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When Wankhede stadium sung Happy Birthday Sachin Tendulkar

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There is no lack of wishes that are poring in for Sachin Tendulkar on his 44th birthday but on wish was special. During the Mumbai Indians match against Rising Pune Supergiant, the Wankhede stadium...

No decision on Ilie Nastase for at least two weeks, says ITF chief David Haggerty

Romania's head coach Ilie Nastase reacts while watching the FedCup Group II play-off match between Romania and Great Britain, in Constanta county, Romania, April 22, 2017. Inquam Photos/George Calin/via REUTERS              ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY. ROMANIA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN ROMANIA.     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Romania Fed Cup captain Ilie Nastase will have to wait for at least two weeks to discover if he is to face further action after he was provisionally banned from all ITF events following his verbal...

We value investments by Indian companies: US on H-1B visa issue

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Days after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised the issue of restrictions on H-1B visa with his American counterpart Steven Mnuchin, the US has said that it greatly values investments by Indian...

Ivanka Trump heads to Berlin for women’s conference

Ivanka Trump addresses the Forbes annual Most Powerful Women Summit 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point Wednesday morning, Oct. 19, 2016, in Dana Point, Calif. (Sam Gangwer/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

Ivanka Trump’s advocacy for women and girls will take her to a women’s conference in Berlin Tuesday, in an international outing she hopes will build global support for investment in women’s...

US president Donald Trump backs away from demand for border wall money

U.S. President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

President Donald Trump stepped back Monday from demanding a down payment for his border wall in must-past spending legislation, potentially removing a major obstacle to a bipartisan deal just days...

Former Congress MLA Makwana to join BJP

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Kirankumar Makwana, former Congress MLA from Jambusar in Bharuch district, on Monday resigned from the party and decided to join the BJP. Makwana was a Congress member for the last 15 years and had...

PM Modi likely to visit Israel in July first week

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the ceremonial welcome of Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari  at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist  (PTI4_18_2017_000077A)

To mark 25 years of India’s full-fledged diplomatic ties with Israel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Israel on July 5 and 6, top sources have told The Indian Express. They added...

DMK leads bandh in Tamil Nadu today, in support of drought-hit farmers

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu farmers during their protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI Photo by Vijay Verma (PTI4_22_2017_000058B)

After staging protests in the national capital for 41 days, Tamil Nadu farmers reached Chennai on Tuesday to participate in the state-wide bandh in support of drought-hit farmers. Led by the...

Anitha Jumps again to a Golden Glory

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Mahajana College’s Anitha jumped to a height of 3.4 meters in the Under 23 years Pole-Vault event to clinch the Gold in the National level Sports meet for the youth , held at the Mahindha...

1,515.7 acre land in control of the Forces in Kilinochchi District

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As per the Statistics of the Kilinochchi District Secretariat, 1,515.7 acre land are under the occupation of the Forces in the 4 Divisional Secretariat. These statistics were made public in the...

High level meeting on land release today

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A high level meeting on the release of lands in the NP, which are under the occupation of Armed Forces, is to be held at the Defence Ministry presided by the Minister of resettlement D.M.Swamynathan....

Tamils will never subjugate themselves, bows Wigneswaran in the TPC meeting in Trincomalee

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While saying that, if the Sinhalese people behave in way to enslave the Tamil people, they will tend to fight back, the Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council and a Co-Chair of the TPC,...

Complete Details of ‘Baahubali’ star’s next mega trilingual

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After playing the title role in ‘Baahubali’, Prabhas’s next is an ambitious hi-tech action drama titled SAAHO.One of India’s best epic fantasy films – Baahubali’s star...

Update on ‘TSK’ completion and Suriya’s next

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As we all know Suriya is presently shooting for ‘Thaanaa Serndha Koottam’ directed by Vignesh Shivn. The actor amid his busy shooting schedules, took time off on Sunday to attend a...

Important information about Vadivelu in ‘Thalapathy 61’

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As we had reported a couple of days ago, the shooing of Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s grand 61st film directed by Atlee is presently progressing in Chennai. The shooting of ‘Thalapathy...

PM Modi bats for simultaneous elections, changing fiscal to January-December

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah during a meeting with  BJP chief ministers at party office in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan (PTI4_23_2017_000140A)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for conducting simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and the state assemblies and shifting to a January-December fiscal year. Addressing the Niti Aayog...

