26 Apr 2011
Majority of civilian casualties in the final phase of war with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) in 2009 was caused by the Sri Lankan government, according to a UN report.
18 Dec 2014
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday held election rallies in a former Tamil Tiger stronghold and urged Tamils to vote for him in next month's presidential election.
07 Mar 2015
Colombo: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday paid homage to 1,200 Indian soldiers at the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) Memorial here who were killed in Sri Lanka in their fight against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
17 May 2014
New Delhi: The 23-year-old ban imposed on terror group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has been extended by five years by the Government which said the outfit is a threat to India's sovereignty and integrity.
02 Jan 2015
Colombo: Battling a flurry of defections and accused of sending troops to the Tamil-dominated northern region to prevent them from voting in the January 8 polls, Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday appealed to the minority community to trust him and vote for his party.
01 Jan 2015
Bhopal: India lost 64 tigers due to various reasons in 2014 with Tamil Nadu topping the chart with the maximum number of deaths, according to National Tiger Conservation Authority.
29 Jul 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has made her directorial debut by helming a public service film on tiger and nature conservation, on the occasion of World Tiger Day.
14 Nov 2013
Colombo: The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the three-day CHOGM summit that begins in Colombo on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE.
30 Aug 2016
Dhaka: The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on Tuesday upheld the death penalty for condemned war criminal Mir Quasem Ali. A five-member Appellate Division bench headed by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha gave the verdict rejecting Quasem's appeal to review his death penalty, reported the Dhaka Tribune.