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Sri Lanka: Country in South Asia
Sri Lanka, or Ceylon, and officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia. It lies in the Indian Ocean, southwest of the Bay of Bengal, and southeast of the Arabian Sea; it is separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. Sri Lanka shares a maritime border with India and the Maldives. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is its legislative capital, and Colombo is its largest city and financial centre.

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Karnataka govt says one Omicron patient ‘escaped’, tracking 10 ‘missing’ passengers | Oneindia News [Video]

Karnataka govt says one Omicron patient ‘escaped’, tracking 10 ‘missing’ passengers | Oneindia News

Today, the Karnataka government said that one of the two men found positive for Omicron in Karnataka allegedly escaped; WHO said that it had not seen any reports of deaths relating to the new Omicron..

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Nine dead after floods in Sri Lanka, southern India [Video]

Nine dead after floods in Sri Lanka, southern India

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'Terrifying being a woman after dark:' Women around the world speak up on gender-based violence [Video]

'Terrifying being a woman after dark:' Women around the world speak up on gender-based violence

After incidents of gender-based violence, the onus is usually put on women to change their behaviors to stay safe. The Global Brief with Bianca Nobilo conducted a social media call to ask women about..

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India worked for a year to get China off Lanka projects

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China suspends Sri Lankan solar plants after India protest

China has decided to suspend a project for construction of Hybrid Energy Systems in Sri Lanka by Chinese firm Sino Soar Hybrid Technology, a Lankan media report said. These systems were to be..
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India conducts drill with Lanka, Maldives on maritime security


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At least six dead - including four children - after ferry capsizes in Sri Lanka

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At least six people, including four children, have died after a ferry capsized off the coast of eastern Sri Lanka.
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Mickey Arthur: Sri Lanka coach to leave to become new Derbyshire boss

Former Australia, South Africa and Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur is to leave Sri Lanka to join Derbyshire as head of cricket.
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India, Sri Lanka discuss modalities for enhancing maritime cooperation


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India, Maldives and Sri Lanka to share intelligence on drug trade, coordinate action against trafficking


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T20 World Cup: Holders West Indies eliminated after Sri Lanka defeat

Defending champions West Indies are knocked out of the Men's T20 World Cup after a 20-run defeat by already-eliminated Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 World Cup - West Indies v Sri Lanka: Best shots of Charith Asalanka's 68

Watch the best shots of Charith Asalanka's stylish 68 from 41 balls as Sri Lanka finish on 189-3 against the West Indies in the T20 World Cup.
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India delivers 100 tonnes of nano fertilizer to Sri Lanka


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Australia recognises Covaxin, to allow visitors jabbed with it; Modi thanks Oz counterpart

Australia will recognise Covaxin, apart from Covishield, allowing those fully jabbed with the Bharat Biotech vaccine entry into the country. While WHO’s emergency use listing for Covaxin is awaited,..
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T20 World Cup - England v Sri Lanka: Two moments of fielding 'brilliance' prove crucial for Eoin Morgan's side

Watch two moments of fielding "brilliance" that halt Sri Lanka's spirited run chase and prove crucial during England's 26-run victory in the T20 World Cup in Sharjah.
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T20 World Cup: Jos Buttler's sensational century sets up England win over Sri Lanka

England all but secure their place in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup as Jos Buttler's sensational century sets up a tense win over Sri Lanka.
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T20 World Cup - South Africa v Sri Lanka: Watch South Africa beat Sri Lanka in dramatic style

Watch the closing moments as South Africa beat Sri Lanka in a dramatic final-over thriller in the men's T20 World Cup.
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T20 World Cup: South Africa edge frantic four-wicket win over Sri Lanka

South Africa pull off a frantic four-wicket win in the final over against Sri Lanka in the Men's T20 World Cup, despite Wanindu Hasaranga's sublime hat-trick.
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T20 World Cup: Australia cruise to victory over Sri Lanka to keep 100% record

David Warner hits 65 as Australia complete a comfortable seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka.
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T20 World Cup - Australia v Sri Lanka: Dushmantha Chameera misses pitch with 'outrageous' delivery

Watch as Sri Lanka pace bowler Dushmantha Chameera bowls an "outrageous" delivery that misses the pitch completely during their T20 World Cup game against Australia.
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T20 World Cup - Australia v Sri Lanka: Pat Cummins' cheeky attempt to save boundary

Watch as Australia's Pat Cummins resorts to desperate measures in an attempt to stop a Bhanuka Rajapaksa boundary for Sri Lanka at the T20 World Cup.
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T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka produce stunning run chase to beat Bangladesh

Sri Lanka produce a stunning run chase to beat Bangladesh by five wickets and start their Men's T20 World Cup in their first Men's T20 World Cup Super 12s match.
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Wishes pour in from WHO, Bhutan, Sri Lanka as India achieves 100 crore Covid vaccine dose landmark


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Watch as Josh Little takes four wickets for Ireland despite their 70-run defeat by Sri Lanka at the T20 World Cup.
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T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka beat Ireland to book Super 12s spot and Namibia overcome Netherlands

Sri Lanka qualify for the Super 12s stage of the Men's T20 World Cup with a 70-run win over Ireland and Namibia beat Netherlands to keep qualification hopes alive.
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PM Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport, know why it is special

Ambassadors of Sri Lanka and Thailand where Buddhism is practiced hailed the inauguration of Kushinagar airport. Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana here.
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Infra projects, Buddha link, rights of Tamil dominate FS Shringla's Sri Lanka visit

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Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

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India, Sri Lanka begin 12-day military exercise


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As China tightens grip, Sri Lanka looks to boost India defence ties

Amid concerns over growing Chinese footprints in Sri Lanka, the island nation is looking to boost defence and security ties with India with an integrated country strategy paper drafted under new high..
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China expands its activities to Sri Lanka’s north; India worried


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Sri Lanka gives nod to Indian tourists for travel but these curbs will stay in place

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Sri Lanka's new roadmap on India emphasizes on trade, defence and religious exchanges

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