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Sri Lanka cricket team arrives for ODI series  Oct 31, 9:48 pm
Bhubaneswar, Oct.31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket team on Friday arrived in India to play a five-match One Day International (ODI) series against the hosts.
Death penalty to fishermen in Lanka: Politicos appeal for Govt. intervention   Oct 30, 6:50 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The leaders of various political parties on Thursday took the Narendra Modi-led government to task after a Sri Lankan Court awarded death penalty to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu.
India to appeal higher court in Lanka to seek return of five fishermen  Oct 30, 5:53 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): India on Thursday stated that it will contest a Sri Lankan court's decision pronouncing the death sentence on five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by appealing against the sentence in a higher court in that country.
Tamil Nadu fishermen in Sri Lanka jail end fast over assured release  Oct 29, 12:03 pm
Colombo, Oct.29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy have called off their hunger strike in a jail here after Sri Lankan officials assured that they would be released within a week, the Colombo Page reports.
Commonwealth Secretary-General, Sri Lankan President discuss CHOGM objectives  Oct 28, 11:57 am
Colombo, Oct.28 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa met here on Monday and discussed reforms and objectives agreed upon at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 that took place in Colombo last November.
Navy chief hopes his Sri Lankan counterpart's visit will strengthen bilateral ties  Oct 27, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Robin K. Dhowan, on Monday expressed hope that the visit of his Sri Lankan counterpart Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera would further strengthen and bridge the friendship that exists between the two Asian neighbours and open-up avenues of co-operation between both sides.
Mukherjee releases stamp on Lanka Buddhist revivalist Angararika Dharmapala  Oct 25, 2:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released a commemorative postage stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala, a Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist and writer, at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Sri Lankan Navy Chief to leave for India tomorrow on official visit  Oct 25, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, will leave for India tomorrow on a five-day visit.
Lanka President promises relief for all sectors through BUdget 2015  Oct 25, 1:32 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Promising relief for all sectors and sections of Sri Lankan society, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the budget for the year 2015 will aim to create an innovative, knowledge-based and self-reliant advanced economy.
36 Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail return back  Oct 3, 3:04 pm
Mandapam (Tamil Nadu),Oct.3 (ANI): Thirty-six Tamil fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan jail, returned to Mandapam on Thursday night. The local fishermen and local fisheries authorities welcomed them.
PM Modi meets Sri Lankan Prez Rajapaksa in NY  Sep 27, 11:28 pm
New York, Sept. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Saturday and held discussions with him on issues of mutual interest to both sides.
Rajapaksa arrives in New York for UNGA session  Sep 23, 2:03 pm
New York, Sept.23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has arrived in New York to participate in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place later this week.
Sri Lanka to set up joint trade commission with Russia  Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept.19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has received cabinet approval to establish a joint commission with the Russian Federation to enhance the bilateral trade ties.
Sri Lanka to establish human heart valve bank for pediatric patients  Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government plans to establish a human heart valve bank at the Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital in Colombo for pediatric patients.
Sri Lanka, China presidents inaugurate Colombo Port City Project  Sep 17, 1:57 pm
Colombo, Sept.17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched the Colombo Port City Project here on Wednesday.
Suspected Pak spy produced before Poonamalle court  Sep 11, 2:21 pm
Chennai, Sept. 11 (ANI): A Sri Lankan national and suspected Pakistani spy, Zakir Hussain, who was arrested for spying and for being involved in a fake currency case along with three others, was produced before a Poonamalle court near here today.
Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to seek release of Tamil fishermen arrested by Lankan authorities  Sep 10, 2:19 pm
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek the immediate release of 21 Tamil fishermen, who are presently lodged in a Sri Lankan jail.
Shehzad dodges queries related to alleged religious remarks made to Dilshan  Sep 10, 10:35 am
Karachi, Sep 10 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad reportedly dodged all questions related to his alleged religious remarks made towards veteran Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan during a recently concluded ODI series between the two countries.
Sri Lanka invites the new UN rights chief to visit country   Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he has extended an invitation to the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Sri Lanka in 2014 to assess Sri Lanka's progress in national reconciliation and to assess the steps taken by Colombo to engage with UN agencies, in particular with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Kirti Azad slams 'Maulana' Shehzad for preaching Islam to Dilshan  Sep 4, 3:10 pm
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has slammed the actions of Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who allegedly told Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan to convert to Islam.
Naqvi condemns Pak batsman Shehzad's religious comment  Sep 4, 2:06 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday dubbed the religious comment made by Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan as completely wrong and asked the concerned authorities in Islamabad to look into the matter.
Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation protests against Sri Lankan detention of fishermen  Sep 3, 8:24 pm
Chennai, Sep 3 (ANI): The Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Wednesday held a demonstration in Chennai against the detention of fishermen by Sri Lankan authorities.
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.
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