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Muralitharan urges ICC to 'define' chucking for spinners, pacers before judging legality  Nov 25, 12:12 pm
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to define 'chucking' in cricket and do it quickly.
Sri Lankan health minister defects from party to stand against President Rajapaksa  Nov 22, 4:56 pm
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has announced that he is defecting from the party in order to stand against the President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the upcoming presidential elections.
TN fishermen on death row in Lanka return home, thank PM Modi  Nov 20, 8:29 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 20 (ANI): The five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who returned home on Thursday after being incarcerated in a Sri Lankan prison, thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government for securing their release.
Sri Lanka to import 50 K metric tons of rice from Bangladesh  Nov 15, 8:40 am
Colombo, Nov.15 (ANI): Sri Lanka will import 50,000 metric tons of rice from Bangladesh to ensure food security and control the escalating price of Sri Lankan's staple food.
Yechury welcomes Colombo's move to free Indian fishermen  Nov 12, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 12 (ANI): Senior CPI (M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday welcomed the Sri Lankan Government's decision to pardon five Indian fishermen sentenced to death for drug smuggling in the island nation.
Indian defence team meets Sri Lanka army chief  Nov 11, 11:52 am
Colombo, Nov.11 (ANI): A 20-member military delegation of the Army War College of India is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a familiarization tour, the Sri Lankan Army said.
Sri Lankan President to visit Nepal monastery on SAARC Summit sidelines  Nov 10, 1:23 pm
Colombo/Kathmandu, Nov.10 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit the Buddhist monastery of Chabahil (Charumati) in Kathmandu on the sidelines of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit to be held in the Nepal capital later this month.
Sri Lanka calls off recovery operations at landslide hit village  Nov 10, 1:22 pm
Colombo, Nov.10 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has called off search operations at the Koslanda Meeriyabedda landslide site in the island-nation's Badulla District after twelve days.
Sri Lanka, India should enhance 'unbroken lineage of friendship', says PM Jayaratne  Nov 9, 12:32 pm
Manipal (Karnataka), Nov.9 (ANI): Visiting Sri Lankan Prime Minister D.M.Jayaratne has said that India and his country need to enhance their unbroken lineage of friendship, as both nations are culturally and historically very close.
Sri Lanka terms UN rights chief inept in comprehending its concerns  Nov 9, 11:55 am
Colombo, Nov.9 (ANI): Reacting to comments made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, the Sri Lankan government has said that his office is incapable of understanding the latter's concerns on what it called a 'flawed" investigation.
Families of fishermen in death row in Srilanka on hunger strike  Nov 6, 1:24 pm
Chennai, Nov. 6 (ANI): The fishermen in Tamil Nadu and their families began a hunger strike from today, urging the release of five Tamil fishermen from Sri Lankan custody.
Tamil fishermen issue can be resolved via dialogue, says Sri Lanka minister  Nov 5, 9:25 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka International Monetary Co-Operation Minister Sarath Amunugama on Wednesday said that the issue surrounding the five Tamil Nadu fishermen, who were sentenced to death by a Sri Lankan court, can be resolved through a dialogue between New Delhi and Colombo.
Fishermen death row: Sri Lankan expert calls for bilateral settlement  Nov 5, 5:57 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 5 (ANI): The executive director of Sri Lanka's Institute of Policy Studies, Dr. Saman Kelegama, on Wednesday called for a bilateral settlement between New Delhi and Colombo on the issue of the death penalty given to five Indian fishermen in a drug smuggling case.
India conveys 'sensitivities of Indian Public' to Sri Lanka over fishermen issue  Nov 5, 11:52 am
Colombo, Nov. 5 (ANI): India has conveyed the "sensitivities of the Indian public" to Sri Lanka over the detention of Indian fishermen in international waters and the recent death sentences handed out by a Sri Lankan court to five Indian fishermen who were charged of drug trafficking.
Sri Lanka, India joint military exercise to begin from today  Nov 3, 1:21 pm
Colombo, Nov.3 (ANI): Special OPerations personnel of the Sri Lankan and Indian armies will be engaged in a joint military exercise from today.
CPI workers protest over death sentence awarded to Indian fishermen in SL  Nov 1, 7:48 pm
Chennai, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (CPI) workers staged a protest here on Saturday over the death sentence given to five Indian fishermen by a Sri Lankan court.
BJP welcomes move to challenge death sentence awarded to Tamil Nadu fishermen  Nov 1, 1:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday welcomed New Delhi's decision to legally challenge the death sentence awarded to five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by a Sri Lankan court for alleged drug trafficking.
Sri Lanka cricket team arrives for ODI series  Oct 31, 9:48 pm
Bhubaneswar, Oct.31 (ANI): The Sri Lankan cricket team on Friday arrived in India to play a five-match One Day International (ODI) series against the hosts.
Death penalty to fishermen in Lanka: Politicos appeal for Govt. intervention   Oct 30, 6:50 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): The leaders of various political parties on Thursday took the Narendra Modi-led government to task after a Sri Lankan Court awarded death penalty to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu.
India to appeal higher court in Lanka to seek return of five fishermen  Oct 30, 5:53 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): India on Thursday stated that it will contest a Sri Lankan court's decision pronouncing the death sentence on five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by appealing against the sentence in a higher court in that country.
Tamil Nadu fishermen in Sri Lanka jail end fast over assured release  Oct 29, 12:03 pm
Colombo, Oct.29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy have called off their hunger strike in a jail here after Sri Lankan officials assured that they would be released within a week, the Colombo Page reports.
Commonwealth Secretary-General, Sri Lankan President discuss CHOGM objectives  Oct 28, 11:57 am
Colombo, Oct.28 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa met here on Monday and discussed reforms and objectives agreed upon at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 that took place in Colombo last November.
Navy chief hopes his Sri Lankan counterpart's visit will strengthen bilateral ties  Oct 27, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Robin K. Dhowan, on Monday expressed hope that the visit of his Sri Lankan counterpart Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera would further strengthen and bridge the friendship that exists between the two Asian neighbours and open-up avenues of co-operation between both sides.
Mukherjee releases stamp on Lanka Buddhist revivalist Angararika Dharmapala  Oct 25, 2:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released a commemorative postage stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala, a Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist and writer, at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Sri Lankan Navy Chief to leave for India tomorrow on official visit  Oct 25, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, will leave for India tomorrow on a five-day visit.
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