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In Valley, Lanka MP teaches rugby, bets on sports to ‘change discourse’

The eldest son of former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal and a team of six coaches from the country has been training more than 60 rugby players from different parts of Jammu and Kashm...

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Catching up with the employment rate

Read more about Catching up with the employment rate on Business Standard. India along with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have a much lower employment rate compared to their respective expecte...

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BJP alleges ‘IS links’ to hoax hartal call over Kathua rape case, seeks NIA probe

The April 16 hoax call by some unidentified groups on the social media had triggered widespread tension across the state. (File) BJP in Kerala on Monday alleged there was a connection between terro...

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Sri Lanka’s unity government to form pact to identify weaknesses, says Minister

Sirisena immediately demanded Wickremesinghe's resignation. He stood ground and that led to a motion of no confidence being moved against him. The premier convincingly won the motion defeating both...

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South Africa Announce Pakistan Cricket Series Dates

Cricket South Africa on Monday announced a bumper programme of home international fixtures for the 2018-19 season against Zimbabwe, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The international seasons starts with thr...

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India-Pakistan cricket series: Ball is in BCCI's court, says PCB chief Najam Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi feels that resumption of bilateral Indo-Pak cricketing ties is solely dependant on India's will. The prevailing socio-political relations between the two ne...

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Sri Lanka (, or ; , śrī laṃkāva, , ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia.