Tamil Tiger

U.N. urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels to win the confidence of the Tamil minority.

Jun 28, 2016, 15:36 PM IST

Sri Lanka's TID arrests former Tamil Tiger cadre

 A former high ranking cadre from the Tamil Tiger outfit was arrested by Sri Lanka's Terrorism Investigation Division (TID), the media reported on Tuesday.

May 03, 2016, 09:16 AM IST

Sri Lanka's president pardons Tamil Tiger who plotted to kill him

The Sri Lankan president has also promised to end corruption, rebalance foreign policy by reducing Rajapaksa's focus on China, and ensure the independence of the judiciary and civil service.

Jan 08, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Sri Lanka bans alleged killer of Rajiv Gandhi from travelling abroad

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday barred former Tamil Tiger rebel leader Kumaran Pathmanathan, wanted by India in connection with the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, from travelling abroad, a lawyer said.

Feb 05, 2015, 23:14 PM IST
Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Security plan in place for Sri Lanka players: Police

Keeping in view the security lapses during last year's India-Sri Lanka match and incidents of Tamil Tiger racists attacking Lankan cricket lovers in London, the city's Commissionerate Police on Friday assured a foolproof safety plan for players and spectators.

Oct 24, 2014, 22:41 PM IST

Sri Lankan military to return Tamil civilians' gold

Sri Lanka's military Tuesday announced it would return unspecified quantities of gold jewellery recovered from a battle site dating to the crushing of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels more than five years ago.

Oct 15, 2014, 01:01 AM IST

Sri Lanka troops kill emerging Tiger leaders: Official

Sri Lanka`s military on Friday shot dead three men they believed were trying to revive the separatist Tamil Tiger movement five years after its defeat, a spokesman said.

Apr 11, 2014, 15:48 PM IST

Several layers found in Sri Lanka mass grave: Experts

A mass grave found in northeastern Sri Lanka, the scene of pitched battles between government forces and Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009, is said to contain several layers of bodies, forensic experts have said.

Jan 17, 2014, 20:14 PM IST

Tamil Tiger held at Sri Lankan airport

Sri Lankan police Wednesday said they have arrested a wanted Tamil Tiger rebel as he attempted to return to the island nation from Qatar.

Jul 18, 2012, 23:48 PM IST

Activists: Sri Lanka rebel suspect beaten to death

SL rights activists say an imprisoned Tamil Tiger rebel suspect was beaten to death by prison and police officers following a revolt last month.

Jul 10, 2012, 23:58 PM IST

Tamil Tiger faction head questioned in Norway: Report

Sri Lankan forces crushed the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in May 2009.

May 21, 2011, 14:30 PM IST

Sri Lanka government heads for mid-term test

Health minister said all local govt bodies would be dissolved by mid-January.

Jan 01, 2011, 13:18 PM IST

Disabled soldiers join protest over jailing Fonseka

Disabled ex-servicemen joined a
demonstration in Colombo demanding the release of former Army chief and opposition leader Sarath Fonseka who has been jailed for 30-months.

Nov 08, 2010, 22:35 PM IST

Suspected Tamil Tiger arrested in Germany

German authorities have arrested a
35-year-old suspected member of the Tamil Tiger rebel group on
suspicion of membership in a foreign terrorist organisation
and breeches of export laws.

Nov 05, 2010, 00:19 AM IST