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Cricket Australia Concerned Over West Indies Crisis 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:42
Cricket Australia has said it is 'deeply concerned' over the West Indies players' decision to abandon their Indian tour as the Australian cricketers are scheduled to tour the Caribbean in 2015.Wally Edwards, CA chairman, described...
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Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:41
Turkey will allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State militants in Kobane.Turkish Foreign minister added that talks on the subject were continuing, but gave no further details.Tens of thousands...
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Becoming a strength to the country, the 6th phase of Divi Neguma program commence in Kolonnawa under the patronage of MP R. Duminda Silva.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:19
President Mahinda Rajapaksa presided over the commencement of the Divi Neguma National Program Phase Six at the auspicious time of 10.07 a.m. today. A program to plant vegetable seeds, fruits, coconut, herbal and other plants will...
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Rs 10,000 salary increment for govt. employees under a UNP govt; says Ranil.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 20:24
The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that a salary increment of 10 thousand rupees will be offered to the government workers under a UNP government.While addressing a meeting of the polling booth representatives of the...
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Frontliners announce their policies on current politics 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 19:23
According to the member of the Front line party Central Working Committee Duminda Nagamuwa, JVP attempts to boycott the upcoming Presidential election saying that it is illegal.He said this while addressing an event held in Colombo...
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Dispute over quorum during budget debate; decision changed.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 19:24
Political Party Leaders agreed today to withdraw the previous decision that insisted to obtain prior approval if a vote taking is required and to continue the budget debate even without a quorum in parliament.The party leaders withdrew...
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SLC justifies Indian tour 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:05
Sri Lanka Cricket wishes to emphasize the procedure undertaken prior to confirming the upcoming tour to India by the Sri Lankan National team which comprises of 5 ODI's.SLC prior to making the decision to confirm the tour with the...
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5 suspects including PS member remanded for assaulting Sabaragamuwa Uni Students 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 16:46
5 suspects who allegedly assaulted the protest by Sabaragamuwa University students at Pambahinna and destroyed their Sathyagraha hut have been remanded today till the 28th of this month.Police said that a Balangoda Imbulpe UPFA Pradeshiya...
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5 suspects in Sabaragamuwa University students assault surrender 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 16:02
5 suspects who allegedly assaulted the protest by Sabaragamuwa University students at Pambahinna and destroyed their Sathyagraha hut have surrendered to police this afternoon.Police Media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that a Balangoda...
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Modi first Indian PM to address joint session of Australian parliament 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 15:10
After his powerful stint in the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the first Indian Prime Minister to address the gallery of Australian member of parliamentarians and leaders at a special joint sitting of Federal Parliament after...
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2 Ministers of Uva Provincial Council assume duties 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 17:35
Two new PC ministers Anura Vidanagamage and Chamara Sampath Dassanayake assumed duties today as Ministers of the Uva Provincial Council.Anura Vidanagamage assumed duties as Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, Transport and Tourism...
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Hornets attack 19 persons including children in Bogawantalawe 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 16:44
19 persons including children were attacked by hornets this morning at Campion Estate in Bogawantalawa Plantation.They have been admitted to Bogawantalawa Hospital and their condition is not critical.According to the Police media spokesman’s...
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Relief to cost of living from the budget; says the Alliance. 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 13:03
The UPFA says that relief to cost of living will be given in the next budget.Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo this morning UPFA General Secretary Minister Susil Premajayantha said that the demands for relief by the Opposition...
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Let’s rally round against EU's annulling sanctions on LTTE; request religious leaders. 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 13:03
Sri Lanka has decided to contest the decision by the General Court of the European Union to annul the sanctions placed on the LTTE and will send an envoy to seek support in the union against the ruling.Sri Lanka's EU Ambassador Rodney...
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Chargers against holding Southern Province year 11 term test in a rush. 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 13:04
Teachers Associations questioned the Southern Provincial education authorities of the reason to hold the Year-11 term test in a rush.Lanka Teachers Association General Secretary Joseph Stalin said the authorities have decided to provide...
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Dr Mahinda Balasuriya appointed as new Law and Order Secretary 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 12:26
Former IGP Dr Mahinda Balasuriya who has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order is to officially assume duties tomorrow.Dr Mahinda Balasuriya is presently the Sri Lankan ambassador to the UAE, a post he was appointed...
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Multiday fishing boat owners protest in front of the Ministry; Stones hurled at the protesters.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 11:41
Stones have been hurled at a group of multi day fishing boat owners while they were staging a protest in front of the fisheries ministry this morning.The protesters said that three of their fellow protestors were injured in the incident.The...
