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Thursday 18 July 2019
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Bikkhu desecrates “ Nanthy Flags” of Neeraviyady Pillaiyar Temple

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The Bikkhu who had encroached into the Mulai/Neerviyady Pillaiya Temple premises and had built a Vihare with a massive Buddha Statue has cut down the “Nanthy Flags” used to decorate the...

Hindu temple belonging to the 13 century AD at Mannar/ Kurunthan area

Hindu temple belonging to the 13 century AD at Mannar

In a Field – research undertaken by the Assistant lecturer and the Students of the History faculty led by the Coordinator of the Jaffna University’s Faculty of History Prof. Paramu Pushparatnam,...

Sri Lanka wins consolation round match aided by the Record of Jaffna’s Tharjini Sivalingam

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Sri Lankan Team playing in the World Netball Championship, put a full stop to its continuous defeat in this championship, beating Singapore by 80:50 goals. The highest shooter in Asia, Tharjini...

Struggle in Kanniya among blockades- Sinhalese threw hot water on Aatheena Swamigal

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The Tamil people in their numbers who went to Kanniya Temple were prevented from entering the Hindu Temple premises there, where the Sinhalese are attempting to build a Buddhist vihare with the...

Building up a Vihare on debris of destructed Pillaiyar Temple is a Form of Genocide, Says former CM

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Demolishing  the Pillaiyar Temple in Kanniya area and building a Vihare on it amounts to a Cultural Genocide, said the former CM of NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran. The act of building a Vihare in a more than...

Political solution to Tamils in 3 years – says Ranil in Jaffna

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Prime Minister Ranil yester proclaimed in Jaffna that a stable political solution to Tamils will be granted within three years by undertaking devolution of power. He attended the 125th year...

Action taken to commence the “ Vadamaradchchi  Lagoon “ Fresh water project

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The Vadamaradchchi Lagoon Fresh Water project has been proposed to solve the drinking water problem of the people of Jaffna District.Minister Mano Ganeshan and the Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan made a...

Even in UNP rule many Hindu Temples under Army Control, Accuses Wijeyakala Maheswaran

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State Minister for Education, Wijeyakala Maheswaran has accused that even in UNP rule, several Hindu Temples are still remaining under control of the Army. She accused so, speaking in an event held...

150 acre lands gobbled by Wild Life Department in Mulitheevu- Departments continue occupation

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Occupation of ancient lands of Tamil people  is being continued, in North and East, first during Mahindha Rajapakse rule after the end of the war, and then during the so called Good Governance...

Structure built in unreleased Vali- North a Vihare? people express suspicion

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27 acre lands were released from the Army in Vali North day before yesterday. People went there immediately to inspect their lands. They have seen a structure is being built in the unreleased area in...

Mannar Fishermen get permission for fishing after 10 years

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Tamil Fishermen from Eechalavakkai and Sannar areas who were engaged in fresh water fishing, for many years were displaced during the war, housed in temporary camps  and had been resettled in their...

Army is responsible for our Children, says the Relatives of Missing

Leelavathi

In a context where our children were handed over to the Army, and had been made to disappear, Army has to take responsibility of our children, the Association for Missing of North and East had said....

Jaffna Central’s Sujekrishna elected as the Island wide best Goal Keeper

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Jaffna Central College student, M.S.P.Sujekrishna has been selected as the All Sri Lanka’s  Best Football Goal Keeper and thereby selected  as the Best Goal Keeper of Sri Lanka International...

Prolonging Drought – receding water levels of Tanks including Iranaimadu

Kilinochi drought

The water levels of Tanks in Kilinochchi including Irranaimadu are receding quickly. The weather with drought prevailing in Kilinochchi District had caused several affectations including the receding...

No confidence motion of JVP – Tamil politicians should oppose Government –  Relatives of Missing

Yogarasa

The relatives of the missing have demanded that the Tamil Politicians should oppose the Government in the No confidence motion to be tabled against the Government by the JVP and show their opposition...

People protest against construction of High Tech towers in Jaffna residential areas by JMC

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An attention drawing protest was held near  Jaffna Hindu Primary School against Towers with High Technology being built by Jaffna Municipal Council in Jaffna Town Area. The people participated in...

  News Bits….

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* Government ! Get out: Massive Rally in Kalutara by JVP *  Sri Lanka is the country of Sinhalese     … We will establish only Sinhala State … Tamils need not get angered:  Galagoda...

