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World | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 17, 2013
A defiant President Mahinda Rajapaksa today once again rejected demands for an international inquiry into alleged war crimes during the military campaign against the LTTE.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Sri Lanka's military on Wednesday stopped scores of ethnic Tamils from entering Colombo before a Commonwealth summit as a British TV crew also faced problems traveling around the island.
India | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Britain's Prince Charles will tour India for nine days next month ahead of the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka, his office said today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 29, 2013
India should show "greater firmness" to force Sri Lanka to stop attacking and arresting Tamil Nadu fishermen on the sea, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has said.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has assured the relatives of Tamil people who disappeared during Sri Lanka's 25-year-long civil war that he would take up their grievances with President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday August 27, 2013
Survivors of Sri Lanka's civil war have complained to the United Nations' human rights chief about missing relatives, military land grabs and a life without basic facilities more than four years after the end of the quarter-century war.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 25, 2013
Sri Lanka's military says it has decided to remove a dozen army camps in the former northern war zone where key elections are scheduled in less than two months.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 16, 2013
Sri Lanka has halted a French cultural festival after it screened an internationally-acclaimed local film that the military considered insulting, authorities said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 1, 2013
Sri Lanka's military has released a woman leader of the Tamil Tiger militant group from four years of detention after she completed training in "bridal dressing", the president's office said on Friday.
South | Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday June 23, 2013
Nearly 150 protesters belonging to the Naam Tamizhar Katchi, a pro-Tamil party, were arrested today as they attempted to enter the Defence Services Staff College at Wellington in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district.
India | 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.
World | 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...
South | 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, ...
World | 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.
World | 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.
South | 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...
World | 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.
World | 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...