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Sri Lanka hails Indian housing assistance

Sri Lanka has welcomed a whopping Rs 1,372 crore Indian housing assistance programme to build around 4000 homes in the country's eastern province. The housing assistance programme is one of the......

SL detains 37 Chinese fishermen, releases them later

Over 35 Chinese fishermen, detained by Sri Lanka for allegedly poaching in the country's waters were released on Monday within 24 hours of their arrest. 37 Chinese and two Sri Lankan crew on board......

India rushes aid to flood-hit-Lanka

India has rushed humanitarian assistance to Sri Lanka, where devastation due to heavy floods has claimed 27 lives and affected over one million people. The death toll in the floods has climbed to......

Accidental explosion kills 62 in eastern Sri Lanka

At least 62 people, including two Chinese nationals, were killed and 40 others injured on Friday in an accidental blast of explosives stored in a police station in Eastern Sri Lanka for road......

We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: India

Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, who visited Sri Lanka last weekand met President Mahinda Rajapakse and senior Sri Lankan officials, has said that India had been reassured over the Lankan......

Murali fit for charity match

Sri Lanka off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has passed himself fit to participate in the fundraising match for tsunami victims between an ICC World XI and an Asian XI in Melbourne on Monday.Also......
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Met dept

The fact that there is no low-pressure area yet in the Bay of Bengal would not hold back thunderclouds from pouring it down over Tamil Nadu,... ...
Before army chief's visit, India mulls military policy for Sri Lanka

Army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off on Sunday a five-day visit to Colombo where he could discuss upgrading the island nation's ageing... ...
Local Tamils, not the diaspora that matter most

It is doubtful whether the government has got its priorities right in respect of reconciliation, given the emphasis it has placed on matters... ...
Sri Lankan budget woos foreign investors with sops

Identifies 8 thrust areas including oil refinery, renewable energy and integrated car manufacturing, with an investment potential of over $two... ...
Heavy rain likely over parts of TN, Puducherry

India Met Department has forecast heavy rain for parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today (Saturday) even as a heavy band of clouds waits outside... ...

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