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Sri Lankan Navy 'hurled stones, bottles' to shoo us away: Fishermen

December 05, 2021 5:02 pm

About 4,000 fishermen set out for fishing on December 4 in over 500 boats and while they were fishing off Katchatheevu island, Sri Lankan Naval personnel arrived in four boats and hurled stones and bottles at them, Rameswaram Fishermen Association president Devadoss said.

Civil society leaders seek justice for ‘exiled’ Sri Lankan writer

May 01, 2015 3:17 am

Sharmila Seyyid is still being targeted by radical elements on social media for remarks.

Explained: The Sri Lankan Refugee Question

January 31, 2015 3:07 am

Most of the refugees crossed the 29 km of sea from Talaimannar on Mannar Island to Rameshwaram on Pamban Island.

Lanka releases 15 Indian fishermen

January 16, 2015 11:47 pm

Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will visit India from January 17 to 19.

Pope Francis may declare Sri Lanka's 1st saint

September 12, 2014 6:58 pm

St. John Paul II beatified Vaz during his 1995 visit to Colombo, the first major step in his sainthood process.

Bangladesh’s pitch curator is a Lankan civil war veteran

February 26, 2014 11:03 am

Silva is a Sri Lankan who is now Bangladesh Cricket Association’s (BCB) chief curator.

Late strikes by Bilawal Bhatti put Pakistan in pole

January 03, 2014 3:26 am

Paceman Shaminda Eranga finished with 3-80 while left-arm spinner Rangana Herath took 3-90.

Tipping Point

November 16, 2013 12:57 am

Malcolm Gladwell's latest book is a disjointed rehash of already-learnt life lessons.

Sri Lankan court orders release of 35 TN fishermen

March 14, 2014 3:27 pm

The fishermen from Pamban South area were arrested on August 25.

First Person Second Draft

September 14, 2013 2:55 pm

I will be eternally grateful to him and his wife for feeding me a luscious lasagna one lonely.