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Figures prove that Simbu’s ‘AYM’ is a clear Hit

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The film released after so much of delays and uncertainties. Till the last minute of release the makers were facing struggles and negotiations were conducted till few hours before the film hit the...

Trisha and Hansika lose something precious

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Actresses Trisha and Hansika the two leading heroines of Kollywood face a common problem at present. Their mobile phones have been hacked due to which they have lost all their contacts.Trisha...

Killing of Jaffna students; remand of 5 police officers extended

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  The remand of the five Police officers, suspected of involvement in the 21 October shooting of two Jaffna University students, in Kokuvil, Jaffna has been extended till Dec 2 by Jaffna Acting...

Tamil leaders reject Mittal’s overpriced steel houses for the war-hi

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Sri Lanka’s Tamil leaders have rejected a proposed ArcelorMittal housing project for the war-affected in the North and East, deeming its cost and design unsuitable for the region, The Hindu...

National Anthem Could be Sung in Tamil , rules the Supreme Court

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A case of violation of basic human Rights filed against the singing of National Anthem in Tamil was dismissed without hearing yesterday by the Sri Lankan Supreme Court. The Supreme court pointed out...

10th year Commemoration of 5 students of Agricultural College, Vavuniya, massacred by the Army

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1000th anniversary of the killing by Army of the 5 students of Agricultural College, Vavuniya, was held yesterday at the Vavuniya Agricultural College. on 18th of November,2006 , while the the...

Former Army Commanders withdraw defamatory cases for 1,200 Million from Uthayan, Pay costs

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Two former Commanders of the Sri Lankan Army, who had filed defamatory cases against the Jaffna based News Paper for a total of 1,200 Million, withdrew their cases yesterday paying all costs to date....

Evil forces attempting to disrupt education in the North : CM, NPC

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The Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council, C.V.Wigneswaran accused yesterday that, unwanted evil forces are intensively attempting to disrupt the education of the Northern students. Although...

The Resettlement of Muslim people in the North should be expedited : Sampanthan

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While saying that an extensive project has to be planned by the government for the North , the leader of the opposition, Era Sampanthan also said that the Resettlement of the Muslims in the North...

Indian Fisher men destroy nets of Mannar Fishermen , 4Million lost, Mannar Fishermen

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Fishing nets said by Fishermen of Thalvupadu Mannar have been destroyed by Indian Fishermen and the they have robbed large amounts of the nets of Mannar Fishermen. Our livelihood is affected, said...

Some people in the East conspiring to create ethnic tension in the East

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The attempts to create a massive ethnic problem in the East, in an orchestrated manner are undertaken by some people of the east. Some politicians also are colluding in this conspiracy, the CM of...

Only 1/3 of the allocated funds from budget received, danger of large crisis ahead, Chief Secretary

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The Chief Secretary of the Northern Province, A Pathinathan said that, out of the allocation for the Northern in the budget for the current year, only 34% of the allocations have been received so...

Trouble Tamil’s Water – The Scientific understanding for Palk Bay fishing

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Dr.C.S. Jamunanantha ( SMO, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna) Poaching in Sri Lankan waters by Indian fishermen is being observed. There are more than Five thousand fishermen have been arrested and...

TID accuses arrested persons as re-organizing LTTE

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The TID yesterday said in courts that the persons arrested in the North had engaged in re-organization of LTTE. 11 persons arrested from the North were produced in the courts for the second time...

70 Kgs. of Ganja smuggled from Mathagal to Colombo captured at Vavuniya

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70 Kgs. of Kerala Ganja which was being smuggled from Mathagal in Jaffna to Colombo was captured at Nochchimodai in Vavuniya day before yesterday mid-night. 8 suspects who were suspected of being...

Are you living in this distressing condition for 26 years, people from Matara ask Transit camp inmates with anxiety

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The  people from places in the deep South like Matara, who visited the North under the aegis of Reconciliation group was so affected by the condition in which the inmates of Sabapathy pillai transit...

