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Don’t get distracted by Election politics, calls Tamil Makkal Peravai

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The voyage of our people towards their long-term aspirations is continuing through losses and sacrifices. There are massive contributions towards this of selfless people with unknown faces. In this...

Where is the 210 Million sent through ITAK, its Women’s Front queries

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The Secretary of the Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi women’s Front, Wimaleswary Sri Kantharuban queried yesterday as to what happened to the Rs. 210Million sent by Diaspora Organization through ITAK,...

Country moving towards Military Rule, Its important that we strengthen ourselves, says Sumanthiran.

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A military rule which we have not seen in our times is looming.  Starting stages of that is to be seen clearly, The spokesperson of Tamil National Alliance, M.A.Sumanthiran had said. The event for...

While Elections drawing closer, violence skyrocket in Jaffna. Social enthusiasts express concern.

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Anarchy of Sword groups on the increase Ganja smuggling from India targeting Jaffna. Theft and robberies at peak. In a context where the General Elections of August 5th drawing near, violence are...

Why the Government is not releasing TPPs while protecting Karuna and KP, furies Suresh

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Few days ago Karuna boasted about killing 3,000 Army men in one night. Instantly battle flags were raised by opposition parties and Sinhala Buddhist racist groups against the boasting of Karuna. But...

Our struggle will continue till a solution is delivered , say people of Vav/Kanchuramoddai

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The People of kanchuramodai, which comes under the Vavuniya North Divisional Secretariat, are engaged in a struggle for the third day demanding to control the activities of the Forest Department...

Rajapakses may have taken people’s money, says Justice Wigneswaran

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Rajapakses may have the habit of taking the money belonging to the country and people. But I don’t have such habits, said Justice Wigneswaran yesterday. He expressed this opinion in a discussion...

News Bits…

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* Security force on duty at Nainatheevu temple with shoes – Prime Minister Mahindha orders for inquiry. * Sri Lanka had moved away from the promise of revoking PTA, accuses EU. * Our Target is to...

Turkish warplanes bombing Kurdish region must stop:

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Turkish warplanes bombing Kurdish region must stop The Kurdish people supported the European Union, USA, and their allies in their fight against ISIS and managed to expel them from their territory....

Tamil Leadership in the 2020 Elections: Seize the Moment – Sri Lanka is in a Crisis of International Legitimacy and Economic Sustainability

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By Lorenzo Fiorito and Sowjeya Joseph An abundance of caution has led us backwards. This is the time for prudent, bold leadership – to bring the Tamil people’s aspirations forward. “There...

Alternate Leadership is the need of the Tamils. What TNA done is enough, says Sivasakthy Ananthan

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The Vanni District candidate of Tamil Makkal koodany, Sivasakthy Ananthan said yesterday that the time had come for Tamil people to bring up a Leadership that is with a spine, brave, honest and...

One youth killed in Army shooting on suspected sand smuggling Tractor at Muhamalai

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A youth aged 24 years was killed pathetically in Army shooting. This incident had happened at Muhamalai at around 6.15 p.m. yesterday at Mauhamalai. Palai Police said that the youth was killed in a...

Struggle by public at Manatkadu against granting permits to excavate sand

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Public gathered yesterday to protest against granting permits to excavate sand in Manatkadu. A few days ago people had protested against granting permits to private persons breaching the norm that...

571,000 qualified to vote in Jaffna Electorate

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The Jaffna District Assistant Election Commissioner, Amalraj has announced that 571,000 persons are qualified to vote in the forthcoming General Elections, in Jaffna Electorate including Jaffna and...

 Election Manifestations -North ….

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* If the former Poralis join the TNA, it will be a betrayal committed against their Leader and the Maveerars:  Sivasakthi Anandan. * There is no history that says that the Non-violent struggles had...

Legacies  of Tamils demolished by rulers with Mahavamsa mentality,  condemns  FPO, T’malee

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The Federation of Public Organizations of Trincomalee has said that The EP Archaeological Task Force is unnecessary. In a Report it has pointed out that the appointment of the President’s Task...