Centre trying to turn country into Hindia: DMK leader Stalin

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Tamil Nadu Opposition leader M K Stalin has accused the Centre of trying to relegate people who don’t speak Hindi to second-class citizens, and of pushing the country into becoming “Hindia”. In...

J-K CM Mehbooba Mufti likely to meet PM Narendra Modi today

Rajouri: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti addressing a meeting in Rajouri on Friday. PTI Photo (PTI11_4_2016_000214B)

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi  on Monday to discuss the unrest in the Valley. Mehbooba, who arrived in the capital on Saturday to...

Real Madrid vs Barcelona Highlights: Lionel Messi winner in dying seconds keeps title alive

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Lionel Messi once again showed why he is head and shoulders above the rest of the footballing world when he scored a brace in an all-important game for Barcelona against arch-rivals Real Madrid at...

‘Happy Birthday India, from India,’ PM Modi wishes Jonty Rhodes’ daughter

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Sunday wished former South Africa cricketer Jonty Rhodes’ daughter, named ‘India’, on her second birthday.Rhodes’ daughter was born in April 2015 and he had...

UN chief vows to stand up against anti-Israel bias

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres delivers remarks regarding Russia's Ambassador Vitaly Churkin in the U..N. Security Council, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Churkin, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations since 2006, died suddenly after falling ill at his office at Russia's U.N. mission Monday. He was the longest-serving ambassador on the Security Council, the U.N.'s most powerful body. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the world organization. Guterres...

Donald Trump denounces anti-Semitism on Israel Holocaust day

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks up while hosting a House and Senate leadership lunch at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

President Donald Trump vowed to wipe out anti-Semitism in a message to mark Israel’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day after his administration was criticised for past statements about the genocide....

American monitor killed after land mine blasts vehicle

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A land mine blew up a vehicle carrying an OSCE monitoring team in the separatist Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine on Sunday, killing an American observer and wounding two European members of the...

Mawai faints again

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The TNA MP and the leader of the Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi, Mawai Senathyrasa collapsed in mid-speech while speaking at an event and those who were near him supported him and seated him on a...

Sudden extension to Vasanthy Arasaratnam as VC of Jaffna University

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An extension of service has been given to the incumbent VC of the Jaffna University. The University Grant Commission has informe the VC incumbent Vasathy Arasaratnam to continue as VC until a new VC...

Even if the alliance Government forsakes Tamils, International countries will a hand to Tamils: Mawai

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Even if the Alliance Government forsake the Tamils, we can get our solution through International countries. That is why we are travelling along them. If we push the present government into crises,...

Special Meeting of the Tamil People’s Council to be held at Trinco with CM’s participation

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A special meeting of the Tamil People’s Council will be held in Trincomalee. In this meeting  to be held in a hall at the centre of the Trinco Town the Chief Minister of the Northern...

Written assurance from Maithri to release lands : says Sumathiran

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When Maithri was just a Presidential Candidate, Era Sampanthan said that, they are unconditionally supporting Maithri. However, now, Sumanthiran has said that the agreement with Maithri and the new...

Continuing delay in removal of UXO hindering resettlement: complain people of Pachchilaipalli West

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The people of Pachchilaipalli West have requested that priority to demine residential areas. More than 200 families have not resettled into their lands. They are staying in the houses of friends and...

Myliddy Harbour area to be released soon: Assurance in two separate meetings

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Assurances have been given in two different meetings held yesterday to release areas of Myliddy harbor and some areas, around it, it is reported. Myliddy harbor and areas near are currently under the...

Total Sinhala Domination- – That is why we insist Federal System: CM says to Greek Ambassador

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There are attempts to create disturbance and riots in the country, drive away the minorities and to make the whole country a Sinhalese country. That is why we are insisting on Federal system, The NPC...

Life history of Pandara Vannian should be published as a well researched book: CM C.V.Wigneswaran

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The life history  Pandaravannian should be written officially and published a s book,  said the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. The Opening ceremony of the statue of “Maveeran Kulasegaram Vyramuthu...

Forest Department is obstructing development: Accuses the Kilinochchi District Secretary

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It has been accused in the District Coordinating Committee meeting of the Kilinochchi District that, the Forest Department is acting to obstruct development work. The Kilinochchi District Secretary...

