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Amparai journalists visit Mullaitheevu strugglers to express their support

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The Journalists from Amparai visited the people who are on a non-violent struggle to express their support.Journalist of the Amparai journalists Federation went and met the strugglers at Kepapulavu...

Northern Unemployed Graduates commence a struggle yesterday in front of District Secretariat

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Northern Graduates without government employment commenced a struggle in front of the Jaffna District Secretariat yesterday. They said that they will continue the struggle day and night until their...

Sampanthan’s statement is stupid: condemns Suresh Premachandran

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When all the Tamil people and the eight MPs of the TNA  are with a view that the UN should not give any more time to Sri Lanka Government,  Sampanthan’s opinion that the government should be...

Maithri assures TNA that Pilakudiyiruppu Lands will be released within 3 days

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The President Maithripala Sirisena has assured in person to TNA that the lands of people in Puthukudiyiruppu and Pilakudiyiruppu will be released within 3 days. He had also issued necessary orders to...

Doubts over death of Kerala IS operative in drone strike

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Two days after it was claimed that Hafeezuddin, the Kerala youth suspected to have joined the Islamic State had died, the police are still verifying the details. The National Investigation Agency and...

Kabali was a huge loss, claims another Distributor

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Superstar Rajinikanth’s Kabali was considered a huge hit last year with boxoffice reports claiming it to have crossed 100 Cr. mark within 3 days. But the statements from those who distributed...

Kajal Aggarwal replaces Nayanthara?

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Nayanthara, the much sought after actress in Kollywood has plenty of projects in her kitty. The list includes Dora, Imaikaa Nodigal, Velaikkaran, Aramm, Kolaiyuthir Kaalam etc. She was earlier said...

The real anti-Nationals! Arvind Swamy slams Corrupt Politicians

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Actor Arvind Swamy has become a social media junkie nowadays. You migh have come across the news about him criticising the dirty tactics done by politicians at the time of crisis in TN politics. Now...

England in West Indies 2017: Eoin Morgan stars in warm-up win

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Captain Eoin Morgan top-scored with 95 as England warmed up for their three-match one-day series in the West Indies with a 117-run win over a Vice Chancellor’s XI. After being asked to bat...

Virender Sehwag: Former India cricketer ‘trolls’ student

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Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag is being accused of trolling a student on Twitter. Gurmehar Kaur has been receiving threats and abuse after her campaign against a right-wing student union....

Syria al-Qaeda leader ‘targeted in strike on car’

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The deputy leader of al-Qaeda was the target of an air strike in the Syrian province of Idlib on Sunday, according to unconfirmed reports. It is not clear whether Abu al-Khayr al-Masri survived the...

Trump lays out hike in military spending

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US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by 10% in his proposed budget plan for 2018. The blueprint will increase defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) but seeks to recoup that sum...

Advocacy at the United Nations

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Editorial  Once again the United Nations human rights council will discuss Sri Lanka on its agenda, once again the Sri Lankan government will seek for time and space to conduct its own...

Sinhala and Muslim people support the struggle in Vavuniya for the missing persons

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The  cycling fasting of relatives of Missing persons was held for the 3rd day. Sinhala and Muslim people who came from the South supported them. The wife of missing journalist Prageeth Ekneligoda...

Juvenile Beach de mer production centre at Oolaiththoduvai at a cost of 180 Million.

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The first ever young Beach-de-mer production will be established at Oolaithoduwai coming under Mannar District Secretary’s area. The foundation stone of this One acre facility will be set up with...

Popular Tamil Eelam singer Santhan goes to meet his creator

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The popular Tamil Eelam singer of the LTTE era, S.J.Santhan Santhan  died of double kidney failure yesterday, while being treated at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, the Director of the JTH,...

Prof. Siri Satkunarasa leading in the voting for election of Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna

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In election held to elect the VC of the University of Jaffna, Prof. Siri Satkunarasa led the voting with 17 votes.  This election was held in the University of Jaffna yesterday. DoF- Science, Prof....

