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Trevor Bayliss beats Jason Gillespie to become Moores' successor  May 26, 12:11 pm
London, May 26 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan coach Trevor Bayliss, who led the team to the 2011 World Cup finals, is all set to be appointed as coach of England team, leaving Jason Gillespie in the shadows.
Former Lankan President Rajapaksa appoints shadow cabinet  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has reportedly appointed a shadow Cabinet that meets weekly to discuss the existing political situation.
Sri Lanka Freedom Party seeks nominations for remanded members  May 25, 5:59 pm
Colombo, May 25 (ANI): A group of Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members have sought nominations for members who are in police custody for various acts of corruption.
Indian national arrested in Colombo for smuggling gems  May 24, 7:31 pm
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): The Customs Department at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) here has arrested an Indian national for allegedly attempting to smuggle a stock of gems worth Rs. 9.7 million.
Sri Lanka to host 2015 SAARC film festival   May 24, 4:12 pm
Colombo, May 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka is set to host the 2015 SAARC Film Festival in Colombo over a period of six days from May 26 to 31.
Four Lanka ministers likely to resign today  May 21, 5:50 pm
Colombo, May 21 (ANI): Four Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) parliamentarians, who were recently appointed as ministers of the government are likely to resign their portfolios today, local media reports here quoted party sources, as saying.
Lanka to honour fallen war soldiers at solemn ceremony  May 20, 6:12 pm
Colombo, May 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka will honour its fallen war soldiers at a ceremony in the presence of Commander-In-Chief and President Maithripala Sirisena.
Lankan President Srisena says new parliament will be in place by September  May 20, 6:12 pm
Colombo, May 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Srisena has said that there will be a new parliament by September after the appointment of the Constitutional Council.
Amid heavy security, Zimbabwe arrives in Pak for their tour  May 19, 7:45 am
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): The Zimbabwe cricket team arrived in Lahore on Tuesday, the first test-playing nation to tour Pakistan since a gun attack on Sri Lanka's team bus in 2009 had left six policemen and a van driver dead.
Mathews to lead Lanka Test and ODI squads, Malinga T20 squad  May 15, 7:35 pm
Colombo, May 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) national Selectors have reappointed Angelo Mathews as the captain for the Test and one-day squads.
UNHCR wants Sri Lanka,India ferry service to resume  May 15, 7:23 pm
Colombo, May 15 (ANI): The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has called for the resumption of ferry services between India and Sri Lanka.
Lanka PM to inaugurate International Arbitration Centre this week  May 3, 8:47 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, is expected to open an International Arbitration Centre here this week.
Sri Lanka Navy hands over of 14 fishing trawlers to India's Coast Guard  May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Navy has handed over of 14 Indian fishing trawlers to the Indian Coast Guard.
Sri Lankan nabbed for trying to smuggle over Rs. 6 million worth of foreign currency  May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Customs officials here have arrested a Sri Lankan national from the departure lounge of Colombo International Airport in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs. 6 million.
Sri Lanka celebrating Buddhist festival of Vesak  May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka is celebrating the Buddhist festival of Vesak, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha, its founder.
Sri Lankan parliament votes to curb president's powers  Apr 30, 11:26 am
London, April 30 (ANI): The Sri Lankan parliament has reportedly voted to curb the powers of the president and reinstate a two-term limit for incumbents.
Ex-Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's younger brother arrested on corruption charges  Apr 23, 10:56 am
London, April 23 (ANI): Basil Rajapaksa, the younger brother of Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been taken into custody on corruption charges.
Cabinet approves RBI to enter into Currency Swap Agreement with Central Bank of Sri Lanka  Apr 23, 3:33 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for entering into an agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for extending US$1.1 billion as a special /ad-hoc swap outside the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Member Countries.
SLC slams ICC for 'gravely disrupting' sport in Lanka by withholding share of proceeds from WCs  Apr 21, 11:25 am
Johannesburg, Apr 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been accused by Sri Lanka's cricket board of gravely disrupting the sport in the island nation by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.
Sangakkara bats for 'match-winner' KP to be reinstated into England team   Apr 20, 3:10 pm
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has lavished praise on his new Surrey team mate Kevin Pietersen, describing the sacked England batsman as a 'match-winner', who should be reinstated into the national squad for the 'good of country's cricket'.
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.
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