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The Army outrages on the Tamil people, CM writes to AP news organization

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The Northern Province CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that outrages has been perpetrated on some Tamil people in the North by the Army. He has firmly said so in a letter he had written to the Associated...

Baticaloa Public Organizations meet the Northern CM, today

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The representatives of Baticaloa Public Organizations are scheduled to meet Northern CM  today. This meeting will occur today morning. The delegation from Baticaloa consists of representatives of...

Number of members of Local Government Bodies increases. Jaffna Municipality get 27 instead of 23

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A gazette notification announcing the numbers of members of Local Government bodies  and the details of 5 newly formed LG Bodies was published yesterday. The Number of members of the Jaffna...

9,000 people affected by pouring rains in Jaffna District

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9,141 people belonging to 2,518 families have been affected by the rain. 4 houses are completely damaged while, 159 houses are partly damaged, said the District Secretary of Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan....

30 Million worth of Heroine captured in Vavuniya. Largest haul, says SP

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Vavuniya Police Superintendant, T.M.Emil M.Thennekoon said that the Heroine captured at the Vavuniya Centarl Bus Stand has a street value of nearly Thirty Million rupees. Commenting on this he said...

‘Mamanithar’ Raviraj remembered

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In a context where 11 years have been passed after the Former MP of the TNA and a Human Rights lawyer, ‘Mamanithar’ was assassinated,  a commemoration event was held at his statue...

Heavy Rains in the North & Manalkadu (Vadamaradchchi) in danger of being submerged

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If the rains will continue further, Manatkadu village coming under Maruthankerny Divisional Secretary’s  area will encounter a danger of being submerged in flood waters. As the rains are...

Milo Cup championships

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Valaipadu Jegameedpar Team won the Milo cup in the tournament conducted for Milo Cup among clubs beating Aanaikoddai Union by 2 goals : 1. Passaiyoor St. Antony’s beat Velanai Thuraiyoor...

National Level Discuss throw – Mithunraj of Heartley, win a Gold establishing a new record

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S.Mithunraj of Heartley College has won the Gold and established a new record, in the Discus Throw event of the National Level John Carbret Athletics Championship of National schools. The...

Let’s light sacrificial flames for the Veeramaravars (Valiant soldiers) in Eachchankulam Thuyillumillam, a call by former Vice-Chairman of Vavuniya Town Council

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M.M.Rathan, the former Vice-Chairman of the Vavuniya Town Council has put out a call saying, “Let’s light sacrificial flames and pay homage at the Eachchankulam Maveerar Thuyillumillam in...

Commemoration of former MP, T. Sivasithambaram observed in Vavuniya

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The commemoration of former MP, Thamotharampillai Sivsithambaram was held day before yesterday, at his statue, located at Vairavapuliyankulam, at 8.30 a.m. presided by the president of the Thamizh...

GOSL will investigate torture on Tamils: says Foreign Ministry Secretary, Prasath Kariyawasagam

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The Secretary to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prasath Kariyawasagam had said yesterday that the Sri Lankan Government will investigate the charges made that torture is still being perpetrated on...

Mixed – Election Method unfavourable to  Muslims says, fomer EP CM, Naseer Ahamed

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Former Eastern Province Chief Minister Naseer Ahamed had said that the Mixed-Election method will be unfavourable to Muslims of Sri Lanka. Addressing an event to distribute school equipment to 5,000...

Bomb Attack on bus – former militant sentenced to 93 life imprisonments

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The Colombo High Courts has sentenced yesterday a member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Satchithananthan Anantha Sukar alias Lawrence Davidraj alias Vasanthan, who was found guilty for...

Diaspora Organisations urge Canadian Gov to deny Visa to Sri Lankan military officials to attend UN Peacekeeping Conference in Vancouver

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A coalition of Tamil Diaspora Organizations have jointly urged the Government of Canada to deny entry of senior officials of the Sri Lankan armed forces during the upcoming UN Peacekeeping Defence...

Get prepared for the holy event of the Maveerar who had given their life in oblation                                

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The Secretary of the Kilinochchi District Maveerar Commemoration committee has put out a call for all to get prepared for observing the holy event of the Liberation fighters who had offered their...

