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Lankan crisis due to political tug of war

The current crisis in Sri Lanka stems from the bitter differences between Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe and President Chandrika Kumaratunga over how to deal with the LTTE.While Wickramasinghe......

Sri Lankan commission to review war crime video

The Sri Lankan commission looking into the civil strife with the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam will examine the documentary aired by Britain's Channel 4 that showed gruesome pictures of alleged......

Can India trust the Sri Lankan President?

On November 18 last year, then Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapakse got a rather pleasant 60th birthday gift: News that he had been elected as the President of the island nation. Just two......

Sri Lankan army chief visits Srinagar

Sri Lankan army chief Lieutenant General P L Balagalle believes that peace talks between his government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam will soon restart."There was temporary suspension of......

Jaya blocks the bridge to Lanka

It was meant to be a bridge for peace, trade, travel and industry. Thebridge connecting India to Sri Lanka over the Palk Strait was also touted as a fine wayto improverelations between the two......

Asin goes to war-torn Jaffna

Asin, who was in Sri Lanka with Salman Khan shooting for her Hindi film Ready, made a trip to the war-torn regions of Northern Sri Lanka, thus becoming the first celebrity to visit the area. She......

Jayasuriya is Sri Lanka's new Chairman of Selectors

Former Sri Lanka cricketer turned politician Sanath Jayasuriya was appointed chairman of selectors in a new-look five-member committee named by Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Monday.......

Jayasuriya heads Sri Lanka's new selection panel

Sri Lanka has revamped its cricket selection panel with a new team under its new chairman, Sanath Jayasuriya, the country's sports ministry announced in Colombo on Monday. Jayasuriya, a former......

India retain SAARC carrom title

India continued their stranglehold on the SAARC Carrom Championships by clinching the men's and women's team championships for the 13th year running at the MIG Club in Mumbai, on Saturday.Indian......

West Indies v Bangladesh, Statistical Highlights

- The second wicket partnership of 85 runs between Shahriar Nafees and Aftab Ahmed is Bangladesh's best for this wicket against West Indies, expunging the 51-run partnership between Shahriar......

Pinki claims golden double

Teenager Pinki Pramanik stole the show with her second consecutive golden double in the 400 and 800 metres, while Anju Bobby George was again forced to settle for silver in the women's long jump,......

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Q. Should India learn one or two lesson from Srilanka
:  A. Sri Lanka is UNIFIED. People who refuse to subscribe to a "Sri Lankan identity" will get sidelined to the extreme. The Sri Lanka govt...... more

Q. is Earth the only planet blessed with life?
SREENIVAS :  A. Latest news abt. it : - In a paper submitted this April to Astrophysics and Space Science, Narlikar and N C Wickramasinghe report that...... more

Q. How life started on Earth?\Deepak Raman
Dollysingh:  A. According to Professor Wickramasinghe, it probably arrived from outer space as microbiotic life with meteors. more

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