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Jaffna University

In Jaffna
November 14, 2017 6:57 am gmt |
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A mass parade, demanding the release of Tamil Political prisoners who remanded under the PTA, and to take action on their requests, started a short while ago. It has started in front of the University and is moving towards the UN office, Jaffna, the sources said. Recently the Jaffna University studen...
In Jaffna
November 8, 2017 10:38 am gmt |
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The University Student Union of Jaffna University stated that the Tamil People and the Tamil political parties should move on with responsibilities in Tamil political prisoners’ issue. Addressing to the media brief regarding the present activities of Jaffna University, the Chairman of the Student Uni...
In Jaffna
November 25, 2016 5:56 am gmt |
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The posters purporting to show the remembrance of Tamil Heroes Day and Leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, Prabakaran’s birthday were pasted on Jaffna University premises. The “Maweerar Dinam – November 27” (Tamil Heroes Day – November 27) says that it was printed by Jaffna University Com...
In Latest Stories
November 23, 2016 6:41 am gmt |
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The Police who entered into Jaffna University has threatened the students. With regard to this incident, Team Athavan approached the Students’ leader Rajeewan. “We were planning to celebrate one of our collegue’s birthday and then there came some policemen who said they received a call to the 119 hot...
In Jaffna
October 31, 2016 6:40 am gmt |
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Minister of Resettlement and Hindu Affairs, D.M.Swaminathan said the students who staged protest at the University of Jaffna to interrupt the activities of the university had agreed to give up the protest following a meeting with the student unions and the Vice-Chancellor. The minister said there wil...
In Srilanka
October 26, 2016 6:52 am gmt |
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Justice should be brought with regard to the killing of Two Jaffna University Students and culprits should be punished and this incident must not be covered up like Kumarapuram massacre, said Tamil National Alliance MP S.Sridharan. He pointed out that compensation should be given to the families of t...
In Latest Stories
October 23, 2016 8:15 am gmt |
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The funeral of the Jaffna University student Nadarajah Gajan killed in the police shooting has been held today (23rd October 2016). The funeral was held at his home in Kilinochchi around 9.30 am and his body was buried in Barathipuram Cemetery. Thousands of people participated in the burial ceremony....
In Srilanka
October 23, 2016 6:05 am gmt |
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A special meeting is to be held today (23rd October 2016) in Jaffna at 03.00pm to investigate the deaths of two students of the Jaffna University in a suspected shooting by Police in Kankesanthurai on Thursday night. The meeting is organized by the Liberation Organization of Tamil Eelam and all const...
In Jaffna
August 7, 2016 12:25 pm gmt |
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The third consecutive biennial International Conference 2016 themed “Towards a Greener Future”, will be held on 12th and 13th August at the University of Jaffna. Organised by the University of Jaffna it will be attended by internationally reputed experts and Sri Lankan intellectuals. The concern of t...
In Colombo
July 22, 2016 12:00 pm gmt |
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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament yesterday that he admired the responsible manner in which many Parliamentarians conducted themselves during and after the clash  at the Jaffna University. However, he expressed dismay over the attempts by a few to capitalise on the issue by tryin...
In Jaffna
July 21, 2016 9:59 am gmt |
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Chief Minister C.V. Vigneswaran, and S. Thavarajah, Leader of Opposition in the Northern Provincial Council (NPC), have together asked the government to set up a “full-fledged” Commission of Inquiry to conduct an in-depth probe into last Saturday’s clash between Tamil and Sinhalese students in Jaffna...
In Srilanka
March 19, 2016 12:12 pm gmt |
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Action is to be taken to promote culture and values among our people, document it, preserve the hereditary remains at Delft and to expand the Jaffna University Museum, said the Professor of History of the Jaffna University and the Northern Province Director of the Central Cultural Fund, Pusparatnam. ...
In Jaffna
November 27, 2015 7:54 am gmt |
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The ‘Maaveerar’ day commemoration has been carried out in the University of Jaffna today (Nov.27)at 12 noon. In this event, the lectures and the students of University of Jaffna, paid homage to the LTTE soldiers who laid down their lives in the Eelam liberation war. Ahead of the commemorations a spec...
In Srilanka
November 27, 2015 4:58 am gmt |
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Police says that legal action will be taken if functions are held commemorating LTTE. However, TNA’s Northern Provincial Councillor M. K. Sivaajilingam has said that there is no obstruction for anyone who wishes to engage in the ‘Maaveerar’ Commemorations. The Northern Provincial Councillor said that...
In Jaffna
November 26, 2015 9:29 am gmt |
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Jaffna University students have paid tribute by lighting candles today (Thursday) to the school boy who committed suicide in Jaffna on the railway track this morning. They had reportedly protested for a while and carried out a demonstration within the compound and hanged black flags in the compound o...
In Jaffna
May 15, 2015 9:50 am gmt |
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A protest had been organized in Jaffna University this afternoon (Friday) indicating the murder of a school girl Vidhya from Pungudutheevu and to punish the killers. The protesters have cancelled the afternoon lecture and conducted the protest. Today, all the schools in Pungudutheevu are closed due t...