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  • Virat Kohli meets WWE star The Great Khali on 'friendship day'

    After bagging the triumph in second Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo, India skipper Virat Kohli shook hands with WWE star The Great Khali on Friendship day

    Aug 07, 2017, 20:06 IST

  • PM Modi, Sri Lankan President visit 'Vaichaarik Mahakumbh'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at the 'Vaichaarik Mahakumbh' in Ujjain on Saturday. Sirisena was welcomed by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

    May 14, 2016, 14:32 IST

  • No fishing for 45 days in Rameswaram

    Fishermen in Tamil Nadu on Friday began 45-day fishing ban in order to enable fish breeding. The fishing season ended on a sore note as the Sri Lankan naval authorities detained hundreds of fishermen on terms of illegal fishing and entering territorial waters of the island nation.

    Apr 15, 2016, 18:20 IST

  • Sri Lankan Navy detains nine Indian fishermen

    The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday detained nine Indian fishermen and also seized a boat from Tamil Nadu's Karainagar District. The fishermen were detained while they were fishing in Karainagar, which is located 20 kms from Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

    Apr 07, 2016, 12:53 IST

  • Fishermen blame Indian, Tamil Nadu governments for their arrest by Sri Lanka authorities

    The Fishermen's Association in Tamil Nadu has squarely blamed the Indian government and the Tamil Nadu state government for not acting effectively in preventing the arrest of fishermen by the Sri Lankan authorities.

    Mar 28, 2016, 17:49 IST

  • Rare flying snake spotted in Coimbatore

    A rare three-feet-long flying snake was spotted in Coimbatore district's Kalampalayam village by residents. The villagers then frantically called snake rescuers to trap the reptile which was spotted flying and crawling from one tree to another.

    Mar 21, 2016, 11:44 IST

  • Lankan woman dies after being hit by motorcycle in Aurangabad

    An elderly Sri-Lankan woman, who was hit by a motorcycle in Aurangabad yesterday, succumbed to her injuries last night. An eyewitness said that a speeding bike coming towards the lady hit her when she was returning from the toilet.

    Mar 20, 2016, 13:46 IST

  • Sri Lankan Coast guard detains 4 Indian fishermen

    The Sri Lankan Coast guard detained four Indian fishermen last night and seized one of their boats. They were detained while fishing in Karainagar, which is located 20 kms from Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

    Mar 10, 2016, 13:12 IST

  • Eight fishermen, two boats seized by Sri Lankan navy

    Eight fishermen with two boats have been apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy near Palk Strait late last night. Earlier also Sri Lankan naval agencies have apprehended Indian fishermen and fishing trawlers on charges of poaching in their territorial waters.

    Mar 03, 2016, 16:37 IST

  • 11 fishermen detained by Sri Lankan Navy

    The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended 11 Indian fishermen and their country boats on charges of trespassing into the territorial waters of Sri Lanka.

    Feb 11, 2016, 12:14 IST

  • Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan President Sirisena

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Swaraj was accompanied by Foreign Secretary S.

    Feb 06, 2016, 13:42 IST

  • India to renovate schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka

    New Delhi and Colombo signed two pacts to deepen bilateral ties during the ninth Sri Lanka-India Joint Commission. India has agreed to renovate 27 schools ravaged by civil war in Sri Lanka along with the construction of a surgical unit in a local hospital.

    Feb 06, 2016, 13:13 IST

  • Sri Lanka detains 34 Indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday detained 34 Indian fishermen and their seven boats on the charges of poaching in the territorial waters of the island nation.

    Oct 27, 2015, 18:30 IST

  • Police in Kerala arrest 6 Sri Lankan refugees for illegally fleeing to Australia

    Police in Kerala arrested six Sri Lankan refugees for illegally attempting to migrate to Australia via sea route. The six refugees were arrested along with four Indian agents from Munambam near Kochi city.

    Sep 25, 2015, 11:57 IST

  • Indian fishermen furious over frequent arrests by Lankan Navy, seek govt help

    With Sri Lankan navy arresting six more Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in its waters, fishermen body on Thursday sought central government’s intervention for a permanent solution to the long standing issue

    Sep 24, 2015, 17:32 IST

  • Tamil group protests Sri Lankan PM's India visit

    A Tamil group in Chennai on Wednesday protested the visit of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Holding placards, protestors led by Young Tamil Nadu movement gathered outside the office of Deputy High Commission of Sri Lanka and shouted slogans against Wickremesinghe.

    Sep 16, 2015, 19:55 IST

  • Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe arrives in Delhi

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe arrived in New Delhi on Monday (September 14) on a three-day trip to enhance bilateral ties.

    Sep 14, 2015, 21:35 IST

  • Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lankan Prime Minister

    Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as Sri Lanka's new prime minister on Friday and his alliance signed an agreement with President Maithripala Sirisena's party to work together in a national unity government to implement reform agenda.

    Aug 21, 2015, 16:57 IST

  • Sri Lankan election chief hails parliamentary election

    Sri Lankan Election Commissioner said that strict enforcement of law, especially among politicians and activists, ensured a violence free elections in a country that has a history if political feuding.

    Aug 18, 2015, 10:39 IST

  • Former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa all set for general election

    Sri Lanka made the final preparations for the country's general election in a vote seen as a verdict on the political future of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

    Aug 17, 2015, 11:58 IST

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