Tuesday 22 October 2019
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Human remains with legs bound by steel wire recovered yesterday from Mannar Mass grave

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Human remains suspected to be killed with legs bound by steel wire were recovered yesterday from the Mannar Sathosa mass grave. The excavation work at the Mannar mass grave was undertaken yesterday...

Former Porazhi commits suicide due to persisting Epilepsy

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Police said that a former Porazhi committed suicide in the Baticaloa- Kaluwanchchikudi police area on Wednesday. It has been announced that a former Porazhi and a father of 5 children, Vyramuthu...

Masterminds behind the murder of  2 Policemen at should be made known to the people,  demands MP, Charles


The murder of 2 policemen in Vavunativu was the result of the plotting by people in forming a government, and they would have found out who are plotters behind the double murder by now, said MP,...

Water level in Iranaimadhu Tank rises up to 35’ 4”


Several Tanks in Kilinochchi including Iranaimadu have filled up due to the heavy rains that prevailed in Kilinochchi. As per the information of the Irrigation Department of  Kilinochchi District,...

Canadian High Commissioner  meets Raviharan


A meeting had occurred between the Canadian High Commissioner, David Emagno and  former NPC Member, T. Raviharan yesterday. The Karaithuraipattu Pradeshiya Saba member S.Logeswaran also participated...

Killing of 2 police Officers at Vavunatheevu area – Police record statements from 20 persons including former Militants


Statements from 20 persons including women and former militants with regard to the killing of the two policemen in Vavunatheevui area and 2 persons have been detained for further inquiries. Kanesh...

Excavation area at Mannar Mass Grave extended. Skeletons identified in the extended area, says JMO

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The Special JMO in charge of excavations at the Sathosa Mass Grave said yesterday that the area of excavation had been extended and skeletons are found in the area. Elaborating further, he said that...

Maithri promises TNA a firm decision on Tamil Political Prisoners in two weeks

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President Maithripala Sirisena promised the TNA that a firm decision on the Tamil Political Prisoners who are being detained for long periods. Taking the current political situation in to...

Political Crisis deepens – Appeal Court issues injunction on Mahindha and 49 Ministers

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The appeal court consisting of Appeal Judges, Pathman Soorasena and Arjuna Obeyasekara issued an injunction on Mahindha Rajapakse and his 49 Ministers Cabinet Ministers, non-cabinet Ministers Deputy...

32nd batch students of the University of Jaffna inaugurates “Veroonty (Rooter) Fund” for war affected

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A relief fund called “Veroonty Fund” has been inaugurated day before yesterday, by the 32nd batch of the University of Jaffna for taking care of the people in distress, affected by War...

34th Annual Commemoration of 32 people massacred by Army in Othiyamalai held


The 34th Annual commemoration of 32 people mercilessly massacred by the Sri Lankan Army in Othiyamalai was held yesterday and a Memorial Tower erected by the people was also declared open yesterday....

Burn my effigy a thousand times, but, don’t burn policies of Tamil people, says Wigneswaran


I was informed that a faction of a political party had planned to burn my effigy prior to the meeting to be held in Vavuniya. Burn my effigy, not once, but a thousand times. I will not worry about...

Relatives of Missing put out a call to assemble in front of Mulaitheevu District Secretariat for Protest


The relatives and parents of persons who were forced to disappear who are engaged on a continuous struggle demanding that their  relatives  who went missing after surrendering to the Army, after...

Large amount of weapons recovered near Yan-Oya Bridge


The Police reported that a large quantity of weapons were recovered near Yan – Oya Bridge on the Horowapoththana – Aluthoya road. Kepitigollawa STF had received an information that some are being...

Modern Anesthesia Machine to Kilinochchi District Hospital

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The Central Ministry of Health has provided the Kilinochchi District Hospital with a Modern Anesthesia Station day before yesterday. A modern Anesthesia  machine which is used to keep the patients ...

Policemen killed at Vavunativu – former militant surrenders to Kilinochchi police confessing responsibility


A former militant , Rasanayagam Sarvananthan (Aged 48) a father of 04 children, had surrendered to the Kilinochchi Police claiming links to the murder of two policemen at Vavunativu. Two policemen on...

TNA directing the UNP, accuses G.L.Pieris


The Leader of the the Pothujana Peramuna, G.L. Pieris accused that the TNA is directing the UNP. Not only the UNP but also all the other parties in United National Front, he said. M.A. Sumanthiran is...

Under severe warning from Police, Relatives of Missing Persons in Trincomalee demonstrate with mouths bound with black cloths

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The relatives of the forced to disappear persons held an attention drawing struggle in front of Muthur Divisional; Secretariat, Trincomalee yesterday. As Police had severely warned them not to shout...

HIV Infection spreading in Vavuniya due to Prostitution, says MO IC of preventing Sexually transmitted diseases


Medical Officer in Charge of Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, Vavuniya, K.Chandrakumar said that the HIV infection is on the increase in Vavuniya mainly due to Prostitution. So far 20...

President invites TNA for talks on release of TPPs


The President has invited the TNA for talk regarding the release of all TPPs under a special mechanism. This meeting is to be held on 3rd. A meeting between the President and the TNA was held...

Two Police Officers shot dead in Vavunativu with their hands bound


Two Police officers had been shot dead by unidentified persons at the police sentry post at Vavunativu. The police Officers were had been shot dead day before yesterday night at the police check post...

Today’s cartoon

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