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If Mawai is fielded as CM candidate, PLOT will support him, says T.Siththarthan, MP

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If it is decided to field Mawai Senathyrasa as the CM Candidate, PLOT will give full support to it, said the Leader of PLOT, a constituent party of TNA and MP, Tharmalingam Sitharththan. If at the...

Action will be taken to rebuild ITAK, says Sampanthan

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Era Sampanthan, the Leader of the TNA said that action has been taken to rebuild the ITAK. During the last LG elections, there was a decline in the vote bank of ITAK. Several studies were undertaken...

Major General Kepitiwalanna accused of the disappearance of 24 youths at Navatkuli, promoted

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Major General Thumintha Kepitiwalanna, who had been accused of the disappearance of 24 youths at Navatkuli has been promoted as the Director General of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry, at the Army HQ....

TNA anxious like a two-headed ant- Revelations in the Central Committee meeting of IATK

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TNA has got caught into a quandary. We are the Opposition Party. But, we are also the party which helped to form the Government. We are a party which is working in concordance relevant to the...

A place again for Vageesan in the National Basket Ball team

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Shanmugasuntharalingam Vageesan , an old boy of Jaffna Hindu College and Basket Ball player of Jolly star Sports Club has been taken again into the National Basketball team. Vageesan who was selected...

300 southerners led by Buddhist monks invade Jaffna to invoke blessings on Security forces in North.

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More than 300 people from the South had transcended on Jaffna Town yesterday night  in support of the security Forces in the North. After the end of the war the security forces are protecting the...

Pressure on CM to appoint 50% from Mulaitheevu in Muliwaikkal Commemoration Committee

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When  the Muliwaikkal   Commemoration Committee is formed, 50% of it should be filled with people from Mulaitheevu District, NPC member, A. Puvaneswaran has insisted. He has sent a letter with...

Office for Missing Persons to visit Jaffna and Kilinochchi on July 13th,14th

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The Members of the Office for Missing are to undertake a field visit to Jaffna and Kilinochchi districts on 13th, 14th of next month. These sessions are being organized for the purpose of having...

North in Ninth place, in education: Radha Krishnan express concern

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It’s a cause for concern that the North is continuing  in the in the ninth place in Education, the State Minister for Education, V.Radhakrishnan said. Three buildings were declared open at...

Human remains found in Mannar Sathosa mass grave fully in the custody of the Court

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In a context where the old buildings at the entrance to Mannar Sathosa were demolished and excavation work carried out for the construction of new buildings, large number of human remains and...

Refusing livelihood assistance to Former militants is against Human Rights, says the CM

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The government not taking any action regarding providing Livelihood Assistance to former Militants is against human rights and a wrong activity. So said, the CM of the Northern Province. A discussion...

Protests from Hindu factions. Cader Musthan resigns from the post of Dept. Minister of Hindu Affairs

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Vanni District MP , Cadedr Musthan said yesterday that he has resigned from the post of Deputy Minister of Hindu Affairs after consultation with the President. Yesterday I met the president and...

Eastern University students hang  Rs.7,000/= ‘Blood Money’ on Thavarajah’s Gate

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The Leader of the Opposition, S.Thavarasa had earlier contributed Rs.7,000/= towards “Muliwaikkal  Commemoration” expenditures. However he later wanted his money back in an NPC sitting, as due...

Students of University of Kelaniya join the excavations for human remains at Mannar Sathosa

Students of University of Kelaniya join the excavations for human remains at Mannar Sathosa

In a context where excavations are being carried out for the 12th day in search of human remains at the Sathosa premises in Mannar, Archeological  students from Kelaniya University, 4 medical...

Ankajan appointed as Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Cader Musthan  as Deputy Minister for Hindu Affairs: Heaps of protest for Musthan’s Appointment

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In the latest appointments , following the exit of 16 members from the government ranks, the president has appointed Ankajan Ramanathan as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cader Musthan as...

Not drafting the statutes for Northern Province, the reason Resource exploitation, Sivanesan

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We are in position of being unable to protect our environment and Marine resource because of the inability  of NPC to enact a proper statute for the Province, said the Provincial Minister of...

