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Massive Rally condemning President’s statement on Missing Persons held in Vavuniya

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A massive Rally and attention drawing struggle was held at Vavuniya by the Relatives of the Missing persons, yesterday. The Rally which started with the condemnation of President’s  statement...

Coastal villages of Puthukudiyiruppu transforming into saline lands

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Public Organisations have insisted that coastal villages that are transforming into saline areas should be identified and action should be taken to prevent salination by constructing anti- salination...

We the Buddhist Clergy will redeem the Rights of Tamil people- Omalpe Sophitha Thero at Nallur

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Former Leader of the Jathika Hela Urumaya, Dr. Omalpe Shobitha Thero promised in from Nallai Kanthan Temple  that they the majority race Buddhist Clergy will redeem the rights of the Tamil people....

We will talk with Maha Sanga regarding reconstruction of Thiruketheswaram Arch, says Jegath

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The Leader of the All Ceylon Buddhist Congress, Jegath Sumathypala said that talks will be held with the Maha Sanga (Buddhist hierarchy ) regarding the reconstruction of demolished Thiruketheeswaram...

Join hands with Sinhalese People, to win the rights of Tamil People Athuraliya Thero calls in Jaffna

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A Member of the Parliament, Athuraliya Rathne Thero has put out a call to Tamil from Jaffna soil to join hands with Sinhala People to win the Rights of the Tamil People. Speaking in an event to award...

Tamils are not going to suffer by not singing the National Anthem in Tamil – former  CM

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The President has recently said that the National Anthem would be sung only in the Sinhala language this year at the Independence Day Celebration, targeting  the votes of Sinhala People, the former...

KIick boxers from Northern Province win 7 medals to Sri Lanka

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7 Kick-boxers from Vavuniya had represented Sri Lanka in the International Kick Boxing Championships held in Pakistan and have won 7 medals to Sri Lanka. The Northern Province Kick boxers who...

33rd Annual Commemoration of Kokkaddicholai Massacre

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The 33rd Commemoration of Tamil people massacred at Kokkadichcholai was held yesterday near the memorial for them presided by former MP P.Ariyanenthiran. IN 1987, hundreds of residents from...

Mullai Fresh Water Fishermen request permission to fish in Iranaimadu

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Accusations have been levelled that the fresh water fishermen from Mulaitheevu district are not being allowed to fish in Iranaimadu Tank. The Fresh Water Fishermen from the villages The villagers of...

Crimes increased in the North – People think Army is needed here, says Sitharthan, MP

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The crime rate in the North has increased and an opinion is prevailing among the Tamil people of the North that the Army checkpoints and checking are needed at this juncture, said the Leader of PLOT...

Attempts to have Wigneswaran convicted before the Parliamentary Election have failed

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The Contempt of Court Case against Justice Wigneswaran and others came up before Judges Samayawardene and Fernando in the Court of Appeal today. While President’s Counsel Suren Fernando appeared...

We will get our justice even if time passes on, says Sumanthiran

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M.A.Sumanthiran, MP, had said yesterday that we will get our justice even if the time passes on. He said this while speaking to the gathering after declaring a Community  Centre in Paranthan...

Arrest warrant issued on Sivajilingam for not attending court relevant to Struggle against land robbing

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An arrest warrant has been issued against former NPC Member M.K.Sivajilingam for not attending a case relevant to struggle against Land robbing. A case was filed against NPC members T.Ravikaran and...

More than 1,200 acre under Mulaitheevu, Muthaiyankaddu Tank in an abandoned state

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Agricultural Organisations have pointed out that around 1,200 acre is found in an abandoned state without being subjected to any agricultural activities. Large extent of lands along left and right...

Religious should engage in release of Tamil Political Prisoners, request TPPs at Anuradhapura

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The TPPs detained at Anuradhapura Prison for long time now, without no action, had requested that the beyond Political leaders, religious leaders should take active interest in either releasing them...

The President should say where, when and by whom the missing persons were killed, insists, Wigneswaran

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The former Chief Minister of Northern Province and the Secretary General of Tamizh Makkal Koottanii, Justice C.V. Wigneswaran has said that the President had without any accountability obligation...

Jaffna Municipal Council Members in war of filthy words in the Monthly sitting

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The Members of the TNA and EPDP fought with filthy words in the monthly sitting of the council held yesterday. They tried to use water bottles as missiles. The Monthly sitting of the council was held...

