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Sri Lanka's former rebel leader forms party

Former Tamil Tiger leader Vinayagamoorthi Muralitharan has formed a new party to voice the concerns of the Tamils in Sri Lanka, the media reported on Sunday.Muralitharan alias Karuna, who broke away from the LTTE in 2004 and was sworn in as a deputy minister ... Prokerala, 1 week ago

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Remove ban on Tamil Tigers: US group urges President Barack Obama

A Tamil diaspora group in the US has appealed to President Barack Obama to de-proscribe the LTTE as a terror outfit in the country. The post Remove ban on Tamil Tigers: US group urges President Barack Obama appeared first on Firstpost .
 First Post.com2 months ago

A soldier's account of the Sri Lanka war

Title: Road to Nandikadal: True Story of Defeating Tamil Tigers; Author: Major General Kamal Gunaratne; Publisher: Not given; Distributed by: Vijitha Yapa Bookshop, Colombo; Pages: 741; Price: Rs 2,500 (SLR)This is a dense yet gripping account by a decorated ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Canada to deport LTTE member to Sri Lanka

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 ...
 Prokerala1 month ago

The tough road ahead for Sasikala

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.com2 weeks ago
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No grouses with majority community against Tamils: Lankan ex Army chief Fonseka

[India], Jan. 17(ANI): Highlighting the changes taking place in Sri Lanka between the majority and Tamils, Field Marshal turned politician Sarath Fonseka on Tuesday said that there are no grouses with the majority community in the northern Sri Lanka regarding ...
 Sify1 month ago Sri Lanka: 'Brutal torture", abduction of Tamils continue, says UN report  First Post.com2 months ago Sri Lanka Releases Tamil Woman Activist on Bail  Current News India2 months ago Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges  Business Standard2 months ago
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European Court orders Switzerland to compensate deported ex- LTTE member to Sri Lanka

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 Standard3 weeks ago

Author returns award in protest over Jallikattu issue

Meanwhile, back in India in Chennai, Lakshmi Saravanakumar, who won the Yuva Puraskar award last year for his novel on tiger hunting, 'Kaanakan,' returned it at the Sahitya Akademi office protesting against the lack of "positive" action from the Centre on the Jallikattu issue.In a Facebook page, the author had said Tamil society had been 'betrayed' for long by Centre on many issues and that the ongoing pro-jallikattu protest was a reflection of the "oppression" faced by it for many ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Has Jallikattu ban revived TN's regional pride?

The Jallikattu issue has revived pan-Tamil political sentiments especially among youths, says N Sathiya Moorthy.   IMAGE: Despite the SC ban, Jallikattu was organised at several places in Tamil Nadu this year. This year's Pongal season has seen the Supreme Court ban on the annual Jallikattu taking a 'pan-Tamil nationalist hue' after protests erupted across the state's southern villages for restoring Tamil Nadu's culture and tradition. With some ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Tiger found dead in Bandipur with paws, jaw missing

A nine-year-old male tiger was found dead under suspicious circumstances in Bandipur National Park on Monday. The paws and teeth of the tiger were missing, giving room for suspicion that it might have been killed by poachers. Forest personnel, who were on ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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