THE OPENING CEREMONY OF A NEW BUILDING IN THILAKAVADIYAR GIRLS HOME – 20.06.2017

The Thilakavathiyar Girls Home was started in 1994 by Mr.Satguneswaran Kanthappan  who lives in United Kingdom, And the home is conducted by Social Welfare Organization a charitable organisation in Batticaloa, Srilanka. This home is built for the children who lost their parents during the past disaster. 20 million rupees were spent to build this building for them and this inauguration ceremony was held on 20.06.2017 at the premises in Thirupalugamam. This event was lead by the president of Social welfare organization Mr. S.Thirunavukarasu. The new building was inaugurated by the…

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How the “Ceylon”Tamils From Sri Lanka Contributed to Singapore Over The Years ..

By Ajit Kanagasundram The world today is desperate to attract foreign talent. Thirty percent of Silicon Valley startups are by Indians, and the same percentage is true of Microsoft employees, NASA employees and US physicians. Canada and Australia have long had a point system to attract talent and the US and the UK are thinking of adopting a similar system in place of their current family re-union system. Even Germany has a special Visa quota for software professionals from India. Singapore preceded all these countries by being open from the inception…

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Unity among Tamil leaders vital to develop North: Indian Ambassador

Indian High Commissioner Taranjith Singh Sandhu, in his first visit to Jaffna, is reported to have said at a meeting that unity among the political leadership in the North was important to realize economic and infrastructure development and the political aspirations of the Tamil people. He said this in the wake of a crisis at the Northern Provincial Council resulting in the removal of two ministers. The Ambassador visited the North for the first time yesterday after his posting to Sri Lanka. He pledged further assistance from his country to…

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Inside Story: New Ministers Sworn In For The Northern Provincial Council

The new nominees by Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran (CVW) to replace the sacked Ministers T. Gurukularajah (Education) and Ponnuthurai Ainkaranesan were sworn in before Governor Reginald Cooray. The new nominees are Ananthi Sasitharan and K. Sarveswaran. Ananthi was involved in making many of the complaints against the four Ministers, while Sarvesvaran’s brother Suresh Premachnadran led the street protests against the ministers in support of CVW. C.V. Wigneswaran – Northern Chief The hurt over CVW’s conduct in was not merely political. There was a lot of pain in the Protestant Community over Gurukularajah’s…

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