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PHOTOS: PM in Sri Lanka, prays at old Buddhist temple
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PHOTOS: PM in Sri Lanka, prays at old Buddhist temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Colombo on Thursday on a two-day visit which is mainly aimed at reinforcing the traditional connect between India and Sri Lanka at a time when China is seeking to make inroads in the island nation. All Photographs: PIB India/PTI Photo IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi being blessed by the priest at Seema Malaka Temple in Colombo on Thursday. The prime minister visited one of Sri Lanka's oldest Buddhist Seema Malaka temple and took part in the ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago

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Modi brings Colombo closer to Varanasi, announces direct flights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced that India's flag carrier Air India would begin direct flights between Colombo and the holy city of Varanasi from August. Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, made the announcement of the beginning of the flights during his address at the inauguration of the International Vesak Day, the biggest festival of Buddhists. He said the flights will allow "my Tamil brothers and sisters" to visit Varanasi, the land of Kashi Viswanath. At a ...
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With Modi in Colombo, Lanka rejects China's request for submarine docking

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request for its submarine to dock at Colombo next week after a similar visit in 2014 triggered strong protest from India, a senior defence official said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day visit to the country. “They asked for permission for May 14 and 15 to dock in the submarine. We refused,” a top defence official said on the condition of anonymity. The move came as Prime Minister Modi arrived on Thursday to be the chief guest ...
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PCB in talks with Sri Lanka, Bangladesh for home series

IMAGE: Pakistan cricket fans. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Shaharyar Khan will use a meeting of the Asian Cricket Council in Colombo to bring relations with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka back on track and get their support for return of international cricket to Pakistan. Shaharyar, on Saturday, flew out to Colombo, where he will chair the ACC meeting, and PCB insiders said he will seek to convince Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to support the two-tier ...
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Milestone man Herath spins Lanka to Galle victory

IMAGE: Rangana Herath celebrates a wicket. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath became the most successful left-arm spinner in Test cricket on Saturday, claiming six for 59 to bowl his team to an emphatic 259-run victory against Bangladesh in the first Test at the Galle International Stadium.Leading the side in the absence of injured regular skipper Angelo Mathews, Herath mowed down the Bangladesh middle and lower order as the tourists, chasing a mammoth 457-run ...
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True fan would go and watch women's game, says Tendulkar

IMAGE: Countdown for ICC Women's World Cup 2017 begins. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has thrown his weight behind the ICC Women's World Cup 2017, saying one who doesn't watch the women's game is not a true cricket fan. ICC Women's World Cup: India face England in opener "I guess he is not a cricket fan," Tendulkar said, when asked what would he say to a cricket fan who wouldn't consider going to a women's game. "If you are a true cricket fan, you need to get there in ...
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Why do our neighbours dislike or suspect us?

'China held a meeting on the One Belt One Road and India boycotted it.''However, all of India's neighbours attended, except for one, Bhutan.''India warned those attending that the partnership with the Chinese would come at a heavy price, but almost nobody heard us.''The question is: Why not?' asks Aakar Patel. A little under 30 years ago, after Vishwanath Pratap Singh became prime minister, he met with Sri Lanka's then president Ranasinghe Premadasa. Singh, a polite man, says he was surprised ...
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India dispatches relief to flood-hit Sri Lanka

With Sri Lanka being hit by floods and landslides, India has rushed naval ships with relief material to the island nation. One of the ships reached Sri Lanka on Saturday morning and another will reach on Sunday. In a series of tweets last night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that India stands by the people of the island nation and that ships are being rushed with relief material.  He also condoled the death of 90 people due to rain- triggered floods and landslides in Sri ...
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PM Modi cautions international community on growing 'arc of violence'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday cautioned the international community against the growing “arc of violence” and said the biggest challenge to sustainable world peace is from mindsets rooted in hate and violence, and not necessarily from conflict between the nation states. IMAGE: Modi visits the Seema Malaka Temple, in Colombo. Photograph: PTI Photo Speaking as the chief guest at the International Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo, Modi said the ideologies of hate and ...
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Hope fades for missing people in Lanka garbage mishap, toll 24

Hundreds of rescuers raced against time on Sunday to find survivors after a mountain of garbage collapsed on dozens of homes following a fire near the Sri Lankan capital two days ago, as the death toll in the tragedy reached 24. IMAGE: Members of the military work during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Several heavy earth-moving equipment were digging through the dump in Meetotamulla area in ...
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