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Wednesday 24 October 2018
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Tamil Nadu Team pays homage to Thileepan

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A team of people from Tamil Nadu, India have paid their respects to Thileepan at his memorial in Nallur. A team of Professors and Professionals from Tamil Nadu, India, have made a visit to Jaffna and...

Warn the Government that you will vote against Budget, decision taken in meeting led by CM

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On behalf of the people the Civil Societies have publicly insisted with all the Tamil Parliamentary  members to warn the Government that they will vote against the Budget, if the Government will not...

Attempt to grab the Kuchchaveli  Vinayagar Temple Land by Archaeological Department

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The Administrators of the Kuchchaveli Pillaiyar Temple which come under Kuchchaveli Divisional Secretary area,  said that the Archaeological department is attempting to grab the lands belonging to...

Human remains in pit cut by CEB at Atchuyvely

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Following the discovery of human remains in Sathosa premises in Mannar, human remains  were found in a pit excavated by the CEB in Aatchuvely. Tension prevailed in the area following this find. When...

TPPs – Nothing came out of negotiations with the President so far, CM expresses dissatisfaction

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The Chief Minister of NPC, C.V.Wigneswaran expressed dissatisfaction  yesterday that nothing has come out speaking so far with the President. Just actions should be taken relevant to the Tamil...

March for Release of TPPs to start from Panikkan kulam today

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The March for the release of the fasting TPPs, undertaken by students of the University of Jaffna reached Pannikkan Kulam Yesterday and commenced from there towards Vavuniya. This march commenced on...

Unforgettable day – Commemoration First Female Maveerar Malathy

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The commemoration of the First Female Maveerar of LTTE, 2nd Lt. Malathy was commemorated in Vellavely, yesterday. This commemoration was held under aegis of Democratic Militants, at their office in...

March for release of TPPs reaches Kilinochchi

March for release of TPPs reaches Kilinochchi

A march from University of Jaffna towards Anurathapura Prison was undertaken by the students of the University of Jaffna. Day before yesterday they commenced their from the University of Jaffna...

Grade 5 Scholarship exam  – Tamil Medium : Jaffna Education Zone in top spot  in National Level

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The Jaffna Educational Zone has secured the first place at national at the Year 5 Scholarship Examination – Tamil Medium, on the basis of number of students passed. This announcement has been made...

Indian Team inspects site for Pooneryn Tank

Indian Team inspects site for Pooneryn Tank

A team from India has visited the site for the Pooneryn Tank , accompanied b y Kilinochchi Deputy Director of Irrigation,  S. Suthakaran. A scheme for constructing a larger tank integrating smaller...

Northern Provincial Council – 5years Rule- 437 Resolutions and 29 statutes, say Leader C.V.K

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During the 5 years rule of the Northern Provincial Council, 134 sitting were held, 437 resolutions were adopted and had enacted  29 statutes, said the Leader of the house, C.V.K.Sivagnam. The...

Demonstration in University in Jaffna in support of fasting TPPs

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An attention drawing struggle was undertaken yesterday, Monday, in support of struggling TPPs and demanding their immediate release. Several people including the Leader of Student Federation,...

Kumarappa – Pulenthiran Memorial – Court revoke interim order, allows construction

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The point Pedro court yesterday rejected an application by Point Pedro Police to ban the construction of a memorial for 12 LLTE members including  Kumarappa and Pulenthiran. They sacrificed their...

Sathosa Mass grave  -151  skeletons recovered so far

Students of University of Kelaniya join the excavations for human remains at Mannar Sathosa

The excavation at the Mass Grave site in Sathosa, Mannar  was continued yesterday in pouring rain. The excavations commenced in March this year, continued for the 82nd day yesterday. Although heavy...

Opposition will come against people who  provide good service, says the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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Whoever perform good work will definitely encounter opposition and the best example for this is the Northern Chief Minister, said the Chief Miunister C.V.Wigneswaran. Dr.Muhunthan, who had...

Out go NPC ….come in Governor’s Photographs

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In a context where, the term of office of the NPC to expire on 23rd of this month, action has been taken to hang, the photographs of Governor Reginold Cooray , in the Local Government Offices. Upto...

