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  • ltte network intact says us terror report

    LTTE network intact, says US terror report

    World | June 20, 2015 12:28 IST

    Colombo: The LTTE's international network and financial support are still intact despite its military defeat at the hands of Sri Lankan government troops in 2009, a US government report has said.The State Department's annual Country

  • why no indian pm dared to visit jaffna before modi

    Why no Indian PM dared to visit Jaffna before Modi ?

    India | March 14, 2015 19:16 IST

    Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the former war-torn Jaffna, the citadel of Tamils in Sri Lanka, six years after the war between LTTE and Sri Lankan army ended with the

  • sri lanka restores railway to tamil heartland after 24 years

    Sri Lanka restores railway to Tamil heartland after 24 years

    World | October 13, 2014 18:25 IST

    Jaffna: A railway in Sri Lanka that runs through mine-fields and snake-infested jungle is to reopen on Monday, nearly a quarter of a century after a bloody ethnic conflict shut it down.Trains to the northern

  • when j.r. jayewardene wanted to hang prabhakaran

    When J.R. Jayewardene wanted to hang Prabhakaran

    World | August 02, 2014 9:58 IST

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan president J.R. Jayewardene asked Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1986 to hand over Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran to him so that he could hang him in Jaffna.Jayewardene made the

  • tamil tiger fronts operate in germany sri lanka

    Tamil Tiger fronts operate in Germany: Sri Lanka

    World | June 17, 2013 15:46 IST

    Colombo, June 17: The Tamil Tiger rebel front organisations are still operating in Germany under the guise of community organisations, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry claimed Monday.External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris, during a discussion

  • rights liberties threatened in sri lanka says rights body

    Rights, liberties threatened in Sri Lanka, says rights body

    World | May 20, 2013 15:33 IST

    Colombo, May 20: Respect for basic rights and liberties has declined in Sri Lanka in the four years since the government defeated the Tamil Tigers, Human Rights Watch said Monday.This week marks the fourth anniversary

  • lankan govt beefs up fonseka s security

    Lankan govt beefs up Fonseka's security

    World | June 10, 2012 18:02 IST

    Colombo, Jun 10: Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka's security has been beefed in the wake of threats to his life from remnants of the Tamil Tigers.A 12-member police team led by an Inspector