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Are you raising slogans of unity to sustain your post, Arunthavapalan asks Sumanthiran

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The Media Spokesman of Thamizh Makkazh Koodany, K. Arunthavapalan has raised a question at MP Sumanthiran as to whether he is raising slogans of unity to sustain his post. He had questioned so in a...

Budget -2020 of Jaffna Municipal Council defeated by 21: 16

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The budget proposals of Jaffna Municipal Council was defeated by majority members voting against it. Mayor Arnold tabled the budget proposals for 2020 on 21st of this month. Said Budget was...

All Maveerar Thuyillumillams soaked in tears  People brave all threats to honour their children

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The Maveerar Day – 2019 was commemorated sentimentally in Tamil Homeland yesterday  amidst much threats.  Thousands of people gathered at the Thuyilumillams  to honour their Maveerars yesterday...

Heavy rains lash North yesterday – 20.2 mm in Jaffna, 75mm in Kilinochchi , Iranaimadu rises to 17’

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Routine life of people of North was affected much due to heavy rains that lashed the North yesterday. Heavy rains which commenced at mid night day before yesterday extended till morning yesterday....

Win the hearts of Tamil people as you have won the hearts if Sinhalese people, Hindu council to Gota

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S.Sakthikreevan, the President of the  Jaffna Hindu Council has pointed out to the new President Gotabhaya Rajapakse that, he should win the hearts of Tamil people like his victory in the...

No problems from Sri Lankan Forces, if Indian Fishermen will not cross the Border – Doughlas

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New Minister of Fisheries and Aqua Resources, Doughlas Devenanda has firmly said that, if the Indian fishermen will not transgress into Sri Lankan territorial waters no problem will be caused by Sri...

Shramadhana volunteers at Theeruvil threatened

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Police had stopped the Shramadhana Volunteers who went Theeruvil to carry out sharamadhana were stopped by the Police and they had been further threatened by the Police, taking photographs of them...

News Bits…

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* Sajith in Special Media Conference today, arrangements to meet people also. *  Mahindha meets Chinese Ambassador. * Interim Government takes over today. Mahindha Taking over as Prime Minister. *...

Gota will release Tamil Political Prisoners, Fr. Sakthivel express hope

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While saying that, it’s a welcome  that Gota has put out a call to Tamil and Muslim people to rally with him, Rev. Fr. Sakthivel, the Coordinator of the Organization for the release of Political...

1,557 persons afflicted by Dengu in Jaffna only in October, two dead, announce the Health Services Secretariat

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The Regional Health Services Secretariat, Jaffna has  announced yesterday that as from October this year to the middle of November 1,557 persons had been afflicted with Dengu and two of them had...

We are also a reason to Sajith’s defeat, accede TNA

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The TNA has said that, TNA  erecting stages and campaigning for Sajith may be one of the reasons for the defeat of Sajith. MP, S.Sritharan who participated in a Media Conference held in Jaffna...

We are prepared to hold talks with President Gotabhaya on the problems of the Tamils, says Mawai Senathyrasa

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We have to accept the new president who has been elected by most of the people. We are ready to hold talks with him regarding the problems of Tamil people , said Mawai Senathyrasa, Leader of the...

Commemoration observed for students killed In Vavuniya Agricultural College

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The 13th annual commemoration of five students killed within the premises of Vavuniya Agricultural College on 18.11.2006 was commemorated at the College premises yesterday. In this event...

Inadequate Rains and farmers in difficulties

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Farmers are encountering crisis in irrigating their lands as water levels in the Tanks in Kilinochchi have not increased. The 2nd biggest irrigation Tank in Kilinochchi District, Akkarayan was...

In the wake of the President’s Election…

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*Tamil people, please come forward to travel along with me: Call new president Gotabhaya Rajapakse. *Gota’s declarations  in the maiden speech to people of the country: 1. I will respect the...

Villages of Mulaitheevu to face flood disaster

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Villages of Mulaitheevu to face flood disaster, as the low bridge of the Koddaikaddiyakulam has been not converted to overhead bridge. Because of this the people living in the villages of...

Delft affected by sea erosion, people call for dikes be constructed

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The Delft Fishermen had said the area from Pidari Amman Temple to Kalawaimunai is subjected speedily to sea erosion and  dikes should be constructed to the said area. The Eastern coastal line of...

Take courageous decisions in the Problem of the Tamil People, Wigneswaran’s call to Gota

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The former Chief Minister of the Northern Province C.V.Wigneswaran has put out a call to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa  in his greetings over the election of Gota as President, that as a Leader who...

The struggle of relatives of Missing persons reaches 1000th day

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A demonstration was undertaken in front of Road Development Authority by the relatives of the Missing Persons, yesterday,  in view of their Rotation fasting struggle reaching its 1000th day...

M/Ampakamam students unable undertake Educational activities without Transport facilities

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Transport facilities are not made to the village of Ampakamam area in Mulaitheevu District. The area parents said that their children find it difficult to undertake educational activities. As no...

4 students of Ilavalai Henry’s in the All Sri Lankan National level Teams

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4 students of Ilavalai St.Henry’s College , Pakianathan David Dalungson, PakianathanRexan,Mariyanesan Prasanth and K.Sathursan hae secured places in the under 19 team and under 12 football teams....

 News Bits….

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*  People should prove their strength with votes: Election Commissioner * Voting is a Democratic Right.All people should exercise it…..Deputy Election Commissioner * Vehicle Driver arrested with...

For no reason Tamil People should boycott election, says Thurairajasingam

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The General Secretary of the Ilankai Thamil Arasuk Kadchchi, K.Thurairajasingam said yesterday that Tamil People should boycott the Presidential Election for any reason. There is no propaganda as...

