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Amparai High Courts condemns 2 policemen to death for killing a Tamil couple

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Two police men who caused the death of a Tamil couple by firing on them were condemned to death by the Amparai High Courts. A riot occurred in Central Camp in Amparai on 23rd September 1997. Lot of...

Struggle of unemployed Graduates reaches 100th day yesterday with no solution in sight

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An attention drawing demonstrations was held yesterday in front of the Jaffna Secretariat by the unemployed graduates,  to mark their struggle demanding government jobs reaching its 100th day. They...

If Pirabaharan is alive will this injustice would have been caused to Tamil people?asks Ampitiye Sumanaratne Thero, of Batticaloa Vihare

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If Pirabaharan is alive will this injustice would have been caused to Tamil people? Asks Ampitiye Sumanaratne Thero, of Batticaloa Vihare A situation that is worst than the situations of war periods...

10 kgs. Ganja recovered in Chankanai

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Manipay police arrested a person in Chankanai in possession of 10 kgs. Of Ganja day before yesterday. At around 6.30 p.m. on day before yesterday police had observed two people travelling in a...

President should pay attention on the attacks on Muslims, resolution passed in NPC

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In the context of Muslim places of worship being attacked in recent days, the Northern Provincial Council has adopted a resolution condemning the attacks on Muslim places of worship and calling the...

Very high temperature behind the dying of fish in Nanthikadal: says NARA

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It had been found out that the excessive heat that is prevailing in the area is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of Thousands of fish in Nanthikadal. This had been confirmed by the study...

World Environment Day of NP held at Erumaiththeevu in Poonakary

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The International Environment was celebrated in Kilinochchi yesterday. The said event was held at Errumaitheevu in Poonakary Divisional Secretary’s area.  Several people including NPC...

Opinions on the Report on Ministers of NPC

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Corruption and financial fraud accusations were placed on the ministers of the NPC and the CM appointed committee of retired judges and a retired Government Agent to inquire in to the charges. The...

Homage paid for Maveerars for political gains: condemns TPNF

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“The homages paid to maveerars after letting their dreams for the freedom motherland  to be blown away in the air, and for political benefits will not be accepted by those holy souls.”...

Sudden increase of vegetable prices in the Peninsula

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The prices of vegetable has sky rocketed suddenly in the markets of the peninsula.”For the past few days the prices of the vegetables have gone up suddenly. The Flood disaster in the south is...

Systematic Destroyal of Historical Monuments at Odduchuddan

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Two hills in Mulaitheevu District with traditional history are being systematically destroyed. Granite stones are being blasted from Waveddy and Kodythooky hills and systematically destroyed....

Great intrique to un-leash violence on Muslims, EPC CM accuses past rulers

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The past rulers are plotting to instigate racial conflicts all over the country and to unleash violence on Muslims. Not that we are not aware of it, said the EPC CM, Habbis Naseer Ahamed. He said so...

Two Ministers of NPC recommended to be removed  by the Fraud/ Corruption Inquiries Board

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If the Northern Provincial Council is to operate efficiently, two of the Ministers of the NPC have to be removed , the committee appointed by the CM has recommended. Few months back several alleged...

100th day attention drawing rally of Relatives of Missing, Calls for US, European intervention

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The relatives of the missing held a attention drawing demonstration yesterday at around 11 a.m. in Vavuniya. The struggle undertaken by the relative of missing reached the 100th day, yesterday....

Ancient Sacred Pool discovered near Sivan Temple discovered in Trinco

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An ancient  pool (Theerththa kerny) was discovered near the Sivan kovill discovered early part May, in Thiruvenkalai  area. The Theerththa kerny was discovered near the location where 1,000 year...

Arsonist torch Muslim Mosque. Trincomalee in Heavy tension

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The Jummah Mosque of Periyakadai  in Harbour police area in Trincomalee was burned down by arsonist between 11.00 pm on day before yesterday to 3.00 a.m. yesterday. The road lamps had been switched...

2,500 kilos Beef smuggle from Jaffna caught and buried in Kilinochchi

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Persons from Puttalam, who had killed 38 bulls and taken their flesh to Colombo along with their heads, were arrested and the flesh was ordered to be buried by the Kilinochchi  Courts. The suspects...

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Flood relief from North

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Essential relief items for flood disaster victims of the South were sent by Jaffna District Secretariat yesterday. The relief items were collected through all Divisional Secretariats and a lorry load...

Commercial activities affected in Vavuniya due non-completion of drainage channels

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The construction of drainage channels along Vavuniya Railway station road is going on in a slow pace and because of it the commercial activities are being affected said the traders of the area....

Hundreds of thousands of dead fish drifting to shore in Nanthikadal

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Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are floating around the confluence area in Vaduvagal. Hundreds of thousands of fish drifted to shore on day before yesterday and yesterday, said the area fishermen...

Mahajana’s Golden Girl Anitha break her own Pole vault record twice within a week

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  In the 2nd qualifying round for the Asian Games, Mahajana’s Record breaking girl, Anitha, broke her own record of 3.45 M established at the 1st Qualifying round, within a week, by clearing...

Labour Party supports self-determination and referenda for Tamils: Call to Tamil people to vote for Labour

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In a written message to the Eelam Tamil people, the leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn emphasised his full support to right to self-determination for Tamils and right to determine their future...

Only through Investigation justice and relief will be delivered: TNA Insists on Office for Missing persons

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Guesses and doubts will not deliver justice and relief. They have to be proved through investigation. For that the Office for missing had to be established. TNA is insisting on it continuously, said...

Records established Jaffna Athletes

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Anitha improve her own record in the Selection meet for Asian Track and Field Championships Northern Athlete Anitha bettered her own record in Pole-Vault in her attempt to be selected for the Asian...

Several acres of jungles in Ponnalai Thiruwadinilai burnt down in jungle fire

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The jungle area from Ponnalai to Thiruwadinilai was burned down in jungle fire yesterday razing down several acres of forest lands. Some officers had noted a fire in this jungle area at around 10.00...

Vavuniya High Court condemn 5 to death in 3 cases

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Vavuniya High Court yesterday passed death sentence on 5 murder accused in 3 cases. A father and his two sons were among the condemned accused. First case was the murder of Kanthasamy Suganthan (aged...

Appointments will be granted to Health volunteers assures the Northern Governor

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The one month old struggle of the health volunteers, insisting permanent appointment to them came to an end yesterday after the Northern Governor assuring them that appointment will be granted...

Kallundai Velly residents afflicted with a strange disease: Cattle dying… waste the cause?

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People residing in areas closer to Kallundai velly are afflicted with skin and  a strange respiratory disease. Further death rates of the cattle bred at this area had suddenly gone up, sowing fear...

Missing persons- The Governor has no rights to say that no inquiry could be held: TNA

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While saying that the Northern Governor has no rights whatsoever to say that no inquiries could be held regarding the missing persons, the TNA has also said that, it is not acceptable, the Governor...

Floods in South…Drought in the North 440,531 people of 130,243 families affected

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The Disaster Management Centre has announced that while the south and the west are experiencing flood due to heavy rain, extended drought is prevailing in the North. 440,531 people belonging to...