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Root delighted as England cruise to seven wicket win
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Joe Root looks ahead after England beat Sri Lanka
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Jack Leach weary but happy after long wait for England return in Sri Lanka
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England and Sri Lanka gear up for first test in Galle
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MDMK's Vaiko condemn demolition of Jaffna University war memorial
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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 9 Tamil Nadu fishermen
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Looking forward to early return of Indian fishermen: EAM in Sri Lanka
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Virtual summit during pandemic was watermark of India-Sri Lanka relationship: EAM
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India's Neighbourhood First policy helped us during COVID-19: Sri Lankan FM
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England all-rounder Moeen tests positive for Covid-19
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Root says England looking forward to playing cricket after arriving in Sri Lanka
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16 years on, Indian Ocean Tsunami remembered
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'Nepal free to act independently in international affairs': CDS Rawat
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‘Learn from Sri Lanka’: CDS Gen Bipin Rawat cautions Nepal on ties with China
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Sri Lanka Muslims refuse to claim cremated COVID-19 relatives
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Cyclone Burevi updates: Holiday in Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram airport shut
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Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root expects response from home side in second Test in GalleEngland captain Joe Root expects a stronger challenge from Sri Lanka when the second and final Test in Galle begins on Friday.
Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root says tourists on 'upward curve' after Galle winCaptain Joe Root says England are "going in the right direction" after their seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first Test.
Sri Lanka v England: Tourists win first Test by seven wicketsJonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence help England seal a comfortable win over Sri Lanka in the first Test of a two-match series in Galle.
England in Sri Lanka: Jack Leach says his struggles propel him onto highs after five-wicket haulJack Leach says he uses his health struggles to "propel me on to the highs", after his 5-122 put England on the verge of beating Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka v England: Tourists wobble chasing 74 after Jack Leach takes 5-122England need 36 runs on the final day to win the first Test against Sri Lanka despite losing three wickets in a chaotic end to the fourth day in Galle.
PM Modi thanks Sri Lankan counterpart for appreciation on Covid-19 vaccine drive
England in Sri Lanka: Hosts exposed tourists' weaknesses on day three - Michael VaughanSri Lanka exposed England's weaknesses on the third day of the first Test, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
Sri Lanka v England: Lahiru Thirimanne leads hosts' fightbackLahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.
Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root makes 168 not out as tourists build big leadCaptain Joe Root scores an unbeaten 168 as England build a substantial lead on day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
India plans 20 million doses of vaccine supply to neighboursIndia plans to offer 20 million doses of coronavirus vaccine to its neighbours as it draws up a policy to supply vials to countries across the globe, people with knowledge of the matter said. An Indian..
England in Sri Lanka: Hosts' batting display was 'one of the worst we've seen'Former England captain Michael Vaughan describes Sri Lanka's batting display against England in the first Test as "one of the worst" he has seen.
Sri Lanka v England: Dom Bess takes 5-30 as tourists take charge in GalleDom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
When and how was Ram Setu formed? ASI OKs researchAn underwater exploration project to determine the age of the Ram Setu, a chain of shoals between India and Sri Lanka, and “how” it was formed will begin this year. Scientists who will be working..
Sri Lanka v England: Joe Root looking to lead from the frontCaptain Joe Root says he will look to lead his much-changed England team "from the front" in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Sri Lanka v England: Dan Lawrence - son of a groundsman, brother of a wrestlerDan Lawrence grew up living on a cricket ground. Now he is poised to make his England bow in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka v England: Pick the tourists' team for first Test in GalleJoe Root and England have gaps to fill in their team ahead of the first Test against Sri Lanka, but who would you pick in your team?
England in Sri Lanka: Moeen Ali confirmed to miss first Test after positive Covid-19 resultEngland all-rounder Moeen Ali will not be available for the first Test against Sri Lanka, confirms head coach Chris Silverwood.
England in Sri Lanka: Warm-up match abandoned because of heavy rainEngland's intra-squad warm-up match in Sri Lanka is abandoned after heavy rain prevents a ball from being bowled on the second and final day.
England in Sri Lanka: Joe Root & Dan Lawrence find form in warm-upCaptain Joe Root hits an unbeaten 74 and Dan Lawrence 46 not out in England's first intra-squad match before the Test series in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka v England: Jonny Bairstow says he does not have point to proveEngland batsman Jonny Bairstow says "my game is in the best place it has been" as he prepares for the Test series in Sri Lanka.
