Tuesday 22 October 2019
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An exemplary deed by Island sector children – Creating man-made forests for saving the live stocks of Islands


The children of Island sector have got together and have undertaken innovative deed to preserve the resources of Islands. They are in the process of creating man-made forests in the islands to...

Demonstration in Mylambaveli, Batticalo yesterday demanding removal of police guard post and release land


Villagers of Mylambaveli stage a Prayer – sit in, demanding removal of police point and release of the 3 acre land . Many activists including TNA MPs, Viyalenthiran and Sirinesan and EPC MPc,...

Potato cultivation in 90 hectare land in Jaffna District


Estimates are being made for the planting of potatoes in 90 hectares in Jaffna District. Major part of the cultivation of potatoes in Jaffna District had been undertaken in Vali East Divisional area....

Allocated funds 100% spent: says the District Secretary, Jaffna N.Vethanayagan


The District Secretary of Jaffna District said that, the 5,400 million rupees allocated to the District for 2016  had been spent. 3,200 houses have been built under 800,000/= housing scheme in...

Ban Ki-moon leaves UN, regrets not ending conflicts


Ban Ki-moon, the outgoing UN secretary-general, says he laments not ending conflicts or doing more to promote peace as he ends 10 years at the UN. Thronged by UN staff as he made his way out of UN...

Jaffna student shooting case; charge sheet filed, suspects further remanded


Jaffna Magistrate S.Satheeswaran further remanded the five Police officers, suspected in the 21 October shooting of two Jaffna University students, in Kokuvil, Jaffna till Jan 13. The five suspects...

Officially In Charge, Sasikala Natarajan In Speech Says ‘Will Be Exactly Like Amma’


Sasikala Natarajan, the closest friend of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, has formally taken over the AIADMK’s leadership. Ms Natarajan, 54, took charge as the AIADMK’s...