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Tamil Research Conference day Victims remembered at the Memorial in Jaffna

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Yesterday, the 4th day of the Muliwaikkal memorial week saw that a commemoration of 9 people who lost their life during the final day events of International Tamil Research conference being held at...

36 souls hacked to death by Sri Lanka Navy  on-board Kumuthini , commemorated yesterday

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33 years ago…Kumuthiny started her fateful journey with 64 passengers on board this day. Sanguinary demons in Sri Lankan Navy Uniform intercept her in mid seas and when the demons left her, 36...

Iranaitheevu people win in their struggle: Government approves their resettlement

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The Iranaitheevu people, who were struggling for more than one year, to release their ancestral lands in Iranaitheevu have scored a great victory, in the government allowing them to resettle, in...

Conceal Ocular impact of blast is concealed in our community

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Dr.C.S.Jamunanatha Blast wave contusions and blast fragmentation contributed to 80% of the ocular trauma in the community which was under heavy military operation. It might have happened in Vanni...

Until the safety of teachers are ensured school cannot be held: Principal of Analaitheevu MV

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The Principal of the Analaitheevu Sathasivam MV said that the School cannot be reopened until the security of the teachers are ensured. Except for two of the teachers, all others travel from areas...

3 Hand-grenade recovered during a shramadhana at Kopay Centre

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When  a shramadhana was undertaken in the Kopay Centre area, 3 hand –grenades were recovered. 24th stage of the shramadhana with a theme of Cleaner Kopy was undertaken in the Flood channel from...

3rd Day of Muliwaikkal Commemoration week at Chavakachcheri in memory Air Attack Victims

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The remembrance of Tamil people killed in the attack of the SL Air Force on Chavakachcheri Market, was observed on the 3rd day of Muliwaikkal Commemoration yesterday presided by MPc,...

Land release is possible only by International pressure: CM tells Iranaitheevu people

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As the powers are vested with the Central Government, we are unable to do anything. Land release is possible only with International Pressure, said the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran to Iranaitheevu taking...

Two arrested with Heroine worth Rs.10 Million

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When STF stopped a suspicious Hi-ace van travelling from Jaffna to Kilinochchi on the A9 road at Karanthaikulam area in Pallai Police Division, and checked it, they detected heroine worth Rs. 10...

The Vanni disaster caused permanent Corneal damages: Dr. Jamunanantha

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Dr. S.Jamunanantha pointed out that while the Vanni Disaster has caused a Social Trauma , it has also caused permanent Corneal Damages to most of the people who had gone through the Vanni Disaster....

Decision to undertake Muliwaikkal Commemoration together: All factions congregate at Muliwaikkal

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Because of the initiatives undertaken by the University students,  all factions which were standing separated  got together yesterday at Muliwaikkal,said the student Community....

TNA has weakened, says Leader of Plot , T.Siththarththan

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The Leader of PLOT, T.Siththarththan has said after the Central Committee meeting that, whether we like it or not, the truth is that, the TNA has weakened. The LG election results have clearly shown...

After murdering thousands of thousands of Tamil people , Army trying to be friendly, Says Ananthy

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The Sri Lankan Army is attempting to be friendly with the Tamil people now, after murdering several Hundred Thousands of Tamil people. People should be vigilant about this and defeat the intrigue of...

Muliwaikkal Comemoration Week commenced at Chemmany, Mirusuvil, and Mulliyawalai

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On the first day of the first day of the Muliwaikkal Commemoration week, events were held at Chemmany and later at Mirusuvil. Chemmanny was the site of burial of people arrested raped and killed ,...

CM will puts out a call to Eastern People to participate in the Muliwaikkal Commemoration

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The Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran is to extend a call to the people of the East to participate in the Mulliwaikkal Commemoration. The CM announced this matter in the meeting of NPC with the...

We cannot give any assurance on missing: Commissioner of Office for Missing, Saliya Pieris

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I cannot give any assurance on handing over the missing to relatives. I will do the maximum possible through this office. I apologize for the way the relatives of missing had been treated in the...

