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HRW World Report question's Rajapaksa regime's legacy of abuse  Jan 29, 3:10 pm
New York, Jan.29 (ANI): Human Rights Watch has in its worls report questioned the previous Sri Lankan government for its legacy of abuse on human rights activists and journalists, particularly those urging justice for past war crimes.
Sirisena reinstates former CJ Shirani Bandaranayake  Jan 29, 12:49 pm
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly reinstated former Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake two years after she was removed by the previous dispensation over corruption allegations.
Sri Lankan govt reinstates 'controversial' former Army Chief Sarath Fonseka  Jan 22, 5:07 pm
London, Jan 22 (ANI): The new Sri Lankan government has reportedly reinstated controversial war-time Army Chief Sarath Fonseka as an Army General after lifting punishments imposed on him by the previous dispensation.
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister calls on PM Modi  Jan 20, 12:35 pm
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Monday.
Ex-Sri Lanka leader's brother accused of orchestrating high-profile newspaper editor's assassination  Jan 19, 3:45 pm
Islamabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan president's brother has reportedly been accused of orchestrating the assassination of a high-profile newspaper's editor.
Sri Lankan authorities seize 60,000 bottles of illegal liquor  Jan 19, 12:59 pm
Colombo, Jan.19 (ANI): Excise authorities in Sri Lanka have reportedly seized nearly 60,000 bottles of illegal liquor.
Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan counterpart to hold bilateral talks   Jan 18, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera to hold bilateral talks here on Sunday.
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister in Delhi for bilateral talks  Jan 18, 10:11 am
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera arrived in New Delhi on Saturday to hold bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.
Sri Lanka to cooperate with China on pragmatic terms: PM  Jan 16, 12:57 pm
Colombo, Jan.16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has reportedly told China's Ambassador in Colombo that he sees relations between the two countries going forward on pragmatic terms.
Millions flock to Colombo for papal mass  Jan 14, 11:53 am
Colombo, Jan.14 (ANI): Millions of Sri Lankans flocked to the Galle Face Green in Colombo Wednesday morning to hear Pope Francis delivering the Holy Mass and canonizing Joseph Vaz, Sri Lanka's first saint.
Sri Lanka police, train services gear up for Papal visit  Jan 12, 12:57 pm
Colombo, Jan.12 (ANI): Police and railway officials in Sri Lankan capital Colombo have announced several preparatory steps for the upcoming visit of Pope Francis I to the island-nation from Tuesday.
Lankan President invites all political parties to form national government  Jan 12, 12:56 pm
Kandy, Jan.12 (ANI:Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has invited all political parties represented in parliament to join him to form a national unity government.
Newly elected Sri Lankan govt to investigate Rajapaksa's 'coup plot'  Jan 12, 9:36 am
London, Jan 12 (ANI): The newly elected government of Sri Lanka has said that it will investigate what it claims was a coup attempt by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa after he lost the presidential elections on Friday.
Ex Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa tried to deploy army after poll defeat, says Sirisena's top aide  Jan 11, 12:04 pm
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 11 (ANI): A spokesman for the new Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy the army shortly after he conceded defeat on 47.6 percent of the vote.
India offers 180 scholarships to Sri Lankan students  Jan 10, 4:59 pm
Colombo, Jan.10 (ANI): The Indian High Commission has said in a statement that the Government of India has offered 180 scholarships for Sri Lankan candidates to follow undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. degrees at some of the leading universities in India.
China hopes new Sri Lankan government will carry ties forward  Jan 10, 4:31 pm
Beijing, Jan.10 (ANI): China has Congratulated the new government in Sri Lanka and expressed the hope that President Maithripala Sirisena will continue to pursue national development goals, as also taking relations between the two nations forward.
PM Modi invites Lankan President-elect to visit India  Jan 9, 2:36 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Sri Lankan President-elect Maithripala Sirisena for his victory in the just concluded election and invited him to visit New Delhi.
BJP hopes Lankan President-elect will address concerns of Tamil community  Jan 9, 1:41 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 9 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday expressed hope that Sri Lankan President-elect Maithripala Sirisena will address the genuine concerns of the Tamil community in the island nation.
New Sri Lankan Govt. is a hotchpotch of several parties: Swamy  Jan 9, 12:10 pm
Panaji (Goa), Jan. 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday said the new Sri Lankan Government is going to be a hotchpotch of so many parties, as the Buddhist clergy and Islamic parties have also joined this new coalition.
Kerry calls Rajapaksa: Urges violence-free presidential poll  Jan 8, 8:44 am
Washington, Jan.8 (ANI): United States Secretary of State John Kerry has called Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to ensure that the presidential election scheduled for today is free from violence.
Mathews still in 'shock' over Kiwis snatching victory from jaws of defeat in Basin Test   Jan 7, 2:22 pm
Wellington, Jan 07 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has expressed that he was shocked to see rival New Zealand team turning around the Basin Reserve Test to win by 193 runs and claim a whitewash in the two match Test series.
First group of Indian workers return from Sri Lanka  Jan 6, 11:05 am
New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): The first batch of Indian workers, who were involved in a labour dispute with a Sri Lankan company, on Tuesday returned from the island nation.
Labour dispute matter taken up with Sri Lanka company: MEA  Jan 4, 8:52 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 4 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said that it has taken up the issue of Indians involved in a labour dispute with the concerned Sri Lankan company.
Tamils protest against Salman for supporting Rajapaksa  Jan 4, 12:58 pm
Mumbai, Jan. 4 (ANI): The Tamil parties staged a protest outside Bollywood actor Salman Khan's residence here on Sunday and raised slogans against him for campaigning for Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Sri Lanka reinstates granting of dual citizenship   Jan 1, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Jan.1 (ANI): Sri Lanka will once again grant dual citizenship to expatriate Sri Lankans, the Ministry of Defense announced today.