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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.
Wahab Riaz signs for 'short' T20 stint at Surrey   Apr 9, 4:59 pm
Karachi, Apr 09 (ANI): Pakistan speedster Wahab Riaz confirmed that he has signed a deal with English county side Surrey for its domestic Twenty20 campaign.
Sangakkara named Wisden's Leading Cricketer of the Year for second time   Apr 9, 1:10 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 09 (ANI): Sri Lanka veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been declared as the leading cricketer of the year in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
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.
Jayasuriya-led cricket selectors quit post Sri Lanka' tepid WC showing  Apr 4, 1:49 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 04 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka batsman Sanath Jayasuriya-led cricket selection panel has tendered its resignation in an attempt to pave way for new management to take over the country's cricket governing body.
Fleming calls on 'inspirational' McCullum to continue leading Black Caps in all three formats  Apr 3, 2:13 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 03 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming has said that Brendon McCullum's inspirational captaincy has lifted the nation and the big-hitting batsman should continue to lead the side in all the three formats of the game until next year's World Twenty20 tournament.
SL's sports minister urges Sangakkara to reconsider Test retirement plans and play on for another year  Apr 2, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Apr 02 (ANI): Sri Lanka's sports minister has urged their batting great Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider his plans to retire from Test cricket and appealed to the former skipper that he should play on for another year.
UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka  Apr 1, 1:10 pm
Colombo, Apr. 1 (ANI): United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Chairman of the United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific, Haoliang Xu, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 4-10.
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.
M.I.A. slams Oprah for calling her 'crazy` and `terrorist`  Mar 21, 5:06 pm
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): American singer, M.I.A. has slammed Oprah Winfrey for shutting her down and calling her a terrorist.
Grant Elliott claims Taylor in 'really good form' despite uncharacteristic stints in WC so far  Mar 20, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Mar 20 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has claimed that his teammate Ross Taylor has been in really good form, despite his lackluster performance in his last innings that came against Bangladesh last Friday.
India is 'birthplace, cradle of Buddhism': Rijiju  Mar 19, 7:17 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that India is the birthplace and cradle of Buddhism.
Pak cradle of and committed to terrorism: security expert  Mar 19, 4:37 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Security and strategic affairs expert Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar on Thursday said Pakistan is the 'cradle' of and is committed to terrorism, adding that if Islamabad were to sever its ties with extremist elements, then the security dynamics of South Asia would change.
Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue  Mar 19, 3:11 pm
Jaipur, Mar. 19 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like neighbours.
Imran Tahir claims doesn't 'know why' he has frenzied wicket-taking celebrations  Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): South Africa's leg-spinner Imran Tahir has said that he doesn't know why he had frenzied wicket-taking celebrations after helping bowl his side to a nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their World Cup quarterfinal tie on Wednesday.
'Positive' Sangakkara has 'no fears' about Lanka's future as team in 'great hands'  Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket great Kumar Sangakkara has claimed that he is positive about the future of the team and believes that the team is in great hands, after the wicketkeeper batsman bowed out of ODIs following a World Cup quarterfinal defeat by South Africa.
De Villiers says 'winning' Proteas like being called 'chokers'   Mar 19, 11:28 am
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): Following their World Cup quarterfinal rout of Sri Lanka on Wednesday, South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has taken a sarcastic hit at the team's critics, saying that they like being called 'chokers' and would keep that tag as they keep winning.
Buddhist monks from India, Sri Lanka hold dialogue on spiritual traditions  Mar 19, 9:01 am
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Buddhist monks from India and Sri Lanka started a two-day dialogue in New Delhi beginning on Wednesday to discuss their respective spiritual traditions, values.
PM's visit to Indian Ocean countries promotes greater understanding, cooperation: Swaraj  Mar 18, 7:57 pm
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Indian Ocean countries Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka has promoted greater understanding and cooperation in this region.
'Confident' De Villiers believes Proteas will 'go all the way' to WC glory post quarterfinal win over Lanka  Mar 18, 4:51 pm
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): South Africa captain AB de Villiers has said that he is quietly confident of going all the way to the World Cup glory, after his side thrashed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their quarterfinal tie at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday to record their first ever win in the knockout stages of cricket's pinnacle tournament.