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‘Vivegam’ Teaser Release: Official Confirmation is here

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Thala Ajith’s much expected ‘Vivegam’ teaser did not release on May 1, 2017 as promised earlier. Thala fans had to celebrate their matinee idol’s birthday with the second look...

IPL 2017: Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma attend RCB’s 10-year celebrations together, see pics

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma used to be pretty cagey and secretive about their reported relationship earlier. They used to meet in hush-hush and behind closely guarded doors. Now that seems to have...

Marcus Rashford gives Manchester United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals

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Marcus Rashford was decisive again, scoring from a free kick in the second half for Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.Rashford, who...

Greek tennis player handed lifetime ban for corruption

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Greek tennis player Konstantinos Mikos was banned for life on Thursday after being found guilty of four corruption offenses. A Tennis Integrity Unit investigation confirmed that Mikos offered another...

Man arrested for alleged attacks on French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s website

French far-right leader Marine le Pen makes a statement on the presidential election in the United States of America, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2016 in Nanterre, outside Paris. A French outsider with an anti-system agenda, far-right leader Marine Le Pen, is a candidate in France's spring presidential elections. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

A man, suspected of having regularly attacked the campaign website of French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, has been arrested by French cyber crime police, officials said. “We have...

‘World’s heaviest woman’ Eman Ahmed hospitalised in Abu Dhabi

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An Egyptian believed to have been the world’s heaviest woman before her surgery was hospitalised in Abu Dhabi to continue treatment after a drastic weight-loss operation in India. Eman Ahmed Abd El...

Donald Trump makes return to NYC fresh off health vote win

An anti-Trump demonstrator (L) interacts with pro-Trump supporters near the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ahead of an expected visit by U.S. President Donald Trump in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., May 4, 2017.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Donald Trump turned his first trip home as president into a victory lap on Thursday, returning to the city that has largely opposed him while celebrating House passage of legislation undoing much his...

Youth tortured to death in police custody & 6 of the 8 sentenced 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment, 2 released

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6 of the 8 policemen arrested on suspicion of torturing a youth to death while in custody in the Chunnakam Police Station in 2011 have been sentenced to 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment by the HC...

Hunt for “LTTE Gold” in Ananthapuram and Thevipuram yesterday Results-Negative

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Excavations were carried out at Ananthapuram and Thevipuram on orders from the Mulaitheevu Judge in the presence of the judge, on suspicion that Arms and Gold could have been buried there....

UN went wrong with regard to Tamils: points out the CM to UN official in charge of development

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran said yesterday that he pointed out to the Officer in Charge of UN Development Activities, that if the UN had acted efficiently in the affairs of Tamils, several thousands...

Indian EXIM Bank pledges 45.27 Million Dollars for the Renovation of KKS Harbour

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Indian EXIM Bank has pledged US$ 45.27 Million for the renovation of the Kankesanthurai Harbour. The Cabinet has approved to discuss terms with EXIM Bank of India and to entering into an agreement...

Another young heroine in ‘Enai Nokki Paayum Thota’

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Director Gautham Menon has been successful in retaining the secret over the music director of his upcoming film ‘Enai Nokki Paayum Thota’ starring Dhahush and Megha Akash in lead roles....

Happy Birthday Trisha

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Today is the birthday of the ageless beauty Trisha. Born and brought up in Chennai Trisha was the title winner of Miss Madras before making her entry into Kollywood. Director Priyadarshan introduced...

After Vijay, Raghava Lawrence gets ‘Baahubali’ Brahmma

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His last three films, ‘Bhajrangi Bhaijaan’, ‘Baahubali’ and ‘Baahubali 2’ combined have raked in an earth shaking rupees Two thousand crores at the world wide box...

Vijay Sethupathi to write script and dialogues for his next

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Versatile actor Vijay Sethupathi has been acting in various genres of films and portrays different characters ever since he started getting recognised as a hero. In 2015 he acted as a 57 year old...

IPL 2017: Sheldon Jackson the ninth to be dismissed hit-wicket

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Kolkata Knight Riders’ Sheldon Jackson made it into the history books of IPL when he got out hit-wicket to Rising Pune Supergiant bowler Washington Sundar.  Sundar’s delivery forced Jackson to...

West Indies collapse late on Day 4 to leave second Test against Pakistan on knife-edge

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Yasir Shah spun Pakistan back into the second test when he picked up six wickets to leave West Indies reeling on day four in Barbados on Wednesday.Shai Hope came within 10 runs of his maiden test...

