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Selvam takes flight to Geneva

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TELO Leader and Deputy Chairman of Committees Selvam Addaikalanathan has left for Geneva to engage in propaganda to demand an appropriate probe into war crimes. Amparai Parliamentarian K.Kodeeswaran...

Arrest anti-social elements immediately, Orders Jaffna High Court

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The High Court Judge Illanchelliyan had ordered to arrest on the spot any anti-social elements without any discrimination. He had also instructed to monitor the students and youth and whether they...

Only Hybrid- courts could deliver justice to Tamils, says Northern Opposition Leader

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“ Only Hybrid-Courts could deliver justice to Tamil. Internal Mechanism is merely an eye-wash. As per the proposals of America they have insisted on Internal Mechanism with the cooperation of...

Only 2 acre left for us : Get us back the balance 18 acre from the Army, calls KIlinochchi YSC

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The Director of the Kilinochchi Youth Service Council, Kukendra said in the Development meeting that out of the 20 acre allocated to the YSC  at the 155 mile post area  on the A9 highway, only 02...

14 wells cleaned and handed over to people at Valallai

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The ‘HALO TRUST’ organization had cleaned 14 wells marked as “Dangerous” and handed over them to the people. UXOs were recovered from 7 of these wells and deactivated. Back-hoe machines were...

Yala cultivation did not yield expected profits, says Kilinochchi farmers

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Kilinochchi farmers said that they were unable to get expected profits in the Yala Cultivation. Excessively hot climate, diseases that afflicted the paddy plants and the heavy rains experienced...

A structure needed to obtain foreign aids and utilize them, NPC chairman tells Governor

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 The Chairman of the house of NPC, C.V.K.Sivagnnam said that, he had pointed out to the Governor Palihakara that, there exists a need for the NPC , to have a structure to receive foreign fund and...

UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka, path breaking success : Mangala

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The government said yesterday that the Resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at the ongoing 30th Sessions of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva by the US, the UK, Macedonia and Montenegro, was in fact an...

Sri Lanka’s deligation at the inauguration of 70th sessions of UN General Assembly

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President Maithripala Sirisena attended the inauguration of the 70 th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25. Pope Francis delivered the inaugural address. Members of the Sri...

India says it sees a ‘sea change’ in Sri Lanka’s approach

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President Maithripala Sirisena called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York on Friday. The meeting took place on the sideline of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly...

Our march in step with U.N. vision: Modi

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Presenting his government’s domestic development agenda as completely in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Prime Minister Narendra Modi told a special summit of the U.N. on...

Volkswagen models sale halted in Switzerland

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Switzerland has temporarily banned the sale of Volkswagen (VW) diesel-engine models which could have devices capable of tricking emission tests.It said the move could affect 180,000 cars – not...

Ukraine crisis: Kiev bans Russian airlines’ flights

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Ukraine has said it will ban Russian airlines from flying into the country as part of sanctions over Moscow’s support for rebels in the east. Kiev said the measures would take effect on 25...

World Pharmacists’ Day in Jaffna

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A simple event was held in Jaffna to mark the World Pharmacists Day. The event was organized under the patronage of Northern Province Pharmacisits’ Association at the Tilko Guest House....

‘Legal Training, Studies’ seminar for Jaffna university undergrads

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A seminar on ‘Legal Training and Studies’ was held recently for the undergraduates of the Jaffna University. The event was organized under the patronage of Jaffna University Law Faculty...

NPC’s assistance for empowerment of the poor

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Northern Provincial Council has handed over packages of sewing machines etc valuing rupees three million to the needy under a program of empowering the poor. The beneficiaries received the assistance...

Pass resolution for international probe: Kauthaman tells Pondicherry CM

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Director Kautham has called upon the Chief Minister A.Rangaswamy to pass a resolution in the Assembly urging the Centre to make initiatives to ensure an international probe into war crimes. He has...

First Budget of new govt on Nov 20

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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake is to present the first budget of the new government led by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe in the House on November 20. Ravi Karunanayake has stated that the...

Bharathy Day at Jaffna College

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Bharathy Day was celebrated at Jaffna College, Vaddukottai recently. There was drama under the title ‘Panchali Sabatham’. There was also a debate among students. Deputy Principal of Kopay...

Mannar Private Bus strike ends: Deneeswaran mediates

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The strike undertaken by private bus operators came to an end on Friday afternoon following mediation by Northern Province Transport Minister Deneeswaran. The decision to end the strike was taken at...

How can we reverse the incidence of Chronic Renal failure in Sri Lanka?

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Dr.C.S.Jamunanantha (MBBS, DTCD, SMO, TH, Jaffna) Introduction  The first patient with Kidney disease of unknown origin was identified in 1991 and then subsequently every four years the numbers...

TNA says it is satisfied with UNHRC resolution

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The Tamil National Alliances (TNA) today welcomed the draft text of a resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at  the UN Human Rights Council. “In particular, we welcome the draft resolution’s call on...

Human trafficking racket busted in Kerala; 9 Sri Lankans arrested

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Kerala police on Thursday busted a racket of trafficking Sri Lankan refugees from Tamil Nadu to Australia. Nine Sri Lankan refugees from various camps in Tamil Nadu and four local agents were...

HRW slams Sri Lanka’s attempts to ‘water down’ UN resolution

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Sri Lanka should not be allowed to water down a UNHRC resolution on its alleged rights violations during its civil war with the LTTE, according to a prominent rights group which said that the current...

SC seeks CJ’s determination on Fuller Bench sought by DEW

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Supreme Court has referred the application made by Communist Party Chief DEW Gunasekera for the hearing of his petition by a Full Bench to the Chief Justice K.Sripavan for determination. Bench...

