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Presidential pardon is an affront to the victims and another example of Sri Lanka’s non-compliance with its international obligations – ICET

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The world is engrossed in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.  Our heartfelt thanks to the frontline workers who are working hard to prevent the spread of the disease.  While the world’s...

Convicted Criminal’s Pardon Highlights Sri Lanka’s Lack of Rule of Law and  Reinforces Need to Review its UN Membership: Wigneswaran 

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Former Chief Minister, Northern Province Justice C.V.Wigneswaran strongly condemned the Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s decision to grant a presidential pardon and release Staff Sergeant...

Village of first CORONA patient of North, Thavady under strict control of Security Forces- 300 families isolated

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Thavady, the village in Jaffna where the first Corona patient was identified has been brought under the strict security of Security forces and health Officials, and around 300 families had been...

11 TPPs moved to Jaffna Prison following 2 prisoners shot dead in unrest in Anyradhapura prison 

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11 Tamil Political Prisoners hitherto interred with condemned prisoners in Anuradhapura Prison have been moved under heavy security to Jaffna Prison yesterday night. Following a rumour of corona...

Check post at Elephant Pass fully activated following curfew being imposed

Elephant Pass

Essential services allowed to travel through Elephant Pass and those who do not possess passes were banned from travelling out from the North. Travelling out from Jaffna was curtailed yesterday after...

Increase of Army checking on a daily basis- Public inconvenienced

Check Point

The number of Army check points are on the increase on a daily basis. There are three check posts on the Mankulam – Mulaitheevu Main Road in Mulaitheevu District These three Check posts have been...

First place to Ambiha in the National List, says TNA Spokesman M.A.Sumanthiran

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The first place in the National list will be given to Ambiha Satkunanathan, TNA Spokesman M.A Sumanthiran had said. He said this in a media conference held in Jaffna. The decisions on candidates were...

No Corona patients identified in Mulaitheevu District – 42 in Quarantine Camp

Corona

A special discussion was held in the Mulaitheevu District Secretariat on the Corona infection. In this discussion held in the Mulitheevu District Secretariat, presided by the District Secretary,...

10 Political Parties and 5 Independent groups pay in deposit yesterday only

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Ten Political parties and 5 independent groups have paid their deposits in Jaffna District Secretariat yesterday. To date 12 Political Parties and 6 Independent groups have paid their deposit for...

Candidates list of Tamil Makkal Thesiya Koottani announced

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The details of candidates to contest under TPNA in Jaffna District have been announced. On behalf of Tamil Makkal Koodany, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran,Kandaiah Arunthavapalan, Sitparan Thavachchelvam,...

11 TPPs are grouped with condemned prisoners at Anuradhapura Prison and undergoing immense difficulties

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From day before yesterday, 11 TPPs in Anuradhapura Prison have been housed with condemned prisoners and as a result they are undergoing much problems , the relatives of the the above TPPs said in...

If EPDP gets only one seat, I will leave politics, bows Doughlas

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If my party gets only one seat in the coming election, I shall leave politics after 5 years, the Secretary General of EPDP, and the Minister of Fisheries, Doughlas Devananda said. He said this at a...

House of Visitors from Italy rounded up by Police-Tension in Point Pedro

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In a context where a family resident in Italy have come to the house of their relatives in Super Madam, Police Health Department Officials have undertaken inquiries on him.  Corona infliction has...

Action taken to isolate Northern Corona patients in the Islands

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It is understood that activities are undertaken to isolate Corona patients afflicted in the North, in the Islands. It is understood that the Northern Province Health Services Unit has taken a policy...

Corona symptoms-  Two including a soldier admitted to Jaffna Hospital

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Due Corona symptoms,  two persons including a soldier had been admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital. A soldier serving at the Mannar Army Camp was admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital as symptoms of...

