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A/L Result Leaders of the North

Students

Name School Stream Results A.Abilasa Jaffna Vembadi Girls Bio-Sc ience 3A J. Kalaikshika J/Skandavarothaya Bio – Technology 2A,B S.Sanjith J/Heartley Maths 3A S.Nilaksana J/Chava. Hindu Arts 3A...

Jaffna Hindu Primary’s  Vishalini  brings honour to Home land winning under 7 years Chess title

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A grade 2 student of the Jaffna Hindu Primary, Vishalini Umakajan made history in winning the Gold in the National under 7 years group  Chess Championship. This is the first time after 1983 that a...

National Weight Lifting Championships – Ashika, Best Lifter in the Juvenile Diovision

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The Jaffna Weight Lifting Club has won a total of 13 Medals including 5 Golds, in the National Juvenile= Junior and Senior Weight Lifting Championships conducted by Sri Lanka Weight Lifting...

3,588 acre agricultural lands destructed by continuous Rains, says  Deputy Commissioner

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The District Deputy Commissioner of Agrarian Department, Vavuniya, E.Vijayakumar has said that nearly 3,588 acre agricultural lands had been damaged by the continuous rains that poured over the...

Flood Disaster in Kilinochchi – 6 groups appointed to prepare Total Report of Losses – GA

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The GA, Kilinochchi, Suntharam Arumainayagam  has said that 6 groups had been appointed to prepare a full report on the losses in Kilinochchi District and the task of collecting data is being...

Killer Narcotic ‘Ice’ captured in Jaffna for the first time: One arrested at Pandetharippu

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For the first time in Jaffna, the killer narcotic ‘brown Ice’ had been captured. It is a very dangerous drug. One person from Pandatharippu had been arrested on  suspicion of having the narcotic...

Flood Disaster in North – 114,000 persons affected – Worst affected Killinochchi with 70,000 affected

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The Disaster Management Centre has announced that due to the Flood Disaster in the North, 114,458 persons belonging to 36,594 families had been affected.10,424 persons  from 3,258 families had been...

Colours Night of Northern Province Karate Federation

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The first ever Colours Night of the Northern Province Karate Federation was held yesterday night at the Green Field Sports Club for honouring the Karatekas who had won places in the Karate...

40 years old statue of Lord located on Parappukadanthan main road vandalized

40 years old statue of Lord located on Parappukadanthan main road vandalized

Unidentified persons had broken up and desecrated the 40 year old Karthar Statue ( Statue of Lord) which was located on the Parappukadanthan Main Road, in Aadkaaddy Velly , in the Manthai West...

Continuous rain in Mulai and Kilinochchi – All 9 sluice gates of Iranaimadu opened- Disaster warning issued

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Heavy rains poured over Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu Districts from early hours of yesterday, Wednesday more than 90,000 people were affected by the flood situation and the Disaster Management Centre...

Jaffna Central walks in rain of goals into  Semi finals beating  Matale Zahira under 18 Division

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The Jaffna Central College’s under 18 team beat Matale Zahira College team by 9:0 goals to enter the Semi Finals of the National Schools Foot-Ball Tournament in a  match held at Jaffna Central...

13th anniversary of Joseph Pararajasingam  observed in Baticaloa

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The 13th anniversary of the TNA MP who was assassinated within a church during Christmas Mass, was observed yesterday organized by the Batticaloa branch of The Tamil National People Front at the...

14th Annual Commemoration of Tsunami Victims held in several Places

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The 14th annual commemoration of our dear ones immolated by Tsunami  was held in several parts of Tamil Home land. Several thousands of people were killed in the Tsunami caused by the earth quake...

Arshika in Weight Lifting  Gold  in National Weight Lifting Championships

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The National Weight Lifting Championships  under aegis of National Wight Lifting Federation are being held at the Colombo Dorington Stadium now. Arshika Vijayabaskar, a student of Jaffna Chundikuli...

Flood Disaster in North – 54,819 affected – 11,229 Displaced

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The Disaster Management Centre has announced that due to the floods  caused by heavy rains received in the North, 54,819 belonging to 16,872 families  had been affected with 11,229 belonging to...

Thondaimanaru lagoons sluice gates opened

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Inclined weather situation has entailed opening of 3 sluice gates of Thondaimanaru lagoon bund. Heavy rains slashed the peninsula as from Friday night  and water intake was increased in the...

