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Fertilizer subsidy should be granted to Batticaloa farmers: The Former CM, Naseer

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Batticaloa farmers should be granted with fertilizer subsidy, requested the former CM of EP, Mohamed Naseer. He requested so while commenting  on the problems encountered by the Batticaloa farmers....

Relatives of persons forced to disappear demonstrate in front of NPC

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The relatives of person made to disappear engaged in an attention drawing protest in front of the Northern Provincial Council yesterday. This protest had taken place at around 2.30 p.m. The relatives...

Sampanthan is helping only the Government: Vasutheva Nanayakkara, in Jaffna

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Sampanthan who was appointed by the Government is only helping the government , said Vasutheva Nanayakkara, in Jaffna. He also said that a Three- prong opposition had risen against Ranil. Because of...

Devolution of power should be shown in action, told the same thing to the government: says CM

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8While saying that, if any Power Devolution is there, the government show it in action, the CM, C.V. Wigneswaran has also said that, when you are preparing Provincial projects take us also into it. A...

TNA loses to its new allies in Velanai Pradeshiya Sabai

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The TNA  has lost Velanai PS to its new ally EPDP. The EPDP had captured the PS with the assistance of TULF and Mahindha’a Pothujana Peramuna. Namasivayam Karunamoorthy and the member of the...

Vembady’s Miruthy hits the National top spot in GCE (OL) – 2017 in Tamil Medium

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Vembady Girls College student Miruthy Sureskumar  has secured the first place at National Level in the GCE(OL) – 2017 (Tamil Medium). The results of the GCE(OL)- 2017 were released yesterday...

Lands of people, under control of the Army will be released soon, Army Commander promises CM

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The NPC Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran announced to the media that the Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake has promised him that lands of people under the control of the Army will be released...

You will join your father before new year, Maithri assures Aanantha Suthakaran’s children

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President Maithripala has promised the two children of TPP, Aanantha Suthakaran that, he will take action to release their father from prison unite him with them before the forthcoming New Year. The...

TNA’s surrender to EPDP continues in Capturing Karainagar and Vali west Sabais

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The TNA yesterday captured Karainagar and Vali West Pradeshiya Sabais with the support of EPDP and UNP. TNA had earlier captured Chavakachcheri  and Point Pedro Town Councils also with the support...

Cabinet approves the construction of a new pier in Kankesanthurai

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The Cabinet has given its approval for the proposals of Minister of Harbour and Shipping Mahintha Samarasinghe relevant to undertaking renovation works in the Kankesanthurai harbor. The Cabinet has...

NPC Chief Minister and Jaffna Mayor in a direct meeting yesterday

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A meeting  has occurred between the NPC Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran and the Jaffna Mayor, E. Arnold yesterday. This meeting that occurred yesterday morning lasted for around 45 minutes. Justice...

After long term back dragging, approval for CM’s Fund granted

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After 4 years of back dragging the approval for CM’s Fund has been granted. The Attorney General has instructed the Governor’s Office to grant approval for the CM’s Fund. This...

Arms ship of Tigers sunk in deep sea

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An arms ship captured from LTTE was sunk in the deep seas off Negombo. A ship used for deep sea transport by Tigers had been captured by the Sri Lankan Navy in 2009. This ship captured in...

After 10 years in prison 2 TPPs released by High Court

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Two Tamil Political prisoners who were arrested and charged for plotting to assassinate Mahindha Rajapakse, and had been detained in prison for the last 10 years have been released by the High Court...

Forming Government with EPDP  means TNA has forsaken its Policies, says the CM, Wigneswaran

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The TNA securing the support of the EPDP for forming the government in LG Bodies will be considered as forsaking the polices of the party for power and selfish reasons, pointed out the CM,...

TNA capture Point Pedro and Valveddithurai TCs with “Blessing” from EPDP

TNA capture Point Pedro and Valveddithurai TCs with “Blessing” from EPDP

The TNA has captured the Point Pedro and Valveddithurai Town Councils with the support of the EPDP. The election for Point Pedro TC was held on 27.03.2018, presided by Commissioner of Local...

