Sri Lanka seeks security of its properties in India
Colombo: Sri Lanka on Friday sought security of its properties and establishments in India following vandalisation of an office of the Bank of Ceylon in Tamil Nadu.
The Sri Lanka High Commission in New Delhi has been asked to seek the assistance of the Government of India in providing security to other Sri Lankan establishments such as Maha Bodhi Society, Sri Lankan Airlines and to all Sri Lankans living in India, an official statement said.
The statement came after yesterday`s attack on the Sri Lanka`s state-owned Bank of Ceylon branch in Chennai.
The attack, which left two person injured, came on the eve of a private visit to India by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Meanwhile, a thick security blanket has been thrown over Tirupati in the wake of reports that some Tamil Nadu-based outfits may create trouble during the visit of Rajapaksa there this evening.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Over 60 cadets killed in Pakistan police academy attack
- DNA: Exclusive report on the extreme sacrifices made by ITBP soldiers
- Watch: PM Narendra Modi's ''progressive'' remark on triple talaq
- I pay my tribute to martyr Naresh Pal: PM Narendra Modi
- Some people are creating confusion between me and my father: Akhilesh Yadav
- Explosion in Delhi's Naya Bazar, one killed; anti-terror wing, Special cell at spot
- This is why Cyrus Mistry was removed as Chairman of Tata Sons!
- WATCH: Akhilesh Yadav's emotional speech revealing the real reason behind Samajwadi Party crisis; he was about to cry
- Prompt action on border pushes Pak to offer olive branch, says both sides need to 'formalise' 2003 ceasefire
- 7th Pay Commission: Committee on Allowances proposes hike in HRA for central govt employees