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Why PM should have taken the flight to Sri Lanka

The prime minister should have visited Sri Lanka, armed with a critique of the Rajapakse government based on nuance and fact, says Sreenivasan JainThis past week, more than one columnist rightly......

SC refuses to restrain Centre from training Lankan forces

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to restrain the Centre from training Sri Lankan armed forces saying it is a policy matter of the government and it cannot interfere with it. A bench headed by......

Lankan personnel being trained in different states: Govt

India was training armed forces personnel from Sri Lanka in different states of the country including Tamil Nadu as part of exchanges with neighbouring countries, Rajya Sabha was informed on......

Sri Lanka working on implementing LLRC proposals

Sri Lanka on Wednesday said a task force overlooking the implementation of the reconciliation commission is making progress and has shortlisted 33 of its recommendations to be implemented at the......

Biggest-ever secret LTTE arms dump found

Two years after the decisive battle in which the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam were vanquished, Sri Lankan security forces made their biggest-ever haul recovering 6,250 kg of hidden explosives......

The story of Marans: Sun King and his brother

In under three decades the Maran brothers have created one of the strongest media houses in the country. The man who led this journey is 50-year-old Kalanithi Maran, chairman and managing director......

Review: Inam is a revelation

Set in the backdrop of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Santosh Sivan’s Inam brings to light the plight of the thousands of hapless Lankan Tamils, who were caught in the crossfire between the LTTE......

Lanka's 8th wkt century stand thwarts India in Youth Test

Centuries by Sri Lanka’s No 8 Binuka Fernando (100 not out) and No 9 A K Tyronne (123 not out) enabled Sri Lanka force a draw against India in the second 'Youth Test' in Kurunegala on......

Sri Lanka hands cricket ground maintenance to military

Sri Lanka's military will now take care of the grounds of three cricket stadiums, a move putting the armed forces into the operations of the country's sporting passion and widening an already big......

England set up chance to force victory

- Scorecard\\nEngland captured the final seven Sri Lanka first-innings wickets for 107 runs in the second Test at Lord's on Monday to give themselves an opportunity to take a 2-0 lead in the......

Kumble forces his way into top ten

The Chennai Test between India and Sri Lanka may have been ruined by rain but there was enough time for two of the world's leading bowlers -- Anil Kumble and Chaminda Vaas -- to make upward......

Flu-ridden Sri Lanka look to wrap-up series

Sri Lanka's preparations for the second Test against West Indies are being hampered by a flu virus that forced four players to miss team practice on Wednesday. Top bowlers Muttiah Muralitharan and......
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Yasir shakes up Sri Lanka in decider

Pallekele, Jul 3 (AFP) Pakistan's prolific leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed three wickets to slow Sri Lanka's progress on the opening day of the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6215174_Yasir-shakes-up-Sri-Lanka-in-decider-.html
Lanka body on missing people in war holds fresh inquiries

COLOMBO : A Sri Lankan Presidential Commission of Inquiry appointed to look into complaints regarding people reported missing during the country's... ...

http://www.navhindtimes.in/lanka-body-on-missing-people-in-war-holds-fresh-inquiries/
Lanka disappearances panel faces protest in the east

Colombo:A Sri Lankan presidential panel probing the alleged disappearances of thousands of people, including minority Tamils, during the deadly... ...

http://www.deepikaglobal.com/ENG4_sub.asp?ccode=ENG4&newscode=83719
a timely reminder

In September 2014 a group of academicians and activists in Sri Lanka came together to remember their colleague Rajani Thiranagama who had been... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/palmyra-fallen-book-review/article7361710.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Govt wants to review ban on Tamil Diaspora organizations listed as Terrorists

By D.B.S. Jeyaraj Sri Lanka's ebullient Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera is currently in the forefront of a move to review, and... ...

http://southasiamonitor.org/detail.php?type=n&nid=12446

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