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Colombo: Blast in bus kills 21

At least 21 people, including seven women, were killed and 47 injured today when a powerful bomb ripped through a packed bus near the Sri Lankan capital.The explosion occurred at 7.35am in......

Terrorism, drugs, good governance: Rajnath says it all at SAARC

India on Thursday sought strengthening of SAARC monitoring desks on terrorism and drugs, underlining that illicit funds generated from narcotics and fake currency networks are being fed into......

'The situation in Sri Lanka is not alarming for refugees to return'

'I am not saying the situation is either good or conducive' 'What I am trying to do is to place all the facts before the refugees and just nudge them to take a call'  Image: A file photograph......

'Militarisation is a problem in the Tamil areas in Lanka'

'My film depicts the struggle for dignity by Tamils in Sri Lanka' IMAGE: A scene from Muttruppullia? Photographs: Chitram Mathias Anthony Dass. Sherine Xavier, a Sri Lankan Tamil filmmaker from......

Modi showers promise of achche din on Jaffna Tamils

Making a historic visit to a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka, seen as an oblique......

Future imperfect for Indian startups

The high drama of startups speed-dating with angel investors is hard to match, but will India get a new economy at the end of it?, asks Rahul Jacob.  Image: India is witnessing a boom of......

Konkan Railway completes 20 years!

One of India's biggest engineering marvels, the Konkan Railway, has completed 20 glorious years since its foundation was laid in October 15, 1990. The Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd was......

All-women crew onboard Air India flight

As part of International Women's Day celebrations, India's official carrier Air India on Monday operated an all-women crew Chennai-Colombo return flight. Captain M Deepa expressed pride in steering......

Gandhism: Cure to global slowdown

Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi's policy of self-reliance through job creation at all levels will be the solution to fight the current global economic slowdown, says a former......

'I would have defeated Donald Trump'

'Only bachelors go ahead in life.''See Modiji, Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah, Baba Ramdev...'Rakhi Sawant, as uncensored as they come. Rakhi Sawant is full of quotable quotes. With her bold and bindaas......

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a powerful film

The Reluctant Fundamentalist has its cinematic moments but celebrates just black and white aspects of life instead of exploring grey areas, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel writes.Janissary: a member of an......

Salman Khan is 'ready' for action

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to.   Salman Khan lights an oil lamp as he arrives at Taj Hotel in Colombo on Wednesday.   The actor is in Sri Lanka to film his......

Looking at Bollywood's nerdy heroes

We're told Uday Chopra plays a geek in his upcoming Pyaar Impossible, written by the actor and featuring the luscious Priyanka Chopra. The nerd role isn't new to Bollywood, though. Here's a look......

Indian women win squash gold

India's men's team was humiliated 2-0 by Pakistan in the team squash final at the South Asian Games in Colombo on Saturday, but their women saved the country the blushes by winning their summit......

True fan would go and watch women's game, says Tendulkar

IMAGE: Countdown for ICC Women's World Cup 2017 begins. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has thrown his weight behind the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, saying one who doesn't......

ICC Women's World Cup qualifier champions: India!

Indian women beat South Africa in a thriller to win World Cup Qualifier finals IMAGE: Opener Mona Meshram and Deepti Sharma were the star players for India. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Harmanpreet......

Viru gets witty again as India beat Pak in Women's WC qualifier

IMAGE: Indian women celebrate as they beat arch-rival Pakistan. Photograph: ICC/Twitter The Indian women's cricket team continued its unbeaten run at the ICC World Cup Qualifiers by advancing to......

ICC Women's WC qualifier: India thrash Bangladesh

IMAGE: Indian batters Mona Meshram, left, and skipper Mithali Raj put on an impressive show. Photograph: ICC/Twitter India women produced an all-round effort to spank Bangladesh women by nine......
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Man sentenced to death for murdering woman journalist in Lanka

A 39-year-old man was today sentenced to death by the Sri Lankan High Court for murdering a senior woman journalist. Mel Gunasekara (40) was found... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/man-sentenced-to-death-for-murdering-woman-journalist-in-lanka-117070500464_1.html
Proud of Ekta Bisht, says Mithali Raj post crushing win over Pak

Indian women's team skipper Mithali Raj was full of praise for spinner Ekta Bisht whose five-wicket haul helped the side to thrash arch-rival... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/cricket-news/proud-of-ekta-bisht-says-mithali-raj-post-crushing-win-over-pak-69039.html
US embassy warns women against using tuk-tuks in Sri Lanka

The US embassy in Colombo warned today its citizens visiting Sri Lanka to avoid travelling alone in tuk-tuks after a spate of sexual harassment... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-us-embassy-warns-women-against-using-tuk-tuks-in-sri-lanka-2487354
Harmanpreet Kaur's incredible last-over chase against South Africa in Women's World Cup qualifier

Harmanpreet blasted a six in the penultimate delivery to power India to a one-wicket win over South Africa in a last-ball thriller at P Sara Oval,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/cricket/watch-harmanpreet-kaurs-incredible-last-over-chase-against-south-africa-in-womens-world-cup-qualifier-2018160.html
Rescuers scramble to save woman trapped in Sri Lanka building collapse

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Rescuers were digging through rubble trying to save a woman they feared was trapped inside a collapsed wedding reception hall... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INtopNews/~3/QuDrm_ssQqc/sri-lanka-collapse-idINKCN18F0HD

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