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Modern Indoor Stadium declared open at Jaffna Univ…

An Indoor Stadium with modern facilities was declared open at the Jaffna University at simple ceremony held observing health guidelines on Thursday, November 19.

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Trinco Shanmuga student Keshalini secures merit pa…

Keshaliny, a student at Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Girls’ College has secured merit pass at the Grade V Scholarship Examination by obtaining 179 points.

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Jaffna University suspends 7 senior undergraduates…

Jaffna University administration has taken a decision to suspend seven senior undergraduates from attending lectures allegedly for subjecting a group of new students to ragging on several occasions on 08-10-2020...

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Mavai, Sara at COVID-19 Awareness Program in Chava…

Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Leader Mavai Senathyrasa and Tamil National Alliance former Parliamentarian E. Saravanapavan were the Chief Guests at the COVID-19 Awareness Program held at the Chavakacheri Bus Stand...

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Rudra Pooja at Kandy Selvavinayagar Koil for recov…

A Hindu ritual of Rudra Pooja is held for 108 days at the Selvavinaygar Koil in Kandy seeking divine grace to save the country and the people from the COVID-19...

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Point-Pedro Pradesa Sabha passes its budget for 20…

The Point-Pedro Pradesa Sabha controlled by Tamil National Alliance passed its budget for 2021 recently.

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Demo in Mannar protesting against cremation of Mus…

A demonstration was held in Mannar recently protesting against the cremation of the Muslims.

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New Trincomalee Government Agent assumes duties

The new Government Agent of Trincomalee Saman Dharsana assumed duties at the District Secretariat recently. Earlier, he had served as the Secretary to the Chief Minister of Southern Province. Senior...

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Demo in Mullaitheewu against attack on two Tamil j…

A demonstration was held in Mullaitivu recently under the patronage of the Jaffna Press Club condemning the alleged attack on two Tamil correspondents while they were working on a story...

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Token fast at Chavakacheri by Tamil political part…

A token fast was held by Tamil political parties at the Sivan Temple premises on Saturday, Septemeber 26 urging the government to respect the rights of the Tamil people.

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Jastwant Singh no more

India’s former union minister Jaswant Singh passed away on Sunday, September 27. He was 82 at the time of his demise. He died after a...
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Empathy, kindness essential tools for national recovery … Former US...

Former US Pesident Bush has appealed to the people to remember that empathy and simple kindness are essential, powerful tools of national recovery from the...
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British Premier Johnson and fiancée blessed with a son

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 55, and his fiancee Carrie Symonds, 32, have announced the birth of a healthy son. ...
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Donald Trump inks order temporarily suspending approval of green cards...

United States President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to temporarily suspend the approval of some green cards. The said order is to last...
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Put an end to political victimization … Eran Wickramaratne in the House

United National Party Parliamentarian Eran Wickramaratne has urged the government to put an end to political victimization. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); He made this appeal...
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Rauff Hakeem urges Speaker to conduct investigations into reports carrying allegations against him

Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Leader Parliamentarian Rauff Hakeem has urged Speaker and the other relevant officials to conduct an investigation into a recent report that a complaint had been lodged...
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“A parliamentarian needs passion for politics to succeed and Ranjith had it in abundance”: Sunil...

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Parliamentarian Sunil Handunnetti has observed that one needs to have passion for politics to be successful in politics and late Parliamentarian Ranjith Zoysa had this passion...
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Jayaratne was a Voice of Pride in Parliament – Vasudeva

State Minister of Water Supply, UPFA MP Vasudeva Nanayakkara has observed that former Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne was a patriot who was proud of his nation and heritage. He was...
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Sirisena, his private secretary directed to appear beore PCol today

Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) conducting investigations into the Easter Sunday attacks, has directed the former President Maithripala Sirisena, his Private Secretary Sameera de Silva to appear...
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Take legal action aginst Sirisena for contempt of Court … Dilshan Jayasuriya 

Attorney at Law Dilshan Jayasuriya appearing on behalf of former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando has urged the Presidential Commission probing Easter Sunday Carnage to take legal action...
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8 Tamil Nadu fishermen remanded by Trincomalee Courts

Trincomalee Acting Magistrate Anvar issued an order remanding 8 Tamil Nadu fishermen apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy on January 27 allegedly for fishing in Sri Lankan...
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Kayts Court remands four Tamil Nadu fishermen

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen who had been apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy allegedly for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters were remanded till January 31 by...
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Holy Girivalam at Thiruvannamalai banned on April 7,8

The Collector and The Board of Trustees of Sri Arunachaleswarar temple have banned Pournami Girivalam in Thiruvannamalai on Tuesday, April 7 and Wednesday April 8....
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Tamil Nadu reputed folk singer actress Paravai Muniyamma no more...

Tamil Nadu reputed folk singer and actress Paravai Muniyamma passed away in Madurai on Sunday. She had been suffering from age-related ailments for a few...
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Tamil Nadu Assembly condoles death of Persiriyar Anbazhagan

The Tamil Assembly recently condoled the death of DMK general secretary K Anbazhagan. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); Speaker moved the condolence...
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Madras High Court dismisses petition by Nalini

The petition by Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking premature release based on a Tamil Nadu cabinet decision was dismissed...
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Holy Navarathri festival, Doll Display at Wellawatte Saiva Mangaiyar Vidyalayam...

- By Shanmugalingam Surenthiran  The students and teachers of Wellawatte Siva Mangaiyar Vidyalayam held observances with devotion at the commencement of the holy Navarathri Festival, the festival of...
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Sage Agasthiyar Statue installed at Gopalapuram Siddha Ayurveda Hospital

The statue of Sage Agasthiyar, the Founder of Siddha Medicine was installed in the District Siddha Ayurveda Hospital in Gobalapuram Nilaveli at a simple religious...
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Sai Kouwshigan wins at International Painting Competition ‘United Against CORONA’

Sri Lankan student ten-year-old Sai Dhinakar Kouwshigan has been selected as a winner of the International Painting Competition ‘United Against CORONA’. The theme of his...
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Traditional Kalanchi Kaiyalithal ritual at Nallur Kandaswamy Temple

The traditional Kalanchi Kaiyalithal ritual was held at Nallur Kandaswamy Koil on Thursday, July 16 as a prleude to the annual festival. ...
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Deepavali special poojas at sacred Mamangeswaram

Special poojas and rituals were held at the sacred Mamangeswaram Koil in Batticaloa on Saturday, November 14. Hindu devotees participated with devotion following health guidelines. ...
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Holy Thuwathasa Pooja at Dehiwela Nedumal Temple

- By Shanmugalingam Surenthiran  The holy Thuwathasa Pooja was held at Dehiwela Nedumal Temple with the participation of Hindu male and female devotees recently. Twelve Hindu...
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Chariot Festival of Selva Sannithy Murugan Koil

The annual chariot festival of the sacred Selva Sannithy Murugan Koil, popularly known as ‘Annathana Kanthan’ was held recentlty with the participation of devotees. ...
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Vel Procession to mark Verugal Koil annual festival

- By S.Kathiravan The traditional Vel Procession to mark the annual festival of Arulmigu Chitravelauth Swamy Koil in Verugal commenced from Sampoor Soodaikuda Mathala Malai Kumaran...
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