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India to seek fishing rights around Lankan waters: Report

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 15:29

The new Indian government is likely to ask Sri Lanka to issue commercial licences to its fishermen to operate around the northern Kachchativu islet, a media report said today ahead of External Affairs Minister G L Peiris` visit to New Delhi.

Lankan Foreign Minister to visit India next week

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 00:59

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris will be visiting India next week to hold talks with his counterpart Sushma Swaraj during which key issues, including the welfare of Tamils in Lanka and fishermen, are expected to be discussed.

Sri Lanka frees 20 Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 20:53

Sri Lanka has freed at least 20 Indian fishermen, even as the foreign ministers from the two countries spoke over phone to resolve the issue.

US responsible for Lanka`s successive UNHRC defeat: Peiris

Last Updated: Saturday, December 07, 2013, 22:35

Some countries had to support the UN resolutions against Sri Lanka over its human rights records due to factors which affected their bilateral relationship with the US, External affairs minister GL Peiris said.

Sri Lankan official slams `judgemental` countries

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 00:46

A Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday that no Commonwealth country has the right to judge others.

Indo-Lanka ties at high pedestal: Peiris

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 14:52

Sri Lanka on Saturday said its ties with India are at a high pedestal and are moving forward smoothly.

UN resolutions not the way to help Sri Lanka: Peiris

Last Updated: Saturday, February 02, 2013, 15:06

Sri Lanka has slammed the US move to introduce a fresh UN resolution against the country over its alleged war crimes committed during the civil war.

Situation in northern Lanka has improved: FM GL Peiris

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 22:52

Situation in northern Sri Lanka, which bore the brunt of decade-long war, has improved, its Foreign Minister GL Peiris said while asking "cynics" not to be guided by propaganda.

ICJ urges Sri Lanka to reinstate ex-chief justice

Last Updated: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 00:11

Bandaranayake denied the charges and accused the tribunal of not giving her a fair hearing.

Rajapaksa moves to appoint Sri Lanka top judge successor

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 00:38

Former Sri Lankan Attorney General Mohan Peiris has emerged as the front runner to succeed sacked Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake.

UN officials visit not connected to Lanka resolution: Peiris

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 17:25

Sri Lanka o Tuesday said that the visit of a team of officials from the UN Human Rights Commissioner Navy Pillai`s office is not related to the March resolution adopted against the country on its rights record.

Lankan minister rushes to UK over travel advisory

Last Updated: Monday, September 03, 2012, 00:00

The advisory stated there was an upsurge in nationalism and anti-Western rhetoric in Sri Lanka and cautioned Britons visiting, working or residing in the country to be extra vigilant at all times.