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Four from Mannar selected to National Team for Roll Ball Championship in Bangaladesh

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In a context where Roll Ball World Cup to be held in Bangaladesh for both sexes, One male player and three female players from Mannar had secured places in  the National Team of Sri Lanka. Yo.Thivya...

Sasikala as TN CM: Will these two cases stand in her way?

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The journey to the chief minister’s office will be anything, but easy for Sasikala Natarajan. First, the Supreme Court is likely to deliver the verdict in the disproportionate assets case...

Sunny Leone Slaps a Journalist, for asking this question!

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Porn actress Sunnu Leone, the present talked about heroien in Bollywood, has slapped a journalist in Gujarat, after he asked this question – “How much you charge for a night...

Arjun fight with Vishal – Details Here

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Actor Vishal very busy with nadigar sangam Activities and producer council Election issues. in the meanwhile he never missed a good Product to acting oriented roles, vishal having big hope on Myskkin...

This heroine replaces Jyothika in Vijay61?

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Actress Jyothika was much speculated by everyone in kollywood to be playing a significant role in Vijay61, but she is reported to have walked out of the project as she felt her character was not...

Alastair Cook had toughest ride as skipper – Jonathan Agnew

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Alastair Cook never had it easy. He’s had the toughest ride of all recent England captains. As England’s highest Test run-scorer he has always been admired for his batting, but there have...

Syria conflict: Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty says

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As many as 13,000 people, most of them civilian opposition supporters, have been executed in secret at a prison in Syria, Amnesty International says. A new report by the human rights group alleges...

Israel passes controversial law on West Bank settlements

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Israel’s parliament has passed a controversial law retroactively legalising about 4,000 homes built on settlements in the occupied West Bank. The law passed by 60 votes to 52. It states that...

‘Jaya’s death was unexpected, exhuming her body is ridiculous’

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Dr Richard Beale who treated Jayalalithaa at Chennai’s Apollo hospital met the media in Chennai to speak about the circumstances that led to her death on Monday. Beale, who was brought in to...

Two Superstars team up for a big budget film

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Amitabh and Mohanlal – Two Superstars from two different industries are now set to share screenspace in a new big budget project. This film titled as Odiyan will be directed by Sreekumar, a ad...

Vijay sethupathi again With Double Hero Subject ?

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Makkal Selvan Vijay sethupathi cinema Graph is on high pitch of Last Two years. He is Acting simultaneously more than two films, also he never hesitate to act double hero subjects. Again Vijay...

Cameroon came from behind to beat Egypt 2-1 and seal a fifth Africa Cup of Nations in a thrilling, edgy final

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Substitute Vincent Aboubakar swept in the winner two minutes from time, flicking the ball over defender Ali Gabr and thumping it home. Nicolas Nkoulou had earlier equalised for Cameroon, rising...

7% of Australian Catholic priests allegedly abused children, inquiry told

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An inquiry examining institutional sex abuse in Australia has heard 7% of the nation’s Catholic priests allegedly abused children between 1950 and 2010. In one order, more than 40% of church...

Justice should be delivered for assassinated and missing journalist – Attention drawing demonstration in Batticaloa yesterday

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The 11th year commemoration of the assassinated journalist Sugirtharajan was held yesterday in front of the Batticaloa Clock Tower. The attention drawing protest was undertaken during this event. The...

Army cheats again, accusations relevant to sea area of Urany

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It is of no use releasing only the Sea area.Fishermen should be allowed to engage in fishing. They enticed us that they are releasing the Urany Harbour area, but have cheated us by releasing only the...

10 year old breaths his last in the Waste oil tank abandoned by the Army in KKS

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A student who was reported missing was recovered dead in a waste oil tank of a vehicle service station abandoned by the Army, the Police reported. This pathetic incident has occurred on Sunday in...

