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50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

50 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

The Sri Lankan Navy arrested 50 Indian fishermen off Point Pedro in Jaffna on Monday, on charges of poaching in Sri Lankan waters. As many as seven trawlers in their…

‘Press Centre to get fishermen freed’

‘Press Centre to get fishermen freed’

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa should send a delegation of ministers and fishermen leaders to New Delhi to press the Centre for steps to free fishermen and their boats from Sri Lanka.…

Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal to bide time over new faces

Man Utd manager Louis van Gaal to bide time over new faces

Louis van Gaal will not rush to make signings despite being forced to employ a wing-back system in his opening games as Manchester United boss. The Dutchman used a 3-4-1-2…

Amazing Spider-Man 3 and Sinister Six get release update

Amazing Spider-Man 3 and Sinister Six get release update

The Amazing Spider-Man spin-off film, Sinister Six, has been given a release date. Columbia Pictures has announced that the movie will be released in November 2016, during San Diego’s Comic-Con.…

Students begin testimony at South Korea ferry trial

Students begin testimony at South Korea ferry trial

Students who survived South Korea’s ferry disaster have begun testifying at the trial of the ship’s crew. The students are giving evidence via video link from a district court near…

Most of 157 are ‘economic migrants': govt

Most of 157 are ‘economic migrants': govt

The federal government says most of the 157 asylum seekers detained at sea for weeks by Customs are Indian, not Sri Lankan. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says most of the…

Pak. official recruited Sri Lankan Tamils for recce

Pak. official recruited Sri Lankan Tamils for recce

U.S. and Israeli consulates in Chennai and Bangalore were the targets The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has prepared a dossier to be handed over to Sri Lankan officials with details…

China-Sri Lanka ties at new high, focusing on trade, investment: ambassador

China-Sri Lanka ties at new high, focusing on trade, investment: ambassador

China and Sri Lanka’s cooperation has grown significantly, the Chinese ambassador has said, noting that greater trade relations and mutual understanding would further enhance bilateral ties. Chinese investment is in…

‘India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade’

‘India told Lanka to resolve Tamil issue for better trade’

India has told Sri Lanka that it needs to resolve the Tamil issue for making progress in bilateral trade and commerce, a senior BJP leader has said. “We have told…

India to import rice bran from neighbours

India to import rice bran from neighbours

Soon, India will import rice bran from its neighbours, including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Myanmar. This follows the government doing away with a customs duty in this regard, against a duty of…