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Police to take legal action against pro LTTE events

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Sri Lankan police has issued a warning that legal action will be taken against anyone that holds public events in support of the LTTE, reports say. Reports say that such action will be taken as LTTE...

Vijayakala urges Govt for International University in Jaffna

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Deputy Minister Vijayakala Maheshwaran has requested the government to establish an international university in Jaffna to promote further studies among the student population in the peninsula. She...

TNA must reconsider support to Govt : Ariyanenthiran

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Tamil National Alliance former Batticalao Parliamentarian Ariyanenthiran has requested the Tamil National Alliance to reconsider its stance to be supportive of the government in view of late...

Arrest, detention of Pillaiyan an act of political revenge : Lokuge

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UPFA Parliamentarian Gamini Lokuge has charged that the arrest of Sivanesadurai Chandrakanthan, former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, is an act of revenge for his co-operation in defeating...

EPC grants three month leave to Pillaiyan

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Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province and Leader Tamil Makkal Viduthalai Puligal Party Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillaiyan was granted three month leave by Eastern Provincial...

Take constructive measures to release TPPs : Sumanthiran

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Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran has urged the government to take constructive measures to ensure the release of Tamil political prisoners on the basis of promise given by the...

Protest against merging of EPF, ETF

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A protest was held opposite the Fort Railway Station expressing opposition to the proposal to merge the EPF and ETF. The protest was held under the patronage of the Frontline Socialist Party.

Political stability sine qua non for economic and social development: Samarasinghe

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Skills Development and Vocational Training Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has observed that political stability is sine qua non for social and economic development. President Sirisena and Prime...

Samantha seen off by Harsha

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US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power left the island at the conclusion of her three day official visit to Sri Lanka. She was seen off by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr.Harsha de Silva....

Karthigai deepam festival celebrated

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The festival of ‘Karthigai Deepam’ was celebrated in North and East  with piety and fervour as lamps were lit outside houses and commercial establishments. Hundreds of people offered worship at...

Lifting ban on Diaspora is no threat to security: Vasu

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UPFA Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakara has observed that the lifting of ban on the Diaspora organizations is not a threat to the security of the country. Speaking to the media, he stated that he...

Withdrawn security provided for Eastern Provincial Councillors

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The police security provided to members of the Eastern Provincial Council was withdrawn recently without prior notice. There was protest against that action. There was also an uproar during the...

Mahinda faction to complain to foreign embassies

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UPFA Parliamentarians in the Mahinda Faction are to present their viewpoints about the present government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. Their criticisms are based on harassment by the...

Mahinda faction to move no confidence motion against Ravi

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Parliamentarians in the Mahinda faction of the UPFA have proposed to move vote of no confidence on Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. They intend moving the motion before November 19. This was...

Alahaperuma takes on Duminda

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UPFA Parliamentarian Allahaperuma has charged that Sri Lanka Freedom Party Secretary Duminda Dissnayake has misled the public that the SLFP has taken a decision to support the Budget. There is no...

SLFP will support Budget: Duminda

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party Secretary Duminda Dissanayake has stated that SLFP will support the Budget 2016 presented by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake. Speaking to the media he stated that the...

Don’t drive TNA to reconsider stance: Selvam warns Govt

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Tamil National Alliance Vanni Parliamentarian Selvam Addaikalanathan has warned the government that the TNA will be compelled to reconsider the stance of extending support if Tamils’ concerns are...

No foreign naval bases on SL soil: Ranil

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that Lanka will not allow other countries to set up naval bases in its territory. “We would like to reiterate that there would be no naval bases...

Turkey Russia jet: Marine killed in pilot rescue bid

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He died when his helicopter came under fire from rebels in northern Syria, where the plane crashed. Rebel fire from the ground killed one of the jet’s two crew members after they ejected. The...

Rakul learnt to speak Telugu sans any formal training

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That an actress would have to undertake a test to find out whether her voice would suit the character she is playing, might sound funny for the uninitiated. But looks like after acting in eight...

Why reluctance to release TPPs under good governance : Yogeswaran

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Tamil National Allaince Batticaloa Parliamentarian S. Yogeswaran has condemned the reluctance to release political prisoners under the good governance. The imposition of strict terms for their...

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*There is a danger of Tiger flag hoisted – Mahindha Rajapakse. * Tigers should not be resurrected in the guise of commemorating Martyrs – Vasudeva Nanayakara. * People of Northern...

Students of Jaffna University join hands in Blood Donation Campaign in Memory of people killed in the war

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A blood donation campaign was held in the University of Jaffna under the aegis of the Jaffna University Students’ federation. Hundreds of student participated in this campaign.

04 Tamil cricketers and 07 Throw-Ball players in respective National Teams

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Kiritharan representing Vavuniya Combined Team, Niroshan of St.John’s College, Thasoban of Jaffna Combined Team and Nithusan of Kili/Mullai Combined had been selected to represent Sri Lanka in...

Let us all commemorate the those who had died for People, a call by the Science Teachers’ Association of Jaffna University

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All those who have sacrificed their lives for people should be remembered. They gave up their self interests for the emancipation of all of. They should be remembered, the Association had said. Their...

Selvam salutes Martyrs yesterday in Parliament

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The TNA MP  Selvam Adaikalanathan yesterday paid homage in the Parliament,  to the Martyrs who had paid oblations with their lives in freedom struggle. He paid this homage during inaugurating the...

