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NFF decides to contest alone in Uva
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:18
NFF Leader Wimal Weerawansa said his party would contest the Uva Provincial Council election under its own symbol.During a media briefing held in Colombo this morning he said the decision was taken due to certain actions of this government.Meanwhile...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:16
Israel intensifies Gaza attacks after Netanyahu warning.
Gaza has seen one of its heaviest nights of bombardment in three weeks, after Israel's prime minister warned of a long conflict ahead.Gaza's only power plant was damaged as Israel carried out 60 air strikes,...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:53
50 Indian fishermen arrested
50 Indian fishermen who were engaged in fishing activities while breaching Sri Lankan maritime boundary have been arrested by Navy last night.According to Navy media sources, they were arrested in the...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:28
Inquiry into the attempted assault on Children’s Hospital Radiologist
A person who accompanied a patient has attempted to assault the radiologist at Borella Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children.The radiologist Hasika Priyadarshana told our news team that a person who accompanied...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:31
US says there are problems in implementing religious freedom in SL
The U.S. government stated although Sri Lanka has restored religious freedom, practical problems still exist when implementing such freedom in certain divisions.The annual report on international religious...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 11:08
4 year old boy kidnapped in Mee-galewa
A 4 year old son of a businessman in Hunu-polagama, Meegalewa, Galgamuwa has been kidnapped by a group of persons.The group of persons who kidnapped the child visited the residence of the businessman at...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:56
A suspect arrested with 45 logs in the Adigala area in Mundalama.
An individual who was transporting a stock of timber without a license has been arrested last evening in the Agunwila area along the Kiriyankaliya - Adigama road in Mundalama.The police media spokesperson’s...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:13
Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel
Gaza and southern Israel have seen an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.Explosions in Gaza City reportedly killed 10 people, including children.Israel...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:10
Group of Illegal Migrants from SL Caught Entering Texas from Mexico.
A single group of illegal migrants entering Texas from Mexico over the weekend including foreign nationals from Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka have been arrested according to the National Border Patrol...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:04
Update : Post mortem of elephant calf died at
Two senior veterinarians of Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Hambantota Veterinary Unit R.P. Rajapakse and P.P. Wickramasinghe are conducting the post mortem of the elephant calf which died at Udawalawa...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:43
A group of minor health staff in a protest in Anuradapura
The group of minor health staff continues their fasting campaign which commenced last evening on the roof of the North Central provincial Health Services Director ’s office in front of Anuradhapura...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:16
Ready to bring a new era with patience and wisdom; says Ranil.
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that he is prepared to create a new era instead of the old-fashioned era.The Opposition leader further stated that it should be achieved through patience and...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 14:28
UPDATE: JVP leader transferred to National Hospital after receiving minor injuries
JVP leader MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake who received minor injuries following a motor accident at Kiri-ella, Ratnapura has been transferred from Ratnapura General Hospital to Colombo National Hospital for...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:19
Malaysia Airlines could change its name after MH370 and MH17
Malaysia Airlines could change its name after MH370 and MH17Malaysia Airlines is set for re-branding.Malaysia Airlines could change its name as part of brand overhaul prompted by the recent tragedies.The...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:42
UN calls for immediate Gaza truce New
The UN Security Council has called for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza.An emergency session approved a call for a truce over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr "and beyond".On...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:39
Person dies after wild elephant attack
A person has died after he was attacked by a wild elephant in Punchi-kulama area along Thirappane – Thuruwila road.The victim is a 53 year old resident of Nalla-madaawa area, Eppawela.According to...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:16
Update : The person who was shot at near the Rukmani Devi junction dies
The person who was shot at near the Rukmani Devi junction in Thudella Ja-Ela this morning died at Ragama hospital this afternoon.The victim has been identified as 72-year old resident of Dehiyagata.Two...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:17
Organisers of the 2022 Foot Ball World Cup in Qatar say they are "dismayed" by claims that migrant workers...
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Lasith Malinga, who captains the Southern Express team...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:26
Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will get...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:33
Ian Bell returned to form with a first hundred in almost...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:14
South Africa held their nerve to draw the 2nd test...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:19
ICC chief executive David Richardson has come out in...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:34
At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between...
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:33
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:00
Sri Lanka lost 3 wickets in the morning session on...
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 13:19
South Africa Africa lost 2 wickets in the morning session...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 13:21
Ravindra Jadeja has been fined 50% of his match fees...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:31
Sudesh Peris of Sri lanka won the Silver medal for...
Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 8:05
1202 dead as a result of motor accidents within a frame of six months
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US says there are problems in implementing religious freedom in SL
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:31
The U.S. government stated although Sri Lanka has restored religious freedom, practical problems still exist when implementing such freedom in certain...
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4 year old boy kidnapped in Mee-galewa
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 11:08
A 4 year old son of a businessman in Hunu-polagama, Meegalewa, Galgamuwa has been kidnapped by a group of persons.The group of persons who kidnapped the...
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Update : Post mortem of elephant calf died at
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:04
Two senior veterinarians of Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and Hambantota Veterinary Unit R.P. Rajapakse and P.P. Wickramasinghe are conducting the post...
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Thursday, 24 July 2014 - 7:49
At least 50 people were killed in a plane crash in Taiwan yesterday with witnesses and local media reporting the flight came down in a storm after an aborted landing. TransAsia Airways flight GE222 was carrying 58 people on a domestic flight when it crashed into houses near Magong airport on the Penghu island chain after requesting a second attempt to land there. The ATR 72-500 twin turbo-prop was...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:38
5 suspects arrested with counterfeit notes
A woman and 4 other persons were arrested with 20 counterfeit 2000 rupee notes and 6 counterfeit 5000 rupee notes last evening.According to the police media spokesman’s office, the suspects were...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:15
Police investigations to arrest the suspects who poisoned a public well
It was reported to our news team the only public water well which feeds about 150 families in drought-hit Kalu Arachchigama in Galkiriyagama has been poisoned two days ago.The resident monks of the Sri...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:14
Tamil asylum-seekers likely economic migrants from India -Australia
Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison states that a group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India,He said...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:31
Investigations into the death of a 14 year old girl-Video
Police have commenced investigations regarding the death of a 14 year old girl in Kadugannawa – Watta-ppala area.Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that attention will be focused whether...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
4 deaths due to drowning within 24 hours
Within the past 24 hours 4 deaths due to drowning were reported.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that 2 children drowned in a pool of water near a quarry in Sampur.The children were 13 and...

