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1981, Jaffna Public Library and the Cruellest Cultural Genocide: A Holocaust staged by the Racist Sinhala Government 36 years ago

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The cruellest cultural Holocaust in the history of the ethnic conflict was staged on this day 36 years ago. 97,000 books and 1,800 Ola-manuscripts saw their last in blazing flames lighted by the UNP...

Waste oil in underground water, Mallakam courts orders to produce officers of the company responsible

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The Mallakam Magistrate A. Judeson ordered yesterday that the officers of the establishment which is responsible for seepage of waste in underground water be produced in the courts. The case filed by...

Divisional Secretariats should maintain the Maveerar Thuyillumillams, requests Sritharan MP in CC meeting

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Divisional Secretariats in the Jaffna Districts should renovate and maintain the Maveerar Thuyillumillams in the District and the Thileepan Memorial  requested the TNA MP, S. Sritharan. The Jaffna...

Relatives of Missing on a 6-hour demonstration blocking A9…abandoned after Governor’s promise

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The relatives of the missing persons held a 6-hour demonstration blocking the A9, but there after the demonstration was abandoned following an assurance by Governor that the President had agreed to...

No Investigations could be held on Missing …This is the answer anywhere anytime, says the Governor

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With whomever it is discussed and for how many time it is discussed, the answer for the problem of the missing persons is the same. Investigation could not be made on anybody regarding that. The...

Attention drawing rally yesterday demanding release of Iranaitheevu

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The people of Iranaitheevu of Poonakary DS Division held a protest rally yesterday demanding the Navy release their ancestral lands in Iranaitheevu. The Rally commenced from Kilinochchi St.Thresa...

3 female children sexually abused in Muthur – 4 arrested –Students and parents protest in the road

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3 female children were sexually abused in Periyavelly, Muthur in Trincomalee. 4 persons were arrested accused of committing the offence. Tension prevailed in Muthur Periyavelli area with students and...

Killing of University students, appeal case filed by 5 police officers postponed

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The Attorney General filed basic objection in the Appeal case filed by the 5 Accused– Police officers in the University students’ killing case. The 5 officers had been arrested on suspicion and...

New organization for Hill Country people in North and East

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An Organization was inaugurated in Vavuniya, consisting of representatives of the people of the hill country currently domiciled in the North and East, on Sunday. A conference for analyzing the...

NP athletes will be in the forefront of National Athletics, CM expresses hope

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Participating in the NP Track and Field Championships held yesterday at the Duraiyappa Stadium in Jaffna, the Chief Minister, NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran expressed hope that the NP Athletes will decorate...

Former TNA MP, Appathurai Vinayagamoorthy on his way to meet his creator

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Former TNA MP and a senior politician of the All Ceylon Tamil Congress  and a Human Rights Enthusiast, Attorney at Law Appathurai Vinayagamoorthy, expired on his 84th year in Colombo yesterday. He...

Educational activities affected by military threats: accuses Sritharan, MP

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Our children who are living in North and East are compelled to continue their studies even in the present context among several predicaments, said the TNA MP, Sivagnanam Sritharan. The 7th...

Jaffna District clinch the Provincial level Athletic Championships

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The Jaffna District won the NP Track and Field Championship 2017. The Northern Province Track and Field championship was held at the Duraiappah Stadium yesterday and day before yesterday. Scoring an...

Bottling Toddy affected in Kilinochchi- Non receipt of permission to obtain Bank Loan, the reason

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The Commissioner of Cooperatives had not granted permission to obtain Bank loan to pay the tax on bottling Toddy in Kilinochchi and the work of bottling toddy is affected because of this, said the...

A call from the relatives of the Missing Persons to participate in all-religious worship on Tuesday

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On Tuesday, the 100th day of the struggle of the relatives of the missing persons for finding their relatives, they have organized a all religious worship in front the Kilinochchi Kandasamy Kovil....

More powerful bombs recovered from Thaiyidd well and Unrecoverable explosives to be blasted inside the well

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Yesterday also, more UXOs including more than 60 powerful shells, 8 Para-shells and 21 hand grenades were recovered from the well in Thaiyiddy, Where last week also UXO were recovered from the same...

