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ECB confirms Australia's Bayliss as England coach  May 26, 6:21 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the head coach of the England team.
Trevor Bayliss beats Jason Gillespie to become Moores' successor  May 26, 12:11 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss, who led the team to the 2011 World Cup finals, is all set to be appointed as coach of England team, leaving Jason Gillespie in the shadows.
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.
Lankan President Srisena says new parliament will be in place by September  May 20, 6:12 pm
Colombo, May 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena has said that there will be a new parliament by September after the appointment of the Constitutional Council.
Sri Lankan nabbed for trying to smuggle over Rs. 6 million worth of foreign currency  May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Customs officials here have arrested a Sri Lankan national from the departure lounge of Colombo International Airport in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs. 6 million.
Sri Lankan parliament votes to curb president's powers  Apr 30, 11:26 am
London, April 30 (ANI): The Sri Lankan parliament has reportedly voted to curb the powers of the president and reinstate a two-term limit for incumbents.
Ex-Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's younger brother arrested on corruption charges  Apr 23, 10:56 am
London, April 23 (ANI): Basil Rajapaksa, the younger brother of Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been taken into custody on corruption charges.
Sri Lanka PM offers prayer at Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in Kerala  Apr 19, 3:36 am
Guruvayur (Kerala), Apr. 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on Saturday offered prayers at the Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in Kerala amid tight security arrangements.
Sri Lankan cricket team to reportedly tour Pak soon   Apr 7, 1:18 pm
Karachi, Apr 07 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly expressed that his country's cricket team will soon travel to Pakistan for a cricket series.
Pak, Sri Lanka sign nuclear accord during President Sirisena's maiden visit to Islamabad  Apr 7, 10:28 am
Karachi, April 7 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly signed a nuclear agreement with Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's maiden visit to the nation post assuming office.
Lankan govt orders investigation into country's national airlines over corruption charges  Apr 5, 12:47 pm
London, Apr 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has urged for a criminal investigation into the national airlines of the country following corruption charges.
Waqar admits Pak fallen well behind other teams   Mar 25, 4:42 pm
Karachi, Mar 25 (ANI): Waqar Younis has admitted that the game could significantly regress in Pakistan if rival teams continue to avoid visiting the nation following the 2009 militant attack on the Sri Lankan team, insisting that they have fallen behind their opponents in terms of cricketing standards.
Rijiju assures assistance to Sri Lankan refugees in India  Mar 24, 5:44 pm
Gummidipoondi (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday assured the government's assistance to Sri Lankan refugees, who have been residing in Tamil Nadu for more than two decades.
India, Sri Lanka to hold talks on fishermen issue today  Mar 24, 9:58 am
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): The third round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will take place on Tuesday in Chennai.
54 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 22, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday.
Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 17, 11:29 am
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.
Jayasuriya wants 'unbelievable' Sangakkara to stay with Lanka's ODI side post WC  Mar 17, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan explosive batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed that he would love to see in-form batsman Kumar Sangakkara continue playing the one-day cricket for a few more years after the conclusion of the World Cup.
PM Modi meets former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa in Colombo  Mar 14, 8:59 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a brief meeting with former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at India House in Colombo before concluding his five day long three nation tour.
PM to meet with Sri Lanka's 'old fox' Rajapaksa  Mar 14, 7:09 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Will he, won't he, was the question doing the rounds in Colombo and New Delhi for several days. Nobody was quite sure whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would meet with the former Sri Lankan president, who lost hastily and some say foolishly called early election and then went on to blame the U.S. and Indian intelligence agencies for his fall.
PM Modi meets Sri Lanka Tamil leaders  Mar 13, 8:27 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Sri Lankan Tamil leader R Sampanthan to discuss national questions pertaining to the Tamil people.
India-Lanka talks focused on people-to-people contacts, visa on arrival: Jaishankar  Mar 13, 2:06 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Friday said that people-to-people discussions and visa on arrival facility for Sri Lankans were among the prominent matters discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Colombo.
PM Modi arrives in Colombo on two-day visit  Mar 13, 8:33 am
Colombo, Mar.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lankan capital Colombo this morning from the Mauritian capital Port Louis.
Security beefed up in Colombo ahead of PM Modi's visit  Mar 12, 8:25 pm
Colombo, Mar. 12 (ANI): A contingent of over 1,000 policemen has been put on duty in the Sri Lankan capital ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival in the island nation on Friday.
Sirisena to begin war crimes enquiry within a month  Mar 12, 4:43 pm
London, March 12 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly said that he hopes to begin a domestic enquiry into alleged war crimes during the country's civil war within a month.
Sangakkara becomes first batsman ever to hit four consecutive tons in a WC during Lanka-Scotland tie  Mar 11, 3:56 pm
Wellington, Mar 11 (ANI): Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara has re-written his name in the history books by becoming the first batsman to hit four consecutive tons in a World Cup.
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