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Surprise!!! Rajinikanth’s daughter to Act in his film

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As we all know leading heroine Shruti Haasan is acting with her father Kamal Haasan in the upcoming trilingual ‘Sabash Naidu’. This is Shruti’s second film with her father as an...

Continual Army stationed in the Northern Province necessarily lays the foundation for violence: NPC Chief Minister in London

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Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran has condemned that continual Army stationed in the Northern Province necessarily lays the foundation for violence. The Chief Minister of...

Twin City Agreement signed between the City of Jaffna and City of Kingston in London

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A historically important Twin City Agreement was signed between the City of Jaffna and the City of Kingston, London, yesterday, Tuesday evening in the Kingston Municipal Chamber. The Northern...

Get us our lands from the security Forces, request Odduchuddan Cattle Breeders

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The area where the Army has occupied near Muthaiyankaddu Tank vicinity, is very suitable for grazing grounds, said the cattle breeders of Odduchuddan  and they have requested that the said land be...

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It is Sarath Fonseka who told me that, Prabaharana is dead: Gotabhaya Rajapakse. Is reconciliation possible when people are going hungry: Rita, UN. President will not accept punishing of Security...

Protest Rally today demanding International Investigation on the killings of Tamil Journalist

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A protest rally is to be held in Jaffna today demanding International Investigations on the killings of Tamil Journalist. All Journalist factions from North and East are to participate in this Rally...

Political solution to be received will be with a nature of hoodwinking Tamil people: warns TNPF

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The TNA is engaged in secret acts of supporting unitary state system hoodwinking Tamil people and the Tamil people should be alert about it, insisted the TPNF, yesterday. This was announced in a...

‘Twin city’ agreement between Jaffna and Kingston: Training workshop presided by CM

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In a context where the Kingston upon Thames city of the UK is to sign a historically important twin city agreement, today, Tuesday the first discussion and training workshop relevant to it were held...

Napthaly Joison wins Gold with a Record and Colours certificate in Polevault

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Napthaly  Joison of the Arunothaya College, Alaveddy , competing in the under 19 PoleVault event polevaulted to a height of 4.61 M to beat the record established last year by Mahajana...

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Northern CM complains to President and Prime Minister of a conspiracy to assassinate the Opposition Leader R.Sampanthan, paying 25 Million to mercineries. The Director of FCID, Dilruksy resigns her...

The Contributions of Tamil women in Politics is very essential, insists the District Secretary, Jaffna

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The District Secretary, Jaffna, N.Vethanaygam has said that the contributions of Tamil women in politics are very essential. A seminar on creating awareness in order to increase the participation of...

Education Minister T.Kurukularajah takes over as Acting CM, other responsibilities taken over by Ainkaranesan

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The Minister of Education of the NPC, T.Kurukularajah, has taken over as the Acting Chief Minister and the Minister of Agriculture, P.Ainkaranesan has taken over other responsibilities of the CM....

Pakistan v West Indies: Darren Bravo century almost denies hosts in thriller

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Pakistan clinched a thrilling 56-run victory over West Indies in the day-night Test in Dubai despite a Darren Bravo century on the final day. Mohammad Amir took 3-63 for the hosts, his best figures...

Brazil prisons: Second clash kills eight in Rondonia

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At least eight inmates have died at a prison in the city of Porto Velho in north-western Brazil. The prisoners died from smoke inhalation after fellow inmates set mattresses alight in the Enio dos...

Peru investigates death of 10,000 Titicaca water frogs

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Peru’s environmental agency is investigating the deaths of some 10,000 frogs whose bodies have been found in a river in the south of the country. A campaign group says pollution in the River...

Iraqi troops ‘ahead of schedule’ in Mosul battle against IS

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Iraqi forces are “ahead of schedule”, the Pentagon says, as they begin the second day of the battle to retake Mosul from so-called IS fighters. But Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook warned it...

Third Medal for Anitha in Javaline throw

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Anitha, competing in National School Track and Field Sports meet being held at the Bogambara Stadium in Kandy on behalf of Mahajana College, won a third medal in Javelin throw. Earlier she had won a...

