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Sri Lanka’s Tamil CM seeks Indian help on federation

India might “intervene” again in Sri Lanka to help the Tamil minority and provide a federal solution to the ethnic reconciliation problem, a media report quoted the country’s Northern Prov-ince chief

01 Mar 2016 6:51 AM

Indian fishermen 'looting' Lanka's fishing resources: JVP

JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake said the continuous poaching by Indian fishermen was a violation of Sri Lanka's sovereignty.

16 Feb 2016 4:23 PM

Maithripala Sirisena: Saved Mahinda Rajapaksa from war crimes court

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday claimed that his victory in the elections saved his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa from being hauled before an international war crimes court.

14 Feb 2016 5:40 AM

Rajpaksa regime’s corrupt officials can’t escape: Sri Lanka PM

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday said the ongoing investigations against “corrupt” members of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa regime will continue without political inter

11 Feb 2016 6:05 AM

Swedish prosecutor still aims to quiz Assange

A Swedish prosecutor said on Tuesday she still aims to question Wi-kiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuad-orian embassy in London over a rape allegation in Sweden, despite a UN report condemning

10 Feb 2016 6:07 AM

‘Lanka must face demons of past’

Sri Lanka must “confront and defeat the demons of its past”, the UN human rights chief said Tuesday at the end of a visit to assess the island’s progress in investigating war crimes.

10 Feb 2016 5:55 AM

Mahinda Rajapaksa brother slams UN probe

Stepping up opposition to a UN-backed probe into alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka, former defence minister Gotabhaya Rajapaksa Monday denounced the UN human rights chief’s visit to the country as a “bi

09 Feb 2016 2:37 AM

IND vs SL: Dilshan ruled out, Dickwella called as cover

Dilshan is expected to be available for the second match, in Ranchi, on February 12.

07 Feb 2016 10:35 AM

India, Sri Lanka discuss fishermen

India and Sri Lanka on Friday reviewed the progress made in their bilateral ties discussing various issues including that of fishermen, a major irritant in the relations, as the two countries signed m

06 Feb 2016 5:55 AM

Swaraj, Lanka PM hold talks on investment, SEZ

The two leaders will co-chair the 9th Joint Commission meeting to discuss key bilateral and regional issues.

05 Feb 2016 5:43 PM