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Lankan PM for 'collective responsibility' to safeguard workers' rights  May 1, 6:18 pm
Colombo, May 1 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized that the labour unions must give priority to safeguard the rights of the workers instead of focusing on political agendas.
Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka  Apr 30, 4:31 pm
Chennai, Apr. 30 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action to secure the release of 34 fishermen from the state and 88 fishing boats, including 21 fishermen and three traditional fishing boats, apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy on April 27.
Steyn replaces injured Malinga in Jamaica Tallawahs squad for CPL  Apr 29, 8:25 pm
Barbados, Apr.29 (ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has replaced injured Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga in the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Lanka restores Jayasuriya as chief selector  Apr 27, 9:43 pm
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has returned as the country's chief selector, a year after he stepped down from the role.
Lanka Court summons Defense Secretary over compensation to disabled soldiers  Apr 27, 12:04 pm
Colombo, Apr 27. (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has issued notices and asked the Defense Secretary and the Commander of Army to appear before it over a petition filed by disabled soldiers.
No honesty in Jaya's claim on Sri Lankan Tamils issue: Kanimozhi  Apr 24, 2:44 pm
Chennai, Apr. 24 (ANI): DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, saying the latter has no right to talk on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue as she highlights the same just before the elections.
Lanka unveils South Asia's tallest Buddha statue   Apr 24, 12:49 pm
Matugama, Apr. 24 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has unveiled South Asia's tallest standing Buddha statue in Matugama of Kalutara district.
Will continue taking steps for separate Tamil Eelam for SL Tamils: Jayalalithaa  Apr 23, 10:07 pm
Chennai, Apr. 23 (ANI): Kicking her campaign up a notch in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on Saturday assured that she will continue her fight to create a separate Tamil Eelam for the Sri Lankan Tamils.
Lankan team visits ancient Buddhist center Taxila in Pakistan  Apr 23, 3:17 pm
Colombo, Apr. 23(ANI): A delegation of senior Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and scholars led by the Speaker of the Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, visited Taxila, Pakistan's ancient Buddhist center of learning, the Taxila museum and Taxila University.
Proposed SAARC Cultural Center will enhance South Asian cultural ties says Lankan President  Apr 23, 2:14 pm
Colombo, Apr 23. (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that the proposed South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Cultural Center to be set up in his country will be a great opportunity to enhance strong cultural links among the people of South Asia.
YuppTV launches 18 Sri Lankan channels on its platform  Apr 21, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): World's largest over-the-top (OTT) provider for South Asian content, YuppTV has expanded its offering with the launch of 18 Sri Lankan TV channels across a variety of genres such as general entertainment, news, music, spiritual etc.
VAT will not be burden on low income people: Lankan PM   Apr 21, 12:34 pm
Colombo Apr. 21(ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that the proposed increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) would not be a burden on low income earners.
Lankan President orders curbing illegal smuggling  Apr 20, 2:46 pm
Colombo, Apr. 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has asked the relevant authorities to take measures to curb the smuggling of gold out of the country.
Two North Koreans detained with foreign currencies in Colombo  Apr 20, 2:39 pm
Colombo, Apr. 20 (ANI): The Sri Lankan customs officials have detained two North Korean nationals and seized about USD 1,70,000 which they allegedly tried to sneak outside the country.
Lankan Constitutional Council to decide on Police Chief today  Apr 18, 1:25 pm
Colombo, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Constitutional Council of Sri Lankan Parliament is scheduled to meet today under the patronage of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to decide on the appointment of the next police chief.
Lanka to sign MoU with Japan, India for collaboration in science,technology  Apr 18, 12:07 pm
Colombo, Apr. 18 (ANI): A Sri Lankan university will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan and India tomorrow on trilateral collaboration in science and technology.
Lankan Navy to provide security to Straits of Malacca and Singapore  Apr 17, 7:28 pm
Colombo, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy will initiate a broader maritime security program to provide safeguard in the region from Maldives to Straits of Malacca and Singapore.
Lanka will revert to U.S. human rights after thorough analysis  Apr 16, 5:21 pm
Colombo,Apr.16 (ANI):The Sri Lankan government has said that it will give its views regarding a report released by the United States Department of State on the country's human rights situation last year after studying the report thoroughly.
Lankan Navy assists in repatriation of three Indian fishermen  Apr 14, 4:44 pm
Colombo, Apr. 14(ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy said that it has assisted in the repatriation of three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on Wednesday.
Sri Lankan Navy,Indian fishermen,International Maritime Boundary  Apr 14, 12:31 pm
Colombo, Apr. 14(ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy said that it has assisted in the repatriation of three Indian fishermen released from Sri Lankan custody on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka to facilitate import of vegetables from Pak.  Apr 12, 6:15 pm
Colombo, Apr.12 (ANI): Sri Lankan Minister of Commerce and Industry Rishad Bathiudeen, who is on an official visit to Pakistan, has said that the island nation would facilitate the import of vegetables, including potato and onions from Islamabad.
EU partially lifts ban on Sri Lankan fishery products  Apr 12, 4:18 pm
Colombo, Apr. 12(ANI): The ban on Sri Lankan seafood's to the European countries has been partially lifted following preliminary approval by the European Union (EU).
Jayasuriya to return as Lanka's chief selector  Apr 11, 10:11 pm
Colombo, April.11 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya is all set to take over as the country's chief selector once again, a year after he stepped down from the job.
Sirisena calls for strengthening foundations of agriculture in Lanka  Apr 11, 5:44 pm
Anuradhapura, April.11 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the foundations of agriculture in the country must be strengthened in order to build a healthy nation and uplift the people's standards of living.
Lankan Navy arrests four local fishermen for illegal fishing  Apr 11, 3:40 pm
Colombo, Apr 11(ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested four local fishermen for allegedly engaging in illegal fishing practices.