Guava harvest in Mulaitheevu

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The harvesting event of Guava ( popularly known as Koiya in Tamil) successfully cultivated in an extant of 2 acres at Palampasi village coming under Thanduwan Agricultural Instructor’s  area in...

Friction between people of Mulai/Thamduvaan and Survey Department

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People of Thanduvaan have expressed their opposition to the disseising and demarcating of the lands owned by people by the District Survey Department in Mulaitheevu District. When an activity of...

Corona danger through transgressing Indian Fishermen, Actg. Mayor of Jaffna writes to Governor

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The Acting Mayor of Jaffna had written to the NP Governor that, the chance Corona Spreading here through the transgressing Indian Fishermen is there. He had further said in his letter that the Indian...

Court orders to argue the full case in the Damage to Thiruketheeswaram Arch Case

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The court had ordered to argue the full case on the demolition of Thiruketheeswaram Arch. Two criminal cased were taken up at the Mannar Magistrate Court and a case relevant to the warrant in the...

Ancient tribes of Ceylon were Tamil Hindus, Justice Wigneswaran insists to a southern media

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In reply to a question of Colombo journalist Justice Wignewswaran had said that * Mahavamsam is not a Historical Book. * What perpetrated against Tamils  is Genocide ! * No Sinhalese Leader can give...

Danger of Corona Virus spreading in North, warns  Government Medical Officers’ Association

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The Health services has warned that a second wave of Corona Virus may affect Sri Lanka soon. They have said that situation might be created by Indian traders illegally entering the North. If that...

The public calls for the removal of Sand bund constructed across the centre of Kili/Sivanagar

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The sand bund constructed at the centre of the village of Sivanagr in Kilinochchi  is remaining there without being removed. This sand bund is in place at the centre of the village where the GTM...

Demonstration against catching Beach de mer in Vadamaradchchi

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A demonstration against the catching of beach der in the Northern seas is to be held in Vadamaradchchi today. It is notable that permission is restricted for local fishermen, Southern fishermen with...

Today’s Cartoon

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72 tested for Corona in Jaffna yesterday also. No one was positive

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The Director of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Dr. T.Sathiyamoorthy said yesterday that Corona tests were conducted for 72 persons at the Teaching Hospital Laboratories and no one was found positive....

Army Search operation in Thunnalai/Kudawathai

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A big search operation was undertaken by the Army yesterday in Thunnalai/ Kadawathai area yesterday. It is reported that the search operation was undertaken in connection with the explosion ...

Telecommunication equipment hidden in Pesalai recovered by STF

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Police in conjunction with the STF had recovered day before yesterday evening, telecommunication equipment which laid hidden in the southern coastal area coming under Mannar Police division. On a tip...

Release the Tamil Political Prisoners first to evolve and achieve a peaceful permanent solution to the national question, Says TMTK to Rajapakses

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The Tamil Makkal Thesiya Koottani had sent a letter to President Gotabhaya Rajapase and Prime Minister Mahindha Rajapakse  asking them to release the Tamil Political Prisoners first to reach a...

Kili/Akkarayan area Hospital converted into Corona treatment Centre- Organizations protest

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Northern Health Officials had taken yesterday a decision of converting Akkarayan Hospital into a Corona treatment Centre within one month. The Akkarayan Hospital which is in use of large number of...

News Bits…

News-bits

* Longest vote paper for Jaffna electorate. * Attack on peaceful demonstration condemned by International Amnesty. * You will be quarantined if engaged in protests: warns Cabinet Spokesman, Bandula...

Aanai Vilunthan paddy fields will be released immediately, assures the Director General of Forest Department

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The Director General, Forest Department Mahindha Seneviratne has assured that action will be taken to release the paddy lands of Aanaivilunthan People will be released immediately. The...

Stone pelting attack on Jaffna Naga Vihare

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A stone pelting attack was made by unidentified persons on the Jaffna Nagavihare  located at Ariyakulam junction. Some unidentified persons had undertaken a stone pelting attack on the Jaffna...

22,000 UXOs laying buried at Muhamalai and Elephant Pass areas, says the Manager, SHARP 

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Operations Manager of the SHARP Organization, Retd. Capt. Prabath Narampanava said yesterday that 22,260 dangerous UXOs had been removed from 1,101,950 Square meter area in Ambakamam, THachchadampan...

