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Journalist S. Sivanayagam passes away

Nov 30, 2010 8:53:01 AM- transcurrents.com

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj

Subramaniam Sivanayagam(S.Siva)Founder Editor of Jaffna based English weekly"Saturday Review" passed away in Colombo after prolonged illness.

Siva who began his journalistic career on "Ceylon Daily News" later moved to the "Daily Mirror".He was also editor at the Tourist Board.

Siva also launched a magazine"Leisure". He also edited the "Sansoni Commission Evidence" an English weekly covering the Commission proceedings.

The Saturday Review" weekly was launched in January 1982 with Siva as founder Editor.It provided alternative news and views from Jaffna.

S.Sivanayagam also worked as Editor of Journals such as "Tamil Information", "Tamil International", "Tamil Nation" & "Hot Spring"

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