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Tuesday 18 September 2018
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No Solution to TPPs  till the TNA safeguards  the Government, says Gajendrakumar

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At every stage,  the TNA takes action to safeguard the government, the revoking  of the Prevention of Terrorism Act and the release of the TPPs gets delayed, said the leader of TNPF, Gajendrakumar...

3 skeleton with hands and legs bound found yesterday also at Sathosa Mass Grave

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Skeletons are being continuously recovered in the Sathosa Mass grave raising suspicions and several questions. Identifying skeletons, recovering them, cleaning and storing them are carried out under...

It is a great sorrow that the pride of Tamils and their blood that was shed should be reminded- says the South Indian Painter Pukazhenthy

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It is a great sorrow that the pride of Tamils and their blood that was shed should be reminded- says the South Indian Painter Pukazhenthy While saying that it is a great sorrow that Tamils should be...

Renovated Pongu Thamizh memorial tower declared open yesterday at University of Jaffna

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The Pongu Thamizh memorial plaque renovated by the students of the University of Jaffna in the form of a Memorial tower was declared open by the VC of the University, E.Wigneswaran yesterday. The...

TPPs onto their 4th day of fasting

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The fasting protest undertaken at the Anuradhapura Prison by TPPs entered its 4th day today. They have gone into fasting protest demanding to expedite their cases or release them after short term...

All University Tamil Festival Today at University of Jaffna

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A Grand Tamil festival -2008 will be held today under the aegis of University of Jaffna Students Federation incorporating Tamil Students in all Universities of Sri Lanka will be held today at the...

Tragedy in Vavuniya – 4 women killed in Train – Car crash, two injured, Driver escapes

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4 women from Delft, belonging to the same family were tragically killed when the car they travelling crashed into the train travelling from Jaffna to Matara. Two more were injured. However the driver...

Valampuri Reporter threatened over telephone. Complaint made against MPc Asmin’s Media Coordinator

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A complaint has been made with Jaffna police against N.M.Abdullah, the Media Coordinator of MPc, Ayub Asmin regarding threatening the Office Reporter of the Jaffna based News paper Valampuri. Media...

Thiyagee Thileepan’ s week commence on a grand note

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The 31st commemoration week of  Thiyagee Thileepan commenced yesterday  on a grand note at the Thileepan memorial in the North Road of Nallur Temple with lighting of sacrificial flame, and floral...

Earthquake  in Trincomalee

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The Geological Survey & mines Bureau  said that after the earth quake that occurred in Trincomalee yesterday early morning , they are watchful for further earth tremors. This earth quake felt at...

Solution to Ethnic problem should be found with the cooperation of Diaspora Tamils: says CM

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The leadership of the TNA was afraid to identify themselves with the Diaspora Tamils. They were afraid they will also be dubbed terrorists.  As far I am concerned the ethnic problem should be solved...

Characteristics of Federal System could be inserted into any type of governing system, says Sumanthiran

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A political dawn should be meaningful and Characteristics of Federal System could be inserted into any type of governing system. We could pursue our political voyage and reach our targets with full...

A skeleton with legs and hands bound found in Mannar Sathosa Excavation

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A skeleton with legs and hand bound was identified in excavations carried out yesterday at the Sathosa premises in Mannar. Skeletal remains raising suspicion and questions have been continued to be...

Posters against Sumanthiran in Mulaitheevu

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Posters have appeared wide spread all over Mullaitheevu, criticizing the TNA MP and spokesman M.A.Sumanthiran  and criticizing the activities of  the TNA. The posters  bear the title  “ It is...

Release us with short term rehabilitation, fasting TPPs request government

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The Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs), who are on a fasting struggle have requested that they be released with short term rehabilitation. 8 TPPs detained at the Anuradhapura prison have gone into...

We don’t want money, give us our children, relatives of missing say with tears flowing

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We don’t want money, give us our children, the relatives of missing persons have said with tears flowing. In a context where arrangements are being made to pay compensations for Missing persons,...

31st  Annual Commemoration of Colonel  Thileepan commence Tomorrow        

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The commemoration week of Colonel Thileepan is to commence tomorrow. We request our brethren to here and abroad,  avoid revelry, bear the sacred memories of Col. Thileepan in our hearts and observe...

