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Sri Lanka is failing to investigate alleged atrocities committed by government forces in defeating a Tamil insurgency and activists and opposition politicians are still being killed or abducted, the United Nations said on Wednesday. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, called on authorities to allow international experts in   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

In Tamil Nadu the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader  Vaiko Gopalswamy and several others were arrested while they were protesting outside the UN office in Chennai. Indian Tamil media reports said that Tamil politician Nedumaran was among those who were arrested by the police during the protest. Some media reports said that   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

It is reported that Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has had a discussion with Alok Joshi, the head of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the main external intelligence agency of India. He had this half an hour long discussion with the head of RAW during his two day pilgrimage to South   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The house of an Indian Consulate official in Jaffna was ransacked on Friday, a day after miscreants stormed the Bank of Ceylon building in Chennai. Officials confirmed the attack and told the Indian media that a formal protest has been lodged. Ironically, Indian High Commission here lodged the protest soon   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday urged the Central government to move a separate resolution before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) during its ensuing session in Geneva, on the basis of the resolution adopted by the Tamil Nadu Assembly on June 8, 2011. The resolution called for proclaiming   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

A political grouping pushing for devolution of power to the provinces yesterday estimated the number of LTTE cadres killed during eelam war IV at 15,000. Dr. Wickremabahu Karunaratne, of the Nava Samasamaja Party (NSSP), claimed that they were among 150,000 Tamils that perished in the war (July 2006 to May 2009). Karunaratne   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa will leave for India later this week for what is expected to be a tension filled visit as Tamil parties gather to protest the tour, the Lankan government’s media unit said here in a statement on Tuesday. Rajapaksa will leave on Friday to visit Bodh   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The European Union (EU) is yet to decide if it will present a resolution on Sri Lanka or back the US sponsored resolution when the UN Human Rights Council convenes in Geneva later this month. Head of Delegation of the EU in Sri Lanka, Ambassador Bernard Savage told The Sunday   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

British Foreign Secretary and Commonwealth Affairs Minister Alistair Burt says that the British Government has so far not taken a decision with regard to participating in the Commonwealth Summit. Speaking to our news team the British Foreign Secretary and Commonwealth Affairs Minister said that discussion had been held on the   [ மேலும் படிக்க ]

The girls’ hostel of Jaffna University has come under a stone attack by Sri Lankan military and EPDP persons. Stones were thrown at the Ananda Coomarswamy hostel around 10.30 yesterday. The window panes of the building have got damaged in the attack.