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Sri Lanka unanimously opposes ICC reforms Feb 6, 8:52 am
Colombo, Feb.6 (ANI): The Executive Committee of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has decided to unanimously reject the International Cricket Council's (ICC) revised working group proposals.
London, Jan 20 (ANI): Cardiff along with Colombo and Singapore is in contention to replace Dubai as the headquarters of the International Cricket Council under new plans to overhaul the sport and introduce relegation and promotion for Test teams.
51 released Indian fishermen reach Tamil Nadu Jan 17, 9:02 am
Chennai, Jan.17 (ANI): Coast Guard officials have handed over 51 Tamil fishermen released from Lankan jails to fisheries officials at Karaikkal on Thursday evening.
Sri Lankan courts order release of 163 Indian fishermen Jan 14, 1:05 pm
Colombo, Jan. 14 (ANI): Courts in Sri Lanka have reportedly ordered the release of 163 Indian fishermen.
India launches third phase of housing project in Sri Lanka Jan 8, 12:41 pm
Colombo, Jan.8 (ANI): India has launched the third phase of a housing project in Sri Lanka by expanding the category of beneficiaries to include Indian-origin Tamils who are settled in the central part of the country as plantation laborers.
Lanka court extends remand of 111 Indian fishermen till Jan 20 Jan 7, 12:23 pm
Colombo, Jan.7 (ANI): A magistrate's court in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, has extended the remand of 111 Indian fishermen who were caught on December 11 till January 20.
Lankan Navy confirms arrest of 110 Indian fishermen Dec 11, 8:53 pm
Colombo, Dec. 11 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday confirmed that it has arrested 110 Indian fishermen on charges of violating the international maritime boundary that exists between the two countries.
Colombo, Nov 30 (ANI): India has beaten Kazakhstan 84-71 to remain in Level 1 of the FIBA Asia U16 Championship for women.
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar has praised India's decision to point out to Sri Lanka that it has come up short in safeguarding the human rights of the minority Sri Lankan Tamil community during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo.
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Friday said that the issue of human rights is part of the development agenda, and added that this is subject of an on going discussion in the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM).
Bangalore, Nov.15 (ANI): Chief Executive of Amnesty International India, G. Ananthapadmanabhan on Friday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh boycotting the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, has sent a strong message to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government, but expressed disappointment over the fact that India has never taken a stand openly against the war crimes committed during the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war.
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): Stating that Australia is honoured to assume the role of president of the G20, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop on Friday expressed the hope of continuing to be focused and relevant to achieving positive outcomes.
CHOGM set to begin in Sri Lanka amidst boycott calls Nov 15, 11:20 am
Colombo, Nov 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka is all set to host the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) today amidst boycott calls over allegations of war crimes.
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hits out at critics who questioned the country's human rights record during the Commonwealth summit.
Colombo, Nov.14 (ANI): India's Foreign Secretary, Sujatha Singh met members of the ruling Tamil National Alliance (TNA) here on Thursday, and assured them that New Delhi would stand by Tamils in Sri Lanka.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov.14 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron sought to boost trade and investments and to work together on global issues with India, as he stopped over in New Delhi on his way to the Commonwealth summit in Colombo.
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): More than 100 Tamils have been allegedly prevented from travelling to Colombo ahead of the Commonwealth summit.
Onboard Special Aircraft, Nov.13 (ANI): Reacting to the Tamil Nadu State Assembly's resolution calling on India to completely boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, Sri Lanka, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said people looking forward to a desirable outcome with Sri Lanka on the fishermen issue, are now demanding that New Delhi skip the summit.
Cameron to visit India ahead of CHOGM Nov 13, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here late on Wednesday night on a two-day visit to India, before heading for Sri Lankan capital Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on Friday.
Khurshid arrives in Colombo for CHOGM Nov 13, 12:38 pm
Colombo, Nov. 13 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid arrived in Colombo a short while ago to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on behalf of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
London, Nov. 13 (ANI): Mauritian Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam is boycotting this week's Commonwealth summit in Colombo over Sri Lanka's human rights record.
Chennai, Nov 13 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Assembly in its special meeting adopted a resolution against the Centre's decision to participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Colombo.
Absence of PM from CHOGM does not foreclose India's position in multi-lateral fora: Khurshid Nov 12, 8:42 pm
Gurgaon, Nov.12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday asserted that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's absence in the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo does not foreclose India's legitimate position in multi-lateral fora.
Anti-CHOGM agitators block trains in Tamil Nadu Nov 12, 4:46 pm
Chennai, Nov.12 (ANI): Demonstrators blocked trains in Tamil Nadu, and particularly in state capital Chennai, in protest against the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) Summit, even after it was announced that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would skip the meet to be held in Colombo.
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has reported that the Indian media has 'heavily criticized' Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision to skip Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, calling it a 'serious diplomatic error'.
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