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Sri Lanka opposition leader to attend UK Conservative Party Conference  Sep 29, 2:31 pm
Colombo, Sept.29 (ANI): Sri Lanka Opposition leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has left for England today to participate in the 2014 Conference of the Conservative Party.
Sri Lanka offers support to PM Modi's call for 'International Yoga Day'  Sep 28, 1:21 am
New York, Sept. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for the observance of an International Yoga Day has got a shot in the arm, with Sri Lanka offering its support in writing.
PM Modi meets Sri Lankan Prez Rajapaksa in NY  Sep 27, 11:28 pm
New York, Sept. 27 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Saturday and held discussions with him on issues of mutual interest to both sides.
Atapattu says winning WC is 'morale high' Lanka's focus   Sep 27, 11:46 am
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka cricket team's new coach Marvan Atapattu has revealed that the World Cup is their focus, as he targeted more success for the reigning Twenty20 champions in next year's 50-over tournament.
ADB grants Sri Lanka USD 800 million loan to upgrade rural roads  Sep 27, 11:35 am
Manila/Colombo, Sept.26 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 800 million loan to fund rural and national road upgrades in six provinces of Sri Lanka.
Lanka Government's Appropriation Bill for 2015 estimates 1.812 trillion rupees as expenditure  Sep 27, 11:35 am
Colombo, Sept.27 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka has estimated that it will need Rs. 1.812 trillion (approximately USD 14 billion) as expenditure for its services in fiscal 2015.
Lanka allows 'suspended' off-spinner Senanayake to play domestic cricket  Sep 26, 10:11 am
Johannesburg, Sep 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka revealed on Thursday that it would allow suspended off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake to play domestic cricket as he is making good progress in remedying his bowling action.
England selectors taking big risk by asking Cook to remain ODI captain: Agnew  Sep 25, 1:32 pm
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Former England cricketer Jonathan Agnew has said that the selectors are taking a big risk by asking Alastair Cook to captain the squad in the Sri Lanka ODI tour and next year's World Cup.
Ex-Lanka skipper Marvan Atapattu appointed head coach  Sep 25, 9:35 am
London, Sep 25 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Marvan Atapattu has been named as the team's new head coach following a successful spell as an interim coach.
Cook likely to hold on to ODI captaincy as England names its squad  Sep 24, 11:34 am
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Alastair Cook is expected to hold on to the position of the captain when England names its squad on Wednesday for the one-day series in Sri Lanka starting in November, a report said.
Rajapaksa arrives in New York for UNGA session  Sep 23, 2:03 pm
New York, Sept.23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has arrived in New York to participate in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) that is taking place later this week.
Lanka Government needs to do more for reconciliation: UNHCR chief  Sep 23, 1:58 pm
Geneva, Sept 23. (ANI), United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid Al- Hussein has said that the Government of Sri Lanka needs to do much more to ensure far-reaching accountability and reconciliation between communities in the post-civil war period.
Sri Lanka to set up joint trade commission with Russia  Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept.19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has received cabinet approval to establish a joint commission with the Russian Federation to enhance the bilateral trade ties.
Sri Lanka to establish human heart valve bank for pediatric patients  Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept. 19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government plans to establish a human heart valve bank at the Lady Ridgeway Children Hospital in Colombo for pediatric patients.
Sri Lanka to target 8.2 pct economic growth in 2015 budget  Sep 19, 6:29 am
Colombo, Sept.19 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka intends to achieve an economic growth rate of 8.2 percent and a budget deficit of 4.4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) for the next year.
Sri Lanka, China ink 27 agreements to deepen strategic cooperative partnership  Sep 17, 2:15 pm
Colombo, Sept.17 (ANI): Sri Lanka and China have signed 27 agreements to further cooperation between the two nations.
Sri Lanka, China presidents inaugurate Colombo Port City Project  Sep 17, 1:57 pm
Colombo, Sept.17 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping launched the Colombo Port City Project here on Wednesday.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka  Sep 16, 6:20 pm
Katunayake (Sri Lanka), Sept.16 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka Tuesday on a 23-hour-long state visit on the second leg of his three-nation South Asia tour.
Mark Ramprakash says no surprise to watch 'strong' Cook come through 'tough patch'  Sep 16, 3:32 pm
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Former English cricketer Mark Ramprakash, who is embarking on a new career as a coach, has said that current captain Alastair Cook is very strong and resilient and it was no surprise to see him come through that tough patch while he was struggling in Tests.
Saqlain defends 'perfectly legal doosra' delivery  Sep 16, 10:30 am
Johannesburg, Sep 16 (ANI): Former Pakistan ace off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq has defended the controversial 'doosra' delivery he invented, after it came under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saeed Ajmal's bowling ban last week.
Boycott says 'not too late to drop' Cook as England's ODI team captain  Sep 12, 12:58 pm
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott has said that it is not too late to drop Alastair Cook as the captain of their ODI team.
Striking TN fishermen demand release of colleagues jailed in Lanka  Sep 12, 9:54 am
Chennai, Sept. 12 (ANI): Fishermen the Poompuhar area of Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam District have reportedly gone on an indefinite strike over a demand for the immediate release of fellow fishermen lodged in jails in Sri Lanka.
Suspected Pak spy produced before Poonamalle court  Sep 11, 2:21 pm
Chennai, Sept. 11 (ANI): A Sri Lankan national and suspected Pakistani spy, Zakir Hussain, who was arrested for spying and for being involved in a fake currency case along with three others, was produced before a Poonamalle court near here today.
Sri Lanka won't tolerate Indian fishermen destroying its resources: Rajapaksa  Sep 11, 12:44 pm
Colombo, Sept.11 (ANI): President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that Sri Lanka won't tolerate Indian fishermen using destructive methods to deplete the island-nation's fishery resources and destroying its environment.
Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to seek release of Tamil fishermen arrested by Lankan authorities  Sep 10, 2:19 pm
New Delhi, Sept.10 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek the immediate release of 21 Tamil fishermen, who are presently lodged in a Sri Lankan jail.
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