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A special representative for SL is unnecessary; Modi tells TNA.
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 19:22
Indian Premier Narandra Modi states that rather than appointing a special representative for Tamils in Sri Lanka, more powers should be vested with the Indian High commissioner to Sri lankaPrime Minister Modi made this statement when...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 16:50
Two Pakistani civilians die in Indian border fire
Pakistani officials today accused Indian troops of killing two civilians in "unprovoked firing" across the border in its eastern province of Punjab.India and Pakistan often accuse each other of violating...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 13:07
Presidential election is the grand final: a statement from Opposition Leader
UNP National leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that youth and adults should consider the Presidential election as the final battle and join hands to steer UNP towards victory.The Opposition Leader expressed...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 11:44
Americans recover from Ebola-Video
Two US humanitarian workers who contracted Ebola while working in Liberia have been released from Emory University hospital in Atlanta after receiving an experimental drug treatment which has yet to go...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 11:37
Pope Called James Foley's Family
According to a Vatican spokesperson, Pope Francis called the family of slain American journalist James Foley at their home in Rochester, New Hampshire on Thursday to offer his condolences. Foley’s...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 11:43
Film on Indhira Gandhi banned-Video
A government body has blocked the release of a film dramatizing the 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, which had been scheduled for release Friday (22), on the grounds that it could incite...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:33
Lennon killer denied parole for eighth time
Authorities in New York have denied parole to the man who shot dead musician John Lennon in 1980 for the eighth time.Mark Chapman was sentenced to 20 years to life in 1981 after pleading guilty to second-degree...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:56
Speed and extent of ebola outbreak 'unprecedented'
The World Health Organization has said the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is "unprecedented".The WHO's Dr Keiji Fukuda expressed concern over so-called "shadow zones", areas which...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:55
US accuses China fighter of reckless mid-air intercept
A Chinese fighter came perilously close to a US military patrol plane over international waters east of China's Hainan Island.Pentagon has said Spokesman John Kirby said that the US had protested to the...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:54
Iraq conflict: Diyala Sunni mosque attack kills dozens
An attack by suspected Shia militiamen on a Sunni mosque in Iraq's Diyala province has killed at least 68 people.Officials say a bomber blew himself up in the mosque during Friday prayers and gunmen fired...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:46
TNA meets with Indian Premier today
A delegation of Tamil National Alliance currently engaged in a visit to India will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The delegation yesterday called on Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:47
3 children of the same family who went to bath at sea in trouble: eldest & youngest killed
3 children of the same family have got caught in ocean currents in the Kapuhenapala area in Tangalle last evening resulting in the death of 2 children.3 boys aged 15, 13 and 9 respectively were caught...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 20:16
Meethotamulla garbage issue will be addressed by September: Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva-Video
Colombo district Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva stated that work on the housing project carried out for the families who are affected by the garbage issue in Meethotamulla, shall be completed by September.A...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:22
TNA meets Sushma Swaraj.-Video
A delegation of Tamil National Alliance called on Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and said India can play a major role in resolving the ethnic Tamil problem in the island nation.The delegation...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:10
Ranil asks the government whether it has no money.-Video
Addressing parliament today Opposition leader Ranil Wikramasinghe questioned whether the government does not give EPF benefits properly due to lack of funds in the treasury.In response Labour Minister...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:21
Infighting against foreign trips on public money; Cost of Kaluthara and Kurunagala Rs 4.9 million
Certain Local Government members have opposed the move to organize foreign trips for their fellow members at the expense of public funds.A group of members of Kurunegala Pradeshiya Sabha are scheduled...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 19:14
Update :  Elder sister of Badal-kubura tragedy under child probation.-Video
The 13 year old girl who had killed her 6 year old sister by stabbing her in the Bangalawatte area in Badalkumbura – Moneragala, was produced before the Moneragala magistrate’s court today.Moneragala...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 19:22
Pakistan won the 1st ODI played against Sri lanka at Sooriyawewa stadium in Hambanthota.Batting first...
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Meanwhile, the 2nd ODI between Sri and Paksitan scheduled...
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 16:36
At the 1st ODI of Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan match, Sri...
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 16:36
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first in...
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 10:30
Pakistan and Sri Lanka begin a three-match one-day...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:28


