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Demonstration by Peradeniya University students in…

 - By J.M.Hafeez A demonstration was held at Galaha Junction by students of the Peradeniya University demanding solution to the problems faced by their colleagues in the Rajarata University. The protestors...

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TNA meets people in Jaffna

Tamil National Alliance met its supporters in Jaffna town at a meeting in the Mahumood Hall in Osmaniya College under the patronage of Ilankai Tamil Arasu Katchchi Leader Mavai Senathyrasa...

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Demo for renovation of Hapugastalawa- Nawalapitiya…

- By J.M.HafeezA demonstration was held recently by villagers demanding the renovation of Hapugatalawa- Nawalapitiya since the present plight of the road hinders swift flow of traffic.

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Saraswati Pooja at Express Newspapers Head office

Special celebrations were held at the Grandpass office and Ekkala office of the Express Newspapers Limited recently.

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Vijayadashami at Uthayan Office in Jaffna

The Vijayadashami festival that marks the conclusion of Navaratri festival was held at the Uthayan Newspaper Office in Jaffna recently.

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Wigneswaran inaugurates Tamil Civilization Hub in …

Northern Province Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran recently inaugurated ‘Tamil Civilization Hub’ in forty nine acre land in Mullaitivu with the objective of reflecting heritage of the Tamil people.

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Cleaning the Coast Campaign in Trincomalee

- By S.Kathiravan A Cleaning the Coast Campaign was held at the Akaram Makkal Maiyam Beach in the Inner Harbour Road in Trincomalee recently with the participation of students and people...

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AFD delegation calls on Jaffna Mayor

A delegation of the Agence Française de Développement led by its Sri Lanka Resident Mission Country Director Martin Parent called on Jaffna Mayor Arnold recently and held discussions. The discussions...

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Sumanthiran declares open computer lab in Navatkul…

Tamil National Alliance Jaffna Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran declared open the newly constructed Computer lab at the Navatkuli Maha Vidyalayam recently.

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Thiruvalluvar statue unveiled in Vavuniya

The statue of Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar was unveiled in the premises of the Roman Catholic Mixed School in Vavuniya recently. Principal Navaratnam presided. Zonal Director of Education Muthu Rathakrishnan was...

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Jamal Khashoggi’s death; World Editors’ Forum demands immediate response from...

World Editors Forum has urged Saudi Arabia to provide immediate response to Jamal Khashoggi’s death. It demanded the highest level of investigation and punishment for...
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Maldives Supreme Court rejects plea to annul Presidential polls

Maldives Supreme Court on Sunday rejected a petition filed by outgoing President Abdulla Yameen to annul the September presidential election.  The five-member bench of the Supreme...
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None should interfere in temple traditions: Rajinikanth on Sabarimala issue...

Actor Rajinikanth on Saturday observed that none should interfere in the temple traditions that have been followed for a long time. He made this observations speaking...
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Journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed inside consulate in Istanbul : Saudi...

The Saudi government acknowledged on Saturday that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a contributing columnist to The Washington Post, was killed inside the consulate in Istanbul...
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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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Colombo Magistrate’s Court to take up case against Vijayakala Maheswaran...

The Colombo Magistrate’s Court has directed that the case filed against former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran over her controversial statements regarding the LTTE be taken...
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CA re-fixes Lalith Weeratunge’s appeal for Nov 26

The appeal filed by Lalith Weeratunga, the Secretary to President Mahinda Rajapaksa (2005-2015) has been re-fixed for November 26 by the Court of Appeal. In this...
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CA re-fixes Contempt of Court application against Anuruddha Padeniya for...

The contempt of Court Application, filed against Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, the President of the Government Medical Officers’ Association, has been re-fixed for March 2, 2019...
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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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Anbazhagan hospitalized

DMK General Secretary Professor K. Anbazhagan has been hospitalized. He was admitted to Appolo Hospital in Chennai following a sudden illness. He is undergoing treatment....
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Premalatha Vijayakanth elected DMDK Treasurer

Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) founder and General Secretary Vijayakanth’s wife Premalatha has been elected as the party’s treasurer. She was elected to the post at...
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Vairamuthu hospitalized in Madurai

Tamil poet cum Lyricist Vairamuthu has been hospitalized following a complaint of uneasiness. He was admitted to the Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Madurai, on Friday....
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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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Vidyarambham at Batticaloa Ramakrishna Mission

The age old Hindu tradition of Vidyarambham ceremony was held at Batticaloa Ramakrishna Mission under the patronage of its Head Swamy Prabu Premananda Maharaj and...
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Kumba festival in Trincomalee

- By S.Kathiravan The annual Kumba festival was held in Trincomalee on Friday at the conclusion of the Navarathry festival on the Vijayathasamy Day. This is...
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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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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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