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Ranil visits Mullaitheewu

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe is scheduled to visit Mullaitheewu district today, Sunday, March 19. He is to meet Parliamentarians, Provincial Councilors, government officials and others and...

Ranil meets Somasundara Paramasatiya Swamigal

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Prime Misiter Ranil Wickremasinghe who was on an official visit to Jaffna met Nallai Aatheenam Srila Siri Somasundara Parmasariya Swamigal. Minsiter Swaminathan and Deputy Minister Vijakala...

TNA registration as a party need ITAK co-operartion: Sampanthan

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Sampanthan has stated that the co-operation of Illankai Thamil Arasu Katchi is necessary to register Tamil National Alliance as a political party. He sated this addressing a party meeting held in...

Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore holds funeral procession

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Singapore is bidding farewell to its founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. Despite torrential rain, tens of thousands lined the streets to view the funeral procession...

Ranil thank EU in Jaffna for extending ban on the LTTE

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The Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe, on a 2-day visit to Jaffna, said that it was a mistake for EU to remove the ban on the LTTE earlier. When their mistake was pointed out to them they have...

Tamils asking for their land is justifiable: Ranil among Tri – Forces

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“ We like our lands and Tamil people also like their lands .hence it is acceptable that they are asking for their lands.”  , said Ranil Wickramasinghe in his speech among the members in Palaly,...

Resettlement will be carried out without affecting security: Ranil in Jaffna

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said resettlement will be carried without causing any issue to the country’s security situation. The Prime Minister expressed these views addressing Navy...

Strive to raise education standard in the East: Prasanna

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Tamil National Alliance Eastern Provincial Councilor Prasanna has observed that the educationists in the East must strive to raise the standard of education in the province with the change of...

‘Unite to fight against divisive forces: Mahinda

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Former President Mahinda Rajapakse appealed to the people to join under one banner to fight forces that once gain want to divide the country. He made these remarks in a statement he sent to the...

Maithripala’s talk at Boao Forum

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President Maithripala Sirisena called for a constructive and mutually beneficial dialogue for the betterment of the region. He made these observations while delivering a speech at the opening Plenary...

Guinea declares Ebola ‘health emergency’ in five regions

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Guinean President Alpha Conde has declared a 45-day “health emergency” in five regions in the west and south-west of the country over Ebola. The restrictions include the quarantining of...

Lee Kuan Yew: Singapore set for funeral procession

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Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, who died on Monday aged 91. Mr Lee’s coffin will be carried in a procession across the streets of Singapore, and...

Murugadass spotted with Anuragh At Akira shooting

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Murugadass was spotted with Anuragh At Akira shooting spot. Akira is the remake of Tamil mind bending Mouna Guru. It is said that Anuragh is doing an important role in this movie. Sonakshi sinha...

Chandini is busy with full of projects in Kollywood & Tollywood

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Chandini is in Cloud Nine, as she is busy with full of projects in Kollywood & Tollywood Present Tamil movies :- Vil ambu (Susinderan’s production) Director Anjana’s project (hero...

Trisha illana Nayanthara: GV Prakash

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   “It is always ravishing to find the curve in a graph to elevating. Similarly our commitment towards our endeavors should also rise as we grow.” Started GV Prakash Kumar with a Pencil in...

Redbridge Council Calls for international justice for the Tamil people in Sri Lanka

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The Council of the London Borough of Redbridge passed a historic motion on 19 March 2015 calling for justice for the Tamil people of Sri Lanka and for a permanent solution to the conflict in that...

News Bits …. (Updated )

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*EPDP Parliamentarian Murugesu Chandrakumar appealed to Prime Minsiter Ranil Wickremasinghe to release political prisoners who have been detained without indictment. He made the appeal to him during...

Jaffna based ‘War Affected People Movement’ Praises Lee Kuan Yew as The Hero of ‘Tiger Economy’

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War Affected People Movement based in Jaffna, Sri Lanka is  paying tribute to modern Singapore’s founding leader, calling him The Hero of ‘Tiger Economy’ as well as a great man who changed...

Azhar Ali set to be named ODI captain

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The PCB chairman, Shaharyar Khan, has decided to appoint Azhar Ali as captain of Pakistan’s ODI side, ESPNcricinfo understands. Azhar, who was not a member of Pakistan’s World Cup...

Alps Germanwings crash co-pilot Lubitz ‘made prediction’

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The Germanwings co-pilot thought to have deliberately crashed his Airbus in the French Alps, killing 150 people, predicted “one day everyone will know my name”, his ex-girlfriend says.In...

Madras Journalists Association distances from meeting aimed at Freedom of Expression

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The Madras Journalists Association has distanced itself from the meeting to be held tomorrow aimed at freedom of Expression. The reason is said that most of the speakers in the meeting are against...

Rajini congratulates Kuttram Kadithal team

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Happiness is not a word for the team of National Award winning movie ‘ Kuttram Kadithal ‘ for the appreciation and accolades that is pouring from 360 degrees. Added to the joy and pride...

Statue in memory of Navarathnasamy, the Palk straights swimmer

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A statue of Murugupillai Navaratnasamy , the first man to swim across Palk Straight, in 1954, which was erected at Thondaimnaru in memory of his swim was opened by the  Divisional Secretary, Point...

Sampanthan most suitable to be the Opposition Leader, says Sri Lanka Muslim Congress

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In the National Government of allies, the Tamil National Alliance should become the Opposition Leader, the SLMC had stated. In the political climate prevailing now, Sampanthan will be the most...

