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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:10
The security provided for former Minister Maithreepala Sirisena - who will be contesting as the Common Candidate - has been reduced.Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana stated that they have taken steps to reduce the security entitled...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:41
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy urged Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh to issue a directive to the Tamil Nadu government to ban the move to celebrate birth anniversary of slain LTTE chief Prabhakaran, who...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:11
The Executive Council of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress will convene tomorrow to discuss on whom to support at the forthcoming Presidential election.National Organizer Shafeek Rajabdeen stated that they...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:12
Awissawella Police Inspector has been admitted to Awissawella Hospital after he was subjected to an assault in Awissawella town last night.Three persons who arrived in a jeep attempted to assault a group...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 9:50
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that the deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by the middle of next year" if the world speeds up its response.But he warned that although the rate of new cases...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 8:35
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that what happened to Sarath Fonseka who contested the last Presidential election will also happen to Maithripala Sirisena this time.The President expressed these views...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 8:36
UNP General Secretary Parliamentarian Tissa Attanayake stated that all political parties and organizations are ready for the Presidential election.He expressed these views at a media briefing held at Sirikotha...

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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 8:24
The Elections Secretariat says that the Presidential election will be held on the 8th of January.Accordingly nominations will be called on the 8th December.Attorney at Law Sunil Watagala who represented...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 20:28
Troubled Iran nuclear talks enter the make-or-break endgame) as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart seek a breakthrough just days ahead of a deadline.Meeting in Vienna in a final...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 19:32
The long awaited common candidate unveiled today when SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithreepala Sirisena said that he would contest for the forthcoming Presidential election.Minister Sirisena announced...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 19:29
The UPFA convened a media briefing this afternoon in Colombo to announce the decisions about the Presidential election.Addressing the media, UPFA General Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha said that...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 19:30
The UNP Working Committee met this afternoon at party headquarters Siri-kotha in order to take several decisive moves with regard to the Presidential election.UNP’s G-20 Committee appointed to handle...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 16:29
Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga, Ministers Dumindha Dissanayake, Rajitha Senarathna, Deputy Minister N.K.A.D.S. Gunawardana, MPs Rajiva Wijesinghe, Arjuna Ranatunga and Wasantha Senanayake...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 15:42
Minister Maithreepala Sirisena says he would contest as the common candidate in the forthcoming Presidential election.Minister Sirisena announced his candidacy during a media conference being held at this...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 14:30
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that only the people of the country have the mandate to form a government.Addressing a gathering of Rubber Small Holders at Temple Trees this afternoon, the President said...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 14:06
G20 Elections Committee of UNP has chosen Maithripala Sirisena as the Common Candidate & final decision at the UNP Working Committee: UNP Sources.

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 13:17
The Election Commissioner is having a meeting at this moment with all assistant district election commissioners and receiving officers to discuss matters with regard to the Presidential election.During...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 20:29
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews wants a settled side to face England in their limited-overs series starting...
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England captain Alastair Cook vowed to try and win...
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 12:46
Moeen Ali will open the batting with England captain...
Friday, 21 November 2014 - 8:45
India retained the number one spot in the latest ODI...
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 17:37
This month on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ Anna...
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 17:30
Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza on Tuesday said she is...
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 13:23
Struggling to improve their Test record overseas, Team...
Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 8:32
West Indies have announced that 14 of the 15 players...
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 12:41
Roger Federer has played down his spat with Stan Wawrinka,...
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 8:04
Virat Kohli says that he is ready to lead a young Indian...
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 7:41
Former captain Andrew Strauss believes that even throughout...
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 18:50
India vice-captain Virat Kohli rose a place to be ranked...
Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 8:33
SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena nominated as the Common Candidate
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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:11
The Executive Council of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress will convene tomorrow to discuss on whom to support at the forthcoming Presidential election.National...
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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 13:12
Awissawella Police Inspector has been admitted to Awissawella Hospital after he was subjected to an assault in Awissawella town last night.Three persons...
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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 8:21
Our correspondents stated that people in several parts of the country lit firecrackers after SLFP General Secretary Minister Maithripala Sirisena announced...
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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 12:06
As per the concept of Asia Broadcasting Corporation Chairman Rayynor Silva, the most expensive wedding ceremony in the history of Sri Lankan Television ended on a successful note.Thilina and Vindya who became this year’s lucky winners set off happily after relishing their dream wedding worth over Rs. 5 million gifted by Hiru TV, which was held at the Colombo Hilton Residencies yesterday (17).The...
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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 13:25
Rajagiriya Hewawitharana College students, parents and teachers staged a protest in front of the school today demanding to find the missing principal of the said school.They stated that despite 72 hours...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 12:45
The UN human rights office says an average of 13 people have been killed daily in eastern Ukraine since a 5 September ceasefire came into place.In the eight weeks since the truce came into force, the UN...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 13:42
Land and Land Development Minister Janaka Bandara Tennakoon said in parliament that it is regrettable to live under a political culture that is prevailing in the country today.The Minister made the statement...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 9:37
Minister of Higher Education S B Dissanayake stated that Venerable Athuraliye Rathana Thera has fallen prey to an international conspiracy.The Minister expressed these views at a meeting held in Dawulagala...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 8:45
Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to the US immigration system.US President Barack Obama will unveil his plan, which he is enacting without...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 7:56
Election Secretariat sources say that the date of calling for nominations and the date of holding the presidential election are scheduled to be published by a gazette notification today.Reports say that...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 7:53
Minister of Power and Energy Pavithra Wanniarachchi says that Man Power Staff of the Ceylon Electricity Board will be made permanent from the 1st of December.She expressed these views at a media briefing...

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Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 19:08
The residents staged a protest demanding the take-over Sadaham Sevana Dharmayatanaya and its land at Obesekerapura in Rajagiriya where Athuraliye Rathana Thera is residing.Later the protesters handed over...

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Friday, 21 November 2014 - 12:47
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka starts operation to Kunmin, China to meet the increasing demands for air services between China and...
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Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 17:35
Composite Insurer - Amãna Takaful PLC, recorded a profit of Rs. 24.8 million for the period of nine months for the financial year ending 30 September...
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Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 13:27
Sri Lanka's Treasury bill yields were flat at yesterday's auction with the 12-month yield unchanged at 6.00 percent.The debt office offered 10 billion...
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Thursday, 20 November 2014 - 10:49
Wealthy city-state Singapore has once again topped a ranking of the best places in the world to do business.The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked...
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 16:49
APOLLO HOSPITALS-INDIA  & SRI LANKAN HOLIDAYS ( Division of Sri Lankan Airlines)  LAUNCH OF PREVENTIVE HEALTH TRAVEL PACKAGE -EXCLUSIVE TO...
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Wednesday, 19 November 2014 - 16:46
Asia's First Ever Travel Bloggers Conference - TBCasia 2014 organized by Cinnamon Hotels & Resorts in partnership with SriLankan airlines was held...
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Saturday, 22 November 2014 - 8:39
Minister Anura Priyadharshana Yapa has been appointed as the General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party.Presidents Media Coordinating Secretary Wijayananada Herath confirmed the appointment.This is after Maithreepala ...
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