Monthly Archives: September 2016

Lax Security, Corruption In Sri Lankan Envoy Assault Case

Lax Security, Corruption In Sri Lankan Envoy Assault Case

An appalling lack of security at the airport and a corrupt Malaysian administration are blamed for the brutal assault on the Sri Lankan High Commissioner in Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, by local Indian Tamil radicals at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on 4th September …

Indian Railways Offers Sri Lanka Package

Indian Railways Offers Sri Lanka Package

Exploring beyond domestic tour and travel market, IRCTC is now offering international packages covering Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka. “The Enchanting Singapore and Malaysia” and the “Sri Ramayana Yatra: Sri Lanka” tours, departing from New Delhi, are now open for bookings and will be fully …

National with LTTE links deported

National with LTTE links deported

The Pune police on Friday deported Sudhan Subbiah (37), a Sri Lankan national having LTTE links. Subbiah was picked up from Lohegaon airport on September 1 while he was trying to fly to Germany on a fake Indian passport. A police team handed over Subbiah …

Rehabilitated cadres undergo medical examination

Rehabilitated cadres undergo medical examination

Twenty six rehabilitated LTTE cadres participated in the first stage of the medical examination held in five districts to find out whether they have been injected with poisonous substances when they were rehabilitated. The medical examination was organised by the Northern Province Health Ministry. Among …

We had no power or capability

We had no power or capability

The brazen invasion of Sri Lankan airspace by Indian Air Force jets and transport aircraft on June 4, 1987, enraged Sri Lankan army officers who were, at that time, doggedly and successfully carrying out “Operation Liberation” against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in …

Kingpin of International human trafficking caught

Kingpin of International human trafficking caught

Crime Branch has busted an international human trafficking racket spread across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Dubai, Kuwait and Oman. They rescued 26 women including 10 Indian, 16 Nepalese and arrested 2 people. All rescued women were adults, most of them were married, belonging to very …

High Commissioner was attacked by Indian Tamils

High Commissioner was attacked by Indian Tamils

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday told the Sri Lankan Parliament that the recent attack on the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Malaysia, Ibrahim Sahib Ansar, was carried out not by Sri Lankans but Indian-origin Tamils affiliated to the Naam Tamizhar Katchi. His comments come …

Sri Lanka’s China Enclave

Sri Lanka’s China Enclave

Hambantota isn’t just a place in Sri Lanka, it’s a symbol. What started out as a gargantuan project to transform an undeveloped swath of Sri Lankan jungle into the country’s number two city — an industrial and logistical epicenter in the heart of the Indian Ocean …

Will push for temple in  in Katchatheevu: Seenithamby Yogeswaran

Will push for temple in in Katchatheevu: Seenithamby Yogeswaran

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) will urge the Sri Lankan government to build a temple in Katchatheevu, the party’s MP Seenithamby Yogeswaran has said. Yogeswaran, who was in the Temple City to participate in the Vinayagar idol procession organised by Hindu Makkal Katchi on Tuesday, …

Envoy assault, an isolated incident

Envoy assault, an isolated incident

The assault against Sri Lanka’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Sunday, was an isolated incident triggered by political conflicts. Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the incident had nothing to do with terrorism. …