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Nov 17, 2017
Jaffna HC summons Sri Lankan Army chief Mahesh Senanayake over disappearance of 24 Tamils in 1996A Sri Lankan court has summoned the commander of the country's Army over the disappearance of 24 Tamils since their arrest in 1996
Oct 14, 2017
Pranab Mukherjee says Sitaram Kesri's ambition to become PM led to Gujral government's failure in 1997Mukherjee released his latest of the trilogy, the first two volumes of his autobiography dealt with the Indira Gandhi era and the turbulent decade post-Indira.
Sep 21, 2017
Sri Lanka parties, including TNA agree to accept country as unitary state: PM Ranil WickremesingheThe new Constitution was a key promise of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena during the 2015 elections
Jun 12, 2017
World Day Against Child Labour 2017: UN says 170 million kids being exploited; governments need to step upA recent UNICEF report highlighted that children account for more than half the world’s refugees even as they comprise only a third of the world’s population.
Mar 25, 2017
Sri Lanka visit: Rajinikanth should not have capitulated, if he believed in what he was doingIt is bizarre for Vaiko and company to oppose a move that is going to benefit the Lankan Tamils.
Sep 02, 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-moon asks Sri Lanka to speed up return of land to TamilsBan said on Friday that the UN too learnt lessons from Sri Lanka's conflict.
Jun 13, 2016
Sri Lanka's Islamic party calls for removing excess army camps from Northern areasSri Lanka government battled Tamil Tiger rebels in a brutal war which saw thousands killed on both sides.
Jun 07, 2016
Sri Lanka to enable certificates of absence for 65,000 people missing during warIn a landmark decision, the Sri Lankan cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft legislation to enable issuing 'certificates of absence' for some 65,000 people, who went missing during the brutal three decade-long war with the LTTE, to settle long-pending issues of property for their kin
Sep 26, 2015
India hopes for consensus on resolution at UNHRC on Sri LankaIndia is hopeful that there will be a consensus resolution on the issue at the UNHRC on alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, next week
Sep 15, 2015
Sri Lanka's Tamils reject govt's wartime truth commission, demand international inquirySri Lanka's minority Tamils Tuesday rejected government plans for a truth commission to promote reconciliation after decades of ethnic war, insisting on an international inquiry.