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India delighted over MR’s release of fishermen

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The High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka Y.K. Sinha expressed his appreciation for the President’s gesture to release Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody on the occasion of India's Independence Day that is celebrated tomorrow when he called President Mahinda Rajapaksa at temple trees today
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Expired drugs and cosmetics found at Gamage’s clinic

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Expired drugs and cosmetic products were found today during a joint raid carried out at the clinic owned by cosmetic surgeon Dr. Nimal Gamage, following Tuesday’s death of a lady doctor who received an injection during a cosmetic surgery.
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Pilots fall asleep in mid air

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) of India has suspended two Jet Airways’ pilots and initiated a probe after both of them fell asleep and the plane they were manning plunged 5,000 feet.
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Sri Sri may return Honorary Doctorate to SL Uni

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The Art of Living may return the honorary doctorate conferred on its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to the Open International University for Complementary Medicines (OIUCM) in Sri Lanka, after Express reported that the university does not have any statutory recognition.
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SL to give Palastine US$ 1 Mn

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President Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced that Sri Lanka will provide 1 million US dollars in financial assistance to Palestine.
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Top Aussie judge questions Aussie govt. on asylum seekers

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A senior Australian judge questioned on Thursday whether the Australian government has the authority to detain asylum seekers on the high seas and send them to another country after scores of Sri Lankans were kept at sea and then moved to a remote island.
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Two burnt bodies found in Wellawaya

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Two charred bodies of a male and female were found from a hut at a chena in Ethiliwewa, Wellawaya this morning, the Police said.
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Another brothel raided in Maradana

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Eight people including five women were arrested during a raid on a brothel at Sangaraja Mawatha, Maradana yesterday, Police said. Police said the brothel was operated under the guise of a lodging house.
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AL student bitten by a snake during exam

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A private GCE (AL) candidate had been bitten by a rat snake (garandiya) inside the examination hall at  Sri Medhalankara Vidyalaya, Horana.
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PC who fined minister’s driver charged with bribery

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Police Constable Suminda Saman who issued a spot fine on Deputy Minister Hemal Gunasekara’s chauffeur for speeding on the Southern Expressway has been indicted in Colombo High Court by the director general of the Commission to Investigate Bribery or Corruption for allegedly taking a bribe in May 2009
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Cosmetician remanded

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Doctor Nimal Gamage, who had allegedly run a cosmetic surgery clinic in Bambalapitiya, was remanded until August 18 by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today.
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Video: Mahela a real fighter: Matthews

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Mahela is a real fighter and an incredible player, Sri Lanka Cricket Captain Angelo Matthews speaking at a media briefing said. He was commenting on the Mahela Jayawardena’s retirement from Test Cricket.
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Three persons removed from terrorist list

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Three people who were named as Terrorists in a gazette notification have since been removed from the list through an Extraordinary Gazette issued last week.
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Video: Mangala to go before UNHRC and local Panels

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United National Party (UNP) MP Mangala Samaraweera today said he would likely testify before the panel appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner (UNHRC) to look into the happenings in the final stages of war in Sri Lanka and the Missing Persons Commission appointed by the Sri Lankan government.
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Pay your bills to the Postman: PMG

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Consumers could pay their utility bills to the postman when he comes to deliver your mail from September 1, Postmaster General D.L.P. Rohana Abeyaratne said.
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Sri Lankan doctorates for sale in Bangalore

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Two men had walked into the office of Vasudeva Sharma, executive director of Child Rights Trust in India and placed an application on his desk that would fetch him an honorary doctorate from a Sri Lankan university.
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No role for India in my nomination to SL Panel: Kaushal

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Indian legal rights activist Avdhash Kaushal claimed that Indian government had no role in his nomination to international advisory panel to Sri Lanka’s Presidential Commission probing disappearances and war crimes.
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Few injured in clash with police

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Residents of the area protested against the arrest of women suspects by a team of male police officers attached to the Kokadichalai police.
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Video: 'Veda Hamine' loses battle with cancer

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Popular actress Rebecca Nirmalee who shot to fame with her iconic role as Veda Hamine, passed away this morning after losing a battle with cancer.
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Restraining orders issued against demonstration in Colombo today

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The Colombo Magistrate’s Court yesterday issued restraining orders on the Thowheed Jamath, Bodu Bala Sena and Sihala Ravaya organisations preventing them from holding demonstrations and protests in Colombo and the Colombo Fort area today, police said.
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John Kerry invited to Sri Lanka

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The government has invited US Secretary of State John Kerry to visit Sri Lanka and see for himself what the country has achieved on the ground since the war ended in 2009, External Affairs Minister G. L. Peiris said yesterday.
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