Malaramuthan R
Politics

A skeptical Tamil take on the Lankan situation

The Sri Lankan situation has puzzled many and made others apprehensive regarding the future. Advocate Yasodharan who represented Vavuniya had a role in government when Varadaraja Perumal was the first and only Chief Minister of the North-Eastern Province (1988-1990).  He shared his analysis of...

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Lankan situation
Politics

Contract jobs, a non-political view

Instead of new recruitment as Tamilnadu government employees, governments have been using contract workers for a long time. From life saving professions to nurses to others, contract workers are being used extensively by government and are paid contract wages. Frequent announcements are made...

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Politics

Sri Lanka food crisis: Famine, starvation looms

Media reports suggest that the Sri Lanka food crisis has reached such a point that starvation deaths on Colombo streets may be seen in October if urgent measures are not taken to improve the situation. Social and human rights activist Tharmalingam Ganesh, however, says the newly formed ministry...

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Sri Lanka Food
Education

Tamil Nadu education: A read-along world record?

The Illam Thedi Kalvi scheme -- a novel initiative in Tamil Nadu education -- that used volunteers to teach students whose learning had been disrupted by the lockdown has come to an end. Following that, the Tamil Nadu government has launched a programme using the Google Read Along app. The...

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Tamil Nadu Education