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Jul 21, 2013
India | Reuters | Monday October 7, 2013
Sri Lanka and India today announced a finalised $512-million joint venture coal-powered electricity plant in the island's former warzone, after years of delay.
Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's Madras Cafe, which is expected to release nationwide today.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday August 23, 2013
Theatres in Tamil Nadu are unlikely to screen actor John Abraham's 'Madras Cafe', which is expected to release nationwide tomorrow. The Theatre Owners' Association had left the decision of screening the movie on individual theatre owners after both t...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 24, 2013
A Tamil activist group sought ban on the release of Madras Cafe in Tamil Nadu after seeing trailer, but Shoojit Sircar, director of the spy thriller, says the content of the film is simple and it has been cleared by the censor board with U/A certific...
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 18, 2013
Naam Thamizhar (We Tamils), a Tamil activist group, has sought a ban on John Abraham's upcoming flick Madras Cafe for reportedly portraying the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) members as terrorists.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 5, 2013
Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 12 elite commandos on charges of executing five Tamil students in the eastern city of Trincomalee in 2006 after falsely accusing them to be Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorists.
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Monday July 1, 2013
The Madras High Court has upheld the Centre's ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) between 2010 and 2012. The ban has been renewed for years till 2014.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 10, 2013
Sri Lanka today blamed India for the Tamil separatist war which dragged for 30 years on the island.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Noopur Tiwari; edited by Mala Das | Wednesday March 20, 2013
The United Nations is gearing up for a vote on Sri Lanka this week that will hold it accountable for alleged war crimes against its ethnic Tamil population during the final phases of the bloody civilian war against the rebel Liberation Tigers of Tami...
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday March 19, 2013
The DMK is set to stall Parliament today over the upcoming US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Commission, after reports suggest that the resolution will not call for an international probe into alleged war crimes and human ri...
India | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Sunday March 17, 2013
Barely 24 hours after DMK chief M Karunanidhi warned of pulling out his ministers from the cabinet over the Lankan Tamils issue, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today hinted at a possible vote against Sri Lanka at a session of the United Nations Human...
India | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Saturday March 16, 2013
Union Minister V Narayanasamy today assured the DMK, which has threatened to pull out of the Manmohan Singh Cabinet, that India's stand on a US resolution against Sri Lanka would take note of the emotions of the people of Tamil Nadu.
India | Edited by Mala Das | Friday March 15, 2013
Upping the ante on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, DMK chief M Karunanidhi has warned that his party could pull out of the government if India failed to bring in amendments in a US-sponsored resolution against Colombo at the upcoming session of the UN H...
South | Reported by Sam Daniel; edited by Mala Das | Friday March 15, 2013
The government has asked 438 arts and science colleges in Tamil Nadu to be closed immediately till further orders as student organisations across the state gear up to organise massive protests from Monday.
South | Edited by Mala Das | Monday March 4, 2013
MDMK Chief Vaiko has been arrested by Chennai Police after he attempted to lay siege on the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission today. Mr Vaiko, who led several pro-Tamil groups, was protesting against alleged war crimes and human rights violations co...
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (with inputs from agencies) | Sunday March 3, 2013
The DMK in Tamil Nadu is mounting pressure on the Centre to vote against Sri Lanka at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The US is moving a motion against Sri Lanka on war crimes and rights violations against Tamil civilians during the ...
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 28, 2013
A group of failed Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers have won the right to stay in the UK after the high court in London blocked their deportation scheduled for today.
South | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday February 27, 2013
The Congress' biggest ally, the DMK, today said it had lost faith in the government as it joined opposition parties in demanding that India make its stand clear on alleged war crimes by the Sri Lankan government against Tamils in that country. In a s...
World | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday February 20, 2013
New photographs have emerged claiming that the 12-year-old son of the LTTE leader Prabhakaran was killed in cold blood by Sri Lankan forces.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday March 23, 2012
India may have managed to extricate itself from a domestic political imbroglio at Sri Lanka's expense, but that has "plunged" the country "into an unholy diplomatic and political mire", a leading daily here said on Friday, a day after India voted aga...