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No alternate lands….We want our own lands, insist people of Kepapulavu

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The people of Kepapulavu who are engaged in a three years long continuous struggle have firmly said that they are not ready accept any alternate lands but their own lands. Commenting on this the...

If Gota can release the TPPS, why can’t you do now? Wigneswarn questions the President

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The Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province, C V Wigneswaran, has appealed to President Maithripala Sirisena to release all Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPS) on the next Poya Day. Drawing the...

If it is the desire of the Tamils to separate why not? But we are not interested in separation: Former NPC CM Wigneswaran

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“There is nothing wrong with separation because the Sinhalese never occupied the North and East to the exclusion of Tamils and if it is the desire of the Tamils to separate why not? But we are not...

Gota drowns North with Promises: Believe me If I am elected I will release TPPs, he says

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Believe me. I will release the Tamil Political prisoners, Promised Gotabhaya Rajapkse in Jaffna. In a campaign meeting held at the Ilankathir Sports Club grounds in Racca Road, Gotabhaya liberally...

Surveying in 3 places of Jaffna for Land Acquisition – Lands to be acquired, in 60 places in North & East

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It has been learned that amidst the excitements of Presidential Election, land surveying is to be done in three places of Jaffna, for the purpose acquiring them. Land surveying is to be undertaken...

Northern Province Team clinches Champion Trophy in National Level Foot Ball Championship

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The Final of the National Level Foot Ball Championship was held in Vincent Dias stadium at Badulla on last Saturday. Northern Province Team was pitted against Southern Province Team. The Northern...

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* Pothujana Peramuna Election Manifest sans anything about Ethnic Problem. Nor any Tamil’s affairs. * What was perpetrated against the Tamils in Absolute Genocide: Jeremy Corbin, Leader of...

Buddhist monks cause new controversy at Neeraviyadi Temple introducing Archaeological ruins

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A new controversy has been created by the Vihare faction yesterday by showing that non- Hindu archaeological ruins are available at the Temple complex. Around 30 Buddhist monks from Western Province...

Even before Tamil Parties announce support TNA is campaigning for Sajith, says Namal in Kaluthawalai

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Namal Rajapakse accused TNA that it is campaigning for Sajith even before Tamil Parties announce their support to Sajith. He further said the the fifth Depavali also has come and Sampanthan is...

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* President, Prime Minister,  Minister of Defence and Intelligence Sector, reason for the Easter Sunday attack: Points out the Select Committee Report * We will give pressure to the new Sri Lankan...

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*  India intently observing the Presidential Election: Economic Times * There is some justification in the 13 point demand of Tamil faction: Vijitha Herath, JVP *  I will execute the death Sentence...

Sudden arrests of LTTE suspects in Malaysia and Sri Lanka are political antics and/or electoral gimmicks: Wigneswaran

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The Former Chief Minister of Northern province and Secretary General of Thamizh Makkal Kootanii Justice CV Wigneswaran has expressed his views over the sudden arrests taking place in Malaysia and...

The UN should act now to protect the Kurds from annihilation

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  The Kurdish people paid a very high price by helping the US and its allies fight the ISIS.  In the long war, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) of the Kurdish people lost over 17000 fighters to...

I am contesting as a common candidate of Tamils, say Sivajilingam

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In a context where 35 candidates are contesting in the Presidential Election, I am contesting as the Common Candidate of Tamils. He said so in meeting with people held at Kerniyady in Trincomalee. On...

Wigneswaran rejects Ranil’s invitation to meet him saying It is proper to meet 5 parties together

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Ranil Wickremasinghe had put out a call to former CM and Secretary General of Tamil Makkal Koodany Justice C.V. Wigneswaran to meet him. However, in answering the call Wigneswaran had said that if...

Achievements at National Level- Northern Lads capture Runners up position in  National Maths competition

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The All Sri Lanka Maths competition was held in Colombo day before yesterday. The Northern Province Team secured the Second Place in the competition with Western Province securing the First Place and...

Japan donates 127 Million US$ for demining in the North- Donation Agreement signed in Kilinochchi

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The Japanese Government has donated funds for the humanitarian demining activities undertaken in the North. The said fund has been provided to SCAVITHA Humanitarian Aid and Relief Project (SHARP) and...

