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2 Tamil students were shot dead in Sri Lanka's Northern Province. (Representational image). Colombo: Two Tamil students were today gunned down by police in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated former war-zone Northern Province's Jaffna city, prompting ...
The recent rally in Jaffna, a Tamil populated capital in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka, under the banner "Ezhuka Tamil" (Rise Up Tamils!

World Tamils seek own homeland : First we need to understand that the Tamils living in South Africa, Malaysia, Fiji, throughout the Caribbean, Sri Lanka and other parts of the world ALL originated/descended from India's Southern State of Tamil Nadu ...
While some returned to areas they belonged to, others were resettled elsewhere as the Sri Lankan government demarcated their villages as high security zones, with some still waiting to leave the camps. ... J Nirmala, an aid agency employee and activist ...
What about their freedom to live anywhere in Sri Lanka, their human rights and democratic rights, which you seem to have no respect for in your enthusiasm for only hearing the voice from the north?
Tamil extremists visited a Sinhala village in Vavuniya and asked the residents to leave the so called homeland of the Tamils.

The LTTE terrorist group also ethnically cleansed the entire Sinhala and Muslim population of the Northern Province, of over 65,000 Sinhala people and over 75,000 Muslim people of the Northern Province in the 1980s and the 1990s. ... forced money ...
... and organisations in India. Recently a group of Hindus in Sri Lanka launched "Siva Senai" at Tamil dominated town Vavuniya in Northern Province. ... Even Buddhists are freely entering Hindu villages to install Buddha statues. They never dared to do ...
The unrepentant and unabashed Eelamists (extremists) will say 'Separate State', the shy-making Eelamists (moderates) will say 'Self-Determination'; the extremists use the Eelam-Sri Lanka distinction, the moderates say 'North and South'; extremists will ...
The University Medical Center Ho Chi Minh City has reported a rising number of patients with respiratory illnesses arising from their regular exposure to contamination in the city. N.C.T., 43, living in ... Nguyen Van Hoang, 32, from the northern ...
CapitaLand Vietnam has a presence in four major cities in Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Hai Phong and Da Nang, in the residential and serviced residences sectors.
Surely, a small country such as Sri Lanka does not need a quasi federal constitution since only countries which are large in size adopt quasi federal constitutions for better management purposes and small countries have adopted unitary constitutions ...
Director Planning and Development, Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority P.U Ratnayake speaking on Tourism Promotion Plans in Post Conflict areas said, tourism should not be looked at as an industry that displaces local communities.
... toward the water needs of Jaffna town. In July this year, there was a major protest outside the NPC by the fisher folk from the all parts of the Northern Province; they were challenging the NPC to take a stand on poaching Indian trawlers and bottom ...
Their stories of struggle and survival are interspersed with their recipes, which are representative of the distinctive cuisine of northern Sri Lanka. Commonly referred to as Jaffna cooking, named after the capital city of the northern province, the ...
Nearly ten thousand people are to be part of the four-hour live show, - expected to be one of the biggest event ever staged in the city of Jaffna. Gangai Amaran & BalasubramaniamThe music fiesta being organized ... According to Mr. Karthik, the music ...

