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Get us justice through International Investigation: Kins of missing People request with tears (Video)

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We have no faith in the internal investigations on missing people and abducted people. International  investigations should be carried with regard to these matters. All factions should exert...

Luxman Kathirgamar murder case to be re-inquired on the request of the family

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The family of the assassinated former Foreign Minister Luxman Kathirkamar is to  extend a request for a re-examination of the murder case of him. Ajitha Kathirkamar, the daughter of the murdered FM,...

TNA stand will be announced only after the UNHRC report handed over, says Era Sampanthan

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The TNA had  announced that the stand of the TNA will be only announced after the UNHRC report is made public. Although America said 2014 that it will favour International investigation Nisha had...

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  *Internal investigation will be conducted at a level acceptable to International Community: Ranil * War crimes investigation not neceaasary: Dayan Jayathileke * President has no power to...

Internal mechanism not wanted – International mechanism wanted: Three parties of TNA demand

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Three constituent Parties of TNA except IATK, had issued a joint media statement demanding international mechanism in order to obtain just solution  for the war crimes and Human Rights Violation...

Karu Jayasuriya, speaker of the new parliament

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United National Party senior leader Karu Jayasuriya is to be elected Speaker of the new Parliament. This was stated by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe while addressing the media. Deputy Speaker...

Internal formula on accountability in Sri Lanka will be tantamount to “victor’s justice”: TNPF

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In a policy statement issued yesterday,  the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) reiterated that it remains firmly of the view that a permanent solution to the Tamil question can be achieved...

Loyola College in Tamil Nadu Assembly election poll results

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32.6% were to support DMK J. CM high (31.56%) to support .. Vijayakanth 6.24%, 2.27%, to entrees Loyola Support Survey In the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the BJP atimuka 37% of the opinion that it...

Wes Craven, US horror filmmaker, dies aged 76

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US media reported that Craven died at his Los Angeles home on Sunday from brain cancer. Craven wrote and directed A Nightmare on Elm Street in 1984. His Scream franchise was reported to have grossed...

Migrant crisis: EU calls emergency talks

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The EU presidency said interior ministers from all 28 member states would hold an extraordinary meeting on 14 September, and the crisis had reached “unprecedented proportions”. It follows...

Rahman’s film at Montreal World Film Festival

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AR. Rahman’s first Iranian film Muhammad: The Messenger of God released last week and has opened to good reviews. The film that revolves the life of Muhammad, an Islamic Prophet, is directed by...

Jaffna Tamil Sangam remembers Thaninyagam Adigal

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Jaffna Tamil Sangam held a meeting at Navalar Manipmandapam to remember Thaninayakam Adigalar and his services to Tamil language. Velnamby presided. Sri Prasanthan, Rev.Anburasa, Gowry Muhinthan and...

Enlarging Cabinet; we will seek Parliament’s approval – Ranil

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe stated that he would abide by 19 A, and seek the approval of Parliament to increase the size of the new Cabinet of Ministers. While speaking to the media in...

Thondaman remembered in Colombo

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Ceylon Workers’ Congress Secretary Arumugam Thondaman garlanded the statue of CWC Founder Saumiyamoorthy Thondaman to mark his 102nd birth anniversary. The simple event was held at the statue...

Gifting ship to Sri Lanka an act of betrayal of Tamils:Ramadas

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Patali Katchi Leader Ramadas has condemned the Indian government for handing over a ship to Sri Lanka. Speaking to the Indian media, he stated that the act is a betrayal in the light of continued...

Most desirable married women of Kollywood

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Charming Nazriya Nazim became an instant heartthrob after her movie Neram. Although she predominantly works in Malayalam films, Nazriya is still one of the most desirable women among K-Town fans....

The 80s actors’ gang party once again

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It was party time for the actors from the 80s on Saturday, as they met in the city for their annual reunion. Suhasini Mani Ratnam, who hosted the event, along with Lissy and Khushbu says,...

Chandrika is responsible for several incidents of Murders : Former State Minister Vinayagamoorthy Muraleetharan

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“All are blaming Mahindha Rajapakse for murdering Tamil people. But the former President Chandrika Kumaranathunga Bandaranayake is responsible for several murders. She is now moving about like...

Indian Army operated from Vavuniya during the final war: Former Minister Karuna

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Karuna alias Vinayagamoorthy, who held important position in the Mahindha Rajapakse Government during the war, former Minister, former Vice-President of SLFP and former Commander of LTTE , said that,...

Hajj pilgrimage from Sri Lanka commence

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Muslims of Sri Lanka commenced their Hajj pilgrimage on Saturday. The first batch left on Sri Lankan Airlines. The number was 180 pilgrims. Officials of the Department of Muslim Affairs and officials...

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* Chamal ready to join force with Maithri. * Police officer in trouble for saluting Gotabhaya. * 3 Amendments to constitution soon. * American approach dangerous to Sri Lanka: Dayan Jayatilleke. *...

No Hindu Cemetery existed at the mass grave site: says Senior Counsel,Chandraprakasan Niranjan

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In a context of arrangements being made excavate the mass grave and the well found near Thiruketheeswaram, the CID in adamantly saying that there was a cemetery in the excavation site. In this...

Legal protection to transport in Jaffna to be implemented through the courts , says Judge Illanceheliyan

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Speaking in an Awareness Creating Exhibition on Road Accidents, with a theme of “Our safety in our hands” held by the Orthopaedic Section of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital,  jointly with...

Neither a domestic mechanism nor a hybrid mechanism would be able to deliver justice to Tamils: A memorandum for Sri Lankan President

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The Association of Families of Victims of Enforced Disappeared  in a me memorandum sent to Sri Lanka’s President Maithiripala Sirisene on behalf of the victims of enforced disappeared,...

