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  • A bridge too far: Special report from Sri Lanka March 21, 2015

    In this special show from Sri Lanka, CNN-IBN's Foreign Affairs Editor Anchal Vohra brings all about from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka and its impact on both the countries. ...
  • India needs to increase their military presence in Indian ocean: Former Sri Lankan Army Chief General March 19, 2015

    Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka said that India needed to increase their military presence in the Indian ocean and felt that the BJP government had tried to maintain good ties with Sri Lanka. ...
  • Hope to be heard during inquiry on alleged war crimes: Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen Fonseka March 19, 2015

    Former Sri Lankan Army chief General Sarath Fonseka who demolished the LTTE said that he hopes to be heard when the inquiry on alleged war crimes happens otherwise it will be a one sided inquiry. He added that the commander cannot be punished for the crimes of individuals. ...
  • World Cup 2015: South Africa turn the 'choke' on Sri Lanka March 18, 2015

    South Africa's first knockout win at World Cups came in style as they won their quarter-final by 9 wickets against Sri Lanka. ...
  • World Cup: De Kock is just a knock away from a match winning innings, feels Domingo March 17, 2015

    The World Cup couldn't have asked for a better game than Wednesday's first quarter-final between South Africa and Sri Lanka to kick-off the knockout stage. ...
  • PM Modi visit to Tamil dominated Jaffna brings a new hope March 14, 2015

    Making a historic visit to a region once ravaged by strife, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for equitable development and respect for all citizens in Sri Lanka, seen as an oblique reference to Tamils who had suffered during the war between the LTTE and forces. ...
  • Indian PM visits Sri Lanka after 30 years, marks new beginning March 13, 2015

    Noting that security of India and Sri Lanka was "indivisible", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly pitched for enhanced cooperation in key areas of maritime security and counter-terrorism. ...
  • Indian fishermen keenly observing PM Modi's visit to Sri Lanka March 13, 2015

    As many as 86 Indian fishermen arrested for allegedly poaching in Sri Lankan waters could be released as a goodwill gesture to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Ahead of this visit, Sri Lankan Prime Minister had warned that his navy will continue fire at Indian Fishermen who enter their...
  • Sri Lanka: PM Modi given ceremonial reception at Presidential Secretariat March 13, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a ceremonial reception at the Presidential secretariat where he was received by Sri Lankan President Sirisena. The two leaders are expected to sign agreements and India will push for the reconciliation process with Tamils. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Is Sangakkara the best ODI batsman wicketkeeper? March 11, 2015

    Kumar Sangakkara on Wednesday became the first man in the history of one-day cricket to hit four consecutive centuries. ...
  • Kings of Cricket: Australia beat Sri Lanka to enter quarters March 8, 2015

    Australia supplanted Sri Lanka in second spot in World Cup Pool A propelled by a 'big show' ton from Glenn Maxwell before they weathered Kumar Sangakkara's third consecutive century. ...
  • World Cup: Maxwell fires, Kings of Cricket predict it right March 8, 2015

    Maxwell stormed to his maiden ODI hundred off just 51 balls after CNN-IBN's Kings of Cricket picked him to be the key batsman for Australia. ...
  • World Cup: Australia, SL battle for No. 2 spot in Pool A March 8, 2015

    The World Cup co-hosts take on the Sri Lankans in Sydney on Sunday as the CNN-IBN Kings of Cricket preview the game. ...
  • Oppostion parties demand Modi to raise fishermen issue with Sri Lanka March 7, 2015

    Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe kicked off a storm by asking Indian fishermen to stay on their side of the maritime border otherwise they will be shot at. Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari said, "What kind of good days are these that now even Sri Lanka has started warning us." ...
  • World Cup: Not surprised to see Sri Lanka hammering England, says Ponting March 1, 2015

    The legendary Australia captain says SL, who chased 310 to win by 9 wickets, have much better batsmen than England, but their bowling is a bit questionable. ...
  • Our government doesn't see India as a threat, says Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Samaraweera February 18, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Foreign Affairs Editor Anchal Vohra, Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said, "As far as our new administration is concerned, we do not see the world or India as a threat. We see India as the international community." ...
  • Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says Tamils have no reason to live in fear February 18, 2015

    Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that Lankan Tamils have no reason to live in fear and the government is committed to giving the Tamil dominated provinces more powers. But this needs to be discussed with the majority community the Sinhalas, Samaraweera told CNN-IBN. ...
  • Exclusive: Our government not in denial over war crimes against Sri Lankan Tamils, says Mangala Samaraweera February 17, 2015

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Foreign Affairs Editor Anchal Vohra, Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said, "Unlike the previous government, we are not in denial over war crimes against Sri Lankan Tamils. We will create an independent mechanism to probe all charges." ...
  • Kings Of Cricket: Australia, New Zealand register easy wins on Day 1 of WC February 14, 2015

    Aaron Finch and Mitchell Marsh took Australia to a 111-run win over England while New Zealand all-round New Zealand humbled Sri Lanka by 98 runs. ...
  • Ponting, Srikkanth and Kiran More play down Sri Lanka chances in World Cup February 12, 2015

    CNN-IBN panel of experts Ricky Ponting, Kiran More and Kris Srikkanth feels that Sri Lanka will not be able to make it to the semi-finals of the upcoming World Cup. ...
  • Sri Lankan poll results: A new chapter in Indo-Sri Lanka relations? January 9, 2015

    Sri Lankan voters on Friday ousted President Mahinda Rajapaksa from power, ending a 10-year rule that was marked by allegations of family rule, corruption and authoritarianism and chose his one-time minister Maithripala Sirisena in his place. ...
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat in Sri Lankan presidential polls January 9, 2015

    Even as counting in the presidential polls is underway, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has conceded defeat. He has left the official residence in Colombo after counting of around 3 million votes as Rajapaksa's opponent Maithripala Sirisena led with 52 per cent votes. ...
  • Watch: Top stories in Tamil Nadu December 30, 2014

    CNN-IBN brings you the top headlines of metro cities in its new section 'In Your City'. ...
  • 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...
  • Five fishermen pardoned by Sri Lanka return home, get heroes welcome in Rameswaram November 21, 2014

    The five fishermen who were pardoned by the Sri Lankan government have reached their hometown of Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu. They were given a heroes welcome by family and friends. ...
  • 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. ...