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South Africa wins the test series 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:19
South Africa held their nerve to draw the 2nd test match and win the test series 1 – nil against Sri lanka.South Africa chasing a target of 361 runs to win was in deep trouble as wickets started tumbling on the final day.Rangana...
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President says opinion of those who object the good will not make history. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:13
President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that the opinions of those who object the good would not make history.He said those who raised objections when former Minister late C.W.W. Kannangara presented the free education Act are objecting today...
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Ready to bring a new era with patience and wisdom; says Ranil. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:16
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that he is prepared to create a new era instead of the old-fashioned era.The Opposition leader further stated that it should be achieved through patience and intelligence.Opposition Leader...
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President has the power to appoint NPC chief secretary; SC clarifies 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 19:15
Chief Justice Mohan Peries said today that the President has sole power to make appointments to the chief Secretary position of the Northern Province or remove the existing secretary from the position.He made the statement after considering...
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NOLIMIT's brand promise strengthened through Brand Finance and Living Magazine accolades 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 17:48
Sri Lanka’s biggest fashion retail chain NOLIMIT was recently ranked among the Top 100 unlisted brands in Sri Lanka by Brand Finance in their annual analysis of the top brands in Sri Lanka. The brand was also ranked 2nd in customer...
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'Seylan Pahasara' - nurturing Sri Lanka’s citizens of tomorrow 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 16:44
Seylan Bank launched an island wide library project themed ‘Seylan Pahasara’ in its silver jubilee year, last year, with the mission of either giving a helping hand to ‘less fortunate’ libraries or establishing...
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Mobitel secures prestigious ISO certification for Information Security Management 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 16:42
The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel received international recognition recently when it was awarded the prestigious ISO 27001:2005 certification for the company’s solid and reliable Information Security Management System...
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UPDATE: JVP leader transferred to National Hospital after receiving minor injuries 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 14:28
JVP leader MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake who received minor injuries following a motor accident at Kiri-ella, Ratnapura has been transferred from Ratnapura General Hospital to Colombo National Hospital for further treatment.The accident...
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Defected NFF member Udaya Kumara to face before SLFP nomination board 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:26
Defected former NFF Uva Provincial Councilor W.A. Udaya Kumara said he is optimistic to receive nomination to contest in the forthcoming election under UPFA ticket.Udaya Kumara who joined the SLFP later told our news team that he is...
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Malaysia Airlines could change its name after MH370 and MH17 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:19
Malaysia Airlines could change its name after MH370 and MH17Malaysia Airlines is set for re-branding.Malaysia Airlines could change its name as part of brand overhaul prompted by the recent tragedies.The airline is reviewing options...
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Transformers: Age Of Extinction Blasts Past Box Office Milestone In China 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:08
Michael Bay's Transformers: Age Of Extinction is breaking new ground in China after becoming the first movie ever to cross the $300 million mark at the nation's box office.By Yesterday the Mark Wahlberg film had grossed $301 million...
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SL to host Global Rubber Conference in October 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:07
The rubber industry is gearing up to come under fresh spotlight this October with Sri Lanka selected to host the Global Rubber Conference 2014.Recognised to be one of world’s leading conferences on natural rubber, the three-day...
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UN calls for immediate Gaza truce New 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:42
The UN Security Council has called for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza.An emergency session approved a call for a truce over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr "and beyond".On Sunday Israel and Palestinian...
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Person dies after wild elephant attack 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:39
A person has died after he was attacked by a wild elephant in Punchi-kulama area along Thirappane – Thuruwila road.The victim is a 53 year old resident of Nalla-madaawa area, Eppawela.According to police media sources, the victim...
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Chief Justice withdraws from Golden Key case 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:04
Chief Justice Mohan Peries said he would withdraw himself from the panel of judges which hear the Golden Key case.Chief Justice Mohan Peries quoted as saying the reason to withdraw from the panel of judges is his holding of other positions...
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Transshipment cargo records 3.4 percent growth 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:38
It was stated at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the 79th annual general meeting of the Import Section of the CCC recently, that the year under review saw mixed fortunes. The economy rebounded, expanding by 7.3% in 2013 compared to...
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Paul Mccartney Recording With Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp And Joe Perry. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:36
Sir Paul Mccartney has hit the studio with Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith star Joe Perry to work on a top secret new project.The Beatles legend recently headed to the U.S. to restart his postponed tour after a bout of ill...
