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'Will present a common candidate'

'Will present a common candidate'

Convener of the National Movement for Social Justice  - Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero has said that Executive Presidency should be abolished and that a system of parliamentary accountability should be enacted. Read more

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Captain of capsized ferry arrested

Apr 19, 2014
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The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized and sank this week has been arrested, with two crew members.
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05 killed in Kataragama accident

Apr 19, 2014
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Five individuals have been reportedly killed in an accident in Kataragama.
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'Will present a common candidate'

Apr 19, 2014
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Convener of the National Movement for Social Justice - Ven. Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero has said that Executive Presidency should be abolished and that a system…
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First motor car assembling plant declared open

Apr 19, 2014
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President Mahinda Rajapaksa declared open the Sri Lanka's first and only motor car assembling plant of the Micro Car Private Limited in Polgahawela export…
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Sanga hands in T20 resignation

Apr 19, 2014
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Sri Lanka's prolific batsman, wicketkeeper and former captain Kumar Sangakkara has announced his retirement from the game's short format.
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Wrong of Mayor to wield pistol - H'tota HQI

Apr 19, 2014
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Though it was wrong for the Hambantota Mayor to bring in a pistol to the incident on April 17, I did not see him holding a pistol, Hambantota HQI Aruna…
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‘Where is law and order in this country?’, Karu asks

Apr 18, 2014
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Mark the day. Thursday, April 17, 2014 would go down in Sri Lankan history as a 'black day'. Elected Representatives of the people, a team of UNP…
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MP Eran recounts his experience of lawlessness

Apr 18, 2014
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UNP MP Eran Wickramaratne says he yesterday had his first personal experience of the lawlessness prevailing in Sri Lanka.
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BBS theoretician to be arrested?

Apr 18, 2014
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Chief executive officer of Bodu Bala Sena headquarters Dilanthe Withanage is to be arrested after framing several charges against him, lankanewsweb reports.
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Urgently resume the dialogue, NPC urges

Apr 18, 2014
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The National Peace Council says it advocates a mechanism that will create opportunities for all stakeholders, including the Tamil Diaspora, to engage in a…
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Everest avalanche kills at least 12 Sherpa guides

Apr 18, 2014
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At least 12 local guides have been killed after an avalanche on the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials say.
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Scientists find Earth-sized world in orbit friendly to life

Apr 18, 2014
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For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star.
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Ready to resign - Hambantota Mayor

Apr 18, 2014
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Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando says that he is prepared to resign from his post anytime, if the President asks him to do so.
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Mother spares son's killer, moments before gallows

Apr 18, 2014
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As he prepares to take his last breath, this is the incredible moment a murderer is spared the gallows just seconds before he is due to be hanged after a…
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Rosy - Thalatha fight over Dayasiri

Apr 18, 2014
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An incident has reported from the parliament where parliamentarians Thalatha Athukorala and Rosy Senanayake had a row over Dayasiri Jayasekara's song.
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Kohli picks Anushka as his bride

Apr 18, 2014
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Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone were the star attraction at a dinner party that was hosted at the Emirates Palace to mark the opening ceremony of the…
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Van hits German national at pedestrian crossing

Apr 18, 2014
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A German national has been hit by a van this morning (April 18) at a pedestrian crossing in the Udupila area of Weligama, Matara.
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SL shuffles top diplomats

Apr 18, 2014
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Present Indian High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam has been named as ambassador designate to the United States, External Affairs Ministry Public…
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Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

Apr 18, 2014
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Nobel prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died in Mexico aged 87, BBC reports.
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South Korea ferry tragedy death toll rises

Apr 18, 2014
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The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he…
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Features
February 18 2014
Clear blue skies, at times interrupted by flowing white clouds, and vast open fields on both sides… Rolling down the window, we let the wind stream through as we sped along the A32, towards the Sangupiddy Bridge on our way back to Colombo. Little did we know that this seemingly unremarkable road will provide quite a unique journey for us to remember…
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February 28 2014
In any given day, more than 40 million Americans will eat pizza. It is considered the most popular meal in the world, and definitely one of the favourites in the US.
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March 3 2014
Every Oscar statuette has a unique serial number engraved in its base Oscar day is almost here and this is your time to rise and shine among your friends with a display of some impeccable 'Oscar IQ'. While almost all your fellow Oscar-philes will know that the Academy Awards got their 'Oscar' branding from the remark by the Academy's executive secretary that the statue looked like her "U
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March 24 2014
It is reported that the widely used herbicide, glyphosate has been banned because of its link to kidney disease. Pesticides are environmentally undesirable but our current agricultural practices heavily depend on this pesticide popularly known as roundup. However, there is no compelling scientific evidence to link glyphosate to kidney disease.
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Janaka Chaminda Ratnayake has left as director cum cameraman of ‘Athma’ tele drama telecast over Swarnavahini at...
Famous actress Ruwangi Rathnayake said to be spending a lot of time at Wanatha these days.
Pramudi Karunaratne, who rose to fame through the film Saroja and the TV programmer 'Punchi Panchi' has all grown up...
For dance artiste and budding actress Hashini Gonagala, it is raining films.
Actress, presenter and model Yureni Noshika has a love for old things.
Popular actress Shalika Edirisinghe is in search of a boyfriend, reports say.

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Model - Fallon Michelle Jay photography by Milinda Weerasekarahair & mekeup by Nalaka Sandy PereraSalon Nishi...
 
Solangi Christina was able to win the "Miss Sri Lanka for Miss Earth" title in the Derana Veet Miss Sri Lanka beauty...
Model : Menaka Maduwanthi

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"Shilpa 2013", the national hand craft exhibition commenced today (15) at 4.00pm at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial...
The atmosphere of University of East will surely be soothing as notes of Rangooda music will blend into the breezes...
Tereza Fajksova, the 2012 Miss Earth and the ambassador cum spokesperson of United Nations environmental program,...
Laksala, the oldest and best known gift and souvenir boutique for authentic Sri Lankan artifacts opened its landmark...
Miss Earth World 2012 and the spokesperson of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tereza Fajksowa has visited...
Famous beauty pageant contestant cum actress Aruni Rajapaksha and Vincent Silva, brother of MP Duminda Silva, were seen...