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Tamil party sweeps polls in former LTTE-held region in Lanka

Colombo: Sri Lanka's main Tamil party on Sunday secured a landslide win in the historic provincial council polls held after a gap of 25 years in the former Tamil Tigers- ruled northern province, an o

BCCI mulls tri-series involving Pak, Lanka


Chennai: The BCCI could explore the possibility of hosting an ODI tri-series involving Pakistan and Sri Lanka later this year and the modalities are likely to be discussed during the Asian Cricket Co

Selling warships to Sri Lanka an insult: Jayalalithaa


Chennai: TN Chief minister J. Jaya­la­li­thaa on Wednesday dema­nd­ed that India should refrain from selling warships to Sri Lanka. Such a sale would be insensitive to the strong sentiments in Tamil

PCB to earn USD 10 million due to SA, Sri Lanka series

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board is set to earn around USD 10 million (approximately 103 crore rupees) from the sale of media, title and ground rights for its upcoming 'home' series against South

Sri Lanka call not serious, danger lurks

Chennai: On the face of it, the Colombo call warning of large-scale Pakistani terrorist incursion into Tamil Nadu does not worry the police intelligence network much, but those in charge of monitorin

India colts record 1st win in Sri Lanka, beat hosts by 22 runs


Kurunegala (Sri Lanka): Indian colts recorded their first victory in the tour of Sri Lanka as they pipped the hosts by 22 runs in the second 'Youth ODI', here today.The two Youth Tests were drawn and

No change in Centre’s stand on Lanka policy: PM


Holding that there was no change in India’s stand on the issue of reconciliation and devolution of political powers to ethnic Tamils in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has informed chief minister J. Jayalalithaa that New Delhi will work towards ensuring that Tamils are “masters of their own destiny within framework of a united Sri Lanka.”

Sri Lanka beats South Africa by 17 runs


Colombo: Rangana Herath led Sri Lanka with two wickets to help beat South Africa by 17 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-affected second one-day international and take a 2-0 lead in the

Sri Lanka asks European Union to help stop LTTE funding


Colombo: Sri Lanka on Saturday asked for sustained vigilance on the part of the European Union to stop funding of the LTTE by the outfit's front organisations.
Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister GL

Heavy bat was perfect for slogging: Dhoni


Port of Spain: Triumphant Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said he preferred to use a heavy bat in the final over of the Tri-nation ODI series title clash against Sri Lanka as it was "perfect for

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