Parts of Mulaitheevu , Kilinochchi, Vavuniya Districts submerged in Flood waters: Several Thousands affected   

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Following the 48 hours rains that prevailed in Mulaitheevu, Kilinochchi and Vavuniya Districts, parts of these districts have gone under water, up to hip level in some places. All the tanks are...

Wijekala Maheswaran sworn in as State Minister for Education

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Jaffna District MP, Wijekala Maheswaran was sworn in as the Non-Cabinet Minister for Education. This appointment was granted to her while the swearing in of State Ministers of the United National...

TNA submits appeal to Speaker: Don’t  acknowledge Mahindha as Leader of the Opposition

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A memorandum had been submitted by TNA to the Speaker Karu Jayasooriya appealing not to acknowledge Mahindha Rajapakse as the Leader of the Opposition. The Speaker announced in the Parliament last...

One arrested in Kilinochchi with 153 Kilos of Kerala Ganja, in Kilinochchi

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 One person was arrested with 153 kilos of Kerala Ganja, from a house in Pannankandi, falling under Karaichchi Divisional Secretary area in Kilinochchi. Following a tip off received by STF,...

Re commissioning of Paranthan Chemicals and Kurinchtheevu  Saltern agreed  at policy level – Sritharan

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MP, Sivagnanam Sritharan has said that it had been agreed at policy level to re-commission the Paranthan Chemical Factory  and Kurinchatheevu saltern which are currently found in a state of disuse...

Documents for 45.28 acre of lands at Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu handed over by the Army

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The documents for handing over 45.28 acre lands in Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu Districts, hitherto under the control of the Army were handed over to the District Secretaries officially by the...

OMP representative Mirak Raheem inspects the mass grave site for obtaining information

OMP  representative Mirak Raheem inspects the mass grave site for obtaining information

The representative of  Office for Missing Persons, Mirak Raheem had made a direct visit to and inspected Sathosa Mass Grave in Mannar, yesterday for the purpose of collecting information about it....

TMK condemns appointment of Southerners to CEB Vacancies in the North in the cover of Political uncertainty

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The Thamizh Makkal Koottani has strongly condemned the appointment of 46 Sinhalese youth from Kegalle District. 46 youth from Kegalle District have been appointed to the vacancies of the CEB. This...

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Leader of the Opposition post may be grabbed from Sampanthan who is ready to forgo it

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The current Leader of the Opposition and the Leader of the TNA has said that he is ready accept happily any decision regarding the Post of Leader of the Opposition. He expressed his willingness while...

263 acre lands to be released in North and East before 31st :Decision in the Presidential Task Force meeting

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It has been decided in the meeting of the President’s Task Force for the Development North and East to release 263 acre land in North and East before 31st of this month. The 5th meeting of the...

Sea water invade villages in Mannar and Mulaitheevu Districts

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Sea water started to flow into villages of Santhypuram, Southbar, Emil Nagar, Gimtone Nagar, Jeevapuram, Panankaddikoddu East and West, from around 6.00 a.m. The people of the above villages...

Inquiries on former Porazhis  at threatening level

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The former Porazhis being summoned continuously for inquiries is a threat to democracy, the Democratic Porazhis Party said. They have said this is press release issued by the on Sunday. Elaborating...

Papare School Foot Ball Tournament – St. Patrick’s, Jaffna goes down to Hameed Al Hussein

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The Papare Foot Ball Tournament conducted under approval of Sri Lanka Foot Ball Federation among the under 19 teams of National schools in is progress now. The semi final of this tournament was held...

News Bits…

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* Mahindha Rajapakse resigns from Prime Minister Post. * Ranil to be sworn in as Prime Minister at 10.30 a.m. today. * New Government can not hide the Security bond fraud: JVP * Mahindha taking...

Excavations suspended at Mannar Mass grave: Samples of skeletons to be sent to Florida for carbon analysis

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For the last two days the excavations at the Mannar Mass Grave have been suspended. It is announced that they will be resumed on the 17th. Meanwhile, arrangements are being made to send samples of...

Postpone declaring Madhu area a Sacred Area, Mannar Bishop writes to the President

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While, the Mannar Diocese Catholics Federation has written to the President that on behalf of the Mannar people, it is condemning the autocratic activities and unilateral decisions of the...

