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Arrested betting agents released after no local laws for prosecution  Jul 6, 1:55 pm
Karachi, July 6 (ANI): Indian and Pakistani betting agents, who were nabbed by the Sri Lanka Cricket's Anti-Corruption Unit at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo last week, have been released as there were no local laws to prosecute them.
Hafeez's bowling future in shambles after visa denial  Jul 1, 6:11 pm
Karachi, July 01 (ANI): Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez may not be able to visit Chennai for the test regarding the clearance of his suspect bowling action as the Indian high Commissioner in Colombo has not yet issued him a visa.
Sri Lanka level series with Pak after seven-wicket win  Jun 29, 3:27 pm
Colombo, 29 June (ANI): Sri Lanka overcame a looming threat of rain and a brief batting stutter to claim a seven-wicket win over Pakistan and level the series on the final day of the second Test in Colombo.
Prasad scalps four as Sri Lanka require 153 to level series  Jun 28, 5:29 pm
Colombo, June 28 (ANI): Dhammika Prasad claimed four crucial wickets on the fourth day of the second Test as Sri Lanka bundled out Pakistan for 329, leaving the hosts needing 153 runs to level the three-match Test series here on Sunday.
Shehzad, Azhar fifties reduce Pakistan deficit against Sri Lanka  Jun 27, 7:01 pm
Colombo, June 27 (ANI): Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali produced a gritty performance on Saturday as they reduced Pakistan's deficit to six runs at stumps on the third day of the second day against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Mathews, Silva take Sri Lanka to stable 166-run lead against Pak  Jun 26, 6:47 pm
Colombo, June 26 (ANI): Angelo Mathews and Kaushal Silva produced contrasting performances on Friday to help Sri Lanka take a stable 166-run lead at stumps on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan in Colombo.
'Injured' Riaz ruled out of Sri Lanka Test series   Jun 26, 1:45 pm
Karachi, June 26 (ANI): Pakistan pace spearhead Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series in Sri Lanka after he suffered a hairline fracture on his left-hand on the opening day of the second Test in Colombo.
Kaushal's five-wicket haul puts Sri Lanka in charge against Pak  Jun 25, 8:10 pm
Colombo, June 25 (ANI): Off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal claimed his first five-wicket haul as Sri Lanka bundled out a lackluster Pakistan batting line-up for 138 on the opening day of the second Test on Thursday.
Inzi lauds 'hard-working' Younis for earning 100th Test cap  Jun 25, 7:21 pm
Johannesburg, June 25 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketer Inzamam-ul-Haq heaped praise on Younis Khan for earning his 100th test cap during the second Test of the three-match series against Sri Lanka in Colombo.
Sri Lanka taking measures to prevent human trafficking, irregular migration  Jun 17, 6:27 pm
Colombo, June 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka has told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) that the country is taking measures to prevent all forms of irregular migration, smuggling in persons and human trafficking.
Colombo HC grants bail to former minister in financial fraud case  Jun 15, 8:46 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): The Colombo High Court has granted bail to former economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa, who was arrested
Sri Lanka, Kerala business chambers to hold economic dialogue forum in Kerala in July  Jun 15, 1:41 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will hold the fourth round of Indo-Ceylon Economic (ICE) Dialogue in Kochi, Kerala, from July 2 to 5.
Sri Lanka appoints new air force chief  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, JUne 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Air Vice Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala as the country's 15th Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) chief.
Sri Lankan court grants bail to former minister Basil Rajapaksa  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the nation's former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.
Sri Lankan Govt.dismisses Rajapaksa's claims of removing army camps from North  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has dismissed the claims made by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa that the new government has closed 59 army camps in Tamil majority Northern Province since its installment in January this year.
Ex-president Kalam to be chief guest at Lanka power and energy meet  Jun 11, 6:44 pm
Colombo/New Delhi June 11 (ANI): Sri Lanka has invited former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as chief guest at a power and energy conference to be held in Colombo on June 26 and 27.
Sri Lanka to aim for over USD 20 billion in exports by 2020  Jun 11, 6:11 pm
Colombo, June 11 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Industries and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has said that the government is aiming to achieve an export target of over 20 billion dollars by 2020.
Northern Province CM accuses Lankan Govt. of ‘lacking will’ to help Tamilian minority  May 30, 3:49 pm
Colombo, May 30 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the country’s central government of being unwilling to help the Tamilian minority.
Northern Province CM accuses Lankan Govt. of 'lacking will' to help Tamilian minority  May 30, 12:56 pm
Colombo, May 30 (ANI): The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka's Northern Province, C.V. Wigneswaran, has accused the country's central government of being unwilling to help the Tamilian minority.
Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka  May 28, 3:36 pm
Colombo, May 28 (ANI): Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.
SL officials sacked over sexual harassment of women cricketers  May 28, 1:44 pm
Johannesburg/Colombo, May 28 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SLC) has sacked three of its officials after allegations surfaced against them that they asked members of the women's national team to perform sexual favours to keep their places in the squad.
Former Lankan President Rajapaksa appoints shadow cabinet  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly appointed a shadow Cabinet that meets weekly to discuss the existing political situation.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party seeks nominations for remanded members  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): A group of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members have sought nominations for members who are in police custody for various acts of corruption.
Indian national arrested in Colombo for smuggling gems  May 24, 7:31 pm
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): The Customs Department at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) here has arrested an Indian national for allegedly attempting to smuggle a stock of gems worth Rs. 9.7 million.
Sri Lanka to host 2015 SAARC film festival   May 24, 4:12 pm
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka is set to host the 2015 SAARC Film Festival in Colombo over a period of six days from May 26 to 31.
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