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Sunil Handunetti in Murugandy explains JVP policie…

JVP senior parliamentarian Sunil Handunetti explained the policies of the JVP in the current political context to the public at a meeting held recently in Murugandy in Mullaitheewu district.

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Gotabaya’s election campaign office declared open …

Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna presidential candidate Gotabaya’s election propaganda office was declared open in Amparai on Friday.

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International Peace Day in Batticaloa

A symposium was held in Batticaloa to mark the International Peace Day with the participation of religious leaders and social activists.

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Madawala Bazaar Hillcountry Boys’ College holds Pr…

- By J.M.Hafeez The Annual Prize Day of the Madawala Bazaar Hillcountry Boys’ College in Kandy was held on Friday, September 21 with the participation of the students, teachers, past pupils...

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Australian High Commissioner calls on Batticaloa M…

High Commissioner for Australia in Sri Lanka David Holly paid a courtesy call on Batticaloa Mayor T.Saravanapavan on Friday and held discussions. The envoy was in Batticaloa to develop the...

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Australian envoy in Batticaloa

A warm welcome was accorded to the High Commissioner for Australia in Sri Lanka David Holly when he visited Batticaloa on Friday.

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Jaffna Mayor graces Jaffna Handicraft Exhibition

Mayor of Jaffna Emmanuel Arnold graced the Jaffna Handicraft Exhibition as the Chief Guest. He delivered the keynote address. Former Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council C.V.K. Sivagnanam was guest...

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Vadamaratchi at standstill to mark Eluga Tamil Day…

The social and commercial activities came to a standstill in the Vadamaratchi in Jaffna on Monday to mark the event ‘Eluga Tamil Day’ organised by Tamil Makkal Peravai led by...

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BOC Trincomalee Town Branch sponsors participation…

- By S.Kathiravan The Trincomalee town branch of the Bank of Ceylon has sponsored for the participation of Trincomalee Koneswara Hindu College in the ‘Battle of the Golds’ cricket match encounter...

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New building at Madawala Al - Munawwara Primary Sc…

- By J.M.Hafeez The new building of the Al - Munawwara Primary School in Madawala was declared open recently.

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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

Shah’s proposal on Hindi hardly desirable in a country with...

The Editorial of the prestigious Hindu newspaper of India has criticized that Union Minister Shah’s proposal was hardly desirable in a country with a diverse...
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Amit Shah’s remark will cause unrest in India: Alagiri warns...

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President K.S.Alagiri has cautioned that Home Minister Shah’s proposal to make Hindi as common language in India would result in unrest....
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If one language can unite India, it is Hindi: Amit...

India’s Home Minister Amit Shah has observed that it is very important to have a language which would become the identity of India in the...
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EX Union Minister Chidambaram ordered to be held in judicial...

Former Union Finance Minister P.Chidamparam has been sent on a fourteen day judicial custody till September 19 by a Delhi Court hearing INX Media case....
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It is unethical, illegal to give jobs in the backdrop of elections: Dinesh

MEP Leader UPFA Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena has charged that City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education Minister Rauff Hakeem was violating Election Laws by offering employments to thousands at the...
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Special Rapporteur’s meeting judges is not infringement of independence of judiciary: Marapana dismisses JO’s charges...

Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana has dismissed the charges made by Joint Opposition that UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voulé meeting with selected High Court judges during his ongoing visit to...
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PSC has powers to summon persons of any rank, be it Premier, President: Kiriella

Leader of the House and Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella has expressed the view that the Parliamentary Select Committee has powers to summon persons of...
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Avoidance of summons by PSC will be cited as contempt of Parliament: Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has maintained that any avoidance of summons by Parliamentary Select Committee will be cited as contempt of Parliament. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
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SC rejects Gotabhaya’s petition challenging Trial at Bar determination in Museum Case

A five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court on Wednesday (11) refused to grant leave to appeal for the petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa challenging...
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Court sentences Hambantota Mayor to 5 years imprisonment

High Court Judge Chamara Tennakoon has sentenced Hambantota Mayor Eraj Ravindra Fernando to five years imprisonment on being found guilty after trial. ...
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Seven Tamil Nadu fishermen remanded till Aug 5

The seven Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Navy recently allegedly for fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters have been remanded till August 5. ...
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Welikada Riot Death case; 2 accused served with indictments

Two accused in the Welikada prison riot deaths case the former Inspector of Police Narcotic Bureau Police Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and former Prisons Superintendent Emil Ranjan Lamahewa...
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Let there be no attempt to make inclusive India into...

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan has observed that there should be no attempts to make an inclusive India into an exclusive one as...
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BJP’s ‘One India, One culture’ rhetoric homogenizes India: Thirumavalavan condemns...

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) President Thol. Thirumavalavan has condemned that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was attempting to homogenise India by resorting to the ‘one...
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Imposing Hindi will result in disintegration: Ramadoss

PMK leader S. Ramadoss, an ally of the BJP, has condemned that Union Minister Shah’s proposal for Hindi to be the identity of India would...
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Amit Shah’s proposal will make non-Hindi speaking people second class...

DMK President M.K.Stalin has charged that the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s proposal that Hindi should be India’s common and unifying language would make non-Hindi...
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‘Kaiyodu Kooty Vanga’ book launched in Negambo

The book of poetry titled ‘Kaiyodu Kooty Vanga’ authored by Principal of the Al Balah Maha Vidyalayam Gazzally Azhzhms was launched at a literary event...
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Minister Mano Ganesan graces the State Awards Ceremony for Tamil...

- By S.M.Surenthiran Minister Mano Ganesan was the Chief Guest at the State Awards Ceremony for Tamil Artists 2019 held at Nelum Pokkuna Theatre recently. He...
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‘Inner Wings’ authored by Nuha Rizan launched in Colombo

A book of English poems composed by poet Nuha Rizan of Badulla under the title “Inner Wings” was launched at the Hotel Sapphire in Wellawatte...
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‘Neenthi Kadantha Nerupparu 3’ launched in Kilinochchi

The book titled ‘Neenthi Kadantha Nerupparu 3’ authored by N.Yogendranthan was launched at a literary event held at the Co-operative Hall in Kilinochchi recently under...
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126th anniversary of Swamy Vivekanada’s Chicago Address celebrated at Sithandy...

A religious ceremony was held at Sithandy Yogar Swamy Ladies’ Home recently to mark the 126 th anniversary of Swamy Vivekananda’s Chicago Address. ...
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Yogeswaran leads Paatha Yatharai from Mandoor to Verugal Murugan Koil...

The Paatha Yaathari led by Batticaloa District Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian S.Yogeswaran reached the Chithravelautha Swamy Koil during the annual in Verugal recently. ...
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Ganesha Chathurthi at Sayeeswaram in Trinco

- By SaihetharanThe holy Ganesha Chathurthi was observed with devotion by Sai devotees at Sayeeswaram under the patronage of the Trincomalee Sri Sathya Sai Seva...
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Mampala Thiruvilla at Nallur Kandaswamy Koil

A large congregation of Murugan devotees attended the Mampala Thiruvilla of the Nallur Kandaswamy temple on the twenty second day of the annual festival. ...
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