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Lands allocated in Tamils in ‘L’ Zone-Commissioner comes to study and take decision

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It has been announced that the Director General, Mahaweli Development Authority, Anura Dissayanayake, will make a visit  to Mulaitheevu to study about the alleged land grabbing of the lands of Tamil...

Mulai Fisherman’s boat sunk, Raviharan condemns the outrage of Southern fishermen

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A boat of a Mathalan (Mulaitheevu) fishermen was rammed and sunk in the seas off Mathalan. The fisherman from Mathalan accused that the boats of southern fishermen rammed and  sunk his boat and they...

We will never forgive the Army who made our kins to disappear- Relatives directly say to Maithri

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We will never forgive the Army who made our kins disappear, they are responsible for the people made to disappear. They must be punished, said the relatives of the missing persons, to the President...

Potential New Directions for Tamil Diplomacy within the International System

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By Sowjeya Joseph and Lorenzo Fiorito The international criminal legal system will not bring justice to Tamils. Other avenues for enforcing human-rights decisions should be explored. On August 29,...

Massoor Moulana accuses that the Government is spreading propaganda that N&E Merger detrimental to Muslim people

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While saying that, the Government is undertaking a planned propaganda that Muslims are against N & E Merger , AAL and the President of the Siththi Lebbei research centre, Massoor Moulana also...

TPC Declaration insists Secular Federal Solution on the basis of a self determination in merged North and East

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The Government has no genuine interest in solving the political problems of the Tamils. The Tamils have lost their faith on action taken by the government in this regard. Hence the International...

Report to be prepared to revive Arumugam River plan to alleviate the water shortage in Jaffna

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In bid to find a solution, to the shortage of drinking water in the Jaffna Peninsula, ‘The Arumugam River Plan”   is to be revived and a study in underway to prepare a Feasibility...

TPPs raise suspicion on TID activities to transfer out their case

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“There are two witnesses in our case. One of them has gone abroad. In this context, how can the TID say that there is threat to witnesses? Four months ago, The TID had asked the witnesses to...

Minister Rajitha expresses pleasure over TNA cooperating with the Government

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Although the TNA had not joined the Government they working in conjunction with the government on all occasions, said Minister of Health, Dr.Rajith Senaratne. The Foundation stone for Sri...

Urany Kanishta Vidyalaya released by the Army yesterday

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Urany Kanishta Vidyalayam which had been hither to a Army camp was handed over by the Army, to the District Secretary, Jaffna officially, with a view ti the educational activities of the students of...

20th Amendment will grab back what is already there, worst of all: says CM

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While condemning that the 20th Amendment Act will grab the freedom enjoyed by the Provincial people, the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran further said that this act will pave the way force upon us half-baked...

A tender flower that was trampled 21 years ago …..Commemoration of Kirushanthy on 7th

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The year was 1996….. same month same day…… Kirushanthy, a tender flower in the form of an A/L student of Chundikuli Girls College Jaffna, was returning home after sitting for the Chemistry...

Tension again in Mayakkalli Malai/ Irrakkamam

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Tension was created in Mayakalli malai on Saturday, when some Buddhists tried to clear the land there and put up residents there. Some Buddhist monks and some Buddhist people had purchased a land...

Attempt again to transfer the case against the 3 TPPs to other courts in the guise of threats to witnesses

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On an allegation that threats were leveled against two persons who testified against three former member of the LTTE murdering the security forces members who were captured as prisoners of war, the...

Palaly could be made into a Regional Air-Port without Acquiring land of people: says Indian Team

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The Indian team which made surveys of Palaly Air Port , has recommended to the Colombo Government that the Air Port could be transformed into Regional Airport without acquiring further lands from...

Transport across Army border on Ponnalai-Point Pedro Road

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Security forces have announced that transport in CTB busses only will be allowed from 5.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m on Ponnalai-Point Pedro Road. Commenting on this the Jaffna District Secretary...

Eastern Secretaries transferred in a haste and the members express doubt

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The Secretaries of Ministries and Department have been transferred in a haste and MPc, K. Thurairatnam said that it should be examined why the transfers were made in a haste. The new Governor...

Senior Journalist Kurunathan no more

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A senior journalist Kala Bhoosananm Sinnaiah Kurunathan passed away on Friday. His final rites will be nhel at his home at 142, Main Road, Trincomalee at 10.30 a.m. today. Cortege will leave for...

Sushma assures India’s fullest support to Sri Lanka’s government

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Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that the government of President Maithripala Sirisena could always count on continues Indian support. She said this when she called on President...

Sri Lanka leader to shield general from war crimes case

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Sri Lanka’s president has vowed to protect a former army chief accused of crimes committed in the bloody final phase of the country’s civil war. “I state very clearly that I will...

Mullikulam Land Affair – Navy again go back on their words

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A  team led by Charles Nirmalanathan brought to the notice of the State Minister for Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene that the promise of the Navy commander on the Mullikulam lands. Mannar Vicar General...

Only residential areas will be released: says Navy, Cites Coastal algae ( Cultivated by Navy???) as reason

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The navy promised to release only the area where people in extent of 186 acre in Iranaitheevu. They said the all of the Northern part is needed for anti drugs smuggling and radar operation and they...

Murder in Custody Case witness threatened wife life at Anuradhapura prison, Judge orders to tighten security for the Witness

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A witness of the Police Station detention murder case complained to the Kayts judge that he had been threatened with life at the Anuradhapura Prison and the judge ordered the Prison Officials to...

Hakeem resent at the Karaithuraipattu Divisional Secretary over not issuing lands to Muslim People

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The Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and Minister Rauf Hakeem resented at the Divisional Secretary of the KaraithuraiPattu over the problems in granting lands to Muslim people.  The office of...