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Mr Modi, be wary of the Chinese!

'Chinese leaders rarely receive their foreign guests in cities other than Beijing. Such respect for India!' 'Does it mean that Modi could replicate "the warmth and unconventional way" by sending......

Tamil reconciliation will 'take time': Kerry warns Lanka

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday warned Sri Lanka that "true reconciliation" with Tamils will take time, even as he praised the "openness" of the new government in efforts to boost......

Modi showers promise of achche din on Jaffna Tamils

Making a historic visit to a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka, seen as an oblique......

Prayers, stupas & more: Modi's date with Sri Lankan history

"Looking forward to a wonderful day," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweets before he leaves Colombo. G Sudhakar Nair/PTI reports from Anuradhapura Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prays at the......

In historic visit, PM Modi signs 4 pacts with Sri Lanka

"We stand with you in your efforts to build a future that accommodates the aspirations of all sections of society, including the Sri Lankan Tamil community, for a life of equality, justice, peace......

Mumbai among top 10 tourist destinations in APAC

The country's commercial capital Mumbai is among the top ten destination cities in the Asia Pacific region in terms of attracting international visitors, says a MasterCard index.  ......

Lanka has potential to be India's strongest economic partner: Modi

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing Sri Lanka's business community at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Photograph, Courtesy: PIB   Asking Sri Lanka not to worry about India's......

RBI, Sri Lankan central bank agree on $1.5 bln currency swap deal

Reserve Bank of India has agreed for a $ 1.5 billion currency swap agreement with the Sri Lankan central bank to help the island nation keep its currency stable, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said......

Unfair deals? Lanka halts $1.4-billion Chinese port project

Sri Lanka's suspension of a project to build a glittering skyline on land reclaimed from the Indian Ocean has prompted China to defend its investment, in a test of Beijing's ambitions to fund loans......

Now, 'achche din' for SAARC too!

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that India will provide immediate medical visa for patients and an attendant coming for treatment as well as business visa for 3-5 years for SAARC......

'Working in Dheepan evolved me as an artist'

Chennai-based theatre artist Kalieaswari Srinivasan was the female lead in the French film Dheepan, directed by the legendary Jacques Audiard (A Prophet). In the picture (left): Kalieaswari......

Sangakkara to retire after India series

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara arrives at a practice session in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka's veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara will quit international cricket after the......

Sri Lanka drop Herath, Kaushal for ODI series vs Pakistan

Sri Lanka have dropped Test spinners Rangana Herath and Tharindu Kaushal from their One-day squad for the five-match series against Pakistan starting on Saturday. Herath managed just two wickets in......

Hafeez's action tested in Chennai for two hours

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez bowls. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Experienced Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has completed testing on his bowling action at the ICC-accredited......

Muhammad Irfan back in Pakistan's ODI squad

Pakistan's Misbah-ul Haq speaks with bowler Mohammad Irfan. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images With top pacer Wahab Riaz ruled out of the first three One-day internationals against Sri Lanka......

Hafeez gets India visa, but PCB may request assessment delay

Pakistan's experienced all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez has finally been issued a visa by the Indian High Commission in Colombo, but the Pakistan Cricket Board is likely to ask the ICC to extend the......
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Hafeez's action tested in Chennai for two hours

Pakistan's Mohammad Hafeez bowls. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Experienced Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has completed testing on... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/hafeezs-action-tested-in-chennai-for-two-hours/20150706.htm
Falling between two stools

India has dealt with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar and Nepal in confused and indecisive, if not wholly inept, ways. This has eroded... ...

http://www.kashmirtimes.com/newsdet.aspx?q=42762
Think twice before sharing that shocking photo or video on FB

Video alleging murder at Garuda mall that actually happened in Lanka lands Mysuru-based biz man in hot water with cops In today's digital era,... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/bangalore/crime/facebook-photo-garuda-mall-mysuru-sri-lanka-murder/articleshow/47950689.cms
10 Best Sports Photos of the Week!

The Women's World Cup has given us some memorable footballing moments, while Sri Lanka took advantage of a Pakistan's poor batting display for a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/pix10-best-sports-photos-of-the-week-ivanovic-beach-volleyball-moto-gp-nascar-shehzad-ronchi/20150630.htm
Sangakkara to retire after India series

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara arrives at a practice session in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka's veteran batsman Kumar... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/sri-lanka-sangakkara-to-retire-after-india-series/20150627.htm

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