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Rajitha to create alliance within alliance

Rajitha to create alliance within alliance

Minister of Fisheries Rajitha Senaratne is taking measures to bring together a group of UPFA MPs to urge the President to bring about a constitutional reform focused on devolution of power, internal government sources say. Read more

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Rajitha to create alliance within alliance

Oct 31, 2014
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Minister of Fisheries Rajitha Senaratne is taking measures to bring together a group of UPFA MPs to urge the President to bring about a constitutional reform…
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Man bites roommate's finger during argument

Oct 31, 2014
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A Sri Lankan worker allegedly bit his roommate’s finger during a heated argument and caused him six per cent permanent disability, the Dubai Criminal Court…
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‘Headstrong’ reinterpreted

Oct 31, 2014
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A photographer has travelled the world to showcase the talents of people who can carry heavy loads on their heads.
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Final Hobbit premiere set for London

Oct 31, 2014
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Wellington's red carpet will stay in storage after Middle-earth missed out on hosting the premiere of the third and final Hobbit movie.
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Shock and anger over death penalty

Oct 31, 2014
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“My four-year-old son was saying that his father will return home tomorrow and get him an ice cream, but his hopes have been shattered,” said Jansi Rani, 32,…
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US expresses condolences to landslide victims

Oct 31, 2014
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The United States extends its deepest condolences to the Government of Sri Lanka and the families affected by the recent landslides in Koslanda.
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JHU crossover, definite - SIS

Oct 31, 2014
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The State Intelligence Service (SIS) has reported to President Mahinda Rajapaksa that the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) of which Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka…
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Govt. rejects Sharma's request - Divaina

Oct 31, 2014
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The government has rejected calls made by Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma to ease the military role in the North, the 'Divaina' newspaper…
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Papal visit to SL confirmed

Oct 30, 2014
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The Catholic Church has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit Sri Lanka from January 13-15 as scheduled.
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Commonwealth head urges SL to ease military role in north

Oct 30, 2014
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The head of the Commonwealth group of nations has urged Sri Lanka to decrease the military's heavy role in civil administration in the country's former…
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Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots

Oct 30, 2014
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Food giant Nestle said Wednesday that its Japan unit would hire 1,000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the country.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Is ‘Proud to be Gay’

Oct 30, 2014
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The CEO of Apple announced he’s gay Thursday, in an essay that puts him among the highest-profile publicly out business leaders in the world.
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Japanese Govt. provides fire fighting vehicles & equipment to BOI

Oct 30, 2014
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Ambassador of Japan - Nobuhito Hobo, handed over 5 Fire Fighting Vehicles and equipment to Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana, Minister of Investment Promotion for use…
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08 including 05 Indian nationals sentenced to death

Oct 30, 2014
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The Colombo High Court today (30) sentenced to death eight persons including five Indian Nationals for smuggling drugs in guise of fishing in Northern seas.
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Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device

Oct 30, 2014
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Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones.
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Unmanned NASA rocket explodes on launch

Oct 30, 2014
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An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no…
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International aid unnecessary - Govt.

Oct 30, 2014
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Aid of the United Nations or of any other party are unnecessary to deal with the prevailing disaster situation, the Sri Lankan government says.
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Nilmini becomes Sannasgala's Amma

Oct 30, 2014
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Nilmini Tennakoon who was absent from teledramas for some time has recommenced her acting.
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Amitabh sweeps Mumbai street

Oct 30, 2014
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Bollywood uber-celeb Amitabh Bachchan swept streets in Mumbai yesterday as part of the Swachh Bharat campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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'White tears' to flow targeting Prez polls

Oct 30, 2014
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The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) is to telecast a new teledrama targeting the forthcoming presidential election, reports say.
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Features
October 14 2014
The Northern Provincial Council has asked the Sri Lankan defence forces to vacate from their province. According to the TNA leaders the army occupies nearly 25 per cent of the total land area in the province. But according to the Sri Lankan ministry of defence the total area under the forces in NPC is less than five per cent. Isn’t the army justified in occupying a small portion of l
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October 20 2014
It’s true when they say that your skin is all about what you eat. The healthier your diet, the more glowing your skin tends to be because of all the nutrients pumped into it. Here is a list of 10 foods that should be included in your daily diet for good skin:
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October 21 2014
In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.
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October 22 2014
Two European importers of Sri Lankan tuna expressed surprise at the timing of the European ban on fisheries imports from Sri Lanka.
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October 31 2014
From an investor’s point of view, the case for Sri Lanka is getting strong. In the rear view mirror, yet still lurking and causing hesitation for some, are the Sri Lankan Civil War that ended in 2009 and the market bubbles that followed the war’s end through 2011. While there are risks to investing anywhere, Sri Lanka has one of the best cases for an economy with the stars aligned
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