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NPC Committee of 19 led by CM to draft proposals,for constitution, before Feb. 19th

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A committee of 19 had been formed to prepare the proposals of the NPC before Feb. 18th. They receive proposals from concerned parties and submit the final prosals to TNA leader, Era Sampamthan for...

Support Federal System, TNA asks Sinhala people publicly for the first time

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A special media conference was held yesterday at the Official Secretariat of the Leader of the Opposition. For the first time the TNA called for the support of the Sinhala people for Federal System,...

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Prosecutor removed from Ekneligoda case. A consequence of accusing the Army? My money in American Banks? I will slit my throat and die if proved: Mahindha Challenges. Bothu Bala Sena’s...

Our aim is to provide secure environment to Island sector people: Minister Arjuna Ranathunga in Jaffna

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Minister of  Ships Harbours and Transport Development Minister Arjuna Ranathunga said in Jaffna that their objective is to developing  the livelihood and providing  secure environment to people of...

89 TPPs in Magazine visited by MPs

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Vanni Parliamentarian Mrs.Shanthy Sriskandarajah and Batticaloa MP, S.Sivanesan made a sudden visit to Magazine prison and met the TPPs interned there, yesterday at around 1.00 p.m. TPPs requested...

Big holes in the area where land split occurred & farmers unable irrigate crops

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The split occurred at Navagiri last week is growing into large holes and farmers are unable to water their crops due to all the pumped water is draining off through the holes. When the farmers...

Indian fishermen strike for release of trawlers

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Tamil Nadu fishermen have gone on strike in Nagapattanam and Puthukottai demanding the release of their trawlers in the custody of Sri Lankan government. Fishermen Associations charged that Sri Lanka...

Indian President appeals for non-violence, tolerance

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President of India Pranab Mukherjee hasin his address on the eve of the 67th Indian Republic Day has appealed for non violence and tolerance.  He was delivering the address to the nation on the eve...

Present Indo Lanka Economic Agreement to Parliament: Vasu

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UPFA Parliamentarian Vasudeva Nanayakara has requested the government to present the draft of the Indo Lanka Economic Agreement to Parliament. He made the request addressing the Parliament. He stated...

India committed to Lanka’s multi ethnic unity integrity:Sinha

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Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Y.K. Sinha has observed that India has an abiding interest in the security of Sri Lanka and remains committed to Sri Lanka’s unity, sovereignty and territorial...

Six year old boy sexually assaulted and murdered in Sampur: suspicion fall on the Navy

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A six year old boy of Sampur, Trincomalee who was being searched for, after he went missing on Monday, Monday was recovered dead in a state of being sexually assaulted and murdered in an abandoned...

Inuvil Ulaka Perumanjam festival

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The Ulaka Perumanjam festival was held at the Arulmigu Inuvil Kandaswamy Koil recently on the sacred Thai Poosam Day. Devotees from the peninsula and different parts of the island participated....

Govt expresses contradictory views on war tribunal: Namal

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UPFA Parliamentarian Namal Rajaapkse has stated there are contradictory views expressed on the war tribunal. The country needs to know the true position. Speaking in Parliament, he stated that the...

GTF expresses concern over alleged refutation of commitment

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The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) has expressed serious concerns over President Sirisena’s alleged rejection of international involvement in an accountability mechanism in an interview to BBC...

First Tamil male actor Achieve this Rajini Kanth

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Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award bestowed by the country, is no mean task to achieve. With Superstar Rajinikanth being honoured with the award this year, after a Padma Bhushan in...

India beat Australia by 37 runs in 1st T20 series

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Thanks to Kohli’s unbeaten 90 and Jasprit Bumrah’s three-wicket haul, India has won against Australia by 37 runs in the 1st T20 of the three match series at the Adelaide Oval. The second...

Kamal Haasan joins Twitter

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We see a lot of twitter debut in the recent times and one such phenomenon who got added on to this list today is Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan.  Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan makes his twitter debut on the...

Indian women march to temple, demanding ‘right to pray’

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Police in western India have prevented hundreds of women from marching to a temple traditionally open only to men. The protesters want access to pray in its inner sanctum, but were stopped in a...

Afghan police officer drugs and kills 10 colleagues

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An Afghan policeman, suspected of collaborating with insurgents, drugged and then shot dead 10 of his colleagues in the southern province of Uruzgan, officials say. He then stole their weapons and...

Apple warns iPhone sales set to fall for first time

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Apple has reported the slowest growth in iPhone sales since the product’s 2007 launch and warned sales will fall for the first time later this year. The US tech giant sold 74.8 million iPhones...

” UN chief Ban Ki-moon ‘encouraging terror” : Israeli Prime Minister

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has accused UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of “encouraging terror”. Referring to the Palestinians, Mr Ban said it was human nature for...

Missing persons panel seeks more time

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The Missing Persons Commission headed by retired Justice Maxwell Paranagama, has requested the government to extend its term by a year from February 15, 2016 as it still has thousands of cases to...

Development by strengthening of the national security: says Sri Lankan President

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Sri Lankan President today said he is committed to develop the country   by strengthening of the national security “Whatever abuses, insults and allegations directed to me, I am dedicated to make...

Indian fishermen on strike for boats

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Intensifying their protests seeking the swift retrieval of boats confiscated by Sri Lanka, Indian fishermen launched an indefinite strike in Nagapattinam and Pudukottai on Monday. Further, as decided...

Kidney racket: Sri Lankan health officials involved – report claims

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Lacunae in the law related to kidney transplantation in Sri Lanka helped the kidney racket kingpin Suresh Prajapathi to make fast bucks. Suresh, who was arrested by the Nalgonda police in India after...

Ven. Gnanasara Thera arrested and remanded till Feb 9

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Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera was remanded till February 9 by Homagama Magistrate’s Court a short while ago. He was arrested this morning when he...