Carles Puyol to launch FIFA U-17 World Cup ticket sales this month

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Spain’s football World Cup winner Carles Puyol will be in India this month to launch the sale of tickets for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be played in six cities in October. Puyol will be...

North Korea warns China of ‘grave consequences’ in its direct criticism

FILE - In this Saturday, April 15, 2017, file photo, a North Korean national flag flutters as soldiers in tanks salute to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a military parade in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung, the country's late founder and grandfather of the current ruler. A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, April 29, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)

North Korean state media have issued a stinging denunciation of the country’s chief ally and diplomatic backer China, saying Beijing should be grateful for its protection.The official Korean...

Russia, Turkey agree to support safe-zones in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands after a news conference following their talks in Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. The presidents of Russia and Turkey are holding talks on the situation in Syria and also the restoration of full economic ties between their two countries. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)

The presidents of Russia and Turkey have said they support the creation of safe-zones in war-torn Syria as a delegation of Syrian rebels walked out of cease-fire talks with the Damascus government...

Barack Obama unveils presidential library designs in Chicago

Former President Barack Obama speaks at a community event on the Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in Chicago. The Obama Foundation unveiled plans for the former president's lakefront presidential center, showcasing renderings and a model at an event where former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama were expected to give more details. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Barack Obama has unveiled the vision for his presidential library in Chicago, a modern, $500 million project he hopes will be a training ground for future leaders housed in the city that launched his...

Presidential polls: Congress may not insist on its own leader as Opposition nominee

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks during the Indira Gandhi Centennial Lecture, organised on the occasion of the birth anniversary of  Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi,  at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday.PTI Photo by Manvender Vashist(PTI11_19_2016_000257A)

With many Opposition regional parties said to be keen on a non-Congress common candidate for the Presidential elections, sources in the party on Wednesday indicated that the party has an “open...

Jaffna Journalists demonstrate their voice against assassination & abduction and for Media Freedom

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An attention drawing demonstration was held by the Journalists today, the International Media Freedom day, under the aegis of Jaffna Press Club, insisting to ensure media freedom and to undertake...

Sumanthiran Assassination plot-former militants revenged & bail application filed

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A bail application has been filed in the High Courts in Jaffna yesterday, on behalf of the former militants saying that the Sumanthiran assassination plot is only a drama to revenge former militants....

Indian Consulate officer intervening in Media Freedom: Saravanapavan MP

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A distressing situation has been created in Jaffna, where, the Officers of the Indian Consulate are intervening into the Media freedom, accused TNA MP, Saravanapavan. The Indian Consulate is...

Autonomy based on Federal System with North-East merger: insists CM, NPC

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We need Autonomy based on Federal system along with North-East merger insisted the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran and he further said that if these are not granted we will not be able to get into Permanent...

Another Tamil hero to join Vishal & Karthi in ‘Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja’

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As we have reported earlier Vishal and Karthi will be acting in the lead roles in ‘Karuppu Raja Vellai Raja’. The film will be directed by Prabhudeva with the script written by late...

Madhavan confirms his next movie is dropped

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One of the exciting projects that was on the cards is the Tamil remake of ‘Charlie’ directed by Vijay.  Madhavan and Sai Pallavi were roped in to replace Dulquer Salman and Sai Pallavi...

Thala Ajith punch dialogue leaked?

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Thala fans were mightily disappointed that the teaser of their idol’s ‘Vivegam’ did not release on his birthday on May 1st. However there is a punch dialogue doing the rounds on the...

West Indies vs Pakistan: Misbah-ul-Haq makes 99 again, Pakistan in strong position against West Indies

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Pakistan captain  Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed for 99, a week after he was left stranded on the same score, as his side took an 81-run first innings lead during the second test against West Indies in...

Sepp Blatter never met US investigators, says lawyer

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has not spoken to United States prosecutors in Switzerland, his US-based lawyer told Reuters on Tuesday. Blatter told international news agency reporters last month...

Recovering from knife attack, Petra Kvitova back at practice

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is back at practice, less than six months after being attacked by a knife-wielding intruder. Kvitova posted a photo on Instagram on Tuesday showing herself...

Blast traps, kills 12 in train tunnel being built in China

Smoke rises as firefighters battle a blaze after a gas explosion in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. A powerful natural gas explosion that neighbors said felt like an earthquake rocked the busy injuring two firefighters and two civilians. One building in the popular shopping district was reduced to rubble and the exterior of one side of another building had been ripped off, its windows blown out. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Authorities say 12 people were killed and 12 injured after a suspected gas explosion in a railway tunnel under construction through a coal seam in southern China. Officials in Dafang County in...