“President Uncle, release our father and bring him with you when you come to Kilinochchi”: children of Suthakaran

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The children of Life prisoner Ananthasuthakaran have requested that the President Maithripala to release their father as he promised and bring him along when the President will be coming to...

Sampanthar wishes to nominate Wigneswaran as the next CM candidate

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News has leaked the in the context of Provincial Council Elections to be held at the end of the year, that, the Leader of the TNA wishes to re-nominate Justice C.V.Wigneswaran as the CM candidate....

31 Kurunagar Fishermen were swallowed today by sanguinary devils

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The day, 10th June 1986, dawned as usual on Kurunagar also. But, nobody anticipated the tragedy  to follow little later. 31 fishermen from Kurunagar, a coastal village of Jaffna, embarked on the...

24th Commemoration of Late Prof. A. Thurairajah

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The 24th anniversary of Late Prof. A.Thurairajah, a reputed scientist and a native of Vadamaradchchi, is fondly remembered today by Tamils all over the world. Receiving his primary and secondary...

Merged NE is the solution to problems of the Tamils, says the Coordinators for Federation of the Eastern Tamils

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The Coordinators for Federation of the Eastern Tamils said yesterday that they accept that Merger of  NE is the solution to problems of the Tamils. A press conference regarding the activities of...

Call for hartal is opposition to catching Beach de mer: A grand Rally of Federation of Fishing Associations to be held

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A call has been put out for a hartal till noon, tomorrow Monday, insisting to stop catching Beach de mer in Vadamaradchchi seas. As  a grand Rally also to be held by the Federation of Fishing...

Today’s cartoon

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Will we forget 1956 June 11…….???

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The day: 1956 June 11th . What is special about it? It is the day on which the Tamil race started to realize that they are the second class citizens in Sri Lanka. Although partialities and...

33rd Convocation of University of Jaffna. 1,706 receive their degrees: 31 Engineers pass out for the first time

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The 2nd part of the 33rd Convocation of the University of Jaffna was held yesterday at the Kailasapathy Hall of the University of Jaffna. The Convocations which was held in 7 sessions were presided...

Kankesanthurai pier back to people use

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The Kankesanthurai Pier was handed over to people use yesterday after 28 years. After a short worship at the pier boats were sent on a ceremonial first run. The Chairman of Vali-North PS,...

People siege Fisheries Department demanding to expel Beach de mer fishermen from south

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The Jaffna Fisheries Department was paralyzed for nearly 4 hours, by people demanding that the beach de mer fishermen from other districts be expelled. On a promise from the officials that action...

Sea Erosion in the South Seas: Mannar Island in danger

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The South Bar beach is being eroded on a massive scale, by excessive winds and waves. The Southern beaches from South Bar to Keeri, which come under Mannar South Bar Grama Niladhari division, are...

Commemoration of the death of Senior Journalist Nadesan

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The 14th Annual Commemoration of the assassinated Journalist and “Nadduppatazhar” (Patriot) Aiyathurai Nadesan was held on  day before yesterday night, at Vavuniya Rest House, under the aegis...

If Federal system is implemented, Investments will heap in, says the CM, NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that, if the Federal System is implemented, it could be believed that the investments of the Diaspora Tamils would heap into the country. He has said so...

Special Task force for N&E Development – out TNA MPs – in CM Wigneswaran

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A Special Task Force for the Development of North and East led by the President and with 48 members has been formed. The TNA MPs have been excluded by the Government in the formation of this Task...

Mathematical simulation model and its implication in Genocide Prevention Strategy for Tamils  

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University Students join the hunt of Human Remains in Mannar Sathosa

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In a context where excavations are made and humans remains are found widespread at the Sathosa Premises at the entrance to Mannar Island, Medical students and interns of the Medical Faculty of...

CM’s speeches to be published in book form

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Arrangements are being made, for all the speeches made by the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister, C.V.Wigneswaran to be published in a book form. A former student of the Chief Minister who...