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If Mahindha’s rule had continued, people would have assaulted Mahindha to death: Minister of Justice Wijethasa Rajapakse. If step motherly treatment continues, SLFP will have to show ‘Red...

13,841 persons affected by high temperature: say the statistics

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13,841 persons have been affected by the high temperature, in Jaffna District, due to the high temperature  that is continuously prevailing in the country, revels the statistics of the District...

Solution to Ethnic problem is a dragging matter: CM ofEastern Province, Naseer

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Although everyone is expecting the solution to the Ethnic problem is close at hand, in my view it is still a time dragging effort said the Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, Seinulabtheen Naseer...

Happy Birthday Keerthy Suresh

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Today is the birthday of Keerthy Suresh who is the most promising heroine of Kollywood at this right moment. Within one year, the charming girl from the neighboring state Kerala has become the most...

Vijay’s ‘Bairavaa’ area-wise distribution sold for huge prices

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Even as the shooting is yet to be completed the distribution business of Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s 60th film ‘Baiaravaa’ has already started and the rights of releasing the film in a...

After Singapore airlines, Japan bans Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes

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Japan has barred all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from airplanes, mirroring moves by US regulators and a string of carriers that banned the recalled devices over fire risk concerns.The weekend...

Iraq Prime Minister announces start of operation to retake Mosul

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Operations to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group have begun, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced early Monday on state television.“The time of victory has come and...

China launches manned space mission

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China on Monday moved a step closer to establish its permanent space station by 2022 as it launched a spacecraft carrying two astronauts, in its longest-ever manned space mission, who would later...

Case against DMK cadre and 21 others for spreading rumours about CM

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Mahalingapuram Police in Pollachi have registered a case against a DMK youth wing leader in the town and 21 others on charges of spreading rumours online about Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s...

Cauvery dispute: Stalin, MLAs court arrest

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Leader of Opposition and DMK treasurer M.K.Stalin, his party MLAs and other functionaries courted arrest across several places in the city demanding the Centre to constitute Cauvery Water Management...

India rekindles bond with Hungary

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Capping the highest level visit in decades by a ranking Indian leader to Hungary, by Vice-President Hamid Ansari, the two countries on Sunday signed two agreements, and during a joint media...

Mahajana’s  Anitha wins Gold again and establishes a record

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J.Anitha of Mahajana College, Jaffna secured the Gold Medal in the under 21, Pole-vault event of the National School Athletics Meet that is being held now at the Bogambara Stadium, Kandy. Anitha...

If somebody put his foot on Soil Jaffna, he will find the heavens, says the Indian Consul, Nadarajan

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If anyone in the earth put his foot on the soil of Jaffna, he will find the heavens. Such a graceful soil is Jaffna, said the Indian Consul A.Nadarajan. The 85th Birthday remembrance of Indian former...

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* Inquiries against Rajapakses will not be stooped: The President, Maithripala Sirisena. * Ranil bans UNPers to comment on President’s statement on “ Inquiries on frauds with political Agenda.”...

 Viagara Tablets smuggled with 30 Kg Ganja captured by STF in Karainagar, one Indian arrested with two others

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While an increasing trend is prevailing in the North in capturing ganja, still another lot of 30 kgs. of ganja,  along with 411 sex-stimulating tablets, was captured by STF in Karainagar. 3 persons...

Another ganja haul in Mathagal- 105 Kg ganja captured three arrested

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105 kgs of ganja was again captured at Mathagal where 130 kgs were captured day before yesterday. The Illavalai Police has tightened their surveillance following 130 ganja was found floating in the...

Rameshwaram fishermen end week-long strike

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After a week long strike the Tamil Nadu fishermen from Rameswaram have resumed fishing today. The fishermen who were striking demanding the release of their boats which has been detained by Sri Lanka...

TPPs send letter expressing suspicion on the Special Court

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The Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) currently detained in Magazine Prison have sent a letter expressing their distrust on the Special Court pointing out that the court is looking at them as...

