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Production house Lyca denies links with former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa's family

Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi, one of the political parties which opposed Rajinikanth's visit, refuted Lyca's charges.

Published on 26th March 2017

Rajinikanth's visit to Sri Lanka will earn wrath of Tamil community: Thirumavalavan

Rajinikanth is expected to visit Sri Lanka on April 9 as part of a visit being organised by Lyca Productions, and speak at a public meeting and plant tree saplings.

Published on 25th March 2017

Rajinikanth's Sri Lanka visit next month triggers opposition from Tamil outfits

VCK founder Thol.Thirumavalavan alleged that efforts were on to "involve" the 'Enthiran' star in the ethnic issue in the lsland nation.

Published on 24th March 2017

AIADMK wants India to oppose UNHRC resolution on Sri Lankan Tamils

Maitreyan said the session of the UNHRC is in progress in Geneva and the resolution will be put to vote on March 22.

Published on 20th March 2017

Sri Lanka and India to release all fishermen, but boats will still be in custody

As part of defusing the fishermen agitation, Sri Lanka will release 85 Indian fishermen, India will release 19 Sri Lankan fishermen.

Published on 9th March 2017

President Pranab Mukherjee honours 125 Helicopter Squadron, hails role of IAF

On Friday, the President presented the standard and colours to 125 Helicopter Squadron and Mechanical Training Institute at Air Force Station, Tambaram.

Published on 4th March 2017
Mathiaparanan Abraham Sumanthiran, a lawmaker from the Tamil National Alliance listens to a question during a meeting with a group of journalists in Colombo, Sri Lanka.(Photo | AP)

War Crimes: Tamils want Sri Lanka to fulfill promises to UN rights body

Sri Lanka's main ethnic Tamil party has said the government has not fulfilled promises made to the United Nations.

Published on 1st March 2017

125 Helicopter Squadron, IAF Tambaram training institute to receive Presidential colours honour

The award recognises the meritorious service rendered during war and peace.

Published on 28th February 2017

Tamil Nadu’s apolitical Jallikattu stir inspires Sri Lankan Tamil agitators

Sri Lankan Tamils have been agitating for the last twenty days on the issue of forced disappearances and non-return of lands by the military.

Published on 22nd February 2017

Chennai-based NGO helps Sri Lankan Tamil returnees face challenges of resettlement

The organization fills a yawning gap in services and is the vital link between the returnees and the State.

Published on 5th February 2017

CIA assessed Rajiv Gandhi assassination five years before he was killed

Several portions of the 23-page report were deleted before the CIA decided to release it under the Freedom of Information Act.

Published on 29th January 2017

Rajiv Gandhi's Sri Lanka intervention helped win Haryana Election back in 1987?

 The CIA also believed certain political advantage to Rajiv Gandhi with the signing of accord and input suggested that his efforts to bring peace for Sri Lankan Tamils.

Published on 26th January 2017
People protest to end SC ban on Jallikattu.| EPS

Plea for Jallikattu type world-wide struggle to promote Sri Lankan Tamil cause

Sri Lanka’s largest selling Tamil daily Virakesari, in an editorial called for a Jallikattu type non-partisan, peaceful, world-wide mass struggle in support of the Sri Lankan Tamil cause.

Published on 23rd January 2017

Jallikattu ordinance: Tamil Nadu Governor reaching Chennai today

With protests continuing across the state, the ruling AIADMK party has also warned Centre against ignoring regional aspirations of the Tamil people.

Published on 21st January 2017
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Sri Lankan Tamils call for restoration of Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

The rise of Tamil consciousness in the state as a result of the Jallikattu ban augurs well for Sri Lankan Tamils.

Published on 19th January 2017

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