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Friday 30 October 2020
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Manivannan to participate in the Jaffna Municipal Council sitting today after two years

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MMC, V.Manivannan is to participate in the Jaffna Municipal Council today after a lapse of around two years. Jaffna District Court delivered the order in the case filed by Manivannan against the...

Sea water suddenly surged inland at Poonakary- 40 acres of paddy land has become saline

Sea water suddenly surged inland at Poonakar

Sea water suddenly surged inland at noon yesterday at Kowtharimunai at Poonakary. Around 40 acres of land have been rendered saline. Due to the sudden invasion of the sea inland more than 40 acres of...

Corona Round up…

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* Two drivers from Kurunagar and Point Pedro who had taken fish to Peliyagoda found positive to Corona. * Two persons from Mulaitheevu and Kopay quarantine centres found positive to Corona at Jaffna...

Only US has the authority to find out the Persons made to disappear, says the relatives

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Only the US has the authority to find out the persons made to disappear, the relatives of the persons made to disappear said in Vavuniya yesterday. They said so in a media conference held at the...

 ‘KATPAHA’ Project inaugurated in Kilinochchi

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The inaugural event of the KATPAHA Project,  with a target of planting one Million Palmyrah seeds in the Kilinochchi District  with a view to remedying speedy destruction of forest cover, was held...

 News Bits on 20th Amendment

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*  20th Amendment to the Constitution Passed in Parliament by 156 votes to 65. SLMC votes with the Government. * 14 Corona death in Sri Lanka yesterday. 309 found Positive to Corona yesterday. *...

33rd Commemoration of Jaffna Hospital Staff massacred by IPKF

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Homage was paid  yesterday to officers massacred by IPKF at the Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The IPKF broke into the Jaffna Teaching Hospital in 1987 and massacred 21 persons including Doctors, Nurses...

There is an agenda behind 20th amendment to crush the struggles of the Tamil people with an iron fist: Wigneswaran in Parliament

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“I see the hurry with which the 20th Amendment is sought to be passed in Parliament as an attempt to cloth the powers that be with authority to barricade, block and bar with an iron fist the...

British Tribunal lifts ban on LTTE

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A British tribunal  today ruled that the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in Britain was invalid. The verdict came in a case filed by the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam...

Manivannan loses his MMC post- Gazette to be published soon

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The Chief returning officer , Jaffna District, E.K.Amalraj has announced that AAL V.Manivannan had lost his MMC post in the Jaffna municipal Council and that a gazette to this effect will be...

Ensure your funds to Sri Lanka will not be used against Lankan Tamils, Wigneswaran writes to Modi

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Former CM, NPC and MP, C.V.Vigneswaran has written a letter to the Indian Prime Minister Modi, to confirm that the funds provided to Sri Lanka by the Indian Government will not be used against the...

Wigneswaran and Mawai meet in Jaffna

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The Leader of ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa and the Leader of Tamil Makkal Koottani, MP, C.V.Wigneswaran  met day before yesterday and engaged in a discussion. This meeting occurred at the Nallur...

Distribution of lands in North and East to Sinhalese of other Districts should be prevented, says  Wigneswaran

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The Leader of the Tamil Makkal Koottanii and MP, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that the distribution of lands in North and East to Sinhalese people of other district should be prevented. He further said...

Corona confirmed in Conductor of the bus in which the Corona infected girl from Pungudutheevu travelled

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The conductor of the bus in which the corona infected Pungudutheevu girl travelled was found positive to Corona in the 2nd stage of PCR examination. The  Pungudutheevu girl, who has been found...

Tamil Nationalist Parties agree to function Organizationally. A committee appointed to go into modalities

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All parties in the Tamil National Space have expressed willingness to function organizationally. A 5- man committee has been appointed to study regarding operating like that, said the ITAK Leader,...

Appointing and transferring for State’s need will create a wrong political culture, rebukes Chanakkiyan

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The Baticaloa District TNA MP Era. Chanakkiyan has said that appointing Government Agents and transferring them for Government’s need will create a wrong political culture. The people who said that...

Remove Manivannan from the Jaffna Municipality, Tamil Congress writes to Assistant Election Commissioner

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The Tamil congress has written to the Assistant Election Commissioner to remove Attorney at Law , V.Manivannan and Mayuran from the Jaffna Municipal Council. A copy of this letter has been sent also...