If the Coordinating Committee request me, I will get into the CM arena: Mawai Senathyrasa

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The Leader of the ITAK and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa has said that if the Coordinating Committee requests me or orders me, I am ready to jump into the CM – Arena. The Coordinating Committee meeting of...

TNA licks its wounds on LG Election setbacks: Accusation of ” In house cut throatism” made

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The Coordinating Committee of the TNA has been convened yesterday for reviewing the setbacks encountered by the TNA. The formation to be made to face the forthcoming elections as a single entity also...

Pon Sivakumaran Commemorated

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The 44th annual Commemoration of the  first ever Porazhi in the history of Tamil Eelam Liberation struggle, who consumed cyanide and died to avoid being caught to the Security Forces alive was...

Wells  have Disappeared in Pallai Veemankamam, which was released by the Army recently

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Area people said that wells which existed in the Veemankamam area released recently by the Army, had disappeared. 27 families have identified their lands and have undertaken registration. Wells which...

Whether to remain in TNA or not?  I shall give the answer in due time, says the CM

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran had said that he will give the answer regarding staying in TNA or not in due time. I was not aware until 3 months before the NPC Election that I will be contesting for CM...

Tree Planting in Jaffna with the contribution of the Army, contravening the Jaffna Municipal Council resolution

Tree Planting in Jaffna with the contribution of the Army

The CM and the Mayor participated in a tree planting campaign along with the Army at Pannai, Jaffna, contravening a resolution by JMC that the Army should not intervene in Civil affairs. The Tree...

Security Forces cannot acquire lands without NPC approval: Court action if they do so, says the CM

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A resolution has been adopted in the DCC meeting that the security Forces cannot acquire lands in the province without the approval of the NPC. If any activity is undertaken in breach of this...

33 acre lands released yesterday in Vali North

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33 acre lands hitherto under the control of the Army has been handed over for people’s use. Lands in Veemankamam under J/236 Grama Niladhari division were released yesterday. The SFHQ – Jaffna...

Task Force, to prevent Sinhala colonization, in the Northern Province

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A resolution has been passed demanding to stop Sinhala Colonization in the North and a Task Force including Members of NPC and MPs to handle affairs relevant to Sinhala Colonization in Mulaitheevu...

Thavarasa ask for refund of 7,000/= deducted from him: Eastern Students collecting 1/= to pay back

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The University Students of the East are collecting 1/= each from shops and people to pay back The Leader of the Opposition, Tavarasa, who wanted his contribution for the Muliwaikkal Commemoration,...

Tamil and Muslim Societies are being oppressed, being united is our strength: Mawai Senathyrasa

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The Tamil and Muslim Societies are subjected and oppressed. They are now subjected and ruled. Hindu temples and Mosque desecrated even in this Government. Being united is our strength. Let’s...

Powers of Minorities in the hands of Majority , former CM of Eastern Province express concern

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Former CM of the Eastern Province, Seinulaptheen Aalim Naseer Ahmed  has said that although it is said that the Provincial rule is in the hands of people, the powers of North and Eastern Provincial...

Resolution to be tabled in DDC meeting: Stop acquisition of Lands in Jaffna

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In context where notices have been served for Land acquisition of Lands in Vali North and Mandaitheevu, a resolution calling for the withdrawal of these notices is to be tabled today in the DDC...

Refugees returning from Tamil Nadu through KKS seas arrested

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The number of refugees returning from Tamil Nadu has increased in recent days. 24 refugees had been arrested in four instances in one month. Thus, 5 refugees returning from Tamil Nadu by boat...

The Governor orders relevant Officer to report monthly on Narcotics abuse

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The Northern Governor ordered relevant Officers to monitor Narcotics related activities and provide monthly reports on them, it is reported. A meeting for reviewing progress made in activities to...

NPC CM should not start a new party: Rehabilitated Liberation Tigers Party

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Without starting a new Party, the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran should remove the Leadership which is misguiding the TNA and take over the leadership before the Tamil people. We don’t want any new...