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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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Liquor, cigarettes worth Rs 100 million recovered
2014-08-26 04:19
Police today arrested six suspects along with a haul of illegally imported foreign liquor and cigarettes worth
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Human trafficking racket busted, four held
2014-08-26 10:54
Indian Police on Monday busted a human trafficking racket involving six Sri Lankan Tamils by taking into custo
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Sri Lankan arrested for 2000 Swiss murder
2014-08-26 10:50
A Sri Lankan man who arrived in New Zealand using fake documents has been arrested for a murder in Switzerland
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Special commodity levy on Potatoes ,Big onions increased
2014-08-26 10:46
The special commodity levy on imported Potatoes has been increased to Rs 40 per kg and Big onions increased to
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Karapitiya Hospital services back to normal
2014-08-25 05:20
Services have returned to normal at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital after the Mayor of the Galle Municipal Co
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Police re-arrest drug kingpin who escaped
2014-08-25 05:18
Sri Lanka Police today arrested the notorious drug dealer Dewage Thusitha Chamara alias Nilan, also known as
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Naumaran wants study to elicit views of Sri Lankan Tamils
2014-08-25 11:34
Tamil National Front leader P. Nedumaran on Sunday called upon the Government of India to factor in the views
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Two dead, 7 injured in collision at Mahabage
2014-08-25 11:29
Two persons were killed and another 7 injured after a container truck crashed into a small parked lorry in Mah
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India must respect Lanka’s sovereignty - Avdhash
2014-08-25 11:25
Avdhash Kaushal, the Indian social worker, who has been appointed as one of the five advisors to the Sri Lanka
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Airman arrested for assaulting two cops
2014-08-24 04:35
A retired airman was arrested for allegedly assaulting two traffic cops in Urubokka, under the influence of al
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Dozens feared dead after boat capsized in Libyan coast
2014-08-24 04:34
wooden boat carrying up to 200 migrants has sunk just one kilometer (half a mile) off the Libyan coast, the
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University leadership training program starts 7 September
2014-08-24 12:55
The leadership program for the students who have qualified to enter university for the 2013/2014 academic year
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Be cautious of strong winds - Met. Department
2014-08-24 12:52
The Met. Department warns the general public be vigilant about possible strong winds within next 24-hours with
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Will not allow extremists to destabilize Sri Lanka – Army Chief
2014-08-22 05:26
Sri Lanka’s army commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake says that keeping the country stable and confront
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30 held for staging protest against Sri Lanka
2014-08-22 04:08
Around 30 members of Periyar Dravida Kazhagam were arrested by the police for assembling at the airport in
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Civil groups condemns deportation of Pakistani asylum seekers
2014-08-22 04:07
The civil society organisations condemned the deportation of over 100 Pakistani asylum seekers, mostly minorit
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lslamic terrorism threat to Sri Lanka - Gotabaya
2014-08-22 09:29
In a paper published in the latest issue of the US Defence Department’s journal “Prism”, Sri Lanka’s Defence
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India and Lanka to share intelligence on drug trafficking
2014-08-21 05:15
The first Director General levels talks between Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), India and Police Narcotics
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UNP office in Galahagama attacked
2014-08-21 05:12
An election office of the United National Party (UNP) in Galahagama, Uva - Paranagama, was attacked around 3
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Health sector staff call off strike
2014-08-21 11:41
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed relevant authorities to expedite the process to provide adequate an
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Sri Lankan inmate marries in Indian detainee camp
2014-08-21 11:40
A 33-year-old inmate of the special camp for foreigners in Cheyyar married his relative at a simple function
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