500 Bikkus in Jaffna & Police on alert for disturbances

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500 Buddhist monks who came to Jaffna yesterday from the south offered special prayers at Nainatheevu Nagavihare. These monks who came from Kurunegalla area rested at “Thal Sevena” rest...

Toppled Water Tank in Kilinochchi to be released by the Army

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The water tank area at Kakkai Kadai Junction is to be released by the Army on the 30th to the Irrigation Department. Notice has been sent to District Secretary and the Officer in charge of the...

400,000 Kgs.Papaw exported monthly from Vavuniya

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Around 400,000 kgs papaw are exported monthly by the Vavuniya North Fruit Producers Cooperative Society, said the President of the Society. Large number of people are engaged in Pappaw cultivation...

30th annual commemoration of Thikkam massacre

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It has been announced that the 30th Annual commemoration of 22 people killed in the Shell attack of the army and the re-publication of “Thiyaga Theepankal” (Sacrificial flames) will be...

Only this combined government could eradicate the poison seed that is racism: CM, NPC

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The enmity and the strife among the races of the country is a poisonous seed sowed by politicians and people with backward ideas. Only this combined government could eradicate that poisonous seed,...

Resolution in NPC calling CM to stop construction of Navatkuli Vihare

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A resolution has been adopted in the Northern Provincial Council calling the CM to take action in his capacity as Minister of Local Government, Law and Order, to stop construction of the relic tower...

2 Motor cycles recovered from well in the area released by the Army: Army removes Number plates

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Two motor cycles and some motor cycle parts were recovered from a well in Kueu Road in Kankesanthurai, an area released by the Army recently. Kankesanthurai North area which was a HSZ was released...

15,682 new houses needed in Mulaitheevu

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The District Secretariat, Mulaitheevu has pointed out in the  DDC meeting that another 15,682 houses are needed to be given the people of the district. Elaborating further it has been said that, in...

This Government considering Tamils as a Third party , accuses Shanthi, MP

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Vanni MP, Shanthy Sriskantharasa has said that this government is not solving even problems that could be solved immediately. She commented as above when she was asked to comment about the current...

Mini cyclone in Vavuniya: 83.3 mm rain yesterday only

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Trees have been uprooted in Vavuniya at noon yesterday when a mini cyclone with heavy rain lashed Vavuniya and the falling trees had damaged several buildings and vehicles including one parked in the...

52 Kilos Kerala Ganja captured at Valveddithurai

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Ganja packages weighing 52Kgs 728 gms was captured by the police while being smuggled to Valveddithurai through the sea at the Revadi beach. The police said that the suspects who smuggled the ganja...

Navatkuli Vihare – Relic Tower – controversial visit of 300 ‘Ravana Balaya’ Bikkus

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In a context where the Chavakachcheri Town Council had banned the construction of the relic tower at the Samuthy Sumana Vihare , 300 Bikkus of the Ravana Balaya  is to come to Navatkuli for blessing...

Urgent resolution in NPC apologising Sampanthan and the people, commemoration incident

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An urgent resolution is to be tabled today in the 93 sitting of the NPC, condemning expression of opinions against the Leader of the opposition and the TNA leader Era Sampanthan in the Mulkiwaikkal...

Sampanthan’s presence at Mulliwaikkal is just like Hitler barging into Holocaust Commemoration: condemns Gajendrakumar

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The presence of Sampanthan and Sumanthiran at thje Muliwaikkal Commemorations was just like Hitler barging into Holocaust Commemoration, said Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam, the Leader of TNPF. He was...

Vidya’s Gang-rape and Murder case to be tried in Jaffna by 3 Tamil Judges Trial-at –bar

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The trial of the Pungudutheevu  student Vidya’s gang- rape and Murder case is to be tried in Jaffna by a panel of three Tamil Judges. The Chief Justice, Priyasath Dep had given the directive...

Our made the blind into achievers: says the President of the Association on the 41st anniversary

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No blind person begs in the Northern Province, this situation was created by our Association for the Blind, said the President of the Association for blind, AAL, A.S. Atputharajah. The 41st...

