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Sri Lankan star Lasith Malinga has confirmed that he would represent his Indian Premier League (IPL) side Mumbai Indians at the forthcoming Champions League T20 tournament.
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Rare Lankan leopards born in French zoo

Two rare Sri Lankan leopard cubs have been born in a zoo in northern France, a boost for a sub-species that numbers only about 700 in the wild, the head of the facility said Tuesday.
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Lankan workers among unpaid Qatar WC builders

Sri Lankan, Nepalese and Indian workers who migrated to Qatar to build luxury offices for the 2022 World Cup organizers have reportedly not been paid 13 months' wages.
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Dates confirmed for Pope’s trip to SL

The Holy See Press Office issued a communique Tuesday confirming the dates of the Apostolic Trip of the Holy Father in Sri Lanka and the Philippines,Vatican Radio announced.
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Anura Kumara discharged

Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital following an accident was discharged this evening
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Parliament canteen staffer drowns in Benthara River

A member of the Parliament canteen staff is reported to have drowned in the Benthara River today while they were having a party on a floating restaurant on the Benthara River, police said.
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SF visits Anura Kumara

Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka today visited the JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who was receiving treatment at the National Hospital.
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50 Indian fishermen arrested

Fifty Indian fishermen from Nagapattinam found poaching in Sri Lankan waters had been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy in the seas off Point Pedro Monday night, the Navy said
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Video: NFF to contest Uva polls on its own

The National Freedom Party (NFF) has decided to contest the upcoming elections to the Uva Provincial Council on its own, Party Leader Wimal Weerawansa said today.
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Lankans caught entering Texas from Mexico

A group of Sri Lankans were arrested by the US’s National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) when they entered Texas from Mexico illegally with a group of Bangladesh and Nepal nationals, over the weekend, US media reports said.
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US says BBS has strong links with Govt

United States in its latest International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 stated that the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) has strong link with the Sri Lankan government.
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JVP leader’s cab driver arrested

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake’s cab driver was arrested on charges of reckless driving, following yesterday’s accident in which Mr. Dissanayake was injured, Police said
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Biometric cards for SL Tamil refugees soon

The State government has decided to issue biometric cards to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees living in camps to eliminate any scope for irregularities in disbursal of cash dole.
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Chairman’s room locked: Committee to get back docs

A committee will be appointed to retrieve the documents lying inside the office room of the Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman amidst allegations that the Chairman who is in jail now had locked his office and taken away the keys.
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Ranil meets Anura in hospital

Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe today visited the JVP leader who was receiving treatment at the National Hospital. Sources said Mr. Dissanayake had a cordial chat with Mr. Wickremesinghe to whom he had explained the ordeal he had in Ratnapura this evening.
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Asylum-seekers to seek compensation

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel will seek compensation for their treatment, their lawyers said Monday
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Video: Ranil visits tuition class

Opposition United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe this evening urged the GCE Advanced Level students together with their tuition masters to join in efforts to change Sri Lankan society. PICTURES
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President has right to appoint CS: SC

The Supreme Court today reserved its order for July 30 on the fundamental rights petition filed by Northern Province Chief Secretary challenging the Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran
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South Africa draw second test against SL

South Africa pulled off a draw on the fifth and final day of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the two-match series 1-0
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US Embassy concerns on media freedom in SL

The United States is deeply concerned by the circumstances surrounding the cancellation of a journalism training session in Colombo over the weekend
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UNP to propose candidates with clean hands

The United National Party (UNP) will abide with the request made by the election monitoring body People’s Action for Free and Fair Election (PAFFREL) and put forward a set of candidates with clean hands.
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Begin fight against ‘Familiocracy’ from Uva: Karu

UNP Leadership Council Chairman Karu Jayasuriya in a statement said today the fight against ‘Familiocracy’ should be started from Uva.
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Anura Dissanayake injured in accident

Janatha Vimukthi Peramua (JVP) Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake was admitted to the Ratnapura Hospital a short while ago after he suffered minor injuries following an accident at Kiriella, police said
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Seven gamblers in the net

Seven people including two women army personnel were arrested last night on charges of gambling at Medamandiya in Panagoda by the Walana Anti Vice Squad
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Video: CJ steps down from Golden Key case

Chief Justice Mohan Peiris today stepped down from the Bench inquiring into the Golden Key Credit Card Company case stating there was a scurrilous letter being circulated against him and as such he should not hear the case in the greater interest of the judiciary.
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157 asylum seekers likely Indian economic migrants: Australia

The 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel were likely economic migrants from India, Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said Monday.
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