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Jaffna University Librarian Sri Kanthaluxmy Arulananthan Re-elected as Chairperson of Sri Lanka Librarians Association

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Thew Librarian of the Unversity Of Jaffna has been elected again as the Chair Person of the Sri Llanka Librarians Association She has been elected in the 58th  Annual general Meeting of the Sri...

The TNA to meet the President Maithipala Sirisena during month end

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TNA announced yesterday that they are to meet the President during the tail end of this month. TNA President, Era Sampanthan has announced so. This meeting will be held after the President returns...

TID calls for details of pregnant women in Kilinochchi District

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The TID has called for the details of the pregnant women living in the areas under the Kilinochchi Health Services Office, from the Kilinochchi District Health Service Sector.  The TID has called...

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* I am ready to contest in the Presidential Election, Tamil people will vote me: Gotabhaya Rajapakse * No army camp will be removed from the North:  Army Commander Mahes Senanayake. * If I get the...

Vavuniya Vipulanantha wins two Medals in the National Schools Boxing Championships

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Two Advanced Level students of the Vavuniya Pandarikulam Vipulanantha College have won Medals in the National Schools Boxing Championships. Shanmuganthan Sanjayan had participated in the National...

A dream come true: Northern Cricket players secure places in the under 19 National Cricket team

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Jaffna Central College players Mathusan and Wijaskanth have been selected to represent Sri Lankan under 19 Cricket Team. Both of them were called into the 35 member- Training pool. Training was...

We will enter our land without permission from anybody, bow Kepapulavu people , on 500th day of protest

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In a context where the good governance and the International community have failed to deliver any solution, we are seeking our own solution, said the Kepapulavu people who are on the 500th day of...

Massive demonstration by the relatives of Missing Persons, against OMP in Jaffna

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The relatives of the missing persons undertook a massive protest Demonstration against the Office for Missing persons yesterday at Jaffna. A discussion between the Commissioner of OMP and the...

Jaffna University wins the 3rd place in Inter University Cricket Tournament

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University of Jaffna had won the 3rd place in the Inter University Cricket Tournament. The match for the 3rd place 50-over tournament was held at the Kelaniya University grounds and the Kelaniya...

Missing Persons cannot be found, Impartial Inquiries on accused, OMP Commissioner, Saliya Pieris 

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While saying that the missing persons cannot be found, the chairman of the Office For Missing Persons(OMP) also said that impartial inquiries will be held on accused. A meeting between the relatives...

Close contact between Police and smugglers and criminals, says CM and give names to IGP

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The NPC CM has accused that certain police officers have close contact with the criminals and smugglers. He has also said that if such policemen are not identified and action taken on them it will be...

We expect a solution to the ethnic problem through the new Constitution, says Sampanthan to Indian Foreign Secretary

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The Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan has  categorically  told the Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale , that a solution to the ethnic p problem is expected through the New Constitution. He had...

Skulls   recovered yesterday also at Sathosa, Mannar

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The task of excavating at the entrance to the Mannar Sathosa premises was continued yesterday for the 33rd day yesterday. This excavation is being carried out before  Mannar...

Deneeswaran writes to Governor and CM and Ministers that his Ministry responsibilities should be handed over immediately

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NPC member Deneeswaran has written to the Governor, CM and provincial members K.Sivanesan and Ananthy Saseetharan that, if my Ministries are not  handed over to me immediately , as per the Appeal...

We will destroy crimes as we had destroyed the Tigers, say IGP in Jaffna

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Like we destroyed the Liberation Tigers  of Tamil Eelam we will completely eradicate the crimes in the North, said the IGP Poojitha Jayasundara in Jaffna. Minister of Law and Order, Deputy Minister...

1997 abduction and murder of 2 youths – Defence AALs bent on saving the accused Army men

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The AALs who appeared for the accused Army men in the abduction and murder of a youth in Siruppiddy in 1997, made much effort to get their clients , the Army men released from the case. Two youths...

Excavation at Vellavelly (Baticaloa) in search of LTTE ordnance

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Excavation work was carried out in a spot in Vellavely where an LTTE Camp was located earlier, for the second day yesterday 12th before the Judge. Last week  on a ripoff received by the Police...

