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Is the person who offered poojas at Maruthanarmadam  Ramanatheswarar Temple a Muslim?

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Suspicions have risen as to whether the person who offered poojas at the Maruthanarmadam  Ramanatheswarar Temple located within the Ramanathan Fine Arts College premises during the period 2016 –...

2nd group of foreign refugees to be brought to Vavuniya

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It is reported that another group consisting around 80 foreign Refugees are to be brought down to Vavuniya. Arrangement are being made to transfer around 1,670  foreign refugees including those from...

Gnanasara Thero was released for securing votes of Sinhalese people, says Sivasakthy Ananthan MP

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The Vanni District MP Sivasakthy Ananthan that Gnanasara Thero was released to secure the votes of the Sinhalese people and cut down the influence of certain politicians using Gnanasara Thero to gain...

Public Accuse publicly: Wind Mill company assisting sand smugglers

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The Wind Mill establishment is paving the way to sand smuggling in Maravanpulo area in Thenmaradchchi, the people of the area have accused. They placed this accusation in a discussion held at...

Basic facilities not provided – people abandoning villages in backward areas of Mannar

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As the basic needs of the agricultural villages such as Aathimodai and Koorai located in the backward areas of Mannar have not been provided, the number of families living in theses villages had...

New Housing scheme for Muslims in Musaly, Mannar stopped by Forest Department

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Forest Department Officials have stopped yesterday the construction works of a new housing scheme granted to Muslim people in Mannar, Musaly Divisional Secretary area. Initial constructions were in...

The people who had taken relief items to foreign refugees housed in Vavuniya were turned back by the Army

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Foreign refugees including Pakistan and Afghanistan refugees were brought from refugee camps in Negombo and housed in the Poonthottam Refugee camp in Vavuniya due to the unsettled situations...

Court orders Bhikku to remove immediately CCTV cameras from Neeraviyadi Temple

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Mulaitheevu Magistrate,  S. Leninkumar has ordered the Buddhist monk who had encroached into the Mulaitheevu, Palaiya Chemmalai, Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises to immediately remove the CCTV...

News bits…

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*  Anti-Narcotic  projects will be extended: President Maithri. * 51 women complain against Muslim Doctor Sihabdeen Mohamed Shaby for forced sterilization. * The Emergency Law could not be...

MOH files case against Multinational Restaurant operating at Casuarina Beach, Karainagar

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A case has been filed by the Karainagar MOH against a Multi- national Restaurant operating at the Kasuarina Beach in Karainagar at the Kayts Magistrate Court. Last year (2018)  a restaurant was...

Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist Country; it would be counterproductive if we try to do so: Wigneswaran

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Thus Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist Country. Sri Lanka belongs to every single denizen of this Country.  No single community nor religious group could claim it to be theirs. This is a multi –...

Murder of Police Officer – 3 members of Karuna Group arrested

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3 members of Karuna Group linked to the murder of a police officer of Kokkadichcholai Police Station were arrested and the court had given permission to exhume the body buried in cemetery on the...

2000  years old cemetery discovered in Trincomalee

2000  years old cemetery discovered in Trincomalee

An ancient cemetery was discovered in Valluvar Koddam area in on the Kanniya – Road, in Kutchchavely Divisional Secretary’s Division of Trincomalee District, said the Trincomalee Archeological...

Vidya murder case – Charge sheet filed against Senior DIG, Anurudha Jayasinghe

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The Attorney General filed Charge sheet against Senior DIG, Anurudha Jayasinghe in the murder case of Pungudutheevu student, Sivaloganathan Vidya. Charges had been filed yesterday in Jaffna court ,...

Rehabilitated Porazhis will not engage in crimes, certifies the Commissioner of Rehabilitation, Rathnayake

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The Commissioner of Rehabilitation, Major General Rathnayake has said yesterday in Jaffna that the former militants who have undergone rehabilitation will not engage in Criminal activities. An event...

Army conducts search in Thenmaradchchi  Divisional Secretariat day before yesterday

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Heavy guard was mounted on Thenmaradchchi Divisional Secretariat day before yesterday, by Police and the Army  and a search conducted there, by which staff and public experienced lot of discomfort....

Sinhala Colonisation, Buddhistisation in North & East with Army collaboration,  Wigneswaran  to UN Secretary

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The Leader of Tamizh Makkal Koottanii and former NP CM, Jstice C.V.Wigneswaran has written a letter to the Secretary of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres that UNHRC Monitoring group has to be...

