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Negombo hospital murder case, doctor sentenced to death (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The Negombo High Court today sentenced to death a doctor who was accused of sexually abusing a girl and pushing her to death from the 6th floor of the hospital in 2007. MORE...
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Dr. Nimal Gamage enlarged on bail (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Dr. Nimal Gamage who was in remand custody following the death of a female doctor at his cosmetic clinic was enlarged on bail by the Colombo Magistrate's Court, a short while ago.
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Army soldier dies in road mishap (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
A 33-year-old Army soldier who was engaged in patrolling in Iyakkachchi area in kilinochchi was killed after his cycle was ran over by a van, this morning. MORE...
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Army presence unsettles Tamils - Varadaraja Perumal (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The heavy presence of the army in the Tamil-speaking areas of Sri Lanka, after the cantonment system was introduced, has prompted fears among locals about Sinhalese settlement, the Leader of the Eelam Peoples' Revolutionary Liberation Front (EPRLF) and former Chief Minister of North-Eastern Province, A. Varadaraja Perumal, said. MORE...
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VIDEO- Soldier self-immolated in protest of Pillay's actions against Sri Lanka (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
A retired Army soldier who set himself on fire in front of the Colpetty Police station yesterday has succumbed to his injuries, this morning. MORE...
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Jayalalithaa writes to Indian PM against Swamy remark (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Tamil Nadu chief minister JJayalalithaa on Tuesday took exception to reported remarks of BJP leaderSubramanianSwamy that he had advised the Sri Lankan government not to release the boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen, Times of India reports. MORE...
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Navy apprehends nine Indian fishermen (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Nine of the several fishermen who ventured into the sea from Rameswaram on Monday night, after 38 days of strike, were apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy. MORE...
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IFIMES award for Prof. G. L. Peiris (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The International Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies (IFIMES) presented a high award for special contribution to stability and peace in the Region to Prof. G. L. Peiris, Sri Lankan Minister of External Affairs. MORE...
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Philippine Honorary Consulate in Sri Lanka closed (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Philippine Embassy in Bangladesh which has jurisdiction over Sri Lanka says that the office of the Philippine Honorary Consul in Sri Lanka has been temporarily closed. MORE...
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I told Sri Lanka to release fishermen but not the boats- Swamy (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Subramaniam Swamy, the Senior BJP leader, has landed himself in a soup by remarking that it was he who suggested to the Sri Lankan government during his visit to the Island nation last month that it should release all the Tamil fishermen in its custody. MORE..
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Thundershowers in Uva and Eastern provinces (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Met. Department says that several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Northwestern and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts. Thundershowers will develop at a few places in the Uva and Eastern provinces during the afternoon or evening. MORE...
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PICTURES- 35 complaints from Monaragala, no arrests- CaFFE (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) alleged that no arrests have been made with respect to 35 election violation complaints reported in Monaragala district during the Uva Provincial Council election campaigns, thus far. MORE...
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PS chairman's brother arrested over illegal tree felling (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The brother of Nagoda Pradeshiya Sabha chairman, Hemachandra Walegama has been arrested in connection with the illegal felling of trees at a reserve in the Nagoda area, police said. MORE..
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Lankans among migrant children suffering in Thai detention (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Bhavani was 8 years old when Thai police raided the apartment her family was hiding in. The Sri Lankan girl and her family spent the next two years locked in a crowded cell that reeked of cigarette smoke and waste. MORE..
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Man self-immolates in Colpetty (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 73-year-old person has self-immolated in front of the Colpetty Police station, a short while ago. MORE...
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SLFP's 63rd Anniversary today (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party celebrates its 63rd anniversary at the Winston Dias stadium in Badulla, today (2). MORE...
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Elections Secretariat to monitor Uva PC postal voting (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Elections Secretariat has decided to monitor the postal voting for the Uva Provincial Council election, which will take place on September 4 and 5. MORE..
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Swiss murder accused remains in custody (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Sri Lankan man arrested in Auckland in relation to the murder of his former partner in Switzerland nearly 14 years ago will remain in custody in New Zealand. MORE..
