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Lanka reaches an agreement of for 1.5 billion dollars with IMF to bolster finances  Apr 29, 1:34 pm
Colombo, Apr 29(ANI): Sri Lanka has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for 1.5 billion dollars in loans to help lower its borrowing costs and fix its finances, aimed at reversing a two-decade decline in tax revenue and reviving growth.
Shanaka, De Silva earn call up in Lanka Test squad  Apr 27, 10:49 pm
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Sri Lanka have called in rookie batsmen Dasun Shanaka and Dhananjaya de Silva for the upcoming three-match Test series against England.
Lanka restores Jayasuriya as chief selector  Apr 27, 9:43 pm
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has returned as the country's chief selector, a year after he stepped down from the role.
Sweden pledges to support Lanka to restore EU GSP+ trade concession  Apr 27, 1:09 pm
Colombo, Apr. 27 (ANI): Sweden has pledged its maximum support to Sri Lanka to ensure the European Union's trade concession Generalized Scheme of Preferences plus (GSP+) is restored.
Lanka Court summons Defense Secretary over compensation to disabled soldiers  Apr 27, 12:04 pm
Colombo, Apr 27. (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has issued notices and asked the Defense Secretary and the Commander of Army to appear before it over a petition filed by disabled soldiers.
Silva discharged from hospital after recovering from mild concussion  Apr 26, 7:50 pm
Colombo, Apr.26 (ANI): Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kaushal Silva has been discharged from hospital and declared fully fit to play, two days after being hit on the head by a cricket ball.
Lankan President commutes death sentences of 83 inmates  Apr 26, 1:32 pm
Colombo, Apr.26 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to commute the death sentences of 83 prisoners who are either on death row or serving life. imprisonments.
Foreign minister says Lanka to pass bills to create efficient environment for investors  Apr 25, 7:00 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Apr.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Monday that the government plans to pass a series of bills that will create a more suitable investment environment in the country.
New chief renames Police Department as Sri Lanka Police  Apr 23, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Apr. 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Inspector General of Police(IGP) Pujitha Jayasundera has said that the Police Department will be renamed as the Sri Lanka Police.
Lankan team visits ancient Buddhist center Taxila in Pakistan  Apr 23, 3:17 pm
Colombo, Apr. 23(ANI): A delegation of senior Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and scholars led by the Speaker of the Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, visited Taxila, Pakistan's ancient Buddhist center of learning, the Taxila museum and Taxila University.
Proposed SAARC Cultural Center will enhance South Asian cultural ties says Lankan President  Apr 23, 2:14 pm
Colombo, Apr 23. (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that the proposed South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Cultural Center to be set up in his country will be a great opportunity to enhance strong cultural links among the people of South Asia.
Lanka applies for WHO certification on malaria-free status   Apr 22, 3:24 pm
Colombo, Apr. 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka has applied for World Health Organization (WHO) certification on malaria-free status, which is a milestone in the history of health and development of the country.
Lanka to sign Paris Agreement on Climate Change tomorrow  Apr 21, 5:53 pm
Colombo, Apr. 21(ANI): Sri Lanka will sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change tomorrow at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
VAT will not be burden on low income people: Lankan PM   Apr 21, 12:34 pm
Colombo Apr. 21(ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that the proposed increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) would not be a burden on low income earners.
Lankan President orders curbing illegal smuggling  Apr 20, 2:46 pm
Colombo, Apr. 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked the relevant authorities to take measures to curb the smuggling of gold out of the country.
Two North Koreans detained with foreign currencies in Colombo  Apr 20, 2:39 pm
Colombo, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Sri Lankan customs officials have detained two North Korean nationals and seized about USD 1,70,000 which they allegedly tried to sneak outside the country.
Lankan Constitutional Council to decide on Police Chief today  Apr 18, 1:25 pm
Colombo, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Constitutional Council of Sri Lankan Parliament is scheduled to meet today under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to decide on the appointment of the next police chief.
Lanka to sign MoU with Japan, India for collaboration in science,technology  Apr 18, 12:07 pm
Colombo, Apr. 18 (ANI): A Sri Lankan university will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan and India tomorrow on trilateral collaboration in science and technology.
Lankan Navy to provide security to Straits of Malacca and Singapore  Apr 17, 7:28 pm
Colombo, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy will initiate a broader maritime security program to provide safeguard in the region from Maldives to Straits of Malacca and Singapore.
AHRC suggests doubling of High Courts in Lanka to reduce crime  Apr 17, 3:31 pm
Colombo, Apr. 17 (ANI): An Asian human rights group has said that doubling the number of High Courts in Sri Lanka will drastically reduce the occurrence of serious crimes since only the High Courts have the jurisdiction to conduct trials regarding serious crimes.
Herath retires from limited-overs to prolong Test career  Apr 17, 3:31 pm
Colombo, Apr 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka veteran spinner Rangana Herath has announced his retirement from limited-overs cricket in a bid to prolong his Test career.
Malinga gets show-cause notice for joining Mumbai Indians without NOC  Apr 17, 3:06 pm
Colombo, Apr 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka pace spearhead Lasith Malinga has been issued a show-cause notice by his country cricket board for participating in the ongoing Indian Premier League without a No Objection Certificate.
Lanka will revert to U.S. human rights after thorough analysis  Apr 16, 5:21 pm
Colombo,Apr.16 (ANI):The Sri Lankan government has said that it will give its views regarding a report released by the United States Department of State on the country's human rights situation last year after studying the report thoroughly.
Indian Navy warships visit Sri Lanka   Apr 15, 4:57 pm
Colombo, Apr.15 (ANI): Indian Naval Ships INS Tir and INS Sujata, along with Indian Coast Guard Ship Varuna, comprising the 1st Training Squadron arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, today and shall stay till April 19 as part of their overseas deployment during Spring Term 16.
Swiss authorities receive 146 applications from asylum seekers from Lanka  Apr 15, 3:00 pm
Colombo, Apr.15 (ANI): The Swiss authorities received 146 applications from asylum seekers from Sri Lanka within the month of March, according to figures from Switzerland's State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).