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Father of Jaffna Co-operative Movement Veerasingam…

A simple ceremony was held in Jaffna to commemorate the 54 th death anniversary of the Father of the Jaffna Co-operative Movement V.Veerasingam.

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UN officials in Mullaitheewu meet civil society ac…

United Nations officials visited Mullaitivu on Wednesday and met civil society activists and held discussions about their problems. They also met with the members of the families of missing persons.

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Governor Cooray orders probe into financial fraud …

Governor of Northern Province Reginald Cooray has appointed a three member committee to probe a financial fraud allegedly committed by former Minister of the Northern Provincial Council Ananthi Sasitharan.

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EP Governor pays last respect to slain police cons…

EP Governor Rohitha Bogollagama paid last respect to slain Police Constable late Ganesh Dinesh who was killed in Vavunatheewu recently. His funeral was held at his residence at Periyaneeavanai in...

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Demo in support of Mahinda Rajapaksa in Jaffna

A demonstration was held near the bus stand in Jaffna on Saturday in support of former President Mahinda Rajapakse. It was held under the patronage of the Sri Lanka Podujana...

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Posters in Batticaloa hailing Speaker for upholdin…

Many posters have been put up in Batticaloa hailing Speaker Karu Jayasuriya for upholding the privileges of Parliament and playing the role of a guardian of Parliamentary democracy.

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SLPP holds demo in Vavuniya demanding general elec…

A demonstration was held opposite the Vavuniya Bus Stand demanding general election to resolve the current political impasse. The demonstration was staged under the patronage of the Sri Lanka Podujana...

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International Day for Elimination of Violence Agai…

A demonstration was held in the Second Cross Street in Vavuniya recently to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It was organized under the patronage...

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Demo in Trincomalee, demanding general elections

A demonstration and march was held in Trincomalee town demanding the government to hold general election in the country. It was held under the patronage of the Sri Lanka Podujana...

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Douglas meets Ayyappa devotees in Kilinochchi

EPDP Leader Douglas Devananda participated in poojas at Ratnapuram Pillaiyar Temple in Kilinochchi and met with Ayyappa devotees in the premises and held discussions. He assured to help them in...

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Funeral service of George HR Bush held at National Cathedral...

The funeral service of former US President George HR Bush was held at the National Cathedral in US on Wednesday. It was a rare gathering...
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Antonio Guterres condoles death of George HW Bush

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condoled the death of former US President George HW Bush. In his condolence message, Guterres said: “The American leader served the...
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Former US President George H.W. Bush no more

Former US President of George H.R.Bush passed away on Friday, November 30. He was 94 at the time of his demise. He was the 41...
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Maldives Apex Court acquits Mohamed Nasheed

Maldives Apex Court acquitted former President Mohamed Nasheed on Monday, November 26 by quashing the terror charge against him. The court gave a verdict that Nasheed...
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President can be stripped of civic rights for violation of...

JVP Parliamentarian Vijitha Herath has charged that President Maithripala Sirisena could be stripped of his civic rights for the offences the latter had committed during...
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President’s stance on appointing Ranil as PM is humiliation to...

United National Party senior member Lakshman Kiriella has charged that President Maithripala Sirisena’s statement that he would not appoint MP Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Prime...
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Take political decision to release prisoners held under PTA: Sumanthiran...

Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian M.A.Sumanthiran has urged the government to make a political decision to release all the prisoners held under the PTA without further...
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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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Interim order restraining dissolution of Parliament extended till December 10...

Supreme Court on December 7 extended the interim order that restrained the operation of the gazette notification issued by President to dissolve Parliament till December...
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Constitution empowers President to dissolve Parliament: Sanjeewa Jayawardena

President’s Counsel Sanjeewa Jayawardena has pleaded that President could dissolve Parliament under Article 62/2 despite the 19th Amendment. He was making submissions before the Supreme Court...
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Power to dissolve Parliament is President’s prerogative power, not be...

Attorney General AG Jayantha Jayasuriya has observed that the power to dissolve Parliament is a prerogative power which cannot be subjected to judicial review. The President’s...
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Court grants bail to CDS Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne

Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake on Wednesday, December 5 th ordered that the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, who had been remand, be released...
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DMK Leader calls on Sonia, extends birthday greetings

Tamil Nadu Opposition Leader Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M.K. Stalin called on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and extended her birthday greetings....
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Ambedkar’s death anniversary in Chennai; 50 Dalit families become Buddhists...

Around 50 Dalit families embraced Buddhism on the eve of Dr.Ambedkar’s death anniversary at his memorial in Chennai on Thursday. The event was organized organised...
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister pays homage Jaya on her 2...

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami paid homage to former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on her second death anniversary on Wednesday. Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam...
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Karthikai Deepam at Tiruvannamalai

Lakhs of devotees congregated in sacred Thiruvannamalai to participate in the Karthigai Deepam festival on Friday. Devotees climbed atop the Annamalai for a glimpse of...
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‘Thedal Vizhuthugal’ launched in Kinniya

The book titled ‘ThedalVizhuthugal’ was launched in Kinniya to mark the anniversary of Thedal Literary Association. President of the Association Kalaimamany Yogarasa Kamalraj presided. Kavignan...
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Harithra wins merit place in Bharata Natya Contest in Western...

- By J.M.HafeezMiss Harithra Nagalingam has secured a place of merit in the Bharata Natya Contest conducted by the Education Ministry in the Western Province. She received...
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Dr. Haniffa’s book ‘Thambiyar’ launched in Colombo

The book titled ‘Thambiyar’ authored by Kavignanar Dr.Azath Haniffa was launched at a literary event held at Colombo Tamil Sangam recently. Kapiyako Jinna Sherif Deen...
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Tamil Literary Festival in Trincomalee

- By S.KathiravanEastern Province Governor Rohitha Bogollagama was the Chief Guest at the second day of the Eastern Province Tamil Literary festival conducted under the...
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Sathya Sai Baba’s 93rd Avatar Day celebrations at Sai Centre...

- By Sivaraja Jothy The 93 rd Avatar Day of Bagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba was held with religious fervor at the Sri Sathya Sai Baba...
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Karthikai Deepam at Nallur Temple

The holy Thiru Karthikai Deepam poojas were conducted at the sacred Nallur Kantha Swamy Koil with the participation of hundreds of Murugan devotees. Following the...
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Sri Sathya Sai Baba 93rd Avatar Day in Thamaraikerny

Several Sai devotees congregated at the Sathya Sai Baba Centre in Thamaraikerny in Batticaloa and participated in religious ceremonies held on Friday, November 23 to...
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Latcha Archanai, Homam at Amirthakali Mamangeswaram

Special rituals such as Latcha Archanai and Homam are preformed to Panchamuga Vinayagar currently at the historic and sacred Amirthakali Mamangeswaram Temple until December 12...
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