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‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ to be held in Canada tomorrow in solidarity with Homeland Tamils  

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The Ezhuka Thamizh peoples’ rally is to be held in Canada tomorrow, in solidarity with the Homeland Tamils who had organised the grand ‘Ezhuka Thamizh’ last weekend, for condemning the...

London Kingston upon Thames to twin with Jaffna

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The borough is to be twinned with Jaffna – a district in the northern province of Sri Lanka – in a celebratory signing ceremony on 18 October 2016. The ceremony will take place in the Council...

John Key urged to raise Sri Lanka’s human rights with PM

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister John Key is being urged to make strong statements about human rights when he meets the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka today. Ranil Wickremesinghe landed in Auckland last...

Sri Lanka skips SAARC summit over inconducive environment

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After India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan pulled out, Sri Lanka has become the fifth country today confirming that it will not participate in the annual SAARC summit which is scheduled in...

No list other than LTTEers rehabilitated and released: Army changes position

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We do not have any list other than LTTEers who have been released after rehabilitation, the Commanding Officer of the 58D, Chanakkya Gunawardene testified in the Mullaitheevu District Court. During...

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Tamil People have all the rights to ask for the removal of Army Camps: Wickrabahu Karunaratne. Sinhalese can settle in any part of the country. Can build Buddhist Vihares also: Tilvin, JVP Case filed...

Justice Ilancheliyan condemns accused in Neervely double murder case, to double death sentences

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The person who clubbed to death his own sister and her husband and attempted to murder his own nephew was sentenced to Double Death Sentences. The court also ordered the accused to serve 5 years jail...

Merger of N & E: Sumanthiran told a lie about Muslims’ support: Hisbullah

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The statement of TNA MP Sumanthiran that former leader of SLMC, Ashroff had accepted and supported the merger of North and East, is a lie. As a person who trekked the political path from the very...

Broke up with Vishal? Varalaxmi Clarifies in a new tweet

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Actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has shooted out a tweet yesterday hitting hard at someone who broke up with a girl and has informed that through his manager. This news has later gone interpreted in a...

Is Dhoni’s biopic really banned in Pakistan?

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The biopic of MS Dhoni, one of the most successful captain of the Indian cricket team, is hitting the theaters worldwide today. This movie has reportedly been banned in Pakistan as the exhibitors...

Manju warrier to romance Arvind Swamy in her Tamil debut

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Manju Warrier, the Malayalam actress who has become so active in cinema after her divorce with actor Dileep, is now set to make her Kollywood debut. She has been roped in by director Ramana (of...

Mission ‘SAARC minus Pakistan’

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By pulling out of the SAARC summit in Islamabad, the government is trying to achieve two ends: sending a tough message in the wake of the Uri attack in which 18 soldiers were killed, but also that it...

India strikes across LoC

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Information that terrorists planning to attack some towns and important places prompted Army to act, says Venkaiah; Sushma briefs Sonia about the operation. India has carried out surgical strikes...

Tammy Beaumont: England opener thought about leaving cricket

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England’s Women’s Player of the Summer Tammy Beaumont says she was thinking of leaving cricket a year ago. The 25-year-old, who had spent nearly two years out of the side, scored 342 runs...

9/11 lawsuits bill causes Saudi Arabia ‘great concern’

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Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry has said it is a matter of “great concern” that 9/11 relatives in the US may be able to sue the kingdom for damages. On Wednesday the US Congress...

Shimon Peres funeral: World leaders gather in Israel

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Dozens of world leaders are gathering in Israel to pay tributes to Shimon Peres, one of the country’s founding fathers, who died on Wednesday aged 93. Mr Peres’ state funeral will be...

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We willhand over the country to Veduwar (Aborigine hunters) and go to India together : Mano Ganesan in reply to Gnnasara Thero of Bothu Bala Sena’s statement of We will chase Tamils to India....

Drought in the North, more than 8,000 affected : danger of drought increasing further

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Disastere management center said that 8,661 belonging to 2,454 families have been affected by the severe drought prevailing in the North. If this  situation prevails further there is a danger of...

Remove the Army camp in front Palinagar MV, Development Group, Manthai East

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The Development Grpoup of the Manthai East Divisional Secretariat have adopted a decision that the Army Camp in front Palinagar MV and hand over the land to the lawful owner. This meeting was held in...

Senior Journalist Thiruchchelvam departs to meet his creator

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Senior journalist E.R.Thiruchchelvam passed away yesterday noon in Jaffna. He was 83 at his death. A respected journalist in Sri Lanka, Late Thiruchelvam is an Arts Graduate of Kolkota University....

A Bollywood Actor heaps Praise on Suriya

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Actor Suriya has a good fanbase in Southern India and the Indian Cricket Team captain Dhoni has recently surprised him by saying that he likes Suriya after Superstar Rajinikanth. Now a popular...

Kind Gesture by Malaysian Ajith Fans

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Thala Ajith has fans in different parts of the world. Though the actor dont have fan clubs, we may easily find a fan in every nook and corner. And there is no surprise that the release of his films...

Who will Virat Kohli pick for opening job in Kolkata Test?

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Putting an end to speculations over Gautam Gambhir’s Test career, the BCCI on Tuesday (Sep 27) recalled the left-handed opener into the Indian side after opener KL Rahul was ruled out of the...

Susan Rice calls Doval, assures support in war against terror

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The National Security Advisor of the United States of America, Susan Rice called her Indian counterpart, Ajit Doval and condemned the attack at Uri in which 18 soldiers were martyred. During the...

Johanna Konta beats Carla Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals at Wuhan Open

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Britain’s Johanna Konta boosted her hopes of qualifying for the WTA Finals with victory over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro at the Wuhan Open in China. Konta, seeded 11th, beat the seventh...

