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Darren Gough brands England squad 'bunch of schoolboys' post Lanka series loss  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough has branded the current lot of players as a bunch of schoolboys and has slammed the selectors and captain Alastair Cook for their series loss against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka condemns terror attack in Peshawar  Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has vehemently condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, that claimed over 140 lives and injured over 100 others.
Sri Lanka says it is happy with Tamil Nadu gesture to release fishermen   Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI):The Government of Sri Lanka has expressed its happiness and satisfaction over the decision taken by the Government of Tamil Nadu to release the Sri Lankan fishermen under its custody and their boats before Christmas.
Sri Lanka calls for concerted global effort to tackle terror  Dec 17, 11:43 am
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI): In a statement, the Government of Sri Lanka has said that the recent act of terror in Sydney highlights the need for a concerted action by the international community to combat terrorism and ensure global peace and security.
Dilshan shines as Lanka clinch ODI series 5-2 over England   Dec 17, 11:26 am
London, December 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed an impressive ton and claimed three wickets as they inflicted a crushing 87- run defeat on the visitors to clinch the seven match ODI series 5-2 in Colombo.
Sangakkara fined for breaching ICC code of conduct  Dec 15, 11:59 am
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.15 (ANI): Prolific Sri Lankana batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an Umpire's decision during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday.
Malaysia extradites Lankan terror suspect wanted by India to Sri Lanka   Dec 15, 11:48 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Malaysia has reportedly deported a Sri Lankan national arrested in Kuala Lumpur for an alleged conspiracy to carry out terror attacks on the American and Israeli consulates in South India to Sri Lanka, ignoring New Delhi's extradition request.
Sri Lankan President expresses concern over Sydney hostage situation  Dec 15, 11:35 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed concern over the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks state media not to campaign for government  Dec 13, 1:21 pm
Colombo, Dec.13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has asked state media not to broadcast programs unfairly supporting incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is contesting for a third term at the upcoming presidential elections.
Rajapaksa launches presidential poll campaign from Anuradhapura  Dec 12, 5:37 pm
Colombo, Dec.12 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has launched his election campaign for a third term in office through a public rally in Anuradhapura.
73 poll violations reported in Sri Lanka in last 48 hours   Dec 11, 1:11 pm
Colombo, Dec.11 (ANI): The Election Commissioner's office in Colombo has received 73 complaints of election violations in the last 48 hours.
Sushma Swaraj gives details of interaction with Sri Lanka to ensure welfare of fishermen  Dec 10, 4:27 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has stated that the Central government attaches the highest importance to the welfare of Indian fishermen, adding that whenever Sri Lankan authorities attack or detain them, New Delhi immediately takes the matter up with Colombo.
Rajapaksa, 18 other candidates hand over nominations for presidential polls  Dec 9, 1:47 pm
Colombo, Dec.9 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his challenger and common opposition candidate, former health minister of government Maithripala Sirisena have officially entered the ring to contest for the country's top post.
ICC clears Sri Lankan spinner Senanayake to resume bowling  Dec 9, 1:29 pm
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that, following remedial work and a re-test, the bowling actions of Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake are legal and he can now resume bowling in international cricket.
Sri Lanka Defence Secretary calls on nations to share intelligence to combat trans-national crime  Nov 28, 3:32 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): Nations in the South Asian and South East Asian regions need to share intelligence to combat trans-national crimes such as human trafficking, narcotics smuggling and terrorism, said Sri Lanka's Defense Secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.
Colombo court grants bail to Lanka minister's son and six others  Nov 28, 3:09 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): The Colombo Magistrate's Court granted bail on Friday to government minister Mervyn Silva's son, Malaka Silva, and six others, who were in police remand for assaulting a foreign couple at a night club.
Alstom T and D India secures USD 8.7 m deal from Sri Lanka   Nov 28, 2:09 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): Sri Lanka's state-owned power generator Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) has awarded a USD 8.7 million contract to Alstom T and D India to monitor and control Sri Lanka's electricity transmission network.
China says Indian media reports of it setting up overseas military bases in Indian Ocean untrue  Nov 28, 2:09 pm
Colombo/Beijing, Nov.28 (ANI): A spokesman of the Chinese Defence Ministry has rejected and dismissed Indian media reports of Beijing establishing naval bases in the Indian Ocean area, including in Sri Lanka.
Unilever CEO in Sri Lanka on business visit  Nov 28, 1:45 pm
Colombo, Nov.28 (ANI): Unilever Global Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman has arrived in Sri Lanka on a two-day visit primarily aimed at reviewing Unilever Sri Lanka's operations.
Russian naval ship arrives at Colombo Port on goodwill mission  Nov 25, 1:06 pm
Colombo, Nov.25 (ANI): The Russian naval ship " Yaroslav Mudriy " has arrived at Colombo Port on a goodwill visit, the Sri Lanka Navy said in a statement.
Congress refuses to give credit to BJP, PM Modi on Colombo releasing five Indian fishermen  Nov 20, 4:05 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The Congress on Thursday suggested that the release of five Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka happened because of the respect which India commands internationally, and therefore, refused to give credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Sri Lanka identified as one of 13 nations at risk of increased terrorist activity  Nov 20, 1:25 pm
London/Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has been identified as one of the 13 countries that are at risk of increased terrorist activity from current levels in the 2014 Global Terrorism Index Report released on Wednesday.
Rudy welcomes Lanka's move to release five Indian fishermen, lauds PM Modi  Nov 20, 1:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Thursday welcomed Colombo's move to release five Tamil Nadu fishermen who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking, describing the decision as arising out of the great positioning of India internationally under the pioneering leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sri Lanka releases five Tamil Nadu fishermen facing death sentence  Nov 20, 8:24 am
Colombo, Nov.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka has released the five Indian fishermen who were convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.
Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka death row withdraw appeal  Nov 19, 1:22 pm
Colombo, Nov.19 (ANI): The five Indian fishermen on death row in Sri Lanka have reportedly withdrawn their appeal filed on behalf of them in Sri Lanka's Court of Appeal.
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