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President to visit Vatican, invite to Pope Francis
2014-10-01 11:22
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is scheduled to leave for the Vatican during the first week of October for an audi
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Form team to probe disappearances - Commission asks President
2014-09-30 09:11
The Presidential Commission on Disappearances and War Crimes (DWC) has asked President Mahinda Rajapaksa to es
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VIDEO: Woman attacked by police officer at Ratnapura reveals all
2014-09-30 09:10
The woman who was assaulted by a police officer in the Ratnapura town recently, claims that the suspect had ca
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Over Rs 3.3 million stolen in Mt. Lavinia
2014-09-29 04:47
Over Rs 3.3 million in cash, belonging to a private school in Mount Lavinia, has been robbed by a group of ind
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Supreme Court rejects petition to halt deportations
2014-09-29 04:46
The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a stop to the deportation of hundreds of Pakistani and Af
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Cop caught on camera assaulting woman interdicted
2014-09-29 04:45
The Police Sergeant who was caught on camera assaulting a woman at the Ratnapura Town has been interdicted tod
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Shots fired at Range Bandara’s hotel
2014-09-29 11:09
Gunmen have opened fire at a hotel belonging to UNP MP Palitha Range Bandara in Karuwalagaswewa this morning,
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Panneerselvam to take oath as Tamil Nadu chief minister today
2014-09-29 11:08
A day after a special court in Bangalore unseated AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa as Tamil Nadu chief minister b
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OIC chief to visit Sri Lanka
2014-09-29 11:07
The head of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will visit Sri Lanka on an invitation from Sri Lanka
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Thundershowers widespread over the island
2014-09-27 03:34
The Met. Department says showers or thundershowers will be fairly widespread over the island during the aftern
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Jayalalithaa convicted of corruption by Bangalore Court
2014-09-27 03:33
A court in Bangalore convicted on Saturday Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa in connection with an 18-y
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Australian PM admires LLRC progress
2014-09-27 03:32
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has admired the progress of Lessons Learned and Reconciliation Process (
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Important to monitor human rights situation in Sri Lanka - HRW
2014-09-27 10:07
While welcoming the High Commissioner’s update on Sri Lanka, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it regrets that sen
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Lankan man jailed for molesting shoppers
2014-09-27 10:06
A Sri Lankan man who was arrested after he was caught on CCTV cameras molesting unaware shoppers in Al Rafaa
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Woman found dead inside home in Galle
2014-09-26 05:06
A sixty-year-old woman has been found dead under suspicious circumstances at a residence in Kurundugashena, Ga
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Eight more sentenced in VAT fraud case, fined Rs.30 billion
2014-09-26 05:04
Eight accused found guilty in Sri Lanka’s largest VAT fraud case were sentenced to 20-years imprisonment and f
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55th Death Anniversary of SWRD Bandaranaike falls today
2014-09-26 05:03
The 55th Death Anniversary of the late Prime Minister S.W.R.D.Bandaranaikbe will hold today (26) at the Bandar
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TESO observes Black Day to protest Rajapaksa’s UN speech
2014-09-26 10:19
DMK president M Karunanidhi, who is heading the Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), VCK leader Thol Th
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Court extends custody of Lankan spy
2014-09-26 10:17
Suspected ISI operatives Lankan born Arun Selvarajan, Sakir Hussain, Sivabalan, Mohammad Salim and Rafiq were
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Shashindra to be sworn in Chief Minister on 30 Sept.
2014-09-25 05:33
Shashindra Rajapaksa will be sworn in Chief Minister of the Uva Province on 30 September, Uva Province Governo
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Green lights for Sachitra Senanayake?
2014-09-25 05:33
Sri Lanka Cricket has permitted Sachitra senanayake to play in the forthcoming Mercantile Cricket tournament w
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China, Sri Lanka pledge military cooperation
2014-09-25 05:32
China said it is ready to boost “pragmatic cooperation” in various fields with the Sri Lankan military.
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Russia to sign extradition treaty with Sri Lanka
2014-09-25 11:55
Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Ministry of Justice to sign extradition agreements with Laos a
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Lankan student feared she’d be killed by man wielding meat cleaver
2014-09-24 05:19
A Sri Lankan student financing her education by working part time at a corner shop in Wrexham in the north of
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13 students hospitalised after school bus-lorry collision
2014-09-24 05:19
At least thirteen school children have been hospitalised after a bus collided head-on with a lorry in the Mara
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Sri Lanka’s per capita carbon emission still less than 1 metric ton – President
2014-09-24 05:18
President Mahinda Rajapaksa is seen having a casual conversation with Prince Albert II, Head of State of the P
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Lankan accused in Swiss-murder let out on bail
2014-09-24 10:51
A Sri Lankan-born man arrested over a murder 14 years ago in Switzerland has been let out on electronically mo
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Unidentified woman found dead inside mine
2014-09-24 10:50
The body of a woman who had died under suspicious circumstances has been found inside a mine in the Yaya 02 ar
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On Lanka’s tea estates, maternal health leaves a lot to be desired
2014-09-24 10:50
A mud path winds its up way uphill, offering views on either side of row after row of dense bushes and eventua
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Sri Lankan held after entering US by boat
2014-09-23 04:29
A Sri Lankan national is among 10 people from four different countries who were in federal custody after a sus
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Jumbo attack kills one in Polpithigama
2014-09-23 04:28
A 54-year-old woman was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Thambuluwa area in Polpithigama, this afternoo
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Jayasuriya resigns from coach picking panel
2014-09-23 04:26
Sri Lanka’s chief selector, Sanath Jayasuriya has resigned with immediate effect from the panel appointed by S
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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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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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Business
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