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UNP MPs attacked in Slave Island
2014-10-21 05:02
A tense situation occurred at the Port Authority Training College in Slave Island, when a group of UNP MPs who
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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5Y in prison in killing of GF
2014-10-21 05:00
Oscar Pistorius, the South African track star once seen as an emblem of triumph over adversity, was sentenced
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Decision on LTTE not politically motivated: GCEU
2014-10-21 04:59
The General Court of the European Union (GCEU) has announced that its decision to annuls sanction on LTTE was
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Sword hangs over ‘Kaththi’
2014-10-21 11:24
The uncertainty over the release of Vijay-starrer Kaththi on Deepavali day continues even as the producer, Ayn
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Bus toppled Bandarawela, 33 injured
2014-10-21 11:24
At least 33 people were injured, eight of them seriously, after a SLBT bus toppled in Udamalwatta area in Band
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Five surrender over attack on S’gamuwa students
2014-10-20 05:19
Five suspects including a member of the Imbulpe Pradeshiya Sabha today surrendered to Balangoda Police over th
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UK fish importers slam EU ban on Sri Lanka
2014-10-20 05:18
UK processors Icelandic Seachill, Direct Seafoods and New England Seafood expressed disappointment over the EU
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Tense situation outside Fisheries Ministry
2014-10-20 01:20
A tense situation has been reported in front of the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development at
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Delhi Police uncover how heroin is smuggled to Sri Lanka
2014-10-20 01:19
With the arrest of three men in Chennai including two Sri Lankan nationals and recovery of heroin worth Rs 50
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Thundershowers expected during afternoon and night
2014-10-20 01:18
The Department of Meteorology today said that showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the isla
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Mahinda Balasuriya appointed as new Law and Order Secretary
2014-10-20 01:17
Former IGP Dr Mahinda Balasuriya who has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order is to of
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Sri Lanka a star performer in SAARC
2014-10-20 09:48
Bangladesh has progressed much going by different social and health indicators among the SAARC member states
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Man held with foreign currency worth Rs 4m at airport
2014-10-19 03:17
A suspect has been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport this morning for attempting to smuggle for
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Sri Lankan heroin peddlers arrested in India
2014-10-19 03:16
In an inter-state joint police operation, the anti-narcotics wing of the Delhi Police and the Chennai city pol
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Over 100 fake notes found inside bus
2014-10-19 11:52
Galle Police today recovered a parcel of counterfeit currency notes from a private passenger transport bus tra
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Indian court comes to rescue of Sri Lankan refugee
2014-10-19 11:51
The Madras High Court Bench in Madurai has imposed a cost of 10,000 Indian rupees on the Director of Social We
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Ambassador Amunugama call on German State Secretary
2014-10-17 03:00
Sri Lanka Ambassador for Germany Karunatilaka Amunugama held a meeting with the Hans Joachim Fuchtel, State Se
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Indian SC grants bail to Jaya
2014-10-17 02:59
The Supreme Court today granted bail to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Jayalalithaa has got th
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More than 100mm heavy falls likely at some places
2014-10-17 02:56
Due to the wavy type disturbances in the atmosphere, showers with lightning activities will occur over most pa
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Goans seek to meet Pope Francis in SL
2014-10-17 02:55
The Goa Church will lobby with the Sri Lankan Catholic Church authorities to organise a meeting for 1,000 Goan
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Government shows concern on EU court decision
2014-10-17 02:55
The Government of Sri Lanka has noted with concern the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 16th
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Wife kills husband in Wariyapola
2014-10-16 04:51
The police have arrested a 45-year old woman who is a resident of Minuwangate area in Wariyapola for allegedly
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Lankan linked to al-Qaeda deported to SL
2014-10-16 04:48
The Sri Lankan who alleged to have links with al-Qaeda and wanted suspect for alleged terror attacks here and
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Thunder showers in the sea areas around the island
2014-10-16 04:47
The Met. Dept. says that showers or thunder showers will occur at several places in the sea areas around the i
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Aussie court denies asylum seeker’s newborn refugee visa
2014-10-16 08:58
A Court in Australia has ruled a baby born to an asylum seeker is not entitled to a refugee visa to enter the
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Amend the constitution before poll, or face the consequences, says Rathana Thero
2014-10-15 12:02
Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero MP said that the government must implement the proposals for the 19th Amendment
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SL asylum seekers were detained lawfully at sea
2014-10-15 12:02
Lawyers for the Federal Government have told the High Court in Canberra the detention at sea and planned remov
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SriLankan flight develops technical snag; passengers safe
2014-10-14 05:32
A SriLankan flight from Colombo developed a technical snag while landing at the international airport in Chenn
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‘No Fire Zone’ nominated for EMMY awards
2014-10-14 12:58
The controversial Channel 4 and ITN documentary ‘No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka’ is among the f
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157 Lankan asylum seekers having challenge heard in Aussie HC
2014-10-14 10:41
The validity of an Australian law used to detain 157 Tamil asylum seekers at sea in June is under the spotligh
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Coroner rules Sri Lankan mother and two children died in murder-suicide
2014-10-14 10:40
A coroner has ruled that a Sri Lankan mother killed her two young sons before taking her own life in their hom
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Section of Southern Expressway closed for 2 hours
2014-10-13 04:44
Vehicle movement from Galanigama to Dodangoda on the Southern Expressway will be restricted for a period of 2
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GL holds talks with South Korean counterpart
2014-10-13 02:41
Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G.L. Peiris, has held bilateral discussions with Mr. Yun Byung-se, Ministe
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Sri Lanka stocks at over 2-week low on technical correction; rupee weaker
2014-10-13 02:40
Sri Lankan stocks fell over 1.3 percent, hitting a more than two-week low on Monday, led by a fall in banking
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Soldier killed in hunting accident
2014-10-13 02:39
An army soldier has died after being accidentally shot while hunting in a forest area at Pothuvil, Buttala.
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Boat stand-off case in Australian High Court
2014-10-13 10:24
A month-long stand-off on the high seas involving the detention of 157 asylum seekers on a Customs boat will b
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2014-10-06 02:34

