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Tamil Parties Cannot Play Coy in a Corner

The Tamil National Alliance has been made out to be more than what it actually is. If not for a variety of external pressures,it would have imploded at inception. Contrary to the chief myth about the TNA ­ that it is managed by the Liberation Tigers some of its leading politicians have had no scruples in running with the hare and hunting with the hound. They have noscruples in smartly exploiting the LTTE for their own political advantage. If you ask me, some of them wouldn't even care twohoots for the struggles and aspirations of the Tamil people.

A simple ceremony was held at the Bharathy Star Hall , Kilinochi, to mark the 12th death anniversary of the slain journalist Taraki Sivaram under the patronage of the Jaffna Press. - Northern Province Chief Minister Justice Wigneswaran was the Chief Guest.
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N-Peace Awards 2016: Recognizing Women in Peacebuilding

The United Nations Development Programme felicitated Ms. Sumika Perera recently at the United Nations Compound for her achievement as one of the 9 winners of the N-Peace Awards for 2016, from over 100 nominations across 7 countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

N-Peace Awards 2016: Recognizing Women in Peacebuilding
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Geetha Kumarasinghe appeals against verdict stripping of her seat in parliament

Appeal Court of Sri Lankan yesterday stripped an actress-turned-politician of her seat in parliament after it was revealed she had Swiss nationality in addition to being a local citizen.

Geetha Kumarasinghe
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Reconciliation Focused Economic Empowerment Project - North and East allocated Rs 1500 Million

With the aim of strengthening the economic and business linkages between North and South, Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation under the guidance of the President Maithripala Sirisena has initiated an innovative programme on “Reconciliation Focused Economic Empowerment Project.”

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