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Sri Lanka to deport British tourist over Buddha tattoo  Apr 23, 10:52 am
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka is set to deport a British tourist because of a tattoo of Buddha on her arm.
Jayawardene refutes allegations of divulging T20 retirement plans to Indian media for 'financial gain'  Mar 20, 8:51 am
Colombo, Mar 20 (ANI): Star Sri Lankan batsman and former captain Mahela Jayawardene has dismissed allegations against made him made by a Sri Lankan publication that he chose to announce his Twenty20 international retirement plans to an Indian newspaper as it would be more 'financially rewarding'.
Sri Lankan cricketers forced to accept pay cut due to SLC's poor financial condition: Report  Mar 15, 2:09 pm
Colombo, Mar 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketers have reportedly been forced to take a pay cut because of the poor financial condition of the Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) board.
Russel Arnold backs Kiwis, Sri Lanka as 'favourites' for World T20  Mar 14, 12:12 pm
Colombo, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan cricketer-turned TV commentator Russel Arnold has tagged New Zealand and Sri Lanka as his favourites to win the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
India-Sri Lanka discuss new dates for fishermen meeting  Mar 13, 8:40 pm
Colombo/New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): The scheduled date for the second round of discussions to be held between fishermen from India and Sri Lanka was called off on Thursday.
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.
Cardiff, Colombo and Singapore in contention to replace Dubai as ICC base   Jan 20, 1:21 pm
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.
India beat Kazakhstan to remain in Level 1 of women's FIBA U16 Asian Championship  Nov 30, 1:49 pm
Colombo, Nov 30 (ANI): India has beaten Kazakhstan 84-71 to remain in Level 1 of the FIBA Asia U16 Championship for women.
NCP leader Anwar praises govt's stand on Lanka rights violation during CHOGM  Nov 16, 2:10 pm
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.
'Human rights issue is part of development agenda', says Khurshid in Colombo  Nov 15, 10:41 pm
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).
'Manmohan Singh boycotting CHOGM has sent a strong message to Sri Lanka': Amnesty  Nov 15, 9:49 pm
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.
Australia list four priorities for achieving global economic growth  Nov 15, 4:14 pm
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.
Mahinda Rajapaksa hits out at human rights critics during Commonwealth summit   Nov 15, 10:57 am
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.
Foreign Secretary Sujata Singh meets Tamil political party in Lanka  Nov 14, 6:54 pm
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.
Cameron seeks to boost trade, work closely on global issues with India  Nov 14, 5:59 pm
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.
More than 100 Tamils stopped en route to Colombo ahead of Commonwealth summit  Nov 14, 11:43 am
London, Nov. 14 (ANI): More than 100 Tamils have been allegedly prevented from travelling to Colombo ahead of the Commonwealth summit.
'Those who want desirable results with Sri Lanka, want us to skip CHOGM': Khurshid  Nov 13, 4:40 pm
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.