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Relatives of Missing in attention drawing struggle calling justice from International countries

Vvauniya demo

The relatives of the missing persons held yesterday an attention drawing struggle in front of old Bus stand in Vavuniya, calling the international countries to hand over Sri Lanka to International...

Whichever party forms the government finding a solution to ethnic problem will be a mirage, says the Voice of the Voiceless Organization

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Murugaiah Govinthan , the Coordinator of the Voice of the voiceless Organization has said that, it is a matter for regret that the Tamil political leaders are not showing the same interest they show...

Just Elections doubtful:  Why Army has been massed only in North?, asks Wigneswaran while meeting the Swiss High Commissioner

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Former Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council and the Leader of Tamil Makkal Thesiya Koottanii , Justice C. V. Wigneswaran has indicated to the Swiss Ambassador that it is doubtful whether...

No more delay please: Intervening is your righteous duty: A request to India, UN, and Co- Chairs by Wigneswaran

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The Leader of  Tamizh Makkal Thesya Kootanii and the former Chief Minister of the Northern Provincial Council, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran, while requesting that India, International Community and the...

Tamizh Makkal Thesya Kootanii requests the International Community in its Election Manifesto, to hold a Referendum on Final Solution

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The Tamizh Makkal Thesya Kootanii led by Justice C.V.Wigneswaran has requested the International countries and the United Nations to hold an international referendum in North and East so that the...

Whom to vote in the General Election – Tamil Makkal Peravai puts out its stance

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Let us elect persons who will truthfully and with a sense of unity and Honesty pursue clean politics and insist on our stances without fear, by the name of the persons who have dedicated their lives...

Police inquire Justice Wigneswaran on his statement on the Tamils being the ancient settlers of Sri Lanka

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Police inquired yesterday for two hours, Justice Wigneswaran on his statement that the Tamils are the most ancient settlers of Sri Lanka. This inquiry was held at the residence of Justice Wigneswaran...

Gota decides to appoint retired Army Officer as Governor of North

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News has leaked out that President Gotabhaya has decided to appoint a former Army Officer as the new Governor of the Northern Province. It is learnt that he has decided to give this appointment after...

Tamils worldwide will be commemorating the 37th Annual Black July Remembrance Day- International Council of Eelam Tamils

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Tamils worldwide will be commemorating the 37th Annual Black July Remembrance Day remembering the thousands who were massacred for being Tamils by marauding Sinhalese mobs, while the Sri Lanka...

Former Porali and former lecturer of Faculty of Music Kannathasan acquitted of Life Sentence

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Kannathasan , a former lecturer of the Faculty of Music of the University of Jaffna  and a former Porali who was sentenced to life has been acquitted of all charges and released from the Life...

Decades without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils

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  Ms.Dulakshi Mohotti  The month of July, this the time where all it began. It is the most disastrous horrific month to remember for Sri Lanka as it is marked 37 years since the Anti-Tamil...

Random Corona Tests in Kilinochchi District

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PCR tests are to be done on 70 persons randomly selected in the Kilinochchi District for three days from tomorrow. These tests are to be carried out by the Provincial Health Department as per the...

News Bits…

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* We are not prepared to grant the country, which Prabaharan attempted win at gun point through the writing of a pen: adamantly says Prime Minister, Mahindha Rajapakse * We will grant the solution...

Vadamaradchchi in one week No-fishing struggle against illegal fishing

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Vadamaradchchi fishermen have commenced a week long struggle of not going to sea in protest of permits being granted in Colombo for illegal fishing including the fishing for beach de mer , and the...

Nothing could be done in North surpassing Army: Change in leadership only solution, says Relatives of Missing

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The Relatives of the missing engaged in continuous struggle at Vavuniya  said that, nothing could be done in the North surpassing the Army and  a change in the political Leadership is the only...

Less extents of lands released in North being used, the Governor express the concern of Army Commander

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Even though, people living abroad is not interested in coming back and settling in their lands released by the Army, they should take action to clean their lands and hand them over to someone, said...

Justice should be delivered to all people without any discrimination, says Governor, NP

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Ms.P.S.M. Charles, the Governor of the Northern Province has said that the justice should be delivered to people and the Government servants without any discrimination. She said this during the...