Tension again due to Sumanarathna Thero trying to establish a vihare in a private land in Pankuda veli located on Badulla –Chenkaldi Road

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Tension was caused again by Sumanarathne’s Thero rowdiness in Batticaloa, by him forcing into a private land, which had a Bo tree within its premises. Saying that there are Buddhist remains to...

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 If the Dead could be commemorated in the South, it should be also possible to do it in the North: Minister Vajira. Aavaa group is not connected to terrorism. 62 had been identified with 32 already...

We want the right to commemorate Maveerars: TNA demands in the Parliament

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The parliament should grant the right to the Tamil people to commemorate their Maveerars and the people killed in the war, during the holy month of November, said TNA MP Sivasakthy Ananthan in the...

Did money change hands in the escapade of Swiss Kumar of Vidya Murder case?

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Police has sought the permission of the court for examining the Bank accounts of one of the Main suspect in the Pugudutheevu Student, Vidya’s Rape- Murder case, Swiss Kumar, to determine...

Protest demonstration in Batticaloa demanding immediate Arrest of filth belching Sumanaratne Thero, yesterday

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A large demonstration was held yesterday in Batticaloa demanding to arrest the Ampitiya Sumanratne Thero immediately. The demonstration was held front of the Paddipalai Divisional Office and the...

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Save Buddhism from a few Buddhist monks : Mano Ganesan Racism against the Tamils in the deeps of the minds of Chauvinism : Global Eelam Tamils Council. Wimal weerawansa grilled yesterday by FCID Good...

CM recommends to take Leader of the opposition Thavarasa into the Statutory group

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The Chief Minister of the NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran has recommended to the leader of the house C.V.K.Sivagnnam to take in the Opposition Leader into the Statute group. The NPC has a Ministers level...

Next stage of land release is not possible immediately, Army renovating fence : Rajeevan

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The Army is putting up fences of the boundaries of lands released recently by the President. Hence the stage of land release will not be possible immediately said the President of the Vali North...

We will know the details of Political Solution before the end of December : Sumanthiran

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As per Sampanthan  said, we will know what is going to be the Political solution, before the end of December, said TNA spokesman MP, M.A.Sumanthiran in Kilinochchi. He was participating in the...

Barack Obama cautions Donald Trump against undoing of Iran, Paris deals

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Outgoing US President Barack Obama has cautioned his successor Donald Trump against undoing of international decisions like the Iranian nuclear deal and the Paris climate change agreement, saying a...

Donald Trump, Vladmir Putin agree to work together to mend ties

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US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday spoke over phone for the first time and agreed on the need for jointly working to normalise “extremely unsatisfactory...

Israel President Reuven Rivlin to hold talks with PM Narendra Modi

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Israel President Reuven Rivlin, who arrived in New Delhi on an eight-day official visit to India, will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday — the focus of which is...

PM Narendra Modi on demonetisation: Kadak like my chai, rich don’t like it

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Hitting back at the Congress and other Opposition parties for opposing his government’s move to demonetise higher denomination currency notes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday urged people to...

“Why 80%people have to suffer “- Vijay opens up on Demonetization

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Film industry celebrities have slowly started expressing their opinion about Indian PM Narendra Modi’s bold announcement on demonetization and its effects on the common man. While initially...

Vijay Antony’s next to be a sequel

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Actor-music director Vijay Antony’s ‘Saithan’ is expected to release soon. The film has garnered a huge expectation among audience, especially due to the fact that the unassuming...

First Bamboo cultivation in Sri Lanka in Vavuniya with 1,000 saplings from India

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1,000 Bamboo saplings brought from India, have been planted in Vavuniya, this being the first Bamboo Cultivation in Sri Lanka. In an inaugural Bamboo planting ceremony held at Periyar kulam in...

High economical Losses without grazing ground: Mulankavil Cattle Breeders

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No grazing is available for more than 3,000 cattle in Mulankavil of the Kilinochchi District. During the sowing period theses cattle had to be moved to Illuppaikadavai, 20 Km. away, said T. A....

