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Massive Demonstration in Mannar : Where are our Relatives

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A massive Rally was held yesterday with the International Day of the missing persons in view. This protest demonstration was held in Mannar under the aegis of the Organization of families searching...

Sinhalalization of North should be documented: NPC passes a resolution

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A resolution has been adopted in the NPC calling for the documentation of all illegal Sinhala Colonization undertaken in the North, the NPC should exert pressure to stop these Colonization and that...

Resolutions of “Take Sri Lanka to International Court”, “Referendum on Political Solution” in NPC

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A resolution had been submitted to NPC, requesting the UNHRC to take Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court and a call to be put out for a UN Monitored Referendum for a permanent Solution. The...

The Government should pay special attention on the affair of the Missing persons, Request made in NPC

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The Northern Province has requested that the government should pay special interest on the Missing persons, in the context of the relatives of the missing extending several struggles calling for...

Only 60 acre to be released in Kepapulavu, says Minister Swamynathan in Kilinochchi

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The Minister for Resettlements, D.M.Swamynathan said yesterday at Kilinochchi that, only 60 acre lands are to be released at Kepapulavu and this had been taken to the attention of the President. The...

Young married woman found dead in Pannankandy Channel.:Police suspect she had been raped

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A dead body of a young married woman had been recovered from an irrigation channel in Pannankkanandy yesterday. This woman had been identified as a resident of Vasanthanagar in Murukandy with the...

Action taken to grant land permits to1,000 Sinhalese within 6 months, says, Sivasakthy Ananthan

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TNA MP, Sivasakthy Ananthan accused that, action being taken to grant land permits in Mahaweli L Zone, to Sinhalese within the next 6 months. A massive protest Rally was held yesterday demanding to...

Illegal Fishing continues despite Minister’s directive

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The Northern Fishermen’s Federation have expressed concern over the illegal fishing being continued despite the orders of the Minister of Fisheries, Vijithyamuny de Soysa, to stop them. Commenting...

Grand Rally in front of Jaffna Kacheri , calling for Justice for people made to disappear

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In view of  the  International Day of missing persons , a grand rally is to be held on Thursday  in front the Jaffna District Secretariat. The Rally had been organized by the Organzation of...

Jungle areas  valued at Rs.3Million  devastated in 6 months

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District Forest officer, Baticaloa, W.M.H.Wijeyaratne had said yesterday that forest areas  valued at Rs.3 Million had been destroyed in Batticaloa District, in the last 6 months. He also said that...

Massive Protest Rally against planned Sinhala Colonization in Mulaitheevu – Thousands participate

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Thousands of people participated in a massive mass protest against the planned Sinhala colonization undertaken by the Mahaweli Development Authority in Mulaitheevu, yesterday and expressed their...

Mahaweli Development Authority does not have the Authority to colonize people, says Mawai

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The Leader of ITAK and MP, Mawai Senathyrasa has said that that the Mahaweli Development Board may have the authority to give water but it cannot be allowed to re-settle people or colonize new...

Massive Anti- Mahaweli Authority Protest struggle in Mulaitheevu today : Support  galore from all around

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One of the Co-chairs of the Anti-Mahaweli L Zone Heritage council said that their protest activity against Mahaweli today in Mulaitheevu will a massive people struggle. Elaborating further he...

Funds from abroad not allocated for North& East, accuses Wijekala Maheswaran

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Funds received in the past from abroad had not been used in the North or East and had been spent for other provinces, accused former State Minister of Women’s Affairs, MP, Wijeyakala Maheswaran....

TNA participates in Development Task Force for N & E. CM, Wigneswaran did not

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In contravention to the request of the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran’s request, not to participate in the TF, all members of the TNA participated in the 2nd meeting of the Presidential TF . However the...

Human remains continued to be recovered at the Excavation at Sathosa Premises in Mannar

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The excavations for human remains was continued for the 58th day in the centre portion of the Sathosa Premises in Mannar. The excavation were suspended on 24th and resumed yesterday. 102 human...

CM boycotts the Presidential Task Force meeting for the second time: Will meet Sampanthan soon

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In a context where the TNA is to participate in the Presidential Task Force, the CM had rejected participation in it. The 2nd meeting of the Presidential Task Force is to be held in Colombo today....

