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Thursday 22 February 2018
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JR’s dubious legacy Chained to the wheels of an executive presidency

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Veeragathy  Thanabalasingham is the Consultant Editor of  Express  Newspapers Ltd In what was surely a coincidence, last Sunday (4) turned out to be a day of anniversary milestones, with the...

6,500 state officers in Election Duties: District Secretary Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan

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All arrangements for the LG Elections have been completed. 6,500 government officers are to perform Election duties. Security arrangements also have been tightened, said the Jaffna District Secretary...

Recruitment to Army from the Northern Province

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Activities have been commenced for recruitment to Army from the Northern Province. The Security Forces – J  HQ has engaged in these activities. It is learned that this recruitment is aimed at...

Relations of Missing say that if International Investigations had been held, a solution would have been delivered to us

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The relatives of the Missing persons have said in tears that if an International Investigation had been held regarding the genocide perpetrated in the Vanni War, a solution would have been delivered...

No Intellectual Council in the Jaffna University, people should be careful, Warns University Teachers Association

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The University Teachers Association has said in a press release yesterday that, there is no connection between them and a press release issued in the name of Jaffna Educationalist Association,...

Rome conference explores “Seventy Years of Oppression of Eelam Tamils by Sri Lanka”

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An international conference on Eelam Tamils organized by the International Council of Eelam Tamils (ICET) titled “Seventy Years of Oppression of Eelam Tamils by Sri Lanka” on Monday,...

Some Final propaganda

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Day Echoes from the LG Election arena. The TNA has betrayed Tamil People by not insisting for International Investigation on war crimes.:Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam, ACTC Firm Solution only if the...

15.4 million worth of Kerala ganja captured at Silavaththurai in Mannar

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Anti- Drugs squad of Mannar Police has captured Kerala Ganja Packets worth 15.4 Million  yesterday, Wednesday morning, and arrested 3 suspects, at Silavaththurai in Musaly Divisional...

ITKF’s Election Gimmick: Launches Tamil weekly “Veedu” with House Emblem today

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The ITAK has launched a Tamil weekly by the name  “Veedu” today to coincide with the end of propaganda for the LG Elections. It features Sampanthan  asking Can Ranil put in his pocket...

Point Pedro – Ponnalai Road released by the Army

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The Point Pedro – Ponnalai Road , which was under the control of the Army for nearly 28 years was released yesterday for the use of the people yesterday and transport services also commenced...

We have demanded the right to live with self-respect: Sampanthan in Jaffna meeting

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If our internal self-determination right is continuously violated on the basis of International Law, then we will gain the right to external self-determination, said the Leader of the opposition and...

TNA leaders do not possess strength to put forward the solutions for Tamils, says the CM

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The Chief Minister, Northern Provincial Council, C.V.Wigneswaran has said  in his weekly Press Release that the TNA Leaders  are not having the strength to put forward the solution for the...

Point Pedro – Ponnalai Road opened for the use of people after 28 years

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The Point Pedro – Ponnalai Road  which was under the control of the Army was opened today for the use of people after 28 years. The document of handing over the  road  was handed over by the...

Vote for suitable persons without considering only party symbols, calls Arunthavapalan

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Tamil people should cast their votes, in a way strengthening the basic rights of the Tamil people,  Homeland, Nationalism and Autonomy, said a retired Principal, K.Arunthavapalan. He  has stated...

The Central Government never cooperates with the North, CM accuses again

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When the Central Government implement any project in the North it never cooperates with the Northern Provincial Council, accused the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. Whenever the Central government implements...

We searched for the missing they are not to be found, says President Maithripala Sirisena in Jaffna

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President Maithripala Sirisena has washed his hands off with regard Missing persons, in a propaganda meeting held in Jaffna, by saying that “ We searched for the missing, but, they are not be...

Mahindha Rajapakse had bought two Tamil Media, says Sumanthiran

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Mahindha Rajapakse had bought two Tamil Media. I got this new only today, said TNA MP and its Media spokesman, M.A.Sumanthiran. He was speaking in an election meeting in the house of a candidate at...

