23 Mar 2015
Colombo: A large number of Tamils in Sri Lanka on Monday held demonstrations in the North and Eastern provinces, demanding an international probe into the alleged human rights violations during the last phase of war with the LTTE.
27 Mar 2015
Beijing: The stalemate over the USD 1.5 billion Chinese funded Colombo Port City project has ended following Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's talks with Chinese leaders, China's state-run media reported on Friday.
28 Mar 2015
Kuala Lumpur: A close aide of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Saturday claimed that the founder of the 'Art of Living' has received death threats in Malaysia from the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group.
25 Mar 2015
Chennai: At the third round of bilateral talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen held here on Tuesday, the Indian fishermen gave a seven point plea including nod to fish in the island nation territory for 83 days in a year which their Lankan counterparts said they would consider.
21 Mar 2015
Colombo: A decision by President Maithripala Sirisena to allow the singing of the Sri Lankan national anthem in Tamil has sparked a row, with the move coming under attack from his own Sri Lankan Freedom Party (SLFP).
20 Mar 2015
Beijing: Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil-dominated Jaffna as "interference" in Sri Lanka's affairs, an official Chinese thinktank on Friday said the recent "incidents" in Sino-Lankan ties are sufficient to "merit Beijing's attention."
17 Mar 2015
Colombo: Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse has decided to contest for the Prime Ministership in the Parliamentary elections scheduled to be held after April 23.
13 Mar 2015
Colombo: Breaking a 28-year-long hiatus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday embarked on an important visit to Sri Lanka with the message that India favoured a life of equality, justice, peace and dignity for Tamils in its "new journey" of peace and reconciliation.
14 Mar 2015
Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Jaffna, becoming the first Indian premier to set foot in the war-ravaged town in Sri Lanka's Tamil-dominated Northern Province, where he handed over homes built with Indian assistance to displaced local Tamils.
14 Mar 2015
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will accompany visiting Indian premier Narendra Modi during his historic visit to the country's war-ravaged northern region.