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Lanka reacts strongly to Tamil Nadu assembly resolution

Sri Lanka reacted strongly to the recent Tamil Nadu assembly resolution against it, saying it was "disturbing".

Chidambaram criticises BJP on Sri Lankan Tamils issue

Chidambaram further boasted of the Congress party`s commitment to raise voice against the 2009 genocide by Sri Lanka.

Marked difference in post-conflict Lanka: Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday hailed Sri Lanka`s efforts in tackling terrorism, saying there was a "marked difference" in the country in its post-conflict phase of development.

Politics and sports should not be mixed: Lankan envoy

Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam expressed anxiety and concern over a plethora of issues, including safety of Sri Lankan cricket players and other visitors in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu advocates Tamil Eelam in Sri Lanka

The Tamil Nadu assembly Wednesday urged India to introduce a resolution in the UN Security Council seeking a referendum in Sri Lanka to carve out an independent Tamil Eelam state.

TN Assembly demands referendum for separate Tamil Eelam

Ratcheting up pressure over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Tamil Nadu Assembly today adopted a strongly-worded resolution asking the Centre to stop treating Sri Lanka as a friendly nation and slap sanctions on it while demanding a referendum for a separate Tamil Eelam.

Tamil Eelam dream still raging: Lankan Army Chief

Despite the killings of top LTTE leaders, including its chief Velupillai Prabhakaran, and the decimation of the rebels, the concept of Tamil Eelam has not died out amongst those harbouring it, Sri Lankan Army Chief has warned.

‘Prabhakaran tried to escape to jungles before his death’

Worried that LTTE`s defeat at the hands of military would crush his dream of a separate Tamil homeland, slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran had made a last ditch attempt to escape to the jungles in the north.

LTTE chief KP knew Rajiv Gandhi was to be killed

The new chief of the Tamil Tigers who is now in Sri Lankan custody was one of the rare few outside the group`s intelligence set-up who knew months earlier that former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was to be assassinated.