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Tuesday 23 January 2018
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Even if Election violence suspects are candidates, no bail will be given to them: Justice Ilancheliyan

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The Jaffna High Court Judge Ilancheliyan said that if someone is arrested relevant to Election Violence, no bail will be granted to them till the end of the election, whether he is a candidate or...

Problem against the minorities?, voices of both races should rise in unison: says Hakeem

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If some problem crop up against the minority races then the voices of Tamils and Muslims should rise together, said the Leader of SLMC, and Minister Ravub Hakeem. He said thus while speaking in a...

The publication of Election Manifesto of TNA

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The publication of the Election Manifesto of the TNA for Jaffna Municipal council was held at the Ilamkalaignar Mantram at Nallur. This event was presided by the Leader of the House,...

Two “Submarins” of Tigers found in Muliwaikkal

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Two submarines supposed to be belonging to Tigers were found in Mulliwaikkal. They are own makes of Tigers it is reported. When The submarines dubbed ‘Ankayatkanni’ , in memory of the...

Ganjendrakumar throws an open challenge, Leadership of TNA!, if you are unable to get things done , get out from politics

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Leadership of TNA, if you are unable to get things done, get out from politics, the Leader of TNPF Ganjendrakumar Ponnampalam, challenged with fury. He has spoken as above, when he was speaking at...

Police obtain statement from Mayoral Candidate, Manivannan

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It has been reported that the Mayoral Candidate for Jaffna Municipal Council of Tamil national Council, V.Manivannan had been summoned to the Jaffna Police Station and a statement obtained from him....

Sinhala Colonization in Tamil Home Land, points out the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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Sinhalese people are being brought with false promises or by force by either the Government or the Politicians and settled in our motherland traditionally inhabited by Tamil People. They are living...

Mahajana wins Bronze in ‘ Samaposa’ National level Football Championship

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In the National Level “Samaposa” Foot ball championships, for girls, Mahajana College Thellipalai had won the Bronze. This match was played in the City League grounds, day before...

Discussion on Gender Equity

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A Discussion on Healthy work Environment and Gender Equity was held at the District Secretariat, Jaffna under the aegis of Solidarity Organization. In this discussion led by the District Secretary,...

All factions should support the new political entrance of women, request all party female candidates

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The woman candidates of all parties, held a press conference at the Jaffna Press Club, to insist that all should join in to support the new political entrance of the women. After being relieved from...

Leader of the Opposition post given to cover the frauds of the Government: says Gajendrakumar

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The Leader of the TNPF Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam said yesterday that the post of Leader of the Opposition was given to Tamil National Alliance to cover the Political frauds of the Government. He was...

Pandatharippu Girls School wins the crown in National level Samaposa Football championship

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In the under 14 series of the Samaposa Football championship, the Pandatharippu Girls school won the championship Cup. The Final of this series was held at the City League ground day before...

Army taking skilful moves for them to stand put in the North, says the CM

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The Army is taking skilful moves in order to ensure their continued presence in the North. The government is taking action to engage Army men in development works undertaken in the North, in an...

Paternal Uncle hacks 3 years old to death, then commit suicide- Horror in Jaffna

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A person who had hacked his 3 years old niece and his mother with a hand axe, then killed himself by drinking poison. The child lost her life on the spot and her grandmother admitted to hospital in a...

I am afraid to think about Tamil Leadership, says the NPC, CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The Tamil Leadership has been pushed into an illusion by the sophistry of the Sri Lankan Rulers. They believe the rulers. However the rulers are only interested in their interests. The struggled that...

Vavuniya capture five Medals in the National level WUSO  Boxing

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In a WUSO boxing championship held  at National Level Boxers from Vavuniya have won Five medals including a Gold. In WUSO Boxing Championships conducted in Kandy on 12,13 and 14th of this month, 7...

4 Wards annexed to Vavuniya North despite requests to the contrary

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Despite the requests to annex the 4 wards annexed to Vavuniya North back to Manalaru (Weli oya) the 4 wards have been again annexed to Vavuniya North. This has been done despite a resolution passed...

