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Lankan President Sirisena to visit India on his first foreign trip

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will visit India on his maiden foreign trip next month even as he ordered the release of all Indian fishermen in custody in Colombo as a goodwill gesture......

SL voting ends with high turn out; Rajapaksa faces tough test

Image: Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa casts his vote for the presidential election, in Medamulana. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters   Sri Lankans on Thursday voted in large......

SL: Briton held for Channel 4 video on war crimes

The Sri Lankan police has arrested a British national for allegedly providing "false video footage" to a British TV channel to produce a documentary that accused Lankan troops of war crimes. The......

Krishna inaugrates Indian mission in Jaffna

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna inaugurated the new Indian consulate in southern Sri Lankan coastal city of Hambantota, voicing confidence that India will take advantage of the industrial and......

Jayaratne sworn in as Lanka PM

Veteran Sri Lankan socialist leader D M Jayaratne, a close ally of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was sworn-in on Wednesday as the country's 20th prime minister after the ruling party secured a near......

Tourism: Sri Lanka is back in business

If Udaya Nanayakkara is brimming with enthusiasm, it's because statistics suggest the chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Board has been able to pull off one of the most amazing turnarounds in the......

SriLankan Air: Quick to take wing

Peter Hill, CEO of SriLankan Airlines, is a worried man. With tourism to Sri Lanka having been hit by the tsunami disaster, the airline chief was in India to promote both the island country as well......

Taj launches Best of Sri Lanka package

In an effort to take advantage of the high tourist interest in Sri Lanka, Taj Group has launched a package that lets tourists take a close look at the nature, culture and people of the island......

Sangakkara century lifts Sri Lanka to win over England

Sri Lanka beat England by 90 runs in the sixth One-Day International at Pallekele on Saturday to take an unbeatable 4-2 lead in their seven-match series. Kumar Sangakkara completed his 20th ODI......

Pace bowler Mills to lead NZ in Sri Lanka

Swing bowler Kyle Mills will captain New Zealand for the first time on his country's limited overs tour of Sri Lanka later this month after Kane Williamson was ruled out with a broken and......

SLC to summon IPL bench warmers

Sri Lanka Cricket is mulling to call back its players who have been warming benches in the ongoing Indian Premier League for preparations for next month's Champions Trophy, its secretary said on......

Sri Lanka move ODIs from Colombo due to rain threat

Persistent rain has forced Sri Lanka to move the next two contests of the five-match One-day International series against New Zealand away from Colombo, the country's cricket board (SLC) said. The......

We never had momentum going in the chase: Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene, who stepped down as Sri Lanka's Twenty 20 captain after losing the World Twenty20 final against the West Indies, said his team failed to handle the "pressure situations" in the......

  People speak for sri lanka kandy

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amitava duttamajumdar
Q. in which country Temple of Tooth is situated?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-country-temple-of-tooth-is-situated/24078191/answers/

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. What is the Temple of the Tooth?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. Sri Dalada Maligawa or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-temple-of-the-tooth/24078191/answers/19686050

hena akhtar
Q. Everywhere mikes blare Makkal Thilagam MGR filmy songs today. Do you know why ?
Hena Akhtar:  A. His birth day. A man born in Kandy(Sri Lanka) to a Keralite parents and suffering in poverty studied only upto 3rd class. Came to Tamilnadu, earned...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/everywhere-mikes-blare-makkal-thilagam-mgr-filmy-songs-today/19686037/answers/12780186

Dharmarajan
Q. I am planning to take a tour to Sri Lanka. I know that being an Indian, I get the tourist visa on arrival at Colombo for free. However, I was wondering if anyone has been to Sri Lanka? How much would be the expenses per person - an estimate. Waiting for your answers. Thank you.
Dharmarajan:  A. They will charge you 1000 Sri Lankan Rupees while exiting. Beautiful place of poor people. Much cleaner than India, less densly populated. Young...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-am-planning-to-take-a-tour-to-sri-lanka.-i-know-that-being/12780060/answers/12762148

Anirudha
Q. What is the record for the highest score by a team in ODI cricket?:
Anirudha:  A. The highest score ever achieved by a team in a One Day International is 398/5 by Sri Lanka. They made this score in the 1996 World Cup league match against Kenya at Kandy, Sri Lanka. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-record-for-the-highest-score-by-a-team-in-odi-cr/12761830/answers/11332637

  Web results for Sri Lanka Kandy
Modi to Discuss Lankan Refugee Repatriation During Colombo Visit

COLOMBO: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be discussing the repatriation of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to their homeland in his talks with... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Modi-to-Discuss-Lankan-Refugee-Repatriation-During-Colombo-Visit/2015/01/22/article2631752.ece
Sri Lanka rejects Mahinda Rajapakse's revenge allegations

Sri Lanka rejects Mahinda Rajapakse's revenge allegations Colombo: The newly-elected Sri Lankan government Thursday refuted allegations of... ...

http://www.indiatvnews.com/politics/international/sri-lanka-rejects-rajapakse-s-revenge-allegations-912.html
Weathering water woes

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu S. Vishwanath TOPICS S. Vishwanath, who has been promoting water harvesting, stresses on... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/weathering-water-woes/article6808342.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Rajapaksa Tells Sri Lankan Government to Stop 'Political Revenge'

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's beleaguered former president Mahinda Rajapaksa today asked the new government to stop "political revenge", a day after his... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Rajapaksa-Tells-Sri-Lankan-Government-to-Stop-Political-Revenge/2015/01/20/article2628337.ece
Sri Lankan Buddhist Monk in Critical Condition after Self Immolation in Protests Against Cattle Slaughter [GRAPHIC PHOTOS & VIDEO]

A Buddhist monk has suffered serious injuries after setting himself on fire outside the temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in the city of Kandy on... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/sri-lankan-buddhist-monk-in-critical-condition-after-self-immolation-in-protests-against-cattle-slaughter-graphic-photos-video-471189

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