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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…

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…

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 her people.” In a tweet following Jayalalithaa’s death on Monday, Sirisena expressed…

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 countries, India has agreed to “consider” Sri Lanka’s proposal for jointly patrolling…

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 to Bengaluru-based filmmaker K. Ganeshan’s Tamil film Porkalathil Oru Poo (A flower…

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 Minister Sushma Swaraj today held a high-level meeting with various stakeholders and…

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 national, to a prison in his country of origin, has been prepared…

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 fled by boats from the Eelam war zones. Almost 10,000 refugees have…

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 impressive statues of the Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar, made in Chennai, will be…

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

Jayalalithaa: The leading lady of Tamil Nadu

In winning Tamil Nadu for a second straight term, J Jayalalithaa not only bucked the three-decade-old trend of yo yo politics in the state, but also proved wrong her detractors…