As Tamil Nadu Nuclear Plant Opening Nears, Protests Enter Death Throes
. Protests over the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project have been happening since 1988.
Indias Tamil leader Jayalalithaa cleared of corruption charges
Supporters of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo, Jayalalithaa Jayaram distribute sweets as they hear the news of the acquital of their leader in the 18-year-old, disproportionate assets case in Bangalore on Monday. ��� AFP.
Chennai temperature dips, rain expected across Tamil Nadu
The pleasant weather change in May was a welcome relief which is expected to continue as weathermen have predicted rain all across Tamil Nadu over the next three days. Circulation in the upper air is likely to give widespread rainfall in coastal Tamil.
Sri Lankas Ghosts of War
If Sri Lanka wants true reconciliation, the government must take responsibility for civilian deaths during the civil war.. Op-Ed article from journalist Namini Wijedasa calls on the Sri Lankan government to seek true reconciliation with its citizens over its 30-year war with separatist Tamil Tigers that took tens of thousands of lives; contends that simply blaming the Tigers is not enough and that the entire country must take responsibility for the dead, mend the lives of all survivors, and end the nations vicious cycle of ethnic strife.
From the archive, 9 April 1985: Sri Lankan government to make new offer to Tamils
The Island newspaper, which has often been used to test opinion by President Jayewardene, said that the package would include a broad amnesty, the release of detainees, and confinement of the army to barracks in the Tamil-speaking areas.
Amid Violence, Returning to Elections in Sri Lanka After a Void
The house of a Tamil candidate in the first provincial elections in 25 years was attacked on Thursday, according to the accounts of several witnesses.. First provincial council elections since 1988 are being held in Sri Lankas Tamil-dominated north amid sporadic reports of violence and intimidation, four years after bloody end of countrys long civil war; witnesses say the house of a Tamli candidate was attacked by more than 100 men.
India, Lanka Discuss 13-A | UK TAMIL NEWS
Ganesan combined his cultural visit with a Track II diplomatic mission with state BJP vice president M. Chakravarthy to meet Tamils and interact with Sri Lankan ministers, as a follow up to Prime Minister Narendra Modis state��.
World Briefing | Asia: Sri Lanka: Government Rejects Rebel Request
The government -- which may or may not survive Dec. 5 national elections -- said it would refuse the demand of the Tamil rebel leader, Velupillai Prabhakaran, to lift the ban on his group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, before peace talks could begin. Mangala Samaraweera, an adviser to President Chandrika Kumaratunga, called Mr. Prabhakaran a megalomaniac, a cheap third-grade terrorist who wants to come to power and have a fascist dictatorship in the north. Celia W. Dugger (NYT). Sri Lanka rejects demand of rebel leader Velupillai Prabhakaran to lift ban on his Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam before peace talks can begin (S)
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Wages of Tamil Insurgency Paid by the Poor Left Behind
. When the end of their revolution came, the Tamil expatriate middle class that supported the Tigers in the name of nationalism was fine. It was the poor with no means of escaping their geography who had become the body count.
Revisiting the Horror in Sri Lanka
A new documentary tells the story of Sri Lanka’s violent suppression of the Tamil Tigers’ equally violent revolution.
Anxiety grips Tamil Nadu as deadline approaches for verdict.
An interesting development last week was a survey conducted by the Thanthi TV, a local Tamil news channel, considered as a pro-establishment media outlet, which showed the principal opposition DMK as commanding 49%��.
Jayalalitha acquitted; to be appointed as the Chief Minister.
Jayalalitha, the head of the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu, was found by a trial court in September last year guilty of acculating assets worth Rs. 54 crore disproportionate to her known sources of income during her tenure. The court had sentenced her to four years in jail and fined her Rs. 100 crore. She has been on. Breaking News ��� Jayalalitha 11-05-2015 | col3tharunaya.com �� Line Clear For Jayalalitha For CM Post | Verdict | Judgement �� Jayalalitha acquitted in��.
A Nation Thats Both Myth and Fact
What unites India? Very simply, its habit of being India.
Ravi to file lawsuit against former President Mahinda | UK.
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Sri Lanka Says Rebels Kill 58 in Bus Blast
Militants suspected of being members of the Tamil Tigers ambushed a civilian bus on Thursday and set off a mine killing at least 58 people.
World Briefing | Asia: Sri Lanka: A Gesture To Rebels
The government has announced an easing of its economic embargo on rebel-held areas in the islands north as part of moves to promote peace talks with the Tamil Tiger separatists. The defense ministry said that with the exception of 10 items, including weapons, ammunition and explosives, all categories of goods would be allowed into the areas. The easing of the embargo, which was imposed in the late 1980s, was a rebel demand before talks aimed at ending decades of fighting that has killed more than 60,000 people. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghes new government was elected last month on the pledge that it would start peace talks with the rebels. Both sides have declared a monthlong cease-fire and the government of Norway is trying to help set up negotiations.. Sri Lankan government eases economic embargo on rebel-held areas to help promote peace talks with Tamil Tiger separatists (S)
In Gesture to Tamils, Sri Lanka Replaces Provincial Leader
Addressing a longtime complaint of Tamil leaders, President Maithripala Sirisena replaced a retired army commander with a retired diplomat.. Sri Lankan Pres Maithripala Sirisena seeks to assuage ethnic Tamils in Northern Province with announcement that longtime diplomat H M G S Palihakkara will replace provinces governor Maj Gen G A Chandrasiri, retired general who commanded army forces during countrys brutal civil war.
