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7 districts scorched by drought – 110,156 persons affected in Jaffna District

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More than 300,000 persons have been affected by the extended drought in 7 districts of the country and are facing shortages in drinking water. As water reservoirs have gone dry they had to trek long...

Relatives of people made to disappear to hold Attention drawing Rally on the 500th day of their struggle

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The struggle undertaken by the relatives of persons made to disappear by force in Kilinochchi will reach its 500th day tomorrow Sunday. An attention drawing rally is to be held by the relatives...

Colombo Appeal Court orders to reinstate  Deneeswaran in his Ministries

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The Colombo Appeal Court had ordered that the Sacked Minister Deneeswaran be given back his earlier Ministries. Deneeswaran had earlier filed an appeal against his dismissal in the Colombo Appeal...

The president should act with open heart regarding the problems of the Tamils, says MP, Sritharan

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TNA MP S.Sritharan challenged the President Maithripala Sirisena, whether he is ready to work with an open heart relevant to the problems of the Tamils, and if he could let him demonstrate it. He...

7 districts scorched by drought-110,156 persons affected in Jaffna District

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More than 300,000 people are reported to be affected by the extended drought in 7 districts of the country and are facing shortages in drinking water. As water reservoirs had gone dry they had to...

We are struggling ob the road, with faith in the International Community, Mulaitheevu Strugglers 0n their 480th day of Struggle

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The struggle undertaken by the relatives of persons made to disappear by force in Mulitheevu is  continuing for the 480th day. They have said that they are struggling on the road with faith on the...

Relatives of people made to disappear to hold Attention drawing Rally on the 500th day of their struggle

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The struggle undertaken by the relatives of persons made to disappear by force in Kilinochchi will reach its 500th day tomorrow Sunday. An attention drawing rally is to be held by the relatives...

Colombo Appeal Court orders to reinstate Deneeswaran in his Ministries

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The Colombo Appeal Court has ordered that the Sacked Minister Deneeswaran be given back his earlier Ministries. Deneeswaran had earlier filed an appeal against his dismissal in the Colombo Appeal...

The president should act with open heart regarding the problems of the Tamils, says MP, Sritharan

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TNA MP S.Sritharan challenged the President Maithripala Sirisena, whether he is ready to work with an open heart relevant to the problems of the Tamils, and if he could let him demonstrate it.  He...

Back dragging by police in the Attack on Court case: Suspects not to attend court until charge sheet is filed

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The police is back dragging the case of attack on Jaffna Court complex.  Hence the suspects need not attend court until the police file the charge sheets, ordered the courts, while postponing the...

Murder of Chulipuram School girl – Prime suspect remanded, one is searched for, others released on bail

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The Mallakm Magistrate yesterday ordered to remand the prime suspect in the murder case of Chulipuram School girl Regina. 6 persons were arrested following the above incident. One person had...

A project to reclaim land from sea along the coast from Colombothurai to Navanthurai in Jaffna

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The Mayor of Jaffna, E.Arnold has requested the Prime Minister to allocate funds  to fill up coastal area excepting deep sea, from Colombothurai to Navanthurai and reclaim land. The Prime Minister...

Angel’s Simron in Sri Lanka Basketball Team

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Yovanthan Simron of the Manipay Angel International School has been selected for the under 19 team of the Sri Lankan Basketball Federation. Simron has been selected to play in Sri Lankan National...

Government attempting to grab the meagre powers with NPC, Charges the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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We know how to fly the flag of the NPC. The attempt by the Government to intervene in this amounts to grabbing the meagre powers left with us, charged the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. The CM said so in...

The tender student Regina had been murdered after sexual abuse, reveals the Post mortem

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It has been reported in the Post mortem report on the body of the 6 year old Schoolgirl Regina that, she had been violated before being murdered and had died of Asphyxia due to strangulation of the...

Killing of 2 University Students by Police – 3 suspects turn Crown witnesses

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Three of the five suspect Police officers accused in the killing of two Jaffna University students by shooting have turned crown witnesses. The Magistrate court had ordered that a non-summary trial...

Archaeological Department grabs the lands released by the Army in Odduchuddan

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A Sivan kovil has existed for generations on the Odduchuddan – Puthukudiyiruppu Road, at Odduchuddan in Odduchuddan Division of Mulaitheevu District on part of 5 acre title land belonging to a...

