29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: India and Sri Lanka on Friday held a first joint committee on fisheries during which the island nation emphasized the need to set up a joint interrogation mechanism for speedy release of fishermen, if held by any side.
29 Aug 2014
Lucknow: Accusing the BJP of blowing out of proportion minor incidents of violence in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday affirmed that there is no law and order problem in the state and the government is keeping a close watch on all "troublemakers".
27 Aug 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court said the issues affecting the Tamil Nadu fishermen including the release of those languishing in Sri Lankan jails could be resolved only through political and diplomatic channels as it has no jurisdiction to issue direction to a foreign government.
23 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure ‘equality, dignity, justice and self-respect’ for its Tamil minority. Modi made the appeal when a six-member delegation of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Sri Lanka's main Tamil political party, called on him.
27 Aug 2014
Colombo: Six global human rights groups have jointly asked Sri Lankan government, country’s President and member states of the Human Rights Council to stop intimidating them and ensure that nobody faced retaliation for cooperating with the UN.
25 Aug 2014
Tochigi: A gearbox issue cost Narain Karthikeyan a points finish after a crazy, incident-packed Super Formula round four that concluded on Sunday.
04 Aug 2014
Chennai: A junior cricket team from Sri Lanka, which arrived in Chennai to participate in a private tournament, was sent back home on Monday owing to security concerns, senior police officials said.
18 Aug 2014
Mumbai: Mahela Jayawardene closed the curtain on an illustrious test career on Monday, leaving a huge gap in the Sri Lanka batting order as well as the dressing room, which the island country will find difficult to bridge.
16 Aug 2014
Rameswaram (TN): Sri Lankan navy on Saturday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.
14 Aug 2014
Sydney: A senior judge questioned on Thursday whether the Australian government has the authority to detain asylum seekers on the high seas and send them to another country after scores of Sri Lankans were kept at sea and then moved to a remote island.