191 afflicted with Dengu in just 15 days

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The Statistics of the Jaffna Regional Health Services Department indicate that 191 persons were inflicted with Dengu in the first 15 days of this month. While saying that Dengue attack has increased...

274 Female candidates are contesting in the LG Election in Mulaitheevu District: says Asst. Election Commissioner

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The Assistant Election Commissioner’s office for Mulaitheevu District has announced the among the 710 candidates contesting in the elections for four Pradeshiya Sabas, there are 274 Female...

Case on Missing in 1996 – Is the Government taking responsibility by AG department appearing for Accused, AAL Guruparan queries

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Attorney At Law Kumaravel Guruparan raised a query in open court as to whether the Sri Lankan Government taking the responsibility of the disappearance of persons who were forced to disappear , by...

Election Department Official, Prof. Ratnajeevan Cool working against us, says Manivannan, Mayoral Candidate

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The Government has put the government mechanism in full for defeating the Tamil National Council. The officials of the Election Commission themselves are working against us. The Government has made a...

The justice for the Genocide against the Tamils will be delivered someday, says Prof. Sornarajah of Singapore University, in Jaffna

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Professor Muthukumarasamy, Law Faculty of Singapore University said yesterday in Jaffna, that the justice for the Genocide perpetrated  on the Tamil People of Sri Lanka will be delivered some day....

If due respect is not given, we will change the regime, warns Era Sampanthan, the Leader of the Opposition and TNA

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We are currently acting with composure, fairly and honestly to secure respect within a united country.  If that will not happen, a situation will arise where we had to change the regime which is...

Golden Biscuits worth 70 Million captured in the seas off Kankesanthurai

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Golden biscuit weighing 7 kgs. were captured  in the seas off Kankesanthurai while being transported by boat from Sri Lanka to India and the value of the captured Gold is around 70 Million, said the...

Grand recommencement of “Manch Viraddu” (Subduing Bulls) at Kilinochchi

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Youths from Periya Paranthan Kilinochchi have held the Traditional Pongal game of “Manchu Viraddu”. In the pre-war period, ‘Manchu Viraddu’ had been held at several Villages...

Final Report of survey of lands at Iranaitheevu people not received at the Divisional Secretariat

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The people of Iranaitheevu, who are engaged in a struggle demanding that their lands be released, said that, no progress has been made relevant to the release of their lands. They commenced their...

25th Commemoration of Commander Colonel Kiddu and 10 Poralis held at Puthukudiyiruppu

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The  25th year Commemoration of one of the important Commanders of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Colonel Kittu and 09 other fighters who sacrificed their lives in an epic event in the Bay...

Tamil Leadership had made a mistake, CM Wigneswaran tells people

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The NPC CM, C.V. Wigneswaran said during addrees to people, that, the Tamil Leadership is making mistakes with regard to the new Consttitution. What one or two people say from Colombo does not...

Attractive Kite Flying Competition in Valveddithurai

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An attracting Kite Flying competition was organised by Wickneswara Community Centre, Valveddithurai, to celebrate Thai Pongal Day, on Sunday , on a festive note. This event was held at on the...

Through violence and power TNA is trying force feed people what they think through Media, rebukes Gajendrakumar

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The TNA which is depicting itself as the guardian of Democracy is trying force feed people what they think through Media, rebuked  Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam , the Leader of the TNPF. He was...

US dissatisfied over the activities of Sri Lanka,US Ambassador tells CM

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US ambassador Athul Kesap has expressed the dissatisfaction over activities of Sri Lanka regarding accountability and the building up of reconciliation, to the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. The activities...

Intercity train catches fire on it way to Jaffna

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Tension was created when the Intercity Air conditioned train catching fire on its way to Jaffna. The engine of the train had suddenly caught fire while the train travelling between Chavakachcheri and...

Amidst excitement, CM to deliver his special Address

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Amongst the exciting situation that prevails in the North, a special address of the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran will deliver a special address today at 4 p.m. in the Weerasingam Hall. In an event to be...

274 Northern Students score three ‘A’s in GCE(A.L) – 2018 and 816 fail in all subjects

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Out of the 11,591 students who sat the GCE (AL) as School students, 274 have scored three ‘A’s and 7,925 students have passed all three subjects and have qualified to apply for the...

