20 feb 2014 North rulers 1000 AD - 1948    1000 AD – The Glory days of Tamils – It was the 15th year of Raja Raja Cholan’s reign[1]. Rajarajan, referred to as the greatest Hindu King ever to have walked this earth, had accomplished most of his triumphs by the turn of the last millennium. Yalpana (Jaffna) Kingdom then, was part of his extensive empire. 1017 – The entire island of Ceylon (Lanka or Ilankai) comes under Chola rule. 1070 – Sinhala King Vijaya Bahu regains power in South Lanka and establishes…
Jaffna Clock Tower  25 february 2014, Jaffna Clock Tower (Tamil: யாழ்ப்பாணம் மணிக்கூட்டுக் கோபுரம் Yāḻppāṇam Maṇikkūṭṭuk Kōpuram) is a clock tower in the city of Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka. It is one of the landmarks of the city. It was built to commemorate the visit of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales to Ceylon in 1875.  When it was announced that the Prince of Wales would visit Ceylon in 1875 the Jaffna Prince of Wales Reception Committee was formed. They managed to raise more than Rs. 10,000 for the Jaffna Prince of…