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India donates 70 books to Vavuniya Public Library

Deputy Indian High Commissioner Balachandran handed 70 books to the Vavuniya Public Library recently.

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Trincomalee Rotary Club celebrates 40th Charter Da…

Trincomalee Rotary Club celebrated its 40th Charter Day Anniversary recently at the Rotary house under the patronage of K. Arunthavarajah – Additional govt. agent, Trincomalee as its Chief Guest.

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Demo against Easter Sunday attacks at Ninthavoor M…

Muslims recently held a silent demonstration in the premises of the Ninthavoor Jumma Mosque against the attacks on Churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.

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Saravanapavan presents sports equipment to Sports …

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Eswarapatham Saravanapavan recently presented sports euipment to sports clubs in the Velanai South area at an event held at the Punguduthewu Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi office.

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Mavai Senathyrasa inaugurates Gnanavyravar Koil Ko…

Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai Senathyrasa inaugurated the construction of Gopuram at Arulmigu Gnanavyravar Koil at Vannaponnai, Jaffna. Religious rituals were conducted by the Hindu priests.

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Hizbullah holds discussions on security situation …

- By S.Kathiravan Eastern Province Governor Hizbullah held a discussion at the Governor’s Secretariat on Friday, May 3 regarding the security situation in the province.

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All religious prayer in Mannar for bomb blast vict…

An all religious prayer was held at the Mannar Urban Council to mourn the deaths at bomb blasts on Easter Sunday.

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Navy holds Blood Donation camp in Trincomalee

The Sri Lanka Navy held a blood donation camp at the Jayasumanarama Viharaya in Trincomalee on Tuesday, 30th April.

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TNA May Day meeting in Kilinochchi

A May Day meeting was held in Killinochi on Wednesday with the participation of Trade Union representatives, members of the public. It was held at the Pachilaipalli Pradesa Sabai Hall...

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All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama calls on Bishop of Ma…

Senior members of the Mannar branch of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama called on Mannar Bishop Rev. Fr. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando and expressed grief over the deaths caused by Easter...

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Mirunalinithevy Sivagnanasuntharam: Obituary

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Mirunalinithevy passed away on Saturday, March 23. She is the beloved wife of Sivashanmugarajah Sivagnanasuntharam Read More

Indian PM Narendra Modi files nomination papers from Varanasi

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi filed his nomination papers from Varanasi parliamentary constituency on Thursday. He filed nomination papers at the Varanasi Collectorate Office....
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Narendra Modi seeks mother’s blessings before casting votes

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought blessings from his nonagenarian mother Hiraba before casting his vote at a polling booth near Gandhinagar. ...
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Priyanka Gandhi vows to follow Indira Gandhi’s footsteps

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has vowed that while she cannot be compared to her illustrious grandmother, late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, she will spare...
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Pope kneels, kisses feet of President of South Sudan, pleads...

Pope Francis in an unprecedented gesture kissed the feet of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar and pleaded with the leaders...
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CoPE has summoned all parties relatd to controversial Sharia University for investigation: Sunil Handunnetti

CoPE Chairman JVP lawmaker Sunil Handunnetti has stated that all parties pertaining to Batticaloa Campus Ltd. including the Board of Investment (BoI), University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC), and...
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Arrive at a consensus, work together setting aside political differences, dreams: Anura Dissanayake tells President,...

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena and Premier Ranil Wickremasinghe to unite at this hour of national crisis setting aside political disparities and the dreams...
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We need laws to deal with false propaganda to incite hate: Nimal Siripala

SLFP MP Nimal Siripala De Silva has stated that the country needed laws against the circulation of false information that induces hatred and tension between ethnic communities. ...
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Do not infuse fear psychosis for political mileage: Akila Viraj Kariyawasam tells the opposition

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam has appealed to the opposition parties not to infuse fear psychosis among the people in order to gain cheap political mileage. ...
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Jaffna Court releases two university students on bail

Jaffna Magistrates Court on Thursday, May 16 released two university students who were on remand allegedly for being in possession of the photograph of LTTE Leader Prabaharan....
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Case against ex CJ Sarath Silva; Justice Jayawardena recuses

Justice Prasanna Jayawardena, one of the judges of the Supreme Court Bench hearing the contempt of Court case against former Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva on Wednesday...
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Former TNA Parliamentarian Piyasena sentenced to four year jail term

Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga has sentenced former Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian for the Digamadulla District, P.H. Piyasena to four years of rigorous imprisonment, on being...
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Vandalizing Buddhist statues; suspects further remanded

Mawanella Magistrate’s Court has extended the remand of the 13 suspects arrested for vandalizing several Buddhist statues in Mawanella area. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Probe on death of Jayalalitha stayed by SC

The proceedings of an inquiry commission set up to probe the death of then Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa at Apollo Hospitals in Chennai...
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DMK will win with comfortable majority: Vaiko

MDMK Leader Vaiko has stated that DMK led by Stalin has great chances to win in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls and in the...
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Actors exercise franchise in Tamil Nadu polls

Several actors on Thursday joined the people on queues at polling booths to exercise their franchise during the second phase of Lok Sabha Election. ...
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Tamil Nadu people must vote against Congress for its support...

PMK founder Dr S Ramadoss has appealed to Tamil Nadu people to vote against Congress and its allies for the support it extended to Rajapaksa...
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Saiva Flag Day inaugurated in Bambalapitiya

- By S.M.Surenthiran The Saiva Flag Day was inaugurated at a simple ceremony held at Bambalapitiya New Kathiresan Koil under the patronage of the Sri Lankan...
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National Creative Talent Awards for Aranery Padasalai students

- By S.SurenthiranAchievers in the national contest for Creative Talent among the Hindu Aranery Padasalai students received awards at a ceremony held at Bambalapitiya New...
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Thai Pongal Festival in Trincomalee

- By S.Kathiravan Traditional Tamil Festival Thai Pongal was celebrated in Trincomalee town under the auspices of the Ravana Sena recently. ...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau graces Thai Pongal Festival in...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau graced the Thai Pongal festival held in Toronto recently as its Chief Guest. Parliamentarian for Scarborough Centre Salma Zahid and...
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Palampottaru annual festival commences

- By S.KathiravanThe annual Palampottaru festival commenced at Trincomalee Pathirakali Amman Koil on Monday, May 20 according to age old traditions. ...
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Vaikasy Visaka Pongal in Vattrapalai Amman Koil

The annual Vaikasy Visaka Pongal was performed according to Hindu traditions at the Vattrapalai Amman Koil on Monday, May 20. (adsbygoogle...
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Orr’s Hill Infant Jesus Church conducts vigil for victims

A candle light vigil was held at Infant Jesus Church in Orr’s Hill, Trincomalee recently to pray for the victims of the recent Easter Sunday...
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Special prayers at Nallai Aatheenam for Easter Sunday blast victims...

Special poojas prayers were held at Nallai Atheenam for the victims of Easter Sunday blasts. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); It...
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