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Political battle rages on Sethusamudram project

BJP, AIADMK oppose the project while DMK and CPI-M support the Sethusamudram shipping project across the Palk Strait. T E Narasimhan reportsWith the Lok Sabha elections round the corner, the......

'Katchatheevu was geologically linked to Indian land mass'

The Centre has taken the controversial stand that Katchatheevu in the Palk Strait off Rameswaram coast in Tamil Nadu was never part of India, but a senior geologist and remote sensing expert says......

Lanka navy detains over 300 fishermen, 100 still in custody

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday detained as many as 327 Indian fishermen when they were fishing in the Palk Strait, and later released 227 of them, officials said. The 100 fishermen in custody......

Sethu project not good for big ships: Naval chief

The Sethusamudram Shipping Canal Project, aimed at deepening the waters in Palk Straits, is a 'viable' one but will not be useful for the navigation of the big ships, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral......

When Baalu spent hours reading about Adam's Bridge

Amidst the Sangh Parivar's opposition to dredging in the Ramar Sethu or Adam's Bridge area in Palk Straits for the Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project, Union Shipping Minister T R Baalu spent more......

RIL-BP make significant gas find in Cauvery basin

Energy conglomerate Reliance Industries and its partner BP plc on Friday said they have made a second deep-water gas condensate discovery in the Cauvery basin, off the east coast. The......

Sethusamudram controversy back in the spotlight

There seems to be no end to the 16-year-old war over the controversial Sethusamudram project. The project involves dredging the stretch of water between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka to make it......

Sethusamudram Corp lines up foreign loan, IPO

Sethusamudram Corporation, the special purpose vehicle for the Rs 2,427.40 crore (Rs 24.27 billion) Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, will raise a foreign currency loan of over $100 million. It......

'Team wins whenever I take wickets'

Sri Lanka's record-breaking spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has taken the blame on himself for his team's poor showing in India last year and is keen to set the record straight during the Champions......

Sri Lanka eyeing revenge

India suffered a huge blow ahead of the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka with Virender Sehwag being ruled out, leaving the hosts grappling with the problem of finding a new opening combination......

Why Kutraleeswaran stopped swimming

In 1997, in celebration of 50 years of India's independence, rediff.com ran a series on 50 Indians who achieved greatness in their fields, and one of those featured was 16-year-old......
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Seeking a Solution to End Fishing Dispute

For the fishermen of coastal Ramanathapuram, the sea is their mother. They know she can be as menacing as she is nourishing, yet they gamble with... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/assembly-elections-2016/tamil-nadu-polls/Seeking-a-Solution-to-End-Fishing-Dispute/2016/04/29/article3406017.ece
Sirisena Accepts Modi's Invitation For International Buddhist Event In May

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena | PKB COLOMBO: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will be attending an international Buddhist... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Sirisena-Accepts-Modis-Invitation-For-International-Buddhist-Event-In-May/2016/04/28/article3404930.ece
South Asia Weekly | Volume IX; Issue 16

Pakistan: Lahore blast and Nawaz Sharif's diminishing space By Kriti M. Shah The March 27 suicide-bomb attack in Lahore's Gulashan-e-Iqbal... ...

http://www.orfonline.org/research/south-asia-weekly-volume-ix-issue-16/
Palk Strait mega bridge project on cards

The transport ministry has drawn an ambitious plan to build a bridge connecting India directly with Sri Lanka, Union Minister of State for Road... ...

http://nbmcw.com/news/34548-palk-strait-mega-bridge-project-on-cards.html
Fishing season coming to an end in Tamil Nadu

MADURAI: Only a limited number of trawlers set sail from Rameswaram fishing harbour on Wednesday, the last fishing day of the season. The 45-day... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chennai/Fishing-season-coming-to-an-end-in-Tamil-Nadu/articleshow/51812232.cms

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