Banner with Sirisena’s picture torched in Mullaithivu
A large banner with the picture of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has been torched in Mullaithivu.
Clashes erupt between Sinhala students at Jaffna University
Clashes have been reported between Sinhala students at Jaffna University.
Sri Lankan government hunts for LTTE gold
The Sri Lankan government has launched a major hunt for LTTE gold, said to have been buried in Mullivaikal, the last stronghold of the LTTE.
Canadian PM celebrates Thai Pongal wearing traditional Tamil dress
The Canadian Prime Minister joined Tamils celebrating Thai Pongal in Toronto last Sunday, wearing traditional Tamil veddi and salvai.
Female Tamil political prisoner imprisoned for 10 years receives 2 years suspended sentence
A female Tamil political prisoner has been sentenced to two years imprisonment, suspended for fifteen years, by Colombo High Court.
Machete attacks in Jaffna – 2 injured
Two people have been injured in two separate machete attacks in Jaffna.
Tamil teenager stabbed to death in Canada
A Tamil teenager has been stabbed to death in Oshawa, Canada, the Canadian daily, The Toronto Star, has reported.
TNA urges Sri Lanka Elections Commission to ban TNLA
The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) has urged Sri Lanka Elections Commission to ban its splinter group, the Tamil National Liberation Alliance (TNLA).
Rajapaksa’s son: Is Sirisena supporting ‘a separate Eelam state?’
Namal Rajapaksa has challenged the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena to confirm whether he officially supports ‘a separate Eelam state’.
Sri Lankan President’s party plays LTTE song to attract Tamil voters
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has inaugurated its election campaign in Jaffna by playing a popular LTTE song.
Four dead in Killinochi road accident
Four people have died in a road accident at Kokavil, Killinochi, today.
Demining worker injured in Palai explosion
A Tamil man has been injured in an explosion in Palai, Killinochi district.
Sri Lankan military to construct a Buddhist temple in Madhu
The Sri Lankan military is planning to construct a Buddhist temple close to the Marian shrine in Madhu, Mannar.
Kumar Ponnampalam remembered
The 17th death anniversary of Kumar Ponnampalam, the former leader of All Ceylon Tamil Congress (ACTC), was marked at the offices of the TNPF today.