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Kumaratunga blasts Sri Lankan Govt. for ‘completely forgetting’ her mother legacy

July 24th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has launched one of her most outspoken attacks against the government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa by accusing it of "completely forgetting the ... Read more...

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LTTE: A Chronology

May 17th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 17 (IANS) The following is the chronology of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which Sunday announced an end to its armed struggle for an independent Tamil state in ... Read more...

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India-Sri Lanka accord sabotaged by governments in Colombo: Kumaratunga

February 18th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Successive governments in Colombo have spiked the provisions of the 1987 India-Sri Lanka accord aimed at devolving powers to provinces in the island nation, former Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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South Asian dignitaries in Kashmir for rock performance

May 24th, 2008 - 10:51 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, May 24 (IANS) Many prominent members of the South Asian Federation (SAF), including former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga and Indian ambassador to Afghanistan S. Makhdoom Rahim, arrived here for Pakistani ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan drug lord held in Tamil Nadu - while playing cricket

May 6th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by admin
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) One of Sri Lanka's biggest drug lords has been finally arrested in Tamil Nadu after Indian authorities, who had been pursuing him for years, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s radical party heading for split

April 9th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, April 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka's one-time political kingmaker, the Sinhalese nationalist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP), is headed for a split, just two and a half years after helping President ... Read more...

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India to take part in global meet on women

March 5th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, March 5 (IANS) Indian Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Meira Kumar will be among the 50 women leaders who will meet here Thursday to discuss issues of security and women's ... Read more...

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India’s covert role in Sri Lanka’s ceasefire

February 17th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by admin
(Exclusive) By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Now that Sri Lanka has jettisoned the Ceasefire Agreement (CFA) with the Tamil Tigers, one of India's best kept secrets can be revealed: it ... Read more...

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