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Lankan murdered in Tamil Nadu (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Sri Lankan Tamil was murdered in front of his house at Karumandapam area in Tamil Nadu. The victim, S. Selvendran (59), running a travel agency, had returned home in a two-wheeler when unknown persons stabbed him. MORE...
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Sri Lanka hopes for better relations with new UN human rights chief (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Sri Lanka on Monday today said it hoped the new UNHRC chief will carry out his duties in a more balanced manner after the country had an uneasy relationship with his predecessor Navi Pillay. MORE..
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Other English News

Negombo Hospital doctor sentenced to death (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
A doctor found guilty to the charges of raping a woman and pushing her off the sixth floor of the Negombo General Hospital was sentenced to death by the Negombo High Court today.
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Beauty doctor granted bail (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Doctor Nimal Gamage who was remanded in connection with the death of a female doctor during cosmetic surgery was released on bail today by the Colombo Additional Magistrate.
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Jaya complaints to Modi'about Swamy (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday took exception to reported remarks of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy that he had advised the Sri Lankan government not to release the boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen.
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Jingping visit to boost mega proj (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Chinese President Xi Jingping is expected to discuss the implementation of the second phase of the Hambantota Port Project, the Port City and Colombo City Railway Project with President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his visit to Sri Lanka in September.
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Jingping visit to boost mega projects (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Chinese President Xi Jingping is expected to discuss the implementation of the second phase of the Hambantota Port Project, the Port City and Colombo City Railway Project with President Mahinda Rajapaksa during his visit to Sri Lanka in September.
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Man dies of burn injuries (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The man who set himself on fire opposite the Kollupitiya police station yesterday to protest against former UNHRC Chief Pillay, succumbed to his injuries at National Hospital last night
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No more spot fines for bus drivers (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The issuing of spot fine notices on errant bus drivers has been discontinued from the first of this month. They will be produced in court instead, said DIG (Traffic and Road Security) Amarasiri Senaratne yesterday.
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Malsha glad of publicity over “Ice Bucket” challenge (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Western Provincial Councillor Malsha Kumaratunga said today she did not take up the “Ice Bucket” challenge to gain publicity but she was happy that she was able to open the eyes of the people of Sri Lanka to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) which was not talked of earlier.
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Violence escalates in Moneragala: PAFFREL (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The widespread election law violations reported from Moneragala has escalated to 120 and is a cause for concern, particularly considering its comparatively low population, an election monitoring group said today.
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BBS to assist health sector (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera proclaimed that the time was right for the BBS to enter into the trade union sector and to influence them to act according to the teachings of the Buddha.
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Video: Bus fare hike in November: LPBOA (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBOA) said that it would have to go for a bus fare hike in November if the private bus industry did not receive relief from the 2015 budget.
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Video: VPN system to inter-link police service (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Police today inaugurated a system through which all police data could be connected into one virtual platform
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Mother strangles 6-year-old daughter (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 29-year-old mother in Kolonnawais reported to have strangled her six-year-old daughter for defecating inside the house.
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Qatar Airways flight diverted to Colombo (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Qatar Airways flight en route from Doha to Perth in Australia was forced to divert to Colombo in Sri Lanka after the pilot reported a suspected fuel leak in one of the aircraft's engines, it was reported.
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BBS Sec. to give statement (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera had been summoned to the Slave Island Police to record a statement on the incident where the monk had allegedly used derogatory remarks against Counsel Maithri Gunaratne, the Police said
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BBS Sec. gives statement (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera had been summoned to the Slave Island Police to record a statement on the incident where the monk had allegedly used derogatory remarks against Counsel Maithri Gunaratne, the Police said
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60-year-old man sets himself on fire in Kollupitiya (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 60-year-old man has been admitted to the National Hospital after he set himself on fire opposite the Kollupitiya police station this morning, the police said.
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72-year-old man sets himself on fire in Kollupitiya (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 72-year-old man has been admitted to the National Hospital after he set himself on fire opposite the Kollupitiya police station this morning, the police said.
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72-year-old man in a fiery protest (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 72-year-old man was admitted to the National Hospital with burn injuries after he set himself on fire outside the Kollupitiya police station this morning in protest over the attacks on Sri Lanka by former UNHRC Chief Navi Pillay, the police said.
