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Lanka floods toll reaches 82 as more bodies pulled out

Rescuers pulled out more bodies from the muddy debris of disastrous landslide taking the toll to over 80 while 118 people remained missing on Sunday in floods triggered by the heaviest rains in......

Pongal celebrated with fervour across country

Tamil people across the country and other parts of the world are celebrating the harvest festival of Pongal and the first day of Tamil month Thai on Friday, preparing the traditional food and......

Cameron visits Jaffna, hears harrowing tales from Tamils

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday made a historic visit to Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north and met newly-elected Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran and members of the Tamil community who......

A bloodied childhood in war-torn Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Tamil poet and journalist Theepachelvan Pratheepan shares the experiences of his petrified childhood days spent in the war-torn island nation with Rediff.com’s Shobha Warrier. He......

'I was desperate. I wanted to get into the army'

In our special year-end section, Rediff.com looks at people -- who for better or worse -- wrote the India story this year. Krishnant Gholap is an autorickshaw driver's son. After two failed......

Etihad, Qatar Airways eye SpiceJet stake

No-frills airline, SpiceJet, is in discussions with two West Asian airlines, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways, for a minority stake sale.The move comes amid expectations that the government would......

Markets end flat amidst volatile session

Benchmark share indices ended tad higher on Thursday, amid a volatile trading session, led by index heavyweight Reliance Industries and FMCG major ITC.The 30-share Sensex ended at 16,070 up 40......

Want to save money? Read these tips

You don't have to play Uncle Scrooge to be penny wise and hoard for the future. The journey is the key. We will discuss how to exercise a bit of restraint in a number of small-yet-effective......

Low-cost carriers to double fleet

The country's leading low-cost air carriers -- IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir -- are set to nearly double their fleet capacity over the next 17 months. This addition by LCCs is set to increase the......

SpiceJet to raise Rs 335 cr, stake sale possible

Low-cost air carrier SpiceJet is looking at ways to raise around $75 million (Rs 335 crore). The airline has given the mandate to IDFC-SSKI for raising funds through preferential allotment of......

Asin, Salman 'ready' for action

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Asin Thottumkal stands next to Salman Khan gesturing during a news conference, about their new film Ready which is being shot in Sri Lanka,......

India open 2012 ICC World T20 against qualifier

India will open their 2012 ICC World Twenty20 campaign against one of the two qualifiers at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 19, according to the tournament's schedule, announced by......

Rain looms as Kohli's Team India eye series win in Sri Lanka after 22 years

India Test captain VIrat Kohli at a press briefing in Galle on Tuesday. Photograph: BCCI/Twitter Rain threatens to disrupt the first day’s play when Sri Lanka and India face-off in the......

Sri Lanka find Pakistan's pace too hot on Day 1

Mahela Jayawardene scored four streaky runs in his last Test, as Pakistan's bowlers dismantled Sri Lanka's first innings on the opening day of the second and final match, in Colombo, on Thursday.......

South Africa escape with a draw to reclaim No. 1 Test ranking

South Africa reclaimed top spot in Test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Monday to win the series 1-0. - ScorecardIt was......

Hussey wary of Indian spinners ahead of Super Eights

Ahead of Australia's first Super Eight clash against India, batsman Michael Hussey on Wednesday said the team is chalking out an appropriate strategy to cope with the variety of spinners on offer......
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Twin delight for Odisha as Srabani qualifies for Rio Olympics

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Bhubaneswar,Jun 26: Its raining glory for Odisha athletes as one more sprinter has qualified for Rio Olympics. Srabani... ...

http://odishasuntimes.com/2016/06/26/twin-delight-odisha-srabani-qualifies-rio-olympics/
Two nautical miles off Mumbai for 66 months, four Ghanaians rescued

BySunil Baghel & Mitaksh Jain Sunil Baghel & Mitaksh Jain , Mumbai Mirror | Jun 23, 2016, 03.30 AM IST The seafarers survived on a stranded... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/cover-story/Two-nautical-miles-off-Mumbai-for-66-months-four-Ghanaians-rescued/articleshow/52877117.cms
Veteran Eezham Tamil archivist passes away at 81

Mr R. Kanagaratnam (Kurumpasiddi Eraa Kanagaratnam), who tirelessly collected Tamil and English newspaper clippings and manuscripts related to... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3705365
South Asia Weekly Report | Volume IX; Issue 25

By Satish Misra The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the ruling party at the Centre, recently held its two-day national executive committee meeting... ...

http://www.orfonline.org/research/south-asia-weekly-report-volume-ix-issue-25/
Unifi Expands Global Reach of Premier Value-Added Products to Sri Lanka

Unifi (NYSE:UFI) Intraday Stock Chart Today : Thursday 16 June 2016 GREENSBORO, N.C. , June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Unifi, Inc. ( NYSE: UFI... ...

http://in.advfn.com/p.php?pid=nmona&article=71750548

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