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Suspected ‘Awa’ member killed in clash with police in Jaffna

One person was killed when police opened fire at suspected members of the ‘Awa’ group who had attempted to attack several police officers in Manipai, Jaffna, on Saturday (20 July).

Vaiko sentenced to year in jail for pro-LTTE comments

Veteran Tamil Nadu politician V. Gopalaswamy, popularly known as Vaiko, was sentenced to a year in jail by a special court in Chennai on Friday (5 July) on charges of sedition.