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Lanka temple tackles reconciliation amid fears of fighting

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 02:22

At a temple in the heart of Sri Lanka`s Sinhalese south, an unusual attempt at reconciliation is underway after decades of ethnic bloodshed, even as the government warns of fresh fighting.

`Legal redress for 423 designated for terror link in Sri Lanka`

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:48

The Sri Lankan military said legal redress would be available for 423 individuals, including 32 Sri Lankans currently residing in India, designated as financiers of terrorism in the country.

Sri Lanka refuses to cooperate with UN probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 18:44

Sri Lanka has refused to cooperate with a UN investigation into alleged war crimes during the final phase of the country`s civil war, saying it will not subject itself to the jurisdiction of the top rights body.

Sri Lanka military denies using illegal weapons against LTTE

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 00:37

The Sri Lankan military denied accusations that it used illegal weapons in combating the LTTE during the decisive phase of the civil war in 2009.

TNA to push for international probe into Lanka war crimes

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 14:30

Sri Lanka`s main Tamil party has said it will push for an independent international probe into alleged war crimes committed during the final phase of the civil war against the LTTE in 2009.

Lanka`s Northern Province CM praises India

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 14:28

Sri Lanka`s Northern Province Chief Minister CV Vigneswaran has praised India for its efforts in securing the provincial council elections in his country.

Sri Lankan Navy damages fishing nets of Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 15:27

Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly damaged fishing nets of Indian fishermen, who had ventured into the sea from Rameswaram.

Sri Lankan cops arrested for murdering 5 Tamil students

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:53

The Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 12 elite commandos on charges of executing five Tamil students in the eastern city of Trincomalee in 2006.

Madras HC upholds Centre`s ban on LTTE

Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 14:53

The Madras High Court upheld the ban imposed by the Centre on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in 2010.

Sri Lanka releases former LTTE women`s wing leader

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 14:24

Thamalini from Kilinochchi had joined the LTTE in 1991 and became the head of LTTE women`s Wing.

Karuna disapproves of ban on pro-Tamil Eelam meeting

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 17:02

JKLF leader Yasin Malik, invited by Seeman for the meeting, extended his support for a separate homeland for the Tamils in Sri Lanka and said Eelam would become a reality.

Narayanasamy supports ban on pro-Tamil Eelam meeting

Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 16:53

Narayanasamy said it was wrong on the part of the Naam Tamizhar Katchi to go in for a meeting by displaying photos of slain LTTE leader Prabhakaran.