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Tuesday 22 October 2019
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IPKF beat my father to death: SL Army had robbed our lands now : Navalady Muslim girl

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The Indian Peace Keeping Force beat my father to death right within this land. Before that sorrow had subsided, the SL Army had robbed our land, said Cassimbawa Farsana who had lost her land to Army...

Buddhist Monks refuse to remove Buddha Statue planted at Manicka madu

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The Buddhist monks have refused to refused to remove the Buddha statue they had erected on Mayakkali malai, near Manickamadhu. The statue was placed by some Buddhist monks who came suddenly on...

52 kilos of Kerala Ganja captured in Mathagal. One arrested

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The Senior SSP of the KKS police division, M.A.A.R Aaramasinghe  said that  52 Kgs. of Kerala Ganja, which was attempted to be smuggled through Mathgal seas from India was captured and a suspect...

Dragging solution, a great danger to the country, warns CM, Eastern Province, Naseer Ahamed

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The Chief Minister of Eastern Province, Seinulaptheen Naseer Ahamed warned yesterday that if the providing of a solution to Ethnic problem is delayed further, it will take the country to a greater...

If he is the hero, I am ready to play villain: Karthi

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Karthi is upbeat that in seven days, ‘Kaashmora’ has collected Rs. 15 cr in Telugu.  The dark fantasy-comedy has been declared a hit, thus.Speaking to the media in Hyderabad, the...

Jayalalithaa in hospital: DMK blasts AIADMK over ignoring its official duty

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If reports are to be believed, the entire administrative machinery in Tamil Nadu is in a state of limbo. With the chief minister of the southern state, J Jayalalithaa, nursing her ailments in Apollo...

Andy Murray beats Fernando Verdasco to reach Paris Masters third round

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Britain’s Andy Murray edged out Spain’s Fernando Verdasco in the Paris Masters second round as he aims for the world number one ranking. Murray, 29, who could overtake Novak Djokovic with...

Kraigg Brathwaite stars as West Indies beat Pakistan for rare Test win

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Kraigg Brathwaite became the first opener to end not out in both innings of a Test as West Indies sealed a five-wicket win over Pakistan in Sharjah. Brathwaite made an unbeaten 60 to go with his...

Syria conflict: Rebels ramp up attacks on government-held Aleppo

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Rebel fighters in east Aleppo have intensified their attempts to break the Syrian government’s siege, ahead of what Russia says will be their last chance to leave the city in safety. Many...

Mosul battle: ‘IS leader Baghdadi’ urges no retreat

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So-called Islamic State has released an audiotape purportedly from the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, urging its supporters not to retreat as Iraqi forces advance on the city of Mosul....

Lands released by Navy but prohibition for agriculture, Mullikulam Farmers accuse Forest Dept

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The Sri Lanka Navy had released 300 acres of 930 acre occupied earlier by them. But as the Wild Life Department is refusing to grant permission to undertake agriculture in the released lands the...

Cabinet approves 74 Million compensation to victims of fire in Kilinochchi Market

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The cabinet  had approved the payment compensations to traders who were affected by the massive fire in the Kilinochchi Market, after 1½ months from submitting papers for granting compensation. In...

Muslim people in fasting protest in front of Army Camp in Navalady, Batticaloa demanding their lands release

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16 Muslim families have erected a tent in front of the Army Camp in Navalady, falling under the DS Division of Koralaipattu Centre in Batticaloa District, demanding the release of their lands on...

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“Ava” group was created, financed, and provided army assistance by Gotabhaya : Dr.Rrajitha Senaratne, Cabinet Spokesman. The government should resign taking responsibility for fraud :...

‘Moondru Mugam’ to be remade by a multi-talented hero

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Actor Raghava Lawrence’s upcoming release is ‘Motta Siva Ketta Siva’ and he is presently shooting for ‘Shivalinga’. While the former is the remake of Telugu super hit...

When will Suriya start shooting for his next?

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Actor Suriya has completed shooting for ‘S3’ and his next film will ‘Thaanaa Serndha Koottam’ which has been launched today with a formal pooja. Still there is no official...

