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Waqar admits Pak fallen well behind other teams   Mar 25, 4:42 pm
Karachi, Mar 25 (ANI): Waqar Younis has admitted that the game could significantly regress in Pakistan if rival teams continue to avoid visiting the nation following the 2009 militant attack on the Sri Lankan team, insisting that they have fallen behind their opponents in terms of cricketing standards.
Rijiju assures assistance to Sri Lankan refugees in India  Mar 24, 5:44 pm
Gummidipoondi (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday assured the government's assistance to Sri Lankan refugees, who have been residing in Tamil Nadu for more than two decades.
India, Sri Lanka to hold talks on fishermen issue today  Mar 24, 9:58 am
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): The third round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will take place on Tuesday in Chennai.
54 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 22, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday.
M.I.A. slams Oprah for calling her 'crazy` and `terrorist`  Mar 21, 5:06 pm
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): American singer, M.I.A. has slammed Oprah Winfrey for shutting her down and calling her a terrorist.
Grant Elliott claims Taylor in 'really good form' despite uncharacteristic stints in WC so far  Mar 20, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Mar 20 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has claimed that his teammate Ross Taylor has been in really good form, despite his lackluster performance in his last innings that came against Bangladesh last Friday.
India is 'birthplace, cradle of Buddhism': Rijiju  Mar 19, 7:17 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that India is the birthplace and cradle of Buddhism.
Pak cradle of and committed to terrorism: security expert  Mar 19, 4:37 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Security and strategic affairs expert Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Thursday said Pakistan is the 'cradle' of and is committed to terrorism, adding that if Islamabad were to sever its ties with extremist elements, then the security dynamics of South Asia would change.
Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue  Mar 19, 3:11 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like neighbours.
Imran Tahir claims doesn't 'know why' he has frenzied wicket-taking celebrations  Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): South Africa's leg-spinner Imran Tahir has said that he doesn't know why he had frenzied wicket-taking celebrations after helping bowl his side to a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup quarterfinal tie on Wednesday.
'Positive' Sangakkara has 'no fears' about Lanka's future as team in 'great hands'  Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket great Kumar Sangakkara has claimed that he is positive about the future of the team and believes that the team is in great hands, after the wicketkeeper batsman bowed out of ODIs following a World Cup quarterfinal defeat by South Africa.
De Villiers says 'winning' Proteas like being called 'chokers'   Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Following their World Cup quarterfinal rout of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has taken a sarcastic hit at the team's critics, saying that they like being called 'chokers' and would keep that tag as they keep winning.
Buddhist monks from India, Sri Lanka hold dialogue on spiritual traditions  Mar 19, 9:01 am
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Buddhist monks from India and Sri Lanka started a two-day dialogue in New Delhi beginning on Wednesday to discuss their respective spiritual traditions, values.
PM's visit to Indian Ocean countries promotes greater understanding, cooperation: Swaraj  Mar 18, 7:57 pm
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Indian Ocean countries Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka has promoted greater understanding and cooperation in this region.
'Confident' De Villiers believes Proteas will 'go all the way' to WC glory post quarterfinal win over Lanka  Mar 18, 4:51 pm
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has said that he is quietly confident of going all the way to the World Cup glory, after his side thrashed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their quarterfinal tie at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday to record their first ever win in the knockout stages of cricket's pinnacle tournament.
Proteas thrash Lanka by nine wickets to advance to WC semis   Mar 18, 3:06 pm
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): South Africa registered their name in the World Cup history books by winning a knockout match for the first time in the sport's pinnacle tournament post thrashing Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their quarterfinal tie at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday, thanks to JP Duminy's hat-trick with the ball and Quinton de Kock's blitzkrieg with the bat.
De Villiers, Sangakkara in close battle for No 1 batting spot   Mar 17, 12:38 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): AB de Villiers of South Africa and Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka will be battling out for the coveted No 1 batting spot in the ICC Player Rankings for ODI batsman in the upcoming first quarterfinal World Cup clash in Sydney on Wednesday.
Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 17, 11:29 am
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.
Jayasuriya wants 'unbelievable' Sangakkara to stay with Lanka's ODI side post WC  Mar 17, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan explosive batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed that he would love to see in-form batsman Kumar Sangakkara continue playing the one-day cricket for a few more years after the conclusion of the World Cup.
Match officials for quarterfinal stage of CWC announced  Mar 16, 2:12 pm
Dubai, Mar 16 (ANI): The match officials for the quarterfinal stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 have been appointed, as the tournament enters into the knockout stage.
Crowe claims Indian fast bowlers' ability to take enough wickets in semis will decide their fate in WC  Mar 16, 11:49 am
Wellington, Mar 16 (ANI): New Zealand Test cricket legend Martin Crowe has claimed that Indian fast bowlers' ability to take enough wickets in the semifinal would be the one single factor to decide the defending champion's fate in the World Cup.
Amla asks senior players to go 'all guns blazing' against Lanka in WC quarters   Mar 16, 10:35 am
Johannesburg, Mar 16 (ANI): South African opening batsman Hashim Amla said that senior players need to show more intend in order to deliver an all-round performance in the upcoming World Cup quarterfinal clash against Sri Lanka in Sydney on Wednesday.
PM Modi's 'historic' visit to Lanka will pave way for stronger ties: BJP   Mar 15, 5:41 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Sri Lanka as 'historic' and said that it would pave the way for strong ties between both nations.
PM Narendra Modi returns home after three-nation tour  Mar 15, 8:57 am
New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home late last night after wrapping up his five-day three-nation tour to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.
PM Modi meets former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa in Colombo  Mar 14, 8:59 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a brief meeting with former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at India House in Colombo before concluding his five day long three nation tour.