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  • Is Ram Setu man-made or myth?

    News | December 13, 2017 13:34 IST

  • lankan navy arrests 15 tn fishermen chase away boats

    Lankan Navy arrests 15 TN fishermen; chase away boats

    India | September 22, 2015 14:31 IST

    Rameswaram: Sri Lanka Navy arrested 15 fishermen for allegedly fishing in Lankan waters and also chased at gun point fishermen near Katchatheevu in the Palk Straits, officials said today.The 15 fishermen had put to sea

  • lankan navy arrests 16 tamil nadu fishermen

    Lankan Navy arrests 16 Tamil Nadu fishermen

    India | September 01, 2015 10:52 IST

    Rameshwaram: Sixteen fishermen from Jagadhapattinam in Pudukottai district were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line this morning, Fisheries Department officials said here.Fishermen's Association President S Emiret

  • un wants lanka accountability mechanism before september

    UN wants Lanka accountability mechanism before September

    World | June 16, 2015 7:48 IST

    Geneva: The UN yesterday hoped that Sri Lanka will put in place mechanisms for accountability and reconciliation ahead of its September session when the long-awaited report on alleged human rights violations in the country will

  • sri lankan navy arrests 15 indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 15 Indian fishermen

    India | June 02, 2015 10:22 IST

    Rameswaram: Sri Lanka today arrested 15 fishermen from here for allegedly poaching in that country's waters near Katchatheevu, police said.  All of them were taken to Talaimannar coast along with their three boats, police said

  • will continue to engage with india on fishermen issue lanka

    Will continue to engage with India on fishermen issue: Lanka

    World | June 01, 2015 17:32 IST

    Colombo:  Days after rejecting India's proposal to allow its fishermen to catch fish in Lankan waters, Sri Lanka has said it will continue to engage with India on the vexed fishermen issue in the spirit

  • navy has right to shoot anyone who intrudes lankan pm

    Navy has right to shoot anyone who intrudes: Lankan PM

    India | March 16, 2015 16:10 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has again said that his country's navy has the right to shoot anyone who intrudes into its territorial waters, notwithstanding India's forthright disapproval.“The Lankan navy has the right

  • lanka pm orders customs to release stock of indian magazine

    Lanka PM orders customs to release stock of Indian magazine

    World | February 18, 2015 16:44 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has ordered the customs to release the stock of the 30th anniversary issue of India's ‘Frontline' magazine that was seized for alleged breach of national security.  The magazine's

  • lankan foreign minister arrives on first foreign visit

    Lankan Foreign Minister arrives on first foreign visit

    India | January 17, 2015 23:14 IST

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera arrived here today on his first foreign visit after assuming office during which he will hold discussions with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj tomorrow. Significantly, ahead of his visit,

  • india to be lankan president s first foreign destination

    India to be Lankan President's first foreign destination

    World | January 10, 2015 21:31 IST

    Colombo: India may be the first foreign destination of the newly-elected Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena who today began an exercise in assembling a “national unity” cabinet and invited exiled dissidents back to the country.A

  • tn seeks modi s intervention for release of fishermen

    TN seeks Modi's intervention for release of fishermen

    Politics | November 24, 2014 13:28 IST

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu government today sought the Centre's intervention for the release of 14 Indian fishermen arrested by the Lankan navy on Sunday, and raised the issue of financial package for the community.  Yesterday's arrest

  • china says nothing unusual in submarine docking at lanka

    China says nothing unusual in submarine docking at Lanka port

    World | November 03, 2014 21:04 IST

    Beijing: Brushing aside India's concern, China today defended its submarines making port calls in Colombo, saying there is “nothing unusual” as it is an international common practice for warships to stop for refuelling at ports

  • lanka landslide india pledges assistance to colombo

    Lanka landslide: India pledges assistance to Colombo

    India | October 31, 2014 23:10 IST

    New Delhi: India has pledged Rs five million as immediate relief for victims of landslide in Sri Lanka and is also considering medium and long-term assistance.“India has pledged as immediate relief assistance of Rs 5

  • 5 indian fishermen given death sentence by lankan court

    5 Indian fishermen given death sentence by Lankan court; India reacts

    India | October 30, 2014 19:43 IST

    Colombo/New Delhi: Five Indian fishermen were given the death penalty by a Sri Lankan court today for alleged drug trafficking, invoking a sharp reaction from India which took up the matter with Sri Lanka and

  • lankan defence secretary gotabaya rajapaksa meets arun

    Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa meets Arun Jaitley

    India | October 20, 2014 20:25 IST

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa today called on Defence Minister Arun Jaitley during which a number of issues came under discussion.Gotabaya, who is the Secretary of Lankan Ministry of Defence and Urban

  • asian games indian hockey forwards ready for lanka challenge

    Asian Games: Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge

    Other Sports | September 19, 2014 14:46 IST

    'Indian hockey forwards ready for Lanka challenge'Incheon (South Korea): Indian hockey team striker Gurwinder Singh Chandi said the forward line has worked hard to iron out its flaws and be more clinical in front of

  • jayalalithaa seeks narendra modi s intervention into

    Jayalalithaa seeks Narendra Modi's intervention into fishermen issue

    India | September 03, 2014 7:02 IST

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the ‘alarmingly' increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve

  • no indian fisherman in lankan jails now

    No Indian fisherman in Lankan jails now

    India | August 18, 2014 9:07 IST

    New Delhi: For the first time this year no Indian fisherman is in Sri Lankan jail, following the release of 94 fishermen on Saturday by the island nation.Officials said hundreds of Indian fishermen had been

  • lanka conflict disappearance figure exaggerated panel head

    Lanka conflict disappearance figure exaggerated: Panel head

    World | August 12, 2014 14:51 IST

    Colombo: A Sri Lankan government-appointed panel, probing cases of missing persons during the country's civil war, on Tuesday claimed that the numbers cited by groups on alleged disappearance of individuals have been grossly exaggerated."We have

  • may add more international experts to lanka warcrimes probe

    May add more international experts to Lanka warcrimes probe: Rajapaksa

    World | August 05, 2014 19:13 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said he may add three more international experts to an existing three-member panel probing the cases of missing persons during the three-decade war with the LTTE.Last month, Rajapaksa

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