I will discuss with the Government regarding Northern People, says  Athuraliya Rathne Thero in Jaffna

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Ven. Athuraliya Rathne Thero had said in Jaffna that he will have discussions with Maithri – Ranil Government regarding the problems of the Northern people. He further said that he will take the...

Tamil speaking District Judges swear in as High Court Judges

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Three Tamil speaking District judges were sworn in as High Court Judges yesterday. 13 judges appointed as High Court judges took their oaths before the Chief justice, Priyasath Dep,...

Vihare in Odduchuddan: Human Rights summons Commanding Officer 64D and Army Commander

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The Human Rights Commission in Vavuniya is pursuing with inquiries regarding the Vihare constructed in the premises of the 64D, in Odduchuddan. In this context summons have been served on the...

People’s lands to be acquired for extension of Palaly Air Port, Notice issued by Thelipallai Div. Sec

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A notice regarding acquisition lands for the extension of Palaly Airport had been issued by the Vali-North Divisional Secretary. The notice regarding this had been pasted at the Kadduvan Junction....

‘Yahapalanaya’ has passed its shelf life

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd President Maithripala Sirisena in his speeches at two separate occasions early this week made two politically...

49 Kgs of Ganja recovered from seas off Kankesanthurai by the Navy

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The Navy said that a packet found floating the seas off Kankesanthurai was recovered by them and handed over to the Kankesanthurai Police. When a Dora of the Navy was on a routine patrol, a...

Rubber cultivation successful in Vavuniya, Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu

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The Advisor to the Plantation Ministry, Lakna Paranavithane said that the government is taking action to encourage Rubber Cultivation in North and East, like in the hill country. Small scale Rubber...

NPC declares May 18th National Day of Mourning

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The Northern Provincial Council has proclaimed Muliwaikkal Commemoration Day, May 18th   as the Genocide day and Mourning Day of Tamil Nationalism. The 122nd sitting of the NPC was held...

Three Senior Members of the LTTE plead: Let us cry at Muliwaikkal in peace

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Three Senior members of the LTTE, who made long term contributions for the Liberation Struggle, Palippody Sinnaththurai (Yogan Father – Baticalo) Aathmalingam Raveenthra (Ruban – Trincomalee)...

4,085 dangerous UXOs removed by SHARP Organization

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The Operations Manager of the SHARP Organization,  Retd. Capt. Prathap Narampanawa said that his Organization has removed 4,085 dangerous UXOs. The Humanitarian De-mining NGO SHARP is operating...

Stable development in the livelihood of War affected women: NFCM joins in with Provincial Ministry to prepare Draft Project

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The National Fishermen Cooperation Movement has commenced the preparation drafting a Project for creating stable development in the livelihood of war affected women in the Northern Province with the...

Application for regaining Sridhar Theatre

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The Application filed in the courts to regain the title of the Sridhar Theatre, which is currently being used as the Head  office of the Eelam People Democratic Party (EPDP) will be taken up for...

Muliwikkal Commemoration – University Students should cooperate with us: calls the CM

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We are approaching the Muliwaikkal Commemoration in an official capacity.  Hence the university students should cooperate with us, said the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran, yesterday. A meeting with regard...

Musaly Divisional Secretary bans Arab Housing scheme in Agricultural Land, on people’s complaints

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The  Housing scheme that was to be undertaken with the funds from an Arab Country in around 15 acre of Agricultural Lands belonging to people of Kokkupadaiyan village, coming under the Musaly DS...

Security Forces incessantly searching for weapons of Tigers: Disappointment yesterday at Vavuniya

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The Security Forces have intensified recently the search for weapons believed to be buried by Liberation Tigers in several parts of Vanni. Yesterday also the navy was engaged in such a search in...

The University Student’s Federation refuses to meet CM on Muliwaikkal Commemoration

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The President of the Jaffna University Student’s Federation, Krishnemenon said that they have not accepted an invitation from the CM to discuss the arrangements for the May 18th Commemoration...

Action will be taken to obtain the NPC Inquiry Report on Frauds occurred in JMC: says Mayor Arnold

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The Mayor of Jaffna Municipal Council, Arnold said that request will be made to provide the Report on the Frauds that occurred in the past at the Jaffna Municipal Council. The sitting of the council...

