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Comments on India's gift of a ship to Sri Lanka Navy

Paper No. 5999                                 Dated 02-Sept-2015

By Col R Hariharan

(This article includes comments on the subject ​ ​made in a​ TV​ interview to a news channel  on August 31, 2015.)

Takeaways from Sri Lanka General Election

Paper No. 5997                                  Dated 27-Aug-2015

Col R Hariharan  

After the din of recently concluded general election in Sri Lanka is over, the United National Party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as Sri Lanka’s prime minister. He is poised to work with a national unity government. There are eight takeaways from the election and its aftermath that can help in visualising the future course of events in the island nation.

Sri Lanka: A Still Unfinished War: Sri Lanka’s Survivors of Torture and Sexual Violence, 2009 – 2015.

Paper No. 5986                                 Dated 11-Aug-2015

By Prof. Sarvan

The above (hereafter, Report) is “dedicated to the survivors who trusted us enough to tell us about their darkest days in the hope of saving others from the same fate”.

Sri Lanka elections: tumbling skeletons and bumbling politicians

Paper No. 5985                                 Dated 11-Aug-2015

By Col. R. Hariharan

China’s continuing woes in Sri Lanka

Paper No. 5979                             Dated 1-Aug-2015

By Col. R. Hariharan

Even in the midst of all political gerrymandering going on in Sri Lanka as election fever is heating up, China must be one country praying (but do Communist nations pray?) for former president Mahinda Rajapaksa’s successful return as prime minister after the country elects a new parliament on August 17, 2015.

Sri Lanka: Tamil Tiger Women- Through Selected Writings by Them:

Paper No: 5974                         Dated 23-July- 2015

By Prof. Charles Sarvan

The web-site tamiltigerwomen.com contains material, both poems and prose-sketches, selected and translated from the original Tamil into English by Dr N. Malathy: my thanks to her for sending me a copy.

Sri Lanka: Former President Rajapaksa ready to stage a come back

Paper No. 5963                             Dated 03-Jul-2015

By Col R Hariharan                                                          

Former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa announced that he would accept his loyal supporters demand to contest the forthcoming parliamentary election to be held on August 17.

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