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Some of us have confidence , the President will fulfill his promises, says Sumanthiran , in front of President

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TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran said in the presence of the president that some of them still have confidence that the president will fulfill his promises. Participating in the last days events of the...

International Day of People made to Disappear –  Mass Rallies in Kalmunai and Omanthai

Mariyasuresh eeswari

The Chairperson of the Mulaitheevu District Association for people made ti Disappear, Mariyasuresh Eeeswary, said that struggle of the Relatives of the people made to disappear will be held in...

What happened to the 146,679 Eelam Tamils still missing?  Alleged War Criminal Promoted as Commander of the Army: ICET

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August 30th marks the “International Day of the Missing” to highlight the fate of the countless number of people who have disappeared worldwide as a result of armed and politically...

Attention drawing struggle undertaken yesterday demanding release of Lands of Tamil People

Demo against Wildlife dept

An attention drawing demonstration demanding the release of lands seized by the Security Forces and the Wild Life Department in the North was held yesterday in front of Jaffna District Secretariat. A...

Sivagnanasothy writes to Defence Secretary  on release of Vayavilan and Myliddy lands

sivagnasothy

The Secretary to the Ministry of Resettlement, V.Sivagnanasothy has written to the Defence Secretary to help in releasing immediately, the land on J/Vayavilan Sri Veluppillai Vidyalayam and the...

Recruitment to University – Struggle, if the administration supports Ministers intervention, warns TU

Jaffna Uni

The Employees Union of the Jaffna University has warned that if the administration supports the racially biased stance of the Line Minister in the recruitment of Non-Academic staff to the University,...

Wild Life Department gobbling the resources of Nanthikkadal, MP , Sivamohan in frenzy

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The Vanni District MP,S. Sivamohan has flared up saying that the Wild Life Department is gobbling like a crocodile the Nathikkadal Resources of Vadduvagal people. It is their livelihood provider....

Relatives of Missing do not like Gota becoming president, says OMP Representatives

Missing people reps amparai

The relatives of the missing do not like Gotabhaya Rajapakse becoming the President. He is the reason for our relatives wandering on the roads to date, their Amparai and Baticaloa District...

Today’s Cartoon

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OMP office in Jaffna to hoodwink UN and International countries, says Justice Wigneswaran

Wigneswaran

The former Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that the establishment of the Office of the Missing Persons(OMP)  is to be opened today and this is really an eye...

Powerful magnetic field line going through Maravanpulavu and Thanankilappu , reason for hasty purchase?

Thanangilappu

A private firm is in the process of buying strategically placed high value lands for meager sums, without making the owners aware of the real value. A very powerful Magnetic Field line is going...

British Representatives meet Resettle people in Valikamam North

British Representatives meet Resettle people in Valikamam North

Representatives  of British High Commission met yesterday the resettled people in the village Vali North  and inquired about their problems. A team of these representatives including Chief...

Alternate project to solve the drinking water problem of Jaffna Peninsula to begin on 30th

Vadamaratchi lagoon

The alternate Project drafted for solving the drinking water problem of Jaffna Peninsula will be put into implementation on the 30th. The project designed to be completed last August had to be...

ICCPG requests international community to ask for the withdrawal of the appointment Shavendra Silva

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International Centre for Prevention and Prosecution of Genocide (ICCPG) in a press release has urged  the international community to ask for the withdrawal of this appointment Major General...

Iranamadu tank drying up, crisis in providing drinking water, says the Water supply & drainage Board

Iranamadu Tank

The District Engineer of Kilinochchi District Water Supply and Drainage Board , N.Navaruban said yesterday that a crisis is experienced in the Pipe Borne water supply to 17 Grama Niladhari Divisions....

Rally in Batticaloa demanding the Nationalization of Hisbullah’s university

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A grand rally was held in Baticaloa demanding the nationalization of Hisbullah’s University. This rally was led by MP, Athuraliya Rathne Thero , yesterday, Tuesday. More than 200 Buddhist monks and...

40% of the foreign Exchange earned by Sri Lanka is from Diaspora Tamils, says Governor Ragavan

Ragavan

40% of the foreign exchange received by Sri Lanka is sent by Tamils abroad, said the Northern Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan Dr. Ragavan was participating in the “Kooduravalar Sangamam” held at...

