Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

There are about 65,000 refugees living these camps, almost half of them born here to parents who had fled by boats from the Eelam war zones. Almost 10,000 refugees have returned home and are happy, which should only encourage the other inmates of the 110 camps in Tamil…

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

There is a memorable gift for the fellow Tamils of Sri Lanka from a city Tamil sangam.  Sixteen impressive statues of the Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar, made in Chennai, will be shipped to Colombo to be installed in 13 schools and 3 colleges in the island nation, soon. The…

Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

Justice, equality only ensure national security: Sampanthan tells govt

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief and Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan on Friday dismissed the argument in certain sections that any measure in support of Tamils in the Northern and Eastern provinces would have an adverse impact on national security of Sri Lanka. “National security can only…

Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

Sri Lanka President vows to eradicate LTTE ideology

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has vowed to “eradicate the LTTE ideology” which is still present locally and…

Norwegian state secretary meets Sampanthan

Norwegian state secretary meets Sampanthan

Norwegian State Secretary Tore Hattrem arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday morning on a two day visit. Hattrem held…

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Will continue to persuade centre for establishing rights of Sri Lankan Tamils: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday said her government would continue to persuade the Centre for…

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

Is Wigneswaran planning to break away from TNA to form radical tamil party?

The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, appears to be planning to break away…

Canada in dairy and agriculture project in Sri Lanka’s north

Canada in dairy and agriculture project in Sri Lanka’s north

Canada together with UNDP and FAO are working to strengthen agro economic cooperatives in the Northern Sri Lanka,…

Repair and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Repair and reconciliation in Sri Lanka

Returning to Jaffna last week after three decades was an emotional experience. My first visit to Jaffna, accompanying…

I was adopted from a Sri Lankan village and returned to find my birth mother

I was adopted from a Sri Lankan village and returned to find my birth mother

I’ve since set up a charity When I was a baby, I was adopted from a small village…

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