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Vettivelu Yogeswaran Darling of Tamil Youth who became Jaffna MP

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Harsh winds gather momentum in the North

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Anandhi Sasitharan Voice of victims or perpetrators?

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‘Uncrowned King of Batticaloa’

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Governor,Chief Minister and the northern imbroglio

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Political hypocrisy of “maaveerar naal” mourning

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TNA’S TUSSLE OVER PROVINCIAL MINISTRY POSTS IN NORTH

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Gamini Fonseka : the uncrowned monarch of Sinhala Cinema

The electoral triumph of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) at the election to the Northern...


WIGNESWARAN PRAISES PRABHAKARAN AT VALVETTITHURAI

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SAUMIAMOORTHY THONDAMAN THE PATRIARCH OF PLANTATION TAMILS

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Push & pull and give and take in TNA politics

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WIGNESWARAN,SENATHIRAJAH AND THE FACADE OF TNA UNITY

Canagasabapathy Viswalingam Wigneswaran was named by the Tamil National Alliance(TNA) on t...


NORTHERN Province CHIEF MINISTERial CANDIDATE STAKES IN THE TNA

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Subramaniam Sivakamy alias Thamilini becomes a free bird 

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ANANDASANGAREE DEMOCRATIC TAMIL LEADER WHO DEFIED THE TIGERS

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FUTURE OF RAJIV GANDHI’S political legacy in Sri Lanka

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Tamil National Alliance Faces Acute Political Crisis

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ATTACKS on two Sri Lankan Buddhist Monks in Tamil Nadu

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DIASPORA LTTE ACTIVISTS POSING AS HUMAN RIGHTS CHAMPIONS

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