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Exclusive! 'Sri Lanka will never pose a threat to India'

'We have nothing to gain by helping any other country to become a threat to India,' former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is on the comeback trail, tells Rediff.com senior contributor......

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......

Rustom-1 drone to monitor maritime boundary with Lanka

DRDO says it is working with the navy to fit the Rustom-1 with an Automatic Identification System that will identify Indian fishing vessels along the maritime boundary The international maritime......

Lankan Navy arrests 15 Indian fishermen

Sri Lanka on Tuesday arrested 15 fishermen from for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters near Katchatheevu, police said. All of them were taken to Talaimannar coast along with their......

Tamil reconciliation will 'take time': Kerry warns Lanka

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday warned Sri Lanka that "true reconciliation" with Tamils will take time, even as he praised the "openness" of the new government in efforts to boost......

Even Pakistan sells petrol cheaper than India, shocked?

Petrol in India costs more than neighbouring Pakistan and Sri Lanka but is cheaper than Bangladesh and Nepal, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday. Petrol price of Rs 63.16 per litre......

Look which countries are ahead of India in broadband reach

India is ranked below Bhutan and Sri Lanka in terms of broadband penetration and the multi-layered structure involved in the decision making for the sector needs to be overhauled, telecom regulator......

Lanka has potential to be India's strongest economic partner: Modi

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing Sri Lanka's business community at the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce. Photograph, Courtesy: PIB   Asking Sri Lanka not to worry about India's......

RBI, Sri Lankan central bank agree on $1.5 bln currency swap deal

Reserve Bank of India has agreed for a $ 1.5 billion currency swap agreement with the Sri Lankan central bank to help the island nation keep its currency stable, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said......

India to help Lanka develop regional petro hub; IOC signs pact

India will help Sri Lanka develop its Trincomalee town as a regional petroleum hub and Indian Oil Corporation has reached a joint-development pact with Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Prime Minister......

Bombay Velvet to Boom: Bollywood's love affair with Sri Lanka

A look at films that were shot in the picturesque island country. Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Bombay Velvet Bombay doesn't merely feature in the title of Anurag Kashyap's ambitious new movie; it's......

Captain Mathews puts Sri Lanka in driver's seat

Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews (L) hits one to the boundary. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews led by example, hitting an unbeaten 77 to help his team overcome a......

3rd Test: Pakistan's Shah takes fifer but Lanka dominate

Pakistan's Yasir Shah celebrates after taking a wicket. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah claimed his third five-wicket haul of the series but Sri Lanka took the......

Karunaratne ton rescues Sri Lanka after Shah strikes

Dimuth Karunaratne of Sri Lanka celebrates after scoring a century. Photograph: Hannah Peters/Getty Images Dimuth Karunaratne's second Test century lifted Sri Lanka to 272 for eight against......

10 Best Sports Photos of the Week!

The Women's World Cup has given us some memorable footballing moments, while Sri Lanka took advantage of a Pakistan's poor batting display for a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the......

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets to level series

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews (centre) celebrates with his teammates during the fourth day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka......
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Islamic State targeted in 38 air strikes by US-led coalition -statement

BSF jawan among 5 arrested; 5 kg heroin seized Islamic State targeted in 38 air strikes by US-led coalition -statement Man held with about 500 gm... ...

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Man held with about 500 gm MD drugs, 300 gm marijuana collectivelyworth over Rs 9 lakh in Mumbai

Man held with about 500 gm MD drugs, 300 gm marijuana collectivelyworth over Rs 9 lakh in Mumbai Woman commits suicide in Khagaria Suicide bomber... ...

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India crowned South Asian Champions for second straight time

Press Trust of India | Bengaluru July 5, 2015 Last Updated at 21:13 IST Defending champions India notched up an emphatic 93-44 win over Sri Lanka... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/india-crowned-south-asian-champions-for-second-straight-time-115070500629_1.html
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Woman commits suicide in Khagaria Suicide bomber kills six at church in Nigeria Egyptian army kills 25 militants in North Sinai-sources Pak... ...

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A Flash of Blue

The Blue Mormon in the Tamhini Wildlife Sanctuary We are holding cups of steaming hot tea in our hands, as we watch the rain descend on the... ...

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