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Protest in Ampara over mosque issue

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The people in Kalmunai, Samanthurai, Akkaraipattu, and Saindamaradu areas in the Ampara district closed shops today to protest the prevailing crisis over the mosque in Dambulla sacred area. PICTURES
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Video: Pakistani PM Gilani guilty of contempt

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Pakistan's Supreme Court has found Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani guilty in a contempt of court case. However, the court gave Mr Gilani only a symbolic sentence and he will not have to serve any time in jail.
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Ragama Hospital Dentist arrested

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A Dentist attached to the Ragama hospital has been arrested for molesting a woman  last night. The Dentist who at the time was  practicing at a reputed private hospital in the Dalugama area had molested the woman after he had told her to come to the hospital at 8PM yesterday.
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"Hashish by post"- second man nabbed

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The second suspect in the 'Hashish by post' case has been arrested early this morning the Police said. The suspect Josoker Wilton Fegen a twenty five year old Britisher was arrested when he tried to flee the country at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
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Six SL fishermen returned

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Six Sri Lankan fishermen who were kidnapped by the Somali pirates and later rescued by the Spanish forces returned to island a short while ago.
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Explosion kills two children

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Two children in Mullaidi, in Palai police area were killed in a mortar explosion last evening (25). The two boys had been playing with the mortar which they hadfound in the home garden.
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Massive Heroin raid in luxury apartment

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In one of the biggest raids in recent history on heroin distribution,police arrested three women and two men at a luxurious distribution point in the 2000 Plaza housing complex, Dehiwala yesterday.
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TN fishermen condemn Douglas's statement

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Fishermen's associations in Tamil Nadu today condemned the reported statement of Sri Lankan Minister Douglas Devananda that he would mobilise Lankan Tamil fishermen and stage a demonstration on IMBL in Palk Straits as their Indian counterparts were damaging fishing equipment.
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Cyber crimes on the rise

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The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) said yesterday that they had seen a marked rise in cyber crimes, as they had received a total of 202 complaints on the matter.  Most of them were related to hacking of Facebook accounts
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Udul granted bail

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A former Inter University Students Union Federation convener and Human Rights lawyer Udul Preparatne was granted bail by a Colombo Magistrate yesterday amidst strong police objections.
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Cabraal-missile more vicious than Agni-V: Ranil

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Opposition United National Party (UNP) Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday the sky-rocketing cost of living in Sri Lanka was far more destructive and forceful than the Indian missile that was launched last week.
Views: 4366

Milinda resigns

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Opposition Leader of the Colombo Municipal Council Milinda Moragoda announced today that he has decided to step down as Leader of the Opposition and Member of the Council
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Video: Kelaniya PS members rejecting Mervyn

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Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman, Prasanna Ranaweera today said that all the members of the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha are rejecting Minister Mervyn Silva as the Kelaniya SLFP organizer.
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Video: Court orders to admit SF to hospital

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Colombo High Court judge Sunil Rajapaksa today ordered the Prisons authorities to admit jailed Sarath Fonseka to the Nawaloka hospital for indoor treatments as he was suffering from asthmatic bronchitis. PICTURES
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‘Met Dept’s wrong forecasts cost millions’

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The inability of the Department of Meteorology to forecast weather accurately had cost Sri Lanka millions, said Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera.
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SL to have blood pressure meters in public places

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Sri Lanka will install meters in Colombo's public places to measure blood pressure of people, in a country where at least 350 die every day due to heart attacks, hypertension and respiratory diseases.
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Trishaw driver arrested for transporting 14

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A trishaw driver who transported 14 schoolchildren in the primary section of a Girls’ school in Hasalaka, in his trishaw was taken into custody by Hasalaka police.
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We are not going-Rauff

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The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress has no immediate plans to leave the government as the party feels whatever differences of opinion could be resolved amicably, the Party Leader and Minister of Justice Rauff Hakeem told Daily Mirror online today.
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It is the right time for MR-UN Chief

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UN chief Ban Ki-moon said that it is the right time for President Mahinda Rajapaksa to address the issues including rights violation in a speedy and judicious manner.
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Fake Indian doctor nabbed

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An Indian national who posed as an Ayurwedic doctor and conducted his practice in Bambalapitiya was arrested by the Wellawatte police together with some Ayurwedic herbs. The police are conducting further investigations into the incident.
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SF to apply for bail

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Bail applications will be filed seeking the release of former army commander Sarath Fonseka after the jail term imposed by the Court Martial against him ends tomorrow, his family members said yesterday.
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The scene of a tragedy
Saluting the alma mater
Video: Health workers in protest march
Video: Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry
The scene of a tragedy
Saluting the alma mater
Video: Health workers in protest march
Video: Ravana Balaya at Buddha Sasana Ministry