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Rains slow Sri Lankan landslide search; nearly 150 feared dead

in.mobile.reuters.com — Rains slow Sri Lankan landslide search; nearly 150 feared dead

Commonwealth head urges Sri Lanka to ease military role in north

reuters.com — Although the civil conflict between separatist Tamil Tigers and government forces ended more than five years ago, tens of thousands of security forces remain stationed in the former war zone in the north. Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma praised Sri Lanka's infrastructure development in largely Tamil-populated Northern province, but said demilitarisation was also necessary.

No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Stringer 1 of 3. Rescue teams from the Sri Lankan military engage in rescue operation work at the site of a landslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla October 29, 2014. "I don't think there could be any survivors," Disaster Management Minister Mahinda Amaraweera told Reuters, after visiting the disaster site in the tea-plantation village of Haldummulla, 190 km (120 miles) from the capital, Colombo.

No hope for survivors in Sri Lanka landslide, over 100 dead

in.reuters.com — HALDUMMULLA Sri Lanka (Reuters) - All hopes of finding survivors under the mud and rubble of a landslide in south-central Sri Lanka had run out by first light on Thursday, though a government minister cut the estimated death toll to more than 100 from 300 the previous night.

Hopes fade for more than 300 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

courant.com — COLOMBO (Reuters) - A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise.

More than 100 believed killed in Sri Lanka landslide

torontosun.com — A landslide in hilly south-central Sri Lanka is believed to have killed more than 100 people on Wednesday as it buried scores of houses, a government minister said, and the toll is likely to rise.

More than 100 believed killed in Sri Lanka landslide: minister

news.yahoo.com — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - A landslide buried more than 140 houses in hilly south-central Sri Lanka on Wednesday after days of heavy rain, killing at least 10 people, officials said, with hopes fading for more than 300 listed as missing.

Hopes fade for over 300 missing in Sri Lanka landslide

uk.reuters.com — COLOMBO (Reuters) - A landslide buried more than 140 houses in south-central Sri Lanka on Wednesday after days of heavy rain, killing at least 10 people with more than 250 missing, officials said. Children who left for school in the morning returned to find their houses in the village of Haldummulla, 192 km (120 miles) from the capital Colombo, had been buried, media said.

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka holds rates at record lows as credit picks up

in.reuters.com — (Adds cenbank governor, analyst comments, background) By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO Oct 17 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for a ninth straight month on Friday, as expected, saying that private sector credit growth is picking up and that longer term lending rates are adjusting downwards.

Sri Lanka bans foreigners from old war zone amid UN probe

trust.org — By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka on Wednesday banned foreigners from a former battle zone, the government said, weeks after the United Nations began an investigation into alleged war crimes in the final phase of a 26-year conflict between the army and separatist rebels.
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Oct 31, 2014

Another body found today from the site of landslide at Meeriyabedda Estate -Haldumulla

Oct 31, 2014

Two people have been killed by a falling earth embankment in Raiwaththa, Oluganthota in Balangoda - Police

Oct 31, 2014

Oct annual average inflation 3.8% vs 4.2%. Point to point inflation at 1.6% slowing from 3.5%. CCPI 179.0

Oct 31, 2014

Finance Ministry says all pensioners will get the Rs 2500 interim allowance proposed by the 2015 budget along with their November pensi ...

Oct 31, 2014

Fuel prices to be standardized across the island from tomorrow with removing the transport charge at CPC fuel stations: Min Anura Priyad ...

Oct 31, 2014

More than 300 people in Rangala Waththa, Meda Dumbara, Kandy evacuated to safe locations owing to risk of landslides

Oct 31, 2014

The Jathika Hela Urumaya decides to abstain from voting at the first vote on the 2015 Budget will be taken in parliament tomorrow.

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