All Tamil Parties should unite under Sri Kantha, says Justice Wigneswaran

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The Leader of the Tamil Makkal Theshiya Koodany, Justice Wigneswaran has that all Tamil parties should unite and function under Attorney at Law (AAL)  Sri Kantha. AAL, Sri Kantha has 40 years of...

Leaders of the Tamil Parties will meet today in Jaffna- Sumanthiran, MP also will participate

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A meeting of the Leaders of all Tamil Parties will be held in the Illam Kalaignar Hall in Jaffna today at 10 a.m. The Leader of ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa has put out an invitation for this. The...

Corona treatment centres being set up at Maruthankerny in Jaffna and Krishnapuram at Kilinochchi

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Corona treatment centre are being prepared in Jaffna and Kilinochchi Districts. Said hospitals are being set up at Maruthankerny of Jaffna and Krishnapuram in Kilinochchi. Preparations at...

Baticaloa GA transferred for performing the duty correctly, condemns TNA

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The Tamil National alliance has condemned the transfer of the Baticaloa GA, Mrs.Kalawathy Pathmarajah, for performing her duties correctly. Party’s stalwart, M.A.Sumanthiran has expressed this...

Action taken to strengthen the opposition of the people to 20th Amendment, says TNA Spokesman, M.A.Sumanthiran

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The spokesman for TNA, M.A.Sumanthiran said yesterday that several actions have been mooted to strengthen the opposition of the people to the new Amendment. In a context where he was on a visit to...

Northern Media men hold protest Rally against the attack on Media men

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  Mulaitheevu District media men, Shanmugam Thavaseelan and Kanapathypillai Kumanan were attacked on the 12th of this month, by timber smugglers, when they went to cover timber smuggling in the...

Strong winds in Vavuniya- 13 houses damaged

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Currently strong winds are prevailing in the Vavuniya District. Because of the strong winds 13 houses have been damaged day before yesterday only, and it is reported that 36 persons living in these...

Several Organizations condemn attack on media men by illegal Timber cutters

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Severe attack was made on two media men who went to cover illegal timber cutting and smuggling activities at Konavil area in Mullaitivu. Several public organizations have condemned the attack on the...

Explosives recovered near Jaffna St. Patrick’s College

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The STF has recovered 4 Kgs. of TNT explosives and 10 nos. detonators from close proximity to Jaffna, St. Patrick’s College, in the morning on Tuesday. STF had earlier received information that...

Large extent of land acquired by Archaeological Department  at Thennaimaravadi

Large extent of land acquired by Archaeological Department  at Thennaimaravadi

The people of Thennamaravadi, a centre point dividing ancient Homelands of Tamil people, located at the border of Trincomalee District had reported that the Archaeological Department has acquired a...

Corona Infection increase- Kopay Educational College also converted into Quarantine Centre

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In a context where the Corona infection is in the increase, Educational colleges are being converted into Quarantine centres. Thus, Kopay  Educational College also is being converted into a...

Although Tanks were renovated, lands were not granted

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Although, the Puthuvedduvan Vanimoddai Kulam which comes under the Thunnukkai area in Mulaitheevu, has been renovated at a cost of several million rupees the lands under the tank were not released...

CID  Obtains a statement from Wigneswaran, on his statement on Tamils the most ancient settlers of SL

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The CID has obtained a statement from the former Chief Minister of NPC and MP, C.V.Wigneswaran.  CID Personnel,  from Colombo. The CID has undertaken inquiries regarding his statement that the...

Excavations in search of LTTE’s Gold at Thettativu, Batticaloa

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Excavations were undertaken at Thettativu in Kaluwanchikudi Police area of Batticalao District in search of gold alleged to be hidden by LTTE, yesterday, Saturday. These excavations were undertaken...

Arts Faculty lecturers refused to attend lectures- Insist action on outraging students

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The students who engaged in violence should be identified and disciplinary action should be taken on the, said the Dean of the Arts faculty, Suthakar. Elaborating further he said that a confrontation...

One out of 186 on whom PCR examination was done found positive to Corona, Says Director, TH

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One person from Mannar area has been found positive to Corona Inspection, said the Director of the Jaffna Teaching Hospital, Dr.T.Sathiyamoorthy. 186 persons were tested yesterday for Corona and only...

