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Wednesday 19 June 2019
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Illegal fishing increase in Muliwaikkal sea area- Local fishermen affected into committing suicide

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Local fishermen have said that due to the illegal fishing undertaken in the Muliwaikkal sea area, their livelihood are completely affected. Around 4,500 families are living on Muliwaikkal area...

Tamil Leadership is politically impotent-This is why people are seeking Bhikkus, says Viyalendran MP

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The Tamil people are seeking Buddhist monks because the Tamil Leadership is impotent, said Baticaloa MP Viyalenthiran. He said so when asked about the increasing presence of Buddhist monks in the...

Lalith and Kugan Case- Will Gotabhaya will appear in Jaffna Courts on Friday???

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The case regarding made to disappear of Lalith and Kugan , two activists of Forward Socialist Party, where, the former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse had been summoned to appear, is to be...

More than190,000 persons  affected by drought in the North – Disaster Management Centre

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The Disaster Management Centre announced yesterday that 190,244 people have been affected by the prolonging drought. While, around 21,000 families in Jaffna District , 18,000 families in Mannar...

Foreigners who had removed parts from  ship sunk in Kallady Seas during Second  World War

Foreigners who had removed parts from  ship sunk in Kallady Seas during Second  World War

Three foreign persons who illegally had removed parts of a shink in Baticaloa/ Kallady seas were arrested by the Navy. Following information received cy the Navy, three foreigners staying at kallady...

Sinhalese people who came to Neeraviyadl Pilayar premises with an intention to rob the said premises

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More than 200 Sinhalese people led by 5 Buddhist monks were brought from  Colombo, Anuradhapura and Weli Oya areas in three buses led by 5 Buddhist monks to Gurukande Raja Maha Vihare which has been...

New Technology to preserve Sweet Toddy (Patha Neer) , hitherto considered impossible by Palmyrah Board

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P.Ropika , the Palmyrah Board Researcher in conjunction with Professor P. Navaratnam has been successful in devising a new technology for preserving sweet toddy for a long time, without adding any...

Navy should hand over people’s under them, Governor requests new Navy Commander of North

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Rear Admiral S.M.D. Kapila Samaraweera, appointed as the new Commanding Officer of the North, met the Governor Dr. Suren Ragavan day before yesterday morning at the Governors Secretariat. During this...

Nobody could claim Sri Lanka for themselves, Religious extremism and Racism should be eliminated,  says Rathna Thero

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Sri Lanka is a country. Nobody could claim it. The Law is same for all. Member of the Parliament, Ven. Athuraliya Rathne Thero made a visit to Vavuniya. He met and had discussions with...

Large number of Teak Trees cut down in Mullai/Odduchuddan

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Every country needs 35%  forest cover to keep the ecological balance. LTTE was lauded for keeping this balance in the areas under their control while waging fierce war. They ensured that at least...

Government treating North and East like step children, says former CM, Wigneswaran

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The governments which come to power are treating the North and East like step children, said the former Chief Minister, C.V. Wigneswaran , yesterday. He said this in an event for opening a  free...

The case against Multi National Restaurant in Karainagar – Judge orders officials to submit Report

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The Kayts Magistrate has ordered relevant officials to submit reports in the case against the Multi National established on a lease basis in the Casuarina Beach. A traditional food complex was...

33rd  annual Commemoration  of 31 Fishermen from Kurunagar Massacred at Mandaitheevu

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Another June 10 dawned yesterday, mourning for 31 fishermen of Kurunagar who were massacred at Mandaitheevu by the sanguinary ogres from the Sri Lankan Navy. In the early hours of another June 10, 33...

Don’t Distress again and again, people affected by war, Minister Mano insists with Chemmalai monk

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Minister Mano Ganeshan told the Chemmalai Monk who is creating disturbance by constructing Viharai there, that, the Mulaitheevu people had been subjected to many tribulations and requested the Bhikku...

Merger of the North and East and self-Government to the people of the North and East are essential: Wigneswaran

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Former CM and Leader of Tamil People Kooddany, justice C.V.Wigneswaran has said  the merger of the North and East and self-Government to the people of the North and East are essential to the Tamil...

Sinhala Buddhist Nationalism is the common enemy of Tamil – Muslim faction, Says Gajendrakumar

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The Leader of the TNPF, Gajendrakumar Ponnambalam has said that the Sinhala Buddhist Nationalism is the common enemy of the Tamil – Muslims. By self criticizing, the Tamil people and Muslims people...

45th Commemoration of ‘Thiyagi’ Pon. Sivakumaran observed at his memorial in Urumpirai

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45th Remembrance day of ‘Thiyagi’ was held in Urumpirai yesterday. This event was held at his memorial tower located in the Urumpirai public Market. Following this homage paying was held at his...