TNA MPs in fury as to how people are learning ‘in house’ truths

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The matters spoken in the Parliamentary group meeting are being made available through news papers. Somebody in the Parliamentary group is leaking out this news, said the Spokesman of TNA and MP,...

Sinhalese Officers appointed in the North to facilitate the Sinhala Colonization: Says the CM

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The Chief Minister of NP, C.V. Wigneswaran accused that Sinhala District Secretaries are appointed to facilitate Sinhala Colonization of the border Districts. He made this accusation at the Press...

Muliwaikkal Commemoration will be led by NPC: CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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Announcing that the NPC will lead the Muliwaikkal Commemoration as usual on 18th May, the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has also called upon all Public Organizations to join in the remembering of the...

Vavuniya athlete wins a Bronze in the South Asian Track & Field Meet

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S.Kinthusan of Vavuniya Tamil MV, representing Sri Lankan Team in the 5000 meter event of the Track & Field Meet for South Asian Youths,  won the bronze in that event. The event was held in...

Winning the War on Tuberculosis in Northern Province of Sri Lanka

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  DR.C.S.Jamunanantha, MBBS, DTCD New drugs and treatment regimes along with new public health institutions with human right approaches are making a difference in Tuberculosis treatment in...

TNA  meets people undertaking struggle in Iranaitheevu

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Members of TNA visited Iranaitheevu people in Struggle at Iranaitheevu. The TNA people have promised to provide thatch for putting up temporary sheds and tractor mounted water bowser for the use of...

Two Secretaries appointed to NPC Ministries

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While S.Sathiyaseelan was appointed by the Governor as the Secretary to the NPC Ministry of Education, K.Theiventhiram as the Secretary to the NPC Ministry of Agriculture. The governor had made these...

Packet with 17.6 Kg Ganja recovered in seas off Point Pedro

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A packet floating in Point Pedro seas was captured by the Navy yesterday night was found to contain 17.6 Kgs. Of Ganja. A patrol which was engaged in a search operation found the Ganja packet...

12 refugees returning to Home Land after 12 years arrested and released on bail: Boatmen remanded

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12 people who were displaced to India and returning by boat to Home Land were arrested yesterday along with two boatmen. They have returned after 12 years of refugee life. They  were arrested in...

Second International Conference on Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka starts in Ottawa

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Second International Conference on Tamil Nationhood and Genocide in Sri Lanka started yesterday and continues till tomorrow in Ottawa. The conference brings together academics, activists and...

Muslims in Jaffna demonstrate against MPc, Asmin, burn his effigy

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Muslim people in Jaffna demonstrated against TNA member of NPC, Asmin yesterday and burned his effigy. A controversy occurred in the Trincomalee Sri Shanmuga Hindu Girls College regarding the...

Tamil and Muslim intellectuals should get together to solve ethnic problem: Australian Prof. Ameer Ali

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While saying that no relief will be provided by our Tamil politicians to the Tamil people, Professor of Murdoch University, Ameer Ali also pointed out that, the intellectual of the Tamil and Muslim...

Observe Muliwaikkal Commemoration sans politics, requests the Jaffna Diocese Commission for Justice and Peace

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The Jaffna Diocese Commission for Justice and Peace had stated that it is appropriate that, the Muliwaikkal Commemoration be observed beyond Party Politics. The President of the Jaffna Diocese...

Army stays in North for commercial purposes says the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The Security forces in the North are undertaking strategic moves in recent times. They are trying to attract Tamil people by building houses, digging wells, cleaning the costal and tank areas,...

Revisiting the Indo-Lanka Peace Accord: Stirring up old resentments and hope

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd The much-maligned Indo-Lanka Peace Accord of 1987 is back in public focus, courtesy T. Ramakrishnan’s book Or...

Iranaitheevu people settling in in temporary huts bowing not to budge until due solution reached

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After engaging in 366 days of struggle demanding to resettle them in their own lands and after no solutions had been delivered, the people have started constructing temporary sheds in their own...

Commemoration of  Media warriors held in Jaffna

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In view of the Media Freedom day, the commemoration of media warriors were held at the Art Gallery at Racca Road. In this event held under the aegis of Jaffna Press Club, the Editor...