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  • 150 protesters arrested for entering training college where Lankan military officers were being trained

    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.

  • 800 people taken into custody near Tirupati for Sri Lankan president's visit

    800 people taken into custody near Tirupati for Sri Lankan president's visit

    When Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa lands this evening in Andhra Pradesh on a private plane with a 60-member delegation, he is likely to be flown on Indian Air Force helicopter the base of the Tirumala hills, just 15 kms from the famous Tirup...

  • Supreme Court refuses to ban training of Sri Lankan defence officers

    Supreme Court refuses to ban training of Sri Lankan defence officers

    The Supreme Court has refused to ban the training of Sri Lankan defence officers in India, an issue that every political party in Tamil Nadu has opposed. A Public Interest Litigation or PIL was dismissed by the judges who said "It is a matter of fore...

  • More Sri Lankan officers arrive in India for training

    More Sri Lankan officers arrive in India for training

    Despite Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's strong objection to Sri Lankan defence officers being trained anywhere in India, sources have told NDTV that four officers have landed in Chennai from Colombo and have left for Kolkata by a connecti...

  • Sri Lankan military officers in Tamil Nadu spark protests

    Sri Lankan military officers in Tamil Nadu spark protests

    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...

  • Jayalalithaa reiterates demand to send Sri Lankan airmen back

    Jayalalithaa reiterates demand to send Sri Lankan airmen back

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has once again asked the centre to send back the nine Sri Lankan Air force personnel who are being trained in India. She said, "the Indian empire should pounce like a tiger. Sadly India is submissive to Sri Lank...

  • No training for Sri Lankan air force men anywhere in India, demands Jayalalithaa

    No training for Sri Lankan air force men anywhere in India, demands Jayalalithaa

    Under huge pressure from political parties in Tamil Nadu, the government has decided to end the training of Sri Lankan personnel at the Tambaram Air force Station near Chennai. The nine Sri Lankans have been moved to the Yalahanka base in Bangalore. ...

  • Send back Sri Lankan Air Force jawans, say all parties in Tamil Nadu

    Send back Sri Lankan Air Force jawans, say all parties in Tamil Nadu

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has said that nine personnel from the Sri Lanka Air Force, who are being trained in Chennai, must immediately be sent back.

  • Lanka stops heavy shelling against LTTE

    Lanka stops heavy shelling against LTTE

    The Sri Lankan army's big guns fell silent on Monday and they may also not use the air force against the Tamil rebels.

  • Lankan forces advance towards LTTE bastions in Jaffna

    Fresh from their success in capturing the entire North-western coast, the Sri Lankan Air Force fighter jets on Sunday pounded LTTE bunkers and seized hundreds of arms and ammunitions while recovering the bodies of two militants, officials said on Sun...

  • Sri Lankan air force bombs rebel areas

    Air force jets attacked a rebel intelligence base deep in northern Sri Lanka early on Wednesday, stepping up a punishing wave of airstrikes a day after Tamil Tiger fighters launched a surprise attack on a military base, the military said. The Tamil ...

  • Sri Lanka: Sea Tiger chief missing after air raid

    Sea Tiger chief Soosai was reported missing after Sri Lankan Air Force jets pounded his hideout killing at least 27 rebels

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