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23
October
Showers or thundershowers expected in the sea areas around the island

The Met. Dept. forecasts that showers or thundersh...

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23
October
More than 100mm heavy falls at some places

The Met. Dept. says that showers or thundershowers...

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22
October
Signal Corps Day Marked with Elaborate Arrangements

Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC), one of the most ren...

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22
October
Dilma Rousseff, on Her Way to a New Presidential Term in Brazil
World - Business

The first woman to become a president in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, is on her way to reelection on behalf of the Workers' Party (PT) in the second round ...

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22
October
Belarus Parliamentary delegation to visit Lanka next month
World - Business

Senior officials of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus will pay an official visit to Sri Lanka in November, according to...

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22
October
Lanka Sathosa purchasing big onion from Polpithigama farmers
Development - Provincial

The Lanka Sathosa has commenced purchasing local big onions at a certified price, Media Spokesman for the Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade ...

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22
October
Kala Saviya helps Samanthi Lanerolle
Sports - Cultural - Travel

UFPA Colombo District MP Duminda Silva provided financial assistance to veteran artiste Samanthi Lanerolle under his Kala Saviya Programme on Tuesday....

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22
October
Saving the President is supreme duty of citizenry
Development - Provincial

Agriculture Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena says that the supreme duty of citizenry of this nation is to acknowledge their gratitude by saving Presi...

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22
October
Hindu Priests invoke blessings on the President for Diwali
President - Parliament

A ceremony to invoke blessings on the President in view of Deepawali festival which fell today was held at Temple Trees this afternoon. ...

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22
October
President Rajapaksa’s name proposed for prestigious Bharat Ratna award – Indian media
World - Business

Leader of the Bharatiya Janatha Party Dr Subramanian Swamy has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his government confers Bharat Ratna awar...

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22
October
Defence Secy meets Indian Defence Minister
World - Business

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday called on Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed a...

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22
October
President finalizing the Budget 2015
Budget - 2015

President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance is scheduled to present Budget 2015 to Parliament on Friday (Oct 24.) ...

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22
October
South Africa Women's Tour of Sri Lanka 2014
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The Women's National Selection Committee has selected the following players for the 3 T20I of the above stated tour. This has been approved by th...

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22
October
Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony - President
President - Parliament

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of love and devotion, and is an occas...

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22
October
Schedule of international matches between Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka
Sports - Cultural - Travel

The National Football team which is preparing for the SAFF Championship early 2015 will play 2 friendly International matches against Bangladesh on 24...

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22
October
Mahanama becomes fourth match referee to achieve 200-ODI landmark
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees to reach the 200-mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) when...

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22
October
Sri Lanka National Football Team arrives to Dhaka today for 2 international matches
Sports - Cultural - Travel

Sri Lanka National Football Team will arrive at Dhaka in Bangladesh today (22) for 2 friendly international matches against Bangladesh. ...

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22
October
Bangladesh DSCSC Unveils Commander’s Portrait & Honours Him as 3rd Foreign Commander
Development - Provincial

Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Mirpur, Bangladesh’s internationally acclaimed centre of excellence for contemporary military st...

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22
October
Sri Lanka's turn to shine
Development - Provincial

New infrastructure being built across the country is the most visible evidence of the peace dividend Sri Lanka has been enjoying since the end of near...

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22
October
SriLankan’s FlySmiLes partners Cinnamon Air
Development - Provincial

FlySmiLes, the national carrier’s frequent flyer programme, and Sri Lanka’s acclaimed domestic air services provider, Cinnamon Air, entered into a par...

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22
October
Bangladesh Army Assured Support to Raise Its Women’s Corps Unit
Development - Provincial

Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, currently in Bangladesh at the invitation of Bangladesh’s Chief of Army Staff, General Iqbal...

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21
October
Poverty rate decreased from 22.5% to 6.5% thanks to Samurdhi
President - Parliament

Samurdhi programme is the most important and effective poverty alleviation programme in the country, according to a document tabled in Parliament by C...

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21
October
Govt. to recruit 200 more wildlife officers
President - Parliament

Wildlife Resources Conservation Minister Gamini Wiith Wijayamuni Zoysa told Parliament today (21) that there was a shortage in the number of wildlife ...

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21
October
All cinema theatres will be digitalized by March 31, 2015 – Minister Rambukwella
President - Parliament

All cinema halls of the country would be digitalized by March 31, 2015, Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella told parliament today...

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22
October
Lanka Sathosa purchasing big onion from Polpithigama farmers

The Lanka Sathosa has commenced purchasing local big onions at a certified price, Media Spokesman for the Ministry of Cooperatives and Internal Trade ...

