India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

For the first time in the history of Indo-Sri Lankan negotiations on the fishing issue troubling the two countries, India has agreed to “consider” Sri Lanka’s proposal for jointly patrolling the Palk Strait by their Navies. The Terms of Reference for the Joint Working Group on Fisheries (JWGF)…

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

The Madras High Court has upheld the decision of the Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to deny certification to Bengaluru-based filmmaker K. Ganeshan’s Tamil film Porkalathil Oru Poo (A flower in a battlefield). The film’s script is based on the life of slain LTTE journalist Isaipriya, who was…

Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

In an effort to find a permanent solution to the vexed fishermen issue with Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today held a high-level meeting with various stakeholders and deliberated on its different aspects. The meeting was attended by representatives of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka,…

Plea to shift Rajiv case convict to Sri Lanka

Plea to shift Rajiv case convict to Sri Lanka

A representation to central and state governments to transfer Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Santhan, a Sri Lankan…

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…

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…

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

In winning Tamil Nadu for a second straight term, J Jayalalithaa not only bucked the three-decade-old trend of…

India-Sri Lanka bridge on cards: Nitin Gadkari

India-Sri Lanka bridge on cards: Nitin Gadkari

India and Sri Lanka could soon finalise an agreement for building a bridge connecting both the countries, union…

Tamil Nadu elections postpone AR Rahman’s concert in Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu elections postpone AR Rahman’s concert in Sri Lanka

Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman has postponed his Sri Lanka concert, which was scheduled to take place on April…

Sri Lankan Tamil journalist’s kin oppose film release

Sri Lankan Tamil journalist’s kin oppose film release

Opposing the release of a Tamil film based on the life of a slain Sri Lankan Tamil journalist…

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