US caves in under Sino-Indian pressure?

Strong support from India at the IMF board and the need to match China’s growing clout in the island nation have resulted in the US giving up its opposition to the international funding agency’s extending a $2.5 billion standby facility to Sri Lanka.

Life in embattled Batticaloa

There was not a town in the government-held areas which was not dotted with Karuna's offices or camps, which significantly, were almost always close to the camps of the government forces.

Too few Tamil speakers in the state

Out of the 36,031 employees in the Police , 231 are Tamils and 246 are Muslims.