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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 9:41
Shashindra Rajapaksa was sworn-in as Uva Provincial Council Chief Minister before President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning.President’s Media Unit stated that the UPFA members elected to Uva Provincial Council also took oaths...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:47
The Airport Customs seized 700 grams of gold worth 3 and a half million rupees this morning, thwarting an attempt to smuggle them into the country.The Customs Director and Media spokesman Leslie Gamini...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:46
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mitchell J. Sisson paid a courtesy call on the Chief Prelate of Malawatu Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera and the Anunayaka Thera this morning.The ambassador...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:45
Police says a girl is in the centre of the row which took place between two factions of students of Revatha Maha Vidyalaya in Balapitiya yesterday.The students of grade 12 and 13 were engaged in a clash,...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:00
The Navy has arrested 16 Indian fishermen for poaching in the local waters and seized 4 vessels.Navy media spokesman Commander Kosala Warnakulasuriya stated that they were arrested off Maadagal coast in...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 11:20
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned at the United Nations that a nuclear-capable Iran would pose the gravest threat to the world, far outstripping terrorism from Iraq and Syria.Netanyahu spoke...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 13:39
Marine Archaeologist Rasika Muthukumarana said that four ships which were sunken so long have been discovered from the Eastern Coast in an investigation which was conducted by the Central Cultural Fund...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 8:25
Islamic State fighters closed in yesterday to within only a few kilometres of a key Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey, despite continued air strikes by the US-led coalition.NATO member Turkey's...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 8:16
Minister of Mass Communication and Information Keheliya Rambukwella says that there is a possibility that the presidential election would be held in January next year.The Minister said so replying to a...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 8:13
Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's appeal against Special Court's conviction order in disproportionate assets case was filed in the Karnataka High Court yesterday.Her advocates filed the appeal,...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 21:46
A meeting of Kolonnawa electorate Grama Officials was held at the Colombo Divisional Secretariat recently with Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva at the chair.On this occasion discussions were held with...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 19:46
Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters are blocking Hong Kong's streets, shutting down the territory's business hub and ignoring appeals to leave.The demonstrations have spread to other areas including...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 18:53
The Government Medical Officers Association stated that they will take all measures against the decision taken by the Health Ministry to provide clinical training to the students of Malambe Private Medical...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 19:16
A notice has been issued on Southern Provincial Council Minister D.V. Upul to appear before Court on October 6th by Bandarawela Magistrate Jeyaram Proxy.Police media spokesman Ajith Rohana said the Minister...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 15:47
US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that US agencies underestimated the threat posed by the Islamist insurgency in Syria.In a frank TV interview, he said that al-Qaeda had been beaten in Iraq by...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 16:56
A sum of Rs. 3,386,850 have been stolen from an Executive Officer of a private institute on Hotel Road in Mount Lavinia, while he was walking towards the bank to deposit the money collected from the students.The...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 14:21
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana says that the police sergeant, who was connected to the assault of a woman in the Ratnapura town recently, was interdicted from today.He noted that this decision...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 11:21
Bangladesh all-rounder and former skipper Mohammad Ashraful's eight-year ban for his involvement in match-fixing...
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Kolkata Knight Riders offspinner Sunil Narine has been...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 8:26
Australian coach Darren Lehmann said fearsome fast...
Monday, 29 September 2014 - 19:44
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he "never imagined"...
Monday, 29 September 2014 - 15:50
Hobart Hurricanes reached the semi-finals of the Champions...
Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:38
Ravi Shastri was appointed as Team India director for...
Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 17:27
Sachithra Senanayake has been green-lighted to play...
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 12:53
Sri Lanka women’s cricket team won the Bronze...
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 13:05


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Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns has been...
Friday, 26 September 2014 - 8:56
West Indies have recalled a trio of experienced players...
Thursday, 25 September 2014 - 17:23
Former West Indies cricket captain Richie Richardson...
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 18:48
Sri Lanka Cricket announced that as per the recommendations...
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 18:42


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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 21:46
A meeting of Kolonnawa electorate Grama Officials was held at the Colombo Divisional Secretariat recently with Colombo District MP R. Duminda Silva at...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:46
US Ambassador to Sri Lanka Mitchell J. Sisson paid a courtesy call on the Chief Prelate of Malawatu Chapter Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Thera...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:45
Police says a girl is in the centre of the row which took place between two factions of students of Revatha Maha Vidyalaya in Balapitiya yesterday.The...
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Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 12:31
3 persons were injured and admitted to the hospital when a big tree on Kinsey road near the mortuary of Colombo National Hospital fell yesterday (22).According to the media spokesman’s office, the fallen tree caused damages to 12 vehicles including 3 three-wheelers, 2 motor vehicles, a lorry and 3 motor bikes.A woman is among the injured, while another person received injuries to his head.They...
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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 13:46
Minister of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Wimal Weerawansa stated that the government has the potential to hold a presidential or general election at any given time.While...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 13:45
The Chief government whip Minister Dinesh Gunawardena stated that they will decide the dates to hold the Budget debate for 2015 during the party leaders meeting to be held next week.The minister added,...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 13:47
5 fishermen received injuries and were admitted to the Tangalle hospital after their vessel caught fire off the coast of Tangalle.According to a Tangalle hospital spokesman, 4 fishermen among them have...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 11:26
A student who went to bathe in Rilaa-wela canal in Polgasowita, Piliyandala has disappeared after drowning in the canal.According to the Kahatuduwa Police, the student has gone to bathe in Rilaawela Canal...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:55
The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Iyad Madani will visit Sri Lanka on an invitation from President Mahinda Rajapaksa.Last month, the island’s ambassador, met Madani in Jeddah to...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:33
The Sri Lankan economy performed strongly during the second quarter of 2014 with a real GDP growth of 7.8 percent compared to the 7.6 percent in the first quarter of 2014.The growth in the second quarter...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:27
Thousands of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong defied fresh volleys of tear gas early on Monday as authorities tried to quell spreading unrest.Overnight, riot police advanced on crowds who ignored...

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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 8:20
The TNA says that it is hopeful about new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Panneer Selvam.TNA MP Suresh Premachandran said that he hoped that the new chief minister too would continue the intervention which Jayalalithaa...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 13:22
The annual Oman Air Asia Pacific Regional Conference was recently held at the Taj Colombo. The conference was attended by all of Oman Air’s country...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 11:24
Mihin Lanka, Sri Lanka’s national low-cost carrier will expand its operations this winter by introducing flights to Lahore in Pakistan and increasing...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 11:18
Bill Gates is the richest person in America, according to Forbes.Revealing its list of the 400 richest people in the nation, Forbes pegged former Microsoft...
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Monday, 29 September 2014 - 15:48
Minister of Investment Promotion Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena at the signing of the agreement to launch Royal Asian Cruses in Colombo last week stated that...
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Sunday, 28 September 2014 - 12:22
Terra Motors Corporation, Japan’s leading electric two- and three-wheeler developer and manufacturer, has entered into an exclusive partnership with...
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Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 17:24
Sri Lanka to get 800 million US dollar loan facility which approved by Asian Development Bank yesterday to fund rural and national road upgrades in six...
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Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 12:44
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will remain in jail after the Karnataka High Court today adjourned a hearing on her bail plea, which will now be taken up only on Monday.Jayalalithaa has been in a Bangalore prison ...
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