Army consent to release private lands occupied by them in Kilinochchi

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At the outset of  the meeting held in Kilinochchi on the release of lands under the Army, the Government Officials, TNA and the Security Forces’ faction submitted contradicting figures on the...

If the Government opens its mouth on Missing, it will a problem for it: C.V.Wigneswaran

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If the Government or the Armed Forces say that they had arrested, missing persons, killed them or we are detaining them in such and such place, it will confirm that serious crimes have been...

An important secret of Suriya’s next revealed

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Actor Suriya is presently busy with the final stages of shooting for ‘Thaanaa Serndha Koottam’ directed by Vignesh Sivan. The makers are planning to finish the shoot within the end of...

Popular actor-director recounts his friendship with Ajith

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Actor-Director Ramesh Khanna has acted in many films and has a good relationship with many heroes and directors of Kollywood. He has a special bonding with Thala Ajith. The duo have acted together in...

Vijay helps the family of his deceased co-star

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Ilayathalapathy Vijay recently donated money for Editors Association. Likewise he has started helping many members of film fraternity who are in dire financial status. But helping others is not...

Tiger Woods undergoes back surgery, could be out six months

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Former world number one Tiger Woods said on Thursday he has undergone further surgery to help alleviate pain in his back and leg and could be away from competitive golf for another six months.Woods,...

No concession for Sachin Tendulkar: BCCI refuses footage at a discount

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The BCCI has turned down a request from 200 Not Out, the production company behind the film “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” who are seeking a discount for procuring video footage of Sachin...

Brexit supporter Donald Trump now pitches for ‘strong Europe’

President Donald Trump meets with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Once a supporter of Britain’s decision to leave the EU, President Donald Trump has now said a “strong” Europe is “very, very important” for the US. “Yes, a strong Europe is very, very...

US prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks: Reports

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Two media reports say US prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, including its founder Julian Assange, for revealing sensitive government...

Paris attack: IS group claims Champs-Elysees shooting on police officers

In this image made from video, police attend the scene after an incident on the Champs-Elysees with Arc de Triomphe in background in Paris, Thursday April 20, 2017.  French media are reporting that two police officers were shot Thursday on the famed shopping boulevard. (AP Photo)

An attacker with an automatic weapon opened fire on police on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees, killing one officer and seriously wounding two others before police shot and killed him. The Islamic...

Surprise inspection at Mulayam Singh Yadav’s residence reveals unpaid electricity bill of Rs 4 lakh

Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav waves to supporters after casting his vote at a polling station in Saifai, in Etawah, Uttar Pradesh, India, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Uttar Pradesh and four other Indian states are having state legislature elections in February-March, a key mid-term test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government which has been ruling India since 2014. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)

A surprise inspection by officials from electricity department at former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav’s house on Thursday revealed that  Samajwadi Party leader has an unpaid...

Kannada groups threaten to stall Baahubali 2 release over actor Sathyaraj’s remarks on Cauvery issue

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Pro-Kannada organisations working under the banner of ‘Kannada Okkoota’ are firm on their demand for an apology from veteran Tamil actor Sathyaraj to allow the screening of Baahubali 2 in...

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka in May

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi before the ceremonial welcome of Nepal's President Bidhya Devi Bhandari  at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Tuesday PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist  (PTI4_18_2017_000077A)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka next month to take part in the celebrations marking the UN ‘Vesak Day’, the most important in the Buddhist calendar. During his visit, he will...

Kurunagar and Passaiyoor Fishermen unable to dry their nets due Army Camps along the shores

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The fishermen of Passaiyoor and Kurunagar have pointed out that they are compelled to dry their nets by road sides as the army had located their camps along the shorelines. The Coordination Committee...

Colombo agrees to provide Rs. 66 Million for caring for bed- patients: NPC Health Minister

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Central Ministry of Health has agreed to provide Rs. 66 Million for two projects aimed at caring for bed-patients, said the Northern Health Minister, P.Satiyalingam. This matter was taken up with the...

Electricity to be supplied through the Sea to Nainatheevu

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Action is being taken to supply Electricity to Nainatheevu through the sea, an official of the Electricity Board said yesterday. The Coordination Committee Meeting of the Jaffna Divisional...

Army to release 111 acre and the Vattapalai-Puthukudiyiruppu road & Date not fixed

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The Security Forces have decided to release 111 acre belonging to the people and the Vatapalai – Puthukudiyiruppu road soon. As important buildings of the Security Forces are located in areas...