Tuesday 19 November 2019
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Press new Govt to address Tamil issue : New Indian Express Editorial urges Modi Govt

Maithripala Sirisena

The New Indian Express in its Editorial has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urge the government under the new President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena to address the grievances of the Tamil...

French Police Storm Two Hostage Sites, Killing Charlie Hebdo Suspects


The French police on Friday killed the two brothers suspected of murdering 12 people at a Paris newspaper on Wednesday and freed their hostage unharmed, the authorities said. The police launched a...

Monitors say voters obstructed in Sri Lankan election


Election monitors said Thursday that voters in northern Sri Lanka were prevented from casting their ballots in an election that pits President Mahinda Rajapaksa against an ally who suddenly defected...

Remarkable Voter Turnout In Many Parts Of Sri Lanka


The total voter turnout of the Presidential Election 2015 exceeded 45 per cent in many parts of the country by 12 noon on January 08. The voter turnout in Colombo stood at 50 per cent and 38 per cent...

Highest number of violations reported at Jaffna


The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) reported that there had been a rise in major incidents of election violence between 20th November and 5th January. 420 incidents of election...

Australia v India, fourth test at Sydney

Australia v India - 4th Test: Day 2

Australia captain Steve Smith scored his fourth century in successive Tests to put his side in control of the fourth Test against India in Sydney. Smith’s 117 saw him match Sir Donald Bradman...

A call for Environmental Justice for Tamils in Jaffna


Every human being has a right to clean water and clean air, and nobody has a right or should be allowed to degrade and destroy the environment and Mother Nature. Environmental justice has been...

Wind for the change has begun to stroke


Voters! Think before casting your votes. Scientificdevelopmentis increasing: wealth is multiplying, but the people feela heavy burden onthem. The poorare becomingpoorer. Stuckin greed, the middle...

Dav Whatmore named new Zimbabwe coach until end of World Cup


Australian Dav Whatmore has been named as the new coach of Zimbabwe. The Sri Lanka-born 60-year-old has agreed a contract until the end of the World Cup in March 2015. Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka’s main Muslim party quits government, pledges to support opposition ahead of election