Attempt to place Buddha statue after demolishing the foundation of Pillaiyar Temple at Kinniya, Trincomalee

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Attempts are being made for last one week to demolish the foundations of the Pillaiyar Temple located near the Kanniya Hot Springs, by a group led by a Buddhist monks. In a context where the...

Jaffna undergrads in attention drawing protest yesterday – Educational activities to start on Monday

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Students of the Jaffna University engaged in an attention drawing protest yesterday in front of the University premises. The protest was undertaken to demand that the Student Federation president,...

Easter terror attacks had a radical face of anti-Western and anti-Semitic attributes: Tamil Action Committee

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The Action Committee for Tamils based in Trincomalee in a press release has stated that the Easter terror attacks in Sri Lanka had a radical face of anti-Western and anti-Semitic attributes. It has...

Valampuri Editor is a religious fanatic, he opposed the settling refugees in Jaffna, accuses Prof. Hoole

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Professor Ratnajeevan Hoole had accused the Editor of “ Valampuri”  that he is opposing the settling on Afghanistan and Pakistan refugees in Jaffna and went on further to strongly condemn the...

Bikkus oppose housing refugees in Vavuniya: Security forces massed as Bikkus attempt to enter Camp

Bikkus oppose housing refugees in Vavuniya

The Buddhist Priests have expressed strong opposition against settling the Pakistan and Afghanistan refugees in Vavuniya. Tension prevailed in the area when the priests attempted to enter the camp...

Human remains recovered at Muliwaikkal in the Uniform of Liberation Tigers sent for analysis

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The skeleton recovered in LTTE uniform had been ordered to be sent for analysis. The with a crushed skull was discovered along with 2 grenades,rusted rifle rounds, crushed parts of a walkie –...

Governor Suren Ragavan pay homage to people killed in Muliwaikkal

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Northern Governor Suren Ragavan paid homage to the innocent people killed in Muliwaikkal. Visiting the memorial in Muliwaikkal yesterday evening , paid homage to the innocent people killed in the...

Northern stars Tharsini and Elilenthiny have secured places in Sri Lankan Net Ball Team for the World Cup series of 2019

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The 15th World Cup series is to be held in Liverpool, England from 12  to 21 of July 2019. The Sri Lankan Team have been pitted against strong Teams from Australia, Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe in...

We have taken all possible actions relevant to release of TPPs, Says Sampanthan

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The president of TNA had said that they have taken all possible actions relevant to the release of Tamil Political Prisoners. He spoke to the media after a discussion held his office in Trincomalee ...

Army searches the home of MP, Sritharan in Jaffna

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The house of TNA Jaffna District MP Sritharan was searched by the Army yesterday. His house at Nallur was searched yesterday. While, Sritharan MP was away at Muliwaikkal, the house was searched...

Muliwaikkal soil drowned in tears for kins intertwined with the souls

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In a context where 10 years have passed after the end of the war, Muliwaikkal soil was drowned in tears shed for kins lost in the , merciless final war. The 10th year commemoration of the...

Tamil Diaspora Organisations reaffirm their steadfast to work towards genocide, self-determination and freedom

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In a signed a declaration of solidarity to mark the tenth year of Mullivaikkal and Tamil genocide remembrance,  over 60 Tamil Diaspora Organisations have resolved to work towards justice for...

Hundreds of Tamils gather in Mullivaikkal soil to mark the 10th year of Mullivaikkal Genocide

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10th annual commemoration of the Mulliwaikkal genocide of Tamil people was observed sentimentally today at Muliwaikkal amidst flowing tears. Politicians, clergy of all religions and people...

34th  commemoration of “Kumuthiny Murders observed as part of ’ Mulliwaikkal Week

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The memorial that has been constructed on behalf of the people killed in “ KUMUTHINY Murders”  was the site of the 34th Commemoration as a part of the Mulliwaikkal Week. The Memorial flame was...

Skeleton in striped uniform of Tigers found in Mulliwaikkal

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A skeleton in stripped uniform of LTTE recovered in Muluiwaikkal West. The said skeleton has been discovered in Mullaiwaikkal West, in Mulaitheevu District near 381 Brigade camp. This skeleton was...

It is disgraceful that no one has been brought to justice for what happened in Mullivaikal: British MP Theresa Villiers

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The following statement has been issued by Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, reflecting on the 10th anniversary of the killings at Mullivaikal in Sri Lanka. “18th May 2019 marks 10...

