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If there are any Development Project  hand it over to us, Indian Envoy requests CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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While saying that, discussions will be made with Sri Lankan Government and Delhi regarding the economical needs of the Northern Province, the Indian Envoy to Sri Lanka, Tharanjith Singh Santhu also...

Sumanthiran challenges CM to prove people support

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TNA MP Sumanthiran  recently in some electronic media challenged the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran to dissolve the NPC, hold the elections and prove his “so called people support”. Holding the elections...

Kokkilai Fishing – decision taken by Actg. Attorney General in favour of southern fishermen

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The Attorney General has put forward a solution for problem of a dispute between local fishermen and Southern fishermen in fishing at Kokkilai,  that is favourable to Southern fishermen. This was...

Constructing the Bus Stand this year in Mulaitheevu not possible,says, Mrs.Rupawathy,DS

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The District Secretary, Mullaitheevu  has announced that constructing a permanent bus stand in Mulaitheevu is not possible this year. The land allocated for Bus stand is a low lying area and Urban...

The disturbances in the NPC are for forcing a half-baked solution on Tamil people, says CM C.V.Wigneswaran

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The rulers and some pro-government Tamil politicians are attempting to distract the attention of the Tamil people by causing well planned and continuous disturbance in the activities of the Northern...

The suspect in “Sumanthiran murder attempt” attacked in jail and produced in court in clutches

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The Attorneys at Law of Kilinochchi court has expressed their objection en-masse to the suspect in the Sumanthiran’s case being attacked in Jail. They have also sent letters expressing their...

Sea snakes of deep seas off Mulaitheevu coming onto the land

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The Fishermen from Mulaitheevu area said that sea snake from the deep seas of Mulaitheevu are coming onto the beach in recent days. In a context where drought is prevailing in the district, wind...

Vidya murdered for pornographic video to be sold abroad, International planning, Says Actg. Attorney General

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The Acting Attorney General Dappul de Livera  delivering  his preliminary submission in the Vidya Gang Rape and Murder case before 3-member Trial at Bar revealed shocking details of Gang Rape cum...

Intrique to give mental pressure to the CM

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In-house information has leaked out some people in the ITAK has planned to exert psychological pressure on the CM. Following the ITAK handed over a No-confidence against the CM to the Governor, Tamil...

3-member Trial at Bar commences hearing today

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Vidya murder case will be taken up for continuous trial before the 3-member Trial at Bar today At the Jaffna High court. Acting Attorney General Duppulle de Livera will appear on behalf of the...

Get into action immediately to save the Palmyrah Resource, Island Sector people request jointly

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“The Palmyrah trees in the island sector are felled on a daily basis and if this continues the Palmyra will go into extinction very soon in the Island sector. Even the young Palmyrahs are being...

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ITAK’s nominee for Minister of Education : Arnold,  one of the “Gang of three”, Public angered

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The ITAK has sent a letter to the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran to appoint E. Arnold as the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and youth Affairs. A meeting of the ITAK PC members and MPs was held...

Tharavai Maveerar Thuyilumillam is being cleaned

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Activities have been undertaken to clean and clear the Tharavai Maveerar Thuyilumillam, which is considered to be the largest in the Eastern Province. The Shramadhana work of the Tharavai Maveerar...

5 Billion barrel crude oil and 9 Trillion natural gas in the sea beds of Mannar, says the Public Accounts Report

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The Chairman of the Sri Lankan Public Accounts Committee , MP, Lasantha Alagiyawanna has announced that, it had been found out that there are 5 Billion (5x 10 9 )  barrels of crude oil and 9...

6,000 families in Kilinochchi District  led by Widows

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While 1,717 women are widowed by the war while 4,455 have been widowed by other reasons, said the statistics of the Kilinochchi District Secretariat. Found among the approximately 43,000 resettled...

