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Wednesday 20 September 2017
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3 TPPs give up their fasting protest in its sixth day

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The fasting protest of the three TPPs in Anuradhapura was brought to a conclusion yesterday. The fast was given up on the hope given by the assurance that case will not transferred to other courts,...

Injustice done in demarcation of Borders: TNA has not decided to support amendments to Local Government Act

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“Activities are undertaken for demarcating border without taking in to account the number of migrated Tamil People. But we are not ready to postpone the Local Government elections with this as the...

Request to construct light house with lightening conductor at the Kurunagar confluence

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The Kurunagar United Front has requested the District Secretary, Jaffna, on behalf of the Kurunagar Fishing Development Society that a light house with lightening conductor at the Kurunagar...

Two fasting TPPS admitted to hospital and one transferred to Death row prisoners section

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Two of the fasting  Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) in Anuradhapura Prison, have been admitted to the prison hospital with deteriorated body conditions and the third one had been made to stay with...

Disaster Management Centre announces 1,270,673 persons affected in the whole country

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North and North western Provinces are most hit by the prevailing prolonged drought with 919,834 persons belonging to 268,376 families being affected by the drought, said the data released by the...

No use in demonstrating in Colombo, People of Iranaitheevu, express their anxiety

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We staged a protest rally in Colombo demanding the release of our hereditary lands, but no concrete answer has been provided to us, said the people of Iranaitheevu. The Iranai Ttheevu people engaged...

TPPs bow to continue their fasting until assurance from the AG Department

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The Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) on fasting at Anuradhapura prison have announced that their fast will be continued till assurance is received from Attorney General Department, regarding  not...

Government take action to release lands of people in Kepapilavu and Army agrees

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The army has consented to the action taken by the Government to release more than 111 acres of land to the people in Kepapulavu. In a context, where the people of Kepapulavu struggling for more than...

New Ministers appointed for NPC, sworn in by Governor

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The new Ministers appointed to the NPC took up their duties before the Governor, Reginold Cooray yesterday. This event was held at the Governor’s Office, at around 2.00 p.m. The Secretaries to...

I have no authority to intervene in the TPPs’ Affairs: Minister Swaminathan washes his hands away

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The demands of the Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) engaged in fasting protest are justifiable but, I do not have authority for intervening in their affairs said the Minister of resettlement,...

Constituent Parties express concern of being sidelined by TNA and the Government

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An all party conference on the 20th Amendment was held yesterday led by the President day before yesterday.  The Leaders of the constituent Parties of the TNA had expressed concern that the...

DIG’s remand order extended to September 4th

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The main suspect of the Vidya’s  case Swizz Kumar had earlier escaped to Colombo while in the custody of the police. He was later arrested in Colombo and a new case was opened on the escape of...

After much uncertainty NPC Cabinet will swear in today

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The controversies that prevailed in the NPC regarding Ministerial posts, finally has reached an end today. A 4 member Cabinet with will be sworn in today. Confusions and uncertainties  were...

Human Rights Commission Official Inspect the 3 TPPs on their 3rd  day of fast unto death

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Rasathurai Thiruvarul (40 years), of Jaffna, Mathiyarasan Sulaksan(30 years), from Karanavai, and Ganeshan Tharsan(26 years) of Nawalappiddy , the TPPs who have gone into the 3rd day of their...

Implement what is in black and white, It is sufficient for the PCs to operate efficiently: says Eastern CM

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 The Eastern CM, Naseer Ahamed said that it will be sufficient for the PCs to work efficient if the powers  granted by the 13th Amendment and written on paper are implemented. He said so in an...

Extreme drought in the North – Bombay Onion cultivation affected

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The yala cultivation of Bombay Onions was undertaken as planned due to the extreme drought the prevailed in the North, said the Northern Province Director of Agriculture. Commenting further on this...

Ethnic propotions chaged due to war environment: says the Leader of the opposition Sampanthar

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A war situation was created in the country in the past. Tamil people sought refuge in several countries including India. This has caused differences in ethnic proportions, the Leader of the...