Join the Tamils in celebrating “Pongal” to Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple, Governor advises Bhikku

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Northern Province Governor, Suren Ragavan had advised Buddhist  Monk to join the Tamil devotees who will come to Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Kovil so as create a race unity. The Buddhist Monk who had...

Why did TNA compromised East to the Muslims, an explanation from former CM, Wigneswaran 

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A news had been received that, even when Ashrof was alive the TNA was ready to give on a platter a South Eastern Province to Muslims and because of that TNA did not take action to Upgrade Kalmunai...

Hitherto undetected Coral Reef found in Kankesan Seas by Navy divers

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The Sri Lanka Navy has announced that hitherto un detected Coral Reefs had been detected in Kankesanthurai seas. The Navy’s Media unit has announced a beautiful Coral Reefs hitherto undetected was...

Air service to commence from Palaly in September to Regional countries, says  Minister Arjuna

Palaly Airport

Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation, Arjuna Ranathunga has said  in Jaffna that Air services to India and other regional countries are expected to commence in this September with 80 -100 seated...

The Tamil Academic Journal Presents Their First Tamil Academic Conference

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The Tamil Academic Journal, an initiative started by a team of graduates, students and professionals based in London, hosts its first Tamil Academic Conference regarding, ‘Tamil Resistance in the...

19 medals to North in National Boxing Championships

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Male and female boxers who participated National Boxing championships , have brought glory to Northern province, winning 19 Medals. In the All Island Boxing championships held at the Athurugriya...

TNA is blocking opening of KKS Cement Factory, says the Governor, Suren Ragavan

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The Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Ragavan said that one MP of TNA is blocking the Re-commissioning of the KKS Factory. He said this in answering a question from the representative of a...

Murder case of 5 students at Trincomalee – all 13 STF accused Acquitted, for inadequate evidence

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The case 5 students being shot dead at Trincomalee beach in 2006 was taken up yesterday and all 13 STF accused were acquitted for inadequate evidence. The case was taken up before Chief Judge Hamsa...

No solution for Tamils will be reached under the leadership of Sampanthan, says Wigneswaran

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The possibilities of reaching a solution to the problems of the Tamils under the leadership of Sampanthan or his period are apparent, said the former CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. He said so answering the...

Vali North lands to be released in 4 stages , says the Governor

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Action has been taken to release the Vali North in four stages, led by the Governor. A meeting with regard to releasing the private lands around the President palace was held yesterday at...

If the President is ignorant of History of Tigers we are ready to tell him, says Sivajilingam

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Not a single LTTE member had been arrested in any part of the world in connection with drug related offences. It is not secret as what will happen to anybody who is arrested for drugs related...

Demonstration in Jaffna demanding the release of TPPs

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A demonstration was held in front of the Jaffna bus stand yesterday demanding the Release of Tamil political Prisoners who have been held in prison for long times. The protest was held under the...

Attempt to acquire lands in Vali East – Secret plan to conduct surveying on 4th

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It is understood that attempts are being made again to acquire lands in Vali East. It is also said that arrangements are being made to undertake surveying on the 4th. When an attempt was made to...

Relatives of Missing hold protest Demonstration in front of venue of ITAK’s 16th Annual  Conference

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The relatives held a massive protest demonstration in front the Weerasingam Hall where the 16th Annual Conference of the ITAK was in progress. The relatives of missing persons on their 839th day of...

Political solution on the basis of Federal System- ITAK adopts resolution

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The Illankai Tamil Arasu Kachchi (ITAK)  had at the end of its 16 Annual conference , adopted a resolution that  a political solution must be found  within the united Sri Lanka, on the basis of...

Mawai Senathyeajah re-elected as President of Ilankai Thmil Arasuk Kadchi

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MP, Mawai senathyrajah has been elected unanimously as the president of the Ilankai Thmil Arasuk Kadchi. The Annual General Meetings of the Ilankai Thmil Arasuk Kadchi’s Women Front and the youth...

Mannar Mass Grave case postponed again

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The case was taken up before the Mannar Magistrate Manickavasagar  Kanesarajah, yesterday and he postponed it again to the 2nd of October this year. A motion was filed earlier foe the non- human...

Destruction of Forests in Mulaitheevu with the connivance of officials, people express concern           

Mullai defores

People have expressed concern that destruction of forests is continuing in Mulaitheevu District and the Officials are turning a Nelsonian eye on it. Currently, the destruction is occurring in the...

