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Tamil party sweeps polls in former LTTE-held region in Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Tamil party on Sunday secured a landslide win in the historic provincial council polls held after a gap of 25 years in the former Tamil Tigers- ruled northern province, an o

Sri Lanka asks European Union to help stop LTTE funding


Colombo: Sri Lanka on Saturday asked for sustained vigilance on the part of the European Union to stop funding of the LTTE by the outfit's front organisations.
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Contempt notice served on police


Chennai: The arrest of the Coonoor judicial magistrate on a rape complaint by a wo­m­an sub-inspector of police took a different turn with the Madras HC initiating suo motu contempt proce­e­d­ings ag

Mahinda Rajapaksa woos Lankan Tamils ahead of polls in the north Colombo


Srilanka: In a bid to woo Lankan Tamils, President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday toured the former LTTE strongholds in the country's north ahead of the planned election in the region.
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12 fishermen injured in Lankan Navy attack

Rameswaram (TN): Twelve fishermen were today injured when they were attacked allegedly by Sri Lankan naval personnel for fishing in Lankan territorial waters, officials said.
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Act tough against Colombo: Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa

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Chennai: Slamming the Sri Lankan government over the ‘inhuman act’ of alleged cold blooded killing of slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran’s 12-year-old son, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today sa

Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse's visit to India: Tirupati on high alert

Tirupati/Chennai: A thick security blanket has been thrown over this temple town in the wake of reports that some Tamil Nadu-based outfits may create trouble during the visit of Sri Lankan President

LTTE gold sneaking into India

Spurt in gold smuggling from Colombo after the ethnic war got over in Sri Lanka has forced some officials in Indian customs intelligence to believe that a lot of illegally-held gold is being smuggled

LTTE’s strong anti-India posture continues; Govt extends ban


Government has extended the ban on LTTE declaring that it continues to adopt a strong anti-India posture and pose a grave threat to the security of its citizens.

Caught Lankan Tamils sent to camps in Tirunelveli

As many as 123 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees from various camps in Tamil Nadu who were caught while trying to escape to Australia through the Sakthikulangara coast near Kollam in Kerala, were handed over

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