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No action on the request of Kurunagar Fishermen for Light house with Lightening Conductor

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Although the Kurunagar United Front had requested that a lighthouse be constructed with Lightening conductor at Kurunagar Muhathuwaram area on August 16th,  no action has been taken by the relevant...

Great demand for Thenmaradchchi coconuts

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A great demand has been observed abroad for Thenmaradchchi coconut. Around 5,000 coconuts are being purchased from markets  in Chavakachcheri and Kodikamam, and taken away in vehicles for export. ...

Deep wells drilled despite ban in close proximity to Iranaimadu Tank

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A decision was made in the District Coordinating  committee for Kilinochchi District that no deep drilling well shall be dug without the permission Water Resource research Board. However, three...

Posters against Wijeyakala, who assisted the convict to escape

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Posters have appeared in several parts of the North insisting that people who held the suspects escape also should be punished. Vidya should be delivered with complete justice. The photographs of...

No dawn for minorities if they do not unite, says the CM, Eastern Province

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The Minorities will never see the dawn if they do not unite, despite how many new constitution are drafted in the country. If they do not do this a situation will come to prevail where the minorities...

Fasting struggle of 3 TPPs entered its 4th day yesterday

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The fasting protest undertaken by the three Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) in protest of their case being  transferred to Anuradhapura Special High Court, entered its 4th day yesterday. The TPPs...

Army refuses to release Palaly Teachers training College, agree to release 3 schools

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The army which had agreed to release 3 schools within the High Security Zone before the month of December, but has firmly said they will not give the Teachers Training College in Palaly. The special...

Tourist centres in the North, supported by Colombo unknown to NPC, CM sounds warning

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The Tourist sector of the North is now in the hands of Security Forces and private persons from the South, who are not connected to Tourist Sector.  Because of this, a situation is found where the...

Security Forces agree to release acquired lands in 3 Districts: says Minister of State Radhakrishnan

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The State Minister Education Velusamy Rathakrishnan  has said that the Security Forces have consented to release Lands of people acquired by the Security Forces in three particular districts of the...

State Minister Wijekala helped Swiss Kumar to escape, the judgment in Vidya’s case notes

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MP, Wijekala Maheswaran helped  Mahalingam Sasikumar alias Swiss Kumar to escape for the first time. It is a mistake on her part that after she saved him from the people, she had not handed  him...

Seven Medals to Northern Province in Boxing at National Sports Festival

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In the National level Boxing Championship, Northern Province has won a total of 7 medals, including one Silver and six bronzes. 43rd National Boxing Championships were held in the Matara Akkurall...

Death sentence for seven in Vidya’s rape and murder case

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The trial-at-bar court today  awarded  death sentences to seven men connected to the gang rape and murder  of Sivaloganathan Vidya, on 13 May, 2015 in Punguduthivu, Jaffna,  a crime that sparked...

The Federation of Mannar Public Organizations warns:  Black Flags to Maithri if he comes for Vihara opening

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10 acres  of land in Mannar Manthai Thiruketheeswaram  belonging to a private person had been encroached and a Buddhist Vihare has been built on it. It has been announced that this Vihare which has...

British University undergraduate in research on Missing Persons

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An undergraduate of the British University was engaged in a research on the Missing persons. The relatives of the missing persons were in the 200th day of their continuous struggle. The British...

Wigneswaran acting in accordance with the agenda of Tigers abroad: says Minister S.P.Dissanayake in Jaffna

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Minister of Social Welfare, Good Relationship and Kandyans Legacies, S.B.Dissanayake said in Jaffna that,  Chief Minister Wigneswaran is acting as per the agenda of the Liberation Tigers abroad. He...

Commemoration of Thiyagi Thileepan held sentimentally with unprecedented number of people’s participation, after 2009

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The 30th commemoration of Thiyaga Theepam Thileepan was held with unprecedented sentimentalism,  for the first time after 2009 in the Motherland. Red and yellow flags flattered all over the...

University of Jaffna clinches the Inter- University Foot ball Championship for the 13th time

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In the Inter-University Foot Ball tournament -2017 held at the Vincent Dias Stadium in Badulla, the University of Jaffna edged out University of Peredeniya  by 1: 0 in the Final. Incidentally this...