Sinhalese people led by Monk demonstrate in front of Mulaitheevu Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar temple

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A demonstration was held in front of Mulaitheevu/Palaya Chemmalai / Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple by few Sinhalese people led by the Buddhist Monk, who had encroached in to the temple premises. Few...

A day to remember ‘Thiyagi’ Sivakumaran falls on today

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The ‘Sinhala only’ Act enacted in 1956 by the Sri Lanka Government and the well orchestrated Standardization Act enacted in 1971, against the education of Tamil students,  publicly drummed out...

Buddhist Monks have buried the Democracy of Sri Lanka, Says former CM, Wigneswaran

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Former CM and Leader of Tamil People Kooddany, C.V.Wigneswaran has said yesterday the Buddhist Monks had buried deep, the Democracy of Sri Lanka. In a moment when the Sinhala, Buddhist chauvinism is...

Mody has understood that the security of Eelam Tamils, essential for India’s security, Says former CM

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India has begun to understand that the security of it Southern territorial seas depends on the security of the Sri Lankan Tamils. The first visit of Modi after taking over the reins of India , to...

We erred in making Maithri, the President, Mawai express grief in the presence of Ranil

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It seems to a mistake now that, in the 2015 Presidential election, we making the Common candidate of the United National Alliance, Maithripala Sirisena the president, said the Tamil National Alliance...

Gnanasara Thero was released for securing votes of Sinhalese people, says Sivasakthy Ananthan MP

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The Vanni District MP Sivasakthy Ananthan that Gnanasara Thero was released to secure the votes of the Sinhalese people and cut down the influence of certain politicians using Gnanasara Thero to gain...

Basic facilities not provided – people abandoning villages in backward areas of Mannar

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As the basic needs of the agricultural villages such as Aathimodai and Koorai located in the backward areas of Mannar have not been provided, the number of families living in theses villages had...

The people who had taken relief items to foreign refugees housed in Vavuniya were turned back by the Army

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Foreign refugees including Pakistan and Afghanistan refugees were brought from refugee camps in Negombo and housed in the Poonthottam Refugee camp in Vavuniya due to the unsettled situations...

Court orders Bhikku to remove immediately CCTV cameras from Neeraviyadi Temple

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Mulaitheevu Magistrate,  S. Leninkumar has ordered the Buddhist monk who had encroached into the Mulaitheevu, Palaiya Chemmalai, Neeraviyadi Pillaiyar Temple premises to immediately remove the CCTV...

MOH files case against Multinational Restaurant operating at Casuarina Beach, Karainagar

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A case has been filed by the Karainagar MOH against a Multi- national Restaurant operating at the Kasuarina Beach in Karainagar at the Kayts Magistrate Court. Last year (2018)  a restaurant was...

Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist Country; it would be counterproductive if we try to do so: Wigneswaran

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Thus Sri Lanka is not a Sinhala Buddhist Country. Sri Lanka belongs to every single denizen of this Country.  No single community nor religious group could claim it to be theirs. This is a multi –...

2000  years old cemetery discovered in Trincomalee

2000  years old cemetery discovered in Trincomalee

An ancient cemetery was discovered in Valluvar Koddam area in on the Kanniya – Road, in Kutchchavely Divisional Secretary’s Division of Trincomalee District, said the Trincomalee Archeological...

Sinhala Colonisation, Buddhistisation in North & East with Army collaboration,  Wigneswaran  to UN Secretary

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The Leader of Tamizh Makkal Koottanii and former NP CM, Jstice C.V.Wigneswaran has written a letter to the Secretary of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres that UNHRC Monitoring group has to be...

Attempt to place Buddha statue after demolishing the foundation of Pillaiyar Temple at Kinniya, Trincomalee

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Attempts are being made for last one week to demolish the foundations of the Pillaiyar Temple located near the Kanniya Hot Springs, by a group led by a Buddhist monks. In a context where the...

Jaffna undergrads in attention drawing protest yesterday – Educational activities to start on Monday

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Students of the Jaffna University engaged in an attention drawing protest yesterday in front of the University premises. The protest was undertaken to demand that the Student Federation president,...

Easter terror attacks had a radical face of anti-Western and anti-Semitic attributes: Tamil Action Committee

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The Action Committee for Tamils based in Trincomalee in a press release has stated that the Easter terror attacks in Sri Lanka had a radical face of anti-Western and anti-Semitic attributes. It has...