We will not allow colonising Sinhalese in the guise of Mahaweli Development, says Era Sampanthan

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The Opposition Leader and the Leader of the TNA has said that we will not allow to colonize Sinhalese in Mulaitheevu District in the guise of Mahaweli Development. He also pointed out that their...

A fire fighting unit established at Kilinochchi

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A Fire Fighting unit for Kilinochchi has been inaugurated by the Ministry of Resettlement. The District Office of the Fire Fighting  Unit along with Fire Fighting vehicles was declared open...

New skeletons surface every-time at Sathosa Mass Grave

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Several stages of  activities are  undertaken at the Sathosa Mass Grave site to clean and remove storage  the skeletons and other human remains. Meanwhile every day new skeletons are found here....

Hundred thousands of dead fish drift towards shore in Vadduvagal Lagoon, Drought, alleged culprit

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Hundreds of thousands of dead fish are found floating towards the shores of Vadduvagal lagoon for the last two days. It  is alleged that the prolonging drought is the reason behind the death of the...

Skeleton recovered from Kankesanthurai

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A skeleton of a male was discovered in close proximity to Kankesanthurai Railway station yesterday. It is suspected that this man could have died within two months. The Railway workers quarters are...

TGTE Applauds NPC’s Resolution on Sri Lanka Referral to the ICC and a Referendum

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Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE) applauds Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial Council for passing a unanimous Resolution to Refer Sri Lanka to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and...

Haul of medals in National Schools Kabadi Championships

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The National Schools Kabadi championships were held in the Indoor Stadium of Thigana in Kandy,day before yesterday. Northern Schools had achieved considerable victories in this Championships. Some...

We will siege Archaeological Department, says the Leader of the House C.V.K.Sivagnanam

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A Buddhist monk is the Head of the Department of Archaeology. His actions are growing more and more outrageous by day. If this situation continues, the members of the NPC will be compelled to siege...

NPC adopts resolution demanding UN member countries  to hold Referendum in North and East

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The Northern Provincial Council has adopted a resolution yesterday calling the member states of UN to hold a referendum in North and East to determine the aspirations of the Tamil people. As Sri...

By believing Tamil Leadership we have become Political Orphans, TPPs express concern

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While saying that they had been reduced to the state of Political Orphans, the Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) expressed concern that they are using us to achieve their political ends of getting the...

Sri Lanka: Human rights to dismantle debt trap, says UN expert

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Human rights must be at the centre of measures by Sri Lanka to promote economic growth that would include everyone, says a UN expert. “The Sri Lankan Government should undertake an assessment of...

MPs visit and Worship at Vedukkunaary Malai

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MPs, Charles Nirmalanathan, Sivasakthy Ananthan, NPC Ministers, Ananthy Saseetharan, MPcs, G.T.Linganathan, Thiyagarajah, M.k.Sivajilingam visited and worshiped at Vedukkunaary Malai day before...

Three arrested with102 kg Ganja in seas off Point Pedro

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Three persons were arrested  accused of smuggling 102 Kgs of Ganja in the seas off Point Pedro , said the police. A routine Navy Patrol had observed a suspicious  boat floating in seas off Point...

Public accuse land not released properly

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The public accused that although lands in Vali North Myliddy were announced to have been released, they were not properly handed over to the people. The army fences are still standing in the so...

Kanagarayankulam Police OIC assaults the family of former Militant

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Three  persons including a former militant and his family members were injured  in an assault by the OIC of the Kanagarayankulam police Station and had been admitted to hospital.. This incident...

UNHRC  chief expresses concern on Sri Lanka

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In her first speech as the new UN Human Rights Chief, Michelle Bachelet raised concerns on Sri Lanka’s  progress towards meaningful implementation of the transitional justice agenda. In the...

We have all the rights to live on our own lands, says the Bishop of Jaffna, Rt.Rev. Justin Bernard

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The Bishop of Jaffna Diocese, Rt.Rev. Dr. Justin Gnananpragasam has said that we have all the rights to live on our own lands. We cannot forgo that right and nobody could deny that right. The opening...

