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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 14:29
External Transport Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara said that 8 to 10% would be reduced in all bus fares with effect from February.Addressing a media conference held at his ministry this morning, the minister said the current 9 rupees...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 21:44
The CID has initiated an inquiry into the controversial diplomatic passport alleged to have been acquired by former minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife Shashi Weerawansa by producing fake information.Sources...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:15
President Maithreepala Sirisena said that constructive criticism is more important than destructive praising in his effort to carry forward his government.The President expressed these views during a meeting...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:28
The National Executive Council which met today has decided to take swift action against the Chief Justice.JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that the National Executive Council approved the interim...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:12
US President Barack Obama has addressed a town hall-style meeting with young people in Delhi on the final day of his visit to India.The US can become India's "best partner", Obama told the gathering of...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:08
The Indonesian military today, called off efforts to recover the wreckage of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea last month after failing for several days to lift the fuselage.Rear Admiral...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:05
New York City, Boston and other areas in the north-eastern US have shut down, with forecasters warning residents to expect "crippling" amounts of snow.Winter Storm Juno could dump up to 60 centimetres...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 17:30
The Indian suit, which Prime Minister Modi wore to meet visiting American President Barak Obama at the presidential palace in New Delhi, looked from far off to be navy blue with wide gold stripes. But...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 16:43
The Minister of Health & Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senarathne stated that severe action will be taken against those Government Doctors who work at Private Hospitals on their working hours.Accordingly,...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 16:21
The Attorney General today issued a notice stating that the KP alias Kumaran Pathmanathan should appear before the Court of Appeal on February 5 in connection with the writ application filed by People's...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 20:06
The Presidential Media Unit says that six new Governors were appointed today (27th) to Northern, Eastern, Sabaragamuwa, Central, North-Central and Uva Provinces. New Governors were sworn in by President...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 15:23
The Immigration and Emigration Department yesterday has contacted the front line Socialist Party (FSP) that it wanted to record a statement from its supremo Kumar Gunarathnam on his political activities...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:02
Former cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara accuses that former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage...
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Injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke, nursing...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 18:17
Shane Watson has said Steven Smith's rich summer with...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong believes the time is...
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 7:51
Daniel Vettori, who played his 280th ODI yesterday...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 20:48
Former Test wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist and former...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:19
Saeed Ajmal, who underwent official ICC retesting on...
Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:53
Disgraced Pakistan paceman Mohammad Amir could return...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 15:09
Sri Lanka once again made a mockery of a good start...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 11:09
New Zealand once again crossed the 300 run mark conveniently...
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 8:19
India cricket legend Rahul Dravid said star batsman...
Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 22:54
Captain Angelo Mathews' calf strain is not yet fully...
Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 13:52
Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:15
President Maithreepala Sirisena said that constructive criticism is more important than destructive praising in his effort to carry forward his government.The...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:28
The National Executive Council which met today has decided to take swift action against the Chief Justice.JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said that...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 13:12
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is ‘very interested’ in Sri Lanka and the region, and that...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 18:11
There was something exclusive about the Guard of Honor for President Barack Obama received at the Presidential Palace in New Delhi on Sunday, which was led by a woman Air force officer. As President Obama walked past the ceremonial guard, he was accompanied by Wing Cmdr. Pooja Thakur, a female officer in India’s Air Force.She led the salute as the band played the national anthem of the United...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 16:05
Hundreds of university staff and employees protested in front of the University Grants Commission (UGC) today, demanding to expel the Chairperson Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama.The demonstrators demanded...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 14:56
Visiting United States President Barak Obama while addressing the Delhi’s Siri Fort auditorium made a unique remark on Sri Lanka.  President Obama pointed out that India can play a major role...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 13:40
Galle Mayor Methsiri de Silva is to lodge a complaint at the Bribery Commission this afternoon against the Southern Provincial Chief Minister Shan Wijelaal.The petition is regarding fraud and corruption...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 13:20
The Ministry of Education yesterday (26th) emphasized that the new measurements will be taken into consideration when it comes to strengthen the nation’s education framework under the patronage of...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 13:01
It is reported that the State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene yesterday (26th) had an official visit by the delegates from United States Embassy. During the visit, the Charge d’ Affaires of...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:54
The lawyers’ collective has decided to protest continuously until Chief Justice Mohan Peries resigns from his post.The joint convener of the lawyer's collective Attorney-at-law Sunil Watagala told...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:50
A special discussion to reduce bus fares is being held at the Transport ministry at this moment.External Transport Ministry media unit stated that Minister Ranjith Maddumabandara, representatives from...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:41
A winter storm pounded the northeastern United States hitting tens of millions of people and forcing the rare cancellation of Broadway shows in an "historic" New York blizzard.Winter Storm Juno is expected...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 12:38
Sri Lanka's central bank held policy interest rates at 6.5 and 8.0 percent taking in to the consideration of remaining low inflation in the island Central...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 13:45
Our news team received reports that there is a shortage of certain varieties of fuel in some parts of the country including Colombo.Petroleum Trade Unions...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 11:15
General Secretary of the Joint Apparel Association Forum states that Sri Lanka’s apparel industry has shown continuous growth over the years.Exports...
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Monday, 26 January 2015 - 7:52
The euro has fallen sharply against the dollar after the anti-austerity Syriza party won the Greek general election.The euro fell as low as 1.1098 dollars...
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Sunday, 25 January 2015 - 15:03
A top European trade delegation has arrived in Sri Lanka to formulate a trade-related capacity building project, which will enhance the overall performance...
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Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 20:54
Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook received compensation valued at $9.22 million last year, more than double his pay in 2013, as optimism for new products...
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Tuesday, 27 January 2015 - 19:16
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that accepted procedures should be followed against misdeeds if any.The former president, in a notice to the media stated that various allegations have been made against him, his family as ...
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