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International Space Station to be visible in Sri Lanka

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)’s International Space Station will be visible to the naked eye at 6:25 p.m. local time, above Sr

Red coconut given to Sathosa for Rs. 65 / - will be stoped

22 - November - 2017

Minister of Plantation Industries Navin Dissanayake states that if coconuts are granted to import, coconut prices can be controlled. However, he said that

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Showers or thundershowers will occur today

22 - November - 2017

Showers or thundershowers will occur at most provinces over the island after 2.00p.m. Showers will occur at several places in the Northern and Eastern coas

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Several trade unions in the health sector are on strike due to salary anomalies

22 - November - 2017

Saman Ratnapriya, president of the Government Nursing Officers Association stated that a number of medical services in the health sector will be collapsed

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President inaugurates 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine

21 - November - 2017

This meeting with participation of South Asian experts of sexual health, university lecturers and scholars, will conclude on 21st November. SASSM 2017 brin

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SL Economic and Investment Conclave on November 28

21 - November - 2017

Investors from seven countries will be in Colombo this month for the first Sri Lanka Economic and Investment Conclave. The business seminar will be held a

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Debate on the third day of the budget today

20 - November - 2017

It is scheduled to address the budget debate on Justice and Development Strategies and International Trade Ministries. The debate on the third day of the b

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The 3rd Biennial Meeting of South Asian Society for Sexual Medicine (SASSM) begin

20 - November - 2017

SASSM 2017 brings together experts from all over the world and will once again gather a distinguished faculty to address and discuss the most recent inform

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Thundershowers during the evening today also

20 - November - 2017

There is a high Possibility for afternoon thundershowers over the island. Showers or thundershowers will occur atmost provincesover the island after 2.00p.

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Queues continue near fuel stations - PHOTO

20 - November - 2017

There are Vehicle queues near petrol stations in Colombo and other parts of the country. Although the Petroleum Ministry has stated that there is no shorta

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Situation under control:Red notice issued to rumour-mongers

19 - November - 2017

he tense situation occurred in Gintota recently has completely been brought under control, with law and order being established in the area, Minister Sagal

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From tomorrow the weather will change

18 - November - 2017

Showers or thundershowers will occur at several places in the North-central, Uva, Central,Sabaragamuwaand Southern provinces and in Vauniya district after

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There is a problem with regard to two things in the Attorney General report regarding the minimum standard of the SAITM

18 - November - 2017

The Sri Lanka Medical Council says that there is a problem with regard to two things in the report prepared by the Attorney General regarding the minimum s

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United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister is due to meet the President and the Prime Minister today

18 - November - 2017

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Alnayan arrived sri lanka for three-day official visit yesterday (17). Sheikh Abdullah is a memb

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19 suspects arrested for Gintota incident - UPDATE

18 - November - 2017

The Police Headquarters states that 19 persons have been arrested over the incident that occurred in several areas in Galle yesterday (17). After a clash b

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Sport's

"Dickwella loves a challenge," - Chandimal

22 - November - 2017

Dickwella batting with captain Dinesh Chandimal played a few audacious shots without holding back. He hit Shami for two sixes in an over and the second one.. Read more

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Russel Arnold Picks Two Indians, Two Australians but no Sri Lankan in his Dream XI

21 - November - 2017

Sri Lanka former dashing left-hander Russel Arnold has picked two Indian and two Australian players in his Dream test XI, though, he didn't pick team .. Read more

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Shanaka strikes dent India further despite persistent rain

18 - November - 2017

Seam-bowling allrounder Dasun Shanaka picked up two wickets for Sri Lanka as India slid further to 74 for 5 before second day’s play in the first Test wa.. Read more

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Rafael Nadal wins defamation case against Roselyne Bachelot

17 - November - 2017

Bachelot, the former Minister for Health and Sport, alleged to the D8 channel in March 2016 that when Nadal was sidelined by a knee injury for seven months.. Read more

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No buyers for Tickets for Kolkata Test

16 - November - 2017

Despite the presence of world class players like Virat Kohli, Angelo Mathews and the fact that India are playing a Test after a gap of three months, ticket.. Read more

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INDIA VS SRI LANKA 2017-18

15 - November - 2017

India's dominating, impressive and thrilling home international season enters its final phase as they get set to take on the mighty neighbours Sri Lan.. Read more

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India vs Sri Lanka: Visitors Focus On Batting In Extended Training Session

15 - November - 2017

The Sri Lankan cricket team had an extended practice session as they dropped in at the Eden Gardens one hour before schedule and trained for four hours ahe.. Read more

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Italy fail to reach World Cup for first time in 60 years

15 - November - 2017

Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off at the San .. Read more

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Business

Finnish firm to produce alternative energy from sea waves

18 - November - 2017

Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential of ocean wa.. Read more

