in The Hindu, Sri Lankan team failed to register a berth in the semi-final of the recently concluded Champions Trophy after losing a do-or-die match to Pakistan.Malinga later compared him to a monkey on which the minister ordered an investigation “He is now under investigation for making statements to the media in breach of his contract with Sri Lanka Cricket (board)” Jayasekera told AFP “In my criticism of the appalling fitness levels of our players I did not name Malinga but he has chosen to put the hat on and attack me publicly” “I don’t care about criticism from those who are simply warming chairs” he said “What does a monkey know about a parrot’s nesting hollow This is like a monkey getting into a parrot’s nest and talking about it” Malinga said The inquiry would be conducted by a three-member panel Moreover a meeting has been called up by the board of its executive committee for discussing different issues and this would also include the resignation made by Graham Ford from the post of head coach recently For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsWashington: Indian-Americans in the US are looking forward to listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to a joint session of the US Congress with American lawmakers flooding with requests from the community members for tickets to the visitor’s gallery on 8 June A large number of Indian-Americans are disappointed by not being able to get tickets of the visitor’s gallery for the event Indian-Americans from across the US are flying to Washington DC to listen Modi in person "It’s a dream come true" Chicago-based Bharat Barai said File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Reuters "I am sure after listening to him people of this country and Congressmen would realise the importance Modi attaches to the India-US relationship" he said "This is a speech which I would like to watch in person I do not want to miss it" said MR Rangaswami a Silicon Valley-based successful investor and entrepreneur who is flying from California to attend Modi’s event at the Capitol Hill Rangaswami the founder of Indiaspora is among the lucky few who have managed to get a ticket to the visitors’ gallery of the House Chambers which has limited number of seats Congressional sources told PTI that lawmakers are having a tough time in declining requests for a ticket to the joint address by Modi In fact most of the Congressmen have been allocated one ticket each Given the great demand for tickets Congressional sources said at one point of time there was consideration for erecting a huge tent for Indian-Americans to watch the speech live But the idea was shelved because of Congress’ protocol The speech would be telecast nationwide live on C-Span a cable and satellite television network "The invitation (to the Prime Minister) itself shows the status of the relationship and how far we have come" Swadesh Chatterjee an eminent Indian-American said Chatterjee who played a key role in reviving the India-US relationship after the Pokhran nuclear tests vividly remembers how he and many other Indian-Americans had to lobby for months in the Congress to invite the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee to address a joint session of the Congress on 14 September 2000 "And this time we had no role to play Congressmen themselves wrote to the Speaker (of the House of Representatives) to invite Modi to address the joint session of the Congress And it took no time for Speaker (Paul) Ryan to invite India’s Prime Minister" said North Carolina-based Chatterjee "Members of Congress are looking forward to hearing from Prime Minister Modi about growing US-India ties and the numerous ways the two countries can deepen their strategic partnership even further" said Ronak D Desai an international Security Fellow at New America and an Affiliate at the Belfer Center’s India and South Asia Programme at Harvard University "Lawmakers are eager to hear from Prime Minister Modi about the ways the United States and India can collaborate together to be a force of global and regional stability and deepen their cooperation even further The partnership enjoys rare bipartisan support and the us will continue to play a central role in moving it forward in a host of key arenas" Desai said In a conference call with reporters Richard Rossow senior fellow and Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies said Modi being invited to address the Congress is a significant development Manmohan Singh was the last Indian Prime Minister to address a joint meeting of the Congress on 19 July 2005 Earlier addresses have been by Atal Bihari Vajpayee (14 September 2000) P V Narasimha Rao (18 May 1994) and Rajiv Gandhi (13 July 1985) Modi’s engagement at the US Capitol on 8 June is expected to be kicked off by a meeting with the top leaders of the Congress including House Speaker Paul Ryan; House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi; Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Thereafter Modi would address a joint meeting of the Congress wherein he is expected to lay out his vision for relationship between the world’s largest and oldest democracies Soon after the joint address Ryan would host a lunch for the Prime Minister at the Capitol This will be attended by top Congressmen After lunch the Prime Minister would attend a reception jointly hosted by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and House Committee on Foreign Affairs in association with the House Caucus for India and Indian Americans and the Senate India Caucus BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission extended its rescue mission off Italy until at least the end of the year it said on Thursday and gave Rome extra funding to deal with an influx of migrants from Africa and the Middle East The Commission launched the mission dubbed Operation Triton in November just as Italy wound down a much larger and more costly programme known as Mare Nostrum Triton managed by the European Union’s border control agency Frontex was only expected to run for a few months and has fewer ships and a smaller operational area than Mare Nostrum — drawing criticism from human rights groups "We are willing to go further" said Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos "Europe needs to manage migration better in all aspects" More than 5000 migrants have reached Italy so far this year on rickety boats that mostly set sail from Libya despite winter storms that usually slow the flow The head of Frontex told Reuters this week that the recent flood of arrivals suggested a record number of migrants would travel to Europe this year spurred on by turbulence across much of the Arab world and Africa Given the growing pressure the Commission on Thursday handed Italy 137 million euros ($1561 million) of emergency funding which came on top of more than 500 million euros earmarked for Rome for the 2014-2020 period "We cannot replace Italy in the management of the external borders but we can lend a helping hand" Avramopoulos said Mare Nostrum saved the lives of more than 100000 migrants in little over a year but it put a huge strain on Italy’s finances costing some 9 million euros a month Operation Triton costs between 15 million and 29 million euros a month and has no operational resources of its own depending on contributions from EU member states It currently deploys nine boats and two aircraft which patrol waters within 30 nautical miles of Italy Mare Nostrum reached across the Mediterranean to the coast off Libya An estimated 3300 people died last year trying to cross the Mediterranean and earlier this month more than 300 people are believed to have died after leaving Libya in inflatable rafts that were not sea worthy In the wake of those deaths the United Nation’s refugee agency said Operation Triton was woefully inadequate and urged Europe to take a new approach Amnesty International criticised Thursday’s EU move "Extending Operation Triton without increasing its assets and operational area changes nothing" said Iverna McGowan acting director of the rights group’s Brussels office($1 = 08775 euros) (Reporting by Julia Fioretti; 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