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Modi showers promise of achche din on Jaffna Tamils

Making a historic visit to a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka, seen as an oblique......

Modi only the 2nd world leader to visit Lanka's war-ravaged Jaffna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived on Saturday afternoon in Jaffna, the first Indian premier to set foot in this war ravaged town in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated Northern Province, a day after he......

Modi to visit Jaffna, address Parliament during Lanka visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit former LTTE-stronghold Jaffna in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated north and address the Parliament in Colombo during his 3-day visit to the country next week.......

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......

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......

'How many lives can these outsiders have?'

'Outsiders are the ones who have to make the biggest journey to realise themselves, to come back to some sense of normality.' Director Jacques Audiard and actor Jesuthasan Antonythasan discuss the......

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......

Club cricketer dies in England after blow on chest

Twenty-four-year-old Bavalan Pathmanathan died after being hit on the chest while batting in a local league match in Surrey. Air ambulance was called, but the club cricketer died of his injuries on......
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Growing Rift Between Wigneswaran and The Establishment in Colombo

COLOMBO: The ideological and political rift between the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran and the Sirisena-Wickremesinghe government... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Growing-Rift-Between-Wigneswaran-and-The-Establishment-in-Colombo/2016/02/13/article3275532.ece
How to plan a post-war transition to a gender-just peace

I experienced violence all over my body. My heart is still in pain, it still has not healed. Sometimes (it feels like) blood comes out, my chest... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/standpoint-as-sri-lanka-writes-its-new-constitution-here-s-a-feminist-wishlist-for-transitional-justice-and-gender-equality-2177242
rights activists in Batticaloa

Not a single person has been arrested by the Colombo government despite 450 persons giving testimony in the district of Batticaloa at the three... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3673747
Colombo committed to reconciliation

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera on Friday appealed to the victims on both sides of the divide to participate in a consultation process.... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/colombo-committed-to-reconciliation/article8229436.ece?ref=topnavwidget&utm_source=topnavdd&utm_medium=topnavdropdownwidget&utm_campaign=topnavdropdown
SL Police entices Sinhala students to confront Tamil students at University of Jaffna

Jaffna University Student Union representatives told TamilNet on Thursday that the Sinhala Police of the occupying Colombo was attempting to create... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3673652

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