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Jayalalitha wins by election

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Former actress and Leader of All India Anna Dravidiya Munnetra Kalakam Leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 67 year old Jayalalitha has secured a victory at the by election for RK Nagar constituency....

Tunisia beach attack: witnesses say more than one gunman involved

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More than one gunman was involved in the terrorist massacre in Tunisia, witnesses have claimed, as four Britons seriously injured in the shooting were flown home. The accounts cast doubt on the...

Chariot festival held at Nainai Nagapoosani Amman

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Chariot Festival at Nainai Nagapoosani Amman was held today. Thousands of devotees from all parts of the country and abroad participated in to receive blessings of the Amman. The temple’s fame...

Baahubali gets released in USA

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‘Baahubali’ – India’s biggest motion picture is all set for a grand worldwide release on July 10. The film will be arriving in India in more than 4000+ screens. The film is...

Media men expelled from meeting at District Secretariat after being invited there

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A discussion about the problem faced by people re-settled in Valli-North was held yesterday. Although the Media men were invited for this meeting  they were asked to go away, by former Minister...

LTTE’s Trincomalee political Leader Ruban seek TNA nomination

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The LTTE’s Political Leader from Trincomalee, and later in charge of the Head Office of the LTTE, Ruban(Athmalingam Raveenthira) had submitted his application to contest in the forthcoming election...

News Bits…

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* The Government in crisis due to the   “ Surrender Testimony”  at Geneva. Government delegation rush to Geneva. * Action taken by Government to curb KP’s properties. * Mahindha gave 600...

Jaffna League rally from behind and beat Kandy League in Football Nationals

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Jaffna League beat Kandy League by 4 goals to 2 in the National under 19 Tournament held by Sri Lanka Football Federation. Kandy was leading 1-0 at lemons on Saturday. Another goal was scored by...

Army Camps should be removed and the people resettled: Sumanthiran

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The Army Camps in the Vallikamam North should be removed and people should be rehabilitated. we will not go back on this stance.The activities will be taken forward in the next stage, said the former...

Salt harvest in Mannar

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The harvest of salt in Mannar, was commenced yesterday ceremoniously. Mohamed Umayin the General Manager of the Manthai Salt Limited, inaugurated the salt harvest for the year 2015. The total...

Raviraj murder accused Capt Shantha enlarged on bail

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Colombo Additional Magistrate Nirosha Fernando yesterday released Raviraj murder accused Captain Shantha Munasinghe alias ‘Navy’ Shantha on bail. He was also ordered not to leave the country....

Pro-Rajapakse motorcade from Colombo

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A motorcade demanding that Mahinda Rajapakse must return to politics is to commence from Colombo to Hambantota tomorrow. At the conclusion of the motorcade, Rajapakse is expected to announce his...

EROS to contest in East, North & upcountry

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EROS has decided to contest seats in the North, East and in the Upcountry without joining any party. EROS Leader is to contest from Batticaloa, party sources say. They are to contest the party...

PM hosts Ifthar

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President Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Ifthar ceremony held at Temple Trees under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.

Kalam visits Champika

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Former President of India Abdul Kalam on Saturday visited Patali Champika Ranawaka’s residence and met his family members. He also held discussions with Buddhist priests who were present.

UNP Convention on July 11

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United National Party is to hold its party convention on July 11 at Campbell Park in Colombo. Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe will preside. This is the first convention of the party to be held after the...

Swaminathan visits Valikamam North

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Former Minister of Resettlement D.M.Swaminathan visited the Valikamam North and inspected the areas allocated for resettlement. Government officials, representatives of resettled families and several...

Bodu Bala Sena will contest polls: Gnanasara Thera

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General Secretary of Bodu Bala Sena Ven Gnanasara Thera has stated that their organization has decided to enter the political arena by contesting the next election. Speaking to a media, he stated...

New building of Nanattan Palmyrah Co-op Society opened

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Northern Province Minister Ayngaranesan declared open the new building of the Coconut, Palmyrah Development Co-operative Society in Nanattan, Mannar recently. Assistant Commissioner of Co-operative...

No consensus in TNA seat allocation: Addaikalanathan

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Tamil National Alliance former parliamentarian Selvam Addaiklanathan has stated that no consensus has been reached among constituent parties in the TNA. Speaking to the media, he added that a meeting...

Greece debt crisis: Defiant Tsipras seeks referendum backing

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Mr Tsipras said a clear vote against austerity would help Greece negotiate a better settlement to the crisis.Otherwise, he warned, he would not stay in office to oversee more cuts. Greece’s...

Actress Mahima stills

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Agreement on seat allocation among parties reached: Suresh Premachandran

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The spokesman for TNA Suresh Premachandran, MP, had said that agreement had been reached among constituent parties of TNA. The allocation for Trincomalee, Jaffna and Amparai has been decided by the...

Diplomatic Victory will pave the way to our ideals: Mawai

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Mawai Senathyrajah, the President of FederalParty said yester that only Diplomatic Victories could pave the way towards our Ideals; He was speaking during the Opening ceremony of the Federal Party...

It is our Duty to protect The TNA from destruction: Rev. Bishop Daniel Thiyagarajah

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We shall obey the leadership and support the candidates nominated by the leadership. Various dark forces are rallying to destroy TNA. In such instances , it is the duty of the Tamil People to protect...