Government  intrigues to kill all Tamil people , by setting up Corona Testing Centres in North and East, condemns Suresh

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Former MP,  Suresh Premachandran condemned yesterday that, the Government is taking conflicting action regarding Corona Virus and it should stop taking such actions with hidden political motives. A...

Third place to Uduvil girls’ School in Sri Lanka Inter school Table Tennis Championship

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In a Table Tennis championship conducted by the Sri Lanka School sports Association, Uduvil Girls’ School clinched the third place. Uduvil Girls were pitted against Colombo Royal College team in...

Corona Isolation centre at Vavuniya/Pampaimadu Army Camp. 265 foreigners brought there

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265 air passengers were brought on Thursday to the Corona Isolation centre set up at the Pampai Madu  women Army camp located on Vavuniya – Mannar main road, in 5 buses. Travellers from Italy,...

No shortages of Food or fuel in the North- Legal action against hoarders, warns NP Governor

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There are no shortages in the North for Food or Fuel items. Don’t get into unwanted tension said the NP, Governor, Charles. Further, if traders engage in hoarding severe legal action will be taken...

Let’s prevent being isolated due to Corona menace- Full Hartal in Baticaloa against bringing Foreigners in

Batti Hartal

In a context where the Corona menace is spreading all over the world, A full Hartal was observed in Baticaloa yesterday, against bringing foreign citizens into Baticaloa District. This Hartal was...

Suspect was in a fainted stage and we instructed he be admitted to Hospital, says HR Northern Coordinator

Jaffna Police

Northern Region HR Coordinator , T. Kanagarajah said yesterday that a suspect was found in a fainted stage, we instructed the police to admit him to the Hospital. This action was undertaken following...

National Level Inter school  Football Championship – Samaposa Championship clinched by Mahajana

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The Samaposa Championship Cup for National Level Inter-school Under 14 Girls’ Foot Ball tournament was won by Mahajana College, Thellipalai. In this final match conducted at the Colombo Race Course...

Wigneswaran challenges  historians to provide evidence of Sinhala language being used before 6th century AD

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Former Northern Provincial Council Chief Minster Justice CV Wigneswaran challenges  recognised (Sinhala) historians  to provide evidence of Sinhala language being used before 6th century AD. He...

International Investigation concluded- Mawai spins a new story in Mannar

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Mawai Senathyrasa who came to participate in a special meeting to discuss the problems of Hindu people in Mannar, said in answering the questions of media that, the International Investigation had...

Mawai walks out of meeting in Mannar , unable to answer people’s query on T’theeswaram arch

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A special meeting to discuss the problems of Hindu people in Mannar was held yesterday in a Private Hotel in Mannar. Mannar people participating in the meeting openly showed their opposition to Mawai...

Mixed mechanism is a mere eyewash. International  Investigation needed , says Relatives of Missing

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An Attention Drawing Rally and demonstration was undertaken by the relatives of missing persons at Baticaloa yesterday, demanding UNHRC ,an International Investigation against Sri Lanka.This struggle...

Ranil had cheated us, says Sumanthiran in Election Propaganda meeting in Jaffna

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Did Ranil cheat You? They are asking now. My wife is here. She used to tell me often that, right from the start Ranil did things, with an intention of cheating you, but you though that he will act...

ITAK Women fronts beat their war drums: say no to Sumanthiran’s candidates

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The Colombo Branch Women’s Front of ITAK has taken a stance against Sumanthiran selecting the women candidates. The Women Front members went to the ITAK Head Office in Jaffna at the end of the...

Familied Fisherman went missing in the Myliddy sea area found alive after 3 days

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The Fisherman who went missing while fishing in Myliddy sea area was found alive by the colleagues  after three days. Thuraisingam Vinogith  (aged 31) is the young married fisherman who venture for...

President’s statement “ there are no Missing persons”, a blatant lie, says Relatives of Missing

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The relatives of the people made to disappear who are on their 1111 days of Rotational Fasting protest said yesterday that the recent statement of President Gotabhaya Rajapakse that , “ There are...