Those who lurched us into roads are happily enjoying Thai Pongal, says Relatives of Missing

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We have got into the roads to struggle for our children and relatives. But no solution has been delivered to us. Those who lurched us into the roads are enjoying Thai Pongal in their households said...

Rs. 600,000/= each to NPC MPcs as Office allowance

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The Northern Provincial Secretariat has announced that the Office allowance for the Members of the Members of the NPC has been paid. It was decided last year to pay monthly Office rental allowance...

Army using banned fishing method in Muthaiyankaddu Tank , condemns the Fresh Water Fishermen’s Coop Society

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The Army stationed near Muthaiyankaddu Tank area is using banned Thangoosi nets to fish in the Tank, and the Fresh Water fishermen of the area are being affected by this. It has been pointed out by...

Tamil Organizations’ Request to UN Secretary-General: Establish Criminal Tribunal for Sri Lanka, Hold Referendum on Tamil Eelam

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Several organisations advocating for the liberation of Tamil people, and for Tamil human rights, marked the Thai Pongal festival today by addressing a letter of request to UN Secretary-General...

India should exert pressure for NE Merger, Wigneswaran insist with India

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The Northern Chief Minister has requested that India should exert pressure for the merger of North and East. He has requested so while meeting the Indian Ambassador, Tharanjith Santhu in Colombo....

NPC CM Wigneswaran meets American and Indian Ambassadors

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A meeting between the Northern Chief Minister and the American Ambassador had occurred. This meeting was held yesterday in Colombo. The CM had met the Indian Ambassador day before yesterday . No...

Kites Festival – 2018 of Valveddithurai

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The Kite flying Festival celebrated annually on the Valveddiththurai beach is similar to any of the  popular recreational games. This is a day on which the hearts and minds of people by various...

A solution which will acknowledge Right of Internal Self Determination, needed, says Sampanthan

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A solution which will acknowledge the right of Internal Self Determination and with Autonomy has to be found within this year, said the Leader of the opposition and TNA, Era Sampanthan had insisted....

GCE (AL) – 2017 – North clinches the top spot at National Level and Mannar in District Level

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The Northern Province and the Mannar District have secured a rare honour of clinching the first places in the G.C.E (O.L) at National and District levels respectively. With 68.37% of the School...

Election Comission ban use of Kailasapathy Hall for Seminar of Tamil People’s Council

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The Election Commission has informed the Vice Chancellor of University of Jaffna not to give the Kailasapathy Hall, for the seminar of the Tamil People’s Council for their Seminar intended to...

30 Million worth of Kerala Ganja Captured in Musaly Mannar

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The Anti- Drug squad of Mannar Policed has announced that 356 Kg of Ganja with a street value of more than  Rupees 35.6 Million. This ganja lot was captured in the village of Kayakkuli coming under...

SLFP holds Propaganda meeting with revolutionary songs of Liberation Tigers in Jaffna

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The revolutionary songs of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam were played at the outset of a propaganda meeting held by the SLFP in Jaffna. The SLFP meeting for introducing the LG Election candidate...

Peninsula and Elephant Pass in danger of being severed from Northern Main Land: says former MinisterAinkaran

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The Earth is becoming warmer. Sea level is going up because of this. It has been warned that the sea will soon submerge the coastal lands of several countries. In this context it is feared that the...

UVA Province Chief Minister who made Tamil Principal to apologize kneeling

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The Chief Minister of Uva Province, Chamara Sampath Dasanayake was reported to have made the  Principal of a Tamil Medium Girl’s School to kneel down and apologize for not carrying out his...

It’s a breach of Election Law to offer temple premises for election propaganda, says Courts

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The Mallakam Court has made aware the priest of the Mavidapuram Kanthaswamy Kovil that offering the temple premises to the election propaganda of  some of Tamil National Council is itself a breach...

Confrontation between Arts Faculty students of the University of Jaffna: Five injured

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The altercation among students of the Arts Faculty of the University of Jaffna, ended up in fighting resulting in 5 students being admitted to Jaffna Teaching Hospital. The 3rd and 4th year...