UN set the stage for Mahindha Regime’s massacre of Tamil people, accuses CM C.V.Wigneswaran

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The UN and its Agency establishments set the stage  for the Massacre drama of the former government. The approval of the then Resident Representative of UN, ensured  a situation where there was no...

Roubaix hostage situation in northern France ends

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A hostage situation in the northern French town of Roubaix has ended, with the hostages now safe, local officials say. Up to three armed men took hostages in the town near the border with Belgium,...

De-proscription definite threat to national security:GL

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Former Foreign Minister G.L.Peiris has observed that de-proscription of Diaspora organizations and 269 individuals is a definite threat to Sri Lanka’s national security. Addressing the media he...

Pallihakara calls on Mannar Bishop

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Northern Province Governor H.N.G.Pallihakara called on Mannar Bishop Rev. Fr. Victor Soosai at the Mannar Bishop’s House and held discussions. The discussion focused on the problems of the people...

Samantha meets Muslim leaders

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US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power met the Sri Lankan Muslim leaders at Foreign Ministry office and discussed their problems. Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem and All Ceylon...

Samantha Power calls on PM

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US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe at Temple Trees and held talks on bilateral and global issues. She stated that change is unmistakably under way in...

Samantha’s all praises for Sampanthar

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US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power has heaped praises for Tamil National Alliance Leader Rajavarothayam Sampanthar. She quipped in twitter: “Opposition Leader Sampanthan a passionate voice for...

Putin calls jet’s downing ‘stab in the back,’ but Turkey says warning ignored

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One of the world’s most volatile regions was roiled further Tuesday when Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey said it hit the plane after it repeatedly...

Hostage Situation Reported in North France Is Crime-related

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Armed men have taken hostages after gun shots were fired in the northern French town of Roubaix, a police source said on Tuesday. According to French media, the situation was most likely a bank...

Hostage taking reported in northern French town, several wounded

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Several people have suffered gunshot wounds during a hostage situation in the northern French town of Roubaix, according to reports.  

India’s Marine Police file case against Sri Lanka Navy

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The Marine Police of the Coastal Security Group (CSG) of India have registered a case against the Sri Lankan navy for allegedly attacking fishermen from Rameswaram on November 21, when they were...

Leaders of the South are under one umbrella, we aren’t: Anandasangary

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Tamil United Liberation Front Leader V.Anandasangary has lamented that while the leaders in the South have rallied together under one umbrella in the interest of the community, there is lack of such...

Suspects in Vidya rape and murder case further remanded

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Kayts Magistrate Lenin Kumar made an order extending the remand of the suspects in the school girl Vidya rape and murder case till December 1. He made the order when the suspects were produced before...

Accusation of inefficiency against NP based on jealousy: Ainkaranesan

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Northern Province Minister Ankaranesan stated that certain people are making unfounded allegations that the Northern Provincial Council is inefficient and incompetent and causing disrepute to the...

Wigneswaran hails NGOs for their role in difficult times

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Chief Minister of the Northern Province Wigneswaran has observed that the ban on the functioning of Non-Governmental Organizations in the peninsula paved the way for excesses by forces. He was...

Release Tamil political prisoners unconditionally: Hisbulla

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State Minister Hisbulla has pleaded that all Tamil political prisoners must be released unconditionally. He was speaking in Parliament. He pleaded that while the LTTTE carders who participated in the...

Tamils’ expectations must be met: Thurairajasingham

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Eastern Province Agriculture Minister K.Thurarajasingham has stated that following the Jan 8 political changes in the country Tamils have been benefited to an extent although our expectations have...

Sri Lanka’s Inflation for October rises to 3.0%

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Sri Lanka’s inflation in October 2015 determined under a new National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) rose to 3.0 %, the Department of Census and Statistics said on Monday. The inflation, as...

Thurairasasingam in Thennamaravady and discusses problems

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Illankai Tamil Arsu Katchi General Secretary Eastern Province Agriculture Minister K.Thurairajasingham met the people of Thennamaravdy and held talks about the problems caused by intrusion of...

Mihin Lanka conducts presentation to update agents on its latest product developments

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Mihin Lanka recently conducted a comprehensive presentation for its agents to highlight the airline’s updated product and service offerings. The presentation was well attended by 102 agents who...

Brussels lockdown extended as US issues travel alert

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Brussels will remain under the highest level of alert for another week due to an ongoing “terrorism” threat, but schools and the underground train system could reopen from Wednesday,...

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 The activities of the government endangering National Security -Mahindha Rajapakse.  The lifting of tha ban on Diaspora should br clarified  -Vimal Veeravansa.  Avant Garde Boss grilled on...

Changes in curriculum necessary if, future generation is to achieve : Mawai Senathyrajah

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Leader of the ITAK Mawai Senathyrajah said that changes should be made in curriculum if our future generation is to achieve something. He was speaking in the event after the Higher Education Minister...

Reduce Defense expenditure and allocate more funds to North and East, calls TNA MP Shanthy

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Express sorrow over high allocation to Defense sector, the TNA MP Shanthy Sriskantharajah called upon the Government to reduce Defense expenditure and allocate more funds to encourage Educational,...