Those who say that there was no crime during the LTTE period are in ignorance , says the Deputy Minister for law and Order

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The Deputy Minister for Law and Order Nalin Bandara said in Jaffna that, those who say that there were no crimes when the LTTE was here are speaking in ignorance. The Ministers group which made a...

TNA is a partner of the Government, says Namal Rajapakse in Jaffna

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The TNA is continuing to act as a partner – Party of the Government, said Namal Rajapakse MP. He said so in a press conference held at the Jaffna Press club yesterday. Namal Rajapakse who was on a...

118 Million worth of Heroine captured from Batticaloa. 2 arrested

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The Police media unit said yesterday that nearly 10 Kgs of heroine was captured from Batticaloa yesterday. The Heroine narcotic was captured from within a rice mill in Mavadichenai, Batticaloa by the...

Court issues interim injunction banning EPDP member participating in the JMC sittings

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The Appeal Court yesterday had issued an interim Injunction banning the EPDP Member of the Jaffna Municipal Council Suren Surenthiran from taking part in the sittings and voting of the Council up to...

Wigneswaran rejects invitation to join Presidential Task Force for North East development:  says ‘hoodwinking’ International Community

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NPC Chief Minister Justice C.V. Wigneswaran has rejected the invitation to join the Presidential Task Force to Direct, Co – ordinate and Monitor development activities in the Northern and Eastern...

St. Peters air attack an unforgettable Genocide, says Rev.Fr. S.V.P.Mangalarajah

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Director of the Centre for Peace and Justice, Rev. Fr.S.V.P.Managalarajh said that the Air attack on St.Peters is an unforgettable genocide. He expressed concern over the era of spending peace less...

Mannar Zone wins Championship in the Schools Track and Field meet

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In the Track and field meet conducted among the Schools of the NP, conducted by the NP Education Department at the Duraiapph Stadium from last Friday to yesterday. On an overall basis, Mannar Zone...

Archaeological signs of Tamils destroyed and Buddhist sign are being forced in, says Raviharan

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On the guise of preserving archaeological signs, the Department of Archaeology is destroying the Archaeological signs of the Tamils and imposing Buddhist signs, said the MPc, T. Raviharan. He also...

Power of appointing and removing Ministers lies with the CM, says C.V. Wigneswaran

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While saying that, the Chief Ministers have the power to appoint or remove the Provincial ministers, Northern CM has pointed out that, if it is said that the said power lies with Governor the...

 Northern Province School Track & Field Athletic meet – Mannar continue to maintains its lead

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Mannar Educational continued to maintain its lead, in the Northern Province Schools Track and Field Athletic meet at the end of the 4th day of the meet. The Track and Field Athletic meet conducted...

Sumanthiran says in Ruwanwelle, “ Nothing wrong in Wijekala said, if you will give our rights only if Tigers are present .”

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“What is wrong in Wijeyakala speaking about Tigers? It is not fair in you getting angry with her. You should get angry with the people who made her to speak like that.”, said TNA MP,...

Commemoration of 147 Tamils Killed in the sanguinary rampage of Air Force  at Navaly in 1995

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1995 July 9th. In the early hours of the day the Army commenced one of their operations named “Operation Leap Forward”. Shells started exploding in all areas of Valikamam. Air Force Aircrafts...

Excavations for the 29th day in Mannar Sathosa: More skeletons surface

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The Excavations being carried out at the Sathosa Premises at the entrance to Mannar Town were continued for the 29th day yesterday. The excavations are done in the presence of Mannar judge,...

Velanai Venian no more

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The leader of the political group of the Navothaya People Front and senior politician breathe his last yesterday. Venian was 80 when was demised. The Navothaya People Front announced that he died of...

The Army could enter Jaffna Fort only over our bodies, warns Sugash

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The Armey could be taken into the Jaffna Fort on over our bodies. If the transgression of the continues the people will be urged to siege the Fort, said AAL Kanagaratnam Sugash said yesterday. A...

Knowledge of second Language very Essential for Tamils: insists the Northern CM

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As far as Sri Lanka is concerned the knowledge of 2nd language is very essential and that it is the duty and obligation of the parents and the teachers to select and teach English as the second...

Ava Group will be eliminated in 2 weeks, bows the Police!

