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Lankan Prez to leave for Japan today to attend G7 Summit  May 25, 2:02 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for Japan today to participate in the G7 Summit.
Lankan Prez declares flood-hit areas as 'high security zones'  May 24, 12:02 am
Colombo, May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared all floods and landslide affected areas as 'High Security Zones' and instructed the newly-established special Environmental Relief Task Force officials to mark those areas accordingly.
UN to continue supporting Lankan in disaster relief  May 23, 12:48 am
Colombo, May 23(ANI): Spokesperson for United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, Stephane Dujarric has said the body will continue to support the Sri Lankan Government in its efforts to respond to disaster relief.
Lankan Police arrests 15 people for looting  May 22, 6:02 pm
Colombo, May 22(ANI): The Sri Lankan Police have arrested 15 people from several flood-hit areas in the island suspected of looting the people affected by the disaster.
Lankan Army ends search for landslide victims, focused on relocation and relief  May 21, 12:51 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), May 21 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Army on Saturday called of search operations in landslide hit areas of the country, and said that it was now focused on relocation of survivors and providing relief to those affected by the natural calamity.
Herath impressed by Yasir Shah's bowling prowess  May 21, 11:46 am
Karachi, May 21 (ANI): Sri Lankan veteran spinner Rangana Herath has lavished praise on Yasir Shah, insisting that his Pakistani counterpart is a complete package as a bowler.
England enforce follow-on after feeble Lanka fold for 91  May 20, 11:40 pm
Leeds, May.20 (ANI): England decided to enforce the follow-on at Headingley after bowling out an inexperienced Sri Lankan batting line-up for mere 91 on the second day of the opening Test on Friday.
Committed to strengthen national reconciliation to prevent another war: Lankan President  May 19, 2:50 pm
Colombo, May 19(ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that his government is committed to strengthening national reconciliation in order to prevent another war in the country.
`Injured` Dhammika Prasad ruled out of opening Test against England  May 16, 1:28 pm
Johannesburg, May 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan paceman Dhammika Prasad has been ruled out of the first Test of the three-match series against England due to a shoulder injury.
Jaya writes to PM Modi over demolition of church by SL   May 14, 2:58 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over reports indicating that the Sri Lankan Government plans to demolish and reconstruct the ancient St Anthonys Church on the island of Katchatheevu, which holds great significance by Tamil fishermen who have been visiting the church since centuries.
PM Modi to address valedictory session of Vichar Mahakumbh  May 14, 9:10 am
Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh), May 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the valedictory session of the three-day event of the International Vichar Mahakumbh on Saturday, which would conclude today at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh.
PM Modi stress on need to find permanent solution to fishermen's problems  May 13, 10:40 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena the problems being faced by Indian fishermen and stressed on the need to develop a mechanism and find a permanent solution to the issue of fishermen straying into each other waters.
Lankan Prez arrives on two-day visit to India  May 13, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi this afternoon on a two-day visit during which he would address the valedictory session at the Vaicharick Mahakumbh, which is being held as part of the Simhastha Mahakumbh in Ujjain.
Lankan Prez holds discussion with Cameron on sidelines of Anti-Corruption Summit  May 13, 2:21 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, who is currently in London to attend the Anti-Corruption Summit 2016, met Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron at a breakfast meeting hosted at the Lancaster House this morning for the world leaders.
Lankan President to visit India tomorrow  May 12, 6:56 pm
Colombo, May 12 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will be embark on a two day visit to India on May 13.
Former Lankan Prez Chandrika to attend UNGA session on peace, security  May 10, 1:34 pm
Colombo, May 10 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga will represent the country at a special session of the United Nations General Assembly focused on UN, Peace and Security commencing today at the UN Headquarters in New York.
Lankan Prez to visit India next week  May 9, 12:24 pm
Colombo, May 9 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will hold a special discussion with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his short visit to India next week.
China, Pakistan pushing Sri Lanka to buy flawed JF-17 fighter aircraft  May 6, 9:03 am
London, May 6 (ANI): China and Pakistan are wheeling and dealing in a big way to influence the Sri Lankan leadership to buy the highly-flawed JF-17 multi-role fighter jet in a deal which promises at least four million dollars per jet as kickbacks to those who are pushing for this sale.
Lankan Prez to attend Anti-Corruption Summit in London  May 5, 3:31 pm
Colombo, May 5 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for London on May 11 to attend the Anti-Corruption Summit organized by the UK Government.
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.