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Special flight to bring back stranded Sri Lankan pilgrims

Special flight to bring back stranded Sri Lankan pilgrims

SriLankan Airlines and Mihin Lanka have arranged a special flight to bring back a group of 120 pilgrims who were stranded in the Buddhist holy city of Bodh Gaya(Buddha Gaya) by the floods that have ravaged parts of India. MORE..

December 5, 2015  02:32 pm|

Vaiko detained during protest against draft US resolution

Vaiko detained during protest against draft US resolution

MDMK general secretary Vaiko and representatives from 32 organisations were detained on Monday morning after they threatened to lay siege to the U.S. Consulate in Chennai following a rally condemning the draft U.S. resolution for a domestic investigation into the alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka. MORE..

September 29, 2015  10:28 am|

Sri Lankan flight suffers hydraulic problem after landing in Chennai

Sri Lankan flight suffers hydraulic problem after landing in Chennai

116 passengers and crew members of a Sri Lankan Airlines flight had a narrow escape on Thursday when the plane suffered a hydraulic problem after landing and got stuck in the runway at the Chennai airport. MORE..

September 10, 2015  11:29 am|

US decision on Sri Lanka sparks protests in Chennai

US decision on Sri Lanka sparks protests in Chennai

As a mark of protest against the U.S. supporting Sri Lanka in war crime probe, a group of members from Ilaiya Thalaimurai Koottamaippu in India, has attempted to stage a protest outside the U.S. Consulate in Chennai. MORE...

September 6, 2015  02:06 pm|

Six suspected LTTE operatives arrested in Kolkata

Six suspected LTTE operatives arrested in Kolkata

The arrest of 6 men allegedly belonging to the LTTE has left security officials in West Bengal in a spot of bother. They are verifying why these six men had come to Kolkata from Chennai. MORE..

August 15, 2015  01:46 pm|

Sri Lankan woman held on charge of smuggling gold

Sri Lankan woman held on charge of smuggling gold

A 33-year-old Sri Lankan woman has been arrested for allegedly smuggling gold worth 5.5 million Indian rupees, Chennai airport officials said on Thursday. MORE..

July 16, 2015  12:05 pm|

Eight Indian men arrested with gold in rectums, waist band

Eight Indian men arrested with gold in rectums, waist band

Eight Indian nationals have been arrested by Sri Lankan customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake for attempting to leave the country with gold worth over Rs 4.5 million concealed in their rectal cavities and waist band. MORE..

June 25, 2015  10:36 am|

Lankan refugee flees from custody in Koyambedu

Lankan refugee flees from custody in Koyambedu

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee fled from custody while being escorted to Puzhal prison at the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus in Koyambedu on Thursday. MORE..

June 13, 2015  10:36 am|

Bishop meets Sri Lankan Tamils in Chennai

Bishop meets Sri Lankan Tamils in Chennai

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who is on a visit to India, has held talks with Sri Lankan Tamils living there and termed the meeting as constructive. MORE..

April 16, 2015  01:44 pm|

Send firm message to Sri Lanka, OPS tells Indian PM

Send firm message to Sri Lanka, OPS tells Indian PM

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the arrest of 37 fisherman from Nagapattinam at the highest diplomatic-level and secure their release and 18 boats now in the custody of Sri Lankan Navy. MORE...

April 5, 2015  09:30 am|

Sri Lankan boat with six fishermen on board arrested off Chennai

Sri Lankan boat with six fishermen on board arrested off Chennai

Indian Coast Guard on Friday seized a Sri Lankan fishing boat with six fishermen on board for allegedly fishing in Indian waters. MORE..

April 4, 2015  10:04 am|

IPL 8: Sri Lankan cricketers not allowed to play in Chennai

IPL 8: Sri Lankan cricketers not allowed to play in Chennai

Last years wooden spooners Delhi Daredevils will have to go into a tough IPL 8 opening encounter against the formidable Chennai Super Kings on April 9 without the services of star all-rounder Angelo Mathews. MORE..

April 3, 2015  10:13 am|

Rameswaram fishermen launch indefinite strike

Rameswaram fishermen launch indefinite strike

Fishermen in Rameswaram launched an indefinite strike on Monday demanding the release of 54 fishers who were apprehended by the Sri Lankan navy on Saturday night. MORE..

March 23, 2015  02:58 pm|

Free arrested fishermen before talks - Tamil Nadu CM

Free arrested fishermen before talks - Tamil Nadu CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has sought Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis intervention for the immediate release of 54 fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday. MORE..

March 23, 2015  10:29 am|

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen to meet to sort out issues

Indian, Sri Lankan fishermen to meet to sort out issues

Fishermens associations of India and Sri Lanka will meet in Chennai next week to resolve the vexed issue of violation the maritime boundary and invading each others waters. MORE...

March 22, 2015  12:18 pm|

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