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2014-09-16
Yen (Japan) : BR 1.1989 l SR 1.2372   Dollar (Singapore) : BR 101.5300 l SR 104.8400   Dollar (Australia) : BR 115.5900 l SR 119.9700   Dollar (Canada) : BR 115.9900 l SR 119.9200   Franc (Switzerland) : BR 136.9700 l SR 141.9700   Euro (EU) : BR 165.8600 l SR 171.3200   Pound (UK) : BR 208.4900 l SR 214.4700   Dollar (USA) : BR 128.8000 l SR 131.6700  
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8-hour water cut in parts of Colombo
2014-09-19 01:58
The National Water Supply and Drainage Board announced an 8-hour water cut from 8.00pm on Saturday (Sept. 20)
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Youth commits suicide at army training school
2014-09-19 01:57
A 19-year-old youth has committed suicide by hanging himself at the Kandurugasara army training school in Embi
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Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
2014-09-19 01:56
Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom.
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Nepali Foreign Minister due in SL tomorrow
2014-09-17 05:09
Nepal’s Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey will arrive in Sri Lanka tomorrow (18) to handover an invitat
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The deep and shallow sea areas around the island
2014-09-17 05:08
The Met. Dept. forecasts that the deep and shallow sea areas around the island and especially in the Bay of Be
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Kaththi producers deny links with Rajapaksa family
2014-09-17 02:05
The producers of actor Vijay’s soon-to-be-released film Kaththi issued a clarification about what they termed
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Special traffic plan in Colombo today
2014-09-17 10:54
A special traffic plan will be implemented in the Colombo City in view of the arrival of Chinese President Xi
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SL, China agree to deepen their cooperative partnership
2014-09-17 09:34
Sri Lanka and China on Tuesday agreed to deepen strategic and defence cooperation, following talks between Chi
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UK police hunt four Sri Lankans over stabbing incident
2014-09-16 05:06
UK police are hunting four Sri Lankan men after a 24-year-old man was stabbed in the head in Mitcham, in Uk, y
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Motorcycle journey from Berlin to Battaramulla commences
2014-09-16 05:05
Sri Lanka Ambassador Karunatilaka Amunugama has flagged off an adventure motorcycle journey to spread peace
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Academics condemn Aus professor for call to go soft on Sri Lanka
2014-09-16 02:38
Academics and non-governmental organisations have condemned a University of Sydney academic’s call for delegat
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Strong winds at times over the island
2014-09-16 02:37
The Met. Dept. says that strong winds at times (up to 50-60 kmph) can be expected over the island particularly
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Chinese man arrested with edible bird’s nests
2014-09-16 02:36
A 48-year-old Chinese man has been arrested at the Departure Lounge of the Bandaranaike International Airport
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Experts divided over Sri Lanka’s growing dependence on China
2014-09-16 09:52
In the run up to the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Sri Lanka, which begins on Tuesday, opinion make
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Thundershowers in Western and Southern provinces
2014-09-15 02:45
The Met. Department says that several spells of showers or thundershowers will occur in the Central, Sabaragam
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PS member Sulthan Marikkar prevented from leaving country
2014-09-15 02:44
The Puttalam Additional Magistrate today issued a Court order preventing Wanathawilluwa Pradeshiya Sabha (PS)
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Lankan caught on CCTV camera ‘molesting unaware shoppers’
2014-09-15 02:42
A Sri Lankan man was arrested after CCTV footage reportedly showed him molesting unaware customers of a shop i
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Pakistan hiring Lankan Muslims as spies spooks intelligence agencies - report
2014-09-15 02:41
The arrest of a third Sri Lankan spying on India on behalf of Pakistan in less than 10 months has got intellig
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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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Business
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Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award
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Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut film Thanha Rathi Ranga (Between Yesterday and Tomorrow) has won the Best Film Awa

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

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