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ITAK Women’s Wing holds Pongal festival in Nallur

A grand Pongal Festival was held at the Ilam Kalaignar Hall in Nallur recently under the patronage of the Women's Wing of the Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchi recently.

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Grand Colourful Kite Festival in Valvettithurai

The annual Kite Festival was held in the Uthaya Sooriyan Beach in Valvettithurai recently with the active participation of hundreds of contestants. Several colourful kites of different sizes, shapes etc...

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Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam inaugurates Soft Ball Cr…

Tamil National People’s Front Leader Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam inaugurated the Kumar Ponnambalam Memorial Soft Ball Cricket Tournament at the Mankulam School grounds recently.

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Ilankesan Award bestowed on four senior citizens i…

 - By S.Kathiravan Four senior citizens who have rendered immense service for decades in diverse fields in Trincomalee were bestowed with the prestigious Ilankesan Award at the Pongal festival held in...

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Janarthanan assumes duties as Chairman EP Housing …

J.Jananrthanan assumed duties as the Chairman of the Eastern Province Housing Development Authority at the office on Monday, January 20.

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Renovated Therumudi Matam depicting Point Pedro he…

The renovated ‘Therumudi Matam’ depicting Point Pedro heritage was declared open at a simple ceremony held on Thai Pongal day, last Wednesday.

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Batticaloa Mayor Saravanapavan calls on EP Governo…

Batticaloa Mayor T.Saravanapavan paid a courtesy call on the Eastern Province Governor Anuratha Yagambath and held discussions.

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Sumanthiran chairs debate among Uduvil Girls’ Coll…

Tamil National Alliance Parliamntarian M.A.Sumanthiran chaired the debate held recently among Uduvil Girls’ College students in Uduvil Rose Villa Guest House to mark the Thai Pongal festival.

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Kodeeswaran inaugurates Thai Pongal in Karaitivu

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Kaveendran Kodeeswaran inaugurated the Thai Pongal celebrations held in Karaitivu in Batticaloa on Wednesday.

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NP Governor calls on Nallai Aatheenam Head and hol…

Northern Province Governor P.S.M.Charles paid a courtesy call on the Head of the Nallai Aatheenam Srila Sri Paramasariya Somasunthara Thesigar and held discussions on the current situation in the Jaffna...

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Dr Arunasalam Packiyadurai: Obituary

Arunasalam Packiyadurai

01.03.1932 - 22.11.2019

Dr. Arunasalam Packiyadurai, retired Medical Officer, native of Killivetty in Muthur and resident of Trincomalee town, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019. Read More 

State governments must abide by laws passed by Parliament …...

Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday has stated that the Indian constitution stipulates that state governments must abide by the laws passéd by...
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Kerala passes resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act

Kerala Assembly of India has passed a resolution against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act in the midst of countrywide protests against it.The resolution was passed with...
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Rahul Gandhi inaugurates National Tribal Dance Festival in Raipur

Leader of Congress Party Rahul Gandhi on Friday inaugurated a three-day national tribal dance festival in Chhattisgarh's Raipur. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Late Vajpayee’s statue unveiled on his 94th birth anniversary

The statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was unveiled at the Lok Bhawan in Lucknow by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday. ...
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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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Jayaratne was the first parliamentarian to represent ancient capital of Gangasiriwardena, Gampola”… Ranil Wickremesinghe

United National Party Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has hailed late D.M.Jayaratne as the first parliamentarian to represent the ancient capital of Gangasiriwardena, Gampola and as the second Member of Parliament from...
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Incident of attack on MPs carried criminal liabilities, violation of privileges: Ajith Perera

UNP Parliamentarian Ajith Perera has charged that the incident which took place during the 52 days last year in which there was chilli powder attack on parliamentarians carried criminal liabilities...
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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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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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Travel ban on Swiss embassy employee extended

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne on Monday made an order that the travel ban imposed on Swiss Embassy employee Garliar Barister Francis be extended till December 12. ...
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Remand of 63 suspects alleged to have links with National Thowheeth Jama’ath extended

Batticaloa Magistrate Rizwan has further remanded 63 suspects including three women arrested over alleged links to the banned National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) until December 19. ...
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Presidential pardon to Royal Park murder convict challenged before SC

Women’s rights activists have filed an FR petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential Pardon granted by President Maithripala Sirisena to Royal Park murder convict Don....
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Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam seeks legal action against Rajinikanth allegedly for...

The Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam (DVK) has made a complaint to the the Coimbatore police against actor Rajinikanth for defaming Dravida Kazhagam (DK) founder E.V. Ramaswamy,...
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Stalin visits his alma mater, meets old teachers,batchmates

DMK President M.K. Stalin visited his alma mater the Madras Christian College School at Chetpet participated in a reunion, where he met his old teachers,...
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Tamil Nadu State must pass a resolution against CAA …...

DMK President M.K.Stalin has urged the ruling AIADMK to pass a resolution demanding the withdrawal of the Citizenship Amendment Act to protect the constitution. He...
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Press Club urges Police Commissioner to withdraw case against journalists...

Nagar Koil Press Club officials recently met with the Police Commissioner of kanyakumari Srinath and handed a petition protesting against the filing of a case...
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Thirupalli Ezhuchi book launched at Gnanalingeshwarar Sivan Temple in Switzerland...

The book titled ‘Thirupalli Ezhuchi’ was launched at the Gnanalingeshwarar Sivan Temple in Switzerland recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); The book ...
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‘Aadakasoundary’ book launched in Eruvil

The book titled ‘Aadakasoundary’ authored by Rasamanicam was launched at a literary event held at Eruvil recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Hakeem graces launch of book on History of Islam in...

Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Parliamentarian Rauff Hakeem graced the literary event held for the launch of the book titled "Banoo Umaiyyah," a...
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Tamil Poetess Avvaiyar Day in Vavuniya

The statue of reputed Poetess Avvaiyar at Sinnaputhukulam-Velikulam Junction in Vavuniya was garlanded recently to celebrate Avvaiyar Day. (adsbygoogle =...
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Maargazhi Thiruvathirai Festival at Eelaththu Chidambaram

The holy Maargazhi Thiruvathirai Festival was conducted at the sacred Eelaththu Chithamparam Sivan Koil in Karainagar recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
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Aathirai Festival at Gnanalingeshwarar Sivan Temple in Switzerland

  A number of male and female Hindu devotees congregated with devotion at the Gnanalingeshwarar Sivan Temple in Bern in Switzerland to participate in the sacred...
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Maargazhi Thiruvathirai festival at Nallur Kandaswamy Temple

The annual Markali Thiruvathira i- Arudhra Darisanam festival was conducted at the Kandaswamy Temple in Nallur recently with the participation of hundreds of male and...
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Pittuku Mansumantha Kathai re-enacted at Thambiluvil Sithi Vinayakar Koil

Pittuku Mansumantha Kathai was re-enacted at the sacred Sithi Vinayakar Koil at Thambiluvil in Batticaloa recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); ...
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