Hot wheels! Chennai police seize super cars for illegal racing

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The Kanathur police station in Chennai attracted massive attention on Sunday as 10 imported cars including two Lamborghinis, a Ferrari and Mercedes were seen parked outside. The cars were seized by...

Remove Jaya’s photos from TN state buildings, HC petitioned

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The Madras High Court on Monday will hear two petitions filed seeking removal of Jayalalithaa’s portraits from government offices as well as on welfare scheme products. Two public interest...

Finally! Shruti Haasan opens up about her relationship

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Actress Shruti Haasan was in the news few days ago claiming that she is in relationship with London based actor Michael Corsale. Though gossip about actor’s personal life isn’t a...

After Bhavana, actress Sandhya reveals about sexual abuse she faced

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The abduction of actress Bhavana has shocked all film fraternity in India and the police has already arrested the accused, after the outrage brokeout. Later Tamil actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar has...

Vaikkom Vijayalakshmi’s Marriage Cancelled! Is this the reason?

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Singer Vaikkom Vijayalakshmi has attracted the music lovers with her distinctive voice. She got engaged to a Kerala based music composer Santhosh last year, and their marriage was scheduled to be...

Marlon Samuels: Derbyshire withdraw interest in West Indies all-rounder

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Derbyshire say they are no longer interested in signing West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels, after making initial contact with the player. Samuels has played 71 Tests and 238 limited-overs...

England in West Indies 2017: Eoin Morgan stars in warm-up win

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Captain Eoin Morgan top-scored with 95 as England warmed up for their three-match one-day series in the West Indies with a 117-run win over a Vice Chancellor’s XI. After being asked to bat...

Mosul battle: Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in Iraq

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A Kurdish reporter has been killed while covering on the battle for Mosul in Iraq. Shifa Gardi, who worked for Iraqi Kurdish channel Rudaw, was killed by a roadside bomb as she covered the advance of...

Syria: Twin attacks on Homs security bases kill dozens

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Gunmen and suicide bombers have attacked security bases in Homes, western Syria, killing at least 32. State TV said the local head of military intelligence was among the dead and some reports say...

Millions without water in Chile capital, Santiago

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Rainstorms and landslides in Chile have contaminated a major river forcing the authorities to cut off drinking water to four million people in the capital, Santiago. Officials said the water supply...

Prof. Sam Thiyagalingam not allowed to contest the election for VC, University of Jaffna

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In a context where Prof. Sam Thiyagalingam has applied for contesting in the Election for electing the VC of the University of Jaffna, heavy debates have taken place in the meeting as to whether to...

Genocide was perpetrated in Eelam because of the cowardice of the Thamizhaka Tamils, say Director Pukalenthy Thangaraj

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While saying that the Cowardice of the Thamizhaka Tamils was the reason behind the Genocide perpetrated against the Eelam Tamils, Pukalenthy Thangaraj, a South Indian Director, also said that then...

Transgression of Indian Fishermen & 4 Million worth of nets of Vadamaradchchi Fishermen destroyed

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Tension prevailed in Vamaradchchi  as the Fishermen of Vadamaradchchi sieging the Navy Camp their accusing the Navy of taking no action against the Indian Fishermen, who had destroyed their nets...

Revendication of people & TPC invite public Organizations

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A meeting with the public Organizations arranged to be held at the Seva Lanka premises on day after tomorrow, 28th Tuesday at 3.30 p.m. for discussing what all Tamils could do regarding the...

Tamilnaadu Congress politician sacked for smuggling Gold from SL

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Tamil Nadu Congress Committee chief Su Thirunavukkarasar today sacked a party functionary from a key post, days after the man was arrested in connection with a gold smuggling case relating to Sri...

SL war documentary: Kula Segaran says Lena Hendry conviction makes no sense

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M Kula Segaran of the The Democratic Action Party in Malaysia says the conviction of activist Lena Hendry does not make sense especially at a time when information is easily accessible. Hendry, the...

