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  • 'Good Things Will Happen': Rajinikanth's Open Letter To Sri Lankan Fans

    'Good Things Will Happen': Rajinikanth's Open Letter To Sri Lankan Fans

    Four days after he pulled out of a trip to handover houses to displaced Sri Lankan Tamils, superstar Rajinikanth has reached out to Tamils across the Palk Strait to make up for his absence. The superstar was to fly to Vavuniya town in Sri Lanka's Northern Province where a trust run by a production house that is making his upcoming sci-fi movies, 2....

  • Superstar Rajinikanth Cancels Sri Lanka Trip Following Protest

    Superstar Rajinikanth Cancels Sri Lanka Trip Following Protest

    Tamil megastar Rajinikanth, who was expected to visit Sri Lanka next month to inaugurate a housing scheme, on Saturday announced that he has cancelled the trip following protests from the Tamil outfits. The primary agenda of the visit was to hand over keys of 150 houses built for displaced Lankan Tamils at Vavunya.

  • Don't Go To Sri Lanka And Anger Tamils, Superstar Rajinikanth Is Told

    Don't Go To Sri Lanka And Anger Tamils, Superstar Rajinikanth Is Told

    Superstar Rajinikanth's visit to northern Sri Lanka next month to hand over keys of 150 houses built for displaced Tamil is turning into a controversy. On Friday, a prominent Dalit leader in Tamil Nadu asked him to cancel his visit over concerns that the cine star's presence at a high-profile event could lead the world to believe things were back t...

  • 104 LTTE Cadres Poisoned To Death In Rehab Camps: Sri Lanka's Tamil Leaders

    104 LTTE Cadres Poisoned To Death In Rehab Camps: Sri Lanka's Tamil Leaders

    Sri Lanka's Tamil politicians have alleged that over 100 former LTTE cadres at rehabilitation centres were injected with poison leading to their deaths, prompting the government in Colombo to reject their claims today.

  • We Will Seek Dual Citizenship For Lankan Tamils, Says Jayalalithaa

    We Will Seek Dual Citizenship For Lankan Tamils, Says Jayalalithaa

    AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today asserted her party would take "continuous steps" to attain a separate homeland for Tamils in Sri Lanka and demand that the Centre grant dual citizenship for refugees from the island nation living in the state.

  • Sri Lanka's Tamil prisoners Call Off Strike

    Sri Lanka's Tamil prisoners Call Off Strike

    Sri Lankan Tamil prisoners, who launched a hunger strike demanding their release, called off their fast after a minister assured them of speedy trials.

  • Sushma Swaraj Arrives In Sri Lanka On 2-Day Visit

    Sushma Swaraj Arrives In Sri Lanka On 2-Day Visit

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Colombo today on a two-day visit to hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership during which the issues of fishermen and Tamils' rights are likely to figure prominently.

  • Sri Lankan President Vows To Resettle Displaced Tamils Within Six Months

    Sri Lankan President Vows To Resettle Displaced Tamils Within Six Months

    Moved by the plight of Tamils displaced during the three-decade-long civil war, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has promised to set up a special task force to resettle them within six months.

  • Former Tamil Politician Claims Second Torture Camp Found in Sri Lanka

    Former Tamil Politician Claims Second Torture Camp Found in Sri Lanka

    An illegal detention centre similar to the one discovered by UN experts in eastern Sri Lanka has been found in the country's northern Jaffna district, a former Tamil lawmaker has said, alleging that civil war detainees including Tamils were tortured in the camps.

  • Sri Lankan Police Warns Against Commemorating LTTE Heroes' Day

    Sri Lankan Police Warns Against Commemorating LTTE Heroes' Day

    Sri Lankan police today warned against organising events eulogising the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) after posters commemorating the Heroes' Day tomorrow surfaced in the country's Tamil-dominated North.

  • Sri Lankan Leader Writes to President Sirisena for Release of Tamil Inmates

    Sri Lankan Leader Writes to President Sirisena for Release of Tamil Inmates

    A day after inmates began a hunger strike demanding their release in Sri Lanka's Tamil dominated Northern Province, the chief minister has demanded expediting of pending cases against over 200 Tamil political prisoners languishing in several jails.

  • Keen to Work With Tamil Diaspora for Reconciliation: Sri Lanka

    Keen to Work With Tamil Diaspora for Reconciliation: Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka is keen to engage all diaspora groups including Tamils in reconciliation efforts, Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera has said stressing the new government does not want the country to return to another bloody conflict.

  • British Tamil Forum Seeks India's Help in Sri Lanka

    British Tamil Forum Seeks India's Help in Sri Lanka

    A representative group of Britain- based Tamils has sought India's help for Tamils based in northern Sri Lanka in improving their lives through a host of measures.

  • Sri Lankan Tamils Openly Mark Anniversary of War's End

    Sri Lankan Tamils Openly Mark Anniversary of War's End

    Sri Lankan Tamils openly commemorated their war dead for the first time today, the sixth anniversary of the end of the island's decades-long civil conflict.

  • PM Modi Visits Jaffna, Seeks Respect for All Citizens in Sri Lanka

    PM Modi Visits Jaffna, Seeks Respect for All Citizens in Sri Lanka

    Making a historic visit to Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka, a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in the island nation, seen as an oblique reference to Tamils who had suffered during the war between the LTTE and forces.

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