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WorldNov 18, 2019, 1:50 PM IST
Sri Lanka Presidential elections: Gotabaya Rajapaksa to be sworn-in today
Earlier, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former defence secretary and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, based his campaign on providing strong leadership on national security issues.
WorldNov 17, 2019, 1:50 PM IST
Sri Lanka Presidential elections: PM Modi congratulates Gotabaya Rajapaksa for victory
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Sri Lanka's former defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa on winning the 2019 Presidential elections
WorldNov 17, 2019, 11:07 AM IST
Sri Lanka Presidential elections: Counting of votes underway
During the Presidential elections in Sri Lanka, the six-week campaign in a neck-and-neck race witnessed tensions mounting across the country, with the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) documenting at least 743 electoral violations, including at least 45 cases of assaults or threats.
CricketSep 14, 2019, 6:00 PM IST
Atharva Ankolekar stars as India defend 106 to win Under-19 Asia Cup title
In the Under-19 Asia Cup final, defending a paltry total of 106, India dismissed Bangladesh for 101 in 33 overs, courtesy 18-year-old Atharva Ankolekar, who emerged as the star of the Indian team with figures of 5/28 from eight overs
WorldSep 6, 2019, 12:41 PM IST
Sri Lanka Police arrest about 200 suspects in connection with Easter Sunday attack
Months after a series of bomb blasts took place in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the police revealed that they have arrested more than 200 suspects and have frozen the bank accounts of more than 100 suspects
TrendingSep 3, 2019, 5:11 PM IST
Indian-Pakistani lesbian couple marry: One dresses as bride, other as groom
Saima Ahmad and Bianca Maieli got married with the blessings of their families and friends. Maieli is a Muslim Pakistani woman and Ahmad is a Colombo-Indian Christian. The lesbian couple married in a beautiful ceremony in California, where they live and where they met.
EntertainmentJul 13, 2019, 9:39 AM IST
Bengali filmmaker Kaushik Ganguly's 'Nagarkirtan' wins big at SAARC film fest
At the ninth edition of the SAARC fest in Colombo, 'Nagarkirtan' was honoured with 'Best Feature Film', 'Best Director', 'Best Actor' and 'Best Original Score' awards.
IndiaJun 26, 2019, 11:22 AM IST
Sri Lanka: 5 soldiers dead, 2 injured after train hits army truck in Kilinochchi
The army truck was reportedly travelling from Colombo to Jaffna where the truck was passing an unsecured railway crossing line.
IndiaJun 16, 2019, 1:30 PM IST
Sri Lanka releases 18 Tamil Nadu fishermen after PM Modi’s visit to country
Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sri Lanka, the country has now ordered the release of 18 fishermen, who had been arrested two months ago for allegedly fishing on Sri Lankan waters.
WorldJun 11, 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Mike Pompeo to meet PM Modi: Discuss on Indo-US bilateral ties
New Delhi will be the first stop for the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's week long visit to the Indo-Pacific region. He's likely to meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss Indo-US bilateral ties.
IndiaJun 10, 2019, 8:52 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh: PM Modi offers prayers to Lord Venkateshwara at Tirupati
PM Modi paid a visit to Sri Lanka post the Easter bombings in the country. While returning to New Delhi, he stopped by in Andhra Pradesh and spent time at Tirupati Tirumala temple and offered his prayers to Lord Venkateshwara.
IndiaJun 9, 2019, 1:41 PM IST
PM Modi's Sri Lanka visit is a message against Islamic terrorism
PM Modi's visit is a reflection of the solidarity of Indian people with the people of Sri Lanka during difficult times. The visit will send a strong message to the international community regarding the normalcy regained in the current security situation of Sri Lanka
IndiaJun 7, 2019, 7:40 PM IST
PM Modi to visit Sri Lanka, pay tribute to those killed in Easter terror attacks
Prime Minister Modi would be the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka after the Easter bombings that claimed the lives of over 250 people, including 11 Indians.
WorldMay 30, 2019, 12:50 PM IST
Easter Sunday bombings: NIA team from India reaches Sri Lanka for probe
A two-member team from the National Investigation Agency has reached Sri Lanka to discuss probe into the Easter Sunday blasts that took the lives of over 250 people.
WorldMay 25, 2019, 5:57 PM IST
Sri Lanka blasts: Buddhist monk alleges attack was inspired by Tamil Nadu outfit
A Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka claims that two members from Tamil Nadu Thowheed Jamaath (TNTJ) had provoked Buddhists to attack Muslims by spreading derogatory tales about the Buddha