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Have 64 Indian Fishermen in Sri Lanka Freed: Jayalalithaa

Have 64 Indian Fishermen in Sri Lanka Freed: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up with Sri Lanka and secure the release of 64 jailed Indian fishermen along with their 38…

U.S. Denies any Agreement Allowing Sri Lanka to Import Iran Crude via Third Parties

U.S. Denies any Agreement Allowing Sri Lanka to Import Iran Crude via Third Parties

The United States denied on June 20 that it had any agreement with Sri Lanka to allow Colombo to import Iranian crude oil through third parties, avoiding Western sanctions aimed…

Court Notice on Sexual Harassment Guidelines in Foreign Airlines

Court Notice on Sexual Harassment Guidelines in Foreign Airlines

The Delhi High Court on June 20, sought a response from the central and Delhi governments and SriLankan Airlines on a plea by an Indian woman seeking court’s direction for…

U.S. Condemns Sri Lanka Violence, Says Minorities Must be Protected

U.S. Condemns Sri Lanka Violence, Says Minorities Must be Protected

The United States on June 17 condemned religious violence in Sri Lanka and called on the government to fulfil its obligations to protect religious minorities. At least three Muslims were…

SriLankan Air Plans First Corporate U.S. Bond in Decade

SriLankan Air Plans First Corporate U.S. Bond in Decade

SriLankan Airlines Ltd. is considering the island’s first U.S. dollar bond sale by a corporate borrower in a decade. The state-run carrier has hired Standard Chartered Plc (STAN) to arrange…

Three Killed, 75 Injured, Houses set Ablaze in Sri Lanka Ethnic Clashes

Three Killed, 75 Injured, Houses set Ablaze in Sri Lanka Ethnic Clashes

At least three Muslims were killed and 75 people seriously injured in violence between Buddhists and Muslims in southern Sri Lankan coastal towns best known as tourist draws, with Muslim…

India to Build Cultural Centre in Sri Lanka

India to Build Cultural Centre in Sri Lanka

India, on June 9 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka for building a cultural centre in Jaffna, northern Sri Lanka, according to a Ministry of External Affairs…

Jayalalithaa, Vaiko, DMK oppose invitation to Rajapaksa

Jayalalithaa, Vaiko, DMK oppose invitation to Rajapaksa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday termed as “unfortunate” the invitation extended to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to attend the swearing-in ceremony of India’s new prime minister Narendra…

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