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475th Annual Commemoration of Mannar Martyrs held

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The 475th Annual commemoration of Mannar Martyrs was held at the Thottavely Martyrs Garden yesterday. These martyr were persecuted and killed by King Sangiliyan for following Catholic Religion...

An era of bloodstained persons coming to power should not be recreated, says Kodeeswaran

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The TNA MP, K. Kodeeswaran has said that an era of persons who have stained themselves with blood, killing  and burying Tamil people in their numbers coming to power should not be re-created. We...

Explosives recovered from Suthanthirapuram in Mulaitheevu

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A lot of explosives had been found buried in Suthanthirapuram in Mulaitheevu, Putukkudiyiruppu Police area yesterday. These explosives presumed to be buried during the past war period were found when...

Mulaitheevu farmers show interest in Kalapokam cultivation

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Mulaitheevu farmers are engaged vigorously in Kalapokam cultivation.  They are working on more than 70,000 acres. They have undertaken cultivation under all irrigational tanks including important...

President has to stop extremist Buddhist activities and deliver justice, says Mawai Senathyrasa

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It is not acceptable that Gnanasara Thero and Malwatte chapter warning, occupying, disgracing and trying to subjugate Tamil people and other religions, said the ITAK President and MP Mawai...

Sampanthan and Sumanthiran not Tamil representatives, but Sinhala representatives, says Rajkumar

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The Secretary of the Tamil Home Land Association for Missing Persons, Rajkumar said at a Press Conference held yesterday, that, Sampanthan and Sumanthiran are not Tamil Representatives but Sinhala...

Establish rule of Law and preserve Rights of Minorities, Struggle undertaken and memorandum sent to UN Commissioner

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An attention drawing struggle was undertaken in North, against the cremation of the Buddhist monk within the Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises in open breach of courts order and  AALs and people...

Gota informs courts his inability to attend court due to security concern

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The Leader of the Forward Socialist Party, Kumar Kunaratnam raised question in Jaffna yesterday,  as to whether  Gotabhaya Rajapakse will be able to come to the North in context where, he had...

News Bits…

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*  This is a Sinhala Buddhist Country, those who can’t accept this can get out with their belongings : Gnanasara Thero. * Sajith is not a challenge to us: Mahindha Rajapakse. * TNA is supporting...

32nd Annual Commemoration of  “ Thiyaga Theepam” Thileepan held all over Tamil Homeland

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The 32nd  annual commemoration of “ Thiyaga Theepam” Thileepan  was held all over Tamil Homeland by Tamil people sentimentally all over Tamil Homeland. The main event was held at the memorial...

Case of Lalith and Kugan who were made to disappear today, in Jaffna. Will Gota come to testify?

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The case of Lalith and Kugan who were made to disappear in Jaffna in 2011 is to be taken up before Jaffna Magistrate Court today. Lalith and Kugan who were activists of Forward Socialist Party were...

Residential areas of people grabbed by Department of Wild Life at Nagar Kovil

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When the monthly meeting of the Point Pedro Pradeshiya Sabah was held on 16.09.2019, presided by A.S. Ariyakumar, a resolution was adopted to get the residential and lands with tourist potential...

Water supply, once in two days to families in Kili/Akkarayan Kulam

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It has been reported that it is possible to supply water only once in two days to 184 families in Kilinochchi/Akkarayan. Water scarcity in continuing to prevail in villages of, Kengatharan...

Cremating the Thero’s body within temple premises, an act contravening Agama regulations, condemns International Hindu Priests Federation

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The International Hindu Priests Federation has condemned that cremating the Thero’s body in the Theertha Premises of Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple is a violation of Hindu Agama regulations. This act...

NP wins 40 Medals including 25 Golds,  in 50 competitions of All Sri Lanka Tamil Day competition

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The All Sri Lanka Tamil Day Competitions were held in the Education Ministry and Colombo Hindu College on 6th , 7th, 13th and 14th of this month. The NP established a record by winning 40 medals...

The cremation of Buddhist monk within the precincts of a Hindu Temple once again proves that Sri Lanka is a failed state – ICET

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The cremation of a Sinhala Buddhist monk Kolomba Medhalankara Thero within the precincts of the Hindu temple at Neeraaviyadi, in Mullaitheevu District, is an act of desecration of a holy place of...

