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Dilshan will retire from ODI's

Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:27

TM Dilshan will retire from one day international (ODI) cricket after the third ODI between Sri Lanka and Australia on August 28 in Dambulla. However, he will be available  for selection of T20S, Sri Lanka Cricket said. ..

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‘Natural Sapphire Blue’ in Colombo

Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:49
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Cartoon of the day

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No decision to remove army camps in North: Army Commander

Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:20
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While denying the statement made by a Minister, Army Commander Lieutenant General Krishantha de Silva said that there wa...


Body of elderly man found in lodge at Kotahena

Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:20
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The body of an elderly man was found in a lodge at Kotahena last night, Police said. ...


Helicopter with two ministers makes emergency landing in N’ Eliya

Thursday, 25 August 2016 13:08
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A helicopter carrying Ministers Sajith Premadasa and Naveen Dissanayake and Deputy Minister Indika Bandaranyaka is repor...


Scottish engineer due in court in SL over nightclub brawl

Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:25
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A Scot is due in court in Sri Lanka over a nightclub brawl with the son of a former government minister in the country i...


Special commodity levy on potatoes increased

Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:16
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The Special commodity levy on a kilogram of imported potatoes has been increased by Rs. 5 with effect from today, the Fi...


Death toll reaches 247 in Italy earthquake

Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:56
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At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy'...


Couple arrested with heroin worth Rs. 10 mn

Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51
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A husband and wife were arrested with more than 100 grams of heroin worth Rs.10 million in Borella this morning, police ...


Smith rests, Warner skippers Aussies in Sri Lanka

Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:09
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Australia's Steve Smith has been rested to focus on next month's tour of South Africa leaving David Warner to le...


JO to present proposal in Parliament demanding LG polls

Thursday, 25 August 2016 10:08
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The Joint Opposition would today present a proposal in Parliament demanding immediate local government elections, which ...


12 killed in attack on American University in Kabul

Thursday, 25 August 2016 09:06
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Twelve people were killed in an attack on a university in Kabul, the Afghan capital, a spokesman for the Chief of Kabul ...


Body recovered in Mawanella suspected to be of missing businessman

Thursday, 25 August 2016 08:09
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A man's body believed to be that of the missing businessman, Mohamed Sakeem Sulaiman, was found on the Hemmathagama ...


My father brought in Sinhala only Bill to give country back its identity: CBK

Thursday, 25 August 2016 06:14
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Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga yesterday said her father had brought in the Sinhala only Bill in 19...


Preliminary studies could have reduced defects in mini hydro-power plants: Gunawardene

Thursday, 25 August 2016 04:23
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An accurate preliminary study had not been conducted before building a majority of mini hydro-power plants in the countr...


Kiriella leaking news: JVP

Thursday, 25 August 2016 02:17
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COPE Chairman JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti charged in Parliament yesterday that Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella had le...


Speaker declines Sunil to question Navin

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 23:29
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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today declined to allow JVP MP Sunil Handunnetti from directing a Supplementary Question at Plan...


SL beats Australia, level ODI series 1-1

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 22:07
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Skipper Angelo Mathews today led from the front with his allround showing to help Sri Lanka register a comprehensive 82-...


Thajudeen murder: Phone call details deleted

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 21:56
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The CID informed court today that details pertaining to the phone calls received from Presidential Secretariat and Templ...


Embilipitiya Case: CID slow in action, says counsel

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 20:28
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The CID under the IGP had not shown equal urgency in taking the remaining suspects into custody compared to how quickly ...


Cabinet approval given to Central and Ratnapura highways: Gayantha

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 18:25
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Cabinet approval had been given to call bids to select a contractor for the Central Expressway Project and to call for t...


Rs. 1,000 Mn vehicle fraud: ACCSU writes to ACCS

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 18:08
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The All Ceylon Customs Service Union (ACCSU) haswritten to the Director of the Anti-Corruption Committee Secretariat (AC...


Myanmar hit by 6.8 magnitude earthquake; tremors in Kolkata, Bangkok

Wednesday, 24 August 2016 17:43
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A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, and was felt in Thailand, Bangladesh and India, reports say. ...


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