News Bits

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*  All arrangements for the election complete. Any breach of law will be dealt with severely : Election Commissioner * Sumanthiran claims 10,000 Million from a Sinhala news Paper which distorted...

1000th Day struggle for finding missing Relatives on day after tomorrow

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The continuous struggle undertaken by the relatives of the missing persons to find their missing relatives in the North and East will reach its 1000th day on the 16th of this month. The  relatives...

No space should be granted to Oppressive Regime, says Chandrika in Jaffna

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Former President Chandrika Bandaranayake said in Jaffna that no chance should be given to oppressive regime full of murders and robberies. Further she said that Sajith will solve the problems of...

Jaffna – Chennai Air Service commence yesterday – Governor travels in the inaugural flight

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The inaugural Air Service from Jaffna International Air Port took off yesterday. After religious worships, the flight took off. Northern Governor Suren Ragavan traveled in the first flight from...

News Bits…

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* Gota fed 300 white Van abductees to crocodiles in Seethawakkai Tank: One  white van driver. * We will create situation in the North for Tamils to live with raised heads: Mahindha in Kilinochchi *...

Gota has not said anything about devolution, accuses Sampanthan

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Gota has not sought any forgiveness for what they have done in the past , but the asking us to rally with them forgetting all what they have done, pointed out Leader of TNA Sampanthan.He said so...

Cabinet paper for releasing TPPs ready says Minister Mano Ganeshan

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While saying that the Cabinet paper for releasing the Tamil Political prisoners (TPPs)  had already been prepared, Minister Mano Ganeshan also said that it will be tabled in the Cabinet in...

No further elections if Gotabhaya wins, warns Sumanthiran

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TNA Spokesman and MP M.A.Sumanthiran warned yesterday the if Gotabhaya wins the presidential election, no further elections will be held. An election meeting in support of Sajith was held at Vavuniya...

Before speaking on behalf of Tamil people, Namal should reveal who killed 5 students in Trinco, says Sampanthan

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Namal should reveal who killed 5 students Trincomalee before coming to Jaffna and speak on behalf Tamil youth, said MP and Leader of TNA, Era Sampanthan. Elaborating further, he said, “ Namal is a...

They think that they can cheat Tamils, because they had destroyed Tigers, says Sampanthan

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TNA Leader Sampanthan said yesterday that, just because they had destroyed Tigers, they are thinking that they can cheat us and  Tamil people. He further pointed out that Federal system is hidden in...

I will create a regime without any discrimination , says Sajith in Jaffna

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Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa said in Jaffna yesterday that he will form a government within a united country without ethnic, religious language party discrimination or Sinhala, Tamil or...

TNA avoids propaganda meeting of Sajith

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In a context where Sajith had not said anything about solution proposal for Tamil people, no members of the TNA participated in support of support meeting for Sajith in Jaffna. An Election campaign...

Without the support of the minorities a president could not be elected , says Riashad Badi-ud-deen in Mannar

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This election should be one which will make the majority Chauvinists that a President could not be made without the support of the minority communities, said Minister Riashad Badi-ud-deen in Mannar...

News Bits…

* If we vote to Gota he will shot us down: Minister Mano Ganeshan *Maximimum devolution to everybody within a united country: Sajith. * India sharply observe the President’s Electioin as the...

News Bits…

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* Political reverberations in the South. Chandrika in attempt to redeem SLFP. Mahindha Camp in confusion. * Sumanthiran attempts to secure Federal system, cheating Sinhalese: Mahindha Rajapakse *...

Mahindha concluded the war creating more than 50,000 disabled, says Wijekala Maheswaran

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Mahindha who claim that he concluded the war had created more than 50,000 differently abled persons in North and East, claimed State minister for Education, Wijekala Maheswaran. She said so in an...

ITAK decides to support Sajith, says Sumanthiran

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ITAK MP M.A.Sumanthiran said yesterday that the Central Committee of Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi (ITAK) had unanimously decided to support Sajith Premadasa in the Presidential Election. He...

TELO’s decision on whom to support on 6th, says Sri Kantha

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We will not have any discussion with ITAK regarding  President’s Election, as the ITAK has taken a decision without consulting the constituent Parties, said the General Secretary of TELO, AAL ,...

Northern Province in  medal haul in the National level Inter School Athletic Championships

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The National level Inter School Athletic Championships are being held at Sugathadasa Stadium. Northern Athletes have secured several medals in this championships. Some of the results are given...

After assuming power all TPPs will be released under General Amnesty, Says Rajitha in Jaffna

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No one of the Tamil Political Prisoners went to jail for robberies or murder. They fought a political struggle. When we assume power all Tamil Political Prisoners will be released under General...

Namal says in Vavuniya: We will solve all problems of Tamils in Two years

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MP, Namal Rajapakse said in Vavuniya yesterday that the problems of missing, TPPs, land and landownership will be solved in two years. He said so in an Election meeting in support of Gotabhaya...

Sampanthan and Sumanthiran cannot be deemed as TNA’s, says Selvam Adaikalanathan

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Sampanthan and Sumanthiran have expressed their views on Election Manifestos. They should be vied as the private opinions of them, not as the overall opinion of the TNA, said MP, Selvam...

Survey Department in attempt to give peoples lands to Army in contravention to Election Laws

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Sivamohan, MP has complains to the Vavuniya GA that the Survey Department is attempting to provide people’s lands in Vanni Districts in contravention to Election Laws. Elaborating further he said...

800 years old Chinese Clay pot found in Allaipiddy

800 years old Chinese Clay pot found in Allaipiddy

A Chinese make clay pot around 800 years old has been found at Allaipiddy in Jaffna. Professor P.Pushparatnam of the Faculty of History had made this announcement. This clay pot is a good evidence of...