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9 dead, 35 injured in Colombo prison riot

A major riot broke out in Sri Lanka's main Welikada prison in Colombo on Friday, leaving at least nine people dead and 35 others injured. The riot started after authorities launched a search for......

5 Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka to be released

In what comes as a relief to five families, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has agreed to pardon and release the five Tamil fishermen serving a death sentence for drug smuggling in the......

India to appeal against Lanka court's death sentence to five fishermen

India's external affairs ministry has said that the government will appeal against the judgment of a court in Sri Lanka to sentence five Indian fishermen to death. Ministry of External Affairs......

Fonseka finally walks free from Lanka prison

Sri Lanka's war hero Sarath Fonseka walked free from prison on Monday on a presidential pardon after spending two years behind bars for crossing swords with the powerful president and dabbling into......

Lanka ex-army chief begins 30-month prison term

Sri Lanka's former army chief Sarath Fonseka has been moved to prison to serve out his 30-month sentence ratified by president Mahinda Rajapaksa, even as the opposition termed his incarceration as......
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Ramnad Erupts in Joy Over Return of Natives

RAMANATHAPURAM : After about four years, the cell phone of John Britto popped up the name of his son Longlet. Perhaps, that moment should have been... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Ramnad-Erupts-in-Joy-Over-Return-of-Natives/2014/11/20/article2532264.ece
India files appeal in SL apex court in fishermen issue

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 12 (IANS): India said it is confident that "justice will prevail" in the case of the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death for... ...

http://www.daijiworld.com/news/news_disp.asp?n_id=276308
Will do everything to ensure safe return …

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Amid reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the issue of five... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/everything-ensure-safe-return-fishermen-says-india-132623626.html
Will resolve sentenced fishermen issue with India, says Sri Lanka

New Delhi, Nov 5 Sri Lanka Wednesday held out hope for the five Indian fishermen sentenced to death, with visiting Sri Lankan Minister Sarath... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a502746.html
India envoy meets fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka

Indian High Commissioner Y K Sinha comes out of Welikada prison in Colombo, on Tuesday. (Source: PTI photo) In an attempt to show New Delhi's... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-envoy-meets-fishermen-on-death-row-in-sri-lanka/

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