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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:48
The CID questioned former ports authority chairman Priyat Bandu Wickrema for six hours yesterday.While Priyat Bandu Wickrema served as a top institution head during the former regime, he is considered very close to the former president.Police...
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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:32
Navy media spokesperson, Commander Indika De Silva states that 86 Indian fishermen along with their 10 trawlers have been apprehended last night for violating the Sri Lankan maritime boundaries.Meanwhile...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:03
Ukraine's military said it had started withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, bolstering a stuttering peace plan as the United States and Russia traded barbs over the conflict.The announced pull-back...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:25
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam states that pass grade at the GCE Ordinary level for mathematics will not be compulsory to sit for the advance level examination. 

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:41
The people point out that Government should stop Race By Race gambling immediately.They say that Race by Race has currently become a big problem.There is serious talk going on among people about race by...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 20:31
According to Egyptian security officials, a series of blasts in Cairo today, killed one person and wounded at least 7, the latest in a wave of attacks using homemade explosives that authorities blame on...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 19:45
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that law should be implemented swiftly under the good governance introduced by the new government.Former President Rajapaksa stated this when he visited former Deputy...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 19:44
The Cabinet Spokesman Minister Rajitha Senaratna said that the government should face an election only after fulfilling the promises given to the people.Addressing a media conference to inform Cabinet...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 19:45
The Supreme Court today ordered the principals of 36 national schools to submit details about admission of students from Year 2 to Year 5 in the years from 2010 to 2013.This order was given after considering...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 18:10
Ex-Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) and Police Media Spokesperson Prishantha Jayakody, who reached from Australia this evening, claimed that he left the country because of threats received by ex-Defense...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 15:14
Woman, 24, 'was kept in a shed and had to sleep on straw for six years after her parents locked her up because they did not like her boyfriend'Zhang Qi kept in shed in China's Hubei province since 2009,...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 14:23
Air China flight makes emergency landing after 'suicidal woman claims she has a bomb'. The passenger, named as Wang Li, is believed to have been suicidal after splitting from her boyfriend and made the...

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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:04
Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar reportedly won a long running legal battle against the Pakistan...
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Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 92 runs in the 18th match...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 20:27
Sri Lanka go into the Group A clash against Bangladesh...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 16:59
Samiullah Shenwari produced a brilliant rearguard action...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:18
Sri Lanka power to 332/1 against Bangladesh at Melbourne...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:00

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Sri Lanka made one change to their XI, bringing in...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 9:13
Citing favourable conditions, Sri Lanka captain Angelo...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 9:09
After surviving a scare in their match against minnows...
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:05
The 16th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup is now...
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 20:36
Gary Wilson hit 80 to help Ireland to a nervy two-wicket...
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 19:36
The PCB has asked Moin Khan, Pakistan's chief selector...
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 18:48
The ICC has confirmed that the Event Technical Committee...
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 18:50
Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:25
Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam states that pass grade at the GCE Ordinary level for mathematics will not be compulsory to sit for the advance...
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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:32
Navy media spokesperson, Commander Indika De Silva states that 86 Indian fishermen along with their 10 trawlers have been apprehended last night for violating...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 19:43
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe states that the people’s mandate given to the current parliament will end after the 23rd of April.While addressing...
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Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 9:48
It is reported that a dairy cow which was raised by a family at Kandalai in Kilinochchi area has given birth to a baby calf with the two heads. This two head calf was born to a milk cow raised by Sidhambara Pillai Weerakanthi in Kandalai area.Even though, the conjoined twin calf had died within 24 hours, the young animal attracted a lot of attention from locals.Sidhambara Pillai Weerakanthi stated...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:10
A row between the US and Benjamin Netanyahu has deepened, with the Israeli leader accusing America and others of "giving up" on trying to stop Iran obtaining nuclear weapons.The US Secretary of State questioned...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:05
Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera left to China for an official tour this morning.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Minister is due to meet top level diplomats in China and...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:06
A special investigation has been initiated about the straying of one of the rare venomous reptiles Komodo dragon that is kept in Dehiwala Zoo.Director General of the Zoo Anura de Silva told our news team...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 9:31
The government has decided to establish a special police unit to probe large scale financial frauds.Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that this special unit will function under the direct...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:04
Avalanches triggered by heavy snow have killed more than 100 people in mountainous areas of Afghanistan and the death toll is expected to rise.Most of the victims were in Panjshir province north of the...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:01
Democratic Party leader General Sarath Fonseka filed a plea at the Appeal Court yesterday petitioning for the restoration of his parliamentary seat.The petitioning requests that Jayantha Getagoda replaced...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 8:00
Due to a clash that took place between two groups at Kambu-ssaavala in Beliatta last afternoon, one person was killed and four more were wounded and hospitalized.Police Media Spokesman’s office said...

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Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 22:50
Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Senior Member Pubudu Jagoda short while ago stated Kumar Gunaratnam would not be surrendered to the Immigration and Emigration Department regardless of its calling for his...

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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 14:58
Kids, our George Jetson, 007, Iron Man dreams are edging a bit closer to reality.Jetpack manufacturer Martin Aircraft of Christchurch, New Zealand, went...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 14:12
First ever green chilli instant noodle variant to enter local marketSri Lanka’s leading instant noodle brand, Maggi, unveiled its latest innovation,...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 13:12
The two top HSBC bosses have apologised for "unacceptable" practices at its Swiss private bank which helped clients to avoid tax.Stuart Gulliver, group...
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Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 10:04
Being in the forefront in the social and digital marketing sphere in the financial services sector in Sri Lanka, the Bank with a heart – continues...
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Wednesday, 25 February 2015 - 18:52
Year-on-year headline inflation increased to 3.2 per cent in January 2015 from 2.1 per cent in December 2014 while annual average inflation declined marginally...
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Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 18:59
Are the type of person who listens to music while you work out or when you go out jogging ?  If you are the type of person who does not prefer carrying...
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Friday, 27 February 2015 - 8:20
It was decided at the SLFP Central Committee meeting held yesterday that parliament must be strengthened if steps are taken to reduce the executive powers of the President.Accordingly a constitutional reformulation package ...
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