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A Srilankan doctor accused of murdering her husband during a domestic dispute in Western Australia's Mid West region will stand trial in November. Chamari Rasika Denuwanthe Gunathilaka Liyanage, 34, has pleaded not gu

An unidentified number of plainclothes policemen will be part of a larger group of 3000 uniformed officers that will be deployed in Amuradhapura during the up coming Poson Poya Festival, a senior official said today.

President Maithripala Sirisena said the role play by the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) in the areas of rehabilitation of persons, families of missing persons, conflict affected women and children is commend

The final decision on proposed 20th Amendment will be taken at the next cabinet meeting next week after the President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wikremasighe meet other political parties, cabinet spoke

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Sunshine Holdings PLC posted a consolidated revenue of Rs. 16.3 billion in FY15, an improvement of 11.1 per cent year-on-year (YoY). Key business segments, particularly Healthcare and Agribusiness, grew above industry av

Colombo equities saw some marginal returns on Friday at midday trading session after Thursday’s profit taking, analysts said. They said that political uncertainties will be the deal breaker in investor participation

The Colombo bourse on Wednesday saw marginal returns in early trade with analysts saying that good corporate results released recently are mooting traders to shift from their wait-and-see mode. The benchmark All Share

Colombo equities on Tuesday showed some returns by midday with analysts saying that retailers are active on selected stocks. They added that the uncertain political setting will play a large role in determining the ma

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A Chinese restaurant in Hong Kong inspired by the popular Japanese cartoon character Hello Kitty has attracted a strong following of customers although it will officially open next month. The Chinese restaurant is sit

Royal handed out a 49-0 drubbing to Trinity in the second match at the Royal Complex. Captured here are images of the final day of the Bradby encounter.

Nobel Prize winner John Nash - whose life was portrayed in the film A Beautiful Mind - has been killed in a taxi crash in New Jersey with his wife Alicia, Sky News reported. The Princeton University mathematician was

Sports

Sri Lanka will host the Yonex Sunrise International Badminton Challenge Championship 2015 for the 2nd successive year scheduled to be played from June 2 to 6 at the Sugathadasa Stadium Indoor Sports Complex.  

The 5th Li-Ning Mercantile Badminton Association Inter Firm Team Doubles Badminton Championship 2015, organised by the Mercantile Badminton Association and sponsored by Li-Ning will be held at the MBA Headquarters and In

The Masters Basketball Sri Lanka (MBSL) will conduct the 2nd Schools Old Boys and Old Girls Semi League Tournament, commencing during the weekend June 5 and 6, 2015 at the MCA Basketball Court in Colombo.   Th

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WASHINGTON (REUTERS, AFP) - The chief US negotiator in Iran nuclear talks, Wendy Sherman, will leave the State Department shortly after the June 30 deadline for the talks between Teheran and six major powers to reach agr

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signalling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to sp

SYDNEY -- Nearly a year after embarking on a multi-million dollar quest to solve one of aviation's greatest unsolved mysteries, authorities and search teams are being criticized over their approach to finding Flight MH37

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Felix Kiprono said his dream is to marry 16-year-old Malia Obama - and he is ready to meet her father to discuss the matter when the president visits Kenya in July,  foreign meida reported. He is offering up 50 cows,

BANGKOK REUTERS: A Burmese woman working in Thailand hired a man to sedate and smuggle her 3-month-old baby across the border to relatives in Myanmar, researchers said, describing a common “service” for desperate mig

WANG KELIAN, Malaysia, May 27, 2015 (AFP) - Malaysia's government has expressed shock at finding human-trafficking camps and graves near the Thai border, but for local villagers like Sani Hashim the human clues were rig

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