TPC to attempt to reach a consensus on President’s Election at a meeting of all Tamil Parties

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At a special Central Committee meeting of the Tamil People Council (TPC), it has been decided to attempt to bring all Tamil Parties to a common table, reach a common consensus on whom to support in...

Northern Girls win bronze in Kabadi championships of the 43rd National Sports Festival

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Northern Province Girl’s Team has won the bronze in the Kabadi Championship of the 43rd National Sports Festival held at Pollonnaruwa Grounds. Sabragamuwa Province’s Girls team was pitted...

High level pressure to bury Thero’s body in the Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises

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It is understood that high level pressure is being exerted for burial of Buddhist Monk’s body within the premises of the Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple in Mulaitheevu District. Meanwhile Buddhist...

More than 80,000 acre lands of Tamil people robbed in Mulaitheevu, says Raviharan

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Former Northern Provincial Council, T.  Raviharan has said that more than 80,000 acres of lands of Tamil people had been robbed in Mulaitheevu District by Government Departments, Security forces and...

Northern Girls in National Kabadi Team for International Kabadi Championships

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An old girl of Nelliyadi Central College, Priyawarna  has made achievement by securing a place in the National Team for the International Kabadi Championship. Similarly, a student of Ilavalai...

Southern Company setting up illegal saltern in Kilinochchi / Uruthirapuram

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A southern company is setting up an illegal saltern in Serukkan area in Uruthirapuram of Kilinochchi District. MP, Sritharan has visited the area on complaints from the public. The saltern that is...

Massive upsurge of people witnessed in “ Ezhuka Thamizh”  Rally, with all round support

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Jaffna Town reverberated with slogans in the unprecedentedly attended “ Ezhuka Thamizh”   rally yesterday. The Rally was augmented by overall hartal and non attendance in schools and private...

LTTE uniforms and Tiger flags recovered buried

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LTTE uniforms and Tiger flags recovered buried. LTTE Uniforms and Tiger Flags were recovered from a package found buried in Mulliwaikkal East area in Mulaitheevu district. A land owner in...

20th Annual commemoration of People killed at Manthuvil in Air attack held sentimentally in Mulaitheevu

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The 20th Annual commemoration of the people killed in market premises at Manthuvil in Puthukudioyiruppu Division on the Mulaitheevu District on 1999.09.15,in the barbarous Air Attack by Sri Lankan...

International Community must consider conducting a Referendum among the Tamil people: Wigneswaran insists in Ezhuka Thamizh

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Co – Chairman of Tamil People’s Council and Former Chief Minister of Northern Province, Justice, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that the International Community must consider conducting a Referendum in...

Jaffna in an upsurge spirit: Thousands of people take part in Ezhuka Thamizh

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While thousands of people are participating in the Ezhuka Thamil , Jaffna town has gone into an upsurge spirit. Thousands of people have joined the procession which commenced from Nallur temple and...

Give us Palaly East to Establish Army camps if lands in Palaly West to be released, says the Army

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If the private lands in Palaly West to be released we should be given Palaly East to establish Army camps as per our requirements, said the Jaffna District Commander of the Army  Ruwan Wanigasooriya...

32nd Annual commemoration of  ‘Thiyagatheepam Thileepan”  commence today at Nallur

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All events of 32 Annual Commemoration  week of ‘ Thiyagatheepam Thileepan ‘ will be held under the aegis of Jaffna Municipal Council. Thus,  the  first day’s events will be held today...

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Complaint on illegal Sinhala Colonization made with Human Rights Commission

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The people of Kokkilai, Kokkuththoduwai and Karunaddukerny in Mulaitheevu District held a discussion at the Vavuniya Human Rights Commission in Vavuniya, over Sinhala people being colonized in their...

TNA will support UNP depending on who is the Presidential Candidate of the UNP, Says Mawai

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We announce as whom we will support only after the UNP announces its candidate, said the TNA MP, Mawai Senathyrasa. He had said this in an event in Kilinochchi. Elaborating further he said that the...

Action Starts to release lands under Army, says Governor Ragavan

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The First stage of activities have been commenced to release lands under the control of the Army, said the Northern Governor Suren Ragavan. A discussion was held at Kilinochchi, yesterday, on...