Deneeswaran removed from Cabinet : Governor asks for Attorney General’s opinion

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Deneeswaran removed from Cabinet – Governor asks for Attorney General’s opinion Northern Provincial council Minister Deneeswaran was removed from the Cabinet by CM, C.V.Wigneswaran, who has...

People undertake shramadhana in the Mulaitheevu Maveerar Thuyillumillam

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People engaged in shramadhana  at the Maveerar Thuyilumillam of Vannivilankulam  yesterday. An Army camp was located in Vanni vilankulam. But after people resettling here the Army camp was...

3 Tamil Political Prisoners enter 2nd day of their fasting protesting moves to transfer of case to other courts

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Three Tamil Political prisoners continued their fasting protest for the   second day of their fasting protest against the moves to transfer their case to courts in other districts. Rasathurai...

27 Indians who were staying in Jaffna on the sly arrested

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The Immigration and Emigration Department announced yesterday that 27 Indian Nationals who had come on tourist visa and engaged in employment in Jaffna were arrested. They had been detected on a...

Minister Deneeswaran temporarily suspended for 6 Months from Membership of TELO

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TELO has announced that NPC Transport Minister Deneeswaran is being suspended from the basic Membership of the party. The politburo meeting of the TELO was held yesterday at its Head Office in...

International Community’s intervention needed in the People made to disappear’s affair: says the relatives

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The intervention of International Community including UN is necessary in the affair of the people made to disappear. We have not an iota of faith on this Government. It is enough waiting in the road....

Solution to Meeravodai Land dispute soon

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High level Leaders and Officers of the Government Promissed yesterday that a quick solution would be found soon for the land dispute at th Valaichenai- Meeravodai Sakthy Vidyalaya Ground. A high...

3 Tamil political prisoners commence fasting Protest condemning moves to transfer cases

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Three Tamil Political prisoners in the Auradhapura prison have announced that they are going into fasting protest condemning the act of revenging Tamil Political Prisoners by not giving punishment....

Indian Army Officers pay homage at Kopay yesterday

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A team of Indian Army Officers including Commanding Officer of the Southern Army Command, Lieut. Gen. B.M.Haris visited North yesterday and paid their homage at the memorial for the Indian Soldiers...

4 ‘Thonies’ of LTTE hidden inside complex under the control of the Navy

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It is reported that 4 wooden Thonies (Old model boats) had been hidden inside a premises in Muliwaikkal- Mulaitheevu, which is under the control of the Navy. Nearly 30′ long they were used by...

Vinthan and Sivanesan recommended as the new NPC Ministers , CM had asked for time to meet the Governor

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In the context of changes in the NPC cabinet being discussed widely, it is learnt that the CM has asked for time to meet the Governor, NP. it was widely speculated that the CM has planned to appoing...

Police stops clearing of Thuyillumillam (Hero’s Cemetery) at Aalkaddiveli

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Clearing work was done yesterday at the Maveerar Thuyillumillam at Aalkaddiveli. However, the police who came to the spot prohibited the work which caused some friction among the people and the...

Vavuniya Campus will transform into a University soon: says Minister of Higher Education, Kirielle

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The Minister of Higher Education Laxman Kirielle has said that the Vavuniya Campus of the Jaffna University will transform into a university. He said this in the 25th Annual Celebrations of the...

The Jaffna Municipality should take charge of Thileepan’s Memorial at Nallur, insists NPC

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Lt. Colonel Thileepan attained a heroic death through a fasting protest with 5 demands against the Indian Army. A memorial for him is located near Nallur back Road. The Northern Provincial Council...

What happened in the attack against IPKF, a member of the LTTE attack team explains

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A team of Indian Army Officers are to pay homage at the memorial for IPKF soldiers killed at Kopay in confrontation with LTTE militants. Some of the LTTE cadres who took part in the attack are still...

Governor assures to get the dedication of the Government with regard to Resettlement of people

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The Northern Governor Reginold Cooray has assured that he will get the government to dedicate on the resettlement of the people of the North. Greatest barrier across the reconciliation are language...

