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With Modi in Colombo, Lanka rejects China's request for submarine docking

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request for its submarine to dock at Colombo next week after a similar visit in 2014 triggered strong protest from India, a senior defence official said, as......

PHOTOS: PM in Sri Lanka, prays at old Buddhist temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit which is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka at a time when China is......

Why Washington is moving close to Colombo

'What we have heard from the Sri Lankans is their desire to have a foreign policy that allows Sri Lanka to best advance its own interests rather than a foreign policy that relied solely on one......

India, Lanka to find 'innovative' solution to fishermen issue

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in Colombo on Friday. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/ Reuters India and Sri Lanka on Friday......

Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Lanka

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday left for Colombo on a two-day visit during which she is expected to discuss the fishermen's issue and rights of minority Tamils with the top Sri......

Modi brings Colombo closer to Varanasi, announces direct flights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that India's flag carrier Air India would begin direct flights between Colombo and the holy city of Varanasi from August. Modi, who is on a two-day......

Do we really need a port at Colachel?

India’s strategy to beat Colombo port is flawed as there are likely to be too many domestic ports competing among themselves instead of targeting the competition, says Michael Pinto. The......

Why India has failed miserably in maritime trade

Colombo can handle more container traffic than all of India’s ports put together. For a country with a long maritime tradition, this is a pathetic state of affairs, saya T N Ninan. Narendra......

Passengers need not declare customs baggage on domestic leg

The order essentially means that a passenger who boards a Delhi-Chennai-Colombo flight from Delhi going to Chennai would not be required to file baggage declaration form. Indian passengers boarding......

AFC Cup: Norde stars as Bagan advance to play-offs

Riding on Haitian Sony Norde's superb display, Mohun Bagan beat Colombo Football Club 2-1 in the return leg fixture to storm into the play-off stage of the AFC Cup South Asia Zone on 4-2 aggregate......

Dravid lauds Vijay's 'superb' technique

IMAGE: Murali Vijay hits a boundary in the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Former India captain Rahul Dravid lavished praise on Murali Vijay for......

Colombo ODI: Sri Lanka thwart Narine to beat West Indies in opener

IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan celebrates his half century during the first One Day International against West Indies in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka......

SL v Windies: Rain washes out fourth day's play in Colombo

IMAGE: The water-clogged P Sara Oval stadium, Colombo. Photograph: Twitter The fourth day's play in the second and final Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies was washed out due to persistent......

'India's Test series win against Sri Lanka was a united effort'

IMAGE: Captain Virat Kohli, right, celebrates with teammates after India's victory over Sri Lanka in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Anil Kumble has said India's Test series......
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Sri Lanka floods, landslides death toll rises to 126

02:25:01 PM Colombo, May 28 (IANS): The deaths in floods and landslides in Sri Lanka following heavy rain rose to 126 on Sunday, an official said.... ...

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Busted interstate kidney racket has international links

International links are now emerging from the kidney racket gang that was arrested by the police on Thursday. The gang, of which four men and a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-busted-interstate-kidney-racket-has-international-links-2453363
India rushes aid to Lanka as floods claim 119 lives

Colombo:India today rushed relief materials and deployed rescue personnel in Sri Lanka as the country faced its worst floods since 2003 that... ...

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Sri Lanka seeks international help after deadly flooding, landslides

left right People are transported on top of an armoured personnel carrier on a flooded road as a man pushes his bike thorugh the water, in... ...

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92 killed, 110 missing in rainfall-triggered floods and landslides

Heavy floods and landslides triggered by the worst rainfall since 1970s have killed at least 92 people and left 110 missing in Sri Lanka, officials... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-92-killed-110-missing-in-rainfall-triggered-floods-and-landslides-2452722

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