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ITAK attacking CM as he is the Leader of the people- Accuses the TNPF

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The TNPF has accused that the ITAK is attacking the CM, and started to sling mud as he is the leader at the Tamil People. Further, if the CM is crazy of power as the ITAK is telling, he would not...

5,783 persons affected by Dengu in the North, Director of Health, Dr. Nanthakumar

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The Director of Health, Jaffna Region, Dr.K.Nanthakumar said yesterday that 5 patients have died of Dengu this year and 5,783 persons were afflicted with Dengu this year. Most of the affected are...

Asian Level Weight Lifting – Pandiankulam student in achievement

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Tharsika Theverasa of the Pandiankulam MV has a won a Gold in the Asian Level Weight Lifting Championship held in Malaysia and brought honours to the School, District and the country. Tharsika who...

Those whose land are not released is on the roads, How can live happily? Ask Kepapulavu people

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The Kepapulavu people whose lands have been released by the Army, after inspecting their released lands said that, while some people whose lands have not been released are on the roads, we cannot...

Youth arrested with 3 ½ Kgs. Kerala Ganja by STF after a chase from Inparuddy to Malu junction

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3 ½ Kgs. of Kerala Ganja which was to be smuggled to other Districts was captured yesterday, said the OIC of Nalliyadi police, R.P.K.Priyantha.. On a tip-off received by SI, Premalala and Ratnayake...

Mulaitheevu Civil Security Department Karate team wins 2017 National Level Departmental Tournament

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The Karate tournament for 2017 of the Civil Administration Department was held recently in the indoor stadium of the Department in Colombo. 9 Provincial teams took part in this tournament and team...

 People taken by Army in bus to see their lands at Kepapulavu

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133.34 acre land at Kepapulavu was handed over to the District Secretary, Mulaitheevu day before yesterday. Accordingly the Land Officers of the District Secretariat and the Grama Officers had...

We will hit back the CM who has raised questions against us at a suitable time, says Mawai Senathyrasa, Leader, ITAK

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We will suitably hit back at the CM, who is himself raising question against us and answer them also by himself at a suitable time, the Leader of the ITAK and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa. The event for...

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Is the JVP really ready to embrace change?

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) propaganda Secretary Vijitha Herath’s recent comments (in an English Daily) on...

Army Releases 133 acre land in Mulaitheevu

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The Army yesterday released 133.34 acre lands of people they had occupied yesterday. Out of this 111.5 acre belong to the Kepapulavu people. The District Secretary officially took over these lands...

I have not decided anything about LG Election: says the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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I am not thinking about the Provincial Council Election. So please don’t try to benefit using my name, the NPC CM,  C.V.Wigneswaran had said. I came to know that, during this election period,...

We cannot get cheated anymore, this is the last election to be contested with ITAK: says Vino. Vanni MP

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The Vanni District TNA MP Vinonokarathalingam said that we cannot be continued to be cheated with uni-word terminologies like ” Unity,  fellowship,  alliance”. The forthcoming LG...

Sritharan Thuvahan  of Hartley College clinch the National top spot in GCE(AL) -2017

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In a context where the results of the GCE(AL) – 2017 being published, tt was reported that  Sritharan Thuvarahan of Heartley College has secured the first place in the GCE(AL) – 2017 at National...

20 persons infected by HIV Virus: says Dr.Chandrakumar

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20 persons have been affected with AID this year in Vavuniya. The spread of the virus hadsbeen caused by improper sexual relationships, said  sexually transmitted diseases, and Prevention of AIDS ...

No hope in a solution to Tamil: says Siththarthan, MP

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There is no hope that the solutions that could fulfill the aspirations and demands of the Tamil People, could be arrived, said the Leader of the PLOT and MP, T.Sitharththan. He had said so in a media...

Passaiyoor St.Antony’s in medal haul in National Weight Lifting

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The Passaiyoor St.Antony’s Girls MV has won several medals in the National Level Weight Lifting championship conducted by the Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Federation. The championships are being...

The CM may contest on Uthayasooriyan symbol: says Vanni MP, Sivasakthy Ananthan

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The incumbent CM,C.V.Wigneswaran may contest on the Uthayasooriyan Symbol in the forth coming  NPC Election said the Vanni MP, Sivasakthy Ananthan. Speaking  in an election meeting in Vavuniya he...