Youth’s death in custody at Chunnakam Police in 2011, OIC Chinthika and 3 others remanded

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Three police men including the former OIC have been arrested in connection with the death of a Tamil youth while in custody at the Chunnakam police station in 2011. Another Tamil police officer...

Protest rally in support of Plantation workers in University of Jaffna

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A protest in support of the plantation worker who are on a strike demanding a daily wage of Rs.1,000/= and demanding to grant their demand was held yesterday at the university of Jaffna. Hundreds of...

130 kgs Kerala Ganja captured at Mathagal

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130 kilograms of Kerala Ganja in readiness to be smuggled by sea to some other districts was captured at Mathagal, in the Illavalai police area. Earlier Police intelligence had received a tip off...

Donald Trump denounces ‘lies and smears’ as more women come forward

File-This Oct. 7, 2016, file photo shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pausing during a meeting with members of the National Border Patrol Council at Trump Tower in New York. A defiant Trump insisted Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, he would "never" abandon his White House bid, rejecting a growing backlash from Republican leaders nationwide who disavowed the GOP's presidential nominee after he was caught on tape bragging about predatory advances on women. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)

Two more women came forward Friday to accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching, including a former contestant from a reality show that starred the Republican presidential nominee. The latest...

Hacked emails published by Wikileaks raise possibility of Hillary Clinton Foundation ethics breach

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Hacked emails published by Wikileaks this week appear to show Qatar pledging to donate $1 million to Hillary Clinton’s family’s charitable foundation, despite her promise to curb new donations by...

Cornered Trump plays victim card

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All opinion polls say more swing States are slipping away from him and his chances of winning the U.S. presidency are increasingly remote, but Republican candidate Donald Trump continued with his...

Srinagar: Jawan killed, 8 injured in militant attack on SSB convoy

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A Sashastra Seema Bal jawan was killed and eight others were injured on Friday when militants attacked a convoy of three SSB vehicles at Zakura, on the outskirts of Srinagar. The militants fled after...

Army won’t forgive if we sleep when we should be awake: PM Narendra Modi

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UNDERLINING the bravery shown by India’s armed forces, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Army will never forgive the nation “if we fall asleep when we should be...

Karunanidhi’s wife visits Apollo Hospitals, meets Sasikala

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The Apollo Hospitals on Greams Road where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa is undergoing treatment since September 22 had a surprise visitor on Thursday night. DMK president M. Karunanidhi’s wife...

Mega event planned for first look of Rajini’s 2.0

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Tamil superstars and Bollywood biggies are expected to be in attendance for the unveiling of the first look of actor Rajinikanth’s star-studded 2.0 , sequel to the actor’s film with...

National Medals and colours awards won by Northern Students

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The National Schools Track & Field  Sports festival began yesterday  at the Bogambara  grounds in Kandy. In the under 19 Pole vault event, Thellipalai Mahajana College won the Silver and...

Solar powered ‘Pannaddu’ drier introduced at Kaithady Palmyrah Research Centre

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A solar powered Pannadu (Dried Palmyrah fruit cream) Drier has been introduced in the Palmurah Research Centre in Kaithady, Jaffna. The drier was the result of a joint effort of The Palmyrah Research...

Heavy demand for organic fertilizer produced at Kakkaitheevu waste re-cycling plant

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The Organic Fertilizer produced at the Kakkaitheevu, Jaffna waste re-cycling plant had become popular among the farmers. Although the plant is in operation for only 6 months, more than Rs.64,000/=...

Are Chief Ministers ‘public servants?’

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Chennai Metro Rail Project Phase-I Extension from Washermanpet to Thiruvottiyur, in Chennai on Saturday. PTI Photo by R Senthil Kumar(PTI7_23_2016_000119A)

In a case that may impact the outcome of the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court will, on October 24, hear on merits a pending petition on...

Tamil Woman arrested for pasting Prabaharan poster ordered to be deported

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The Tamil woman who was arrested by the police accused of pasting Prabaharan poster in Maruthanarmadam was ordered to be deported by the Colombo Magistrate court. The said woman, Malarvily Eeswaran...