Sri Lankan Navy arrests three Tamil fishermen

Chennai, Oct 20(IANS) In another incident of Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu being ill treated by the Sri Lankan Navy, three fishermen from Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu were arrested on Wednesday night for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters. The arrested are N. Arul (36), K. Ayyappan (30) and S. Sundaram (26). Police said […]

12 more Sri Lankan refugees arrive at Rameswaram, TN

Chennai, Sept 20 (BPNS) With the financial situation in Sri Lanka till remaining uncertain 12 more refugees from the island nation arrived in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The 12 were rescued by the Hovercraft of the Indian Coast Guard from the 4th islet in Dhanushkodi police station limits. Those arrived on Tuesday included 3 men, […]

Eight more Sri Lankans arrive at TN

Chennai, Aug 22 (BPNS) With the Sri Lankan economy reeling and political instability looming large in the island nation, eight more people from Sri Lanka reached the Indian shores at Arichalmunai, Rameswaram on Sunday. The eight members of two families from Sri Lanka claimed that they had paid their live savings of Rs 1 lakh […]

US Justice Department closing in on Trump over Jan 6

Washington, July 27 (BPNS) The US Department of Justice could be closing in on former President Donald Trump for his lies about the 2020 election that he lost to President Joe Biden and his efforts to overturn the outcome culminating in the historic insurrection at the US Capitol, home to American Congress, on January 6, 2021. […]