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Sri Lanka confident of containing any move to revive LTTE

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:54

Sri Lanka will "nip in the bud" any attempt to revive the LTTE, foreign minister said today, even as there was "compelling evidence" that the banned outfit was carrying out a global campaign to raise funds for terror activities in the country.

Sri Lanka to provide counselling to kin of war missing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 12:30

A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel probing the cases of thousands of missing people during the nearly three-decade-long war with the LTTE will provide counselling to the kin of those disappeared, an official said Tuesday.

Sri Lanka seeks Interpol red notice for arrest of LTTE leader

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 22:38

Sri Lanka on Sunday said it will ask Interpol to issue a red notice for the arrest of a Europe- based LTTE leader who directed actions of three key operatives of the banned outfit killed in a major operation last week.

Sri Lanka justifies troops presence in former war zones

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 19:10

A day after three key operatives of the banned LTTE were killed in a major military operation in Sri Lanka`s north, the government on Friday justified maintaining troops in the former war zones.

Sri Lanka justifies troops presence in former war zones

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 18:56

A day after three key operatives of the banned LTTE were killed in a major military operation in Sri Lanka`s north, the government today justified maintaining troops in the former war zones.

32 Lankans living in India on the list of banned LTTE remnants

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:56

Thirty two Sri Lankans currently residing in India are among 422 individuals named by the Sri Lankan government as members of the banned LTTE offshoots.

Lanka must achieve reconciliation expeditiously: India

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 22:48

India on Friday asked Sri Lanka to take "expeditious steps" towards genuine national reconciliation, including investigations into allegations of human rights violations committed during the last phase of the nearly three-decades long civil war with the LTTE.

UNHRC adopts resolution on Sri Lanka; India abstains

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 18:08

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday adopted a US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka that authorises an international criminal investigation into alleged war crimes committed during the island nation`s decades long civil war against the LTTE.

Sri Lanka braces for tough resolution over its rights record

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 21:36

Sri Lanka will face a third successive resolution tomorrow at the UN rights body which is expected to call for an international criminal probe into alleged war crimes committed during the country`s decades long civil war against the LTTE.

Sri Lanka slams British TV channel for war crimes documentary

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 01:01

Sri Lanka on Monday slammed what it termed as an attempt by a British channel to denigrate Colombo ahead of the voting on a US-sponsored resolution in UNHRC over alleged rights abuses during the war with LTTE.

Release of Rajiv Gandhi`s assassins: SC defers hearing to March 26

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 09:36

The Supreme Court on Thursday deferred hearing in the plea challenging the validity of the powers of a state government to grant remission of sentence to prisoners in case of the Tamil Nadu government deciding to release of seven convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

HRW backs international inquiry into Lanka`s war crimes

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:51

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has backed UN rights chief`s recommendation for an international inquiry into alleged war crimes committed in Sri Lanka during the final phase of battle with the LTTE.