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Basic education per child in Pakistan is fourth lowest in region  May 2, 3:46 pm
Karachi, May.2 (ANI): Despite being the recipient of the second highest aid package for education in the region, aid for basic education per child in Pakistan is the fourth lowest in the region and far below requirements.
Lanka govt. to set up panel to investigate 'Panama Papers'  May 2, 3:31 pm
Colombo, May 2 (ANI): Sri Lanka has announced that it is setting up setting up a special panel to chase after nationals likely to figure in the "Panama Papers," a pile of leaked documents on global tax evasion.
Lankan PM for 'collective responsibility' to safeguard workers' rights  May 1, 6:18 pm
Colombo, May 1 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has emphasized that the labour unions must give priority to safeguard the rights of the workers instead of focusing on political agendas.
Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention for release of 34 fishermen held by Lanka  Apr 30, 4:31 pm
Chennai, Apr. 30 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action to secure the release of 34 fishermen from the state and 88 fishing boats, including 21 fishermen and three traditional fishing boats, apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy on April 27.
Steyn replaces injured Malinga in Jamaica Tallawahs squad for CPL  Apr 29, 8:25 pm
Barbados, Apr.29 (ANI): South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has replaced injured Sri Lankan speedster Lasith Malinga in the Jamaica Tallawahs squad for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Lanka reaches an agreement of for 1.5 billion dollars with IMF to bolster finances  Apr 29, 1:34 pm
Colombo, Apr 29(ANI): Sri Lanka has reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for 1.5 billion dollars in loans to help lower its borrowing costs and fix its finances, aimed at reversing a two-decade decline in tax revenue and reviving growth.
Allan Donald named Australia's bowling coach for Sri Lanka tour  Apr 28, 10:37 am
Melbourne, Apr.28 (ANI): Former South African paceman Allan Donald has been announced as Australia's bowling coach for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
Shanaka, De Silva earn call up in Lanka Test squad  Apr 27, 10:49 pm
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Sri Lanka have called in rookie batsmen Dasun Shanaka and Dhananjaya de Silva for the upcoming three-match Test series against England.
Lanka restores Jayasuriya as chief selector  Apr 27, 9:43 pm
Colombo, Apr.27 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Sanath Jayasuriya has returned as the country's chief selector, a year after he stepped down from the role.
Sweden pledges to support Lanka to restore EU GSP+ trade concession  Apr 27, 1:09 pm
Colombo, Apr. 27 (ANI): Sweden has pledged its maximum support to Sri Lanka to ensure the European Union's trade concession Generalized Scheme of Preferences plus (GSP+) is restored.
Lanka Court summons Defense Secretary over compensation to disabled soldiers  Apr 27, 12:04 pm
Colombo, Apr 27. (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has issued notices and asked the Defense Secretary and the Commander of Army to appear before it over a petition filed by disabled soldiers.
Silva discharged from hospital after recovering from mild concussion  Apr 26, 7:50 pm
Colombo, Apr.26 (ANI): Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Kaushal Silva has been discharged from hospital and declared fully fit to play, two days after being hit on the head by a cricket ball.
Allan Donald likely to join Aussies as bowling coach  Apr 26, 5:53 pm
Melbourne, Apr.26 (ANI): Former South Africa pace spearhead Allan Donald is likely to join the Australian squad as a bowling coach for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Lankan President commutes death sentences of 83 inmates  Apr 26, 1:32 pm
Colombo, Apr.26 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to commute the death sentences of 83 prisoners who are either on death row or serving life. imprisonments.
Human Rights Watch urges Lanka to be transparent in implementing UN resolution  Apr 26, 12:55 pm
New York, Apr 26, (ANI): New York-based Human Rights Watch has asked Sri Lanka to step up efforts in building trust among communities and be more transparent on measures it is taking to deliver on its promises.
Foreign minister says Lanka to pass bills to create efficient environment for investors  Apr 25, 7:00 pm
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Apr.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera said Monday that the government plans to pass a series of bills that will create a more suitable investment environment in the country.
Buoyant Broad eyeing Test series win against Lanka, Pak  Apr 24, 4:50 pm
Johannesburg, Apr. 24 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad believes that his current team are in a good position at the moment as they are looking ahead for a Test series win against Sri Lanka and Pakistan later this summer.
No honesty in Jaya's claim on Sri Lankan Tamils issue: Kanimozhi  Apr 24, 2:44 pm
Chennai, Apr. 24 (ANI): DMK MP Kanimozhi on Sunday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, saying the latter has no right to talk on the Sri Lankan Tamils issue as she highlights the same just before the elections.
Lanka unveils South Asia's tallest Buddha statue   Apr 24, 12:49 pm
Matugama, Apr. 24 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has unveiled South Asia's tallest standing Buddha statue in Matugama of Kalutara district.
Will continue taking steps for separate Tamil Eelam for SL Tamils: Jayalalithaa  Apr 23, 10:07 pm
Chennai, Apr. 23 (ANI): Kicking her campaign up a notch in poll-bound Tamil Nadu, AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa on Saturday assured that she will continue her fight to create a separate Tamil Eelam for the Sri Lankan Tamils.
New chief renames Police Department as Sri Lanka Police  Apr 23, 6:32 pm
Colombo, Apr. 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Inspector General of Police(IGP) Pujitha Jayasundera has said that the Police Department will be renamed as the Sri Lanka Police.
Lankan team visits ancient Buddhist center Taxila in Pakistan  Apr 23, 3:17 pm
Colombo, Apr. 23(ANI): A delegation of senior Sri Lankan Buddhist monks and scholars led by the Speaker of the Parliament, Karu Jayasuriya, visited Taxila, Pakistan's ancient Buddhist center of learning, the Taxila museum and Taxila University.
Proposed SAARC Cultural Center will enhance South Asian cultural ties says Lankan President  Apr 23, 2:14 pm
Colombo, Apr 23. (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that the proposed South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Cultural Center to be set up in his country will be a great opportunity to enhance strong cultural links among the people of South Asia.
Western arms contractors worried over success of Indian Tejas Jet  Apr 23, 7:42 am
London, Apr.23 (ANI): Leading defence and aeronautical firms of the West are reportedly worried over the success of the Tejas Trainer Jet, especially as India is expected to bag the first contracts for the trainer jet from Sri Lanka and Egypt.
Lanka applies for WHO certification on malaria-free status   Apr 22, 3:24 pm
Colombo, Apr. 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka has applied for World Health Organization (WHO) certification on malaria-free status, which is a milestone in the history of health and development of the country.