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Large amount of money spent by cooperatives and Women’s Affairs of NPC without approval

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The Governor, Northern Province, Reginold Cooray had a three-man committee to inquire into an allegation that the Cooperatives and Women’s Affairs had spent 32 million Rupees without the approval...

The will not forgo 1,200 acre land, says the Army

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The Army has announced that the Army will continue to occupy 1,200 acre of people’s lands in Northern and Eastern Provinces. Elaborating further the Army has said that, around 25,000 acre had been...

President and Prime Minister decide to accord former NPC CM Security

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Following the Maveerar day message of former NPC CM, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran the police security for him was suddenly withdrawn. In a context where this had caused much dissatisfaction among people...

TNA to support UNF to form the Government – all 14 MPs sign letter to president

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While informing the President Maithripala Sirisena, that they will support the formation pre-Oct 26th Government, the TNA has said that, and the president should appoint a person nominated by the...

The House of the organizer of Maveerar Day event attacked and damaged at Suppermadam

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An attack had been made on the house of persons who organized the Maveerar Day event, by unidentified persons at the early hours of yesterday. The window panes of the house of Puspamalar had been...

The “ Aavaa Group” leader Mohan Ashok surrenders to court and remanded

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One Mohan Ashok, identified by the police as the leader of the notorious “Aavaa group” and wanted by the police in several cases of sword attacks and other crimes, surrendered through his...

Police Security of former CM, C.V.Wigneswaran  removed suddenly by the ‘government sans majority’

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The government in a controversial situation of not having a majority in the Parliament , has removed the police security provided to the former CM, C.V. Wigneswaran with effect from yesterday ...

Abduction of 11 Tamil youths – Sri Lankan Chief of Staff Admiral Raveenthra arrested

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The Sri Lankan Chief of Staff, Admiral Raveendra Abeygoonewardene had been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department yesterday. Earlier, Admiral Raveendra who is alleged to be involved in...

Soils soaked in blood wetted again by tears-Maveerar Day observed amidst heavy stringency

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People in their thousands filled up every Maveerar Thuyillumillams in North and Eastern Provinces and flocked to special places abroad, to commemorate the Day of the Maveerars who laid their precious...

Homage paid to 8 students killed in the Claymore Attack by SL LRRP unit at Aiyankankulam

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The event for paying homage to the 8 students killed in the Clay-more attack of the Sri Lankan Long Range Recci Patrol (LRRP) at Aiyankankulam of Mulaitheevu District, was held at the burial sites of...

Commemoration of 12 people who were killed on the Maveerar day of 1990 by SLAF bombing

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The 28th Annual commemoration of 12 innocent public who were killed at Mulaitheevu/Odduchuddan by SLAF’s aerial bombing while making preparations for Maveerar day of 1990 was held yesterday....

German Envoy inspects the Mannar Sathosa Excavations

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The German Ambassador, Jarn Raut who was on a visit to Mannar also visited the excavation sites at the Mannar  Sathosa Premises yesterday and had discussion with the Special JMO in charge of the...

Heavy rain damages 610 acre agricultural lands in Vavuniya, says the Agrarian Deputy Director

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The Deputy Director of Agrarian Services Department, Vavuniya, E.Vijayakumar said that, around 610 acres of agricultural lands were damaged by the heavy rains that prevailed  during last month in...

Sivajilingam arrested for attempting to celebrate Leader Pirabaharan’s Birthday. Police seize cake and banner

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There was a heavy presence of security forces in and around Valveddithurai, specially around Leader Prabaharan’s ancestral home and around Theeruvil. The 64th Birth Day of Leader Prabaharan...

It is our duty to remember the Liberation fighters who ‘died with their boots on’ says former CM

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The former CM, C.V.Wigneswaran said that it is our duty to remember the liberation fighters who had laid their  lives for us. He has said so in a press release he issued yesterday. We could find the...

Maveerar Day today. Thuyilumillams in invigorating appearance. All preparations complete

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All Thuyilumillams in North and East have been cleaned, prepared for the great event today, decorated with the usual yellow/Red flags. The committees for the observation of Maveerar Day , including...