Jayalalithaa set to return as CM, Tamil Nadu may go for snap polls
The acquittal of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case dramatically changed political equations in Tamil Nadu as Mondays court verdict gave a leg-up to the ruling party to correct a perception of policy paralysis and opt for.
27-year-old arrested for allegedly creating Facebook page in Tamil for.
27-year-old arrested for allegedly creating Facebook page in Tamil for paedophiles. May 12, 2015 12:48 IST. #Cyber Cell #NewsTracker · Tweet. Facebook Share. 0. Google + Share0. Email. Print this Article. The Cyber Cell of Tamil Nadus Crime .
Video: Gota at BC to record statement | UK TAMIL NEWS
Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa arrived at the Bribery Commission (BC) this morning after he was summoned to record a statement over various allegations levelled against him. Last week, the Janatha��.
Sajin de Vass Gunawardena Arrested By CID | UK TAMIL.
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Karnataka HC acquits J Jayalalithaa in DA case, paves the.
In a huge relief for former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Karnataka High Court on Monday set aside her conviction in the disproportionate assets case paving the paving for her return to active politics.. INDIA. Delhi government to give protection to callers on 1031 against corrupt officials 4 hours 6 minutes ago; Bullet News: Catch the days top stories��.
Ringing in the New Year by Wrestling Bulls
In the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, locals celebrate the New Year’s harvest festival with the ancient and violent sport of bull wrestling.
Court issues warrant for arrest of Ven. Gnanasara Thera.
. order banning protests in front of the Bribery Commission on the particular day. The court later granted bail for the MPs in the case on May 8. However, as Gnanasara Thera failed to appear in person before the court, the Magistrate issued the warrant, reporter added. A police team has also been deployed at the airport to arrest the BBS General Secretary upon his arrival in the Country, it was reported. Related News. Court grants bail for 10 UPFA MPs.. UK Tamils��.
When the national poet spoke up for Tamil
Attending a reception organised by the Womens Indian Association at Egmore, Tagore confessed to have not understood the address as it was delivered in Tamil. According to The Hindu , in spite of the speech being translated to English, he said, ���It is.
Indias Weakened Government May Struggle For Reform
. India’s government faced accusations Wednesday that it will be incapable of bringing about much-needed reforms after the withdrawal of its biggest ally Tuesday night, a southern political party that protested the government’s stance on Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes.
In Possible Thaw, Pakistani Leader Agrees to Attend Swearing-In Ceremony in India
The invitation by Narendra Modi, Indias new prime minister, indicated a possible upturn in relations between the two longtime rivals.. Pakistani Prime Min Nawaz Sharif accepts Indian invitation to attend swearing-in of Prime Min Narendra Modi, offering fresh opportunity to revitalize moribund peace process between the two countries, which have had particularly frosty relations since early 2013.
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360 Kilograms of Sea Cucumbers Seized in Tamil Nadu
Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu: More than 350 kilograms of sea cucumber, an endangered marine species, were seized and four persons arrested for allegedly hoarding them for smuggling near Tuticorin on Sunday, police said. Acting on a tip-off that sea cucumber .
Tamil Witnesses in Sri Lanka Accuse Army of Human Rights Abuses
Witnesses told the commission about loved ones who were taken away as the army pressed on against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in a 25-year war that ended last year.
Sri Lankas former Ambassador to the Ukraine to be.
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Bad History Mars Indian Movie On Rajiv Gandhis Assassination
. Madras Cafe, a Bollywood movie on the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and the civil war in Sri Lanka gets its history wrong.
In Show of Solidarity, Modi Visits War-Hit Tamil Region in Sri Lanka
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the former war zone of northern Sri Lanka on Saturday, in a show of solidarity with ethnic Tamils who suffered in a 26-year-old civil war.
U.N. Delays Release of Report on Possible War Crimes in Sri Lanka
The release of the report was deferred after intense lobbying by the country’s newly elected government, which is said to be prepared to cooperate with the investigation.. United Nations agrees to defer release of landmark report on potential war crimes in Sri Lanka during long war with rebel Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam; decision follows intense lobbying by Sri Lankan officials in what top officials describe as a broad new level of cooperation; nation will now demonstrate whether it can mount its own credible investigation into atrocities.
Tamil Nadu government delays Chennai Metro Rail project, awaits verdict in.
Chennai: It has been more than six months since Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam assumed office following the conviction of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets scam but his second stint as CM has been marked by policy .