Domestic probe lacks credibility, unacceptable: Suresh

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Tamil National Alliance Spokesperson and EPRLF Leader Suresh Premachandran stated that a domestic probe is unacceptable under any circumstances for it lacks credibility and impartiality. Sepaking to...

Chamal to extend support to Maithri

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Former Speaker Chamal Rajapakse who has been elected from Hambantota in the present election has agreed to extend support to President Sirisena as opposed to the Mahinda Rajapakse faction, reports...

Govt will not re-promulgate land ordinance: PM Modi

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Prime Minister Modi on Sunday said that his government is ready to amend the Land Acquisition Act for the benefit of the farmers. Speaking on ‘Mann Ki Baat’, PM Modi said that the govt has...

Japan military legislation changes draw protests

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Thousands of people have protested outside of Japan’s parliament against new legislation that would allow the military to deploy overseas. The changes would allow Japanese troops to fight...

Sri Laka to minimise the use of polythene

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Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena says he would enforce strict laws from January 1, 2016 to minimise the use of polythene which is a major threat to the environment and the health of...

Leader of TNA must be recognized as the opposition leader: TNA claims

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Tamil National Alliance has categorically pronounced that acting in accordance with Parliamentary conventions, traditions and practice, the leader of TNA must be recognized as the opposition leader...

TNA constituent parties to register as separate units

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Constituent parties in Tamil National Alliance are likely to register as separate parties with the Elections Commission and function independently from TNA. EPRLF, TELO and PLOTE are the three...

Charles meets Amma Bagawan veethy people

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Residents of Amma Bhagawan Veethy in Vavuniya are disturbed over the proposal to evict them following plans to extend the boundaries of Vairava Puliyankulam. The proposal has been made allegedly by...

Tamils reject domestic probe into war crimes: Vinayagamoorthy

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Tamil National Alliance Deputy Secretary A. Vinayagamoorthy has observed that the Tamil people reject any moves for domestic probe for they fear it will not be fair and impartial. The perpetrators...

NPC passed resolution for international probe: Sivagnanam

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Chairman of the Northern Provincial Council C.V.K. Sivagnanam has stated that the NPC had passed a resolution demanding an international probe into war crimes. Speaking to the media, he stated that...

Omanthai Security checkpoint removed

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The Army Check Point at Omanthai that has been in operation for years has now been removed, reports say. It has been in operation since Jayasikuru Operation by the Army. Vauniya District Secretary...

19,000 affected by drought in Jaffna: Disaster Management Centre Kayts, Delft and Karainagar worst affected

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Jaffna District only is affected due to dry climate, said the Disaster Management Centre. It also said that due to this drought around 19,000 people are affected mainly in Kayts, Delft and...

My victory was grabbed from me acoording to the hidden Agenda of several factions: Suresh Premachandran

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Although my victory was grabbed from me as per the hidden agendas of several faction my services for Tamil People will continue like it had for 35 years for the liberation of the people, said Suresh...

Appointments of The Agricultural Assistants will be reviewed soon, says the Governor, NP

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The controversial appointments of Agricultural Assistant, recently made will be reviewed said the Governor NP.  92% of The Agricultural Assistants appointed recently were Sinhalese and hence this...

Sagara , the ship which sunk LTTE’s weapon ships gifted to Sri Lanka by India

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The war ship Sagara which was engaged in sinking the arms ships of LTTE was gifted to Sri Lanka by India. The event connected to this was held at Colombo Port  on 26 august 2015.  At the height of...

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  *Only few of the cases of missing persons investigated, accuses International Amnesty. * South African style Internal mechanism, Maithri  hands over documents to Nisha Bishwal * Expert Group...

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Retired teachers to be employed on contract basis in NP

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Retired teachers are to be re-employed on contract basis to teach subjects such as English, Tamil, Science, Maths and History the schools in the Northern Province. According to Education department...

JVP seeks dabate on increase in number of ministers

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JVP has raised objections to any proposal to raise the number of ministers beyond 45 without an approval of the Parliament. They have also urged a debate on the issue in the new parliament. They have...

International Research Symposium by Defence University

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An International Research Symposium was held under the patronage of Kotelawela University at its auditorium recently. Minister of Justice Wijedasa Rajapakse was the Chief Guest. Defence Secretary...

US assistance to develop schools in the East

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US is to provide financial assistance to develop schools in the Eastern Province. A memorandum of understanding was signed between an official of the US Embassy staff and an official of the Eastern...

Duminda, Warnapala withdraw case against Susil, Yapa

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Sri Lanka Freedom Party Secretary Duminda Dissanayke and UPFA Secretary Viswa Warnapala withdrew the case they filed against the former Secretaries Susil Premajayantha and Aruna Priyadharsana Yapa in...

SIU questions Jayasundara

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Special Invstigations Unit questioned Ex-Secretary to the Finance Ministry P.B.Jayasundara yesterday. He appeared before the SIU which notice him to come. He was questions on many issues, reports

India celebrates ‘victory’ in 1965 war with Pakistan

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President Pranab Mukherjee laid a wreath at the martyr’s memorial at Delhi’s India Gate monument on Friday. Meanwhile, eight civilians have been reportedly killed as India and Pakistan...

Malaysia braces for major protests against PM Najib Razak

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He has faced public anger over a $700m (£455m) payment made to his bank account from unnamed foreign donors. It was discovered last month during a probe into alleged mismanagement at the debt-laden...

Talks in Paris to debate security

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Passengers overpowered a heavily armed man and pinned him to the floor. French prosecutors have filed charges against Ayoub El-Khazzani, 25. UK Home Secretary Theresa May is among those attending the...