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Saturday 15 August 2020
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Attention drawing demonstration by people of Kokkilai against the robbing of lands

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The people of Kokkilai held an attention drawing demonstration in front of the District Secretariat, Mulitheevu, against the robbing of their ancient lands and handed over a memorandum, calling for...

Homage paid to children killed in air attack at Chensolai, breaching Police ban

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The 14th annual commemoration of 61 including 54 school children killed in Air attack of Sri Lankan Air Force 2006 was held at the Chensolai complex in Vallipunam, Mulaitheevu District, which is the...

 Rally to form a mechanism where the people will guide the politicians, Tamil Makkal Peravai calls the people

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Tamil Makkal Peravai has called the Tamil people to rally together to form a mechanism where the people will guide the politicians. It is not a righteous deed to use media to  take revenge on...

We shall fight till our rights are won, declares Wigneswaran, while starting his voyage to the Parliament after paying homage at Muliwaikkal

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Justice Wigneswaran, the former Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council, started his travel to the Parliament from Muliwaikkal after paying homage at the memorial for the people killed at...

TNA is the sole representatives of the Tamil people, insists Sampanthan with Mahinda faction

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The Leader of the TNA, Sampanthan has said that the TNA is the sole representative of Tamil People. There is no question about it. The Tamil people have proved it again. In a context where, senior...

Three Professors shortlisted for the post VC, Jaffna University

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The names of three professors from six applicants have been short listed on the basis of the assessments of the Assessment Committee and the Council, for recommendation to the President. Former Dean...

 Quarantined prisoner dies in the Teaching Hospital

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An Eelam refugee who came from India illegally by sea and quarantine in the Jaffna prison was admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital and died after a few hours after being admitted to the Hospital. A...

 No idea of splitting the TNA, says TELO Leader, Selvam Adaikalanathan

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There is no truth in news that TELO is to separate from TNA and operate independently, said the Leader of TELO, Selvam Adaikalanathan. Commenting on this, he further said that, it is true that,  the...

Whole administration of the country going into the hands of the Army unacceptable, says Sumanthiran

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Moving the District Secretariats and Divisional Secretariats under the Ministry of Defence is handing them over the Army, said the media spokesman of TNA, M.A. Sumanthira. Elaborating further he said...

The Livelihood assistance to Northern people affected by war should be improved, Jaffna Actg Mayor requests German Team

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The German delegation for Industrial and commerce Development, AHK Lanka met the Actg Mayor of Jaffna on the last 28th and had discussions with him. The delegation led by Andreas said that they had...

National list seat to Mawai, decides the Jaffna Branch of the ITAK

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The Jaffna Branch of the ITAK has decided that the National List seat won by the ITAK in the Parliamentary election should be given to the Mawai Senathyrasa, the Leader of ITAK. The Secretary of ITAK...

They came….They gave… They have won and gone, accuse Justice Wigneswaran

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In the struggle between privileges and right, we have given space for privileges. People from somewhere had come, given our people privileges overnight and have been elected by people now, the Leader...

Ankajan, Ananthy, Sivajilingam comfort Sasikala, decides to file injunction on Sumanthiran Swearing in

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Members of political parties of the North, Ankajan, Ananthy and Sivajilingam have made an unexpected visit to the ITAK’s Jaffna Candidate Sasikala Raviraj. Sasikala faction has accused that she was...

Leader of the ITAK will be decided by its General Body, says Mawai

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The Leadership of the ITAK will be decided by the General Body of the ITAK, not according to opinions expressed in public space, the Leader of the ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa said yesterday. He has said...

We are prepared to travel with Wigneswaran and Gajendrakumar: says Sumanthiran

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Sumanthiran says,  we are prepared to travel with Wigneswaran and Gajendrakumar. The TNA media spokesman M.A.Sumanthiran said yesterday that they like to travel together with Wigneswaran and...

Injustice caused to me, I will complain with  Election Commission says Sasikala Raviraj

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Mrs. Sasikala Raviraj who contested under TNA has said that some disorder had occurred in the counting of optional votes at the vote counting station at Jaffna and that she is complain about it with...

Security for Sasikala Raviraj increased after threats from within the party

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The security of the wife of former MP, Late Raviraj was increased yesterday. It is learned that Sasikala had won a seat in the Jaffna and the threat has originated from within her party, TNA....

Unrest at vote counting centre at Jaffna on arrival of Sumanthiran- STF massed

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When Sumanthiran went to the vote counting centre at Jaffna central College, people gathered there showed strong opposition to him. Because of this tension prevailed in the area and STF was massed at...

Application for ban on catching Beach de mer, rejected by Point Pedro Court

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A writ application filed in the Point Pedro Court for ban on catching Beach de mer illegally in the vadamaradchchi seas in contravention to a court order was rejected day before yesterday. This...

Fraudulent voting in Chavakacheri- Vote of the husband of TC chairperson already casted

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An incident of fraudulent voting has been found out at a voting centre in Chavakacheri electorate, the Police said. Much tension prevailed at the voting centre for some time. The husband of...

 Commander , Security forces – Jaffna promoted and transferred

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The Commander of the Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya  has been transferred from the 8th of this month.  Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya  who has been transferred...

News Bits…

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*  Parliament Elections that will determine the Political Destiny to be held today. Security boosted up country wide. * No problem in the security for the elections. Final results expected by...

More incidents of violation of Election laws recorded in the Northern Province

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The Voluntary Election Monitoring Organization  has announced that more incidents of violation of Election laws had been recorded in Northern Province. The Member of Integrated Committee of the...

All arrangements for voting complete in Jaffna District, says the Government Agent, Jaffna

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The Government Agent of Jaffna K.Mahesan said yesterday that all arrangements for the general elections have been completed in the Jaffna District. He announced this in the media meeting held...

Elect persons who love the country, requests Bishop of Jaffna

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His Eminence the Bishop of Jaffna, Dr. Justin Bernard Gnanapragasam  has requested the people in a press report he had put out, to elect persons who love the country, are honest and those who wish...

Our Dear Tamil People! We are ready to provide a Leadership that will win over our Rights;Give us the Mandate: Wigneswaran calls out

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A leadership, which will not subjugate itself, to privileges, corruption and one that is dedicated to, its policies is the need of the day, if we are to win over the rights of a nation, which had...

 News bits from the south…

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* No need to devolve power to Tamil people: .Sinhala Theepa Jathika peramuna. *If Justice Wigneswaran takes over Tamil Leadership, it will be a danger to Chauvinism , handle   carefully  Warn...

 Heard in Northern Election arena…

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* I am not ready to deceit Tamil people to show gratitude to TNA: Justice Wigneswaran. *  If my party gets more seats , solution overnight: Doughlas Devanantha. * My friend Saravanapavan negotiated...

Elect a party dedicated to win over our Rights, says Council of University Students Unions

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The Council of Students Unions has put out a request regarding the forthcoming Elections. In context where 10 years have passed after the armed struggle of Tamil people have been silenced we are...

Sri Lankan Military Intimidates Former Northern Province Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran Ahead of Polls

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In a dramatic development, Sri Lankan Military intimidated former Norther Province Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran ahead of Sri Lankan Parliamentary Elections on August 5th. Earlier Criminal...

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

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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...

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...

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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...