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Vidya’s Case : Important testimonies before Trial at bar

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The Vidya’s case will be taken up before the 3-judge Trial at Bar. However, as the Lawyers’ Union has announced a boycott today condemning the assassination attempt on one of the Trial at...

Liquid falling on Vembadi cannot be acid rain, University Geologist

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Possibilities of the liquid which fell on the Vembadi Girls’ High School, being an acid rain are very less, said the Senior lecturer of the Geology Faculty of the University of Jaffna,...

Justice Ilancheliyan pour his heart out on his body guard for 17 years

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Personal sorrow of losing his body guard of 17 years, surmounting all protocols, Justice Ilancheliyan wept like a baby over the death of his body guard, SI, Hemachchandra who was killed in the...

Protests in the North over assassination attempt on Justice Ilancheliyan

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Protests are being undertaken all over the North today condemning the attempted assassination on the High Court Judge Manickavasagar Ilancheliyan. The Private Bus Owners Association said yesterday...

Immediate inquiries needed about the yellow substance spraying,  insists Principal

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16 students and a teacher were affected by the yellow coloured substance sprayed from the sky on two days. The Principal of the Vembadi Girls High School, Mrs. V.Shanmugaratnam  has requested the...

Chauvinism may creep between Tamil and Muslim people, say Deputy Minister Ameer Ali

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If the Tamil and Muslim people of Baticaloa district  act separately among them one day or another Buddhist Chauvinism will enter majestically into the District, the Tamil Muslim relationship will...

Attempt to force half-baked solution on us through new Constitution, CM, Wigneswaran

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While pointing out the that this government is trying to force a half baked solution on us and show the world that they have solved the problems of the Tamils, Chief Minister of the Northern...

Judge Ilancheliyan escapes assassination attempt: Body guard dead- Horror behind Nallur Temple

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Daring shots were fired yesterday behind Nallur Temple, on the High Court judge M.Ilamcheliyan yesterday evening in Nallur area. Although the judge had escaped the assassination attempt, one of  his...

144 Million to be allocated to Ananthy Sasitharan ??

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The Leader of the House C.V.K.Sivagnam suggested yesterday that the 144 Million which was acquired from the Governor’s funds be allocated to Ananthy Sasitharan. A review of the activities of...

Its is distressing that IC and the Tamil Diaspora welcoming Office for Missing Persons: say relatives

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The relatives of the missing persons said yesterday that they are sad to hear that the International community and Tamil Diaspora Organizations are welcoming the establishment of the Office for...

16 students and a teacher at Vembadi Girl’s High School affected by yellow spray from the sky

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A yellow spray from the sky has affected 16 students and a teacher of the Vembadi Girl’s High School Jaffna, yesterday, following which they were admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital and they...

Attack on Coastal Protection Force which tried to stop sand smuggling in Vadamaradchchi East

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An attack was made on the coastal Protection Force which tried to intercept and search sand smugglers near Vallipura Aalvar Kovil in Vadamaradchchi. Following the attack, the personnel of the...

Shortage of counseling related specialists: NPC Minister, Sathiyalingam

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The Minister of Health, NPC, P.Sathiyalingam has said that there exists a shortage in Specialist Doctors for counselling related treatments. A discussion on drafting a policy on identifying children...

Is the burning of Koolamurippu forest a deliberate act? Raviharan demands immediate inquiry

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Immediate inquiry should held on the burning down of a part of Koolamurippu Forest which has been planned to be colonised. It is not seemed to a natural occurrence. It is strongly suspected that this...

Army keeping people’s wells is a crime: CM, in the Disaster Management meeting

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“I feel that it should be recommended to grant compensation to farmers affected by the drought and the fishermen who were affected by the drying up of lagoons. While we experience a shortage in...

Lands under the care of the Temples should be given to Landless: SLFP Coordinator

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The District Secretary and the Divisional Secretaries should come forward to get the lands that were written by our ancestors in the name of the Temples and give them to House-less people. Then the...

Un-employed graduates suspend their struggle, vowing to resume if their demands are not met

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The struggle undertaken by the unemployed graduates demanding Government jobs has been suspended after the Government has brought a Cabinet paper to provide jobs to un-employed graduates. The...

