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Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 20, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday accepted the resignations of five DMK ministers and forwarded them to President Pranab Mukherjee.
Associated Press | Thursday February 28, 2013
An international human rights group alleges Sri Lankan security forces continue to use torture, rape and other forms of sexual violence against suspected members of the Tamil Tiger rebels and their supporters, nearly four years after the end of the c...
Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; edited by Shamik Ghosh | Wednesday October 3, 2012
The recent attacks on Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and the shrill protest over training of its military personnel in India has deeply "hurt" and perhaps has even scarred India -Sri Lanka relations, which is now passing through a delicate phase, ...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 3, 2012
Notwithstanding stiff opposition from political parties in Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka on Wednesday asserted that it was "very firm" on continuing the training programme of its defence personnel in India and ruled out sending them to countries like China.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 25, 2012
Camps which housed 300,000 displaced people by the end of Sri Lanka's ethnic conflict have now all closed, three years after the war ended, the military said on Tuesday.
Reported by Sanjay Pinto | Sunday July 15, 2012
Close on the heels of the recent objection raised by Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa to the training of Sri Lankan airmen at the Indian Air Force station in Tambaram, Chennai, two Lankan officers - Rear Admiral SN Ranasinghe and Major Genera...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 8, 2012
Facing an onslaught from the international community for alleged war crimes, the Sri Lankan government today released a video which they claimed carries "authentic evidence" of LTTE's atrocities during the last phase of the military assault.
Agence France-Presse | Friday November 4, 2011
Sri Lanka's cash-strapped cricket board has asked the military to take over and maintain multi-million dollar Test venues that were set up for this year's World Cup, an official said on Thursday.
Sreenivasan Jain | Tuesday September 13, 2011
In Sri Lanka, the civil war of the last 20 years finally came to a brutal end in 2009, when the Sri Lankan Army defeated the LTTE. Though the military war is over, the propaganda war refuses to die out. The government claims it is rebuilding lives an...
Agencies | Tuesday June 14, 2011
No sponsors, no cricket. Such is the state of affairs in Sri Lanka that the women cricketers in the country south of one which has the world's richest cricketing body, have no sponsors to fund the sport and them and are lining up to join the milit...
Press Trust of India | Friday August 13, 2010
A Sri Lankan military court has stripped the country's war hero and former Army chief Sarath Fonseka of his rank and medals after finding him guilty of dabbling in politics, while in service.The General was convicted by a three-member military court which began deliberations five months back.The cou...
Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 10, 2010
The authorities allowed Sri Lanka's jailed former army chief Sarath Fonseka's wife to meet him on Tuesday night, a top military official said on Wednesday.
Associated Press | Tuesday February 9, 2010
A top government official said that Sri Lanka's president has dissolved the country's parliament. The decision comes a day after the military arrested Rajapaksa's main challenger in the country's presidential poll, held last month.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday February 8, 2010
Sri Lanka's defeated opposition presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka was arrested by the military police on Monday night, for plotting to assassinate President Rajapaksa.
Press Trust of India | Monday February 1, 2010
Sri Lanka on Monday sacked 12 senior military officers for being a "threat to national security" and hatching "political conspiracy" during the just-concluded presidential polls.