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India's Dilemma in Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa and Modi have learnt from their past mistakes.Modi has understood that Rajapaksa is a 'forever politician' that India has to live with, observes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar.......

Rajapaksa heading for landslide win in Lanka polls

Sri Lanka's strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa was poised to stage a political comeback on Thursday as his party took an unassailable lead and was set for a landslide victory in the twice-postponed......

Rajapaksas return, a blow to India's prestige

'Rajapaksa's victory poses a serious foreign policy challenge for the Modi government,' notes Ambassador M K Bhadrakumar. IMAGE: Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka's new president, right, with his......

Gotabaya: Controversial 'war hero' who finished LTTE

  IMAGE: Sri Lanka People's Front party presidential election candidate and former wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa waves to his supporters during an election campaign rally in......

Rain-triggered floods, landslides kill over 90 in Sri Lanka

Over 20,000 people have been displaced with officials warning the situation could get worse. IMAGE: A man stands on top of a damaged bike during a rescue mission at the site of a landslide in......

Fortis in talks to buy Lanka hospital chain

Move comes within months of acquiring Wockhardt hospitals. Fortis Healthcare, a hospital chain promoted by former Ranbaxy owners Malvinder Mohan Singh and Shivinder Mohan Singh, is close to a major......

Meet the World Cup players

Rajneesh Gupta profiles the cricketers playing the World Cup 2019.   Afghanistan IMAGE: Gulbadin Naib of Afghanistan celebrates taking a wicket in World Cup 2019 match against Australia.......

Sri Lankan cricket contract dispute ends

A row between Sri Lanka Cricket and its centrally contracted players, which had threatened to turn into a major crisis, ended on Sunday following talks, according to chief selector Sanath......

SL players refuse to sign new contracts over salary row

Sri Lanka's upcoming Test series against Bangladesh was thrown into disarray after the country's cricketers refused to sign central contracts due to a pay dispute despite an extended deadline that......

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......
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