Sri Lanka releases 53 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Fifty-three Indian fishermen were on Friday (10) released from a Sri Lankan jail, days after the two countries decided to release fishermen in each other’s custody to defuse tension following the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Lankan Navy, the Press Trust of India reported.

"Sri Lanka releases 53 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture"

Tamil Nadu fishermen call for State-wide shutdown over Sri Lanka

(TAMIL NADU, LANKAPUVATH) – Fishermen protests in Tamil Nadu’s Rameshwaram continue on the third consecutive day. The protest is being organised demanding compensation for 22-year-old fisherman K. Britso who was allegedly shot by a Sri Lankan Navy officer, the India Today reported on Friday (10).

"Tamil Nadu fishermen call for State-wide shutdown over Sri Lanka"

“PRECIFAC probe into 49 complaints completed” – Premier

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) has completed probing 49 complaints, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Parliament on Thursday (09).

"“PRECIFAC probe into 49 complaints completed” – Premier"

Suspect arrested over shooting of Batticaloa Land Reforms Commission Director

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – A suspect was arrested over the shooting incident targeting a Government official in Batticaloa recently. The Police stated that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday (01) over the incident where the Batticaloa District Land Reforms Commission Director Wimalraj Nesan was shot at. Mr. Wimalraj was shot at by two unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle on February 22. Further investigations are underway.   Keeping up to date with breaking news while you are…

"Suspect arrested over shooting of Batticaloa Land Reforms Commission Director"