CM’s Vehicle permit – Tamil and English medias in cheap politics, CM expresses concern

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It is a cause for concern that the Tamil and English media have published news about my vehicle permit in accordance with their wims and fancies. Although I was eligible for  $60,000 I was issued...

Fasting Protest of 63 TPPs continues

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63 TPPs detained in 3 prisons are continuing their fasting protest. 43 TPPs of the Magazine prison are von their 4tyh day of fasting. 4 of them are persons accused in the murder attempt on...

Attempt to capture government by spreading Racism and Religionism: Minister Sajith in Mannar

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Minister Sajith Premadasa said in Mannar that attempts are being made to capture the Government by spreading Racism and Religionism . He said this in Mannar in an event for handing over houses  to...

Grade 5 Scholarship results: 2 students of J/Chavakacheri Hindu score 198 and clinch all Island first – TM

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Three students from North have secured the first three places in the Grade V Scholarship examination, in the Tamil Medium, as per the results released in the internet Two students from J/Chavkacheri...

Sampanthan say to British Minister: Power devolution should be granted through new Constitution

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The TNA leader Era Sampanthan had said to the Minister for the Asia and Pacific Region, Mark Field, that the long term demand of the Tamil people should be granted through the new Constitution. The...

Pongal festival in the Historical Kurunthoor malai Aathi Sivan Temple

Pongal festival in the Historical Kurunthoor malai Aathi Sivan Temple

Kumulamunai  youths assembled at Kurunthoor malai and  made Pongal Worship  for Aathy sivan and Aiyanar at the Temple there, yesterday. In these worships, NPC Member Thurairasa Raviharan also...

Use your Power in the matter of TPPs, the President asked

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The power of granting general amnesty lies with the President.  Hence the President must come forward to use his power to find a solution to this problem, it has been insisted. A massive attention...

People’s lands should be handed over before the end of the years, orders President Maithri

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President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered that the land problems of the Tamil people a should be solved before the end of the month and their lands handed over to them. The president has ordered...

Case cannot be transferred  just because the accused are on a fasting protest, advises Court

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The Colombo High courts Judge, Champa Janaki Rajaratne has clarified to the 5 persons arrested for planning assassinate MP, M.A.Sumanthiran that however long they will fast their cases will not...

Is Sampanthan the Leader of TNA or somebody else? , asks CM

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A question has risen as to whether Sampanthan is the Leader of the TNA or some other person, said the CM. It is no use for Sampanthan to keep mum while some other person is taking the decisions. The...

Drinking water supply to Jaffna from Pali Aru resolution adopted by the NPC Unanimously

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A resolution has been passed in the NPC to approve the implementation of a project to supply drinking water to Jaffna Peninsula from Pali Aru in Mannar, in order to solve the drinking water shortage...

Kayts Courts issues interim injunction to stop construction of Luxury hotel in Karainagar

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The Kayts court has issued an interim injunction on the construction of a luxury Hotel at Valanthalai junction Karainagar, on a petition filed by Medical Officer of Health, P. Nanthakumar. The...

More Medals for Northern Schools in the National Schools Athletic meet

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More medals have been won by the Northern Schools in the National Schools Athletic meet now being conducted at the Colombo Sugathadasa Stadium. Age group/ event. Name School Achievement Placing...

We believed in Sumanthiran but he has cheated us, he is acting like AG’s  Translator , say TPPs

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While saying that, Sumanthiran is acting like the translator of Attorney General, the TPPs have said that Sumanthiran whom they had believed in has cheated them. TPPs are engaged in a fast unto death...

US Embassy Official visit Mannar Sathosa Mass grave

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An Official from  US Embassy had made a visit to the Mannar Sathosa Mass grave yesterday and had made observations there. The Special Judicial Medical Officer Chamintha Rajapakse had said at Media...

Kayts Courts issues interim injunction to stop construction of Luxury hotel in Karainagar

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The Kayts court had issued an interim Injunction on the construction of a luxury Hotel at Valanthalai junction Karainagar, on a petition filed by Medical Officer of Health, P. Nanthakumar. The...

More Medals for Northern Schools in the National Schools Athletic meet

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More medals had been won by the Northern Schools in the National Schools Athletic meet now being conducted at the Colombo Sugathadasa Stadium. Age group/ event. Name School Achievement Placing  ...

