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India against sending UN probe team to Sri Lanka   Jul 15, 7:30 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): The Indian Government has reiterated that it is against sending an United Nations investigation team to Sri Lanka to probe human rights violations allegedly committed by the Sri Lankan security forces during the decades-long war.
Jayawardene to retire from Test cricket post Pak series  Jul 15, 1:14 pm
Johannesburg, July 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketer, Mahela Jayawardene announced on Monday that he would retire from Test cricket after the Pakistan series in August.
Nathan Lyon plans to be a better bowler under Muralitharan's tutelage  Jul 12, 3:17 pm
Johannesburg, July 12 (ANI): Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has said that his work with Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has been hugely beneficial and can only make him a better bowler.
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.
Australia refuses to comment on reported interception of Tamil asylum seekers  Jul 5, 1:54 pm
Sydney, July 5 (ANI): The fate of over 200 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers reportedly intercepted at sea by the Australian Navy is unknown.
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.
Lanka tour: Proteas lack spin options, says ex-player Cullinan  Jul 2, 9:56 am
Cape Town (South Africa), July 2 (ANI): The Proteas lack a good enough spin arsenal for their Sri Lankan tour, feels former batsman Daryll Cullinan.
Important to find a winning formula against Sri Lanka, says Proteas skipper Amla  Jul 1, 12:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 1 (ANI): South African cricket Test skipper Hashim Amla has said that it would be very important for his side to first find a winning formula to defeat the Sri Lankans in a forthcoming test series, rather than thinking about regaining the number one world ranking in Test Cricket.
Sri Lanka revokes on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens   Jun 27, 7:58 pm
Islamabad, June 27 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has reportedly cancelled the on-arrival visa facility for Pakistani citizens, and advised that they apply for a visa before boarding a flight to Sri Lanka.
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.
HRW: Justice key to end anti-Muslim violence in Sri Lanka   Jun 20, 3:28 pm
New York, June 20 (ANI): Human Rights Watch on Friday said that the Sri Lankan authorities should urgently investigate recent deadly violence against minority Muslim communities.
Lehmann says Muttiah Muralitharan will become Oz's inside man on Pak Test tour  Jun 19, 3:18 pm
Sydney, June 19 (ANI): Former Australian cricketer and current national team coach Darren Lehmann said Sri Lankan spin great Muttiah Muralitharan will become the squad's inside man on the October Test tour against Pakistan.
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.
Lankan envoy terms release of Indian fisherman a goodwill gesture  Jun 10, 2:57 pm
New Delhi, June 10 (ANI): Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India Prasad Kariyawasam, on Tuesday termed the release of Indian fishermen as a mark of goodwill gesture on the part of the Lankan Government.
Sangakkara says Sri Lanka glad on not facing 'amazing' KP in Test series against England  Jun 10, 1:26 pm
Johannesburg, June 10 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has said that the tourists are glad that they are not facing the 'amazing' Kevin Pietersen in their upcoming two-Test series against England that will start at Lord's on June 12.
Sri Lanka: Refugees returned from Malaysia at grave risk, says HRW   May 28, 11:53 am
Kuala Lumpur, May 28 (ANI): Sri Lankan authorities should ensure the safety of two refugees and an asylum seeker whom Malaysia forcibly returned to Sri Lanka in violation of international law, Human Rights Watch said today.
PM Modi raised fishermens' issue with Sri Lanka President: Sujatha Singh  May 27, 6:06 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised the issue of fishermen and Tamils in his meeting with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
MDMK chief Vaiko detained for protesting Lanka president's visit  May 26, 1:05 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): MDMK general secretary Vaiko, who staged a protest here against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony, was detained by Delhi Police after MDMK workers broke police barricades.
MDMK chief Vaiko protests Rajapaksa's India visit  May 26, 12:36 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko on Monday staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to India for Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.
Malaysia arrests three Tamil Tiger suspects 'trying to revive group' in country   May 26, 11:25 am
London, May 26 (ANI): The Malaysian police have arrested three Sri Lankans accused of trying to revive the Tamil Tiger rebel group.
Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa arrives for Modi's swearing-in  May 26, 10:24 am
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here today with a delegation to attend prime minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony.
Communist D. Raja feels Modi's decision to invite Rajapaksha not correct  May 25, 6:00 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja on Sunday said that Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's decision to invite Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapaksha to his oath ceremony is not right, looking at the current situation.
Tamil students in Delhi chant anti-Rajapaksa slogans to dissuade him from attending Modi's swearing-in  May 25, 12:41 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): A Tamil students group called Delhi Tamil Youth Forum staged a protest in the streets of Delhi today to register their anger against the incoming Government's decision to extend invitation to Sri Lankan President, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Modi's invite to Sri Lankan President stirs anger among people: TKS Elangovan  May 25, 10:35 am
Chennai, May 25 (ANI): DMK leader TKS Elangovan has said the invitation to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa by the Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi for his swearing-in ceremony stirs anger and wrath among Tamilians.
Vaiko meets Modi, says Lankan violence against Tamils cannot be compared to Pakistan's  May 23, 4:51 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) chief Vaiko met Prime Minster-designate Narendra Modi on Friday to request him not to invite Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to his oath taking ceremony, and added that Sri Lanka could not be compared with Pakistan, as the latter had not committed mass murders after the 1950's.