Manivannan, TNC’s chief contender for JMC in arena with “Clean hands – Clean Town” theme

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The National Organizer of TPC and the Mayoral Candidate for Jaffna Municipality, AAL, V.Manivannan said yesterday that he is to encounter the LG Election with a motto of “Clean Hands – Clean...

If the accusations are proved I will throw away my posts, challenges Sumanthiran

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Suresh Premachandran is saying that the Government had given me a luxury Bungalow in Colombo. Another faction is saying that I have become a Minister, said MP, and spokesman for TNA, M.A.Sumanthiran....

Memorial shrine for Tsunami victims in Mullaitheevu drowned in tears of relatives

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The Mulaitheevu District underwent severe tribulations and lost several thousand of it residents due to the Tsunami disaster of 2004. The commemorations of the kins lost in the Tsunami were held in...

 “Sports Star of the North” Vijayabaskar Asika breaks the Record in National Weight Lifting.

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In the Weight Lifting series conducted by the National Weight Lifting Federation, Vijayabaskar Asika of the Chundikuli Girls College Jaffna, broke the existing record in the women’s division and...

Women and Genocide – An assessment involving psychology, sex, violence, family and culture

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Parani Krishnarajani  (The columnist is doing his research on violence unleashed on women and children in the aftermath of a war and its implication on genocide) Women are the basis of the society....

Although sufficient rains were received, nobody took interest in saving it, says Met. Officer

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The Officer in Charge of the Metrological Department at Thirunelvely, Jaffna, T. Pratheeban said that although sufficient rains were received, nobody was interested in saving the water. Everybody was...

Joseph Pararajasingam remembered yesterday in Batticaloa

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The 13th annual Commemoration of Josph Pararajasingam , the former MP of TNA was held sentimentally at Baticaloa yesterday. Organized by the Batticaloa District Youth Wing of the ITAK, this event...

The wish of the TNA is for the Joint Government should continue

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The Joint Government formed by the UNP and SLFP should continue, said the Spokesman and MP of TNA, M.A.Sumanthiran. The term of the government by UNP and SLFP  will expire on the 31st.  If the SLFP...

13th Anniversary of the Tsunami which gave unceasing distress

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The commemoration of the 30,000 victims killed by  the Tsunami  which devastated the coast lines of Sri Lanka is to be held country-wide, today. The commemoration are to be held in the memorials...

Commemoration of Senior Journalist SMG’s held yesterday

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The commemoration event of Senior Journalist, Late S.M.Gopalaratnam, (Gopu Aiya) was held yesterday Sunday at Saraswathy Hall at Nachchimar Kovilady with theme line of Unforgettable Days  ( ”...

Christmas Greetings from VIPs

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All weapons that stand against the Humanity shall be silenced: President Maithripala Sirisena. Let hope rise again in the minds of people living with their hopes squashed: Era Sampanthan, Leader of...

Dissatisfaction over seat distribution-PLOT decides to keep away from Election Propaganda

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It is understood that the PLOT will  keep away from Election propaganda, in place where the chances of competing had been refused by the ITAK. It is also understood that the party will engage in...

Two A/L students drown in Kalliyadi Aru in Puthukudiyiruppu

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Two students who went to bathe in the Kalliyadi Aru have lost their lives drowned in the river. This tragic incident had occurred yesterday noon. Pawan Thanushan and Sivarasa Sri karan bothe aged 17...

Weight Lifter Asika, the Star of the North

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The “Colours Nite” event for selecting and honouring the the best athletes of the North was held at the Chavakacheri Jublee Hall. V.Asika who had won Gold Medals, established new records...

Many mistakes could have occurred in the History, no need to think of them now: Speaker Garu says in Jaffna

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Many mistakes could have occurred in the history, we don’t need to think about them. Hence we will get together and work with our future in view, said the Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament,...

Three arrested with 100 Kgs of Mawa areca nut in the seas off Point Pedro

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The Point Pedro Police said that three persons trying to smuggle 100 Kgs Mawa arecanuts  by boat were arrested un the seas off Point Pedro. This detection had occurred in the Inparuddi season...

