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Sri Lankan navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen, allegedly for poaching

Jul 29, 2014

Sri Lankan navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen, allegedly for poaching

The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 50 Indian fishermen for illegal poaching in its waters, a navy official said Tuesday. #World #India #Sri Lanka #Sri Lankan Navy #Poaching #Indian fishermen #NewsTrack
South Africa secure thrilling draw against Sri Lanka to reclaim top test ranking

Jul 28, 2014

South Africa secure thrilling draw against Sri Lanka to reclaim top test ranking

South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket's test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Draw #South Africa #Rangana Herath #SportsTracker #Hashim Amla #AB de Villiers #Imran Tahir #2nd Test #match report #No.1 Test ranking
Australia relents, temporarily allows SL asylum seekers ashore

Jul 25, 2014

Australia relents, temporarily allows SL asylum seekers ashore

Two boats of Sri Lankans were intercepted by Australia's border patrol in the Indian Ocean in late June. #World #India #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Tamil #Colombo #refugees #Sinhalese #Asylum seekers #Boat people
Jaya requests Modi to secure release of Tamil fishermen from Lanka

Jul 23, 2014

Jaya requests Modi to secure release of Tamil fishermen from Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custody. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Modi #Jaya #Tamil Fishermen
Steyn thanks Donald, rates Galle heroics among his best

Jul 20, 2014

Steyn thanks Donald, rates Galle heroics among his best

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn rated his match-winning performance in the Galle test against Sri Lanka among his best and said watching videos of former fast bowling great Allan Donald inspired him ahead of the series-opener. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #South Africa #Dale Steyn #SportsTracker #Morne Morkel #First Test #Galle #Steyn #Morkel

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Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

Mar 31, 2013

Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

We have no problem with punishing the entire race of Lankans for the actions of their government. And the truth is that we are consistent in this behaviour. #Sri Lanka #JustSaying #Chennai #IPL 6 #IPL6 War Room
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Mar 08, 2013

Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Negotiation rarely if ever has stopped the massacre of people by their own nation. And other nations simply don't want to intervene, unless there's oil. . . and even then, it's usually long after there's no people left to save. #HowThisWorks #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Interventionism #UN Security Council

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Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 25, 2014

Allora & Calzadilla celebrate beauty, oddity of animal world

In 1798, two elephants, Hans and Parkie, arrived in Paris. The French had seized them as spoils of war from the Dutch, who had in turn expropriated them from what is now Sri Lanka... #Paris #Sri Lanka
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 25, 2014

Allora & Calzadilla celebrate beauty, oddity of animal world

In 1798, two elephants, Hans and Parkie, arrived in Paris. The French had seized them as spoils of war from the Dutch, who had in turn expropriated them from what is now Sri Lanka... #Paris #Sri Lanka
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 16, 2014

Lens Blog: Fishing in South India’s Troubled Waters

A regional conflict between traditional South Indian fisherman and the government of Sri Lanka is exposing deep environmental problems in the globalized economy... #India #Sri Lanka #Russia #Tamil Nadu #Japan #Europe