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No common candidate, also possible?

No common candidate, also possible?

The dialogue with regard to a common candidate for the forthcoming presidential election intensified with the proposals of the National Movement for a Just Society led by Ven. Sobhitha Thera being unveiled. Read more

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Mahinda Balasuriya appointed as new Law and Order Secretary

Oct 20, 2014
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Former IGP Dr Mahinda Balasuriya who has been appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Law and Order is to officially assume duties on Tuesday (Oct. 21), the…
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No common candidate, also possible?

Oct 20, 2014
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The dialogue with regard to a common candidate for the forthcoming presidential election intensified with the proposals of the National Movement for a Just…
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193 have died due to my 'present situation': Jayalalithaa

Oct 20, 2014
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Former Tamil Nadu chief minister, who is out on bail after being convicted in a corruption case, on Sunday claimed 193 people had died in the state because of…
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Kajol to star in Malayalam film remake

Oct 20, 2014
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Kajol had initially planned to make her comeback in Ram Madhavani's adaptation of the Norwegian crime drama Penoza. But now the Gupt actress will make her…
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Australia lifts parliament ban on face coverings

Oct 20, 2014
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The Australian government has reversed a decision which would have restricted access to parliament in Canberra for women wearing full-face Islamic veils.
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Nishantha to send cricket team to India for US$ 8 m

Oct 20, 2014
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The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) will gain an additional profit amounting to nearly US$ 8 million (Rs.1.04 billion) due to the sudden Indian tour, SLC Secretary…
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Rathana Thero - President to meet tomorrow

Oct 20, 2014
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A special meeting will be held tomorrow (Oct 21) between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) MP Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thero in order…
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Common candidate from JHU (Pics)

Oct 20, 2014
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) says that a common candidate would be fielded if a constitutional amendment does not take place before the Presidential election.
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Number of urgent bills to parliament

Oct 19, 2014
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The parliament is to gather from tomorrow (Oct 20) to Friday in order to pass several urgent bills before the budget.
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India nabs 2 heroin peddlers from Lanka

Oct 19, 2014
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In an inter-state joint police operation, the anti-narcotics wing of the Delhi Police and the Chennai city police nabbed two Sri Lankans and a Chennai resident…
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Sports Minister requested to remove Ranjani

Oct 19, 2014
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The Sports Officers’ Association has requested the Minister of Sports Mahindananda Aluthgamage to remove the Director General of Sports Ranjani Jayakody,…
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Over 15 000 people without NICs in Trinco

Oct 19, 2014
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It was revealed that there are over 15,157 eligible voters without national identity cards in Trincomalee district during a meeting between Trincomalee…
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President to investigate Nishantha's decision

Oct 19, 2014
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The President has requested a group of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Executive Committee members to conduct an investigation into the SLC Secretary, Nishantha…
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Online shop by Dinesh's daughter

Oct 19, 2014
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The second daughter of film director and producer Dinesh Priyasad, Sheshadri Priyasad, has reportedly started a textile business.
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Elephants, weathermen of animal kingdom

Oct 19, 2014
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Elephants are known for their impressive memories, but they are also adept meteorologists, a new study claims.
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Ranil to take legal action against 'Silumina'

Oct 19, 2014
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United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has advised his lawyers to file a case against 'Silumina' newspaper demanding Rs 500 million in Sri…
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Ranil presents proposal to Sobitha Thero

Oct 19, 2014
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United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has visited the head of the National Movement for Just Society, Ven Maduluwawe Sobitha Thero, at Naga…
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Vavuniya High Court dysfunctional without judge

Oct 19, 2014
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The High Court in Vavuniya has been without a judge since the retirement of the previous judge nearly two months ago, reports say.
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Budget 2015, PB's last?

Oct 18, 2014
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The Budget 2015 which is to be presented by President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as minister of Finance on Oct. 24, is said to be the final Budget…
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EU decision on LTTE has no bearing on India

Oct 18, 2014
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The European Union court, which struck down the sanctions imposed on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) by the EU in 2006, had its own reasons to do…
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Features
October 8 2014
Did you hear the one about the woman who longed for the perfect manicure and yet could not stop biting her nails? Her friend recommended yoga. A short while later this friend congratulated her on her beautiful manicure, pleased that yoga had helped. “It certainly did!” the woman replied; “Now I am biting my toe nails instead!”
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October 9 2014
Christopher Columbus, an Italian voyager once referred to papayas as the fruit of the angels. The fruit which is extremely rich in Vitamin C has a wide range of health benefits making it a great fruit option to include in your diet. Here are some of the top health benefits of papaya.
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October 10 2014
Everything from yoga to kick boxing is gripping minds in the name of fitness these days. Hence, it is not surprising to see a gym or salsa class at every corner of the city. Those who don’t go to any formal exercise paradise will be doing brisk walking in the early hours or doing funny-looking asanas or yogic breathing. All this is being done in the name of fitness. But, how fine are s
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October 13 2014
AFP By Amal Jayasinghe A railway in Sri Lanka that runs through mine-fields and snake-infested jungle is to reopen on Monday, nearly a quarter of a century after a bloody ethnic conflict shut it down.
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October 14 2014
The Northern Provincial Council has asked the Sri Lankan defence forces to vacate from their province. According to the TNA leaders the army occupies nearly 25 per cent of the total land area in the province. But according to the Sri Lankan ministry of defence the total area under the forces in NPC is less than five per cent. Isn’t the army justified in occupying a small portion of l
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