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Audio: 72-year-old man in a fiery protest (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A 72-year-old man was admitted to the National Hospital with burn injuries after he set himself on fire outside the Kollupitiya police station this morning in protest over the attacks on Sri Lanka by former UNHRC Chief Navi Pillay, the police said.
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Big medal haul for SL juniors at Asian Chess (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Sri Lanka’s junior chess players performed brilliantly at the 10th Asian Schools Chess Championships held in Taichung, Taiwan from August 23 to 30, wining two gold, one silver and four bronze medals. Sri Lankan players also bagged 14 merit certificates.
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NPC funds lie idle (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Northern Provincial Council (NPC), which is administered by the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), has failed to utilize at least 30 per cent of its capital allocations in the annual budget, an opposition politician charged yesterday.
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SL Tamil found murdered in Trichy (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Sri Lankan Tamil national was murdered by two unidentified men near his house in Karumandapam. The 56-year-old man was a visa agent and was trying to get valid stay permits for people in the locality.
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Lankan found murdered in Trichy (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Sri Lankan was murdered by two unidentified men near his house in Karumandapam. The 56-year-old man was a visa agent and was trying to get valid stay permits for people in the locality.
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SL to deport Pakistan asylum seekers (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A Sri Lankan court on Monday gave permission to authorities to send back scores of Pakistani asylum seekers, after the government said they were a threat to the island’s security and public health
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MR interrupts Mervyn’s attacking speech (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
President Mahinda Rajapaksa had to interrupt Minister Mervyn Silva’s speech during an event at Madulla in Moneragala yesterday and advise him not to sling mud at anyone at personal level.
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Bala Tampoe, Our Comrade No More..! -Dr. Bahu (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
(Lanka-e-News- 01.Sep.2014, 10.30PM) Bala Tampoe, our comrade Bala is no more. He joined the left movement when he was a student and continued to work for the LSSP while he was a lecturer in Botany and Horticulture in the Department of Agriculture. He came into the limelight as a strike leader...
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Why worry about my meeting with Harin?: Namal (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
UPFA parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa asked as to why eyebrows are raised when he meets UNP Uva Chief Ministerial candidate Harin Fernando over a cup of tea, while such a meeting between UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and his father- President Mahinda Rajapaksa was seen as normal.
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Parents sell infant for Rs. 50,000; buy house for Rs. 18,000 (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Police today arrested the parents of a week-old infant and four others for allegedly selling the infant for Rs.50, 000 yesterday in Modera.
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Harin to launch death fast if police are biased (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
United National Party (UNP) chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando today threatened to launch a death fast if the police and the other authorities continued to act biased in favour of the Government when maintaining law and order in the Uva Province.
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Video: Harin to launch death fast if police are biased (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
United National Party (UNP) chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando today threatened to launch a death fast if the police and the other authorities continued to act biased in favour of the Government when maintaining law and order in the Uva Province.
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JVP complains to HRC (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today filed a complaint with the Human Rights Commission asking it to compel Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya to ban some 26,000 government officers from being used in the government’s election campaign in the Uva Province.
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Bala Tampoe passes away (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Lawyer and senior trade union activist Bala Tampoe passed away at the age of 92 in a private hospital this afternoon. He was the General Secretary of the Ceylon Mercantile, Industrial and General Workers Union and a member of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP).
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Curtain comes down on Bandula Vithanage (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Veteran play writer, television and stage drama director and actor Bandula Vithanage passed away at the Colombo National Hospital today. He was 73.
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Veteran dramatist no more (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Award-winning dramatist, actor and translator Bandula Vithanage passed away yesterday at the age of 74 and his funeral will take place at 4.30 pm on Thursday September 4 at the Borella General Cemetery.
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Elephant gets a DNA test (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
A DNA test had been ordered by a court today on an elephant believed to have been switched prior to the Saman Dewala Perahara.
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‘Z’ security for Swamy across India (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
The Indian government has accorded BJP leader Subramanian Swamy Z-category security under the central protectee list. Till now, Swamy enjoyed Z-category security in Tamil Nadu only, but now his security cover has been extended all over India.
