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Request to Protect Agricultural Lands building saline- water stopping dam, at Mandaikallaru

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The farmers in Mandaikallaru had requested that their agricultural lands be protected from saline-water penetration by building a dam for Mandaikallaru river. The farmers pointed out that because of...

Commemoration students killed in aerial bombing by SL Air Force in Nagarkovil

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The 22nd Commemoration of the students who were killed in the aerial bombing of the SL Air Force will be held on 22.09.2017 at NagarKovil Maha Vidyalayam. 21 Students of the Nagar Kovil Vidyalayam...

Vehicle census for Strategical Development of Jaffna Town, All requested to Cooperate

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While announcing that the vehicle census for Strategical Development of Jaffna Town is being undertaken by the undergraduates of University of Jaffna in progress, Jaffna District Secretary,...

The decisions of Jaffna Coordinating Committee Meeting

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The Jaffna District Coordinating Committee meeting was held in the Auditorium of the Jaffna District Secretariat yesterday.  Some of the decisions taken at this meeting are given below: 1.Priority...

The Diplomatic Opportunity should not be missed: explains Mawai Senathyrasa

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The ITAK President and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa has insisted that the diplomatic opportunities provided to the Tamil people should not be missed. He said as above when he participated in the event for...

India willing to assist in the construction of Express Highway to the North

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India has consented to assist in the construction of Express Highway to the North it is learnt. The agreements were reached in the meetings between Indian Foreign Minister, Susma Suwaraj, who was on...

Amnesty International meets the relatives of missing persons, promise to internationalize the matter

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While insisting with the Amnesty International that they are struggling with evidences that their children are alive, the relatives of the missing persons said that the Sri Lanka Government will only...

Referendum on Constitution should be held before any Election, TNA tells the Government firmly

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The TNA has firmly insisted with the Government that before holding any election, the Referendum on the New Constitution should be held. In a context where the anticipation for the elections East,...

Basil and Chandrasiri to Visit Jaffna next week for Party works of Mahindha faction

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Former Minister Basil Rajapakse and former Northern Province Governor, G.A.Chandrasiri  are visiting Jaffna next week. It is reported that they are visiting Jaffna to make arrangements for making...

Rights should be granted to those around us, says the Chief Minister, Wigneswaran

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On a basis that we are Tamil people, We are demanding our entitlements, Rights and honour the Colombo Government. WE should think about whether we are giving the entitlements, Rights and honour to...

Lands given by LTTE at Kaively  to Maveerar Families and Militants in control of Forest Department

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25 housing lands given by the LTTE, to former militants and Maveerar families at Kaively are now in the control of the Forest Department. The people belonging to these families have requested that...

TNA  ready to encounter Elections

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If the Government abandon 20th amendment, the Tamil National Alliance is ready to face elections. We think that it will be better if that  election is held soon, said M. ASumanthiran, spokesman of...

Dengu infection increases in the Jaffna Peninsula

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The impact of the Dengu iunfection is on the increase in the Jaffna Peninsula. Upto yesterday in this month 76 patients have received treatment for Dengu in the Teaching Hospital Jaffna. This was...

The Cooperative sector of the North should be re-structured: Ananthy Saseetharan

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The Cooperative sector of the Northern Province encountering severe setbacks now. There is a need for restructure it, implement new projects and develop the Cooperative Sector, said the Northern...

Commemoration of Manthuvil Massacre yesterday

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Commemoration of the people killed in the aerial bombing of the Sri Lankan Air Force in 1999 at Manthuvil  market was held yesterday. The photographs of 24 Tamils who were killed in this attack were...

Commemoration week commence in the North for Thileepan

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Several commemoration were held in the North for “Thiyaga Theepam” Lt.Col. Thileepan, who sacrificed his life on the alter of the Liberation struggle of the Tamil people. Yesterday is...

Better political selection depends on the votes of the people: Eastern CM, Naseer Ahamed

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Better Political selection is dependent on the votes of the people. The people should decide as to what kind persons they are bringing into the Politics. Don’t bring  useless persons into...

