Day: March 3, 2017

Tamil Nadu CM writes to Modi over fishermen arrests

Thirteen Indian fishermen were today arrested by the Sri Lankan navy, prompting the Tamil Nadu government to dash off a letter to the Centre seeking its intervention.

Mahinda Amaraweera says: SLFP split imminent

UPFA General Secretary Mahinda Amaraweera said a split within the SLFP was becoming more imminent as the Joint Opposition (JO) continued to work against the SLFP.

Sri Lankan rupee ends weaker on importer dollar demand

The Sri Lankan rupee fell on Thursday in dull trade, snapping four consecutive sessions of gains, as importer dollar demand surpassed greenback sales by exporters, dealers said.