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This Government which has no concern about people’s welfare, also should be changed, JVP Leader in Jaffna

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`People living in several villages do not have enough drinking water. Several in difficulties in finding clean drinking water. Several people are suffering without adequate food to eat. The...

Land under control of the Army handed over to the Divisional Secretariat

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The Army Camp where the wine store and Janasala Computer Centre of the Army which was located near the Bus Stand in Mallavi town, which comes under Thunukkai DS Division has been vacated fully and...

India and Lanka ink MoU for promotion of fishing, farming in Hambantota

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A Memorandum of Understanding between India and Sri Lanka to support livelihood of the fishing and farming communities in Hambantota district. Y.K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India and W.M.M.R....

Wigneswaran meets victims of Killinochi fire

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Northern Province Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran met the victims of the Killinochi Marlket Complex fire, who were in a desperate plight, and consoled them. He was accompanied by the Chairman of...

Wigneswarn repeats his call for call for the self-determination of the Tamil people

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The Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran , is again reiterating his call for  greater devolution of power to the  Tamils’ homeland in the North and East of the Island,...

Why Trisha skipped “Nayagi” Promotions?

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Actress Trisha starrer movie Nayagi is set to hit the screens today. The film has already released in Tollywood has only got mixed response, and the actress has shown no interest in promoting the...

Suriya’s S3 not to release for Diwali? Here is why

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Suriya’s S3 is currently in shooting and the makers have already announced that the film will hit the screens for Diwali this year. But the latest reports suggest that the film may get...

Soundaraya Rajinikanth heading for Divorce ?

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According to reliable reports in the media, Soundarya Rajinikanth and Ashwin Ramkumar have filed for divorce at the family court in Chennai. Soundarya tied the knot with Ashwin, an industrialist and...

Jayalalithaa announces Amma marriage halls in Tamil Nadu

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Continuing her Amma brand of schemes, Tamil Nadu chief minister Jeyalalitha on Saturday announced construction of Amma marriage halls at 11 places in the state at an estimated cost of Rs 83...

Clinton security should be disarmed: Trump

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Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump is facing criticism after appearing to hint at the assassination of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for a second time. Mr Trump suggested Mrs...

Kilinochchi Public Market ablaze yesterday night, More than 75 shops gutted

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More than 75 shops were gutted yesterday night by a sudden fire which went ablaze yesterday night. The traders were in shocked by the loss of tens of millions worth of their merchandise going up in...

Speedy action to settle 250 families  in Navatkuli with housing

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250 families which have encroached into state lands in various places in Jaffna District will be settled soon in Navatkuli , and activities for providing with housing will be commenced next month,...

No “I Northerner …. you Easterner” , Lets’ join together  by Tamil, says NPC CM, in the East

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While saying that we should learn thoroughly our mother tongue before trying to get expert knowledge in other languages. Otherwise we will become hybrid rowdies, the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran also said...

Action taken to raise the standard of Northern Province Ambulance Service to International level

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The Department of Health of the Northern Province is operating an ambulance service from this January. Ambulance service is available 24 hours during accidents and other calamities. Currently...

Sarathkumara takes over as the Senior DIG of the Nort

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H.A.A.Sarathkumara has been appointed as the Senior Deputy Inspector General of the Northern Province and he took over his duties yesterday at his office in Kankesanthurai with blessings from...

Anitha of Mahajana breaks National record Pole vaulting to 3.35 meters

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J.Anitha of Mahajana College competing in the under 20 age group Pole-vault event, jumped to  height of 3.35 meter winning a Gold medal breaking the existing record of 3.34 Meters established by...

Sri Lanka to lift on-arrival visa restrictions for Bangladeshis

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Amid diplomatic tension over stopping visa on arrival facilities for Bangladesh citizens, Sri Lanka yesterday announced to withdraw its plan and continue issuing the previous facility. Harsha de...

Agreement signed to construct the Cultural Center in Jaffna at a cost of 1.7 billion from India

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The signing of an agreement for the construction of a Cultural Centre in Jaffna, was held yesterday in Colombo.This event was held in the Indian Embassy in Colombo. The Deputy Commissioner for India,...

Pallimunai lands cannot be released & lands needed for the Navy: Defence Secretary

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the 25-house scheme lands at Palimunai, Mannar could not be released .The security of the Navy is essential in combating drugs smuggling. The Navy Camp could not be removed from there, the Secretary...

Thileepan remembered in Jaffna

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The commemoration of the death of Lt. Col. Thileepan, a senior leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam who fasted unto death in a campaign during September 15-26, 1987, was observed today  at...

Bus-van collision kills four in Kilinochchi

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Four people killed in road accident involving private bus and  van carrying people  at Palai, Kilinochchi. Police said the accident happened at around 5.45am this morning (15). A van traveling from...

More Medals to North in the National Schools Championships

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Dilauan of the Mahajana college, Jaffna won a Gold medal in Pole vaulting to a height of 4.30 meter in The Sri Lanka School Track and Field Sports Federation championship held at Thiyagama Mahindha...

13% woman-leadership Families in Vavuniya

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Out of the families living Vavuniya 13% are woman-leadership families. The four Divisional Secretary’s areas in Vavuniya consist of 54,622 families and 6,893 of them are led by women, reveals...

Kakkaitheevu Plastic re-cycling plant ready to send its first consignment of crushed plastic

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The Kakkaitheevu Plastic Re-cycling plant which was established by Jaffna Municipal Council around 90 days ago is ready to send its first consignment 1,500 Kg. of crushed plastic to Colombo, said...

S.Thurairajah appointed as Appeal Court Judge

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Sithambarapillai Thurairajah will be taking his oath as an Appeal Court Judge at noon today, before the President, Maithripala Sirisena. Sithambarapillai Thurairajah, who took his oath as an Attorney...

