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Pillaiyan’s remand extended till May 11

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Batticaloa Magistrate’s Court extended the remand of former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pilleyan till May 11 th. Earlier, the CID arrested...

Shashi Weerawanse makes statement at CIABC

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Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa’s wife, Shashi Weerawansa, appeared before the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery and Corruption on Wednesday April 27. She made a statement in...

Sewing machines, bicycles to needy students in the North

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Sewing machines and bicycles were donated to needy students in the north under the patronage of Jaffna Vaddukoddai Hindu Youth Association at an event held at the Association Head Quarters. They were...

David Cameron and Brendan Barber urge Remain vote

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The PM has written an article with former TUC general secretary Brendan Barber saying a vote to leave would be a “disaster for working people”.The two men said jobs would be lost and...

South Yorkshire Police chief suspended over Hillsborough

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urors concluded the 96 victims of the 1989 disaster were unlawfully killed and there were police failings.Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham said “those responsible must be held to...

Trump, Hillary near nominations

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“As far as I’m concerned, it’s over,” Donald Trump declared after overwhelming victories that exceeded expectations in Republican primaries in five states in the northeast on Tuesday. Mr....

Superstar’s ‘2.0’ Climax has been shot in the New Delhi Schedule

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 Director Shankar has completed a long schedule in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi recently and the team is all set to resume the shoot in Chennai soon. Now we have some interesting detail about...

Vijay’s ‘Theri’ Creates a History in a Chennai Multiplex

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As we all know Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s latest release ‘Theri’ has been creating box office records at various centers across the globe.  Here comes the latest...

Official! 24 release date is here

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Suriya and Samantha Starrer sci-fi thriller movie “24” has just completed its censor formalities and has retained the clean U certificate.Also, the recent promo from the makers confirm...

Stalin says cash seizure by EC just tip of the iceberg

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DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin on Wednesday accused the Election Commission of not taking action against the ruling AIADMK despite his party’s repeated representations alleging distribution of cash for...

Jayalalithaa reiterates Mullaperiyar promise

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Chief Minister and AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa on Wednesday reassured the people of southern districts that efforts would be taken to increase water level in Mullaperiyar dam to its full...

Rajya Sabha panel asks Smriti to explain remarks

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The Privileges Committee of the Upper House on Wednesday decided to seek an explanation from Human Resource Development Minister Smiti Irani for her remarks on “insults” to goddess Durga during a...

TPC handed over their final proposals to India

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Tamil People’s Council (TPC) officially handed over its final proposals to The Govt. of India. A five member team of TPC lead by its one of the Co-chairs and consultant cardiologist of Teaching...

Raviraj assassination case; suspects to be indicted before High Court

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The seven suspects in the case of assassination of former Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Nadaraja Raviraj are to be indicted before the High Court following the conclusion of non-summary...

Two Human Rights experts to visit Sri Lankan

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Two human rights experts Mónica Pinto and Juan E. Méndez will carry out a visit to Sri Lanka from 29 April to 7 May 2016 according to United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights...

Mahinda’s attendance at May Day will not split party: Namal

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party Parliamentarian Namal Rajapakse has stated that Mahinda Rajapakse’s attendance at the May Day organized by the Joint Opposition will not lead to a rift in SLFP. There is...

SLMC Women Wing inaugurated in Kurunegala

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The Muslim Wing of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress was inaugurated in Kurunegala recently. SLMC Leader Minister Rauff Hakeem presided and addressed the event. North Western Provincial Councillor Risvy...

Presentation of Report on new constitution to be presented on May 15

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The presentation of a report on Sri Lanka’s new Constitution will be on May 15 as the committee tasked to get public views on it says it cannot meet the April end deadline. Senior lawyer Lal...

Dates harvest in Kathankuddy

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The harvest of dates in Kattankuddy for the current year was held at a simple ceremony recently. Dates were harvested from 70 trees that were planted in the heart of Kathankuddy town and maintained...

Swedish Foreign Minister calls on Mangala

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Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom called on her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera at Foreign Ministry office in Colombo yesterday and held talks on bilateral issues. She is in the...

News Bits

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*  Two UN Special Raporteurs to visit Sri Lanka on friday, to report on changes and challenges after regime change. * Army has a big role to play in reconciliation : Britain. * Those who burden...

220 Kilos Ganja in transit to Colombo from Kurunagar, Jaffna captured in Puttalam

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Ganja smuggling attempt made from Jaffna to Colombo was defeated by Puttalam Police. The police had arrested two from Mannar who were transporting Ganja and two Hybrid cars in which Ganja was...

Special Commander of Charles Antony Brigade Nagulan Arrested by TID from Neervely.

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The Special Commander of Charles Antony Brigade Nagulan alias  Kanapathypillai Srisivamoorthy was arrested by TID in his home at Neervely South, Jaffna yesterday morning. Although he was earlier...

Suriya’s ’24’ to be Censored Today

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Earlier it was reported that Suriya’s upcoming mega budget sci-fi flick ’24’ will be censored on Monday. However it did not happen and ended up as a mere speculation.Now it has been...

Sweden Minister accepted the Federal System, says CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The Foreign Minister of Sweden, Marcot Walsdock had accepted our calling for a federal solution the New Constitution to be adopted for the country, as reasonable, said the CM after meeting her...