Temples Where Gods Come to Life
Few things in India express the continuous presence of the gods better than the ancient, massive temple complexes of Tamil Nadu.
Police on alert along Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border
Reinforcements from Tamil Nadu Special Police Battalions are being mobilised in large numbers in Salem and Namakkal districts for maintaining law and order. On the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border in Hosur, necessary precautions will be taken, .
Why Tamil Nadu is likely to be a battleground for conflicting, contradictory.
If Tamil Nadus recent history is rich in progressive ideas, it is in large part due to Periyar EV Ramasamy Naickers rationalist self-respect movement. Thanks to this social reformer, the Tamil populace has grown up with and imbibed liberal ideals.
Sri Lankan government to make new offer to Tamils: from.
Originally published in the Guardian on 9 April 1985: Colombo reported to be planning a series of initiatives to bring the Tamil minority back to the negotiating table.. The Island newspaper, which has often been used to test opinion by President Jayewardene, said that the package would include a broad amnesty, the release of detainees, and confinement of the army to barracks in the Tamil-speaking areas. The contentious Sixth Amendment to the Constitution,��.
Tamil immigrants celebrate spring with vegetarian feast in Hopkins
Nothing says spring to the Tamil community of southern India immigrants like a celebration centered on food. So they gathered on a recent Sunday at the Eisenhower Community Center in Hopkins in a joyful ��� and colorful ��� feast that brought family.
Tamil Nadu government delays Chennai Metro Rail project.
It has been more than six months since Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam assumed office following the conviction of AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets scam but his second stint as CM has been marked by policy paralysis as officials await the verdict of the Karnataka High Court.. INDIA. Delhi government to give protection to callers on 1031 against corrupt officials 4 hours 6 minutes ago; Bullet News: Catch the days top stories��.
Visually Impaired 11-Year-Old Boy From Tamil Nadu.
T Sriramanujam, an 11-year-old boy who hails from Tamil Nadu, became worlds first visually impaired news anchor as he went live on a Tamil news channel on May 1, as claimed by Lotus News. Sriramanujam was taught to��.
Tamil Leader Jayalalithaa FREE in corruption case! | UK.
Live updates: Jayalalithaa acquitted in DA case, AIADMK ��� Indias Tamil leader Jayalalitha Jayaram cleared of corruption. The Karnataka high court acquitted on Monday former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa in a corruption case, clearing the decks for her return to the states top job, the Hindustan Times reported. Jayalalithaa had appealed against her conviction in the Rs 66.64-crore disproportionate assets case by. UK Tamil News��.
Sri Lanka Still Has A Lot To Do ��� EU Envoy | UK TAMIL NEWS
The European Union (EU) celebrated its birthday on the 09th of May. In 1950 the then French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman made a dramatic declaration inviting countries in Europe to try and work together in a new and��.
Tamil remake of Pataas to feature Raghava Lawrencce
Raghava Lawrencce (L) who has directed the hit Tamil film Kanchana 2 will take a break from direction and act in the remake of Pataas, a Telugu comedy starring Kalyan Ram. (im_raghava/Twitter) .
Daughters Shruti and Akshara both reject Kamal Haasan
Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasans ttama Villain is running successfully with fans and critics raving about his unique screenwriting and breathtaking acting. A leading English news channel interviewed Kamal Haasan recently and the legendary actor revealed .
Tamil Parties Make Strong Showing in Sri Lanka
Results underscored just how deeply divided Sri Lanka remains two years after the end of ethnic conflict.
Why No Tamil Has Made It to British Parliament?
COLOMBO: While ten Indians, nine Pakistanis, three Bangladeshis and even a Sinhalese, have entered the British parliament in the general election held on Thursday, not a single Tamil has made it, though the population of Lankan Tamils in the UK is said.
Tamil film fraternity fasts to protest high rates charged by digital service.
Many trade bodies associated with the Tamil film fraternity, including the South Indian Film Artistes Association (SIFAA), the Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council (TFPC) and Film Employees Federation of South India (FEFSI) participated in the fast.
World Briefing | Asia: Sri Lanka: Deal With Rebels
A disagreement that threatened to scuttle planned peace talks was resolved when officials agreed to allow unarmed members of the rebel Tamil Tigers to move between rebel strongholds by boat. The government had objected to the movements, citing a rebel practice of ramming Sri Lankan Navy vessels with small boats loaded with explosives. Government officials flew to Norway yesterday for talks with the rebels chief negotiator to clear the way for negotiations on ending the 19-year conflict, which has claimed an estimated 64,000 lives. David Rohde (NYT). Sri Lanka officials agree to let unarmed Tamil Tigers move between rebel strongholds by boat, resolving dispute that threatened to scuttle planned peace talks; fly to Norway for preliminary talks with rebels chief negotiator (S)
Supreme Court restrains Tamil Nadu HC judge from acting against Chief Justice
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday restrained controversial Tamil Nadu High Court judge C S Karnan from suo motu dealing with the issue of appointment of junior judges in the state and stayed an interim order issued by him, which sparked off a .