Sri Lankan Tamils

Sri Lankan Tamils vote in Gavi where there’s not even phone network

He was talking to TNIE after casting his vote at the Kerala Forest Development Corporation (KFDC) office at Gavi in ward III of Seethathodu grama panchayat on Tuesday.

published on : 7th April 2021

Gotabaya Rajapaksa thanks Xi Jinping for China's vote against UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

During the telephone conversation on Monday, Xi pushed the Sri Lankan leader to speed up Beijing's major infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

published on : 30th March 2021

India consistently calling upon Sri Lanka to fulfill aspirations of Tamil people: Govt in LS

Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka in January and the Tamil issue figured in his meetings in Colombo.

published on : 17th March 2021

Tamil Nadu elections 2021: 'We are noticed only during poll bugle', say Sri Lankan refugees

While voting rights may not be a panacea to all their problems, the refugees believe they would be able to voice their demands better.

published on : 15th March 2021

DMK will continue to resist CAA, support citizenship for Sri Lankan Tamils: MK Stalin 

Waiver of crop and jewel loans in cooperative banks and one-time assistance of Rs 4,000 for COVID-19 hit rice ration card holders were among the assurances.

published on : 14th March 2021

Tamil family of four win court battle to stay in Australia, won't be deported to Sri Lanka

The family lived in the Outback town of Biloela until Australian authorities placed them in immigration detention in Melbourne in March 2018.

published on : 16th February 2021

Sri Lanka to rebuild Tamil war memorial after protests

Angajan Ramanathan, a ruling party legislator for Jaffna, said authorities had agreed to rebuild the monument at the same location.

published on : 11th January 2021

Outrage after war memorial for Tamils in University of Jaffna gets destroyed

The monument was erected in 2019 in the University in memory of thousands of Tamils killed in one of the bloody episodes Sri Lankan civil war in 2009.

published on : 9th January 2021

S Jaishankar bats for dignity, equality to Sri Lankan Tamils

Jaishankar said that India's support for the reconciliation process in Sri Lanka is longstanding for an inclusive political outlook that encourages ethnic harmony.

published on : 6th January 2021

'We Remember': Homage to fallen Sri Lankan Tamils projected on UK Houses of Parliament

Maveerar Naal (Great Heroes' Day) is observed to remember the Tamils who lost their lives during the civil war in the island nation. 

published on : 27th November 2020