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Facebook page to survey sex workers

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The AIDS Prevention Programme is to create a new Facebook page to carry out a survey on sex workers in the country aimed at containing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, its Director Dr. Sisira Liyanage said.
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Video: TNA ready to resume talks with Govt.

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said today it was ready to resume talks with the Government in search of a solution to based on power devolution within a united and undivided Sri Lanka.
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Sun over the island

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The sun would directly over Sri Lanka from today, till September 7, the Department of Meteorology said.
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Exporters: CDN system from Sept. 01

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Director General of Sri Lanka Customs had urged exporters and wharf representatives to submit Electronic Cargo Dispatch Notes (CDN) to the Customs from September 1, Customs media spokesman Leslie Gamini said.
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218 semi-luxury buses caught for overloading

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The National Transport Commission (NTC) said today it had taken action against 218 inter-provincial semi-luxury buses that were found to have carried passengers over and above the number of seats in the buses in violation of the route permit conditions.
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Packer plan for SL Crown casino causes delay

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Australian gambling tycoon James Packer's Crown Ltd is facing months of new delays in building a planned $400 million Sri Lanka hotel and casino resort due to unspecified legal issues, a government minister said on Wednesday.
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Dayasiri hospitalised

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North-Western Province Chief Minister DayasiriJayasekara was admitted to the Badulla Hospital last night after he took ill suddenly but had left hospital on his own accord this morning after undergoing several tests, hospital sources said.
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LTTE’s largest training camp at Kolathur

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The village of Kolathur, 11 km from the Mettur dam in Salem district, was one of the places in Tamil Nadu where the cadre of the LTTE were imparted armed training in the early 1980s to fight the Sri Lankan forces.
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Colombo bound woman duped in flight

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A woman passenger of a Colombo-Thiruvananthapuram flight was duped of a 14-sovereign gold chain by a co-passenger.
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Norochcholai power plant breaks down

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The second stage of the Norochcholai coal power plant, which contributes 300 megawatts  to the national grid, was inoperative this evening due to a technical fault, a spokesman for the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) said.
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Land seizure in Vavuniya, says BBS

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The Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) today said that politicians were attempting to alter the diversity of population in Sri Lanka by backing the resettlement of one ethnic group in a specific area ignoring others.
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Wariyapola girl released on bail

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Twenty one-year-old Thilini Amalka, who was arrested this morning for allegedly slapping a youth at the Wariyapola Bus Terminal recently, was released on a surety bail of Rs. 50, 000 by the Wariyapola additional magistrate this evening. PICTURES
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Two suspicious containers detained

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Two containers imported from Pakistan declared as big onions had been detained by the Sri Lanka Customs at the Orugodawatte Container Yard on suspicion this evening, Custom’s Spokesman Leslie Gamini said.
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Two Indians nabbed with sensitive pics

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Two Indians were arrested at Modara yesterday for allegedly possessing photographs of high security zones including the Parliament and the Prime Minister’s Residence, the Police said today
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Video: Aluthgama: renovated houses handed back

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Seventy one houses and 22 shops which were destroyed in Aluthgama and Beruwela recently had been handed over to the owners after renovation, Military Spokesman Ruwan Wanigasuriya said today.
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Heavy traffic on Darley Road

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Heavy traffic has been reported along Darley Road, Maradana because of a protest outside the Mahaweli Authority; motorists are advised to use alternative routes
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Wariyapola girl arrested

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Twenty one-year-old Thilini Amalka, who is alleged to have slapped a youth at the Wariyapola Bus Terminal recently had been arrested by the  Wariyapola Police this morning, Police Media Unit said. UPDATE
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India has to go to war to retrieve Kachatheevu: AG

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Indian Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that retrieving Kachatheevu Island was an impossible task and India would have to declare war with Sri Lanka to retrieve it.
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TNA seeks India’s help in return of refugees

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The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has sought India’s help in the return of Sri Lankan refugees from India.
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EC writes to IGP

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In the wake of a surge in election law violations in the Moneragala District, Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya yesterday instructed Inspector General of Police, N.K. Ilangakoon to beef up security in the district in the run-up to the elections to the Uva Provincial Council.
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Video: Wariyapola girl complains to Police Hq

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Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said yesterday a complaint had been lodged at the Police Headquarters by 21-year-old Thilini Amalka, who is alleged to have slapped a youth at Wariyapola Bus Terminal recently when he had abused her verbally and in sign language.
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Harin in Passara
Series win
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Harin in Passara
Series win
Aren’t they tasty?
Chinese beauties visit Minneriya