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Tuesday 25 April 2017
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Let’s prevent the attempt to destroy the Civil Organizations: A plea to the High commissioners for the International Countries

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The Council of Non-Governmental Organizations (CNGOS) Jaffna is an Alliance which is in operation for more than 25 years. It is operating as an organization, integrating 28 Voluntary Service...

All around support for Hartal on 27th

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In a context of the Government taking no notice of the struggle undertaken by the relatives of the missing persons, which has gone on for more than two months, they have called for full hartal on...

1,863 Woman leadership families in Puthukudiyiruppu DS Division

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As per the Statistics published by the Puthukkudiyiruppu Divisional Secretariat, 1,863 women are living with all sort of crises after losing their husbands. 39,823 people belonging to m12,820...

Meeting with Security Forces Officers not positive: Conditions from the Army

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The Navy has announced that the release of Mullikulam lands not possible immediately and the Army has indicated that they will need 8 years to release even non-security related lands, in a high-level...

Napthaly Joison , a Record in Pole Vault

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Napthaly Joison of Arunothaya, Alaveddy Pole vaulted to a height of 4.61 meter establishing a new Record in the under 20 group of the  National youth Sports meet held at Mahindha Rajapakse Stadium...

Anitha Jumps again to a Golden Glory

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Mahajana College’s Anitha jumped to a height of 3.4 meters in the Under 23 years Pole-Vault event to clinch the Gold in the National level Sports meet for the youth , held at the Mahindha...

1,515.7 acre land in control of the Forces in Kilinochchi District

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As per the Statistics of the Kilinochchi District Secretariat, 1,515.7 acre land are under the occupation of the Forces in the 4 Divisional Secretariat. These statistics were made public in the...

High level meeting on land release today

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A high level meeting on the release of lands in the NP, which are under the occupation of Armed Forces, is to be held at the Defence Ministry presided by the Minister of resettlement D.M.Swamynathan....

Tamils will never subjugate themselves, bows Wigneswaran in the TPC meeting in Trincomalee

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While saying that, if the Sinhalese people behave in way to enslave the Tamil people, they will tend to fight back, the Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council and a Co-Chair of the TPC,...

Mawai faints again

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The TNA MP and the leader of the Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi, Mawai Senathyrasa collapsed in mid-speech while speaking at an event and those who were near him supported him and seated him on a...

Sudden extension to Vasanthy Arasaratnam as VC of Jaffna University

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An extension of service has been given to the incumbent VC of the Jaffna University. The University Grant Commission has informe the VC incumbent Vasathy Arasaratnam to continue as VC until a new VC...

Even if the alliance Government forsakes Tamils, International countries will a hand to Tamils: Mawai

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Even if the Alliance Government forsake the Tamils, we can get our solution through International countries. That is why we are travelling along them. If we push the present government into crises,...

Special Meeting of the Tamil People’s Council to be held at Trinco with CM’s participation

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A special meeting of the Tamil People’s Council will be held in Trincomalee. In this meeting  to be held in a hall at the centre of the Trinco Town the Chief Minister of the Northern...

Written assurance from Maithri to release lands : says Sumathiran

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When Maithri was just a Presidential Candidate, Era Sampanthan said that, they are unconditionally supporting Maithri. However, now, Sumanthiran has said that the agreement with Maithri and the new...

Continuing delay in removal of UXO hindering resettlement: complain people of Pachchilaipalli West

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The people of Pachchilaipalli West have requested that priority to demine residential areas. More than 200 families have not resettled into their lands. They are staying in the houses of friends and...

Myliddy Harbour area to be released soon: Assurance in two separate meetings

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Assurances have been given in two different meetings held yesterday to release areas of Myliddy harbor and some areas, around it, it is reported. Myliddy harbor and areas near are currently under the...

Total Sinhala Domination- – That is why we insist Federal System: CM says to Greek Ambassador

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There are attempts to create disturbance and riots in the country, drive away the minorities and to make the whole country a Sinhalese country. That is why we are insisting on Federal system, The NPC...

Life history of Pandara Vannian should be published as a well researched book: CM C.V.Wigneswaran

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The life history  Pandaravannian should be written officially and published a s book,  said the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. The Opening ceremony of the statue of “Maveeran Kulasegaram Vyramuthu...

Forest Department is obstructing development: Accuses the Kilinochchi District Secretary

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It has been accused in the District Coordinating Committee meeting of the Kilinochchi District that, the Forest Department is acting to obstruct development work. The Kilinochchi District Secretary...

Army consent to release private lands occupied by them in Kilinochchi

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At the outset of  the meeting held in Kilinochchi on the release of lands under the Army, the Government Officials, TNA and the Security Forces’ faction submitted contradicting figures on the...

If the Government opens its mouth on Missing, it will a problem for it: C.V.Wigneswaran

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If the Government or the Armed Forces say that they had arrested, missing persons, killed them or we are detaining them in such and such place, it will confirm that serious crimes have been...

Kurunagar and Passaiyoor Fishermen unable to dry their nets due Army Camps along the shores

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The fishermen of Passaiyoor and Kurunagar have pointed out that they are compelled to dry their nets by road sides as the army had located their camps along the shorelines. The Coordination Committee...

Colombo agrees to provide Rs. 66 Million for caring for bed- patients: NPC Health Minister

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Central Ministry of Health has agreed to provide Rs. 66 Million for two projects aimed at caring for bed-patients, said the Northern Health Minister, P.Satiyalingam. This matter was taken up with the...

Electricity to be supplied through the Sea to Nainatheevu

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Action is being taken to supply Electricity to Nainatheevu through the sea, an official of the Electricity Board said yesterday. The Coordination Committee Meeting of the Jaffna Divisional...

Army to release 111 acre and the Vattapalai-Puthukudiyiruppu road & Date not fixed

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The Security Forces have decided to release 111 acre belonging to the people and the Vatapalai – Puthukudiyiruppu road soon. As important buildings of the Security Forces are located in areas...

People to demonstrate in front of Vadduvagal Navy Camp demanding release of 617 Acre Lands for 3 days

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617 acre lands belonging to the villages of Vadduvagal and Vella Muliwaikkal have been occupied by the Navy. The navy had occupied these lands at the end of the war in 2009 and refusing to release...

3 Development projects undertaken at a cost of 3,010 Million: NP-Chief Secretary

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The Chief Secretary of Northern Province said that 3 three Rural Construction Development projects are to be undertaken at a cost of Rs. 3,010 Million, provided by JAICA organization. These projects...

Friction between Tamil and Sinhala Fishermen at Kokkilai

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Tension prevailed between Tamil and Sinhala Fishermen from the South who have forcefully encroached into Kokkilai with the connivance of state officials and security forces.  The friction flared up...

Annai Poopathy – 29th Annual Commemoration in Batticaloa today

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The 29th Death Anniversary of Annai Poopathy was commemorated at her tomb at Kallady, in Batticaloa, today Wednesday, at 3.30 p.m. When the Indian occupation forces were stationed in Sri Lanka under...

“London Tamil Market 2017” Ends on a High Note

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Introduced for the first time in 2015, the “London Tamil Market 2017” was successfully held recently. Thousands of people thronged to the Harrow Leisure Centre to witness this crowning event on...

Multi National Research Conference on Management at Jaffna University on 25,26th July

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The Multi-National Research Conference on Contemporary Management for 2017 organised by the Management Studies and Commerce Faculty of the Jaffna University will be held on 25, 26th of July, in is...

Several expectations from the new Vice Chancellor, says the Jaffna University Community

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The President of the Arts Faculty students Federation, Rajeevan said there are several basic needs of the students are being dragged on without being fulfilled and the students are expecting the new...

308 vacancies for Maths and Science teachers, but only 294 applicants

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In the context of 308 vacancies existing for Maths and Science teachers, only 294 have made applications for the said posts. Therefore action is being taken to grant the appointments after an...