Nobody has claimed the land on which President’s Palace in KKS stands, says Governor Ragavan

Ragavan

The Northern Province Governor Suren Ragavan said yesterday that so far no one has claimed ownership for the land on which the President’s Mansion stands in KKS. The Governor had recently announced...

Let Gotabhaya give back our children and become the President, say the Relatives of the missing

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The relatives of the missing have said that they have no problem in Gotabhaya becoming the President  after giving back their children. Gotabhaya in main reason behind their position of distress and...

UN Special Rapporteur visits North to study about Post Easter Sunday Religious Reconciliation

Ahmed Shaheed

The United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion of Belief, Ahmed Shaheed  has come on a visit to the North to study about the religious Reconciliation after the Easter Sunday...

Action to be taken, to purchase private lands and construct housing scheme, to Re-settle Muslims

Rishad

Approval was granted in the DDC Meeting of Jaffna District, to construct housing schemes to re-settle Muslims who had been displaced from the North and living in other Districts. This approval has...

1,200 Million requested to release HSZ  lands, but not granted, Army says  to Ranil

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The Army said yesterday to Ranil that they had requested 1,200 Million to release part of the HSZ lands, but as the Government has not granted it, they are unable to release those lands. The DDC...

Naga Kandiah has been short-listed for the UK’ Largest Diversity Awards

Naga Kandiah from MTC & Co. Solicitors

Naga Kandiah from MTC & Co. Solicitors, London has been short-listed for “The Positive Role Model Award for Race, Faith, & Religion” at the National Diversity Awards 2019.  Naga...

23 acre lands under control of the Army released in Kilinochchi

Kilinochhci land released

The event for signing documents for the release and handing over of 23 acre lands under the control of the Army was held yesterday at the Kilinochchi District Secretariat yesterday. Lands in...

Only 900 acre to be released in Jaffna, Ranil declares in presence of TNA MPs, in Jaffna

Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe declared yesterday in Jaffna, in the presence of TNA MPs that, only 900 acres are left to be released in Jaffna and action will be taken to re-commission KKS...

News Bits…

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* If the past rulers are voted into power Jugle Era will reoccur:Ranil * What wrong the Rajuapakses have done stop criticizing Rajapakses: Gotachaya Rajapakse *  No pardon to Gotabhaya despite how...

Ranil avoids relatives of Missing-Take alternate to open Building

Ranil

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe used an alternative route in order to avoid the Relatives of the Missing persons, on his way to declare open a building in Vavuniya. The Relatives of the Missing...

Tamil People will not vote for Genocides Gotabhaya , says TNA MP, Sritharan

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TNA MP, Sritharan has said that the Tamil people will never vote for Genocides Gotabhaya . He said this during a media conference held in Kilinochchi yesterday. As far as the Tamil people are...

Attempt by a southerner to grab Nallur “Manthiri Manai”. Will another Historical Legacy be lost?

Mantri_Manai

A person from majority race has approached the Department determining the Ownership of properties, in order to claim ownership of Nallur “ Manthiry  Manai” , a historical legacy of Tamil people,...

Whoever may come to power our struggle for our missing will continue, bow the relatives of the East

Selvarani

Not only Gotabhaya Rajapakse but also whoever he may come to power our struggle for our missing relatives will continue until a just solution is delivered to them, said the leaders of the...

Gota? or UNP?, the TNA has not decided, says C.V.K.Sivagnanam

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The TNA has not decided to support either Gotabhaya or UNP. We will support a candidate who will take the problems of the Tamil people among the Sinhalese people and one who will cooperate with our...

NP Governor takes action to provide 100 acre lands to 50 families at Poonakary  for Cashew cultivation

Cashew

The Northern Governor Suresh Ragavan announced yesterday that 50 families will be given 2 acre each at Poonakary for increasing Cashew production. Since, conducive environment for Cashew cultivation...

Police ban placing the photos of students killed at ‘Chenchcholai’ in the Memorial Tower

Chencholai

In a context where a memorial Tower is being constructed at Vallipunam, Police has banned placing the photos of the students killed in the Air attack of Sri Lankan Air Force in side Chenchcholai...

“ Ezhuha Thamizh” Invigorating Rally  on September 16: Public Organizations offer full support

Eluka Tamil East (2)

It was unanimously decided in the meeting held on Saturday with the Public Organizations that the Ezhuha Thamizh (Rise up Tamils) Rally will be held on September 16th. This meeting under the aegis of...

When the UNP forms its own government all people will be equally respected, says Sajith in Jaffna

Sajith

When the UNP forms its exclusive government in future All Sri Lankan people will be equally respected, the Minister of Housing and Construction Sajith Premadasa said in Jaffna. He said so while...

Sumanthiran, MP  assures that the Thiruketheeswara Arch will be constructed

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TNA MP M.A.Sumanthiran has assured that the Thiruketheeswaram Arch will be re-constructed without causing any  cleft among the communities. He also has said that action is being taken against...

“ Ali Kumaran Kumar Anandan” Memorial Swimming Pool declared open by Minister Mangala Samaraweera

Ali Kumaran Kumar Anandan” Memorial Swimming Pool 2

The International standard “ Ali Kumaran Kumar Anandan” Memorial Swimming Pool that has been constructed at Valveddiththurai was declared open by Minister Mangala Samaraweera, yesterday. Speaking...

The former rulers who had done nothing to Tamil people are attempting to capture power, condemns Sajith in Mannar

Sajith

Minister Sajith Premadasa strongly condemned the former rulers that,  they, who had done nothing to the war affected Tamil people are now trying to grab the power. He said so while speaking after...

It is not fair to check devotees coming to Nallur Temple, Tamil People’s Council expresses concern

Nallur checking

The Tamil People’s Council has expressed concern that subjecting the devotees coming to the Historical Nallur Kandaswamy Temple to severe checking had caused much heart burns. The Council has...

Unemployed Graduates hand over letter to the Governor to absorb them into government service

Ragavan

The unemployed Graduates of the North handed over a letter to Governor during yesterday’s  Public’s Day, held at the NPC  complex, requesting them be absorbed into Government Service. In their...

Struggle of relatives of missing reaches its 900th day. Attention drawing rally held in Vavuniya

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A protest rally was held by the relatives of missing persons in Vavuniya, who are engaged in a rotational fasting protest in front of  RDA in Vavuniya held an attention drawing protest rally on...

Increase of crime in Vadakadu, Families getting ready to abandon village,  slothful police the reason, accuse public Organizations

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The village level public Organizations  of the Vadakadu village expressed concern in the DDC meeting of the Manthai East area, that many families living at the village of Vadakadu are planning to...

Kilinochchi Journalist Nibojan Inquired by TID in Colombo

Nibojan

Kilinochchi Journalist Nibojan has been inquired by TID, at their office in Colombo for three hours. The inquiry was regarding a telephone conversation Nibojan had with a person from abroad,  who is...

12 Sinhalese appointed to Northern Archaeological Department while more than 200 Tamils working on contract 

Archaeological Department Sri Lanka

12 persons of the majority race have been newly appointed to vacancies in the Northern Archaeological Department. The intellectuals are accusing that Tamils are being continuously excluded in...

Entrance to Palaly Air Port being changed to rob people’s lands???  Suspicions expressed

palaly indian

Activities are underway behind the screens to change the entrance of the Palaly Air Port which is currently lying to the East of Palaly Road to Myliddy side which is lying to the west. Although the...

Forest Department blocking granting of lands under Aanaivilunthan Kulam to area people, says DS

Forest Dept

Karaichchi Divisional Secretary, T. Muhunthan has said that the Forest Department is blocking the granting of lands under Aanaivilunthan Kulam to the area people. Continuous requests had been placed...

Members of Northern Public Service Commission file case against Northern Governor

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A case has been filed by the members of the Northern Province Public Service Commission in the High Courts against Northern Governor, Suren Ragavan. When the sitting of the PSC was in progress on the...

News Bits…

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* IATA had approved the air services from Palaly. * Nothing could be said about election in the current context of the country: Election Commissioner. * Maithri to meet Gota soon. * Welikade Chief...

TNA laid the foundation for Buddhist Dominance and laid the seeds for Buddhist Terrorism, say relatives of missing of Vavuniya

Missing people demo

The relatives of missing persons of Vavuniya raised slogans at Nallur, accusing that, TNA laid the foundation of Buddhist Dominance and planted the seeds for Buddhist Terrorism. Their struggle...

Wild Life Department Officials fish in Maruthankerny/ Eluvaikulam, blocking livelihoods of 120 families

Eluvaikulam

The Wild Life department has claimed ownership of Eluvaikulam in Maruthankerny Divisional Secretary area in Vadamaradchchi and preventing 120 from undertaking their routine livelihood in the Kulam....