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Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal will miss the first one-day...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:51
A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton...
Friday, 22 August 2014 - 8:44
Sri Lankan Off Spinner Sachithra Senanayake arrived...
Thursday, 21 August 2014 - 19:07


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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
True story behind the Wariyapola video revealed.
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Pope Called James Foley's Family
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 11:37
According to a Vatican spokesperson, Pope Francis called the family of slain American journalist James Foley at their home in Rochester, New Hampshire...
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Update : 2 brothers killed as car collides with bus in Kosgama
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 8:53
2 persons traveling in a car were killed as their vehicle collided head on with a private bus in the Miriswatte area in Kosgama along the Colombo –...
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Pakistan wins by 4 wickets
Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 19:22
Pakistan won the 1st ODI played against Sri lanka at Sooriyawewa stadium in Hambanthota.Batting first Sri Lanka scored 275 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.Angelo...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 11:28
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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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:25
Syria death toll 'more than 191,000'
UN human rights chief says More than 191 thousand people have been killed in the Syrian conflict up to April.Navi Pillay said the figure was "probably an underestimate" and criticised what she called "international...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:35
UNP ministers sworn in as dedicated members to work hard for the country
UNP ministers signed an agreement to work harder under their government in the future ahead. the signing event took place at the sirikotha today. The National front and United National party members signed...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 15:26
Man behind Ice bucket challenge dies
One of the individuals behind the Ice Bucket Challenge to support Lou Gehrig?s disease research has died in a diving accident.Corey Griffin, 27, helped popularize the worldwide trend in which people either...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 16:17
Bill Gates says that MR is an example to the world
The Founder of Microsoft Bill Gates said President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has taken effective steps to invest in Information Technology to empower the people with IT knowledge to ensure speedy socio-economic...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 15:00
Opening of Pettah floating market postponed
Due to prevailing adverse weather, today’s opening ceremony of the floating market complex on Bastian Mawatha, Pettah has been postponed.The Urban Development Authority states that they will inform...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:20
Delighted to work with Minister Wasu: Digambaran-Video
A ceremony was held today at the Ministry of National Languages and Social Integration to welcome Deputy Minister P. Digambaran who was sworn-in yesterday.He was welcomed by Minister of National Languages...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:19
There are too many Ministers: says Alliance MP Vidura
UPFA MP Vidura Wickramanayake stated that he too believes that there are too many Ministers.He Expressed his views while participating in the Balaya political program telecast on Hiru TV under the theme...

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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 13:21
Propaganda campaigns prohibited within 500m of polling centres
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says it is prohibited to engage in election propaganda campaign activities within a radius of 500 meters of a polling station.He said police department has been...

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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 16:52
Japanese Land, Infrastructure Facilities, Transport and Tourism Vice Minister Manabu Sakai said Japan will extend its assistance to develop tourism in...
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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 9:13
Colombo benchmark All Share Price Index closed 3.27 points higher at 7,008.02 and the S&P SL20 closed 0.97 points higher at 3,863.88.Turnover was 2.70...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 17:49
Holcim (Lanka), diamond sponsor of the Kedella 2014 exhibition was adjudged as the first runner up for the ‘Product Award’. Showcasing the...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 12:57
Investment promotion minister Lakshman Abeywardena said Foreign direct investment flows to Sri Lanka in the first half of 2014 reached 817 million US dollars...
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Friday, 22 August 2014 - 10:36
The Colombo Stock Exchange's (CSE) All Share Price Index (ASPI) crossed the 7000 mark yesterday day closing at 7,004.75 points.This is the first instance...
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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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Robin Williams' ashes scattered in San Francisco Bay
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Sandra Bullock To Reunite With George Clooney For Political Film
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Saturday, 23 August 2014 - 19:20
Opposition leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that sports should not be politicised.He stated that by establishing independent commissions the sovereignty of sports can be protected.Opposition leader made this statement ...
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