Modi to mark birthday with tribals, differently-abled in Gujarat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 66th birthday with tribals in Limkheda and the differently-abled in Navsari after meeting his mother in Gandhinagar on Saturday. “In Navsari, he [Mr....

Here is what Kamalhaasan said about Cauvery Water Issue

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Actor Kamalhaasan has finally opened up about the Cauvery Water sharing issues between Tamilnadu and Karnataka. The actor has tweeted that “Rivers orginated well before the human race started...

Udhayanithi’s next gets a title

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Actor Udhayanithi Stalin’s next project with director Ezhil is currently in progress, and the team has now announced the title. “Saravama Irukka Bayamaen” will be the title and the...

Director Maniratnam’s next after Kaatru Veliyidai

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Ace director ManiRatnam is currently busy in helming Kaatru Veliyidai starring Karthi, Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles. After completing this movie, he will reportedly be joining hands with Ram...

T20: English counties vote for new eight-team competition

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A new eight-team Twenty20 competition is set to be introduced into English domestic cricket. The decision to advance the proposal, one of five options on the table, passed by a majority vote at...

Rio 2016 Paralympics: Dame Sarah Storey and Hannah Cockroft win gold

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Dame Sarah Storey and Hannah Cockroft both won their second golds of the Rio Paralympics, as GB surpassed their London 2012 total on day seven. ParalympicsGB’s nine golds on Wednesday took...

Juncker proposes EU military headquarters

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The European Union needs a military headquarters to work towards a common military force, the Commission president has told MEPs in Strasbourg. Jean-Claude Juncker said the lack of a “permanent...

Syria ceasefire: UN’s Ban Ki-moon makes aid plea

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Russia and the US to push all warring sides in Syria to allow safe passage for desperately needed aid. Lorries with a month’s food supply for 40,000...

Brazil ex-president Lula and wife face charges in corruption scandal

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Federal prosecutors in Brazil have asked a judge to file corruption charges against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The prosecutors had been investigating whether Lula and his wife...

Wiggins and Froome medical records released by ‘Russian hackers’

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Hackers allegedly from Russia have released more athletes’ medical files stolen from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada). The athletes include British cyclists Sir Bradley Wiggins, who won a...

Chandrika briefs diplomats on reconciliation initiatives

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Chairperson of the Office for National Unity & Reconciliation (ONUR) Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge briefed the members of the diplomatic community on the status of reconciliation initiatives...

Trinco-Jaffna bus meets with accident; 7 passengers injured

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Seven passengers were injured sequel to the Trincomalee-Jaffna bus meeting with an accident in Kanniya in the early hours of Septemeber 13, reports say. The injured passengers are receiving treatment...

90 Lankan refugees return to the island

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Sri Lankan refugees in India numbering 90 individuals returned to the island recently. They had earlier fled to Tamil Nadu, India during the conflict period. Their return to the country is under the...

Australia to not soften its policy on asylum seekers, refugees

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The Australian Government says that it does not intend to soften its policy relating to asylum seekers and refugees because the people smugglers are still there in Indonesia, and in Sri Lanka and...

Pannavedduvan people appeal to resettle them in their own village

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The people of Pannavedduvan of Madu Divisional Secretary’s area in Mannar District, who have been displaced for a long time from their village had appealed to the Minister of resettlement, to...

Wife of Lt. Col. Kalaiyalahan summoned by TID

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The wife of Lt. Col. Kalaiyalahan, who was the LTTE Commander for Northern front, has been summoned in writing to TID for inquiries. The TID has placed charges against her that,  the wife of...

Three suspects of Attack on Jaffna courts arrested by CID coming in a White Van, after the case

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Tension prevailed in  Jaffna Courts complex after three suspects of the attack on Jaffna court case were arrested by Colombo CID, who came in a white van. Jaffna Court Complex was attacked  on last...

” Muthamizh Vizha” in Batticaloa under aegis of Tamil People’s Council commence tomorrow

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A grand ” Muthamizh Vizha” under the organization of the TPC cultural Sub-Committee, with the participation Northern, Eastern and up-country artists  is to commence tomorrow in...

Indian team for Russia in hunt for submarine

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India and Russia will undertake advanced discussions this week on the leasing of a second nuclear attack submarine which have been ongoing for a while. An Indian delegation is heading to Russia in...

PM appeals for peace in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appealed for calm in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu after violence erupted over the Cauvery water release, saying that he was “personally pained at the...

Vijay Sethupathi makes a appeal to the Protestors

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Actor Vijay Sethupathi has made a heart touching appeal to all the common people to not to lost temper and act sensitively in the Cauvery Water issues. He says that it was the work of the politicians...

Onam Special gift for all Vijay Fans in Kerala

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Actor Vijay has a good fanbase in Kerala, and most of his film get record collecions in the state. Meanwhile, his fans in Kerala will now have a Onam special gift. 2014 film Jilla – the film...

These photos of Suriya teaching Jyothika to ride a bike, will be the cutest thing you watch today

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Actor Suriya and Jyothika make a make a great couple, and the duo got marriage got married in 2016, after falling in love while working together in movies. The couple was recently spotted in the...

Harry Kane says English contingent will help Tottenham settle at Wembley

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Harry Kane says Tottenham’s English contingent can ensure Wembley becomes a home away from home in the Champions League. Spurs return to Europe’s elite club competition on Wednesday when...

West Indies announce departure of World Cup-winning coach Phil Simmons

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West Indies have announced Phil Simmons’ departure as coach five months after their World T20 title triumph. The 53-year-old has endured a difficult time since leaving his post as the head...