BJP firm on resolution of issues of ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka: Rao

BJP has always shown a firm determination to resolve the issues concerning the ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka and those pertaining to fishermen from Tamil Nadu, party national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao on Friday said.

Situation in northern Lanka has improved: FM GL Peiris

Situation in northern Sri Lanka, which bore the brunt of decade-long war, has improved, its Foreign Minister GL Peiris said while asking "cynics" not to be guided by propaganda.

Krishna flies to Jaffna to assist ethnic Tamils

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Wednesday flew by chopper to Kilinochchi on way to Jaffna in Sri Lanka to meet ethnic Tamils.