Kohli blames batting failures for crushing defeat against Australia – VIDEO

Kohli blames batting failures for crushing defeat against Australia – VIDEO

This was India's worst batting performance, Indian captain Virat Kohli said on Saturday (February 25), after Australia beat the hosts by 333 runs in the first test of the four-match series in western Pune city. Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe picked up 12 wickets to guide Australia to a first win in India since 2004, bringing…

Rooney to stay with Manchester United

Rooney to stay with Manchester United

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney intends to stay at the club, ending speculation that he could move to China. "Despite the interest which has been shown from other clubs, for which I'm grateful, I want to end recent speculation and say that I am staying at Manchester United," Rooney said in a statement on Thursday. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0fxXsTw5JU&feature=youtu.be…

Sirisena plays down UN concerns over slow progress on accountability – VIDEOS

Sirisena plays down UN concerns over slow progress on accountability – VIDEOS

Apparently playing down the UN concerns over slow progress on rights probe, Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena Saturday said that his government received ‘accolades’ internationally for its “commitment and determination to establish national reconciliation and peace in the country”. “Even though we receive accolades from locally and internationally for our commitment and determination to establish…

UN urges member states not to return Tamils back to Sri Lanka

UN urges member states not to return Tamils back to Sri Lanka

Pointing out that torture and ill-treatment including sexual violence “still occur” during arrest and interrogation in Sri Lanka, a top UN envoy has urged the international community respect the UN convention against torture and stop returning Tamils back to the island nation. Juan Mendez, the Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading…

Sri Lanka not ready to screen ‘No Fire Zone’ yet – VIDEO

Sri Lanka not ready to screen ‘No Fire Zone’ yet – VIDEO

Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera in London said although things relating to good governance have much improved in Sri Lanka after the regime change two years ago, the time hasn't come yet to screen Channel 4's 'No Fire Zone' documentary, which credibly exposed the horrendous human rights violations, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed largely…


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