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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......

What a record India has against Pakistan in ICC events!

The win at Edgbaston was not the first time an Indian team had vanquished Pakistan in an ICC competition.Rajneesh Gupta surveys the landscape of India-Pakistan encounters in ICC contests. In the......

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......
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Here's why Cheteshwar Pujara is eager to play County cricket again

India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara enjoyed his county stint with Nottinghamshire and says he would love to play in England again. "It was great to be... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/cricket/report-here-s-why-cheteshwar-pujara-is-eager-to-play-county-cricket-again-2490216
What a record India has against Pakistan in ICC events!

The win at Edgbaston was not the first time an Indian team had vanquished Pakistan in an ICC competition.Rajneesh Gupta surveys the landscape of... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/special/what-a-record-india-has-against-pakistan-in-icc-events/20170606.htm
Death toll rises to 146

The death toll from Sri Lanka's worst floods since 2003 rose to 146, as security forces and rescuers stepped up search and rescue operations after... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-floods-death-toll-rises-to-146-2453690
Indian naval ship Shardul reaches Colombo with relief material, medical team

An Indian Naval ship carrying relief materials which left for Sri Lanka on Saturday has reached Colombo on Sunday. INS Shardul was sent to provide... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-sri-lanka-floods-indian-naval-ship-shardul-reaches-colombo-with-relief-material-medical-team-2453631
Busted interstate kidney racket has international links

International links are now emerging from the kidney racket gang that was arrested by the police on Thursday. The gang, of which four men and a... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/delhi/report-busted-interstate-kidney-racket-has-international-links-2453363

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