Don’t cheat us giving false promises, kinds of missing persons say with tears

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The relatives of the missing persons held an attention drawing protest rally yesterday at the Central Bus stand Jaffna, demanding to bring out the missing persons, release the TPPs, and revoke the...

We demand Self Determination : CM, C.V.Wigneswaran.

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We are demanding Self Determination because we have learnt that the North and South cannot operate in agreement. The  grabbing of powers of PC by the Centre is like some stranger coming into your...

Bhikku Bill in response to Maha Sangha’s request..Asgiriya Chapter Maha Nayake

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‘Bhkku Bill is timely and it is brought following request by Maha Sangha, Mahanayake of the Asgiriya Chapter Most. Ven Galagama Attadassi Thera observed in a statement yesterday. He explained that...

Sri Lanka and India engage in Naval Exercise

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Indian Aircraft Carrier INS Vickramaditya and INS Mysore participated in naval exercises with Sri Lankan naval ships Sayuru and Samudra in the seas off Colombo on January 24. ‘This exercise...

Justice Ilancheliyan submits life or Death sentence for convicted murderers.

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The Jaffna High Court Judge had recommended to the President that the judges should be granted discretion of deciding whether the  convicted murderers should be granted Death Sentence or Life...

SLFP LG members offer to contest independently

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party members of the local government bodies in the Kurunegala district have stated that they will contest under a new front.  They also stated that the front will be led by...

‘No backtracking’ HRW tells Lankan Govt

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Human Righta Watch has told the Sri Lankan government not to go back on its promises to the international community. In its statement, HRW said: “The Sri Lankan government sought international...

Nasheed meets Cameron

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President of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed met UK Prime Minister David Cameron at his office in Downing Street in London. During his discussion he thanked UK for its support to get release for treatment....

Tamils, Muslims must express one voice in constitution making : Thurairajasingam

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Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi General Secretary and Eastern Province Minister K.Thurairasasingam has stated that both Tamils and Muslims voice in unison on the issue of drafting a new constitution. He...

Vidya murder case put off for February 8

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Kayts Magistrate Y.M.M.Riyaz has put off the Vidya murder case for February 8. He made the order when the case was taken up for hearing on January 25. Ten suspects in the case were produced before...

No bachelors, sex or alcohol: The travails of renting in Delhi

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Renting a flat in urban India is no easy task, specially for single women and men. Signboards prohibiting “bachelor tenants” are not an uncommon sight in the capital Delhi and its...

DHANUSH TO MAKE A HOLLYWOOD DEBUT!

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Dhanush is all set to make his Hollywood debut with The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard alongside Uma Thurman and Alexandra Daddario. He will be playing the...

SALUTE – PADMA VIBHUSHAN ‘SUPERSTAR’ RAJINIKANTH

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Superstar Rajinikanth has been awarded with the second highest civilian award of India – The Padma Vibhushan. The actor joins the elite list of film personalities like Amitabh Bachchan,...

Australian Open 2016 – Summary

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   Williams v Sharapova for place in semi-finals  Williams leads Sharapova 18-2 in head-to-head  Winner to face Radwanksa in the last four  Federer v Berdych, Djokovic v Nishikori to follow

UN backs mission to monitor Colombia peace deal

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The UN Security Council has approved the creation of an unarmed mission in Colombia to oversee a bilateral ceasefire, if Farc rebels and the government sign a peace agreement.The mission would have a...

Jaffna demo demands abolition of PTA

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A demonstration was held in Jaffna town demanding the abolition of Prevention of Terrorism Act, release of political prisoners and release of information of the disappeared.  The demonstration was...

Sri Lanka takes U-turn over its promises to Human Rights Council: accuses TAG

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Sri Lankan government has been accused of a ” U-turn” in its promise to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), to implement the recommendations of the OISL (Investigation on Sri Lanka of the...

Come out of pains of War tragedies, Give new hopes to the next generation, says “Kaviperarasu” Vyramuthu

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“Kaviperarasu” Vyramuthu   on his maiden visit to Jaffna met writers and poets at a specially organized venue yesterday said  that, he feels the pain of the writers and poets, standing...

I will create a classic on Valour of Eelam Tamils: bows “Kaviperarasu” Vyramuthu

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The “Ulavar Peruvila”( Famers’ Festival) of the Northern Provincial Council for the year 2016 was held on Saturday evening at around 4.00 p.m. at the Vidyanantha Maha Vidyalayam....

Malwatte Chapter Maha Nayakke welcomes Bhikku Bill

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Mahanayake Thera of the Malwatte Chapter Most Ven. Tibbotuwawe Sri Siddhartha Thera has observed that the Theravada Bhiksu Kathikawatha Bill strengthens and safeguards Theravada Buddhism.  He made...

JVP will rally masses against ETCA: Bimal

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JVP Parliamentarian Bimal Ratnayake has stated that his party JVP will rally the masses against the inking of Economic and Technology Cooperative Agreement [ETCA] with India. Addressing the media, at...

Editor Bharathy Chief Guest at Suhirtharsan’s death anniversary

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Thinakkural Weekly Editor Bharathy Rasanayagam delivered the keynote address at the commemoration of the tenth death anniversary of slain Tamil journalist S.Suhirtharasan. ‘Social Responsibility...

Lands needed for National Security cannot be released: Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Secretary to the Ministry of Defense

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A committee had been formed to expedite the release of lands acquired by the Security Forces. This Committee was appointed in a meeting attended by the President, District Secretaries of the Northern...

Hand over the lands of people back to them: Channel 4’s senior journalist, Jon Snow

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The lands of the people should be handed over back to them to create an improved situation here. People’s lives are continued with deep sorrow, said a senior journalist of Channel 4, Jon...