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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Karachi, Sep 10 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Ahmed Shehzad reportedly dodged all questions related to his alleged religious remarks made towards veteran Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan during a recently concluded ODI series between the two countries.
MDMK stages protest against Sri Lanka in Chennai Sep 9, 1:33 pm
Chennai, Sept.9 (ANI): Members of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) party led by their Chief Vaiko staged a protest here on Tuesday over a demand that the Central Government allow the United Nations (UN) team to probe atrocities on Tamilians by the Sri Lanka Government.
Sri Lanka invites the new UN rights chief to visit country Sep 8, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that he has extended an invitation to the new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Sri Lanka in 2014 to assess Sri Lanka's progress in national reconciliation and to assess the steps taken by Colombo to engage with UN agencies, in particular with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
Lanka opposition party lawmaker's leg amputated after accident on Southern Expressway Sep 8, 1:40 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): A parliamentarian of Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) Ajith Mannapperuma's right leg below the knee has been amputated as a result of the injuries he received in an accident yesterday.
Colombo, Sept. 8 (ANI): Sri Lanka and Japan have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations in the maritime sector and in interational fora after discussions held at the presidential secretariat here over the weekend.
Japanese PM visits Sri Lanka's Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya Sep 8, 1:20 pm
Colombo, Sept.8 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is in Sri Lanka on a one-day official trip, visited the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya today and engaged in religious activities marking Binara Full Moon Poya Day.
Karachi, Sep 07 (ANI): Former Pakistan fast bowler Rao Iftikhar Anjum has said that the country's pacers have become too predictable in ODIs, in light of the one day series loss to Sri Lanka.
London, Sep 06 (ANI): Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad is facing disciplinary action for making religious comments to Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan after Saturday's ODI in Dambulla.
Lanka Govt. To counter UN probe on alleged civil war atrocities Sep 6, 12:33 pm
Colombo, Sept.6 (ANI): Sri Lanka has decided that it will not cooperate with an ongoing UN investigation into alleged atrocities committed during the war against the LTTE, but rather present its defence on the issue before the 27th UN human rights session in Geneva on September 24.
Karachi, Sep 05 (ANI): Pakistan's chief of selectors and manager Moin Khan wants bold steps to be taken to lift the squad's performance ahead of next year's Cricket World Cup following a disastrous tour of Sri Lanka.
New Delhi, Sep 4 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has slammed the actions of Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who allegedly told Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan to convert to Islam.
Naqvi condemns Pak batsman Shehzad's religious comment Sep 4, 2:06 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 4 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday dubbed the religious comment made by Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lankan opener Tillakaratne Dilshan as completely wrong and asked the concerned authorities in Islamabad to look into the matter.
PCB investigating Shehzad's religious remarks to Dilshan Sep 4, 12:06 pm
Karachi, Sep 04 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is investigating the religious comments made by their batsman Ahmed Shehzad to Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan after their ODI last Saturday.
Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation protests against Sri Lankan detention of fishermen Sep 3, 8:24 pm
Chennai, Sep 3 (ANI): The Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO) on Wednesday held a demonstration in Chennai against the detention of fishermen by Sri Lankan authorities.
PCB chairman backs Misbah as ODI captain till 2015 World Cup Sep 3, 2:15 pm
Islamabad, Sep 03 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan has backed the team's captain Misbahul Haq by letting him keep his captaincy till the 2015 World Cup.
Islamabad, Sep 03 (ANI): After Pakistan's dismal show in ODI series in Sri Lanka, former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif wants Misbah-ul-Haq to step down as ODI skipper.
Lahore, Sept.3 (ANI): Pakistan's cricket captain Misbah-ul Haq has said his failure with the bat was a big factor in his team's disastrous tour of Sri Lanka.
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