We will not support any Political  faction in the Elections, bows Relatives of Missing

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The chairperson of the Association for Missing persons, Amparai, Thampirasa Selvarani had said that they would not support any Political faction in the forthcoming Parliamentary Elections. Several...

Atrocity of sand smuggling- People prevented from going to their own lands- STF brings situation under control

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Under the guise of the owners of lands in Tharmapuram in Kilinochchi living in other districts, sand smuggling from their paddy lands being undertaken liberally. These owners who are living in other...

Indian National went from Jaffna found with Corona symptoms in India- 3 houses in Inuvil quarantined

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A Indian national who stayed in Inuvil for days and engaged in textile business has been found in India as having Corona symptoms and as a result of it three houses in Inuvil have been...

Relatives of Missing persons hold attention drawing demonstration in Vavuniya

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The relatives of the missing persons held an attention drawing demonstration yesterday in Vavuniya. The relatives who are undertaking a continuous struggle  for more than 1200 days, calling for...

When there are traces of irrigation being undertaken, how could Aanaivilunthan lands be belong to Forest Department, queries Sritharan

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Former MP, for TNA, S.Sritharan said yesterday that appropriate action will be taken with regard to the paddy fields of people of Aanaivilunthan in Kilinochchi. He held a meeting with the people of...

Alliance led by Wigneswaran decides to meet UN Rresident Representatives

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The Tamil Makkal Thesiya Koottani led by Justice C.V.Wigneswaran has decided to meet soon the High Commissioners and  Consulars of important countries including the UN Resident Representative. A...

We would be urging the International powers to conduct an internationally monitored referendum – Justice C.V.Wigneswaran, Former Chief Minister of NP

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We would like to have a full fledged federal constitution   for the  merged  North and East which will ensure the integrity of the Island but give the Tamils and Muslims the elbow space to look...

One found Corona positive, at Periyakadu quarantine Centre, reports Director, JTH

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The Director of JTH, Dr. T.Sathiyamoorthy said yesterday that tests for Corona were undertaken at the JTH and the University of Jaffna for 64 persons and one of them from the Periyakadu Quarantine...

Family women in sudden death at Jaffna Teaching Hospital – Suspected reason : Rat fever?

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A married woman died of a mysterious virus fever at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital. Her blood samples had been sent to Colombo for analysis, suspecting that she had died of Rat Fever. Mrs. Lingeswary...

No need to fear about presence of Grasshoppers, says the NP Department of Agriculture

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The NP Department of Agriculture had said that the farmers need not be afraid of desert grasshoppers. They said so in response to an inquiry after news spread about the sightings of grasshoppers in...

Father in search of missing son dies after fall from a tree

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A father who was engaged in struggle for his who was abducted at Vavuniya and made to disappear had died yesterday morning. Sinnasamy Nallathaby (aged 70) , who is a resident of Koomankulam,...

News Bits…

News-bits

*  Price of sugar rises to 150/=. * Price of cement may go up by 150/=. * The General Election may be endangered by the heavy militarization….AAL, Lal Wijenayake . *Rs.1,043 Billion approved for...

Officials attempting to show that learning activities are occurring through on-line, accuses Ananthy

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The Educational Officials who are not capable of developing the educational status of Northern Province are attempting to show that learning activities are occurring on-line, accused former...

A skeleton and explosives recovered at Muhamalai in the 2nd stage of excavation

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In the context of a skeleton and UXOs recovered from the site of recovery of human remains and rifles etc at Muhamalai, further excavations are postponed to 9th. on the 21st of last month skeletons...

Shells recovered from Kurumbasiddy and Vavuniya

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23 shells were recovered from a private well in Kurumbasdiddy of the Thellipallai Polioce division. These shells were recovered in an excavation made as per the Court order. Some uxo were observed in...

News Bits….

News-bits

* Elections to be held in August. Exact date to be announced today. * Printing work of votes commenced. * Danger of spread of Rat fever and Dengu looming. Warnig issued to be vigilant. * Plaints...