Yesterday’s talks on TPP’s release fizzled out –  Government refuse to release 3 , who got their case transferred to Vavuniya

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Yesterdays talks on the release of the TPPs had fizzled out with the Government refusing to release 3 TPPs, Thiruvarul, Sulaxan and Tharsan, who fought and got there cases transferred from...

 4 former LTTE members sentenced to 10 years imprisonment in Bomb attack on Bus in 2008

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4 former LTTE members who were accused of plotting and funding a bomb on a commuter bus at Polgolla in Kandy in 2008 in which 3 lost their lives, were sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by Colombo...

Birthday Celebrations of Mahathma Gandhi held in Jaffna and Kilinochchi

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The Birth Day Celebrations of Mahathma Gandhi were conducted at the Mahathma Gandhi statue on Hospital Road was conducted by the Indian Consulate in Jaffna under the aegis of All Ceylon Gandhi Seva...

5 Medals won by North in the National Schools Athletic Championship

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The 34th National Inter School athletic meet which commenced  day before yesterday at the Colombo Sugathadasa Stadium, North won 5 medals and a colours award. Details are shown below. Age group/...

Will the International Community will understand the longings of our children?  Relatives of Missing ask

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An attention drawing Rally and a protest demonstration of the relatives of the missing was held yesterday, at Batticaloa, calling the international community to understand the longings of the...

141 skeletons identified so far at the Sathosa mass grave

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In a context where the excavations at the Sathosa Mass grave being suspended  on the 21st of this month, they were again commenced yesterday for the 77th time. It is notable that skeletons are...

Who gave permission to Buddhist Monks to hold Archeological surveys on Kurunthoor malai? Court rebuke Department Officials

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The Mulitheevu Court rebuked strongly the Archaeological Department for causing disturbance at Kurunthoor malai allowing Buddhist monks to carry out archaeological research at Kurunthoormalai. On the...

TPPs health deteriorated. One admitted to hospital

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The body conditions of the TPPs who are on a fasting protest for more than two weeks at the Anuradhapuram prison have declined  badly, with one TPP admitted to Prison hospital in an unconscious...

Attention drawing in every village for the release of TPPs. One girl threatens to self-immolate herself

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An old women in tears said that she will self immolate herself for the release of the TPPs. An attention drawing protest was held yesterday, Sunday, in front of Ponnalai Varatharajah Perumal Temple,...

I will contest from a new Party,   says CM, Wigneswaran

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NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said that if the TNA is happy with him he shall contest from a new alliance in the forthcoming PC Elections. I am aware that some people in the TNA are not happy with my...

Wigneswaran,  not the CM candidate, announces Sumanthiran

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MP, M.A.Sumanthiran had said that, it had been planned for a new CM candidate. He has expressed this opinion in an interview granted to a Colombo based English media. The Northern Province Chief...

We are losing confidence on GOSL, India should exert pressure, says Mawai SEnathyrasa

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We are losing confidence on this government. The activities of the Government with regard to problems of our people are undertaken on a slow pace, said ITAK President and MP, Mawai Senathyrajah....

Namal Rajapakse visits Pillaiyan in prison

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Member of the Parliament, Namal Rajapakse visited the  former Eastern CM, Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthanalias Pillaiyan in Baticaloa Prison yesterday. This meeting had occurred on day before...

Demonstration in Jaffna in pouring rain demanding release of TPPs

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A massive struggle was undertaken in Jaffna, in pouring rain demanding the release of TPPs. In this struggle held in front of Jaffna Bus stand, Politicians and representatives of public Organization...

China creeps into Natural liquid Gas power station at Sampur abandoned by India

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Following India abandoning the Natural liquid Gas power station at Sampur, China is to construct the first ever Natural liquid Gas power station of Sri Lanka. Minister of Power Ranjith...

Sangaththanai massacre commemorated

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25th Annual Commemoration of the Sangaththanai massacre was commemorated  on Friday in Sangaththanai. A candle march was held from Saaratha  Library to the site of the memorial of the massacre. On...

Teenage weddings on the increase in Jaffna

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Teenage weddings and ‘living together’ families are on the increase it is reported. Court Action will be taken on all teenage couples to eradicate this menace, said the Jaffna District Police....