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Local Commerce paralyzed by secret factors, CM points out to the Prime Minister

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The local commercial enterprises are being paralyzed by secret factors including the Army and massive intrusion of Southern companies,  the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran had pointed out to the Prime...

National Basket Ball, Northern Girls enters the Final

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In the Basket Ball series held as a part of the 44th  National Sports Festival, the Norther Provincial’s  Girls team has entered the Final. In the Semi-Finals held at the Old Park,  Jaffna ,...

Ranil accepts  the Truth: Development is much less in the North  

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The Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremasinge said yesterday that in comparison other areas of Sri Lanka, the Development in the North is very much less. Speaking to the gathering, after declaring open the...

India will remain the ally of Sri Lanka,  says Indian Premier Narendra Modi in Jaffna through online –Technology

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The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking through on –Line Video Technology said that India will continue to remain helpful in the good and bad of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is not merely a...

We will raise our voices until we get our rights, says CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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While saying that the Tamil people will not give up their rights, CM, C.V.Wigneswaran had also said that we will raise our voices until we get our rights. They have robbed our rights and lands and...

Epigraphs of Maveerars recovered  from former Army Camp premises at Urelu

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Epigraphs of Maveerars which were installed in Kopay Maveerar Thuyilumillam had been recovered from a premises in Urelu, from where an Army Camp operated. During the term of former SF-Jaffna...

Human skeleton recovered from the site of an Army sentry at Nayanmarkaddu, Chemmany

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Human remains had been detected in a pit dug for water supply works in Nayanmarkaddu in Kalviyankadu. These human remains had been found in a location where the Army was stationed during the war...

68,250 Hectare land cannot be granted to China, Yogeswaran MP express opposition

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The TNA MP for Baticaloa District, seenithamby Yogeswaran had said that 68,250 Hectare land in Kudumbimalai, Batticaloa, cannot granted to Government Company of China for Sugar Cane Cultivation. He...

Eastern Tamils Federation undertakes negotiations with all Tamil Parties

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The Eastern Tamils Federation has undertaken negotiations with all Tamil Parties to implement a resolution adopted by that Federation insisting that all Tamil Parties should contest under a common...

Deliberate disturbances in NPC to revenge the CM & People will write the judgment for perpetrators: Ainkaranesan.

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Behind all disturbances that are occurring in the Northern Provincial Council is the objective of weakening the Chief Minister, said the former Provincial Minister of Agriculture, and MPc, P....

Navy leaves Ponnalai completely

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The Navy which was occupying the Alms giving Madam in close proximity to the Ponnalai Varatharaja Perumal Temple had left the area completely at around 6.30 p.m. yesterday. The Navy which had...

Wijekala gives clarification in writing to UNP regarding remarks on LTTE

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Former State Minister, Mrs. Wijekala Maheswaran  had given her clarification regarding the ” LTTE ‘s Hand should rise in the North” , to the UNP inquiry Committee on her. The...

5,442 dangerous ‘UXO’ s destroyed, says Manager of SHARP Organization

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The Manager of the SHARP organization said that  5,442  dangerous UXOs had been removed by them and destroyed. The SHARP organization is operating in the Palai  area in Kilinochchi District...

Army Camps in North will not be removed, says State Minister for Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene

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We don’t have any idea of removing the Army Camps in the North. The Government has not taken any action to weaken the National Security there, said the State Minister for Security, Ruwan...

Release of political prisoners – External forces preventing the ‘willing state leaders’ from releasing them

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The Organization for the release of Political Prisoners had announced yesterday that the Leader of the opposition had said that, there a situation existing where the State Leaders who are willing to...

Shocking discoveries at Mannar mass grave: More than 40 skeletons recovered so far!

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Following human remains being found in excavated soil at Mannar Sathosa, excavations had been undertaken there. In this context, two human skeletons were found close to each other in an embracing...

CID questions the CM, MPs and Media men on Wijeyakala’s speech

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The CID had questioned the Chief Minister  of Northern Province regarding the speech of former Minister of State for Children’s Affairs, Wijeyakala Maheswaran. In an event held on July 02nd at...

Whose is the human remains recovered from within the Jaffna Fort?

