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19
December
Occasional showers over the sea areas from Pottuvil to Mulative

Occasional showers or thundershowers will occur ov...

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18
December
Security Forces personnel only involved in development projects

Since the end of the terrorist conflict the securi...

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18
December
GCE (O/L) Examination 2014 concludes today

The GCE O/L Examination 2014 which began on Dec.09...

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18
December
Intermittent showers in sea areas from Mullaitivu to Galle via Trinco

Intermittent showers or thundershowers are expecte...

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18
December
Heavy rain falls at some places in the island

Heavy rain falls (more than 100 mm) are also expec...

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17
December
Seventeen JHU LG Members pledge support for President

Western Provincial Council member Udaya Gammanpila...

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17
December
Closure of a part of the Southern Expressway

A part of the Southern Expressway from the Dodango...

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17
December
Ambassador Amunugama meets German State Secretary Stephan Steinlein

The Sri Lankan Ambassador to Germany, Karunatilak...

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19
December
Women's national squad for tour of Pakistan
Sports - Cultural - Travel

At a Selection Committee of Women’s Selectors held , the following players were selected for the tour of Pakistan to be played in Sharjah (UAE). ...

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19
December
Seventh Buddhist Summit to be held in Sri Lanka
Development - Provincial

The Sixth Buddhist Summit International  Bodhi  Day was held in Japan from  8th to 11th December 2014 at Kobe city, with the participat...

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18
December
I request all Tamil leaders of this country to join hands to develop this country - President in Kilinochchi
President - Parliament

This area was enveloped in darkness for 30 long years which spread differences in nationality and religion. An era which we should erase from our memo...

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18
December
Housing project for Meeriyabedde landslide victims
Development - Provincial

75 houses to be constructed for the affected familiesThe resettlement of the families affected by the recent landslide in Meeriyabedde in Koslanda got...

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18
December
A Journalist should protect the name of the organization – Dayasiri Jayasekera
Development - Provincial

A Journalist representing a newspaper or a TV channel should always protect the name and the editorial board of his or her organization. It is also ne...

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18
December
Second Phase Starts to Facilitate Partially Built Ranaviru Houses
Development - Provincial

Under the second stage of the Housing Scheme introduced to complete the partially built houses of War Heroes, over 322 service personnel were awarded ...

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18
December
"The Victory of the UPFA is a Victory of the People" - President in Mullaitivu
President - Parliament

President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a public rally of the UPFA at Mullaitivu a short while ago said that the victory of the UPFA is a victory of th...

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18
December
Housing assistance to War Hero families
Development - Provincial

Forty War Hero families were presented with housing assistance loans by the Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) during a ceremony held in Colombo today (18t...

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18
December
Asia Will Be the World's Major Online Market in 2015, Experts Say
World - Business

Beijing: Asia will leave North America behind and will become the world's major online market in 2015, with retail sales estimated at 7.6 billion doll...

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18
December
Sri Lanka's sovereignty could be gravely affected unless the Govt. remains strong and stable.- Secretary Defence at 'Momentum'
Development - Provincial

"After three decades of stagnation caused by the terrorist conflict, this country has made amazing progress in all areas during the past five years of...

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18
December
Let us march ahead, with this goal of success for today and the generations ahead - President in Kuliyapitiya
President - Parliament

I am sure the people of Wayamba (North Western Province) rejoiced the elimination of terrorism from our motherland more than anyone else, as majority ...

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18
December
President to address two main rallies in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi, today
President - Parliament

Two main public rallies of the United People's Freedom Alliance will be held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, today in Mullaitivu a...

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18
December
Russia Is Concerned about Western Lethal Aid to Ukraine
World - Business

Moscow: Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday expressed Russia's concern about possible supplies of weapons to Ukraine by the West, and ...

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17
December
Fight against terrorism to continue: PM Nawaz Sharif
World - Business

Prime Minister says speedy trial of terror cases is vital to end the menace of terrorism.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed the resolve of the ...

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17
December
Top team from the Hague starts Lanka’s first Chem sessions
World - Business

Sri Lanka has kicked off its first ever industrial chemical technical sessions on Dec.17 and a top team from the Hague’s (Netherlands) OPCW- which con...

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17
December
All Island Second Language Awards Ceremony
Development - Provincial

Education Minister Bandula Gunawardena said that over a long period of time the children in the North and the East had no opportunity to show their ta...

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17
December
Two Judges sworn in for Supreme and Appeal Courts
President - Parliament

Appeal Court Judge Upali Abeyrathna was sworn in as a Supreme Court Judge before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this morning (17). ...

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17
December
UPFA's Fifth Public Rally Today in Kuliyapitiya
President - Parliament

The United People's Freedom Alliances' 5th main public rally to consolidate the victory of President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be held today at 2.30pm in...

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17
December
Palestine to push UN for statehood vote
World - Business

Palestinian officials have said they will press ahead with a bid for statehood at the UN, despite a warning that the US would block the move, official...

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17
December
Sydney Siege: Iran says it ‘requested extradition’ of gunman Man Haron Monis in 2000
World - Business

Iranian police had requested the extradition of Man Haron Monis, the gunman who was shot dead in the Martin Place siege, 14 years ago but Australian a...