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Dr. Nimal Gamage further remanded (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
The bail application on behalf of Doctor Nimal Gamage has been declined by the Colombo Additional Magistrate today and he was re-remanded till September 3.
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Protesters seize Pakistan's State TV (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces removed anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad
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Man armed with pistol tries to enter Court (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Police arrested a man who was attempting to enter the Courts Complex in Hulftsdorp armed with a pistol.
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Japanese PM here on Sept. 7 (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on an official visit this Sunday, the External Affairs Ministry said today
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Chinese man arrested with Wallapatta (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
The Customs arrested a Chinese national who had attempted to smuggle 13 kilos of Wallapatta worth Rs. 10 million at the Bandaranaike Airport today
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Wariyapola youth remanded (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
The Wariyapola Magistrate Court yesterday ordered to remand the Wariyapola youth Chandra Kumara alias Selva, who was allegedly slapped by a girl at the Wariyapola bus Stand, till September 3, the Police said
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MR-Modi meeting on UNGA session sidelines likely (Mon, 01 Sep 2014)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa are likely to meet on the sidelines of the 69th UN General Assembly session in New York in the third week of September
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Sam Wijesinghe passes away (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
Former Parliamentary Secretary General Sam Wijesinghe passed away this evening at the age of 93.
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Sam Wijesinha passes away (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
Former Parliamentary Secretary General Sam Wijesinha passed away this evening at the age of 93.
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My meeting Namal was not preplanned: Harin (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
United National Party (UNP) Uva Province chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando said today he did not have any secret meeting with United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa but only met him accidently.
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My meeting Namal was not pre-planned: Harin (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
United National Party (UNP) Uva Province chief ministerial candidate Harin Fernando said today he did not have any secret meeting with United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa but only met him accidently.
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Moneragala 'ninja' attackers move to Wellawaya - 4UNP offices and 5 JVP offices destroyed (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
(Lanka-e-News- 31.Aug.2014, 2.00PM) Nine election offices of opposition political parties have been attacked in Wellawaya and Moneragala between August 29 and 30. Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) observes that five Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) offices and four United National Party (UNP) offices have been burnt and three of them have been completely destroyed....
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JVP to petition HRC over election violence (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has said it would file a petition at the Human Rights Commission on tomorrow citing the Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya as a respondent.
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Usain Bolt wins cricket challenge with Yuvraj Singh (Video/ Photos) (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Sprint superstar Usain Bolt on Tuesday wowed his Indian fans in his trademark style in a brief exhibition cricket contest against Yuvraj Singh in his maiden trip to the country. Bolt showcased his cricketing talent in front of an enthusiastic 6000-odd crowd who turned up at the Chinnaswamy Stadium to have a glimpse of the […] The post Usain Bolt wins cricket challenge with Yuvraj Singh (Video/ Photos) appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Negombo High Court sentences doctor to death (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
A doctor attached to the Negombo General Hospital who was accused of raping a women and pushing her off the sixth floor of the hospital has been sentenced to death by the Negombo High Court. The incident had occurred in 2007. The victim who was raped and murdered was identified as Shamila Dissanayake, a resident […] The post Negombo High Court sentences doctor to death appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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ISIS says ‘our knife will continue’ – after beheading Briton and American journalist (Video/ Photos) (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
