The Sri Lankan government has sought help from India and the UN to help evacuate Sri Lankans who are caught up in the war in Yemen, a government official said on Monday.
Five Sri Lankan fishermen were taken into custody by marine police in Odisha’s Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday for fishing in Indian waters, an official said.
The accused arrived at the Chennai airport by a private airline from Bangkok in the wee hours today.
Hundreds of Sri Lankans protested against a visit by UN officials to discuss human rights issues during the country`s civil war.
The Sri Lankan government has issued a travel warning following a spate of incidents targeting Sri Lankan nationals, the Sri Lankan foreign office said.
CPI(M) on Tuesday said nothing should be done to disturb people-to-people relations whatever be the Lankan government`s approach towards the Tamil issue.
Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka on Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.
Amnesty International accused Britain of deporting Sri Lankans despite knowing they
were at risk of torture once they returned home.
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence
has arrested seven Sri Lankan nationals alongwith an Indian
and seized gold biscuits worth about Rs 2 crore in the
international market from them.
At least 58 Sri Lankans were
arrested while they were allegedly about to board a trawler to
migrate to Australia illegally, police said.
At least 17 Lankans were arrested mid-sea while they were heading towards Oz.
Greeting Sri Lankans on New Year celebrations, US Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton Wednesday said the festival is an opportunity for
them to work together to build a democratic nation defined by respect for human rights.
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