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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:52
President Mahinda Rajapaksha says that the Diesel price is being reduced by 3 rupees per litre, Petrol price is being reduced by 5 rupees per litre, and the Kerosene price is being reduced by 20 rupees per litre from today.Electricity...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:18
The state festival to welcome visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping was held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon at the President Secretariat in Colombo.A special gun-salute...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:56
Former Bandarawela UNP organizer Vishwanaath Kulatunga states that he will never join the government.Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today, he stated that he is engaged in a program that...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:49
An investigation has been initiated led by a SSP to probe whether certain police officers attached to Mt. Lavinia police had directed clients to their favorite lawyers intending to claim commission from...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 21:13
Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya requests Uva Provincial election candidates to prevent from engaging in propaganda campaign over the phones as it disturbs subscribers.He also said the campaign...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 17:03
All the election campaigns led related to the UVA provincial council election should come to a closure by the 17th midnight (Tomorrow). Therefore police says according to the election laws no one can be...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 16:15
A goldfish in Australia is recovering from surgery after a life-threatening tumour was removed from its brain in a "high-risk" operation.George, whose owner lives in Melbourne, was put under general anaesthetic...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 13:27
The Café Organization stated that 378 election related complaints have been received from the Badulla and Moneragala districts  as of yesterday (15).  267 complaints have been reported...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:49
It has been decided to deploy STF security to the counting centers of the Uva Provincial election.Earlier the Election Commissioner had made a request to deploy STF security for the counting centers.Accordingly...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:51
Petroleum Unions point out that the government have by-passed the tender procedure and permitted two companies to import oil for the next two years.Accordingly the two companies, Singapore Swiss and Unipec...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:50
The Customs Officials have taken into custody a contraband worth 20 million rupees including banned cosmetics today.The illegal goods that were brought to the country under the guise of cotton threads...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:22
Thriller No Good Deed, starring British actor Idris Elda, has ended the four-week reign of Guardians of the Galaxy at the top of the US box office.The film, in which Elba plays an escaped convict, made...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:54
The Unsolved Crimes Investigation Unit has arrested a man and his accomplice yesterday for stealing his girlfriend’s gold chain and a pendant worth 100 thousand rupees near Maha-wal-warawa cemetery,...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:28
Katunayake Airport Customs arrested a person who attempted to smuggle foreign currency worth 7.2 million rupees to Singapore this morning.Customs spokesman Leslie Gamini stated that the suspect, a resident...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:33
The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and several spells of showers or Thunder showers will occur in the Western,...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:32
Hollywood actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in Chennai on Monday. The Terminator actor, who was in Chennai in connection with the...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:24
The US has carried out airstrikes in Iraq in support of troops who were being attacked by Islamic State fighters.It said that the attacks took place on Sunday and Monday near Mount Sinjar and south-west...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:17
Sri Lanka Cricket will seek to appoint a permanent head coach by the end of the month, in order to provide...
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A one year suspended suspension imposed on Kithruwan...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 20:03
Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns says he...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:45
Sports Minister Mahindaa-nanda Aluth-gamage has decided...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 13:15


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England cricketer Moeen Ali has condemned the brutal...
Monday, 15 September 2014 - 8:59
Australia coach Darren Lehmann, has praised the ICC's...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:20
Singapore beat Sri Lanka 59-41 in the final of the...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 18:12
Defending champions Singapore have reached the final...
Sunday, 14 September 2014 - 13:01
The International Paralympic Committee has revealed...
Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 11:13
Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott says it is...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 11:31
Sri Lanka Cricket announced that T.M. Dilshan has been...
Friday, 12 September 2014 - 8:13
Bangladesh fast bowler Al-Amin Hossain is the latest...
Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 8:43
President Rajapaksa Welcomes China’s President Xi
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:18
The state festival to welcome visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping was held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa this afternoon at the President...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:56
Former Bandarawela UNP organizer Vishwanaath Kulatunga states that he will never join the government.Speaking during a media briefing held in Colombo today,...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 18:49
An investigation has been initiated led by a SSP to probe whether certain police officers attached to Mt. Lavinia police had directed clients to their...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 21:48
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the country for a two day official visit a short while ago.President Xi Jinping and Chinese First Lady were received at the Bandaranaike International Airport by President Mahinda Rajapaksa and First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa.President Xi Jinping’s visit to Sri Lanka is the first by a Chinese President after a lapse of 28 years.Sri Lanka and China in recent...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 8:35
Indian Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said Ram Sethu will not be broken for the proposed Sethu Samudram Shipping Canal Project and a decision on the new alignment...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:50
The “Pura dora sevana” housing complex in Orugodawatta was vested in the public yesterday.The event was held under the participation of the secretary to the ministry of defence and urban development...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 21:51
The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe expressed his views regarding President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s solution for the present and the future problems.He stated this while addressing a meeting in...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 21:50
The annual general meeting of the Executive Committee of the Asia Pacific Postal Association was inaugurated with the participation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Colombo this morning.150 representatives...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:55
Traffic restricted on Tuesday and Wednesday on several roads in Colombo due to Chinese President's Sri-Lanka visit.

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 19:28
The body of female teacher attached to Gonakale Tamil Vidyalaya was exhumed before the Badulla Acting Magistrate and the Judicial Medical Officer of the Badulla hospital today.41-year old Alankaram Saraswathi...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 18:32
French President Francois Hollande says the global threat posed by Islamic State militants must meet a global response.He was opening an international summit of foreign ministers in Paris aimed at combating...

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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 16:46
A boat carrying at least 250 African migrants to Europe capsized before leaving the coast of Libya near the capital, Tripoli, drowning dozens, a spokesman for Libya's coast guard said Monday.Qassim Ayoub...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 16:29
“TRISTAN’S CONQUEST – KNIGHTS OF OLYMPUS”, Sri Lanka’s first contemporary epic fantasy series authored by A.R.Jayathilaka...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:53
Apple has released a tool to remove U2's new album from its customers' iTunes accounts six days after giving away the music for free.Some users had complained...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:23
Sri Lanka's Employee's Provident Fund’s unrealized profits of the share portfolio passed 10 billion rupees on September this year.Realized capital...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 11:42
The first Android One-branded budget-priced "high quality" smartphones have been released in India.The handsets provide a minimum set of features determined...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:46
Sri Lanka's economy grew 7.8 percent in the second quarter of 2014 from the same period a year earlier, accelerating from 7.6 percent in the previous three...
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Monday, 15 September 2014 - 11:52
Seylan Bank recently conducted a week-long intensive training programme for the staff of Asia Express Exchange based in Oman.Among the topics covered during...
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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 19:07
Police Headquarters stated that 12 thousand policemen will be deployed on election duty from tomorrow.Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that one thousand STF personnel are also deployed.He also said a special operation ...
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