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Following news items published in the newspapers regarding some human remains recovered in the excavations carried out inside the Jaffna Fort, an officer of the Archaeological Department had...

Governor bans Cabinet meeting until further notice  – NPC administration in crisis

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The NP Governor, Reginold Cooray has issued orders to the Chief Secretary that, the Cabinet meeting of the NPC shall not be held until further notice. A  meeting was held in the NPC regarding the...

CM kicks the ball into Governor’s side: Accuses that the governor is the reason for the current situation

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The NPC CM has accused that the Governor is responsible for the  current crisis in the NPC. This had been stated in weekly press release of the Chief Minister’s Secretariat. It had been further...

A Human skeleton recovered inside Jaffna Fort, during Archeological excavations ???

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It is reported that several fractions of human skeletons were recovered in an excavation undertaken by the Archaeological Department at the centre of the Jaffna Fort. However the Jaffna police were...

No possibility of Mulaitheevu Kepapulavu lands being released

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People’s lands in Mulaitheevu Kepapulavu areas on which Army Camp has been already constructed have no possibility of being released to the people, informed sources said. In the context of...

NPC liable to be dissolved, warns the Leader of the House C.V.K.Sivagnanam

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In a context where the Northern Provincial Council is to be dissolved in 4 months, it seems that a hand is working overtime somewhere directly or indirectly to dissolve the NPC now. Circumstances...

The Good Governance is only earning the opposition of the people, says former Eastern CM, Naseer

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Deputy Leader of the SLMC and the former CM of Eastern Province, Naseer Ahmed said yesterday that, by postponing the PC elections the Good Governance in continually earning the opposition of the...

Jaffna University Librarian Sri Kanthaluxmy Arulananthan Re-elected as Chairperson of Sri Lanka Librarians Association

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Thew Librarian of the Unversity Of Jaffna has been elected again as the Chair Person of the Sri Llanka Librarians Association She has been elected in the 58th  Annual general Meeting of the Sri...

The TNA to meet the President Maithipala Sirisena during month end

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TNA announced yesterday that they are to meet the President during the tail end of this month. TNA President, Era Sampanthan has announced so. This meeting will be held after the President returns...

TID calls for details of pregnant women in Kilinochchi District

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The TID has called for the details of the pregnant women living in the areas under the Kilinochchi Health Services Office, from the Kilinochchi District Health Service Sector.  The TID has called...

News Bits…

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* I am ready to contest in the Presidential Election, Tamil people will vote me: Gotabhaya Rajapakse * No army camp will be removed from the North:  Army Commander Mahes Senanayake. * If I get the...

Vavuniya Vipulanantha wins two Medals in the National Schools Boxing Championships

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Two Advanced Level students of the Vavuniya Pandarikulam Vipulanantha College have won Medals in the National Schools Boxing Championships. Shanmuganthan Sanjayan had participated in the National...

A dream come true: Northern Cricket players secure places in the under 19 National Cricket team

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Jaffna Central College players Mathusan and Wijaskanth have been selected to represent Sri Lankan under 19 Cricket Team. Both of them were called into the 35 member- Training pool. Training was...

We will enter our land without permission from anybody, bow Kepapulavu people , on 500th day of protest

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In a context where the good governance and the International community have failed to deliver any solution, we are seeking our own solution, said the Kepapulavu people who are on the 500th day of...

Massive demonstration by the relatives of Missing Persons, against OMP in Jaffna

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The relatives of the missing persons undertook a massive protest Demonstration against the Office for Missing persons yesterday at Jaffna. A discussion between the Commissioner of OMP and the...

Jaffna University wins the 3rd place in Inter University Cricket Tournament

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University of Jaffna had won the 3rd place in the Inter University Cricket Tournament. The match for the 3rd place 50-over tournament was held at the Kelaniya University grounds and the Kelaniya...

Missing Persons cannot be found, Impartial Inquiries on accused, OMP Commissioner, Saliya Pieris 

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While saying that the missing persons cannot be found, the chairman of the Office For Missing Persons(OMP) also said that impartial inquiries will be held on accused. A meeting between the relatives...

