Sri Lankan

Three Sri Lankans died of blood clots after COVID-19 jab: Health Minister

Pavithra Wanniarachchi, replying to an Opposition query in Parliament, said that at least six people had complained of having blood clots.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Sri Lankan Tamils vote in Gavi where there’s not even phone network

He was talking to TNIE after casting his vote at the Kerala Forest Development Corporation (KFDC) office at Gavi in ward III of Seethathodu grama panchayat on Tuesday.

published on : 7th April 2021

Gotabaya Rajapaksa thanks Xi Jinping for China's vote against UNHRC resolution against Sri Lanka

During the telephone conversation on Monday, Xi pushed the Sri Lankan leader to speed up Beijing's major infrastructure projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

published on : 30th March 2021

Arrested by Sri Lankan Navy, 14 fishers return home

The Karaikal fishers had to wait for some more time due to the legal process they had already been subjected to.

published on : 29th March 2021

Sri Lanka releases all 54 Indian fishermen arrested this week

Upon their arrest, the Indian High Commission here said that they were providing consular assistance to the arrested fishermen.

published on : 27th March 2021

Nagai, Ramanathapuram fishermen return home

As many as 20 fishermen from Nagapattinam arrested by Sri Lankan Navy returned in their trawlers to Nagapattinam on Friday night after being released.  

published on : 27th March 2021

VCK, CPM condemn arrest of 54 Tamil fishermen by Lankan Navy

VCK, CPM condemned the Sri Lanka government for arresting 54 fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Karaikkal.

published on : 27th March 2021

54 Indian fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested at least 54 fishermen from Nagapattinam, Karaikal and Ramanathapuram for allegedly fishing across the International Maritime Boundary Line.

published on : 26th March 2021

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 54 Indian fishermen, seize five trawlers

Two more Indian fishing vessels with 20 personnel for engaging in trawling were arrested about 7 nautical miles off Pesalai, Mannar and 5 nautical miles off the Iranativu Island, the statement said.

published on : 25th March 2021

Need more aid for kin of fishers killed by Lankan Navy, says PIL

According to the petitioner, the four died when a Sri Lankan vessel collided with the Indian fishing trawler, ultimately sinking it. 

published on : 23rd March 2021

Drugs and arms seized from Sri Lankan boats

The Indian Coast Guard intercepted three Sri Lankan fishing boats near Lakshadweep islands and seized a huge cache of drugs from them.

published on : 19th March 2021

Vellapallam fishermen allege assault, robbery by Sri Lankans on sea

Three fishermen from from Vellapallam in Nagapattinam district were allegedly assaulted and robbed by unidentified Sri Lankans at the sea on Tuesday night.

published on : 18th March 2021

India consistently calling upon Sri Lanka to fulfill aspirations of Tamil people: Govt in LS

Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka in January and the Tamil issue figured in his meetings in Colombo.

published on : 17th March 2021

Sri Lankan government will not rush through process to ban burqas: Cabinet Spokesman

Muslims make up about 9% of the 22 million people in Sri Lanka, where Buddhists account for more than 70% of the population.

published on : 16th March 2021

Tamil Nadu elections 2021: 'We are noticed only during poll bugle', say Sri Lankan refugees

While voting rights may not be a panacea to all their problems, the refugees believe they would be able to voice their demands better.

published on : 15th March 2021
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