LG Election : the Democratic Militants join TNA

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The Democratic Militants Party announced that it has joined the TNA. They have also announced that they will encounter the LG Elections from within the TNA. They held a media conference jointly with...

First ever Open Heart Surgery performed successfully at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital

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The Director of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Dr.Thangamuthu Sathiyamoorthy  said that an Open Heart Surgery attempted for the first time in the Jaffna Teaching Hospital has been successfully...

Hindrance posed by people for de-mining in Kilinochchi: says Sharp’s Demining Specialist

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Humanitarian Demining Agency, Sharp Organization’s Technical Advisor, Parabath said that, peoples hindrance is found for De-mining activities in Kilinochchi. The Sharp Organization is engaged...

Action will be taken to release land occupied by the Army, Army chief promises the District Secretary

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The Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, Lt.Gen. Mahes Senanayake has promised the District Secretary , Jaffna, that speedy action will be taken to release the lands of the people which are in the hands...

Amongst opposition from several quarters, Viharathypathy’s remains cremated in Jaffna Esplanade

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The remains of the former Viharathypathy of Jaffna Naga Vihare was cremated yesterday in the Jaffna Esplanade, amidst Muniyappar Temple, the memorial for people killed during Tamil Research...

Successful Open Heart Surgery for the first time in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

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The Jaffna Teaching Hospital circles said that a successful Open Heart Surgery was performed yesterday at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The operation was performed on a person from Vavuniya, aged 27.

Cremation of Viharathypathy between Muniuyappar Temple and Memorial tower – Strong opposition from Public Organizations

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Public Organizations and people have protested strongly to cremating the former Thero in charge of Nagavihare Jaffna between the Muniyappar Temple and the memorial for people killed during the Tamil...

LG Elections candidacy round-up

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Main Parties: ITAK, EPDP, JVP, ACTC, TULF, UNP, SLFP  District No of LG bodies Parties Independ. Jaffna 17 12 08- Kilinochchi 03 09 03 Mannar 05 11 01 Vavuniya 05 12 04 Mulaitheevu 04    

Struggle of relatives of the Missing reached 300th day

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An Attention Drawing rally was held yesterday at Vavuniya on the 300th day of the struggle of the relatives of missing persons under aegis of  Association for finding out the people who had gone...

Distribute 58 paddy cultivation lands for livelihood employment, memorandum sent to CM and Agri. Minister

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The people of Thaddaan kulam and the Village Development Society of Thaddaankulam which come under Vavuniya District Agrarian Services Department have sent memorandums to the CM, the minister of...

ITAK excludes other constituent parties in the Nomination list in Kilinochchi

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In a startling move, the ITAK had handed in Nominations in Kilinochchi alone excluding the members of other constituent parties of TNA. The members of the constituent parties have been highly...

Security tightened at the District Secretariat as nominations to close today, says, District Secretary

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In the context of the dead line for the handing over of Nominations for the LG Election, security has been tightened in and around the District Secretariat, Jaffna, said the District Secretary,...

Attempt to field common candidate to defeat Arnold, who under took anti- National Activities

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Attempts have been undertaken behind the scenes, to field a common candidate in opposition to Arnold being appointed by TNA as the Mayoral Candidate. The appointment of Arnold has raised vehement...

T-56 rifle and swords among weapons recovered from a house in Jaffna: A Plot Member arrested

T-56 rifle and swords among weapons recovered from a house in Jaffna

Large number of military weapons was recovered from a house in Jaffna which is operating as an office of the PLOT in Jaffna. An old man, a member of the PLOT has been arrested from the house by the...

No dispute with Constituent parties on seat distribution, says Leader of PLOT, Siththarthan

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While saying that, there is no conflict between PLOT and the other constituent parties of the TNA, the Leader of the PLOT, Sitharthan also said all conflicts have been solved. Further he said that no...

Malaysian group will come to the aid of Northern People, the Premier of Malaysia promises CM

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The Prime Minister of Malaysia has promised the NPC CM that he will send a high level Malaysian State Official to the North to solve the problems of the people here. A meeting occurred between the...