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Case filed against Maravanpulavu Wind Mill project, says Chairman Vamadevan

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The Chairman of Chavakachcheri Pradeshiya Sabha said that a case had been filed in the Chavakachcheri Courts relevant to Maravanpulavu Wind Mill Project. Continuous struggles have been undertaken by...

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GCE (A/L) – 2019 – 43 Vembadi Girls secure 3As – 36 Jaffna Hindu boys secure 3As

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The results of the G.C.E. (A/L) – 2019 were released recently. 43 Vembady Girls secured 3 As and 36 Jaffna Hindu Boys secured 3As. 28 Vembady Girls  secured 2As. Details of some leaders in the...

Attention drawing struggle by relatives of Missing in Kilinochchi tomorrow

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A massive attention drawing struggle is to be held by the relatives of people forced to disappear in front of Kilinochchi Kandasamy Kovil, tomorrow at 10a.m. Transport arrangements have been...

Ban on singing National Anthem in Tamil – Amounts to Government itself sowing split among the races, says Mawai

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The TNA MP Mawai Senathyrasa said that banning the singing of the National Anthem in Tamil will amounts to government itself sowing seeds of separation among the races. He said so participating in...

Tamil Eelam was in existence even before Buddhism came here, C.V. Wigneswaran clarifies 

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“There is no need to prove Thamil Eelam. It exists even now. Eelam is another name for Lanka, Ceylon, Serendip and so on. Since Sri Lanka exists Eelam also exists. Thamil Eelam is that part of...

Sinhalese are not opposed to power sharing: Wigneswaran replies to the President

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Our Sinhalese brethren are not against peace and prosperity. Many a Sinhalese at the grass roots level are aware of the individuality of the Tamils, and their long time exclusive continued residency...

More accusation of link to Illegal groups on Jaffna Police

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It was pointed out in a discussion on controlling crime in the North, held yesterday at the District Secretariat that most of the crimes are occurring due to the negligence of the Police. The...

Round up and search operation yesterday in Jaffna to contain anti social activities

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Special round up search operation were undertaken from the early hours of yesterday with a view to controlling the sword slashing  and anti-social activities in Jaffna, centering on Arasady area....

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*  We will not bow down to international pressure: Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva. * Gotabhaya Government bent on bringing in a Dictatorial rule……UNP *Armed forces to undertake search...

Although lands were released in Weemankamam area, Buddhist transgression continues

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It could be observed that although the Army had released lands in Weemankamam area Buddhist symbols  do continue to be present and worships undertaken in the Murugan temple premises located in a...

It will be difficult for TNA to get 16 seats this time: Sitharththan MP

Sitharthan

Although it is a question mark , whether the TNA will get 16 seat like in earlier time, it may get most number of seats, TNA MP, T.Sitharththan expressed hope and also said that the entry of...

Mahajana Girls’ Team crowns as National Champions beatin Parakramabahu MV

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Thellipalai Mahajana was crowned Champions in the National Schools under 20 Foot Ball Championship winning the finals. The final of this series was held yesterday at 11.00 a.m. at the Colombo City...

Case will be filed within one week against the Wind-mill company, Chava PS announces in writing

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The Chavakachcheri Predeshiya Sabha has announced in writing to the protesters against the Wind-mill construction company that, case will be filed against the wind-mill projects without Pradeshiya...

Area people gather to protest against the Windmill project in Maravanpulavu

Area people gather to protest against the Windmill project in Maravanpulavu

The area people of Maravanpulavu joined in for a struggle against the construction of Wind Mill – Power Station near their residences in Maravanpulavu , under Thenmaradchchi Divisional Secretary...

We don’t want enmity with Sinhalese. Political solution should be delivered, insists Era Sampanthan

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A fair political solution should be delivered, insisted the TNA Leader Era Sampanthan yesterday. He further said that ,’we don’t like to have any enmity against the Sinhalese people nor Sinhala...

Vadduvagal Bridge on A-35 in a dangerous situation

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The Vadduvagal Bridge on A-35 road has been damaged in several places and is in a dangerous situation. The longest bridge on the way to Mulaitheevu town remains in a state of disrepair to date. It...

