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  • 13 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

    13 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

    India | November 02, 2017 11:11 IST

    13 Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy when they were allegedly fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation waters today.

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    Sri Lanka turn down offer to play T20 in Pakistan after Lahore attacks

    Cricket | July 28, 2017 13:37 IST

    It was Sri Lanka's team which had come under attack from militants in March, 2009 in Lahore after which no top Test team has toured Pakistan because of security concerns and the PCB has been forced to hold its home series in the UAE.

  • sri lankan navy arrests 6 indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 6 Indian fishermen

    World | September 24, 2015 19:59 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday said it has arrested six Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters. The Navy said it assisted the Sri Lankan coastal guards in the seas off Kovilan Point

  • 29 sri lankans return from yemen

    29 Sri Lankans return from Yemen

    World | April 09, 2015 10:51 IST

     Colombo: Twenty-nine Sri Lankans have returned back from the strife-torn country of Yemen, an official said.The people arrived at Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport on Wednesday night, Xinhua reported.Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith Perera termed the return

  • sri lanka arrests 37 indian fishermen

    Sri Lanka arrests 37 Indian fishermen

    World | April 04, 2015 7:21 IST

    Colombo:At least 37 Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan navy yesterday for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, a day after President Maithripala Sirisena said he had issued instructions to seize boats that violate

  • rijiju visits sri lankan refugee camp in tn

    Rijiju visits Sri Lankan refugee camp in TN

    Politics | March 24, 2015 22:53 IST

    Chennai: Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiran Rijiju today visited the Sri Lankan refugees camp at Gummidipoondi near here.Rijiju said the Central and state governments were extending ‘a lot of help and support'

  • sri lanka arrests 54 indian fishermen

    Sri Lanka arrests 54 Indian fishermen

    India | March 22, 2015 14:40 IST

    Colombo: Fifty-four Indian fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly poaching in the country's waters, days before the visit of a Lankan delegation to India to discuss the contentious fishermen issue.Sri Lankan

  • sri lankan navy hurls petrol bombs at tamil nadu fishing

    Sri Lankan Navy hurls petrol bombs at Tamil Nadu fishing boat

    India | March 12, 2015 18:49 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): Sri Lankan Naval personnel on Thursday allegedly hurled petrol bombs at a fishing boat from Thangachimadam in Rameswaram causing damage to the boat, police said.The five occupants of the boat escaped unhurt and

  • 43 fishermen arrested by sri lankan naval personnel

    43 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel

    India | February 27, 2015 7:51 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): As many as 43 Indian fishermen were yesterday arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas off the island nation, officials said.The naval personnel came there on being

  • contradicting sri lankan china says colombo is project on

    Contradicting Sri Lankan, China says Colombo is project on

    World | February 12, 2015 14:19 IST

    New Delhi: Days after the Sri Lankan government claimed the China funded port city project in Colombo was still being assessed, a top Chinese official from the company executing it said the project was going

  • sri lankan president sirisena arriving on india visit feb 15

    Sri Lankan President Sirisena arriving on India visit Feb 15

    World | February 05, 2015 20:51 IST

    New Delhi: New Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena will pay a four-day state visit to India from Feb 15 -- his first visit abroad since he won the Jan 8 presidential elections.Sirisena will hold official

  • pm greets sri lankans on their independence day

    PM greets Sri Lankans on their Independence Day

    Politics | February 04, 2015 13:25 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of Sri Lanka on their Independence Day and said he was looking forward to the visit of President Maithripala Sirisena to India later this month. 

  • lankan refugees divided on returning home par panel chief

    Lankan refugees divided on returning home: Par Panel chief

    India | January 29, 2015 9:44 IST

    Ramanathapuram: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice would recommend to the Centre to grant Indian citizenship to Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who want to remain in the country, its Chairman E

  • won t take revenge will promote buddhism sirisena

    Won't take revenge, will promote Buddhism: Sirisena

    World | January 09, 2015 13:13 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's president-elect Maithripala Sirisena Friday pledged not to take revenge against political foes, after defeating incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presidential election.As he left his home in Polonnaruwa province for Colombo after Rajapaksa

  • implement 13th amendment venkaiah naidu to new lankan govt

    Implement 13th amendment: Venkaiah Naidu to new Lankan govt

    India | January 09, 2015 12:46 IST

    Chennai: The new government elected in Sri Lanka should implement the 13th amendment in “letter and spirit” and the aspirations of the ethnic Tamils there must be met, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said here

  • pm modi congratulates sri lankan president elect sirisena

    PM Modi congratulates Sri Lankan President elect Sirisena on poll victory

    Politics | January 09, 2015 10:24 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called up Maithripala Sirisena to congratulate him on his victory in the Sri Lankan polls and assured him of India's continued solidarity and support to the country's peace

  • sri lankan navy arrests eight tn fishermen

    Sri Lankan navy arrests eight TN fishermen

    India | December 28, 2014 16:05 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): Sri Lankan navy today arrested eight Tamil Nadu fishermen on charges of poaching in the island nation's waters.They were arrested near Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka by India in 1974, and

  • lankan navy arrests 27 tn fishermen

    Lankan navy arrests 27 TN fishermen

    India | December 11, 2014 9:50 IST

    Rameswaram: Sri Lankan navy has arrested 27 fishermen from Tamil Nadu on charges of poaching in the island nation's waters.While 13 fishermen from Jagadapattinam in Thanjavur district were arrested along with their three boats, 14

  • rajapaksa calls for robust cooperation among saarc nations

    Rajapaksa calls for robust cooperation among SAARC nations

    World | December 09, 2014 6:29 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the SAARC Charter Day by calling for more robust cooperation among the eight member states, that would result in tangible benefits to

  • fishermen threatened sent back by sri lankan naval personnel

    Fishermen threatened, sent back by Sri Lankan naval personnel

    India | December 04, 2014 14:08 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): About 3,000 fishermen, who put out to sea from this coastal town today, were allegedly threatened at gun point by Sri Lankan naval personnel and nets of 15 boats damaged, P Sesuraja, president

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