A video that shows the beheading of American Steven Sotloff was delivered as a “second message to America” to halt airstrikes in Iraq, following through on a threat to kill the journalist. The killing of Sotloff follows a threat last month by ISIS made during the videotaped beheading of American journalist James Foley. In the […] The post ISIS says ‘our knife will continue’ – after beheading Briton and American journalist (Video/ Photos) appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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New addition to the Southern Expressway (Video/ Photos) (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The road from the Kottawa entry point leading up to the Kahathuduwa entry point in the Southern Expressway was closed from 10 p.m. on Tuesday until midnight. An automatic sign board has been fixed at the location making it the first location to have an automatic sign in the Southern Expressway. The post New addition to the Southern Expressway (Video/ Photos) appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Man who set himself on fire in Colpetty dies – details revealed (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
The man who who set himself fire in front of the Colpetty Police Station on Tuesday, has died while receiving treatment for his severe burns. After being admitted to the Emergency Ward of the Colombo National Hospital, the Director of the Hospital, Dr. Anil Jasinghe said that the individual had been in critical condition with […] The post Man who set himself on fire in Colpetty dies – details revealed appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Colombo International Film Festival commences (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The 2014 Colombo International Film Festival commenced on Tuesday. MTV, MBC and News1st are the media sponsors of the film festival. The Colombo International Film Festival, organised by the Sri Lanka Film Directors Guild, was inaugurated at the Regal Cinema Hall at 6 p.m. this evening One hundred and two (102) films from forty (40) […] The post Colombo International Film Festival commences appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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General amnesty granted for illegal SL migrants in Malaysia (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
A general amnesty has been granted for Sri Lankan illegal migrants in Malaysia to turn themselves in. Speaking to News1st live from Malaysia on the prime time news at 7 p.m. on our sister channel Sirasa TV, Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, I. Ansar, elaborated. Please watch video. The post General amnesty granted for illegal SL migrants in Malaysia appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Met Department predicts weather change for the drought-affected (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
The Met Department forecasts that drought-stricken parts of the country may receive rainfall in about a fortnight. Meanwhile, the  weather forecast for the next twenty four  hours is as follows – scattered showers may be experienced on Wednesday evening  in the Central, Sabaragamuwa, Western, North Western and Southern Provinces. Thundershowers accompanied by strong winds may […] The post Met Department predicts weather change for the drought-affected appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Over 2000-year-old archaeological evidence uncovered in Balangoda (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Archaeological evidence of an ancient village believed to be over 2000 years old has been uncovered in the Kalupedigama Grama Niladhari Division in Balangoda. These ancient ruins have been discovered during excavations conducted by a team headed by Professor Raj Somadeva. Archaeological excavations had begun about a month ago near the Kirimakulgolla tank in the Kalupedigama […] The post Over 2000-year-old archaeological evidence uncovered in Balangoda appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Welimada potato farmers take to the streets – want price discrepancies rooted out (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Farmers in Badulla accuse the government of only purchasing selected portions of the potato harvest under the certified price. They say that as the private sector too does not purchase what is leftover, they are facing a major crisis. Farmers who were anxiously waiting for potato prices to decline, are now being made to wait […] The post Welimada potato farmers take to the streets – want price discrepancies rooted out appeared first on Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst | News1st | newsfirst.lk | Breaking.
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Sri Lanka and Human Rights: An Ambassador's View - New York Times (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Colombo Gazette Sri Lanka and Human Rights: An Ambassador's View New York Times 23 editorial “Sri Lanka's Intransigence,” about the government's refusal to cooperate with the United Nations investigation into suspected human rights abuses during the country's civil war, makes insensitive assertions about my country. Sri Lanka has ... Jaya slams Swamy over Lanka viewsColombo Gazette Nine Fishermen Arrested by Sri Lanka Naval PersonnelNDTV Sri Lanka navy arrests 15 Indian fishermenLivemint Times of India -The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka all 93 news articles »
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Emerging Markets: Sri Lanka, Land of the Moonstone - NASDAQ (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Emerging Markets: Sri Lanka, Land of the Moonstone NASDAQ Ceylon became independent in 1948, and eventually changed its name to Sri Lanka in 1972. The 1980s saw the outbreak of civil war, which lasted on and off for more than 20 years, and rent the country across ethnic lines. Finally, in 2009, the Tamil ...
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Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla Sri Lanka seamers rout Pakistan to ... - ESPNcricinfo.com (Sun, 31 Aug 2014)
ESPNcricinfo.com Sri Lanka v Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Dambulla Sri Lanka seamers rout Pakistan to ... ESPNcricinfo.com Although there was little on paper to separate the two sides, it seemed during the first two ODIs that Sri Lanka were the better team for the long haul - less likely to make silly mistakes, and less likely to fold under pressure. And so it proved in ...
