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Sri Lankan navy personnel chases TN fishermen off Katchatheevu islet, cut fishing nets

Fishing nets of six boats of Tamil Nadu fishermen were allegedly cut by Sri Lankan naval personnel, who also chased away more than 400 fishermen off Katchatheevu islet.

Rajya Sabha MPs seek Govt intervention to get fishermen released

Members in Rajya Sabha today sought government intervention in ensuring the release of a large number of Indian fishermen, arrested by the Sri Lankan navy in the recent past.

Lankan police arrests former president Rajapaksa's eldest son

Lankan police arrests former president Rajapaksa's eldest son

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's eldest son was arrested on Monday over alleged financial irregularities in connection with a USD 650 million real-estate project in Colombo involving an Indian firm.

China-Lanka ties have no effect on others: Chinese Minister

Chinese Foreign Minister is on a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka ahead of President Maithripala Sirisena's China visit later this month.

Act against Sri Lanka, Jayalalithaa tells PM Modi

Act against Sri Lanka, Jayalalithaa tells PM Modi

Jayalalithaa said: "India must take strong diplomatic offensive to uphold the rights and interests of Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu."

Sri Lankan PM hopeful of resolving fishing issue with India

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Thursday expressed hope that the fishermen issue with India would be resolved as talks were going on at different levels, even as more than 40 Indian fishermen have been arrested by Lankan Navy this month.

Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018

Sri Lanka intends to become completely demilitarised by 2018, the government said Wednesday, a significant announcement that will end the army`s involvement in civilian life after decades of ethnic war.

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

Sri Lankan Navy apprehends five Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended five Indian fishermen and detained their fishing boat in the early morning hours on Sunday.

WATCH: What a grab! Eng vs SL - Danushka Gunathilaka pulls off unreal catch

WATCH: What a grab! Eng vs SL - Danushka Gunathilaka pulls off unreal catch

The Sri Lankan pulled off an incredible catch to dismiss Eoin Morgan for 22.

England vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI: Jason Roy's stunning knock powers hosts to victory

England vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI: Jason Roy's stunning knock powers hosts to victory

It was England`s second highest successful one-day run chase - and they did it in 42 overs.

Playing with lives of soldiers? Jawans in Siachen may have been given substandard snow suits to fight -60 deg C

Playing with lives of soldiers? Jawans in Siachen may have been given substandard snow suits to fight -60 deg C

Substandard snow suits were supplied to Indian Army jawans posted at icy peaks of Siachen Glacier.

Sachin Tendulkar fans fume after Kumar Sangakkara omits 'God of Cricket' from all-time XI

Sachin Tendulkar fans fume after Kumar Sangakkara omits 'God of Cricket' from all-time XI

On being repeatedly questioned, Kumar offered a clarification over Tendulkar's omission.

REVEALED: Why Kumar Sangakkara left Sachin Tendulkar out of his All Time XI

REVEALED: Why Kumar Sangakkara left Sachin Tendulkar out of his All Time XI

No Indian other than Rahul Dravid made the cut in his elite team.

U.N. urges Sri Lanka to rein in military, prosecute war crimes

Sri Lanka must prosecute war crimes committed during the long civil war with Tamil rebels to win the confidence of the Tamil minority.

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

Jayalalithaa urges PM Narendra Modi to get fishermen released from Sri Lanka

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said the boat which carried five fishermen from Tamil Nadu last week "drifted ashore" due to an engine snag.

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Alex Hales, Jason Roy power hosts to crushing win

England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI: Alex Hales, Jason Roy power hosts to crushing win

England lead the five-match series 1-0 after the first match in Nottingham was tied.

Sri Lanka's parliament votes in favour of right to information bill

Sri Lanka's parliament on Friday voted in favour of a Right to Information (RTI) bill which had failed to get approval for several years.

Pakistan court indicts 6 LeJ men in 2009 Sri Lanka team attack case

The LeJ members charged by the court are Obaidullah, Javed Anwar, Ibrahim Khalil, Abdul Wahab, Zubair and Adnan Arshad.

Kumar Sangakkara becomes second Sri Lankan to breach 19000-run mark in first-class cricket

Kumar Sangakkara becomes second Sri Lankan to breach 19000-run mark in first-class cricket

The only Sri Lankan with more runs than him is Gehan Mendis.

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena  issues new directives for arrests under Prevention of Terrorism Act

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena issues new directives for arrests under Prevention of Terrorism Act

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a series of new directives to be followed by the police and security forces when arresting and detaining persons suspected of terrorism under the much criticized Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).