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Thursday 22 February 2018
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Government plans to sell valuable assets of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

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A Colombo media has published a news that the Government is contemplating to sell the valuable assets of Tigers. It is reported that around 1.5 Billion worth of assets of Tigers are to sold. A piece...

Archaeology Department orders out 69 families in Mannar/Malikaipiddy 

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The Archeological Department has ordered 69 families from Mannar/Malikaipiddy, who are living there for more than 40 years. People have been asked vacate the village saying that there is a 2,000...

No partnership with the Government until solution is reached, says Era Sampnthan

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We will not become partners in Government until an acceptable political solution is reached Said the Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the TNA, Era Sampanthan. An election propaganda meeting of...

Demonstration in Trincomalee against Uva Chief Minister alleged making Tamil Principal kneel to apologize

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An attention drawing  protest demonstration condemning the Uva CM  who had made a Tamil female Principal to kneel before to apologize for not enrolling a student sent by him in her school. The...

St. Patrick’s College, Jaffna in the finals of National Schools Under 18 Football Championship

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St. Patrick’s College has entered the finals of the under 18  National Schools FootBall Championships . A semifinal match of the under 18 Foot Ball championship conducted by the Sri Lanka...

Indian Government should help for Power Devolution on a Federal System basis: says CM

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said in the presence of Consul General of India in Jaffna R.Nadarajan that, Indian Government should help to get power Devolution on a Federal system basis....

President’s Palace at KKS to be made into Tourist Hotel – Quotations calld worldwide: Maithri

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The Presidential Palace constructed at a cost of 3.5 Billion at Jaffna is idling closed. Quotation has been called worldwide to convert it in to a High Class Tourist Hotel, so as the people will be...

The GAs are acting without taking into consideration, the interests of the Provinces: CM, Wignewaran

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran accused that the Government agents are acting without taking the interests of the Provinces but only the interest of the Central Government into consideration. The...

Voter cards recovered from a house in Theravil of Mulaitheevu District

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A lot of Voters cards, presumed to be hoarded  with an intention of casting fraudulent votes had been recovered by police from a house in Theravi, Mulaitheevu. 288 voters card belonging to 136...

9 year old child crushed to death by a Navy Buffel Armoured vehicle

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A 9 year old child was hit by a Navy  vehicle and was crushed to death. This incident took place yesterday at 7.30 a.m in Pungudutheevu. Thirulankan Kesana (9 years old) from ward 12, Pungudutheevu...

World Tamil Cultural Festival on Saturday at Weerasingham Hall, Jaffna

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The Arts and Cultural Festival of the World Tamil Cultural Movement will be held at the Weerasingham Hall, Jaffna, on Saturday from 8.00 a.m. Decorated floats will be taken in procession at the...

Government Machinery put into top gear for establishing Sinhala Colonies in Mulaitheevu

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The Government has taken action to establish a massive irrigation scheme under the name of Hibul Oya for the Sinhala people who had already been colonized in lands of Tamil people in Mulaitheevu by...

Not all, of those taken away by Tigers did return alive, Sumanthiran concludes

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There are pressures on the Government with regard to the matters of Missing Persons and releasing people in the prison. When the people in North say that, they handed over their relatives to the...

113 Kgs. Ganja worth 11.6 Million recovered from Vettilaikerny Beach

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113 Kgs. of Ganja to be smuggled into Sri Lanka through the Vadamaradchchi sea was captured on the Vetilaikerni beach yesterday, the Navy Media unit said. The Navy men on a routine patrol yesterday,...

Merger of North and East advantages to Tamils, disadvantages to Muslims: says Hizbullah

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The Tamil faction is calling for the North and East to Merge. It is advantages to Tamil people but is a great disadvantage to Muslim People, said State Minister Hizbullah. He was speaking in a...

Tamil people demanding Tamil Eelam is justifiable: says Chandrika Bandaranayake

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The former President Chandrika Kumaranathunga Bandaranayake has said that the Tamil people demanding Tamil Eelam is justifiable. This demand has been strengthened by the changes encountered by the...

