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Sri Lanka frees 20 Indian fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 20:53

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.

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

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 11:39

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.

Severe cylonic storm stationary between Chennai and Trincomalee

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 13:35

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.

Sri Lanka hardens stand on pact to lease oil storage to IOC

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 15:44

Hardening its stance, Sri Lanka has refused to sign a decade old agreement to lease the Trincomalee strategic oil storages to a unit of Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and is blocking the Indian firm's plans to set up a bitumen plant in the island nation.

NTPC, Ceylon Electricity Board incorporate JV in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 23:21

NTPC along with Ceylon Electricity Board has incorporated 'Trincomalee Power Company Ltd', a joint venture that would set up a 500 MW coal-based power plant in Sri Lanka.

Lanka, US military conduct joint `humanitarian` exercise

Last Updated: Saturday, April 17, 2010, 15:57

Sri Lankan and American military personnel have conducted a joint "humanitarian" exercise in the eastern Trincomalee region, with the focus on addressing complex challenges and providing assistance to disaster-hit people.