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2014-11-14
Yen (Japan) : BR 1.1133 l SR 1.1485   Dollar (Singapore) : BR 99.6300 l SR 102.8800   Dollar (Australia) : BR 111.8200 l SR 116.0700   Dollar (Canada) : BR 113.2200 l SR 117.0300   Franc (Switzerland) : BR 133.3800 l SR 138.2300   Euro (EU) : BR 160.4600 l SR 165.7500   Pound (UK) : BR 202.4800 l SR 208.3000   Dollar (USA) : BR 129.5200 l SR 132.4000  
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Release of five fishermen gave ‘official clearance’ for drug smugglers, JHU
2014-11-27 10:01
While Indian PM Narendra Modi today thanked the President for pardoning and sending back the Indian fishermen
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Father-son duo killed in elephant attack
2014-11-26 09:18
A father and his six-year-old son were killed after being attacked by a wild elephant in the Paludeniya area i
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Flood, mudslide threat returns to Sri Lanka - report
2014-11-25 10:01
Nearly a month after a deadly mudslide struck central Sri Lanka, the danger is returning this week. A slow-mov
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SRI LANKAN CRICKET STAR KUMAR SANGAKKARA ON CNN’S TALK ASIA
2014-11-24 03:21
This month on CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ Anna Coren sits down with the former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kumar San
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Second reading vote of Budget 2015 today
2014-11-24 11:12
The vote on the second reading of Budget 2015 is scheduled to take place in Parliament, today.Parliament on 1
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Betrayals are nothing new for us – Wimal
2014-11-21 02:32
General Secretary of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) and Minister Susil Premajayantha today said
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I hope to serve the country more in future – Maithripala
2014-11-21 02:30
General Secretary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Maithripala Sirisena today said that after serving as
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Freed Indian fishermen return home
2014-11-20 05:46
Five fishermen spared the death sentence in Sri Lanka and freed on Wednesday will take a longer route home tha
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CaFFE condemns attempt to intimidate Rathana Thero’s temple
2014-11-20 05:45
Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has strongly condemned the alleged attempt to intimidate Jathika
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Sri Lanka face higher risk of terrorism: Report
2014-11-20 05:43
Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar are three of the 13 countries worldwide identified as being at higher risk f
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Madhumadawa leaves JHU to SLFP (video)
2014-11-19 10:10
The organiser of the JHU Gampaha district and former Member of the WPC Madhumadawa Aravinda has decided to lea
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Matale mass grave: skeletons belong to early 1950s
2014-11-19 10:01
The police today informed the Matale Magistrate’s Court that the skeletons found from a mass grave site at the
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Three dead following accident in Buttala
2014-11-18 11:21
Three persons including two MSD officers dead and four injured after a vehicle attached to the Uva Chief Minis
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Sushma Swaraj to discuss Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka
2014-11-18 11:20
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will on Tuesday meet fishermen representatives accompanied by
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Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders
2014-11-18 11:14
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Ran
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Rathana Thero resigns from Divulapitiya development committee
2014-11-18 11:13
Jathika Hela Urumaya Parliamentarian Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero said that he has resigned as Chairman of th
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මාලකට සෙනසුරු තදින්ම ලබයි.. ගෝලයක් හතරක් අත්අඩංගුවට..
2014-11-17 01:46
පසුගියදා ඇමති මර්වින් සිල්වාගේ ප
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Two held at Mattala with gold worth Rs 14.5m in rectum
2014-11-14 05:01
Two Sri Lankan men have been arrested at the Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport this morning for attempti
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Indian tour has hurt Sri Lanka’s World Cup preparation - Arjuna
2014-11-14 04:59
Refusing to blame the players for the ODI debacle in India, World Cup winning former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna
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Jayalalithaa disqualified from contesting polls for 10 years
2014-11-14 04:57
The Tamil Nadu government has released a gazetted notification which officially declares AIADMK chief J Jayala
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India beat Sri Lanka by 153 runs, 5 records by Rohit Sharma
2014-11-14 09:12
Rohit Sharma created history by smashing the highest individual ODI score with a breathtaking knock of 264 as
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BBS appoints committee to analyse political issues
2014-11-14 09:11
The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) organization said that it has appointed a three member committee to analyse and explo
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IUSF says student molested during uni leadership training program
2014-11-11 04:39
The Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) alleged that yet another student participated for this year’s
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UN chief supports Zeid’s views on Sri Lanka
2014-11-11 10:34
The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon, has backed the views expressed by the UN High Commis
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India says bringing back fishermen from Sri Lanka ‘high priority’
2014-11-11 10:33
Indian Government on Monday said it has accorded “very high priority” to bring back five Indian fishermen on d
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Attempt to burn Sri Lankan flag foiled
2014-11-11 10:33
Indian Police foiled an attempt made by six members of the Adi Tamilar Peravai to burn the Sri Lankan national
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More attention should be paid on children in rural areas: UNICEF
2014-11-05 01:52
For most children, Sri Lanka’s universal primary education policies of the past 70 years have been a success.
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BIA strike called off
2014-11-05 01:51
Strike by SLFP trade union at BIA called off after discussions with the authorities. Airport to resume operati
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Four injured in clash over ‘liquor shortage’ at hotel; 14 arrested
2014-11-04 03:42
Police today arrested 14 suspects in connection with a clash during a function at a hotel in the Lunuwila area
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Sri Lankan man facing extradition denied bail changes
2014-11-04 03:41
A Sri Lankan man fighting extradition to Switzerland for the murder of a woman 14 years ago has been denied a
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Smuggling ring between India and Sri Lanka
2014-11-04 09:34
Susai Vaz, a country boat fisherman in Pamban, India says smugglers are constantly on the prowl along the coas
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Two Indians arrested with gold worth Rs.2m in rectum
2014-11-03 01:24
Two Indian nationals have been arrested at the Katunayake International Airport for attempting to smuggle gold
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Kandana Traffic OIC caught accepting a bribe
2014-11-03 01:23
The Officer-in-Charge (OIC) of the Kandana Police Traffic Division has been arrested by the Commission to Inve
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Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns
2014-11-03 10:20
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials
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Gold bars smuggled from Sri Lanka seized
2014-11-02 02:21
A youth was arrested by officials from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in India on Saturday for
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NZ Minister to arrive in Sri Lanka
2014-11-02 02:20
The Primary Industries Minister of New Zealand, Nathan Guy, has departed on a trade mission to India and Sri L
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2014-10-13 11:23

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2014-10-06 02:34

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The Maze Runner To Bamboozle Audiences From September 11th
2014-10-01 04:22

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

Sport
Phil Hughes critical after being hit by bouncer
2014-11-26 09:27

Australia batsman Phil Hughes is in a critical condition after being hit by a bouncer at the Sydney Cricket Gr

Mathews top in ICC Rankings for ODI all-rounders
2014-11-18 11:37

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews is now the No 1 all-rounder in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Ran

India beat Sri Lanka by 153 runs, 5 records by Rohit Sharma
2014-11-14 09:13

Rohit Sharma created history by smashing the highest individual ODI score with a breathtaking knock of 264 as

ICC Cricket World Cup prize money raised to $10 million
2014-11-11 04:38

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced a 20 per cent increase in prize money for next yea

India vs Sri Lanka: Sale of tickets begins for Hyderabad ODI
2014-11-05 01:53

The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) is making all arrangements for the ODI to be played between India and

Business
Sri Lanka’s Defence Ministry to take over Lanka Cement property at Kankesanthurai in Jaffna
2014-11-26 09:22

The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to acquire the Lanka Cement PLC property at Kankasenthurai. The proper

Chinese naval base for Hambantota Port?
2014-11-19 11:54

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy is about to build 18 naval bases in various regions, in the next 10

Ansell acquires glove manufacturer Hands International
2014-11-19 10:03

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announced the acquisition of Hands International, a pri

Unrealized Profit of the EPF Portfolio of Investments in equity passes the Rs.14 billion mark
2014-11-18 11:35

The “mark to market” value of EPF’s investment sin equities as at 14 November 2014 exceeded Rs.14 billion, in

Is your digital data including Facebook secure? –Video Interview
2014-11-14 05:03

Most Sri Lankans by now use various digital data including Facebook, credit cards etc. However, using these da

Technology
Sony Pictures Hacked And Blackmailed
2014-11-26 09:24

Today, employees across the Sony Pictures offices were greeted with a strange picture as they tried to login t

LG G3 Review on Derana Tech Guru - Episode 11
2014-10-20 01:21

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2014-09-27 10:09

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2014-08-25 05:17

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2014-08-16 02:13

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Entertainment
Happy New Year’ becomes 1st highest opening Bollywood film in Sri Lanka
2014-11-05 11:10

Red Chillies Entertainment Pvt Ltd, makers of 2014 Diwali release Happy New Year, has announced that the box-o

Mick Jagger, Charlie Watts get World Cup Satisfaction
2014-10-27 05:05

The Rolling Stones’ Front man Mick Jagger and drummer Charlie Watts were introduced to the ICC Cricket World C

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
2014-08-11 04:46

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