Two Jaffna players named by Cricket Board, in the 35-strong training pool for National Cricket Team

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Selvarasa Mathusan and Vijayakanth Vijaskanth have been named by the Sri Lanka Cricket Board to train in the Training pool for under 19 National Cricket team. Both from Jaffna Central College,...

Skeleton after skeleton….30 skeletons recovered so far in excavation at Mannar Sathosa premises

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Skeleton after skeleton is surfacing in the excavations at Mannar Sathosa premises. 30 skeletons and bone remains have been recovered so far there, it is reported. The excavations which were...

Adopt International Criminal Resolution in UN, Jaffna Municipal Council passes a resolution unanimously

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The Jaffna Municipal Council adopted a resolution calling to grant jurisdiction for the Internal Criminal Court over Sri Lankan affair or adopt a resolution for forming a Special International...

6 year old student strangled to death in Chulipuram

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A six year old schoolgirl has been strangled to death in Chulipuram. Her corpse was recovered from a well with injuries on the forehead and neck. Sivaneswaran Regina (Aged 6 years), a grade 1 student...

If we split up, we will destroy our people, rebukes Sampanthan

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In view of the current political situation in the country we should shed our differences and act united. Instead, if we stand separate and act, we will be only destroying our people, rebuked the...

Some bent on expelling me from TNA: Let people decide as to my services are needed or not- CM

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Some in the party are bent on expelling me from the party. Let people decide whether my services are needed or not, said the NPC CM, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran. A collection of speeches made by the NPC,...

Wigneswaran has the necessary qualities to lead the Tamil people, says Sornarajah, Law Professor, Singapore

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The addresses delivered by Justice C.V.Wigneswaran show that he has the necessary qualities  to lead the Tamil people, the Law Professor of University of Singapore, Muthukumarasamy Sornarajah said....

Northern Weight Lifting star Asika establish 3 National Records in the National Level Championships

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Arshika Vijayabaskar representing Northern Province, established 3 National Records in National Level Weight Lifting Championships being conducted at Pollonnaruwa. 44th National Level Weight...

More than 40,000 Woman Leadership Families in the North

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The Kilinochchi and Mullaitheevu Women’s Conference was held yesterday in the Kilinochchi Cooperative Hall, Kilinochchi. The Provincial Minister of Women’s Affairs, Mrs. Ananthy...

Odduchuddan Claymore recovery – Deep link between Military Intelligence & Arrest

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It has been revealed in police inquiries that there is a deep link between the Military Intelligence  and the persons arrested in connection with the recovery of items including,  a 20 kg....

Mawai will not withdraw from CM arena

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Mawai Senathyrajah has said yesterday evening, to circles close to him that the news item uploaded in the web sites that he is withdrawing from the contest for NPC CM is not true. Circles close to...

20kg Claymore, LTTE Flag, uniform recovered from auto at Odduchuddan, 3 suspects arrested

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A 20kg Claymore, remote control to actiuvate it, LTTE stripe Uniform, and Tiger flag had been recovered at Odduchuddan. Three persons who had transported them in an auto were arrested and auto taken...

The distribution census of Palmyrah trees in the Northern to be taken with the aid of Satellite

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A Census of the distribution of Palmyrah trees in the Northern Province is to be taken with the aid of the Satellite. Training is being imparted to the members of the Board in this. The Palmyrah...

New gazette notification after finding out extent needed for Airport, meeting convened by CM decides

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  In a meeting convened by the CM, it was decided, to find out from the Indian Government as to the extent needed for the Palaly air port and to publish only that amount in the Gazette and to...

Nanthikkadal and Nayaru Lagoon under  Wild Life Department. Livelihood of 9,000 families becomes a question mark

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Nanthikkadal and Nayaru Lagoon, two fresh water fishing areas have been declared properties of Wild Life Department. Around 21,000 of land area have been declared as natural reserves by the Wild Life...

High demand for bottled Palmyrah Cream

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The Production unit of the Palmyrah Development Board, said that the palmyrah cream produced during last year’s season had been bottled safely and is being issued to consumers now. Board extracted...

