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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.
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.
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.
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.
Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo Feb 5, 1:29 pm
Colombo, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit during which she would attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.
Pudukkottai, Feb 5 (ANI): Fishermen from Tamil Nadu have alleged that their Sri Lankan counterparts have attacked their boat when they were fishing near the Delft island off the Jaffna Peninsula.
Botham backs England to clean sweep ODI series against Proteas Feb 5, 10:22 am
Johannesburg, Feb.5 (ANI): Former England all-rounder Ian Botham has backed his country's players to win the ongoing five-match ODI series against South Africa by a margin of 5-0.
EAM Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Sri Lanka Feb 5, 9:32 am
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj left for Colombo for her two-day visit to Sri Lanka during which she will attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings and felicitations to the government and people of Sri Lanka on the eve of that country's 68th Independence Day.
Lanka observing World Wetlands Day today Feb 2, 1:24 pm
Colombo, Feb.2(ANI): Sri Lanka has planned national and regional events to mark World Wetlands Day, which falls on February 2nd.
Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20 series Feb 1, 5:36 pm
New Delhi, Feb.1 (ANI): Indian prolific batsman Virat Kohli has been rested for the upcoming three-match T20 series against Sri Lanka, starting from February 9.He has been replaced by Pawan Negi.
Lanka, Vietnam discuss boosting bilateral trade, investments Jan 31, 3:59 pm
Colombo, Jan 31(ANI): Sri Lanka's Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Harsha de Silva, during his recent high level visit to Vietnam, held discussions with high ranking officials on attracting investments from Vietnamese businesses to the island nation.
Lanka to host Commonwealth regional human rights seminar tomorrow Jan 31, 12:25 pm
Colombo, Jan 31(ANI): The Parliament of Sri Lanka has decided to host a three day Commonwealth regional seminar from tomorrow to improve the abilities of parliamentarians to promote and protect human rights in Asia.
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