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Sunday 20 January 2019
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Protest against Modi outside Colombo Mosque

A protest was held against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi outside the Colombo Devatagaha Mosque after Jumma prayers. It was held under the auspices of United Front for Peace.

Modi refers to Bharathyar in his Address to Parliament

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made reference to Tamil poet Subramaniya Bharathyar in his address to the Sri Lankan Parliament. He quoted a line from Bharathyar in Tamil. He said: ‘ Sinhala...

Despotism of Commissioner Pranavanathan: Pulls away shed leaving Fasting protester in hot sun

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The Special Commissioner of the Jaffna Municipal Council Pranavanathan, yesterday, had pulled  down the shed under which the leader of the Movement for the People Affected by War, V. Sahathevan had...

Visit of Modi to Jaffna: Security tightened

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Indian Air Force Helicopters flew low over Jaffna Town area several times, presumably to have a first hand view of the areas which Mody will be visiting. For a few minutes the air space over Jaffna...

“I am a firm believer in cooperative federalism”: Says Modi In Sri Lanka Parliament (Video Attached)

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Vising Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address in the Sri Lankan Parliament has expressed his believe in federalism in making the Indian States stronger. “ I am a firm believer in...

Modi iterates need to go beyond 13th Amendment

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While iterating early and full implementation of the 13th Amendment, the visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Colombo that going beyond the 13th amendment would contribute to build a...

Fishermen issue will take some time to resolve: Modi

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Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that resolving the fishermen’s issue between India and Sri Lanka will take time as it has both livelihood and humanitarian dimensions. He...

India, Sri Lanka sign four agreements

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Indian Prime Minister Modi, who arrived in Sri Lanka today morning on the final stop of his three-nation tour of Indian Ocean island nations, met Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed...

Stop criticizing TNA through coloured galsses: Ariyanenthiran

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Batticaloa Parliamentarian B. Ariyanenthiran has urged the crtitcs of Tamil National Alliance and its leaders through coloured glasses. Ii is unfortunate that certain persons are engaged in...

Modi to meet upcountry leader on Saturday

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to meet upcountry leaders on Saturday. Leader of the Democratic People’s Front Mano Ganesan, Plantations Minister Palany Digambaram, Sate Minister...

Sampanthan, Sumanthiran sign ‘Towards a Posiitve Political Culture’ Declaration

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Tamil National Alliance has endorsed the document known as ‘ March 12 Declaration’ – Towrds A Positive Political Culture Declaration’ yesterday at a meeting organized by PAFFREL and Citizens...

Modi’s visit must ensure lasting political solution: Sivagnanam

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Northern Provincial Council Chairman C.V.K. Sivagnanam has expressed the hope that the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must pave the way for finding a political solution to resove the...

Modi not visiting East a disappointment: Yogeswaran

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Tamil National Alliance Batticaloa Parliamentarian S.Yogeswaran has expressed regret that Indian Premier Narendra Modi is not scheduled to visit the East. His viist will help him to acquire a better...

Modi arrives in Colombo

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Katunayaka Intenational Airport today moring. He was received by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe.

Attempt to send Boosa Detainees to Rehabilitation camps

Consequent to international pressure to close down the notorious Boosa prison, attempts are being made without the consent of the detainees and prior notice to Rehabilitation Camps, said Attorney at...

Land allocated to settle people living for 18 years in Poonthottam camp

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100 acres of land had been earmarked to settle people living for 18 years in the Poonthottam Welfare Centre at sinna Adampan, Nedunkerni, said NPC Health Minister P. Sathiyalingam. Clarifying further...

An ex-woman Fighter was abducted

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  An ex-woman Fighter of the LTTE was abducted at Puthukkudiyiruppu, yesterday. People who came in Motorcycles have abducted the Ex-woman fighter of the LTTE. The abducted was identified as...

Land acquired Mandaitivu for Navy

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Action is being taken to acquire private lands in 3 places in Mandaitivu, including 30 acres belonging to the Kannakai Amman Temple. General Public and public organizations vehemently protested this...

Definite decisions needed: Call form Mannar Bishop to Narendra Modi

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We expect that the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is coming to Sri Lanka should think with truth as the basis, act on Justice as the basis and will take a definite decision to bring about...

Thirteenth Amendment can never be the final solution: Wigneswaran

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In an interview to The Hindu Newspaper, Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister Justice CV. Wignewaran has rejected any solution based on the 13th Amendment. “While appreciating Indian concerns...

US Embassy official meets Wigneswaran

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Charge d’ Affairs of the US Embassy in Sri Lanka called on Chief Minsiter of the Northern Provicne Justice C.V.Wigneswaran and held talks. The officials expressed hope of resolution of the problems...

All Ceylon Hindu Congress represents Hindus aspirations: Neelakandan

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All Ceylon Hindu Congress President Kandiah Neelakandan has satted that the organization has been represmnting the views and aspirations of the Hindus in Sri Lanka. He made the observations...

Presdient orders 86 Indian fishermen to be released

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President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered that 86 Indian fishermen who are currently in Sri Lankan custody to be released as a gesture of goodwill for the visit of Indian Prime Minsiter Narendra...

People displaced in Sampoor will be resettled: EP Chief Minister

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Chief Minister of Eastern Province Nazeer Ahamed has observed that both the Central and Provincial governments will jointly strive to resettle the people displaced from Sampoor. He made this promise...

Ranil’s criticism of Wigneswaran unacceptable: Ariyanenthiran

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Batticaloa Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian B.Ariyanenthiran has observed that Prime Minsiter Ranil’s criticism of Northern Province Chief Minister Wigneswaran is an act of impropriety....

