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Norocholai power plant partially closed
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 16:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Due to important maintainance work at Norocholai power plant it is partially closed from yesterday(9) Additional Director...
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New Police Intelligence Units to strengthen fight against drugs
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 15:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The Police Headquarters is planning tio set up Police Intelligence Units at Police Stations to speed up the campaign to...
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Mullaitivu residents submit 390 complaints to Disappearances Commission
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 14:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons has received more than 398 new complaints...
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“A false accusation of rape” – Khuram Shaikh murder trail
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 13:49
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(Colombo, Lanka Puvath) - The High Court trial the “Khuram Shaikh” murder trail was summoned yesterday (09) before the Colombo High Court...
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“I will bring Galle Municipal Council back to its former glory” - Mayor of Galle Municipal Council
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 13:06
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(Colombo, Lanka Puvath) - Galle High Court has given orders to reinstate former Mayor of Galle Methsiri De Silva who was removed by the Chief...
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Election Commissioner to discuss issue of electoral registers with Asst. Commissioners
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 13:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya will have a discussion with all Elections Deputy Commissioners and Assistant...
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Sri Lanka-Belarus trade to increase
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 12:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) The first ever Sri Lanka-Belarus official trade talks commenced in Colombo amidst avowed assertions from both sides towards...
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Jacqueline Fernandez's cake to Health Minister
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:30
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(Colombo Lankapuvath)Jacqueline Fernandez, a PETA ambassador, has sent Health Minister Harsh Vardhan a bunny-shaped cake with the words 'Be Sweet...
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Sri Lanka exhibitors of Ceylon Tea at North America's Largest food and Beverage fair
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 11:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath)“Let’s work together for an ambitious plan for doubling current market share of Ceylon tea in the US market”,...
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Dovedale Roman and Iron Age coins found after 2,000 years
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:30
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) A precious hoard of Roman and Late Iron Age coins has been discovered in a cave where it has lain undisturbed for more than...
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Argentina reaches World Cup final after penalties
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 10:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) The World Cup's second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight....
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80 Mobile services were successfully came to an end in monaragala
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 09:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) 80 Mobile services were successfully accomplished by the end of June, in Monaragala under the “Janatha Sathkara”...
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Did you receive your A/L admission card?
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 08:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Commissioner General of Examinations W.M.N.J Pushpakumara says candidates who have not received A/L admission cards by now must...
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Cabinet paper on Mathematics failed students
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 07:00
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Education Minister Bandula Gunewardena said it is proposed to present a cabinet paper on possible higher education...
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Colombo Racecourse will be declared open by president on 13th July
Thursday, 10 July 2014, 06:00
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) This latest addition to the commercial capital is to be declared open to the public on Sunday (13th July) by HE the President....
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A speedy 86 from Tillakaratne Dilshan
Wednesday, 09 July 2014, 22:11
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(Colombo Lankapuvath)Tillakaratne Dilshan's 86 and a steadying 48 by Mahela Jayawardene were the mainstays of a Sri Lankan innings which...
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Is America spying on Sri Lanka too?
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka is among many countries where the United States National Security Agency has been spying on, international media reveals. According to media reports, snoop Readmore


Some opposition members behave like vagabond at TV discussions - Dayasiri
(Colombo, Lankapuvath) North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara and United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Harin Fernando exchanged fisticuffs during the commercial break of a Readmore


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Standard Chartered Colomboscope 2014 – Making History
Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 11:09
(Colombo-Lankapuvath) Organised by Goethe-Institut, British Council and Alliance Française, the Standard Chartered Colomboscope 2014 is... Read more...
Harpic the toilet cleaning expert celebrates 30 years in operations in Sri Lanka
Thursday, 23 January 2014, 15:30
(Colombo Lankapuvath)Harpic, the prominent toilet care brand of Reckitt Benckiser celebrates its 30 year presence in Sri Lanka this year. Harpic is... Read more...
SLIIT becomes the ‘Best Performing CCNA Cisco Academy in Sri Lanka-2013’
Thursday, 09 January 2014, 11:41
(Colombo Lankapuvath)Ending the year in style, SLIIT was adjudged as the ‘Best Performing CCNA Cisco Academy in Sri Lanka-2013’ at the... Read more...
Colours for Orange to capture 10% of the market
Friday, 27 December 2013, 12:48
(Colombo Lankapuvath)Colours for Orange, a Sri Lankan - Nepalese partnership last week revealed an ambitious plan to capture 10% of Sri Lanka’s... Read more...

TALES SANS TAILS

Those who speak against other religions disgrace their own religion – President
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) Those who condemn other religions and speak against other faiths are only bringing disgrace to their own religion President Rajapaksa said while pointing out extremists bring no justice to any religion. He said this at the rededication ceremony of the Methodist Church at Galle Fort, which was renovated by the Sri Lanka Navy and handed over to the Methodist Church. The Methodist Church in Sri Lanka begun by missionaries who arrived in 1814 celebrates its bicentennial today (July 4).
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Tony Abbott says Sri Lanka is a “Society at peace”
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described Sri Lanka as a “Society at peace” while speaking to foreign media on the incident of a boat carrying  153 Tamil asylum seekers facing trouble in high seas off Christmas island.
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Some opposition members behave like vaga...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) North Western Province Chief Minister Dayasiri Jayasekara and United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Harin Fernando exchanged fisticuffs during the commercial break of a political programme on a private television channel on Tuesday night. When asked about the incident...
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Take action to prevent illegal acquisiti...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) President Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed officials to take all measures to prevent illegal acquisition, encroachment or sale of state-owned lands. "Both public officers and political representatives of the people should act in a very responsible manner in the use of state...
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Is America spying on Sri Lanka too?
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Sri Lanka is among many countries where the United States National Security Agency has been spying on, international media reveals. According to media reports, snooping on Sri Lanka is handled by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States.
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Wimal reveals a social media campaign of...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) Construction, Engineering Services, Housing and Common Amenities Minister Wimal Weerawansa said the Embassy of United States and the United National Party (UNP) Members of Parliament plans a country-wide disinformation campaign through social media. He said about 5,000 youths...
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Cyril Ramaphosa arrives
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) The Deputy President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, arrived in Sri Lanka today accompanied by a delegation of officials. Ramaphosa has been appointed South African President Jacob Zuma’s Special Envoy to help consolidate peace in Sri Lanka.
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Australia returns screened asylum seeker...
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) - The Australian government headed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed that 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who attempted to reach Australia by boat have been handed over to Sri Lankan authorities after screening at Sea.
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Sri Lanka v South Africa – signals of ...
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(Colombo Lankapuvath) A confident Sri Lanka will take on South Africa on their home ground as the hosts, fixed to play 3 ODIs and 2 five day Test matches commencing from Jul 6 to Jul 28 2014. The first ODI will be held on Jul 6 in Colombo at the RPS and the second on Jul 9 in Kandy at Pallekele....
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Proposed UN probe can damage the fragile...
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(Colombo, Lankapuvath) A special interview was held with Presidential International Media Spokesperson Mohan Samaranayake by Lankapuvath today, on the call by United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillai for an international war crimes investigation on human rights abuses on the war...
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