Another infant found dumped

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Pandols adorn the night

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Three killed, 8 injured in A'pura

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A hand in cooking

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Collecting garbage resumes

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STF under Defence Ministry

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Peiris walks out of briefing

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Foreigners celebrate Vesak

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A walk for peace

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Monsoon sets over Lanka

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Tiger promoters arrested

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Report on new court martial

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Vesak lights

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CC in two months says PM

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Lankans stranded mid sea

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Over 20 injured in accident

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America's new Idol

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US lifts travel warning

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Happy Vesak

  Buddhist monks in Puttalam ad the final touches to Vesak lanterns as they p....


The final touches

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A friendly call

President of the Asian Development Bank, Haruhiko Kuroda called on President Mahinda Rajap....


Mobile porn ban likely

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Asantha sacked, Aravinda in

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Helping those in need

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Death for wife’s murder

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Sisters in crime arrested

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Proclamation on Dhanuna

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EU mum on GSP prospects

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Blessings for Vesak

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