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Sri Lanka court gives green light to deport Pakistani asylum seekers - The News International (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Hiru News Sri Lanka court gives green light to deport Pakistani asylum seekers The News International Sri Lankan authorities deny violating any international laws, saying the country is not a signatory to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention. The number of refugees or asylum seekers rose by 700 percent in the year through June 2014 from the previous year ... Sri Lanka court allows deportationDAWN.com all 23 news articles »
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Misbah mea culpa after Sri Lanka disaster - SBS (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
SBS Misbah mea culpa after Sri Lanka disaster SBS Pakistan's cricket captain Misbah-ul Haq has admitted his failure with the bat was a "big factor" in his team's disastrous tour of Sri Lanka. Pakistan were beaten 2-0 in the Tests and lost the three match one-day series 2-1 in August. Veteran Misbah ... Misbah-ul-Haq accepts blame for poor form against Sri LankaIBNLive Pakistan Cricket Board Gags Players After Disappointing Loss in Sri LankaNDTVSports.com Misbah accepts blame for failure against Sri LankaWisden India Business Standard all 67 news articles »
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Sri Lanka and Seychelles cement ties with business forum in Colombo - Seychelles News Agency (Fri, 29 Aug 2014)
Seychelles News Agency Sri Lanka and Seychelles cement ties with business forum in Colombo Seychelles News Agency 4R-MRD Airbus A321-231 Mihin Lanka Landing at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Dhaka (Faisal Akram/Flickr) It was revealed at the Sri Lanka - Seychelles business forum this week that Mihin Lanka is expected to increase its flights to Seychelles. Sri Lanka Welcomes One Million Tourists for 2014Prensa Latina all 28 news articles »
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Tourism sector gets big boost from Seychelles-Sri Lanka business forum - eTurboNews (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Tourism sector gets big boost from Seychelles-Sri Lanka business forum eTurboNews Tourism Principal Secretary Anne Lafortune represented the Seychelles tourism sector at the second Seychelles-Sri Lanka business forum held in the capital Colombo from August 27-29. Mrs. Lafortune was part of a strong delegation led by the Minister for ... Tourism sector gets big boost in second Seychelles-Sri Lanka business forumForimmediaterelease.net (press release) all 2 news articles »
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Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka's First Lean Luxury Hotel, Unveiled Today - Hiru News (Tue, 02 Sep 2014)
Hiru News Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka's First Lean Luxury Hotel, Unveiled Today Hiru News Colombo, 1st Sept 2014: Cinnamon Red, Sri Lanka's first lean luxury hotel was unveiled today under the aegis of Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa who hoisted the Cinnamon Red flag to mark the ceremonial launch of this Rs. 3.5 Bn ... Sri Lanka John Keells Holdings opens 'Cinnamon Red'Lanka Business Online Sri Lanka stocks slip; Keells, Dialog Axiata lead declineReuters all 6 news articles »
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Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 3rd ODI: Highlights, Scorecard and Report - Bleacher Report (Sat, 30 Aug 2014)
Bleacher Report Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 3rd ODI: Highlights, Scorecard and Report Bleacher Report Sri Lanka wrapped up a 2-1 series victory over Pakistan with a crushing seven-wicket win in the third ODI between the sides in Dambulla. The damage was done by their seamers after Pakistan won the toss and chose to bat. The tourists were skittled for ... Pakistan`s defeat in Sri Lanka sparks Cricket World Cup fearsZee News Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, Live Cricket Score 3rd ODI at Dambulla: Sri Lanka win ...Cricket Country (blog) Jayasuriya outlines key role for ThisaraESPNcricinfo.com Sports Mole -IBNLive -Stuff.co.nz all 286 news articles »
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Sri Lanka's Central Bank appoints four new assistant governors - Lanka Business Online (Wed, 03 Sep 2014)
Sri Lanka's Central Bank appoints four new assistant governors Lanka Business Online These promotion have been made in accordance with the succession plan of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to address the emerging challenges of the economy. D Wasantha, has over 30 years of experience in the Central Bank especially in the areas ... Sri Lankan central bank names four assistant governorsCentral Banking (subscription) all 2 news articles »
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