Stop attempt to grab Kanthaswamy Hill and Murugan Temple, pleads people of Thennamaravady

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The people of Thennamaravady, in the Kutchchavely Divisional Secretary’s Division of the Trincomalee District are living under severe difficulties and they have pleaded that the Kanthaswamy Hill...

No deal with UNP, says Sampanthan

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The Leader of the opposition and TNA Era Sampanthan has said that they have not signed any document with the Leader of UNP, Ranil Wickremasinghe. A document has been published claiming to be signed...

Mannar Mass grave be taken over by UN and Studies made by it, demand, people from 8 Districts of NP

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A peaceful demonstration was undertaken under the aegis of North- East Coordinating Committee, in front of the Mannar District Secretariat by people including people from eight Districts in the North...

Arrangements underway to install massive Buddha statue at the Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple

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For a long time a Pillaiyar Temple was in existence on the slopes of Neeraviyady in Chemmalai area of the Mulaitheevu District. Now, action is being taken to erect a massive Buddha statue in this...

UNF will give written assurance to TNA today

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An important meeting occurred between UNP and TNA yesterday evening. This meeting had occurred in context of a  “Confidence on Ranil”  motion is to be tabled in the parliament today. Several...

Representatives of British Embassy in inspection of Mannar Mass Grave

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Two representatives of the British High Commission had paid a direct visit to the Mass grave site at Sathosa premises in Mannar yesterday, Tuesday at around 10.30 a.m. Excavations at the site were...

NP Volunteer teacher’s undertake continuous fasting protest in front of Governors Office

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The President of the NP Volunteer Teachers Association Y. Arudchelvam  said that the  Members of the NP Volunteer Teachers Association had undertaken a continuous fasting protest in front of the...

Div. 1 Football Tournament of SLFF – St. Mary’s Navanthurai loses in its 4th Match

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The Foot Ball matches of the Division 1 Football tournament organised by the Sri Lanka Foot Ball Federation are being conducted now. The Navanthurai St. Mary’s Team met in its 4th Match ,...

UXO recovered from Kokkuththoduwai, Mulaitheevu

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A dangerous Unexploded ordnance (UXO) had been recovered from Kokkuththoduwai centre in Mulaitheevu yesterday. This dangerous heavy Vehicle Mine was found buried in a private land and was recovered...

Tamil People will never support Mahindha, say Siththarththan MP

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Tamil people will never accept Mahindha. Because of this we have pledge support to United Nation Front, said the Lead of PLOT and TNA MP Tharmalingam Siththarththan. He said this addressing a Press...

JVP’s support not needed as TNA is supporting us, announces UNP

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General Secretary of the UNP, Akilaviraj Kariyawasagam  has said that the support ofa JVP is needed to making Ranil the Prime Minister, as we have majority to do so with TNA supporting us....

Don’t destroy peace for Dollars – Protest Demonstration in Baticaloa

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A protest Demonstration was undertaken in Baticaloa condemning the killing of two Police Officers in Vavunativu. This demonstration commence from the Gandhi Park in Baticaloa with the participation...

5 Sluice gates of Iranamadu Tank opened, says Kilinochchi District Deputy Irrigation Engineer

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5 sluice gates of the Iranamadu tank had been opened yesterday at around 11 a.m. under the supervision of Kilinochchi District Deputy Irrigation Engineer, S.Suthakaran. Following the increase in...

10 acre land under the Army in Trincomalee to be released today

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10 acre from the lands acquired by the Army in Trincomalee district is to be released to the owners today, Sunday. Lands that were under the control of the Army are being released in stages as per...

Jaffna Municipal Council Budget defeated:  Hot arguments in the Council

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The Jaffna Municipal Council’s Budget for 2019 has been defeated by a majority vote yesterday. The sitting of the Jaffna Municipal Council commenced 10.00 a.m. Mayor Arnold submitted yesterday the...

Opening of Iranaimadu sluice gates by President:  Sritharan MP, boycotted event, but stood with the people

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Opening of the sluice gates of the renovated Iranaimadu Tank by the President and handing over to people were held yesterday. Although the Vanni District MP Srithran was present at the venue one hour...

Rainy weather in Kilinochchi – 34 Hectare Paddy cultivation destroyed, says the Deputy Director

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The Deputy Provincial Director of Agriculture B. Atputhachchandran said that  34 Hectare Paddy cultivation were destroyed due to the Rainy weather that prevailed in the Kilinochchi District for the...