People hav not been resettled in Palaly East, Mawai express concern after laying foundation stone in West

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 TNA MP, Mawai Senathyrasa requested that the lands of people located to the East of Jaffna International Air Port should be released and people re-settled in them. The Opening of the Jaffna...

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* No candidate will poll more than 50% – says a opinion poll of National Policy Centre * Buddhist monks vehemently oppose Tamil Parties’ demand to removal of Unitary State system. * Priority...

Release of TPPs may be possible sometime after Presidential Election, Ranil says in Jaffna

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The release of the Tamil Political Prisoners may be possible some time after the election, said prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe in Jaffna. He said this in reply to questions from media regarding...

150.15 acre land under Army in Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu Districts to be released today

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150.15 acre lands belonging to the public and hitherto under the control of the Army are to be released today. Lands that were identified as with possibility of releasing to the people are to be...

Rare herbal plants and cattle smuggled illegally from Iranaitheevu – People ask to prevent it

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The people of Iranaitheevu have said that rare herbal plants and cattle are being smuggled to other areas from Iranaitheevu and have requested that action be taken to prevent this smuggling. Around...

Ranil Inspects Development Projects undertaken in Jaffna, Meets PLOT separately

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The Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe who visited Jaffna  yesterday  inspected various development Projects undertaken in Jaffna. He also met PLOT also privately and held discussion with them. He...

Stance on Presidential Election – 5 Tamil parties sign General Agreement, TNPF refused to sign

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Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchi, Tamizh Makkal Kootani, EPRLF, TELO and PLOT have signed in a general agreement prepared by University students on a general stance the Tamil People should take. Although...

The time is ripe now for the resolving of the so called ethnic question: Justice Wigneswaran

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The former CM, NPC and the Secretary General of Tamil Makkal Koodany, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran said that the time is ripe for resolving the problems of the Tamil people. He has said so in his weekly...

Asika establish 3 new records in National Weight Lifting Championship

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Wijebaskar Asika has created three new records and has clinched the Gold in the National Weight Lifting Championship. The Open Age Weight Lifting Championships for women was held at Colombo,...

Thondaimanaru Veerakathy win Bronze in National Schools level Beach Volleyball

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This year too, Thondaimanaru Veerakathy Vidyalayam has won a silver in National Level School Beach Volley Ball competition. In the semi- finals it lost to Madewachchi Maithripala Senanayake...

No decision on whom to support in the presidential Election, says Mawai Senathyrasa

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The TNA had announced that no decision has been taken on whom to support in the Presidential election. TNA MP, Mawai Senathyrasa said that a decision on this will be taken only after studying the...

Some candidates fielded deliberately to scatter votes of Tamil People, says Wigneswaran

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Former Northern Province CM, C.V.Wigneswaran accused  yesterday that some candidates of Presidents Election put into field deliberately to scatter the minority people’s votes. He said so when he...

3 Army men convicted in Visuvamadu Gang Rape case released by Colombo Appeal Court

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3 Army men sentenced to jail in the Visuvamadu gang rape case were released. The appeal against the sentence was taken for hearing in the Colombo Appeal Court yesterday. After the hearing the court...

Married man dies in few hours after being arrested by Nelliady Police

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Suspicion has risen among the relatives of a young married man after him dying within a few hours of being arrested by Nelliyady Police. The wife of Jeyaratnam Jeyaruban (aged 40)of...

Protest against continuing abductions in the North

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An attention drawing protest was undertaken by the relatives of the missing, day before yesterday evening, against the abductions and making to disappear that are continuing in the North. The...

Day of Mourning for people killed in Cheddikulam by the Army on December 02nd 

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A resolution tabled by the TNPF in the Venkalacheddi kulam PS, to observe December 02nd as a day of mourning was adopted by the Pradeshiya Sabha. On 1984 December 02nd ,  Tamil people from...

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*  How can Rajapakses who had robbed Tsunami relief funds could provide relief to people: General Sarath Fonseka. * The word impossible is not in my dictionary. I shall serve people 365 days , 24...

