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Santosh Sivan's 'Inam' to release March 28
Chennai, March 12 : Cinematographer-filmmaker Santosh Shivan's Tamil drama "Inam", about a group of teenagers during the Sri Lankan civil war, will hit the screens March 28.
Sri Lanka ex-president calls for inter-faith coexistence
Colombo, March 11 : Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga Tuesday said she has started a dialogue between political parties and other groups in the country to promote inter-faith coexistence.
Maid jailed for stealing Indian sponsor's jewellery
Dubai, March 11 : A Sri Lankan maid in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been jailed for six months for stealing jewellery worth 55,000 dirhams (about $14,974) from her Indian sponsor's flat.
Younis, Muralitharan to coach Bengal cricketers
Kolkata, Mar 10 : The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Monday appointed former Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan and ex-Pakistani fast bowler Waqar Younis as the bowling consultants for Bengal cricketers for three years.
G.K. Vasan calls on PM to take up Tamil fishermens' issue with Sri ...
New Delhi, March 10 : Union Shipping Minister G. K. Vasan on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make efforts for the release of fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan government after the success of talks between the two governments.
Waqar, Muralitharan to train Bengal's upcoming bowlers
Kolkata, March 10 : The Cricket Association of Bengal Monday roped in Pakistani pace legend Waqar Younis and former Sri Lankan spin expert Muttiah Muralitharan as bowling consultants for three years.
Pak shifts focus to World T20 following Asia Cup loss
Islamabad, Mar. 10 : Pakistan reportedly shifts focus to the upcoming World Twenty20 following the Asia Cup loss to Sri Lanka as a result of Pakistan's failed bowling attack despite speculations over the team's fragile batting line ahead of the tournament.
57 arrested in Sri Lanka for poll rules violations
Colombo, March 10 : Fifty-seven people have been arrested so far for election rules violations in Sri Lanka's provincial polls scheduled later this month, an official said here Monday.
Virat Kohli reclaims no 1 ODI batting ranking
Dubai, Mar 9 : India's Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number-one batting position in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, which were released on Sunday at the conclusion of the Asia Cup which was won by Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli reclaims No.1 ODI ranking
Dubai, March 9 : India's Virat Kohli has reclaimed the No.1 position in the latest ICC rankings for One-Day International (ODI) batsmen released Sunday at the conclusion of the Asia Cup which was won by Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan president defiant over human rights
Colombo, March 9 : Sri Lanka won't be bothered by criticism on the human rights front, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said, as he dubbed the Sri Lankans critical of his regime as "tale carriers".
Sri Lanka wins fifth Asia Cup title following five-wicket win over Pak
Johannesburg, Mar 9 : Sri Lanka has won their fifth Asia Cup title by beating defending champions Pakistan by five wickets on Saturday in the finals at Dhaka.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan to lift Asia Cup
Mirpur, Mar 8 : Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne smashed a gutsy 101 and Mahela Jayawardene hit 75 as they helped their side beat Pakistan by five wickets to lift the Asia Cup here on Saturday.
Sri Lankan president defiant over human rights criticism
Colombo, March 9 : Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa promised to push ahead with development while opening a Japanese funded highway here Saturday, reiterating he would not back down from international scrutiny over the country's human rights record, Xinhua reported.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan, clinch Asia Cup
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 8 : Lahiru Thirimanne's well-constructed century guided Sri Lanka to the Asia Cup title Saturday, drubbing defending champions Pakistan by five wickets in the final at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Saturday.
Ranatunga slams SLC for capitulating to ICC's 'reforms' for 'Big ...
Karachi, Mar 8 : Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga has slammed Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) stance on the Big Three- India, Australia and England, and said that it could have an adverse impact in the longer run.
Alam's maiden ton powers Pakistan to 260/5
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 8 : Fawad Alam's maiden hundred powered Pakistan to 260 for five against Sri Lanka in the final of the Asia Cup at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Saturday.
Ensure Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka are freed: Jayalalithaa
Sri Lanka beats Bangladesh by three wickets in final Asia Cup league ...
Johannesburg, Mar 7 : Sri Lanka has maintained a perfect record for the finals of the Asia Cup by beating hosts Bangladesh by three wickets in the final league match of the tournament in Dhaka on Thursday.
Akram says Pakistan playing 'brilliant cricket' ahead of Asia Cup ...
Islamabad, Mar. 06 : Former Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram has said that the Pakistan team is playing 'brilliant cricket' at the moment and they have reached their prime at the right time to defend their title in the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka on March 8.
Asia Cup: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh
Mirpur, Mar 6 : Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by three wickets in the 10th match of the Asia Cup here on Thursday.
Sri Lanka warm-up for Asia Cup final with win
Mirpur (Bangladesh), March 6 : Sri Lanka warmed up for Saturday's Asia Cup cricket final against Pakistan with a three-wicket win over hosts Bangladesh in the last league match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Thursday.
Sri Lanka upset with Mauritius over rights resolution
New Delhi, March 6 : Sri Lanka Thursday expressed concern that Mauritius, set to join a trilateral maritime security group also involving India and the Maldives, is co-sponsoring a UN resolution alleging human rights abuses during the war against the Tamil Tigers.
Sri Lanka detains nine more Indian fishermen
Colombo, March 6 : The Sri Lankan Navy detained nine more Indian fishermen Thursday, bringing the total arrests to 41 in two days, just a week before talks on fishing rights between the two nations, an official said here.
Secure fishermen's release, Jayalalithaa tells PM
Chennai, March 5 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa again urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to personally intervene to get the 153 Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan jails.
Manmohan, Rajapaksa discuss fishermen issue; decide to stay in touch ...
By Naveen Kapoor, Naypyidaw, Mar 4 : Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh raised the issue of Indian fishermen with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here today.
US files resolution at UN for international probe over Sri Lanka war ...
Islamabad, Mar. 4 : The United States has called for an international probe over war crimes in Sri Lanka at the United Nations.
Manmohan Singh meets Sri Lanka President in Myanmar
Naypyidaw, March 3 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the sidelines of seven-nation grouping Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC).
Sri Lanka enters Asia Cup finals following 129-run win over ...
Johannesburg, Mar 4 : Sri Lanka has defeated minnows Bangladesh by 129 runs to reach the final of the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Monday.
PM meets Sri Lankan President
Nay Pyi Taw, Mar 4 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the third Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Myanmar capital Nay Pyi Taw.