who was arrested after allegedly stabbing her 6-year old sister to death has been arrested.Badal-kumbura police said the suspected girl will be produced before court tomorrow.The victim was a Grade 1 student ...
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