Meet Tamils’ expectations on equality, peace: India to Lanka
England in Sri Lanka: Zak Crawley says it is 'quite likely' he'll open the battingEngland batsman Zak Crawley says it is "quite likely" he will open the batting in the two-Test tour of Sri Lanka.
Coronavirus pandemic could not dent India's bilateral cooperation with Lanka: Jaishankar
External affairs minister S Jaishankar reaches Sri Lanka for 3-day official visitExternal affairs minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday reached Colombo for a three-day visit during which he will hold discussions with Sri Lanka's top leadership on the entire gamut of bilateral relations...
South Africa v Sri Lanka: Hosts wrap up 10-wicket win inside three daysSouth Africa comfortably beat England's next opponents, Sri Lanka, by 10 wickets, to wrap up a comfortable 2-0 series win.
England in Sri Lanka: Touring party retested for Covid-19 after Moeen positive caseEngland's touring party in Sri Lanka have been retested for coronavirus after all-rounder Moeen Ali returned a positive result on Monday.
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England cricket star tests positive for coronavirus at start of Sri Lanka tourEngland cricketer Moeen Ali has tested positive for coronavirus at the start of the team's tour of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka v England: James Anderson says he feels 'absolutely fantastic' ahead of tourEngland's James Anderson says he feels "absolutely fantastic" and in as good shape as he has been in his 30s before two-Test tour of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka calls for joint patrols to resolve fishing issues with India
Nepal must learn from Lanka, be vigilant about China: CDSNepal should learn from other countries like Sri Lanka and stay vigilant in its dealings with China, said chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat on Thursday, in remarks that may not go down well..
Coast guard officials apprehend fishermen off Tamil Nadu coast for smuggling gold worth Rs 4.5 croreThe two-day joint operation was carried out after a tip-off about gold being smuggled into India through the sea route from Srilanka.
India, Maldives and Sri Lanka agree to expand intelligence sharing; deputy NSAs to meet biannuallyThe meet comes, even as Chinese fishing and research vessels increase presence in the Indian ocean.
NSA Doval holds bilateral talks with Maldivian Defence MinisterDoval's talks with Didi was part of a trilateral maritime dialogue among India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives being held here in the Sri Lankan capital.
Ajit Doval to attend key maritime meet in Sri LankaNSA Ajit Doval will visit Colombo Friday to participate in the 4th Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation meeting being hosted by Sri Lanka. This is the first time that the trilateral mechanism at..
Coast Guard seizes 100kg heroin from Sri Lankan boat off Tamil Nadu
Sri Lankan boat with 100 kg heroin seized by Indian Coast Guard; six crew members arrestedInitial investigation revealed that the contraband was transferred to the Sri Lankan boat from a Pakistani dhow from Karachi.
Lankan Navy arrests 4 Tamil Nadu fishermen; rescues 14 stranded from KaraikalFour Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday when they were allegedly fishing in the sea off Kodiakarai coast, a fishermen association here said. The fishermen belonging to..
Three Sri Lankans nabbed along Indo-Bangla border
Adrift in Lankan waters, boat carrying 4 Indian fishermen rescuedUpon receiving information, the Indian Coast Guard coordinated with the High Commission of India, Colombo, Fisheries Department authorities and established communication with the stranded vessel to..
Wheels up for trip to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia: PompeoUS Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Sunday boarded the flight for the trip to India for the third edition of the two-plus-two ministerial dialogue, that begins in New Delhi. The visit comes a week..
Indian and Sri Lankan navies to carry out 3-day military drill beginning Monday
Indian, Sri Lanka discuss ways to implement decisions of virtual bilateral summit
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Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond to Fujairah Port in UAEDue to the efforts of Indian Coast Guard ships and their Sri Lankan counterparts, the oil slick (diesel from the explosion) to the rear of the ship has also started disintegrating.
Was in Lanka at time of ‘assault’, says Kashyap
PMK leader S Ramadoss urges Centre to take firm stand to empower Sri Lankan TamilsPMK leader S Ramadoss on Monday said the Sri Lankan government’s non-committal in implementing the 13th Amendment of the island nation was a ‘planned insult’ towards the Indian government.
PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on MondayThis is the fourth virtual summit of PM Modi with any global Leader during the COVID-19 crisis after he virtually met with leaders of Australia, EU & Sri Lanka.
India to support Sri Lanka boost its defence, securityKicking off the first virtual bilateral summit in the neighbourhood, India and Sri Lanka sought to advance defence and security cooperation, while India promised to consider Colombo’s request for..