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So you think politics in India is complicated? Go to Sri Lanka!

Sri Lanka's President Mithripala Sirisena addresses the nation at his party's office in Colombo. Photographs: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters The country has a fiendishly complicated electoral system......

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......

The man who saved SpiceJet from going bankrupt

Over a typical SpiceJet in-flight meal, Ajay Singh tells Alokananda Chakraborty what it takes to pull a carrier back from the brink.   Would lunch at the SpiceJet headquarters in Gurgaon be......

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......

Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas to be divorced

A lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here. Photograph: Jemal Countess/Getty Images It seems like the season for breaking marriages as Antonio Banderas and Melanie......

'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......

Colombo T20I: Tanvir helps Pakistan secure easy win over Sri Lanka

Sohail Tanvir of Pakistan bowls in a match against Sri Lanka. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images Pakistan continued their impressive tour of Sri Lanka by comprehensively beating the hosts by 29......

PHOTOS: Amid flares and crowd trouble, Pakistan win in Colombo

Crowd trouble tarnished Pakistan's victory over Sri Lanka as missiles were thrown onto the pitch. Pakistan captain Azhar Ali talks with umpire Ian Gould after a clash between supporters of the two......

Sangakkara to bid adieu to cricket during home series

Kumar Sangakkara's farewell in Colombo. Photograph: Reuters Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara will end his international career at the P Sara Oval next month in the second match of the......

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......

Captain Kohli trains with Dravid's India 'A' for SL test

Virat Kohli (right) speaks to India 'A' coach Rahul Dravid. Photograph: PTI The spotlight will be on Test captain Virat Kohli as India 'A' go into the second and final unofficial Test against......
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Tanvir helps Pakistan secure easy win over Sri Lanka

Sohail Tanvir of Pakistan bowls in a match against Sri Lanka. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images Pakistan continued their impressive tour of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/colombo-t20i-tanvir-helps-pakistan-secure-easy-win-over-sri-lanka/20150731.htm
Captain Kohli trains with Dravid's India 'A' for SL test

Virat Kohli (right) speaks to India 'A' coach Rahul Dravid. Photograph: PTI The spotlight will be on Test captain Virat Kohli as India 'A' go into... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/captain-virat-kohli-trains-with-dravid-india-a-for-sri-lanka-test-cricket/20150728.htm
Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas to be divorced

A lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here. Photograph: Jemal Countess/Getty Images It seems like the season for breaking... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/melanie-griffith-antonio-banderas-to-be-divorced/20150722.htm
The man who saved SpiceJet from going bankrupt

Over a typical SpiceJet in-flight meal, Ajay Singh tells Alokananda Chakraborty what it takes to pull a carrier back from the brink.   Would lunch... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/pix-special-the-man-who-saved-spicejet-from-going-bankrupt/20150720.htm
So you think politics in India is complicated? Go to Sri Lanka!

Sri Lanka's President Mithripala Sirisena addresses the nation at his party's office in Colombo. Photographs: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters The... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/so-you-think-politics-in-india-is-complicated-go-to-sri-lanka/20150720.htm

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