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Jaffna Magistrate rejects petition filed against the Cremation Ceremony of Northern Chief Sangha Nayaka

Jaffna Magistrate rejects petition filed against the Cremation Ceremony of Northern Chief Sangha Nayaka

The petition filed against holding of the Cremation Ceremony of Venerable Meegahadure Gnanarathana Thero at the public ground-Jaffna Fort, was rejected by Jaffna Magistrate today (22). MORE...

December 22, 2017  05:04 pm|

Vigneswaran says he has faith on President Sirisena

Vigneswaran says he has faith on President Sirisena

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran says he has hope and confident that President Maithripala Sirisena will achieve peace and prosperity.

October 5, 2015  11:30 am|

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

Wigneswaran welcomes UN proposal to set up hybrid court

The Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Tamil-dominated Northern Province has welcomed the UNHRCs proposal to set up a hybrid court to probe the alleged war crimes during the last phase of the conflict with the LTTE, saying it is a dramatic step towards achieving reconciliation. MORE...

September 24, 2015  11:18 am|

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Govt does not have will to help Tamils - Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Sri Lankas Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the countrys Central government of not having the will to help Tamils or minorities. MORE..

May 30, 2015  10:26 am|

UN shows no positive progress for our issue, says Wigneswaran

UN shows no positive progress for our issue, says Wigneswaran

Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council Justice C.V. Wigneswaran on Monday (18) condemned the international community for its delay in handling the accountability issue in Sri Lanka and failure to bring justice to the Tamil people. MORE...

May 18, 2015  03:05 pm|

CCCSL maintains Southern Railway project built on low costs

CCCSL maintains Southern Railway project built on low costs

The Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka (CCCSL) on Friday rejected the accusation by the new government that the Southern Railway project in the island nation was constructed on a higher cost than the Northern Railway project. MORE..

April 18, 2015  11:18 am|

Special agent to monitor NP projects

Special agent to monitor NP projects

A special agent will be appointed in order to supervise the activities and monitor the progress of projects in the Northern Province, Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe said on Sunday (29). MORE...

March 29, 2015  12:46 pm|

Tamils seek positive action to resolve problems - Wigneswaran

Tamils seek positive action to resolve problems - Wigneswaran

Northern Province Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran says that even though security concerns should be left to the Central Administration in any Country, it should not transgress the limits of protection of the Country to a protracted pursuit of purposeful military occupation with political undertones in place. MORE..

March 14, 2015  05:51 pm|

President Sirisena pledges war crimes inquiry

President Sirisena pledges war crimes inquiry

Sri Lanka hopes to set up a domestic inquiry within a month into atrocities from the civil war, President Maithripala Sirisena has told the BBC. MORE...

March 12, 2015  05:25 pm|

President to visit Northern and Eastern Provinces

President to visit Northern and Eastern Provinces

President Maithripala Sirisena will commence his first visit to Northern and Eastern Provinces on Tuesday (03) after assuming office as the President. MORE...

March 2, 2015  05:23 pm|

Karunanidhi wants India to move resolution against Sri Lanka

Karunanidhi wants India to move resolution against Sri Lanka

DMK president M Karunanidhi on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider moving a resolution in the UNHRC against Sri Lanka over alleged genocide and wanted India to support adoption of a human rights violation report in the world body. MORE..

February 13, 2015  09:44 pm|

Cant call it genocide Rajitha

Cant call it genocide  Rajitha

Terming the resolution adopted in the Northern Provincial Council an extremist position, Health Minister and Cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne says President Maithripala Sirisena had promised to initiate an internationally approved, domestic inquiry process. MORE..

February 11, 2015  01:04 pm|

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