Jaffna District Girls win National level Basket Ball championship

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The Jaffna District Girls’ Team has won the senior Championship in the Basket Ball series held by the Sri Lanka Basket Ball Federation. This series was held at a national level. In the final match...

STF put into field in Jaffna to subjugate violent groups        

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The Police have decided to engage the STF in Jaffna so as to contain violence such as sword slashing. The STF is put into the field to totally eliminate Aava Group among other groups playing havoc in...

While South celebrated the Independence Day Black Day observed in the North

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While the South celebrated the Independence Day with all the pomp and pageantry, black day observance marked the day. The Pilakudiyiruppu people who are on their 5th day of struggle demanding they be...

Boat docking piers released suddenly in Urany

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Further 500 meters of beach containing  4 docking piers was suddenly released by the Army yesterday evening for the use of the people. It was reported that the release in done in conjunction with...

National Anthem sung in Tamil this time also in the Colombo celebration of Independence Day

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The National Anthem was sung in Tamil, this year also, at the Official Independence Day celebration at Colombo. The National Anthem was sung in Tamil at the Independence Celebrations of 2016, after...

7,200 acre forests will de destructed for Urbanization of Mankulam Town: says Director of Environment Preservation

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When the urbanization of Mankulam town coming under Odduchuddan Divisional Secretary’s Division is undertaken nearly 7,200 acre forest will be destructed, said the Director of Central...

Court bans Mannar Demonstration against Independence Celebration

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In a context where the Mannar Federation of Public Organizations had put out a call to boycott the Independence Day Celebration, Mannar court banned the intended hand cuff-black flag protest rally to...

If you drive me away another one will take my place: CM, Wigneswaran retorts Minister Daya Gamage

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If you drive me away, another Tamil speaking person will take my place and he will also say the same thing I said, retorted the CM, C.V Wigneswaran, on a statement by Minister Daya Gamage. The CM...

Observe Feb 4th as Black day of Tamils: request Pliakudiyiruppu demonstrators

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All the Tamil people should observe the Independence Day as a black day. Please support us, who had hit the arena to liberate our lands, by observing the Independence Day as a black day,...

Two players from Kilinochchi in the National Roll-Ball team for Bangaladesh

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Two Tamil girls from Kilinochchi have worked in to the National Roll- Ball team for the World Roll-Ball championship to be held in Bangaladesh this month. Two Advanced Level students from Kilinochchi...

Black band demonstration in Jaffna on Independence day on 5 demands

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NPCs Sivajilingam and Ananthy Saseetharan have jointly announced that a Black band protest will be undertaken in front of Jaffna Secretariat on the Independence day. In a context where  the 69th...

We will not give up our struggle until our lands given to us, Pilavukudiyiruppu people into 3rd day of struggle yesterday

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Pilavukudiyiruppu people undertook their struggle continuously for the 3rd day demanding that their lands said to be released by the Air Force be handed over to them. Although, the District...

Aircel-Maxis: CBI, ED challenge discharge of Maran brothers

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The CBI and ED will challenge the order that discharged the Maran brothers in the Aircel-Maxis case. The Patiala House court in Delhi had discharged Dayanidhi and Kalainithi Maran in both cases that...

Anupama is dating this young hero?

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Actress Anupama Chopra who rose to fame with a role in Premam movie, has later acted in Dhanush’s Kodi. The pretty actress from Kerala is now awaiting the release of her Telugu movie Shatamanam...

Relief for Vishal! Court revokes Suspension from TFPC

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Actor Vishal has been suspended from the Tamil Film Producer’s Council after his criticism on the current office bearers has landed in a controversy. Later Vishal has seeked the intervention of...

Trevor Bayliss: India defeat shows England must learn to play spin

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England need to work on how they play spin bowling after their tour of India ended in a crushing Twenty20 defeat, says head coach Trevor Bayliss. England lost eight wickets for eight runs in 19 balls...

