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Daily Briefing: Missing case in Khargone communal clash becomes the first casualty, Jaffna's fishermen issue aggravates following New Delhi-Beijing renewable energy project

April 19, 2022 8:58 am

A week after communal clashes broke out in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone during a Ram Navami procession, a 28-year-old man who went missing soon after became the first casualty of the clashes.

In Jaffna waters, India sinks China bid, but an old net problem rises

April 19, 2022 8:47 pm

The Sri Lanka-India Memorandum of Understanding for the project was among several signed in March during the visit of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, as Delhi extended a helping hand to Colombo during the economic crisis with financial assistance worth $2.4 billion.

Beijing bares it in Jaffna, warms up to Tamils in Sri Lanka

December 17, 2021 7:43 am

China’s Ambassador to Colombo visits Tamil-dominated Northern Province

June 5, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Lanka Emergency

June 04, 2021 11:05 pm

Opposition sources alleged that security forces shot and killed at least five people in Jaffna.

Chinese firm wins contract for Sri Lanka wind and solar energy projects near Tamil Nadu coast

February 08, 2021 8:53 am

The Sunday Times report said that India had lodged a strong protest with the Sri Lankan government on the contract to the Chinese company days before the Sri Lankan government cancelled the contract for the Eastern Container Terminal.

Explained: Why a demolition in Jaffna recalls Sri Lanka's unaddressed Tamil question

January 19, 2021 11:03 am

The demolition triggered protests by Sri Lanka’s Tamil community in the North and East, and condemnation by Tamil diasporas and human rights groups, and from politicians in election-bound Tamil Nadu.

Alliance Air announces daily flights between Chennai and Jaffna from February 27

February 25, 2020 2:29 pm

The Chennai-Jaffna airfare costs about Rs 3,190 and the Jaffna-Chennai airfare is Rs 3,990.

Journey into future

October 18, 2019 11:46 pm

Civilian flights out of Jaffna are symbolic of the distance Sri Lanka has travelled from war to peace

Chennai-Jaffna air link resumes after nearly four decades: All you need to know

October 18, 2019 7:03 pm

Commercial flights between Chennai and Jaffna had ceased when the civil war, led by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) insurgency broke out in the island nation in 1983.

Lanka's Tamils demand release of political prisoners

October 13, 2017 3:56 pm

Sri Lanka has come under increasing international pressure to repeal the PTA enacted in 1979 after Tamils started a bloody campaign for a separate homeland. The three-decades-old campaign ended with the military victory over the LTTE in 2009.