‘Eluga Tamil’ (Arise Tamils) and vilifying Justice Wigneswaran

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Thambu Kanagasabai

The ‘Eluga Tamil’ rallies held in Jaffna on September 24, 2016 received an overwhelming response and ended with astonishing success beyond the expectations of many, belying the pessimists.

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Continued fighting in South Sudan must not derail Hybrid Court to try war crimes

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Amnesty International

Continued fighting in South Sudan must not derail justice for crimes committed during the deadly conflict that began in December 2013, said human rights NGO Amnesty International and FIDH in a joint briefing published yesterday.

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Philosophy within Expressions

Colin O’Brien

 

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Hazel Speed

I wonder if the young generations of today will be creating expressions which have a philosophical meaning for themselves and their children in the way of their Grandparents’ sayings. If so, I wonder what they might be.

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Kiriti Sengupta makes his way to Sanskrit literature through Indian English Poetry

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Kaushik Acharya

There are plenty of Sanskrit texts like Pancatantra, Hitopadesa, Abhijnanasakuntalam, etc, and even The Ramayana, The Mahabharata, two immensely popular Indian epics, which have been successfully translated into several other languages down the ages.

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