As a result, travel restrictions along the A9 road, the main road linking the north and the south, were lifted.
Southerners flocked to the north mainly to visit the Jaffna Peninsula that had been off-limits for decades.
The basis for his ‘diagnosis’ was simple and simplistic.
The following phrase was painted on the front wall in Tamil and English: Even though it is still unclear whether or not the army was responsible for destroying the house, it's a surprise that it wasn't destroyed earlier since the government wants no reminders of the LTTE in any part of the country.
That is what a retired professor of mass communications told me publicly at a university media conference four years ago.
I had just told my audience how I was spending increasing number of hours each day online engaged in various functions like searching, reading, blogging or tweeting. ), compared to his own total use of Internet which was limited to dealing with emails (on which he spent an average of half hour a day).
We agreed to disagree, and our audience was divided.