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Tree planting in Nanthikadal coasts under the aegis of Karaithuraipattu Pradeshiya Sabah

Tree planting

Karaithurai Pattu Pradeshiya Sabah has undertaken tree planting on the coasts of Nanthikadal. Hundreds of Marutha trees were planted yesterday  on Nanthikadal Coasts near Yellow Bridge on the...

Grandmother in search for her grandson made to disappear dies

Sivapakiyam

A grandmother who has engaged in a continuous struggle for the  last three years, demanding justice for her grandson made to disappear at Vadduvagal had died yesterday. Selvam Sivapakkiam is the...

Wigneswaran calls on UN Security Council to review Sri Lanka’s membership in the UN

Wigneswaran

The former chief minister of the Northern Province C. V Wigneswaran has called on the General Assembly upon the recommendation of the Security Council, to review Sri Lanka’s membership in the...

Two high level appointments in the North

Sathiyaseelan

Two new appointments were made by the Secretary to the Governor, S.Sathiyaseelan, yesterday at the Governors Secretariat. Rajendram Kuruparan received his appointment as the Commissioner of the...

Principals and Teachers hold attention drawing demonstration in Jaffna Town

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Several Educational Sector Trade Unions including the Ceylon Teachers Services Union Ceylon Teachers Union held sick leave campaign demonstration, island wide yesterday  on six demands including,...

ITAK Central Committee decides to insist UN, to implement the  Resolution adopted although the SL Government walks out of it

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MP, M.A.Sumanthiran said yesterday said that the Central Committee of the Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi had decided to insist UN to implement the Resolution adopted on Sri Lanka, even if GOSL walks...

Although the SL Government walks out, the Resolution will not lose its status, says Sampanthan in Jaffna

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The Resolution of the UNHRC will not lose its status even if the Sri Lankan Government walks out on it, said the leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan The Sri Lankan Government provided the...

Vavuniya students who won Medals at National Level Honoured by Village people and School Community

Vvauniya

Several students with skills are live in obscurity in Vavuniya District. They are in recent times exhibiting their personalities in National and International Level competitions. Thus two students...

 ‘Ola Leaf’ Exhibition and discussion with a theme of ‘In Search of Legacies’ in Jaffna

Noolakam

The Noolagam Organization’s documentation and exhibition of ‘Ola leaves’ will be held at the worship Hall in the top floor of Jaffna  Hindu college on 22/02.2020 and 23/02/2020 from 10.00 a.m....

Attention drawing demonstration with  a theme of Let’s stop destruction …Let’s protect Children

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An attention drawing demonstration against narcotics with a theme of “Let’s Stop destruction ..Let’s protect children” in front of the Jaffna Bus Stand yesterday. At the same time a signature...

Let not anyone think by death threats, our language, our culture and our individually could be diminished or denied: Wigneswaran

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Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province C. V. Wigneswaran says Sinhala people are kept in the dark without awareness of the rights of the Tamil people and the true history of the Tamils. “I...

Decorative Arch on Thiruketheeswaram Road installed again temporarily for Sivarathri

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In view of the Sivarathri day, the decorative Arch on Manthai – Thiruketheeswaram Road was installed temporarily. A case is pending in Mannar Court, regarding the demolition of Decorative Arch...

Kilinochchi Lawyers boycott court for defamatory news in a website

Kili Lawyers

The Kilinochchi District Lawyers engaged in a boycott of their duties yesterday in protest of a defamatory news item uploaded in a website, against the Kilinochchi District Court. A website has...

Daily air services between Jaffna – Chennai , announce visiting Indian  Officials

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The Indian Air Lines has announced that daily flights will be made from Jaffna International Airport to Madras Air Port. The Representatives of the Alliance Airlines, a constituent company of Indian...

Army soldier sentenced to 10 years Rigorous Imprisonment  for killing a Tamil person in Muthur

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Justice Manickavasagar Ilancheliyan has sentenced an Army soldier for killing a Tamil person in Muthur. A former Army soldier was accused of killing a Tamil person in Bharathypuram , Muthur on...

Jaffna Technical College students in demonstration calling for establishing environment to study

Jaffna Tec

The students of the Jaffna Technical College was engaged in a demonstration yesterday demanding the creation of a cordial environment to study peacefully and the arrests of the culprits who attacked...

