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Parents of Thai ex-princess arrested for lese majeste

Parents of Thai ex-princess arrested for lese majeste

The parents of a former Thai princess have been detained under the lese majeste law, the strict defamation rules that protect the royal family. Srirasmi Suwadee’s parents confessed that they…

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think

Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka’s foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would…

40 Sri Lankan refugees back home

40 Sri Lankan refugees back home

Emotional ties and personal aspirations of Sri Lankan refugees living in India drew them back to their homeland. About 40 refugees from various camps in Tamil Nadu voluntarily left for…

Guide Peace Efforts in Sri Lanka

Guide Peace Efforts in Sri Lanka

(By Prof. Suryanarayan) The recent visit of Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena to New Delhi has opened a new chapter in India-Sri Lanka relations. During the earlier regime, bilateral relations…

43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

At least 43 fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been reportedly arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas. According to reports, Sri Lankan and Indian…

Port City project risks environmental hazards

Port City project risks environmental hazards

A collective of social activists and several environmental organistions point out that the proposed Port City project will have severe environmental consequences. The representatives were addressing the media in Colombo…

Rajendra Pachauri: India bail for ex-UN climate chief

Rajendra Pachauri: India bail for ex-UN climate chief

An Indian court has granted interim bail to former UN climate change panel head Rajendra Pachauri, who is facing charges of sexual harassment. The court order bans him from leaving…

South Korean court decriminalises adultery

South Korean court decriminalises adultery

South Korea’s top court has ruled that adultery is no longer a crime, revoking a 1953 law under which cheating spouses could be jailed for up to two years. South…

New Delhi to expand ties with Indian ocean nations

New Delhi to expand ties with Indian ocean nations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to four Indian Ocean nations may see New Delhi expanding its existing maritime cooperation framework with Sri Lanka and the Maldives to include Mauritius…

Singapore to extend fullest cooperation to Sri Lanka at international forums

Singapore to extend fullest cooperation to Sri Lanka at international forums

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Law of Singapore K. Shanmugam praised the new Sri Lankan government’s efforts for development and reconciliation. Stating this when he called on President Maithripala Sirisena…

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