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'Slinger Malinga' set to return for Lanka against Kiwis   Dec 22, 2:44 pm
Wellington, Dec 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka frontline seamer Lasith Malinga is on course for a return to the national squad towards the end of the seven match series against New Zealand.
Sri Lankan court extends remand of 38 Indian fishermen till December 31  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Jaffna, Dec.19 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has extened the remand of 38 Tamil Nadu fishermen to December 31.
Chinese firm to invest USD 20 million for a saline production facility in Sri Lanka  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Colombo, Dec.19 (ANI): A Chinese firm has announced plans to invest USD 20 million to establish a saline production facility in Sri Lanka by mid-2015.
Sri Lanka court grants bail to former army chief's son-in-law  Dec 19, 12:58 pm
Colombo, Dec.19 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court on Friday granted bail to Danuna Tilakaratne, the son-in-law of former Chief of Army Staff and Democratic Party leader Sarath Fonseka after he surrendered before the court.
Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka asks local government authorities to obey poll laws  Dec 19, 12:47 pm
Colombo, Dec.19 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRSCL) has advised all local government authorities to obey election laws, saying it will be compelled to take legal action against violators.
Ian Botham says replacing 'under-fire' Cook will improve England's chances at WC   Dec 18, 12:28 pm
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has stated that replacing under fire captain Alastair Cook would improve England's chances of performing better in the World Cup, although it won't automatically mean they would win it.
Darren Gough brands England squad 'bunch of schoolboys' post Lanka series loss  Dec 17, 3:46 pm
Sydney, Dec 17 (ANI): Former England pace spearhead Darren Gough has branded the current lot of players as a bunch of schoolboys and has slammed the selectors and captain Alastair Cook for their series loss against Sri Lanka.
Misfiring Cook in 'dilemma' over England's ODI captaincy post Lanka drubbing   Dec 17, 2:11 pm
London, December 17 (ANI): England skipper Alastair Cook has said that he has to wait and see whether he would remain as team's captain after incurring fourth one-day series loss under his leadership.
Sri Lanka condemns terror attack in Peshawar  Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has vehemently condemned Tuesday's terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar, that claimed over 140 lives and injured over 100 others.
Sri Lanka says it is happy with Tamil Nadu gesture to release fishermen   Dec 17, 12:01 pm
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI):The Government of Sri Lanka has expressed its happiness and satisfaction over the decision taken by the Government of Tamil Nadu to release the Sri Lankan fishermen under its custody and their boats before Christmas.
Sri Lanka calls for concerted global effort to tackle terror  Dec 17, 11:43 am
Colombo, Dec.17 (ANI): In a statement, the Government of Sri Lanka has said that the recent act of terror in Sydney highlights the need for a concerted action by the international community to combat terrorism and ensure global peace and security.
Dilshan shines as Lanka clinch ODI series 5-2 over England   Dec 17, 11:26 am
London, December 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed an impressive ton and claimed three wickets as they inflicted a crushing 87- run defeat on the visitors to clinch the seven match ODI series 5-2 in Colombo.
Paul Downton defends Cook's role as England captain for Cricket WC  Dec 16, 1:44 pm
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Managing director of England cricket Paul Downton has defended Alastair Cook's role as captain in the World Cup despite the skipper's poor run of team results and struggling personal form.
Sangakkara fined for breaching ICC code of conduct  Dec 15, 11:59 am
Colombo/Dubai, Dec.15 (ANI): Prolific Sri Lankana batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for showing dissent at an Umpire's decision during the sixth One-Day International against England in Pallekele on Saturday.
Malaysia extradites Lankan terror suspect wanted by India to Sri Lanka   Dec 15, 11:48 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Malaysia has reportedly deported a Sri Lankan national arrested in Kuala Lumpur for an alleged conspiracy to carry out terror attacks on the American and Israeli consulates in South India to Sri Lanka, ignoring New Delhi's extradition request.
Tamil Nadu fishermen accuse Sri Lanka Navy of chasing away 3,000 Indian fishermen  Dec 15, 11:48 am
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu): Fishermen in the Rameswaram area of Tamil Nadu have reportedly accused personnel of the Sri Lankan Navy of threatening and chasing away 3000 Indian fishermen.
Sri Lankan President expresses concern over Sydney hostage situation  Dec 15, 11:35 am
Colombo, Dec.15 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has expressed concern over the hostage situation in Sydney, Australia.
Cook vows to remain England's one-day captain despite fourth successive ODI series loss  Dec 14, 11:57 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Despite losing a fourth successive ODI series, Alastair Cook has vowed to remain England's one-day captain.
Sangakkara's exceptional ton steers Lanka to ODI series win against England  Dec 14, 11:07 am
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Wicketkeeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara's splendid knock of 112 runs from the same number of deliveries helped Sri Lanka seal a 90-run win over England and also secure the ODI series with one match still left to play.
Sri Lanka Election Commissioner asks state media not to campaign for government  Dec 13, 1:21 pm
Colombo, Dec.13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Election Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya has asked state media not to broadcast programs unfairly supporting incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is contesting for a third term at the upcoming presidential elections.
UK parliament discusses enhancing bilateral trade with Sri Lanka  Dec 13, 12:18 pm
London, Dec.13 (ANI): Britain's House of Lords is discussing plans to enhance bilateral trade with Sri Lanka, which the former sees as one of its most important bilateral trading partners.
Jayawardene, Afridi set to become most experienced players in 2015 WC  Dec 12, 6:43 pm
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI):Veteran cricketers Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan are on course to become the most experienced players in the history of the ICC Cricket World Cup after being named as part of their respective nation's provisional squad for the tournament, that kickstarts on February 14 next year.
Rajapaksa launches presidential poll campaign from Anuradhapura  Dec 12, 5:37 pm
Colombo, Dec.12 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has launched his election campaign for a third term in office through a public rally in Anuradhapura.
Cook says team making 'good strides' ahead of WC  Dec 12, 5:32 pm
London, December 12 (ANI): England skipper Alastair Cook has praised team's performance especially Joe Root for his stellar unbeaten knock of 104 that saw Cook's team come away with the second win of the series against Sri Lanka.
73 poll violations reported in Sri Lanka in last 48 hours   Dec 11, 1:11 pm
Colombo, Dec.11 (ANI): The Election Commissioner's office in Colombo has received 73 complaints of election violations in the last 48 hours.
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