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Controversial Shooting of two Jaffna undergrads by policemen in Kokkuvil.

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Assault on Lankan Envoy Ansar in KL Airport by Malaysian “We Tamils”

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Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra’s Murder and Hirunika’s Quest for Justice

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When a Tamil Catholic Priest went Missing in Jaffna Ten years Ago

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Inside story about Indrajit Coomaraswamy becoming Central bank Governor

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SLMC Leader Rauff Hakeem Faces Political Challenges in East

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AIADMK Leader “Amma” Jayalalithaa Has Tamil Nadu At Her Feet Again

Jayalithaa “Amma” has done it again! The supreme leader of the All India Anna ....


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Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the ‘Piththala Handiya’ explosive attack

Former Sri Lankan Army Commander  Sarath Fonseka came out with a bombshell statement ....


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A widespread security crackdown has been underway in the Northern and Eastern provinces of....


The abortive Banda-Chelva pact of 1957

The  “Good Governance” Government of President Maithripala Sirisena and P....


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THE TAMIL WOMAN POLITICIAN WHOM MOST SINHALESE LOVED TO HATE

Mangaiyarkkarasi Amirthalingam known widely among Tamils at one time as “Mangai Akka....


The Samaraweera-Gallage “verbal exchange” and its implications

Our sister paper “Sunday Times”revealed details  last week about an incid....


DB Wijetunga: From“Deaf and Blind” Premier to “Dearly Beloved” President

The Birth Centenary of Sri Lanka’s third executive President Dingiri Banda (DB) Wije....


The night the Ambalangoda Lion roared defiance

Gardihewa Sarath Chandralal Fonseka, Sri Lanka’s one and only Field Marshall is very....


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