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3 LTTE suspects shot to death by Sri Lankan army  Apr 12, 2:39 pm
London, Apr 12 (ANI): The Sri Lankan army has reportedly shot dead three men, suspected to be Tamil rebels.
SLC slams Jayawardene, Sangakkara over 'criticism of cricket officials'  Apr 10, 10:11 am
Johannesburg, Apr 10 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket board has reportedly slammed the retiring Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara for their criticism of cricket officials during a red-carpet reception at the airport, after the World Cup-winning Twenty20 team returned home as national heroes.
Sri Lanka: HRW says asset freeze threatens peaceful dissent  Apr 8, 3:06 pm
New York, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government's decision to label 16 overseas Tamil organizations as financers of terrorism is so broad that it appears aimed at restricting peaceful activism by the country's Tamil minority, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.
'Inexperienced' Malinga says 'really' enjoyed captaining Sri Lanka to World T20 success  Apr 8, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Apr 8 (ANI): Sri Lankan pace star Lasith Malinga has revealed that he 'really' enjoyed his captaincy in the last three games during the World Twenty20 tournament, which his team won by beating India on Sunday in the finals at Dhaka.
Sri Lanka coach says Herath gifted 'lovely headache' to selectors ahead of T20 semis  Apr 3, 10:05 am
Karachi, Apr 3 (ANI): Sri Lankan head coach Paul Farbrace has said that left-arm spinner Rangana Herath's 'magical spell' in the World Twenty20 match against New Zealand has presented the selectors with a 'lovely headache' ahead of the semi-final clash with West Indies on Thursday.
58 Tamil fishermen released from Lankan jails to arrive in India today  Apr 1, 3:55 pm
New Delhi, April 1 (ANI): The 58 Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan jails will be brought back to Karaikal port by Indian coast Guard today.
Dilshan fined for breaching ICC 'code of conduct' in World T20 game against Kiwis  Apr 1, 3:35 pm
New Delhi, Apr 1 (ANI): Sri Lankan all-rounder Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 20 per cent of his match fee for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his team's final Group 1 World Twenty20 match against New Zealand at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Monday.
Indian Coast Guard to hand over 17 fishermen to Sri Lankan Navy tomorrow  Mar 31, 1:41 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 31 (ANI): Indian Coast Guard will hand over 17 Sri Lankan fishermen released from jail and their 10 boats to Sri Lankan Navy at the international maritime boundary line on Tuesday.
Du Plessis, Chandimal banned for one T20 match each over 'slow over-rate' charges  Mar 29, 8:52 am
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): South African Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis and his Sri Lankan counterpart Dinesh Chandimal have reportedly been suspended for one T20 game after both their teams were charged for slow over-rates for the second time within 12 months.
South Asia director of Human Rights Watch welcomes passing of Sri Lanka resolution  Mar 28, 8:54 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): South Asia director of Human Rights Watch, Meenakshi Ganguly on Friday welcomed the passing of the US-backed resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UN Human Rights Council. She said that victims and activists in Sri Lanka had striven courageously for accountability and justice.
Sri Lankan president orders release of Indian fishermen detained for poaching  Mar 28, 4:11 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): The President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapakse, on Friday ordered the release of Indian fishermen who had been detained for poaching.
India abstains from voting against Sri Lanka at UNHRC, resolution passed  Mar 27, 7:52 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): India abstained from voting for the US-backed resolution seeking probe into Sri Lankan war crimes at the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday.
Chandimal says Sri Lanka to target semi-final place in World T20 clash against England  Mar 27, 10:50 am
Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): Sri Lankan captain Dinesh Chandimal has said that his side will target a place in the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 tournament in their match against England in Chittagong on Thursday.
Bopara insists England 'better prepared' to face Sri Lanka's bowling attack in World T20 clash  Mar 27, 10:50 am
Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has insisted that his side's batsmen are adequately prepared for the challenge of a dangerous bowling onslaught from maverick Sri Lankan bowlers Lasith Malinga and Ajantha Mendis in Thursday's vital World Twenty20 match.
Tamil doctor reveals being pressurized by Sri Lanka govt to recant war reports  Mar 21, 12:14 pm
London, Mar. 21 (ANI): A Tamil doctor has revealed he was forced by the Sri Lankan government to recant his claims about casualty figures during the civil war.
Sri Lanka releases two prominent rights activists under anti-terrorism law  Mar 20, 3:02 pm
London, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Sri Lankan authorities have released two prominent human rights activists who were detained under anti-terrorism laws.
Jayawardene refutes allegations of divulging T20 retirement plans to Indian media for 'financial gain'  Mar 20, 8:51 am
Colombo, Mar 20 (ANI): Star Sri Lankan batsman and former captain Mahela Jayawardene has dismissed allegations against made him made by a Sri Lankan publication that he chose to announce his Twenty20 international retirement plans to an Indian newspaper as it would be more 'financially rewarding'.
Sri Lanka arrests two prominent rights activists under anti-terrorism law  Mar 18, 11:47 am
London, Mar. 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan authorities have arrested two senior human rights activists under anti-terror laws.
Jayawardene to retire from international T20s after T20 World Cup  Mar 18, 9:36 am
Johannesburg, Mar 18 (ANI): Star Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene has reportedly announced that he would retire from international Twenty20 cricket after the conclusion of the World T20 in Bangladesh.
Police detains Tamil activist in Sri Lanka for harbouring criminal  Mar 15, 2:39 pm
London, March 15 (ANI): A prominent Tamil activist has been arrested by the police in Sri Lanka on suspicion of harbouring a criminal.
Sri Lankan cricketers forced to accept pay cut due to SLC's poor financial condition: Report  Mar 15, 2:09 pm
Colombo, Mar 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketers have reportedly been forced to take a pay cut because of the poor financial condition of the Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) board.
Russel Arnold backs Kiwis, Sri Lanka as 'favourites' for World T20  Mar 14, 12:12 pm
Colombo, Mar 14 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan cricketer-turned TV commentator Russel Arnold has tagged New Zealand and Sri Lanka as his favourites to win the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
G.K. Vasan calls on PM to take up Tamil fishermens' issue with Sri Lanka  Mar 10, 6:58 pm
New Delhi, March 10 (ANI): Union Shipping Minister G. K. Vasan on Monday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make efforts for the release of fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan government after the success of talks between the two governments.
Ranatunga slams SLC for capitulating to ICC's 'reforms' for 'Big Three'  Mar 8, 10:52 am
Karachi, Mar 8 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga has slammed Sri Lanka Cricket's (SLC) stance on the Big Three- India, Australia and England, and said that it could have an adverse impact in the longer run.
Manmohan, Rajapaksa discuss fishermen issue; decide to stay in touch on UNHCR resolution  Mar 4, 4:02 pm
Naypyidaw, Mar 4 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh raised the issue of Indian fishermen with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here today.