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Rajapaksa calls for homegrown solution to Tamil issue

Dec 21, 2013

Rajapaksa calls for homegrown solution to Tamil issue

"All communities must come together in peace not by hatred or malicious slander. It is time we showed commitment to national reconciliation," he said. #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #SL #Sri Lanka-Tamil issue #Civil War in Sri Lanka
MEA takes out ads in Chennai papers highlighting aid to SL Tamils

Nov 13, 2013

MEA takes out ads in Chennai papers highlighting aid to SL Tamils

External Affairs Ministry's full-page advertisement comes a day after Tamil Nadu Assembly expressed "regret" over India's participation in CHOGM, with the country's delegation being led by Khurshid himself #India #Tamil Nadu #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Salman Khurshid #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Chennai #Colombo #Sri lanka tamils #CHOGM
PM replies to Jaya letter, says stand on Lanka will not change

Jul 25, 2013

PM replies to Jaya letter, says stand on Lanka will not change

Jayalalitha had written to the Prime Minister strongly urging New Delhi to take pressure the Sri Lankan Government not to take any steps to repeal or dilute the 13th Amendment of the Sri Lankan Constitution in any manner. #India #Manmohan Singh #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Jayalalithaa #Foreign policy #Sri lanka tamils
UNHRC vote fallout: Sri Lanka to partly take back IOC storage depot

Mar 22, 2013

UNHRC vote fallout: Sri Lanka to partly take back IOC storage depot

The decision was announced as India voted with the US at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva criticising Sri Lanka's rights record. #ThatsJustWrong #Indian Oil #UNHRC #Sri lanka tamils #Lanka IOC
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Mar 18, 2013

Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

The anti-Sri Lanka protests in Tamil Nadu are intensifying, with more and more student organisations holding demonstrations, demanding that India vote against Sri Lanka in a UNHRC vote. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #LTTE #UNHRC #Srilanka #Sri lanka tamils #Balachandran

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Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Aug 26, 2014

Sri Lanka's surging cash reliance on China

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Since ending its civil war in 2009, Sri Lanka has become increasingly financially dependent on China, receiving an estimated $4bn worth of loans, grants and aid. While government officials maintain the loans have brought to fruit... #China #Kuwait #Tokyo #Sri Lanka #World Bank #Mitsubishi #International Monetary Fund
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Aug 26, 2014

Temple aims to heal Sri Lanka’s violent past

A Hindu temple in southern Sri Lanka is trying a new approach at reconciliation. Reconstruction of the ancient temple destroyed during anti-Tamil riots 30 years ago is helping to heal the wounds of Sri Lanka's violent past. Al Jazeera's Minelle Ferna... #China #Kuwait #Tokyo #Sri Lanka #World Bank #Mitsubishi #International Monetary Fund
Anti SL protests intensify in TN, over 400 students court arrest

Aug 19, 2014

Sri Lanka to reject visas to UN investigators

Sri Lanka will not grant visas to UN investigators probing war crimes allegedly committed during the last phase of island nation's decades-long separatist conflict, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced. Sri Lanka has refused to accept the author... #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #United Nations Human Rights Council