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Convocation Ceremony of Peradeniya University Exte…

- By J.M.Hafeez The Convocation Ceremony of Peradeniya University External Students was held recently at Mahinda Rajapaksa Auditorium of Polgolla National Co-operative Development Centre.

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International Human Rights Day in Batticaloa

A simple ceremony was held near the Sri Lanka Transport Board Regional Office recently to mark the International Human Rights Day.

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Landslide in Kahagalla estate in Haputale, 240 per…

240 persons belonging to 56 families were displaced consequent to landslide in Kahagalla estate in Haputale in the Badulla district.

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Ramakrishna Mission extends assistance to displace…

Swamijis of Ramakrishna Mission in Batticaloa handed assistance to 40 families displaced owing to recent heavy rains.

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Hill Country Early Learning Centre Graduation Cere…

- By J.M.Hafeez The Annual Graduation Ceremony of the Madawala Bazaar Hill Country Early Learning Centre was held recently under the patronage of Kandy Educational Zone Assistant Director of Education...

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Vavuniya Demo to mark International Day for Elimin…

A demonstration was held recently by women in the Vavuniay town recently to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women.

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Stave Musical Fiesta - II in Trincomalee

- By Thagshan The Stave Musical Fiesta - II was held at the main auditorium of Primary Hindu College in Trincomalee on Saturday evening with the participation of music lovers of...

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Douglas Devanada in Vavuniya, takes initiatives to…

Fisheries Minister Douglas Devanada visited Vavuniya recently and met with officials and representatives of Private Transport Services and National Transport Services and held discussion with them to resolve the dispute...

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Troops assist GCE O/L candidates to reach flooded …

Around 150 GCE O/L candidates in Kilinochchi who could not reach examination centres due to floods were taken by boats and tractors to the two examination centres at the Dharmapuram...

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Yogeswaran extends assistance to 43 displaced fami…

Batticaloa Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian and Hindu Peravai President S.Yogeswaran extended assistance to 43 families displaced sequel to the recent continuous rains in Batticaloa.

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Dr Arunasalam Packiyadurai: Obituary

Arunasalam Packiyadurai

01.03.1932 - 22.11.2019

Dr. Arunasalam Packiyadurai, retired Medical Officer, native of Killivetty in Muthur and resident of Trincomalee town, passed away on Friday, November 22, 2019. Read More 

British Premier Boris Johnson worships at Hindu temple in London...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, 55, attended prayers at one of the UK's most famous temples Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden, north-west London on Saturday. He...
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Senior Congress Leader Chidambaram granted bail

74 year old senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was granted bail in the INX Media money-laundering case by the Supreme Court on Wednesday on a...
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Pakistan Premier Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur Corridor

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor project that would give visa-free access to the Indian Sikhs to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib. ...
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Nawaz Sharif in unstable health condition; Islamabad HC suspends his...

Islamabad High Court has suspended the sentence of former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, 69, for eight weeks in a corruption case to enable him...
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Incident of attack on MPs carried criminal liabilities, violation of privileges: Ajith Perera

UNP Parliamentarian Ajith Perera has charged that the incident which took place during the 52 days last year in which there was chilli powder attack on parliamentarians carried criminal liabilities...
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It is unethical, illegal to give jobs in the backdrop of elections: Dinesh

MEP Leader UPFA Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena has charged that City Planning, Water Supply and Higher Education Minister Rauff Hakeem was violating Election Laws by offering employments to thousands at the...
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Special Rapporteur’s meeting judges is not infringement of independence of judiciary: Marapana dismisses JO’s charges...

Foreign Minister Tilak Marapana has dismissed the charges made by Joint Opposition that UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voulé meeting with selected High Court judges during his ongoing visit to...
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PSC has powers to summon persons of any rank, be it Premier, President: Kiriella

Leader of the House and Public Enterprise, Kandyan Heritage and Kandy Development Minister Lakshman Kiriella has expressed the view that the Parliamentary Select Committee has powers to summon persons of...
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Travel ban on Swiss embassy employee extended

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne on Monday made an order that the travel ban imposed on Swiss Embassy employee Garliar Barister Francis be extended till December 12. ...
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Remand of 63 suspects alleged to have links with National Thowheeth Jama’ath extended

Batticaloa Magistrate Rizwan has further remanded 63 suspects including three women arrested over alleged links to the banned National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) until December 19. ...
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Presidential pardon to Royal Park murder convict challenged before SC

Women’s rights activists have filed an FR petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Presidential Pardon granted by President Maithripala Sirisena to Royal Park murder convict Don....
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SC fixes FR against signing of agreements with the US for hearing on Jan 31

Three Fundamental Right petitions filed against the signing of agreements Millennium Challenge Corporation Compact, Status of Forces Agreement and Acquisition and Cross Servicing Agreement with the United...
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Rajinikanth bestowed with Icon of Golden Jubilee award

Actor Rajinikanth was bestowed with Icon of Golden Jubilee award at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa. ...
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Thirukkural stanzas removed from govt buses in Chennai

Thirukkural couplets have been removed from many government buses in Chennai. Mofussil buses operated from Chennai to Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Villupuram districts and Puducherry presently operate...
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Let there be no attempt to make inclusive India into...

Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan has observed that there should be no attempts to make an inclusive India into an exclusive one as...
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BJP’s ‘One India, One culture’ rhetoric homogenizes India: Thirumavalavan condemns...

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) President Thol. Thirumavalavan has condemned that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was attempting to homogenise India by resorting to the ‘one...
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Arumuka Navalar remembered in Vavuniya

A simple ceremony was held in Vavuniya to remember Srila Sri Arumuka Navalar on his 140 th death anniversary. The event was held under the...
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Srineshan unveils Thiruvalluvar statue in Unnichaikulam

Batticaloa Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Gnanamuthu Srineshan unveiled the statue of renowned Tamil Poet Thiruvalluvar in Unnichaikulam, Manmunai West, Batticaloa recently. ...
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Nallai Adheenam Head graces Navalar Festival at Jaffna Hindu

Arumuga Navalar Festival was held at the Sabalingam Arangam in Jaffna Hindu College recently with the participation of students, teachers and parents. ...
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Navarathri at Colombo Tamil Sangam

The Navarathri festival was held at the Colombo Sangam recently under the auspices of the Saiva Samaya Hindu Kalai Cultural Association. Gnany Sivasubramaniya Sithar presided....
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Bagawan Baba Chariot procession in Colombo

- By SivarajajothyAnnual Bagawan Baba chariot festival was held at dusk on Friday, November 22 at Sai Nilayam at New Chetty Street, Colombo to mark...
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Nagara Sangeerthanam in Trincomalee to mark Sai Baba’s Jayanthi

- By Saihetharan Devotees of Bhagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba held Nagara Sangeerthanam along some streets o Trincomalee town singing Sai bhajans on the glory of...
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Bagawan Baba’s Janana Thinam inaugurated at Sayeeswaram in Trincomalee

- By Ram Thinesh The 94 th Birthday celebrations of Bagawan Sri Sathya Sai Baba was inaugurated with the hoisting of Prashanthy Flag at Sayeeswaram in...
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Soorasamhaaram at Villuntry Kandaswamy Temple in Trincomalee

 - By Bavensarma The grand Soorasamhaaram ritual was held on the sixth day of the Skandasashty Fast at the Villuntry Kandaswamy Temple in Trincomalee. ...
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