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China to get 108 acres from Colombo Port City

China to get 108 acres from Colombo Port City

The Sri Lankan government has agreed to reserve a 108-hectare area of the Colombo Port City to the project's developers - China Communications Construction Co. under a 99-year lease agreement, reports say. Read more

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Sachithra Senanayake to face Chennai 'Action' Test

Nov 01, 2014
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Sachithra Senanayake, the Sri Lankan off-spinner banned for illegal bowling action, is to proceed to Chennai's ICC accredited centre for suspect actions.
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Second reading of budget passed

Nov 01, 2014
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The Second Reading of Budget 2015 was passed with a majority of 100 votes in Parliament today. (Nov. 01)
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Search for bodies in Sri Lanka landslide continue

Nov 01, 2014
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Sniffer dogs were deployed on Friday to search for bodies of hundreds who are still missing after a massive landslide in central Sri Lanka while relief…
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China to get 108 acres from Colombo Port City

Nov 01, 2014
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The Sri Lankan government has agreed to reserve a 108-hectare area of the Colombo Port City to the project's developers - China Communications Construction Co.…
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Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash kills pilot

Nov 01, 2014
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A pilot was killed and another injured as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space tourism craft crashed in the California desert.
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Champika gears up for massive exposé!

Nov 01, 2014
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The Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) is preparing to make a decisive exposé over the 1500m rupee-fraud said to have taken place while importing coal for the…
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McGrath names his top five bowlers

Nov 01, 2014
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Australian champion fast bowler Glenn McGrath has named the best five bowlers in the world at the moment, judged over the last 12 months and across all three…
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Thushari goes under knife?

Nov 01, 2014
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Rumour mills have attributed the good looks of Thushari Wehella, who has become a household name through her role in the teledrama 'Aadara Daesak', to plastic…
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Sri Lanka Mirror turns 4 !

Nov 01, 2014
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'Sri Lanka Mirror' turns 04 years today (Nov. 01).
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'Mage Kirilli' becomes 'headache' to police dept.

Nov 01, 2014
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Police stations islandwide are being tasked with the sales of the CD - 'Mage Kirilli Soya Yanne Maa' which also includes songs of Senior DIG Anura Senanayake.
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Modi may take up fishermen issue with Rajapaksa

Nov 01, 2014
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With India stepping up efforts to prove the innocence of the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death for drug trafficking by the Colombo High Court, sources…
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SLC sex scandal true ; police to probe?

Nov 01, 2014
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A player of the Sri Lanka women's cricket team has reportedly testified before higher authorities of the SLC, affirming that recent reports on sexual bribes…
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Rs. 260m to be spent on birthday wishes for MR

Nov 01, 2014
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At least Rs.260 million is to be spent to publish birthday greetings in all print media, as President Mahinda Rajapaksa celebrates his birthday on Nov. 18th,…
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Burkina Faso: Military divided over who rules

Nov 01, 2014
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A split has emerged within Burkina Faso's armed forces over who is leading the country following the resignation of President Blaise Campaore after 27 years in…
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Sports Ministry budget runs dry?

Oct 31, 2014
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Financial provisions reserved for the Sports Ministry by Budget 2014 have run dry, internal sources from the ministry say.
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Sunil - Milina partners up for 'Patthini'

Oct 31, 2014
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The muhurath of renowned director Prof. Sunil Ariyaratne's latest movie - 'Patthini' was held in Colombo yesterday (Oct. 30).
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Ranil visits Haldummulla

Oct 31, 2014
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The opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly engaged in an observational tour in the area affected by the catastrophic landslide, Miriyabedda…
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Provincial Councillor to file case against Skyline

Oct 31, 2014
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A Tissamaharamaya Provincial Councillor is to seek legal redress against Skyline Aviation, 'Sri Lanka Mirror' learns.
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US to assist SL in landslide rescue & relief efforts

Oct 31, 2014
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The United States said Thursday that has received an official request for assistance from the Government of Sri Lanka for rescue and relief efforts after a…
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Nalanda Principal having 'math problems'?

Oct 31, 2014
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A group of old Nalandians held a media briefing at the OPA auditorium in Colombo today (31) against the present Principal of Nalanda College taking measures to…
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Features
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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October 31 2014
From an investor’s point of view, the case for Sri Lanka is getting strong. In the rear view mirror, yet still lurking and causing hesitation for some, are the Sri Lankan Civil War that ended in 2009 and the market bubbles that followed the war’s end through 2011. While there are risks to investing anywhere, Sri Lanka has one of the best cases for an economy with the stars aligned
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