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LTTE funds to remain frozen in European Union countries

In 2006, the EU banned the LTTE as a terrorist organisation and has maintained the LTTE on its list.

Maldives urged to restore parliament's independence

The opposition coalition's plan to wrest the parliamentary majority was aimed at reforming the judiciary, elections commission and other bodies perceived as being partial toward Yameen.

Maldives says parliament shut for security

The political turbulence has seen the international community, including the United States, urging the Maldives to safeguard democracy.

Sri Lankan Navy rescues pair of young elephants from deep waters

Sri Lankan Navy rescues pair of young elephants from deep waters

The pair of of wild elephants were saved after the efforts of navy divers.

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, boat seized

The Sri Lankan Navy on Saturday apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen and seized their boat near Delft Island.

Four Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for alleged poaching

Four Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for alleged poaching

As per the Sri Lankan Navy, the Fast Attack Craft of the Northern Naval Command of Colombo arrested the fishermen about 9 Nm Northwest of Kovilan on Sunday.

 

Three Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The arrests were made by Sri Lankan Navy's Northern Naval Command ship when it was on routine patrol on Saturday.

Ex-LTTE leader's wife Ananthi Saseetharan sworn in as north Lanka minister

Ananthi Saseetharan was appointed as the minister of rehabilitation and women's affairs by Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran in the reshuffle of the northern council of ministers.

Sri Lanka's doctors go on strike demanding university close

The South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine is the only private university in Sri Lanka currently training medical students.

Raft capsizes in flood-hit Sri Lanka, kills three

Raft capsizes in flood-hit Sri Lanka, kills three

Three people drowned today when their makeshift raft capsized in Sri Lanka, which has been hit by its worst flooding in 14 years.

INS Shardul reaches Colombo with relief materials, two more ships enroute to island nation

India dispatched three navy ships to help in the massive rescue and relief operations launched by the island nation`s tri forces.

INS Shardul reaches Colombo with relief materials

INS Shardul reaches Colombo with relief materials

Floods and landslides, fueled by torrential rains, have so far left 91 people dead and another 110 missing.

Sri Lanka landslides, floods death toll rises to 91; over 100 missing

Floods and landslides in Sri Lanka have killed at least 91 people while more than 100 are missing after torrential rain, officials said on Friday, as soldiers fanned out in boats and in helicopters to help with rescue operations.

Diversity calls for celebration and not confrontation: Narendra Modi

Diversity calls for celebration and not confrontation: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Sinhala and Tamil communities in Sri Lanka should strengthen unity and harmony as he assured India's full support to the steps taken by Colombo to improve the living conditions of minority Tamils in the country.

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day state visit to Sri Lanka, on Friday participated in the International Vesak Day celebrations here, the biggest festival of Buddhists.

Sri Lanka says no to Chinese submarine docking

Sri Lanka says no to Chinese submarine docking

"They asked for permission for May 14 and 15 to dock in the submarine. We refused," a top defence official said on the condition of anonymity.

No deals to be signed during Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena

No deals to be signed during Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka: Maithripala Sirisena

Prime Minister Narendra Modi would only attend the UN 'Vesak Day' celebrations and no bilateral agreements will be signed during his visit to Sri Lanka next week.

16 killed as garbage dump collapses after fire in Lanka

Over 400 troops were deployed to rescue the slum dwellers adjacent to the 300-foot garbage dump.

Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide kills six, engulfs dozens of houses

A rubbish dump landslide in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo killed at least six and injured 11, hospital sources said on Friday.

India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast

The Sri Lankan Navy with assistance from India are battling a major fire on board a huge Panama-registered container carrier off the coast of Colombo.