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 from the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) and form his own radical Tamil party with the support of an influential section of the Tamil Diaspora. And the leadership of the TNA…

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, with a specific focus on the districts of Jaffna, Killinochchi and Mullaitivu, a statement said. “The Government of Canada under a financial envelope of six million Canadian dollars is funding…

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 the Indian Force Commander Lt-Gen Depinder Singh, was in October 1987. The sound of AK47 rifle fire as our helicopter landed in Jaffna is etched in my memory. Things were…

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…

TNA demands probe over ‘illegal occupation’ by Sri Lankan Army

TNA demands probe over ‘illegal occupation’ by Sri Lankan Army

Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party, the Tamil National Alliance on Wednesday called for a probe on the alleged…

Swiss authorities receive 146 applications from asylum seekers from Lanka

Swiss authorities receive 146 applications from asylum seekers from Lanka

The Swiss authorities received 146 applications from asylum seekers from Sri Lanka within the month of March, according…

Sri Lankan Tamil party to drop ‘Eelam’ from name

Sri Lankan Tamil party to drop ‘Eelam’ from name

With Tamil separatism crushed, one of Sri Lanka’s oldest Tamil militant groups-turned-party has decided to shed from its…

Seizure of arms not to affect demilitarisation

Seizure of arms not to affect demilitarisation

Sri Lanka’s Defence establishment feels that the latest seizure of a host of arms in Jaffna and Mannar…

TNA to take up Sampur power plant environmental issues with India

TNA to take up Sampur power plant environmental issues with India

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) chief R.Sampanthan has said that he will discuss with the Indian High Commission the…

13 Sri Lankan refugees return to homeland

13 Sri Lankan refugees return to homeland

A total of 13 Sri Lankan refugees, who were living in various camps across the State, left for…

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