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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:25
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the Mahindodaya Technology Laboratories constitute a new step for taking the country’s free education forward.The President said that it was the children’s duty to win the world through...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:52
US officials say that several Arab countries have offered to take part in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.But they add that any action is subject to approval from the Iraqi government.US...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:29
The meteorology department states that Showers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Northwestern and Southern provinces.Thundershowers...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:29
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requests that the UNP be made victorious if it is necessary to have Government funds set apart for Uuva Paranagama development.  Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:34
The All Island Agrarian Federation has decided to file a petition at the Supreme Court requesting that the drought relief provided to the Moneragala District be given to seven more districts.   All...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:34
The Wildlife Department has begun investigations with regard to killing of wild elephants by poisoning when these elephants come to Wewpitiya for quenching their thirst.Carcasses of two wild elephants...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 21:47
Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva says that stern action will be taken against local government institution officials who neglect their responsibilities relevant to Kolonnawa development.The MP said...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 19:38
2 brothers were brutally attacked today with sharp objects at the Naththandiya weekly fair.They have been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.Hospital sources stated that due...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 19:38
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasinghe states that development in UVA Province is at zero percent compared to other provinces.Opposition Leader mad this comment at a public meeting in Haputhale today.

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 19:38
Teacher unions charge that there are flaws in the Advance Level Hindi Language paper.Secretary of the Lanka teacher’s union Joseph Starlin stated that the Examinations commissioner was notified in...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:13
Australia says it is sending 600 troops to the Middle East ahead of possible combat operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq.Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the deployment, initially to the United...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:06
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that no one could blame them for providing infrastructure facilities to the villages.The President expressed these views at the opening of the Le-mas-thota bridge along...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:00
Ukrainian government troops say they have repelled an attack by pro-Russian rebels on Donetsk airport.All yesterday gunfire was heard from the area, controlled by government forces despite rebel victories...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 12:58
The authorities in Uganda have uncovered a terrorist cell which they believe was planning an imminent attack.The US embassy in Kampala said the cell belonged to Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, but this...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:03
A Tamil Nadu fisherman’s body, which was washed ashore in Delft Island in Northern Sri Lanka, has been identified as that of Gnana-prakasam in Rama-natha-puram, India.The body was identified by the...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:03
The department of railways has decided to include an A/C compartment to the morning train plying from Colombo to Matara.The speciality of this compartment is that each cubicle comprises two seats.It will...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:00
At least 100 people have been rescued, and two confirmed dead, after a ferry sank in bad weather in the central Philippines.However, the Maharlika II only had 84 people listed as being on board, so authorities...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:59
England cricketer Moeen Ali has condemned the brutal beheading of British aid worker David Haines by...
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Australia coach Darren Lehmann, has praised the ICC's...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:20
Singapore beat Sri Lanka 59-41 in the final of the...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:12
Defending champions Singapore have reached the final...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:01
The International Paralympic Committee has revealed...
Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 11:13
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott says it is...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:31
Sri Lanka Cricket announced that T.M. Dilshan has been...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 8:13
Bangladesh fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain is the latest...
Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 8:43
The Pakistan Cricket Board has retracted its decision...
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 17:32
Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss...
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 13:38
The head of England's Professional Cricketers' Association...
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 - 8:16
Shahid Afridi and Fawad Alam have emerged as frontline...
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 - 13:14
Grease Gamini- Chief suspect of the child abduction case in Ganewatte arrested.
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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 21:47
Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva says that stern action will be taken against local government institution officials who neglect their responsibilities...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:29
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe requests that the UNP be made victorious if it is necessary to have Government funds set apart for Uuva Paranagama...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:34
The Wildlife Department has begun investigations with regard to killing of wild elephants by poisoning when these elephants come to Wewpitiya for quenching...
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Monday, 08 September 2014 - 10:42
Shinzo Abe arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday (07) as the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka in 24 years.Abe, who landed in Colombo on a two-day visit, was welcomed at the airport by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Immediately upon arrival, Abe joined Rajapaksa in launching the Japanese-funded second phase of the development of the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake.The President...
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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 7:53
Opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the government has become incapable of reducing the cost of living of the people.The opposition leader expressed this view at a public meeting held in the...

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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 7:53
The National Dengue Control Unit says that there is an increase in the spread of dengue in the urban areas.The unit points out that due this reason public should take precautions.Meanwhile in line with...

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 19:23
An individual was killed during a shooting which took place in the ilimba area in Horana this afternoon.The Horana police said that a group who arrived in a van has opened fire at an individual who was...

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 19:23
Five Sri Lankan women were arrested today at the Katunayake Airport for smuggling gold worth more than 20 million rupees, from Singapore.According to the Customs Media Spokesperson Leslie Gamini, the confiscated...

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 15:45
A 36-year-old man was shot dead in Horana a short while ago. Pix by - Bimal shyamon

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 14:32
The main suspect in the abduction of a child while she was a sleep at home in kurunagala ,has been arrested in Deegama Wellawa.

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 12:54
Isuru Udana Ilanga-thilake who studies in Grade 11 at Kahata-gas-digiliya Central College was assaulted by 2 teachers and the principal of the same school.The student was assaulted on the 11th of this...

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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 11:11
The parents of Reeva Steenkamp say "justice was not served" after South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of murdering their daughter.June and Barry Steenkamp told the media of their "disbelief"...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:53
The Central Bank in its August monetary policy review reveals that considering available information for the first half of the year, real economic growth...
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Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:18
Central Bank said in a media release, that Sri Lanka's Employee's Provident Fund’s unrealized profits of the share portfolio passed 10 billion rupees...
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Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 12:41
US electronics retailer RadioShack has said that it is in talks to restructure the firm but warned that if an investment is not secured soon, it could...
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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:28
The National Gem and Jewellery Authority has earned an income of 279 million rupees during the first six months of this year.This has been achieved under...
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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 10:06
Wednesday 10th September, 2014, Colombo: COCO, Cotton Collection’s international and trendy in-house brand recently unveiled its latest designer...
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Friday, 12 September 2014 - 10:01
Wednesday 10th of September 2014, Colombo: Coca-Cola Sri Lanka, in a continued effort to create environmental awareness amongst members of the community,...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:30
A police inspector of the Ambalangoda Police who had attacked a lieutenant of the Army Intelligence Unit has been interdicted.Reports say that this clash had taken place when the army officer had gone to the Ambalangoda police to ...
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