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Britain sold weapons to help Lankan army defeat LTTE

London/Colombo, June 2 (ANI): Britain approved commercial weapon sales of over 13.6 million pounds, including armoured vehicles, machinegun components and semi-automatic pistols to the Sri Lanka Army, official records show.   According to The Times, Slovakia provided 10,000 rockets worth ... Read More »

Prabhakaran’s body cremated

Colombo, May 22 (ANI): The Sri Lankan military spokesperson Brigadier Udaya Nanyakkara said that LTTE Supremo Prabhakaran’s body was cremated in Mullaithivu on Wednesday. According to the military, his body was treated like any other terrorist. Earlier, Sri Lankan Army ... Read More »

Most Lankan Tamils wary of Rajapaksa’s outreach

Pune, May 20 (ANI): Several Sri Lankan Tamils based in India have responded warily to President Mahinda Rajapaksa outreach after the elimination of the LTTE and its chief Vellupillai Prabhakaran.   Mariasoosai Sakkariyas is one such. He and his family ... Read More »

Prabhakaran’s body found, says Sri Lanka Army chief

Colombo, May 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka’s Army Chief, General Sarath Fonseka declared on Tuesday afternoon that the dead body of LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran has been identified and recovered. General Fonseka in his capacity as the Commander of the Army ... Read More »

Prabhakaran is alive, claims LTTE

Colombo, May 19 (ANI): Rejecting Sri Lankan Government’s claim that Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam’s chief V. Prabhakaran has been killed by the army, LTTE’s International Relations head S. Pathmanathan on Tuesday said Tamil Tigers chief is still alive and ... Read More »