Russian election hacking ‘wildly successful’ in creating discord, says former US lawmaker

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Russia succeeded in its goals of sowing discord in US politics by meddling in the 2016 presidential election, which will likely inspire similar future efforts, two top former US voices on...

Nine Malian soldiers killed in central Mali attack

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Nine Malian soldiers were killed and five wounded in an area regularly targeted by jihadist groups, as the commander of France’s counter-terrorism force for the region said an operation on the...

Kin of martyred soldiers call for ‘befitting reply’ to Pakistan

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The family of soldiers killed in the line of duty in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday called for giving absolute powers to the Army in order to give a “befitting reply to Pakistan”. “Give full...

Panama Papers: 424 names in probe, 49 are by Enforcement Directorate

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Investigations have begun against 49 individuals and entities by the Enforcement Directorate in the Panama Papers case, the Government has told a Parliamentary panel. In a three-page note, the...

PM Narendra Modi arrives at Kedarnath Temple, first to offer prayers

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi after inaugurating an exhibition titled “Swachchhagrah – Bapu Ko Karyanjali - Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani” organised to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s 'Champaran Satyagraha' at the National Archives of India in New Delhi on Monday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan(PTI4_10_2017_000271A)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday visited Kedarnath to offer prayers at the Himalayan shrine which will reopen after a six month-long winter break. He also addressed a group of supporters...

We are committed to form govt under Mahinda: GL

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Chairman of the Podu Jana Peramuna, Former External Affairs Minister G.L.Peiris has stated that they are committed to form a government under the leadership of Mahinda Rajapakse who won the war. He...

People of Iranaitheevu joins the strugglers with their own fasting protest yesterday

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The people of Iranaitheevu commenced their fasting protest yesterday, demanding them to be allowed return to their ancestral lands and engage in fishing from there. Thus they have joined a host of...

Prof. Wigneswaran assumed his duties as Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna

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Prof. R.Wigneswaran took over as the new Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna officially yesterday. Following then worship held at the temple in the campus, he took over his duties. In the context...

We have not fulfilled our pledges: Accedes Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne in Jaffna

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Acceding that they have not fulfilled the pledges made during elections to solve all the problems of Tamil people, Minister of Health, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said that the problems of the people are...

Good news will come in two weeks: Sampanthan in his May Day address

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We are expecting a good news from the Government, the Leader of the TNA, Sampanthan. He was delivering delivering his address in the TNA’s May Day Rally held in the Tharmasangary Grounds in...

Sri Lanka’s ‘Joint Opposition’ ace May Day numbers game

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Sri Lanka’s May Day rallies which had turned into a numbers game showed the Joint Opposition of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa making an impressive show at the Galle Face green in Colombo....

Amazing beyond words! ‘Baahubali 2’ collects Rs.504 crores!!!

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‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ is creating gigantic records at the Box office world wide. The sequel to the 2015 mega blockbuster ‘Baahubali’ created a world record by...

‘Yeidhavan’ release postponed

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Actor Kalaiyarasan’s ‘Yeidhavan’ which was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on this Friday (May 5, 2017) has been postponed to next week. The film directed by debutant Sakthi...

BCCI ready to escalate; may pull out of all ICC events

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The BCCI is in the process of revoking the 2014 ICC Members Participation Agreement (MPA) and a letter in this regard is likely to be sent to the global body as early as on Tuesday. The seemingly...

Future tense for I-League Champions Aizawl FC

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“Money,” Robert Royte gasped, “you can’t ignore. But you also can’t sell beauty of football.” Royte, a politician-cum-businessman, owns Aizawl FC. On Sunday, the Mizo side became...

BSF’s football tournament begins

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The opening ceremony of the BSF’s Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament, Oorja, was held in Jodhpur on Monday. Football tournaments like this are being organised by the Central Armed Police...

Pak army beheads soldier: Jawans of his battalion had released Punjabi song challenging Pakistan

Clashes in Kupwara areas after Fidayeen attack on army camp.Three army soldiers, including a captain, one civilian and two militants were killed in the Fidayeen attack at an army camp in Panzgam. Five soldiers were also wounded in the pre-dawn attack.Express Photo By Shuaib Masoodi 27-04-2017

Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), Naib Subedar Paramjit Singh, whose body was mutilated Monday by the Pakistan Army in the Krishna Ghati area of Jammu and Kashmir, belongs to the same battalion of...