27 year old youth arrested with 17 kg. of Ganja in Point Pedro

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A youth has been arrested yesterday at Viyaparimoolai, Point pedro with 17 Kgs. Ganja, the Point Pedro Police said. Following a tip off received by the police, point Pedro Police arrested the suspect...

Wignes asking for what could not be received: says Bishop of Mannar

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The agreement expressed for ultimate power devolution in the new constitution is a God sent Gift. Northern Province CM C.V.Wigneswaran is asking for what could not be received, said Bishop of Mannar,...

Ultimate devolution of power should become a reality: says Bishop of Jaffna

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The Prime Minister Ranil has said that the Joint Government has agreed to devolve the at the highest level. Without being an empty oral promise, these words should become a reality, said the Bishop...

No remedy so far for Thileepan’s sacrifice: says Leader of the Opposition Era Sampanthan

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No remedy has been found so far for the sacrifice  of ‘Thiyaga Theepam’ (Sacrificial Flame) Thileepan, who sowed the fire of Liberation among the Tamil people, said the Leader of the...

TNA will accept only ultimate power devolution in accordance with Federal principles: Sampanthan firmly say in the ITAK Conference

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The TNA will accept only ultimate power devolution in accordance with the Federal principles. TNA is very firm in this, said the Leader of TNA and Leader of the Opposition, Era Sampanthan  in ITAK...

3 Tamil political prisoners to go on Fasting Protest over their case being transferred to Anuradhapura

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The three Tamil political Prisoners whose case is to be transferred to Anuradhapura courts have announced that they will commence fasting protest against the case being transferred to Anuradhapura....

Disappointment in Interim Report , No way other than continuing the struggle : CM, Wigneswaran

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The interim report has given disappointment to Tamils. The report is one that is confirming the Sinhala-Buddhist Dominancy. The said report is insisting what we had rejected and fighting against for...

My Objective has  not been reached, says “Princess  of Records” Anitha

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Anitha Jegatheeswaran, who has placed her stamp in the Polevault event , says that her objective is yet to be achieved. She has distinction of  breaking the National record  for Pole Vault event 4...

Losing a semi final berth Northern Province Foot Ball team wins Bronze in 43rd National T&F Sports Festival

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The Northern Provincial Foot ball team won the Bronze in the Foot Ball series held as a part of the 43rd National Track and Field Sports Festival. It lost the chance of going into semi-finals in a...

Commemoration of Eastern University Massacre

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The commemoration of the massacre of 156 people, while they had sought refuge in the Eastern University was held yesterday. This event was held in front of the Alaiyadi Pillaiyar temple in the...

Andhra Government attempting to gain foot hold in Jaffna

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Indian Express has published a news item thatThe Andhra Pradesh (AP) Government of India, has planned to establish an Industrial plant in Sri Lanka. It has also said that the Sri Lankan Government is...

TELO will not support Wigneswaran if he goes for a 2nd term- Decision in party’s meeting

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The TELO party had decided firmly that the support for Wigneswaran will be given up to the end of this term. Under no circumstances the support will be extended for a second term, it was decided in...

North won in both sections in National Mathematical quiz competition

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The Northern Province students scored a Record by winning the first places in both Junior section and senior section. The competition for junior section was held day before yesterday and the Northern...

Northern Football team out of Semi-finals at the 43rd National track and Field Sports festival

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The Northern Province Foot ball team lost the chance of reaching into the finals of the Foot Ball series held as part of 43rd National track and Field Sports festival.   In a semi final match...

Anitha claims new record in Pole vault at the 43rd National track and Field Sports festival

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Jegatheeswaran Anitha  representing Northern Province achieved a new record, and captured the Gold, in the open Pole Vault event of the 43rd National track and Field Sports festival.   The...

No Export resources. Grapes production curtailed locally: Grapes Producers

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The Grapes producers have expressed concern that their products are being curtailed within local marketing. Grapes harvesting is in progress now in the Jaffna District. In the Jaffna District Grapes...

Commemoration of Nagarkovil Massacre held yesterday

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The 22nd annual commemoration of the 21 students killed in bomber attack made on the Nagar Kovil MV was held yesterday. The Commemoration was held at the memorial for the students, at the Maha...

