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Kerry greets South Asian communities on New Year

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 02:40

US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday greeted the Bengali, Sri Lankan and Nepalese communities on the occasion of their cultural new year.

Eight fishermen injured in attack by SL navy personnel

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 14:36

Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early Tuesday, Fiseries Department sources said.

Sri Lanka `complicit` in torture of Tamils: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 08:43

The "highest levels" of Sri Lanka`s government were complicit in raping, torturing and abducting ethnic Tamils following the nation`s ethnic civil war, a report by rights groups warned on Saturday.

India Infoline completes sale of 76% stake in Lankan unit

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 19:25

IIFL on Friday said it has completed sale of its 76 percent stake to its Sri Lankan subsidiary.

Talks can take place only after release of TN fishermen: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:49

Jayalalithaa sought immediate intervention of Manmohan Singh for the release of 74 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy.

2015 will be my last World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 17:22

Having announced his retirement from T20 internationals, Kumar Sangakkara on Monday said that he would like to call time on his ODI career after the 2015 ICC World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

After Sangakarra, Jayawardene also to quit T20Is after WC

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 14:09

Sri Lankan batting stalwart Mahela Jayawardene will retire from Twenty20 Internationals after the conclusion of the ongoing T20 World Cup in Bangladesh.

Sri Lankan court orders war-missing kin held

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 04:14

A Sri Lankan court today ordered the detention and questioning of a woman who has been searching for a 15-year-old son who is among the country`s war missing, a rights activist said. Her 13-year-old daughter was referred to child care officials.

Lankan tourists injured in road accident on Yamuna Expressway

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:02

Eight Sri Lankan tourists were Wednesday injured, including a woman in critical condition, on Yamuna Expressway as their mini bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck, police said.

SL court extends remand of Indian fishermen to March 25

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 14:37

A court in Sri Lanka on Tuesday extended till March 25 the judicial remand of 38 fishermen, who were arrested for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line and fishing in the island nation`s territorial waters.

Nine Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 11:11

Nine fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy Thursday for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line.

Karunanidhi lashes out at PM over plans to meet Rajapaksa

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 21:49

DMK hit out at PM Manmohan Singh for Centre`s "indifferent" approach toward Sri Lankan Tamils issue and came down on his plans to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa for bilateral talks at upcoming BIMSTEC summit.