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35-year-old shot dead in Horana
2014-09-13 04:20
A 35-year old person was shot dead in Illimba area in Horana, a short while ago, a source from the police said
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New Silk Road crucial for Sri Lanka’s development - President
2014-09-13 02:54
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hailed Chinese President Xi Jinping’s initiative of 21st Century Ma
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Kandy National Museum closed from 15 Sept
2014-09-13 02:53
The Kandy National Museum will be closed to the public from 15 September to 31 December, for renovation and pr
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We’re not at war with each other- Mangala responds to Sajith
2014-09-13 02:52
Mangala Samaraweera MP said that his recent remark for UNP front-liner Sajith Premadasa to ‘work and show’ was
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UN expresses ‘grave concern’ at asylum-seeker arrests, deportation
2014-09-13 02:45
Expressing grave concern today about the resumption of arrests, detention and deportation of asylum-seekers an
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VIDEO: Kidnapped girl found in Neriyawa
2014-09-13 09:30
Keshani Bandara Wijeykoon, the four-year-old girl who went missing from her home in Gonagama in Wellawa erlier
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9 hour water cut in several areas
2014-09-12 05:14
The water supply to several areas in the Western Province will be suspended for 9 hours from 8.00am to 5.00pm
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Pope to hold public mass at Galle Face
2014-09-12 05:13
Pope Francis will hold a public mass at Galle Face on January 14, 2015 at 8.30am and visit Madhu Church at 2.0
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Sydney University tells conference delegates not to upset Sri Lanka over human rights
2014-09-12 05:08
The University of Sydney has urged delegates at a human rights conference to go soft on the Sri Lankan governm
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PS member accused of molesting 7 boys during trip
2014-09-12 11:13
Police have launched an investigation into allegations that a member of the Wanathawilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha ha
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ISI spy arrested in Chennai also an LTTE cadre
2014-09-12 11:12
Sri Lankan national Arun Selvarajan, arrested by NIA on Wednesday for spying in India on behalf of Pakistan’s
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Pottu Amman killed in 2009, says Lanka
2014-09-12 11:08
The Sri Lankan government has denied that the LTTE’s intelligence chief, Pottu Amman, has been arrested, and s
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Lankan arrested in India for spying on behalf of ISI
2014-09-11 10:32
A Sri Lankan national was arrested by the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday in Chennai f
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Open for talks on 13th Amendment - President
2014-09-11 10:29
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is open for a dialogue with the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on the im
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Al Qaeda battles ISIS for global jihadist leadership
2014-09-11 10:27
Al-Zawahiri and the core of al Qaeda are locked in battle with ISIS for the leadership of the global jihadist
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Next Independence Day Celebrations in Hambantota
2014-09-11 10:24
The government says that the 67th National Independence Day Celebrations will be held at the Weeraketiya Centr
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Missing Persons Commission to visit Killinochchi for public sittings
2014-09-10 05:04
The Presidential Commission Investigating into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons (PCICRMP) will conduct its
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SL boat issue- TN court issues summons to S. Swamy
2014-09-10 05:03
A Tamil Nadu court on Wednesday issued summons to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy asking him to appear before it
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Delegation arrives in SL for Maldives-Lanka Joint Commission meeting
2014-09-10 01:40
A Maldivian high level government delegation has departed to Sri Lanka to attend a Maldives-Sri Lanka Joint Co
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Showers, Thundershower in sea areas
2014-09-10 01:38
The Met. Dept. forecasts that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast ext
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Don’t internationalize local issues - Gota urges NGOs
2014-09-10 01:37
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has urged the Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) present to discuss th
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ITAK calls on Tamils to give evidence to UNHRC war inquiry
2014-09-10 01:36
The Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchi(ITAK) today made public the resolutions passed at its 15th National Convention
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Son kills mother’s lover - sentenced to death
2014-09-09 04:37
The Gampaha High Court today sentenced a person to death found guilty of murdering an individual, who he suspe
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UNP candidate Kuttiarachchi remanded
2014-09-09 04:37
Uva Provincial Council election candidate and UNP Monaragala district organizer, Tissa Kuttiarachchi has been
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Vijith Malalgoda appointed as Appeal Court president
2014-09-09 04:36
Additional Solicitor General Vijith Malalgoda PC has been appointed as the President of the Sri Lanka Court of
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Army lieutenant remanded for assaulting wildlife officers
2014-09-09 04:35
Two suspects including an army lieutenant, arrested on charges of assaulting wildlife officers in the Horowpat
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Thundershowers in Western and Southern provinces
2014-09-09 02:04
The Met. Department says that several spells of showers or thundershowers will occur in the Central, Sabaragam
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Outer Circular Highway to be completed in 2015
2014-09-09 01:58
Outer Circular Highway-Northern Section II from Kadawatha to Kerawalapitiya is scheduled to be completed in ye
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One arrsted with 158 Anthurium bushes at BIA
2014-09-09 01:56
A Sri Lankan passenger, 30-year-old, from Minuwangoda, has been arrested by Customs at Bandaranaike Internatio
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Police launch search ops to find abducted girl
2014-09-09 10:23
Police have launched an investigation into the alleged abduction of a 4 year old girl from Kurunegala. Accordi
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Japanese premier arrives in Sri Lanka
2014-09-07 05:03
Shinzo Abe arrived in Sri Lanka today as the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka in 24 years, aim
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Maharagama, Kotte and Narahenpita water supply disrupted
2014-09-07 05:02
The water supply to Maharagama, Kotte and Narahenpita areas has been disrupted due to a breakdown in the Ambat
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New UN rights chief urges Sri Lanka to cooperate with probe
2014-09-07 12:26
Highlighting the “great importance” of the investigation on Sri Lanka mandated by the UN Human Rights Council,
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Four dead after SUV collides with three-wheeler
2014-09-07 12:25
Four individuals including two women were killed following a collision involving a three-wheeler and a SUV in
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Muslim Council of SL deplores Al-Qaeda announcement
2014-09-05 04:45
The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka (MCSL) has strongly condemned the recent announcement of Al-Qaeda. The terrori
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New twists in Negombo money exchange centre robbery
2014-09-05 04:44
Sampath Ruwansiri alias Apple Ruwan, a key suspect of the money exchange centre robbery in Negombo took place
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