More benefits to Fresh water fishermen through Fresh water fish breeding, says Aqua culture Officer

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Fresh water fishermen had  benefited by Fresh water fish breeding in Vavuniya, said the Officer in Charge for Aqua culture Authority for Vavuniya and Mannar Districts, Yoganathan Nishanthan. He said...

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*  Swiss Embassy official arrested and in kept in Remand. * Power devolution is impossible because the Sinhalese people had rejected it: President Gota. * Northern politicians are using the problem...

Tamil National Party formed by those who left TELO- President – Sri Kantha, Secretary  – Sivajilingam.

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A new Tamil political Party has been inaugurated with Attorney at Law, Sri Kantha as President. The new party has been named “ Tamil National Party” Sri Kantha announced yesterday that the new...

Tamil Governor needed to the North, says MP, Sivamohan

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Vanni Member of Parliament, Sivamohan said yesterday that a Tamil Governor who are aware of the Geographical History of the Province should be appointed as the Governor of Northern Province....

An event to honour, Vavuniya Saivapragasa MV’s P. Rohitha who invented an automatic blood drawer

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Vavuniya Saivapragasa MV’s P. Rohitha who invented a robot to draw and check blood samples of Diabetes patients was honoured in an event held at Vavuniya. A team of officials led by the Vavuniya...

The Sri Lanka Government should take the responsibility for Tamils who were killed, Ariyanendran

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Former TNA MP, Ariyanendran said that the Government should take the responsibility for Tamil Youth bearing arms and the Tamil people who were killed. The 13th Commemoration of Political Adviser to...

Save the villages from sand robbers, people block A9 Road, to protest against them

Save the villages from sand robbers, people block A9 Road, to protest against them

People rising up against sand robbers block A9 High way to protest against the sand robbers. People from Iyakkachchi and Kovil Vayal coming under Palai Divisional Secretaqry’s area engaged in this...

Next action depends on the decision of the state relevant to Geneva Resolution, says Sumanthiran

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We are waiting for the stance to be taken by the Government regarding Geneva Resolution. Our next stage of action will depend on the decision of the Government, said the TNA Parliamentarian,...

No one is authorised to interpret Sri Lanka as a Buddhist Country, former CM, Wigneswaran

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The former Chief Minister of Northern Province and Secretary General of Tamizh Makkal Kootanii Justice  C.V.Wigneswaran has said that no one is authorised to interpret Sri Lanka  as a  Buddhist...

Limitless sand robbing  in the North- People gearing up for mass protest

Sand Mining Nagar Kovil

In a context where illegal sand mining is being carried out in abundance in all Tamil areas of the North, it has gone beyond all limits at all places. Hence, the people are getting ready to undertake...

DIG , Priyantha orders to give priority to Tamil in Police Stations of the North and East

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It has been ordered that priority should be given to Tamil Language even in Name boards, in all Police Stations of North and East. As per this, Tamil words will be on top of the Board in future....

Establishing a Commission to study the release of TPPs ,  an eye-wash, says Rev. Sakthivel

Father Shakthivel

The leader of the Association for the release  of Tamil Political Prisoners , Rev. Fr. Sakthivel opposed the establishment of a Commission to study into the release of the Tamil Political...

Defence Secretary, Maj. General Kamal Gunaratna, accused of war Crimes to visit Jaffna today

Kamal Gunaratne

It is learnt that that, the Defence Secretary, Major General Kamal Gunaratne is to visit Jaffna today. A high level conference on the ‘security of Jaffna District and Law and Order procedures’ is...

When will the Human Rights Day dawn for Eelam Tamils who are protesting for over 1000 days in search of their loved ones? – ICET

ICET

December 10th is observed as the International Human Rights Day around the world.  After the end of the Second World War, the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in...

Where are the persons made to disappear? A demonstration in Mullaithivu today

Missing people strruggle

A struggle is to be undertaken in Mulaitheevu today in view of the International human rights Day demanding justice to the relatives of the Missing Persons. The Relatives of the missing persons have...

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*  Citizenship will not be granted to Eelam Tamil refugees: Foreign Minister, India. * Tamil Political Prisoners should be released: Gnanasara Thero requests the President. * We will face the...

