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.
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.
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.
17 Sep 2016
Chennai: Life was back to normal in Tamil Nadu on Saturday following a peaceful dawn-to-dusk shutdown Friday on the Cauvery waters dispute, marred only by the death of a self-immolation victim.
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).
23 Sep 2016
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was admitted to a private hospital here after she complained of "fever and dehydration".
22 Sep 2016
Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Thursday decided to defer release of 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till September 23, when a special session of the state legislature would take a decision on the Supreme Court direction.
09 Sep 2016
New Delhi: Kuldeep Moran, the son of a BJP leader from Assam, has been rescued by Arunachal Pradesh Police on Friday after 20 days of massive search. He was abducted by the anti-talk faction of ULFA-I (United Liberation Front of Assam, Independent) terrorists. They had also released video footage of Moran and demanded a ransom of Rs 1 crore.
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.