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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:17
The strike launched by the Paramedical Joint Union Federation is underway for the third consecutive day today.The General Secretary of the union Saman Jayasekera said that the strike will be continued as the two rounds of discussions...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:16
A woman passenger of a Colombo-Thiruvananthapuram flight was duped of a 14-sovereign gold chain by a co-passenger.According to police, the woman, hailing from Tamil Nadu, was told by the co-passenger that...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:01
A new bloc of the Pakistani Taliban has vowed to carry on the movement's campaign of bombings and shootings, in the militants' first video message since a major army assault on their strongholds.Senior...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 11:00
An individual who attacked his wife with a sharp weapon due to a family dispute has been arrested by the police.According the police the victim has been admitted to the Kalpitiya District hospital for...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 11:09
North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara who was admitted to the Badulla Hospital last night due to a sudden illness has left the hospital on his own accord this morning, hospital sources...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 10:59
Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique, the Chief of the Air Staff of the Pakistan Air Force arrived in Sri Lanka today accompanied by two senior Officers. The Air Chief Marshal was received at the Bandaranaike...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:42
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has demanded an explanation from Russia's President Vladimir Putin amid reports that Russian troops have launched an incursion into south-east Ukraine.Ukraine said Russian...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:25
The meteorology department states that a few showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts particularly during the morning.Thundershowers will...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:20
The elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that he has instructed the police to establish barricades on the main roads in Monaragala at night and inspect all vehicles excluding public transport...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:21
1.3 million three-hundred and sixty-two thousand people have been affected by the drought prevailing in 14 districts.Speaking to us the area residents of the drought hit areas said that even though showers...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 21:27
Yet another phase of the programme conducted under a concept of the Colombo District parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva, to provide school books and equipment to low income families, got underway in Mulleriyawa.This...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 20:43
The 21 year-old girl who allegedly slapped a youth at the Wariyapola bus stand, released on surety bail by Courts.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/90482/update-wariyapola-brave-girl-arrested

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 19:18
A group of JVP supporters who were organizing a propaganda rally in the Badalkumbura area in Monaragala was assaulted on Monday morning.Following this incident the Uva provincial council election heat...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 18:41
Police have arrested two Indian nationals who filmed the parliament complex and the Kolonnawa Oil Storage complex.Acting on a tip-off, the Mattakkuliya police arrested the two while they were replaying...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:52
The United Nations has accused the Syrian government of using chemical agents in eight separate incidents in a new report on war crimes there.The UN also says Islamic State militants carried out frequent...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 17:12
Two containers which used to import big onions from pakistan have been taken to police custody considering that it imports illegal drugs as well.  It has been revealed that the relavant containers...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:02
Traffic will be restricted to one lane from Mahabage - Ja Ela along the Colombo - Negombo road, 8am - 10pm tomorrow due to constructions.

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:02
South Africa pulled off the second-biggest run-chase in their one-day international history to sink Australia...
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Alastair Cook has called Graeme Swann a "so-called...
Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:44
Bangladesh cricket authorities said yesterday, that...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:59
Usain Bolt, a multiple Olympic and world champion,...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:43
A brilliant all-round performance by Thisara Perera...
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 7:53


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Sri Lankans scored a mammoth 310 runs for the loss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:47
Sri Lanka opted to bat first after winning the toss...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 14:26
Things continued to get worse for Pakistan on the tour...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 11:16
Sri Lanka will take on Pakistan in the second One Day...
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 7:04


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Pakistan batsman Younis Khan will leave the ongoing...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 20:13
The International Cricket Council yesterday said, Pakistan...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 12:22
Sri Lanka Cricket stated that All Tickets purchased...
Monday, 25 August 2014 - 7:54
Wariyapola Brave girl arrested!
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 21:27
Yet another phase of the programme conducted under a concept of the Colombo District parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva, to provide school books and equipment...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:20
The elections commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya says that he has instructed the police to establish barricades on the main roads in Monaragala at night and...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 15:02
Hiru TV Mobile App which was nominated to represent Sri Lankan Media Apps at the UN-based World Summit Award Mobile 2014 has been shortlisted to the final...
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 11:59
The new floating market constructed in Pettah area was declared opened last Monday (25).Minister of Health Maithripala Sirisena opened the Floating market in Bastian Mawatha with the participation of Defense and Urban Development Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and MP R Duminda Silva.Earlier the opening ceremony was scheduled for Friday but had to be postponed due to inclement weather in Colombo.
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 14:58
An unidentified body of a male around sixty years of age, has been found in the shores of Pamunugama in Negombo. Police stated that the body was found this morning, based on a tip-off recieved.According...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 16:34
Police seized 22 stolen motorbikes following a raid conducted by the Special Operations Unit of the Mirihana Police.According to the Police media spokesman’s office, they arrested a 20 year old resident...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:46
Army Media Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya says 97% of de-mining activities in the North and East areas have been completed.Addressing a media briefing held at the Defence and Urban Development...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:41
A week after huge landslides swamped the Japanese city of Hiroshima, the confirmed death toll from the tragedy hit 70, with 18 people still missing.Few hopes remain for those unaccounted for, although...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:15
Darley Road blocked from Ibbanwala junction to Fire Brigade junction due to a protest carried out opposite the Mahaweli Authority.

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 10:40
One of Colombia's most notorious hired killers has been released from prison after serving 22 years of a 30-year sentence.John Jairo, nicknamed Popeye, was the top hit man of late Colombian drug baron...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:49
India's Supreme Court has observed that the issue of Tamil Nadu fishermen getting arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy needs to be resolved politically and diplomatically and the court cannot intervene in such...

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 10:14
Mahiyanganaya pradeshiya saba councillor Watarake Vijitha thero participated in the council sessions yesterday.

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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:30
Seylan Bank, the Bank with a Heart recently upgraded nine of its branches on the same day. Accordingly the Manipay, Pallekele, Kaluwanchikudy, Medawachchiya,...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:24
AXE, the premium brand of men’s deodorant sprays, threw the biggest blast of the year on 23rd August at The Kingsbury to celebrate the launch of...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:19
Seylan Bank opened its latest branches at Bambalapitiya and Wadduwa recently. The Bambalapitiya branch which is located at No.122,124, Galle Road, Colombo...
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 12:09
Sri Lanka's Treasuries yields were flat at yesterday’s auction without accepting any bid for three months for the second straight session.The 6-month...
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Wednesday, 27 August 2014 - 12:42
Sri Lanka invites japan small and medium entrepreneurs to set up manufacturing facilities in the island to explore Indian and Pakistan markets.More than...
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Tuesday, 26 August 2014 - 18:49
Digital technology leader, Samsung Electronics recently introduced the world’s first Food Showcase refrigerator, the latest smart refrigerator in...
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Neil Young and Pegi Young will continue to co-parent...

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Superman debut comic sells for a record $3.2m
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Thursday, 28 August 2014 - 8:21
Electricity generating activities in the Norochcholai power plant have been crippled yet again, last night.The media spokesman of the Electricity Board, deputy general manager Senajith Dassanayake said that it has shut down as a ...
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