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Maithri Gunaratne graces Arts Exhibition on Air Po…

- By J.M.Hafeez Central Province Governor Maithri Gunaratne graced the Arts Exhibition on Air Pollution held in Pallegala recently.

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Fallen tree impedes vehicular movement in Maskeliy…

Vehicular movement came to halt along the Maskeliya – Nortonbridge main road due to a tree falling across the road as a result of heavy rains and inclement weather.

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Navalapitiya town inundated

Navalapitiya town has been inundated consequent to downpours in the upcountry. Several roads in Navalpitiya have become flooded and vehicular movements have been impeded.

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David Holly calls on NP Governor

Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Holly paid a courtesy call on Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Raghavan on Tuesday, 16th July at his official residence which is...

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Sitharthan graces PLOTE’s Heroes’ Day in Kovilkula…

PLOTE held its 30th Heroes’ Day in Kovikulam in Vavuniya recently under the patronage of PLOTE Leader Parliamentarian Dharmalingam Sitharthan. He delivered the keynote address.

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Talent Festa in Trinco

- By S.Kathiravan Talent Festa of the Mysticle Rose International School was held at the Trincomalee Town Hall on Sunday, July 13. Examiner of Speech and Drama Thamara Seneviratne was the...

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Sri Lanka Army extends customary warm welcome to p…

Sri Lankan army extended the customary warm welcome to devotees on pilgrimage to Kathirkamam on foot - sacred Patha Yathrai - from Northern and Eastern province when they reached Linthuna...

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Walk for drug prevention in Akurana

- By J.M.Hafeez A walk was held in Akurana recently for promotion of drug prevention among students and youths. The walk commenced at 8th mile post on Kandy-Matale Road. Number of...

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A severe shortage of teachers exists in schools: A…

- By S.Kathiravan JVP Trincomalee Organizer Arun Hemachandra has charged that there is a severe shortage of teachers in schools in the country. The government has failed its duty to resolve...

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German envoy Jorn Rohde meets with NP Governor

German Ambassador Jorn Rohde met with Northern Province Governor Suren Raghavan and held talks in the Governor’s official residence.

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Mirunalinithevy Sivagnanasuntharam: Obituary

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Mirunalinithevy passed away on Saturday, March 23. She is the beloved wife of Sivashanmugarajah Sivagnanasuntharam Read More

Rahul Gandhi reiterates he is no longer Congress Chief

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday reiterated that he is no longer the party president. He urged the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to decide on...
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US President Trump, First Lady Melania call on Queen Elizabeth...

US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump called on Queen Elizabeth at the Buckingham Palace on Monday, May 3rd. They were hosted for a...
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US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania arrive in UK

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrived in UK in the morning on Monday, May 3 rd on a three day state visit. ...
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Sonia Gandhi chosen Chairperson of Congress Parliamentary group

Congress Party Parliamentary committee on Saturday elected Sonia Gandhi as its chairperson. It met at the Central Hall of Parliament. Her name was proposed by...
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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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Avoidance of summons by PSC will be cited as contempt of Parliament: Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has maintained that any avoidance of summons by Parliamentary Select Committee will be cited as contempt of Parliament. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||...
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CoPE has summoned all parties relatd to controversial Sharia University for investigation: Sunil Handunnetti

CoPE Chairman JVP lawmaker Sunil Handunnetti has stated that all parties pertaining to Batticaloa Campus Ltd. including the Board of Investment (BoI), University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka (UGC), and...
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Arrive at a consensus, work together setting aside political differences, dreams: Anura Dissanayake tells President,...

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena and Premier Ranil Wickremasinghe to unite at this hour of national crisis setting aside political disparities and the dreams...
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Welikada Riot Death case; 2 accused served with indictments

Two accused in the Welikada prison riot deaths case the former Inspector of Police Narcotic Bureau Police Inspector Neomal Rangajeewa and former Prisons Superintendent Emil Ranjan Lamahewa...
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Court extends remand of Mohamed Shafi until July 25; his detention withdrawn

Kurunegala Magistrate Sampath Kariyawasam on Thursday extended the remand of Dr. Mohamed Shafi of the Kurunegala Hospital until July 25 pending investigations. (adsbygoogle...
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Pujith, Hemasiri granted bail

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne has granted bail to Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando. (adsbygoogle =...
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Seven Judge Bench to hear FR against Pujith, Hemasiri

A seven judge Bench the Supreme Court has been appointed to hear the petitions filed against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara and former Defense Secretary...
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Vaiko appeals against conviction and sentence for sedition

MDMK leader Vaiko has filed a petition in the Madras High Court challenging the orders of a lower court convicting him on charges of sedition,...
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Book on Srirangam Temple launched

The book titled ‘Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangam: Preserving Antiquity for Posterity’ published by the Indian Culture and Heritage Trust was launched at a simple ceremony...
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All non-Hindi languages face a threat owing to Centre’s language...

Senior Congressman and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday has warned that all non-Hindi languages face great danger owing to the administrative language policy...
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Tamilisai challenges Kanimozhi’s election from Thoothukudi

Bharatiya Janata Party State president Tamilisai Soundararajan has challenged the election of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Kanimozhi from the Thoothukudi constituency in the recently held...
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Aadi pirappu Festival in Vavuniya

An event was held in Vavuniya on Wednesday to mark the long standing traditional and cultural festival of the North known as Aadi pirappu Festival...
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‘Mottai Panaiyum, Muhamalaikattrum’ book launched

The book titled ‘Mottai Panaiyum, Muhamalaikattrum’ authored by Sharmila Vinothiny was launched at a literary event held at Mannar Town Hall recently. ...
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Saiva Flag Day inaugurated in Bambalapitiya

- By S.M.Surenthiran The Saiva Flag Day was inaugurated at a simple ceremony held at Bambalapitiya New Kathiresan Koil under the patronage of the Sri Lankan...
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National Creative Talent Awards for Aranery Padasalai students

- By S.SurenthiranAchievers in the national contest for Creative Talent among the Hindu Aranery Padasalai students received awards at a ceremony held at Bambalapitiya New...
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Fire Walking at Pechiamman Temple in Valaichenai

Fire Walking ritual was held at the Sri Palliayapa Pechiamman Koil in Valaichenai in Batticaloa on Tuesday, July 16 with the participation of male and...
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Palany Sri Sivananda Swamigal in Jinthupity Sivasubramaniya Swamy Temple

Palany Sri Sivananda Polipany Swamigal visited the Jinthupitiya Sivasubramaniya Koil and participated in the religious observances. He gave blessings to the devotees. ...
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Ther Festival of Nagapooshani Amman Temple

The annual Ther Festival of the historic Nagapooshani Amman Koil was held on Sunday with the participation of male and female devotees from the peninsula...
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Thampalakamam Aathy Konanayakar Temple holds flag hoisting ceremony

- By KumuthiniThampalakamam Aathy Konanayakar Koil sixteen day annual festival commenced on Monday with flag hoisting ceremony. A number of male and female devotees participated...
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