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Demo by Agricultural Instructors Association of Ce…

- By J.M.Hafeez All island Agricultural Instructors Association of the Central Government held a demonstration in Peradeniya recently urging the government to resolve issues they have presented to the authorities.

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Hizbullah hands over appointment letters to 23 Sup…

- By Ahmath 23 supra grade officers received their appointment letter from the Governor of the Eastern Province M.L.A.M.hizbullah at the Governors' Secretariat recently.

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Airlanka Certificate Awarding Ceremony in Jaffna

The Airlanka Certificate Awarding Ceremony was held at the Kailasapathy Arangu in the University of Jaffna recently. Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai Senathyrasa and Jaffna Mayor Ernest Arnold...

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Trincomalee District University Students’ Associat…

- By S.Kathiravan A Blood Donation camp was held at the Trincomalee Urban Council Hall recently under the auspices of the Trincomalee District University Students’ Association.

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Swiss Officials meet NP Governor

Officials of the Foreign Ministry of Swiss led by Martin Stuerzinger paid a courtesy call on the Governor of the Northern Province Dr.Suren Ragavan and held discussions pertaining to the...

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New teachers in Central Province receive appointme…

- By J.M.Hafeez New teachers appointed to schools in the Central Province received their appointment letters at a simple ceremony held at the office of the Chief Minister of the Central...

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Muslim Women’s National Security Conference in Gam…

- By J.M.HafeezThe National Conference on Muslim Women’s Security was held recently at Bothalapoitiya White Links Hall in Gampola under the patronage of the Ceylon Thawheed Jamaath - Gampola Branch.

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Minister Vajira Abeywardena in Jaffna

Minister of Home Affairs Vajira Abeywardena who was on a tour in the Jaffna peninsula visited the Jaffna Municipal Council recently.

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US Embassy officials in Trincomalee, meet local po…

A group of US Embassy officials comprising R.E. Shantheep Cross - Political Specialist and Mr.Anthony F Renzulli - Political Section Chief visited Trincomalee and held talks with local politicians on...

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Inter House Sports Meet of Hill Country Ladies’ Co…

The Inter House Sports Meet of the Hill Country Ladies’ College in Madawala was held recently with the participation of Principal, staff, students, parents, past pupils and well wishers.

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Defuse rising tension between India and Pakistan: Laureates to Narendra...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have been urged to "defuse the rising tension" between India and Pakistan before the...
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The fight against terrorism is not a confrontation against any...

External Affairs Minister of India Sushma Swaraj has stated that the fight against terrorism is not and cannot be a confrontation against any religion. ...
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India’s former Defence Minister George Fernandes no more

India’s former Defence Minister George Fernandes died on Tuesday consequent to a prolonged illness. He was 88 at the time of his demise. He had...
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Priyanka Gandhi appointed General Secretary for Uttar Pradesh

The Congress Party has appointed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as general secretary in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh (UP). (adsbygoogle =...
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‘We need co-ordination between education and employment opportunities’: Mahinda Amaraweera

Chief Opposition Whip, United People’ Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Mahinda Amaraweera has called for a co-ordination between the educational syllabus and employment opportunities in the island. The absence of it...
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Shifting blame for island’s economic ills on 52-day government is unfair: Mahinda Rajapaksa takes on...

Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapaksa has stated that it was unfair for Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera and the government to try to shift all the blame on him and the 52-day...
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Sumanthiran on President’s proposal to send separate delegation to Geneva

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A Sumanthiran has raised the issue of President’s proposal to send a separate Opposition delegation to Geneva to represent himself when a government delegation is also...
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President has relegated constitution to be worthless paper: Anura charges

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has charged that President Maithripala Sirisena has relegated the Constitution to be worth less than a paper used to wrap peanuts on...
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Court grants bail to Lalkantha

Anuradhapura Magistrate’s Court granted bail to JVP politburo member K.D. Lalkantha, who had been remanded over an accident in Anuradhapura. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Ven. Dhammaloka Thera acquitted after trial

The Colombo High Court Sampath Wijeratne on Friday acquitted Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera after trial in a case filed against him allegedly for possessing a calf elephant...
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Five TN fishermen remanded for fishing in Lankan waters

Mannar Magistrate T.Saravanaraja has remanded five Tamil Nadu fishermen till April 8 allegedly for illegal fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters. (adsbygoogle =...
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Contempt of Court charge against Anuruddha Padeniya; CA fixes for inquiry

Court of Appeal has fixed for May 22 the inquiry into the contempt of court case filed against Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) President Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya....
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VCK and the CPI ink seat sharing agreement with DMK

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and the Communist Part of India (CPI) have signed a seat-sharing agreement with the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). The parties have...
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HC upholds EC determination to allot ‘Two Leaves’ symbol to...

High Court on Friday upheld the determination made by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allot the ‘Two Leaves’ symbol to the AIADMK group...
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Stalin calls on Captain Vijayakanth

DMK president M.K. Stalin on Friday paid a courtesy call on actor politician DMDK leader Vijayakanth at his residence in Saligramam in Chennai. Stalin made...
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DMK and Congress ink agreement to share seats for Lok...

The DMK and Congress recently signed an agreement to share seats for the Lok Sabah polls. The agreement is an outcome of Congress consenting to...
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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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Sivarathri Poojas, Prayers at Yoga Sithar Ashram in Kanniya

- By S.Kathiravan Devotees both local and foreign participated in the special poojas and prayers conducted in the Yoga Sithar Ashram at Mangai Ootru in Kanniyai...
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New Sivan Statue unveiled at Thirukoneswaram

- By S.Kathiravan A new 55ft Sivan statue was unveiled at the historic sacred Koneswaram Koil on Monday under the patronage of Trincomalee District Parliamentarians K....
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Nine day Padha Yathrai reaches Thiruketheeswaram

The nine day pathayathrai has reached sacred Thiruketheeswaram. It commenced from Selvasannithy koil on February 23. Several men and women devotees participated in the Padathayathari...
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