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A true son of the Sri Lankan soil
Sri Lanka Daily News

LTTE had Targeted Sirisena Five Times

COLOMBO: Tamils in the Northern and Eastern Provinces of Sri Lanka massively voted for joint opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena in Thursday's Lankan Presidential elections, despite the fact that their erstwhile National Leader Velupillai ... New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
Deluded And Hapless? Eastern Province Sri Lanka Sunday Leader, 1 month ago
Sri Lanka ends the Mahinda Raj Sunday Observer, 2 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Island

Military strategy shouldn't be an issue at prez poll - spokesman

, 8:15 pm By Shamindra Ferdinando A sustained military presence in the Northern and Eastern province was needed to ensure peace and stability, a senior security forces officer said. Those who had been demanding lowering of Jaffna ...
 Sri Lanka Island3 weeks ago

The Big Picture: Sri Lanka's Forever War

The army on the streets of Colombo. But it's in the troubled Northern province that the army is a constant presence. (Express photo by: Arun Janardhanan) As a new president takes over in the island country, the Tamils in the north, once the bastion ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

Who's scared of LTTE?

A report in this newspaper has revealed that while seeking to extend the ban on the LTTE, the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government told a tribunal that the outfit nurtures the idea of a greater Tamil Nadu, which includes northern and eastern ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Rebel Bhikkus vs. Indo-Lanka Accord

When LTTE terrorism and the Indo-Lanka Accord sparked off massive protests countrywide in the 1980s the JVP created the impression that such strong opposition could easily topple the government within a short time. Consequently every attempt was ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago

Minister stresses importance of language abilities

The LTTE is not solely responsible for the 30-year war. The country's former Presidents are also responsible for the war that prevailed, said Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister Dullas Alahapperuma. He was addressing the foundation ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Previous leaders tormented the nation with terrorism as opposed to completion the war  Lankapuvath3 weeks ago Former leaders plagued the country with terrorism instead of ending the war Defence Secretary  Independent Television Network3 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Island

Country more precious than gold - President

President Mahinda Rajapaksa requested the Tamil community in the Northern Province to keep faith in the motherland and not in the gold they owned that was returned to them yesterday. He made this observation at a ceremony to handover jewellery ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Defeated by ballot  DNA India1 week ago Tamils anti-Rajapaksa vote tipped balance  Times of India2 weeks ago Presidential election 2015 and the Tamil voter  Sri Lanka Island3 weeks ago

Power-hungry lady plays dirty games

Opinion: by The fifth anniversary of capturing the LTTE's dream capital Killinochchi by the Security Forces was celebrated last Friday. Two days later, on a day like today in 2009, the Security Forces began their forward march towards the ...
 Sunday Observer3 weeks ago
Sri Lanka Island

Govt partner alleges TNA trying to avenge LTTE defeat

By Shamindra Ferdinando The four-party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) couldn't absolve itself of the responsibility for being part of the Eelam project, the National Freedom Front (NFF) said yesterday. The TNA comprises the Illankai Thamil ...
 Sri Lanka Island3 weeks ago

US surveys one-time LTTE strongholds

by Shamindra Ferdinando The US embassy is examining the ground situation in former LTTE Vanni bastion in the run-up to Jan. 8, 2015 presidential election. Political Officer Sandeep Cross has met representatives of the Tamil National Alliance ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 month ago
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