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India, Sri Lanka to discuss attacks on fishermen: Krishna (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With recent incident of Indian fishermen being apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said an India-Sri Lanka joint working group on fisheries ... Read more...

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India, Sri Lanka to discuss attacks on fishermen: Krishna


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The India-Sri Lanka joint working group on fisheries will meet next month to resolve issues relating to the Sri Lankan Navy's attacks on Indian fishermen, External Affairs ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka releases 136 Indian fishermen


February 18th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 18 (IANS) A court in Sri Lanka Friday ordered the release of 136 Indian fishermen who had been kept in custody in the island's northern Jaffna region, a media report ... Read more...

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Krishna expresses India’s concern at detention of fishermen by Lankan Navy


February 17th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Thursday spoke to his Sri Lankan counterpart G.L. Peiris and expressed India's deep concern at the detention of nearly 136 fishermen ... Read more...

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DMK leaders court arrest during anti-Sri Lanka protest


February 16th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 16 (ANI): Over 2,000 Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) members, including party's Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi, were arrested here on Wednesday after they tried to take out a rally protesting the ... Read more...

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Over 100 Indian fishermen detained in Sri Lanka


February 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo , Feb 16 (ANI) : More than 100 Indian fishermen have been detained in Sri Lanka on Tuesday for allegedly straying into the Lankan waters.The Indian fishermen were intercepted by ... Read more...

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LTTE attack thwarted, five cadres killed: Sri Lankan military


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 23 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has killed five LTTE cadres, who were dressed as civilians fleeing the war zone and were planning to attack security forces, the defence ministry ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan Navy rescues fleeing civilians


March 18th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 18 (Xinhua) The Sri Lankan Navy has rescued a group of civilians fleeing the Tamil Tigers' last pocket in the northern Mullaittivu district, the military said Wednesday. Some 550 ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops seize Elephant Pass, control key highway (Roundup)


January 9th, 2009 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 9 (IANS) The Tamil Tigers suffered another blow when Sri Lankan troops captured the Elephant Pass garrison Friday, securing full control of a vital highway after a decade, President Mahinda ... Read more...

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Advisor to Sri Lankan minister shot dead in Jaffna


May 14th, 2008 - 12:31 am ICT by admin
Colombo, May 13 (IANS) A top member of the Eelam People's Democratic Party (EPDP) and human rights lawyer Maheswari Velauthan was shot dead in her native northern Jaffna peninsula Tuesday evening, party ... Read more...

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