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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.
Swaraj holds delegation-level talks with Lankan counterpart in Colombo  Mar 7, 12:38 pm
Colombo, Mar. 7 (ANI): Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera here on Saturday, following which, both leaders later held delegation-level talks.
Don't want to impose forced return of Sri Lankan refugees from India: Wickremasinghe  Mar 7, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Mar.7 (ANI-Thanthi TV): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremasinghe, has said that refugees of Sri Lankan origin residing in India will be given enough time to decide when they want to return home, and added that the present government is not in the business of imposing the forced return of its citizens.
India will raise 'emotive' fishermen issue with Sri Lanka: MEA  Mar 7, 10:36 am
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar. 7 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj would raise the fishermen issue with her counterpart in Colombo as well as Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe, adding that this is a humanitarian and emotive issue which requires longer term solutions.
Sushma Swaraj to firm up agenda for PM Modi's visit with Sri Lankan leadership  Mar 7, 8:17 am
Colombo, Mar.7 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Friday to prepare the agenda for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the island-nation from next week, is expected to have a series of meetings with a cross-section of the country's leaders on Saturday.
43 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy  Feb 27, 9:05 am
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): At least 43 fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been reportedly arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy, while fishing in Nedunchivu and Mullaithivu areas.