Sri Lanka
Sports  /  Published 08.01.20

Shardul Thakur: Have got better T20 bowler

Shardul Thakur feels he has become a better T20 bowler in the last two years after having worked a good deal on his skill-set.India’s T20I versus Sri Lanka on Tuesday in Indore was Shardul’s first...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 04.01.20

Sri Lanka’s time to prepare

Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malinga on Saturday said the three-match T20I series against India, starting on Sunday, will be of great help for the team to prepare for the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia la...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 03.01.20

Jasprit Bumrah warms up in full steam

Jasprit Bumrah warmed up for his return to international cricket with a full-fledged practice session at the Assam Cricket Association Stadium at Barsapara, on a windy winter evening on Friday.Bumrah,...
By Imtiaz Ahmed in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 07.08.19

The death penalty is never the answer

After a moratorium of 43 years, the gallows were getting ready in Sri Lanka. Two executioners with ‘excellent moral character’ and ‘mental strength’ were appointed. A list of four convicts —...
By Sonia Sarkar

Cricket  /  Published 06.07.19

Can beat anyone, says Virat Kohli

India finished their campaign in the round-robin stage of this World Cup in style and captain Virat Kohli seems to be getting more and more confident about his team’s prospects in the semi-finals. ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 04.11.18

The adorable ghosts of Bhoot Chaturdashi

Sir — Two days from now, the ghosts and ghouls of Bengal will crawl out of their various hideouts. Bhoot Chaturdashi will see people lighting lamps and eating leafy greens to ward off evil spirits. ...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 02.11.18

Lanka MP ‘offered cash to defect’

A Sri Lankan legislator on Friday said he had been offered $2.8 million and a ministerial post by a telephone caller from the opposite camp to switch his support to new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaks...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 02.11.18

Sirisena party denies Parliament meet on Monday

Sri Lanka’s suspended parliament will not be convened before November 16, President Maithripala Sirisena’s party said on Thursday, hours after officials at Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s off...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 29.10.18

Rajapaksa takes charge as new Lankan PM

Former strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday assumed charge as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister after the surprise sacking of his predecessor Ranil Wickremesinghe by President Maithripala Sirisena which...
By PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.19

Does AI in casinos violate gamblers' right to privacy?

Fair falls foulSir — Swapan Dasgupta, a Rajya Sabha member, has requested the Centre to take over the Pous Mela, citing Visva-Bharati’s inability to organize the event as per the stipulations laid...
By The Telegraph


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