Sri Lanka, Queen of Asian Cup Netball Championship beating Singapore with Tharjini and Ezhilini in team

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Sri Lanka has become the Champion in the 11th Asian Cup Netball Championship beating Singapore 69:50. Singapore was pitted against Sri Lanka in the Final Mtch held yesterday Sunday at Singapore. The...

The Federal system is not opposed to Majority people, says Sumanthiran in Agalawatte

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It cannot be said that the federal System is against the Sinhal, Buddhist majority said TNA Spokesman and MP, M.A.Sumanthiran. He said this in an awareness creating meeting held at Mathugama,...

Fishing Boats and Engines to Mulaitheevu Fishermen, under Financial Assistance from India

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In an event held in the Karaithuraipattu Divisional Secretariat day before yesterday 150 boats, 150 Boat Engines were distributed among 300 Fishermen of Mulaitheevu under an Indian Financial...

Sathurukondan Masscre that shook Baticaloa

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The people of Sathurukondan, Pannichchaiyadi, Pillaiyrady and Kokkuvil villages of Batticaloa District were driven Sathurukondan Army on 09.09.1990 at 5.30 p.m. They never came back home. They were...

284 Kilos of Ganja, floating in Iranaitheevu seas recovered by Navy

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The navy has discovered 284 Kilos of Ganja,found to be floating in the Iranaitheevu Seas and had handed over the same to Mulankavil Police, day before yesterday. In a context where no suspect has...

Sumanthiran cannot express his personal opinion, says TELO Leader, Selvam Adaikalanathan

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We will not allow Sumanthiran to speak whatever he want in the guise of the Spokesman for TNA, said TELO Leader Selvam ADaikalanathan. The Central Committee meeting was held the TELO Head Office in...

Breach of decision by CC Meeting on Deforestation and gravel excavation increase

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Mulaitheevu Thunnukkai area people and Public Organizations have complained despite the Coordination Committee decision, de-forestation and gravel excavation have increased in their area. For the...

No justice will be delivered for killings in Sri Lanka, says Siththarththan in Kirushanthy commeration

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While saying the, it is not possible to get justice for the people who were Killed in Sri Lanka,the Leader of PLOT, T.Siththarthan also said that we shall not stop till justice is delivered for the...

Effigy of MPc Asmin burned by Muslims in front of Muhaitheen Jumma Mosque

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Muslim people who were engaged in a demonstration against Member Provincial Council, Ayub Asmin yesterday in front of the Jaffna Periya Muhaideen Jumma Mosque entrance also burned the effigy of...

Archaeological Dept. and Army in joint venture to construct Vihare on Tamil Lands in Nayaru, beaten off by people

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The attempt to construct a Vihare occupying the lands of Tamil people by Archaeological department at Nayaru of Kumulamunai in Mulaitheevu was beaten off by area people. The Nayaru people accused...

Skull with cut scar recovered from the excavation site at the Mannar Sathosa premises

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The excavations at the Sathosa premises in Mannar yielded a skull with a cut scar. This raised questions as to whether the scar is a result of post-mortem or caused by being attacked with a sharp...

Myliddy Kalaimakal Vidyalayam and 8 houses in Anaicoddai released yesterday by the Army

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Myliddy Kalaimakal Vidyalayam , RDS- Kurumbasiddy, Cooperative building at Thellipalai  which had been under the control of the Army for more than 28 years and 8 houses in Koolavady, Anaikoddai,...

We should not confront each other for the sake of the unity of the Tamil People, says Sumanthiran

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We should not confront each other for the sake of the unity of the Tamil People, says Sumanthiran In order not to decadent the unity of the Tamil people we should not confront CM, Wigneswaran, said...

A Gang-Rape-A Mass Grave and the Story of a Tender Flower Kirushanthy

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Kirushanthy Kumarasamy was writing her A/L then. A few hours later she will be sitting for her Chemistry paper. While she making last minute preparation, her mother hastily preparing her breakfast....

New directives by Archaeological Department regarding worship at Vedukkunarymalai

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The Nedunkerny police has stated that the Archaeological Department had informed that temple cannot be constructed and worship done at Vedukkunary Malai and any worship could only be held at 400...

Whether Mannar Sathosa Victims buried naked?

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Suspicious human remains are continued to be recovered from the mass grave at the entrance of the Mannar Sathosa premises. More than 111 skeletons have been recovered from here and it has been...