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People are requesting to annex Island Sector to Jaffna MC: says Boundary Demarcation Group Chief

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The awareness regarding the Provincial council electorate demarcation is very poor among the People of Jaffna Peninsula, said the President of the Provincial Boundary Demarcation Group.  He has...

Pressure of Canada needed for GOSL to take significant Action on missing persons: says Bishop of Jaffna to Canadian Envoy

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The Bishop of Jaffna Justin Bernard Gnanapragasam insisted with the Canadian Envoy that the pressure of Canada is needed for the Sri Lankan Government to take significant action relevant to the...

Case of 3 TPPs will not be taken up in Anuradhapura Court, AG informs court

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The Attorney  General has informed the Appeal Court that, the case of the three TPPs, Mathiyarasan Sulaksan and Kanesan Tharsan and Rasathurai Thiruvaral, who are detained in Anuradhapura prison...

We will not demand separate country, if they give us Federal System: Says CM to Australian Envoy

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Tamil people are asking only Federal Power Devolution System just like in Australia. The Southern government is having a doubt that if they give Federal System, Tamils will secede and go as a...

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Maveerar Day heralds the awakening of the Tamil people, says the CM, C.V. Wigneswaran

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The hope that the Maveerars will not allow any distress to befall them has risen among the Tamil people. Our race has awakened. I think that our people have started to realize themselves. They have...

HIV infection in the North on the increase, warns the Prevention Unit for Infectious Diseases

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Medical Specialist, Piriyantha Paddagala and the Medical Officer in Charge of the Prevention Unit for Infectious Diseases of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital has warned that the HIV infections in the...

EPDP pay in the deposit for Chavakachcheri Town Council Election

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The Eelam People Democratic Party(EPDP) has paid in the deposit money for the only town council for which elections have been announced, in the North, Chavakachcheri. The Department of Elections –...

Kantharupan of Point Pedro Self Defence Centre win a Gold in National Championship

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The Point Pedro Self Defence Centre has won a gold medal in the National Karate Championship conducted by The Sri Lanka Karate Federation. Kantharupan representing the Point Pedro Self Defence...

Those who observe Maveerar Day are Tigers, we will take action against them: Minister Champika Ranawake

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Minister Champika Ranawak has said that all those observe Maveerar Day in North are Tigers. We will take action against them. Some ask if the JVP can remember their dead why  cant Tigers remember...

Heavy rains in Amparai and Baticaloa Districts

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Heavy rains had been experienced in the past few days in Amparai and Baticaloa areas, and several areas are inundated by flodd waters affecting the routine life of the people in the districts. Heavy...

2,256.9 acre land still under the control of the Army in Mulaitheevu District – Secretariat statistics

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From the year 2012, only 46.1 % of State and private lands have been released to date. Another 2,256.9 acre are under the control of the Army as per the statistics of the Mulaitheevu Secretariat....

Grateful Tamil people throng Thuyillumillams in Unprecedented numbers despite military threats to remember their Maveerars

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The Maveerar Day  was observed in a resurgent mood and sentimentally in motherland in North and East and abroad in remembrance of their children who had sacrificed themselves for the liberation of...

MAVEERAR DAY TODAY

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The Maveerar Day, for remembering the Maveerars of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam who have sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Tamil people, is being observed today sentimentally, in the...

Tamil National Leader Prabaharan’s Birth Day celebrated  yesterday

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The Motherland grandly celebrated the 63rd Birthday of Her worthy son, Velupillai Prabaharan , the Leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and widely acknowledged by the Tamils of the world...

LG Elections to be announced today for one Sabai in North and 4 Sabais in the East

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Local Go Elections for only 5 bodies in the North and East will be announced today, said the Commissioner of Elections circles yesterday. Due to the interim injunction issued by the appeal court on...