Heaping support for “ Ezhuka Thamizh” – Thousands of people are expected to attend

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A steep increase trend is observed in the past days for the “ Ezhuka Thamizh”  Rally , organized by the Tamil people’s Council to be held on the 16th. Neutral observers said that thousands of...

Another 29,000 houses needed in Jaffna District, says the Housing Authority

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Jaffna District Manager of the National Housing and Development Authority said yesterday that another 29,000 houses are needed in the Jaffna District. He said this in a media conference held at the...

The reason or the sorry state of Tamil people: Tamil Leaders being sold out, says Wigneswaran

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If the Sinhalese Leaders like J.R. Jeyawardena had been following the Buddhist religion which propagate love and if they are real Buddhist, the necessity for bearing arms would not have been forced...

Jaffna/Vembadi Student selected for International Maths Olympiad

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Jaffna / Vembadi student Menusha Sivakumar who participated in the National Level Maths Olympiad has won the 3rd and has been selected to the International Olympiad. She has been selected for first...

Let’s all rally in “Ezhuka Thamizh” to strengthen the demands of Tamil people, a call from University students

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Jaffna University student’s Federation has announced that all should join the  “Ezhuka Thamizh” ally to strengthen the demands of the Tamil people. No one who are really concerned about Tamil...

I will take conclusive decisions regarding people made to disappear, Sajith promises to a Mother who had lost her son.

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Minister Sajith Premadasa promised to mother who has lost her son that, if he is elected president he will conclusive decisions regarding the people made to disappear. I will taken actions beyond OMP...

Solution to ethnic problem within 6 months without aggravating Sinhalese People, says Sajith to TNA, in Jaffna

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Minister Sajith Premadasa who made a visit to the North yesterday, had said to the TNA that if he is elected as the President he will find a solution to the ethnic problem without aggravating the...

National Junior Weight Lifting Championships. St.Thresa’s  and St. James win Golds

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The Sri Lanka Schools weight lifting Championships conducted by the Sri Lanka Weight Lifting Federation are being held at the Indoor Stadium of the Kegalle Rajagiriya Mah Vidyalaya. Girls  from...

If Tamils vote for Anurakumara, merger of North and East , Right of Self-Determination, says NPP,in Jaffna

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The National People’s Power has said in Jaffna that North and East will be merged and the Right of Self Determination will be granted to Tamil People, if they vote for JVP’s Presidential...

UNP burned down Jaffna Library,  Town Hall was demolished by the Army, Sumanthiran accuses

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Two colleagues of the Cabinet in which the Prime Minister was a member, burned down the Jaffna Library and Army destroyed the Town Hall by shelling it from the Fort, accused Sumanthiran in the...

Attempts are being made to find political Solution to problems of Tamil people, says Ranil  in Jaffna

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe said in Jaffna yesterday that attempts are being made to find political solutions to the problems of the Tamil people. He said this while addressing the people...

Health  Volunteer attempt to commit suicide in front of Mawai

Health  Volunteer attempt to commit suicide in front of Mawai

Mawai Senathyrasa went and met yesterday,  the health volunteers who is engaged in  struggle at Chavakachcheri Hospital. During his visit, one of the volunteers engaged in struggle , poured...

Priority to Northerners in employment at Palaly Air Port, Minister Arjuna promise in Jaffna

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When providing employment opportunities relevant to the Palaly AirPort Northern people will be given priority, said the Minister of transport and Civil Aviation, Arjuna Ranatunga. He further said...

More Medals to north in the 57th National Level Junior Athletic meet

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The 57th national level athletic championships of the 57th national level junior athletic championships are being held in the Sugathadasa Stadium from day before yesterday. Puvitharan wins gold...

Danger of crisis in providing drinking water to Kilinochchi , warns the Water supplies Board

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The Kilinochchi District National Water Supplies and Drainage Board has announced that the water supply provided by the District Water Supplies Board is being undertaken every other day. Difficulties...

Northern Students start their Medal Haul at the 57th National Level Junior Athletic meet

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The 57th National Level Junior Athletic  is being held at the Sugathadasa Stadium. In the events held  on day before yesterday Medals were won by Northern Students. Event : Pole vault. Under 18...

Angel student Mathusa wins 10 medals in National Level Roller skating events

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13 years old student of Manipay Angel International School, Mathusa Manoharan achieved a record of winning 9 first places and a second place in National Level Roller- Skating events in the inter...