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To support a presidential candidate : Northern Tamils want third party mediation – C.V

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The Northern Tamils demand a third-party mediation before pledging their support to any presidential candidate, former Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council and Leader of Tamil People’s...

Wigneswaran urges to follow the example of Justice Bhagwati Commission to set up a hybrid court for war crimes

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Rejecting the government’s claim that the inclusion of foreign judges in any type of accountability mechanism is not allowed in Sri Lanka’s constitution, former Northern Provincial Council Chief...

GCE(O/L) – 2018 : 9As – by 50 in Vembadi , 35 in Jaffna Hindu, 11 in Chavakachcheri Hindu

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As per the results of the GCE(O/L)- 2018 50 students of Vembadi Girls College had scored 9As and 49 had scored 8As. 35 students of Jaffna Hindu  College had scored 9As and 42 had scored 8As....

Legitimacy of Tamil Elam and justice for the genocide against Tamils, Palestine paradigm in the Indian Ocean

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  S. Iynkaran  The United Nation Human Rights Council 40th Session of March 2019, made another resolution which offered Sri Lanka two more years to implement the human rights under taking, it...

News Bits…

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* I am not going to implement Geneva Resolution. The co-sponsoring done without my knowledge: President Maithripala Sirisena. * The Minister of State for Health undertaking development activities...

Property granted by proscribed movement cannot be claimed, says Governor on Kilinochchi Media House

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The Northern Governor Dr, Suren Ragavan had said that land or buildings granted by the proscribed Liberation Tigers movement, cannot be claimed back. The Governor said so when the Kilinochchi Press...

Sri Lankan official misrepresents discussion of UN human rights report — Bachelet

Michele Bachelet, Presidente of Chile speaks during Special Session of the Human Rights Council. 29 March 2017.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet said Wednesday that a newspaper article quoting a senior Sri Lankan official “seriously misrepresents” her discussion of the recent UN...

Permanent Appointments to Volunteer Teachers before New Year, says Minister of State Wijekala

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The Cabinet had given approval to absorb volunteer Teachers of the North and East into the Permanent cadre, Minister of State for Education , Wijekala Maheswaran has announced. In press release of...

If war crimes of the Army is proved with evidence punishment is assured, says Northern Governor

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The Governor, Northern Province, Dr. Suren Ragavan said yesterday that UN was informed of the Sri Lankan stance of punishing the offenders if the War Crimes of the Sri Lankan Army in the final war...

Strong opposition to the establishment of OMP

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A protest struggle has been held in Amparai against the establishment of a branch Office for the Missing Persons(OMP). This Protest struggle was undertaken by the relatives of the missing persons of...

17,443 dangerous UXOs removed in Muialtheevu and Kilinochchi by SHARP

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The SHARP Organization which is engaged in de-mining operations in the North, with the financial assistance of Japan Government has removed more than 17, 443 dangerous UXOs from 764,269 Sq. Meters ...

The Government should properly implement Geneva Resolution  No.40/1, insists Yogeswaran, MP

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TNA’s Batticaloa District MP, Seenithamby Yogeswaran has insisted that the Sri Lanka Government shout properly implement the new Geneva resolution No.40/1.Granting of land permits and land...

Demolition of Thiruketheeswaram Arch: 10 bailed out including a Catholic Priest

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10 people including a Catholic priest has been allowed bail in the case relevant demolition of decorative entrance arch of Thiruketheeswaram Temple at Mannar Manthai Junction. The 10 suspects of the...

SLFP General Secy., Dayasri MP  apologize for war incidents and says UNP burned Jaffna Library

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I am a person who wishes that conciliation should get established among the races. So I wish to apologize for the war incidents. Individual and Family income very low in Jaffna. Compared to Western...

Excavations at Mass Grave suspended for 3 months

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Excavation tasks at the Mass Grave Mannar Sathosa premises has been suspended for 3 months. This decision has been taken  as per the agreement reached in a meeting relevant to the Mannar Mass Grave...

Navy  which had occupied the lands of people in Mulikulam should vacate the lands , TC decides

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A resolution was adopted in the sitting of the Mannar Town Council that navy personnel occupying people’s lands in the villages of Mullikuklam and Silavathurai which come under Musaly Divisional...