News Bits…

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* Susil take Mahindha’s side, SLFP may split, possibilities high for an appearance of a third force. * Mahindha will definitely contest the elections : Vimal Weeravansa * TNA and JVP to go it...

Tamanaah tweets about Arya

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The shooting of ‘Vasuvum Saravananum Onna Padichavanga’directed by M. Rajesh and starring Arya, Santhanam, Tamanaah, Banu and Vishal is complete and the post production work is on in full...

Mavai declares open ITAK office in Sitrhankerny

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Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Leader Mavai Senathyrasa declared open the office of the party at Sithakerny in Vaddukottai on Sunday. Former Parliamentarians Saravanapavan, Sumanthiran, Vinayagamoorthy...

Prabaharan is no more to secure MR’s victory: Ranil

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United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has stated that Rajapakse would be defeated if he dares to contest. Even LTTE leader Prabaharan is not alive today to secure Rajapakse’s victory....

World Enviornment Day in Kallady

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A simple ceremony was held to mark The Wolrd Environment Day at Vivekanada Ladies’ College in Kalaldy, Batticaloa recently. Mandoor North Pradesa Sabha Secretary V. Thavarasa was the Chief Guest....

NFGG discusses election strategy

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National Front for Good Governance held a meeing in Kathankudy recently to discuss its election strategy. Sabeel Nalimi presided. Chairman Abdur Rahuman also addressed. Views of the participants were...

Rajapakse to announce decision on July 1

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Reports say that the former President Mahinda Rajapakse has decided to announce his stand in respect of the forthcoming elections on July 1. He will announce his stand after consultations with...

Maithripala in Trincomale

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President Maithripala Sirisena visited Trincomalee during the weekend. He visited Koneswaram temple and took part in religious poojas. His wife was also present during the poojas. Thereafter, he went...

China-led AIIB development bank holds signing ceremony

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Delegates from 57 countries will sign articles that determine each member’s share and the bank’s initial capital.The UK, Germany, Australia and South Korea are among the founding members....

Tunisia beach attack: British death toll ‘will top 30’

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The Queen sent her “sincere condolences” to victims’ families, saying she was “shocked” at the attack.Meanwhile, relatives of those who are injured or still missing...

Argentina judge orders asset seizure of Falklands oil firms

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Tierra del Fuego judge Lilian Herraez ordered the authorities to seize boats and other assets worth $156m.Argentina claims sovereignty of the islands, which it calls the Malvinas. The oil companies...

Iranaimadu – Jaffna Water supply Scheme: Oposition from Kilinochchi Farmers

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The Statement Minister Raub Hakim,that the President had pressurized him complete trhe Kili-Jaffna water supply scheme within 2 years had shocked the farmers, Farmer’s Associations and  other...

Cartoon of the Day

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News Bits……

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* War crimes charges on Rajapakse Brothers  – HR report to Maithri on August 21. * Rs 4,000 million allocated for Elections……..Election Commissioner. * UNP will win the...

Familied man rescused after 32 years from Sri Lanka Prison

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A familied man  was rescued from Sri Lanka prison after losing contact with his family after going abroad. It is understood that he was deported from abroad and was held in various Sri Lankan...

GCE(A.L) in two stages

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With the sudden dissolution of the Parliament the GCE(A.L) which was scheduled to be held from August 4th to 24th is now re- scheduled to be held in two stages from August 4th to 13th and from...

782,000 people eligible to vote in the North

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The Election Department Election circles said that 782,000 people are eligible to vote in the impending election.529,00 persons are eligible in Jaffna Electoral District, and 253,00 in Vanni...

Let’s rally together and win our rights – Sampanthan’s Call fromTrincomalee

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The problems of the Tamils are being voiced in UN. In this conjuncture we are facing the General Elections. Hence, to win the rights of the Tamils, to increase the representation of the Tamils, We...

Deity’s statue of Hindu Temple destroyed –Ariyanendran condemn it as deliberate

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It is a continuing act, during the regimes of Mahindha and Maithri to deliberately destroy places of worship, especially Hindu temples or looting them, said Ariyanendran, MP. The damaging  of the...

Polls Chief summons Party Secretaries for briefing

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Commissioner of Elections Mahinda Deshapriya has summoned general secretaries of all political parties for a meeting at his office on Ju,y 2. At the meeting, the party secrtaries are to be briefed of...

CWC undecided whether to contest solo or otherwise

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Ceylon Workers’ Congress is undecided on the mode of contest. The issue of whether to contest alone under the CWC symbol or to contest in collaboration with others. The party high command is also...

Hindu-Bauddha Peravai Festival

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The Hindu-Bauddha Peravai held its fifth annual festival at the Ramakrishna Mission Hall, Wellawatte. Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse was the Chief Guest.

All must adhere to election rules…Polls Chief

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Polls Chief Mahinda Deshapriya has vowed that the election rules will be implemented to the letter of the law to ensure a free and fair election. Addressing a media meeting at the Election...

Join hands for UPFA victory …Prabha to MS and MR

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UPFA Parliamentarian Prabha Genesan has appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena and Former President Mahinda Rajapakse to join hands forgetting differences to secure the victory of the UPFA at...

Summon the CC and set up Commissions..Hakeem

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Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader Rauff Hakeem has urged the President to summon the Constitutional Council and set up the independent commissions to ensure good governance. He made the request at a...