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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:30
Central Province Security Commander Major General Mano Perera said there are little clues to believe of any survivors of the Meeriyabedda landslide.He told our news team that despite little hope of survivors, operations are underway...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:25
Death sentences were imposed on 12 individuals today by the Colombo and Polonnaruwa High Courts.Colombo High Court judge Preethi Padman Soorasena imposed the death sentence on 8 individuals who were engaged...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:25
Various views were expressed in parliament today regarding the tragedy in Haldummulla.Speaking in parliament today Chief Government Whip Minister Dinesh Gunawardana said that the government would take...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:29
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the responsibility of the government officers is to advise to evacuate people from disaster prone areas, and to follow such instruction is the duty of estate owners.The...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 15:38
After reaching 700 pounds, Pauline Potter has officially entered the record books as the world's most heaviest woman. But the 47-year-old from Sacramento, CA now says she wants to lose weight so she can...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 12:44
Chief Government Whip Minister Dinesh Gunawardana said that the government would take the responsibility of the children affected in the Meeriyabedda landslide.The minister stated this during the 2015...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 12:31
Egypt has begun demolishing homes along its border with the Gaza Strip as part of a planned 500 meter buffer zone that is intended to prevent weapons smuggling.Residents living along the border with the...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:50
Nato has reported an "unusual" increase in Russian military aircraft conducting manoeuvres over European airspace over the last two days.A Nato statement said four groups of aircraft, including Tu-95 Bear...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:28
Number of people infected with the Ebola virus since the epidemic began in March has reached a whopping 13,703 confirmed the World Health Organization (WHO).Of that number, 13,676 of the cases were reported...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 10:16
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said UN humanitarian agencies are on standby to help Sri Lanka after the disaster.UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 10:12
The Building Research Institute stated that the total number of missing persons in the Meeriyabedda landslide at Koslanda was 192.Deputy Director of the centre Pradeep Kodipillai told our news team that...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 9:01
India offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva province of that country.Indian High Commissioner Y K Sinha spoke to External Affairs Minister G L Peiris...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 8:04
The Government’s attention has been drawn on whether a national day of mourning should be declared in view of the tragedy that has occurred in coincidence with the landslide in  Haldummulla.Public...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 8:04
The meteorology department states that thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island during the afternoon and night.Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely at some places.There...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 19:46
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed his sympathy to the disaster victims of the landslide that occurred today morning at Meeriyabedda village in Haldummulla.In a notice issued by the President Media...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 18:41
Police said the monk who allegedly kidnapped a 9 year old boy at Batuwita in Horana was a murder suspect.Investigations revealed that the suspect Rajanganaye Soma-rathana-lankara had attacked a 60-year...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 16:16
10 schools in Halmadulla education division closed until Monday following Koslanda landslide.- Education official.

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 15:25
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:54
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 16:25
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The Haldummulla disaster which shook the whole nation.
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:29
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the responsibility of the government officers is to advise to evacuate people from disaster prone areas, and to follow...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:25
Various views were expressed in parliament today regarding the tragedy in Haldummulla.Speaking in parliament today Chief Government Whip Minister Dinesh...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 10:44
A person was murdered near a laundry at Veluwana area in Dematagoda this morning. According to the Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana, the deceased...
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Tuesday, 28 October 2014 - 14:17
The Hiru Golden film awards 2014 was held successfully on the 25th at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium.Bollywood Superstars Bipasha Basu, Neha Dupia, Anil Kapoor, Sunil Shetty, Vivek Oberoi and famous playback singer Alka Yagnik also arrived in the island to take part in this glamorous event.Hiru Golden film awards the first of its kind awarded for films that were screened during 2012 and 2013 and another...
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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 16:02
Hackers suspected to be working for the Russian government have breached part of the White House computer network, according to reports.The building's unclassified network was compromised during the attack...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 15:59
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has given instructions to the relevant sections to provide immediate relief to the people affected by the landslide in Meeriyabedda village, Haldummulla this morning.According...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 13:23
Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma said that Commonwealth is ready to deploy its monitors to observe future elections in Sri LankaHe also said that the Sri Lankan government and the Election...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 13:23
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe inquired from the government today at the parliament regarding the landslide which occurred in Meeriya-bedda, Hal-dum-mulla.In response, plantations minister Mahinda...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 13:22
When our news team contacted Building Research Institute’s Senior Geologist Dr. Gamini Jayatissa said that his institute had educated the relevant authorities about the impending disaster beforehand.#‎KoslandaLandslide‬

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 10:49
An unmanned supply rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded during its launch from the US state of Virginia.Antares, a 14-storey rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corp, combusted seconds...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 10:15
The Disaster Management Center stated that nearly 300 persons are missing in a landslide that occurred around 7.30 this morning at Meeriyabedda of the Koslanda police area in Haldummulla.Disaster Management...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 9:24
Seven line houses are under in following a landslide in meeriyabedda - Kotabathna - haldummulla in Badulla District.#‎KoslandaLandslide‬

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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 16:32
International malaria experts gather in Colombo to recognize country’s remarkable achievement and to sign the Colombo Declaration on Eliminating...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 16:03
Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and Zhongshan Municipal Tourism Bureau of China recognizing the importance of further tourism promotion on friendly...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 15:15
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:55
The Sri Lanka Rubber Research Institute has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China's state-owned CETC International for the development of the...
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 11:01
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Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 17:03
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Thursday, 30 October 2014 - 19:27
Meanwhile issuing a statement the Government Information Department requests the public to provide any information on vulnerable children among those who are affected, to the National Child Protection Authority on 1929.
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