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Book Review: Road to Nandikadal: True story of defeating Tamil Tigers, Colombo, 2016.- Major General Kamal Gunaratne

Paper No. 6215                                Dated 19-Jan-2017

Guest Column by Prof. Charles Sarvan

Epigraph: Those who have power in the present, control the story of the past; and those who control the past, shape the future.       

 (Adapted from Orwell’s dystopian novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four.)

“Withering Hopes”: Book Review of PEARL- 2016

Paper No. 6193                                              Dated 07-Noc-2016

Guest Column by Prof. Charles Sarvan

Book Review: Sri Lanka - Lost Evenings, Lost Lives: Tamil Poems of the Sri Lankan Civil War

Paper No. 6161                                 Dated 22-Aug-2016

(Edited, translated and introduced by Lakshmi Holmstrom & Sascha Ebeling, UK, 2016.)

By Prof. Charles Sarvan

Licensed Fishing in Sri Lankan Waters: Problems and Prospects

Paper No. 6142                                 Dated 07-Jul-2016

 by Prof. V. Suryanarayan

The Government of India and the Government of Sri Lanka are very keen to find a peaceful solution to the travails of fishermen living on both sides of the Palk Bay.

One up-man ship in Tamil Nadu Assembly on Kachchatheevu.

Paper No. 6138         Dated 25-June-2016

By V. Suryanarayan

The debate on the Governor’s address in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly was characterized by sharp exchanges between Chief Minister Jayalalitha and leaders of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK). There was mutual mud-slinging and accusations as to who is at fault on the issue of ceding of Kachchatheevu to Sri Lanka. The debate was an attempt to demonstrate one up-man ship over the opponent.

Tamil Nadu and Tamils Overseas

Paper No. 6135                               Dated 25-June-2016

By V. Suryanarayan

Kachchatheevu – Mixed Signals

Paper No. 6124                                 Dated 09-Jun-2016

Guest Column by Prof. V. Suryanarayan

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