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Sri Lanka court orders army chief's arrest in disappearance of 11 youths during LTTE conflict

Relatives of the missing Tamil people allege that the Lankan state - particularly its army, navy and police - were behind most of the disappearances.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Sri Lanka's former Tamil minister Vijeyakala Maheswaran arrested for LTTE comment

Vijeyakala, had said that the law and order situation was fast deteriorating in the northern province and its people felt that they were better off under LTTE.

published on : 8th October 2018

Lewis Hamilton wins Russian Grand Prix to extend lead over Sebastian Vettel in F1 title race

It was Hamilton's third win in Russia, his fifth in six races and the 70th of his career, confirming he has the momentum to clinch a fifth title triumph with five races remaining.

published on : 30th September 2018

LTTE planned to attack Colombo targets with plane from Chennai: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

Maithripala Sirisena was addressing the Sri Lankan community in New York where he spoke at the UN General Assembly.

published on : 28th September 2018

DMK, Congress should be probed for war crimes: Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami

AIADMK had announced a protest meeting against DMK after the recent remarks of a former Sri Lankan President that Indian government helped the island nation during its 2009 fight against the LTTE.

published on : 26th September 2018

Sri Lanka will urge UN to remove war crime charges against its troops: Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena, who will lead a delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, will address the general debate on September 25.

published on : 14th September 2018

Fight against LTTE was no 'ethnic war', military action was not targeted at Tamils: Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa

Talking about the last phase of the civil war, which started with his government ordering military action against the LTTE, he said the move was not the first resort, but the last one.

published on : 12th September 2018

Centre tells Supreme Court that Rajiv Gandhi killers can't be released

Government told the court that the former prime minister's assassins cannot be released and that the President of India has earlier already rejected a proposal to release the convicts.

published on : 10th August 2018

US to back Lanka Tamils on UN human rights resolutions

Since its withdrawal, doubts have been raised about the resolutions which held Sri Lanka accountable for alleged human rights abuses committed by both government troops and the LTTE in 2009.

published on : 31st July 2018

Lewis Hamilton on pole for Hungarian Grand Prix

Hamilton leads Vettel by 17 points after the drive of his life from 14th on the grid to win last weekend at Hockenheim.

published on : 28th July 2018

Sri Lankan government rehabilitates over 12,000 LTTEs

The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) had run a military campaign for a separate Tamil homeland in the northern and eastern provinces of the island nation for nearly 30 years before its collapse

published on : 24th July 2018

Toto Wolff says Mercedes before Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas

Wolff was adamant that the triumphant Hamilton and his team-mate Valtteri Bottas will remain free to race each other until late in the season.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Max Verstappen sets pulses racing in Germany

Max Verstappen clocked an outright circuit lap record and fastest lap as Red Bull continued to top the times.

published on : 20th July 2018

Valtteri Bottas uses his last new engine as Mercedes play safe

A team spokesman said the new unit was being used as a precaution to protect the engine that suffered possible damage after the Finn stopped suddenly with hydraulic problems at Spielberg.

published on : 6th July 2018

LTTE revival remark by Tamil minister Vijeyakala Maheswaran creates uproar in Sri Lankan Parliament

When parliament assembled this morning, the Opposition demanded the government's response to the minister's statement.

published on : 3rd July 2018
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