LTTE kicks off TV channel with news broadcast

MUMBAI: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has launched its television channel National Television of Thamil Eelam (NTT). To start with, the channel is beaming news from an undisclosed location in northeast Sri Lanka.

The NTT logo

In the initial phase, the channel will beam 15-minutes news to Europe and thereafter the time will be increased to half an hour, a pro-LTTE website Tamilnet reports quoting NTT officials.

According to the report, the Paris based Tamil Television Network (TTN) will relay the broadcast to their audiences in Europe at 18.00 GMT. NTT programs cannot be viewed in Asia now. The TV channel will expand its reach to other parts of the world in due course, the official has been quoted as saying.


The NTT logo shows the flower, "Karthigaipoo" or Gloriosa Lily (Botanical name - Liliaceae Glory lily or Gloriosa superba), declared as national flower of Eelam Tamils in 2003.

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