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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:23
Hiru TV which changed the country’s TV chronicle is poised to embark on a new step for the Sri Lankan cinema of tomorrow by organizing an award festival conducted according to international standards.This awards ceremony is called...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 14:47
SC suspends appointment of Ja-Ela UC chairman
The Supreme Court today suspended the appointment of Anju Sri Sham Perera as the Chairman of the Ja-Ela Urban Council.Perera was appointed to the post in April 2014 replacing Upali Arambawatta, who was...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 14:26
Wele Suda's wife and mother-in-law arrested
The wife and mother-in-law of the drug kingpin Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda have been arrested by the Narcotics Bureau yesterday.Police media spokesman’s office stated that the two suspects in...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:28
JHU to present new draft constitution with the support of 7 ministers
The JHU stated that it is currently working on a new draft constitution with the support of seven ministers.JHU MP Athuraliye Rathana Thera said a committee of lawyers led by former Chief Justice Sarath...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:29
Minor coalition parties distance from the government: JVP
The JVP claims that certain minor coalition parties of the UPFA government are distancing from the government not because they love people.While addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, the General...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:21
Sri lanka to keep vigilant on deadly Ebola virus.
The Communicable Disease Unit has taken steps to educate local health sectors about Ebola Virus that is fast spreading in African countries.Communicable Disease Unit Director Dr. Paba Palihawadana said...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:55
Government schools close for term holidays
Government schools will commence their second term holidays from August 1 and are scheduled to reopen on September 1.Meanwhile, the Advanced Level examinations and the Grade 5 scholarship exams are slated...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:41
Bangaladesh ships in goodwill visit
Two ships of the Bangladesh Navy arrived in the island yesterday making a goodwill visit.The ships 'Osman' and 'Madhumati' were accorded a traditional naval welcome upon its arrival at the Port of Colombo.Osman...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 10:06
Korean language proficiency test in October
Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion announced that the Korean language proficiency test for Sri Lankans applying for jobs in Korea will be held on October 11th and 12th.The Test of Proficiency in...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:52
Taiwan gas blasts in Kaohsiung kill at least 24
A series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung has killed 24 people and injured about 270 others.The blasts rocked the city's Cianjhen district, scattering cars and blowing deep...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 11:39
296 thousand 313 applicants for A/L exam this year
Examination Commissioner General W.M.N.J. Pushpakumara stated that about 296 thousand 313 applicants will be facing the A/L exam this year.He further said that a staff of 2120 have been deployed for the...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:36
New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas
Israel and Hamas have agreed to an unconditional 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza from 05:00 GMT today.A joint US and UN statement urged all parties to "act with restraint" until the ceasefire begins....

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:18
ICAPP conference this time in Sri lanka for creating regional community.
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, met with officials to discuss arrangements for the next meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties at temple trees yesterday.Sri Lanka will be hosting...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:18
The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy perehara today.
The first Kubal Perehara of the Kandy Esala Perehara will parade the streets tonight.The relevant authorities have made all arrangements to provide necessary facilities to those who arrive in Kandy to...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:19
Government compensation for cultivations destroyed by drought.
UPFA MP  Shaantha Bandaara says that the Government has set apart money for providing compensation for farmers whose crops were harmed by drought.The MP said so while participating in the ‘Balaya’...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 9:42
Monthly meeting of senior citizens Bala Mandala meeting held under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.-Video
The Kollonnawa senior citizens bala mandala monthly meeting was held at the Kollonnawa divisional secretariat auditorium under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.MP R Dumindha Silva focuses his attention...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:04
Wimal is not playing a role - Says the Government
Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella stated the President did not participate in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games due to security reasons.He said although the President had planned...