Maveerar Day arrangements undertaken on a sentimental note in North and East

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The arrangements to observe the Day of Maveerars  who laid their precious lives for the political liberation of Tamil people are being undertaken on a serious and sentimental note, here in the North...

1300 Hectares of People’s land with Security forces in North and East

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The Military announced that 1,300 hectare lands of people are still with them and that all possible lands will be released soon. During the three years period from 2015 January to date, more than...

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I will never again make Ranil the Prime Minister in my life: Bows Maithri TNA will be beaten in the Parliamentary election: Hopes the Mahindha faction. Plot to make an acid throwing attack on the...

Tamil faction is being pushed into a precarious position: Sithaththan MP

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The Leader of the PLOT and TNA MP, Tharmalingam Sitharthan said that the Tamil faction had been pushed into a precariousness, and that the representatives of the Tamil copuld become a strong force...

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720 Billion Economical loss in 28 days due to political Crisis. The Government had been dissolved legally by the No-confidence motion: Sumanthiran. President Maithri made a gargantuan blunder by...

St. Patrick’s beats Zahira in a thrilling to last minute match to enter Thapare Championship Semi finals

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In a match thrilling to the final whistle St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna beats Zahira College in tie-breaker, to enter the Semi final of the Papare Foot Ball Championships. The above quarter...

Thiruketheeswaram Mass grave case order postponed to January 14th

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When the Thiruketheeswaram Mass grave Case was taken up before Actg. Magistrate, it was announced that the order reserved for today will be issued on January 14th. The Mannar Magistrate...

No permission for Maveerar day events: Government Information Department

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The Government Information Department announced that Government has not granted at any time to hold Maveerar Day events. There is no truth in propaganda made to mean that the events had been...

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120 MPs vote for Select Committee. Mahindha Faction walked out of Parliament – 4th Defeat for Mahindha. 122 MPs file plea against Mahindha in Court. I will be happy if a No confidence motion...

Courts banned only, the use of emblems, flags and sketches related LTTE, not the commemoration

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The order on the application by the Chunnakam Police calling for a ban on observing the Maveerars Day using emblems, flags and sketches related LTTE, had been issued yesterday. Earlier Police...

Youth arrested and tortured by Police in Chunnakam area

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The Regional Director for Jaffna of the Human Rights Commission, T.Kanagaraj said yesterday that inquiries had been commenced by the HR Commission regarding the arrest of two youth by police and the...

TNA has failed to utilize the opportunity correctly: Sivasakthy Anananthan

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Vanni District MP, Sivasakthy Ananrhan said that the TNA has failed to handle the chance offered by the political Crisis in the Country. He said so in a press conference held at his home, on Thursday...

Important problem could be solved with a Mahindha- Ranil coalition under Maithri, says Wigneswaran to Australian Representative

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Under the Leadership of Maithripala Sirisena, Ranil-Mahindha could sign an agreement for coalition Government and solve the important problems of the Country, former CM, Wigneswaran suggested an idea...

Buddhist monk arrested in Jaffna for assaulting Police and Army personnel

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Jaffna police  arrested a Buddhist monk for assaulting Police and Army personnel in Jaffna town. Two Navy men from Chaatty Naval came to a shop in Jaffna town yesterday. A Buddhist monk who was...

Water level in Pavatkulam Increased, Sluice gates of Eeraperiyakulam opened, reports District Secretary

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Due to the heavy rains prevailing in Vavuniya District the water level of Pavatkulam had gone up to 16.11 feet and the sluice gates of Eeraperiyakulam had been opened, said the District Secretary of...

Mechanized paddy planting implemented in Vavuniya District for increasing the productivity

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Mechanized paddy planting is being implemented in Vavuniya District with an objective of increasing the productivity of paddy cultivation. For the purpose of commencing Maha season- 2018/2019,  a...

It is our duty to remember Maveerars who sacrificed their lives, says Mannar TC chairman

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Mannar TC chairman , S.Gnanapragasam said that it is our duty to remember Maveerars who offered their lives as oblation in the fire of Liberation struggle for the Tamil people. They loved this soil...

If the works at Maveerar Thuyilumillams are hindered, disastrous impacts will occur , Warns Organizing Committee

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The Organizing Committee warned yesterday that if the preparatory works at the Thuyilumillams are hindered disastrous impacts will occur. If people who breach laws are to be arrested, first man...

