by D.B.S. Jeyaraj United National Party(UNP) Parliamentarian& & Bar Association (BASL) president Wijedasa Rajapakshe wants priests debarred from becoming MP’s. He has with the consent of Opposition & UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe submitted a private members bill seeking a Constitutional amendment. The proposed amendment will debar any political party or group from nominating a priest [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The Ilankai Thamil Arasu Katchi(ITAK)formed in 1949 is currently holding its 3-day long 14th national convention in Batticaloa town. The ITAK is presently the chief constituent party of the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) which contests polls under the ITAK symbol of House. Other constituents of the TNA like EPRLF&TELO have been clamouring for [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Frontline Club in Britain will host discussion on impact of channel 4 documentaries on Sri Lanka & current situation today May 16 2011 at 7 pm The Frontline Club discussion on Sri Lanka & British Channel 4 TV films sounds interesting as it has an impressive panel of participants
by D.B.S Jeyaraj Sri Lanka’s Tamil National Alliance MP from Jaffna District Sivagnanam Shritharan has stated in India that LTTE leader Prabhakaran is alive. Shritharan said that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) leader Veluppillai Prabhakaran was alive&safe& that he would re-emerge again.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj “Disappeared”woman activist Dimuthu Attygalle has been “released” now at newly formed party office in Madiwela will have press conference soon Aussie citizen Kumar Gunarathnam released due to Australian pressure. What about “Disappeared” woman activist & ex-JVP MP Dimuthu Attygalle?
7 persons remanded for 15 days in Rameswaram for ‘attack’ on Sri Lankan businessman Thirukumaran Nadesan
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Rameshwaram Police has cracked down on the Tamil Nadu political activist mob that attacked Sri Lankan Tamil businessman Thirukumaran Nadesan Agitators laying seige to ahouse where Thirukumaran Nadesan had performed a puja in Rameswaram on Tuesday-pic courtesy of: The Hindu Police arrested Seven persons including “Karate”Palanisamy of Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham&Kan.Illango of [...]
President Rajapaksas’s relative Nadesan attacked in Rameshwaram by Tamil Nadu political activist mob
By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s extended family member Thirukumaran Nadesan has been”attacked” by agitators in Rameshwaram, TamilNadu Nirupama Rajapaksa with husband Thirukumaran Natesan, at Sri Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple in Madurai on November 10, 2009. File Photo: S. James.-courtesy: The Hindu Thirukumaran Nadesan an influential businessman is the husband of Parliamentarian Nirupama Rajapaksa [...]
Rival LTTE factions in Canada clashing over ‘Great Heroes Day’ event unite due to soccer club efforts
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Both Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE) factions in Canada have agreed NOT to have different”Great Heroes Day”functions on Nov 27th 2011 Clashing LTTE factions in Canada have decided to conduct one “Great Heroes day” function in Ontario Province&another in Quebec Province only
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj A 9-day”Thamizhar Ezhuchi Vaaram”(Tamil resurgence week)organized by”Naam Thamizhar Iyakkam” (We Tamil movement) is currently on in Tamil Nadu The resurgence week period from Nov 20th to 28th will include the birthday (26th)of LTTE leader Prabhakaran&the great heroes day (27th)
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj A 1000 page book on the life of Veluppillai Prabhakaran,leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) is to be released in January 2012 The book “Prabhakaran: Thamizhar Ezhuchiyin Vadivam” (Prabhakaran; Personification of Tamil resurgence) is written by Pazhaniyappan Nedumaran.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE)faction led by Segarampillai Vinayagamoorthy alias Vinayagam has suffered a major setback in Britain LTTE Vinayagam faction is in a quandary because it is unable to conduct the”Maaveerar Naal”(great heroes day)on November 27th as planned
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Joint action taken by the Trincomalee UC along with the ,Police has restored the “be-headed” SJV Chelvanayagam statue’s head in Trinco town The”de-capitated”head of the respected Tamil leader was affixed again through”reparatory sculpture”&the statue”re-opened”for public viewing The damaged statue being restored in its original position in a “holistic”state with some”imperfection”within 24 hours [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The October 30th attack on France-based chief of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam(LTTE)is attributed to an on going internal power struggle Nadarajah Matheenthiran alias Parithy a.k.a Regan,head of the LTTE front in France,Tamil Coordinating committee(TCC)was attacked in Paris When Matheenthiran&2 bodyguards left the TCC office on Sunday (30th)night a gang of 6 [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lankan Govt in a sudden move plans to acquire businesses & property saying they are”underperforming enterprises & underutilized assets”. A draft Bill called “an Act to provide for the vesting in the State identified Underperforming Enterprises and Underutilized Assets” is ready.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Tamil New Year will once again be officially observed in Tamil Nadu in midApril instead of Thai Pongal day in midJanuary as being done now Although Tamil new year had been observed in April by Thamizhians for centuries the DMK govt of M.Karunanidhi changed it officially in 2008
