25 Sep 2014
Chennai: DMK and its allies on Thursday observed a 'Black Day' protest across Tamil Nadu condemning Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's participation in UN General Assembly meeting despite not cooperating with the world body's probe into alleged rights violations in the island nation.
27 Sep 2014
New York: Ford Motor on Saturday announced that it was recalling 850,000 vehicles in North America due to a systems glitch that can stop air bags from deploying in a crash.
20 Sep 2014
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday told two visiting BJP leaders that he deliberately refrained from wishing Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday because he did not want to disturb the Premier with Chinese President Xi Jinping visiting Gujarat.
28 Sep 2014
New York: Furthering his 'neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Bangladesh and Nepal and Sri Lankan President and discussed matters of common concern, including terrorism, while affirming his commitment to make SAARC a strong regional block.
16 Sep 2014
Colombo: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka, the first state visit by a Chinese head of state to the island nation in decades. Sri Lanka is the third leg of Xi's ongoing four-country Asia trip. He has already visited Tajikistan and Maldives and is scheduled to arrive in India on Wednesday.
27 Sep 2014
Colombo: Sri Lanka has won the backing of 22 nations in its battle against UN's war crimes probe into the country's human rights record during its brutal civil war.
25 Sep 2014
COLOMBO: Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka's first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday.
19 Sep 2014
Mumbai: Anees Bazmi’s film, Welcome Back, is being shot in Dubai and an important sequence was supposed to be shot there this week.
04 Aug 2014
Chennai: A junior cricket team from Sri Lanka, which arrived in Chennai to participate in a private tournament, was sent back home on Monday owing to security concerns, senior police officials said.
23 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure ‘equality, dignity, justice and self-respect’ for its Tamil minority. Modi made the appeal when a six-member delegation of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), Sri Lanka's main Tamil political party, called on him.