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2014-09-16
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STF deployed in Haliela after post election violence
2014-09-23 10:09
Security has been tightened in the Haliela area, in the wake of clashes between UNP and UPFA supporters yester
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Recent News
CB holds rates; limits access to deposit facility
2014-09-23 10:08
Sri Lanka’s central bank on Tuesday kept key policy rates steady, but limited commercial banks’ access to its
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Far-reaching accountability process absolutely necessary: OHCHR
2014-09-23 10:07
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) says that a more fundamental and far-reaching
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Sajith to be appointed Deputy Leader; several key appointments tomorrow
2014-09-22 04:57
Sajith Premadasa is tipped to be appointed Deputy Leader of the UNP tomorrow, party sources revealed to Ada De
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Kahatagaha mine workers stage protest 1,100 ft underground
2014-09-22 04:51
Some workers attached to the Kahatagaha Graphite Lanka Limited which is a fully government owned company under
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Lasith Malinga could miss 2015 World Cup
2014-09-22 04:49
Sri Lanka could be without their most deadly fast bowler at next year’s World Cup as Lasith Malinga faces a ra
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Tamil Nadu fishers issue is becoming alarming - TNCC
2014-09-22 10:21
TNCC chief Gnanadesikan claimed that attacks on the Tamil Nadu fishermen by the Sri Lankan navy continue unaba
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Pope Francis rebukes religious militants
2014-09-22 10:20
During a trip to the mostly Muslim nation of Albania, Pope Francis rebuked militants who act in the name of re
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UPFA preferential votes for Badulla District
2014-09-21 04:40
UPFA preferential votes for Badulla District- Anura Vidanagamage 59,316 votes, Chamara Sampath 34,337 votes an
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UPFA preferential votes- Shashindra on the top in Monaragala
2014-09-21 04:39
Shashindra Rajapaksa received the highest number of preferential votes 96,619 at the Uva Provincial Council el
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Rajapaksa regime now electorally vulnerable: UNP
2014-09-21 04:39
The Rajapaksa Regime especially President Rajapaksa is now electorally vulnerable. We challenge the Regime to
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Thundershowers in drought prevailing areas from tomorrow
2014-09-21 04:38
The Met. Department says that there are some favorable conditions for afternoon or evening thundershowers in t
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President to leave for New York to address UNGA
2014-09-21 04:36
President Mahinda Rajapaksa will leave on a five-day visit to New York during which he will address the 69th s
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UPFA wins Uva- PC polls final results
2014-09-21 11:21
The United People’s Freedom Alliance has secured a significant victory in both Monaragala and Badulla District
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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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