Irfan Pathan slams New York pitch after Sri Lanka’s 77 vs South Africa: Not ideal for T20s

Irfan Pathan slams New York pitch after Sri Lanka’s 77 vs South Africa: Not ideal for T20s

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan slammed the pitch at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York after Sri Lanka were bowled out for 77 in 19.1 overs in their T20 World Cup 2024 Group D match on Monday, June 3. After being asked to bat first, Sri Lanka did not have any clue … Read more

19 fishermen from Rameswaram held by Sri Lankan Navy; two boats impounded

19 fishermen from Rameswaram held by Sri Lankan Navy; two boats impounded

Boats anchored in Rameswaram fishing jetty in protest against the arrest of fishermen by the Sri Lanka Navy. File photo | Photo Credit: L. Balachandar In a fresh case of alleged poaching charge, Sri Lankan Navy personnel arrested 19 fishermen from Rameswaram and Thangachimadam near Neduntheevu in the early hours of Thursday, According to information, … Read more

China’s threat to India would come from Sri Lanka, warns Vaiko

China’s threat to India would come from Sri Lanka, warns Vaiko

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) MP Vaiko. File | Photo Credit: ANI MDMK general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Vaiko on Tuesday urged the Indian government to handle its relationship with Sri Lanka, considering the threat posed by China’s entry into the island nation. Addressing an all-party meet chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in … Read more

Malaysia joins Thailand and Sri Lanka in granting visa-free entry for Indians

Malaysia joins Thailand and Sri Lanka in granting visa-free entry for Indians

Image for representation purpose only. Malaysia will grant a 30-day visa-free entry for Indian and Chinese citizens from December 1, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim has announced, joining Thailand and Sri Lanka in recent weeks to offer such a facility to foreigners to promote tourism. Mr. Ibrahim said the waiver was an additional facility to the … Read more

Kamal Nath counters Hindutva plank of BJP, vows revival of Sita temple in Sri Lanka

Kamal Nath counters Hindutva plank of BJP, vows revival of Sita temple in Sri Lanka

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath on Tuesday said if voted to power in the Assembly elections, the Congress will revive the project to construct Sita Mata temple in Sri Lanka even as he made a string of promises mostly concerning Hindu community. He also said the new government … Read more

Eight Sri Lankan fishermen held on poaching charges in Ramanathapuram

Eight Sri Lankan fishermen held on poaching charges in Ramanathapuram

Eight Sri Lankan persons were detained by the Indian Coast Guard and handed over to the Mandapam Marine Police on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | Photo Credit: BALACHANDAR L Eight Sri Lankans were detained and four fibre boats were impounded in Ramanathapuram by the surveillance team of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in the early … Read more

Four years after India pulled out of RCEP talks, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh want to join

Four years after India pulled out of RCEP talks, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh want to join

Four years after India walked out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, neighbours Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are now considering their chances of membership in the 15-nation trading bloc. Sri Lanka has already applied to join the RCEP, and President Ranil Wickremesinghe, who begins a visit to Beijing for the Belt and Road … Read more

India should not provide unconditional assistance to Sri Lanka: Anbumani Ramadoss

India should not provide unconditional assistance to Sri Lanka: Anbumani Ramadoss

PMK president Anbumani Ramadoss on Thursday said India should not provide unconditional support to Sri Lanka. In a statement, he pointed out that the motive of Sri Lankan president Ranil Wickremesinghe’s Indian visit on July 21 is to seek assistance and investments from India. Mr. Anbumani said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should urge Mr. Wickremesinghe … Read more

Founder-chairman of Sri Chaitanya Group B. S. Rao passes away

Founder-chairman of Sri Chaitanya Group B. S. Rao passes away

Founder and Chairman of Sri Chaitanya Group of Educational Institutions Boppana Satyanarayana Rao, popularly known as B. S. Rao, died on Thursday at a private hospital while undergoing treatment after he reportedly had a fall in the bathroom, in Hyderabad. He was 76 and is survived by wife Jhansi Lakshmi Bai and two daughters Sushma … Read more

Thousands of devotees witness car festival of Sri Natarajar temple in Chidambaram

Thousands of devotees witness car festival of Sri Natarajar temple in Chidambaram

Devotees participating in the car festival of Sri Sabanayagar temple in Chidambaram on June 25, 2023. Photo: Special Arrangement Thousands of devotees from Cuddalore and neighbouring districts witnessed the car procession of Sri Sabanayagar temple, popularly known as Sri Natarajar temple in Chidambaram, during the Aani Thirumanjanam festival, one of the major events, on Sunday, … Read more