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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • treat derogatory article on jayalalithaa as national issue

    Treat derogatory article on Jayalalithaa as national issue: CPI

    Politics | August 05, 2014 12:01 IST

    Krishnagiri (TN): CPI today demanded that the Centre treat the “derogatory” article against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on a Sri Lankan official website as a national issue and not solely as a matter pertaining

  • lankan junior cricket team sent back citing security reasons

    Lankan junior cricket team sent back citing security reasons

    Cricket | August 04, 2014 11:40 IST

    Chennai: A junior cricket team from Sri Lanka, which arrived here to participate in a private tournament, was sent back today owing to security concerns, senior police officials said.The 16-member team had arrived from Colombo

  • sri lankan navy arrests 50 indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen

    India | July 29, 2014 12:43 IST

    Rameswaram: Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.This is the second time this week that Indian fishermen have been arrested

  • lankan foreign minister to visit india next week

    Lankan Foreign Minister to visit India next week

    India | July 04, 2014 6:37 IST

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G L Peiris will be visiting India next week to hold talks with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj during which key issues, including the welfare of Tamils in Lanka and

  • dmk wants steps for permanent solution to fishermen issue

    DMK wants steps for permanent solution to fishermen issue

    Politics | June 09, 2014 15:57 IST

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the continuing arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan navy despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi ‘honouring' Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa by inviting him for his swearing-in ceremony, DMK Chief M Karunanidhi

  • utilise lankan prez visit to solve tamils issue cpi m to

    Utilise Lankan Prez visit to solve Tamils issue: CPI(M) to Centre

    Politics | May 25, 2014 17:43 IST

    Chennai: Amid strong opposition from all quarters to Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi's invite to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in, CPI(M) today said the Centre should utilise this occasion for resolving the

  • vaiko opposes lankan president s presence at modi swearing

    Vaiko opposes Lankan President's presence at Modi swearing-in

    India | May 22, 2014 14:20 IST

    Chennai: Narendra Modi's invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for his swearing-in ceremony has rattled its southern ally MDMK, which has expressed "unexplainable grief".MDMK founder Vaiko today said Rajapaksa's presence in Monday's ceremony would

  • will use international mechanisms if india exploits our

    Will use international mechanisms, if India exploits our fishing resources: Lankan Minister

    World | May 19, 2014 17:04 IST

    Colombo: Amid the deadlock in its talks with India over the fishermen issue, Sri Lanka today cautioned against anyone “exploiting” its fisheries resources saying it could take the matter to international forums.  “If anyone tried

  • 20 tn fishermen arrested by lankan navy

    20 TN fishermen arrested by Lankan navy

    India | February 04, 2014 8:18 IST

    Rameswaram (TN): Twenty local fishermen were yesterday arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet in the Palk Strait, fishermen representatives said.The navy personnel also allegedly cut the fishing nets

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