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Srilanka Seeks USD 500 Million Loan From India For Fuel Purchase
Sri Lanka Seeks USD 500 Million Loan From India For Fuel Purchase

The energy secretaries of both India and Lanka are expected to sign an agreement for the loan soon, the report quoted Finance Secretary S R Attygalle as saying.

Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 23 Indian Fishermen, Seize 5 Trawlers For Alleged Poaching
Sri Lanka Navy Arrests 23 Indian Fishermen, Seize 5 Trawlers For Alleged Poaching

In March, the Navy seized five fishing vessels and 54 Indian nationals for poaching in Sri Lankan waters.

'The Family Man 2'- Star Samantha Akkineni Apologizes

Samantha Akkineni has apologized for potentially 'hurting anyone's sentiments' in 'The Family Man 2' in which she played the role of a Sri Lankan Tamil liberation fighter.

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Srilanka offer to host IPL
COVID-19 Lockdown: Sri Lanka offers to host IPL 2020

Colombo: Sri Lanka has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) which has now been indefinitely suspended by the BCCI due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 IPL edition was slated to start from March 29 but with the coronavirus outbreak it was first deferred till April 15 and […]

Terror can't defeat Sri Lanka's spirit: Modi

Colombo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid his tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday suicide bombings, saying “cowardly acts of terror cannot defeat the spirit of Sri Lanka”. “I am confident Sri Lanka will rise again. Cowardly acts of terror cannot defeat the spirit of Sri Lanka. India stands in solidarity […]

Sri Lanka beat Afghanistan in low-scoring clash

Cardiff: Averting what could have been an another upset in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Sri Lankan bowlers stepped up to salvage pride for their team as they succeeded in wrapping up minnows Afghanistan for 152 runs in 32.4 overs to set up a 34-run victory in the rain-affected clash at the Sophia […]

Modi holds bilateral meeting with SL President

New Delhi: A day after after being sworn in with his 57-member council of ministers by President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a bilateral meeting with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. In the first of a series of bilateral meetings with foreign leaders, Modi and Sirisena discussed issues of interest […]

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India hands over 155 houses in Sri Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday handed over 155 houses built under an Indian project to people in the island nation’s tea-producing region populated by “Indian Tamils”. Present on the occasion here was Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu. The houses were built under the Indian Housing Project for people at the […]

Sri Lankan President suspends Parliament amidst political crisis

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday suspended Parliament till November amid a political crisis which erupted after he sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced him with former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa. The Presidential Secretariat said Sirisena had instructed to prorogue Parliament till November 16 and a gazette notification had been issued, the Daily […]

Blind cricketers from India, England, Sri Lanka to clash in bilateral, triangular series

Kolkata: Blind cricketers from India, England and Sri Lanka would take part in the upcoming bilateral and triangular cricket series scheduled for October 2-27 across the country, organisers said on Sunday. Samarthanam and Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) are organising the series. India during the day announced a 17-member squad for a […]

Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka in Asia Cup opener

Dubai: Bangladesh dominated with both bat and ball to outclass Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup cricket tournament here on Saturday. Electing to bat first, Bangladesh rode Mushfiqur Rahim’s career-best score of 144 runs to post what eventually turned out be a pretty competitive total of 261 in […]

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Monsoon to hit Kerala on May 28

  New Delhi: The Southwest Monsoon, which brings seasonal rain to the Indian subcontinent, will hit Kerala on May 28, four days ahead of its normal onset date, private weather forecasting agency Skymet said on Saturday. The monsoon is expected to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 20 and is expected to advance […]

Pujara, Vijay hit centuries; India in commanding position

Nagpur: Opener Murali Vijay added to the selection conundrum with a patient 128 and was ably complemented by ‘Run Machine’ Cheteshwar Pujara’s unbeaten 121 as India grinded a mediocre Sri Lankan attack on the second day of the second cricket Test here at VCA Stadium in Nagpur. Pujara and Vijay added 209 runs for the […]

India bundle out Sri Lanka for 205 in second Test

Nagpur: Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja wreaked havoc, sharing seven wickets on the opening day of the second Test to bowl out Sri Lanka for 205 in their first innings at the Vidarbha Cricket Association (VCA) Stadium here on Friday. Ashwin, who went wicketless in the first two sessions, broke the backbone of […]

First ODI: India win toss, opt to field

Dambulla: India won the toss at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium here on Sunday and opted to field against Sri Lanka in the first of five-match One-Day International (ODI) series. For India, left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been included in the playing XI. Sri Lanka will see batsman Chamara Kapugedra and all-rounder Thisara Perera in […]