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  1. Choppy watersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi's remark in the Supreme Court on Tuesday that India will have to wage war with Sri Lanka if it wants to retrieve the Katchatheevu island is a blunt admission of the impossibility of the demand frequently raised by Tamil Nadu politicians.


  2. Sri Lankan court extends order suspending deportation of Pakistani refugeesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 29, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today extended an order it issued earlier suspending the repatriating Pakistani nationals who have sought refugee status in Sri Lanka.


  3. Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to enhance defense cooperationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    ... Air Force Air Marshal Kolitha Gunathilake, Air Commodore Hamid Rashid Randhawa and Defence Attache of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Colonel Muhammad Rajil Irshad Khan were also present at the occasion. The Air Chief, who is on a three-day visit to Sri ...


  4. Tamil party agrees to resume talks with Sri Lanka governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has announced it is willing to restart talks with the government after a lapse of nearly three years to find a political solution to a dragging ethnic issue after a three-decade civil war ended in 2009, an official said here Friday.


  5. Sri Lanka suggests moves to investigate war-time missingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | IRIN

    Sri Lanka's government has given its strongest indication to date that it will go beyond enumerating missing persons from it 26-year civil war and investigate the circumstances of their disappearance.


  6. Sri Lanka: STF deployed to muzzle protests against environmental genocide in JaffnaRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | TamilNet Newswire

    ... protest against sand scooping by Maheswary Foundation. Having obtained 'legal permits' from the genocidal State of Sri Lanka, the paramilitary outfit has been making large sums of money by illegal scooping many times above the allowed limits. ...


  7. Vithanage to face disciplinary inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

    Kithuruwan Vithanage will face a disciplinary inquiry over leaving the team hotel overnight during the first Test against Pakistan at Galle, Sri Lanka Cricket has confirmed.


  8. Lanka opens new detention centres for Pakistani, Afghan refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    ... Reuters) Facing international flak for forcibly deporting Pakistani and Afghan nationals seeking refugee status in Sri Lanka, the government has established two more centres to detain foreigners who are overstaying. The detention centres have been ...


  9. Close to 100 days, assertive Modi stands tall as PMRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... made quick trips to Bhutan and Nepal to repair ruptures in relationships, taken a strong stand on Tamil rights in Sri Lanka, and is determined to step up ties with not just Japan but also China and the US , although Washington had shunned him for ...


  10. Sri Lanka gets own River Kwai bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to rebuild the Bridge on the River Kwai to assuage the anger among locals over a controversial dam project.


  11. Sri Lanka,United States : Sri Lankan Cargills Foods secured equity investment from IfcRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    But the group operates other businesses, like FMCG comprising dairy, restaurants, investment across banking and real estate spaces, under the umbrella of .


  12. Sri Lanka to issue a stamp to honor Mahela JayawardeneRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Deputy Minister of Postal Services, former Sri Lankan cricket legend Sanath Jayasuriya said Thursday that he would take steps to issue a stamp to honor recently retired prolific Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene.


  13. Tough action against Sri Lankan rice traders hiding rice stocksRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Colombo Page

    Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Consumer Affairs Authority announced Thursday that the rice millers are required to submit the records of their stocks to the Authority by September 15. The Authority said that private rice mills and stores would be raided after that day for hidden stocks and stern action would be taken against rice hoarders.


  14. Dam-hit Sri Lankans to get their own...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Suria

    A general view of the location, pictured on August 13, 2014, where a dam is due to be constructed across the Kelani River at Kitulgala, some 50kms east of Colombo, where a key scene from the 1957 film, 'Bridge on the River Kwai', was filmed - by Lakruwan Wanniarachchi Now, 57 years after it was blown to smithereens, authorities in Sri Lanka plan to ... (more)


  15. Shenanigans In Sri Lanka?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Outlook

    ... of external affairs in mid-July and presented a Memorandum requesting re-setting of India's foreign policy on Sri Lanka. Inter alia, we submitted that UPA government had not been following a nuanced foreign policy in Lanka that would render justice ...


  16. Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, 3rd ODI, Time, TV Info and PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan are far from strangers having contested 141 One-Day Internationals since 1975 and, as per their current three-match series, the two teams are normally evenly matched.


  17. Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 3rd ODI at Dambulla: PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 |

    Sri Lanka and Pakistan clash in the third and final One-Day International at Dambulla on Saturday.


  18. Sachin Tendulkar wishes fans on Ganesh ChaturthiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 |

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  19. Sri Lanka: Modi gave lesson to TNA on ‘collaborative politics’ says DevanandaRead the original story

    Yesterday | TamilNet Newswire

    He was addressing the audience at the re-opening ceremony of Achchuveali Industrial Estate in Jaffna on Wednesday.


  20. Students in the class of 2018 tell their storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Scarlet

    ... Fellow, he oversaw the building and installation of leopard-proof mesh enclosures to project cattle in his native Sri Lanka. The enclosures helped provide income security for 12 farmers by keeping their animals safe, and, in turn, protected the ...