“Aekeeya Rachchya” is Unitary State – Powers to be granted not enough for Tamil People – CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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We are clear in that, only the Federal system will grant adequate powers to Tamil People. “Aekeeya Rachchya” will only mean Unitary State system. The powers proposed by the Government are not...

Underground palace discovered in Trincomalee says the Ministry of Education

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The ministry of Education has announced that an underground palace had been discovered in Trincomalee. The ministry had announced that the said palace had been discovered during an Archaeological...

Number of students dropping out on the increase in Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu

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School  communities and public organizations have pointed out that students dropping out from School in Kilinochchi and Mulaitheevu districts is on the increase. The number of students dropping out...

Even after two development works, Mannakandal bund is breached and all waters drain out

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The Mannakandal tank coming under Odduchuddan Agrarian Service center of the in the Mannakandal Grama Officer Division of the Puthukudiyiruppu  Divisional Area , had been breached by flood waters...

Scholarship fund wasted by the improper act of the Governor, judgment by Justice Ilancheliyan

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The Jaffna High Court Judge M.Illancheliyan has commented on a case that a Scholarship granted to Sri Lankan had been wasted due to the improper act of the Northern Governor and the high level...

U.S. official Shannon Urged to Raise Ongoing Persecution of Tamils During U.S. – Sri Lanka Partnership Dialogue: TGTE

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Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE)  urged visiting U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon to raise the ongoing persecution of Tamils – including the...

Thirteenth Amendment the cause for chaos in the island: Rambukwella

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Joint Opposition  MP  Keheliya Rambukwella has stated that the 13th amendment which was claimed at the time as the best solution and the last opportunity has been the cause of chaos and ruin in the...

Life sacrifice of 122 Muslim youth, which justifies the Struggle of the Northern people

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The MPc Ayub Asmin said that 122 Muslim sacrificed because they have accepted the struggle people as justifiable. He said so while speaking in a political seminar held by Information Guide...

Demonstration in front of Army Cantonement in Palaly insisting resettlement

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A silent and attention drawing rally was held from the Vasavilan Village Development Society to the main gate of the Army Cantonment in palely insistin the resettlement of Vasavilan and Palaly...

Local Government Elections – Likelihood of a new team of Public organizations jumping into the arena

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Information has been leaked out that the public Organizations have decided to put into the Local Government election arena. In the context of Gazette notification for the Local Government Elections...

Housing scheme to be lost because of Navy anarchy at Karainagar Madaththuvalavu

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The people of the Madaththuvalavu area in Karainagar had complained that the housing scheme granted to there are is in a state of being lost due to anarchy of the Navy. They have said that the...

Fasting TPPs gave up fasting on the request of University students

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The Fasting that was undertaken by the three TPPs, was brought to a conclusion at about 11.30 a.m. yesterday. The relatives of the TPPs concluded the fasting by giving them fruit juice. With a view...

Schism appears in TNA: EPRLF to go on its own way remaining parties to encounter LG elections together

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The TNA has started to show signs of splitting. Following the EPRLF decided to go on its own way, the other three parties have decided to face the LG elections together. The Parties, which are in the...

Kepapulavu Army is moving their things slowly from the lands

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The army who are occupying the land of people in Kepapulau are moving their things slowly from the lands they have occupied, it was reported. The Army, which announced that the land at Kepapulavu...

We are losing faith on International Community: say relatives of missing persons with frustration

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We are starting to lose faith on International Community like we have lost the faith on Sri Lanka Government, said the relatives of the missing persons, with frustration. Yolanda Foster of  Amnesty...

Kayts Fisheries Coop Societies to struggle against the Kayts Divisional Secretariat

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The Federation of the Jaffna District Fisheries COOP Societies have demanded that relevant Officers should take due action against the inhuman activities of the Kayts Divisional Secretariat, and have...

Ariyalai Shooting: STF Intelligence operatives including an officer arrested

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An STF SI and a constable were arrested by the Officers of the CID, on suspicion relevant to the shooting of a youth at Ariyalai, yesterday morning. Relevant to the above incident, statements were...

