Carry on in Colombo: Tamils have high expectations from the Prime Minister
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Thursday 07 November 2013
Sunday 22 September 2013
Victory gives party platform to campaign for autonomous federal state
Friday 20 September 2013
Every day Raja Padmanabhan, a 63-year-old bachelor living in a quiet area of Jaffna, hopes someone will hire his services. He has his own van and often drives doctors from the Jaffna hospital or – on longer trips – visitors from the Sri Lankan Tamil diaspora who want to see the former battlegrounds of the north or the calmer sites of Kandy or Sigiriya further south.
Friday 20 September 2013
The man, in his 60s, was struck and stamped on by a male elephant
Monday 10 June 2013
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has suspended the Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra for betting on Indian Premier League games. The decision came after Delhi police, who are investigating the IPL spot-fixing allegations, claimed Kundra had admitted gambling.
Sunday 09 June 2013
Main opposition party announces country's most polarising politician will lead its election campaign – setting Modi up for a show-down with Rahul Gandhi
Monday 03 June 2013
A British couple who were kidnapped in India have been rescued by police, officers said last night. The pair were abducted on 29 May in Chennai and apparently held for a £300,000 ransom.
Friday 22 March 2013
Shane Watson’s return to the Australian team lasted just 17 runs, but he still talked about captaining the Test side as a “dream come true”.
Thursday 14 March 2013
Australia trail 2-0 in the four-match series
Friday 08 March 2013
Thomas Cook, March 1873
Sunday 03 March 2013
The outstanding batting of Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay put India in control of the second Test against Australia as they finished day two on 311 for 1, already a lead of 74 runs. Pujara was unbeaten on 162 and Vijay on 129 after a day of delight for the watching India fans in Hyderabad yesterday.
Sunday 24 February 2013
Pair back allegations that Tamil Tiger rebel leaders were executed after they had surrendered
Saturday 01 December 2012
A feckless age? Six of the 17 longest Test innings have been played this century
Monday 05 November 2012
Heavy rains triggered by a tropical storm have killed at least 22 people in the past four days in southern India, according to a government official.
Thursday 25 October 2012
Captain must hope prodigal son KP can rewrite team's dismal record against 'slows'
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Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
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