Come what may the hindrances, we will pay Homage at Mulliwaikkal, says Former CM Wigneswaran

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Former CM, Justice Wigneswaran has bowed yesterday that whatever hindrances are encountered we will pay homage at Mulliwaikkal. He has called all Tamil people to participate in the commemoration at...

Three including two undergraduates of Jaffna University released on bail

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The President, Secretary of the Student Federation of the Jaffna University and the canteen who were arrested under PTA were released on surety bail yesterday by Jaffna Magistrate Court. During a...

Mirusuvil killing of 8 Tamils – Death sentence of Army Officer confirmed by Supreme Court

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The death sentenced passed on an Army Officer for the killing of 8 Tamils in the Mirusuvil area in Jaffna, in the year 2000 , by High Court had been confirmed by Supreme Court. 8 Tamils aged between...

Continuing transgression by Indian Fishermen:  Mulaitheevu Fishermen affected

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Mulaitheevu fishermen have expressed concern that their fishing is being affected by the continuing transgression of Indian Fishermen. Mulaitheevu fishermen who have been affected continuously by...

University students released on bail

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Attorney General has instructed to withdraw one of the four counts and grant them bail on the other three counts, through the Magistrate Court.Accordingly students were released by the court today...

Underground Bunker in Jaffna house constructed on request by Muslim Group, reveals the Police

Underground Bunker in Jaffna house constructed on request by Muslim Group, reveals the Police

The police have put out a shokocking news about the underground bunker discovered by the STF. The STF discovered an underground bunker in a house of a Muslim businessman  at Osmania College Road,...

Genocide against Tamil People commemoration Week – Observed in Chemmany

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The Genocide of Tamil people week was observed in Jaffna yesterday. The Homage paying yesterday was held led by former NPC Member, M.K.Sivajilingam at around 10.30 a.m. The Tamil Genocide week is...

35 Tamils,  gone missing in the past, buried in Baticaloa says Tamil Sentimentalist Organization

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The President of the Tamil Sentimentalists Organization, Kanapathypillai Mohan has said that they have sent an information that 35 Tamils who had gone missing in the past had been buried in...

Attention drawing demonstration today in front of University demanding release of Student Leaders

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The students of the University of Jaffna are to engage in attention drawing demonstration calling for the release of the Student’s Federation president, Secretary and the canteen operated who had...

Government trying to blunt off the economy of Muslims depicting them as Terrorists, says former CM

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The former NP CM, C.V.Wigneswaran had said that the attacks made against Muslim people reminds us of the State Terrorism unleashed against Tamil People in 1983. We should understand that similar to...

Security is assured – People of Jaffna need not be afraid , says the Commander SF- Jaffna

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The Commander Security Force Jaffa, Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi  said yesterday that the security of the District had been assured and the people of Jaffna need not be afraid. He said so in...

Court orders former Porazhi Ajanthan to appear in court to confirm release order

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The former Porazhi Ajanthan who was arrested after the Vavunatheevu killing of two policemen and released later was directed to appear in court today. It was earlier directed he should appear in...

Sinhalese people siege Mulaitheevu District Secretariat demanding housing scheme

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The Sinhalese fishermen who had settled Kokkulai estuary in Karaithuraipattu Division of Mulaitheevu District  siege the District Secretariat yesterday and held a demonstration demanding housing...

Police ban Muliwaikkal Commemoration under Organizing Groups

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Mulaitheevu police has banned observing the Mulliwaikkal commemoration under Organizing Groups. The Commemoration and homage paying to Tamil people killed in the final stage of the war at...

10th  Commemoration week of Muliwaikkal Genocide against Tamils commences at Muliwaikkal

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The 10th Commemoration Week of the Muliwaikkal Genocide commenced at Kappalady in Muliwaikkal. Genocide against Tamils is being Commemorated annually at Muliwaikkal where hundreds of thousands of...

Person with covered face near the Church closer to St. Bosco– Jaffna police launch inquiries

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A letter has been posted to Jaffna Police regarding a suspicious person moving around the Church near St. Bosco’s MV. The letter states that a person with his face covered had loitered in the early...

Learning of students in Prison? – Banners exhibited around Jaffna University

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Banners have been exhibited around the University of Jaffna insisting the release of Student Leaders and Canteen operated who were arrested under the Emergency Law accusing them with possession of...