Sri Lankan court bans demonstrations in Jaffna

 A Sri Lankan court today banned demonstrations in Tamil-dominated Northern Province capital Jaffna amid planned protests demanding the release of 130 people who have been take into custody for rioting over arrests of rape and murder suspects.

PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday night returned home after wrapping up his five-day three- nation tour.

PM Narendra Modi visits Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka​
PM Narendra Modi visits Jaffna, seeks respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka​

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Jaffna, becoming the first Indian premier to set foot in the war-ravaged town in Sri Lanka`s Tamil-dominated Northern Province, where he handed over homes built with Indian assistance to displaced local Tamils.

Sri Lanka: PM Modi offers prayer at sacred Mahabodhi tree in Anuradhapura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a visit to Sri Lanka's ancient capital Anuradhapura and offered prayers at the sacred Mahabodhi tree in a move aimed at projecting India's Buddhist links in the region.

PM Narendra Modi returns to Colombo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday returned to Colombo from Jaffna in C-130 J Indian Air Force aircraft.

PM Modi visits Jaffna: As it happened
PM Modi visits Jaffna: As it happened

Narendra Modi landed in Jaffna on Saturday, becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit Sri Lanka`s war-ravaged northern Tamil heartland.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka`s Tamil heartland Jaffna today
PM Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka`s Tamil heartland Jaffna today

Narendra Modi will travel to Jaffna on Saturday, becoming the first Indian prime minister to visit Sri Lanka`s Tamil heartland, a day after urging greater autonomy for the island`s biggest minority after a decades-long ethnic war.

Sri Lanka frees 86 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka on Friday released 86 Indian fishermen as a goodwill measure to mark the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the island nation.

DNA: A glance at PM Narendra Modi's Mauritius inning

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Also watch: Zee Media reporter Rahul Sinha's exclusive report from Jaffna, Sri Lanka

PM Modi to provide 50,000 homes in Jaffna

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will provide 50,000 homes in Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Zee Media Exclusive report from Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Watch Zee Media Exclusive report from Jaffna, Sri Lanka only on Zee News.

Three-nation tour shows India's priorities: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he looked forward to his tour of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka beginning on Tuesday and that the tour reflected India's foreign policy priorities.

Narendra Modi's three-nation tour: PM to address Lankan Parliament, visit Jaffna

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-nation visit beginning on March 10, PM said on Sunday that he was looking forward to enhance India's ties with the friendly Indian Ocean countries of Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.

PM Modi to visit Jaffna, address Parliament during Lanka visit
PM Modi to visit Jaffna, address Parliament during Lanka visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit former LTTE-stronghold Jaffna in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated north and address the Parliament here during his three-day visit to the country next week.

Sri Lanka slaps 90-day detention on France-bound woman

Sri Lankan authorities on Thursday extended by 90 days the detention of a suspected former Tamil rebel fighter arrested as she was returning to her home in France, police said.

Sushma Swaraj to travel to Lanka this week before PM Modi's visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive here on Friday to set the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka, the first bilateral visit to the country by an Indian premier in over 25 years.

Lanka announces sops to Tamils ahead of Sirisena's India visit

 The new Sri Lankan government on Thursday announced a series of conciliatory measures aimed at the Tamil minority in the war-ravaged northern province, just days ahead of President Maithripala Sirisena's maiden visit to India.

Sri Lankan Tamils defy alleged intimidation to vote

Sri Lankan Tamils went to the polls in large numbers on Thursday, defying what the opposition said were attempts to discourage voting in the heavily militarised Jaffna peninsula, where President Mahinda Rajapakse is widely disliked.

38 Indian fishermen on fast unto death in Lanka jail

At least 38 Indian fishermen lodged in Sri Lanka's Jaffna prison for alleged poaching are on a fast unto death demanding their early release.

Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

  In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.