Close contact between Police and smugglers and criminals, says CM and give names to IGP

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The NPC CM has accused that certain police officers have close contact with the criminals and smugglers. He has also said that if such policemen are not identified and action taken on them it will be...

We expect a solution to the ethnic problem through the new Constitution, says Sampanthan to Indian Foreign Secretary

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The Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan has  categorically  told the Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale , that a solution to the ethnic p problem is expected through the New Constitution. He had...

Skulls   recovered yesterday also at Sathosa, Mannar

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The task of excavating at the entrance to the Mannar Sathosa premises was continued yesterday for the 33rd day yesterday. This excavation is being carried out before  Mannar...

Deneeswaran writes to Governor and CM and Ministers that his Ministry responsibilities should be handed over immediately

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NPC member Deneeswaran has written to the Governor, CM and provincial members K.Sivanesan and Ananthy Saseetharan that, if my Ministries are not  handed over to me immediately , as per the Appeal...

We will destroy crimes as we had destroyed the Tigers, say IGP in Jaffna

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Like we destroyed the Liberation Tigers  of Tamil Eelam we will completely eradicate the crimes in the North, said the IGP Poojitha Jayasundara in Jaffna. Minister of Law and Order, Deputy Minister...

1997 abduction and murder of 2 youths – Defence AALs bent on saving the accused Army men

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The AALs who appeared for the accused Army men in the abduction and murder of a youth in Siruppiddy in 1997, made much effort to get their clients , the Army men released from the case. Two youths...

Excavation at Vellavelly (Baticaloa) in search of LTTE ordnance

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Excavation work was carried out in a spot in Vellavely where an LTTE Camp was located earlier, for the second day yesterday 12th before the Judge. Last week  on a ripoff received by the Police...

Those who say that there was no crime during the LTTE period are in ignorance , says the Deputy Minister for law and Order

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The Deputy Minister for Law and Order Nalin Bandara said in Jaffna that, those who say that there were no crimes when the LTTE was here are speaking in ignorance. The Ministers group which made a...

TNA is a partner of the Government, says Namal Rajapakse in Jaffna

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The TNA is continuing to act as a partner – Party of the Government, said Namal Rajapakse MP. He said so in a press conference held at the Jaffna Press club yesterday. Namal Rajapakse who was on a...

118 Million worth of Heroine captured from Batticaloa. 2 arrested

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The Police media unit said yesterday that nearly 10 Kgs of heroine was captured from Batticaloa yesterday. The Heroine narcotic was captured from within a rice mill in Mavadichenai, Batticaloa by the...

Court issues interim injunction banning EPDP member participating in the JMC sittings

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The Appeal Court yesterday had issued an interim Injunction banning the EPDP Member of the Jaffna Municipal Council Suren Surenthiran from taking part in the sittings and voting of the Council up to...

Wigneswaran rejects invitation to join Presidential Task Force for North East development:  says ‘hoodwinking’ International Community

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NPC Chief Minister Justice C.V. Wigneswaran has rejected the invitation to join the Presidential Task Force to Direct, Co – ordinate and Monitor development activities in the Northern and Eastern...

St. Peters air attack an unforgettable Genocide, says Rev.Fr. S.V.P.Mangalarajah

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Director of the Centre for Peace and Justice, Rev. Fr.S.V.P.Managalarajh said that the Air attack on St.Peters is an unforgettable genocide. He expressed concern over the era of spending peace less...

Mannar Zone wins Championship in the Schools Track and Field meet

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In the Track and field meet conducted among the Schools of the NP, conducted by the NP Education Department at the Duraiapph Stadium from last Friday to yesterday. On an overall basis, Mannar Zone...

Archaeological signs of Tamils destroyed and Buddhist sign are being forced in, says Raviharan

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On the guise of preserving archaeological signs, the Department of Archaeology is destroying the Archaeological signs of the Tamils and imposing Buddhist signs, said the MPc, T. Raviharan. He also...

Power of appointing and removing Ministers lies with the CM, says C.V. Wigneswaran

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While saying that, the Chief Ministers have the power to appoint or remove the Provincial ministers, Northern CM has pointed out that, if it is said that the said power lies with Governor the...