Dr.Guruparan resigns from his Lecturer Post

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Dr. Kumaravadivel Guruparan has sent his letter of resignation from his post of Law Lecturer to the Authorities of the University of Jaffna, through his Head of the Department and through Dean of the...

Case against President’s pardon to convicted murderer to be taken up today in Supreme Court

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The case filed against the President granting general amnesty to an Army officer Sunil Ratnayake condemned for murdering 8 innocent Tamil people in Mirusuvil area, is to be taken up for hearing in...

30 minutes wait to get a receipt written in Tamil at the Jaffna Main Post office

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A youth had adamantly waited for 30 minutes at the Jaffna Main Post office, insisting that a receipt for him be written in Tamil and not in English and finally got his receipt written in Tamil. This...

 News Bits…

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* Those who will not follow Health procedures will be compulsorily quarantine from today:DIG , Agith Rohana. * There is a danger of Corona spreading in 16 Districts including Jaffna: Warns the...

Kilinochchi Campus students banned from leaving Campus till the end of their Exams

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Final year students in the Hostels of the Agricultural and Technical Faculties have been instructed by the Central Ministry of Health, not to leave the Campus until their final exams are completed....

Understanding the Universe by Dance of Shiva

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Dr.C.S.Jamunanantha The artistic symbol and focus of Saiva Siddhantas are displaying the eternal dance of Siva. It represents the dynamic and how of life through the fivefold divine function of God....

Only Police will be engaged in election duties, no place for Army, says the Election Commissioner in Jaffna

Sri Lanka election commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya speaks to the press in Colombo on June 27, 2015. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena on June 26, 2015 ordered the immediate dismissal of parliament, clearing the way for a snap election 10 months ahead of schedule. Photo: AFP

The Election Commissioner Mahindha Desapriya had said in Jaffna that, the Army will not be engaged in election duties, only Police will be engaged in election duties. The Election Commissioner who...

People should cooperate to defeat the 2nd wave of Corona, requests the GA, Jaffna

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The Jaffna GA, K.Mahesan has requested that the people also should cooperate with the Health Departmental Officials in order to conquer the 2nd wave of Corona looming over the country. In a context...

Danger of the MCC agreement paving the way for land disseisin and colonisation in North and East

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Fears have been expressed that the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) agreement Sri Lanka is intending to sign with the US may in the future pave the way for large scale land disseisin and...

Bhikkhus talking unnecessarily and being hit by Wigneswaran’s retorts, Sinhalese intellectuals concerned

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Buddhist monks and Sinhalese  moderates are expressing unnecessary opinions regarding the history of Tamil people and getting caught to the retorts of Justice C.V.Wigneswaran. Because of this , the...

Wigneswaran got me released on bail, Mawai opens his heart

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I was arrested during a struggle in Batticaloa and was refused bail. I was granted bail only after C.V.Wigneswaran came to Trincomalee as justice, said the Leader of Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi,...

Four persons arrested including 2 who came illegally by boat from India

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Sri Lanka Navy had arrested 4 persons including 2 persons who entered by boat from India  illegally . They were arrested in the seas off Thondaimanaru North, police further said. The Navy had...

Theroes and Military will change the destiny of the East,  accuses Justice C.V.Wigneswaran

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The reason for the formation of the Eastern Archaeological Task Force had been revealed by the recent statements of Ellawela Methanantha Thero, who is a member of the said Task Force. The Theroes and...

Remembering Sanmugathasan in the Midst of the Crisis of Our Time

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Veeragathy Thanabalasingham July 3, 2020 was the birth centennary of Sanmugathasan who fought revisionist tendencies within Marxism throughout his political life Many of our left leaders who began...

People flood shop amidst looming lockout threat

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Following large number of people being identified with Corona, there is a chance of the country being locked out. People rushed the shops and were found purchasing things in large amount. People...

Person, who smuggled heroin  from India, gone underground in Jaffna. Search intensified due to Corona Threat

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In a context where, a boat owner who had smuggled Ganja from India has gone underground, in Jaffna, the search for him has been intensified by the STF. Because of the corona threat, the Navy and the...

