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Wild Life Department should be prevented from acquiring the Casuarina jungle

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Manatkadu Social Organization has brought a resolution to DDC meeting of Jaffna District that the Wild Life Department should be prevented from acquiring the Casuarina jungle planted and maintained...

TNA speaks with the government, for its own needs, not about people’s problems, accuses Namal in Jaffna

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SLFP MP, Namal Rajapakse publicly and strongly condemned TNA in Valveddithurai that whenever the TNA wants vehicles or houses or salaries for themselves they will always speak with the government,...

Anuradhapura Cancer Hospital cancer wastes dumped in Valikamam North

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An accusation was put forward in the Jaffna District DDC meeting that the cancer related wastes from Anuradhapura Cancer Hospital are being dumped in Valikamam North and this drastically detrimental...

21,830 acres to be brought under paddy cultivation in Kilinochchi in Sirupokam (Yala Season)

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Kilinochchi District  Agricultural Department announced that around 21,830 acres  will be brought under paddy cultivation in Kilinochchi District, this yala season. Due to the prolonging drought...

Fresh water wells in Ampalaperumal Kulam in Mulaitheevu District turning saline

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The people of the Ampalapperumal Kulam have reported that due to seepage of saline water into the village is turning the waters of fresh water wells in the village into saline waters and the trees...

Mawai Kanthan’s assets worth Rs.15 Billion  destroyed. Rare ola scrolls and medical data hidden

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The Secretary of the Temple Work Society , E.Perinpanayagam expressed concern that more the 15 billion worth  of assets of Maviddapuram Kanthasamy Kovil has been destroyed in war during 1995 and it...

Grand invigorating People’s Rally under the aegis of Tamil Makkal Peravai on September 07

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A grand people’s rally is to be held in the North and East homeland on September 7th, under the aegis of Tamil People Council (TPC)  putting forward 6 demands including opposition to oppression...

News Bits…

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* Pressure on people increased by Emergency Laws: Special Rapporteur of UN, Clément Nyaletsoss. * TNA had cheated Tamil people by supporting this Government: Mahindha Rajapakse. * The NE Provincial...

Relatives of Missing hold protest Rally in Vavuniya

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The relatives of missing who are engaged in continuous struggle for their relatives and lately in rotational fasting struggle in front of Road Development Department held a rally yesterday. After...

Another catastrophe strikes the final battleground- Drinking water sold at 1/= per litre

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All the families in Anandapuram, one of the battle fields where the final war was waged, has been pushed into a situation where they have to purchase their drinking water. Around 250 families are...

Large number of Palmyrahs destroyed with the connivance of the Police, in Paghilaipalli accuses the public

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It has been observed that large number of Palmyrahs being destroyed in deserted areas in Soranpattu and Mulaiyady Grama Officer divisions of the Pachchillaippalli Divisional Secretary’s area. It...

Nithusa and Prakavi of Atchuvely St. Theresa win 2 Gold’s in National Weight Lifting

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The Atchuvely St. Thresa’s Convent scored a record with their girls two Gold’s in National Weight Lifting Championships. In the National Schools Weight Lifting Championships conducted by the...

No problems in the country, if the Traditional Home Land concept had been accepted, CM to Thero

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Former Northern CM, C.V.Wigneswaran met the chief priest of Kalmunai Subathra Ramaya Vihare and who had performed Fasting protest in the Kalmunai Divisional Secretariat affair, Ranmuthugal...

Interest on Mannar Kurunthankulam Pillaiar Temple is on the increase

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The Mannar Kurunthankulam Pillaiyar Temple which is claimed to belonging to 13 Century AD is drawing much interest in recent days. Devotees from Mannar Thiruketheeswaram Nanattan, Manthai undertook a...

Tamil should live for Tamil Nation to live, says Northern Governor

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If Tamil Nation is to live, Tamil should live. We are people with  Tamil Identity. Therefore, as Bharathy said,  study other languages but have Tamil as the Mother, said Dr. Suren Ragavan , the...

Teak Trees planted and maintained by LTTE even during war, robbed by Southern persons

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The public have expressed concern that Teak trees in Mulaitheevu Karaithuraipattu are being cut down and taken to other districts. The teak trees in Alampil Thangapuram Road and Kumulamunai Murippu...

