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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lanka to sign Paris Agreement on Climate Change tomorrow Apr 21, 5:53 pm
Colombo, Apr. 21(ANI): Sri Lanka will sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change tomorrow at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
YuppTV launches 18 Sri Lankan channels on its platform Apr 21, 5:43 pm
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): World's largest over-the-top (OTT) provider for South Asian content, YuppTV has expanded its offering with the launch of 18 Sri Lankan TV channels across a variety of genres such as general entertainment, news, music, spiritual etc.
VAT will not be burden on low income people: Lankan PM Apr 21, 12:34 pm
Colombo Apr. 21(ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has assured that the proposed increase in the Value Added Tax (VAT) would not be a burden on low income earners.
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