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Vital for Sri Lanka to send message that 'impunity is no longer tolerated' underlines UN rights chief Click Here to Open in a New Window
22 March 2017 -- Presenting an oral update on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, the top United Nations human rights official today said that a general lack of trust in the impartiality of the justice
EC freezes AIADMK's election symbol 'two leaves' ahead of by-polls Click Here to Open in a New Window
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar. 22 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to freeze the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol of two leaves, after r
Lankan President leaves for Russia to boost ties Click Here to Open in a New Window
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Mar. 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena left on a three-day official visit to Russia beginning today on the invitation extended by his counterpart Vladimir Putin.
Triad company expected to be bought by $1B firm Click Here to Open in a New Window
A Randolph County economic development official said Tuesday that he expects a Sri Lankan textile firm to decide whether to purchase local firm Acme-McCrary by next month after the county and city of
Will continue to raise voice to get back our symbol: Panneerselvam on EC's decision Click Here to Open in a New Window
Chennai (Tamil Nadu)[India], Mar. 23 (ANI): Expressing disappointment over the Election Commission of India (ECI) decision to freeze the Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) election symbol, former
Lankan newspaper publishes team 'obituary' post Colombo drubbing Click Here to Open in a New Window
Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 21 (ANI): Following Sri Lankas first ever Test loss to Bangladesh, a newspaper in the country has published an obituary for Sri Lankan cricket. The Mushfiqur Rahim-l
Cauvery row: SC orders K'taka to release 2000 cusecs of water to TN Click Here to Open in a New Window
New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Karnataka Government to supply 2000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu every day. The matter will be next heard on July 1
Palaniswami writes to PM Modi on arrest of Indian fishermen by Lankan Navy Click Here to Open in a New Window
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar.21 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the arrest of 10 Indian fishermen and seizure of 1
Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Test win impact the ODI series, says Mortaza Click Here to Open in a New Window
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Mar. 21 (ANI): Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has insisted that the teams historic win in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo will impact the upcom
Rameswaram: Lankan Navy arrests 10 fishermen Click Here to Open in a New Window
Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Mar 21 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 10 Indian fishermen and seized one boat from Ramanathapuram, Rameswaram north of Delft Island in the sea area. The Naval per
SC to hear Cauvery water dispute Click Here to Open in a New Window
New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the Cauvery water dispute involving the tussle between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice D
Reduce ambit of highway liquor ban: Tamil Nadu to Supreme Court Click Here to Open in a New Window
The Madras High Court had earlier refused to grant extension of the March 31 deadline for shifting of 504 liquor shops along the national highways in Tamil Nadu into locations in the interio





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