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All 77 stranded contractual workers return from Sri Lanka: Swaraj

All 77 stranded contractual workers return from Sri Lanka: Swaraj

All 77 Indian workers left stranded in Sri Lanka following a labour dispute there have since returned to the country, Indian External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj informed the Rajya Sabha today. MORE..

March 12, 2015  08:36 pm|

India, Sri Lanka to release fishermen ahead of Modis visit

India, Sri Lanka to release fishermen ahead of Modis visit

President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered the release of 86 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody as a goodwill gesture ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to the island. MORE..

March 12, 2015  01:33 pm|

India takes up fishermen issue after Lanka threat

India takes up fishermen issue after Lanka threat

A day after Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that Indian fishermen may be shot if they intruded into his countrys waters, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday raised the matter with the Sri Lankan government and emphasised that it was a humanitarian and livelihood issue for the fishermen. MORE...

March 8, 2015  08:28 am|

India, Sri Lanka mull resuming ferry services

India, Sri Lanka mull resuming ferry services

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday discussed with her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera the possibility of resuming ferry services between the two countries, The Hindu reported. MORE..

March 7, 2015  04:04 pm|

Sushma says India, Sri Lanka destinies intertwined

Sushma says India, Sri Lanka destinies intertwined

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is here on a two-day official visit ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modis arrival next week, said India and Sri Lanka were bound by ties of history, geography and culture, and their destinies were intertwined. MORE..

March 7, 2015  01:12 pm|

DMK urges Modi to ensure harsh comments are not made

DMK urges Modi to ensure harsh comments are not made

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader TKS Elangovan on Saturday said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi must discuss the fishermen issue with Sri Lanka and ensure that such harsh comments are not made from the other side in near future. MORE..

March 7, 2015  11:29 am|

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sri Lanka

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Sri Lanka

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the island today on a two-day official visit, in preparation for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit later this month. MORE..

March 6, 2015  05:04 pm|

Indian FM to visit Sri Lanka this week

Indian FM to visit Sri Lanka this week

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit on March 6 to pave way for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis visit to the island nation in mid March, the foreign ministry officials said Sunday. MORE...

March 1, 2015  05:03 pm|

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