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Jaffna University Conflict: Non-Fictional Clash of Clans?

Jaffna University Conflict: Non-Fictional Clash of Clans?

(FEATURE) The violent argument that occurred in the University of Jaffna earlier this month has possibly left considerable doubt in the minds of Lankans: Are we falling prey to racism? Is peace an intricate luxury that we seemingly cannot afford? MORE.....

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Stern actions to prevent illicit drug sales near schools President

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Six army officers acquitted over Kumarapuram massacre

Six army officers acquitted over Kumarapuram massacre

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Lasanthas driver identifies army officer

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JO ready to commence protest while respecting the court order

JO ready to commence protest while respecting the court order

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It is questionable why Basil was admitted to Merchants Ward - Rajitha

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Court issues restraining order against JO protest march

Court issues restraining order against JO protest march

The Kandy Chief Magistrate today issued a restraining order against four MPs of the Joint opposition not to commence its proposed protest march within the Kandy city limit tomorrow (27), Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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Muralidaran to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

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The International Cricket Council today announced that Muttiah Muralidaran, Karen Rolton, Arthur Morris and George Lohmann will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame later this year. MORE...

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Man arrested with Kerala Ganja in Fort

Man arrested with Kerala Ganja in Fort

A person has been arrested for the possession of Kerala Ganja in Fort, Ada Derana reporter said. MORE...

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No bail for Mohammed Muzammil

No bail for Mohammed Muzammil

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Sri Lankas military alert to activities of Tamil Tiger supporters

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Sri Lankas military has been told to be alert to the activities of Tamil Tiger rebel supporters, the army media unit has said. MORE...

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Migrant workers in UAE including Lankans forced to work as slaves report

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Some 100 migrants from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are stranded in Abu Dhabi after their employer refused to renew their work permits, Reuters reports. Forced to work without wages, they are pleading with their governments to bring them home. MORE...

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Canadian Foreign Minister to visit Sri Lanka

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Stphane Dion, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs will visit Sri Lanka until July 29 to advance bilateral relations and to support Sri Lanka in its efforts to promote human rights, reconciliation and accountability. MORE...

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Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Herath spins Sri Lanka back into the contest

Rangana Herath was always going to be key to Sri Lankas hopes in this series, and it took only until the second morning for him to send some jitters through the Australian order. Herath picked up three of the four wickets that fell during the extended morning session.

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Sri Lanka all out for 117

Sri Lanka all out for 117

Nathan Lyon struck twice very first over after lunch as Lyons final figures of 3 for 12 along with the aid provided from the pace department helped Australia bundle Sri Lanka out for 117 in 34.2 overs on Day 1 of the first Test.

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Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka win the toss and elect to bat first against Australia

Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bat first in the first Test against Australia in Kandy.

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Australia seek Muralis help as they take on weakened Sri Lanka

Australia seek Muralis help as they take on weakened Sri Lanka

Australia will be looking to local legend and one-time bogeyman Muttiah Muralitharan to inspire them to success on his home patch as the worlds number one Test team begins a three-match series in Sri Lanka later this week. MORE...

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Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for Rio Olympics

Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for Rio Olympics

A decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from Rio 2016 over the countrys alleged state-sponsored doping regime has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. MORE..

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Entertainment

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Indian to win Mr. World

Rohit Khandelwal has become the first Indian to win the coveted title of Mr. World 2016 at the grand finale of the Mr. World competition held at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre in Southport, UK. MORE..

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Garry Marshall dies at 81

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Garry Marshall who directed the hit movies Pretty Woman and The Princess Diaries has passed away last evening (19) due to pneumonia at the age 81. MORE...

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Mick Jagger is becoming a dad for the 8th time

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The rolling stones frontman, who is 72 is expecting his eighth child from his 29 year old girlfriend Ballerina Melanie Hamrick. MORE..

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Prince George to recieve a Puppy on his birthday

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Prince George turns three on next Friday (22). His parents Prince William And Duchess Catherine plans to buy a Train set and Bolonka Zwetnas dog, a breed which can cost up to 1,800. MORE..

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Tesla autopilot is being investigated after Model S driver dies in crash

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