Cricket Tournament in Jaffna incorporating teams from North and East

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Jaffna District Schools Cricket Association and the Tamil Cricket League of Britain have teamed up to conduct for the 2nd time, A cricket tournament for the under 19 teams of Schools of North and...

 TNA grabbing Housing in North and East from me, Mano Ganeshan accuses publicly

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Minister Mano Ganeshan has publicly accused in Mulaitheevu that, the TNA had asked Ranil to take housing from him and give it to Minister Swaminathan. The mobile service of the Ministry of National...

Air Services from Palaly within December

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The Government is paying its attention on inaugurating Air Services from Palaly before the end of December. Action is being pursued through three Ministries for obtaining the Cabinet Approval for Air...

Protest Rally against Mulaitheevu Land grab, TNPF calls full support

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A protest Rally under the aegis of Anti-Mahaweli Tamil Heritage Council will be held 28th in protesting the Mulaitheevu land grab by the Mahaweli Authority. Commencing at the PWD Junction at around...

CM, C.V.Wigneswaran gets ready for his next move

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A meeting of the TPC regarding the “ Future Leadership of Tamil People “ is to be held on next Friday at 4 p.m.. It is widely expected the information regarding the next move of the CM,...

Sampanthan replies to CM: Participating in Task Force will not affect solution attempt or war crimes investigations

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TNA Leader Era Sampanthan has replied the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran that the participation of TNA in the Presidential Task Force for Development of North and East will not cause any delay in the...

A residential Training camp by The World Tamil Badminton Federation

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The World Tamil Badminton Federation in conjunction with Northern Province Education Ministry and the Northern Province Badminton Federation have conducted a residential Training Camp for the...

33,000 families affected by drought in Kilinochchi – Drinking water supplied to 9,500 families, says Dist. Secretary, S.Arumainayagam

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Currently a heavy drought is prevailing in Kilinochchi District. The District Secretary Suntharam Arumainayagam, when contacted over this said, An unprecedented drought  is prevailing in Kilinohchi...

Minister’s Verbal Orders cannot carried out, says the Jaffna District Department Fisheries

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Although the Minister Of Fisheries had verbally ordered that the Fishermen from other districts who are staying in Vadamaradchchi North and engaging in illegal fishing should be expelled immediately,...

Sirupoka (Yala) paddy cultivation not affected by the drought, says the District Secretary, Mulaitheevu

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The District Secretary, Mulaitheevu, Mrs. Rupawathy Ketheeswaran, has said that the Yala Cultivation undertaken in Mulaitheevu District had not been affected. The water level tanks Mulaitheevu has...

Maveeran Pandaravanniyan Day celebrated in Vavuniya today

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Pandaravanniyan fought the Dutch with much valor. His 215th commemoration is to be held in Vavuniya today from 8.00 a.m. , presided by the Chairman of Vavuniya Town Council  Desabandu E.Kowthaman....

Maithri is releasing other lands but not ours, Kepapulavu people express concern

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The State Leader Mythripala Sirisena granted his permission to release other lands but not to our lands, accuse and express concern the people of Kepapulavu people. 542 days, that is 18 months and 3...

Lands of Tamil people grabbed through Departments, MP Charles points out to the President

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TNA MP, Charles Nirmalanathan said that he had pointed out to the president that acquiring Lands of People by the Army has not stopped, Lands of Tamil people are being grabbed through Departments....

More than 21,000 could have been made to disappear: Saliya Pieris, Chairman OMP

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The Chairman of the OMP, Saliya Pieris had said that more than 21,000 persons could had been made to disappear since 1983. He told this while participating in the media conference held at the...

Political Solution more important than economic development, boycott president’s Task Force, CM says to Sampanthan

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The Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran said in a letter he has sent to Sampanthan that if they think economical Development is more important than political Solution, to participate in the Presidential...

Sinhala Colonization in Mullai? I will take action against it, says the President

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Denying the Sinhala colonization are being done by the Mahaweli Development Authority, the President went on to assure that he will take action against if it had been done. President participated in...

