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Sri Lanka look to China to develop sports infrastructure


September 19th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS) A Chinese delegation will be visiting Sri Lanka later this week to explore opportunities to develop sports infrastructure in the island nation.A statement by the Sri ... Read more...

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Ajantha Mendis spins Sri Lanka to thumping win (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Sep 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka started their World Twenty20 campaign in convincing fashion, spinning a clueless Zimbabwe out of the game by 82 runs here Tuesday. Off-spinner Ajantha Mendis ... Read more...

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China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka-Windies Test series falls victim to IPL


September 12th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) The International Cricket Council persistent refusal to provide a separate window for the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) is taking a toll on Test cricket.For the ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Sri Lankans in India: Amnesty


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government to ensure safety of Sri Lankans visiting India and investigate the recent attacks on them."The ... Read more...

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Attack on Lankan visitors unacceptable, says Karunanidhi


September 5th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK President M. Karunanidhi Wednesday said attacking Sri Lankans visiting Tamil Nadu or other parts of India is unacceptable and will affect ties between the two ... Read more...

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Wives of Indian sailors thank Pakistan


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) The wives of two Indian sailors freed by Somali pirates have thanked Pakistan for its role in negotiating their husbands' release, the Dawn reported Sunday.Madhu Sharma ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi airman finds cash missing in Lucknow


August 29th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bangladeshi flying officer has lodged a complaint that cash was stolen from his luggage in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said Wednesday.Tanveer Hassan is part ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa asks PM to respect Tamil sentiments


August 28th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday expressed surprise at the central government's declaration that India would continue to train Sri Lankan defence personnel.Jayalalithha reiterated ... Read more...

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15,000 people in Sri Lankan jails over unpaid fines


August 15th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 15 (IANS) There are over 15,000 people in detention in Sri Lankan jails for failing to pay fines, an official revealed Wednesday.Over the year 2011, a total of ... Read more...

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Vinod Tharani plans to sign Jacqueline for directorial debut


August 14th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Acting guru Vinod Tharani, who has coached the likes of Deepika Padukone and Amy Jackson, wants to cast his student, Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez, ... Read more...

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Rohana snatches dramatic win in PGTI golf


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Lying third overnight, Sri Lankan Anura Rohana fired a three-under 69 to script a fascinating come-from-behind victory in the PGTI Players Golf Championship here Friday.Rohana finished ... Read more...

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Golf: Rashid Khan leads by four strokes


August 7th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 7 (IANS) Rashid Khan of Delhi fired a five-under-67 in extremely windy and overcast conditions to take the clubhouse lead in round one of the PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

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‘Jism 2′: Hooda shines in flick focussing on feelings, not bodies (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 4th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Jism 2"; Starring: Randeep Hooda, Arunoday Singh, Sunny Leone; Directed by: Pooja Bhatt; Rating: ***Nine years after "Jism" gave us a new kind of heroine in Bipasha Basu who ... Read more...

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Ashanthi’s peace song official number for motorbike journey


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan hip hop artist Ashanthi's new single "Let's give peace a chance" is the official song of the De Paix Yatra, a motorbike journey in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Kashyap surge ahead; Leander-Vishnu go down fighting (Overall Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal inched closer to glory in the badminton event, while India's medal chances in doubles tennis evaporated after Leander Paes and Vishnu ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Saina bring joy (Intro Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal raised hopes with their scintillating displays to storm into the singles quarter finals on a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: India’s Saina marches into quarters


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) On a day when the badminton world was shrouded with controversy, it was business as usual for India's Saina Nehwal as she cruised into the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Devendro shine on a dismal day (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) A day after celebrating its first medal from the Games, India's campaign here stuttered Tuesday despite shuttler Parupalli Kashyap pulling off a remarkable upset while ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap in pre-quarters; Jwala-Diju out (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap progressed to the men's singles pre-quarterfinals while mixed doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and V. Diju lost their third consecutive group match to ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Kashyap beats World No.11 to enter pre-quarters (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India's Olympic medal chances in badminton got a boost as Parupalli Kashyap entered the men's singles pre-quarterfinals in style, outplaying tenth seeded Vietnamese Tien Minh Nguyen ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka annihilate India to level series (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka hammered India in the second One-day International here Tuesday to level the five-match series 1-1.The Indian batsmen, bundled out for 138 in 33.3 ... Read more...

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Kohli stars in India’s 21-run win over Sri Lanka (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, July 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli's 106 off 113 balls helped India beat Sri Lanka by 21 runs in the first One-day International of the five-match series here Saturday.Kohli ... Read more...

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Akram lauds decision to include Pathan in Indian team


July 21st, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Saturday praised the decision of Indian selectors to pick Irfan Pathan for the ongoing five match One-day series against Sri ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers want contract issue settled early


July 17th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketers demanded that if they are to sign contracts to take part in a cricket tournament next month, the issue should be settled by ... Read more...

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Fish named after Richard Dawkins


July 16th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sri Lanka, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new type of fresh water fish has been identified in South Asia. Sri Lankan scientists who classified the creature have named it after famous evolutionary ... Read more...

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Send back Sri Lankan defence personnel: Jayalalithaa


July 16th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday asked the central government to send back all Sri Lankan military personnel training in India and accused New Delhi of ... Read more...

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Archana eliminated from ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


July 14th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Popular anchor Archana Vijaya became the latest contestant to be eliminated from dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" Saturday night.She was paired with choreographer ... Read more...

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‘David Billa’ - watch it only for Ajith (Telugu Movie Review)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: David Billa ; Actors: Ajith Kumar, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Prabhu, Bruna Abdullah, Vidyut Jamwal, Sudhanshu Pandey, Manoj K Jayan; Producer: Shobha Rani; Director: Chakri Toleti; Camera: R.D.Rajashekhar, Music Director: Yuvan ... Read more...

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It was an amazing experience: Sanath Jayasuriya


July 14th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) He almost developed cold feet before shaking a leg in front of Indian dancing diva Madhuri Dixit. But Sri Lankan master blaster Sanath Jayasuriya, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan airmen shifted to Bangalore? Send them home, Jayalalitha demands (Fourth Lead, superseding previous story)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In an apparently delicate balancing act, a group of Sri Lankan airmen being trained at a base near Chennai have been shifted to Bangalore after ... Read more...

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India to send back Sri Lanka Air Force personnel


July 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Bowing to the political pressures exerted by the AIADMK government and the major opposition party DMK, the central government has decided to send back the Sri ... Read more...

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Sanath, Madhuri do a Sri Lankan jig (With Images)


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit matched steps with legendary cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya as they grooved together to popular Sri Lankan dance form Baila on the dance ... Read more...

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