New Israel settlements ‘may not be helpful’ to peace, says US

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Building new Israeli settlements “may not be helpful” to achieving peace with Palestinians, the White House has said. In a statement, it added that President Donald Trump’s...

Yemen al-Qaeda: US says raid was ‘very thought-out process’

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The White House has said a raid in Yemen on an al-Qaeda stronghold that likely killed civilians was a “very thought-out process”. As many as 23 civilians were killed in the raid on a...

Sri Lankan Navy arrests five Indian fishermen

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Five Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested and their boat impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters, fisheries department official said on Thursday. The incident...

Jaffna Municipal Council banned from approving above 4 stories, by UDA

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The Jaffna Municipal council cannot grant approval for over 4,000 sq. feet floor area and above 4 stories. Only the Urban Development Authority could approve beyond the above limit. A letter to this...

Kepapulavu lands cannot be immediately released : the District Secretary, Mulaitrheevu

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Kepapulavu and Pulavukudiyiruppu lands could not be released immediately. There are some security problems involved in this. We clarified this to the people. I talked to them in my capacity as the...

Mahindha should help to reach solution without creating splits : Sampanthan in front of Maithri.

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Former government leader Mahindha should help to find a solution to the National ethnic problem which has been prolonged for 70 years, without causing splits, requested Era Sampanthan, the Leader of...

Release of 5 Indians jailed in Togo secured: Sushma Swaraj

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday night announced “securing” the release of five Indians who were jailed in Togo. “We have secured the release of 5 Indians from...

Great news about Ajith’s 57 film story

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In tamil cinema today’s talk of the town was Ajith’s 57 film. First look of this film is releasing today midnight. So Fans are very eager to see the first look. Now we hear that the...

Kollywood reaction for Ajith’s Vivegam first look

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Today is the real New Year festive for Ajith fans. Because the most expected thala 57 first look was released and the name of the film Vivegam. In the first look, Ajith was looking stunning in his...

India v England: Yuzvendra Chahal and MS Dhoni seal T20 series

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England lost their last eight wickets for eight runs as India powered to a 75-run win in the third Twenty20 in Bangalore to take the series 2-1. Chasing 203, England were 117-2 with eight overs to go...

IPL 2017: Ben Stokes tipped to land mega deal by Yuvraj Singh

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England’s Ben Stokes could earn “millions” when he enters the Indian Premier League auction, according to India’s Yuvraj Singh. The auction for the 20-over franchise...

Israel police evict settlers from unauthorised Amona outpost

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There have been scuffles between Israeli protesters and police seeking to evacuate an unauthorised settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank. Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Amona must...

White House: ‘We are officially putting Iran on notice’

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US President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor has accused the Iranian government of “malign actions” after a missile test. Without elaborating, Michael Flynn told White...

Sri Lanka arrests astrologer who predicted president’s death

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An astrologer who made several predictions that Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena would die has been arrested and released on bail, police said Wednesday. Most Sri Lankans follow...

China’s ‘Silk Road’ push stirs resentment and protest in Sri Lanka

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China signed a deal with Sri Lanka late last year to further develop the strategic port of Hambantota and build a huge industrial zone nearby, a key part of Beijing’s ambitions to create a...

‘Vadatharahai’ languishing in port for want of qualified captain

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The passenger boat brought in for the transport of people of Delft, “Vadatharahai” has not been engaged in service.  It has been anchored in the Harbour. It has not been put into service...

Sinhalization pursued taking the development as a weapon, CM condemns the Government

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The Government which not willing to speak about Federal solution is bent on grabbing the powers vested with the Provinces. It has taken up the weapon of Development to pursue militarization and...

Give us a definite date for release of our lands, Kepapulavu and Pulavukudiyiruppu people in demonstration

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The people of Kepapulavu and Pulavukudiyiruppu have gone into a demonstration struggle in front of the Army Camp in Kepapulavu, saying that the Government Officials and the Army are cheating them and...