IMF bailout just beginning of long, more difficult journey: Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe
Sri Lanka defaulted on its $46 billion foreign debt last April after nearly exhausting its foreign exchange reserves, making it almost impossible for importers to source vital goods.
Sampling sambol in Sri Lanka
Here, other heat-inducing sambols like the hot pepper and kochinai (green chilly) are also popular, especially during winters.
Airport shuttle bus goofs up, drops international passengers at domestic gate
The goof-up caused major confusion as international passengers need to clear immigration checks.
Sri Lanka's economy shrank by record 7.8 per cent last year
The data showed some improvement in Sri Lanka's fiscal position with inflation moderating to about 50 percent in February, down from a record high of 69.8 percent in September.
CM Stalin urges PM Modi to get 16 arrested TN fishermen released from Sri Lanka
As of now, 102 fishing boats of Tamil Nadu are under Lankan custody and six boats released by the neighbouring country "are yet to be repatriated to India."
CM seeks PM’s intervention for fishers’ release
The CM said as of now 102 fishing boats are under Lankan custody and six boats that were released by Lanka are yet to be repatriated.
Sri Lankan Navy arrests 16 fishermen off Nagai coast
Fisherfolk representatives from the two districts have sought action from the state government to repatriate their colleagues and retrieve the boats.
20-year-old Sri Lankan refugee attempts suicide at police station
A 20-year-old Sri Lankan refugee from the Thapathi rehabilitation centre allegedly attempted to take the extreme step at Ettayapuram police station on Friday during inquiries.
'Lankan Tamils’ attempt to flee to New Zealand foiled'
Three other Sri Lankan Tamils, who acted as “agents” to facilitate their voyage, have also been taken into custody, the police said.
Supreme Court directs TN to reconsider early release of Sri Lankan convict
Considering earlier orders, a bench of Justices AS Oka and Rajesh Bindal noted that the petitioner intended to go back to Sri Lanka pursuant to his release.
Reconsider premature release of Lankan man incarcerated for 35 yrs: SC tells TN Govt
The top court was hearing a plea filed by petitioner Rajan who has challenged the state's February 12, 2021 order rejecting his prayer for a grant of premature release.
Six fishermen injured in Sri Lankan navy ‘assault’
Around 4 am on Thursday, the fishermen were fishing about a dozen nautical miles off Kodiyakarai when the Sri Lankan personnel confronted them.
Absconding criminal from Sri Lanka caught in Mandapam
Following an inquiry, Mandapam law and order police booked the man under the Passport Act on the same day.
With no money to print ballot papers, Sri Lanka set to postpone local elections
The president previously said elections were impossible as state revenue was insufficient to pay salaries, pensions and maintain essential services.
Madras High Court tells Centre to consider issuing passport to girl born to SL couple
Justice GR Swaminathan, while passing the order, said she was born and brought up in India and was not in a position to go to Sri Lanka and request a Sri Lankan passport.
Five more Lankan Tamils reach Rameswaram
All of them were lodged at Mandapam refugee camp in the evening.
Casinos, corruption, fake prophet: Inside Sri Lanka's dismal T20 World Cup in Australia
A man claiming to be a prophet had established considerable influence over some team members and key officials.
Lankan publisher to enthral bookworms at Chennai Book Fair
This is the first time a Lankan publishing house has set up a stall at Chennai book fair
Canada bars Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa brothers over rights abuses
International observers estimate that up to 40,000 civilians from the ethnic Tamil minority were killed during the war's final months in an indiscriminate bombing and clearance campaign.
Association seeks release of six Lankan fishermen detained ‘illegally’ in TN
The South Asian Fishermen Fraternity has demanded the release of six Sri Lankan fishermen, who have been detained in legal custody for 50 days.
AAI gives target to airports to achieve 100% use of Green Energy by 2024
Loss of seniority of candidates recommended earlier 'matter of grave concern': SC Collegium
Former Karnataka CM S M Krishna, industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla get Padma awards
IND VS AUS: Australia post 269 despite fine bowling efforts from Hardik, Kuldeep
Indian mission in London's security heightened as British Sikh groups call for protests
HC declares void divorce given to Indian couple by US court, orders husband to pay wife Rs 25L