Srilanka

Jaishankar holds talks with Lankan minister; Indian projects to boost Lankan economy discussed

During the "detailed" virtual meeting, Jaishankar also raised the issue of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody and urged for their early release as a humanitarian gesture.

published on : 15th January 2022

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 12 more Indian fishermen for alleged poaching; total number reaches 55

The new arrests comes a day after the Navy arrested 43 Indian fishermen and seized six fishing trawlers in seas Southeast of the Delft Island in Jaffna.

published on : 20th December 2021

Sri Lankan government offers compensation to kin of lynched factory manager in Pakistan

The Cabinet spokesman said that the amount would be paid from the employees' welfare fund of the Foreign Employment Bureau.

published on : 7th December 2021

Pakistan PM Imran dials Sri Lanka's President, assures justice to lynched Sri Lankan national

Khan said that there will be no mercy to the mob which lynched Sri Lankan national and told Rajapaksa that 113 people have been arrested so far.

published on : 5th December 2021

Why was this young woman from Kerala studying in Zurich not allowed to board a plane?

Bibiya says that she followed all rules and regulations for international travel.

published on : 18th November 2021

Lahiru Kumara, Liton Das fined for breaching ICC code of conduct

After getting involved in a heated exchange of words, the two cricketers tried getting physical with each other on the field forcing the umpire and the other players to intervene.

published on : 25th October 2021

Indian football team hits new low: Chhetri and boys held to goalless draw by 205th ranked Sri Lanka

The seven-time champions paid the price of not creating enough chances and wasting those they got against a Sri Lankan side 98 places below them in the FIFA rankings.

published on : 7th October 2021

Sri Lanka won't be allowed to be used for any activity against India: President Rajapaksa

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla exchanged views with Rajapaksa on a wide range of issues, including post-pandemic economy revival.

published on : 5th October 2021

Indian envoy calls on Sri Lankan Prime Minister, discusses ways to strengthen bilateral ties

"We discussed areas in which both nations can work together to mutually benefit each other," the Sri Lankan PM tweeted.

published on : 30th September 2021

Dhawan completes 6000 ODI runs, becomes 10th Indian to do so

Dhawan completed the landmark while his team was chasing a target of 263 at the R Premdasa Stadium.

published on : 19th July 2021

Kuldeep Yadav takes baby steps towards rediscovering mojo

The left-arm wrist-spinner took two key wickets in his nine overs in the first ODI on Sunday and gave away only 48 runs in a spell that should reinstate some of his lost confidence.

published on : 18th July 2021

Sri Lanka marks Chinese Communist Party's centenary anniversary with commemorative coins

This is for the first time ever that Sri Lanka has issued coins to honour a political party of a foreign country.

published on : 7th July 2021

Americans advised to avoid travelling to Bhutan, Sri Lanka

The State Department also urged Americans to "reconsider travel to Sri Lanka due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Sri Lanka due to terrorism".

published on : 7th July 2021

Dhawan's focus will be to score runs and secure spot in T20 WC squad: Laxman

Laxman said Dhawan might be leading the side but he has to be amongst runs in the Sri Lanka series considering the stiff competition for the opening spot in T20 World Cup squad.

published on : 5th July 2021

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
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