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Sri Lankan navy arrests 18 more fishermen

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 13:53

Sri Lankan Navy on Monday arrested 18 Indian fishermen while fishing between Katchativu and Dhanushkodi.

Sri Lanka arrests 22 Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 13:46

The Sri Lanka Navy Sunday arrested 22 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, officials said.

Over 3,000 fishermen launch indefinite fast

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 01:19

Over 3,000 fishermen of various hamlets launched an indefinite fast in front of the Head Post Office here on Saturday in protest against the arrest of 107 fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy on December 11.

Rajapaksa calls for homegrown solution for Tamil issue

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 15:01

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has invited main Tamil party leaders, including Chief Minister of the northern province C V Wigneswaran, to join hands with him for national reconciliation rather than looking for a solution from a "foreign nation".

Sri Sri Ravishankar visits Mandapam refugee camp

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 15:49

Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Sunday visited the refugee camp at Mandapam near here and spoke with Sri Lankan refugees.

DMK has struggled for SL Tamil cause since early days: Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:24

Refuting criticism that his party had done little for the Sri Lankan Tamils cause, DMK president M Karunanidhi on Saturday said it had struggled for the ethnic minority since the early days, with even his party led governments being dismissed in the light of the issue.

Vaiko meets Sri Sri Ravishankar

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 19:37

MDMK leader Vaiko and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar on Saturday held discussions on various matters, including the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.

No amicable solution so far to attacks on Indian fishermen: Vasan

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 22:22

Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan regretted no amicable solution has so far been found to issue of frequent attacks on Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, despite several steps taken by the Centre.

111 Indian fishermen remanded in custody in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 14:38

A Sri Lankan court has remanded 111 Indian fishermen, arrested for allegedly entering the country`s waters, in judicial custody till next Friday.

Thirty TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:38

Thirty fishermen of Pudukottai district in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing at Kodiyankarai, a senior Fisheries Department official said on Thursday.

Sri Lankans protest over 2 missing activists

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 23:51

Hundreds of people protested today in Sri Lanka`s capital to urge the government to reveal the fate of two activists who were allegedly abducted two years ago.

82 Lankan fishermen arrested by Coast Guard in last 10 days

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 21:08

Twenty-six Sri Lankan fishermen were arrested over the past two days for allegedly illegally fishing in Indian waters, taking the total of Lankan Nationals arrested in the last ten days to 82.