Local consumers in Jaffna deprived of Sea Food

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Sea Foods like Crabs, Cuttle Fish and Prawns have become rare species in the local fish markets. In the local markets of Jaffna, Crabs, Prawns and Cuttle fish are being sold at Rs.700, 1,400 and...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-7

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We celebrated the achievements of Black Tigers but we failed to capture their doctrines, the primary reason why their sacrifices never emerged and got tangled in the geo-political lobby. This is the...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-6

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Parani Krishnarajani The machineries of establishment – the crony capitalists, and the corporates that guard its operations; employ various interest group that are not at cross roads. And they...

Sacrificial flame to be lighted and Homage will be paid at Theravil Thuyillumillam

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The Maveerar Thuyillumilam at Theravil, Visuvamadu, Mulaitheevu gaining new splendor in prepareationfor the Maveerar Day. Sacrificial Flames will be lighted and homage paid in observance of the...

Text books including the History of Tamils to be published: State Minister of Education, V.Rathakrishnan

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The State Minister for Education, V.Rathakrishnan has said that, action will be taken to publish text books with the History of Tamils. He also said that the discrepancies in the Hindu Religious...

Tension in Valveddiththurai after the police seizing the Maveerar and Prabaharan posters

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The Valveddithurai Police had seized poster greeting Prabaharan on his Birthday and  calling the people to participate in the Maveerar Day events. Likewise police had taken into their custody a...

Federal System appropriate to Sri Lanka: Sumanthiran in discourse on Interim Report

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The mandate given by the Tamil people to our party is to formulate a Constitution embodying the basic aspirations of Tamil People, said the spokesman for TNA and MP, M.A. Sumanthiran. A meeting for...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-5

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Parani Krishnarajani History of the world renewed itself and underwent a sea change after the dismantling of Berlin wall , disintegration of the Soviet Union, and the 9/11 incident. Some...

Devolution of Power essential if the country should not be splited: says Minister Raub Hakeem

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If the country is not to be split, Devolution Power  is essential. It is the righteous duty of every one to think about this realistically. This is great responsibility of all political Leaders....

CM announces that arrangements has been made to pay Rs.6,000/= to Pre-School Teachers

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The NPC CM,  C.V.Wigneswaran had announced yesterday that arrangements have been made to pay Rs.6,000/= per mensem to Pre-School Teachers, in accordance with section 19 of the Northern Province...

Heavy Military Security around Kopay Maveerar Thuyillumillam, 24 hours surveillance by MIC

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The military security around the Kopay Thuyillumillam has been tightened. This sudden tightening of the security is a consequence the organization to hold the Maveerar Day event in front of the Army...

Sudden meeting yesterday between TNPF and the CM on Interim Report

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A sudden meeting had been held between the CM and the Leader of the Tamil National People’s Front yesterday. It is learnt that the Interim Report was discussed in this meeting. Tamil...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-4

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Parani Krishnarajani The psyche of the Tamil Tigers and water (sea) is something interesting. It is indeed a magic. In the past, whenever Tigers were believed to be defeated, they came back with a...

Uthayakumar appointed as the District Secretary for Baticaloa after a long back-dragging

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After a long term back-dragging Manickam Uthayakumar has taken over duties as the District Secretary of Baticaloa. Several people participated in this event, including the new Additional District...

Ruins belonging to Anuradhapura and Pollonnaruwa periods found in Munneswaram Temple Pond

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In a context where de-silting  tasks being undertaken in a pond near the Chilaw, Munneswaram Temple, it is reported that ruins of buildings had been found in the bed of the pond. It is reported that...

100 Million worth of Ganja destroyed in Jaffna on orders from Judge Ilancheliyan

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On the orders of the High Court Judge, Ilancheliyan, a lot of Ganja captured in the areas under the jurisdiction of the Jaffna High Courts, worth around 100 Million Rupees was burned yesterday. This...

Request to pay homage to Maveerars in the NPC rejected by the Leader of the house

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The Leader of the House, NPC, C.V.K.Sivagngnam had rejected a request by a member to pay homage to Maveerars in the House. The 110th sitting of the NPC was held yesterday at the NPC Secretariat...

Rajapaksa’s comeback gambit: Foiling the constitution making process

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd Leader of the Opposition and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan, participating in the final debate of...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-3

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Parani Krishnarajani The world we live is made of three quarters of water. The composition of water in the human body incidentally has the same equation. International relations and the strategy...

Observe Maveerar Day without any political discrimination, calls ITAK Leader Mawai Senathyrasa

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The Leader of the ITAK and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa has requested all Tamil people to observe the Maveerar Day as a holy day without any political mix-up. He put out this call in a media conference held...

Rt.Rev. Fernando appointed as the new Bishop of Mannar

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Mannar Diocese  Vicar General, Rev. Fr. Victor Sosai announced yesterday that the Pope had informed that Rt. Rev. Dr. Fidelis Lionel Emmanuel Fernando, who had served as the  Assistant Bishop of...

AAL Sugas accepts the challenge of Sumanthiran on the Interim Report on Constitution

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AAL Sugas has accepted the challenge of Sumanthiran  issued to anyone who say there is nothing for Tamils in the Interim Report , for an open debate and issued a counter challenge for Sumanthiran to...

Two from Thenmaradchchi win medals in National T&A meet for Differently-abled

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It has been announced that two persons from Thenmaradchchi have won Medals in the National Track & Field Athletics for the differently abled. This meet was held at the Biyagama, Mahindha...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-2

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Parani Krishnarajani Mullivaikkal and Nandikadal are two names of a similar geographical region. It may be true that both these regions are separated by an inch of land. But both these lands come to...

Jaffna lose to Swiss Team

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In match between a Team of a Swizz club and the Jaffna Selected team Jaffna went down fighting by 2 : 1 This friendly match held at the Jaffna Duraiyappah Stadium under flood lights, yesterday,...

Deneeswaran’s case against CM to be re-heard, by order of Supreme Court

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The Supreme court had ordered that the appeal case filed by ex-Transport Minister Deneeswaran against the removal of him from the post of Transport Minister citing seven persons including the CM,...

Northern Power move to take the case against it to be taken up for hearing

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Northern Power Company has requested the court to take the case regarding waste oil seepage into well in areas including Chunnakam, against them for hearing. This case came up for hearing before...

Maveerar Week commence under excessive monitoring of Security Forces

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The Maveerar Week – 2017, commenced yesterday sentimentally under the tight monitoring of Intelligence units of the Security Forces. Commemoration was held at the memorial tower for first Maveerar...

Release of TPPs, Former Minister of Justice did not show any concern, Accuses Sampanthan

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The Former Minister of Justice has not shown any concern over the release of TPPs. The problems are dragging on because of that. The current Minister of Justice Mrs.Thalatha Atukorale should pay...

Dengu could be controlled through solid waste disposal, suggests the Northern CM

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Through solid waste disposal we control infectious diseases like Malariya and Dengu. This is a good project that will protect our children and pave the way for bringing them up as healthy children,...

Irranaimadu Water released for Maha Season (Kala Pokam)

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Water was released for the paddy cultivation from The Iranaimadu Tank in Kilinochchi for the first time, after two years of renovation and development work. Special worships were made at the...

MAVEERAR WEEK off to a grand start today

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Commemoration events for remembering the Maveerars who had embraced Heroes’ deaths fighting for the rights of Tamil people and for the ideal of Tamil Eelam will commence sentimentally in the...

The Principles of Nandikadal: An Introduction-1

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Parani Krishnarajani “Nandikadal” – it is not just a name a place carries. It is the name that sums up the identity of Tamils determined to resurrect themselves. It is the name that...

TNA’s fails in bid to reconcile with Mullaitheevu youth who have decided to contest Independently

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The Mullaitheevu Youth community, being dissatisfied with the political parties has decided to contest the forthcoming LG elections for Puthukudiyiruppu Pradeshiya Sabai independently and are in the...