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  • India rejected so China built SL ports: Rajapaksa November 11, 2011

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse said India is the most preferred investor. ...
  • Waqar hits back at Afridi in war of words November 7, 2011

    ExPakistan coach Waqar Younis says former captain Shahid Afridi should keep shut and focus on cricket instead. ...
  • Baba gave me comfort when I was struggling: Ranatunga April 24, 2011

    Former Sri Lankan cricketer Arjuna Ranatunga said he and his family have been following Sathya Sai Baba for 20 years. ...
  • Secret Kitchen: Flavours of Sri Lanka April 16, 2011

    On this week's 'Secret Kitchen' Bikramjit gets you the best food from Sri Lanka. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on India's win at the World Cup April 3, 2011

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about cricket diplomacy between India and Pakistan and an exclusive interview with Yousuf Raza Gilani. ...
  • Jubilant Indians celebrate the World Cup win April 2, 2011

    Indian fans all over the world are celebrating after India lifts the World Cup. India won the Cup in 1983 and now in 2011. ...
  • Hyderbad cheers for India! April 2, 2011

    Not just Wankhede stadium, cricket mania has gripped the entire country. Every city in India is looking forward to Indias winning the World Cup, heres a look at the cricket crazy fans in Hyderabad. ...
  • WC final: one lucky fan gets a free ticket April 2, 2011

    There was a mad rush for tickets for the IndoSri Lanka World Cup final on Saturday, but there was one lucky fan who got a ticket handed to him by a stranger who asked him to cheer for India. ...
  • Lankan supporters in Delhi cheers for their team April 2, 2011

    Sri Lankan supporters are quite confidant about their team in the WC final. ...
  • Mad rush at Wankhede for IndiaSL final tickets April 2, 2011

    All the tickets are sold out now and frantic fans are willing to pay skyhigh prices in black to watch the final. ...
  • Bollywood wishes luck to India for WC final April 1, 2011

    Aamir Khan, who was present in Mohali to watch the IndiaPakistan semifinal says he will be there at Wankhede too. ...
  • Indian stars shining bright for WC win: astrologers April 1, 2011

    Astrologers' predictions on whether Sachin Tendulkar will score his 100th ton and who will win the World Cup 2011. ...
  • Farhan Akhtar cheers for India ahead of WC final April 1, 2011

    Bollywood actor and filmmaker Farhan Akhtar shares his thoughts about the semifinal match and wishes luck to India for the World Cup final. ...
  • All to cheer the boys, not publicity: Poonam Pandey April 1, 2011

    Model Poonam Pandey talks to CNNIBN about her promise to strip if India wins the World Cup. ...
  • Security beefed up in Mumbai ahead of WC final April 1, 2011

    National Security Guards men along with the Quick Response Team commandos and the state's elite Force One team will be on guard to avert any possible terror attack. ...
  • WC finals: Indians praying for win against Lanka March 31, 2011

    After India beat Pakistan in the semifinals of ICC World Cup on Wednesday, Indian cricket fans all over are keeping their fingers crossed and are praying hard for India to get the World Cup Trophy home. ...
  • Secret Kitchen: The World Cup special March 13, 2011

    Bikramjit gets you the best food from the hosting nations of the cricket World Cup 2011, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. ...
  • Fonseka begins his 30month jail term today October 1, 2010

    The general who led the war against the LTTE was found guilty of making irregular purchases by a military court. ...
  • Lankan woman tortured, hammered with 23 nails August 27, 2010

    A 50yearold, Sri Lankan woman was tortured by a Saudi family by hammering 23 nails into her body. ...
  • India home to 2.5 lakh Afghan refugees June 18, 2010

    India also has about two lakh Tibetans and Sri Lankans. Somewhere hidden in these numbers are stories of hope and despair of each and every refugee living in an alien country far away from their homeland. ...
  • Lanka minister's violent past out in the open June 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan minister Douglas Devananda's visit to India has raised some uncomfortable questions. Devananda, declared a proclaimed offender by a Chennai court in 1996, is a state guest in New Delhi as part of Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's delegation. Devananda's two decade old violent past has been brought up...
  • Lanka assures resettlement of Tamil refugees June 9, 2010

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa took almost a year to live down his bloody campaign against the LTTE and could managed his visa to Delhi only now. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanded meaningful political and financial autonomy for the Tamils, which he said would give them a stake in...
  • Rajapaksa, PM to discuss resettlement of Tamils June 9, 2010

    Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa is on an official visit to the country, amidst protests from Tamil groups. PM Manmohan Singh will be meeting with him, and pressing for the speedy resettlement of some 70,000 internally displaced Tamils as well as more political power to the community. ...
  • Tamil supporters protest Rajapaksa's India visit June 8, 2010

    Chennai: As Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited India proTamil parties in Chennai staged protests against his visit. Rajapaksa's visit to India is his first since the Lankan army defeated the LTTE and killed Vellupillai Pirabhakaran in May 2009. The protestors allege genocide by the Sri Lankan government and do not...
  • Ritesh, Jacqueline can't stand each other March 25, 2010

    Kanika Chadda, CNNIBN Correspondent, speaks to Ritesh Deshmukh and Jacqueline Fernandez I'm with the two hotties of the moment, Ritesh Deshmukh and Jacquie Fernandez. You just wrapped your studio session at Radio City. How was it interacting with the listeners? Ritesh Deshmukh, Actor It's always great talking to the listeners and hearing what...
  • Tamils will get a fair deal: Sri Lanka president January 28, 2010

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa speaks to CNNIBN. ...
  • Rajapakse defeats Fonseka in Lanka presidential poll January 27, 2010

    Sri Lanka has decided that President Mahinda Rajapaksa is their real war hero. He defeated General Sarath Fonseka in the Presidential election.. leading by almost 60 per cent votes. ...
  • FonsekaRajapaksa battle decider on January 26 January 23, 2010

    Colombo: The man responsible for eliminating the LTTE and its chief are now looking to win Sri Lanka's Presidential election. On the 26th of January, Sri Lanka will witness a fight between President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his former army chief Sarath Fonseka for the nation's highest office. Fonseka...
  • Watch: Threewheeled world of Tuk Tuk racing in SL November 9, 2009

    About 47 participants travelled to Sri Lanka to take part in an event of racing the local mode of transport ususally on hire. Called 'Tuk Tuk', the vehicles turn the rally behicles for contestants who travelled 1200 km in the threewheeled drives. 23 teams from 14 countries enjoyed the run. ...
  • SL holds 11,000 exLTTE men: Human Rights diplomat November 6, 2009

    New Delhi: The Sri Lankan government is under heavy criticism from the western world for war crimes. But The Sri Lankan Human rights diplomat maintains they are holding a majority of the LTTE cadres. CNNIBN's Foreign Affairs Editor Surya Gangadharan gets you the inside story. ...