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Rajapaksa visit: Vaiko, supporters detained


September 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 21 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko and his around 700 supporters, who were protesting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to Madhya Pradesh, were Friday detained in Chhindwara district ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka is no stage for India-China rivalry: Envoy (Interview)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid New Delhi's concerns over growing military ties between Beijing and Colombo, Sri Lanka's envoy Prasad Kariyawasam has said there is no zero-sum game between ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... Read more...

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Swiss to grill Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka


July 27th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 27 (IANS) Swiss officials are to visit Sri Lanka to talk to Tamil Tigers in custody over rebel activities in Switzerland and the funds they collected to support ... Read more...

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‘Aug 12 meet to focus on welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils’


July 16th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The focus of a Tamil meet here on Aug 12 will be on seeking welfare of the ethnic community in the post-war Sri Lanka through ... Read more...

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LTTE tortured and killed while fighting Indians: Book


July 12th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (lANS) The LTTE tortured and killed alleged spies and "traitors" and also looted Tamil shops and homes while fighting the Indian peacekeepers in Sri Lanka, a book ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tigers picked for SAF Games


July 12th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities have picked eight former Tamil Tigers in the national squad, and some of them will take part in the South Asian Federation (SAF) ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka told not to harass media


July 4th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka should immediately end harassment of media outlets and journalists, Human Rights Watch has said.In the three years since the end of the armed ... Read more...

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Radha Vinod Raju: a rare security expert, fine professional (Tribute)


June 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
He was a devout Hindu who always kept a Bhagawat Gita by his side. He was secular to the core. He was a thorough professional, never showed bias, treated everyone fairly, ... Read more...

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Former NIA chief Radha Vinod Raju is dead (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and one of India's finest police officers, died here early Thursday due to lung ... Read more...

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Radha Vinod Raju is dead


June 21st, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), died here early Thursday due to lung complications, a doctor said. He is survived ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny


June 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was released from jail a few weeks ago, and his personal assistant will be tried for harbouring army ... Read more...

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Homage to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary


May 21st, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The nation Monday paid homage to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, who was killed on this day 21 years ago in a suicide bomb ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka welcomes foreign aid


May 19th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 19 (IANS) Sri Lanka is ready to accept development assistance from its foreign partners but will not tolerate foreign interference in its reconciliation process, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka needs home-grown path to peace: Minister


May 16th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka will achieve lasting peace only through "home grown solutions", not those prescribed by the international community, Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris has said.Peiris was speaking ... Read more...

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Free Fonseka, Sri Lankan opposition says (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main opposition party has called for the immediate release of the jailed Sarath Fonseka, who led the army when it crushed the Tamil Tigers ... Read more...

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Human rights body protests atrocities on Lankan Tamils


April 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Rights group Human Rights Defence International (HRDI) Thursday protested near the Sri Lankan High Commission here against what they termed as the Sri Lankan Army's ... Read more...

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LTTE is not being trained in Tamil Nadu


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police Monday denied as "totally baseless" a Sri Lankan media report that some 150 Tamil Tigers were being trained in the Indian state.Director ... Read more...

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India votes for US resolution on Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 22 (IANS) India and 23 other countries voted in favour of a US resolution here Thursday urging Sri Lanka to probe alleged human rights abuses during the final ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka rejects latest war crimes video


March 15th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka Thursday rejected a new video aired on Britain's Channel 4 which levelled fresh allegations of war crimes against the country's leadership and military.In response ... Read more...

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‘Misquoted’ Sri Lankan envoy apologises to Indian MPs (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government Thursday summoned Sri Lanka's envoy to India for a meeting during which he apologized to Indian MPs for his comments that sought to ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka envoy apologises to Indian MPs


March 15th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka's envoy to India Thursday apologised to Indian MPs for his comments that sought to link those questioning Colombo's human rights record with the ... Read more...

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Don’t link critics to LTTE, Sri Lanka told


March 15th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Human Rights Watch said Wednesday that it was wrong on the part of the Sri Lankan government to link those questioning the country's human rights ... Read more...

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AIADMK unhappy with PM over Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Expressing her unhappiness with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the government to back a resolution in Geneva on ... Read more...

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Lanka ‘war crimes’: India cautious, trying for a forward-looking outcome


March 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Treading cautiously on the the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday the government ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka war crimes: AIADMK dissatisfied with PM’s response


March 14th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said India should support the US-sponsored resolution on the war crimes allegedly committed during Sri Lanka's civil war ... Read more...

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Lanka resolution: Uproar in parliament, India undecided (Roundup)


March 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) Tuesday triggered a massive uproar ... Read more...

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Uproar in parliament over Sri Lanka’s ‘war crimes’ (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Parliament witnessed uproarious scenes Tuesday over allegations of "war crimes" during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) ... Read more...

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Sri Lankans protest Prabhakaran video


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 13 (IANS) A large number of Sri Lankans Tuesday marched through the capital's streets shouting anti-US slogans and protesting a Channel 4 video about the death of LTTE ... Read more...

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Don’t seek exclusive rights to Sri Lanka, India told


March 1st, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) India should not feel uncomfortable with Chinese presence in Sri Lanka as there is "plenty of room for both", said a Sri Lankan MP and ... Read more...

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Satisfied with displaced Sri Lankan Tamils’ rehabilitation : EU


February 17th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 17 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has expressed satisfaction with the resettlement process in Sri Lanka three years after the war between the Sri Lankan military and the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka, Singapore sign trade agreement


February 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka and Singapore have signed an agreement to boost bilateral trade and investment.Sr Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on a two-day visit to the ... Read more...

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No progress on justice in Sri Lanka: Human Rights Watch


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has failed to advance justice and accountability for victims of the country's 25-year-old armed conflict, Human Rights Watch said Monday.While Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka warns ex-Tamil rebels against revolting


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka has warned former Tamil Tiger rebels not to engage with any group which may be attempting to overthrow the government.The warning came after a ... Read more...

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Krishna wins Sri Lankan Tamil hearts with rehabilitation aid


January 19th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Jaffna (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna won the hearts of Sri Lankan Tamils with the rehabilitation programmes of the Indian government in the ... Read more...

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