IPKF soldiers to be remembered after 17 years at Kopay

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A team of High level officers of the Indian Army who are to visit North at the end of this week will pay homage to their collogues who were killed in Jaffna in confrontation with the LTTE. The...

Two Northern Footballers in the under 15 National Football team

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Two Tamil Footballers have secured places in the National under 15 Football team for the Under 15 Football Tournament of the South Asian Foot ball Federation to be held in Katmandu from 18th  to...

29th World Inter University Games will see two competitors from University of Jaffna

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Two Undergraduates from Jaffna University have been selected to represent Sri Lanka University team in the 29th World Inter University Games -2017 to be held in Taipei from 19th  – 30th of...

Former Militants are acting with responsibility, indicates the Army Commander

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The Commander of the Army, Lt.Gen. Mahes Senanyake said yesterday that, there is no direct connection to the recent incidents in the North and former militants. They are acting with responsibility....

3 Tamil Political Prisoners to go into Fasting protesting transfer of their cases to other courts

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The relatives of three political prisoners detained in the Anuradhapura prison said that the 3 political prisoners will go into fasting in protest of the moves to transfer their cases which are being...

Demonstration in Batticaloa demanding release of political Prisoners

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A demonstration was staged yesterday demanding the release of Political prisoners detained under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and Government should give proper answer regarding. They also...

TELO to take disciplinary action against Deneeswaran

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The TELO Party has issued a press release, indicating that disciplinary action will be taken soon against Minister Deneeswaran and that a special politburo meeting will be held 19th in Vavuniya. A...

Construction of Cultural Centre will be completed in 2018 Dec , says Indian Consul

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Indian consul, A. Nadarajan said that the construction on the Cultural Centre that is being built in Jaffna under grants from Indian Government will be concluded in Dec. 2018. The Indian consul said...

India will Assist the struggles of Tamils for their Equal Rights and Self-respect, CM expresses hope

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The CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has expressed his optimism that India will stand by to help Tamils in their continuous struggles to gain equal Rights and Self-respect in the areas where we live. When...

Muhamalai is a challenging area with regard to demining

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It is reported that that the Muhamalai Area in KIlinochchi is seems to be a challenging area as far as removal of Unexploded Ordinance. The task of removing UXO buried during the War period from...

Sentimental Chenchcholai Commemoration at several Places

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The 11th commemoration event of the 61 school children killed in 14.08.2006 Chenchcholai Massacre was held at the former Chencholai premises, yesterday. Hundreds of people including MNPs, MPcs,...

 Think about why Tamil were pushed into separate state policy, says Mano Ganeshan

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We never attempted to covertly pursue devolution of power in the new constitution. Do not put forward selfish political ideas. Think about why the Tamils who fought against Federal system were pushed...

Northern Problem expressed to UN by CM, C.V.Wigneswaran

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The NPC CM, C.V.Wigneswaran has said to UN representatives that more than 150,000 security forces are still stationed in the North and they are utilizing lands of people, natural resources and...

Mahajana’s Ravikumar Thanujan secures a place in the National under 15 Football team

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Ravikumar Thanujan of J/Mahajana College has secured a place in the Under – 15 National Football team for the Foot ball Tournament conducted by the South Asian Football federation (SAFF) among the...

Karuna Amman should be investigated for Genocide, insists CM, Naseer Ahamed

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The CM, EPC, Naseer Ahamed has insisted that Investigations should be carried out against Karuna Amman or Vinayagamoorthy Muraleetharan for the Genocide perpetrated against the Muslim people of the...

Chenchcholai Massacre which shook Eelam

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14th August 2006 is a day stained by the blood, shed by 61 tender children of Tamil Eelam, massacred mercilessly by the Armed forces of Sri Lanka, and this has come to stay as the cruelest massacre...

The Mahanayake of the Asgriya Chapter will Visit the North to study the current situation there, says the Army commander

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The Mahanayake of the Asgriya Chapter will visit the North at the end of the month, to study directly,  the situation there. The Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayke said that the Mahanayake...