Security needed for minorities: Says the Eastern CM

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The Eastern CM, Habis Ahamed Naseer said that the clause 2 of section 29 of the Solbury Constitution should be enacted in the new constitution. The security of the minorities could be assured only...

Basic facilities will be provided will be provided: Minister Swamynathan at Myliddy

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Basic facilities for the resettled fishermen to engage in fishing immediately at the Myliddy Fisheries Harbour area will be provided and funds will be released for the renovation of 5 Hindu Temples...

Foreign Minister of Singapore Dr. Vivien Balakrishnan meets CM, C.V. Wigneswaran

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Dr. Vivien Balakrishnan, the Foreign Minister of Singapore who is on a visit to Sri Lanka, met the Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister, Justice C.V.Wigneswaran yesterday noon. In this meeting...

Sumanthiran’s murder attempt suspect assaulted in front of Mother by Prison guard

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A suspect in prison relevant to alleged murder attempt on TNA MP,  M.A. Sumanthiran was assaulted by a prison guard in Jaffna,  right in front of his mother. Murugaiah Thavaventhan (33) of...

Muravodai Sakthy Vidyalaya play grounds encroached by Muslim Individuals

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The play ground of the Muravodai Sakthy MV, coming under Kalkuda Educational Zone, Batticaloa  has been encroached by private Muslim individuals. The  students of the school, their parents and...

We are cheated this time also, say the people of Kepapulavu with anguish

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We are being cheated as in the past. People’s lands are not included in the lands to released today at Kepapulavu. Lands of anyone engaged in the continuous struggle demanding the release of the...

SI Srikajan, connected to Vidya’s Case goes  into hiding , CID tells the Kayts courts

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The CID yesterday informed the Trial at Bar court that SI, Srikajan who is wanted in the case has gone into hiding. They also requested that, an order issued to the Immigration and Emigration unit of...

Vidya Trial at Bar resumes today

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The case of the Vidya gang rape cum murder will be taken up for trial today at the 3 judge -Trial at Bar to held at the Jaffna High Court. Earlier 6 days of trial from 28th of last was held at the...

If power devolution is implemented, Health sector will improve: Eastern Minister of Health

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If the Central government implement the devolve the power granted to the Provincial Councils, the Health Sector of the Eastern Province will be developed said the  Eastern Province Minister of ...

Drought scorching the Islands, people may be compelled to displace from there

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As there is a drastic shortage of drinking water in the Islands, the people found themselves in pathetic situation of displacing to other areas, pointed out the Divisional Secretaries and requested...

Gota says no permission granted to scrape KKS machineries, but Billions  lost by the North

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Former Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Gotabhaya Rajapakse has filed an Affidavit to the special Presidential Commission appointed to inquire the cutting and selling as scrape of the Plant and...

Deforestation –Muslim colonization- Grabbing of lands of Tamil, People rise up against Rishad

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A Protest Demonstration Rally was undertaken in protest of the Deforestation for planned colonization. People trekked more than 7 Km to demonstrate their protest. Action had taken to destroy forest...

Struggle of Kepapulavu people continues for the 138th day, no solution in sight

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The continuous struggle undertaken by the Kepapulavu people demanding the release of the ancient habitats continued for the 138th day yesterday. The government which is taking action to settle...

The discriminating in the financial allocation to the East, accuses the CM, Eastern Provincial Council

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The Chief Minister of Eastern Provincial Council, Naseer Ahmed has accused that the Government is acting partially towards Eastern Provincial Council and this is affecting the development of the...

Major ecological crisis in North due to the illegal sand mining

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The illegal sand mining has become major crisis in the North. A shortage in sand is prevailing in the North as several construction projects are in progress. Because of this people who purchased sand...

False political culture of begging at the feet of Majority not needed, says the Eastern CM

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The fake political culture of the minority people begging at the feet of the majority should be changed, said the Chief Minister of Eastern Province, Seinulabdeen NaseerAhamed. The handing over to...

Suggestions of Alternate Leadership will be advantageous to chauvinists, says Sitharthan

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Talking about alternate leadership or alternate alliance in the current context will be advantageous Sinhala Chauvinists, said the Leader  of PLOT,  a constituent party of TNA , Tharmalingam...

