Canada will finally deport a former Tamil Tiger who raised funds for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).Manickavasagam Suresh was sent by the LTTE to Canada in 1990 to serve as the coordinator of the World Tamil Movement to raise funds from the Sri ... Prokerala, 2 months ago
A former top LTTE leader who later became a minister in the Mahinda Rajapaksa government has launched a new political party to raise issues related to minority Tamils in Sri Lanka's North and East. Vinayagamoorthy Muralitharan, better known as Karuna Amman, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Sasikala may be set to take over the reins of Tamil Nadu, yet she faces a period of immense turbulence. R Rajagopalan reports. Jayalalithaa's close aide V K Sasikala, who had been appointed as All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's general secretary after the former's demise, was on Sunday elevated as the chief minister of Tamil Nadu. So far, Sasikala had remained in the shadows of the Poes Garden (official residence of late Jayalalithaa in Chennai). Now, all eyes are upon her to come to ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered Switzerland to pay EUR 30,000 to a Sri Lankan Tamil national who was deported from Switzerland and subsequently arrested and allegedly beaten in Colombo.In a judgement issued on Thursday, the court held ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
Lakhs of mostly young people who have been agitating for Jallikattu for the past four days on Saturday rejected the ordinance promulgated by the Tamil Nadu governor to temporarily permit the festival and vowed to continue their fight until a "permanent ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
Former Lanka strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed Sirisena Government for letting the guard down on LTTE by downsizing "intelligence operations" on the group's erstwhile strongholds in the Tamil-dominated northern regions. Rajapaksa, two term former ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
'Investment is the only way India can counter the Chinese influence in the region.' 'With more and more investments, you will have more and more stake; the strategic importance of Sri Lanka can be fulfilled with investments.''Investments should come because the void which is created by investments is always going to be filled by Chinese companies.' "Our relationship is very close. There's only one irritant between our countries, and we believe it can be resolved amicably," Vice Admiral Ravindra ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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