Analativu locked down, says GA, Jaffna

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The Analaitivu Island has been locked down by Health Department until further notice , said the GA,Jaffna, K.Mahesan. He announced this in a media conference yesterday. Two persons who had smuggled...

Tension at University of Jaffna-Struggle by Students- Police massed at the spot

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When the confrontation between the 2nd and 3rd year students of the Arts Faculty of the University of Jaffna reached a peak yesterday,  the VC, Prof. Sri Satkunarajah and the Administration...

Saying a 12 years old child the Commander of a Brigade ? Fonseka should apologise, flames up Sivajilingam

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Field Martial Sarath Fonseka who has acceded the War Crimes had been committed during the final war should apologize for describing the 12 years son of the Leader of the Liberation Tigers  as a...

Farmers show interest in cultivating Turmeric

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As more income could be derived from the cultivation of Turmeric small scale farmers in Vavuniya has started to show interest in Cultivation of Turmeric and are engaged in Turmeric Cultivation now....

Problem in electing the Speaker of TNA- Sampanthan postpone the meeting

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The meeting of the Parliamentary group of the TNA convened to elect the speaker of the TNA was postponed indefinitely by its Leader Sampanthan. The meeting of the TNA was convened yesterday for the...

384 persons who participated in Birth Day celebration quarantined at Pungudutheevu

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384 persons who had participated in a birth day celebration along with the women from Minuwangoda Factory were quarantined yesterday at Pungudutheevu, as a precautionary action. One of the two...

Adequate stock are in hand, Jaffna Trader’s Association announces

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Adequate stocks of essential goods are in stock. The people need not go into panicky shopping and create artificial shortages, the Jaffna Traders Association have said. Commenting on this the...

Jaffna Peninsula may be locked down any time-People should be ready, warns GA, Jaffna

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The Jaffna Peninsula may be locked down any time. People should be prepared for emergency; the Jaffna District GA has warned. The Task force for eliminating Corona urgently met yesterday and the GA...

Indo – Sri Lanka Agreement , an instrument for Federal Solution, says Wigneswaran in Video conference

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There is no doubt in that the Indo – Sri Lanka Agreement will be an instrument for Tamil people to win a Federal Solution with the assistance of India, insisted the former Chief Minister of NCP and...

The Art of yoga introduced as a subject in the University of Jaffna, says, Dr.Aaru Thirumurugan

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The Faculty of Hindu Culture has been inaugurated in the University of Jaffna. They invited me also as a member of the committee for composing the Syllabus related to Hindu Culture. The incumbent VC...

09 persons who maintained contact with Indian Fishermen in Quarantine-70 in self quarantine

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09 persons who had maintained contacts with Indian Fishermen have been sent to quarantine and 70 persons have been self quarantined. 09 fishermen who had engaged in catching beach de mer , from vadis...

Assistance and cooperation of India is essential for a Federal solution , says Wigneswaran

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Former CM, NPC, Justice Wigneswaran is to participate in a discussion under the title of “ The current status of the 13th  Amendment and the Role of India” with Pa. Ma. Ja  deputy Leader, Mrs....

People made to disappear living abroad, says Minister Keheliya Rambukwela

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The persons who are being described as persons made to disappear during the war period and during war by Tamil people have taken visas and currently living abroad, said Media Minister, Keheliya...

Former NPC Minister Dr, Sathiyalingam elected as the General Secretary of the Tamil Arasukkadchchi

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Former Minister of Health of the NPC, Dr. P.Sathiyalingam has been elected as the General Secretary of the Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi. Following the resignation of former Agricultural Minister of Eastern...

A “First” at Jaffna Teaching Hospital , severed hand re-joined, says Director Sathiyamoorthy

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For the first time in the History of Northern Province, a man who was admitted to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital on 23rd last month with a severed hand was treated with plastic surgery successfully...

Discussion by Tamil Parties yesterday also on further action

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The Tamil Parties which got united temporarily on the ban on Thileepan Commemoration had a discussion yesterday presided by the Leader of Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchi, Mawai Senathyrasa. This meeting...

Request to renovate 49 abandoned tanks

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49 tanks found under Mulaitheevu Pandiyankulam Agricultural Service Centre have been taken under the Forest Department classified as abandoned tanks. The development activities of irrigation tanks...