Wigneswaran explains the selection of Fish as symbol of Tamil People National Alliance

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The Secretary General of Tamil People National Alliance, Justice Wigneswaran has elaborated on the selection of Fish as the symbol of Tamil People National Alliance. In a Press Report issued by him...

Former Porazhi charged under PTA,  with providing RADAR to LTTE, released by Jaffna Courts

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Jaffna High Courts yesterday ordered that  former Porazhi , charged under PTA, with providing RADAR equipment to the Liberation Tigers, to attack Sri Lanka Navy, be released. A former Porazhi,...

Thellipalai Mahajana in the Final of “ Samaposha Cup” under 14 Football Championship

Mahjana

Thellipalai Mahajana under 14 Girls have clinched a place in the Final of the National Level Samaposha Cup Foot ball Tournament conducted by  Sri Lanka Schools Foot ball Federation. Pitted against...

Sri Lanka should be taken to International Court and investigated, says Mawai to UN representatives

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The Leader of the ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa said yesterday that the countries which have membership in the UNHRC should take action to take Sri Lanka to International Courts, as per the complaints made...

Sumanthiran and the TNA make statements to mislead and betray the Tamil people: accuses TMK

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Mr. Sumanthiran portrays UN reports as completion of international investigation. Mr. Sumanthiran is misguiding Tamils. For Tamils to get justice, those accused in these reports should be brought...

Army distress people in the North and East under the guise of checking, says Selvam Adaikalanathan

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A situation where the people of the North and East have to live in fearful situation as during the war period, is now prevailing in the North and East, said Selvam Adaikalanathan, a former MP. He...

Sampanthan, Mawai , Sumanthiran… Get out of politics, demand the relatives of missing persons

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The relatives of the Persons made to disappear have demanded that the Leader of the TNA, Sampanthan together with Mawai and Sumanthiran should get out of politics. The continuous rotational fasting...

Attention drawing Rally in Mannar calling for release of TPPs on day after tomorrow

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In view of the Women’s Day, the families of the Tamil Political Prisoners , Human Rights Activists and women in the North will hold an attention drawing Rally in Mannar, day after tomorrow. While...

Fresh water Fishing and agriculture affected by marine plants spreading in Vannerikulam

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Farmers engaged in cultivation under Vannerikulam in Kilinochchi District have complained that due to the new type of marine plant spreading in Vannerikulam the water level had gone down and...

People are waiting to teach a lesson to the person, who said that those who fought were terrorists, says Wigneswaran on Vadamaradchchi soil

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One person had said that those who fought are terrorists. The members  of the Porazhi  families are gearing up to teach him a lesson. It seems that he had forgotten that the state terrorism made...

The face mask of Sumanthiran will be torn off, says Suresh Premachandran

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It is Sumanthiran’s face mask should be torn off, not ours, said the Leader of EPRLF, Suresh Premachandran. He said so in a media conference held at his residence in Kalviyankadu. We did not go out...

Northern Athletes shine in the National level National Youth Council Sports Festival

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The 31st National Youth Council Sports Festival is being held at the North Central Province Stadium as from the 27th of February. Northern Girls  Team has won the Gold in Basket Ball Championship....

Struggle of Kepapulavu hereditary Village people for release of their lands reaches its 3rd year mark

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In a context where three years have been completed yesterday by the continuous struggle of Kepapulavu hereditary village people for redeeming their lands,  an attention drawing demonstration was...

We will field female candidates on behalf of TNA and make them win, assures Sumanthiran

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TNA MP, M.A.Sumanthiran said that the TNA will field women candidates on behalf of TNA in the forthcoming Parliamentary Elections and make them win. I am directly criticizing the selection of...

A single person cannot decide the future of Tamil People, says Justice Wigneswaran

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The former NP CM, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran said yesterday that the Tamil People National Alliance will not act so as to let a single person decides the future of the Tamil People. He had said so when...