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SriLankan Airlines is ‘Best Full Service Airline in Central & South Asia’ for third consecutive year

16 - November - 2017

SriLankan Airlines collected yet another impressive accolade when it won the title of ‘Best Full Service Airline in Central & South Asia’ for the t.. Read more

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Japan leads in new loans to Sri Lanka

15 - November - 2017

Japan has made the highest commitment out of the US$1,187.2 million pledged by foreign development partners and lending agencies for Sri Lanka’s public i.. Read more

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Japan's economy posts longest growth streak since 2001

15 - November - 2017

Japan's economy has expanded for seven quarters in a row in the longest period of growth in more than a decade. Data showed gross domestic product (GD.. Read more

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Sri Lanka seeks private investment in domestic airports; aero sports zones

15 - November - 2017

Sri Lanka will seek private public partnerships to develop several domestic airports to help the tourism industry, and aero sports will also be boosted, Fi.. Read more

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Sri Lanka to gazette guidelines on adventure tourism by March 2018

15 - November - 2017

Sri Lanka’s Policy Development Office said steps are being taken to promulgate regulations related to all adventure tourism activities in Sri Lanka. Ten .. Read more

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Sri Lanka wants to amend Hambantota Port concession agreement

15 - November - 2017

Sri Lanka’s cabinet revealed Wednesday that Ports Minister sought cabinet approval to amend the current concession agreement of the Hambantota Port. Co-C.. Read more

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International

U.S. plans to scrap Obama-era net neutrality rules

22 - November - 2017

President Donald Trump spoke for more than an hour Tuesday by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Syria, Iran, North Korea and Ukraine were on the.. Read more

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Argentina Navy Loses Contact With Submarine - VIDEO

18 - November - 2017

Argentina’s Navy says it has lost contact with one of its submarines carrying 44 crew members off the country’s southern coast. The Navy says it has .. Read more

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Mugabe’s money: Zimbabwe’s president’s billion dollar fortune exposed

18 - November - 2017

Opposition politicians have claimed the Mugabes own 14 farms in the bankrupt country, which would be in contravention of the constitution, which limits lan.. Read more

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Ex-PM Morgan Tsvangirai returns to Zimbabwe amid military 'coup'

16 - November - 2017

Morgan Tsvangirai, the opposition leader who was made Mr Mugabe's deputy between 2009 and 2013 after he saw a surge in support in elections, was on th.. Read more

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Zimbabwe crisis: Mugabe 'under house arrest' after army takeover

15 - November - 2017

Zimbabwe's military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest in the capital Harare, South African President Jacob Zuma says. Mr Mugabe to.. Read more

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Army takes over Zimbabwe State Broadcaster (ZBC): News reader Rumbi Takawira roughed up

15 - November - 2017

Soldiers took over the headquarters of Zimbabwe's ZBC state broadcaster in the early hours of Wednesday, two members of staff and a human rights worke.. Read more

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Australia votes to legalise same sex marriage

15 - November - 2017

Australians have voted to legalise same sex marriage by an overwhelming margin in a national survey. Some 61.6% of voters supported Australia becoming the .. Read more

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Narendra Modi at ASEAN: India has not hurt anybody in 5,000 years

14 - November - 2017

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Manila for the ASEAN Summit, India focussed on the Indo-Pacific region, counter terrorism and aggressiv.. Read more

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Entertainment

Beauticians and hairdressers awarded

22 - November - 2017

An award ceremony to commend the professionals in the fields of beauty culture and hairdressing was held last 20th Nov. at Waters Edge Hotel, Battaramulla,.. Read more

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Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction, smashing records

18 - November - 2017

Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting of Jesus Christ commissioned by King Louis XII of France more than 500 years ago, has sold at Chri.. Read more

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‘Korea Festival’ tomorrow

17 - November - 2017

The Korean Speech Contest (Individual event) organized by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) will be held at the New Arts Theater, Universi.. Read more

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Chhattisgarh royal on 'Padmavati': No Rajput queen danced in front of anyone

15 - November - 2017

A Chhatisgarh royal said filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali must show 'Padmavati' to the Rajput organisations as the film is related to history, and.. Read more

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Amazon announces Lord of the Rings TV adaptation

15 - November - 2017

Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and the rest of Middle Earth are making the switch to the small screen after Amazon announced it has committed to a multi-series ada.. Read more

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'Justice League' Review: How Many Superheroes Does It Take to Save a Cinematic Universe

15 - November - 2017

How do you solve a problem like the DC Extended Universe? (Or whatever Warner Bros. is or is not calling their cinematic universe of DC properties these da.. Read more

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Kim Kardashian Accidentally Reveals Gender of Baby No. 3, Says North Is ‘So Excited’

15 - November - 2017

Whoops! Kim Kardashian West revealed she’s having a baby girl very soon. The 37-year-old reality star appeared on Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen DeGe.. Read more

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