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READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 18:05

READ: Full text of Sri Lanka`s apology to Modi, Jaya — An article published by Sri Lankan defence website led to political furore on Friday accompanied by protests cutting across party lines demanding an apology and that India severe ties with the island nation.

Article row: Lankan Defence Ministry tenders unqualified apology to Modi, Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 17:23

Facing immense outrage over an alleged derogatory article posted on Sri Lankan army`s website, the island nation`s Defence Ministry on Friday tendered unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated because of Sri Lanka policy: Natwar Singh

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 10:09

Former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has claimed that ex-prime minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated because of his Sri Lanka policy.

Jacques Kallis is one of greatest all-rounders in cricket history: ICC

Jacques Kallis is one of greatest all-rounders in cricket history: ICC

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:37

In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson today said the legendary South African all-rounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the game.

Security fears prevented Rajapaksa from attending CWG

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 00:32

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa skipped the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because of possible security threats from the Tamil diaspora groups based in the UK, a top minister said on Thursday.

Graeme Smith praises team for regaining top spot in Tests

Graeme Smith praises team for regaining top spot in Tests

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 18:34

South Africa`s former captain Graeme Smith has praised the team for regaining the top spot in the ICC Test ranking.

Arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan navy raised in Lok Sabha

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 23:26

The issue of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy was raised by an AIADMK member in the Lok Sabha with a demand that Indian government should address this problem.

Tamils issue an internal matter of Sri Lanka: Chari

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:03

Seshadri Chari, the National Convener of BJP`s Foreign Policy Cell, denied a report quoting him as saying that India has told Sri Lanka that the Tamils issue should be resolved for making progress on bilateral trade and commerce.

Centre`s approach negative on Lanka: Karunanidhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 23:37

Charging the BJP-led Union government with pursuing a "negative approach" in dealing with Sri Lanka by supporting it, DMK chief M Karunanidhi today urged the Centre to adopt a stance protective of Tamils there.

Pope to visit Sri Lanka, Philippines in January: Official

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 22:40

Pope Francis will travel to Sri Lanka and the Philippines in January for his second trip to a continent where evangelisation is a big priority for the Catholic Church, the Vatican said today.

Jaya writes to PM for immediate release of Tamil fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 21:57

A few hours after Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking immediate release of total 93 fishermen and 62 boats.

Don`t take part in Lanka defence meet, Vaiko urges Centre

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 15:22

MDMK, an ally of BJP in Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday urged the Union government to not participate in a defence conference which is to be hosted by Sri Lanka next month.