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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 53 Indian fishermen

Fifty-three fishermen, including 30 from Rameshwaram, were arrested by the Sri Lankan naval personnel off Talaimannar and Jaffna early Thursday morning, Fisheries Association officials said. The......

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 17 TN fishermen

The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday arrested 17 fishermen along with their three boats when they were fishing near Katchatheevu, police said Rameshwaram. The fishermen were taken to Talaimannar from......

49 Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan Navy net

At least 49 Indian fishermen have been arrested by Sri Lankan navy when they were fishing in the waters off the country's northern coastal areas.  Ten trawlers of the fishermen were also......

24 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy

Twenty four Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel when they were fishing near Katchateevu on Wednesday, officials said. The fishermen were arrested on the charge of intruding......

60 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lanka navy

At least 60 fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel while fishing near Katchatheevu on Thursday, an official from fishermen association said. The fishermen were taken......

India, Lanka to double trade to $10 billion by 2016

Recognising the need to build a special economic partnership framework to achieve the shared goals of poverty alleviation, job creation and economic development for the people of the two countries,......

India to start power trade with Sri Lanka by 2014

The two countries are likely to sign an MoU for a Rs 2,500-crore (Rs 25 billion) project.The government's initiative to have trading of electricity with Sri Lanka is likely to bear fruit by......

India-Sri Lanka power link by 2013

The government's initiative to set up a high-capacity power transmission link between India and Sri Lanka is likely to be completed by 2013. The 285-kilometre power link, including submarine cables......

  People speak for talaimannar

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Q. In which year Dhanushkoti railway station vanished and why?
:  A. 1964 cyclone Danushkodi is about 18 miles West of Talaimannar in Jaffna, Ceylon. Before 1964 storm there was a train service up to Danushkodi...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-year-dhanushkoti-railway-station-vanished-and-why//answers/13117411

Prem Malhotra
Q. He was an Indian lawyer more notable for his career as a record-setting swimmer. He swam across Talaimannar in Sri Lanka to Dhanuskoti in India, in 25 hours 44 minutes. Who was he?
Prem Malhotra:  A. Mihir Sen more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/he-was-an-indian-lawyer-more-notable-for-his-career-as-a-rec/13106539/answers/11405417

Good Citizen
Q. Which is the best hotel in Rameshwaram? What is the speciality of this place? Why people throng in this city throughout the year?
Good Citizen:  A. its too difficult to say about quality of hotels. here you will find only ordinary hotels. rameshwaram is a place which is actually an island away...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-best-hotel-in-rameshwaram-what-is-the-specialit/11405406/answers/6092751

  Web results for Talaimannar
Lankan Navy opens fire in air, chase TN fishermen away

Rameswaram (TN), Dec 9 (PTI) Sri Lankan Naval personnel today allegedly fired in the air and damaged more than 20 fishing nets to chase away Indian... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/5441402_Lankan-Navy-opens-fire-in-air--chase-TN-fishermen-away.html
After the tigers are gone in Jaffna

To write about a train, you don't need to run with it. So I will, instead, first talk about Jaya Perera, a hairdresser from Muscat, who in the 70s,... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/after-the-tigers-are-gone-in-jaffna/article1-1288930.aspx
Sri Lanka’s famous PIO hotel doorman dies

Kottarapattu Chattu Kuttan Kottarapattu Chattu Kuttan, the legendary hotel doorman, who served world leaders like Mahatma Gandhi, Jawahar Lal... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/sri-lanka-s-famous-pio-hotel-doorman-dies-816
India-assisted northern Sri Lanka railways trial run successful

COLOMBO: India today announced the successful completion of trail run on a key railway track in Tamil-majority northern Sri Lanka, a region that... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/railways/india-assisted-northern-sri-lanka-railways-trial-run-successful/articleshow/44995680.cms
Pak skips Saarc energy meet in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Pakistan has stayed away from a two-day meeting of South Asian energy ministers here to discuss setting up a regional electricity grid.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Fuelling-row-Pak-skips-Saarc-energy-meet-in-Delhi/articleshow/44863528.cms

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