Sudden turn in Vidya’s Case, SDIG Lalith Jayasinghe arrested, a politician and an SI to be arrested

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SDIG, Lalith Jayasinghe who served as the Northern Province DIG at the time of the Vidya’s murder was arrested yesterday by the CID in Colombo. At the time of the arrest he was serving as the...

CM, Wignewaran to axe Deneeswaran also afterTELO’s letter to remove Deneswaran

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The NPC CM, C.V. Wigneswaran has taken action to relieve Deneeswaran  from the ministerial post, as per request from TELO. This action followed closely the dismissals of former Ministers T....

The Northern Provincial Council take action to safeguard Ponies in Delft

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has appointed a committee to find out ways and means of saving the ponies in Neduntheevu. The CM’s Special Committee has been formed after news of the ponies dying...

During Prabaharan’s Era, Buddhist monks lived safely: Sumanaratna Thero

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If Prabaharan is alive today the Buddhist monks would have lived safely, said Ampitiye Sumanarathne Thero, the Chief Priest  of Managala Ramaya, Baticaloa. No projects that trampled Sinhala race was...

Tamil youth should come forward to join police so that Police powers will come into our hands: CM

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If police power to come into our hands, Tamil youth should be in places where power could be gained, said the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. Only if, the number of Tamil Police officers is increased, the...

Appeal filed for review of ban on Commemorating Mulliwaikkal in Vavuniya High Courts

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An appeal has been filed in the Vavuniya High Courts for the review of the ban on Muliwaikkal Commemoration ordered by the Mullaitheevu Courts. The Vavuniya High Court Judge, Hon. Sasi Mahendran has...

Palmyrah Development Board plans to store 30,000 litres of Palmyrah cream

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Palmyrah development Board, Jaffna has announced of their plan to store 30,000 litres of Palmyrah Cream(Panakkali) during this palmyrah fruit season. The varieties of Palmyrah cream based products...

Concrete house to Sinhala people and pre-fabricated houses to Tamil people in Vavuniya

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It has been accused that 800 concrete houses have been built for Sinhala people while the Ministry is taking action to constructed 1,800 pre-fabricated houses to Tamil people living there. 800...

Kokkilai Fishermen should be given at least 5 Paadus: suggest the court

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Out of the 11 Paadus available at Kokkilai in Mulaitheevu may be given to the local fishermen, the Director of Fisheries Department and the Secretary to the Ministry of Fisheries should take action...

Three opinions on an alternate Leadership for Tamils: says Suresh Premachandran

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Southern parties are trying to gain a foothold in the North and East and looking forward the growth of their respective parties. Tamil Leadership should shed their differences and act unitedly. An...

Fishing of Mullai Fishermen affected by the Southern Fishermen

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The Mulaitheevu fishermen have brought to the notice of the Co-Chairs Coordinating Committee that their fishing have been drastically affected by the illegal fishing methods of the Southern...

MP, Charles condemns the Mulaitheevu District Secretary

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The District Secretary who has shown much interest in resettling Muslim people, kept silent when the Tamil people were affected in the Mahaweli Scheme, accused the TNA MP Charles Nimalanathan. The...

Abduction of 5 Tamil students and 11 Tamils , SL Navy Commander Dasanayake arrested by CID

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The former Director of the Special intelligence Unit of the Navy and former Navy Spokesman, D.K.P.Dasanayake was arrested yesterday evening  at Welisara by CID. The CID said that they are to produce...

Pressuring the Government to deliver a solution to the problem of Missing persons, says Sampanthan to relatives in Kilinochchi

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I am talking tightly with the Leadership of  Colombo Government with regard to the matter of Missing persons. We are pursuing this matter as much as possible. Let us pray to God to solve all the...

 Jaffna District Cooperative  Board clinches the Gold for the best Cooperative in the Island

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The Jaffna Cooperative Board has been adjudged the best Cooperative Board in the Country and a gold medal has been awarded for it. This Golden award was given in the 95th International Cooperative...

All should cooperate for the Development of the Eastern Province, requests the Governor

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The objectives of the State Leader include matters like reconciliation and building up the country. With a view to this the Eastern Province should be led towards Development. I request all to...