I bow to Jaffna soil – Don’t send people who come for your service empty handed, new GA advises

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Kanapathypillai Mahesan, the GA of Jaffna, who took over his duties yesterday said that he considers it a  privilege to serve the Jaffna soil which raised me educationally. I bow to the Jaffna soil....

US’s ban on Shavendra Silva is an example for other countries to follow : Wigneswaran

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Former Chief Minister of the Northern Province C. V. Wigneswaran  fo is “wholeheartedly applauding” the decision of the US government’s ban  on Army Commander Lt General Shavendra...

21,428 Dangerous UXOs removed from Kilinochchi an d Mulaitheevu Districts in the last 4 years

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The Japanese Embassy team including Itto Pumi , representatives of the Embassy, visited yesterday the work sites of SHARP de-mining group which is engaged in de-mining in the North, with financial...

News Bits……

News-bits

*  US should re consider trhe travel ban on Major General Savendra  Silva:  Sri Lankan Government insist with US. * Due assistance will be provided to families of Missing: Promise, Mahinthe...

Grand Rally yesterday in Jaffna insisting Security of women and children – more than 6,000 participate

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A grand Rally was held yesterday with the participation of more than 6,000 children , insisting security of women and children. The Rally which was held under the aegis of a Non Governmental...

More than 1,000 palmyrahs destroyed in Velanai, accuse the public

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Velanai area people have accused that  more than 1,000 Palmyrahs had been destroyed under the guise of Development. They have also requested that action should be taken against the indiscriminate...

Sumanthiran tried to stop the Genocide Resolution in NPC, Mawai worried losing post, says Suresh

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Sumanthiran and Mawai who tried to stop the Genocide resolution in the NPC are afraid of the Kooddany of Wigneswaran who adopted the Genocide resolution, said Suresh Premachandran of EPRLF. He said...

Northern Kick boxers help Sri Lanka to win the International Kick Boxing Championship

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Sri Lanka Team won the championship in Kick Boxing Championship in which 10 countries participated. The championship was held in Kandy for the last two days, under the aegis of Sawat Kick Boxing...

Kanapathypillai Mahesan appointed as GA, Jaffna

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Kanapathypillai Mahesan has been appointed as the new GA of the Jaffna District. The Cabinet has granted approval for appointing a new GA to Jaffna District and accordingly, Mahesan has been...

Human bones and ammunition recovered in Mankulam Hospital excavations

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Ruined human bone pieces , rifle rounds and parts of dresses have been recovered in Mankulam Hospital excavations. In a context where human bone remains being detected in the excavation at Mankulam...

Human remains detected in Mankulam Hospital premises- Judge orders for excavation

Human remains

In a context where human remains have been detected in the Mankulam Hospital premises, Mulaitheevu District Judge S.Leninkumar inspected the site and ordered for excavations today. He also ordered...

“Aavaa” Group claims responsibility for attack on Student accused of Ragging

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The Aavaa group has claimed responsibility through their Facebook account, to the attack on the house of the student who has been declared out of bounds of Jaffna University on ragging charges. Four...

Women and Public Organisations hold Protest  against Ragging in Front of University of Jaffna

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An attention drawing protest demonstration was held yesterday, under the aegis of Vallamai Women’s Organization in front of Jaffna University condemning the Ragging incidents occurring in Jaffna...

National Constructors Awards ceremony for Northern Province in Mannar yesterday

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The National Constructors Award Ceremony for Northern Province was held day before yesterday at around 7.00 p.m. at a Private Hotel in Mannar. The Northern Province had been inaugurated inclusive of...

St.Patrick’s College, Jaffna, enters Semi Finals in National Level Football Tourney

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St. Patrick’s College has entered the Semi Finals of the Inter School under 20 Foot Ball Tournament. In the quarter finals, conducted at the St. Patrick’s Grounds, St.Patrick’s beat Kinniya Al...

Several Primary Schools in Jaffna on the verge of closure, GA, Vethanayagan expresses concern

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The population growth of the Jaffna District has declined. During our times, there were 800 -1000 students  in schools. Now this has declined to 20 – 25. Because of this, several primary schools...

Cannot control students , cannot administer the University, Northern Governor expresses concern

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All Technological facilities are freely available in Sri Lanka. Because of this we are unable to control our children, unable to control the students and unable to administer the University properly....

