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Jaffna Hindu and Kokkuvil Hindu in create history , winning the  National under 19 Division B Basket Ball championships

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Playing an aggressive game right from the start of the of the National Schools under 19 Division – B Championships conducted at the Colombo Wesley College Courts from 4th –  7th this...

Thenmaradchchi people express opposition to wind powered electricity generators

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The people of the Maravanpulavu Grama officer Division, J/298, have expressed strong opposition against the construction of Wind powered generators, office buildings and access road to the project in...

Appointing a Tamil Governor to North is a welcome act, says the former CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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We should not consider that through appointing a Tamil Governor to the North, we could fulfil the aspirations of our people. If the government is having a real concern for solving the problems of the...

Case against Raviharan and 6 others postponed to March

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The case in which charges of damaging the Fisheries and Aqua resources Department in Mulaitheevu, filed against 7 persons including the former NPC member T.Raviharan has been postponed March 12th....

Human remains identified also in the extended excavation areas in Mannar Mass Grave

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Following detection of human remains in an area in side Sathosa Premises in the centre of Mannar Town, excavations were carried out in the area. Human remains were continued to be recovered during...

117 Kilos Ganja, brought in to be distributed in Jaffna Peninsula captured by Police and Navy

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Point Pedro Navy and Police joined in a raid yesterday to capture 117 Kilos of Kerala Ganja, which was brought in through Vadamaradchchi, Point Pedro seas secretly to be distributed in the Jaffna...

First Tamil Governor, Dr. Suren Ragavan,  appointed for North

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Dr. Suren Ragavan  was appointed  by President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday for Northern   province. Dr. Suren Ragavan  was appointed as the Director of the President’s Media Unit and as an...

Heroin  hidden in the dress of a baby: Married man arrested in Jaffna

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A married man who tried to smuggle Heroin hidden in the dress of his baby was arrested yesterday night by Jaffna Police. A 29 year old Man from Poompugar, Jaffna was arrested yesterday. This man had...

Appoint a Tamil as the New Governor of North, requests C.V.K.Sivagnanam

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C.V.K.Sivagnanam, the former Leader of the House of the NPC and a Vice President of ITAK  had said that it will be better to appoint a Tamil person as the new Governor of the North and the...

Deputy Mayor of Oslo, Hamsayiny in meeting with Northern Province Women

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A meeting between the Deputy Mayor of Oslo, Hamsayini, an Ealam Tamil, had a meeting with the Women’s Organizations of the North at the Green Grass Hotel, Jaffna at 6 p.m. yesterday. In this event...

One TPP go into fasting protest demanding the expediting of their cases

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A Tamil Political Prisoner (TPP) who had been detained in the Anuradhapura Prison had gone into fasting protest from yesterday evening demanding that their cases be expedited. Sivapragasam Sivaseelan...

Although invited, TNA did not participate in the Discussion relevant to Flood disaster, accuses Minister

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The Minister of Aqua Resources, B.Harrisson accused in Kilinochchi that, although the TNA was invited for discussion on the Flood Disaster, they did not participate in the discussion. This meeting...

Livelihoods and infra structure affected by Flood Disaster, says Mulaitheevu GA, Rupawathy Ketheeswaran

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The Mulaitheevu District GA, Rupawathy Ketheeswaran has announced the following details with regard to the damages caused by the recent Flood Disaster. i.32,551 persons from 10,118 families had been...

Not all, in the Tamil Arasuk Kadchi are supporters of Tigers, say C.V.K.Sivagnanam

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While saying that not all the people in the ITAK are supporters of Liberation Tigers, the former Leader of the House, C.V.K.Sivagnanam said that those who were not in the party at its inception are...

4 Southerners who tried to pluck Aloe plants at Ponnalai warned and sent back

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4 southerners who tried to pluck aloe plants at Ponnalai and transport them to South were stopped, warned and sent away by social enthusiasts of the area. In a context where, much demand has been...

Work on extending the Mannar Mass Grave commenced

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Since skeletons are surfacing continuously, the work of extending the Mannar Mass grave had been undertaken yesterday and day before yesterday. In a context where the excavations were suspended for...

National Table Tennis – Kilinochchi student Balakrishnan Thanusika wins Gold in Under 15 girls for the 2nd time

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Kilinochchi student Balakrishnan Thanusika has won the gold in the under 15 girls Division of the National Table Tennis Championship, for the consecutive second time. The national Table Tennis...

TNA will not go to courts over Leader of the Opposition post

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The TNA said that it will not go to courts over the Leader of the Opposition Post. A special discussion relevant to the flood relief was held yesterday at the Kilinochchi District  Secretariat, led...

Arrangement underway to send human remains recovered at the Mannar Mass Grave to Florida

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The samples of the skeletons recovered from the Sathosa Mass Grave at Mannar are being prepared to be sent to Florida for Carbon analysis at the end of this month, said the special JMO in charge of...

Weapons including pistol recovered: Suspect escapes- Army conduct search for with tracking dogs

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When the army tried to search a suspicious person alleged to be moving with weapons, that person had thrown away a bag that was in his possession and escaped into the jungle and the Army went on to...

1 Kg.  power full explosive captured from Bus Halt in Jaffna

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1 kg. of C4 explosive and 4 detonators were captured from a bus halt near children’s Court, Jaffna day before yesterday night. Following a tip off received by the STP, they captured 1 Kg. of C4...

All of us are happy of the northern students travelling towards traditional learning skills, greets former CM

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Saying that the status of the education in the North was somewhat staggering in recent times, former CM, C.V.Wigneswaran also said that all of us are happy to see that the Northern students are...

23 students of Jaffna Hindu College score 3As in the G.C.E.(A/L)- 2018

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23 students of the Jaffna Hindu College have scored  3As in the GCE(AL) – 2018. 13 students had scored 3As in the Tamil Medium Maths  stream and 3 students had scored 3As through English Medium...

Sword wielding gang on 30 Motor cycles driven away by Kokkuvil people – 4 arrested with 6 motor cycles

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Tension was created on the New Year day  at Kokkuvil by a sword wielding gang  of more than 50  who came on 30 motor cycles with an intention of committing violence and they rounded up by the...

Plan to paralyze SLTB services in the North: Dead line on 4th 

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All employees of the SLTB (North) have got together and announced that they will go into Trade Union action from  4th of this month if their demands are not met. This struggle is to be undertaken...

Kepapulavu people who attempted go into their lands stopped by the Army

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Kepapilkavu people tried go into their ancestral lands, on which the Kepapulavu Army Camp is located were stopped by the Army and police were massed at the site creating a tense situation. Following...

Tamil people should be delivered with permanent Political Solution with justice in 2019, says the Bishop of Jaffna

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The Bishop of Jaffna, Rt. Rev. Justin Gnanapragasam has said in his New Year message that all Tamil people should be delivered with permanent political solution with justice in the New Year of 2019....