Action should be taken against Sumanarathne Thero, behaving indecently: Ariyanenthiran, Ex.MP

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I strongly condemn the barbaric behavior of the saffron robed Ampitiya Sumanarathna Thero of the Batticaloa Vihare. This indecent Bikku is a curse on Batticaloa, P.Ariyanenthiran, Ex-MP of the...

Tamil people are demanding to remove the vihares constructed by the Army: says Srithunga Jayasooriya

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The Tamil people have not asked to remove neither the Vihare at Nainatheevu nor the vihare in Jaffna. Tamil people are calling for the removal of vihares constructed in areas where no Sinhalese...

Two killed as powerful earthquake strikes New Zealand

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A powerful earthquake that rocked New Zealand on Monday triggered landslides and a small tsunami, cracked apart roads and homes and left two people dead, but largely spared the country the...

Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

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President-elect Donald Trump made his first two key personnel appointments on Sunday, one an overture to Republican circles by naming GOP chief Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff, the...

FinMin to allow ATM withdrawals up to Rs. 2,500 per day

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The Finance Ministry on Sunday announced increased limits for ATM withdrawals and currency exchanges ahead of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise...

Israel President arrives in Mumbai on 6-day visit

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Israel President Reuven Rivlin arrived in Mumbai on Monday morning on a six-day visit to India to further strengthen bilateral ties.Mr. Rivlin, who landed at the Mumbai airport with a large...

Nobody can settle in Kokkilai without proper ownership documents, says the Divisional Secretary

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The Karaithuraipattu Divisional Secretary has proclaimed a strict order that the southern people who are trying to settle in Kokkilai and build buildings should have proper documents or give up the...

News Bits…

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* Democrats who helped to defeat Tigers have won: Mahindha Rajapakse. * TNA can drink young Coconuts now: Gotabhaya, commenting on Sivjilinkam’s coconut smashing for Clary Clington’s  victory....

We shall travel with Trump to win the rights of the Tamils , says Sampanthan

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We shall take all action to win the rights of the Tamils, to get justice joining with the newly elected American President, Donald Trump, said the Leader of the TNA, and Leader of the opposition, Era...

TNA’s wrath turns on the Government due to its indifference

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Heated criticism was placed forward at the TNA’s parliamentary group, that the Maithri – Ranil Government is acting  with an indifferent attitude towards the TNA. A decision was taken there to...

1,328,505 litre of liquor sold in Vavuniya over the last 10 months : the Excise Department

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The Vavuniya District Excise Department has announced that 1,328,505 litre of liquor sold in Vavuniya over  the last 10 months. 1,328,505 litre of liquor had been sold in Vavuniya District over ...

A signature campaign in Jaffna today for the release of TPPs

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The Vadamarachchi Catholic Federation has invited all factions to participate in a signature campaign for the unconditional release of the Tamil Political Prisoners, organized by them in the Jaffna...

Memorial service for devotees killed in aerial bombing on St. James Church, Kurunagar, Jaffna

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In an aerial attack carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force on the St, James’ Church in Kurunagar, on 1993.11.13,the church was badly damaged and 9 devotees who were praying inside were killed...

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We did not form government making agreements with Prabaharan : Ranil It is my duty to provide solution to the problems of Tamils : President Maithripala. Draft the new constitution in Sinhala first :...

Controversial Buddha statue will be removed in a week, Ranil Promise to Rauff Hakeem

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The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has promised to the Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and Minister that the controversial Buddha statue which was installed by force in Mayakali Malai,...

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Hybrid mechanism is necessary for War crimes investigation : International Amnesty. No change in policy on Sri Lanka : American Ambassdor, Athul Kesap. Conspiracy to sow enemity and degenerate the...

Massed military : Ganja Smuggling : Fence grazing the crop? : CM raise suspicion

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In a context where 150,000 army augumented by Navy and Air Force roaming around the North, how does the ganja is brought into Jaffna?, the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran...