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India grants scholarships to Sri Lankan students


January 19th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India will extend more scholarships to meritorious Sri Lankan students in high schools and universities in the island, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ... Read more...

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Krishna unveils rail project in Sri Lanka


January 19th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday unveiled the first phase of a railway project in southern Sri Lanka being built with financial aid ... Read more...

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Ponting and wife Rianna blessed with second child


September 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Australian Captain Team captain Ricky Ponting and wife Rianna Thursday celebrated the birth of their second child in Sydney.Ponting, who flew home to Australia following ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan caught smuggling over 2,000 diamonds in swallowed condoms


October 28th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
CHENNAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – A Sri Lankan Man, who had swallowed 2,060 diamonds worth up to Rs. 3 crore ($674,715 dollars) packed in several condoms, was arrested at an airport on ... Read more...

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We wanted to win it for Murali: Sangakkara


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara dedicated his team's ten-wicket win over India to Muttiah Muralitharan, who played his last Test at the Galle International Stadium ... Read more...

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Murali only bowler to thrice claim 75 wickets or more in a year (Statistical highlights)


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan, who retired from Test cricket Thursday after claiming his 800th wicket, is the only bowler to capture 75 wickets or more in a calendar ... Read more...

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Murali’s perfect eight in 10-wicket Sri Lanka win (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan rolled his golden arm over for one last time in Test cricket, claiming his 800th wicket in his side's 10-wicket victory ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, First Test


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Scoreboard of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka which concluded here Thursday. Sri Lanka first innings: 520 for eight declaredIndia first innings: ... Read more...

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Muralitharan ends Test career with a staggering 800 wickets (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan brought the curtains down on his illustrious Test career, claiming his 800th Test wicket in his last match against India ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Fifth Day, First Test


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the fifth day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka here Thursday. Sri Lanka first innings: 520 for eight ... Read more...

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Muralitharan finishes with 800 Test wickets


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan off-spinner Muthiah Muralitharan made a perfect finish to a stellar career, claiming his 800th Test wicket in his last match against India here Thursday ... Read more...

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India take 48 run lead, Muralitharan one short of 800 Test wickets (Lunch report)


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka closed in on a victory in the first cricket Test against India, leaving the visitors tottering at 292 for eight at lunch on ... Read more...

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Lunch Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Day Five, first Test


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fifth day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka here Thursday. Sri Lanka: first innings 520 for eight ... Read more...

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India 292/8 at lunch on day five


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 22 (IANS) Following on, India were 292 for eight in the second innings, a lead of 48 runs, at lunch on the fifth day of the first cricket ... Read more...

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Muralitharan two short of 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka's spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan was just two short of a record 800 Test wickets as India were left struggling at 181 for five ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, Day 4, First Test


July 21st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at the end of the fourth day's play in the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the ... Read more...

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India trail Sri Lanka by 63 runs after fourth day


July 21st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) India were struggling to save the first cricket Test as they were reduced to 181 for five, following on, and still trailed Sri Lanka by 63 ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dravid do the repair act against Sri Lanka (Tea Report)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) India's hopes rested on Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar after they were reduced to 68 for two in the second innings, following-on, at tea on ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, Day 4, First Test


July 21st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium here Wednesday. Sri ... Read more...

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Following-on, India struggle at 68/2 at tea


July 21st, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) India were 68 for two in their second innings at tea after being forced to follow-on by Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the ... Read more...

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India forced to follow-on after being bowled out for 276


July 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka enforced a follow-on after bowling out India for 276 runs in the first innings on the fourth day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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Muralitharan edges closer to 800 Test wickets as India struggle (Lunch Report)


July 21st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Muttiah Muralitharan picked up three wickets to move closer to becoming the first bowler to get 800 Test wickets as India slumped to 260 for ... Read more...

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Lunch scoreboard: India vs. Sri Lanka, Day 4, First Test


July 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 21 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium here Wednesday. Sri ... Read more...

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India struggling at 260/8 against Sri Lanka


July 21st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka) July 21 (IANS) India were 260 for eight in the first innings, in reply to Sri Lanka's 520 for eight declared, at lunch on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Sehwag keep India in the game against Sri Lanka (Roundup)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) India were struggling at 140 for three in reply to Sri Lanka first innings total of 520 for eight declared at the end of third ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Day three, First Test


July 20th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Scoreboard on the third day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium here Tuesday. Sri Lanka (first ... Read more...

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India struggling at 140/3, trail Sri Lanka by 280 runs


July 20th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) India were struggling at 140 for three in their first innings, in reply to Sri Lanka's 520 for eight declared, at the end of the ... Read more...

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Rare Primate Spotted In Sri Lanka


July 20th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Galle, Sri Lanka, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the world's oldest primates, earlier thought to have become extinct has been spotted in Sri Lanka. The Horton Plains slender loris, ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka declare first innings at 520/8 (Tea Report)


July 20th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 520 for eight after tea on the third day of their first cricket Test against India at the Galle ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka declare first innings at 520/8


July 20th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka declared their first innings at 520 for eight against India at tea on the third day of the first cricket Test at the ... Read more...

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Tea scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Day three, First Test


July 20th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Scoreboard at tea on the third day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium here Tuesday. Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka score 520/8 at tea against India


July 20th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka were 520 for eight in their first innings at tea on the third day of the first cricket Test against India at the Galle ... Read more...

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Ishant strikes thrice as Sri Lanka make 361/6 (Lunch Report)


July 20th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma found his form claiming three wickets as Sri Lanka made 361 for six in their first innings against India at lunch on ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka make 361/6 against India at lunch


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka made 361 for six in 93 overs in the first innings at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test against India ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India vs Sri Lanka, Day 3, First Test


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 20 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard at lunch on the third day of the first cricket Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Galle International ... Read more...

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