Fasting TPPs to suspend their fasting temporarily

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As a consequence of the lockout struggle of the Students of the Jaffna University, the three TPPs who were on fasting for 40 days, at the Anuradhapura prison, have agreed to suspend their fasting...

Sinhalese do not like to share the power: That is the reason for race conflict, says CM, Wigneswaran

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The reason behind the current race conflict is that the Sinhalese leaders are refusing to share the power they got from the English with the Tamil speaking people, said the Chief Minister of Northern...

Paddy Fields of 120 families in clutches of Forest department at Arokkiapuram for 8 years

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Livelihood providing paddy lands of 120 families at Arokkiapuram, in Thunukkai, of Mulaitheevu District are in the clutches of Forest Department for 8 years after the war. It is pointed out that...

10th Commemoration of Thamil Chelvan held yesterday

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The 10th commemoration of the death of the Leader of the Political Wing of the LTTE, Thamilchelvan. His photograph was garlanded, sacrificial  flames lighted and floral tributes paid. This event...

Struggle continue on behalf of fasting TPPs at the University of Jaffna

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The paralyzing struggle of the students of the University of Jaffna was held for the 4th day yesterday. Large  number of students braving pouring rains to participate in the struggle. In a context...

History will never forgive Sinhalese Parties, if Sampanthan is sent away empty handed: says Mano Ganesan

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Minister Mano Ganeshan said yesterday that, history will never forgive the Sinhalese Parties, if the Leader of the Tamil People, Era Sampanthan is sent to the North, with empty hands. “Late...

The redundancy of another all-party conference: When all parties have had their say about constitutional reforms in the Constitutional Assembly debate

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By Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham  is the Consultant Editor of Express  Newspapers Ltd Even as Parliament met as the Constitutional Assembly last Monday (Oct 30) and began debating the interim...

EU Parliamentary Group visits North for studying the current situation

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A group of EU Parliamentary group has come to Jaffna to study about the current situation prevailing here. This group met the Northern Governor, Reginold Cooray, at his office and had discussions...

Killing of Ariyalai youth – Pistol, auto and motor cycle recovered, but the suspect not arrested yet

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A NP22 type pistol bearing no: A23003046, two empty rounds, Motor cycle and an Auto, alledged to have been used to murder a youth in Ariyalai last month were captured day before yesterday night. But...

Merger of North and East is the exclusive concept of the TNA: Minister Rauf Hakeem

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The Merger of North and East found in the interim report is the exclusive concept of the TNA. Some people are using this for their propaganda, said the Leader of Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, and...

If the solution is not found locally, Pressure from International Community will increase: warns Sampanthan

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The Leader of the Opposition and the Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan warned the Government that if the National problem is not solved locally, increase of pressure by International Community cannot...

ITAK supporters dissatisfied over the stance of the ITAK: Preparation for discussion ahead

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The senior members and supporters of Ilankai Tamil Arasuk Kadchchi (ITAK) are dissatisfied over the ITAK’s stance on Interim Report on the New Constitution and the statements of ITAK on the Interim...

Several intrigues, to attain self centred political benefits, accuses, Naseer, Ex-CM, EP

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Former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, Naseer Ahamed had accused that several intrigues are being undertaken to create confrontation between the minority communities living in the Eastern...

Ariyali Shooting, President requested to expedite inquiries

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The relatives of the youth shot dead  at ariyalai have placed an important request to the President Maithripala Sirisena, that an independent investigation on the killing of the youth and expedite...

Attention drawing by relatives of persons made to disappear

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An attention drawing protest rally was held yesterday by the Society for finding the who were made to disappear after handing over to the security forces and after being abducted in the mother land...

No need to be confused about Gazette notification banning the tapping of toddy, the Palmyrah Development Board announces

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The Palmyrah Development Board has announced that the people need not confused about the banning of tapping toddy from Coconut and Palmyrah trees (Gazette notification of 2017.10 .20) and that the...

Jaffna University was paralyzed insisting the release of Tamil Political Prisoners

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The students of the Jaffna University had paralyzed  all activities of the University, including learning and Administrative activities, insisting the fulfillment of the demands of the 3 TPPs...