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Operation theatre of Mathale Hospital closed due to a germ.
The operations theater of the Mathale Base Hospital is temporarily closed due to a germ.Hence, patients in the Mathale Hospital were transferred to Kandy, Peradeniya, Gampola and Dambulla hospitals.

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:43
Muslims to celebrate Ramazan on Tuesday
Colombo Grand Mosque announced that Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate the Ramazan Festival on Tuesday as the new moon has not been sighted.

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:23
Opposition is attempting to create issues within the country; MP R Duminda Silva -Video
Colombo District Parliamentarian MP R Duminda Silva states that certain members of the opposition are attempting to create racial issues within the country and to destabilise the government internationally....

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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:43
1202 deaths due to motor accidents within 6 months-Video
Police traffic division states that 1202 deaths have been reported during the past 6 months due to vehicular accidents.330 deaths have been reported in the Western province alone.

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:24
Opposition Leader explains the path to develop the country
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that in order to develop the Country the economy of the village must be developed.Addressing a meeting in Mathale Opposition leader stated that the government...

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Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:25
2 ministers in contention to solve a problem in Uva.
A heated situation occurred in Wallawaya – Hadapangala junction when 2 ministers came forward to solve an issue related to water.Residents of Hadapangala staged a protest at the Junction demanding...

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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:57
Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.The primary focus...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:45
As Sri Lanka-Japan bilateral trade jumped 890 million dollars and edged to $ 400 millon dollar mark, a keen Japan signalled towards a Lanka-Japan FTA for...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 17:48
Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion retail chain NOLIMIT was recently ranked among the Top 100 unlisted brands in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance in their annual...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 16:44
Seylan Bank launched an island wide library project themed ‘Seylan Pahasara’ in its silver jubilee year, last year, with the mission of either...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 16:42
The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel received international recognition recently when it was awarded the prestigious ISO 27001:2005 certification...
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Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:07
The rubber industry is gearing up to come under fresh spotlight this October with Sri Lanka selected to host the Global Rubber Conference 2014.Recognised...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 11:49
The driver of the JVP leader parliamentarian Anura Kumara Dissanayake has been arrested by the Ratnapura police.He was arrested yesterday to carry out further investigation into the accident met by MP Anura Kumara in the Kiriella ...
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