Weight Lifter Asika of the North selected as the Best National Athlete in the Juniors Division

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V. Asika of the North was adjudged the Best junior Athlete of Sri Lanka. An event for honouring the best athletes in Sri Lanka was held at the BMICH recently. Asika has been adjudged as the Best...

Record breaking Pole Vaulter of the North, Anitha to Pole Vault in Thailand

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Anitha, the record breaking Pole-Vaulter of the North will be in Thailand to compete in the Thailand Open Championship to held 12 – 15th of next month. An eight member team is to participate in...

Call to benevolent hearts- Help needed for 360 Woman leadership families in Mul/Manthai

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During the resettlement after the end of the war in Mulaitheevu/Manthai East Divisional Secretaries Area, 9,196 members of 2,932 families have been re-settled so far. In this context, 360 Woman...

Vidya’s Gang rape cum Murder case to be tried in Jaffna

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The Attorney General has requested the Chief Justice to hold the trial of the Vidya Sivaloganathan’s Gang rape cum Murder case in Jaffna. Pungudutheevu School Girl, Vidya Sivaloganathan was...

“Confession” thrown out by Colombo Special High Court & Suspect released after 9 years in Prison

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A “Confession’ supposed to be given by a Tamil Political prisoner arrested and imprisoned under the notorious Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was rejected by the Colombo Special High...

Report to UN regarding anti-Commemoration threats: Sivajilingam

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M.K. Sivajilingam, a Member of the Northern Provincial Council, said yesterday that a report regarding the threats levelled against organizers, participants and Tamil people who participated in the...

Discrimination in Kurikadduwan Boat service, Tourist given preferential treatment

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It is alleged that the Navy personnel operating boat services are giving preferential treatment to southern tourist and the Government officers using these services are affected by this. Lot of...

International Pressure needed for stopping threats: insists TPC

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The Tamil People’s Council has insisted that International Community should exert pressure to stop continuing threats on Human Rights Activists in the Homelands of Tamils. TPC has issued a...

No need for PTA: Decides the Tamil Parties

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Present Government and the former Govern were saying that the Terrorism had been defeated. If that is so, the PTA should be repealed and Tamil parties should give pressure to the Government in this...

The need for Tamil-Muslim unity felt: Hakeem in Batticaloa yesterday

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The Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and Minister, Rauv Hakeem said yesterday that the need for the Tamil and Muslim Societies North and East to unite politically on the basis that they are...

We should train Nurses enough for Our District: the Chief Nursing Administrator

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The Chief Nursing Administrator, of Jaffna teaching Hospital, Chandramouleesan said that we ourselves should train nurses in numbers adequate for our District. The International Nurses day was...

Tamils will receive their solution only if the God show some mercy: Wijeyakala, State Minister for Women Affairs

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We thought that the solution will be delivered far soon compared to the last Government. But the present context show a situation of ‘someday a solution will be delivered’. Let the God...

Continuing investigation on Rev. Fr.Ezhilrajan

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Co-Spokesman of the Civil Societies Federation and the Project Director of the Adayalam Centre for  Policy Research Organization Rev. Fr. Ezhilrajan and sculptor has been called for the third time...

Ready to investigate about missing persons, if place of detention are reported: Maithri

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While saying that if particulars about missing persons are submitted and if the supposed places of detention are indicated the government is ready to investigate the places, President Maithripala...

432 acre lands under the Army control to be released within 1 month: Sampanthan

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The Leader of the opposition and the Leader of the TNA who made a visit to the Kepapulavu struggle arena promised to the people strugglers that 423 acre of their lands will be released within one...

Mulliwaikkal Commemoration for the right to rule ourselves

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The Muliwaikkal commemoration is not only for the souls of people killed in Mulliwaikkal to rest in peace, but also everyone should be determined that we are undertaking this commemoration to win...

Black Flag demonstration against Ranil who went to Mannar to open New Secretariat

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When Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe undertook a visit to Mannar to open the new district Secretariat, the relatives of the people made to disappear held a black flag demonstration outside the...

Police Patrol fired at in Palai. No suspects arrested & Army massed for search

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Tension prevailed in  Kachchai area in Palai, after Police, STF and Army were massed there for search operations following a shooting on a police patrol at Kachchar during few minutes after mid...