Several Rajapakses bent on toppling the TNA, says Mawai Senathyrasa

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Mahindha Rajapakse is bent on toppling the government in South on the pretext of the LG Elections. Here also several Rajapakses are trying topple TNA on the pretext of LG Elections, said Mawai...

I am not in Ranil’s Pocket, Sampanthan retorts Mahindha

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Former President had said in Jaffna that I am in Ranil’ s pocket. Neither I am in the pocket of Ranil nor he ever  tried put me in his pocket, said the Leader of the Opposition and the Leader of...

 Struggles in the North on the Independence Day

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People’s struggles were undertaken in the North, yesterday, the Independence day of Sri Lanka. These struggles were undertaken in Kilinochchi, Mulaitheevu and Vavuniya, demanding the release of...

Sea has withdrawn back and fishermen discomforted

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Sea has drawn back in Gulf of Mannar. It has also gone in Pampan and Mandapam areas. Crabs are seen in large numbers on the rocks closer to the shore, it was reported. It has become routine for the...

Constitutional Council propose 7 for the post of Commissioners for the Office of the Missing Persons (OMP)

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The Constitutional Council has proposed names of 7 commissioners for OMP to the President, Maithripala Sirisena. A member of the HR Commission , Saliya Peris has been proposed as the President of the...

The Independence of Tamils had been plucked off: CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The freedom granted by the English has been plucked off by the Majority people. Tamil cannot celebrate the Independence day, the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said in his weekly press release. As the...

Tamil people to observe Independence day as a Black day

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Tamil people are observing today’s Independence day as a Black and will engage in struggles protesting it. In a context where the 70th Independence day is to be celebrated today, Tamil people...

After 34 years, Mankindy Murugan Temple released by Army

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Murugan temple at Mankindy Malai located at Aathimoddai in Sampaltheevu of Trincomalee has been released by the Army. This temple which was under the control of the Army for the last 34 years has...

Does the TNA supports the move to build 1,000 vihares in the N & E: queries Manivannan

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In a context where the UNP has announced that 1,000 vihares will be built in North and East the Mayoral Candidate of the TPC for Jaffna Municipal Council, Visvalingam Manivannan said that, if we come...

Sovereignty could be shared – TNA, Sovereignty could not be shared – Interim Report

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The LG Election Manifesto of the TNA and the Interim Report are contradictory to each other. The  Dean of the Law Faculty and Senior AAL Kumaravadivel Guruparan said that the TNA Manifesto uses the...

Continuous struggle of 3 TPPs reap success & Appeal court orders case be transferred to Vavuniya

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The case of the 3 TPPs which was transferred from Vavuniya Court to Anuradhapura Special court has been ordered by the Appeal court to be transferred to Vavuniya Court. 99 days after an appeal was...

Will the Vedukkunaarimalai be safeguarded from Buddhist extremist?

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This hill is located in the Palamodai  area in Olumadu of Vavuniya North. The area people is calling this hill which at the centre of thick forest my the name, “ Vedukkunaarimalai”. It is said...

If TNA had supported Budget for 20 Million will they not support unitary state for several crores? asks Sugas

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If the TNA had got 20 Million and voted for the Budget without anything in it, what is the guaranty that they will  not vote for Unitary System after getting several crores as bribe ? queried AAL...

Ratnajeevan Hool criticizes vigourously Court’s Judgment

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Rathnajeevan Hool, a member of the Election Commission has openly criticized that the Mallakam Court had given a judgment violating common laws. He also has accused that the police had been bribed in...

Sampanthan in Ranil’s pocket: Mahindha Rajapakse in Jaffna

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The Leader of the opposition Era Sampanthan is in the pocket of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. During my Government I invited Samanpathan to come for talks several times. Although he will say...

Karanthai Lands should be hand over to the people, orders HR Commission

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The Coconut development Board should hand over people’s land it has disseised at Karanthai in Pallai, the HR Commission in Jaffna has ordered the Coconut Development Board. As this order has...