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2014-10-01 04:22

The adventure movie The Maze Runner will be launched on September 11th to the world audience. Sources say that

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Lauren Sanchez, a former news reporter and anchor on Extra, will sit in with Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd on Wednesday as a gue 

Sl. vs India ODIs: Kohli to lead Indian team
2014-10-21 05:01

In the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli will be seen leading Indian squad in the first thr

SL identifies school cricketers with suspect bowling actions
2014-10-17 02:50

Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean

Chennai Super Kings win CLT20 cup
2014-10-05 04:39

Indian batsman Suresh Raina fired away a blistering ton to power Chennai Super Kings to the Champions League T

Sri Lanka win Gold for Men’s Cricket in Asian Games
2014-10-03 03:19

Sri Lanka won the gold medal after beating Afghanistan in the final match of Asian Games Men’s Cricket Competi

Sri Lanka women win Bronze Medal in cricket at Asian Games
2014-09-26 10:22

Sri Lanka women’s cricket team won the Bronze Medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, beating China by 5 wic

Sri Lanka to let China modernize Sapugaskanda oil refinery?
2014-10-21 12:12

Though around six investors have already submitted proposals for the Sapugaskanda oil refinery modernization p

Sri Lanka to turn back tanker with substandard petrol from Singapore
2014-10-20 01:13

The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) is to send back a tanker carrying 10,000 metric tons of petrol from a S

Central Bank of Sri Lanka latest policy interest rates, increase in borrowings
2014-10-17 02:49

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to keep its Policy Interest Rates which in turn decide the in

Ashok Leyland gets order worth $17 mn from Sri Lanka
2014-10-16 04:52

Hinduja group flagship company Ashok Leyland has received an order worth $17 million (around Rs. 104 crore) to

Hemas Holdings to sell Hemas Power to Sri Lankan consortium
2014-10-15 12:03

Hemas Power PLC has entered into an agreement for the sale of its entire 60 million shares constituting 50 per

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Samsung was ordered Friday to pay Apple $119.6 million 

Brisbane man gets pranked by Australian-Sri Lankan comedian
2014-09-21 04:44

A MAN from Brisbane’s southside unwittingly became the butt of the joke after posting an online advertisement

Nilendra Deshapriya’s debut wins Best Film Award
2014-09-09 01:41

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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