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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

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Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

Oct 21, 2014
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Former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.
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Only 6 northern white rhinos left on Earth

Oct 21, 2014
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Unique? Suni was much more than that. He was vital to the survival of his kind.
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Indo-Lanka MoU sought to bring back Tamil refugees

Oct 21, 2014
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A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee rehabilitation organisation which has been working in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka for the past 30 years, has sought a Memorandum of…
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Common Agenda for Opposition

Oct 21, 2014
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Several leading political parties of the Opposition have arrived at a consensus to act as a common alliance during the Presidential election.
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Nishantha behind justifying media release

Oct 21, 2014
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Yesterday's (Oct. 20) media release justifying the sudden Indian tour has been issued over the individual whim of SLC secretary - Nishantha Ranatunga, internal…
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Lankan Def Secy meets Jaitley

Oct 21, 2014
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Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday called on Defence Minister Arun Jaitley during which a number of issues came under discussion.
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Ranjani involved in another deal

Oct 21, 2014
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Sports Development Department Director General Ranjani Jayakody, who is facing corruption charges, has obtained a certain amount of money for organizing media…
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Govt. trying to build relations with Tamil diaspora - JHU

Oct 21, 2014
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Both main parties of the country are attempting to secure the vote of the minority masses, the government affiliated Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) says.
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"Prez polls in Jan & Papal visit confirmed"

Oct 21, 2014
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The next Presidential election would be held on January 2015, Cabinet spokesman - Minister Keheliya Rambukwella has said to to BBC Sandeshaya.
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Govt. attempting to label UNP as LTTE - Karu

Oct 20, 2014
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The main opposition United National Party (UNP) rubbished claims made by pro-government media that the removal of LTTE sanctions within the EU was due to the…
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5 remanded over S'gamuwa undergrad assault

Oct 20, 2014
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Five suspects of the Sabaragamuwa University student assault incident, who surrendered to police today (Oct. 20) have been remanded till Oct. 28.
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Miss Sri Lanka to leave country

Oct 20, 2014
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Former winner of Miss Sri Lanka title Solanji Gunawijaya is making preparation to migrate, reports say.
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Comet 'Siding Spring' buzzes Mars

Oct 20, 2014
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It was the closest comet near-miss known to astronomers, but everything is alright.
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My wife encouraged me to take up ‘Kill Dil' -Govinda"

Oct 20, 2014
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Bollywood star Govinda is returning to the big screen after a gap of almost four years with 'Kill Dil', and he says it was his wife Sunita, who urged him to…
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Seniors seek excuses to avoid Indian tour

Oct 20, 2014
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Senior players of the Sri Lanka cricket team are in seek of excuses to skip the sudden Indian tour, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.
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Marley and Me sequel on TV soon

Oct 20, 2014
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A sequel of 2008 film Marley and Me is being made for the television, and the series will continue from the point where the film ended.
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Maligawatta tensed as fishermen protest

Oct 20, 2014
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A tense situation has erupted after a group of fishermen has staged a protest demonstration opposite the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources…
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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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What’s There to ‘Learn from SL’- MDMK Chief

Oct 20, 2014
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MDMK chief Vaiko here on Sunday termed the recent comment that ‘India has to learn a lot from the Sri Lankan Army’ by the Indian Defence Secretary…
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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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Features
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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October 20 2014
It’s true when they say that your skin is all about what you eat. The healthier your diet, the more glowing your skin tends to be because of all the nutrients pumped into it. Here is a list of 10 foods that should be included in your daily diet for good skin:
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October 21 2014
In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.
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