The villain of the piece is none other than the Northern Province Chief Minister Retired Supreme Court Justice C Wigneswaran.
... by the Jaffna elite and their protest was about the dangers of undermining their fishing livelihoods toward the water needs of Jaffna town. In July this year, there was a major protest outside the NPC by the fisher folk from the all parts of the ...
The prevailing drought has seriously impacted many residents of the Northern province, who are facing severe drinking water shortages.
An article on Forbes, a few days ago, by Wade Shepard, the author of 'Ghost Cities of China' said that it was attempts to develop infrastructure to increase economic potential that had plunged Sri Lanka into a pit of debt, pushing the country to the ...
The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka's Tamil-majority Northern Province C.V. Wigneswaran has charged elements in the south of plotting his murder.
The borough is to be twinned with Jaffna - a district in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka - in a celebratory signing ceremony on 18 October 2016.
The last time Mary Sabamalai saw her son Mayuran was in 2008, when he came home for his 21st birthday. This was about a year after she "surrendered" him to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), during the final stages of their battle against the ...
Controversial Sinhala Buddhist organisation Bodhu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force), which has in the past led anti-Muslim protests in Sri Lanka, on Friday organised a rally in the northern town of Vavuniya seeking the safety of Sinhalese living there ...
Oct 01, Colombo: Owners of business establishments affected by the recent fire at the Kilinochchi Public market will be paid Rs. 25,000 each as compensation, Northern Province Governor Reginald Cooray said. The Governor has conveyed this when he ...
Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena's Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has rejected a call for a federal solution to the ethnic minority question demanded by the Chief Minister of the Tamil-majority northern province. Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran ...
The LTTE terrorist group also ethnically cleansed the entire Sinhala and Muslim population of the Northern Province, of over 65,000 Sinhala people and over 75,000 Muslim people of the Northern Province in the 1980s and the 1990s. ... such as the ...
The economy being handed over to foreign hands with changes being made to the laws, legal framework will soon result in the takeover of all things belonging to the citizens of Sri Lanka and the most ironical eventuality is that the stupid politicians ...
With the departure of the Indian peacekeeping forces at the end of March 1990, the LTTE gradually pushed out the rival Tamil National army and took control of Sri Lanka's northeast, which had been vacated by the IPKF under the terms of the peace accord ...
Families from five marginalised villages in the Eastern Part of Sri Lanka expressed their grave concern over the conduct of the `Good governance', claiming that the government made them a range of promises just to clinch the power.
Colombo: Describing Sri Lanka's current constitutional reform move as a "death trap", former President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday appealed to the public to oppose the ongoing process that could reinstate a federal Tamil state.
Thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils led by Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran today staged a demonstration in Jaffna to highlight issues faced by the minority community in the country.
The most beautiful and wonderful place in the whole world is my country Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is a tiny island in the Indian Ocean.
Colombo, Sep 24 (PTI) Thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils led by Northern Province Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran today staged a demonstration in Jaffna to highlight issues faced by the minority community in the country.
Sri Lankan Tamils stage protest to highlight difficulties faced by the minority community. "It has been seven years since the war ended.
On one single day, August 17, two dailies published on the front page colour photographs of masses of Kashmiris shouting pro-azadi slogans during funeral marches at two different places: The Hindu at Budgam and The Asian Age at the village Aripanthan ...
For many years, Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) managed to create a de facto autonomous enclave in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka and repulsed the advances by the Sri Lankan forces. When the war ...
Moon's tactic in purposely referring to the massacres in Rwanda when discussing the Vanni war explains the long term strategy of his and some in the UNHRC s plan to punish Sri Lanka using infantile systems. However the government's senior ... The LTTE ...
Rajan hailed from Mulliavalai town in Mullaitivu district in Sri Lanka's Northern Province, the police said, adding he had come to India, leaving behind his mother, wife and four children, including three daughters.
As such, these real life fruit-shaped bus stops in the Japanese town of Konagai are a dream come true. ... The colourful restored ruins of the Sacred City of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka mark one of the most sacred cities of the World Buddhists. Of these ...
Of these, the most famed is the Ancient Ruins and Sacred City of Anuradhapura. Located in the major city of Anuradhapura in the North Central Province, it is one of the most sacred cities of the World Buddhists. It was the capital of Sri Lanka from 4th ...
The UNSG Ban Ki Moon's statement that 'thousands of civilians died in the last stages of the conflict in Sri Lanka' at a speech Ban Ki Moon gave in Colombo, Sri Lanka on the 2nd September, 2016 is a total and utter lie, is outrageously wrong and an ...
Thirumurugan Gandhi, a Chennai-based activist and political commentator, says, "Tamils in Sri Lanka are still subjected to violence by the armed forces and the government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka in May, Sri Lankan Health Minister and Cabinet spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne has said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka in May 2017, Sri Lankan Health Minister and Cabinet spokesperson Rajitha Senaratne said.
The Vietnam-France locality cooperation conference, which will take place in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho from September 14-16, will focus on five big topics with the climate change as a special one.
Sri Lanka amazes me in many ways, with its smiling faces among a rich tapestry of cultures, diversity, and natural wonders.
The UN secretary general was there to meet leaders of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and later, Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.
After a three-hour-long bus ride from Vavuniya, Padmarani Thuraisingham stood in front of the Jaffna Public Library for at least two hours on Friday.


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