Jaffna receives 915 mm rain from January up-to yesterday

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The Officer in Charge of The Regional Metrological  Department, T.Pratheepan said yesterday that Jaffna  district had received 915 mm rain during the period from January to Yesterday. While 661.7...

EROS organization in meeting with Wigneswaran relevant to contemporary political situation

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A meeting was held yesterday between former NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran and  the Central Committee of EROS Organization led by the Secretary of EROS, Comrade Naguleswaran and including National...

Danger to Tamil people if the political crisis continues: Sampanthan clarifies to Foreign Diplomats

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The Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan explained to foreign diplomats that worst effects will affect the Tamil People if the current political impasse continues. A meeting was held between the TNA...

Let’s remember our Heroes who sacrificed their lives at battle fields on Nov. 27th. Call for clearing Mulangavil Thuyillumillam

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The arrangements for observing the Maveerar Day on November 27th on a grand scale are in progress with the cooperation of parents of Maveerars and the Public, for remembering the Maveerars, who...

England Cricket Team switch on to de-mining at Periyamadu

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Members of the Cricket team of England engaged themselves in de mining tasks at Periyamadu. The England Cricket team is on a tour of Sri Lanka and is playing in One day, T20 and Test matches.The...

Jaffna Press Club honours Senior journalists

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As a part of its 6th Anniversary celebrations, The Jaffna Press Club honoured  11 Senior Journalists for their dedicated media services during the civil war days. Senior Journalists,...

Murder case of Justice Ilancheliyan’s Body guard – Three suspects released on bail

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The three suspects of the murder case of  SI, Hemachandra , the former body guard of Justice Ilamncheliyan were released under bailed with strict conditions. A police officer, on a motor bike,...

Commemoration of 5 students of Agricultural College , killed by the Army

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The 12th Annual Commemoration of the 05 students of the Agricultural College killed by the Army was observed in Vavuniya on Saturday. Thus the commemoration was held under the aegis of the...

I don’t think that there is any likelihood of a solution for Tamils, says M.A.Sumanthiran

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TNA MP and Spokesman, M.A.Sumanthiran had said that the current political crisis prevailing in the country will make a negative impact on the attempt to find a political solution for of the Tamil...

TPC decides unanimously that C.V.Wigneswaran should continue as the TPC’s Co-Chair

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It has been decided unanimously in the meeting of the TPC that C.V.Wigneswaran should continue as the Co-Chair of the TPC. The abbove meeting of the TPC was held at its office located at Kantharmadam...

I wish to contest under a new symbol forming coalition with Parties with Tamil Nationalist Commitments

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We shall work together on the basis of our policy. Let us shed our conflicts on behalf of our people. We will act with faith on our joint victory. All those who have ideas similar to us, please join...

Current constitutional crisis should not in any way be given consideration for giving more time to Sri Lanka to implement the consensus resolution: Wigneswaran 

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Current constitutional crisis should not in any way be given consideration for giving more time to Sri Lanka to implement the consensus resolution. The world community should take appropriate steps...

Tamil People’s Council will meet today

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A special meeting of the Tamil People’s Council is scheduled for today and it is learnt that discussions. On the activities of the constituent parties will be undertaken and decisions will be...

Alampil Maveerar Thuyilumillam cleaned yesterday

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Shramadhana work was undertaken also at the Alampil Maveerar Thuyilumillam , yesterday. It was a continuation of the shramadhana held on 10th. The people who participated in the Shramadhana also...

Aadkaaddy Veli Maveerar Thuyilumillam – cleaning undertaken

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With the Shramadhane work being undertaken in all Thuyillumillams with vigour, in preparation for the Maveerar Day – 2018, the cleaning task was undertaken yesterday at Aadkaaddy veli Maveerar...

Attempt to install new Buddha statue in Chemmalai of Mulaitheevu

Attempt to install new Buddha statue in Chemmalai of Mulaitheevu

Mulaitheevu MP, Shanthy Sriskantharasa has expressed her strong condemnation of the attempt that is being made to erect a new name board declaring” Kanathevi” at the Neeraviyadi Pillayar Temple...