Heard in the Election Arena…

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* Distress of the Tamil people is continuing for the last 72 years:  Gajendrakumar. * Foundation laid for Militarization: Mawai Senathyrasa. * The rulers are attempting to destroy the history of our...

Militarization getting intensive!

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Army Officers to be appointed to each GS Divisions to contain violence and drugs. In the context of increase in violence, drugs smuggling and robberies, in the Jaffna District, Army officers are to...

28 including 14 in Jaffna self quarantined. Danger of Corona spreading in Jaffna

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28 persons including 14 persons belonging to 4 families were quarantined in their homes in Jaffna, and 14 other in Mannar, said the Provincial Director of Health Services, Dr. A. Ketheeswaran. 4...

TNA members walk out of JMC meeting yesterday- EPDP & TNPF condemn TNA boycott

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When the meeting of the JMC was held yesterday the TNA members walked out from it saying the said meeting convened with 3 days does not have a legal validity. The meeting was fixed for yesterday due...

25th Commemoration of Navaly massacre held amidst much stringency

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The 25th commemoration of the Navaly St. Peter’s church was held amidst much stringency of the police yesterday at the memorial in the Church premises. Worship was undertaken in the church led by...

New Universities to be established in five Districts, including Mulaitheevu

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Activities are being undertaken to establish new Universities in Five Districts, including Mulaitheevu. The Vice President of the University Grants Commission, Prof. Janitha Liyanage had announced...

 10 Fishermen from other Districts arrested for illegal Fishing

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10 fishermen from other Districts have been arrested for fishing using illegal and banned  “Surukku valai” by the officials of the Fisheries and Aqua Resources Department, Jaffna. It was brought...

Application for ban on commemoration at Navaly St. Peter’s rejected

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Mallakam courts has rejected an application filed by Manipay police requesting a ban on M.K.Sivajilingam to go to St. Peter’s Church, Navaly for the 25th anniversary of Navaly St. Peter’s Church...

Application for Ban on commemoration of Navaly Church Killing filed by Manipay Police

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A summons has been served on M.K.Sivajilingam, to appear in the Mallakam Court, in connection with an application filed by Manipay police seeking ban on M.K.Sivajilingam and the public to participate...

Capturing of Southern Fishermen – Massing of Police and Army – Tension in Uduththurai, Vadamaradchchi

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  The Local fishermen in Uduththurai,Vadamaradchchi had rounded up Southern Fishermen who were engaged in transgressive and illegal fishing in the seas off Uduththurai and had brought them to...

Expelling TNA, the key to International Investigation , says the relatives of the Missing

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The relatives of the persons made to disappear, who were engaged in their 1236th Day of their struggle for finding their relatives made to disappear yesterday, said that the key to International...

Thenmaradchchi Fishermen affected by transgressing fishermen, Society complaints to Minister

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The Fishermen societies of Thenmaradchchi have complained to the Fisheries Minister that their livelihood is being affected by transgressing fishermen. Fishermen from Jaffna and other areas coming in...

Northern Candidates threatened by Intelligence men taking photos of family members, complaint made to Government Agent

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The candidates in Jaffna District have complained to the Jaffna Government Agent that intelligence men who go to their houses are threatening them by taking photographs of candidates and their family...

The chauvinist Government bent on destroying the identities of Tamils, says Sritharan

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The Sinhala  chauvinist Government bent on destroying the identities of Tamils, said former MP and TNA Candidate Sritharan. He expressed this opinion in a meeting with people at Punnaineeraviyadi in...

Tamils living in border villages of Vanni struggling to redeem their lands, says T.Raviharan

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Our Tamil people who are living in the border villages of Kookilai,  kokkuththoduwai and Karunaddukkerny, in Mulaitheevu District are fighting hard at the border to redeem their lands and retain...

Dragonflies invade Coastal areas of Trincomalee

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Dragonflies belonging to a small variety of grasshoppers have invaded Trincomalee. These flies are swarming over the coastal areas of Trincomalee, the area people said. Coastal areas from Trincomalee...

Provincial Council System with devolved powers will be preserved, assures Sajith Premadasa in Jaffna

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Former Minister Sajith Premadasa assured yesterday in Jaffna that the Provincial Council System with devolved powers within a unitary country will be preserved by him. This assurance was given in a...