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Ten Sri Lankan Tamil political parties may seek solace from agony for two days on August 23rd & 24th in the Indian capital of New Delhi 10 Tamil parties are invited to attend a conference named “Agony & Solace” to be held at New Delhi’s prestigious Constitutional club of India Although titled”Agony [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Notorious human smuggler Thirunavukkarasu Balachandran alias “uganda Bala” was arrested by Sri Lankan Police at the Katunayake Airport today The Sri Lankan national was taken into custody at KIA by Police Criminal investigations department(CID)officials as he arrived in Colombo
Lankan Tamil issue to be raised in India’s Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Tamil Nadu State Assembly on same day
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lanka Tamil issue likely to be raised in India’s Upper&Lower houses of Parliament&Tamil Nadu legislative assembly today August 11th 2011. Tamil Nadu politicians in well-coordinated moves plan to raise the Sri LankanTamil issue in the central&state legislatures simultaneously.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj MDMK leader V.Gopalswamy now known as Vaiko wants a UN supervised referendum for worldwide Sri Lankan Tamils on the question of “Tamil Eelam”. Vaiko’s party the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham(MDMK) will stage a non -violent political demonstration on August 12th in support.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has told MDMK Leader Vaiko that India cannot engage in punitive action or sanctions against Sri Lanka Singh told this directly to Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (MDMK) leader V.Gopalaswamy now known as “Vaiko” when the latter met him MDMK leader Vaiko had a 20 minute meeting from [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Pro-LTTE elements in Sydney NSW, launch”Operation Excreta” against Tamil broadcaster of Australian Tamil Broadcasting Corporation (ATBC) Radio Suspected pro-tiger hoodlums dumped bags of human excreta (SHIT) over the gate of ATBC radio journalist Raguram in a “brave” night operation
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Gnanasundaram Kuhanathan, News Editor of Tamil Daily”Uthayan” was attacked with iron rods in Jaffna by 2 thugs suspected to be from the EPDP 59 year old Kuhanathan was admitted to the Jaffna hospital&is undergoing intensive treatment for serious head injuries caused by the assault
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Economic Development minister & Presidential sibling Basil Rajapaksa has blueprint to develop Neduntheevu/Delft into an eco-tourist resort Neduntheevu meaning long Island in Tamil is Sri Lanka’s largest off shore Island. It is in the Palk straits & is called Delft in English
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj EPDP cum military intelligence suspected of perpetrating series of “attacks” to terrorize TNA candidates in Jaffna local authority polls. Proliferation of “low-level” incidents targeting individual candidate residences during night aimed at instilling fear into TNA, party says.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Former Sri Lankan Cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara wont be penalised for allegedly “controversial” statements made in his MCC lecture at Lords. Sangakkara was the 1st SriLankan to deliver the prestigious 11th MCC spirit of Cricket Cowdrey lecture at Lords in Britain on July4th 2011.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj South Sudan gains formal Independence on July 9th 2011&emerges as Africas 54th country.It will be in due course the 193rd member of the UNO. The new state is likely to be called Republic of South Sudan. The flag has a yellow star in a blue triangle on stripes of black,red & green. [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Pressure exerted by Indian Govt on Sri Lankan Govt resulted in the immediate release of 14Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka navy. More than 100 Indian fishermen in 40 boats from Danushkodi in Tamil Nadu were fishing in Sri Lankan territorial waters on Monday July 4th.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Global Tamil Forum (GTF) is taking steps to mobilise International opinion against Sri Lanka over alleged war crimes & crimes against humanity. The GTF together with Britain’s All Party Parliamentary Group for Tamils (APPGT) will co -host a parliamentary reception on Tuesday July5th.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Tamil para-military group aligned to Sri Lankan Govt is suspected of staging heist at bank at the outskirts of Batticaloa town on June30th. 5 men armed with T-56 guns staged a robbery at the Peoples Bank branch on Dairy farm road at Thimilatheevu on the west of Batticaloa town.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Artistes from Tamil film industry in India will conduct campaign soon demanding economic sanctions on Sri Lanka&retrieval of Kachchatheevu. The South Indian Film Artistes Association known as “Nadigar Sangam” took this decision after a meeting with the Tamil Nadu chief minister.