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Vavuniya mourns deaths in Easter Sunday blasts

Special poojas were conducted on Tuesday at Karumariamman Thevasthanam in Vauniya to mourn the deaths in Easter Sunday blasts.

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Jaffna Muslim society representatives at Jaffna Bi…

Jaffna Muslim civil society representatives and Trustees of the Jaffna Mosque met with Jaffna Parish Priest Rev.Fr. Jebaratnam on Tuesday and expressed condolences over the deaths in bomb blasts on...

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Minister John Amaratunge calls on Mannar Bishop

Minister John Amaratunge called on Mannar Bishop Rev. Fr. Dr. Emmanuel Fernando at the Bishop’s House recently and held discussions. He was accompanied by his wife.

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Thurairasasingam chairs ITAK Youth Conference in V…

Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi General Secretary Thurarasasingam chaired the Youth Conference of the ITAK held at Vavuniya Urban Council recently. The sessions commenced with the hoisting of the party flag.

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Art of Living programs for human wellbeing in Trin…

Art of Living Foundation in Trincomalee has organized human wellbeing programs during the April holidays for students and members of the public from April 16 th to April 21st at...

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Mavai Senathyrasa in Batticaloa, meets ITAK suppor…

 Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi Leader Mavai Senathyrasa visited Batticaloa and held talks with party supporters ahead of ITAK 16th Conference. ITAK General Secretary K.Thurairajasingham, ITAK Parliamentarians, former parliamentarians, Municipal Councilors...

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48th Commemoration of April Heroes held in Anurath…

JVP recently held the 48th Commemoration of April Heroes at Anuradhapura, Kandy and Matara simultaneously. The theme of the event was ‘Let’s commemorate our fallen Heroes forever’.

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7 achiever students honoured at Atchuvely Sarawath…

Seven students of Atchuvely Saraswathy Maha Vidyalayam who obtained merit passes at the GCE O/L examination were houred at a simple event held in the school premises.

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Change in mental attitude essential for genuine re…

- By J.M.HafeezUNHRC Kandy Co-ordinator Kumuthini Vithanage has stated that ethnic and religious conflicts cannot be eliminated unless there is genuine change in the mental attitudes of individuals.

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Thavarasa elected President of ITAK Colombo branch…

President’s Counsel K. V. Thavarasa has been unanimously elected President of the Colombo branch of Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi for the eighth consecutive year.

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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

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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Dalai Lama indisposed, admitted to Delhi hospital

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama was admitted to a private hospital in Delhi on Tuesday following a chest infection. He had complained about a feeling...
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It is unlikely that PC polls will be held in 2019 prior to Presidential elections:...

United People’s Freedom Alliance Dullas Alahaperuma has charged that the Provincial Council polls are unlikely to be held in 2019, prior to the Presidential Election, which is due in the...
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Sumanthiran urges President to prove his good intentions on reconciliation by action

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A. Sunamthiran has urged President Maithripala Sirisena to prove his bona fide on reconciliation by action on matters under his ministry rather than words. If...
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New laws must be made to ensure the independence of the Attorney General: Jayampathy Wickramaratne

Dr. Jayampathy Wickramaratne has observed that there was a dire need to bring in new laws to make the Attorney General’s Department an independent institution. It was not easy to...
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Current govt has failed to attract foreign investments: Namal Rajapaksa charges

Hambantota UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa has charged that the present government has failed to attract significant foreign investment to the country during the last four years. ...
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SC holds police assault on demonstrators in Free Trade Zone a violation of FR

Supreme Court has held that the Police assault on the peaceful demonstrators within the Katunayake Free Trade Zone in May 2011 was a violation of the fundamental...
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SC debars Nagananda Kodituwakku from practicing as lawyer for 3 years

Attorney-at-Law Nagananda Kodituwakku has been debarred from practicing as a lawyer for a period of three years by the Supreme Court. The order will be effective from...
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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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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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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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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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Trincomalee Madathady Muthumariamman koil annual festival commences

The annual festival of Trincomalee Madathady Muthumariamman Koil commenced with flag hoisting ceremony recently. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push(); The rituals...
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Hawai Atheenam Head at Nallai Aatheenam

US Hawai Atheenam Head Velan Swamigal visited Nallai Atheenam in Jaffna and participated in the Hindu religious rituals performed in the shrine room of the...
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Batticaloa Hindu Peravai participates at Koneswaram festival

The fourth day rituals of the sacred Thirukoneswaram annual festival was held under the auspices of the Hindu Peravai of Batticaloa. ...
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Devotees take part in Pathirakali Koil Theertha festival

- By S.Kathiravan Hundreds of male and female devotees participated at the Theertha Festival of the sacred Trincomalee Pathirakali Amman Koil held at the sea off...
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