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UNP requests Facebook not to disclose private information of FB users

UNP requests Facebook not to disclose private information of FB users

The United National Party (UNP) requested Facebook not to disclose information on selected Facebook users that could be sought by...
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This is shameful behaviour, Rajapaksa should leave: Kumara Welgama

This is shameful behaviour, Rajapaksa should leave: Kumara Welgama

Kumara Welgama, a staunch Rajapaksa loyalist and UPFA MP had said that Mahinda Rajapaksa should leave if he doesn't have the backi...
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In shock move, SLPP MPs hurl chairs, books and 'chilli powder' at opposition legislators

In shock move, SLPP MPs hurl chairs, books and 'chilli powder' at opposition legislators

Sri Lanka’s parliament was intentionally disrupted for a second day, with legislators allied to the disputed prime minister, Mahin...
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MPs supporting Mahinda run amok in Parliament: resorts to violent tactics

MPs supporting Mahinda run amok in Parliament: resorts to violent tactics

Legislators supporting Mahinda Rajapaksa disrupted today's (16) proceedings in Parliament by resorting to violent tactics and send...
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No-confidence motion against Mahinda Rajapaksa passed in Parliament

No-confidence motion against Mahinda Rajapaksa passed in Parliament

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya on Friday (16) announced in parliament that a fresh no-confidence motion on the new government had been pa...
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Sports

Resolute Roshen Silva guides Sri Lanka to a first-innings lead 

Resolute Roshen Silva guides Sri Lanka to a first-innings lead 

Half-centuries from three batsmen and resistance from the lower order saw Sri Lanka record a 46-run lead on day two of the second...
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Iran lets women attend soccer match, ending decades-old ban

Iran lets women attend soccer match, ending decades-old ban

Iran allowed hundreds of local women to attend the Asian Champions League final in Tehran on Saturday, Iranian news agencies repor...
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Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action against England

Akila Dananjaya reported for suspect bowling action against England

Sri Lanka’s off-spinner Akila Dananjaya was reported for a suspect bowling action during the first Test against England. The match...
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Entertainment

A Sri Lankan is music director in Mozart’s town 

A Sri Lankan is music director in Mozart’s town 

Leslie Suganandarajah has been named music director in Salzburg Landestheater, succeeding Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. Leslie, 35, is pre...
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Peter Dinklage reveals how ‘Game Of Thrones’ cast said goodbye on set 

Peter Dinklage reveals how ‘Game Of Thrones’ cast said goodbye on set 

"Game of Thrones" cast members meant the sun and stars to one another, making it difficult for them to say goodbye after filming t...
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How this couple's drunken decision to buy a hotel in Sri Lanka paid off

How this couple's drunken decision to buy a hotel in Sri Lanka paid off

For most of us, our drunken decisions tend to extend to a dodgy takeaway or regrettable text. But for one British couple, it was l...
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