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According to an obituary in a Tamil-language newspaper over the weekend, Kanagaratnam was born in Nainatheevu, off the coast of the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka's Northern Province. He attended St. John College in Jaffna, where his parents still live. He had distant relatives within the Greater Toronto ...
The Northern Provincial Council has discussed the genocidal land grab choking the territorial contiguity of the traditional homeland of Eezham Tamils in the North-East of the island in a special sitting on Thursday. The move comes after years of reports highlighting how SL President Maithiripala Sirisena ...

Eight agencies – both local and international – and the Sri Lanka Army continue to engage in demining, mainly in the Northern province. .... The end goal of de-mining is resettlement, HALO officials point out, and through their work they hope to have the villages of Ampalavalai and Indrapuram ready for ...
The division has now wedged the contiguity between the Tamil districts Vavuniyaa in the Northern Province and Trincomalee in the Eastern Province, while it established contiguity with the Sinhala ... The village Ilangkai-thu'rai is located at the narrow entrance to the lagoon seen at the lower part of the map.
Sinnasami Nallathambi (left) is one of hundreds of Tamils still waiting for news about their loved ones who went missing during Sri Lanka's civil war. ... Rajkumar, who is from the Tamil ethnic group, has been protesting around the clock at a roadside hut at the town of Vavuniya in Northern Province.
On a three-day visit to the Northern Province, the Finance Minister made a stop in Puthukudiyirippu, where the civil war came to its brutal close in May ... in Sri Lanka's 26 year civil war, confronting the brutal legacy of conflict and offering livelihood support and economic relief for war-affected communities.

Recently concluded elections to local authorities in February saw the municipal elections in Jaffna assuming great political significance. Sumanthiran suggested that each entity, which came first in a particular local body be allowed to elect the Mayor or Chairperson and form the administration in a spirit of ...
Human rights defender Gopal Krishnan Rajkumar, who is from the Tamil ethnic group, has been protesting around the clock at a roadside hut at the town of Vavuniya in Northern Province. He slammed the government and Tamil politicians for ignoring the families' demands, adding that people are losing ...
Man with a child are seen in hospital in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Damascus, Syria February 25, 2018. ... reflecting pool of the National September 11 Memorial for those killed in the February 26, 1993 truck bomb attack at the World Trade Center on February 26, 2018 in New York City.
In newspaper reports we read, the Sri Lanka Army stated that when they entered Kilinochchi, it was a ghost town, since all the civilians have been made to move deep into the Vanni inlands quite sometime prior to the arrival of the army. In a programme on TV, the Sri Lanka Army stated that at Mankulum, ...

The life and death issue in Sri Lanka today is, how to kill, not stop, the dishonestly run secret scheme by the trio -Ranil-Chandrika-hardcore Marxist Jayampathi- to balkanize the island. Other talks .... Over 40,000 village names we find today is evidence of this Trinity with collections of such villages/hamlets.
It includes that for the Northern Province, which is otherwise due later this year. ... delaying the LG polls for three years and together at it, and having deliberately upping the stakes, to making it a national election fought on national issues, instead of village and street-level concerns, none can complain now, ...
These days Tamil politician and LTTE propagandist harassing Buddhist and engaged in activity such as name changes of Sinhala villages to Tamil names and further now they are trying to convert ... Nagadeepa Island is a small island off the coast of Jaffna Peninsula in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
Myliddy is in Northern Province in Tellippali Divisional Secretariat Division in Valikamam area and described as a typical fishing village. Myliddy is in ... Myliddy is the second most popular fishery habour in Sri Lanka and served as a historic economic landmark in the Northern Province. It was decided to ...
Most of the men from the village, who were able to sustain their families with daily wage work even during the times of war, are now forced to seek subservient ... While the resettled Tamil villagers are being criminalised by all the forces of the occupying unitary State of genocidal Sri Lanka, the SL military ...
Hewa Matara Gamage Siripala Palihakkara is former Governor of the Northern Province, one of the nine provinces, of Sri Lanka and former Foreign Secretary. Following are extracts from a foreword to the collection of essays by academics on Sri Lanka-China Relations 'The Island of the Lion and the Land ...
Comfortably immersed in that melee, there was a time during the height of Madam Bandaranayake's tenure, the city gossip said anything could be done if .... It is an unwritten, rarely documented fact in Sri Lanka that if not often than at times, important State postings are compromised on caste, lobbied by ...
Iranaitheevu is a pair of twin islands situated in the Palk Strait, belonging to the Poonekary Division of the Kilinochchi District in the Northern Province in Sri Lanka. A channel of sea water runs between the Big Island (Perum Theevu) and Small Island (Sirum Theevu). According to an official survey map of ...
Balaranjan, 33, was born in the north of Sri Lanka in Jaffna, the capital of the country's Northern Province, and lived in fear for the majority of his childhood during ... He recalls soldiers walking through their house, playing cricket with the village children and having to scramble to safety when bombs went off.


 

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