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38 Indian fishermen remanded to judicial custody in Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 13:02

Two courts in Sri Lanka remanded the 38 Indian fishermen, arrested by Lankan Naval personnel for reportedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line, to judicial custody till August 1 and 4.

PM urged to secure fishermen`s release from Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:10

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and secure the release of Indian fishermen and their fishing boats from Sri Lankan custody.

Sri Lanka`s militant monk rejects Dalai Lama as spiritual leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:52

A firebrand Sri Lankan monk on Tuesday criticised the Dalai Lama for urging the island`s Buddhists to halt violence against minority Muslims and rejected him as a global spiritual leader.

Morkel a great support bowler: Robin Jackman

Morkel a great support bowler: Robin Jackman

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 16:43

Former England Test bowler Robin Jackman has described Morne Morkel as one of the best support bowlers he has seen.

Jaya opposes installing buoys on IMBL with Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 12:58

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Tuesday termed as "inappropriate" the Centre`s proposal to conduct feasibility study on installing buoys on International Maritime Boundary Line as the state government has not accepted IMBL with Sri Lanka as a settled issue.

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.