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Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test   Jul 20, 5:57 pm
Colombo, July 20 (ANI): South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Lanka court sentences four for murder of Briton, rape of fiancee  Jul 18, 5:04 pm
Colombo, July 18 (ANI): Four persons were convicted on Friday by a court in Sri Lanka for the murder of a British aid worker and the gang rape of his Russian fiancee.
Proteas put up 455 as day two of second Test concludes at Galle  Jul 17, 6:41 pm
Colombo, July 17 (ANI): The day two of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa concluded with the visitors putting up an impressive 455 runs at Galle International Stadium.
Lankan opposition leader Wickremesinghe calls for Rajapaksa Govt. to be overthrown  Jul 16, 5:35 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka's opposition United National Party leader Ranil Wickremeisnghe has said that the country cannot overcome lawlessness until a well-organised struggle by parties is arranged to overthrow what he called the dictatorial government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Lanka to pass new laws on NGO activities  Jul 14, 4:31 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo (ANI): The Sri Lanka Government has decided to enact a law on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) that will compel them to register with the National Secretariat.
Lankan off-spinner Senanayake sent for coaching to rectify suspect action  Jul 14, 9:15 am
Colombo, July 14 (ANI): Cricket authorities in Sri Lanka have decided to send off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake for intense coaching to rectify his suspect action, after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ruled his bowling action illegal and banned him from international matches.
Lanka introduces new World Bank system to curb disaster finances  Jul 12, 6:21 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 12 (ANI): Sri Lanka has started a groundbreaking way of World Bank financing, whereby natural disasters would be immediately funded.
De Villiers laments Proteas' inconsistency post second ODI loss to Lanka  Jul 11, 3:03 pm
Johannesburg, July 11 (ANI): South Africa's ODI team captain AB de Villiers has reportedly lamented his side's inconsistency after they lost the second one day international to Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Wednesday.
UN condemns Australia for return of Lankan asylum seekers  Jul 8, 1:55 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, July 8 (ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has criticized the deportation of 41 Sri Lankan asylum seekers by Australia.
South Africa special envoy to Lanka Ramaphosa in Colombo for talks  Jul 8, 11:57 am
Colombo, July 8 (ANI): Leaderships of South Africa and Sri Lanka are meeting here this week for talks on ways to arrive at acceptable solutions to the long-standing ethnic conflict.
Amla stars in South Africa's win over Sri Lanka in first ODI   Jul 6, 9:34 pm
Colombo, July 6 (ANI): Hashim Amla scored his 13th ODI century and helped the Proteas register a 75-run win in the first ODI against Sri Lanka.
De Villiers expects 'improved performance' from Proteas against Lanka in ODI series  Jul 6, 2:49 pm
Johannesburg, July 6 (ANI): South African batsman AB de Villiers has said that he expects his squad to give an improved performance in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka starting in Colombo on Sunday.
US urges Sri Lanka to take meaningful governance steps  Jul 5, 1:06 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo (ANI): The United States has urged Sri Lanka to take thoughtful steps regarding democratic governance, justice, reconciliation and accountability.
Sri Lankan Navy Chief says need to sustain capabilities to meet post-war security requirements  Jul 2, 3:43 pm
Colombo, July 2 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Navy Chief Admiral J.S.K. Colombage stressed on the need to fortify the fleet in order to meet post-war security requirements.
US welcomes Lanka's efforts to mend its international image  Jun 28, 6:01 pm
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo, June 28 (ANI): The United States has said that it welcomes Sri Lanka's efforts to mend its negative international image.
Muslims close shops to protest Buddhist attacks in Sri Lanka  Jun 20, 6:46 pm
Colombo, June 20 (ANI): Muslims in Sri Lanka shut down their shops on Thursday to protest deadly riots by hard-line Buddhists.
EU warns communal violence could destabilise Sri Lanka  Jun 19, 3:18 pm
Colombo, June 19 (ANI): In the wake of the recent violence against Muslims in Sri Lanka, the European Union (EU) has reportedly warned that continuing communal violence in the country would undermine it's stability.
Sri Lankan Muslims stage protests against violence in Eastern Province  Jun 19, 2:39 pm
Colombo, June 19 (ANI): Muslims in Sri Lanka's Eastern Province are continuing with their protests against violence on community members in the coastal areas of Alutgama and Beruwela, squarely blaming the incidents on the majority Sinhala Buddhist Bodu Bala Sena.
Sri Lanka releases 51 Indian fishermen  Jun 12, 1:11 pm
New Delhi/Colombo, June 12 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has released 51 Indian fishermen and they are on their way back home.
Watchdog brands England's use of ex-Lankan cricket coach as 'out-dated' sports governance  Jun 1, 12:41 pm
Colombo, June 01 (ANI): Global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has revealed that England's decision to hunt Sri Lanka's head coach Paul Farbrace and then use him immediately in a serious against his former side is a sign of 'out-dated' sports governance.
Second round of India-Lanka fishermen rep talks begin in Colombo  May 12, 2:06 pm
Colombo, May 12 (ANI): Representatives of Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen began a second round of discussions here on Monday.
Brazilian flag waving female assistant referee becomes internet sensation   May 11, 2:10 pm
New York, May 11 (ANI): Brazilian Fernanda Colombo Uliana has become the latest internet sensation after her flag -waving work was on display during a recent Copa do Brasil match featuring top-flight club Sao Paulo.
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.
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