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Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device

Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device

Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones. Read more

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Commonwealth head urges SL to ease military role in north

Oct 30, 2014
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The head of the Commonwealth group of nations has urged Sri Lanka to decrease the military's heavy role in civil administration in the country's former…
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Nestle Japan hiring 1,000 robots

Oct 30, 2014
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Food giant Nestle said Wednesday that its Japan unit would hire 1,000 robots as sales clerks at stores across the country.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook Is ‘Proud to be Gay’

Oct 30, 2014
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The CEO of Apple announced he’s gay Thursday, in an essay that puts him among the highest-profile publicly out business leaders in the world.
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Japanese Govt. provides fire fighting vehicles & equipment to BOI

Oct 30, 2014
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Ambassador of Japan - Nobuhito Hobo, handed over 5 Fire Fighting Vehicles and equipment to Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana, Minister of Investment Promotion for use…
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08 including 05 Indian nationals sentenced to death

Oct 30, 2014
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The Colombo High Court today (30) sentenced to death eight persons including five Indian Nationals for smuggling drugs in guise of fishing in Northern seas.
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Microsoft unveils $199 wearable fitness device

Oct 30, 2014
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Microsoft has unveiled its first wearable device that can track a user's sleep and exercise as well as connect to a health service on smartphones.
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Unmanned NASA rocket explodes on launch

Oct 30, 2014
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An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded in midair early Tuesday evening, producing huge flames and loud booms along the eastern Virginia coast but no…
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International aid unnecessary - Govt.

Oct 30, 2014
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Aid of the United Nations or of any other party are unnecessary to deal with the prevailing disaster situation, the Sri Lankan government says.
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Nilmini becomes Sannasgala's Amma

Oct 30, 2014
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Nilmini Tennakoon who was absent from teledramas for some time has recommenced her acting.
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Amitabh sweeps Mumbai street

Oct 30, 2014
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Bollywood uber-celeb Amitabh Bachchan swept streets in Mumbai yesterday as part of the Swachh Bharat campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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'White tears' to flow targeting Prez polls

Oct 30, 2014
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The Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC) is to telecast a new teledrama targeting the forthcoming presidential election, reports say.
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Tendulkar inducted into Don Bradman Hall of Fame

Oct 30, 2014
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Sachin Tendulkar added another feather to his cap on Wednesday when the Indian batting legend was inducted as one of the latest honourees in the Bradman…
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Sri Lanka rupee slips

Oct 30, 2014
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The Sri Lankan rupee traded weaker on Wednesday on importer dollar demand while moral suasion by the central bank prevented a further fall in the local…
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Deepika, reigning queen of elite Rs 100 cr clube

Oct 30, 2014
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Bollywood beauty Deepika Padukone is not only tasting success, but literally basking in its glory and rightly so! The actress has been on a roll in the past…
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2018 FIFA World Cup logo unveiled

Oct 30, 2014
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FIFA President Sepp Blatter has revealed the logo for the 2018 World Cup in Russia - with the help of a crew of cosmonauts.
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Authorities asleep, issues at ground

Oct 30, 2014
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It has been revealed that Sri Lanka A team was unable to win the third unofficial Test against West Indies A team held at Moratuwa due to deficiencies in…
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Sajith invites 'mice'!

Oct 30, 2014
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A group of 'mice' is to desert the sinking ship of the coalition government and 'jump over' to the opposition soon, UNP Deputy leader Sajith Premadasa says.
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Over 75% of damaged buildings reconstructed in Aluthgama

Oct 30, 2014
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Speaking at the press briefing held yesterday (29th October) Commander Security Forces Headquarters-West Major General U. A. B Medawela said that over 75 per…
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Rathana Thera, Arjuna to say 'no'

Oct 30, 2014
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Ven. Athuraliye Rathana Thera of the 'Pivithuru Hetak' organisation and MP Arjuna Ranatunga of the Democratic National Alliance (DNA) are to arrive at a…
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Topless FEMEN runs wild in Paris

Oct 29, 2014
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Topless protesters from the radical feminist group Femen turned up outside the Paris courthouse on Sunday afternoon, calling for an end to the court…
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Features
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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October 22 2014
Two European importers of Sri Lankan tuna expressed surprise at the timing of the European ban on fisheries imports from Sri Lanka.
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