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17
December
‘We must build a culture of innovation & research not a culture of political slogans’ -President
President - Parliament

President Mahinda Rajapaksa said that we must build a culture of innovation and research and not a culture of empty political slogans. ...

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19
December
Seventh Buddhist Summit to be held in Sri Lanka

The Sixth Buddhist Summit International  Bodhi  Day was held in Japan from  8th to 11th December 2014 at Kobe city, with the participat...

Read full article
18
December
Housing project for Meeriyabedde landslide victims

75 houses to be constructed for the affected familiesThe resettlement of the families affected by the recent landslide in Meeriyabedde in Koslanda got...

Read full article
18
December
A Journalist should protect the name of the organization – Dayasiri Jayasekera

A Journalist representing a newspaper or a TV channel should always protect the name and the editorial board of his or her organization. It is also ne...

Read full article
18
December
Second Phase Starts to Facilitate Partially Built Ranaviru Houses

Under the second stage of the Housing Scheme introduced to complete the partially built houses of War Heroes, over 322 service personnel were awarded ...

Read full article
18
December
Housing assistance to War Hero families

Forty War Hero families were presented with housing assistance loans by the Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) during a ceremony held in Colombo today (18t...

Read full article
18
December
Sri Lanka's sovereignty could be gravely affected unless the Govt. remains strong and stable.- Secretary Defence at 'Momentum'

"After three decades of stagnation caused by the terrorist conflict, this country has made amazing progress in all areas during the past five years of...

Read full article
More
Development - Provincial

President - Parliament

18
December
I request all Tamil leaders of this country to join hands to develop this country - President in Kilinochchi

This area was enveloped in darkness for 30 long years which spread differences in nationality and religion. An era which we should erase from our memo...

Read full article
18
December
"The Victory of the UPFA is a Victory of the People" - President in Mullaitivu

President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing a public rally of the UPFA at Mullaitivu a short while ago said that the victory of the UPFA is a victory of th...

Read full article
18
December
Let us march ahead, with this goal of success for today and the generations ahead - President in Kuliyapitiya

I am sure the people of Wayamba (North Western Province) rejoiced the elimination of terrorism from our motherland more than anyone else, as majority ...

Read full article
18
December
President to address two main rallies in Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi, today

Two main public rallies of the United People's Freedom Alliance will be held under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, today in Mullaitivu a...

Read full article
17
December
Two Judges sworn in for Supreme and Appeal Courts

Appeal Court Judge Upali Abeyrathna was sworn in as a Supreme Court Judge before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this morning (17). ...

Read full article
17
December
UPFA's Fifth Public Rally Today in Kuliyapitiya

The United People's Freedom Alliances' 5th main public rally to consolidate the victory of President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be held today at 2.30pm in...

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More
President - Parliament

World - Business

18
December
Asia Will Be the World's Major Online Market in 2015, Experts Say

Beijing: Asia will leave North America behind and will become the world's major online market in 2015, with retail sales estimated at 7.6 billion doll...

Read full article
18
December
Russia Is Concerned about Western Lethal Aid to Ukraine

Moscow: Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov on Wednesday expressed Russia's concern about possible supplies of weapons to Ukraine by the West, and ...

Read full article
17
December
Fight against terrorism to continue: PM Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister says speedy trial of terror cases is vital to end the menace of terrorism.Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed the resolve of the ...

Read full article
17
December
Top team from the Hague starts Lanka’s first Chem sessions

Sri Lanka has kicked off its first ever industrial chemical technical sessions on Dec.17 and a top team from the Hague’s (Netherlands) OPCW- which con...

Read full article
17
December
Palestine to push UN for statehood vote

Palestinian officials have said they will press ahead with a bid for statehood at the UN, despite a warning that the US would block the move, official...

Read full article
17
December
Sydney Siege: Iran says it ‘requested extradition’ of gunman Man Haron Monis in 2000

Iranian police had requested the extradition of Man Haron Monis, the gunman who was shot dead in the Martin Place siege, 14 years ago but Australian a...

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World - Business

Sports - Cultural -Travel

19
December
Women's national squad for tour of Pakistan

At a Selection Committee of Women’s Selectors held , the following players were selected for the tour of Pakistan to be played in Sharjah (UAE). ...

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17
December
Sangakkara's golden year to remember

Stats highlights from the final ODI between Sri Lanka and England, in Colombo ...

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17
December
All-round Dilshan scripts perfect Sanga Mahela farewell

It was just about the perfect finish. Stumped Sangakkara, bowled Jayawardene brought the curtain down not only on the mismatched seven-game One-Day In...

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16
December
Sanga and Mahela play their last one-day international at home today

Sri Lanka gear up to say goodbye to their departing ODI heroes Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. ...

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16
December
Sri Lanka vs England final ODI begins today

Sri Lanka Vs England seventh and final ODI Cricket Match is scheduled to begin at 02.30 pm local time at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo today. ...

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13
December
Mayor's Challenege Trophy Body Building C'ship today

Sri Lanka Top 10 - 2014 for the Mayor's Challenge Trophy Body Building Championship organized by the Maharagama Urban Council Welfare Association unde...

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Sports - Cultural -Travel

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