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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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babu ji
Q. Usual love stories written don't get desired end but are on expected lines now I have finally decided climax of my novelOne character will die in wagah border n one in Jaffna but both will take rebirth in butan and after seeing each others locket which they exchange on rediff qna virtual world will restart their love . How is my idea any change needed
Babu Ji:  A.  more

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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. climax is cool..let the sequel carry the part from rebirth..quest to find each other..locket scene..etc etc.. more

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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

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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

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  Web results for Jaffna
Natural Instincts

Kannan Pasupathiraj is someone who leads a life by setting an example. Son of a forest officer, his tryst with nature began at a young age. He went... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Natural-Instincts/2014/09/22/article2439499.ece
Stance on autonomy

The goras or firingis who ruled over large parts of the subcontinent for centuries often appear to browns as an undifferentiated mass. That there... ...

http://echoofindia.com/reflex-action/stance-autonomy-67788
A scarred nation

Travel writings are known for venturing into exotic, unfamiliar and idyllic Oriental terrains, but This Divided Island is a cold-blooded, riveting... ...

http://www.financialexpress.com/news/a-scarred-nation/1291145/
Ramadoss condemns Lanka govt move to auction boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen

CHENNAI: PMK leader S Ramdoss on Friday condemned reports that the Sri Lankan government was auctioning the boats seized from Indian fishermen.... ...

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Mass grave found in Vealanai off Jaffna

The SL Navy in the adjacent island of Mandai-theevu has also been blocking the public from accessing some of the abandoned wells in the area as the... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3615396

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