Indian Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Seetharaman said that an economic embargo on Sri Lanka, as demanded by the Tamil Nadu Assembly in a resolution to sort out fishermen problem was not an option, The Hindu reported on Sunday.
Indian Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 12 kg of gold biscuits allegedly smuggled from Sri Lanka through sea and arrested two persons, who attempted to smuggle the contraband to Madurai, according to a news report published by The Hindu on Sunday (15).
14 June 2014 – Addressing the bloc of developing countries known as the Group of 77 (G77) and China, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is today expected to urge world leaders to work together to reduce poverty and inequality, while balancing the needs of the environment and addressing climate change.
One of Sri Lanka’s best friends in the UK, Lord Naseby, has once again punched holes in the British policy towards Colombo and questioned why London was working against democratically elected government here.
Nigeria is studying the military tactics used by Sri Lanka to crush the LTTE for its own battle against Islamist group Boko Haram, the Nigerian defence ministry said, after holding talks with Lankan officials.