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Chandimal says India series ideal opportunity for young Sri Lankans   Feb 8, 5:49 pm
Pune, Feb. 08 (ANI): Sri Lanka stand-in captain Dinesh Chandimal believes that the upcoming three-match Twenty20 series against India will be an ideal opportunity for young raw talents to show their mettle before the Asia Cup and World T20.
Lankan Army officer, civilian killed in road accident  Feb 8, 4:55 pm
Colombo, Feb 08(ANI): An officer of Sri Lankan Army and a civilian has been killed at Getambe in Peradeniya when their car collided with a tractor trailer.
Lanka's UNP Working Committee to be reorganized  Feb 8, 12:34 pm
Colombo, Feb.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed that the working committee of the United National Party (UNP) and its headquarters in Sirikotha will be re-organized.
Swaraj inaugurates 'Rise of Digital India' in Lanka  Feb 6, 2:00 pm
Colombo,Feb 06(ANI): India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today at the President's House in Colombo.
Lankan Navy participates in IFR-2016 in Visakhapatnam  Feb 6, 12:13 pm
Colombo, Feb 6(ANI): Commander of Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne is representing Sri Lanka at the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 being held in India from 4th to 8th February 2016.
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Lanka  Feb 6, 11:40 am
Colombo, Feb 06(ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday for a four day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government.
India, Sri Lanka discuss problems of fishermen  Feb 5, 11:24 pm
Colombo, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera on Friday co-chaired the Ninth session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission and discussed the problems of fishermen and reviewed the Indian development assistance programmes there.
Sri Lankan fishermen accused of attacking Indian fishermen near Delft island  Feb 5, 12:35 pm
Pudukkottai, Feb 5 (ANI): Fishermen from Tamil Nadu have alleged that their Sri Lankan counterparts have attacked their boat when they were fishing near the Delft island off the Jaffna Peninsula.
SL Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen  Jan 31, 9:22 am
Chennai, Jan. 31 (ANI): Nine Indian fishermen and two boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu early morning today.
UN Chief hopes Lanka to stand by commitment on UNHRC resolution  Jan 30, 4:09 pm
New York, Jan 30(ANI): The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has expressed hope that Sri Lankan government will abide by the commitment it made to the UN Human Rights Council in October last year when it co-sponsored the UN resolution.
Journalists are on a witch hunt against police:Wickremesinghe  Jan 29, 6:18 pm
Colombo, Jan 29(ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has accused media institutions and journalists of hounding the nation's courts and police.
Lankan Navy arrests 21 for illegal fishing  Jan 29, 2:41 pm
Colombo,Jan 29(ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 21 local fishermen for using banned fishing nets and for allegedly engaged in illegal fishing practices.
Lanka Navy pledges support to 'CTF 151' against piracy operations  Jan 29, 2:09 pm
Colombo, Jan. 29 (ANI): Sri Lankan Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has pledged support to the newly appointed Commander of the Combined Task Force 151 (CTF 151), Commodore Zahid Ilyas of the Pakistan Navy, for counter piracy operations off the coast of Somalia and the Horn of African region.
Lanka's first 'industrial master plan zone' to be presented in April  Jan 27, 5:30 pm
Colombo, Jan 27, (ANI): Sri Lankan Industry and Commerce Minister Rishad Bathiudeen has appointed a special advisory task force to begin work on the country's 'first industry zone master plan' under the unity government in April.
Lankan President comments on 'accountability mechanism' startles GTF  Jan 26, 2:01 pm
London, Jan. 26 (ANI): The Global Tamil Forum (GTF), a London based Tamil Diaspora organization, has expressed deep concern over comments made by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena regarding 'International Involvement on Accountability Mechanism'.
Sri Lanka President Sirisena visits INS Vikramaditya in Colombo  Jan 23, 6:39 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday visited the INS Vikramaditya in Columbo.
Australia concerned over illegal migration of Lankan refugees via Indian coasts  Jan 23, 5:24 pm
Colombo, Jan. 23(ANI): Australia has expressed concern over the use of Indian coast to illegally migrate to Australia following the arrest of six Sri Lankan refugees while attempting to take a boat to Australia from Velankanni in Nagappattinam district.
Sri Lanka likely to issue release orders of captured Indian fishermen tomorrow  Jan 18, 11:33 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): The release orders of 51 Indian fishermen are likely to be issued by Sri Lankan courts on Tuesday as the process could not be completed today.
Post Pongal respite, SL Navy arrests three Indian fishermen  Jan 17, 11:26 am
Chennai, Jan. 17 (ANI): Three Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu.
Lankan Govt. to probe into 'scandalous behaviour' of cricket team  Jan 13, 8:27 am
Melbourne, Jan.13 (ANI): It seems that following the team's poor show in New Zealand, the Sri Lankan cricketers are still in hot waters as their 'scandalous behaviour' on the tour will be investigated by the national government.
'Pakistan Single Country Exhibition' in Lanka to boost business  Jan 6, 6:21 pm
Colombo, Jan.6 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif have announced the inauguration of 'Pakistan Single Country Exhibition 2016' to explore business potential between the two countries.
20 Tamil fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy  Jan 5, 6:32 pm
Chennai, Jan.5 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 20 Tamil fishermen since last night when they were fishing near international maritime boundary line.
Sharif gifts 'Majestic Pakistan' to Lankan counterpart  Jan 5, 3:19 pm
Colombo, Jan. 5 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gifted the book 'Majestic Pakistan' to his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe at its launching ceremony here.
Eight Tamil fishermen held by Lankan navy  Jan 4, 9:43 pm
Chennai, Jan. 4 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy has arrested eight Tamil fishermen from Nagapattinam.
Lankan Navy arrests 29 Tamil fishermen   Dec 31, 5:07 pm
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), Dec. 31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday arrested 29 fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district.