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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......

Sri Lanka is India's problem

The sun, round and orange, hangs high in the Jaffna sky like a lopped-off head, weeping rays of blood, while terror stricken civilians huddle in fear of the next wave of bombs. Pushed to the brink......

India needs to do something about Sri Lanka

The President of Sri Lanka recently wrote a scathing article in The Wall Street Journal Asia -- which also appeared on rediff.com -- about the lawless Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam or Tigers as......

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......

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......

2012 ICC World Twenty20 groups and fixtures

Groups and fixtures for the2012 ICC World Twenty20, to be held in Sri Lanka, from September 18 to October 7. Men's GroupsGroup A: England, India, Qualifier 2Group B: Australia, West Indies,......

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Q. TOTAL SCHEDULE OF THE ICC WORLDCUP
:  A. Date Match Details Time Venue GMT IST Your Time Ground CityFeb 19 - Sat Bangladesh v India, 1st Match, Group B 8:30 14:00 14:00 Shere Bangla...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/total-schedule-of-the-icc-worldcup//answers/18685344

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IDS Next's Distribution Partner in Ethiopia Obtains ERCA Certification

PR.com 2014-09-26 Bangalore, India, September 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- IDS Next Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, a global leader in providing Hotel ERP... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRcom.php?storyid=357725
SEZs are here but concerns remain

N Sathiya Moorthy 12 September 2014 Analysis In an ambitious legislative move aimed at attracting big-time investments spread across the... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=72157&mmacmaid=72158&volumeno=VII&issueno=37
China maritime Silk Road a boon for Lanka as Xi arrives

The Chinese-financed $1.4-bn "Colombo Port City" project is its largest foreign-funded investment on record Bloomberg | Colombo September 16, 2014... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/china-maritime-silk-road-a-boon-for-lanka-as-xi-arrives-114091601559_1.html
Stay in Sri Lanka

E ver since I read of a celebrity couple meeting here, halfway between their respective homes in England and Australia, I was piqued by the... ...

http://www.outlooktraveller.com/article/Stay-in-Sri-Lanka-1006016
Sensex, Nifty consolidate; Sun Pharma, Tata Steel rally

10:25am Muthoot Finance in News Shares of Muthoot Finance rallied nearly 2 percent on acquisition of 30 percent equity stake in Sri Lanka-based... ...

http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/local-markets/sensex-nifty-consolidate-sun-pharma-tata-steel-rally_1164097.html

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