SRI LANKA

  • Unfazed by the danger, fishermen continue to sail in troubled waters November 24, 2014

    Sri Lanka has arrested and subsequently released hundreds of fishermen from Tamil Nadu for trespassing and illegally poaching in Lankan waters. While many have come under attack, some have even been allegedly killed in firing by the Sri Lankan Navy. CNN-IBN's Anna Isaac finds out what makes Rameswaram's fisherman venture...
  • Grateful to PM Modi for his help in getting us back home: A released fisherman November 21, 2014

    The five fishermen who were pardoned by the Sri Lankan government have returned to India. A fishermen said, "There have been huge efforts made, diplomatic and otherwise, to secure our release. We heard people have been on hunger fasts for 15 days. The diplomatic efforts from the two countries have...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Indian fishermen released: Sri Lanka says it's a pardon but not a reduction of sentence November 19, 2014

    Sri Lanka on Wednesday released five Indian fishermen serving a death sentence in drug smuggling case. Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa pardoned the fishermen. Sri Lankan Minister Senthil Thondaman said, "PM Modi spoke to President Rajapaksa and the latter decided to pardon the five Indian fishermen facing death sentence. It...
  • News 360: Night operation starts at Rampal's ashram in Hisar, death toll stands at 6 November 19, 2014

    Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police...
  • Rohit Sharma back in style; makes highest ever score in an ODI November 13, 2014

    Rohit registered his name in the history books on Thursday by becoming the first man ever to score two double centuries in ODI cricket. ...
  • Former cricketers laud Rohit Sharma's historic feat November 13, 2014

    Arjuna Ranatunga and Adam Gilchrist joined others in praising Rohit for his record-breaking knock of 264 against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI. ...
  • Tamil Nadu: PM Modi intervenes to save fishermen November 10, 2014

    Five fishermen from Tamil Nadu sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court for allegedly smuggling drugs may be transferred to India to serve out their sentence. This comes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Raja-paksa over the telephone on Sunday. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 30, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe reveals Jamaat trained operatives to carry out 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. ...
  • News 360: English language skills marks should not be included in merit, says Centre August 4, 2014

    In a major development to end the row over the alleged language bias in the Union Public Service Commission Civil Services Examination, the Centre on Monday clarified that marks of English language skills should not be included in merit. The move is a slight climbdown by the Centre following the...
  • One month of Modi government: Is inflation the government's biggest worry? June 26, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government completed its first month in office on Thursday. In the past one month, the Modi government has faced various challenges ranging from the Iraq crisis to inflation to a below normal monsoon. CNNIBN takes calls of people from across the country and takes their views...
  • Except few Tamil, India welcoming Rajapaksa: Sri Lanka May 25, 2014

    Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam said that whole India was welcoming president Mahinda Rajapaksa except a few elements in Tamil Nadu. ...
  • Tamil parties oppose invitation to Rajapaksa for Modi's swearingin May 24, 2014

    Political parties in Tamil Nadu are up in arms over Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa being invited for Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony on Monday. After BJP ally MDMK leader Vaiko opposed Rajapaksa's presence, another ally PMK also joined in and party founder Ramadoss urged Modi to review his...
  • Jayalalithaa to skip Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony May 22, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa will skip the swearingin ceremony of Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister as she is opposed to the invitation sent out to Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa. ...
  • Modi should respect Tamil sentiment, avoid invite to Lanka: DMK May 22, 2014

    DMK leader TKS Elangovan said, "He (Narendra Modi) could have avoided when he is becoming the PM. He has the wishes and blessings of the people of India. He should have respected Indian sentiments." ...
  • Sri Lanka beat India to win World Twenty20 April 7, 2014

    Playing his final T20 International, Sangakkara hit a match-winning 52 not out after Sri Lanka restricted India to a paltry 130/4 in the final on Sunday. ...
  • India favourites against Sri Lanka in World T20 final: Srikkanth April 5, 2014

    India are now on the cusp of lifting the World Twenty20 title when they meet Sri Lanka in the final on Sunday. ...
  • News 360: War crimes resolution against Sri Lanka passed at UNHRC March 27, 2014

    The US-backed resolution seeking international probe into war crimes in Sri Lanka was passed by 23 countries at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday. ...
  • BIMSTEC Summit : PM to meet Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sheikh Hasina March 4, 2014

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold dialogue with his Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the BIMSTEC Summit in Myanmar, which could be his last official foreign visit. This comes as another vote is expected at the UN Human Rights Council this month in Geneva...
  • Sangakkara's century guides Sri Lanka to victory February 28, 2014

    In pursuit of India's 265, Sri Lanka held their nerves as Kumar Sangakkara (103) guided his team to a two-wicket win. ...
  • Manmohan Singh should attend CHOGM, says Khurshid November 2, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should attend the 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo. He added there was a very strong desire that India continued to fulfil its commitment to CHOGM. ...
  • Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes, says Callum Macrae November 2, 2013

    Callum Macrae, the director of the film, that shows the alleged brutalisation of the LTTE television anchor said Sri Lanka cannot deny war crimes. International rights groups are also putting pressure on India to skip the Summit in Colombo especially after the release of a video by a British...
  • World View: Should PM attend the Commonwealth Summit in Colombo in November? October 26, 2013

    In the past 4 years, Sri Lanka has taken many steps, along with the Indian government's help towards addressing the concerns over its treatment of the Tamil minority from holding elections, to rebuild the Northern Province. His decision to skip the meet is likely to jeopardise the process and lose...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Kumar Sangakkara, Phiroz Vandrewala October 19, 2013

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of corporate India and sports. ...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Mahela Jayawardene, Prashant Jhawar September 21, 2013

    In this show we talk about the leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of sports and corporate India. ...
  • John Abraham talks about 'Madras Cafe' controversy August 19, 2013

    'Naam Thamizhar' sought a ban on the movie for reportedly portraying LTTE members as terrorists. ...
  • The Dhoni phenomenon July 12, 2013

    Once again Mahendra Singh Dhoni proved there is simply no one on the planet to match him when it comes to chasing down a target. He took India to a thrilling victory in the final of the triseries with a calculated assault. ...
  • Confident India take on Sri Lanka in final July 11, 2013

    Bolstered by their dramatic comeback in the tournament, a rejuvenated India will be gunning for yet another title triumph when they clash with Sri Lanka in the final. ...