Sri Lankan civil war

Sri Lankan official dodges UN questions over alleged torture

A United Nations committee that monitors acts of torture in member countries grilled an intelligence chief on Wednesday over the alleged abuse of detainees during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war, only to have the nation's attorney general step in to deflect the questions.

Nov 17, 2016, 01:55 AM IST

Press Colombo to allow war crimes probe: Amnesty to India

India must press Colombo to allow an independent international probe into the alleged war crimes committed during the Sri Lankan civil war, Amnesty International said Wednesday.

Jan 29, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

John Abraham to star in sports film ?

After winning critical acclaim for his last release, `Madras Cafe`, based on the Sri Lankan civil war, actor-producer John Abraham is now taking his interest in sports forward by planning to make films on football, motorcycling and boxing.

Sep 28, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

Recreating era for `Madras Cafe` was challenging: Shoojit Sircar

Establishing the time and era of the Sri Lankan civil war for `Madras Cafe` was the most challenging part of making the forthcoming movie for director Shoojit Sircar.

Aug 21, 2013, 14:08 PM IST