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Sri Lanka Govt. to present bill in parliament to amend 2015 budget  Jan 29, 12:02 pm
Colombo, Jan.29 (ANI): A bill will be tabled in the Sri Lanka parliament today to amend the 2015 Budget Appropriation Act that was presented by the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa-led government.
Sri Lanka chief justice to resign a day after resuming charge  Jan 29, 12:02 pm
Colombo, Jan.29 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Chief Justice Dr. Shirani Bandaranayake will resign today a day after resuming duties.
Sri Lanka Navy to probe naval appointment of Rajapaksa's son  Jan 29, 11:39 am
Colombo, Jan.29 (ANI): The Sri Lanka defence ministry has the island-nation's navy to probe the appointment of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's second son, Navy Lieutenant Yoshitha Rajapaksa.
Jaffna to host three-day global trade fair  Jan 20, 2:03 pm
Colombo, Jan.20 (ANI): Jaffna, the capital of Sri Lanka's Northern Province will host the sixth annual Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF) from January 23 to 25.
Governors of Lanka provinces resign  Jan 20, 1:55 pm
Colombo, Jan.20 (ANI): Governors of several provinces in Sri Lanka have reportedly submitted their resignations to President Maithripala Sirisena.
Sri Lanka power sector employees protest against massive salary increase for seniors  Jan 20, 1:48 pm
Colombo, Jan.20 (ANI): Employees of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), Sri Lanka's power authority, struck work on Tuesday in protest against an "illegal" salary increase for senior officers of the institution.
Sri Lanka police raid Rajapaksa's Tangalle home, look for Lamborghini  Jan 20, 1:47 pm
Colombo, Jan.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka Police have confirmed conducting a raid on the Tangalle home of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in search of a luxury Lamborghini sports car.
Lanka power sector employees protest against massive salary increase for seniors  Jan 20, 1:47 pm
Colombo, Jan.20 (ANI): Employees of the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB), Sri Lanka's power authority, struck work on Tuesday in protest against an "illegal" salary increase for senior officers of the institution.
Sri Lanka's Central Province governor resigns  Jan 19, 1:16 pm
Colombo, Jan.19 (ANI): The governor of Sri Lanka's Central Province, Tikiri Kobbekaduwa, has resigned.
Sri Lankan authorities seize 60,000 bottles of illegal liquor  Jan 19, 12:59 pm
Colombo, Jan.19 (ANI): Excise authorities in Sri Lanka have reportedly seized nearly 60,000 bottles of illegal liquor.
Transfer of RAW Colombo chief was a routine decision: MEA  Jan 18, 7:59 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday denied that the removal of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) Colombo station chief was connected to the defeat of Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the recent elections in the island nation, adding that it was a routine transfer.
Samaraweera's India visit reflects importance Colombo places on New Delhi: MEA  Jan 18, 5:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday stated that Sri Lanka External Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera's visit of India was highly reflective of the importance Colombo places on its ties with New Delhi.
Sri Lanka to cooperate with China on pragmatic terms: PM  Jan 16, 12:57 pm
Colombo, Jan.16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly told China's Ambassador in Colombo that he sees relations between the two countries going forward on pragmatic terms.
Pope leaves Sri Lanka for Philippines after two-day visit  Jan 15, 11:58 am
Colombo, Jan.15 (ANI): Pope Francis left Sri Lanka this morning after a two-day visit during which he preached a message of reconciliation.
Sri Lanka's new foreign minister to visit India on January 18  Jan 14, 11:53 am
Colombo/New Delhi, Jan.14 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will visit India on January 18.
Millions flock to Colombo for papal mass  Jan 14, 11:53 am
Colombo, Jan.14 (ANI): Millions of Sri Lankans flocked to the Galle Face Green in Colombo Wednesday morning to hear Pope Francis delivering the Holy Mass and canonizing Joseph Vaz, Sri Lanka's first saint.
Pope Francis arrives in Sri Lanka, wishes political and religious reconciliation  Jan 13, 9:37 pm
Colombo, Jan. 13 (ANI): Pope Francis on Tuesday arrived here for a three day visit to Sri Lanka and said that his wish is to see the island nation become a country that honors human rights and brings about religious and political reconciliation among its communities.
Sri Lanka police, train services gear up for Papal visit  Jan 12, 12:57 pm
Colombo, Jan.12 (ANI): Police and railway officials in Sri Lankan capital Colombo have announced several preparatory steps for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis I to the island-nation from Tuesday.
India offers 180 scholarships to Sri Lankan students  Jan 10, 4:59 pm
Colombo, Jan.10 (ANI): The Indian High Commission has said in a statement that the Government of India has offered 180 scholarships for Sri Lankan candidates to follow undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. degrees at some of the leading universities in India.
Sri Lanka prepares for Pope's visit  Jan 10, 4:31 pm
Colombo, Jan.10 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has entrusted his United National Party (UNP) senior parliamentarian John Amaratunga with the task of organizing the visit of Pope Francis to the island-nation from January 13 to 15.
Sirisena to be sworn in as Sri Lanka President this evening: Rajapaksa  Jan 9, 12:10 pm
Colombo, Jan.9 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President-elect Maithripala Sirisena will be sworn-in as the island's Head of State this evening, outgoing president Mahinda Rajapaksa said.
Rajapaksa accepts defeat, Sirisena likely to be next Sri Lanka president  Jan 9, 8:45 am
Colombo, Jan.9 (ANI): President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly conceded defeat to joint opposition candidate Maithripala Sirisena in what has been touted as Sri Lanka's tightest-ever seventh presidential election race.
Schools in Lanka's Western Province to be closed for Pope's visit  Jan 8, 11:32 am
Colombo, Jan.8 (ANI): In view of Pope Francis One's upcoming five-day visit to Sri Lanka, the island nation's Western Province has announced the closure of several schools from January 11 to 15.
19 candidates in Lanka presidential poll fray (Update:Sri Lanka polls)  Jan 8, 11:32 am
Colombo, Jan.8 (ANI): A total of 19 candidates are vying for the post of president for which voting is taking place across Sri Lanka amid tight security.
Polling begins in Sri Lanka to choose seventh president  Jan 8, 9:54 am
Colombo, Jan. 8 (ANI): Polling in Sri Lanka to chose the nation's seventh president began here this morning amidst tight security.
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