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38 Indian fishermen on fast unto death in Lanka jail

At least 38 Indian fishermen lodged in Sri Lanka's Jaffna prison for alleged poaching are on a fast unto death demanding their early release. The Indian consulate office in Jaffna has alerted the......

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......

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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Jaffna may be on PM Modi's Sri Lanka visit itinerary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit the Tamil-dominated Jaffna region during his trip to Sri Lanka next month. The PM is scheduled to reach... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/india-news/jaffna-may-be-on-pm-modi-s-sri-lanka-visit-itinerary/article1-1321425.aspx
Indian and Lankan Tamil Fishermen Clash in Mid-sea

COLOMBO: For the first time in the history of the long simmering conflict over fishing rights in the sea between Sri Lanka and India, Tamil... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Indian-and-Lankan-Tamil-Fishermen-Clash-in-Mid-sea/2015/02/27/article2689881.ece
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 86 Indian fishermen; talks postponed

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Fisherfolk at work in Mathagal, along the northern coast of Jaffna peninsula. Photo: Meera Srinivasan... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/sri-lankan-navy-arrests-86-indian-fishermen-even-as-talks-are-postponed/article6941007.ece?ref=topnavwidget&utm_source=topnavdd&utm_medium=topnavdropdownwidget&utm_campaign=topnavdropdown
Key Tamil organisations to boycott domestic hearings by SL Presidential Commission

The Tamil Civil Society Forum and the Welfare Organisation for the Forcibly Disappeared Persons on the 24th of February 2015 in Jaffna have jointly... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3637985
Trade with India rising; much more needs to be done

Mihir Bhonsale 20 February 2015 Analysis Myanmar's bilateral engagement with India in trade has gained momentum since 2008 when... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=79020&mmacmaid=79021&volumeno=VIII&issueno=8

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