Sri Lanka

India didn’t gain anything from playing Sri Lanka: Harbhajan Singh

India have already lost the series and are staring at a whitewash against the Proteas.<p>Senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that …

Ajinkya Rahane

Zimbabwe bat first against Sri Lanka in ODI

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Zimbabwe won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in Sunday’s fourth match of the Tri-Nation one-day international …

Police staking out 'cannabis farm' drop gun while being charged at by elephants

The policemen had been camping outside a plantation in Sri Lanka in the hope of catching the alleged marijuana growers.<p>But the officers were forced …

Cannabis

Yarn, fabrics, made-up articles imports rise 20% in December

Imports of yarn, fabrics and made-up articles during December last year rose 20% compared with December 2016, according to data released by the …

Economy

Sri Lanka president takes charge of economy as coalition rift widens

File: Maithripala Sirisena said he would directly manage the economy through a special economic council headed by him, taking over the responsibility …

News (South Africa)

ARS Steels to invest ₹40 cr. in expansion

ARS Steels and Alloy International Pvt. Ltd., a producer of high quality steel products, has drawn up a ₹40-crore modernisation and expansion plan to …

India

Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka by 163 runs for their biggest ODI win

Bangladesh smashed 320 before skittling out their opponents for 157.<p>Tamim Iqbal smashed 84 as Bangladesh hit 320 and then inflicted further misery on …

Angelo Mathews

U-19 World Cup: India hammers Zimbabwe

Three-time champion India completed its Group B domination with a comprehensive 10-wicket win over an ill-equipped Zimbabwe in the ICC U-19 World Cup …

Papua New Guinea

Why Sri Lanka is Still Banning Women from Buying Alcohol

Culture

Gone like a shot: Why did Sri Lanka reinstate alcohol ban for women? | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Even in ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia, women will finally get the right to drive cars this year. Compare that to Sri Lanka, where women recently …

Asia

Flight diverted to Chennai as Sri Lanka closes airspace

An Ethiopian Airlines flight (ET638), operating on the Addis Ababa-Singapore-Kuala Lumpur sector, was diverted to Chennai on Thursday, after Sri …

Aviation

Does Debt Pay? China and the Politics of Investment in Sri Lanka

What are the sources and impact of China's economic leverage over Sri Lanka?

China

Sri Lanka rupee edges down on importer dollar demand

© Reuters. Sri Lanka rupee edges down on importer dollar demand<p>COLOMBO, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee closed slightly weaker on Friday as …

Economy

Sri Lanka shares higher at close of trade; CSE All-Share up 0.52%

© Reuters. Sri Lanka shares higher at close of trade; CSE All-Share up 0.52%<p>Investing.com – Sri Lanka equities were higher at the close on Friday, as …

Markets

No South African safari for Indian cricket team’s top order

When you find there’s not a single fifty in the series apart from Virat Kohli’s 153 at Centurion, you might get the feeling the India captain’s …

Cricket

Backpack or Suitcase: Which One Should You Use?

I feel like every traveler has their own opinion and preference on whether to use a backpack or suitcase on their travels. I’ve used both, though …

Arunachal Pradesh

Virat Kohli wins ICC laurel, Indian cricket teammates ecstatic at success

Virat Kohli, Indian cricket team captain, hogged the limelight during the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) awards, collecting both Sir …

Sports (India)

Pakistan and China's debt trap diplomacy

US President Donald Trump's tough new approach towards Pakistan and suspension of over US$1 billion (S$1.32 billion) worth of security assistance may …

China

India not playing like No1 Test team

The International Cricket Council’s rankings may still have India at number one but having lost to South Africa with a game to spare in the …

Sport (South Africa)

Letter: Good reasons why Oprah Winfrey should run for president

Why not! If celebrities and media moguls like Donald Trump were voted in as the president of the United States, why can’t Oprah Winfrey run for …

Oprah Winfrey

Bnangladesh!!! BCB 'sorry' after spelling Bangladesh wrong on BAN v/s SL match tickets

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had said that it regrets the spelling error in tri-nation series tickets, where Bangladesh was spelled wrong.The …

SSL

BIMSTEC cooperation not satisfactory, need charter: Nepal

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) Nepal, the current BIMSTEC chair, said today that the pace of cooperation among member countries was not satisfactory and …

Asia

Sri Lanka bans selling women grog, again

A ban on selling alcohol to women will remain in place in Sri Lanka, after the finance minister reversed his earlier decision to lift the ban.

Asia

Highlights, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018, Afghanistan vs Ireland, Full cricket score: IRE hold their nerve to clinch 4-run win- Firstcricket News, Firstpost

<i>Toggle between tabs for Live scores and ball-by-ball commentary</i><p><b>Preview:</b> Afghanistan will be aiming to make it three wins from three when they take on …

Cricket World Cup

‘Jipmer-Sri Lanka pact will be a game changer for telemedicine’

Jipmer expects to play a pivotal role in the field of telemedicine under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sri Lanka to …

Telehealth

Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College signs MoU with Austrian varsity

Kasturba Gandhi Nursing College, a constituent unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IMC University of Applied …

New Delhi

Instagrammers are sucking the life and soul out of travel

My view of Sri Lanka was spoiled by the peachy backsides of tourists obsessed with their social media feeds<p>A recent trip to Sri Lanka reminded me of that well known Buddhist proverb: “If you visit a temple but do not take a selfie, did it actually happen?” At these sacred sites, tourists are free …

Opinion (UK)

WARNING: These are the world’s most dangerous places for holidaying backpackers

From the USA to Australia and India, these are the most dangerous spots to get hurt on holiday.<p>A study of 10 destinations and the medical treatment …

New Zealand

Here’s Where You Should Be Traveling In 2018, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

At the beginning of every year, people adopt different goals, from getting a fitter body to planning to read more and what not! <b>But if travel goals</b> …

Astrology

Germany: Cow gives blessing for Hindu temple in Bremen

A German milk cow called Madel has given her approval to a proposed site for a Hindu temple outside Bremen. The local Hindu community borrowed the …

World News