Vikram’s co-star gets Married

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Actres Anu Prabhakar has entered wedlock with model turned actor Raghu Mukharjee on Sunday in a traditional ceremony attended by family and friends in Karnataka capital Bengaluru.Actres Anu Prabhakar...

5th missing person identified from Channel 4 photograph

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A person alleged missing during the last stages of the past war was identified being alive and under the control of the Army from a photograph published by the Channel 4. Incidentally he is the 5th...

Excavation for Gold jewellery alleged to be buried by Tamil Eelam Bank

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On information from a former member of LTTE through the court, police and Army began an excavation operation at spot where the Head Quarters of theTamil Eelam Bank operated, on Kepapulavu road. The...

Teach the AIADMK leadership a lesson, says Karunanidhi

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Accusing the ruling AIADMK of burying the ideals and principles of the Dravidian movement, DMK president M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday called upon the electorate to teach a lesson to that party’s...

Up to $800m of IS cash ‘destroyed’

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Up to $800m (£550m) in cash held by so-called Islamic State (IS) has been destroyed in air strikes, a US military official says.Maj Gen Peter Gersten, who is based in Baghdad, said the US had...

How star power rules in Tamil Nadu

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As reality TV star-turned-politician Donald Trump continues his bid for the Republican nomination in the US, another race thousands of miles away is also proving the political appeal of...

India, Pakistan fail to break deadlock on talks

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The much-anticipated talks between the Indian and Pakistani Foreign Secretaries on Tuesday failed to make headway on the Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue, with both sides trading allegations....

North Korea to stage rare party congress

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North Korea has said its ruling Workers Party will hold its first congress in nearly 40 years next month. The gathering, which will take place in Pyongyang from 6 May, will be only the seventh in...

Exact Running Time of ‘Kabali’ Teaser

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As millions of fans wait with bated breath for, Superstar Rajinikanth’s ‘Kabali’ teaser release on YouTube on May 1st. IndiaGlitz brings you the exclusive and Super-Hot information about...

President at Mohamed’s funeral

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President Maithripala Sirisena paid his last respect at the funeral of former Speaker M.H.Mohamed at his residence in Colombo. President Sirisena conveyed his condolences to the breaving members of...

The Current Political Expectation of Tamils in Sri Lanka

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Dr.C.S.Jamunanantha We should need a strategic road map to political solution. The efficiency of third party intervention in the conflict resolution in diplomatic, military and economic should be...

NPC Chairman on NPC resolution

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The Northern Provincial Council Chairman Sivagnanam has clarified that the stance of Tamil parties for a merger of the North and the East, is not for special powers to be provided to the proposed...

Resign portfolios, attend JO May Day: Prasanna to SLFP MPs

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Parliamentarian Prasanna Ranatunga has extended an invitation to SLFP Parliamentarians holding ministerial portfolios in the government to quit their ministerial posts and join the Common Opposition...

Ex Speaker Mohamed passes away

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Sri Lanka’s Former Speaker M.H. Mohamed has passed away. He was 95 at the time of his demise. He had been the 14 th Speaker of Sri Lanka. He held the post from September 9, 1989 to June 24,...

The Saviour

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Indhiraa Tamils in Sri Lanka are having important conversations every day, in person and through social media and the blogosphere. In some instances, the impact is swift. For example, on 25th...

After meeting with India, Pakistan says Kashmir remains core issue

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The Rajya Sabha was on Tuesday disrupted again over the Uttarakhand government crisis and the rustication of JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for a semester.Raising the issue, CPI-M...

After meeting with India, Pakistan says Kashmir remains core issue

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Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan on Tuesday held bilateral talks focusing on a range of sticky issues including Pathankot terror attack probe, the first such formal meeting between the two...

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s assets worth Rs. 113.72 crore

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AIADMK general secretary Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi were among the 778 candidates who filed their nominations on Monday for the May 16 Assembly polls.Ms. Jayalalithaa, surrounded...

Sunny Leone nude pic on Govt. website

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In the past many political party leaders have voiced their dissent against Sunny Leone who has been embroiled in more than her fair share of controversies. But here comes a real shocker as a nude pic...

FSP says no to NPC resolution

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The Frontline Socialist Party has strongly protested against the resolution passed by Northern Provincial Council seeking a federal solution to the ethnic problem. FSP Propaganda Secretary Pubudu...

Arya’s Beefed up avatar for his Tribal Role

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Arya will be playing a role of a tribe in Manjapai fame director Ragavan’s upcoming movie. The actor who is a fitness freak is now on a strict workout schedule to beef up his looks to fit into...

Vaiko to keep away from contests

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Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary and People’s Welfare Front coordinator Vaiko on Monday sprang a surprise by announcing that he has decided not to contest from the...

Jaya files nomination for RK Nagar constituency

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AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalitha on Monday filed her nomination papers for the Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency for the May 16 Assembly election. She handed over nomination papers to the...

KKS Cement Factory to commission again with the concurrence of NPC

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Decision arrived at a meeting presided by Rishad Badi-ud deen. The Ministry of Commerce and trade Central Government had taken action to re-commission the KKS Cement Factory accepting the conditions...

Construction of Vihre at Kokkilai proceeding despite ban order by Land Ministry

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The construction of a Vihare on private land at Kokkilai is continuing despite orders from Ministry of Lands to stop it. No action had been taken by any faction against this un-authorized...