Team Sri Lanka was crowned in a goose-flesh battle against Afghanistan

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019

England : Sri Lanka observed the dramatic batting collapse by imploding from 144-1 to 201 all out against Afghanistan in a rain-affected match at Sophia Gardens. Still, the Island of Dharma recovered from the huge loss over Afghanistan for 152 and registered a 34 – run victory for its debut triumph at the Cricket World […]

Venoor couple just escapes Sri Lanka terror attack

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Mangaluru: Venoor couple just escape from the terror attack after the last minute change of accommodation by the travel agency in . The couple – Dr Keshava Raj and Sridevi – who were on a visit to Sri Lanka to celebrate their marriage anniversary were supposed to be staying at ‘The Cinnamon Grand’ hotel. However […]

Pakistan seeks bigger South Asian economic alliance to counter India’s influence in SAARC

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Islamabad: Pakistan is exploring the possibility of creating a greater South Asian economic alliance to include China, Iran and neighbouring Central Asian republics as part of its bid counter India’s influence in SAARC, a media report said on Wednesday. Dawn News, citing diplomatic observers, said Pakistan is exploring the possibility of creating a greater South […]

Mangaluru woman suspected to join Islamic States

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Mangaluru: The government intelligence agencies are almost convinced that a city-based woman has joined ISIS after she went missing from past few days. Intelligence personnel from Karnataka and Kerala along with policemen have visited the missing woman’s residence. The woman was married to a guy from Kozhikode in 2015. It is reported that the woman […]

Mother of woman who suspected joined IS meets CM

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Kasargod: Bindu, mother of a young pregnant woman, who allegedly converted to Islam and had joined ISIS along with other 17 people from Kerala, met Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan seeking investigation on this matter. After meeting CM she said that the CM has said that the probe in this case in progress. “On May 18 […]

DRI seizes Red Sandalwood worth crores at NMPT

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Mangalore: The officials of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Mangalore seized 14 tonnes of Red Sandalwood at New Mangalore Port on August 20, Wednesday. It is learnt that, the Red Sandalwood has been seized from a container transported by a Bangalore-based firm to Dubai via Colombo port in Sri Lanka. Acting on the tip off, DRI […]

45 JD(S) members leave for Sri Lanka

Monday, June 16th, 2014
Kumaraswamy HD

Bangalore : Forty-five members of the Janata Dal (Secular), led by senior party members, left for Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Sunday midnight. They include party leader H.D. Kumaraswamy, and B.Z. Zameer Ahmed and N. Cheluvaraya Swamy, MLAs. The members would formulate a strategy for the future that could help steer the party, which faced a […]

India should have backed UN resolution on Sri Lanka: Chidambaram

Friday, March 28th, 2014

New Delhi: Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that India should have supported the United Nations resolution on Sri Lanka, which calls for an international investigation into alleged war crimes in the final stage of the island’s civil war that ended in 2009. “Personally, I feel India should have supported the UN resolution […]

25 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014
Indian fishermen

Mangalore : Sri Lankan Navy today arrested 25 Indian fishermen for allegedly poaching in the country’s waters, officials said. Naval spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said 25 fishermen have been arrested north of Jaffna’s Delft island during the wee hours of today. Their six trawlers were also seized. The fishermen are to be handed over to the […]

PM unlikely to go to Sri Lanka for Commonwealth meet: sources

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is unlikely to visit Colobo for the Commonwealth Heads of State meeting next week, bowing to pressure from Tamil Nadu politicians – including his own ministers – to boycott the event over Sri Lanka’s alleged war crimes against Lankan Tamils. Sources said a government representative may go to Sri […]