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India should support referendum for Tamil Eelam: Karunanidhi


April 18th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi Tuesday said India should take up efforts in the United Nations for holding a referendum in Sri ... Read more...

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Tamil Eelam is my unrealised dream: Karunanidhi


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) DMK president M.Karunanidhi Thursday termed a Tamil Eelam his unrealised dream and he will fight for its realisation, while citing rivalry between the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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India should be worried over Maldives turmoil: Expert


February 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) India "should be worried" over the quick-paced developments in the Maldives that saw the president quit and violence spread across the country, said an expert ... Read more...

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Won’t do anything that threatens India: Maldives president


October 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 28 (IANS) Allaying apprehensions in New Delhi over China's efforts to expand its influence in the Maldives, the island nation's president has said it would never do anything ... Read more...

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Sinhalese moving into Tamil areas, India told


October 10th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) Three Tamil politicians Monday complained to India that the government was settling Sinhalese in Sri Lanka's dominantly Tamil north without resolving the festering "ethnic problem".The submission ... Read more...

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Clinton confident about Sri Lankan probe into alleged war-crimes


May 30th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has endorsed the probe being conducted by Sri Lankan authorities into alleged war-crimes during its violent military campaign to quell the Liberation ... Read more...

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German police arrest six Tamil separatists


March 5th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karlsruhe (Germany), March 5 (DPA) German police have arrested six leading Tamil separatists, the federal prosecution agency said Friday. The men - three German and three Sri Lankan nationals - are suspected of ... Read more...

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Tamil diaspora elusive over its role in Sri Lanka after Rajapaksa’s re-election


January 28th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan. 28 (ANI): Mahinda Rajapaksa's re-election as Sri Lankan President has come as a disappointment for the Tamil Diaspora, which is still reeling from LTTE rebels' defeat in the country's ... Read more...

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New Tamil group People’s Liberation Army vows to start a fresh war in Lanka


December 7th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Dec.7 (ANI): A Marxist group of Tamil militants with connections to the Palestinian Liberation Organisation and Cuba is reportedly preparing to mount a new insurgency in Sri Lanka six months after ... Read more...

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Tamils protest for a separate state for Sri Lankan Tamils


November 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Nov 28 (ANI): The Police here on Friday arrested more than 20 Tamil activists, who were protesting for a separate state for the Tamilians displaced by the war in ... Read more...

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Tamil mourners say no going back on ‘Eelam’ (With Images)


May 23rd, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 23 (IANS) More than 20,000 Canadian Tamils descended on the Ontario assembly here in black to mourn "innocent civilians killed in the genocide by Sri Lanka".In their speeches ... Read more...

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LTTE chief Prabhakaran dead, claims Lankan army


May 17th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Sources in the Sri Lankan army have claimed that Liberation Tiger of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) chief V Prabhakaran has been killed.According to a news channel report, Prabhakaran ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka issue failed in Tamil Nadu, says Maran


May 16th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) DMK leader Dayanidhi Maran said Saturday that the victory of his party in the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu showed that the Sri Lankan issue had ... Read more...

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Jayalalitha reiterates vow to create Tamil Eelam


May 5th, 2009 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Vellore (Tamil Nadu), May 4 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha Monday reiterated her promise to create an independent state for Tamil minorities in Sri Lanka "the same way as (late prime ... Read more...

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LTTE asks Ravi Shankar to facilitate ceasefire


May 5th, 2009 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi May 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka's beleaguered Tamil Tiger guerrillas Monday urged Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to facilitate a ceasefire in the island nation. The appeal was made in ... Read more...

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PMK backs Jayalalitha’s demand for separate Tamil homeland in Sri Lanka


May 4th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramadoss Monday backed AIADMK chief Jayalalitha's demand for a separate Tamil 'eelam' (homeland) in the Sri Lanka's north. "After the constitution of the new parliament, ... Read more...

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Congress slams Jayalalitha’s Eelam talk as ‘irresponsible’


April 26th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The Congress party Sunday termed AIADMK chief J. Jayalalitha's demand for a separate 'Eelam' homeland for Sri Lankan Tamils as "anti-national and irresponsible". "I see this demand as ... Read more...

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Canada investigating waving of LTTE flags at Toronto rally


March 19th, 2009 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 19 (IANS)With thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils waving the flags of the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) at a rally here Monday, Canadian authorities have launched ... Read more...

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We are sympathetic to Tamils, says PM


August 1st, 2008 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 1 (IANS) India is sympathetic to Sri Lanka’s Tamil community on humanitarian grounds, a Tamil politician quoted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as saying Friday. D. Sitharthan of the People’s Liberation ... Read more...

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