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Ministerial talks in Lanka on Indian fishermen issue: Minister

india-sri-lankaColombo : India and Sri Lanka will hold the second round of ministerial-level meeting here next week to find a solution to the vexed fishermen issue, Lankan Fisheries Minister Mahinda [...]

December 30th, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

India-Lanka ties improved in 2016, concern over China remains

sri lankaColombo : Sri Lanka’s ties with India improved in 2016 with high-level exchanges and signing of agreements to give momentum to their relationship, even as issues over a proposed economic [...]

December 23rd, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

Kohli plays down team’s success, looks at next 7-8 years

Ind vs Eng 4th Test Match         Chennai : The top-ranked Indian Test team is on a roll having triumphed in five straight series under Virat Kohli but the captain insists his side will have [...]

December 15th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Kohli retains second spot in ICC ODI batsmen rankings

Ind vs Eng 4th Test matchDubai : India’s Virat Kohli retained his second spot in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen but Australian opener David Warner was breathing down his neck with just [...]

December 10th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports,Topnews | Read More »

32 Sri Lankans join Islamic state group in Iraq: Minister

terrorismColombo : Thirty two Sri Lankans have joined the Islamic State terror group in Iraq, a senior minister informed parliament today and vowed to implement the proposed tough counter terrorism [...]

November 18th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC Summit in Pakistan

saarcColombo : In another setback to Pakistan, Sri Lanka today pulled out of 19th SAARC Summit in Islamabad, becoming the fifth country to do so after India expressed its inability [...]

September 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

ICC withdraws two-tier Test proposal under pressure from BCCI

BCCI      New Delhi : The International Cricket Council today withdrew its contentious proposal of having a ‘Two-Tier’ Test system following “vehement opposition” from world’s richest cricketing body BCCI with [...]

September 7th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

India, Ashwin placed second in ICC Test rankings

ravichandran-ashwin-poster-83Dubai : India held the second position with third-placed Pakistan breathing down its neck, while Ravichandran Ashwin topped the all-rounders list besides being placed second in bowling in the latest [...]

July 12th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Sports | Read More »

Cook ‘ready’ for Pakistan after Sri Lanka success

Alastair Cook      London : England captain Alastair Cook said he was looking forward to the challenge of facing Pakistan following his side’s commanding Test series win over Sri Lanka. Rain [...]

June 14th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

England reach for the whitewash against Sri Lanka

cricketLondon : England have knack of coming unstuck as they chase a Test series whitewash but they will hope to complete the job against Sri Lanka at Lord’s this week [...]

June 8th, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »