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24-hr water cut in Colombo
2014-10-30 03:16
The water supply will be suspended for several areas in Colombo for 24-hours from Friday night (31) 9 p.m. to
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Eight including five Indian nationals sentenced to death
2014-10-30 03:16
The Colombo High Court today (30) sentenced to death eight persons including five Indian Nationals for smuggli
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1200 persons evacuated from landslide prone areas
2014-10-30 03:15
With the prevailing extreme weather condition is expected to continue with in next 48-hours, some 1200 persons
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India offers help to Sri Lanka to help landslide victims
2014-10-30 11:09
India today offered assistance to Sri Lanka to help hundreds of people affected by the landslide in Uva provin
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President arrives in Koslanda
2014-10-30 11:09
President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived in Koslanda, Haldemulla a short while ago to inspect the landslide-affecte
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Fishing boats will be recovered: Pon Radhakrishnan
2014-10-29 04:08
Union minister of state for heavy industries and public enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan has assured steps to sec
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China has no military presence in SL
2014-10-29 01:25
Sri Lankan Navy Chief Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera has assured India that China has no military presence in th
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UN delegation to visit Jaffna today
2014-10-28 03:36
The United Nations Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED) which begins a three-day focused c
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Constable accidentally shot by SI during raid
2014-10-28 12:57
A Police Constable attached to the Neluwa Police Station has been wounded and hospitalised after being acciden
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SLC to review women’s cricket sex scandal
2014-10-28 12:56
A four member committee has been appointed to review on media reports of management and national selectors of
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Sri Lankan asylum seeker killed in hit-and-run
2014-10-28 10:24
An asylum seeker who escaped war-ravaged Sri Lanka was mowed down and killed in a hit-and-run last night just
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Police officer’s body found washed ashore in Wellawatta
2014-10-27 05:03
The body of a Police Constable attached to the Welelawatta Police Station has been found washed ashore at the
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Four DIGs among top cops transferred
2014-10-27 05:02
Several high-ranking police officers including 4 Deputy Inspector Generals (DIGs) have been transferred with i
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Ports Authority incident: UNP MPs released on bond
2014-10-27 01:04
Six persons including several UNP Parliamentarians who were issued notice after being charged with trespassing
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Dr in New York City is sick with ebola
2014-10-24 03:18
A doctor in New York City who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in Guinea became the first person
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Nanda Mallawaarachchi appointed Secretary to Sports Ministry
2014-10-24 03:17
Former Secretary of the Ministry of Law and Order, Major General (Retd) Nanda Mallawaarachchi, who was appoint
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Missing 9Y-old Horana boy found in A’pura
2014-10-24 03:14
A 9-year-old boy who disappeared with a monk in Horana was found near the Jethawanaramaya Stupa in Anuradhapur
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New Silk Road: China gives India assurance on SL
2014-10-24 03:13
China does not want to overstep into India’s sphere of influence by bringing Sri Lanka and Maldives into the m
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Fire breaks out at shops in Fort
2014-10-23 12:02
A row of shops at First Cross Street in Fort have been destroyed by a fire, which broke out at around midnight
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Thundershowers expected in the sea areas
2014-10-23 12:01
The Met. Dept. forecasts that showers or thundershowers can be expected at several places in the sea areas aro
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Ban lifted on LTTE: ‘we did enough to stop it’, says MoEA
2014-10-22 01:45
The Ministry of External Affairs says that the government has already provided all relevant material to the Eu
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Vegetable vendor found dead in Attidiya
2014-10-22 01:44
The police found a dead body of a person believed to be a vegetable vendor near Attidiya junction in Mt-Lavini
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Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony - President
2014-10-22 01:43
The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spir
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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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2014-10-27 05:04

Sri Lanka cricket captain Angelo Mathews said Sunday his team did not have sufficient time to prepare for the

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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

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2014-10-17 02:50

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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

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2014-10-30 11:14

Sri Lanka has slid from its earlier ranking at 85 to the current ranking of 99 in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Busi

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2014-10-28 10:25

The Finance Ministry is currently involved in a special study of the procedures to issue duty free vehicle per

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2014-10-27 01:05

There will be a marked decrease in the prices of motorcars and vans under the below 1000 cc engine capacity du

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2014-10-24 03:20

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce expects the proposals that will be presented in the ‘National Budget of 2015

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Sri Lankan cricketer and ‘Dilscoop’ inventor Tillekeratne Dilshan’s small-scale luxury hotel was declared open

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

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