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HRW questions Sri Lanka on sending ex-army chief to parliament  Feb 11, 11:59 am
New York, Feb.11 (ANI):The Sri Lankan government's appointment to parliament of a former army chief whose forces were implicated in widespread abuses contradicts pledges to investigate alleged war crimes, Human Rights Watch said today.
Lankan Navy apprehends 11 Indian fishermen  Feb 11, 9:43 am
Rameswaram, Feb, 11 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended 11 Indian fishermen and seized two trawlers near the Gulf of Mannar.
Jayawardene rejoins England coaching team for World T20  Feb 10, 7:35 pm
London, Feb.10 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is set to rejoin the England cricket team as a batting consultant for the opening 10 days of next month's World Twenty20 in India, according to the England and Wales Cricket Board.
Sri Lanka seamers rattle India to win opening T20  Feb 9, 11:08 pm
Pune, Feb. 09 (ANI): Sri Lankan seamers produced a stupendous performance on a green-tinged surface before batsmen steered their side to a comfortable five-wicket win over India in the opening Twenty20 international of the three-match series in Pune on Tuesday.
Second-string Lanka bowl India out for 101 in first T20  Feb 9, 9:32 pm
Pune, Feb. 09 (ANI): A new-look Sri Lankan bowling attack produced a sensational performance to bowl out hosts India for a paltry 101 in the opening Twenty20 match in Pune on Tuesday.
India thrash Sri Lanka to reach fifth U19 WC final  Feb 9, 5:49 pm
Mirpur, Feb. 09 (ANI): Rahul Dravid-coached India stormed into the final of the ICC Under19 World Cup with a convincing 97-run win over Sri Lanka in the semi-final in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
Lankan Navy accused of damaging Indian fishermen's nets  Feb 9, 3:45 pm
Colombo,Feb 9(ANI): Indian fishermen have accused the Sri Lankan Navy of damaging their fishing nets and chasing them back into Indian territorial waters while they were fishing near the Katchatheevu Islet today.
UN rights chief meets President, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka  Feb 9, 2:08 pm
Colombo, Feb 9(ANI): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, who is on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka at the invitation of the government, called on the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today.
Pak,Lanka signs MoUs on academic, cultural cooperation  Feb 9, 1:27 pm
Colombo, Feb.9 (ANI): Sri Lanka's College of Information Management and Sciences and Sri Lanka-Pakistan Friendship, Trade and Investment Association have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Preston University for collaboration in a variety of fields.
India set to take on buoyant Sri Lanka in U19 WC semis  Feb 8, 7:40 pm
Mirpur, Feb. 08 (ANI): Rahul Dravid-coached India will rely on its all-round strengths to put it across buoyant Sri Lanka in the first semi-final of the Under19 Cricket World Cup in Mirpur on Tuesday.
Dhoni lauds India's bench strength before World T20  Feb 8, 7:27 pm
Pune, Feb. 08 (ANI): Limited-overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has described the current Indian squad as 'very balanced' ahead of the three-match series against Sri Lanka and insisted that maintaining fitness will be a crucial factor for his side during next month's World Twenty20.
Chandimal says India series ideal opportunity for young Sri Lankans   Feb 8, 5:49 pm
Pune, Feb. 08 (ANI): Sri Lanka stand-in captain Dinesh Chandimal believes that the upcoming three-match Twenty20 series against India will be an ideal opportunity for young raw talents to show their mettle before the Asia Cup and World T20.
Lankan Army officer, civilian killed in road accident  Feb 8, 4:55 pm
Colombo, Feb 08(ANI): An officer of Sri Lankan Army and a civilian has been killed at Getambe in Peradeniya when their car collided with a tractor trailer.
Lanka's UNP Working Committee to be reorganized  Feb 8, 12:34 pm
Colombo, Feb.8 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed that the working committee of the United National Party (UNP) and its headquarters in Sirikotha will be re-organized.
South Asian Games: Indian contingent dominate medal tally with 24 gold   Feb 7, 9:23 pm
New Delhi, Feb.7 (ANI): Host country India continued to dominate on the third day of the 12th South Asian Games as they maintained their top position in the medals tally with 24 Gold medals.
India to renew rivalry with Sri Lanka to maintain top T20 spot  Feb 7, 4:53 pm
Dubai, Feb. 07 (ANI): India will lock horns against Sri Lanka in a three-match Twenty20 International series starting in Pune on Wednesday with the number-one ranking on the T20I Championship table up for grabs.
Lanka's opposition party protests on UN Human Rights Chief visit  Feb 7, 12:18 pm
Colombo, Feb.7 (ANI): The National Freedom Front (NFF), Sri Lanka's opposition political party led by MP Wimal Weerawansa has organized a protest in Colombo against the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein.
Sushma Swaraj arrives in New Delhi after two-day Lanka visit  Feb 6, 10:07 pm
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday arrived here at the Palam Airport after attending 9th India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting in Colombo.
Sri Lanka bring in Dickwella as cover for injured Dilshan  Feb 6, 5:27 pm
Colombo, Feb. 06 (ANI): Wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in Sri Lanka's T20 squad against India as a replacement for Tillakaratne Dilshan, who will miss the opening game with a hand injury.
UN human rights chief arrives in Lanka to probe war crimes  Feb 6, 2:28 pm
Colombo, Feb.6(ANI):The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka amid concerns that the country's President Maithripala Sirisena is backtracking on promises to investigate war crimes.
Swaraj inaugurates 'Rise of Digital India' in Lanka  Feb 6, 2:00 pm
Colombo,Feb 06(ANI): India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena today at the President's House in Colombo.
Lankan Navy participates in IFR-2016 in Visakhapatnam  Feb 6, 12:13 pm
Colombo, Feb 6(ANI): Commander of Sri Lankan Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne is representing Sri Lanka at the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 being held in India from 4th to 8th February 2016.
UN Human Rights chief arrives in Lanka  Feb 6, 11:40 am
Colombo, Feb 06(ANI): United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday for a four day official visit at the invitation of the Sri Lankan Government.
India, Sri Lanka discuss problems of fishermen  Feb 5, 11:24 pm
Colombo, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Sri Lankan counterpart Mangala Samaraweera on Friday co-chaired the Ninth session of the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission and discussed the problems of fishermen and reviewed the Indian development assistance programmes there.
Pawan Negi says he expected India call-up for World T20  Feb 5, 6:54 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 05 (ANI): Young all-rounder Pawan Negi, who has been named in the 15-man Indian squad for the World T20 and Asia Cup, has said that he was expecting the call after being selected for the Sri Lanka series, which starts on Tuesday.