The Shadow war between Ranil and Wicky continues, only a few TNA MPs in Ranil’s events

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 The Northern Chief Minister was not invited for the events in which the PM participated. This is seen as a continuation of the Cold war between the CM and Ranil, who had earlier bowed that he will...

When Jaffna is transformed, Country will also transform: Ranil Wickremasinghe

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After the election a programme will be inaugurated to develop the North into an economical zone. The funds needed for it will be made available. If Jaffna is transformed, the whole country will be...

Inaugurating Technology Studies at Jaffna St.John’s; Rathakrihnan nods

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State Minister of Education V.Rathakrishnan has given permission to introduce Technology as a subject in the school curriculum of Jaffna St.Johns’ College. College has undertaken to put up the...

Plea to Indian High Commission to develop Vaharai

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A plea has been made to Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Y.K.Sinha to extend assistance to rebuild Vaharai village whch was badly affected due to the conflict. Vaharai Pradesha Divisional...

President appoints Law Commission Chairman

President Maithripala has appointed a leadig lawyer President’s Counsel Romesh de Silva as Chairman of the Law Commissione. He received the appointment letter from the President recently.

Sampanthan attends Thampalakamam Koil kubabishekam

The kumbaabishekam of Thampalakamam Aathy Konanayakar was conducted recently. Tamil National Alliance Leader R.Sampanthan and former TNA Trincomalee Parliamentarian K. Thurairatnasingam were present....

Mavai, Suresh, Sara attend Ranil’s Jaffna meeting; Sritharan boycots

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Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians Mavai Senathyrajah, Suresh Premachandran and Saravanapavan were among the Parliamentarians of the North who attended the meeting held. Meanwhile, TNA...

Mavai explains TNA stand to Ranil in Jaffna meeting

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Illankai Thamil Arasu Katchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai Senthyrajah explained the stand taken by Tamil National Alliance at the Jaffna meeting attened by Prime Minister Rani Wickremasinghe. Mavai...

Nigerian voters prepare to election new president

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Nigerians are about to go to the polls to elect a new leader, with President Goodluck Jonathan facing a strong challenge from Muhammadu Buhari. It is expected to be the most closely fought election...

Italian court acquits Knox and Sollecito of Kercher murder

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Italy’s top appeals court has overturned the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher. The decision is the final ruling in the...

Supreme court orders to close all gates

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As to the order of supreme court, all toll gates in 4 states including Tamilnadu are closed from yesterday. The public will not need to pay toll charges.

Surya’s surprise flowers

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Beautiful moments are when our beloved ones get ennobled for their best works and achievements, but the most beautiful among them is sharing the joy of it. Actor Suriya filled with more delight and...

President Sirisena’s brother dies

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President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Priyantha Sirisena (40) who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo following an axe attack, has succumbed to his injuries this morning,...

44 Amazing and Unforgettable Photos Every Cricket fan Should See

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Like every other sport ever played, there have been some iconic moments in cricket that have been captured forever through photographs. Here are 44 of the best moments that the gentleman’s game...

President’s brother in critical condition

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President Maithripala Sirisena’s brother, Priyantha Sirisena who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Colombo following an assault is reported to be in a critical condition. The...

Yogeswaran faults Indian High Commission for non-recognition of TNA

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Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian S.Yogeswaran has observed that the failure to send invitations to TNA Parliamentarians and TNA Eastern Provincial Councillors for the event held at Vaharai to...

Ranil defends singing national anthem

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has observed that it is absurd to prevent national anthem being sung in Tamil is absurd. He defended the right to sing national anthem in Tamil.  He made these...

Vincent Selva is gearing up with Araathu

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Vincent Selva who had re christened himself as Piriyamudan Shelvaa has  made films such as ‘Priyamudan’, ‘Youth’ and ‘Jithan. Now the successful director known for completing...

NPC boycotts visit of the Premier: No proper invitation to the CM

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As the CM was not invited properly for the functions to be attended by the Prime Minister, the NPC members will not participate in those events, it is reliably learnt. The Prime Minister is scheduled...

News Bits….

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No Ban for the Port City Project: Maithri in China. Maithri’s brother attacked in Pollonaruwa. Presence of oil in underground water: Tamil National People’s Front. Proper solutions should be...

Land acquired by TID near Teaching Hospital, Jaffna

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A former private hospital near Jaffna Hospital had been taken over by the Terrorist Investigative Department (TID), saying that is a property of LTTE. But  the Jaffna Hospital has requested that...

Missing persons registered as Dead

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The Commission investigating missing persons also encourage complainant to register missing person as dead. Last year 249 were encouraged to register their relatives who had gone missing as dead and...

Posters in Panadura against singing National Anthem in Tamil

Posters against the singing of National Anthem in Tamil had been pasted in several places in Panadura South of Colombo. The Posters put out in the name of an organization called ‘HELAVIRU...

Mother coercing son to go for tuition with kerosene-soaked body dies of burns

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A mother who was trying to coerce her son to go to tuition with fake suicide attempt with kerosene soaked body, died of the burns she suffered when her body caught fire accidently. A mother of three,...

Aam Aadmi Party’s press meet to be held today

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Aam Aadmi party has arranged a Press meet at 2pm in Chennai press club today. This press meet is aimed to discuss the arresting of 50 AAP men and women who voiced for CBl enquiry for the case of...

TNA cold shouldered at Batti event organized by Indian High Commission

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Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians, Eastern Provincial TNA Ministers and TNA Provincial Councilors have not been invited to the event held in Batticaloa to hand over houses to beneficiaries...