Eye-operating Clinic established in Kilinochchi Hospital

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The Kilinochchi GA, Suntharam  Arumainayagam  declared open yesterday, the first ever Eye-Clinic in the Kilinochchi General Hospital. People of Vanni have been affected in the war and they are...

Discussion about Mannar Beach Park

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As a dispute has arisen about the Mannar Beach Park, Mannar Town Council had organized a discussion regarding it as per the request of the public and public organizations. Members of the Council,...

Land with Buddha Statue in Moonmadhu – Decision to be taken in the DDC 

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A Buddhist monk has asked the Vavuniya District Secretary, for the land in Moonamadhu, where a Buddha statue worshiped by Army soldiers exist. The District secretariat has announced that a decision...

International Community could not ignore Tamil People’s demands any more, says, C.V. Wigneswaran

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The former NPC CM and Secretary General of Tamizh Makkal Koottanii, C.V.Wigneswaran said yesterday that the International Community could not ignore the demands of the struggles of the Tamil People...

Invigorating Rally in the East demanding International Investigation

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A mass rally was held in Batticaloa yesterday placing forward various demands including International Investigation on Genocide against Tamil People and that no time  be granted to Sri Lanka in...

Governor Ragavan  decides submit request to raise 14 Northern Schools as National Schools

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The Northern Governor , Dr.Suren Ragavan has decided to forward a request to the Education Ministry to raise 14 Northern schools to National Schools level. In a context where old boys and people’s...

Protest struggle and full Hartal in East

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A full Hartal and peoples’ struggle are being held today in Eastern Province insisting that no time should be granted to Sri Lanka at the UN and calling for International Investigation....

R.K.Kevin , a student from Vavuniya wins National School level Wu-su Silver medal  at 10 years of age

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In a Wu-su boxing championship held among the schools at National Level , R.K.Kevin a school student from Vavuniya has won a silver medal at a young age of 10 years. He is a student of the All Ceylon...

Sports Town with modern facilities to be established in Mandaitheevu, Jaffna, announces Cricket Board

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The Secretary of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board, Mohan de Silva had said that in order to develop the Cricket sector of the North to a grand level, a sports town with modern facilities will be...

Expired medicines found in Jaffna Teaching Hospital

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Valuable but expired medicines kept in inappropriate storage had been recovered from the Surgery unit of Jaffna Teaching Hospital, it is reported in Local newspapers. This had been discovered by a...

Mawai Senathyrasa requests that Sri Lanka should not be allowed to drag on time

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Sri Lanka Government should no be allowed to drag on time. We are having dialogue with international diplomats regarding this. We thank the students for undertaking struggles in the home Land, said...

Put reins on Sri Lanka  grant no more time: People hold rally in Jaffna

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A giant rally was held by people in Jaffna, demanding that justice should be delivered for the genocide, no more time be granted to Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan affair should be referred to the Security...

Dispute at Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises – case postponed to March 22nd

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A dispute was created by the Buddhist monk who had encroached the Temple premises of Mulaitheevu Nayaru Neeravi Pillaiyaradi Temple premises to the area people who went to the temple premises on...

People demonstrate in Silavathurai demanding to expel Navy from their land

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A demonstration was held at Silavathurai yesterday at around 1.30 p.m. demanding to expel Navy occupying their lands and give their land to them. Soon after the Jummah worship hundreds of people from...

Modern equipment for prevention of TB in Jaffna: 12 died last year by TB, says Dr. Jamunanantha

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A modern electronic Chest X-Ray Machine has been provided to the Jaffna Anti – TB unit. The Jaffna District Anti- TB unit Medical Officer said that the operation of this machine commenced from...

People Rally demanding Justice for Genocide,  tomorrow,  organized by University Students

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A grand people’s Rally demanding justice for Genocide, organized by the Students of the Jaffna University will be held tomorrow, Saturday. The University Community had put out for all to...

Principals and Teachers engage in a struggle with black arm bands  on 3 demands

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The Principals and Teachers of the Northern Province engaged yesterday in a attention drawing protest, wearing black arm bands and putting forward  3 demands. Ilankai Aasiriyar Sangam, Ilankai...

Relatives of Missing meet Governor Ragavan and hand over memorandum for Geneva

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An eight member team of the relatives of the Missing persons in Northern and Eastern Provinces met the Northern Governor, Dr. Suren Ragavan and handed over a memorandum. The president Maithripala...

Jaffna Mayor refuses to debate No-time – Sri Lanka  resolution – TNA leadership had not allowed it , says he?

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The Jaffna Mayor Emmanuel Arnold has vehemently refused to take up a resolution against granting time to Sri Lanka and the members argued strongly against him. They also accused the TNA as conniving...

TNA intent on granting time to Sri Lanka time at Geneva,accuses Wigneswaran

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Because of the wealth and luxuries received by them by supporting the Government , the TNA is intoxicated and intent on getting time for Government at Geneva, accused Wigneswaran. The Government has...

Tortures continue still in Sri Lanka: says commissioner of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission

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The Commissioner of the Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission, Deepika Udagama has said in a sensational interview that International pressure cannot institute accountability, and torture is still being...

100,000 signatures collected in Jaffna and Trincomalee district calling for US Help for the missing

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A signature campaign started 10 days ago in Jaffna, in support of the 748th day old struggle demanding to solve the problem of the persons who went missing after being arrested, abducted and handed...

Discussion demanding release of lands occupied by Tri-Forces in Mannar

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A discussion was held at the Mannar District Secretariat at around 10a.m. yesterday demanding the release of Government, Non- Governmental and private lands occupied by Army, Navy and Police. This...

Mannar Mass grave is only ½ century old, shocking revelation by  Expert on evidence

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 Prof. Selva Suresh has made a shocking revelation that the date of the Mannar Mass Grave is within 50 years. The carbon dating of the Mannar Mass Grave had been published recently and had put the...

Challenge by Sumanthiran, for any one capable, to take the Geneva affair to International Criminal Court

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Sri Lanka has failed to give a practical form to the promises given in Geneva. This is a condemnable act. While The UNHRC Commissioner had said that serious action should be taken on Sri Lanka, and...

We should act with diplomacy in the UNHRC, former CM, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran

TMK Opening Ceremoney in Kilinochchi (2)

The Tamil people here and the Diaspora Tamil people should organize their political and diplomatic activities so as to bring into implementation the insistence that, in a context where the Government...

 ‘Battle of the North’ ends in a draw

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The 113th ‘  Battle of the North’  between Jaffna Central College and Jaffna St. john’s College , ended in a draw yesterday. The 113th Battle of the North commenced on Thursday  at Jaffna...

The Governor could not speak anything on behalf of the Tamil people in Geneva, say Sumanthiran

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The Northern Governor Surenthiran should speak only in his capacity as the representative of the President, the TNA has warned. He cannot go beyond that and speak anything about Tamil people they...

Requests of Tamil people to be submitted at Geneva handed over to Governor’s Office.

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As per request of the Northern Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan, a memorandum consisting of the requests of the Tamil People to be submitted at Geneva was handed over to the Governor’s Office yesterday,...

UNHR Chief calls for a full-fledged country office in Sri Lanka to monitor Human Rights situation

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The Office of the UN High Commissioner Human Rights (OHCHR) in its latest report on Sri Lanka recommended that the UN member states should probe and prosecute those allegedly responsible for war...

Are we have been cheated on UNHRC resolution? MP Sritharan expresses anxiety to the Ambassador of US

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Will justice be delivered to Tamil people for the atrocities committed against them or will they cheated like this and will Tamil people will be denied justice? What is to be the solution for our...

US Envoy meets Jaffna Mayor

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The American Ambassador, Alaina B. Teplitz made a visit to Jaffna and met Jaffna Mayo Emmanuel Arnold, and had discussed several matters with him. The Envoy asked about the problems of the people...

Mannar Courts orders to suspend excavations at the Mass grave

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Mannar courts has ordered to temporarily suspend excavations at the Mannar Mass Grave. Excavations had been undertaken for more than 140 times and more than 323 skeletons had been identified in the...

அரசில் உள்ள எவரும் எனது பேச்சை கேட்பதில்லை- ஜனாதிபதி

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நான் சொல்லும் எதனையும் இந்த அரசாங்கத்தில் இருக்கும் எவரும் கேட்பதில்லை...