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Rajapaksa thinks UN resolution on war crimes against Lanka not a victory  Oct 5, 12:15 pm
Colombo, Oct. 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that even though the United Nations resolution against Sri Lanka on war crimes sponsored by the US without a vote is being hailed as a diplomatic victory, he is unable to share the same view.
President Sirisena invites US investors to Sri Lanka  Oct 3, 3:05 pm
New York, Oct.3 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena has invited American investors to come to Sri Lanka without fear, and described it as a most suitable country for foreign investment.
Wickremesinghe leaves for Japan on a five-day visit  Oct 3, 3:05 pm
Colombo, Oct. 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe left the country early this morning for a five-day official visit to Japan at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
Over 27,000 Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka in September 2015  Oct 3, 3:05 pm
Colombo, Oct.3 (ANI): Over 27,000 Indian tourists visited Sri Lanka in September 2015 and arrivals from South Asia overall increased by 41.8 percent.
Seven Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy  Oct 2, 9:53 am
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), Oct. 2 (ANI): Seven Indian fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy here on Friday.
Sunil Narine returns to Windies squad for Sri Lanka series  Sep 29, 11:08 pm
Antigua, Sept. 29 (ANI): Off-spinner Sunil Narine, who pulled out of the World Cup campaign in order to get used to his re-worked bowling action, has been included in the upcoming limited overs series against Sri Lanka.
ICC bans Kaushal from bowling doosra  Sep 29, 4:45 pm
Johannesburg, Sept.29 (ANI): Sri Lankan off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal has been banned from bowling the doosra after it was found illegal following an independent assessment.
Simmons suspended as Windies coach with `immediate effect`  Sep 29, 10:53 am
Jamaica, Sept.29 (ANI): West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has been suspended with immediate effect following his criticism against the decision of not calling all-rounders to the one-day-internationals (ODI) squad for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour.
Wickremesinghe tells Lanka Parliament that he has invited PM Modi to sign Economic and Technological Agreement  Sep 28, 2:23 pm
Colombo, Sept. 28 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has told his country's parliament that he has invited Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sri Lanka to sign the Indo-Lanka Economic and Technological Agreement.
Indo-Sri Lanka joint exercise 'Mitra Shakti-2015' from September 29  Sep 27, 6:58 pm
New Delhi, Sept.27 (ANI): In continuation with the series of joint exercises between India and Sri Lanka to enhance build military-to-military co-operation and interoperability, both countries will take part in "Exercise Mitra Shakti-2015" in Pune from Tuesday (September 29).
Sri Lankan Tamil issue: 13th constitutional amendment should be implemented, says Naidu  Sep 26, 6:26 pm
Chennai, Sept. 26 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday reiterated India's stand on Sri Lankan Tamil issue, saying that the Government is pressing Sri Lanka to implement the 13th amendment on devolution of powers to fulfil the aspirations of the ethnic Tamils.
Successful conduct of polls in Lanka reflects faith in democracy: PM Modi  Sep 26, 5:32 am
New York, Sept.26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi complimented Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on the elections that were held this year and said this revealed the deep-rooted democratic tradition and faith that the people of the island nation have in democracy.
PM Modi meets Sri Lankan President, Bhutanese counterpart in NY  Sep 26, 2:12 am
New York, Sept. 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena here.
Resolution on Sri Lanka tabled at UN Human Rights Council  Sep 25, 9:44 am
Washington D.C, Sept. 25 (ANI): A resolution, marking an important step towards a credible transitional justice process in Sri Lanka with the support and involvement of the international community, has been tabled at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
TN fishermen furious over frequent arrests by Lankan Navy, seek government help  Sep 24, 6:36 pm
Rameshwaram, Sept. 24 (ANI): With the Sri Lankan navy arresting six more Indian fishermen for allegedly fishing in its waters, the fishermen's body on Thursday sought Central Government's intervention for a permanent solution to the long standing issue.
Six Sri Lankans arrested for illegal travelling to Australia from Kerala  Sep 24, 1:07 pm
Munambam (Kerala), Sept.24 (ANI): The Kochi Police on Thursday arrested six Sri Lankans near Munambam who were planning to travel to Australia illegally.
Ishant dropped from Delhi's Ranji Trophy Squad  Sep 23, 7:33 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 23 (ANI): Indian pace spearhead Ishant Sharma has been left out of Delhi's Ranji Trophy squad after failing to confirm his participation, chairman of selectors Vinay Lamba has said.
Jayalalithaa seeks PM's intervention to resolve fishing dispute with Sri Lanka  Sep 23, 12:36 pm
Chennai, Sept.23 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find suitable mechanisms to resolve the long pending fishing dispute between India and Sri Lanka.
15 Tamil fishermen arrested, two boats seized by Sri Lankan Navy  Sep 22, 11:19 am
Chennai, Sept.22 (ANI): Fifteen Tamil fishermen were arrested and two boats were seized by the Sri Lankan Navy in early hours of Tuesday.
Younis Khan should focus on Test cricket, insists Wasim Akram   Sep 21, 4:39 pm
Karachi, Sept.21 (ANI): Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has advised out-of-favour cricketer Younis Khan to stop worrying about playing in the ODI format and instead focus on Test cricket.
Richie Richardson appointed to ICC Match Referees Elite Panel  Sep 21, 12:50 pm
Dubai, Sept.21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced that former West Indies captain Richie Richardson has been appointed to the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees. He will replace Sri Lanka's Roshan Mahanama, who stepped down last week.
Lankan court orders to remand DIG over illegal treasure hunting charges  Sep 20, 3:41 pm
Colombo, Sept. 20 (ANI): A Sri Lankan court has ordered to remand a Deputy Inspector General (DIG) over charges of illegal treasure hunting after he surrendered to the police.
UN Working Group on Enforced to visit Lanka next month  Sep 20, 3:41 pm
Colombo, Sept. 20 (ANI): The United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances has confirmed that it will visit Sri Lanka from November 9 to 12.
Rohit says natural talent talks are `unfair and wrong`  Sep 19, 4:10 pm
Mumbai, Sept.19 (ANI): Cricketer Rohit Sharma has hit back at his critics' remarks that he is not making use of his natural talent, saying that these speculations are `unfair and wrong` and he has worked really hard to reach to this point.
Interim head coach Jayaratne brands Lanka `worst fielding side in Asia`  Sep 19, 12:35 pm
Colombo, Sept.19 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new interim head coach Jerome Jayaratne, who replaced Marvan Atapattu this month, has labelled his side as the "worst fielding side in Asia", and added that they are even behind Pakistan at present.