Saturday 8 August 2020
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TNA discuss about Geneva Sessions with American Ambassador in Jaffna


TNA had met the US Ambassador in Jaffna and discussed about the current Geneva Sessions of the UNHRC and the contemporary political situation. This meeting was held in a private hotel in Jaffna....

Carbon Dating says Mannar Mass Grave skeletons belong to years 1499 and 1719 AD

Mannar mass grave

The report of the carbon dating done in Florida, America has indicated that the skeletons found in the Mass Grave at Mannar are 300 to 500 years old. The report on the skeletons says they belong to...

11th Annual commemoration of ‘Mamanither’ Sivanesan held yesterday


11th Annual commemoration of the former TNA MP ‘Mamanither’ K. Sivanesan was held yesterday at his native village of Karaveddy East. The homage paying was held under the aegis of Youth Circle...

Report on mass grave skeletons received by the court

Mannar mass grave

The  special JMO in charge of the excavations at the Mass Grave at Sathosa premises in Mannar, Dr. Chamintha Rajapakse  said that, the Official Report on the skeletons recovered from the Mass grave...

Due solution to persons made to disappear , People’s lands should be released, says US Envoy


The US Envoy to Sri Lanka, Alaina Teplitz, on a visit to Jaffna  said yesterday  to the media after analyzing the situations that, America is deeply concerned about the Geneva resolution. She...

Battle of the North Commence tomorrow

Battle of the North Team 2019

The Annual Cricket encounter between Jaffna Central College and Jaffna St. John’s College, popularly known as the “ BATTLE OF THE NORTH” will commence tomorrow and will last 3 days. The...

Elephants play havoc in Kili/Malayalapuram- Polythene with Sinhala letters in elephant  dung

Elephamnt Kilinochchi

Elephants entered in an unprecedented way into Malayalapuram in Kilinochchi and had damaged the agricultural productions, the area people said.The elephants which entered the area had damaged cash...

A constitution which could send Political Businessmen hoe is needed, says Victor Ivan in Kinniya

Victor ivan

“Ravaya” Editor and a Senior Journalist Victor Ivon said in Kinniya that a constitution which will protect Political Leaders is not needed.A constitution which will protect the people of the...

20 acre lands of people handed over to them in Vali North


An event for handing over 20 acre lands of people to them by the Army was held at Jaffna/Thellipallai Divisional Secretariat yesterday presided by the Thellipallai Divisional Secretary,Sivasiri. The...

Thiruketheeswaram Incident made Catholics to lower their heads in shame, Vicar General of Jaffna Diocese strongly condemns


The news published in media regarding the breaking up of the Sivarathri Arch on the road to the historically ancient  and holy  Temple of the Hindu brethren at Thiruketheeswaram, by Catholic people...

Request to preserve Pandaravannian Fort within Mulaitheevu District Secretariat

Pandaravannian Fort

Although, several factions have called for the preservation of the Pandaravannian Fort , within the Mulaitheevu District Secretariat, which is deteriorating and in a state of dilapidation. In a...

Attempt to smuggle out valuable Aloevera plants from Island Sector, Jaffna

Aloe veera

Two traders from the south were arrested yesterday, accused of attempting to illegally smuggle out valuable Aloevera plants ( Kathalai in Tamil) from the Island Sector, in Jaffna. The Kayts Police...

Human Rights Commission on a direct visit to Iranaitheevu to find out problems encountered by people who have settled there


A group of Human rights Commission branches of Jaffna and Kilinochchi, led by the Regional Commissioner of Kilinochchi and Jaffna, Kanagaraj had visited Iranaitheevu, coming under Kilinochchi...

Appoint a UN Special Officer to investigate Sri Lanka, the Tamil Parties insist


It has been insisted in the meeting of the Tamil Parties that the UNHRC should appoint a Special Officer to investigate about Sri Lanka Affair. It has been further insisted that this Officer should...

Sritharan MP apologizes for mistake in the Demonstration of the Relatives of the Missing persons


The TNA Parliamentarian Sritharan MP has apologized publicly for the mistake of his supporters in the Kilinochchi demonstration of the relatives of the Missing persons held at Kilinochchi on the...

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Difficulties in creating grazing grounds, says Kilinochchi District Secretary


Kilinochchi District Government Agent, Suntharam Arumainayagam had said that although Agriculture and cattle breeding are found to be the main occupation of the people of the Kilinochchi District,...

The Archaeological Department breaks up Sivalingam on threat from Sinhalese to install Buddha statue


Tension is prevailing in Koneswaram are due to threats from Sinhala people to place a Buddha statue on the road to Koneswaram, if a Sivalingam is installed in the said area. In a context where the...

TELO invites Tamil Parties to discuss about the Geneva resolution


TELO has put out a call to all Tamil Parties to take a general consensus over the Sri Lanka Affair in UNHRC. This invitation hasd been extended to ITAK, Tamil Makkal Kooddany, Tamil National...

One arrested in Mannar with Ganja package worth Rs. 4.2 Million


One person has been arrested along with a Ganja package worth 4.2 Million, in Mannar. The of Mannar District  Anti- Fraud squad  and the Navy had laid a siege on the Mannar – Thalai Mannar Road...

Relatives of Persons made to Disappear demonstrate in Mannar, for several demands


The relatives of the Persons made to disappear held a protest demonstration in Mannar yesterday putting forward various demands and had handed over a memorandum to be handed over to the UN. The...

NP in a state of begging for 97% of its needs from Central Government, says the Governor Ragavan

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The Governor of the Northern Province Dr. Suren Ragavan has said that currently the Northern Province is in a state of begging for 97% of its needs from the Central Government. He had said so...