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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......

Latest ICC Test rankings: India on top, Australia slip

IMAGE:  India's captain Virat Kohli and teammates walk off the field after winning in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters India continued to be at the top in the ICC Test......

PHOTOS, 5th ODI: Kohli, Bhuvneshwar star in win as India sweep series 5-0

Images from the 5th ODI vs Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday IMAGE: India's captain Virat Kohli celebrates on completing his century. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Virat Kohli displayed......

Dhoni strikes record with 100 stumpings in ODIs

IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya is stumped out by India's MS Dhoni during the 5th ODI in Colombo on Sunday. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni became the......

PHOTOS: Kohli, Rohit hit tons as India humiliate Sri Lanka

Images from fourth ODI between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo on Thursday IMAGE: Virat Kohli, right, celebrates after completing his century with Rohit Sharma. Photograph: Dinuka......

PHOTOS: Pandya, Kuldeep put India on course for series whitewash

Images from Day 2 of the third and final Test between Sri Lanka and India in Colombo on Sunday. Scorecard IMAGE: Hardik Pandya, left, celebrates after completing his century. Photograph: Dinuka......
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Sri Lankan PM to pay three-day visit to India from Nov. 21

[India], Nov. 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is coming to India on a three-day official visit starting from November 21.... ...

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Kohli getting closer towards breaking Tendulkar's record

Statistical highlights on the fifth and final day of the opening Test match between India and Sri Lanka, in Kolkata, on Monday. IMAGE:  Indian... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/sri-lanka-sl-stats-kohli-getting-closer-towards-breaking-tendulkars-record/20171120.htm
Sri Lanka's troops on alert amid communal riots

Sri Lankan troops today patrolled a coastal town where nearly 90 homes were damaged and cars set alight in violence between the island's Sinhalese... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/sri-lanka-s-troops-on-alert-amid-communal-riots-117111900351_1.html
Situation under control after communal violence in Sri Lanka

[Sri Lanka], Nov 19 (ANI): The situation in Sri Lanka's Gintota after communal clashes between Sinhalese and Muslims has been brought under... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/situation-under-control-after-communal-violence-in-sri-lanka-news-international-rlthJijiafgab.html
Sri Lanka arrests 19 after Buddhist-Muslim violence; four injured

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan police arrested 19 people after a clash between "extremists" from the majority Buddhist and minority Muslim... ...

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