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Sri Lankan court extends remand of 38 Indian fishermen till December 31  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Jaffna, Dec.19 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has extened the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen to December 31.
Sri Lanka court grants bail to former army chief's son-in-law  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Colombo, Dec.19 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court on Friday granted bail to Danuna Tilakaratne, the son-in-law of former Chief of Army Staff and Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka after he surrendered before the court.
Sri Lanka says it is happy with Tamil Nadu gesture to release fishermen   Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI):The Government of Sri Lanka has expressed its happiness and satisfaction over the decision taken by the Government of Tamil Nadu to release the Sri Lankan fishermen under its custody and their boats before Christmas.
Sangakkara fined for breaching ICC code of conduct  Dec 15, 11:59 am
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.15 (ANI): Prolific Sri Lankana batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an Umpire's decision during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday.
Malaysia extradites Lankan terror suspect wanted by India to Sri Lanka   Dec 15, 11:48 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Malaysia has reportedly deported a Sri Lankan national arrested in Kuala Lumpur for an alleged conspiracy to carry out terror attacks on the American and Israeli consulates in South India to Sri Lanka, ignoring New Delhi's extradition request.
Tamil Nadu fishermen accuse Sri Lanka Navy of chasing away 3,000 Indian fishermen  Dec 15, 11:48 am
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu): Fishermen in the Rameswaram area of Tamil Nadu have reportedly accused personnel of the Sri Lankan Navy of threatening and chasing away 3000 Indian fishermen.
Sri Lankan President expresses concern over Sydney hostage situation  Dec 15, 11:35 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed concern over the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.
Sushma Swaraj gives details of interaction with Sri Lanka to ensure welfare of fishermen  Dec 10, 4:27 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has stated that the Central government attaches the highest importance to the welfare of Indian fishermen, adding that whenever Sri Lankan authorities attack or detain them, New Delhi immediately takes the matter up with Colombo.
MDMK protests against Lankan President's visit to Tirupati  Dec 10, 4:05 pm
Coimbatore, Dec. 10 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) workers staged a protest here on Wednesday against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to India and in particular to the Tirupati Temple to offer his prayers.
Lankan President arrives in Tirupati for pilgrimage  Dec 9, 6:52 pm
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Dec. 9 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has arrived at the temple city on a two-day pilgrimage starting today amidst tight security.
ICC clears Sri Lankan spinner Senanayake to resume bowling  Dec 9, 1:29 pm
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.9 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed that, following remedial work and a re-test, the bowling actions of Sri Lanka's Sachithra Senanayake are legal and he can now resume bowling in international cricket.
Muralitharan urges ICC to 'define' chucking for spinners, pacers before judging legality  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to define 'chucking' in cricket and do it quickly.
Sri Lankan health minister defects from party to stand against President Rajapaksa  Nov 22, 4:56 pm
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has announced that he is defecting from the party in order to stand against the President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming presidential elections.
TN fishermen on death row in Lanka return home, thank PM Modi  Nov 20, 8:29 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who returned home on Thursday after being incarcerated in a Sri Lankan prison, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for securing their release.
Sri Lanka to import 50 K metric tons of rice from Bangladesh  Nov 15, 8:40 am
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): Sri Lanka will import 50,000 metric tons of rice from Bangladesh to ensure food security and control the escalating price of Sri Lankan's staple food.
Yechury welcomes Colombo's move to free Indian fishermen  Nov 12, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 12 (ANI): Senior CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday welcomed the Sri Lankan Government's decision to pardon five Indian fishermen sentenced to death for drug smuggling in the island nation.
Indian defence team meets Sri Lanka army chief  Nov 11, 11:52 am
Colombo, Nov.11 (ANI): A 20-member military delegation of the Army War College of India is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour, the Sri Lankan Army said.
Sri Lankan President to visit Nepal monastery on SAARC Summit sidelines  Nov 10, 1:23 pm
Colombo/Kathmandu, Nov.10 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit the Buddhist monastery of Chabahil (Charumati) in Kathmandu on the sidelines of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit to be held in the Nepal capital later this month.
Sri Lanka calls off recovery operations at landslide hit village  Nov 10, 1:22 pm
Colombo, Nov.10 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has called off search operations at the Koslanda Meeriyabedda landslide site in the island-nation's Badulla District after twelve days.
Sri Lanka, India should enhance 'unbroken lineage of friendship', says PM Jayaratne  Nov 9, 12:32 pm
Manipal (Karnataka), Nov.9 (ANI): Visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne has said that India and his country need to enhance their unbroken lineage of friendship, as both nations are culturally and historically very close.
Sri Lanka terms UN rights chief inept in comprehending its concerns  Nov 9, 11:55 am
Colombo, Nov.9 (ANI): Reacting to comments made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the Sri Lankan government has said that his office is incapable of understanding the latter's concerns on what it called a 'flawed" investigation.
Families of fishermen in death row in Srilanka on hunger strike  Nov 6, 1:24 pm
Chennai, Nov. 6 (ANI): The fishermen in Tamil Nadu and their families began a hunger strike from today, urging the release of five Tamil fishermen from Sri Lankan custody.
Tamil fishermen issue can be resolved via dialogue, says Sri Lanka minister  Nov 5, 9:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka International Monetary Co-Operation Minister Sarath Amunugama on Wednesday said that the issue surrounding the five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court, can be resolved through a dialogue between New Delhi and Colombo.
Fishermen death row: Sri Lankan expert calls for bilateral settlement  Nov 5, 5:57 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): The executive director of Sri Lanka's Institute of Policy Studies, Dr. Saman Kelegama, on Wednesday called for a bilateral settlement between New Delhi and Colombo on the issue of the death penalty given to five Indian fishermen in a drug smuggling case.
India conveys 'sensitivities of Indian Public' to Sri Lanka over fishermen issue  Nov 5, 11:52 am
Colombo, Nov. 5 (ANI): India has conveyed the "sensitivities of the Indian public" to Sri Lanka over the detention of Indian fishermen in international waters and the recent death sentences handed out by a Sri Lankan court to five Indian fishermen who were charged of drug trafficking.