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Solution to Meeravodai Land dispute soon

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High level Leaders and Officers of the Government Promissed yesterday that a quick solution would be found soon for the land dispute at th Valaichenai- Meeravodai Sakthy Vidyalaya Ground. A high...

3 Tamil political prisoners commence fasting Protest condemning moves to transfer cases

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Three Tamil Political prisoners in the Auradhapura prison have announced that they are going into fasting protest condemning the act of revenging Tamil Political Prisoners by not giving punishment....

Indian Army Officers pay homage at Kopay yesterday

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A team of Indian Army Officers including Commanding Officer of the Southern Army Command, Lieut. Gen. B.M.Haris visited North yesterday and paid their homage at the memorial for the Indian Soldiers...

4 ‘Thonies’ of LTTE hidden inside complex under the control of the Navy

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It is reported that 4 wooden Thonies (Old model boats) had been hidden inside a premises in Muliwaikkal- Mulaitheevu, which is under the control of the Navy. Nearly 30′ long they were used by...

Vinthan and Sivanesan recommended as the new NPC Ministers , CM had asked for time to meet the Governor

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In the context of changes in the NPC cabinet being discussed widely, it is learnt that the CM has asked for time to meet the Governor, NP. it was widely speculated that the CM has planned to appoing...

Police stops clearing of Thuyillumillam (Hero’s Cemetery) at Aalkaddiveli

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Clearing work was done yesterday at the Maveerar Thuyillumillam at Aalkaddiveli. However, the police who came to the spot prohibited the work which caused some friction among the people and the...

Vavuniya Campus will transform into a University soon: says Minister of Higher Education, Kirielle

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The Minister of Higher Education Laxman Kirielle has said that the Vavuniya Campus of the Jaffna University will transform into a university. He said this in the 25th Annual Celebrations of the...

The Jaffna Municipality should take charge of Thileepan’s Memorial at Nallur, insists NPC

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Lt. Colonel Thileepan attained a heroic death through a fasting protest with 5 demands against the Indian Army. A memorial for him is located near Nallur back Road. The Northern Provincial Council...

What happened in the attack against IPKF, a member of the LTTE attack team explains

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A team of Indian Army Officers are to pay homage at the memorial for IPKF soldiers killed at Kopay in confrontation with LTTE militants. Some of the LTTE cadres who took part in the attack are still...

Governor assures to get the dedication of the Government with regard to Resettlement of people

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The Northern Governor Reginold Cooray has assured that he will get the government to dedicate on the resettlement of the people of the North. Greatest barrier across the reconciliation are language...

IPKF soldiers to be remembered after 17 years at Kopay

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A team of High level officers of the Indian Army who are to visit North at the end of this week will pay homage to their collogues who were killed in Jaffna in confrontation with the LTTE. The...

Two Northern Footballers in the under 15 National Football team

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Two Tamil Footballers have secured places in the National under 15 Football team for the Under 15 Football Tournament of the South Asian Foot ball Federation to be held in Katmandu from 18th  to...

29th World Inter University Games will see two competitors from University of Jaffna

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Two Undergraduates from Jaffna University have been selected to represent Sri Lanka University team in the 29th World Inter University Games -2017 to be held in Taipei from 19th  – 30th of...

Former Militants are acting with responsibility, indicates the Army Commander

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The Commander of the Army, Lt.Gen. Mahes Senanyake said yesterday that, there is no direct connection to the recent incidents in the North and former militants. They are acting with responsibility....

3 Tamil Political Prisoners to go into Fasting protesting transfer of their cases to other courts

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The relatives of three political prisoners detained in the Anuradhapura prison said that the 3 political prisoners will go into fasting in protest of the moves to transfer their cases which are being...

Demonstration in Batticaloa demanding release of political Prisoners

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A demonstration was staged yesterday demanding the release of Political prisoners detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and Government should give proper answer regarding. They also...

TELO to take disciplinary action against Deneeswaran

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The TELO Party has issued a press release, indicating that disciplinary action will be taken soon against Minister Deneeswaran and that a special politburo meeting will be held 19th in Vavuniya. A...

Construction of Cultural Centre will be completed in 2018 Dec , says Indian Consul

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Indian consul, A. Nadarajan said that the construction on the Cultural Centre that is being built in Jaffna under grants from Indian Government will be concluded in Dec. 2018. The Indian consul said...

India will Assist the struggles of Tamils for their Equal Rights and Self-respect, CM expresses hope

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The CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has expressed his optimism that India will stand by to help Tamils in their continuous struggles to gain equal Rights and Self-respect in the areas where we live. When...

Muhamalai is a challenging area with regard to demining

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It is reported that that the Muhamalai Area in KIlinochchi is seems to be a challenging area as far as removal of Unexploded Ordinance. The task of removing UXO buried during the War period from...

Sentimental Chenchcholai Commemoration at several Places

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The 11th commemoration event of the 61 school children killed in 14.08.2006 Chenchcholai Massacre was held at the former Chencholai premises, yesterday. Hundreds of people including MNPs, MPcs,...

 Think about why Tamil were pushed into separate state policy, says Mano Ganeshan

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We never attempted to covertly pursue devolution of power in the new constitution. Do not put forward selfish political ideas. Think about why the Tamils who fought against Federal system were pushed...

Northern Problem expressed to UN by CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said to UN representatives that more than 150,000 security forces are still stationed in the North and they are utilizing lands of people, natural resources and...

Mahajana’s Ravikumar Thanujan secures a place in the National under 15 Football team

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Ravikumar Thanujan of J/Mahajana College has secured a place in the Under – 15 National Football team for the Foot ball Tournament conducted by the South Asian Football federation (SAFF) among the...

Karuna Amman should be investigated for Genocide, insists CM, Naseer Ahamed

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The CM, EPC, Naseer Ahamed has insisted that Investigations should be carried out against Karuna Amman or Vinayagamoorthy Muraleetharan for the Genocide perpetrated against the Muslim people of the...

Chenchcholai Massacre which shook Eelam

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14th August 2006 is a day stained by the blood, shed by 61 tender children of Tamil Eelam, massacred mercilessly by the Armed forces of Sri Lanka, and this has come to stay as the cruelest massacre...

The Mahanayake of the Asgriya Chapter will Visit the North to study the current situation there, says the Army commander

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The Mahanayake of the Asgriya Chapter will visit the North at the end of the month, to study directly,  the situation there. The Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayke said that the Mahanayake...

Explosive devices are being de-activated near residential areas, people express concern

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The people have expressed concern regarding the de-activation of bombs near residential areas in Kilinochchi district. The Army is pursuing this act near residential lands in Kilinochchi,...

Cement factory of Navy established in Kilinochchi

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NPC opposition member,  V.Thavanathan denied an allegation by Minister Ananthy Sasitharan, that a cement factory is being established with the aid of the Navy at the village of Ponnarvelly in...

Buddha Statue newly installed in close proximity to the Hindu Temple, near Point Pedro Harbour.

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Sri Lankan Army has installed a Buddha statue by force in close proximity to a long standing Hindu Temple near Point Pedro harbour. It is a Law in Sri Lanka that the permission of Local Government...

3 persons arrested with 30 Kg. Ganja in Mannar

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Police arrested yesterday 3 persons in possession opf 30Kg. Kerala Ganja at Ezhuthoor junction in Mannar. These three suspects were arrested at the Ezhuthoor junction in Mannar, during a search...

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Children of “Chencholai” meet the Chief Minister

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The children from Chencholai had intimated to the Chief minister of the NPC, that, the Children of Chencholai have completed their education and are without employment opportunity. Hence the NPC...

Tamil Language should be given precedence where Tamils live in majority, says State Minister Wijekala

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While saying that, Tamil Language should be given precedence in areas where Tamil people live in majority, State Minister for Women’s Affairs, Hon. Wijekala Maheswaran also said that,  we should...

Peace prevailed in NPC yesterday

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In the context of ITAK deciding not take any responsibilities in the new Cabinet, it was expected that there will be heated arguments in the NPC’s 101st sitting held yesterday, at the Secretariat...

Northern Youth should be recruited into New Projects to be started in North, says  NP Governor

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The Good Governance Government should pay attention to the Development work of the  Northern Province, said the Governor of Northern Province, Reginold Cooray. The Sub-Preventive Office of the Sri...

Torturing ‘Suman’ to death in police station case-5 accused police officers remanded further

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The  case regarding recovery of the body of  youth who was in custody at the Chunnakam Police, in Iranaimadu tank wank taken up for hearing  the case was postponed to 23rd. The five suspects were...

Navy erecting fence in Olaiththoduwai beach & our livelihood affected: area fishermen

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The Navy has occupied the Olaiththoduwai beach area where the fishermen engage in beach seine net fishing and erecting barrier fences. The area fishermen have expressed concern that their livelihood...

Sampanthan accepts the decision of ITAK but advises them to remain united

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Leader of the TNA, Era Sampamthan accepted a decision by the ITAK’s Provincial Council Members, not take any responsibility in the NPC Cabinet, but warned them that they should not cause any...

Unemployed graduates submit Memorandum to Governor and CM

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Unemployed graduates aged over 35 years assembled in front of the Governor’s Office in Jaffna yesterday at around 9.30 a.m. Earlier, they handed over a memorandum requesting that the age limit...

Boycotting Ministerial Posts – Sampanthan not in favour – crisis in ITAK

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The Leader of the TNA had expressed his opposition to the ITAK’s decision to boycott ministerial posts. Three days ago the ITAK took a decision not to accept any ministerial posts. Following this...

Bail refused to SDIG Lalith Jayasinghe – Statements to be recorded from Minister and MP

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The Bail application of SDIG Lalith Jayasinghe, who has been remanded, charged with aiding to “Swizz Kumar’ to escape after being arrested in connection with Vidya’s Murder case, was rejected...

Confrontation near Delft- SL Navy arrests 49 Indian fishermen after they attempted to abduct Navy man

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49 Indian fishermen were arrested by SL Navy for transgressing fishing in SL waters. There was much commotion in the sea, it was reported. The arrested Fishermen were from Jethap Patnam and...

Sampanthan express willingness to work with Mahintha

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“The other people in this country also are the citizens with rights to this country. If the ruling of this country is undertaken with a thought that this country belongs to all its citizens, the...

Arrests in the Peninsula will continue, say the IGP

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The activities to arrests made to control crimes in the Peninsula will be further continued through Special Police Units with enhanced powers, said the IGP, Pujitha Jayasunthara in Kandy. He further...

Struggle of Iranaitheevu people for their lands enters its 100th day

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The struggle of the Iranaitheevu residents entered into its 100th day and special mass is being said at the Iranai Matha Church. The Iranai Theevu people are engaging in a struggle demanding their...

Geo-political intervention in the Ministerial Appointments of Northern Provincial Council

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A Jaffna based news paper has published  a news item to the effect that the Embassy of a neighbouring country has poked its nose into the Ministerial Appointments of the Northern Provincial Council....

EP Governor Requests British delegation to help the resettlement

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The Eastern Province Governor, Rohitha Bogollagama requested the British Parliamentary Delegation to provide help in the resettlement in the Eastern Province. The British Delegation on a visit to Sri...

St.Hentry’s capture National Title in Foot Ball

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The National Championship, conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Football Federation was won by the St. Hentry’s , Ilavalai, in the under 16 years age Group. In the Final match conducted at the...

The judgement in ITAK case, a message for everybody: Mawai in his 75th B’day celebration

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The judgement in the case against the ITAK would have given clarifications to all, said ITAK President and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa. His 75th B’day was celebrated  at the Jaffna Tilko Hotel, in...