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Former Lankan president Rajapaksa to contest parliamentary elections  Jul 1, 8:03 pm
London, July 1 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has announced that he would contest next month's parliamentary elections.
Sangakkara to call time on international career during India series  Jun 27, 7:21 pm
Johannesburg, June 27 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara has confirmed on Saturday that he will draw curtains on his Test cricket career during the home series against India in August.
Maithripala Sirisena dissolves Sri Lankan Parliament, paves way for fresh elections  Jun 26, 10:36 pm
London, June 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena dissolved his country's Parliament on Friday, paving way for fresh parliamentary elections in August, around 10 months ahead of schedule.
Sirisena rebuffs any major role for Rajapaksa  Jun 19, 1:43 pm
Karachi, June 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has declared that his predecessor Mahinda Rajapaksa will neither be nominated as a prime ministerial candidate nor Member of Parliament.
Misbah confident of solving Herath's spin riddle  Jun 16, 9:17 pm
Karachi, June 16 (ANI): Pakistan Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq believes that his side will successfully be able to defend and play against Sri Lankan spin mystery Rangana Herath in the upcoming three-match Test series beginning on Wednesday.
Ajmal's absence gives Lanka 'psychological edge', says Atapattu  Jun 15, 4:46 pm
Karachi, June 15 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan captain and current head coach, Marvan Atapattu, has suggested that his side will hold a psychological advantage over Pakistan in the upcoming series due to the absence of ace spinner Saeed Ajmal.
Sri Lankan court grants bail to former minister Basil Rajapaksa  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the nation's former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.
Sri Lankan Govt.dismisses Rajapaksa's claims of removing army camps from North  Jun 15, 1:06 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has dismissed the claims made by former president Mahinda Rajapaksa that the new government has closed 59 army camps in Tamil majority Northern Province since its installment in January this year.
Chaminda Vaas lauds Trevor Bayliss selection as England coach  Jun 6, 9:04 pm
Sydney, June 6 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Chaminda Vaas has lauded England's selection of Trevor Bayliss as their new coach but believes they will still find it 'tough' to beat Australia in the upcoming Ashes series.
Five Sri Lankan fishermen arrested by Indian Coast Guard  May 29, 5:31 pm
Chennai, May 29 (ANI): The Coast Guard on Friday detained five Sri Lankan fishermen for entering the Indian waters near Kodiakkarai in Tamil Nadu.
Fishing conflict with India will be settled via talks: Sri Lanka  May 28, 3:36 pm
Colombo, May 28 (ANI): Colombo has said that the conflict over fishing in the Palk Bay and Palk Strait between the Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will be resolved via dialogue between the fishermen of the two countries since it is a `humanitarian and a livelihood issue`.
ECB confirms Australia's Bayliss as England coach  May 26, 6:21 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed that former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss has been appointed as the head coach of the England team.
Trevor Bayliss beats Jason Gillespie to become Moores' successor  May 26, 12:11 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss, who led the team to the 2011 World Cup finals, is all set to be appointed as coach of England team, leaving Jason Gillespie in the shadows.
Former Lankan President Rajapaksa appoints shadow cabinet  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly appointed a shadow Cabinet that meets weekly to discuss the existing political situation.
Lankan President Srisena says new parliament will be in place by September  May 20, 6:12 pm
Colombo, May 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena has said that there will be a new parliament by September after the appointment of the Constitutional Council.
Sri Lankan nabbed for trying to smuggle over Rs. 6 million worth of foreign currency  May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Customs officials here have arrested a Sri Lankan national from the departure lounge of Colombo International Airport in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs. 6 million.
Sri Lankan parliament votes to curb president's powers  Apr 30, 11:26 am
London, April 30 (ANI): The Sri Lankan parliament has reportedly voted to curb the powers of the president and reinstate a two-term limit for incumbents.
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.
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