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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......

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.......

The world's 10 most liveable cities

The Economist Intelligence Unit, recently, announced its list of the World's Most Livable Cities. It ranked 140 cites from around the world based on 30 indicators from five broad categories:......

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...

I am ready to bat at any number in Test cricket: Pujara

  IMAGE: Cheteshwar Pujara plays the pull shot. Photograph: BCCI He might have scored a century as opener in the last Test that India played but Cheteshwar Pujara on Thursday said he was......

No Indian batsman in Top 10 of ICC Test rankings

Cheteshwar Pujara breaks into Top 20 of ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen for the first time in his career Fast bowler Ishant Sharma up three places to 18 in bowlers' list. IMAGE: Cheteshwar......

The BEST role you like Dhoni in. Vote!

Over the last seven years Indian cricket has become synonymous with one name. Mahendra Singh Dhoni.  Just a little under a decade, under his leadership skills and motivation, India attained......

ICC Test rankings: Kohli drops out of top-10 list for batsmen

India's Test captain Virat Kohli. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters India's Test captain Virat Kohli has dropped out of ICC's top-10 list for batsmen in the five-day format.......

Here's where Sanga and Clarke finished in the ICC Test rankings

India captain Virat Kohli fell out of the top-10 while Ashwin climbed the bowlers and well as the all-rounders’ chart IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara hits a boundary. Photograph: Dinuka......
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Sri Lanka to increase women's involvement in local politics

4 Min ago 0 0 Colombo: Sri Lanka's new cabinet on Thursday vowed to amend laws to increase the number of women in local politics and state... ...
Mumbai lad in top 10 at the World Youth Scrabble C'ship

Mumbai: Samrath Singh Bhatia representing India has done his country proud by bagging the 10th place at the prestigious World Youth Scrabble... ...
UN Group on Disappearances Concludes Lanka Visit

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