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President Rajapaksa likely to meet PM Modi on UNGA sidelines in New York  Sep 1, 2:32 pm
Colombo, Sept.1 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly session in New York later this month.
Pak lose five early wickets chasing Lanka's 275 in first ODI  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
Colombo, Aug 23 (ANI): Pakistan struggle in their first ODI against the Sri Lankan bowlers while chasing the hosts' 275 with just five wickets remaining at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota.
PM for political solution to address aspirations of Tamil community  Aug 23, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for a political solution that addresses the aspirations of the Tamil community for equality, dignity, justice and self respect within the framework of a united Sri Lanka.
Study finds no significant increase in public facilities for refugees in Lanka after civil war  Aug 22, 2:40 pm
Colombo, Aug 22 (ANI): Five years after the end of the1983-2009 civil war in Sri Lanka, thousands of Sri Lankans remain refugees despite satellite-image analysis showing new housing-like structures and development in a military zone in the northern part of the country.
UN Human Rights chief says will continue probe into Sri Lanka war crimes despite ban  Aug 20, 2:09 pm
London, Aug 20 (ANI): Despite Sri Lanka's refusal to grant visas to the United Nations (UN) team investigating into alleged war crimes in the country, the organization said it will continue its probe into the matter.
India makes request to Malaysia seeking info on ISI's SL spy  Aug 18, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Aug 18 (ANI): India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has made a request to Malaysian authorities seeking details of a Sri Lankan national, who, post his arrest, revealed that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was plotting to attack the United States Consulate in Chennai and the Israeli mission in Bangalore.
Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 105 runs, give Jayawardene perfect farewell gift  Aug 18, 3:36 pm
Colombo, Aug.18 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene received a perfect send-off from international cricket, when his team mates trounced Pakistan in the second and final Test match of the series by 105 runs in Colombo on Monday.
Sangakkara dethrones De Villiers to regain number one ICC Test batting ranking   Aug 12, 11:30 am
Johannesburg, Aug 12 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has regained the number one Test batting spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen after he his 10th double ton in the Galle Test, which his side won by seven wickets to gain a 1-0 lead over Pakistan in a two-match series.
Tamil film industry protests outside Sri Lankan Consulate in Chennai  Aug 4, 12:17 pm
Chennai, Aug. 4 (ANI): Representatives of the Tamil film industry staged a protest outside the Sri Lankan Consulate here on Monday over the release of an unethical article by the Government of Sri Lanka last week. They demanded the closure of the consulate and the embassy in New Delhi.
TVK protests against Sri Lanka government  Aug 2, 7:02 pm
Chennai, Aug.2 (ANI): Tamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi (TVK) members today staged a protest against the Sri Lankan Government for releasing a controversial article on its Ministry of Defence website regarding the letters written by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalitha to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over fishermen's issues.
Objectionable article against Jayalalithaa removed from Sri Lankan Defence Ministry site: MEA  Aug 1, 7:41 pm
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin confirmed here on Friday that the objectionable article against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is no longer on the Sri Lankan Defence Ministry site.
Sri Lanka Govt. apologises for article critical of Jayalalithaa  Aug 1, 6:03 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Defence Ministry on Friday tendered an unqualified apology to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa over a negative article that appeared on its web site.
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.
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