Valampuri Editor is a religious fanatic, he opposed the settling refugees in Jaffna, accuses Prof. Hoole

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Professor Ratnajeevan Hoole had accused the Editor of “ Valampuri”  that he is opposing the settling on Afghanistan and Pakistan refugees in Jaffna and went on further to strongly condemn the...

Bikkus oppose housing refugees in Vavuniya: Security forces massed as Bikkus attempt to enter Camp

Bikkus oppose housing refugees in Vavuniya

The Buddhist Priests have expressed strong opposition against settling the Pakistan and Afghanistan refugees in Vavuniya. Tension prevailed in the area when the priests attempted to enter the camp...

Human remains recovered at Muliwaikkal in the Uniform of Liberation Tigers sent for analysis

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The skeleton recovered in LTTE uniform had been ordered to be sent for analysis. The with a crushed skull was discovered along with 2 grenades,rusted rifle rounds, crushed parts of a walkie –...

Governor Suren Ragavan pay homage to people killed in Muliwaikkal

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Northern Governor Suren Ragavan paid homage to the innocent people killed in Muliwaikkal. Visiting the memorial in Muliwaikkal yesterday evening , paid homage to the innocent people killed in the...

Northern stars Tharsini and Elilenthiny have secured places in Sri Lankan Net Ball Team for the World Cup series of 2019

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The 15th World Cup series is to be held in Liverpool, England from 12  to 21 of July 2019. The Sri Lankan Team have been pitted against strong Teams from Australia, Northern Ireland, Zimbabwe in...

We have taken all possible actions relevant to release of TPPs, Says Sampanthan

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The president of TNA had said that they have taken all possible actions relevant to the release of Tamil Political Prisoners. He spoke to the media after a discussion held his office in Trincomalee ...

Muliwaikkal soil drowned in tears for kins intertwined with the souls

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In a context where 10 years have passed after the end of the war, Muliwaikkal soil was drowned in tears shed for kins lost in the , merciless final war. The 10th year commemoration of the...

Tamil Diaspora Organisations reaffirm their steadfast to work towards genocide, self-determination and freedom

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In a signed a declaration of solidarity to mark the tenth year of Mullivaikkal and Tamil genocide remembrance,  over 60 Tamil Diaspora Organisations have resolved to work towards justice for...

Hundreds of Tamils gather in Mullivaikkal soil to mark the 10th year of Mullivaikkal Genocide

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10th annual commemoration of the Mulliwaikkal genocide of Tamil people was observed sentimentally today at Muliwaikkal amidst flowing tears. Politicians, clergy of all religions and people...

34th  commemoration of “Kumuthiny Murders observed as part of ’ Mulliwaikkal Week

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The memorial that has been constructed on behalf of the people killed in “ KUMUTHINY Murders”  was the site of the 34th Commemoration as a part of the Mulliwaikkal Week. The Memorial flame was...

Skeleton in striped uniform of Tigers found in Mulliwaikkal

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A skeleton in stripped uniform of LTTE recovered in Muluiwaikkal West. The said skeleton has been discovered in Mullaiwaikkal West, in Mulaitheevu District near 381 Brigade camp. This skeleton was...

Come what may the hindrances, we will pay Homage at Mulliwaikkal, says Former CM Wigneswaran

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Former CM, Justice Wigneswaran has bowed yesterday that whatever hindrances are encountered we will pay homage at Mulliwaikkal. He has called all Tamil people to participate in the commemoration at...

Three including two undergraduates of Jaffna University released on bail

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The President, Secretary of the Student Federation of the Jaffna University and the canteen who were arrested under PTA were released on surety bail yesterday by Jaffna Magistrate Court. During a...

Mirusuvil killing of 8 Tamils – Death sentence of Army Officer confirmed by Supreme Court

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The death sentenced passed on an Army Officer for the killing of 8 Tamils in the Mirusuvil area in Jaffna, in the year 2000 , by High Court had been confirmed by Supreme Court. 8 Tamils aged between...

Continuing transgression by Indian Fishermen:  Mulaitheevu Fishermen affected

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Mulaitheevu fishermen have expressed concern that their fishing is being affected by the continuing transgression of Indian Fishermen. Mulaitheevu fishermen who have been affected continuously by...

University students released on bail

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Attorney General has instructed to withdraw one of the four counts and grant them bail on the other three counts, through the Magistrate Court.Accordingly students were released by the court today...

Underground Bunker in Jaffna house constructed on request by Muslim Group, reveals the Police

Underground Bunker in Jaffna house constructed on request by Muslim Group, reveals the Police

The police have put out a shokocking news about the underground bunker discovered by the STF. The STF discovered an underground bunker in a house of a Muslim businessman  at Osmania College Road,...