Thoughts of the Sinhala people on power devolution had changed, says Dr. Jayampathy

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A change has occurred in the attitude of the Sinhala people towards the Power Devolution. The Chief Ministers and Opposition Leaders of Provincial Council in the south are in the forefront of...

20 Million worth of Ganja caught yesterday in Mannar, Two arrested for Smuggling them

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135 Kgs of Ganja with a street value of 20 Million  was captured yesterday with two persons being arrested on charges of smuggling the Ganja. They were captured while being smuggled camouflaged...

Mulaitheevu needs a Minister, insists PLOT with the CM

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The NPC Chief Minister, could consider granting a Ministerial post to Mulaitheevu District, through any party. We do not want to pressurize the CM over this, said Tharmalingam Siththarthan, the...

New type of Malaria carrier mosquitoes found in Mannar, says the Director of Health

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“A new type of Malaria carrier mosquitoes has been identified in Mannar. These mosquitoes would have spread from India into Sri Lanka. All had to act quickly to eradicate this menace”,...

Kokkilai Fishermen’s Problem, Attorney General calls the Mulaitheevu District Secretary

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The Attorney General has called, the Mulaitheevu District Secretary and the Divisional Secretary of Karaithuraipattu to find a solution in dispute around the land granted by the Karaithuraipattu...

CM appoints a committee of four, to investigate the other two Ministers

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The CM has appointed a committee of four like the earlier Committee which found two Ministers guilty of the Charges laid against them. Retired Justice S.Thiagendran who led the old Committee will...

Sudden meeting between Wigneswaran and Mawai Senathyrasa

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After weeks of turbulent political situation prevailing in the North, a turning occurred yesterday, when the CM met the Leader of ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa at the Martyn Road Secretariat of the ITAK...

Water in 35 wells in Varany not suitable to drink, says National Water supplies Authority

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The National Water Supplies Authority has said that water in 35 out of 55 wells in Varany not suitable for drinking. The event for testing the waters of wells in Varany and issuing certificates was...

Discussion for introducing project for preserving Mangroves

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The discussion for introducing project for preserving Mangroves along the coasts of Kilinochchi was held  at the Kilinochchi District Secretariat, on Thursday, with the District Secretary Suntharam...

Action to expedite the loans to Rehabilitated Trainees

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The Rehabilitation Authority has taken action to expedite the loans to be granted to Rehabilitee trainees. A meeting regarding this was held with the Bank Managers presided by the Jaffna District...

Let us travel towards solution from the 13th Amendment: Cardinal Malcolm Rangitin Jaffna

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The Cadinal for Sri Lanka, Rt. Rev. Malcolm Rangit said that we should proceed towards a permanent solution from the 13th Amendment. He was delivering the Chief Guest address at the Prize Giving...

The great calm after the storm that prevailed in the NPC sitting

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The sitting of the NPC which commenced yesterday, with much expectations and  speculations after the storm that raked for more than a week, with several political dramas, ended in a peaceful note...

Nets of local fishermen damaged and 9 Sinhala fishermen intercepted brought to shore

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9 Sinhalese fishermen who were fishing for beach-de–mer in the seas off Nagar Kovil in Vadamaradchchi with license to fish beach-de-mer in Mulaitheevu and were damaging the nets of local fishermen...

The Government should investigate Conscription by LTTE also: says M.A.Sumanthiran

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The TNA MP, M.A.Sumanthiran has insisted in the Parliament that, the LTTE undertook conscription during the last stages and the Government should investigate about LTTE conscription undertaken in the...

St. Johns clinches gold in Group Kata Provincial Karate competition.

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St.John’s team won the Gold in Team Kata event at the NP Schools Karate tournament conducted at the Indoor Stadium of Nelliyady Central College, yesterday in under 20 age group. Chavakachcheri...

Baseless allegations against the Adviser of the Chief Minister: Tamil Canadian Civil Society Forum

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The Tamil Canadian Civil Society Forum (TCCSF Canada) has said that there is no truth in the allegations that the 50,000 Canadian dollars given to Nimalan Karthikeyan, the Strategic Adviser to the...

