Chennai/UNI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin has urged External Affairs Minister Dr. S.Jaishankar to secure the immediate release of 23 fishermen apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy along with their five boats yesterday.
Nagapattinam/UNI: Sri Lankan Navy arrested 14 Indian fishermen and seized a mechanized fishing boat on the charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and indulging in illegal poaching in their territorial waters late on Wednesday night.
New Delhi: Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda met with the National Security Advisor of India Ajit Kumar Doval recently and discussed the current status of the relations between India and Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan Defence Minister Premitha Bandara Tennakoon appreciated India's continued support to the Sri Lanka Armed Forces during his meeting with Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan.
Colombo/UNI: India will continue providing training to the Sri Lankan armed forces and has done so even in "challenging times", Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said on Saturday.
Geneva/United Nations: India abstained from voting on a resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Colombo/UNI: Thirty-two Sri Lankans go abroad every hour to escape the serious economic crisis that has gripped the country, Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society Karu Jayasuriya said in his remarks published on Monday.
Colombo: India said on Tuesday that it remains supportive of Sri Lanka as it battles its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
Colombo: India has emerged as the highest bilateral lender of crisis-hit Sri Lanka, overtaking China, media reports said on Monday.
Colombo: Mahasangh from Sri Lanka has wished Indian PM Narendra Modi as he turned 72 recently.
Colombo/IBNS: Malnutrition will rise in the face of increased poverty and high food prices induced by the current economic crisis, the Sri Lanka Medical Nutrition Association, the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, the Dieticians Association and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) People’s Forum informed.
Colombo: Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay has handed over a statue of Maitri Buddha brought from India to Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, officials said on Saturday.
New Delhi/UNI: Reacting sharply to the views expressed by the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong, Indian High Commission in Colombo Saturday lashed out at him, saying "his violation of basic diplomatic etiquette may be a personal trait" and his views about India "may be coloured by how his own country behaves".
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)/UNI: The Sri Lankan Navy on Monday arrested 10 Indian fishermen and confiscated their mechanized fishing trawler on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and indulging in unlawful poaching in their territorial waters.
Colombo: The Foundation for Buddhist Brotherhood of Sri Lanka has greeted India recently as the nation celebrated its IndependenceDay on Monday.