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The Senate of Brazil has passed a motion for the removal the country’s President Dilma Roussef allegedly for manipulating the Budget. Sixty-one senators voted in favour of her dismissal and 20 against. It meets the two-thirds majority needed to remove her from the presidency. Thus comes to an end the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party.


A life-size bronze statue of Mother Teresa was unveiled on the lawns of the Archbishop House in Kolkata recently nine days before her canonisation, and on her 106th birth anniversary. The 5 feet 2 inches tall statue of Mother Teresa shows her bowing slightly with clasped palms, in the traditional gesture of greeting people. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee unveiled the statue.


The U.S. Postal Service has taken a decision to issue a Diwali postage stamp. This is in response to a long pending demand of Indian-American community in the US. The Diwali stamp is being issued as a “Forever” stamp. The design of the stamp unveiled by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), is a photograph featuring a traditional diya oil lamp lit in a sparkling gold background.


Demo in Vavuniya by Iyappa devotees against Indian SC verdict...

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...
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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. The event was held under the patronage...
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Northern Province Agricultural Exhibition in Muruganoor

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...
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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....
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