It is true that TNA MPs received 20 million each as bribe to support the Budget, accuses Suresh Premachchandran

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The leader of the EPRLF, Suresh Premachchandran has accused that all TNA MPs who voted for the budget, received 20 Million each. He also said that the release of TPPs and the lands not happening due...

Even if Election violence suspects are candidates, no bail will be given to them: Justice Ilancheliyan

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The Jaffna High Court Judge Ilancheliyan said that if someone is arrested relevant to Election Violence, no bail will be granted to them till the end of the election, whether he is a candidate or...

Problem against the minorities?, voices of both races should rise in unison: says Hakeem

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If some problem crop up against the minority races then the voices of Tamils and Muslims should rise together, said the Leader of SLMC, and Minister Ravub Hakeem. He said thus while speaking in a...

The publication of Election Manifesto of TNA

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The publication of the Election Manifesto of the TNA for Jaffna Municipal council was held at the Ilamkalaignar Mantram at Nallur. This event was presided by the Leader of the House,...

Two “Submarins” of Tigers found in Muliwaikkal

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Two submarines supposed to be belonging to Tigers were found in Mulliwaikkal. They are own makes of Tigers it is reported. When The submarines dubbed ‘Ankayatkanni’ , in memory of the...

Ganjendrakumar throws an open challenge, Leadership of TNA!, if you are unable to get things done , get out from politics

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Leadership of TNA, if you are unable to get things done, get out from politics, the Leader of TNPF Ganjendrakumar Ponnampalam, challenged with fury. He has spoken as above, when he was speaking at...

Police obtain statement from Mayoral Candidate, Manivannan

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It has been reported that the Mayoral Candidate for Jaffna Municipal Council of Tamil national Council, V.Manivannan had been summoned to the Jaffna Police Station and a statement obtained from him....

Sinhala Colonization in Tamil Home Land, points out the CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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Sinhalese people are being brought with false promises or by force by either the Government or the Politicians and settled in our motherland traditionally inhabited by Tamil People. They are living...

Mahajana wins Bronze in ‘ Samaposa’ National level Football Championship

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In the National Level “Samaposa” Foot ball championships, for girls, Mahajana College Thellipalai had won the Bronze. This match was played in the City League grounds, day before...

Discussion on Gender Equity

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A Discussion on Healthy work Environment and Gender Equity was held at the District Secretariat, Jaffna under the aegis of Solidarity Organization. In this discussion led by the District Secretary,...

All factions should support the new political entrance of women, request all party female candidates

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The woman candidates of all parties, held a press conference at the Jaffna Press Club, to insist that all should join in to support the new political entrance of the women. After being relieved from...

Leader of the Opposition post given to cover the frauds of the Government: says Gajendrakumar

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The Leader of the TNPF Gajendrakumar Ponnampalam said yesterday that the post of Leader of the Opposition was given to Tamil National Alliance to cover the Political frauds of the Government. He was...

Pandatharippu Girls School wins the crown in National level Samaposa Football championship

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In the under 14 series of the Samaposa Football championship, the Pandatharippu Girls school won the championship Cup. The Final of this series was held at the City League ground day before...

Army taking skilful moves for them to stand put in the North, says the CM

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The Army is taking skilful moves in order to ensure their continued presence in the North. The government is taking action to engage Army men in development works undertaken in the North, in an...

Paternal Uncle hacks 3 years old to death, then commit suicide- Horror in Jaffna

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A person who had hacked his 3 years old niece and his mother with a hand axe, then killed himself by drinking poison. The child lost her life on the spot and her grandmother admitted to hospital in a...

I am afraid to think about Tamil Leadership, says the NPC, CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The Tamil Leadership has been pushed into an illusion by the sophistry of the Sri Lankan Rulers. They believe the rulers. However the rulers are only interested in their interests. The struggled that...

Vavuniya capture five Medals in the National level WUSO  Boxing

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In a WUSO boxing championship held  at National Level Boxers from Vavuniya have won Five medals including a Gold. In WUSO Boxing Championships conducted in Kandy on 12,13 and 14th of this month, 7...

4 Wards annexed to Vavuniya North despite requests to the contrary

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Despite the requests to annex the 4 wards annexed to Vavuniya North back to Manalaru (Weli oya) the 4 wards have been again annexed to Vavuniya North. This has been done despite a resolution passed...