Speedy action needed to build up the lives of people affected by the war: Eastern CM

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The Government should expedite the activities for building up the lives of the people affected by war, with the assistance of international Community, said the Chief Minister of Eastern Province,...

NPC Leader of the House should resign demand the Members

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The NPC Members, K. Sarveswaran and Vinthan Kanagaratnam called on the Leader of the House C.V.K.Sivagnanam to resign immediately, from the post of Leader of the House, to preserve the prestige of...

The relatives of Missing persons request N & E MPs to vote against Draft law on the Missing persons

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The members of the Northern and Eastern Districts should get together and vote against the draft law on Missing Persons, the relatives of the Missing persons had requested. They have sent individual...

CM,Wigneswaran takes over Ministries of Agriculture and Education; Sworn in before Governor

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The Northern Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran took over yesterday the ministries of the two Ministers who had  resigned in addition to his own Ministry. The committee which inquired into the...

Today’s Cartoon

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We need the support and Cooperation of Clergy, say relatives of Missing persons

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The cooperation and support of the clergy is very essential in tracing the persons  forced to disappear said the relatives of the missing persons. A discussion between the Bishop of Mannar, Kingsley...

Muslim community of the North say services of Wigneswaran should continue in North

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The Services of C.V.Wigneswaran who is a great man with justice and fairness should continue for people to live with unity, the Northern Muslim Community has said. A good will meeting was held...

Fishermen of Delft in attention drawing demonstration against trawlers

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The delft fishermen affected by the trawler fishing staged an attention drawing demonstration in front of the Delft Divisional Secretariat. They engaged in the struggle bearing placards that said:...

Excitement subside-NPC to sit tomorrow: All should help for NPC to run smoothly: request Public Organizations

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The public Organization of the North have requested that the NPC should operate efficiently and without any confusion in the future providing ultimate service to the people. A political crisis was...

Following uprising of the people ITAK withdraw the No confidence letter against CM

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The Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Kadchchi has withdrawn the No-Confidence motion they brought against the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. Breaking all protocols, the supposed to be neutral, the Leader of the House,...

Letters of prelates to CM, Sampanthan and Mawai with 3 suggestions

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The prelates, Jaffna Bishop and Chief Priest of Nallai Aatheenam,  who were engaged in staving off the crisis which centred on the NPC had sent individual copies of a letter with three suggestions...

Sampanthan’s Letter to Chief Minister

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We agree to CM’s Conditions, says Sampanthan in his reply to CM.  

2 Ministers to continue their duties; Investigation to continue: CM writes to Sampanthan

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I will not insist that un-accused Minister should go on leave, the CM had said in his letter to Sampan. The Extracts given below:  

Northern Provincial Council crisis averted 

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The NPC Chief Minister has insisted that on the basis of the promise of the Chief Priest of Nallai Atheenam, the Bishop of Jaffna Diocese,  and the Leaders of the constituents parties to speak to...

ATC expresses deep concern over NPC’s deteriorating situation

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The Australian Tamil Congress (ATC) has expressed its deep concern over the Northern Provincial Council’s deteriorating situation evidenced by the recent incidents surrounding the corruption...

CM Wigneswaran found with leadership for the NPC: MP Masthan

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The Vanni District MP  Masthan said that the  confusion prevailing in the NPC and the splits created in the wake of the resolution had made the future political existence of the  Tamil speaking...

Three attempting to smuggle Ganja to South in a car

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Nelliyadi police said yesterday that they have arrested 3 persons while attempting to  smuggle Ganja to south from Vadamaraadchchi. Nelliyadi police in a search operation at Vallai area yesterday...

The Tamil Political Prisoners ask strengthen their security

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The Tamil political Prisoners who had been for long periods have requested that their security be strengthened A team including State Minister for Education, V.Rathakrishnan and MP for Kandy District...