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President Rajapaksa likely to meet PM Modi on UNGA sidelines in New York  Sep 1, 2:32 pm
Colombo, Sept.1 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly session in New York later this month.
Japan PM to undertake two-day official visit of Sri Lanka next week  Sep 1, 2:05 pm
Colombo, Sept.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka on September 7 and 8, at the invitation of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Perera rips apart Pak's batting line-up as Lanka beats tourists in final ODI to win series 2-1  Aug 30, 4:14 pm
Colombo, Aug 30 (ANI): Sri Lanka fast bowler Thisara Perera ripped apart Pakistan's batting line up as the hosts thrashed the tourists by seven wickets in the third and final ODI, to win the three-match series 2-1.
Pak beat Lanka by four wickets in first ODI   Aug 23, 8:09 pm
Colombo, Aug 23 (ANI): All-rounders Fawad Alam and Shoaib Maqsood kept Pakistan going steady after a fall of five wickets to steer their side to victory against Sri Lanka by four wickets and one ball remaining in the first ODI.
Pak lose five early wickets chasing Lanka's 275 in first ODI  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan struggle in their first ODI against the Sri Lankan bowlers while chasing the hosts' 275 with just five wickets remaining at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.
India to build new cultural centre, municipal building in Jaffna  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug.23 (ANI): Funds provided by the Indian Government will be used to build a new cultural centre and a new municipal building in Jaffna, The Island reports.
Lankan military briefs international panel on domestic war crimes probe  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug.23 (ANI): Sri Lanka's top security forces commanders have reportedly briefed the chairman of the International Advisory Panel (IAP) appointed to advise a presidential commission inquiring into alleged atrocities committed during the 25 year-long civil war between government troops and the LTTE.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
India makes request to Malaysia seeking info on ISI's SL spy  Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made a request to Malaysian authorities seeking details of a Sri Lankan national, who, post his arrest, revealed that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was plotting to attack the United States Consulate in Chennai and the Israeli mission in Bangalore.
Sri Lanka begins exhumation of wartime mass grave   Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): The exhumation of human remains of more than 100 Muslims slaughtered and allegedly buried by the LTTE in a mass grave at Kurukkalmadam beach in Sri Lanka's Batticaloa district has reportedly begun.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs, give Jayawardene perfect farewell gift  Aug 18, 3:36 pm
Colombo, Aug.18 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene received a perfect send-off from international cricket, when his team mates trounced Pakistan in the second and final Test match of the series by 105 runs in Colombo on Monday.
Lanka beat Pak by 105 runs in second Test to win series  Aug 18, 3:05 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene got a fitting farewell from Test cricket as his side won the two-match series against Pakistan.
Day Four: Pak trail Lanka by 144 with three wickets remaining in second Test  Aug 17, 6:21 pm
Colombo, Aug 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka managed to score 282 all out in their second innings and lead Pakistan by 144 runs at the end of day four of the second Test at Senhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Pak trail Lanka by 177 at end of day 3 of second Test  Aug 16, 7:14 pm
Colombo, Aug 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka dismissed Pakistan's batting line up on day three of the second Test and piled up a 177 run lead over the tourists for the loss of two wickets after they went in to bat at the end of the first innings.
Pak trail Lanka by 76 with four wickets remaining at end of day two of second Test  Aug 15, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 15 (ANI): Pakistan put up a fine batting display while chasing Sri Lanka's 320 all out and trail the hosts by 76 runs at the end of day two with four wickets remaining in the first innings of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club.
Pak pacers restrict Lankans to 261 for 8 in Colombo Test  Aug 14, 7:08 pm
Colombo, Aug.14 (ANI): Sri Lanka scored 261 for the loss of eight wickets against Pakistan on Day One of the second Test being played at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) ground here.
Ajmal may miss ODI series against Lanka to correct suspect action  Aug 13, 10:02 am
Karachi/Colombo, Aug.13 (ANI): Pakistan is likely to play their ODI series against Sri Lanka without off-spinner Saeed Ajmal, as he may be sent to an ICC-appointed laboratory to get his suspect bowling action cleared within three weeks.
Sri Lanka Govt. apologises for article critical of Jayalalithaa  Aug 1, 6:03 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry on Friday tendered an unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa over a negative article that appeared on its web site.
Proteas Bowling Coach Donald says Colombo Test was 'best winning save'  Aug 1, 9:01 am
Cape Town (South Africa), Aug.1 (ANI): Allan Donald, the South African cricket team's bowling coach, has described his side's remarkable defiance during the Test match played against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo as the best "winning save" he had ever experienced.
Proteas reclaim No 1 Test position on ICC leaderboard post Lanka series win  Jul 29, 11:00 am
Johannesburg, July 29 (ANI): The South Africa Test team has reclaimed their number one Test position on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Championship after defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in the two-match Test series in Colombo.
Proteas win two-match series against Lanka as second Test ends in draw   Jul 28, 6:16 pm
Colombo, July 28 (ANI): The second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after being affected by frequent showers of rain.
Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second Test  Jul 28, 1:20 pm
Colombo, July 28 (ANI): South Africa continue to struggle as they went in to bat on the final day of the second Test and have managed to put up just 59 runs so far for the loss of two wickets and still require 310 runs to defeat Sri Lanka.
Proteas requires 331 runs to beat Lanka in second Test   Jul 27, 6:22 pm
Colombo, July 27 (ANI): South Africa need 331 runs to defeat Sri Lanka with nine wickets remaining after day four of the second Test ended with the hosts piling up a total of 229 runs in their second innings on a day that saw rain and bad lighting conditions.
Lanka leads Proteas by 247 with seven wickets remaining on day 4 of second Test  Jul 27, 1:08 pm
Colombo, July 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka lead South Africa by 247 runs with seven wickets remaining on the fourth day of the second Test at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of second Test concludes  Jul 26, 6:28 pm
Colombo, July 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.
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