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'Anti-Terrorism Day' to be observed tomorrow May 20, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Anti-Terrorism Day will be observed throughout the country tomorrow.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday renewed his pledge to fight all "external elements" seeking to "disrupt" the country's peace at the fourth anniversary celebration of winning the three-decade war.
Lankan Navy attacks 15 Indian fishermen near Danushkodi May 6, 4:17 pm
Dhanushkodi (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): At least 15 Indian fishermen were reportedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday, while they were fishing near Dhanuskodi.
Parents of murdered Indian daughter anguished over 'sweet little fairy's' death in Oz Apr 29, 11:32 am
Sydney, Apr. 29 (ANI): The parents of a murdered 24-year-old Indian girl have said their daughter was their 'sweet little fairy', and a happy 'blessing' who was flourishing in Australia despite being separated from them in India.
Sri Lankan President expresses condolence over China quake Apr 21, 3:24 pm
Beijing, Apr. 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday said he was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of lives and devastation as a result of the earthquake in southwest China.
Sri Lankan navy arrests Tamils bound for Australia Apr 21, 3:24 pm
Beijing, Apr. 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 80 people off the northern town of Jaffna as they were heading to Australia by boat, navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said.
Sri Lankan police arrest 44 people heading to Australia Apr 19, 1:11 pm
Colombo, April 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested 44 people who were preparing to leave for Australia by boat.
Colombo, April 9 (Xinhua-ANI):The United States has called on the Sri Lankan government to make public a crucial inquiry made by the army into allegations of war crimes during the last phase of the country's brutal three decade war, an official said here on Tuesday.
Chidambaram criticises BJP on Sri Lankan Tamils issue Apr 8, 10:56 am
Chennai, Apr 8 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram has criticised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not supporting the UPA government's efforts to pass a resolution in Parliament on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
Australia returns 963 boat people to Sri Lanka Apr 4, 5:57 pm
Colombo, April 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Twenty Sri Lankans have been returned after attempting to illegally migrate to Australia by boat, the Australian High Commission said in a statement here on Thursday, bringing the total number of returnees to 963.
Sri Lankan trade unions threaten to block goods from India Apr 3, 4:50 pm
Beijing, Apr. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Trade unions manning Sri Lanka's main port have threatened to block about 2 billion U.S. dollars' worth of imports and exports to the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu after tensions flared, local reports said here on Wednesday.
Chennai, Apr 2 (ANI): Actors and other representatives of the Tamil film industry began a day-long fast here on Tuesday demanding the rehabilitation of Sri Lankan Tamils and an international probe into the alleged war crimes.
CPI activists and Delhi varsity students demand strong stand against Sri Lanka on war crimes Mar 31, 8:08 pm
New Delhi, Mar 31 (ANI): Activists of the Communist Party of India(CPI) and students of Delhi University staged a protest here on Sunday over a demand for strong action against the Sri Lankan Government for genocide committed on the Tamil population of that island nation.
Chennai, Mar. 30 (ANI): With Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan joining the chorus for boycott of Commonwealth meeting in Colombo over the Sri Lankan Tamils issue, Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) V. Narayanasamy on Saturday said Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will take a final call on it after holding discussions with External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid.
Mulayam says 'no plans to withdraw support to UPA Govt.' Mar 29, 8:40 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 29 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Friday said that he has no plans now to withdraw support to the Congress-led UPA II Government at the Centre.
Politics and sports should not be mixed: Lankan envoy Mar 29, 12:13 pm
New Delhi, Mar.29 (ANI): Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam has expressed his anxiety and concern over a plethora of issues, including the safety of the Sri Lankan cricket players and other visitors in Tamil Nadu.
Musicians in Chennai protest against Sri Lankan war crimes Mar 28, 8:08 pm
Chennai, Mar 28 (ANI): Music artists and singers staged a daylong fast here on Thursday to protest against the war crimes committed against Tamils by the Sri Lankan Government during the civil war, which came to an end in 2009.
Sri Lanka: Probe into LTTE Crimes Should Start with Karuna Mar 28, 4:12 pm
New York, Mar.28 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government should act on the call by a government deputy minister to investigate war crimes by examining his own role in serious abuses, Human Rights Watch said today.
Islamabad, Mar 28 (ANI): Former captain Arjuna Ranatunga has urged Sri Lankan players to reject the Indian Premier League (IPL) after they were barred from playing in Chennai following Tamil Nadu government's refusal to host them in their state.
Chennai, Mar.27 (ANI): Scores of college and school students staged a mass protest here on Wednesday against alleged war crimes committed on Tamils by the Sri Lankan Government and its army during the country's over two decade old civil war, which ended in May 2009.
Lankan players not to play IPL matches in Chennai Mar 26, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar.26 (ANI): The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Tuesday said that no Sri Lankan cricketer will feature in IPL matches that are to be played in Chennai during the sixth edition of the tournament, which commences from April 3.
Security of Lankan players paramount: Rajeev Shukla Mar 26, 7:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): In the wake of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa firmly stating that no Sri Lankan cricketer will be allowed to play Indian Premier League matches in Chennai, the chairman of the IPL Governing Council, Rajeev Shukla, has said the safety of the Sri Lankan cricketers is paramount.
Huge contingent of Pak cricketers likely to feature in Sri Lankan Premier League 2013 Mar 25, 11:10 am
Karachi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Premier League is set to attract a large number of Pakistan audience as players from the country will rule the roost in each of the seven participating teams.
Sri Lankans protest against U.S. resolution Mar 21, 1:44 pm
Colombo, March 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A demonstration was held outside the U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka on Thursday against the U.S. sponsored resolution scheduled to be discussed at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Pranab Mukherjee accepts resignation of DMK ministers Mar 21, 12:59 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has accepted the resignation of the five members of the Union Council of Ministers belonging to the DMK with immediate effect.
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