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Sri Lankan PM orders police to arrest rally shooting suspects  Aug 1, 12:00 pm
Colombo, Aug.1 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka has reportedly ordered the nation's Inspector General of Police to immediately arrest the suspects who opened fire at a United National Party (UNP) election rallyin Colombo on Friday.
Young Pak cricketers take lessons from ex-Lanka captain Jayasuriya  Aug 1, 11:22 am
Islamabad, Aug.1 (ANI): Aspiring young cricketers at the Army Public School in Peshawar which was attacked by the Taliban in December last year, recently took lessons in the sport from former Sri Lankan captain Sanath Jayasuriya.
Lankan President Sirisena condoles passing away of Dr. Kalam  Jul 30, 11:20 am
Colombo, July 30 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has condoled the death of former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam after he visited the Indian High Commission in Colombo yesterday.
Dilshan joins elite '10000 ODI scorers' club'  Jul 26, 5:42 pm
Johannesburg, July 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka's destructive batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan on Sunday became the 11th cricketer and the fourth Sri Lankan to complete 10,000 runs in one-day international cricket.
Ojha's magic helps India A to gain lead against Australia A  Jul 24, 7:02 pm
Chennai, July 24 (ANI): Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha, who was left out of the Test squad for next month's Sri Lankan tour, proved a point to the selectors by claiming five wickets and helping India A gain an all important lead on day three of the first 'unofficial' cricket Test against Australia A on Friday.
PM-led new political front in Lanka to present master plan for development  Jul 16, 4:52 pm
Colombo, July 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has revealed that the new political front formed in the country with the United National Party will present a five-point master plan for Sri Lanka's development.
Sangakkara to sign off from international cricket in Colombo  Jul 9, 2:23 pm
Johannesburg, July 9 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara will be signing off from international cricket at the P Sara Oval in the next month's second match of the three-match Test series against subcontinent rivals India.
Sri Lankan-born club cricketer dies after being hit by ball in London  Jul 7, 8:48 pm
London, July 07 (ANI): A Sri Lankan-born cricketer has passed away after being struck by a ball on the chest during a local league match in Surrey.
Sri Lanka arrests Tamil fishermen for smuggling cannabis  Jul 7, 8:11 am
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): The Sri Lankan navy has arrested four fishermen from Tamil Nadu for allegedly smuggling cannabis.
Sarfraz fights as Pak collapse against Lankan bowlers  Jul 4, 6:49 pm
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), July 4 (ANI): A disciplined bowling by the Sri Lankan fast bowlers helped the hosts to keep up the pressure on Pakistan as the visitors were at 209-9 at stumps on the second day of the third Test.
Former Lankan president Rajapaksa to contest parliamentary elections  Jul 1, 8:03 pm
London, July 1 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that he would contest next month's parliamentary elections.
Sangakkara to call time on international career during India series  Jun 27, 7:21 pm
Johannesburg, June 27 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has confirmed on Saturday that he will draw curtains on his Test cricket career during the home series against India in August.
Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament, paves way for fresh elections  Jun 26, 10:36 pm
London, June 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved his country's Parliament on Friday, paving way for fresh parliamentary elections in August, around 10 months ahead of schedule.
Sirisena rebuffs any major role for Rajapaksa  Jun 19, 1:43 pm
Karachi, June 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared that his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa will neither be nominated as a prime ministerial candidate nor Member of Parliament.
Misbah confident of solving Herath's spin riddle  Jun 16, 9:17 pm
Karachi, June 16 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes that his side will successfully be able to defend and play against Sri Lankan spin mystery Rangana Herath in the upcoming three-match Test series beginning on Wednesday.
Ajmal's absence gives Lanka 'psychological edge', says Atapattu  Jun 15, 4:46 pm
Karachi, June 15 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain and current head coach, Marvan Atapattu, has suggested that his side will hold a psychological advantage over Pakistan in the upcoming series due to the absence of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal.
Sri Lankan court grants bail to former minister Basil Rajapaksa  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the nation's former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.
Sri Lankan Govt.dismisses Rajapaksa's claims of removing army camps from North  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has dismissed the claims made by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa that the new government has closed 59 army camps in Tamil majority Northern Province since its installment in January this year.
Chaminda Vaas lauds Trevor Bayliss selection as England coach  Jun 6, 9:04 pm
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas has lauded England's selection of Trevor Bayliss as their new coach but believes they will still find it 'tough' to beat Australia in the upcoming Ashes series.
Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested by Indian Coast Guard  May 29, 5:31 pm
Chennai, May 29 (ANI): The Coast Guard on Friday detained five Sri Lankan fishermen for entering the Indian waters near Kodiakkarai in Tamil Nadu.
Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka  May 28, 3:36 pm
Colombo, May 28 (ANI): Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.
ECB confirms Australia's Bayliss as England coach  May 26, 6:21 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the head coach of the England team.
Trevor Bayliss beats Jason Gillespie to become Moores' successor  May 26, 12:11 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss, who led the team to the 2011 World Cup finals, is all set to be appointed as coach of England team, leaving Jason Gillespie in the shadows.
Former Lankan President Rajapaksa appoints shadow cabinet  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly appointed a shadow Cabinet that meets weekly to discuss the existing political situation.
Lankan President Srisena says new parliament will be in place by September  May 20, 6:12 pm
Colombo, May 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena has said that there will be a new parliament by September after the appointment of the Constitutional Council.