Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen repatriated

Fifty-one Indian and three Sri Lankan fishermen were on Tuesday repatriated to their respective countries in line with the decision taken at recent ministerial-level talks held in Colombo, a Fisheries official said. Sri Lankan Navy handed over the 51 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, arrested over the past few…

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

Joint venture to open Indo Lanka ferry connectivity

The Indo-Lanka ferry service commenced in 1914, connecting Dhanushkodi in Tamil Nadu with Talaimannar in Mannar in northwest Sri Lanka. MMBL-Pathfinder Group along with Aitken Spence and Norled AS a leading ferry operator in Norway will set up a consortium and jointly invest to re-launch the much talked…

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen in two boats off Talaimannar

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday arrested 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen belonging to Pamban, while they were fishing in Sri Lankan waters off Talaimannar, Sri Lankan naval spokesman, Capt.Akram Alavi said. “The fishermen had come in a trawler and a country boat,” Alavi said. The boats have been…

Jayalalithaa was dearly loved by her people: President

Jayalalithaa was dearly loved by her people: President

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was a leader “dearly loved by…

India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

India may patrol Palk Strait jointly with Sri Lanka

For the first time in the history of Indo-Sri Lankan negotiations on the fishing issue troubling the two…

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

Porkalathil Oru Poo’s release prospects wither with censor heat

The Madras High Court has upheld the decision of the Film Certificate Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) to deny certification…

Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

Swaraj chairs meeting on vexed fishermen issue with Lanka

In an effort to find a permanent solution to the vexed fishermen issue with Sri Lanka, External Affairs…

Plea to shift Rajiv case convict to Sri Lanka

Plea to shift Rajiv case convict to Sri Lanka

A representation to central and state governments to transfer Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Santhan, a Sri Lankan…

Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

Refugees should return, returnees are happy: SC Chandrahasan

There are about 65,000 refugees living these camps, almost half of them born here to parents who had…

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

Savant’s statues to be shipped to Sri Lanka

There is a memorable gift for the fellow Tamils of Sri Lanka from a city Tamil sangam.  Sixteen…

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