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Tamils rise up against Sri Lankan army's land 'seizure' May 25, 3:24 pm
London, May 25 (ANI): There are growing tensions in northern Sri Lanka as Tamils are trying to prevent the Sinhalese-dominated army from taking over their land.
Whatmore 'not concerned' by Pak failure to win Tests May 24, 9:52 am
Karachi, May 24 (ANI): Playing down Pakistan's inability to win any Test matches since he took over, coach Dav Whatmore has said that losing four Tests out of six in the last 12 months was 'not a concern'.
Tamil Nadu wants Sri Lanka to return Katchatheevu May 21, 2:25 pm
Chennai, May 21 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has reiterated that Katchatheevu, the fishing islet has to be retrieved back by India in an endeavour to provide a permanent solution to the problem of Indian fishermen.
'Anti-Terrorism Day' to be observed tomorrow May 20, 2:52 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Anti-Terrorism Day will be observed throughout the country tomorrow.
Beijing, May 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday renewed his pledge to fight all "external elements" seeking to "disrupt" the country's peace at the fourth anniversary celebration of winning the three-decade war.
CA cuts back 2014 ODI schedule against England May 16, 3:38 pm
Sydney, May 16 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has reportedly condensed the five-match series of one-day internationals against England into a 15-day period in January 2014.
Ceylon tea promises to boost your libido May 13, 10:50 am
Melbourne, May 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka is marketing its most profitable export - Ceylon tea - as a luxury boost for the libido.
Dubai, May 6 (ANI): New Zealand's Daniel Vettori and Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardena and Kumar Sangakkara are set to join an exclusive club of cricketers to play in six ICC Champions Trophy tournaments after they were named in their respective squads for the elite event to be staged in England and Wales from 6-23 June.
Lankan Navy attacks 15 Indian fishermen near Danushkodi May 6, 4:17 pm
Dhanushkodi (Tamil Nadu), May 6 (ANI): At least 15 Indian fishermen were reportedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel on Monday, while they were fishing near Dhanuskodi.
London, May. 1 (ANI): Amnesty International has accused Sri Lanka of intensifying a crackdown on dissent, urging the Commonwealth to not hold its summit there unless the human rights situation improves.
Parents of murdered Indian daughter anguished over 'sweet little fairy's' death in Oz Apr 29, 11:32 am
Sydney, Apr. 29 (ANI): The parents of a murdered 24-year-old Indian girl have said their daughter was their 'sweet little fairy', and a happy 'blessing' who was flourishing in Australia despite being separated from them in India.
Greens blames Oz Govt. for ignoring Lankan human rights abuse Apr 28, 5:17 pm
Sydney, Apr.28 (ANI): An Australian politician has accused the government of ignoring the human rights violations taking place in Sri Lanka and focusing more on domestic politics.
Canada 'appalled' at Sri Lanka hosting Commonwealth summit over 'dubious' democratic record Apr 27, 11:17 am
London, Apr. 27 (ANI): Canada has launched a blistering attack on Sri Lanka's 'appalling' record on democratic accountability.
Sri Lanka, India discuss maritime boundary issues Apr 26, 4:04 pm
Beijing, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lanka and India have had more talks on issues relating to the Maritime Boundary Line dividing both countries, the Sri Lanka Navy said on Friday.
Indian Railways completes 43km stretch of Lankan Rail track Apr 26, 10:16 am
New delhi/Colombo, April 26 (ANI): Indian Railway's engineering subsidiary IRCON has completed a 43-kilometre-stretch of Sri Lanka's Northern Railway line from Madawachchiya to Madhu Road station on schedule.
Commonwealth should shift November meeting out of Sri Lanka: HRW Apr 25, 3:35 pm
New York, April 25 (ANI): A senior Commonwealth advisory group should recommend the organization shift the venue of its November 2013 Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from Sri Lanka unless the government makes prompt, measurable, and meaningful progress on human rights, Human Rights Watch said today.
Sri Lankan President expresses condolence over China quake Apr 21, 3:24 pm
Beijing, Apr. 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday said he was deeply saddened to hear of the loss of lives and devastation as a result of the earthquake in southwest China.
Sri Lankan navy arrests Tamils bound for Australia Apr 21, 3:24 pm
Beijing, Apr. 21 (Xinhua-ANI): The Sri Lankan navy on Sunday arrested 80 people off the northern town of Jaffna as they were heading to Australia by boat, navy spokesman Kosala Warnakulasuriya said.
Sri Lankan police arrest 44 people heading to Australia Apr 19, 1:11 pm
Colombo, April 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Sri Lankan police on Friday arrested 44 people who were preparing to leave for Australia by boat.
Three Indian Naval ships on goodwill visit to Sri Lanka Apr 18, 6:52 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): As part of an endeavor to boost mutual cooperation between the navies of the two Asian neighbours, three Indian Naval ships, 'INS Sujata, INS Tarangini and the coast guard ship ICGS Varuna', berthed at the Colombo port yesterday.
Defence Secretary Rajapaksa's claim that India responsible for terrorism in Lanka unacceptable: Narayanasamy Apr 12, 3:46 pm
Chennai, April 12 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office V.Narayanasamy on Friday termed Sri Lanka Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa's claim that India was responsible for creating terrorism in his country as unacceptable
Colombo, April 9 (Xinhua-ANI):The United States has called on the Sri Lankan government to make public a crucial inquiry made by the army into allegations of war crimes during the last phase of the country's brutal three decade war, an official said here on Tuesday.
Chidambaram criticises BJP on Sri Lankan Tamils issue Apr 8, 10:56 am
Chennai, Apr 8 (ANI): Finance Minister P Chidambaram has criticised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not supporting the UPA government's efforts to pass a resolution in Parliament on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue.
Vaiko demands referendum for Tamils in Sri Lanka Apr 7, 3:11 pm
Bangalore, Apr 7 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader Vaiko has called for an independent international investigation into war crimes allegations agaisnt Sri Lanka and also demanded that the Tamils in Sri Lanka should be allowed a referendum to decide their fate.
Lanka Opposition Leader calls on President Mukherjee Apr 4, 8:00 pm
New Delhi, April 4 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Leader of Opposition Ranil Wickremesinghe called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday.
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