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Sri Lanka to hold presidential elections two years ahead of schedule Oct 21, 10:11 am
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka has reportedly decided to hold early presidential elections in January, about two years ahead of schedule, the government's information ministry said.
Johannesburg, Oct 20 (ANI): West Indies cricket team's chief selector and former captain Clive Lloyd has apologised for the national team's abrupt withdrawal from India tour because of a pay dispute between the country's cricket board and the players' union.
Karachi, Oct 16 (ANI): The University of Western Australia (UWA), whom the International Cricket Council (ICC) relied upon for the last 20 years to develop models to test illegal bowling actions, has reportedly raised serious doubts over the reliability of the recent biomechanics tests that have resulted in several international bowlers being suspended.
PCB hoping second-tier teams' tours will bring international cricket back to terror-hit Pak Oct 14, 2:56 pm
Karachi, Oct 14 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has said that tours from second-tier and smaller teams could help revive domestic cricket in Pakistan that has been hit by terrorist attacks fears.
Pak's selection committee to include Younus in Test squad against Oz despite outburst Oct 11, 2:45 pm
Karachi, Oct 10 (ANI): Pakistan's national cricket team selection committee is reportedly keen on including veteran batsman Younus Khan in the Test squad against Australia in the two-Test series, despite his recent outburst against them and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Karachi, Oct 11 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan has reportedly assured Sri Lanka of foolproof security arrangements for the visiting teams as he visited the country on the last leg of his tour of South Asian cricketing nations.
Misbah denies shedding weight caused loss in form Oct 9, 9:52 am
Johannesburg, Oct 09 (ANI): Struggling Pakistan cricket team captain Misbah-ul Haq has said that he and his team needs just one good innings to restore confidence, denying that losing weight has caused him to lose form.
PCB asks Bangladesh to send 'any' cricket team to revive international cricket in Pak Oct 8, 3:39 pm
Karachi, Oct 08 (ANI): Pakistan's cricket board chief has urged Bangladesh to send "any team," even "at the level of A teams and Under 19" to Pakistan as they attempt to bring back international matches to the nation in the aftermath of the deadly attack on Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009.
Karachi, Oct 07 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Ramiz Raja has said that every youngster is now bowling the 'doosra' in the country and has demanded cricket's law makers to save the controversial delivery as it provides a new dimension to the batsmen-dominated game.
36 Tamil fishermen released from Sri Lankan jail return back Oct 3, 3:04 pm
Mandapam (Tamil Nadu),Oct.3 (ANI): Thirty-six Tamil fishermen, who were released from Sri Lankan jail, returned to Mandapam on Thursday night. The local fishermen and local fisheries authorities welcomed them.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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