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Dr. Nimal Gamage enlarged on bail
2014-09-03 11:51
Dr. Nimal Gamage who was in remand custody following the death of a female doctor at his cosmetic clinic was e
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Army soldier dies in road mishap
2014-09-03 11:50
A 33-year-old Army soldier who was engaged in patrolling in Iyakkachchi area in kilinochchi was killed after h
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35 complaints from Monaragala, no arrests- CaFFE
2014-09-02 04:36
Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) alleged that no arrests have been made with respect to 35 electio
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PS chairman’s brother arrested over illegal tree felling
2014-09-02 04:34
The brother of Nagoda Pradeshiya Sabha chairman, Hemachandra Walegama has been arrested in connection with the
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Lankans among migrant children seffering in Thai detention
2014-09-02 04:19
Bhavani was 8 years old when Thai police raided the apartment her family was hiding in. The Sri Lankan girl an
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Swiss murder accused remains in custody
2014-09-02 10:28
A Sri Lankan man arrested in Auckland in relation to the murder of his former partner in Switzerland nearly 14
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Veteran trade unionist Bala Tampoe passes away
2014-09-01 05:30
Veteran Trade Union leader and lawyer Bala Tampoe has passed away at the age of 92. He was the General Secreta
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PS chairman threatened by supporters of SB’s son
2014-09-01 05:30
The Chairman of the Hanguranketha Pradeshiya Sabha, Ranasinghe Dissanayake, claims that four supporters of Na
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Pakistani asylum seeker to be deported after court ruling
2014-09-01 02:50
Delivering a judgment that will see the deportation of hundreds of Pakistani and Afghan asylum seekers in Sri
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Z-category’ security for Subramanian Swamy
2014-09-01 02:50
The Indian government has accorded BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Z-category security under the central protecte
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Six-yr-old girl died from mother’s beating, says brother
2014-09-01 02:47
A six-year-old girl has reportedly died after being brutally assaulted by her mother in the Wellampitiya area.
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Rajapaksa-Modi meeting on UNGA session sidelines likely
2014-09-01 09:50
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa are likely to meet on the sidelines of
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Eight held over ‘phone racket’ at Central Mail Exchange
2014-08-31 04:48
Eight suspects including four postal officers have been arrested for allegedly replacing the valuable
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Rajapaksa cancelled Pakistan visit due to unrest
2014-08-31 04:47
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says that Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen and Sri Lankan President
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Child among 4 injured in wasp attack
2014-08-31 04:46
Four persons including a four-year-old child were injured and hospitalized following a wasp attack in the
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Some northern fishermen want to use trawlers
2014-08-31 04:44

A section of Sri Lanka’s northern fishermen has urged the Northern Provincial Council to allow them to
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Sajith to be appointed UNP Deputy Leader?
2014-08-31 04:42

Immediate steps will be taken to fill several vacant positions in the United National Party (UNP) 
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Jumbo attack kills one more
2014-08-30 04:39
A woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Handungamuwa area in Wilgamuwa, early hours of this mornin
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Sri Lanka wins series against Pakistan
2014-08-30 04:37
Sri Lanka won the third and final ODI played at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, a short while ago.
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Strong winds over sea areas of Northern, Northeastern coast
2014-08-30 03:04
The Met. Department says that strong winds at times (up to 60kmph) can be expected over the sea areas off th
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Saudi Arabia seeks talks on hiring of Sri Lankan maids
2014-08-30 03:03
Saudi officials have announced a five-day visit to Sri Lanka in a bid to overcome “difficulties” related to th
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Two sentenced to death in Homagala estate triple murder
2014-08-29 04:39
Two persons were sentenced to death by the Galle High Court today after they were found guilty in the murder
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Strong winds expected in Bay of Bengal
2014-08-29 04:38
The Department of Meteorology says that strong winds at times (up to 60kmph) can be expected over the sea area
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Pakistan Sri Lanka agree to enhance defence cooperation
2014-08-29 04:37
Pakistan Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt met Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colo
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Sri Lanka and Seychelles cement ties with business forum
2014-08-29 04:36
Trade between Seychelles and Sri Lanka looks set to take off following the conclusion of the Seychelles Sri-La
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Strike Force formed to investigate Lankan woman’s death
2014-08-29 10:13
Australian police have formed a strike force to investigate the suspicious death of a Sri Lankan woman, who al
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Work with existing powers before devolution – Basil tells TNA
2014-08-29 10:12
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC) should work with existing powers before demanding further devolution, Sr
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Peradeniya students on a class boycott
2014-08-28 05:29
The undergraduates at the University of Peradeniya this morning launched a boycott of classes in protest again
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Noroochchlai power plant will be rectified today itself- CEB
2014-08-28 01:42
The cola power plant at Noroochchlai which has faced another break down last evening will be rectified and wil
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Sun directly over Sri Lanka today
2014-08-28 01:41
The Sun is going to be directly over Sri Lanka from today to 7 September, the Meteorology Department says.
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Polling cards out tomorrow
2014-08-28 01:40
Polling cards for the Uva Provincial Council election will be distributed to people from 29 August (tomorrow)
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Rough seas in Trinco and H’tota - Met. Department
2014-08-27 04:28
Sea areas off the coast extending from Mannar to Trincomalee through Kankesanthurai and from Hambantota to Pot
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Person fatally stabbed in Ratnapura
2014-08-27 04:26
An individual was stabbed in front of a state bank in Ratnapura over a business dispute, this morning, police
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Wariyapola girl arrested
2014-08-27 04:25
A girl from Wariyapola, who got the attention of media after a video footage released on social media sites sh
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TNA seeks India’s help in return of refugees
2014-08-27 11:48
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has sought India’s help in the return of Sri Lankan refugees from India, the
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To retrieve Kachatheevu we have to go to war with Sri Lanka – Indian AG
2014-08-27 11:47
A week before hearing on petitions by Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her arch rival M Karunanidh
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2014-08-30 03:05

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Sri Lanka opts to bat first in 2nd ODI
2014-08-26 04:20

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2014-08-22 04:05

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2014-08-21 11:44

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2014-08-18 03:58

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Business
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2014-09-03 11:51

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Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka’s First Lean Luxury Hotel, Unveiled
2014-09-02 10:30

Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka’s first lean luxury hotel was unveiled today under the aegis of Minister of Economic

Laugfs incorporates Maritime Services, invests USD 6.9 on LPG vessel
2014-09-01 02:52

Laugfs Gas PLC has incorporated a fully owned subsidiary under the name Laugfs Maritime Services Private Limit

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2014-08-29 04:40

Ceylon Hotels Corporation PLC has incorporated a joint venture company called Ceylon Holidays Holdings (Pvt)

Technology
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Android app pirates plead guilty to copyright infringement
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Entertainment
Shaan to perform in Colombo
2014-08-11 04:46

Bollywood playback singer Shaan is set to perform in Colombo, the Indian High Commission has announced.

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Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is to direct a documentary about the early years of the Beatles.

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