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  • 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. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Edward Snowden's asylum request July 7, 2013

    On this episode of The week That Wasn't, Cyrus Broacha takes on Edward Snowden's asylum request, protests in Egypt and much more. ...
  • Team India surrenders at Sabina Park July 3, 2013

    ICC Champions Trophy winners India slumped to a humiliating 161run defeat against Sri Lanka in the third match of the Celkon Mobile Cup triseries. ...
  • CT: India one win away from doing the double June 21, 2013

    World Champions India are now just one win away from doing the double. India steamrolled Sri Lanka in a completely onesided contest at Cardiff to reach the final of the ICC Champions Trophy. India now targeting the distinction of holding both ODI titles at the same time. ...
  • India did well to restrict Sri Lanka to 181: Kris Srikkanth June 20, 2013

    The former India opener and CNNIBN cricket expert says that the Indians bowlers did a terrific job to restrict Sri Lanka to a belowpar score in the semifinal. ...
  • Hope IndiaSri Lanka semifinal is not a damp squib: Kris Srikkanth June 20, 2013

    CNNIBN's expert cricket panelist Kris Srikkanth is hopeful the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal between India and Sri Lanka is not marred by rain and is a spectacle. ...
  • 'India should beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy final' June 19, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Maninder Singh previews the second Champions Trophy semifinal between India and Sri Lanka on Thursday. ...
  • Don't mix sports and politics, says Jayasuriya May 13, 2013

    Former Sri Lankan cricketer who is in India to promote Sri Lanka Tourism said that he is missing the IPL. ...
  • Welcome resolution passed by TN Assembly on SL: Actor Sarathkumar April 2, 2013

    Members of the Tamil film industry are on a oneday token fast in protest against the alleged human rights violations by the Sri Lankan government and Army. ...
  • News 360: SFI activist dies in police crackdown on protest April 2, 2013

    A worker of the Students Federation of India (SFI) died on Tuesday of injuries sustained during clashes with police. ...
  • Marines row: Italian government has been fair, says Salman Khurshid March 29, 2013

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said, "I think the Italian government has been very sensible. It took time to be persuaded. I have no problem to say that they have done a good job." ...
  • KKR not concerned about unavailibility of SL players for Chennai games: Gambhir March 28, 2013

    Kolkata Knight Riders' captain, Gautam Gambhir, said that the Sri Lankan player dispute is a political issue and the team is not much concerned about the unavailability as it they will play two or three games in Chennai. ...