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Richardson tells captains to not 'undermine' ICC judiciary process 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:34
ICC chief executive David Richardson has come out in support of match referee David Boon's verdict on Ravindra Jadeja, relating to the incident with James Anderson at Trent Bridge, and said MS Dhoni's critical comments on the ruling...
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Libya clashes kill 38 in Benghazi 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 11:33
At least 38 people have been killed in clashes between troops loyal to the Libyan government and Islamist fighters in the city of Benghazi.The militants attacked troops in the centre of the city, in eastern Libya.A week of fighting...
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Update : The person who was shot at near the Rukmani Devi junction dies 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:16
The person who was shot at near the Rukmani Devi junction in Thudella Ja-Ela this morning died at Ragama hospital this afternoon.The victim has been identified as 72-year old resident of Dehiyagata.Two armed men on a motor cycle have...
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5 suspects arrested with counterfeit notes 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:38
A woman and 4 other persons were arrested with 20 counterfeit 2000 rupee notes and 6 counterfeit 5000 rupee notes last evening.According to the police media spokesman’s office, the suspects were arrested while they were travelling...
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Police investigations to arrest the suspects who poisoned a public well 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:15
It was reported to our news team the only public water well which feeds about 150 families in drought-hit Kalu Arachchigama in Galkiriyagama has been poisoned two days ago.The resident monks of the Sri Bodhi Rukkaramaya of Kalu Arachchigama...
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Tamil asylum-seekers likely economic migrants from India -Australia 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 13:14
Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison states that a group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India,He said the boat had come from the “safe”...
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BIA among world’s most inefficient airports in the world.-Video 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:11
Katunayaka air port is among the world’s most inefficient air ports.200 airports around the world have been considered in the survey.The survey has considered number of planes, passengers, handling of baggage’s and other...
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Investigations into the death of a 14 year old girl-Video 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:31
Police have commenced investigations regarding the death of a 14 year old girl in Kadugannawa – Watta-ppala area.Police media spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that attention will be focused whether it is an act of suicide...
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Shoes free of charge for School Children from today. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:22
The government has decided to provide a pair of shoes free of charge for school students of low income families from today.Acting secretary of the Education Ministry Anura Dissanayaka stated that shoes will be provided to students...
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Ranil says he is preparing for a presidential election. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that he is targeting a presidential election. Opposition leader made this statement addressing a meeting held in Mathale yesterday.
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4 deaths due to drowning within 24 hours 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
Within the past 24 hours 4 deaths due to drowning were reported.Police media spokesperson’s office stated that 2 children drowned in a pool of water near a quarry in Sampur.The children were 13 and 19 years old respectively.Meanwhile,...
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Operation theatre of Mathale Hospital closed due to a germ. 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:21
The operations theater of the Mathale Base Hospital is temporarily closed due to a germ.Hence, patients in the Mathale Hospital were transferred to Kandy, Peradeniya, Gampola and Dambulla hospitals.
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Muslims to celebrate Ramazan on Tuesday 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 10:43
Colombo Grand Mosque announced that Muslims in Sri Lanka would celebrate the Ramazan Festival on Tuesday as the new moon has not been sighted.
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Opposition is attempting to create issues within the country; MP R Duminda Silva -Video 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 8:23
Colombo District Parliamentarian MP R Duminda Silva states that certain members of the opposition are attempting to create racial issues within the country and to destabilise the government internationally. Another phase of distributing...
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1202 deaths due to motor accidents within 6 months-Video 
Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:43
Police traffic division states that 1202 deaths have been reported during the past 6 months due to vehicular accidents.330 deaths have been reported in the Western province alone.
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South west monsoon activates; heavy rains in many parts of the island. 
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:26
The meteorology department states that Showers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.Thundershowers will develop at several places in the North central, Uva and...
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Opposition Leader explains the path to develop the country 
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:24
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasingha states that in order to develop the Country the economy of the village must be developed.Addressing a meeting in Mathale Opposition leader stated that the government does not have a proper programme...
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2 ministers in contention to solve a problem in Uva.  
Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 19:25
A heated situation occurred in Wallawaya – Hadapangala junction when 2 ministers came forward to solve an issue related to water.Residents of Hadapangala staged a protest at the Junction demanding to implement the Hadapangala ...
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