Case of the TPPs transferred to Anuradhapura ignoring the promise of the President

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In the context of the 3 TPPs undertaking fasting protest demanding not to transfer their case from Vavuniya Courts, the Attorney General’s Department has sent a letter asking Vavuniya Court to...

Demonstration in Maruthankerny opposing Land grabbing

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Peopple of Maruthankerny held a demonstration yesterday morning opposing acquisition of additional lands by Wild Life Department, for National Sanctuary. This demonstration was held in front of...

51 rare herbs produced amidst adverse weather: says Department Indigenous Medicine

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Provincial Department for Indigenous medicine said yesterday that the although, adverse weather prevailed in the North, 51 rare herbs have been delivered to the Medicine Production Unit. Elaborating...

Northern Province Foot Ball team enters Semi-finals in 43rd National Sports Festival Football

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In the Foot-ball tournament as a part of the 43rd National Sports Festival the Northern Province Foot ball team has qualified for the Semi Final round. In a quarter final held at the Matara public...

Study regarding reasons for change of names of archeological sites will be undertaken: says CM

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wickneswaran said that he is studying about the reason behind the change of names of our archeological sites in the North. Elaborating further said that the names of a large number of...

Naseer supported 20th amendment to remain in the CM post: says the Northern CM

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The Eastern Chief Minister Naseer Ahamed has supported 20th amendment so as to remain in the CM’s post, said the CM, NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran. He was answering the question of a journalist during...

North win medals in male and female section of 43rd National Basketball

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In the 43rd National Sports Festival Northern girls have won a Silver in the Women’s  Basket Ball event with the Male team winning the Bronze in the Men’s Basket ball event....

Don’t send back Diaspora Tamils till a permanent solution is reached, Democratic Militants insist with Swiss Officials

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The Democratic Militants Party has insisted with the Officials of the Swiss Embassy in Sri Lanka, not to send back Diaspora Tamils until a permanent solution is reached in the motherland. A meeting...

Final day events of Commemoration week of ‘Thiyaga Theepam’ Thileepan

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The Tamil National People’s Front has announced that arrangements are being made to hold the Final day events of the 30th Annual Commemoration week for ‘Thiyaga Theepam’...

International Film Festival – Jaffna: It should help the rise of the Eelam Tamil Cinema

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Vethanayagam Thevananth, Hon. President, Federation of Jaffna District Non-Governmental Organizations After the war came to an end, Projects utilizing arts to create reconciliation, and for the...

Sumanthiran’s Junior in an effort to nullify the powers of the Northern Provincial Council through Sri Lanka Courts

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Niran Anketell, the Junior Attorney at Law of , M.A.Sumanthiran , the spokesman of TNA and Attorney at Law, had undertaken a vigorous attempt to nullify the meager powers granted to Northern...

Is Wigneswaran the next CM?…No it is not like that,  Doesn’t India pressurizing Sri Lanka now? …Yes it is so …Sampanthan’s replies

Sampanthan meets Tamil journalists (4)

Answering a question from media men whether  Wigneswaran will be the CM candidate of the TNA , Era Sampanthan said that it is not so. He said so during a Media conference with Tamil journalists...

An indication that the ‘making to disappear’ will continue: Ananthy comments on Office for Missing Persons

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The Office for the Missing Persons is to be established as an advance preparation indicating there are many Tamils in Sri Lanka to be made to disappear. This is an ‘eye wash’ Office. Even...

Political Solution may or may not come, we must act with composure- Sampanthan

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The Leader of the TNA and the Leader of the Opposition, Era Sampanthan said that the solution may come, may not come, but we must act with composure. The President and the Prime Minister should guide...

HC judge release Sumanthiran murder plot suspects on bail saying, “Just because they are former Militants, they could not be remanded indefinitely”

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The five former militants who had been charged with plotting to murder MP, Sumanthiran were allowed to go on bail by HC Judge Ilancheliyan. Karalasingam kulendran, Gnnasekaralingam Rajmathan,...

Ezhilan did not surrender to the Army: Retired Major General Chanakka Gunawardene

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Retired Major General of the Sri Lankan Army, Channakka Gunawardene testified yesterday at the Mulaitheevu Magistrate Court that, the five persons, including Ezhilan, the Political Leader of the LTTE...