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NSA Ajit Doval meets Lankan Prez, pledges USD 50 mn security assistance from India

The President's office said President Rajapaksa and Doval also discussed improving bilateral relations and strengthening cooperation between the armed forces and coastguard agencies of the two countries and maritime security. Doval pointed out the importance of reviewing the intelligence related to the maritime zone between Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India.

All-round India thrash Sri Lanka by 78 runs to win series 2-0

Shikhar Dhawan silenced his critics, KL Rahul sizzled as usual and the trio of ...

India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in second T20

The hosts rode a 71-run opening stand between KL Rahul, who hit 45, and Shikhar Dhawan, w...

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  • Sri Lanka Foreign Minister Dinesh Gunawardena arrived here on Wednesday for a two-day visit to India. He is set to hold several meeting incl...

    At a time when bilateral ODI series are fast losing relevance, the three-match rubber between two top teams could give a fresh lease of life to the format. The high-voltage rivalries that fans enjoy will be back as Rohit Sharma's elegance will be pitted against enforcer David Warner while the Virat Kohli vs Steve Smith duel will resume in earnest.

    "Well, that is a mystery to me and I will have to find it out because most of the players had left by 9 p.m. That announcement (calling off at 9:54 p.m.) was strategic to ensure that the crowd didn't turn unruly. That is the usual protocol that is followed. I have given you the hard facts," Assam Cricket Association (ACA) Secretary Devajit Saikia said.

    The Sri Lankan foreign minister, who arrived on Wednesday night on a three-day visit, during the talks stated that as announced by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa all the 52 boats being held by Lanka will be released, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said.

    "When the Sri Lankan government decided in 2002 to build a new port in Hambantota, China offered $1.1 billion in loans. It also supplied Chinese contractors. And when the port opened in late 2010 and immediately began losing money — so much that Sri Lanka couldn't even make interest payments on those loans — China offered a solution: foreclosure."

    The left-hander's strike rate in the shortest format has been an issue for a while and that is one thing he must address in the remaining two matches against Sri Lanka. The fact that Dhawan is coming back from an injury, one of the many he suffered in 2019, makes his task all the more challenging.

    “We need a clear definition of toys because being an MSME product, there is a huge variety which hinders the government from putting checks on its imports,” said an official. The toy industry in India is primarily in the unorganised sector, comprising around 4,000 micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

    Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli cleared his view on Citizenship Amendment Act and said that he will not get involved until he gets t...

    New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Chief Selector of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) MSK Prasad, while talking about the team selection f...

    Sri Lanka's cricket team arrived in Pakistan on Monday to play two-Test series that will be the first Test in Pakistan in over a decade. Sri Lanka were the last team to play a Test match in Pakistan in 2009 before the team came under terrorist attack at Lahore and the doors to international cricket were closed on Pakistan.

    “No recent reports of Chinese submarines docking at Sri Lankan ports. The government keeps a close watch on all developments having a bearing on India’s security and economic interests, and takes all necessary measures to safeguard it," the MEA said in a written statement in Lok Sabha.

    The Narendra Modi government has been lauded for being first off the mark with a state visit by new Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. What it shows is that India has learnt from its mistakes of the past. It is possible the Rajapaksa brothers may have as well.

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