Read full article
22
October
Saving the President is supreme duty of citizenry

Agriculture Minister Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena says that the supreme duty of citizenry of this nation is to acknowledge their gratitude by saving Presi...

Read full article
22
October
Bangladesh DSCSC Unveils Commander’s Portrait & Honours Him as 3rd Foreign Commander

Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Mirpur, Bangladesh’s internationally acclaimed centre of excellence for contemporary military st...

Read full article
22
October
Sri Lanka's turn to shine

New infrastructure being built across the country is the most visible evidence of the peace dividend Sri Lanka has been enjoying since the end of near...

Read full article
22
October
SriLankan’s FlySmiLes partners Cinnamon Air

FlySmiLes, the national carrier’s frequent flyer programme, and Sri Lanka’s acclaimed domestic air services provider, Cinnamon Air, entered into a par...

Read full article
22
October
Bangladesh Army Assured Support to Raise Its Women’s Corps Unit

Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, currently in Bangladesh at the invitation of Bangladesh’s Chief of Army Staff, General Iqbal...

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More
Development - Provincial

President - Parliament

22
October
Hindu Priests invoke blessings on the President for Diwali

A ceremony to invoke blessings on the President in view of Deepawali festival which fell today was held at Temple Trees this afternoon. ...

Read full article
22
October
President finalizing the Budget 2015

President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance is scheduled to present Budget 2015 to Parliament on Friday (Oct 24.) ...

Read full article
22
October
Deepavali fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony - President

The festive day of Deepavali, which underlines the great spiritual values of Hinduism, is filled with the spirit of love and devotion, and is an occas...

Read full article
21
October
Poverty rate decreased from 22.5% to 6.5% thanks to Samurdhi

Samurdhi programme is the most important and effective poverty alleviation programme in the country, according to a document tabled in Parliament by C...

Read full article
21
October
Govt. to recruit 200 more wildlife officers

Wildlife Resources Conservation Minister Gamini Wiith Wijayamuni Zoysa told Parliament today (21) that there was a shortage in the number of wildlife ...

Read full article
21
October
All cinema theatres will be digitalized by March 31, 2015 – Minister Rambukwella

All cinema halls of the country would be digitalized by March 31, 2015, Mass Media and Information Minister Keheliya Rambukwella told parliament today...

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President - Parliament

World - Business

22
October
Dilma Rousseff, on Her Way to a New Presidential Term in Brazil

The first woman to become a president in Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, is on her way to reelection on behalf of the Workers' Party (PT) in the second round ...

Read full article
22
October
Belarus Parliamentary delegation to visit Lanka next month

Senior officials of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus will pay an official visit to Sri Lanka in November, according to...

Read full article
22
October
President Rajapaksa’s name proposed for prestigious Bharat Ratna award – Indian media

Leader of the Bharatiya Janatha Party Dr Subramanian Swamy has urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his government confers Bharat Ratna awar...

Read full article
22
October
Defence Secy meets Indian Defence Minister

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday called on Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed a...

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21
October
CEO of oil giant Total dies in Moscow plane crash

The Chief Executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de Margerie, was killed at a Moscow airport when his corporate jet collided with a snowploug...

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21
October
Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for killing girlfriend

A South African judge on Tuesday sentenced Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for the negligent killing of his ...

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World - Business

Sports - Cultural -Travel

22
October
Kala Saviya helps Samanthi Lanerolle

UFPA Colombo District MP Duminda Silva provided financial assistance to veteran artiste Samanthi Lanerolle under his Kala Saviya Programme on Tuesday....

Read full article
22
October
South Africa Women's Tour of Sri Lanka 2014

The Women's National Selection Committee has selected the following players for the 3 T20I of the above stated tour. This has been approved by th...

Read full article
22
October
Schedule of international matches between Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka

The National Football team which is preparing for the SAFF Championship early 2015 will play 2 friendly International matches against Bangladesh on 24...

Read full article
22
October
Mahanama becomes fourth match referee to achieve 200-ODI landmark

Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees to reach the 200-mark in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) when...

Read full article
22
October
Sri Lanka National Football Team arrives to Dhaka today for 2 international matches

Sri Lanka National Football Team will arrive at Dhaka in Bangladesh today (22) for 2 friendly international matches against Bangladesh. ...

Read full article
21
October
Dhoni rested for first 3 ODIs against SL, Kohli to lead

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was today rested for the first three One-day Internationals against Sri Lanka next month and batting mainstay Virat Kohli...

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Sports - Cultural -Travel

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