191 afflicted with Dengu in just 15 days

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The Statistics of the Jaffna Regional Health Services Department indicate that 191 persons were inflicted with Dengu in the first 15 days of this month. While saying that Dengue attack has increased...

274 Female candidates are contesting in the LG Election in Mulaitheevu District: says Asst. Election Commissioner

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The Assistant Election Commissioner’s office for Mulaitheevu District has announced the among the 710 candidates contesting in the elections for four Pradeshiya Sabas, there are 274 Female...

Case on Missing in 1996 – Is the Government taking responsibility by AG department appearing for Accused, AAL Guruparan queries

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Attorney At Law Kumaravel Guruparan raised a query in open court as to whether the Sri Lankan Government taking the responsibility of the disappearance of persons who were forced to disappear , by...

Election Department Official, Prof. Ratnajeevan Cool working against us, says Manivannan, Mayoral Candidate

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The Government has put the government mechanism in full for defeating the Tamil National Council. The officials of the Election Commission themselves are working against us. The Government has made a...

The justice for the Genocide against the Tamils will be delivered someday, says Prof. Sornarajah of Singapore University, in Jaffna

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Professor Muthukumarasamy, Law Faculty of Singapore University said yesterday in Jaffna, that the justice for the Genocide perpetrated  on the Tamil People of Sri Lanka will be delivered some day....

If due respect is not given, we will change the regime, warns Era Sampanthan, the Leader of the Opposition and TNA

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We are currently acting with composure, fairly and honestly to secure respect within a united country.  If that will not happen, a situation will arise where we had to change the regime which is...

Golden Biscuits worth 70 Million captured in the seas off Kankesanthurai

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Golden biscuit weighing 7 kgs. were captured  in the seas off Kankesanthurai while being transported by boat from Sri Lanka to India and the value of the captured Gold is around 70 Million, said the...

Grand recommencement of “Manch Viraddu” (Subduing Bulls) at Kilinochchi

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Youths from Periya Paranthan Kilinochchi have held the Traditional Pongal game of “Manchu Viraddu”. In the pre-war period, ‘Manchu Viraddu’ had been held at several Villages...

Final Report of survey of lands at Iranaitheevu people not received at the Divisional Secretariat

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The people of Iranaitheevu, who are engaged in a struggle demanding that their lands be released, said that, no progress has been made relevant to the release of their lands. They commenced their...

25th Commemoration of Commander Colonel Kiddu and 10 Poralis held at Puthukudiyiruppu

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The  25th year Commemoration of one of the important Commanders of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Colonel Kittu and 09 other fighters who sacrificed their lives in an epic event in the Bay...

Tamil Leadership had made a mistake, CM Wigneswaran tells people

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The NPC CM, C.V. Wigneswaran said during addrees to people, that, the Tamil Leadership is making mistakes with regard to the new Consttitution. What one or two people say from Colombo does not...

Attractive Kite Flying Competition in Valveddithurai

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An attracting Kite Flying competition was organised by Wickneswara Community Centre, Valveddithurai, to celebrate Thai Pongal Day, on Sunday , on a festive note. This event was held at on the...

Through violence and power TNA is trying force feed people what they think through Media, rebukes Gajendrakumar

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The TNA which is depicting itself as the guardian of Democracy is trying force feed people what they think through Media, rebuked  Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam , the Leader of the TNPF. He was...

US dissatisfied over the activities of Sri Lanka,US Ambassador tells CM

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US ambassador Athul Kesap has expressed the dissatisfaction over activities of Sri Lanka regarding accountability and the building up of reconciliation, to the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran. The activities...

Intercity train catches fire on it way to Jaffna

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Tension was created when the Intercity Air conditioned train catching fire on its way to Jaffna. The engine of the train had suddenly caught fire while the train travelling between Chavakachcheri and...

Amidst excitement, CM to deliver his special Address

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Amongst the exciting situation that prevails in the North, a special address of the NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran will deliver a special address today at 4 p.m. in the Weerasingam Hall. In an event to be...