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Thousands gathered at Marina beach in Tamil Nadu capital Chennai on June 26th to observe candle light vigil for Sri Lankan Tamil war victims. The commemorative event was held on Sunday as June 26th has been declared by the UN as “International day in support of victims of torture”. The June 26th [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj “Sinhalaisation” of North continues. Tamil village in Vavuniya district re-settled with Sinhalese without knowledge of district administration. Kokkachchaankulam is a Tamil village in Vedivaithakallu GS div under Nedunkerny divisional secretary in the Vavuniya North Piradesha sabhai. Kokkachchaankulam can be reached via Semamadu, Oothukulam & Ariyakundam. Nedunkerny can be reached from Kokkachchaankulam via [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Plans are afoot to “scapegoat” & penalise the Police Bodyguards who defended Tamil National Alliance MP’s in the June 16 Alaveddy army attack. Instead of being commended for doing their duty courageously these brave Policemen attached to Ministerial security division are now blamed. Powerful people in the defence establishment seem to be [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj A Tamil National Alliance meeting with 5 TNA MP’s present was attacked by a group of Sri Lankan army men at Alaveddy in Jaffna on june 16th. ['Hooliganism in Colombo-Attacks on Tamil Satyagrahis', Times UK, June 6, 1956] About 15-20 uniformed army personnel wielding poles,batons&rods entered the Saiva Maha Sabhai hall premises [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj An INTERPOL wanted notice has been issued against a Sri Lankan Tamil named Vadivel Mahendran at the behest of Switzerland Police authorities Swiss Police in Basel have issued the arrest warrant for Vadivel Mahendran whose nom de guerre is”Santhiveli Maamaa”(Uncle from Santhiveli) He is wanted for “Crimes against Life & health” says [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj An elaborate structure called”Mullivaaikkaal Martyrs Memorial”is to be constructed in the Thanjaavoor district of Tamil Nadu state in India. It will be a monument dedicated to the memory of all Tamils -both civilian &militant-killed in Mullivaaikkal area of the final phase of war.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj The United Peoples Freedom Alliance(UPFA)Govt is trying to get 3 MP’s from the Tamil National Alliance(TNA)to cross over to the govt side. Intensive efforts are on currently to entice two MP’s from the Wanni &one from the Batticaloa electoral districts to break away from the TNA.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lanka is trying to establish cordial relations with Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Jayaram through Andhra Pradesh ex-CM Chandrababu Naidu. Chandrababu Naidu and Milinda Moragoda and ~ pic: VoteforCycle.com & businesstoday.lk Former cabinet minister & current senior Presidential adviser Milinda Moragoda has been given the task of winning over Jayalaitha by Mahinda.
By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Film actress Vijayalakshmi has complained to Police that film director Seeman had jilted her after having an affair& promising to marry her. Vijayalakshmi who stays with family in Chennai met the City Police commissioner JK Tripathy personally & lodged her complaint against Seeman. She alleged in her complaint that she & Seeman [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Tamil film director & leader of “We Tamil movement” Sebastian Simon now known as “Senthamilan Seeman” will marry a sri Lankan Tamil woman soon. Seeman’s bride to be is the widow of LTTE leader Muthukumaru Soundarakrishnan/Lt.Col Anbumani killed on November 2nd 2007 at Kilinochchi.
By D.B.S. Jeyaraj British channel 4 TV film “Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields” will have its world premiere in Geneva on June 3rd at an Amnesty International event. The film will be screened on the side of the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva at an event organized by the Amnesty International.
Tamil Nadu MDMK leader Vaiko will address Sri Lanka “hearing” at European Parliament premises on June 1st
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Tamil Nadu MDMK party leader Vaiko flew out to Brussels to address seminar on Sri Lanka at EU parliament premises on Wednesday June 1st. The seminar titled “Sri Lanka – Two years after the war: Will the perpetrators be brought to justice?” will be held at ASP 1G2 of the EP.
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Senior tiger leader&ex-LTTE trincomalee district military commander Sivasubramaniam varathanathan alias “Col”Paduman was produced in courts “Col”Paduman was charged in the Trincomalee High court for offences under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) was remanded until July 26th Varathanathan a.k.a Paduman was indicted under the PTA for offences such as attacks on security [...]
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj While Inquiry by Netherlands officials continue against norway based LTTE leader Nediyavan in Oslo,he has been released on conditional bail 35 year old Nediyavan whose real name is Perinbanayagam Sivaparan was taken into custody by Norwegian Police last week &produced in courts
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Former LTTE political commissar Suppiah Paramu Thamilselvan’s family has been given a taste of freedom under a restricted release order. Thamilselvan’s widow & two children had been kept under protective custody for nearly two years at a chalet in the Panagoda army cantonment. The family had surrendered to the military in May [...]
Tigers overseas chief “Nediyavan” alias Tall Man questioned in Oslo over alleged links to LTTE fund raising
by D.B.S. Jeyaraj Perinbanayagam Sivaparan alias Nediyavan,chief of LTTE overseas network was detained for questioning on fund raising by the Norwegian Police Nediyavan or tall man was detained by Norwegian Police for questioning on his alleged involvement in fund raising activity in Netherlands