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36 Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail return back Oct 3, 3:04 pm
Mandapam (Tamil Nadu),Oct.3 (ANI): Thirty-six Tamil fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan jail, returned to Mandapam on Thursday night. The local fishermen and local fisheries authorities welcomed them.
PM Modi meets Sri Lankan Prez Rajapaksa in NY Sep 27, 11:28 pm
New York, Sept. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Saturday and held discussions with him on issues of mutual interest to both sides.
Rajapaksa arrives in New York for UNGA session Sep 23, 2:03 pm
New York, Sept.23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has arrived in New York to participate in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place later this week.
Sri Lanka to set up joint trade commission with Russia Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept.19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has received cabinet approval to establish a joint commission with the Russian Federation to enhance the bilateral trade ties.
Colombo, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government plans to establish a human heart valve bank at the Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital in Colombo for pediatric patients.
Sri Lanka, China presidents inaugurate Colombo Port City Project Sep 17, 1:57 pm
Colombo, Sept.17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched the Colombo Port City Project here on Wednesday.
Suspected Pak spy produced before Poonamalle court Sep 11, 2:21 pm
Chennai, Sept. 11 (ANI): A Sri Lankan national and suspected Pakistani spy, Zakir Hussain, who was arrested for spying and for being involved in a fake currency case along with three others, was produced before a Poonamalle court near here today.
Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to seek release of Tamil fishermen arrested by Lankan authorities Sep 10, 2:19 pm
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek the immediate release of 21 Tamil fishermen, who are presently lodged in a Sri Lankan jail.
Karachi, Sep 10 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad reportedly dodged all questions related to his alleged religious remarks made towards veteran Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan during a recently concluded ODI series between the two countries.
Sri Lanka invites the new UN rights chief to visit country Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he has extended an invitation to the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Sri Lanka in 2014 to assess Sri Lanka's progress in national reconciliation and to assess the steps taken by Colombo to engage with UN agencies, in particular with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has slammed the actions of Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who allegedly told Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan to convert to Islam.
Naqvi condemns Pak batsman Shehzad's religious comment Sep 4, 2:06 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday dubbed the religious comment made by Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan as completely wrong and asked the concerned authorities in Islamabad to look into the matter.
Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation protests against Sri Lankan detention of fishermen Sep 3, 8:24 pm
Chennai, Sep 3 (ANI): The Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Wednesday held a demonstration in Chennai against the detention of fishermen by Sri Lankan authorities.
Colombo, Sept.1 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly session in New York later this month.
Pak lose five early wickets chasing Lanka's 275 in first ODI Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan struggle in their first ODI against the Sri Lankan bowlers while chasing the hosts' 275 with just five wickets remaining at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.
New Delhi, Aug. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for a political solution that addresses the aspirations of the Tamil community for equality, dignity, justice and self respect within the framework of a united Sri Lanka.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban Aug 20, 2:09 pm
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Despite Sri Lanka's refusal to grant visas to the United Nations (UN) team investigating into alleged war crimes in the country, the organization said it will continue its probe into the matter.
India makes request to Malaysia seeking info on ISI's SL spy Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made a request to Malaysian authorities seeking details of a Sri Lankan national, who, post his arrest, revealed that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was plotting to attack the United States Consulate in Chennai and the Israeli mission in Bangalore.
Colombo, Aug.18 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene received a perfect send-off from international cricket, when his team mates trounced Pakistan in the second and final Test match of the series by 105 runs in Colombo on Monday.
Johannesburg, Aug 12 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has regained the number one Test batting spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen after he his 10th double ton in the Galle Test, which his side won by seven wickets to gain a 1-0 lead over Pakistan in a two-match series.
Chennai, Aug. 4 (ANI): Representatives of the Tamil film industry staged a protest outside the Sri Lankan Consulate here on Monday over the release of an unethical article by the Government of Sri Lanka last week. They demanded the closure of the consulate and the embassy in New Delhi.
TVK protests against Sri Lanka government Aug 2, 7:02 pm
Chennai, Aug.2 (ANI): Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) members today staged a protest against the Sri Lankan Government for releasing a controversial article on its Ministry of Defence website regarding the letters written by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over fishermen's issues.
Objectionable article against Jayalalithaa removed from Sri Lankan Defence Ministry site: MEA Aug 1, 7:41 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin confirmed here on Friday that the objectionable article against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is no longer on the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry site.
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry on Friday tendered an unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa over a negative article that appeared on its web site.
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