Kepapulavu struggle sees its 200th day

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The struggle undertaken by the people of Kepapulavu demanding the release of their lands reached its 200th day yesterday. They are engaged in a continuous struggle demanding the release of 482 acre...

5 Police suspects in University Student’s Murder case released on bail

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5 policemen who were in remand for the last 11 months, relevant to the shooting of 2 university students were released on Bail yesterday. ”Each of the suspects is allowed go on  a cash bail of...

30th Commemoration week of (Sacrificial Flame) “Thiyaga Theepam” Lt.Col.Thileepan starts today

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30 years from today  the venue, spot in close proximity to Nallur Kandaswamy Temple. A lean figure  waves goodbye to his people. A saintly looking mother place the symbolical veera Thilakam on his...

Sinhala imposed on Minorities in Amparai, Complaints made to President and Ranil

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Although Tamil people are are living in majority, in the Amparai District, the Tamil people and officers are greatly inconvenienced because the District Secretariat is sending all letters only in...

We felt like setting our foot on the moon: says a residents of Iranaitheevu who visited their lands

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Our residents in Iranaitheevu have been destroyed. Our cattle has multiplied and roaming the areas. When we set foot on Iranaitheevu we were submerged in a feeling similar to what was felt by...

Alternate Leadership not needed till Sampanthan is alive: CM Wigneswaran firmly says

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The NPC CM, Wigneswaran firmly said that as far as Sampanthan is alive there is no need for an alternate Leadership. He said this in an interview he granted. Q: Do you think that a vacancy exist for...

Vithya’s Case which attracted the attention all over country judgment to be delivered on Sept 27th

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The Judgment of the Pungudutheevu student Murder case is to be delivered on 27th of this month. Speculations are running rife among various factions as to the nature of the judgment. The...

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8 Medals to North in the National Boxing Championship

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In the Nationmal level boxing champion ships held by the Schools Boxing Association 8 medals were won including 5 Golds, 1 silver and 2 bronzes. This Championships were held at the Mulliyawalai...

The powers granted under unitary state system are not permanent: says CM NPC

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Whatever powers are granted under the unitary state system, they are inherent with the danger of being  revoked at any time. A solution based on Federal system will be the final and conclusive, said...

This is the opportunity for minorities to acquire their rights: says the EP CM Ahmed

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Past Government has not granted any rights to the Minorities. Competing politicians have always cheated the people. But all that has changed now. The joint Government which came to power with the...

Vidya’s Case – Deputy Solicitor General summarize: Charges against 4 accused Proved 3 aided and abetted no witness against 2

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Summary of the Prosecution side was delivered yesterday by Deputy Solicitor General, P.Kumaratnam  yesterday.  Delivering his summary he said that the charges against 2nd accused, Jeyakumar,...

Solution proposals of TPC in consideration by Asgriya and Malwatte Chapters

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Informed sources in the south said that the solution proposals presented by the TPC is under consideration by the Asgriya and Malwatte chapters. On the 09 and 10th of this month, a group led by the...

People lands could not be acquired by officials without permission from Ministry of Lands

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A resolution saying that no official can acquire people’s land without the expressed approval from the Ministry of Lands and  any officer who acquire people’s lands shall obtain approval...

Vidya’s Murder case at the final stages, Summarizing today and tomorrow. Judgment in early October

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The Murder case of  Pungudutheevu student, Vidya  has reached a conclusive stage. The summaries of the prosecution and defence will be delivered today and tomorrow.It is expected that the judgment...

Northern people misunderstand me because of some media in the North

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Some media in the North district and publish what I say. This pave the way for the people misunderstand me, said the NPC CM, while in a meeting he had with the representatives of freelance...

Don’t cheat minority people anymore, requests the CM of Eastern Province

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State leaders should abandon political stratagems of cheating the Minority people and come forward to provide them with their rights, The Chief Minister of Eastern Province, Habis Naseer Ahamed. He...