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Friday, 01 August 2014 - 8:40
England ended a winless run of 10 Tests, which began in August last year, in style on the fifth morning...
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New Zealand is seeking to address the issue of corruption...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:24
India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will appeal against...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:47
England moved closer to levelling the series against...
Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:44
South Africa's Jacques Kallis has been praised by leading...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:10
The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to retain Misbah-ul-Haq...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 18:20
England's Moeen Ali has been warned by world cricket...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:26
England's bowlers backed up the good work of their...
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:35
Organisers of the 2022 Foot Ball World Cup in Qatar...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 16:17
Lasith Malinga, who captains the Southern Express team...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 15:26
Sri Lanka offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will get...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 13:33
Ian Bell returned to form with a first hundred in almost...
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 8:14
Less concern of the officials results in low quality medications in Ambilipitiya Hospital
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JHU to present new draft constitution with the support of 7 ministers
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:28
The JHU stated that it is currently working on a new draft constitution with the support of seven ministers.JHU MP Athuraliye Rathana Thera said a committee...
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Minor coalition parties distance from the government: JVP
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 13:29
The JVP claims that certain minor coalition parties of the UPFA government are distancing from the government not because they love people.While addressing...
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Monthly meeting of senior citizens Bala Mandala meeting held under the patronage of MP R Duminda Silva.-Video
Friday, 01 August 2014 - 9:42
The Kollonnawa senior citizens bala mandala monthly meeting was held at the Kollonnawa divisional secretariat auditorium under the patronage of MP R Duminda...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 12:50
Many tragedies were reported during the recent past.The first plane tragedy was the Malaysian flight MH 370 that crashed with 239 passengers.A south Korean vessel sank with 304 students and another Malaysian flight MH 17 was hit by a missile which was carrying 298 passengers.Another plane crashed due to adverse weather killing 48 passengers and injuring another 10.Another Algerian flight crashed with...
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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:47
President declares open a road named after Premakirthi de Alwis
A road named after veteran song writer, journalist and presenter Premakirthi de Alwis, was declared open by President Mahinda Rajapaksa today.The road was named by the Colombo Municipal Council to mark...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:35
Sri Lankan visit a success; Cyril Ramaphosa
The Vice President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa says that his visit to Sri Lanka resulted in successful outcomes.Addressing the South African parliament yesterday, he has said that the discussions which...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:22
Israel calls up reserve soldiers while Netanyahu says Hamas tunnels should be destroyed.
Israel is calling up 16,000 extra reservists to bolster its military as the conflict in Gaza continues.The move brings the total number of reserves called up by Israel to 86,000. Officials say it will...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 17:50
10 schools closed from the 9th August  for paper marking
The Department of Examinations says that 10 schools will be closed from 30th  August to 12th Sepetember for A/L paper marking activities.10 schools including Royal College and Visakha Vidyala in Colombo,...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 18:50
A train collision prevented in Kantale.
A collision between a train plying from Colombo to Trincomalee and another train travelling from Trincomalee to Colombo has been prevented this afternoon.The railway control room said the two trains have...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 19:03
2 abductors of a businessman arrested in Kiribathgoda
Despite five police teams deployed to trace the abducted 4-year old boy of Meegalaawa, it is unfortunate to report that no reliable information is received so far.Four masked men who arrived in motor cycles...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:34
Waiting for information about trafficking of SL refugees
The new police chief in Puducherry, Praveer Ranjan, said he was awaiting some information conveyed through official channels from Australia on the illegal trafficking of Sri Lankan refugees to Australia...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:27
PAFFERAL commences a general survey
PAFFEREL organization has commenced a survey on public opinions regarding a change in political culture.The organization stated that they intend to compile a report based on opinions collected from various...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:25
JVP request to ensure safety of Lankan's in Israel and Palestine
JVP affiliated ‘Ethera Api’ organization stated that the government should take measures to ensure the safety of Sri Lankan employees in Israel and Palestine.The Chairman of the organization...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:49
Russia warns sanctions will backfire on West
A defiant Russia said on that Western sanctions over Ukraine would backfire on the United States and lead to energy price hikes in Europe after Brussels and Washington unveiled the toughest punitive measures...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 13:27
Female student of Kandalama commits suicide by drinking pesticides.
A 15-year old girl student of Kandalama in Dambulla swallowed pesticide and committed suicide.Police suspect the motive of the suicide is a lost love affair or parents’ reprimanding.Media Spokesman...

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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 12:02
A Sri Lankan delegation representing the Aeronautical authorities of Sri Lanka, led by Secretary Ministry of Civil Aviation visited Warsaw to hold Bilateral...
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Thursday, 31 July 2014 - 11:45
Profits at Samsung Electronics fell 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.It made a net...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 19:36
The price of rubber has reported a record low in the market.One kilogram of rubber is currently sold between 290 to 320 rupees.According to the Director...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 14:30
Fitch Ratings has assigned the newly organised Ceylon Dollar Bond Fund a 'BB-' Fund Credit Rating and 'V-5' Fund Volatility Rating.This is the first time...
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Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 9:33
Social networking service Twitter reported a loss of 145 million dollars, during the second-quarter period from March to June.That is more than triple...
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Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 10:57
Japan's State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kazuyoshi Akaba called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees yesterday.The primary focus...
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