Sudan government accused of using chemical weapons in Darfur

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Dozens of children in Darfur have died writhing in agony, allegedly killed by chemical weapons dropped on them by their own government, it is claimed. Amnesty International say the children are among...

Obama: Congress made mistake with veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuits bill

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President Obama has said Congress made a “mistake” by overriding his veto and pushing through a bill that allows legal action against Saudi Arabia over the 9/11 attacks. He said the bill...

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Prabaharan   is still the leader in the minds of Tamil people : Rangith de Soysa. Law did not act against Wigneswaran : Fumes Mahindha in Amparai We will drive away Tamils to India : Bothu Bala...

TPC says a ” BIG THANK YOU” to Tamil people

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The grand ” Ezhuka Thamizh” rally was conducted  on 24/09/2016, for condemning the oppression on Tamil people and  to show the Sri Lankan state and the International Community the...

Resettlement of people near army camps in Vali North

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In a context where, Army is to release further 725 acre land, 1,500 families could be resettled there, but large Army camps will not be removed, and the people have to co-exist with the Army, said...

TPPs suspend their Fast unto death subsequent to CM’s assurance

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The TPPs who were on a fast unto death  placing 2 demands had suspended their fast from yesterday, placing much faith on the speedy actions of the CM. 21 TPPs detained in Anuradhapura Prison went on...

Wigneswaran spreads racism: JVP accuses

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The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has severely condemned the remarks made by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran at a rally held in Jaffna last week, in a bid to spread racism. The...

India values ECTA agreement with SL : Nirmala

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Sri Lanka’s decision to scrap a joint venture coal power plant project will not deter India’s future investment plans in the country, the Indian government said today. Commerce minister Nirmala...

Indian team arrives in Kolkata for 2nd Test against New Zealand

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Rahul has been ruled out of the match because of a hamstring injury while Kumble is slated to join the team tomorrow morning ahead of their practice session at Eden Gardens in the afternoon, local...

River sutra: stay within treaty but use India’s rights fully

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The Union government has decided to set up an inter-ministerial committee to study India’s further options on the Indus Waters Treaty. The decision came during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s...

Release 6,000 cusecs to TN for three days, SC tells Karnataka

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday reminded Karnataka that a State’s duties are not just confined to its own people but also to fellow States in a federal democracy, effectively brushing aside the...

Janani Iyer Embraces Islam?

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Avan Ivan, Thegidi fame actress Janani Iyer is on travelling mode now, and the actress was recently seen posting numerous photos and selfies from several hotspots of Dubai. The recent one in which...

Will this be a new breakthrough in Arya’s Career?

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Director Sundar.C is now gearing up to commence a mega budget movie, which is reportedly the costliest film ever in Indian Cinema (maybe budgeted much more than Baahubali, 2.0). The lead cast of the...

Saudi Arabia unveils first public sector pay cuts

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Saudi Arabia has unveiled pay cuts for government employees for the first time, as it attempts to further rein in spending at a time of low oil prices. A royal decree said ministers’ salaries...

Syria conflict: US pledges $360m in additional aid

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The US has pledged to provide $364m (£276m) more in humanitarian aid to people affected by the war in Syria. The funds, officials say, will help the UN and other charities provide food, safe water...

Sri Lankan Navy cut fishing nets of Tamil Nadu fishermen?

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More than 2,000 fishermen from Rameswaram were forced to return Tuesday without catch after Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly snapped the fishing nets of 30 mechanised boats near Katchatheevu, the...

Robot Dance! Rajinikanth and Amy to grove together in 2.0

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Superstar Rajinikanth has taken a short break from the shooting of the Shankar’s 2.0 and the actor has now joined the sets in Chennai today. As per the reports, the director has planned to...

Exciting News! Baahubali-2 Trailer to release on this date

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S.S.Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali: The conclusion’, the film which is currently in production has a expectation at a peak level, and the fans are so eager for the first look posters and...

Will Dhoni’s biopic reveal about his relationship with Raai Lakshmi?

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Southern actress seems to be not much happy about Dhoni’s biopic movie revealing about her past relationship with the Indian team captain. Dhoni and Raai Lakshmi has dated each other some eight...

Cauvery row- Section 144 in Bengaluru as SC readies to hear Karnataka plea at 2 pm

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In Karnataka and Tamil Nadu all people would be glued to the proceedings in the Supreme Court which will hear the Cauvery issue at 2 pm on Tuesday. With Karnataka resolving to release water only for...

India win by 197 runs: Statistics from Day 5 of 500th Test in Kanpur

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tatistical highlights on day 5 of the first Test between India and New Zealand here today (September 26). India won by 197 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. Ravichandran Ashwin’s...

Saudi women file petition to end male guardianship system

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A petition signed by more than 14,000 Saudi women calling for an end to the country’s male guardianship system is being handed to the government. Women must have the consent of a male guardian...

Syria conflict: Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about Aleppo

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US President Barack Obama has expressed “deep concern” about the situation in rebel-held parts of Aleppo, amid an assault by Syrian government forces. Medics in the city are struggling...

Further medals at National Level

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The 28th National Youth Sports Festival of the National Youth Council is being conducted in the Vincent Dias Stadium, Badulla. In the under 20 age group, K.Kuganeswary of Vavuniya won the Gold Medal...

Sirupiddy Murder case taken up after 18 years :5 Army men remanded, warrants issued against 11

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The Sirupiddy case where 2 youths were murdered was taken up for hearing by Jaffna Magistrate Court after a lapse of 18 years.16 Army men were charged in this case and 5 of them who were present in...