If the President orders, lands will be released, Armed Forces are not blocking land release: Sampanthan

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The Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan said yesterday that there is no alternate opinion regarding the release of the lands occupied by the Forces. If the President orders...

Show our unity by helping people affected by Methottamulla garbage slide: Era Sampanthan

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“All should forward to show our solidarity by coming forward to help our brethren affected by the Disaster of Garbage slide that occurred at Methottamulla” Called the Leader of the...

We are ready to engage in struggle, giving up our positions: Mawai Senathirasa

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If the resignation of TNA will solve the problems of the Tamil people or if for reaching a solution for the Tamil people the TNA should resign, we will not hesitate to throw away our posts, said the...

Mahindha and Freedom Party factions will be individually met by TNA regarding the Constitution

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The TNA will meet Mahindha and Freedom Party factions individually to discuss about the New Draft Constitution, it is reported. This meetings will be held soon, the TNA circles said. Action being...

TNA to confer with tri-Service Chiefs today on release of lands

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The TNA announced to that it is to engage with the Tri-Service Chiefs and the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, today, submitting evidence and documents regarding the occupations of lands by the...

The TPPs in Anuradhapura Prison facing severe crises, says MP, Charles Nirmalanathan

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The TNA parliamentarian Charles Nirmalanathan had said that the Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs)  in Anuradhapura Prison is confronted with severe language crises. Charles  Nirmalanathan MP had...

Our much relied meeting with the secretary has given us disappointment, says un-employed Graduates

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While the SLFP circles in the North had put out announcement that the Secretary to the President will meet them to discuss the problems of the Un-employed graduates, we were greatly disappointed that...

Army Camp completely removed from Nyaru in Mannar

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An Army camp hitherto located on the Mannar – Jaffna Road, in Nayaru of Mannar Districthad has been completely removed from there. All building in the camp area had been demolished and the checking...

Let us take our struggle for missing persons into the streets, calls Pasupathypillai,  MPc

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Our political leadership also should get into the streets for struggle for people who were made to disappear after being handed over to the Army, after being arrested and after being abducted, said...

Cabinet approves release of 2,900 of the lands acquired by the Wild Life Department

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2,900 acre area marked for fresh water fish breeding and Prawn culture from the lands acquired by the Wild Life Department, encompassing Papamodai,. Veddaiyavelly and Nayattu veli in Mannar District...

Compensations for owners of land on which the Mulaitheevu hospital is located

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The Northern Minister of Health, P.Sathyalingam said yesterday that the Treasury has released Rs.58Million for paying compensation to owners of lands on which the Mulaitheevu hospital is located. The...

Army offers New Year food packs to Kepapulavu strugglers, saying lands will be released soon

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The Army men at Kepapulavu Army camp has presented the people on struggle for their lands at Kepapulavu, saying that the lands will be released soon. The people have  replied in writing that only if...

‘Hard talk’ with government on TPP release & Mawai Promise TPPs and other in Jaffna prison

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The Leader of ITAK, Mawai Senathyrasa had told the TPPs and other prisoners during a New Year visit to the prison yesterday, that the TNA will hold “hard talk” negotiations with the...

US says countries must punish UN troops for sexual abuse

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US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Thursday urged all countries that provide troops for UN peacekeeping missions to hold soldiers accountable for sexual abuse and exploitation, an appeal that came after...

 News Bits…

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*  Child abuse charge again on Sri Lankan detachment in the UN peace keeping Force in Haiti * Japan Government provides 63, 000 Million  to Sri Lanka as aid. * Ranil requests Japan to help in...

Observe the New Year as a “Black Day” and support us, request relatives of missing persons

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Observe the New Year as a Black Day on behalf of us, who are grieving to see our lost relatives and support us, the relatives of the missing persons have put out a desperate call. Give pressure to...

President’s Secretary meets Northern Un-employed graduates in Jaffna

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The President of the Sri Lanka Freedom Graduates’ Association and Secretary to President, P.B. Abeyakoone will meet the un-employed graduates of the North and discuss about granting employment to...