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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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17
December
Pension for Civil Defence Force from January 2015

A Pension Scheme for the retired members of the Ci...

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17
December
Only 10% of damaged houses and buildings in Aluthgama to be completed

Speaking at the press briefing held yesterday (Dec...

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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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17
December
UNP Member of Dehiwela-Mt.Lavinia MC Chris Balthazar joins UPFA
Development - Provincial

UNP Member of the Dehiwala Mount Lavinia Municipal Council Chris Balthazar joined the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) yesterday (16). ...

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17
December
Wayamba State Drama Awards Ceremony on Dec.18
Development - Provincial

All arrangements have been finalized to hold the North Western Province State Drama Awards ceremony on December 18 at 10.00am at the Wayamba Provincia...

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17
December
Sangakkara's golden year to remember
Sports - Cultural - Travel

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
Sports - Cultural - Travel

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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17
December
The benefits of development equally distributed among Rural and Urban areas - President in Chilaw
President - Parliament

The benefits of development have been passed on to all parts of the country, the rural as well as the urban areas, without any discrimination. Also th...

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16
December
Two JHU PC Members pledge support to President Rajapaksa
President - Parliament

Jathika Hela Urumaya Panadura Provincial Councillor Shantha Bandara and Beruwala Provincial Councillor U.N.Sumith Nishantha pledged their support to P...

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16
December
Progress of Nuwara Eliya District NGOs reviewed
Development - Provincial

The end of the year progress review meeting of the Non-Governmental Organizations in the Nuwara Eliya District was held today (16) at the District Sec...

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16
December
Several Development Programmes by NGOs in the Nuwara Eliya District
Development - Provincial

Monitoring of  the development work of the Non Governmental Organizations in the Nuwara Eliya District was held recently under the patronage of A...

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Development - Provincial

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
17
December
All Island Second Language Awards Ceremony

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...

Read full article
17
December
UNP Member of Dehiwela-Mt.Lavinia MC Chris Balthazar joins UPFA

UNP Member of the Dehiwala Mount Lavinia Municipal Council Chris Balthazar joined the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) yesterday (16). ...

Read full article
17
December
Wayamba State Drama Awards Ceremony on Dec.18

All arrangements have been finalized to hold the North Western Province State Drama Awards ceremony on December 18 at 10.00am at the Wayamba Provincia...

Read full article
16
December
Progress of Nuwara Eliya District NGOs reviewed

The end of the year progress review meeting of the Non-Governmental Organizations in the Nuwara Eliya District was held today (16) at the District Sec...

Read full article
16
December
Several Development Programmes by NGOs in the Nuwara Eliya District

Monitoring of  the development work of the Non Governmental Organizations in the Nuwara Eliya District was held recently under the patronage of A...

Read full article
More
Development - Provincial

President - Parliament

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...

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

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

Read full article
17
December
The benefits of development equally distributed among Rural and Urban areas - President in Chilaw

The benefits of development have been passed on to all parts of the country, the rural as well as the urban areas, without any discrimination. Also th...

Read full article
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...

Read full article
More
World - Business

Sports - Cultural -Travel

17
December
Sangakkara's golden year to remember

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

Read full article
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...

Read full article
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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11
December
Pannala Speed 2014 Car Races on Dec.14

Carlton Motor Sports, Negambo Motor Sports Club, Sri Lanka Racing Drivers and Riders and AMRC, are jointly organizing a motor car race back again at t...

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Sports - Cultural -Travel

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