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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 12:46

Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.

Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 04:31

A group of 157 migrants, thought to be Sri Lankan asylum seekers, arrived at a detention camp in Australia, government officials said on Monday, after having been held at sea by authorities for almost a month.

Asylum-seekers kept at sea by Australia to seek compensation

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 16:04

A group of 157 asylum-seekers held for weeks on the high seas on an Australian customs vessel will seek compensation for their treatment, their lawyers said Monday.

Sri Lanka victory push held up by rain in Colombo

Sri Lanka victory push held up by rain in Colombo

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:09

Sri Lanka`s hopes of securing a series-levelling victory over South Africa were thwarted by two rain delays on the fifth morning of the second test that restricted play to just 30 minutes on Monday.

Sri Lankan asylum seekers arrive in Australia after weeks held at sea

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:11

A group of 157 Sri Lankan asylum seekers who were held at sea by Australian authorities for almost a month, sparking a legal challenge against their detention, have arrived at a detention camp on mainland Australia, government officials said on Monday.

CWG 2014: Anaka reaches women`s plate final in squash

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 09:43

Indian squash player Anaka Alankamony earned a 3-1 win over Mihiliya Methsarani of Sri Lanka to enter the women`s plate final at the Commonwealth Games here Sunday.

Only fresh meeting between TN-SL fishermen will solve problems

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 18:21

Only a fresh meeting between fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka will solve the problems of the fishing community of the state, TNCC president B S Gnanadesikan said here on Sunday.

India to inform Lanka about terror cloud on Colombo by Pak Embassy official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 16:32

India will be informing Sri Lanka about an official working with the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo who was allegedly playing a key role in planning terror strikes at the behest of ISI on the US and Israeli consulates in the southern part of this country.

`India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:53

India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said.

`India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 18:59

India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said.

Hashim Amla leads South Africa fightback on day two

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:44

Hashim Amla faced a stern test of character in his first series as captain after South Africa lost three key wickets against a determined Sri Lankan bowling attack in the second Test Friday.

Allow UN investigators probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka into India: Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 22:49

UN officials probing human rights violations in Sri Lanka must be given visas to visit India, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said Thursday.