Eelam Liberation Struggle – Sathiyaseelan Recalls : 11

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Please forgive me for writing this impression after a long lapse. Because of several reasons I could not continue the writing of this article. In the previous instalment, I wrote in detail regarding...

Attention drawing by Muslim people in Kattankudy, Batticaloa, demanding the release of Lands in Valikamam, Kepapulavu

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Muslim People in Kattankudi held an attention drawing demonstration yesterday after Jummah worship on Friday, yesterday, demanding release of lands in Mullaitheevu/Kepapulavu and Jaffna/Valikamam....

Vavuniya relatives of Missing persons join the struggle

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The struggle of the Kilinochchi District Relatives of the Missing Persons entered its 5th day yesterday and the Vavuniya relatives re-started their Attention drawing struggle in Vavuniya. The...

Don’t hold Vice-Chancellor Election excluding qualified candidates & the University Community beats its war drums

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The University community of the University of Jaffna demanded that the election for the new vice Chancellor should not be held excluding qualified and competent candidates. The election for the Vice...

First victory to non-violent struggle-Paravipanchan lands released by the Army

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Paravipanchan people scored the first victory in the non-violent struggles regarding the release of lands. The Army which was occupying their lands left the lands yesterday with the people...

Four Indian fishermen injured in alleged attack by Sri Lankan fishermen

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Four Tamil Nadu fishermen suffered serious injuries after they were attacked, allegedly by Sri Lankan fishermen, near Kodiyakarai off the island nation. The Sri Lankan fishermen first threatened them...

Human Rights Watch urges to push for timetable in Sri Lanka resolution

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) today called on the United Nations Human Right Council (UNHRC) member states to bring a credible follow-up resolution to the consensus resolution 30/1 adopted by the UNHRC in...

Today’s Cartoon

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Four persons arrested in Point Pedro sea with 150 Kgs. of Ganja

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Sri Lankan Navy yesterday captured 150 Kgs. of Ganja that is being smuggled in boat in the Point Pedroand arrested 4 persons, the police said. Sri Lanka Navy men who were on a day patrol off Point...

Kilinochchi Market shop owners close their shop and go in procession to support two struggles

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The traders in the Killinochchi Market closed their establishment, went in procession to the spots where a struggle has been undertaken by the relatives of missing persons and the struggle undertaken...

Sampanthan who is selling off the rights of Tamils has no right to criticize us: says Gajendrakumar

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The Leader of the TNPF, Gajendrakumar Ponnamblam said yesterday that Sampanthan  who is selling the rights of Tamils for his political sustenance has no right to criticize us and went on to...

Army asks one week to release Paravipanchchan lands & people bow to struggle till release

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While saying that the land on which buildings built by LTTE cannot be released immediately, the Army asked for one week’s time to release the other lands. But the people are firm in that, they...

New turn in Vithya  Gang rape –murder case . 11th suspect becomes a government witness

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A new turn occurred in the Pungudutheevu School girl Vidya’s Gang rape and Murder case, when the 11th suspect of the 12 arrested suspect accepted a pardon from Attorney General and turned into a...

Very few say Sumanthiran is a traitor, Sampanthan flares up

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Party members who got only 15,000 votes are saying that Sumanthiran, who got more than four times their votes, is a traitor said Sampanthan yesterday in Parliament. Persons who were rejected by the...

Vamaradchchi Fishermen issue warning – We will get into the sea to stop Indian Fishermen if government and Navy will not act

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If the Government and Navy will not get a solution within one week to prevent Indian Fishermen from transgressing into Sri Lankan seas, we will get into the sea catch them warned the Vadamaradchchi...

40 Kgs. Ganja packs recovered in Mannar

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Mannar police said that on a tip-off received by them they had searched Mannar to Colombo bound private and arrested a person with 2 Kgs. Ganja in his possession. Following inquiries made from...

Three soldiers, 1 civilian killed in terror attack in JK’s Shopian

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Four people–three soldiers and one civilian, a woman–were killed in a terror attack in Shopian, Jammu and Kashmir, late on Wednesday night. Reports add that a total of seven soldiers were...