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Five Sri Lankans held for fishing in Indian waters

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 00:47

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.

Four Sri Lankans arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 13:38

The accused arrived at the Chennai airport by a private airline from Bangkok in the wee hours today.

Sri Lankans protest visit by UN rights officials

Last Updated: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 23:32

Hundreds of Sri Lankans protested against a visit by UN officials to discuss human rights issues during the country`s civil war.

Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 16:56

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) voices concern over `hostility` towards Lankans

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 04, 2012, 16:42

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.

36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo

Last Updated: Friday, June 01, 2012, 17:14

Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka on Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.

Sri Lanka announces new scheme for dual citizenship

Last Updated: Thursday, May 17, 2012, 18:17

Sri Lanka announced a new scheme to encourage those who have settled abroad to return home under a plan to revamp its dual citizenship laws.

Centre urged to take up Tamils issue with SL

Last Updated: Monday, April 09, 2012, 17:32

The CPI-M urged the Centre to take up diplomatic efforts to ensure full rehabilitation and resettlement of the Tamil people in Sri Lanka.

Amnesty blasts Britain for deporting Sri Lankans

Last Updated: Friday, June 17, 2011, 11:02

Amnesty International accused Britain of deporting Sri Lankans despite knowing they were at risk of torture once they returned home.

Sri Lankans arrested in Mumbai, gold worth Rs 2 cr seized

Last Updated: Saturday, May 07, 2011, 21:47

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.

58 held in Lanka for illegally leaving for Australia

Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 15:52

At least 58 Sri Lankans were arrested while they were allegedly about to board a trawler to migrate to Australia illegally, police said.

17 Sri Lankans arrested in mid sea while heading for Australia

Last Updated: Sunday, February 20, 2011, 16:08

At least 17 Lankans were arrested mid-sea while they were heading towards Oz.