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Rajapaksa concedes battle again, but the war may still remain

Unlike in the presidential polls, victory might not have been complete, at least as yet, for Mahinda Rajapaksa’s electoral rivals. While his one-time aide and confidant, Maithripala Sirisena,......

Why Sri Lanka's need for China will continue

Colombo's enduring interests suggest the relationship between the Sri Lanka and China will only strengthen, says Nitin Pai.  No sooner did Mahinda Rajapaksa conceded defeat in the......

Sirisena to be sworn-in as Sri Lanka's new prez after shock win

Sri Lanka's newly elected president Mithripala Sirisena waves at media as he leaves the election commission in Colombo. Photographe: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Maithripala Sirisena, the Sri Lankan......

Terror plot to attack US consulate codenamed wedding hall

The code name for the terror plot to attack the US consulate in Chennai was "wedding hall" which was to be executed by "cooks", a code for terrorists who were to gain entry from Maldives into......

New Delhi woos island states, but China looms large in Indian Ocean

If India is to maintain its steady ascendancy in the global space, it must keep a hawk's eye on China's movement in its own backyard, says Ajai Shukla. Indian Navy chief Admiral R K......

Bengaluru, Delhi airports lead the world

Bengaluru and Delhi airports had the fastest growth in passenger traffic in 2016 among global peers.Aneesh Phadnis reports. IMAGE: Bengaluru airport. Photograph: Kind courtesy GVK Airports in......

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.  ......

Monthly passenger traffic at Mumbai airport tops 3 million in Oct

Image: An inside view of Mumbai's T2 terminal. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/ Monthly passenger traffic volume at Mumbai airport topped three million in October, aided by a robust......

Asia's most expensive cities for expats, 7 from India

Japanese cities continue to dominate the most expensive cities' list for expatriates. Seven cities from India have turned out to be among the costliest for expatriates. Other South Asian cities......

Difficult road ahead for Honda

When the Hero Group terminated its 26-year-old joint venture, Hero Honda, with the Japanese auto major Honda Motor Corporation in December last year, the decision did not spring a major surprise.......

Big B's message for Colombo

Amitabh Bachchan was spotted at the Katunayake International airport in Colombo where he announced that the Indian Film Academy Awards ceremony will take place in Colombo in...

Why Sri Lanka coach feels 'second-string' India favourites to lift Nidahas Trophy

IMAGE: India outplayed the Sri Lankans in bilateral rubbers in recent times. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha on Monday termed India favourites in the triangular T20......

India's Most Valuable ODI players this season

Virat is No 1. Rohit is no 2, but guess who are Nos 3, 4, 5!Srinivas Bhogle and Purnendu Maji identify the most valuable Indian players in the 2017-2018 ODI season. IMAGE: Virat Kohli (131 runs off......

Factfile: India v Sri Lanka 3rd Test in Delhi

India have dominated the struggling Sri Lankans in the last few outings. They had also recorded big win against the visitors at Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi when they last faced each other at the......

Pujara rises to 2nd, Kohli stays 5th in ICC Test rankings

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli, left, with Cheteshwar Pujara. Photograph: BCCI India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara jumped a couple of rungs to second, while skipper Virat Kohli held on to the fifth......

Why India-Aus series was sensational!

Rajneesh Gupta breaks down all the facts and figures from the recent India vs Australia ODI series. IMAGE: A triumphant Indian cricket team celebrates with the trophy after crushing Australia to......
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Bangladesh bowling lacks consistency, says coach Courtney Walsh

Bangladesh interim coach Courtney Walsh today urged his bowlers to bring consistency to a must-win Twenty20 showdown against Sri Lanka that will... ...
Rohit Sharma's Team India mean business ahead of first T20 against Sri Lanka

For most Indian cricket fans at the moment, not watching the game seems more appealing than watching their team play Sri Lanka. Having contested... ...
NIA to seek Interpol Red Corner notice against Pak diplomat wanted in terror plot

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has initiated the process for securing an Interpol Red Corner notice against Pakistani diplomat Amir Zubair... ...
India may send commandos to guard its embassy in Iraq

Paramilitary commandos may soon be deployed to guard the Indian Embassy and diplomatic staff in war-ravaged Iraq, following threats from the banned... ...
Is China's military eyeing bases in Pakistan?

[China], Jan. 09 (ANI): Recently reports have surfaced that China is building a second overseas naval base, one in Pakistan. However, it is... ...

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