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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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Private tuition classes banned after 7pm in Trinco…

- By S.Kathiravan Trincomalee Urban Council Chairman Nagarasa Rasanayagam has stated that holding of all private tuition classes after 7 pm have been banned within the area coming under the Trincomalee...

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Rajitha graces felicitation ceremony held to honou…

Minister of Health and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne graced the ceremony held to felicitate Dr. MHM Rumy who has been appointed Chairman of the Pharmaceutical Corporation.

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Norwegian Envoy Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther calls on N…

Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther paid a courtesy call on Northern Province Governor Suren Raghavan on Thursday.The meeting took place at the Secretariat of Northern Province Governor.

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MGR’s 102nd birth anniversary commemorated in Kand…

- By J.M.HafeezThe 102nd birth anniversary of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister cum actor late M.G.Ramachandran was commemorated at a simple ceremony held at the Keppitapola Hall in Kandy recently.

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405th branch of Sathosa declared open at Ankumbura

-By J.M.HafeezThe 405th branch of Sathosa was declared open at a simple ceremony held in Ankumbura in Kandy recently.

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Sumanthiran visits Batticaloa Hospital

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran visited the Battticaloa Teaching Hospital and held discussions with the medical staff on the problems prevalent in the institution in regard to providing service...

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Prof Jayasingam appointed Chairman PSC of Eastern …

- By Ahmath Governor of the Eastern Province M.L.A.M.Hizbullah has appointed Professor T.Jayasingam, former Vice Chancellor of the Eastern university as Chairman of the Provincial Public Service Commission of the Eastern...

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Unemployed graduates stage protest in Kandy demand…

- By J.M.Hafeez The unemployed graduates in the Central Province staged a protest in Kandy on Thursday, January 31 demanding employment. They alleged that they have not been provided employment for...

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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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Sheikh Hasina wins 11th Parliamentary Election in Bangladesh

The 71 year old Sheikh Hasina, the daughter of Bangladesh's founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has become victorious in the 11th parliamentary elections with a...
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Pakistan’s ex PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 7 years imprisonment...

Pakistan’s former Prime Minister 68 year old Nawaz Sharif was on Monday ordered to served seven years imprisonment in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills graft case...
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Leader of the House Lakshman Kiriella submits substantive motion to form National Government

Leader of the House Minister Lakshman Kiriella submitted a substantive motion to the Secretary-General of Parliament on Friday seeking approval from Parliament to form a national government. ...
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CC controversy due to it rejecting President’s nominees for important posts: Dinesh Gunawardena

UPFA Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena has observed that the current controversy over the Constitutional Council is over the issue of it rejecting the President’s nominees for important posts. ...
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Speaker responds to Sampanthan’s statement, reaffirms legitimacy of MR’s appointment as Opposition Leader

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has reaffirmed his ruling recognizing Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapakse as the Opposition Leader. He was responding to the statement made by the Leader of the Tamil National Alliance...
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Sampanthan raises issues in the House on ‘The Position of the Opposition Leader’

Tamil National Alliance Leader R.Sampanthan recently raised issues on the Floor of the House on the Position of the Leader of the Opposition and made a special statement. ...
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Contempt Case against ex CJ Sarath Silva; Justice Priyantha Jayawardene declines to hear

Supreme Court Judge Justice Priyantha Jayawardene has declined to hear the application against the retired Chief Justice Sarath N. Silva allegedly for contempt of Court. The hearing...
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Country prevails every time legal fraternity protects Rule of Law, if not the country is...

Justice Gamini Rohan Amarasekara has stressed that every time the legal fraternity stands upright and protects the rule of law, this country prevails. If not, this country...
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Parliamentarian Johnston Fernando discharged in failure to declare assets’ case

Chief Magistrate of Colombo Lanka Jayaratne on Tuesday discharged UPFA Parliamentarian for Kurunegala District Johnston Fernando in a case filed against him allegedly for his failure to...
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DA Rajapakse Museum Case; Indictments against Gota Gotabhaya, six others read out

The indictments against former Secretary of Defense Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and six others over the DA Rajapaksa Museum case were read out by the Special High Court on...
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PMK joins AIADMK led Alliance

An agreement has been reached between Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) and the AIADMK to join the AIADMK-led alliance in the coming Lok Sabha elections, contesting...
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Padma Shri award conferred on Bangaru Adigalar

Padma Shri award has been conferred on spiritual Guru Sri Bangaru Adigalar of Adhiparasakthi Siddhar Peetam. Bangaru Adigalar (78) is reverently called ‘Amma’ by devotees....
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Commemorative coins released to mark MGR’s birth centenary

Tamil Nadu government recently released commemorative coins to mark the birth centenary of former Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran at a simple ceremony held at the...
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Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Robert Payas seeks permission to...

Sri Lankan national Robert Payas, one of the life convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, has urged the Tamil Nadu Prison Department, to grant...
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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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Arumuga Navalar Festival in Colombo

Arumuga Navalar festival was held in Colombo recently under the joint auspices of the Arumuga Navalar Sabhai, Hindu Development Society, Department of Hindu Religious Affairs...
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Special poojas at Bambalapitiya Manikka Pillayar Temple to mark Independence...

- By S.Surenthiran Special poojas were held recently at Bambalapitiya Sammankottu Manikka Pillayar Temple to mark the Sri Lanka’s 71 st Independence Day. ...
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Foundation Stone laid for Vairavar Shrine at Konalinga Pillaiyar in...

The foundation stone for the construction of a shrine for the deity Vairavar at the Arulmigu Konalinga Pillaiyar Koil at Linga Nagar in Trincomelee was...
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Matale Muthumariamman temple Masi Magam festival commences

The annual Masi Magam festival of Matale Muthumariamman Koil commenced with Flag Hoisting ceremony on Monday. Hundreds of devotees from the hill country participated with...
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Thiruvaduthurai Adheenam Head at Trincomalee Pathirakali Temple

Chief of the reputed Thiruvaduthurai Adheenam Kattalai Thambiran Swamigal and Thiruparam Kuntram Thiruchittambalam Thampiran visited the Arulmigu Pathirakali Amman Koil in Trincomalee and participated in...
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