Chairperson and Husband of Society for Missing persons summoned to TID

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K. Jeyavanitha , the Chairperson for the Association of the relatives of Missing persons (Vavuniya District) said  that TID has issued a summons yesterday for her to attend inquiries  Terrorism...

Forest Department officials play havoc in Paddikudiyiruppu Village in Vavuniya, accuses Sivamohan MP

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The Forest Department officials have planted boundary stones in land belonging to people in the Thanikallu village in the Paddikudiyiruppu area of Vavuniya District and causing hindrance to people,...

“Thamizh Amutham”  event held in invigorating spirit in University of Jaffna 

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“Thamizh Amutham”  event was held in an invigorating spirit at the University of Jaffna  yesterday under the aegis of the University Students’ Union. A grand cultural Procession commenced in...

News Bits…

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* As Gota is no politician, he is speaking the truth and he will do the correct things: certifies Sampanthar * National Anthem will be sung in Tamil also: Doughlas Devananda in the House. * New...

Governor Charles meets the Jaffna Bishop for the first time after assuming duties

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The governor of the Northern Province,Mrs.P.S.M.Charles met the Bishop of Jaffna, Rt.Rev. Justin Gnanapragasam yesterday for the first time after assuming duties. This meeting was held yesterday at...

Grand Exhibition of the Engineering students of the University of Jaffna

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Expo – Ariviyal Nagar 2020 organized by the Engineering Students of the University of Jaffna was held at the Engineering Faculty at Ariviyal Nagar. The Competent Authority of, University of Jaffna,...

35th Commemoration of  Vankalai Massacre

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The 35th commemoration of Rev. Mary Bastian and the children and public killed with him was held Monday at 7 a.m. in front of the statue of  Fr.Bastian near St. Anne’s church in Mannar. The...

People  chase away sand smugglers:  Smugglers unload sand on A9 and flee

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When people started chasing sand smugglers who were loading sand in Ariyalai area, the smugglers had fled the area unloading the sand on A9 road. It could be noted that the dumped sand being spread...

President’s actions strangling Tamils.’rule of the Majority’ has created an unacceptable crisis- Mawai

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President in his policy declaration has indicated about “ Majority Rule”. This has created another major crisis to us. We shallnever accept this, said the Leader of ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa. He...

Tamil Political Prisoner dies in Baticaloa Prison: Other TPPs  in struggle of roof demanding just inquiry

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Sellappillai Mahendran, a Tamil political Prisoner detained in Baticaloa Prison has died there. He was afflicted with diabetes. In the context of this TPP dying in prison co- TPPs had undertaken a...

District Secretary writes to Defence Secretary to release Kadduwan Myliddy Road within HSZ

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The District Secretary, Jaffn, N,Vethanayagan has written a letter to the Defence Secretary, Major General Kamal Gunaratne to take action to release the section of the Kadduwan- Myliddy Road that is...

Danger of hundreds of students losing eye sight in Thenmaradchchi, PHI reveals a shocking news

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The danger of hundreds of students losing the sight of one eye of both eyes is prevailing in Thenmaradchchi, said the PHI, M.Prabaharan. He said so in an event held at the Chavakachcheri  Medical...

Cancer patients increased in Northern Province – 5247 treated in 2019 with 70 deaths- Health Secretariat

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In context where the number of Cancer patients increasing, 5247 were admitted for treatment in 2019 with 70 of them succumbing to their illness, said Jaffna Region Health Services Secretariat...

Seat distribution among constituent parties of TNA ends cordially

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The final agreement in distribution of parliamentary seats  among the constituent Parties of TNA has been reached yesterday. In a context where uncertainty prevailing in the last two in the...

News Bits…

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*  Ministry of Buddha Sasana is to undertake researches in historical locations of North and East in conjunction with Archeological Department: Ministry of Buddha Sasana and Cultural Affairs. *...

Negotiations with the Government- decision to be taken after the Throne Speech of  President- TNA

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The TNA has announced that an important decision will be taken regarding the negotiations with the Government only after the Throne speech of President Gotabhaya Rajapakse. The 4th series of the...

All 120 Tamil Police officers transferred

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All 120 Tamil Police Officers serving in the Northern Province have been given transfer from the SDIG divisions  they are now to various other divisions within the Province. The Northern Province...

5,000 million for installing Buddhist symbols in the North. 3,000 Million to Tamil Leaders to keep mum, accuses Wigneswaran

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Former Chief Minister Wigneswaran has said that Ranil announced earlier that 5,000 Million had been allocated for installing Buddhist symbols in the North and 3,000 million to Tamil Leaders to keep...