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Senior staff of Air India SATS, SriLankan Airlines held at Delhi Airport for smuggling gold

He was apprehended in the toilet of international arrival hall while handing over smuggled gold to one airport staff working as a duty manager for AISATS, Delhi, it said.

published on : 13th November 2018

Sri Lanka crisis scares tourists in fresh hit to economy

While no official figures have been given, deluxe hotels have reported cancellations and a critical decline in new bookings in the past 10 days.

published on : 5th November 2018

DMK terms Sri Lanka’s political developments ‘mysterious’

Stalin, the leader of opposition in the assembly, said the return of Sri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s new Prime Minister has shocked Tamils across the world.

published on : 28th October 2018

Nothing to see here: Sri Lanka to revoke rogue bikini ban

The signs erected by local police at Habaraduwa Beach, about 130 kilometres south of the capital Colombo, depicted a pair of western women in bikinis crossed out with a red "X".

published on : 17th October 2018

1,500 Tamil Nadu fishermen driven away by Lankan Navy: Fishermen association leader

On Friday, over 600 fishermen from Rameswaram region were chased away and fishing nets of nearly 10 boats allegedly snapped by the Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in their waters.

published on : 30th September 2018

Sri Lanka will urge UN to remove war crime charges against its troops: Maithripala Sirisena

Sirisena, who will lead a delegation to the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, will address the general debate on September 25.

published on : 14th September 2018

Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

During religious festivals, some devout Hindus sacrifice goats, chickens and buffalos, expecting good fortune in return.

published on : 12th September 2018

Issues of ethnic Tamils raised in Sri Lankan MPs meeting with Narendra Modi

Devananda later said he also urged the Indian government to help construct one lakh more houses in Tamil areas and elsewhere for the rehabilitation of civilians following the end of the decades of eth

published on : 10th September 2018

Sri Lankan watchdog seeks tough action over war missing

The newly-established Office of Missing Persons said President Sirisena should act to end the practice of keeping accused officers in service

published on : 6th September 2018

Coast Guard rescues SriLankan fishing vessel in distress

The Indian Coast Guard came to the rescue of a Sri Lankan fishing vessel, 290 nautical miles northwest of Port Blair after its engine suffered a breakdown.

published on : 21st August 2018

Sri Lanka play on second test against West Indies 'under protest' after 'ball tamper' row

SLC advised the team to take the field to ensure the continuity of the match and wish to commend the decision taken by the team to continue with the game 'under protest'.

published on : 17th June 2018

Emergency in Sri Lanka but India's T20 tri-series to go on

The BCCI has confirmed that the "situation is perfectly normal in Colombo" where the tournament is taking place, hours before India were to take on the hosts.

published on : 6th March 2018

Sri Lanka declares national state of emergency over communal violence

Sri Lanka declared national state of emergency to quell anti-Muslim violence after mobs from the majority ethnic Sinhalese population burned shops and homes.

published on : 6th March 2018

Problems aplenty at Srilanka Colony

Thousands of families residing on the Srilanka Colony, hill slope located near Machavaram in the city are facing series of problems due to lack of sanitation, drainage facility and dilapidated steps t

published on : 3rd December 2017

Team is in transition, needs some time: Lankan legend Roy Dias

Former Sri Lankan batting ace Roy Dias today asked for some time to be given to his struggling national team.

published on : 2nd December 2017
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