Virakesari is the name of one of leading Tamil dailies in Sri Lanka. It was found by a Tamil Chettiar by the name PR. Subramanian in the first half of 1900s. Today Virakesari is the highest circulated Tamil Daily in Sri Lanka. Virakesari also has it foreign editions printed in Toronto & Doha.

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    Virakesari is one of the leading Tamil daily newspapers in Sri Lanka. It is the oldest and largest circulated Tamil Newspaper in Sri Lanka. Virakesari is owned by Express Newspapers (Ceylon) (Private) Limited, one of the leading print and web media organizations in Sri Lanka. Virakesari was founded by PPR. 20th Century of the First Half of the Subramanian. Subramanian was an entrepreneur and journalist from village Avanipatti in Tamil Nadu, India. Upon immigration from India to British Ceylon, he found the conditions of the Indian Labourers and decided that they would establish anewspaper of justice and equity for those people who publish a newspaper with a distinct voice.
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Sri Lanka Page Views 57.67%
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  • Version: 2
  • Release Date: July 31st, 2013
  • Update Date: November 1st, 2013


Virakesari, the premier Tamil Newspaper in Sri Lanka launches its first ever Android Smart Phone App for its global readers.
The largest circulated Tamil Newspaper in Sri Lanka has earned the people's trust and recognition over 80 years for its unbiased news reporting and in-depth analysis. Apart from offering daily news to its global readers, the newspaper has often come out in the past with several state-of-the-art offerings to engage its readers.

Sri Lanka’s “Most Favorite Tamil News Site”, Virakesari is now available on the Android Market in the form of application to provide its readers its unique content for a different user experience. Virakesari, Smart Phone App provides you the latest news with just a touch.

From breaking news to business, politics to entertainment, technology to arts and sports, this free app lets you watch video and read the latest updates wherever you are, just on the go.. If you have any problems using our App or have comments/suggestions to improve, let us know by sending an e-mail to / or calling +94-11-7322748 / 778 and we will do our best to assist you. Your feedback is important to us.

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Virakesari advertising reaches 775k visitors across desktop and mobile web, in countries such as Australia, Qatar, Canada, Saudi Arabia. Pricing models they offer are CPM on channels such as Display, Email, Mobile, Social Advertising on Virakesari will allow you to reach consumers in industries or verticals such as Government & Politics, Health & Beauty, Technology, Sports.

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Virakesari works with Advertising technology companies such as Google Publisher Tag, DoubleClick.Net, GoDaddy Hosting Ads, Google Ad Partner Services, Google Adsense, Zedo, AdSpeed, Mediaplex, AppNexus, Openads/OpenX, Yahoo Small Business, Flashtalking, Evidon, Integral Ad Science, Turn, Google Adsense Asynchronous, DoubleClick Bid Manager, DTScout, Atlas, DoubleVerify,, RadiumOne, Magnetic, The Trade Desk, Pubmatic, SiteScout, Rocket Fuel, Burst Media, BlueKai DMP, Index Exchange, Criteo, Videology, BlueKai, AcuityAds,, DemDex, RealVu, Experian, RhythmOne, eyeReturn, AudienceScience, Aggregate Knowledge, AdGear, IponWeb BidSwitch, Digilant, StickyAds TV, Facebook Exchange FBX, ContextWeb, Teads, DynAdmic, AdRoll, Rubicon Project, SpotXchange, AMob, Adap.TV, Walmart, Forensiq, Eyeota, Infolinks, adloox, ADTECH, Media Innovation Group, eXelate, MyBuys MyAds, Twitter Ads, Chango, Adition, Neustar AdAdvisor, Crosswise, VINDICO, Connexity, Datonics, Dstillery, Tapad, Jumptap, AOL-Time Warner Online Advertising, Drawbridge, Conversant, Adconion, Appier, X Plus One, AdBlade Embed, Adblade, Nuviad, Adobe Audience Manager Sync, RUN Ads, GetIntent, Trueffect, BannerSnack, Adform, Beeswax, Adify, Affectv, Retargetly, Google AdSense Integrator, Narrative, Clickagy, Taboola, StackAdapt, SkimLinks, EMX, Tru Optik, Avocet, BannerFlow.