Myliddy Vidyalayam will be released in Two weeks, Maithri assures in Jaffna

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President Maithripala assured in Jaffna that, Myliddy Vidyalayam and adjacent lands will be released within two weeks. The President made this announcement while speaking after the inauguration of...

All Tamil Parties in the same table in the East yesterday

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A historical event of all the Tamil Parties in the East getting into negotiations at the same table for the first time in the history of the East, on Wednesday morning at Baticaloa. This get...

Maithri’s  call on TNA for development of North and East

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The President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday put out a public call to all Members of Parliament to go beyond all party politics and participate in the President’s task Force for the development of...

Another lot of lands released in Vali North by the Army

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4.2 acre land in the Grama Officer Division of J/234 – Kaankesanthurai centre, which was under the Army control for 28 years was released yesterday to the people. The event for the release of the...

President will inaugurate work for renovating Myliddy Habour: CM invited, will not participate

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The Secretary of the Special President Task Force for the Development of the North and East, V.Sivagnanasothy said that the Myliddy Fisheries Harbour will be renovated in two stages. The Secretary,...

Land permits to Sinhalese who have occupied the Lands of Tamils in Mulaitheevu, despite Court orders

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Contravening a Court Order, the Mahaweli Development Authority has issued permits for permanently staying and engage in fishing, to Sinhalese who had earlier encroached lands of Tamil people in...

Fisheries Minister orders to expel fishermen from other Districts immediately from Jaffna District

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The Minister of Fisheries, Vijithamuni de Soysa has ordered the Ministry officials to inform Police and navy and expel the fishermen from other districts who are engaged in illegal fishing in...

Resolution passed in the Jaffna Municipal Council, to transform Heritage Sites into Tourist centres

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A resolution has been passed in the Jaffna Municipal Council that the Heritage Sites acquired by the Central Government should be converted into tourist centres and be brought under the purview of...

12th Commemoration of assassinated ‘Mamanithar’ Sivamaharasa observed

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The 12th commemoration of Assassinated former MP and ‘Mamanitrhar’ S.Sivamaharasa was held yesterday, Monday, at the head office of the Thellipalai Cooperative Society at around 10.30 a.m. In...

Reconciliation is not possible if, the South wants to subjugate North and East, says CM to Foreign delegates

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The Chief Minister of NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran has pointed out to foreign representatives that if the South wants to subject North and East, no reconciliation could be established here. If those in the...

Indian Officials to visit Jaffna to study about the development of Palaly Air Port

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Three Indian Officials are to visit Jaffna today for directly studying about extending the Palaly Air Port and transform it into a Regional Air Port. The three Indian officials will arrive at Palaly...

Government should pay the compensation for Vadis and fishing gear burned in Nayaaru- Raviharan

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The compensations for the Vadis and equipment burned in Naayaaru should be paid by the Government, T.Raviharan, Member of NPC. Dry rations had been provided to the people whose vadis were burned in...

I will not apologize for my statement on Liberation Tigers, bows Wijayakala Maheswaran, MP

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Former State Minister for Children’s Affairs, and MP, Wijayakala Maheswaran has said that she will apologize or withdraw the statement she had made about the Liberation Tigers at Jaffna last...

Objective of New Constitution is devolution of power to everyone, Says Sumanthiran in Ratnapura

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The TNA MP, M.A.Sumanthiran has said that the objective of the new constitution is to devolve the power to every one. He has said this in a discussion regarding the new constitution at Ratnapaura....

TNA’s current selection in Indian houses

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It is not important as which country is constructing the house, but houses so constructed must be satisfying the needs and likings, the TNA had said. The countries of China and India have submitted...

81 persons arrested in Vadamaradchchi for catching Beach de mer

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The Navy announced that 81 persons were arrested in Vamaradchchi for illegally coming and catching Beach de mer. Meanwhile 28 boats used for catching Beach de mer had been taken under custody. Navy...

News Bits

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Arrny should   not release peoples lands in the North: ‘Field Marshal’  Sarath Fonseka. Interim report on Missing persons to be submitted to the Government by OMP on 30th. Current Act...