High Court Issues interim injunction on constructing Vihare at Kanniya

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Trincomalee High Court Judge M.Ilancheliyan has proclaimed an interim injunction on constructing Vihare at Kanniya. He also has banned Archaeology Department from undertaking excavations there. An...

Male and Female teams of North get int the finals of Nation Basket Ball Championships

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Both the male and female teams of the North have qualified for finals of the Basket Ball championship of  the 45th  National Sports Festival. The Northern girls beat the Southern Province girls in...

Tamil Leadership has acquired assets equivalent to the betrayals done to Tamil people, relatives of Missing

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The Tamil Leadership has done so many betrayals to Tamil people and would have accumulated  assets in par with their betrayals, said the Relatives of people made to disappear, expressing concern....

All should rally under one umbrella, to oppose chauvinist Forces, says Rev. Fr. Sakthyvel

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The Buddhist Chauvinism has raised its ugly head at Kandapola and Kanniya. The chauvinists are bent on gaining a foot hold in North, East and the Hill country. In this context all Tamil Politicians...

Two youth shot, one dead, by police shooting on sword group, in Manipay

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A youth was shot dead in Manipay , yesterday night. The police announced that in a shooting done on a group going with swords one person was killed. This incident occurred at Manipay at around 8.40...

‘Sinam koll’ is screened in London

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Sinam koll ( சினம் கொள் ) is screened  today at Boleyn Cinema Eastham in London.   Sinam Kol, a movie on Tamil Eelam, has managed a ‘U’ certificate. Directed by Ranjith...

Livelihoods affected by the prolonging drought in Mulaitheevu District. Shortage of Drinking water

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The District Secretary of Mulaitheevu District, Mrs. Rupawathy Ketheeswaran said that due to the continuous drought prevailing in the district, livelihoods such as Fishing and agriculture had been...

If Tamil MPs cannot stop atrocities against Hindu religion they should resign calls Dr. Thirumurugan

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The President of the Sivabhoomy Trust, “ Chenchotchelvar” `Dr. Aru Thirumurugan called on the Tamil MPs to resign enmasse if they cannot stop the atrocities unleashed on the Hindu religion. He...

Are we guinea pigs? Protest against 5G channel towers in front of Jaffna Municipal Council

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Public gathered in front of Jaffna Municipal Council in an attention drawing protest against  and demanding to immediately stop the erecting  of Smart Cellular telecommunication towers being...

News Bits….

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* President Maithri orders to stop the construction of Buddhist vihare at Kanniya. * The Secretary of Police Commission arrested in Avanguard affair. * Revoke Death Sentence , European Union insists...

Bikkhu desecrates “ Nanthy Flags” of Neeraviyady Pillaiyar Temple

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The Bikkhu who had encroached into the Mulai/Neerviyady Pillaiya Temple premises and had built a Vihare with a massive Buddha Statue has cut down the “Nanthy Flags” used to decorate the...

Hindu temple belonging to the 13 century AD at Mannar/ Kurunthan area

Hindu temple belonging to the 13 century AD at Mannar

In a Field – research undertaken by the Assistant lecturer and the Students of the History faculty led by the Coordinator of the Jaffna University’s Faculty of History Prof. Paramu Pushparatnam,...

Sri Lanka wins consolation round match aided by the Record of Jaffna’s Tharjini Sivalingam

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Sri Lankan Team playing in the World Netball Championship, put a full stop to its continuous defeat in this championship, beating Singapore by 80:50 goals. The highest shooter in Asia, Tharjini...

Struggle in Kanniya among blockades- Sinhalese threw hot water on Aatheena Swamigal

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The Tamil people in their numbers who went to Kanniya Temple were prevented from entering the Hindu Temple premises there, where the Sinhalese are attempting to build a Buddhist vihare with the...

Building up a Vihare on debris of destructed Pillaiyar Temple is a Form of Genocide, Says former CM

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Demolishing  the Pillaiyar Temple in Kanniya area and building a Vihare on it amounts to a Cultural Genocide, said the former CM of NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran. The act of building a Vihare in a more than...

Political solution to Tamils in 3 years – says Ranil in Jaffna

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Prime Minister Ranil yester proclaimed in Jaffna that a stable political solution to Tamils will be granted within three years by undertaking devolution of power. He attended the 125th year...

