Sri Lanka IDP displeasure at 'release of land' on eve of president's India tour

Tamils chased away from their traditional homelands in northern Sri Lanka by military High Security Zones (HSZ) have expressed their displeasure at plans announced by the government to release an insignificant amount.....

Sri Lanka: NPC passes landmark resolution calling it a 'genocide against Tamils'

Sri Lanka's Northern Provincial Council (NPC) on Tuesday passed a landmark resolution, declaring that the successive Sri Lankan governments have carried out a campaign of genocide against......

TNA distances itself from Sampanthan, Sumanthiran over Independence Day

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Wednesday condemned its party leader R. Sampanthan and national list MP Sumanthiran for attending the 67 th Independence Day celebrations on Wednesday and said both have blatantly violated the........

Sri Lanka: Government to search for assets lost 'after war'

The all party apex body set up by the Sri Lankan government has decided to investigate loss of material assets in the war zone. Spokesman for the National Executive Council (NEC) Anura Kumara Dissanayake told journalists in Colombo.................

Indian military academy welcomes war crime accused Sri Lankan commander

A senior commander of the Sri Lankan armed forces  accused of war crimes has been accepted by India to a leading defence academy in Delhi. Major General  Shavendra Silva who has been named for committing war crimes and crimes against.......

'Hope UN will not let Tamils down this time': TNA

Claiming that the UN-led investigation into alleged war crime in Sri Lanka has got nothing to do with the change of political leadership in the country, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said it would not tolerate any move to postpone the submission.....

Rajapaksa blames non-sinhala voters for his defeat

Ousted President Mahinda Rajapaksa told that constituents from Tamil and Muslim dominated regions of Sri Lanka should be held responsible for his downfall. Speaking to a large gathering of supporters following his defeat, at his ancestral.....

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