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Northern Deputy Police Inspector General Roshan Fernando said yesterday the the Ava Group operating now in Jaffna will be eliminated within Two weeks. Due to the complaints received from the public...

Kanthavanesan Kavilavan  in the National Team for Asian Basketball Championship in Bangladesh

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A Vavuniya youth has secured a place in the Sri Lanka Team for Asian Basketball Championship to be held at Bangladesh capital Dakka. Kanthavanesan Kavilavan  of the Vavuniya MMV has been selected...

Valapuri Editorial Board inquired on Wijekala’s speech

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The police had made inquiries from the Editorial Board of Jaffna based News Paper “ Valampuri” regarding the speech of Wijekala. The inquiries were made by police personnel who came with...

When you talk of the problems of the Tamil people, South looks at you as Tigers, says Wijeyakala

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If I speak about the problems of the Tamil people, those who are in the South are looking at me like a Tiger. But I will continue my non-violent struggle from the people’s side, said, the former...

US and European countries should deliver solution, say the relatives of missing persons

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The Office for Missing Persons not needed. The US and European countries should deliver the solution for the Missing Persons, said the relatives of Missing persons. The relatives of the missing...

Tuberculosis situation in Jaffna District: District Health Review July 2017 meeting at RDHS office, Jaffna

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Dr. C. S. Jamunantha (MBBS DTCD) The thematic Map of Jaffna District NSP. TB case detection rate is as follows:- We need a good infrastructure for TB care. Since we have TB burden. There were 28...

Understanding the Auditory Trauma among the victims with blast related Polytrauma

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Dr. C. S. Jamunanantha Tamil civilian population had been exposed to massive explosive’s during 2008-2009 in Vanni. Consequently they are suffering from associated blast related poly trauma. Blast...

Some reverberations of Wijekala’s “ Raise the hands of LTTE in North” speech

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* 4-member team to inquire Wijekala in cluding Minister of Justice, Talatha Athukorale,Minister of Education, Akilaviraj Kariyawasam, Kabir Cassim and Rangith Mathuma Bandara had been appointed by...

New District Secretaries take over in Vavuniya and Mannar  Districts

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The new District Secretary of Mannar, Christopher Anton Mohanraj took over his duties at the Mannar District Secretariat yesterday. He was welcomed by the Additional District Secretary and the staff...

Strong opposition to granting land to Army within Jaffna Fort

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The Secretary of the Tamil National People front, S.Kajendran  has announced that a protest rally will be held  on behalf of TNPF to protest against  granting land within the Jaffna Fort to the...

New Constitution should be adopted before Provincial Council Elections, Sampanthan insists in  Parliament

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The Leader of the Opposition and TNA, Era Sampanthan had insisted in the Parliament that the New Constitution should be drafted and adopted before Provincial Council elections are held. He...

Vembadi girls win Gold and Bronze in Weight Lifting

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In the under 17 group of the National Schools Weight Lifting Championship which was conducted in Trincomalee,  Nilogini Prathaban of Vembadi GHS won the Gold. Ketharany Rajeswaran of the same...

Jaffna District Secretary orders inquiry against State Official who clapped Wijekala’s Speech.

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State officials misbehaved in an event where Minister of Local Government had participated. All the Divisional Secretaries are ordered inquire and report about the misbehavior of the Officials. The...

Schools Foot Ball series – St. Patrick’s Jaffna beat Colombo St. Benedict’s 4:0

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In a group – 1 match of the under 18 Foot Ball Tournament conducted by  Sri Lanka School Foot Ball Federation, St. Patrick’s Jaffna beat Colombo St.Benedict’s , two goals in each half...

3 Players from the North taken into the Sri Lankan National Football team

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Three Northern players, Mariathas Nitharsan of Navanthurai St.Mary’s Jude Suman of Illavalai Young Henry’s and Duckson Fusiless of Mannar, Panankkadikoddu, St. Joseph’s Sports...

How is violence possible among such a tight security: asks the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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Although security has been more strengthened in the North than any other Province, the violence is on an increasing trend. It is essential to study whether there are any shortcomings in the...

Black Tigers day observed in the University of Jaffna

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The annual Commemoration of Black Tigers of the LTTE had been sentimentally observed in the North and East and in countries abroad. The commemoration commenced with a commemoration near the memorial...