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We will not act in haste on war crimes special court - President

We will not act in haste on war crimes special court - President

The Sri Lankan government would not act in haste on the issue of setting up a special court on allegations of violations of human rights in the last stages of the civil war, President Maithiripala Sirisena said on Sunday. MORE...

January 4, 2016  08:14 am|

Injustice against Tamils in Sri Lanka continues: DMK

Injustice against Tamils in Sri Lanka continues: DMK

Expressing concern over a report on the Sri Lankan armys continued occupation of traditional Tamil homeland, DMK on Saturday said it showed that the scene has not changed despite a change of guard in the island republic. MORE..

May 30, 2015  03:22 pm|

NFF claims fake Indian fishermen group met Sirisena

NFF claims fake Indian fishermen group met Sirisena

Amid allegations that the fisherfolk group which met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently included a smuggler, the National Fishworkers Forum (NFF) in India has demanded that the State, Central, and Sri Lankan governments probe the incident and bring to book the fake fishermen associations. MORE..

May 19, 2015  10:51 am|

DMK welcomes Sri Lankas efforts to solve fishing dispute

DMK welcomes Sri Lankas efforts to solve fishing dispute

Welcoming Sri Lankas efforts to solve the fishing dispute in Palk Strait, DMK today urged the Indian government to take steps for bilateral talks involving fishermen of the island nation and India and bring about a lasting solution to the vexed issue. MORE..

May 13, 2015  04:49 pm|

Maldivian opposition delegation calls on President

Maldivian opposition delegation calls on President

Qasim Ibrahim, the leader of the Jumhooree Party (JP) also known as the Republican Party, one of the main opposition parties in Maldives, on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithiripala Sirisena. MORE..

February 28, 2015  03:19 pm|

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Modis Sri Lanka visit to push soft power & project Indias Buddhist links

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to visit Sri Lankas ancient capital Anuradhapura during his trip to the island nation next month, a move aimed at pushing Indias soft power and projecting the countrys Buddhist links in the region. MORE..

February 25, 2015  04:21 pm|

India reduces entry fee to National Museum for Lankans

India reduces entry fee to National Museum for Lankans

The entry fee to the National Museum in New Delhi for Sri Lankan nationals has been reduced from INR 300 (LKR 640) to INR 10 (LKR 21) - at par with the fee paid by Indian nationals, the Indian High Commission in Colombo said. MORE..

February 19, 2015  04:53 pm|

Impounded boats will be returned: forum

Impounded boats will be returned: forum

The Rameswaram fishermen are elated as the new regime in Sri Lanka, headed by Maithiripala Sirisena, has decided to release their impounded boats, according to the Alliance for the Release of Innocent Fishermen (ARIF). MORE..

February 7, 2015  11:24 am|

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