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Ex-Lanka president Rajapaksa to run for Parliament

Ending months of speculation, Sri Lanka's vanquished former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday announced his return to electoral politics, saying he will lead an opposition faction during the......

As Modi visits Lanka, Rajapaksa blames India for his poll defeat

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has blamed India, the United States and European countries for his humiliating defeat in the January election. “It was very open, Americans, the......

Exclusive! 'India must be on guard against Tamil separatists'

'India's friendship and support is very important to Sri Lanka. It is a matter of regret that India appears to have thought otherwise.' 'Sri Lanka's relationship with China has always been of an......

Lanka says 99 pc of some LLRC recommendation implemented

As it prepares to face a US-backed resolution on Lankan Tamils at the UNHRC, Sri Lanka claimed that it has implemented 99 per cent of some recommendations of the reconciliation commission already.......

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......

Unfair deals? Lanka halts $1.4-billion Chinese port project

Sri Lanka's suspension of a project to build a glittering skyline on land reclaimed from the Indian Ocean has prompted China to defend its investment, in a test of Beijing's ambitions to fund loans......

Why India can't export its way out of trouble

A package that comprises reform of domestic subsidies and redirecting subsidy savings to expenditure that reaches the poor and intended beneficiaries may be used to drive policy reform, says Rahul......

FY15-16 begins on a firm note; Sensex ends 300 points higher

Markets finish the first session of FY15-16 on a firm note led by a strong rally in FMCG, healthcare, realty and financials stocks with Sun Pharma contributing the most to the gains ahead of record......

Sensex snaps 3-day losing streak, jumps 120 points

The benchmark Sensex snapped a three-day losing streak and the Nifty ended firm after hitting a fresh record high led by index heavyweight ITC on reports that the government has deferred its......

India's e-vehicle dream crashes

The government's inability to implement the ambitious National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) is seen as a key reason for the failure of electric vehicles.  If the drop in sales over......

Review: Madras Cafe deserves an audience

Madras Cafe is  a swift, smart and serious study of an inglorious chapter of history, writes Sukanya Verma. When done right, few combinations have the allure of fact meets fiction. The......

Review: Jism 2 makes even sex look boring

Sunny Leone's assets are the script, screenplay and sole purpose of Jism 2, writes Sukanya Verma.Sex is a lot of things-- emotional, exciting, dirty. But boring? Even with Sunny Leone in it? Wow,......

'If Pakistan has Veena Malik, we have Nupur Mehta'

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.   Starlet Nupur Mehta, who was a part of the Sunny Deol-starrer Jo Bole So Nihal, may have denied links with the latest......

Back from Cannes, Minissha loses baggage

Minissha Lamba, who was on her way back to India from the Cannes Film Festival, lost her baggage at Nice airport. 'Disaster has struck. A baggage of mine has been stolen at Nice Airport. I can't......

Jayawardene joins elite company of Tendulkar, Ponting, Jayasuriya and Sangakkara

Mahela Jayawardene celebrates with T Dilshan. Photograph: PTI Former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene walked into record books after registering 12,000 ODI runs during his 118-run knock in the......

Sehwag, Muralitharan to lead MCC sides in Middle East

Out-of-favour India batsman Virender Sehwag and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan will lead two MCC sides in a series of matches in the Middle East to help launch the new county season.......

SAG: Ex-LTTE men make SL's shooting probables list

Sri Lanka has included three ex-LTTE marksmen as members of the national rifle shooters' pool for the South Asian Games to be held in New Delhi next year. The three ex-LTTErs -- Kanakasuntharam......

Ex-players call for Afridi's head after Pakistan's ouster

Shahid Afridi has come under severe criticism following his dismal performance in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka with some former players calling on the veteran all-rounder to retire from......

Srikkanth confident India can do an encore at T20 WC

Outgoing chief cricket selector Krish Srikkanth has predicted an Indian triumph in the World T20, starting in Sri Lanka on September 18. "In eight days' time the T20 World Cup is starting. The......
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Bangladesh kills military chief of banned Islamist group

Tensions have rising in the Muslim majority country since Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launched a crackdown on militant Islam, putting several... ...
Ghani assigns delegation to investigate alleged support by govt to ISIS

The delegation include, Nasrullah Stanikzai, head of the advisory delegation in judiciary and legal affairs; Abdul Fatah Azizi, deputy military... ...
China overhauls military as India drags feet; to boost its army control over LAC

While India continues to drag its feet in setting up joint structures to give its armed forces a better punch from limited budgetary resources, the... ...
India says no decision taken on Pakistan-India cricket series

Indian Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on Friday New Delhi has not yet made a decision on the Pakistan-India cricket... ...

Pakistan on Thursday said that creating exception to grant India membership of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) would adversely impact the... ...

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