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British PM thanks the Tamils for their immense contribution to Britain

Monday January 14, 2019

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has thanked the Tamils for the immense contribution they have made to the United Kingdom.

 

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Mass protests in Batticaloa against the appointment of Jihadist as governor

Friday January 11, 2019

Tamils have launched mass protests in Batticaloa condemning the appointment of a senior Jihadist as the governor of Eastern Province.

 

On 4 January 2019, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena appointed M.L.A.M.Hizbullah as the governor of Eastern Province.

 

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TNA MP calls for an investigation on mass graves in Jaffna

Thursday January 10, 2019

A TNA MP has called for an investigation on mass graves in Mandaithivu and Neerveli, Jaffna.

 

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Reckless driving by Sri Lankan military, 3 Tamils killed

Tuesday January 08, 2019

3 Tamils were killed after an over-speeding Sri Lankan military vehicle collided with an auto rickshaw.

 

The tragedy occurred today evening in Iyakkachi, Kilinochchi district.

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Tamil sidelined, Mandarin takes over signboards in Sri Lanka

Thursday January 03, 2019

Signboards are appearing in Mandarin in the Sri Lankan capital, with Tamil language being sidelined.

 

Whilst the signboards confirm the growing influence of China, Tamils are concerned that their language is being systematically sidelined.

 

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News

Sri Lankan military launches massive search operation in Vanni

Wednesday January 02, 2019
The Sri Lankan military has launched a massive search operation in the jungles between Puthur and Kanagarayan Kulam.   ...
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Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka under threat from enemy forces

Tuesday January 01, 2019
Mr Mahinda Rajapaksa has issued a warning claiming his motherland is under threat from enemy forces.   ...
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118,583 Tamils affected by floods

Friday December 28, 2018
A total of 118,583 Tamils have been affected as result of flooding in Northern Tamil Eelam, the Centre for Disaster Management has said.   ...
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TNA MP slain by Sri Lankan paramilitaries remembered

Tuesday December 25, 2018
A memorial was held in Batticaloa today to pay tribute to the slain TNA MP, Mr Joseph Pararajasingham.   The event was held at the American Mission Hall in Batticaloa town. ...
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Tamil youth spearhead rescue efforts in flood-hit Northern Tamil Eelam

Tuesday December 25, 2018
The Tamil youth have taken the lead in rescue efforts in flood-hit Northern Tamil Eelam, as Sri Lanka turns a blind eye to the plight of Tamils. ...
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Sampanthan: Rajapaksa has ceased to be an MP

Wednesday December 19, 2018
The TNA leader has claimed that the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ceased to be an MP.   ...
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Sampanthan pays the price for supporting Ranil, loses opposition leader post

Tuesday December 18, 2018
The former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been appointed as the opposition leader.   ...
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India pleased at Ranil's reappointment as prime minister

Monday December 17, 2018
India has welcomed the reappointment of Ranil Wickeremesinghe as prime minister.   ...
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Rajapaksa resigns, accuses the TNA of taking the UNP hostage

Saturday December 15, 2018
Mahinda Rajapaksa has accused the TNA of holding the UNP hostage.   The former Sri Lankan president made the claim as he announced his resignation as prime minister.   ...
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Voice of the Nation Anton Balasingham remembered

Friday December 14, 2018
A memorial seminar was held at Jaffna University on Friday to mark the 12th death anniversary of Voice of the Nation Dr Anton Balasingham.   ...
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Sirisena to form new government in light of Supreme Court ruling

Thursday December 13, 2018
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is to form a new government soon, informed sources in Colombo told the Tamilpolity.   ...
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Clashes break out between Sinhala students in Jaffna; 3 injured

Wednesday December 12, 2018
Sinhala students studying at Jaffna University clashed on Wednesday.   ...
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Dissolution of parliament: Sri Lankan Supreme Court's verdict expected on Monday

Friday December 07, 2018
The Sri Lankan Supreme Court has extended till Monday the interim ban on the implementation of the Gazette Extraordinary dissolving parliament.   ...
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Mannar mass graves: 256 skeletons exhumed

Wednesday December 05, 2018
256 skeletons have been exhumed from the mass graves of Mannar.   According to judicial medical sources, 250 skeletons are in the custody of Mannar Magistrate Court.   ...
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Sri Lankan government demolishes Hindu temple, constructs a Buddhist temple in its place

Tuesday December 04, 2018
The Sri Lankan government has demolished a Hindu temple in Thennamaravadi, Manalaaru.   ...
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Court issues temporary order banning Rajapaksa and his cabinet from functioning

Monday December 03, 2018
Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal today issued an interim order banning Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his cabinet from functioning.   ...
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Sri Lankan security forces swoop down on Heroes' Day organisers; six ex-combatants arrested

Sunday December 02, 2018
The Sri Lankan security forces have arrested six former LTTE fighters, all involved in organising Heroes' Day commemorations in Tamil Eelam.   ...
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Killing of two cops: TNA, UNP point the finger at Karuna Group

Friday November 30, 2018
The TNA and the UNP have accused the Karuna Group of killing two Sri Lankan police officers in Batticaloa.   ...
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Sri Lankan military targets the home of Heroes' Day organiser

Wednesday November 28, 2018
Sri Lankan military intelligence operatives have vandalised the home of a Heroes' Day organiser in Suppar Madam (Point Pedro) Jaffna.    ...
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Heroes' Day at London Excel

Tuesday November 27, 2018
Thousands of Tamils thronged to London Excel on Tuesday to honour fallen Tamil freedom fighters.        ...
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