Lanka only leasing out oil tanks to India: Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka will only lease out oil tanks to India under the proposed deal to jointly operate a strategic oil facility in the eastern port district of Trincomalee, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.

May 06, 2017, 15:05 PM IST

Indian Naval vessels to reach Sri Lanka's east coast for drill today

Four Indian Navy vessels will arrive in Sri Lanka on Friday to hold a three-day training exercise for Lankan Navy personnel in the country's east coast.

Mar 27, 2015, 09:36 AM IST

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.

Mar 13, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

Sri Lanka frees 20 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka has freed at least 20 Indian fishermen, even as the foreign ministers from the two countries spoke over phone to resolve the issue.

Jan 14, 2014, 20:53 PM IST

TN CM writes to PM against Indo-Sri Lankan military exercise

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Saturday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to recall the two ships and Coast Guard personnel participating in the event in the island nation.

Dec 21, 2013, 11:39 AM IST

Severe cylonic storm stationary between Chennai and Trincomalee

Very severe cyclonic storm `Madi` over the Bay of Bengal remained stationary between Chennai and Triconamalee in Sri Lanka and would weaken gradually, India Meterological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

Dec 09, 2013, 13:35 PM IST