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Spanish nurse tests negative for virus 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 11:13
The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the Spanish government says,The result suggests Teresa Romero, 44, is no longer infected - although a second...
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2 killed following a Motor accident in Hatharaliyadda 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 11:29
2 persons died following a motor accident on Murutalawa Road, Hataraliyadda last evening.According to the police, 2 passengers of a three wheeler died when a three wheeler and a lorry collided with one another.2 others who received...
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Update: President inaugurates 6th phase of Divi Naguma 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:42
President Mahinda Rajapaksa presided over the commencement of the Divi Neguma National Program Phase Six at the auspicious time of 10.07 a.m. today.A program to plant vegetable seeds, fruits, coconut, herbal and other plants will also...
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An employee of NTC admitted to hospital following Chairman's assault-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:43
An employee allegedly assaulted by National Passenger Transport Commission Chairman Renuka Perera has been admitted to the Colombo East Base Hospital.The victim who was assaulted is the Commission’s SLFP Trade Union member Chaminda...
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Vegetables in 5 colours to increase vegetable consumption. 
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 112 grams to 200 grams.GCDRI Director Hemaal Fonseka said that the appropriate...
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SL to host next Test series against India - Ranatunga 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:30
According to SLC secretary Nishantha Ranatunga, Sri Lanka, who was supposed to tour India for three Tests in August 2015, will now host the series,.The decision has come in the wake of Sri Lanka agreeing to plug the gap in India's...
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Deborah Harry to headline John Lennon tribute concert. 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:28
American singer-songwriter and actress, Debbie Harry will perform at the 34th annual John Lennon charity tribute concert in New York City in December.The announcement came on the 8th of October, a day before what would have been Lennon's...
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Apple introduces iPad Air 2 
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, iPad Air 2 features an improved Retina display for enhanced contrast and richer,...
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Iraq crisis: Baghdad Shia mosque hit by suicide attack 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:24
A suicide attacker has killed at least 18 people at a Shia mosque in Iraq, the latest in a spate of similar bombings.The attacker blew himself up in a crowd gathered for a funeral in western Baghdad's affluent Harthiyah area.Dozens...
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Women should be kept happy to achieve true development: says President.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 7:57
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says that the Government is taking action to let more benefits of freedom and development accrues to every house in the future.The President said so while participating at a meeting with Child Development...
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Update : Thundershowers today as well island wide: Kalu River continues to overflow.-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:03
The Disaster Management Centre says that number of lowlands in the Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts were inundated yesterday due to the rising water levels of the Kalu, Gin and Nilwala rivers.The deputy Director of the Disaster...
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Update : Increase government employee's salary by 10 thousand rupees: says Ranil-Video 
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 8:01
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that Government employees’ salary should be increased by 10 thousand rupees.The Opposition Leader said so while participating at a meeting of the UNP election booth representatives...
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Valentino Rossi wins as Marc Marquez exits 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:59
Valentino Rossi marked his 250th premier class Grand Prix by winning the Australian MotoGP on Phillip Island.The 35-year-old Italian, who is second in the championship standings, won the 27-lap race from eighth on the grid.World champion...
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A budget with many benefits to the public will be presented; says President. 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:15
President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he is not prepared to mislead the public by presenting the budget aiming an election.The president said that this budget will provide benefits to the public.He noted that it includes number of proposals...
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Lowlands in Kalutara, Galle and Matara inundated due to the overflow of Kalu, Gin and Nilwala rivers.-Video 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:11
The Disaster Management Centre says that number of lowlands in the Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts remain inundated due to the rising water levels of the Kalu, Gin and Nilwala rivers.The deputy Director of the Disaster Management...
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Ranil says the aim of the UNP is to create 1 million jobs within 5 years.-Video 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:09
UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe says that the aim f the UNP is to create 1 million jobs within 5 years.He also noted that the income level of the public should be increased.He pointed out that the programme which was carried out in...
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Minister C B accuses the police 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:17
Minister of Private Transportation Services C. B. Rathnayake says that suspects who caused unrest at the Poramadulla Central College in Hanguranketha are still at large.The disturbance was caused due to the transfer of the school’s...
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Infant dies after falling into a container collecting rain water 
Sunday, 19 October 2014 - 19:12
One and a half year old boy from the Vijaya-katiupotha area in Chilaw has died today after falling into a plastic container that collects rain water.Due to the incessant heavy showers the parents had decided to collect rain water in...
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