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Cameron visits Jaffna, hears harrowing tales from Tamils

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday made a historic visit to Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north and met newly-elected Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran and members of the Tamil community who......

Don't make Commonwealth 'punitive' body: Pres Rajapaksa

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday made a historic visit to the former war zone of Jaffna to "shine a light on the chilling events" during the last phase of the war against the......

Special Series: The story of IPKF in Sri Lanka

It is exactly 26 years since the Indian Peacekeeping Force launched Operation Pawan in 1987 to take control of Jaffna from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam and disarm the Tigers as part of the......

Lanka visit: Krishna to hand over houses to Tamils in Jaffna

The first set of houses built by India in Jaffna for ethnic Tamils will be handed over when External Affairs Minister S M Krishna travels to Sri Lanka on Monday for a four-day visit during which......

Krishna inaugrates Indian mission in Jaffna

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna inaugurated the new Indian consulate in southern Sri Lankan coastal city of Hambantota, voicing confidence that India will take advantage of the industrial and......

AAI plans to build airport in Sri Lanka

The Airports Authority of India plans to build an airport in Sri Lanka, which could be its first foray into the international market in about 30 years.The state-owned operator had earlier built......

Madras Cafe: All about John Abraham...

A Ganesh Nadar, who once met V Prabhakaran at the LTTE's press conference in Jaffna, feels Madras Cafe is not about the Tigers. The film's all about John Abraham, he says. Much controversy was......

Asin goes to war-torn Jaffna

Asin, who was in Sri Lanka with Salman Khan shooting for her Hindi film Ready, made a trip to the war-torn regions of Northern Sri Lanka, thus becoming the first celebrity to visit the area. She......

Meet The BRILLIANT Supporting Cast of Madras Cafe

Shoojit Sircar's Madras Cafe has been receiving rave reviews from all quarters, thanks to its deft handling of the subject of the Sri Lankan civil war that led to former prime minister Rajiv......

Review: Madras Cafe deserves an audience

Madras Cafe is  a swift, smart and serious study of an inglorious chapter of history, writes Sukanya Verma. When done right, few combinations have the allure of fact meets fiction. The......

Music review: Madras Cafe has an unconventional soundtrack

Madras Cafe has some interesting songs in its soundtrack that seem to go with the flow of the film. Still, one feels that the tempo should have been raised a bit to keep up with its spy thriller......
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Stalin
Q. What was the code name of the operation by IPKF to take control of Jaffna from the LTTE in 1987 ?A. Operation Cyclone B. Operation MeghdootC. Operation Cactus D. Operation Pawan
Stalin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-was-the-code-name-of-the-operation-by-ipkf-to-take-cont/26429543/answers/

Stalin
Q. WHAT IS THE KARTHIKEYA MEANING
Stalin:  A. Murugan also called Kartikeya, Skanda and Subrahmanya, is a popular Hindu deity especially among Tamil Hindus, worshipped primarily in areas with...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-karthikeya-meaning/26429543/answers/20311796

ONTARIKRISHNAVENI
Q. Can Sri Lankan President Rajpaksha claim the credit for vanquishing the mighty LTTE? Your views?
ONTARIKRISHNAVENI:  A. I do not think so. The LTTE's demise was dedicated towards the 2 factors:1. The insistance of Prabakharan to have a "standing Army"...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/can-sri-lankan-president-rajpaksha-claim-the-credit-for-vanq/20311761/answers/17265268

Good Citizen
Q. I wish we had separate Tamil Eelam....Do you support it....
Good Citizen:  A. Sorry Mani u are not gonna like this ans, but this is what I sincerely feel. I do feel for Tamils, I seriously do. But I DO NOT support a Tamil...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-wish-we-had-separate-tamil-eelam....do-you-support-it..../17260271/answers/16928335

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Detailing the condition of those detained, the note also said that there is a heavy presence of military and intelligence units in Mullaiththeevu... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3590399
Genocidal Sri Lanka schemes corporate Sinhalicisation choking Jaffna and Vanni

Denying access to Tamil fishermen who have been using the strip for seasonal fishing and refusing resettlement to the few Tamils who have been... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3590324
Language no bar for star politicians

In the United States, could someone who doesn't know English become a senator or a Congressman ? Closer home, could a non-Tamil speaker in Sri... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/elections-2014/language-no-bar-for-star-politicians-114041500284_1.html
Terror squad assaults Tamil journalist in Vadamaraadchi, Jaffna

A squad, believed to be operated by the Sri Lankan military intelligence on Monday evening chased and attacked 29-year-old Sivagnanam Selvatheepan,... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3590085
'Kaththi' Set for Deepavali Release

The much-awaited Vijay starrer Kaththi directed by A R Murugadoss has been off to a flying start in Kolkata from February 3 this year. The duo is... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/tamil/Kaththi-Set-for-Deepavali-Release/2014/04/14/article2166672.ece1

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