TNA To Appeal Against Raviraj Murder Trial Verdict

Dec. 29 | The Tamil National Alliance will appeal against the verdict of the Nadarajah Raviraj murder trial, TNA MP M.A. Sumanthiran told vernacular media today.The jury released the five accused after the final day of the trial yesterday. The verdict was actually...

NPC rejects Development Bill

Dec. 23 | The controversial Development (Special Provisions) Bill was unanimously rejected by members in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) today. NPC member V. Jayathilake said they were informed by the NPC Chairperson V. K. Sivagnanam that the bill was submitted...

No more arrest with PTA

Nov. 24 | National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today that there is no more arrest in PTA (Prevent Terrorism Act) . All “Avaa” suspects arrested under PTA will be transferred to Normal Civil Crime act case.Decision...

Police threaten to shoot students in Jaffna University Hostel !

Nov. 23 | Police threaten to shoot  students in Jaffna University Hostel today(23)  early morning at 12.30AM. Student  union President said that ” There was a Student’s Birthday celebration in Jaffna University Hostel. Police suddenly entered...

People in the North could commemorate late loved one in Maaveerar Naal without mentioning the LTTE – Mano

Nov. 22 | National Co-existence, Dialogue and Official Languages Minister Mano Ganesan said today that people in the North could commemorate late  loved one in  “Maaveerar Naal”  without mentioning the name of the LTTE, as it was a proscribed organisation....

Statue of late TNA Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj unveiled

Nov. 20 | A Statue of late Tamil National Alliance Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj was unveiled in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna.A number of ministers including the Minister of Health Rajitha Senaratne, Opposition leader R. Sampanthan, TNA MP Mavai Senathirajahand General...

Jaffna Municipal Council area getting bad smell due to strike !

Nov. 15 | The main bus stand and marketplaces in Jaffna town are giving out a bad smell due to the non-collection of garbage as a result of a strike action by casual workers of the Jaffna Municipal Council. They continued their strike action for the ninth day...

6 suspected members of ‘Aava Gang’ arrested

Nov. 6 | Six persons suspected to be members of the Jaffna -based criminal gang named ‘Aava Gangsters’ have been arrested and kept under interrogation. Four of them were arrested on Saturday (05), and the rest today in Chunnakam, Jaffna . A police...

Jaffna University Back to normal

Nov. 2 | Jaffna University  Students union announced that they are going to stop their strike and will attend the lectures from today. Yesterday(1) they were met with president Mathiripala Srisena and he  given promises on their demands. After 10 days tension...

Jaffna Uni.Students blocked administration Today. Minister Swaminathan Solved.

Oct. 31 | Jaffna University students blocked administration today to get reply on their justice demand regarding killing of university students last friday(20). They did not allow anyone into University except students early. After long arguments with Vice Chancellor...