ICET the High Commissioner of UNHRC for urging UN member states to exercise universal jurisdiction to foster accountability by Sri Lanka

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The International Council of Eelam Tamils has welcomed the High Commissioner of UNHRC for urging UN member states to exercise universal jurisdiction to foster accountability by Sri Lanka. The related...

Quantum Transformers in power grid system an innovative technology for mankind

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Dr. C.S. Jamunanantha Scientific technology are uplifting the standard of Human livings on earth. The needs of the growing populations can be fulfilled by the innovative approach in the electrical...

Former militant dies hit by Navy Tractor

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A former militant had been hit and thrown on the road died on the spot after a car coming from behind crashed into him. Adaikkalam Consalas (aged 42), a father 3 children from Santhapuram in...

Pieces of bones recovered from soil excavated at Sathosa Premises, Mannar

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Pieces of bones, suspected to be of humans were recovered from soil excavated from the Sathosa premises located at the entrance to Mannar town and sold to the public. Examinations had been undertaken...

Alliance of anti- Nationalist forces is dangerous, say TNPF

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The TNA forming the government along with national parties and para-military groups, which strive to accept unitary state and split the Tamil traditional soil had moved the Tamil people, towards a...

TNA captures Jaffna Municipal Council – Arnold takes over as Mayor of Jaffna

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In a speculatively expected contest, TNA captured Jaffna Municipal Council by E. Arnold being elected as the new Mayor. The TNA had failed to gain a decisive victory in the new controversial Election...

100,000 people affected by the prolonging drought, says the Disaster Management Centre

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Nearly 100,000 people belonging to 28,592 families have been affected by the drought that is scorching the North , said the Ministry of Disaster Management. People from Vavuniya,Mannar, Mulaitheevu,...

People demonstrate against the Army at Udayarkaddu and Kepapulau

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The people of Udayarkaddu and Kepapulavu of Mulaitheevu District in Vanni Region had risen against and had held demonstrations against the Army, yesterday. The Udayarkaddu people’s struggle was...

Giant bird sighted flying away over seas of Mulaitheevu

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A giant bird had flown over the Mulaitheevu sea, day before yesterday evening, it is reported. Sighted at around 500 meters away, this Giant bird had flown in a North Easterly direction towards the...

TNA will propose Arnold as Mayor

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The name of Arnold will be proposed by MMC Solomon S Cyril, on behalf of the TNA in the election for Mayor to be held today. This decision was taken in the discussion MMCs elected on behalf of the...

Partners, Not Beggars: A Strategic Proposal for Lobbying Security Council Members

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Lorenzo Fiorito and Sowjeya Joseph On February 16, the Tamil National People’s Front (TNPF) announced that it would initiate a grassroots signature campaign. The petition first demands that the UN...

Facebook’s value dropped £41 billion last week

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Subash Shangary, Managing Director, Berkeley Private Wealth, 23, Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London, W1J 6HE Facebook as we all know is one of the most popular social media platforms to date....

Jaffna Mayor to be elected by secret Ballot

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Reliable sources said yesterday that, Jaffna Mayor is to be elected by secret vote. The election of Mayors for Jaffna Municipal Council and Chavakachcheri TC are to be held tomorrow. It is expected...

Sand bunds constructed at Sivanagar, Kilinochchi during war not removed. Presence of explosives feared

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The sand bund that had been constructed in the Sivanagar Grama Officer Division of the Kilinochchi , during war period had not been removed to date. Public Hall, community Centre, Elders Hall,...

Former Militant succumbed to Kidney failure

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A former militant from Omanthai Vavuniya, who was affected by Kidney failure died at Jaffna Teaching Hospital, despite treatment. A former militant of the Liberation Tigers,Rasaiah Rasakumaran (aged...

Harvest festival of vegetables cultivated in an Organic Method in Village of Kalvilan

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Mulaitheevu District Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture, P. Atputhachchandran presided over the Harvest Festival of vegetables cultivated under Organic method which was held on Thursday at...

