While claiming that only the Congress-led government can take care of Sri Lankan Tamils, Union Finance Minister P.Chidambaram Saturday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to skip the CHOGM in Colombo was correct and it was like a shock treatment.
The household of Velupillai Prabhakaran, leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), will not be included in the on-going Sri Lankan island-wide census on human and material losses inflicted by the civil wars in the country since 1982.
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya Saturday dismissed recent calls for an international probe into allegations of war crimes by government troops just before the end of the three decade-long civil war in the country.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa to take immediate action on the Home Ministry’s communication to her seeking the State government’s assistance on the whereabouts of an LTTE operative, a Catholic Christian priest.
A fire has erupted in a temporarily built building at the BMICH premises a short while ago and the fire brigade was called in to douse the fire, police said
The Fisheries Department said today that rescue operations were still continuing to locate the eight fishermen who went missing due to the Lehar cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal a couple of days ago
The U.S. State Department extended six-month Iran sanctions waivers on Friday to nine countries including Sri Lanka in exchange for their reducing purchases of Iranian crude oil earlier this year.
India today offered to train Sri Lankan naval officers as part of ongoing defence cooperation between the two countries.
Former Sri Lanka captain Arjuna Ranatunga feels India might find it difficult to defend their World Cup title in 2015, scheduled in Australia and New Zealand, due to the team's weak bowling resources.
The second reading of the 2014 Budget was passed in Parliament with a majority of 99 votes. 154 members voted in favour while 55 voted against. The United National Party, the Tamil National Alliance and Democratic National Alliance opposed the Budget.
A 56-year old man was killed in a suspected hand grenade explosion in Musalpitiya, Thambuththegama a short while ago, police said
Businesswoman Himali Karunaratne, who was remanded on charges of abducting and killing her husband in Thalangama, was further remanded till December 13 by Kaduwela Magistrate Wasantha Jinadasa today
The body of a trishaw driver, who is believed to have been hacked to death, was found this morning at Moratumulla in Moratuwa, police said
Sri Lanka said British Prime Minister David Cameron had probably highlighted alleged human right violations in Sri Lanka in anticipation of the British elections in 2015 ►►►
A division bench in the Madras High Court bench in Madurai, Tamil Nadu on Thursday dismissed a public interest litigation filed seeking the declaration of the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India as a persona non grata (an unwelcome person) as per Article 9 of the Vienna Convention of Diplomatic Relations, 1961, on the grounds that the petition is not maintainable.
Indian help has been sought to locate eight Sri Lankan fishermen who ventured into rough seas in the East from Negombo and south coast in two boats amidst strong winds and rain, officials said
‘The Last Phase’, a documentary film depicting the life story of a former female LTTE cadre during the final stages of the humanitarian operation in Sri Lanka was screened on Thursday at the European Union (EU) Parliament in Brussels for the first time.
While claiming that TNA MP S.Sridharan should be arrested over the speech he made in the Parliament glorifying the LTTE leader, the Bodu Bala Sena today accused the parliamentarians who were present in the house during the speech for not immediately reacting to the speech
Educationist and the Founder principal of D.S Senanayake College R.I. T. Alles passed away a few hours ago at a private hospital in Colombo at the age of 81 following a brief illness, the government information Department said.
Claiming that Sri Lanka has made progress in promoting human rights and towards national reconciliation, China called on the international community to desist from taking measures that 'may complicate the issue'
The Health Services Trade Union Alliance (HSTUA) today said that it was not aware of the restraining order against the strike and said it would continue the strike till tomorrow as planned
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