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Lanka's opposition party protests on UN Human Rights Chief visit  Feb 7, 12:18 pm
Colombo, Feb.7 (ANI): The National Freedom Front (NFF), Sri Lanka's opposition political party led by MP Wimal Weerawansa has organized a protest in Colombo against the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein.
Sushma Swaraj arrives in New Delhi after two-day Lanka visit  Feb 6, 10:07 pm
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday arrived here at the Palam Airport after attending 9th India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting in Colombo.
Sri Lanka bring in Dickwella as cover for injured Dilshan  Feb 6, 5:27 pm
Colombo, Feb. 06 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in Sri Lanka's T20 squad against India as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who will miss the opening game with a hand injury.
UN human rights chief arrives in Lanka to probe war crimes  Feb 6, 2:28 pm
Colombo, Feb.6(ANI):The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's President Maithripala Sirisena is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
Swaraj inaugurates 'Rise of Digital India' in Lanka  Feb 6, 2:00 pm
Colombo,Feb 06(ANI): India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today at the President's House in Colombo.
Lankan Navy participates in IFR-2016 in Visakhapatnam  Feb 6, 12:13 pm
Colombo, Feb 6(ANI): Commander of Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne is representing Sri Lanka at the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 being held in India from 4th to 8th February 2016.
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Lanka  Feb 6, 11:40 am
Colombo, Feb 06(ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday for a four day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government.
India, Sri Lanka discuss problems of fishermen  Feb 5, 11:24 pm
Colombo, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera on Friday co-chaired the Ninth session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission and discussed the problems of fishermen and reviewed the Indian development assistance programmes there.
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo  Feb 5, 1:29 pm
Colombo, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit during which she would attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.
EAM Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Sri Lanka  Feb 5, 9:32 am
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left for Colombo for her two-day visit to Sri Lanka during which she will attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.
Lanka observing World Wetlands Day today  Feb 2, 1:24 pm
Colombo, Feb.2(ANI): Sri Lanka has planned national and regional events to mark World Wetlands Day, which falls on February 2nd.
Lanka, Vietnam discuss boosting bilateral trade, investments  Jan 31, 3:59 pm
Colombo, Jan 31(ANI): Sri Lanka's Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva, during his recent high level visit to Vietnam, held discussions with high ranking officials on attracting investments from Vietnamese businesses to the island nation.
Lanka to host Commonwealth regional human rights seminar tomorrow  Jan 31, 12:25 pm
Colombo, Jan 31(ANI): The Parliament of Sri Lanka has decided to host a three day Commonwealth regional seminar from tomorrow to improve the abilities of parliamentarians to promote and protect human rights in Asia.
Lanka PM says Megapolis project to transform Colombo like Dubai  Jan 30, 1:53 pm
Colombo, Jan.30(ANI):Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that the 40 billion dollars mega development plan will transform the capital city Colombo into one of the most economically powerful cities in the world like Dubai.
HMS Defender on a way to Lanka, reflects closer defence ties  Jan 30, 12:30 pm
Colombo,Jan 30(ANI): The British High commission in Colombo has informed that the warship, HMS Defender, will pay a routine visit to Colombo to take on stores and fuel before continuing its duties in the Indian Ocean.
Journalists are on a witch hunt against police:Wickremesinghe  Jan 29, 6:18 pm
Colombo, Jan 29(ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has accused media institutions and journalists of hounding the nation's courts and police.
Lankan Navy arrests 21 for illegal fishing  Jan 29, 2:41 pm
Colombo,Jan 29(ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 21 local fishermen for using banned fishing nets and for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices.
Lanka Navy pledges support to 'CTF 151' against piracy operations  Jan 29, 2:09 pm
Colombo, Jan. 29 (ANI): Sri Lankan Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has pledged support to the newly appointed Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), Commodore Zahid Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy, for counter piracy operations off the coast of Somalia and the Horn of African region.
Malinga, Mathews likely to miss India T20s  Jan 28, 2:45 pm
Colombo, Jan. 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka T20 skipper Lasith Malinga and Angelo Mathews, who are recovering from their respective injuries, are unlikely to feature in next month's three-match series against India.
Lanka's first 'industrial master plan zone' to be presented in April  Jan 27, 5:30 pm
Colombo, Jan 27, (ANI): Sri Lankan Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has appointed a special advisory task force to begin work on the country's 'first industry zone master plan' under the unity government in April.
Lanka reported 10,000 child abuse cases last year  Jan 26, 3:09 pm
Colombo, Jan 26(ANI): Sri Lanka's National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) has started working on protecting children who have been subject to abuse, as over 10,000 child abuse cases were reported last year in the island-nation.
Sri Lanka President Sirisena visits INS Vikramaditya in Colombo  Jan 23, 6:39 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday visited the INS Vikramaditya in Columbo.
Australia concerned over illegal migration of Lankan refugees via Indian coasts  Jan 23, 5:24 pm
Colombo, Jan. 23(ANI): Australia has expressed concern over the use of Indian coast to illegally migrate to Australia following the arrest of six Sri Lankan refugees while attempting to take a boat to Australia from Velankanni in Nagappattinam district.
Indian Warships visit Lanka  Jan 21, 4:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 21 (ANI): Indian Naval ships Vikramaditya and Mysore are on an official visit to Colombo from January 21 -23.
Indian author Anuradha Roy wins DSC Prize for 'Sleeping on Jupiter'  Jan 17, 4:54 pm
Colombo, Jan. 17(ANI):Anuradha Roy has been announced the winner of the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2016 for her novel 'Sleeping on Jupiter' at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka.