Tamil Nadu assures will secure release of fishermen in Sri Lanka

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Deputy Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has assured fishermen that the State government would request the Centre to prevail upon the Sri Lankan government and secure the release of all fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan navy along with their confiscated boats at the earliest, The Hindu newspaper reported.

"Tamil Nadu assures will secure release of fishermen in Sri Lanka"

Rs 22 b surplus recorded in the Budget Balance for the first time in 63 years

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Ministry of Finance and Media announced yesterday (7th Jan.) that the government has been able to achieve Rs 21.9 billion surplus in the primary balance of the fiscal accounts during the first ten months of the year 2017 which is for the first time in the last 63 years.

"Rs 22 b surplus recorded in the Budget Balance for the first time in 63 years"