JHU consents to local investigation to refute allegations

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JHU General Secretary Minister Patali Champika Ranawake has stated that the JHU is agreeable to an investigation into the alleged war crimes to refute allegations against military personnel. But it...

US praises Sri Lanka for cosponsoring UNHRC resolution

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The United States commended the Sri Lankan government’s decision to co-sponsor the draft solution tabled at the United Nations Human Rights Council on promoting accountability and...

Jaffna Hindu holds 125 th annual ceremony

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The 125 th annual ceremony of Jaffna Hindu College was held in the Coomaraswamy Hall in the College. Principal Dayanantharasa presided. Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam was the Chief Guest....

Vavunatheewu Demo demands capital punishment for Vidya, Seya

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A demonstration was held in Vavunatheewu demanding capital punishment for killers of Vidya and Seya. The demonstrators handed over a petition to Secrtary of Pradesa Sabha S.Suthaharan and Accountant...

Nimal Siripala in Vavuniya

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Transport Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva visited Vavuniya on an inspection visit of the new bus stand under construction at a cost 104 million rupees. Officals of the Ministry of Transport, Central...

Resolution demanding vacation of 27 places grabbed by Police and Army in Vavuniya

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A resolution tabled by the Health Minister P.Sathiyalingam demanding the vacation of 27 places in 3 Divisional Secretary areas, currently occupied by the Police and the Army, was adopted in the NPC....

Bishop’s condition improved

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The Conditions of Mannar Bishop, who was afflicted  with paralysis, is much improved now, said the Dr.Pendan Giap, who is treating him in a Singapore Hospital. He is able walk with the help of a...

Herbal gardens to be established in several areas in North

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Herbal gardens similar to the one created at Kalmadhu Town should be established at several areas in the Province, said the CM,NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran, after opening a Sidtha Ayurvedic exhibition at...

National Schools Weight Lifting: Bronze won by Valvai Sithampara College Girls

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Bronze medals had been won by girls of the Valvai Sithampara College in the National Schools Weight Lifting Championship held at the Royal College,pollonnaruwa, last Saturday. In the Under – 19...

India plans to establish oil refinery in Trincomalee, Ranil informs Parliament

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Indian Firms are intending to set up an oil refinery at Trincomalee, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, while detailing the Parliament regarding his recent visit to India. He also said that...

Jaffna transforming into a place unsafe for women, says the DS, Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan

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It seems that Jaffna in transforming into an unsafe place for Jaffna. This is an unfortunate situation. All round cooperation is needed to prevent this, said the DS, Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan. He was...

Army consent to release further lands to people in Valli North

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The District Secretary, N.Vethanayagan announced yesterday that the Army had consented to release further areas in Valli North for the use of people. The 150 meter road leading from Santhai junction,...

Pope urges ‘humane’ US migrant response

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Speaking to a rare joint session, the Pope said immigrants should be treated “with the same passion and compassion with which we want to be treated”. In the same address, the pontiff...

Saudi king orders safety review

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Another 863 people were injured in the incident at Mina, which occurred as two million pilgrims were taking part in the Hajj’s last major rite. It is the deadliest incident to occur during the...

UNHRC Resolution in Sri Lanka: Jayalalitha urged to convene all-party meeting

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Indian PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday urged Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa to convene an all-party meeting to exert pressure on the Centre to bring out a resolution in the UNHRC,...

Exclusive working still of Ram Charan’s Bruce Lee

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Ram Charan and Rakul Preet Singh are busy shooting for their much awaited film Bruce Lee. And here’s one exclusive working still from the sets of the movie.

Deepika Padukone calls Ranbir Kapoor ‘bro’

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The Tamasha trailer launch was an event full of fun and fanfare. Both Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were at their wittiest best while interacting with the members from the media. When Ranbir...

Summon all-party meeting on Sri Lanka : Anbumany tells Jaya

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Patali Makkal Katchi leader Anbumani Ramadoss has called upon Chief Minister Jayalalitha to summon an all-party meeting for pressurizing the Centre to initiate a resolution in the UNHRC, demanding...

Nayan breaks her rule for Mammootty film

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Nayanthara has broken one of her rules for an upcoming Mammootty movie. The actress, who is very selective about her projects, does a Malayalam film only once every two years. But just for this year,...

UNHRC Resolution calls for ‘credible justice process’ with ‘Commonwealth and other foreign judges’ in Sri Lanka

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A resolution calling for a “credible justice process” with “Commonwealth and other foreign judges” in order to prosecute for mass atrocities committed during the final stages of the...

Sri Lanka insisting to include “military should be consulted with regard to Internal Mechanism” clause in the UN Resolution

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When the meeting of the member countries of the UNHRC for reviewing the resolution to be submitted was held on Tuesday, the Sri Lankan government demanded that several matters should be deleted from...

Suresh in Genva discusses with foreign diplomats

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EPRLF Leader Suresh Premachandran has held talks with foreign diplomats in Geneva urging support for international probe into war crimes. He is currently in Geneva and meeting diplomats from various...

Ajith’s ‘Thala 56’ title is ‘Vedhalam’

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The title of Ajith’s upcoming movie, which was tentatively named ‘Thala 56’ by his fans and the media, is announced as ‘Vedhalam’. The first look poster of the film was...

Selvam meets PM urges irrigation facilities for Mananar

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TELO Leader and TNA Parliamentraian Selvam Addaikalanathan met Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe and sought government assistance to develop irrigation facilities in Mannar. He lead a delegation of...

Seya’s murder suspect is arrested while hiding jungle

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A 32 year-old man, arrested yesterday in connection with the rape and murder of the 5-year-old Seya Sadewmi  had confessed to the rape and murder of the child, the Police said. Police spokesman SSP...