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  • India should boycott CHOGM in Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa

     (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday said India should boycott the Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka next month to protest what she said was violation of human rights of Tamils there.In a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Jayalalithaa said: “I wish to reiterate Tamil Nadu’s view that India should not participate in […]

  • Britain demands ‘concrete progress’ on Sri Lanka rights Read more >

    Britain demands ‘concrete progress’ on Sri Lanka rights

    Cameron: will meet civil actors too     Britain will use next month’s Commonwealth summit in Sri Lanka to pressure Colombo to make “concrete progress” on human rights and to probe war crimes, the British high commissioner said Wednesday. Prime Minister David Cameron will send a strong message to Colombo to improve its rights record and […]

  • Indian PM unlikely to attend CHOGM Read more >

    Indian PM unlikely to attend CHOGM

    Manmohan Singh: No time for Rajapaksha! Indian External Affairs Minister, Salman Khurshid’s visit to Sri Lanka last week had been intended to pave the way for the non attendance of Indian Premier, Manmohan Singh, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, well-placed Indian sources said. “The Premier’s visit would depend on the […]

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