We cannot allow the government to take away the income of the North, CM says to Norway Foreign Minister

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The Chief Minister of the NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran has said to the Norwegian State Secretary for Development Cooperation  Jens Frolich Holte that,  all incomes earned through the Tourist...

Let’s get into NPC Election as a single faction. Else, it will disintegrate unity of Tamils, says TELO

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Unity is the only weapon left for the Tamils. All the Tamil parties which have any concern about the Tamil Nationalism should get into a single faction and face the Provincial Council elections for...

Wild Life Department gobbling Nanthikkadal also- 5,000 families to lose livelihood

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A gazette notification is to be issued by the Government bringing Nanthikkadal also under the Wild Life Department it is reported. Around 5,000 families depending on the Nathikkaldal for throw net...

We need Investors who will embrace us along, says CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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I am a person who have seen several countries which lost the peaceful life of people and environment in the guise of Development. I am a person who have met several persons who hold money above all....

TNA will give pressure to government in alternate ways. Will confer with, UK, EU

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The exit of the US from Human Rights Commission is detrimental to us. However, we intent to hold talks with factions, which provided next stage of leadership and who could provide, a firm leadership....

Illegal excavation by Air Force men at Muliwaikkal

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Mulaitheevu Police had arrested at 4.00 a.m. yesterday, 3 Air Force men at Muliwaikkal East, while digging a pit, where people lived during the tail end of the war. The Air Force men were found...

Man arrested with Rs.5Million worth Scanner, while treasure hunting in the jungle of Ariviyal Nagar, Kilinochchi

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One of the two men searching for buried things in the Ariviyal Nagar, Kilinochchi with a ‘state of the Art’ Scanner worth around Rs.5 Million was arrested by police yesterday. The STF had rounded...

Vembadi Girls National Champions in Basket Ball

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The Vembadi Girls College has won the Nation Championship in the under 17 Basket Ball Tournament conducted by the Sri Lanka Schools Basket Ball Federation. Jaffna Vembadi Girls College was pitted...

Plan to settle 4,000 Army families at Iranaimadu

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The attempt by former Secretary to Ministry of Defence, Gotabhaya Rajapakse to settle 4,000 Army families, South of Iranaimadu Tank was suspended after the regime change for some time now. Action is...

Intensive Sinhala Colonization in Vanni – TNA to meet urgently the President with details

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The TNA hierarchy has decided to prepare a document with complete evidence on planned Sinhala Colonization undertaken in Mulaitheevu and Vavuniya Districts in Vanni and to meet the President with the...

Torture Complaint on Valveddithurai Police, made to the Human Rights Commission

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A torture -in- detention charge  has been made against the OIC of the Valveddithurai Police. Two persons arrested in connection to a gang fight had come out on bail and have made this accusation....

61 acre which were under the control of the Army released yesterday

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Yesterday also saw 61 acre lands of people which were under the control of the Army in the Jaffna Peninsula being released from the grip of the Army to people’s use. Some areas of Vali North which...

Sinhalese people need not get angry, when we demand the rights robbed from us, says the CM to UK Ambassdor

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When the UK Ambassador told the CM, Wigneswaran that, you being  the CM is creating problems to the Government, the CM had replied that, Sinhalese people need no get angry, when we ask for the...

If the TNA does not support CM, Wigneswaran, Tamil faction will break up: Siththarththan

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The CM candidate should be selected with the support of all three constituent parties of TNA, else the, Tamil faction will break up into two, if the TNA does not support CM , Wigneswaran, said the...

Mawai cannot be accepted as the next CM candidate, a decision in the politburo of TELO

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It has been decided in the politburo meeting of the TELO that, Mawai cannot be accepted as the next CM candidate in the next Provincial Council Election and only C.V.Wigneswaran could be accepted as...

Mallakam Shooting – shooter still on duty but youths remanded

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    In a context where a youth lost his life in police shooting, day before yesterday night, the police officer who shot dead the youth has not been arrested until yesterday night. 3 youth...

University of Jaffna enters Quarter Finals beating Moratuwa University

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Jaffna University scored a thrilling one wicket victory over the University of Moratuwa, to enter the quarter Final of the Sri Lanka Inter University cricket Championship. This 50-over tournament is...