Security tightened in North and East in view of LG Elections

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It is learnt that the security in North and East has been tightened in view of the LG elections to be held there and as the incidents of the candidates , supporters and the offices of the parties...

India gave me asylum after leaving LTTE, Karuna opens his mind

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It has created sensation when Kruna himself declared that India gave him asylum after he betrayed Leader Prabaharan and split from LTTE. Leader of the UFA Karuna spoke in a propaganda meeting in the...

If Basil and Nadesan can be united, why can’t we? JVP’s Anurakumara asks in Jaffna

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All the assets robbed by Basil Rajapakse are now in the name of Nadesan, the husband of Basil’s sister Nirupama. They all are united. Then why should be fight among us, as Anurakumara Dissanayake,...

UNP Manifesto says: 1,000 Vihares will be constructed in North and East

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The Election Manifesto of the UNP made public in Vavuniya said that 1,000 Vihares will be constructed in North and East and Rs. 500 Million has been set aside for this. The Propaganda meeting of the...

No body could control a multitude which is self sufficient, says the CM Wigneswaran

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While saying that a multitude which is self sufficient could not be controlled by any one , the NPC CM also said that a society that lives perpetually with the aids from the others, will be pushed...

Action taken to put Myliddy Fisheries Harbour into operation soon, says Sivagnanasothy,  Secretary to Ministry of Reconciliation

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The Secretary to the Ministry of National Reconciliation, said that the Myliddy fisheries Harbour will be renovated and put into operation soon. He had stated in a press release he had sent that the...

Inquire about Election Commission member, Rathnajeevan Hool, Mallakam court orders Election Commission

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Mallkam Courts has directed the Election commission to make inquiries regarding  a member of the Election Commission, Rathnajeevan Hool acting partial to a political Party, and writing an article...

National Girls Football – Mahajana wins in an all-North Final beating Pandetharippu Girls School

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For the first time in the History of National School girls Football competitions, two team from North have entered the Final and matched their skills. This tournament was held by the Sri Lanka...

Exert pressure for TPPs encountering torture to be held in separate ward, relatives requests CM

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The relatives of the Tamil Political prisoners have submitted a memorandum to the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran, requesting him to exert pressure on the government for the TPPs who are undergoing torture to be...

Myliddy TB Hospital , used as recreation Centre , released by the Army, after 30 years

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After the displacement from Vali North that occurred 30 years ago, the whole of Myliddy including the TB Hospital was included into the High Security Zone and into Army control. As this hospital is...

Vigorous police checking in TNA propaganda meeting, people angered, bowed not to attend TNA meetings

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People have expressed much opposition  about the police vigorously searching people,  like in war time,  who went to attend the TNA propaganda meeting, on the request of the TNA. They...

Homage paid at Palaly for Indian Soldiers killed in confrontations with LTTE in Sri Lanka

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An event was held in Palaly to pay homage to Indian soldiers killed in confrontations with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka. A memorial tower had been erected at Palaly for the...

Resolution calling for the hand over President’s Palace at KKS to the NPC: says CVK

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The Northern Provincial Council’s Leader of the House, C.V.K.Sivagnanam said that another resolution will be adopted calling the president to hand over the President’s Palace located at...

Power Devolution within the Federal system in a Merged North and East

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In the context of accusations being leveled that the TNA has given up North – East Merger and agreed for Unitary State system, It has been stated in the Election Manifesto of the TNA for LG...

Compasses for Deep sea Fishermen from Mulaitheevu, says Federation President Antony

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Compasses have been provided to fishermen who venture into deep seas, and they are able find out the directions and reach their home shores safely, said the President of Fishermen Federation,...

 Northern Farmers are only asking for the guaranteed price for their products, says the GA

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The Farmers in the North are not asking for subsidies. They are only asking for guaranteed price for their products, said the GA, Jaffna District, N.Vethanayagan. As the factories that were available...

New International grade Stadium in Mandaitheevu

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The Deputy Speaker of the Sri Lanka Parliament and the President the Sri Lankan Cricket Association, Thilanga Sumathypala made a visit to Jaffna yesterday in conjunction with the establishment of a...