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Sri Lankan teenager's death grabs attention

Even as the Sri Lankan government contemplates releasing 20 more Tamil prisoners, the death of a teenager in Jaffna district on Thursday brought the issue to the limelight. Police spokesperson Ruwan Gunasekara said the teenager, Rajeshwaran ... The Hindu, 1 hour ago
South Asian Terrorism Portal

Posters requesting everyone to celebrate LTTE's 'Mahaviru Day' put up in Jaffna District

 South Asian Terrorism Portal12 hours ago Pro-LTTE posters in Jaffna Uni premises  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 day ago
Sri Lanka Sunday Times

News from Jaffna

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- It's that time of year again when the documentary form is highlighted by the Kathmandu International Film Festival (KIMFF) and the ...
 HT Syndication18 hours ago Protest despite floods in Jaffna  Ceylon Today1 week ago Conflict-affected Jaffna private sector needs help more than its management in natural disasters  Sri Lanka Sunday Times1 month ago Jaffna holds second A-PAD Sri Lanka symposium  DailyFT1 month ago

On Prabhakaran's Birth Anniversary Jaffna Student Commits Suicide Demanding Eelam

COLOMBO: An 18 year old Jaffna student, Rajeswaran Senthooran, allegedly committed suicide demanding an independent Tamil Eelam and the rehabilitation and release of all Tamil political prisoners. Significantly,Thursday November 26, happened to ...
 New Indian Express12 hours ago Tamil student in Jaffna commits suicide demanding release of political prisoners  Web Newswire12 hours ago Jaffna lawyers tell SL Minister to prove political will in releasing Tamil prisoners  Web Newswire3 weeks ago Release political prisoners - Read full report on A2  Ceylon Today39 minutes ago
UCAN India

Empty nets burden Sri Lanka's fishermen

A Sri Lankan fisherman throws his net along the shoreline off the northern town of Jaffna. Some Sri Lankan fishermen say it has become harder to make a living. (Photo by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP) Colombo: Anthony Justin Fernando has always made ...
 UCAN India13 hours ago

DFCC supports displaced Jaffna, Vavuniya flood victims ...

DFCC Bank recently donated dry rations to families from Vaatharawathai who were affected by the continuous rainfall that resulted in heavy flooding in the North of Sri Lanka. Vatharavathai, a small village located 20 kilometres away from the ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka2 days ago DFCC supports displaced flood victims in Jaffna and Vav ...  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka2 days ago
Ani News

US envoy to UN Samantha Power visits Jaffna Peninsula, to meet Lankan leadership today

Samantha Power, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, visited Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna Peninsula on Sunday. Power is currently on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka and during her stay in Jaffna, met local officials and ...
 Sify3 days ago Samantha Power in town on 21 Nov  DailyFT1 week ago Samantha Power must recalibrate Washington's Sri Lanka rhetoric  DailyFT6 days ago UN Envoy Power on 6-day India, Lanka visit, focus on peacekeeping, post-war rehab  Newshence.com1 week ago

JITF 2016 from Jan 29-31

The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF 2016), the largest exhibition and consumer fair in the North will be held from January 29-31, 2016 at the Municipal grounds, Jaffna. The exhibition has grown to a 'must attend' event for businessmen, ...
 Sunday Observer5 days ago JITF 2016 in January ...  Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 week ago Higher education exhibition in Jaffna in January  DailyFT1 week ago Higher education expo in Jaffna in Jan  The Nation.lk1 week ago
China Post

Sri Lanka's icon of colonial rule rises from rubble

By Amal Jayasinghe, AFP JAFFNA, Sri Lanka--As an army of laborers churns out limestone bricks, archeologist Prashantha Mandawala reflects on the ambitious task of restoring Sri Lanka's centuries-old Jaffna fort, destroyed by ethnic war. The ...
 China Post1 week ago Sri lanka conflict heritage archaeology  Jakarta Globe2 weeks ago Sri Lanka fort: Out of the rubble  Gulf News3 weeks ago Sri Lanka heritage  Jakarta Globe2 weeks ago
Ceylon Today

Giving history a facelift

Jaffna Fort restored to former glory: by With the renovation work on the Jaffna Fort nearing completion, the Jaffna Fort will be restored to its pristine glory. Meanwhile, work on the restoration is going on apace and most of the restoration work ...
 Sunday Observer2 weeks ago Conservators Are Repairing Sri Lanka's Jaffna Fort  Archaeology Magazine3 weeks ago Resurrecting history  Oman Tribune3 weeks ago Jaffna man arrested with Kerala ganja in Fort  Ceylon Today2 months ago
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