Action taken to commence the “ Vadamaradchchi  Lagoon “ Fresh water project

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The Vadamaradchchi Lagoon Fresh Water project has been proposed to solve the drinking water problem of the people of Jaffna District.Minister Mano Ganeshan and the Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan made a...

Even in UNP rule many Hindu Temples under Army Control, Accuses Wijeyakala Maheswaran

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State Minister for Education, Wijeyakala Maheswaran has accused that even in UNP rule, several Hindu Temples are still remaining under control of the Army. She accused so, speaking in an event held...

150 acre lands gobbled by Wild Life Department in Mulitheevu- Departments continue occupation

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Occupation of ancient lands of Tamil people  is being continued, in North and East, first during Mahindha Rajapakse rule after the end of the war, and then during the so called Good Governance...

Structure built in unreleased Vali- North a Vihare? people express suspicion

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27 acre lands were released from the Army in Vali North day before yesterday. People went there immediately to inspect their lands. They have seen a structure is being built in the unreleased area in...

Mannar Fishermen get permission for fishing after 10 years

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Tamil Fishermen from Eechalavakkai and Sannar areas who were engaged in fresh water fishing, for many years were displaced during the war, housed in temporary camps  and had been resettled in their...

Army is responsible for our Children, says the Relatives of Missing

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In a context where our children were handed over to the Army, and had been made to disappear, Army has to take responsibility of our children, the Association for Missing of North and East had said....

Jaffna Central’s Sujekrishna elected as the Island wide best Goal Keeper

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Jaffna Central College student, M.S.P.Sujekrishna has been selected as the All Sri Lanka’s  Best Football Goal Keeper and thereby selected  as the Best Goal Keeper of Sri Lanka International...

Prolonging Drought – receding water levels of Tanks including Iranaimadu

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The water levels of Tanks in Kilinochchi including Irranaimadu are receding quickly. The weather with drought prevailing in Kilinochchi District had caused several affectations including the receding...

No confidence motion of JVP – Tamil politicians should oppose Government –  Relatives of Missing

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The relatives of the missing have demanded that the Tamil Politicians should oppose the Government in the No confidence motion to be tabled against the Government by the JVP and show their opposition...

People protest against construction of High Tech towers in Jaffna residential areas by JMC

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An attention drawing protest was held near  Jaffna Hindu Primary School against Towers with High Technology being built by Jaffna Municipal Council in Jaffna Town Area. The people participated in...

  News Bits….

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* Government ! Get out: Massive Rally in Kalutara by JVP *  Sri Lanka is the country of Sinhalese     … We will establish only Sinhala State … Tamils need not get angered:  Galagoda...

Join the Tamils in celebrating “Pongal” to Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple, Governor advises Bhikku

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Northern Province Governor, Suren Ragavan had advised Buddhist  Monk to join the Tamil devotees who will come to Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Kovil so as create a race unity. The Buddhist Monk who had...

Why did TNA compromised East to the Muslims, an explanation from former CM, Wigneswaran 

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A news had been received that, even when Ashrof was alive the TNA was ready to give on a platter a South Eastern Province to Muslims and because of that TNA did not take action to Upgrade Kalmunai...

Hitherto undetected Coral Reef found in Kankesan Seas by Navy divers

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The Sri Lanka Navy has announced that hitherto un detected Coral Reefs had been detected in Kankesanthurai seas. The Navy’s Media unit has announced a beautiful Coral Reefs hitherto undetected was...

Air service to commence from Palaly in September to Regional countries, says  Minister Arjuna

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Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Arjuna Ranathunga has said  in Jaffna that Air services to India and other regional countries are expected to commence in this September with 80 -100 seated...

The Tamil Academic Journal Presents Their First Tamil Academic Conference

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The Tamil Academic Journal, an initiative started by a team of graduates, students and professionals based in London, hosts its first Tamil Academic Conference regarding, ‘Tamil Resistance in the...

19 medals to North in National Boxing Championships

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Male and female boxers who participated National Boxing championships , have brought glory to Northern province, winning 19 Medals. In the All Island Boxing championships held at the Athurugriya...

TNA is blocking opening of KKS Cement Factory, says the Governor, Suren Ragavan

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The Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Ragavan said that one MP of TNA is blocking the Re-commissioning of the KKS Factory. He said this in answering a question from the representative of a...