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Sri Lankan PM's office hit by heroin scam Dec 5, 2:51 pm
London, Dec. 05 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister DM Jayaratne's office has been hit by a huge drugs scam, after drug traffickers obtained a letter written by his co-ordinating secretary to authorize a heroin shipment.
Sydney, Dec. 04 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has allegedly protected the security forces, who had executed 17 local workers in 2006, a French aid group said.
'T20 star' Dilshan signs with Sydney Thunder for Big Bash league Nov 27, 12:21 pm
Sydney, Nov 27 (ANI): Big Bash team Sydney Thunder has signed swashbuckling Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan for the next season.
Sri Lanka bans commemoration of Tamil Tigers rebels in country Nov 26, 10:38 am
Islamabad, Nov. 26 (ANI): The Sri Lankan military has announced a ban on commemorations of the defeated Tamil Tiger rebels in the country.
Johannesburg, Nov 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has reportedly opted out of playing in the Twenty20 and one-day international series against Pakistan starting next month, and has cited personal reasons behind his decision.
`Defiant` Rajapaksa says Sri Lanka would `take own time' in probing alleged HR abuses Nov 17, 10:33 am
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reacted defiantly to Britain's call for an inquiry into alleged human rights abuses.
Johannesburg, Nov 17 (ANI): Sri Lankan spinners cast their spell on New Zealand batsmen and helped their side win the rain-hit third and final one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday and draw the series 1-1.
New Delhi, Nov.16 (ANI): Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar has praised India's decision to point out to Sri Lanka that it has come up short in safeguarding the human rights of the minority Sri Lankan Tamil community during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo.
Bangalore, Nov.15 (ANI): Chief Executive of Amnesty International India, G. Ananthapadmanabhan on Friday said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh boycotting the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, has sent a strong message to the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his government, but expressed disappointment over the fact that India has never taken a stand openly against the war crimes committed during the final days of the Sri Lankan civil war.
London, Nov. 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hits out at critics who questioned the country's human rights record during the Commonwealth summit.
Cameron to visit India ahead of CHOGM Nov 13, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Nov.13 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will arrive here late on Wednesday night on a two-day visit to India, before heading for Sri Lankan capital Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) on Friday.
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday confirmed that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would not attend the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo next week.
London, Nov. 10 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron will confront Sri Lankan president as the Commonwealth leaders meet in Colombo over new evidence that show Mahinda Rajapaksa's government forces carried out atrocities against Tamil civilians.
London, Nov. 9 (ANI): A Sri Lankan couple has broken a Guinness world record by having 126 bridesmaids at their wedding.
New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today urged Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo and demand accountability for the war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by the Sri Lankan Army in the final phases of the war against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of Sri Lankan economist Gamani Corea.
Islamabad, Nov 4 (ANI): Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that Dav Whatmore performance as national team coach has been disappointing.
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (ANI): Cricket legend Ian Botham was cheered on by hundreds of Sri Lankans on Friday as he began a 100-mile trek in the island.
PM likely to attend CHOGM in Colombo despite opposition Oct 31, 5:13 pm
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Colombo, despite strong opposition from lawmakers in Tamil Nadu.
Colombo, Oct 30 (ANI): The former team manager of the Sri Lankan cricket team Charith Senanayake has reportedly alleged that this year's Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) elections have been 'politically influenced and manipulated'.
Sydney, Oct 18 (ANI): The Vatican is reportedly on the lookout for Indian, Pakistani or Sri Lankan nuns, who have played cricket before, in order to form a women cricket team, following the announcement of their own men's cricket club.
Sydney, Oct 16 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is reportedly set to re-emerge as a target for the Australian Twenty20 tournament, the Big Bash League (BBL), following his retirement from Test cricket.
Sri Lanka arrests 37 Indian fishermen Oct 15, 4:33 pm
Colombo, Oct. 15 (ANI): The Sri Lankan navy arrested 37 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters, a navy spokesman has said.
Sri Lankan cricketers pay tribute to Tendulkar Oct 11, 6:36 pm
Colombo, Oct.11 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketers on Friday paid tribute to the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar after he announced his retirement a day before, and described him as a living legend.
Johannesburg, Oct 9 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan will officially announce his retirement from Test cricket on Thursday to allow the nation to groom another youngster in his place, according to Sri Lanka Cricket.
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