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Friday 15 November 2019
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New Alliance under Utaya sooriyan (Rising sun)

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ITAK is leading the Tamil people towards disaster. The objective of the new coalition under the Uthayasooriyan is to control the authoritarian actions of ITAK and to provide a new leadership to Tamil...

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TELO also quit LG Election Alliance

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It was decided early today in the Leadership Committee meeting of TELO that, the party will not contest the LG Elections along with TNA. As the ITAK is in a  recalcitrant stance, we are unable to...

Court issues Arrest Warrant for SI, Srikajan in the Vidya’s case

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An arrest warrant has been issued against SI, Srikajan  relevant to the case of aiding the main suspect in the Vidya’s case, Swiss Kumar to escape. This case was taken before Kayts Magistrate,...

Compulsory Military training for Pre- School Teachers, Accuses MPc Arnold

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The teachers of the pre-schools operated by the Civil Defence Department had been compelled to undergo Military training and they are leaving their posts because of this accused the MPc,  E. Arnold....

Wind speeds will increase today

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A depression  prevailed near Anthamaan Islands, around 900 Kms. From Sri Lanka. Due to this depression, wind speeds will be more than yesterdays speeds, said the Director of Met Department, Premlal....

Fielding cohorts of some Parties in guise of Independents to destroy the strength of TNA: says Amparai TNA MP, K.Kodeeswaran

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Cohorts of some Parties, who are being fielded in the guise of independent candidates in the lG Elections are attempting to break the strength of TNA, said the Amparai District TNA MP, K.Kodeeswaran....

Foundation stones laid for 120 houses for Muslims in Mullaitheevu

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Foundation stones were laid for building houses for 120 Muslim families of Mulaitheevu District. This event was held Hijrapuram in Mulaitheevu yesterday morning. One or two Tamil families had been...

Red Alert to Fishermen, It is dangerous to go to sea

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A depression has been prevailing from yesterday evening in seas off Southern Anthamaan around 1,300 Kilometers from Sri Lanka. It is anticipated that this depression will move through Bay of Bengal...

Tension due to arrest of fishermen in Mannar by the Navy

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25 fishermen were arrested at Thalvupadu, Mannar by the accusing them of engaging in banned fishing Method. Tension was created when the relatives of the arrested fishermen protested in front of the...

Disaster averted by precautionary action at Vavuniya Tank by the Irrigation Department

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In a context where the Vavuniya Tank Bund could have been breached, a disaster had been averted by the speedy precautionary action of the Irrigation Department. Soil erosion had occurred around the...

Buddha statue near Iranaimadu Tank removed by the Army

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After the removal of the small Army Camp the existed near the Iranaimadu Tank, the Army hasalso removed the Buddha statue that was installed in the Camp. After end of the war, the Army occupied the...

People of Iranaitheevu ask, why the Government is reluctant to release the soil where our ancestors had lived

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The People of Iranaitheevu have raised questions as to why the government giving lame excuses for not releasing the soil, where our ancestors had lived for more than a century on their own resources....

Attempt to instigate race riots, people should be vigilant, warns Vavuniya Police OIC

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Don’t create race riots between Tamil and Muslim people, requested the Vavuniya Police OIC, Mahintha Wilvorachchi. The OIC, Vavuniya Police met the Civil Organizations of Vavuniya Town,...

TNA to join the Cabinet?

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News leaked that several attempts are being made to incorporate the TNA in the cabinet and form a new Government by several factions. In the context of  confusion prevailing in the alliance...

Sea Snakes in nets, Fishermen anxious

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Great fear had been induced into the minds of fishermen at Navalady, Batticaloa, because of the sea snakes caught in their nets in large numbers. As the fishermen are in dire straits in recent times...

33rd Commemoration of Othiyamalai Massacre

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The 33rd  commemoration of the people massacred at Othiyamalai was held yesterday. This event was held at the location where the people were massacred in 1984 in Othiyamalai, a border village of...

Suresh – Gajendrakumar alliance split in just 21 days

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Effort to form a common front between EPRLF led by Suresh Premachandran and the All Ceylon Tamil Congress led by Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam, has fizzled out, just after 21 days from the start of the...

Varatharajaperumal as the TNA’s CM candidate, a Sinhala media speculates

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The first CM of the merged N&E, Varatharajaperumal is speculated to join the TNA, by a Sinhala Media. One of the founder Leaders of EPRLF, Varatharajaperumal is still a member of the EPRLF but...

Archeological remains belonging to the Anuradhapura era recovered from Chenkalady in Baticaloa

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Archaeological Artifacts belonging to the Anuradhapura Era were recovered in an Archaeological excavation carried out by the Archaeological Department at Thalavai Kandam, Chenkalady, Baticaloa. In...

Southern youths appointed secretly to Divisional Secretariats in Jaffna while 30,000 youths here waiting for employment

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While 30,000 youths in the peninsula have applied for and waiting for employment, Southern youths are being appointed secretly as minor staff in the District Secretariat and Divisional Secretariats...

Fate of Burgers to Tamils if North and East does not Merge: CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The fate of the Burger people will befall Tamil people if the North and East are not merged. Any solution without the merger of North and East will be detrimental to Tamil Speaking people. Buddhist...

The sittings of Northern Provincial Council held without full attendance of members

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Although the number of sittings are on the increase,  they are held without the full attendance of  members from the outset, the Provincial Council secretariat  has stated. The above reply had...

Rise in price of Seed- Onions: Maha Season Onion cultivation in danger, farmers express concern.

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The price of the seed onions for Onion cultivation in the Maha Season in Jaffna District has increased by Rs.20,000/= per 50 kgs. In this context, the farmers have expressed concern that,  it will...

Chavakachcheri LG Election – Mahindha Faction hands over nominations

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The Sri Lanka Pothujana Peramuna, led by Mahindha Rajapakse, had handed over Nomination to contest the Chavakachcheri Town Council elections. The District Organizer of the Party, Thambithurai Rajeev,...

29 acre of 70 families in Vayavilan released by Army yesterday

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29 acre lands belonging to 70 families  and hitherto under the control of the Sri Lankan Army were released by the Army Yesterday. The event for this was held in front of Uththariya Matha Church in...

Impotent leadership and uneasy co-habitation: Can the two main political parties withstand the problems arising from within and outside and continue to work together?

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd Two years and three months after the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) formed the...