Alternate Leadership for Tamil People – Thamizh Makkal Thesiya Koottani-  formed yesterday

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A new alliance in the name of “ Thamizh Makkal Thesiya Koottani  “ has been formed as an alternate leadership for Tamil People,under the leadership of Justice C.V.Wigneswaran yesterday. Four...

News Bits…

News-bits

*  Maximum age limit for Graduates applying for State posts increased to 45. * 13th  Amendment   is in force in Sri Lanka , Mahindha’s new story in India. * Mahindha meets Indian President. *...

If Tamils wish to live with Sinhalese, Does the Gotabaya regime ready to hold a referendum among Tamils, asks MP, Sritharan

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TNA MP, Sritharan has said that , if the Gotabaya Regime will come forward to hold a referendum among Tamil people , whether they wish to live Sinhala People, the Tamil people are ready to face it....

Grand Employment Market held yesterday in Jaffna under the aegis of Employment Department

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A grand Employment Market was held by the Human Resources and Employment department in conjunction with Jaffna District Secretariat was held yesterday from 9.00 a.m.  to 2.00 p.m. at the District...

Mahaweli Authority has grabbed 11,232 acre in Mulaitheevu, says T.Raviharan

Mahaweli Development Authority

Former  NPC member, T Raviharan  has said yesterday that the Mahaweli Development Authority had robbed 3744 acre lands cultivated by Tamil people and had cleared jungle nearby making a total 11,232...

Writer and Actor Mulai Jesuthasan Passes away

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A reputed writer and film actor Mullai Jesuthan  (alias Samy) of Kallappadu, Mulaitheevu has died of Heart attack yesterday at the age of 65. During his artistic voyage for the Liberation struggle...

55,000 Fish- lets  released in 4 tanks in Mulaitheevu –  1.5 M young prawns released in reservoirs in Jaffna

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The National Aqua culture development Authority has released 55,000 young fish in four tanks of Mulaitheevu District, day before yesterday,to encourage fresh water fishing. These fish-lets had been...

No interest to people? Committee for resettlement condemn Commander’s  Statement

sajeevan

Although several lands of our people had been released there are several reasons for them not re-settling in those lands. Proper housing schemes have not been given to date to people who had...

Migratory Birds Visit Jaffna after a long time

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After several years of absence migratory birds including Flamingos in their numbers from Australia have come to Kallundai and island sector areas, in Jaffna. The number of birds which visit the...

Futureless situation found for Tamils in Gota’s rule, says Rev.Fr.Sakthivel, regarding Independence day

Father Shakthivel

The Coordinator of the National Movement for the release of Tamil Political Prisoners, Rev. Fr. Sakthivel commenting on the 72nd Independence Day, said yesterday that a situation without a future is...

Black flags flown in front of University of Jaffna in protest of Independence Day Celebrations

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In a context where the 72nd Independence Day Celebrations being held yesterday, black flags were found flown in front of the University of Jaffna premises. Also , there were banners hung in which...

Independence day of Sri Lanka a black day for Tamils – Massive struggles in North and East  

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Massive struggles were undertaken in North and East  saying that the Independence day of Sri Lanka is a black day for Tamils. A call had been put for every to participate in the struggle to be held...

We are living without a long vision and this leads to our destruction warns ex CM, Wigneswaran 

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The former CM, Justice Wigneswaran has warned that the Tamil Nation is living without a long vision and this is paving the way to the destruction of our race. The former CM warned so while...

People are not interested in re-settling, why ask for further release, query the CO , SF, Jaffna

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The Commander, Security Forces (Jaffna) accused yesterday that people are not interested in re-settling in already released lands but, they are asking for release of further land. The Army is ever...

One  arrested in kilinochchi with the documents of Tigers

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A suspect was arrested yesterday in Kilinochchi with 29 Documents of Liberation Tigers, 5 counterfeit Rubber stamps, a memory card and a pen-drive. Following an information received by Intelligence...

Sinhalese Person appointed as  Chairman of Palmyrah Development Board, Jaffna

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It is learnt that that a Sinhalese person from Veyangoda had been appointed as the Chairman of the Jaffna Palmyrah Development Board. One Kirishantha Pathirajah is the majority race person appointed...

Over 100 families affected by ban on fishing at Chulipuram East by Navy

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Chankanai Divisional Secretary, S. Premini expressed concern yesterday that the livelihoods of more than 100 families are affected by the restrictions placed on fishing at Chulipuram East   by the...