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Ex-Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's younger brother arrested on corruption charges  Apr 23, 10:56 am
London, April 23 (ANI): Basil Rajapaksa, the younger brother of Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been taken into custody on corruption charges.
Sri Lanka PM offers prayer at Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in Kerala  Apr 19, 3:36 am
Guruvayur (Kerala), Apr. 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on Saturday offered prayers at the Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in Kerala amid tight security arrangements.
Sri Lankan cricket team to reportedly tour Pak soon   Apr 7, 1:18 pm
Karachi, Apr 07 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly expressed that his country's cricket team will soon travel to Pakistan for a cricket series.
Pak, Sri Lanka sign nuclear accord during President Sirisena's maiden visit to Islamabad  Apr 7, 10:28 am
Karachi, April 7 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly signed a nuclear agreement with Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's maiden visit to the nation post assuming office.
Lankan govt orders investigation into country's national airlines over corruption charges  Apr 5, 12:47 pm
London, Apr 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has urged for a criminal investigation into the national airlines of the country following corruption charges.
Waqar admits Pak fallen well behind other teams   Mar 25, 4:42 pm
Karachi, Mar 25 (ANI): Waqar Younis has admitted that the game could significantly regress in Pakistan if rival teams continue to avoid visiting the nation following the 2009 militant attack on the Sri Lankan team, insisting that they have fallen behind their opponents in terms of cricketing standards.
Rijiju assures assistance to Sri Lankan refugees in India  Mar 24, 5:44 pm
Gummidipoondi (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday assured the government's assistance to Sri Lankan refugees, who have been residing in Tamil Nadu for more than two decades.
India, Sri Lanka to hold talks on fishermen issue today  Mar 24, 9:58 am
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): The third round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will take place on Tuesday in Chennai.
54 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 22, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday.
Rameshwaram fishermen attacked by Sri Lanka Navy  Mar 17, 11:29 am
New Delhi, Mar. 17 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were attacked by the Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday.
Jayasuriya wants 'unbelievable' Sangakkara to stay with Lanka's ODI side post WC  Mar 17, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Mar 17 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan explosive batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has expressed that he would love to see in-form batsman Kumar Sangakkara continue playing the one-day cricket for a few more years after the conclusion of the World Cup.
PM Modi meets former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa in Colombo  Mar 14, 8:59 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a brief meeting with former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at India House in Colombo before concluding his five day long three nation tour.
PM to meet with Sri Lanka's 'old fox' Rajapaksa  Mar 14, 7:09 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Will he, won't he, was the question doing the rounds in Colombo and New Delhi for several days. Nobody was quite sure whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would meet with the former Sri Lankan president, who lost hastily and some say foolishly called early election and then went on to blame the U.S. and Indian intelligence agencies for his fall.
PM Modi meets Sri Lanka Tamil leaders  Mar 13, 8:27 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Sri Lankan Tamil leader R Sampanthan to discuss national questions pertaining to the Tamil people.
India-Lanka talks focused on people-to-people contacts, visa on arrival: Jaishankar  Mar 13, 2:06 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Friday said that people-to-people discussions and visa on arrival facility for Sri Lankans were among the prominent matters discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Colombo.
PM Modi arrives in Colombo on two-day visit  Mar 13, 8:33 am
Colombo, Mar.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sri Lankan capital Colombo this morning from the Mauritian capital Port Louis.
Security beefed up in Colombo ahead of PM Modi's visit  Mar 12, 8:25 pm
Colombo, Mar. 12 (ANI): A contingent of over 1,000 policemen has been put on duty in the Sri Lankan capital ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's arrival in the island nation on Friday.
Sirisena to begin war crimes enquiry within a month  Mar 12, 4:43 pm
London, March 12 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly said that he hopes to begin a domestic enquiry into alleged war crimes during the country's civil war within a month.
Sangakkara becomes first batsman ever to hit four consecutive tons in a WC during Lanka-Scotland tie  Mar 11, 3:56 pm
Wellington, Mar 11 (ANI): Sri Lankan wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara has re-written his name in the history books by becoming the first batsman to hit four consecutive tons in a World Cup.
PM will discuss growing influence of China with Sri Lanka  Mar 11, 11:16 am
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): Defence expert Qamar Agha on Wednesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take up the matter of growing Chinese influence in the region with the Sri Lankan government during his upcoming visit to that island nation.
Sri Lankan court imposes travel ban on Rajapaksa's brother over arms ship  Mar 10, 1:47 pm
London, March 10 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has reportedly imposed a travel ban on Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother and defence secretary.
Wickremasinghe's 'shoot an intruder' statement is a slap on India's face: Karunanidhi  Mar 9, 6:19 pm
Chennai, Mar.9 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi on Monday described the recent controversial statement of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wikramasinghe on Indian fishermen as most unfortunate and saddening, and added that it was like a slap on India's face.
Indo-Lanka fishermen association to meet after PM Modi's visit: MEA  Mar 7, 5:04 pm
Colombo, Mar. 7 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had extensive conversations with the Sri Lankan leadership and added it has been agreed that the fishermen association of both nations would meet after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to take the matter forward.
Swaraj meets Lankan Muslim Congress delegation  Mar 7, 4:50 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar. 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday met a delegation of the Sri Lankan Muslim Congress here.
Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan PM in Colombo  Mar 7, 1:35 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar. 7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramesinghe here on Saturday amid New Delhi's concern over the latter's remark on Tamilian fishermen.