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Valveddith-thurai (VVT) in Jaffna that the SL military would be vacating from more than 50 houses at VVT junction, which have been occupied since 1996...The SL military even attacked the fishermen, who had entered the 1 km long coastal stretch, Mr
TID operatives harass Thinakkural journalists in Jaffna [TamilNet, Tuesday, 01 October 2013, 10:22 GMT] The Chief Editor of Yarl Thinakkural, Mr Atputhananthan, has complained to the regional commissioner of the Sri Lankan Human Rights Commission in
Vigneswaran receives the letter of appointment as Chief Minister of Northern Province and 'me' K.T.Rajasingham, Chief Editor of Asian Tribune was there to congratulate him first and welcome him as the first Chief Minister of the Northern Province...
When Chelliah Suriyakumar heads out to the sea, he is fully aware of the uncertainty of his earnings for the day. Depending on the catch, it could be 1,500 [rupees], 400, or nothing at all, says the fisherman in Velanai Island, off Jaffna's coast.
EDT The stunning results of the provincial election in northern Sri Lanka last week are cause for cautious optimism. With the Tamil National Alliance sweeping up 30 of 36 contested seats, Tamils have finally secured a much-needed voice within the
Democracy had a fillip, too, of sorts, on September 21st, when the north held its first provincial elections. To dismay in Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), a relatively hardline group, romped to victory, taking 30 of
New Delhi mission in Jaffna launches war crimes defenders poetry projection [TamilNet, Thursday, 26 September 2013, 13:14 GMT] New Delhis Deputy High Commission in Jaffna will be launching on Monday an anthology of poetry, Mirrored Images, compiled
Adds full text of Navi Pillay's oral statement) Pillay balances crimes of genocide with crimes of bad governance [TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 16:30 GMT] Four years since the end of the war, the military presence in the north remains
Video With this decisive vote, choices will have to be made on all sides, recognizing that the current Sri Lankan constitution grants few powers to provincial councils, and that the leaders and organization that really run the country at the moment,
Tamil Nadu answering Wigneswaran is answering New Delhi [TamilNet, Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 01:27 GMT] It now becomes increasingly clear that the Wigneswaran-Sumanthiran-Sampanthan trio is bent upon hijacking a peoples verdict to serve the