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Consent by Forest Department to release 200 acre claimed in Othiyamalai, by the people

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The Forest Department has agreed to release 200 acre claimed by the people out of the total 400 acre acquired by them, said the Odduchuddan Divisional Secretary, Y.Arirthanan. “The agricultural...

Jaffna District Secretary calls for observing 2 minutes silence for Disaster Victims on 26th

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The Jaffna District Secretary, N.Vethanayagan has put out a call for observing 2 minutes silence on 26/12/2016 from 9.25 to 9.27 a.m., for those people who are killed in Disasters like Tsunami....

Northern Province will not consent to Development Act: CM announces in the house

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The Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council, C.V.Wignewaran announced yesterday in the house that the Northern Provincial will never agree to the Draft of the Development Special Provisions...

Medal haul by North in National Weight lifting

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National Weight lifting Championship for Junior and Senior Youth is being conducted  by the Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Association at International Weight Lifting Centre in Pollonaruwa. Four medals...

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Medal to North in National Weight lifting

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Four medals including a gold were won by Northern athletes in the National Weight lifting Championship for Junior and Senior Youth held by the Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Association at International...

Tamils have the right to commemorate Maveerar Day : Minister Vajira Abeywardene, in Poonagary

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Some people have the question whether the Maveerar Day could be commemorated. But you can commemorate Maveerar Day. There is no question in it, said the Minister of Public Services and Local...

Some people are blocking the construction of Modern Operation Theatre, JTH : Sugirthan, MPc.

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Some people are trying to block the building complex including a modern Operating Theatre in Jaffna Teaching at a cost of 720 Million rupees. This project which will be beneficial to the people of...

TNA will not support Development Act : TNA Spokesman, Sumanthiran

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We cannot support activities to reduce or grab the powers of Provincial Councils, the TNA has had categorically stated. Development Special Provisions Draft Act had been sent for obtaining the...

See who are all in the Guestlist of 2.0 First Look Launch event

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Rajinikanth’s 2.0 first look launch event is scheduled on 20th November at 5 PM in Mumbai. The entire cast and crew of the movie including Shankar, Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson,...

Bus Drivers are protesting against Rajinikanth! Here is why

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The recent announcement on demonitisation of old 500, 1000 Rupee notes has badly affected the nation. Superstar Rajinikanth seems not to be an exception. Though Rajini openly welcomed the move by...

No parking space, no car: Centre proposes new rule

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Want to buy a car? Find parking first or else your new vehicle may not be registered. The centre is planning to introduce a much-needed rule which would make it mandatory to produce proof that you...

Ravichandran Ashwin is ICC player of year, Alastair Cook captains team of 2016

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India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the International Cricket Council’s world player of the year. The 30-year-old is the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy and is...

Aleppo battle: Syrian city ‘back under government control’

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The Syrian army says it has retaken full control of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of rebels. In a statement, the army said it had “returned security to Aleppo” and...

Egypt delays UN resolution on Israel as Trump raises concerns

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Egypt has suddenly delayed a vote on its UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in the West Bank as Donald Trump made his opposition clear. A US official told the BBC that it had been...

Killinochchi demo against Pre-fabricated houses

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A demonstration was held opposite the Killinochchi Secretariat protesting against the move to provide pre-fabricated houses to the people on the initiatives of the Ministry of Rehabilitation....

Indian Fishers forum seeks release of boats in Sri Lankan custody

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The National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) has urged the External Affairs Ministry to take up the release of 121 boats of fishermen in Sri Lankan custody at the Indo-Sri Lanka joint working group on...

17 Indian Fishermen Arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

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Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested 17 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two separate incidents on charges of fishing in their territorial waters. While 13 of the fishermen belonged to Rameswaram, the others...

See how Simbu is promoting GV Prakash’s Bruce Lee

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G.V.Prakash starrer Bruce Lee is gearing up for Pongal 2017 release. The makers are now gearing up for the promotions of the movie. Kickstarting the promotion, the trailer of the movie will be...

Alviro Petersen: Former South Africa batsman banned for two years

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Former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has been banned for two years after admitting he attempted to cover up match-fixing by others. But charges of match-fixing against Petersen, who has spent...

Faf du Plessis: South Africa captain loses appeal against ball-tampering conviction

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has lost his appeal against his ball-tampering conviction. Du Plessis was found guilty in November after footage appeared to show the 32-year-old licking his...

IS conflict: 14 Turkish soldiers dead in worst day’s loss yet

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Fourteen Turkish soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria, the Turkish army said. Wednesday’s clashes happened in the town of al-Bab, which Turkey...

Syria conflict: Aleppo evacuations resume after 24-hour delay

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The final phase of the evacuation of rebel-held eastern districts of the Syrian city of Aleppo has restarted, after being stalled for a day. Syrian state TV broadcast pictures of buses leaving the...

Development Projects with 3,270 Million allocation in Mullaitheevu District : District Secretary

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The Mulaitheevu District Secretary Mrs. Rupa Ketheeswaran said yesterday that Development projects are being undertaken in Mulaitheevu District with an allocation of 3,270 Million rupees. The last...

Studies at the Technological Faculty of Jaffna University located at Kilinochchi commence

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Study courses at the Kilinochchi Faculty of Tchnology of the Jaffna University commenced yesterday. In a context where Agricultural and Engineering faculties of the Jaffna  are already operating...

Mawai expresses hope that Resettlement will be completed with the release of Myliddy Harbor

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The Secretary of TNA, Mawai Senathyrasa said yesterday that the a consensus has been reached with the  President and the Prime Minister on their opinion that the resettlement will be completed only...

