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Sri Lankan Navy arrests 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 11:53

Thirty-eight fishermen from Kottaipattinam and Rameswaram were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on charges of crossing International Maritime Boundary Line.

Modi wants `excellent` relations with Sri Lanka: Swamy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 00:15

PM Narendra Modi wants "excellent" relations with Sri Lanka, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said as he met President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday.

Waqar Younis keen to groom new crop of fast bowlers

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:15

Pakistan`s head coach Waqar Younis has said that he wanted to stop the over dependence on spinners in the national cricket team and prepare a strong pace battery for the future series.

Steyn stars in big South Africa win

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 00:05

Dale Steyn grabbed a match haul of 9-99 as South Africa thrashed Sri Lanka by 153 runs today on the fifth and final day of the first Test.

Rajapaksa wants world leaders to see Sri Lanka`s reality

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:13

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday said he wishes to see more foreign leaders visiting his country to experience the island`s post conflict progress.

Sri Lanka 161-6 at lunch on day five

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 13:08

Sri Lanka were 161-6 at lunch in their second innings on the fifth and final day of the first Test against South Africa on Sunday.

South Africa coach Russell Domingo defends Vernon Philander in ball tampering row

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 20:30

South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander become the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined for the offence.

South Africa 206/6 against Lanka at tea

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 15:00

South Africa consolidated their lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka Saturday despite losing their opening batsmen to spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera.

Vernon Philander fined for ICC Code of Conduct breach

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 09:13

South Africa`s Vernon Philander has been fined 75 per cent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day`s play in the first cricket Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.

`No Sri Lankan on crashed MH17`

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 08:58

There was no Sri Lankan passport holder found in Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 which crashed in east Ukraine on Thursday, an official said.

Lankan politician Vidanapathirana, 3 others jailed for killing British tourist

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 15:28

A ruling party politician in Sri Lanka and his three accomplices were today sentenced to 20 years in jail for killing a British tourist and raping his Russian girlfriend more than two years ago.

Four Tamil Nadu fishermen set free by Lankan court

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 00:09

Four fishermen from here, arrested by Sri Lankan Navy on July 9, were on Thursday ordered to be released by a court in the island nation.