Malwatte Nayake Thero, a good example to Bikkus: praise CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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I think that all Bikkus should be like the Malwatte Mahanayake Thero, the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said in an interview BBC Sinhala Service. The Government still fears that if some good is done to...

New crisis to struggle of relatives of Missing persons, Temple Administration asks them to leave

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Complications have been formed in the struggle of the relations of the missing persons which is being held on a side road of the Kilinochchi Kandaswamy Temple. The Temple administration has informed...

A Tamil should become the Chief Minister of the East :This is the wish of the SLFP

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A Tamil should be elected as the new Chief Minister of the East. The Tamils should pursue intensively the task of electing a person with high level of personality. Let the situation where Tamils were...

Clearing work undertaken in Kanchikudichcharu Thuyillumillam

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The Maveerar Thuyillumillam at Kanchchikudicharu in Thrukovil area of the Amparai District. The cleaning work was undertaken by former militants under the aegis of Democratic Militants. Lighting of...

5,300 acre in the control of Departments in Manthai west only

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A special meeting for releasing state Lands acquired by two Departments in Manthai West, Mannar, was held at the Manthai West Divisional Secretariat, yesterday. Forest Department and Wild Life...

NPC needs Rs.10, 310 Million need for 2018 & Request made to Central Government

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Request has been made to the Central Government to grant Rs. 10,310 Million for undertaking development in the North next year. The Minister of Finance of the Colombo Government will submit his...

CM, Wigneswaran meets the Malwatte Nayake Thero, insists that he is not a racist

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A team led by the CM, NPC, met the Mahanayake of the Malwatte Chapter, Thibbodduwewa Sri Sumangala Thero yesterday at pre noon hours. I clarified to the  Mahanayake that Federalism is not secession...

Toxic injection to militants – not proved by Medical tests, announcement in NPC

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It was alleged that former militants were administered with toxic injections while in rehabilitation. Medical examinations were held in this regard by the Ministry of Health. No evidence was found in...

Tamils were not excluded in anything in the Eastern Province: Eastern CM, Naseer

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Tamils were never excluded in the development projects undertaken by the Eastern Provincial Council. Activities are undertaken at equal level in the financial Allocations and the governing powers ,...

No benefits to Tamil from past agreements: Minister of State for Education, Rathakrishnan

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No benefits were reaped by the Tamils from the agreements made by the Sri Lanka Government and the solution expected by the Tamils also was not delivered to them. An opportunity is created by the...

Container suspected to be used by LTTE recovered at Kalmadhu/Kilinochchi

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An empty oil container suspected to be used by the LTTE was discovered at KalMadu (Kilinochchi) yesterday. It was discovered in an excavation undertaken by the Sri Lanka Air Force, it was reported....

Kirushanthy stand out as a symbol of the Offences of the Army, says the CM

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The Kirushanthy massacre remains to date the symbol of all crimes committed by the Army during the war Period in the North, said the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. Commemoration of the massacre of...

Herculean effort to grant housing to Southern fishermen at Mulaitheevu

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The Northern Governor has ordered to identify the owners of the Muhathuwaram area in Mulaitheevu, in order to provide housing to the transgressing southern fishermen there. Karaithuraipattu...

If permits are given to Southerners by Colombo, Northern Officials should not interfere, says aggressively, Director of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources

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“It he Southern fishermen had been issued permits to fish in Northern Seas, then the Divisional Secretaries and Departmental Officials should not pose any hindrance to them, and the concerns of...

500 Kgs Bomb recovered from Pachchilaipalli

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The De-mining workers who were undertaking demining work recovered a 500 kgs. bomb from Vempodukerny/ Indrapuram  in Pachchilaipalli Divisional area yesterday. It may be a bomb dropped by Kfir...

8kgs. Ganja captured from a house in Chulipuram Occupant arrested

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8Kgs ganja were recovered from a house in Chulipuram in Vaddokoddai. A person belonging to the household was arrested  accused of possessing the ganja said the police. A tip off was received that...