STF enters Jaffna Campus creating tension

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Tension was caused by entrance of the STF into the University of Jaffna Premises yesterday. Police later said they came in chasing two students. However, the STF and the Police who earlier entered...

Kilinochchi GA appointed as Secretary to Ministry of State

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The District Secretary of Kilinochchi District, Suntharam Arumainayagam is to be appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of State, by the President Gotabhaya Rajapakse. He has been called...

Dead body recovered from a tank in Jaffna: Reports say , he is a Southerner

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Jaffna police said that a body of a male had been recovered from a tank in Punkankulam area in Jaffna. It is learnt that the body recovered is of a person from Colombo. Known as “Kaaddup...

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*  Abducted Swizz Embassy woman appear in the CID and give a statement. * Presidents orders that all appointments given contravening the Specialist Group’s advice to be cancelled. * Salaries of...

Inclement weather – 55,000 affected in the North

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Because of the inclement weather conditions prevailing in the country, more than 55,000 people have been affected in the Northern Province only. The water level at Iranaimadu had risen to 34.5 feet...

Ashika creates history as first Tamil girl to participate in South Asia Championship for Sri Lanka

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Wjayabaskar Ashika from Jaffna has created a history by being the first Tamil girl to participate in South Asian Sports Festival representing Sri Lanka and win a Silver Medal in the Weight Lifting...

Archaeological Department  occupies Thennaimaravady Kanthasamy Malai Sivan Temple

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The residents of Thenaimaravady accused that the Archaeological Department had occupied the Thennaimaravady Kanthasamy Malai Sivan Temple and action is being undertaken to construct a Buddhist...

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*Sri Lanka  is a country with Sovereignty. India and China should respect it: President Gota. * A speedy solution to National Ethnic  problem essential. Our aim is to reach a Political solution...

Alternate faction to TNA is the TNPF affirms Gajendrakumar

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The Leader of the Tamil National People’s Front, Gajendrakumar Ponnampalm has said that if there is an alternate faction for TNA, it is the TNPF. The people will understand about persons who have...

Control of Dengu menace – GA, Jaffna orders closure of private tuition centres for two weeks.

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The Jaffna District Government Agent, N.Vethanayagan has ordered the Private Tuition Centres be closed for two weeks as part of the effort to control Dengu menace in the district. He had sent...

20,000 Differentlly – abled  in North with concern for their future               

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Differently Abled Tamil Association (DATA) said yesterday that around 20,011 are co-travelling with the community encountering several challenges. The Differently abled in Northern Province joined...

“EROS Arullar” breaths his last

Arul Pragasam

A pioneer of the Tamil Eelam Liberation Struggle, E. Arulpragasam alias ‘EROS Arullar’ expired yesterday. It is notable that Arullar is one of the founder members of the EROS movement. Being sick...

SL Army constructing Vihare on private land in Thaiyiddy- Construction intensive, after regime change

SL Army constructing Vihare on private land in Thaiyiddy- Construction intensive, after regime change

The Sri Lankan Army has  occupied a private land in Thaiyiddy of Vali North and is engaged in construction of a Buddhist Vihare  that land. In the wake of the regime change the construction work...

Alternate  Alliance will be formed under Justice Wigneswaran, says Suresh Premachchandran

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The Leader of EPRLF, Suresh Premachandran said yesterday that an alliance will be formed soon under the former Chief Minister, Justice Wigneswaran  consisting of an alternate faction. The Central...

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*  Sajith will be the Prime Minister in the UNP Government: Wijepala Hettiarachchi, UNP MP. * If Majority is gained in the Parliament, 13th Amendment will be revoked : Gota to The Hindu * I will...

3 ½ ‘ Buddha Statue brought to Neeraviyadi  Temple premises contravention to court order

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In the wake of the regime change  a 3 ½ ‘ Buddha Statute has been brought from Colombo to be installed in the Buddhist  Vihare  constructed in the Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises, in...

3 man committee appointed to recommend the New Vice chancellor to University of Jaffna

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A 3- man assessment Committee has been appointed to undertake pre-preparation tasks to conduct the election for recommending the new Vice Chancellor to the University of Jaffna. The University...