Army undertaking plans behind the screen to acquire state lands legally : CM, Wigneswaran

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The Chief Minister of Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran has warned that the Army which is having large extents of people’s lands under its control is undertaking plans behind the screen to...

Kareena Kapoor and Saif ali khan blessed with a Baby

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The popular celebrity duo Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan have been blessed with a baby boy today, 20th of December. Allegedly both the mother and the boy are doing well. As per reports, the couple...

Heroine Finalized For Santhanam-Selvaragavan Movie

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Santhanam currently working in Selvaragavan’s project. In this movie tittle is Mannavan Vanthanadi. Now our colsed source said Taapsee Pannu is most likely to play Santhanam’s love interest...

With fakes flooding the market, how to tell if new Rs 500 or 2,000 note is real?

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In the past month at least three major incidents of the Rs 2,000 notes being fake have come to light. On Tuesday the Bengaluru police arrested four persons for circulating photocopied Rs 2,000 notes....

Your best moment of 2016: Ben Stokes’ fastest double century tops our rankings

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Once again it’s been an action-packed year of cricket, but what was your favourite moment? BBC Sport and BBC Radio 5 live asked you to pick your highlights and these, as revealed during the...

Berlin attack: So-called Islamic State claims responsibility

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So-called Islamic State (IS) has said one of its militants carried out the lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market, which left 12 people dead. The identity of the attacker has not been established...

ozens killed in Mexico fireworks blast

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An explosion at a fireworks market outside Mexico City has killed at least 26 people, officials say. Dozens of other people were injured as the blast hit the San Pablito fireworks market, about 20...

Accident victims remembered at Sangathanai. 11 flames lighted in their memory by local people

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11 flames were lighted at Sankaththanai in remembrance of 11 Sinhalese people, killed in an accident last Saturday. Large number of local people participated in this event. It is notable that a...

I consider the Dawn of the Tamil People’s Council as a will of the Almighty, says C.V.Wigneswaran

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While saying that, “I consider the dawn of Tamil People’s Council as a will of the Almighty. I take much pleasure in participating in this great meeting on the completion of one year in...

Jaffna Teaching Hospital creates Medical record: Bent spine of a girl straightened

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The Jaffna teaching Hospital circles said that a girl afflicted with Scoliosis was operated on and bend in her spine was corrected. The bend spine of the girl has been straightened by operation...

Naranthanai convicts still members of EPDP, If arrested bring them here, Challenges Doughlas Devananda

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Sebastian Ramesh alias Napoleon and Nadarasa Mathanarasa who have been sentenced to double death sentences for the attacking members of TNA in 2001and causing death to 2 persons and injuring 21  are...

Vavuniya police rescue 60 years woman locked up for 8 days

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A 60 years old woman who was locked up in a house at Krumankadu on Kalikovil road, in Vavuniya, alone was rescued by Vavuniya Police yesterday and admitted to hospital. This incident occurred at...

Exhibiting war weapons captured from Liberation Tigers

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An Exhibition to exhibit the war weapons captured from  the LTTE has been opened at Cholai area lying between Valaignar Madam and Iraddai Vaikkal coming under Karaithuraipattu Divisional...

Attack on Hindu Temple, ‘Sivalingam’ broken and thrown away in Valaichenai, Baticaloa

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The ‘Sivalingam’ which was kept in the Vasantha Mandapam of the Vahanary, Sri Sithi Vinayagar Temple, which come under the Valaichenai Police Division, has been uprooted and thrown away,...

Relatives of accident victims thank Tamil brethren and Hospital staff for help. Bodies taken to south in special flight

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The bodies of 10 victims of the horrible accident at Chavakacheri  were taken  to south in a special flight provided by the Air Force and one body was taken in a vehicle. 10 people from Mathampai...

Actress Pooja Secretly Married to Sri Lankan Business Man

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How many songs in Vijay’s ‘Bairavaa’ album?

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Fans expectation on Vijay’s Bairavaa film is high. Every day there’s a special news coming from Bairavaa team. Film will be releasing on Pongal special and the audio launch function will...

Danny Rose scored the winner as Tottenham came from behind to beat Burnley in controversial circumstances in the Premier League

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Substitute Moussa Sissoko was given only a yellow card for a high, late tackle on Stephen Ward, before putting Rose through on goal in the next move, as the full-back smashed home at the near post....

Australia v Pakistan: Tourists fall short of world record run chase

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Pakistan fell short of completing a world record run chase in the first Test against Australia in Brisbane. The tourists, set a target of 490, began the final day on 382-8 and were on target for a...

Jordan gun attacks: Stand-off with armed men in Karak ends

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Jordanian security forces say they have killed four gunmen after flushing them out of a historic hilltop castle in the city of Karak. The gunmen had fled to the castle after a shooting spree that...

Aleppo battle: Hundreds leave Syria city as evacuations resume

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Evacuations have resumed from east Aleppo, with buses and ambulances leaving rebel areas of the Syrian city, a UN official says. At least 350 people reportedly left rebel enclaves in convoys late on...

17 kilos of Ganja washed ashore in Neduntheevu

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Police said that 17 kilos of Ganja were washed ashore in Neduntheevu in Jaffna. On a tip-off police had gone to Ottai Panayadi, and there they have found 17 kilos of Ganja washed ashore in  a...

Fishlings  deposited in Kaddukkarai kulam in Mannar under Provincial Fisheries Ministry’s Plan

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As per Provincial Minister of Fisheries plan to encourage the livelihood of Northern Province fresh water fishermen’s Associations, 450,000 fishlets and 1,200,000 young prawns were already released...

Work on developing Point Pedro harbour begins

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The ground work for the development of Point Pedro has been commenced. The Minister of Fisheries, Mahinda Amaraweera made a visit to Point Pedro to study about the development of the Point Pedro...