#Sri Lanka

The Marshal took over the responsibilities after the retirement of former Commander Bulathsinhala, during whose tenure the Srilankan cabinet had decided to buy new fighter jets for the Air Force. The purchase is yet to take place

Pallekele: Australian Cricket team on Tuesday posted a record total of 263 runs against Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka. It was Glenn Maxwell’s heroic knock of 145 runs off 65 balls under which Aussies scripted big total. He has hit 14 boundaries and 6 sixes …

Colombo: Six fishermen from Tamil Nadu were on Wednesday detained and their boat seized by Sri Lankan naval officials for allegedly fishing in their territorial waters, crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. “The fishermen were arrested from Talaimannar in the island nation by naval personnel. Moreover, the officials also cut the nets of ten other …

Chester-Le: England skipper Alastair Cook became first Englishman and 12th overall to cross 10,000 runs mark in test cricket. In the process, he surpassed  Indian Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar after becoming a youngest player to reach 10,000 runs milestone which he reached in a game against Sri Lanka on Day 4 of the second Test …

New Delhi: Sticking to the commitment of aiding neighbours, India, on Friday, rushed relief material for Sri Lankan families who have been largely affected by the massive cyclone Roanu and landslides that killed at least 40 people. Reports confirm that over 400,000 people have been affected due to heavy rains and landslides in the various parts of the …

Fatehpur: “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” The quote by former Major League baseball player Tommy Lasorda aptly describes a triad of athletes from Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh, who have brought golden medals to the country from Sri Lanka. Abhay Singh Lodhi, Priya Kashyap and Pravesh Kumar, …