Foreign refugees completely out of Vavuniya Welfare Centre

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All foreign Refugees who were housed in the Poonthottam Welfare Centre in Vavuniya have returned to Negombo, said the Rehabilitation Centre circles. Following the Easetr Sunday attack 113 foreign...

Festival of harvest of seed Red Onion in Vavuniya

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The harvest festival of seed Red onion was  held day before yesterday in Akkarayan. In this even presided by the Akkarayan Agricultural Instructor, The Deputy Director of Agriculture of Kilinochchi...

Security fences moved back at Nanthikadal following inquiry by HRC, Vavuniya

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Following actions undertaken by the HRC, Vavuniya, Security fences put up by Army hadsbeen moved back to facilitate small scale Fishermen to engage in fishing in Nanthikadal. Earlier, small Scale...

We breached court order to prevent racial conflict, Mulaitheevu Police declares before HRC

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Mulaitheevu police has said in the Human Rights Commission Inquiry that, they did not take court order in to consideration so as to prevent racial conflict. A complaint was made with the Human Rights...

Fresh water fishermen affected without Employment

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As Kilinochchi / Vannerikuam has dried up completely, the fishermen who were engaged in fresh water fishing in it has been affected without employment. More than 115 farmers are engaged in...

Year 5 Scholarship Examination results published. Y. Aarushan ( J/Hindu Primary)  in 1st place in North

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In the context of the results of the Year 5 Scholarship Examination published yesterday, Yoganathan Aarushan of Jaffna Hindu Primary has been placed in the 1st Place with 196 Marks. Kesavan Tharsan...

Tilco Conquerors win Championship in North – East Premier League  Foot Ball Tournament

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The Final of the North –East Premier League was conducted on a grand scale last Saturday, and the Tilco Conquerors led by Thanes was pitted against Valvai FC Team led by Gnanaruban. The final...

University Students Federation holds a meeting with representatives of Tamil political Parties

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A discussion with the representatives of Tamil Political Parties was held by the Jaffna University Students Federation yesterday. discussions were undertaken on what stance should Tamil people take...

Is the order of the court a blank paper ? Arrest religious fanatic Gnanasara Thero! , demands the Rally in Jaffna

Arrest religious fanatic Gnanasara Thero

A protest Rally was held in front of Jaffna Bus stand demanding to arrest religious fanatic Gnanasara Thero, who had acted in gross violation of Court’s order. Buddhist monk including Gnanasara...

32nd Annual Commemoration of Lt. Colonels Kumarappa, Pulenthiran and 10 other Poralis today

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The year was 1987. During the period of peace following the Indo-Sri Lanka agreement  members of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Lt. Colonels, Kumarappa, Pulenthiran, Major Abdulla, Captains,...

Archaeological Department makes a complaint against Vedukkunari Sivan Temple Administration

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A complaint has been made by the Archaeological Department with the Nedunkerny Police against the Administration of Vedukkunari Sivan Temple. This complaint has been made regarding construction of...

Palaly Airport renamed Jaffna International Air Port

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The Palaly Air Port has been re-named Jaffna International Air Port. In the context of 4 International Airports already operating in Sri Lanka Jaffna International Air Port join them as the...

Stance of Tamil people for President’s Election – Independent group discuss with TMK and EPRLF

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The Special group formed by Tamil People’s Council is in the process of meeting Tamil Political Parties regarding the Tamil people taking a strong unanimous stance towards the President’s...

National Level Carrom Competition- Kokkuvil Hindu girls win Silver

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Kokkuvil Hindu girls won a Silver in The National Junior Carrom Championship held by the Sri lanka Carom Federation. The final of this tournament was played on last Monday at the Colombo, Nugegoda...

Cabinet approves construction of Twin- Flats in Jaffna to re-settle 250 displaced Muslims

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The Cabinet has approved construction of twin flats to resettle 250 Muslim families now being lodged in welfare camps as landless people. A piece of land located in New Moor street has been donated...

Training in South India For Northern Kabady Team

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The Director of Sivan Trust, Kanes Velayutham said yesterday that arrangements to train the Northern Girls, Miss. Priyawarna of Nelliyady Central and Dilaksana of Ilavalai Convent, who had won a...