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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......

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......

Lanka army rapes, tortures Tamils: Rights group report

Sri Lanka on Tuesday dismissed as "fabricated lies", a report by a leading rights group alleging that its military used rape and other forms of sexual violence to torture suspected Tamil rebels......

Indians among illegal immigrants arrested in Sri Lanka

Two Indian nationals were among a group of 53 people bound for Australia arrested by the Sri Lankan navy, the police said on Wednesday. "The navy arrested the 53 people on board a suspicious vessel......

Libya: India hurries to bring 18,000 citizens home

The central government on Thursday decided to immediately commence evacuation of Indians from Libya by sea and air in view of the "sharp and unprecedented deterioration" in the situation in the......

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......

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......

Asian GP: Indian athletes clinch 12 medals in 3rd leg

Indian athletes ended their campaign in the three-leg Asian Grand Prix with an impressive 12-medal haul -- including five gold -- in the final meet, in Colombo on Sunday. Woman quartermiler M R......

Australian woman retain World T20 title

Australian women produced an impressive performance to edge out their English counterparts by four runs in an exciting final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Colombo. - Scorecard Put into bat,......

Edwards named Women's World T20 player of tournament

England captain and opening batsman Charlotte Edwards was named the player of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 after leading her side to the final in Colombo. Edwards was the unanimous choice of the......

Women's WT20: Australia crush Windies by 28 runs

Australia got the better of West Indies by 28 runs in the second semifinal to set up a title clash against England in the final of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Colombo. Opting to bat at the R......

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Q. dont you think that india too should start military offensive against kashmiri militants?Even a small nation like srilanka has succeeded in its fight against militancy.comment.
:  A. It took decades for the Sri Lankan government to defeat the LTTE and other Tamil militant outfits and thousand of men and women died in the...... more

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Lankan Defense Ministry Tenders 'Unqualified Apology' for Article on Jaya

COLOMBO: The Sri Lankan Defense Ministry on Friday offered an unqualified apology for publishing in its website, an article by a Lankan freelance... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/Lankan-Defense-Ministry-Tenders-Unqualified-Apology-for-Article-on-Jaya/2014/08/01/article2359532.ece
Between the devils and a hard place

THIS DIVIDED ISLAND: STORIES FROM THE SRI LANKAN WAR Samanth Subramanian Hamish Hamilton (Penguin) 320 pages; Rs 499 Early in his travels... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/between-the-devils-and-a-hard-place-114073101852_1.html
Rajiv Gandhi took decision to send IPKF, keeping Cabinet in dark

TOP STORIES New Delhi, Jul 31 (UNI) Rajiv Gandhi, during his tenure as prime minister in 1987, gave orders to send Indian troops to Sri... ...

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A star behind the wheels

BANGALORE: Mezaan Anees is indeed raring to go. The racing enthusiast has taken his first step into the speed sport and with hard work and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Mezaan-A-star-behind-the-wheels/2014/07/31/article2356551.ece
Nigerian gold medallist fails drug test at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

London, July 30 - Nigerian gold medallist Chika Amalaha failed a drug test and has been provisionally suspended from the Commonwealth Games ongoing... ...

http://www.topnews.in/sports/nigerian-gold-medallist-fails-drug-test-glasgow-commonwealth-games-247805

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