Vijay gets a swanky gift

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The stupendous success of ‘Devi’ has come as a refreshing break in acclaimed director Vijay’s career as his films of the recent years failed to fetch desired results.  Adding more...

Tree Planting Month with a theme “Our lands … our trees” commenced yesterday

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The tree planting month under the aegis of the Northern Provincial Council, commenced yesterday at Kilinochchi with a theme of ” OUR LANDS …OUR TREES’. The event was held at the...

STF vacated Youth Brigade Training Centre in Mannar, yesterday.

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The STF unit which was occupying the Youth Brigade Training Centre, located on Mannar – Thalaimannar Main Road, vacated the building yesterday morning. The STF occupied and used the Youth Brigade...

124 Kgs. Ganja captured from two spots in the North yesterday: 6 arrested on suspicion

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The police said yesterday that a total of 124Kgs. Kerala Ganja was captured in two raids in the North and they have arrested 6 persons on suspicion.74 kgs. were captured in seas off Karainagar and 50...

We don’t want assurances, but actions, say the undergrads in meeting with President and Prime Minister

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The Undergrads of the University of Jaffna who met the President and the Prime Minister regarding the killing of Two university students by police shooting, categorically  stated that they...

Suriya’s ‘Thaana Serndha Koottam’ gets an auspicious beginning

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Actor Suriya has completed shooting for ‘S3’ directed by Hari. This update gets confirmed with the actor spotted without the handlebar mustache for the Durai Singam character. This...

Jayam Ravi’s ‘Bogan’ Teaser release date

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Actor Jayam Ravi who has delivered back to back hits with ‘Thani Oruvan’, ‘Bhooloham’ and ‘Miruthan’ will have another release this year in the form of...

Two leading Kollywood heroines in Dhanush’s next

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As we have reported earlier actor Dhanush who is presently busy with multiple acting projects and his debut directorial ‘Power Paandi’, will be playing as the male lead in...

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Mahindha received a salary from JR for splitting SLFP : Chandrika Bandaranayake. A time will come when we will not be able to travel to North : Mahintha Rajapakse. Transfer the case of the shooting...

Black flag campaign by students of University of Jaffna demanding just investigation for killed students

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The University of Jaffna undergraduates staged a black flag campaign demanding for a just investigation on the killing of their two comrades and in view of the visit of the President to Jaffna...

I will never forget the help of Northern people’s, promise, Maithripala Sirisena

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“I shall never forget the help the Northern had done in making me the President. Mawai Senathy rasa said that the Northern people voted me without any agreement. I wish to state here that the...

Do not define the struggle of the Tamils as Terrorism, in the future, Mawai requests in front of Maithri

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It will be better if the Political Leaders and Military personnel would not pronounce the word Terrorism in the future. I request you from my heart, not to state anymore that you have defeated...

Non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 37.5 per cylinder

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Nov 1 State-run oil marketer Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) on Monday hiked prices of non-subsidised LPG, or cooking gas, by Rs 37.50 per cylinder and by Rs 2 for a subsidised one, effective from midnight....

Novak Djokovic ready to fight as Andy Murray targets number one spot at Paris Masters

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Novak Djokovic is ready to fight for his world number one status as Andy Murray heads into this week’s Paris Masters looking to overtake the Serb. Briton Murray, 29, won his third title in as...

Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez appears in court

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Former Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made her first appearance in court over corruption allegations, claiming she is a victim of political persecution. Ms Fernandez’s...

Mosul battle: Iraqi PM Abadi urges IS to surrender

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The prime minister of Iraq has urged the Islamic State group to surrender as government troops close in on its last urban stronghold in the country, Mosul. Haider al-Abadi appeared on state TV...

Saroja Devi’s opinion after visiting CM Jayalalitha

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It’s been more than a month since the honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Selvi J. Jayalalitha has been hospitalized and news coming in currently is that she is well on the road to recovery...

You can’t get a better option to celebrate Superstar’s birthday

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Re-releasing the digitally remastered versions of yesteryear classics is slowly catching up as a trend in Kollywood. Now It has been confirmed that the most memorable blockbuster of Superstar...