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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:48
The Government has decided to hold an immediate investigation about the pelting of stones at the fishermen engaged in an agitation in front of the Fisheries Ministry at Maligawatta in Colombo.A Government spokesman said that he expresses...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 14:08
A four year old boy who was missing since a year from Ambalangoda bus terminal found in Dambulla when he was with a beggar.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:51
Northern Provincial Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran stated that TNA has not made a final decision regarding the upcoming Presidential election.Democratic People’s Front leader and Provincial Councilor...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:38
President Barack Obama votes next to Aia Cooper in Chicago. (Associated Press)Washington:  Let's be clear: It was a joke. It unfolded while Obama cast an early ballot on Monday in Chicago.A young...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:35
Malala Yousafzai, the child rights activist and youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, received the Liberty Medal yesterday and pledged her 100,000 dollar award to education in her homeland...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 10:27
Police canines have been used to trace the killers of a vegetable seller who was murdered using sharp weapons at Bakery Junction in Aththidiya.However Senior Officer of the Mt.Lavinia Police Station told...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 9:34
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that there could not be political differences in development and service to the people.The President said that the people’s honour could be gained only by  offering ...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 9:32
The Hindus of Sri Lanka, join their fellow believers the world over today in celebrating this great festival with the worship of deities, spiritual chanting and lighting the flames of worship shrines,...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:54
The United States tightened restrictions on travellers arriving from the West African countries gripped by an Ebola outbreak, funneling them into five airports with extra health checks.The Department of...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:28
The 2nd reading of the draft act of amalgamating 2 commercial banks was taken up for debate yesterday in Parliament.UNP MP Harsha Desilva said that a development bank is required for the country.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:21
The Sabaragamuwa university teachers’ union says that a special meeting of the parents of the Sabaragamuwa university students will be held on 24th instant.Union chairman Dr. Hiniduma Sunil Senevi...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 19:39
During the parliamentary sessions held today a question was raised regarding the 2 multimedia machines and 11 security cards that went missing at the person’s registration department.DNA MP Anura...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 19:37
A discussion between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and a group of JHU representatives was held at Temple Trees.The JHU group includes party leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera, General Secretary Minister Patalee...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 21:18
A tense situation occurred at the Western Provincial Council after Chief Organizer of the Opposition presented a proposal explaining that the services relating to External Affairs have become politicized....

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 16:56
Police  have used tear gas and water canon to disperse the university students who were engaged in a protest march as they entered the parlimentary road. Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/95182/heavy-traffic-as-student-protesters-march-forward

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:21
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.Judge Thokozile Masipa also gave Pistorius a 3 year suspended sentence for a firearms...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:43
Heavy traffic from 'Nelum Pokuna' - towards Horton place - Colombo 7, due to protest march by university students

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:40
West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis after India, the world's richest board, suspended...
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Oscar Pistorius is unlikely to want to compete in Paralympic...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:55
India has suspended all future tours to the Caribbean...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 20:30
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has said his side has spotted...
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:24
Cricket Australia has said it is 'deeply concerned'...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:42
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize the procedure...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:05
According to SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:30
Valentino Rossi marked his 250th premier class Grand...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:59
The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least 65...
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:51
Sri Lanka has agreed to fill in the void that has been...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 18:10
Jenson Button is considering a switch to the world...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 13:24
Virat Kohli struck 127 as India fashioned a 59-run...
Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 8:23
Tear gas and water cannons used to disperse university students protest march.
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:51
Northern Provincial Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran stated that TNA has not made a final decision regarding the upcoming Presidential election.Democratic...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 10:27
Police canines have been used to trace the killers of a vegetable seller who was murdered using sharp weapons at Bakery Junction in Aththidiya.However...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 8:39
The Examination Department says that the period of holding the Ordinary level examination will not be altered for any reason.Examinations Commissioner...
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Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 11:02
A certain group has attacked the tent last night in Balangoda – Pabahinna junction where Sabaragamuwa University students were staging a protest for nearly 40 days.Convenor of the Sabaragamuwa students collective Rasindu Jayasingha stated that the students were also attacked by the group.When inquired about the incident from Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana, he stated that 11 students...
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:43
A group of UNP MPs who went on a fact finding mission at Harbour Defence school - Col 2, have been attacked; Several vehicles damaged.

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:25
The government has decided to appeal against the EU court decision that lifted the ban on the LTTE.The External Affairs Ministry stated that the appeal will be filed through the Sri Lankan Embassy in the...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 13:23
The inter-university student federation says that the university students are boycotting classes requesting for certain demands to be met, including the suspension of privatization of education, and increasing...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:34
A newborn baby was found alive over the weekend in a toilet at a public restroom in a Mexico City Metro station.Police found the baby girl in a restroom at the Constitucion de 1917 station on Sunday morning.A...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:27
All liquor shops in the island will be closed tomorrow in view of Deepavali Festival.Excise Department

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:22
Ghana's President John Mahama states vital supplies and resources to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in the three worst-hit West African countries.Ghana's President said centres were being set up...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:21
33 individuals sustained injuries when a SLTB bus veered off the road and plunged into a precipice in the Uda-malwatta area along the Atom-pitiya road in Bandarawela.The injured have been admitted to the...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 11:32
Karuwala-gaswewa Police OIC has been transferred to Mirihana Police with immediate effect.According to Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana, the OIC was transferred for inefficiently handling the case...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 13:54
Mr. Ganesan Ampalavanar, currently Managing Director of Nestlé Lanka PLC, will assume the position of Managing Director of Nestlé - Vietnam...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:39
Yahoo said its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile...
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 12:25
Cabinet had given approval to establish an Inter Regulatory Institutions Council with a view of identifying issues that require collective action by financial...
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:43
The Gannoruwa garden crop development and research institute says that steps are being taken to increase the daily vegetable consumption per person from...
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Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:25
Apple introduced iPad Air 2 recently, which the company says is the thinnest and most powerful iPad.Now just 6.1 mm thin and weighing less than a pound,...
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Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 7:52
Google was extremely hopeful that it would become the second biggest company after Apple; however when the earnings were revealed for the third quarter...
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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 13:00
The UNP charges that the government is not interested in the EU court order to lift the ban on LTTE sanctions.The UNP convened a media conference last afternoon after its Leadership Council members met Sri Lanka’s ...
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