Sri Lankan court orders war-missing kin held

A Sri Lankan court today ordered the detention and questioning of a woman who has been searching for a 15-year-old son who is among the country`s war missing, a rights activist said. Her 13-year-old daughter was referred to child care officials.

Judicial remand of fishermen extended

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday extended the judicial remand of 39 fishermen of Karaikal and Rameswaram, arrested by the Lankan navy last month for allegedly fishing in their waters, fishermen association sources said.

Fishermen return from Sri Lanka

Thirty four fishermen from Tamil Nadu, set free by a Sri Lankan court after their arrest in July by the island navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line, arrived at Mandapam near here on Saturday.

Lankan court orders release of 27 TN fishermen

A Sri lankan court has ordered the release of 27 fishermen who were taken into custody by the Lankan navy recently along with their four boats.