India can’t dictate mode of SL’s relationship with China: Champika

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Minister Patali Champika Ranawake has observed that India cannot dictate the basis of Sri Lanka’s relations with China. He made this observation during an Interview with an India’s English daily....

Lands Minister hands over deeds to owners in Batti

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Minister of Lands S.Gunawardena handed over deeds and permits to land owners in 14 Pradesa Sabahs in the Batticaloa district at a ceremony held at Vipulananda Fine Arts College in Kalaldy. The...

St. Anthony’s Church festival held in grand manner

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Famous Paalaitheevu St. Antony’s church festival held on 8 March 2015 in grand manner. During this ceremony, thousands of people of North participated in the ceremony. Commander of the Navy was...

Good Harvest but no buyers

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The northern farmers who had got a bumper harvest  but as the SATHOSA is not buying their produce ,they are forced to sell to private traders  incurring heavy expenditure in Transport, handling...

“ Give me my son”: Pleads Jeyakumari in tears

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                                        Jeyakumari who was released on bail yesterday pleaded with the HR activists who were outside the courts to receive her, “ My son should...

Initiate a permanent political solution jointly underwritten by India, EU, US, and the UN: Sivajilingam requests the Indian PM

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In a letter written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his visit to Sri Lanka, M. K. Shivajilingam, Councillor of Northern Provincial Council and former Member of Parliament, has...

Modi’s visit must be meaningful: Ramadas

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Paatali Katchi Leader Dr. Ramadas has stated that the Sri Lankan visit to be undertaken by Indian Prime Minsister Narendra Modi must be meaningful to Sri Lankan Tamils. Speaking to the media, Ramadas...

TNA to meet Modi on Friday

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A delegation of Tamil Nationla Alliance is to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday. The leader of the TNA  delegation R.Sampanthan is expected to brief PM Modi of the resolution of...

EPC a model for reconciliation: CM Ahamed

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Chief Minister Nazeer Ahamed has observed that the administration in the Eastern Provincial Council is a model for an all party government at the provincial level. He was addressing a meeting held at...

Youths must come forward to marry young widows: Mavai

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Illankai Thamil Arasu Katchi Leader Parliamentarian Mavai SEnathyrasa has urged Tamil youths to get married to young widows and give them a good future. He made the request when he was addressing the...

Batti MPs meet Kalkuda ITAK members

Batticaloa Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarians met the members of Illakai Thamil Arasu Katchi at Valaichenai YMCA Hall recently. Batticaloa Parliamentarian S.Yogeswaran presided....

30 computers to Killincohi backward schools

Thirty computers were handed over to backward schools in the Killinochi district under auspices of Serendip Children’s Home recently. The event took place at Pannankady Tamil Mixed School....

CB Governor must resign or be removed: JVP

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Janata Vimukthy Peramuna has demanded that the Goverenor of the Central Bank Arjuna Mahendran must resign or be removed following the allegation of irregularities in the Bond Issue. JVP...

New Chinese envoy shocked

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Newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Yi Xianliang, said he was shocked when ‘issues’ were created and misleading media reports appeared when  Chinese submarines were called on the...

Tamil activist Jeyakumari freed (Video Attached)

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Balachandran Jeyakumari, who was arrested and detained under the notorious Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), was released today on a personal bail of Rs.20,000 when she was produced before Colombo...

Lands disseised in the pretext of establishing Bird Sanctuaries

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  Lot of barriers and interferences are created against carrying out the  Development works, in villages coming under Mannar Town Council, said a member of the Mannar Town Council, Ratnasingam...

Tamil Political Prisoners’ heart melting appeal to Maithri for General Amnesty

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The Tamil Political Prisoners had sent an appeal to the President calling for a General Amnesty. Following are the contents of this memorandum: “ We, who are in detention for a very long time, have...

Opposition to the Thermal Power Plant

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 The people and important persons in the Muthur area are busily engaged in signature collection campaign against the proposed Thermal Power Plant in Sampur in the Muthur Divisional Secretary’s...

2, 463 Metric Tons of paddy purchased in the North

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2,463 MT of paddy had been purchased by the Paddy Marketing Board to date, said the Regional Manager, Paddy Marketing Board , W.R.A Shantha Kumara. He also said that they are planning to purchase...

Halo Trust certifies ‘No UXOs’: Vallalai residents to be resettled soon

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The Halo Trust organization handed over a document certifying that the Vallalai area is clear of mines, to the District Secretary , Jaffna yesterday evening. Following the issue of the certificate,...

Minister Kurukularajah and officials ‘imprisoned by teachers

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The Teachers who have completed their service period in vanni staged a ‘lock in ‘demonstration demanding transfer from Vanni  locking the gates of the ministry secretariat. The minister and the...

Jeyakumari may be released on bail today

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Jeyakumary,who was arrested and detained under the notorious Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), is expected to be released on bail today said some sources in Colombo. In the context of the visit to...

Sampanthan releases ‘Voices Unheard’ CD

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Tamil National Alliance Leader R.Sampanthan released a CD under the theme ‘ Voices Unheard’ relating to the plight of Sampoor Tamils. He released the CD at an event held in Vattavaan in Verugal....

North East homeland of Tamils and Muslims: Hasan Ali

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Sri Lanka Muslim Congress General Secretary State Minister Hasan Ali has observed that SLMC recognizes that the North and East are the homeland of the Tamils and Muslims and in these areas both...

Nizzam Kariappar to attend Geneva side event

Mayor of Kalmunai Attorney at Law Nizzam Kariappar is to take part in the side event in Geneva during 28 th sessions of UN. He will represent Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and present views on the...