Lands of the people should be handed over to them, says the Commander of Security Forces-Jaffna

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The Commander of the Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Dharshana Hettiaaraachchi said that the lands of the people should be given to them or compensation should be paid. It is essential that...

Project for modernizing Grapes cultivation in Jaffna

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The Secretary to the NPC Ministry of Agriculture, S.Sathiyaseelan has said that projects for modernizing the grapes cultivation and the Palmyra based products will be undertaken stage by stage. He...

The Growth vote banks of National Parties on the North, a setback to Tamils, says CC, Jaffna

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The considerable no votes secured in the North by the National Parties will cause severe setbacks to winning the rights of Tamil people in the future. The growth of the National Parties will cause...

Evidences of genocide destroyed in the guise of searching for LTTE’s Gold

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Mulliwaikkal which had become a legend and where bodies of thousands of Genocide victims were buried is being excavated on the guise of searching for the Gold alleged to have been buried. Yesterday...

Marine resources of Mullaitheevu Fishermen are exploited by Southern Fishermen

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The Marine resources of Mullaitheevu are being exploited. These resources belongs to the fishermen of the District. The southern fishermen, with the connivance of government officials and politicians...

Three Fishermen missing from Mullaitheevu safe in Kadaloor, South India

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The Kadaloor Police OIC said yesterday that the three fishermen who went missing after going for fishing are in their custody. Three fishermen, Milraj Miranda,Emmanuel Miranda and Mithurathan...

Hindu Priest’s murder case – 3 accused sentenced to death and life sentences, by Justice Ilancheliyan

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Death, Life, and prison  sentence, were passed on the three accused including 2 former members of LTTE and an Army Corporal by Justice Ilancheliyan yesterday. Robbers who entered a house in the...

UN Rues Sri Lanka’s Slow Progress In Setting Up Justice Mechanism

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The UN Human Rights Council has expressed doubt that whether Sri Lanka would be able to fully implement the United Nation’s prescribed transitional justice agenda before March 2019. The UNHRC...

Fish harvest increased in Jaffna

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For the past few days the harvest of fish has gone up. Particularly large haul had been experienced in the bay area and in the Islands, said the Department of Fisheries and Acqua Resources. Parai,...

Volunteer teachers demonstrate in front of CM’s Office

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The Volunteer teachers held a demonstration in front of the CM’s Office yesterday. Because of the delay in providing permanent appointments to volunteer teachers, one Volunteer teacher of the...

The Tamil National People’s Front’s elected members sworn in yesterday

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The swearing in event for the members of TNPF elected to the LG Bodies was held yesterday, Wednesday. At the outset, a homage paying ceremony was held at Thileepan Memorial at around 4.00 p.m. which...

Court bans hindrances to University of Jaffna

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Jaffna Magistrate Court has ordered The President and members of the Jaffna University Employees union not to block the Ramanathan Hall and to act in a way hindering the Staff or the students of the...

Diaspora Organisations to  hold second International Conference on  Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka

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Tamil Diaspora organisations across the world will hold the Second International Tamil Conference – Ottawa 2018 in Ottawa on the Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka, from May 5th – 7th,...

Understanding Saivasiddandam – Sivaganabothum  

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Dr. C. S. Jamunanantha The world is an assemblage comprising men, women and things. It is subject to a threefold operation; obviously it is a created entity. God who dissolves the world recreates it...

The funeral of TPP, Thevakan yesterday

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The funeral of the TPP who died of heart attack while being detained in the Colombo Welikade Jail was held yesterday at Vavuniya. Large number of people participated in the funeral and paid their...

ITAK office in Jaffna, under siege of Relatives of the Missing, yesterday

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The relatives of the missing undertook a siege struggle in front of the ITAK office in Jaffna. In the context of the president visiting St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna yesterday, relatives of the...

Tamils supported you, in the hope that a solution will be delivered, Sampanthan says to Maithri in Jaffna

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We have given you our complete support in the hope that you will solve the problems of the Tamil people. You can definitely solve our problem. We have no doubt in Maithri will act in a way that he be...