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Sampanthan declares open Kottiyapurapattu ITAK bra…

Tamil National Alliance Leader, Opposition Leader R. Sampanthan declared open the Kottiarapattu branch of the Illankai Tamil Arasu Katchi in Navalady Junction in Muthur East recently.

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Saravanapavan declares open Sri Murugan Pre-school…

Tamil National Alliance Jaffna Parliamentarian E.Saravanapavan declared open the Pre-school of the Araly Sri Murugan Community Centre recently. He was also the Chief Guest at the Vany Villa at the...

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Late Abdul Kalam’s birth anniversary in Jaffna

A simple ceremony was held at the Indian Corner in the Jaffna Public Library recently to mark the birth anniversary of late Abdul Kalam, former Indian President.

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International White Cane Day Walk in Batticaloa

A walk was held from Kallady Clock Tower to the Tharsanam Blind School to mark the International White Cane Day on Monday. The event was held under the auspices of...

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Demo in Vavuniya by Iyappa devotees against Indian…

A demonstration was held from Vavuniya Kanthaswamy Temple to Vavuniya Secretariat by Iyappa devotees against the verdict delivered by the Indian Supreme Court lifting the ban on women between the...

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Bharathiraja , Bhagyaraj in Kilinochchi

Reputed Indian film directors Bharathiraja and Bhagyaraj graced the event held in Kilinochchi recently to honour senior photo journalists.

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Northern Province Agricultural Exhibition in Murug…

The Agricultural Exhibition of the Northern Province was held at Agriculture Training Center in Muruganoor in Vavuniya recently. Vavuniya Deputy Director of Agriculture Sahila Banu chaired. Northern Province Agriculture Minister...

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Jaffna University students march reaches Vavuniya

The march by the Jaffna University students demanding the release of political prisoners held under Prevention of Terrorism Act reached Vavuniya on Friday, October 12. The march that commenced in...

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Demo against hurikaduwa girls college Principal's …

- By J.M.Hafeez A demonstration was held protesting against the transfer of the Principal of the hurikaduwa girls college in Menikhinna in the Wathugama Educational Zone. The protest was held opposite...

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Sumanthiran congratulates Grade V scholarship exam…

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran met the two northern students who are the highest scorers in the Grade V scholarship examination and congratulated them. He shared words of encouragement with...

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Disappearance of Journalist Khashoggi; US, UK to boycott Saudi Conference...

Britain and America are reported to be considering a boycott of a major international conference in Saudi Arabia following the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a...
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India elected to UN Human Rights Council

The 193-member UN General Assembly elected India to its top human rights body for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019 at an...
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Trump's ex wife Marla Maples at Spiritual Seminar in India

Ex-wife of US President Donald Trump, Marla Maples has been invited to participate in the Global Summit on Science, Spirituality and Environmentin India. She is currently...
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Desmond Tutu turns 87

Former South African archbishop Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu has turned 87 years old. He is currently undergoing treatment in a hospital in Cape Town for...
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Name Dickoya Hospital after Mahatma Gandhi: Palani Digambaran

Minister Palani Digambaran has urged the government to name Dickoya hospital after Mahatma Gandhi.  He made the request during his address in the Parliament on the...
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We failed to launch sathyagraha against govt in 1977 and...

Opposition Leader, Tamil National Alliance Leader R.Sampanthan has expressed lament that Sri Lanka could have averted an armed struggle had the Tamil political representatives taken...
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Office of Reparations must offer reparations to the aggrieved :...

Tamil National Alliance Leader and Opposition Leader R.Sampanthan has observed that the TNA welcomes the new legislation for Office for Reparations as an important step...
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Mahathma Gandhi challenged the largest empire through Sathyagraha: PM in...

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe has hailed Mahathma Gandhi as “an extra-ordinary political strategist who challenged the largest empire of the world through Satyagraha. He made this observation...
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Sathosa Case; Parliamentarian Johnston acquitted

Kurunegala High Court on Wednesday acquitted Parliamentarian and former Minister and Johnston Fernando, his private secretary Sakeer Mohamed and Sathosa Chairman Nalin Fernando of all...
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Contempt of Court action against Wigneswaran; CA reserves order

Court of Appeal on Tuesday reserved its order the preliminary objections raised by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V Wigneswaran in the contempt of court action...
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Vidya gang rape murder suspect escape case; Court orders arrest...

Kayts Chief Magistrate A. Judson has ordered the arrest of the Sub Inspector Sundaresan Srigajan who allegedly aided and abetted in the escape of suspects...
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Trial against Gotabhaya fixed for Dec 4

The trial against Gotabhaya Rajapaksa for misappropriation of state funds has been fixed for December 4 by the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar. In this case the...
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Jail term for TN fishermen in Sri Lanka; Tamil Nadu...

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday wrote to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a direction to the Ministry of External Affairs...
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Makkal Needhi Maiam is averse to alliance with DMK or...

Actor - turned-politician Kamal Haasan, founder of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) has said that his party is averse to forging an alliance with the Dravidian...
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Arrest of Nakkheeran a draconian move: The Hindu

The Editorial of the prestigious Indian daily The Hindu has condemned the recent arrest of ‘Nakkheeran’ Gopal as a draconian move. In its Editorial The...
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Court releases Nakkheeran Gopal, rejects police request to remand him...

Metropolitant Magistrate Gopinath ordered the release of senior Tamil journalist Gopal, 59, Editor of Nakkheeran when he was produced in Court by the Tamil Nadu...
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Panpattu Vizha in Thunukkai

The Panpattu Vizha depicting the traditions of Mullaitivu was held in Thunukkai recently under the patronage of Thunukkai Pradesa Sabha. Pradesa Secretary Prabakaramoorthy was the...
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Musical performance to mark Mahatma Gandhi birth anniversary

A scintillating musical performance by Violin Maestro Dr. L. Subramaniam and the National Leipaja Latvian Philharmonic Orchestra was held at Nelum Pokuna to mark the...
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Maithree graces 'Sivakamiyin Sabatham' Dance Drama

Professor Maithree Wickramasinghe, wife of Premier Ranil Wikcremasinghe graced dance drama 'Sivakamiyin Sabatham' held at the Bishops College Auditorium, Colombo 3 as the Chief Guest. The...
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Angels' Twilight in Trincomalee

- By S.Kathiravan 'Angels' Twilight', an annual cultural show of the Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Ladies' College Primary School, was held recently. Thirty cultural events with...
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Vani Vizha at Mannar Secretariat

A religious ceremony was held at the Mannar Secretariat recently to mark the Vany Villa. Mannar Government Agent Mohanadas was the Chief Guest. There were...
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Shirdi Sai Baba Spiritual Walk

Shirdi Sai Baba Spiritual Walk commenced from Bambalapitiya Vinyagar Kovil on Sunday morning, October 14 with the participation of hundreds of male and female devotees....
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Kolu poojas at Ponnambalawaneswaram

Kolu poojas were conducted at holy Ponnambalawaneswaram temple in Kochchikade Colombo to mark the first three days of Navarathri festival dedicated to Durkkai Amman. Male...
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Celestial Marriage of Lord Venkateshwara with Goddess Pathmawathy at Puttaparthi

The celestial marriage of Lord Venkateshwara with Goddess Pathmawathy was officiated by the Priest of Thirupathy Thevasthanam at Poornachandra Auditorium recently. Over three thousand five...
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