We are not ready to compromise our rights in the name of Development, says Sampanthan, before Ranil

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The Leader of Tamil National Alliance and MP, Era Smpanthan has said that we are not ready to compromise our rights in the name of development, in the presence of Ranil Wickremasinghe , the Prime...

Wild Life Department blocked clearing of Nandi Kadal – Funds returned, says the GA

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The District Secretary, Mulaitheevu District has said that although funds were received to clear Nanthikadal, the cleaning cannot be undertaken, as the permission from the Wild Life Department not...

Ban on Thiruketeeswaram Arch – due to pressure of some Catholic priests of Mannar diocese

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The granting of permission to construct the Entrance Arch to Thiruketheeswaram and the subsequent revoking of the approval by the Chairman of Mannar Pradeshiya Sabha, S.H.M.Mujahir, within 24 hours...

Journalists asked to leave Mullaithivu DDC meeting

Mullai DDC Meeting

The Mulaitheevu DDC meeting was held at Mulaitheevu District Secretariat yesterday presided by Co-chairs, the Northern Governer, Dr. Suren Ragavan, MP, Dr. Sivamohan and District Secretary Rupawathy...

3 TPPs appear in Vavuniya High Court charged with murder of 15 soldiers

TPPS

Three TPPs who have been arrested for allegedly murdering 15 soldiers in captivity of LTTE were produced yesterday in the Vavuniya High Court. The 3 TPPs brought from Anuradhapura prison and produced...

Politicians are kindling racism after coming to power by votes of Minorities – Minister of State Wijekala

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The Minister of state, Wijekala Maheswaran said yesterday in the presence of Local Government and Provincial Councils, Vajira Abeyawardene  that, whenever appointments are given to  graduates, they...

What is the solution for our tears – Protest Demonstration in Trinco against President’s visit

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A protest demonstration was undertaken yesterday against the visit of President Maithripala Sirisena. The Association for the people made to disappear undertook this demonstration on yesterday,...

Kalmunai affair- Promise given in writing to upgrade  DS in 3 months- Protesters tore away letter

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Protesters yesterday tore off a promise letter given by UNP and TNA stalwarts, promising to upgrade the Kalmunai North Divisional Secretariat. Ministers Mano Ganeshan, Daya Gamage and TNA MPs,...

No one is interested in our release, TPPs express concern

TPPS

No one is interested in our release and pressures on us has been increased after the Easter Sunday bomb attack , the TPPs have said to visiting MP, Sivasakthy Aanandan. Vanni District MP Sivasakthy...

UN should assists in bringing back Tamil Refugees in India, requests the Northern Governor

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Jorn Sorensen, UNDP Sri Lanka Country Director United Nations Development Program met the Northern Governor yesterday morning at his Office. The Governor was given an elaborate discourse on the...

Muslims in struggle demanding to close down the Kalmunai North Divisional Secretariat

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Tamil people have engaged in  fasting struggle demanding that the Kalmunai North DS should be upgraded. In this context, Muslims of Kalmunai have gone into another struggle demanding the rights of...

Mannar TC allows construction of gateway Arch at Thiruketheeswaram ,in consideration of Religious reconciliation

Thiruke

In consideration of religions harmony and reconciliation, the Mannar TC has approved the construction of the Ornamental Festoon Gateway Arch  at the entrance to Thiruketheeswaram Temple. In a...

Elankovan appointed as Secretary to Ministry of Education, Sathiyaseelan as Governor’s Secretary

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The Secretary to the Northern Governor, E.Elangovan  has been appointed as the Secretary to the Provincial Ministry of Education by the Governor of Northern Province Dr. Suren Ragavan. Meanwhile,...

 ‘Very Difficult Area’ allowance stopped for Kilinochchi Teachers

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The teachers serving in the ‘Very Difficult’  Areas of the Kilinochchi District were hitherto granted a ‘Very Difficult Area’ allowance of Rs.2,500/= . Villages such as Akkarayan,...

Buddhistization  continuing in Mulaitheevu, Hindu temple robbed to build vihare at Vadduvagal

Vattucagal

The public of Vadduvagal area have accused that the premises of the Saptha Kanniyar (Seven Virgins) temple, located at Vadduvagal had been robbed by the Army and a Buddhist Vihare had been...