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Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, is expected to open an International Arbitration Centre here this week.
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Navy has handed over of 14 Indian fishing trawlers to the Indian Coast Guard.
Sri Lankan nabbed for trying to smuggle over Rs. 6 million worth of foreign currency May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Customs officials here have arrested a Sri Lankan national from the departure lounge of Colombo International Airport in Katunayake for attempting to smuggle out foreign currency worth over Rs. 6 million.
Sri Lanka celebrating Buddhist festival of Vesak May 3, 12:41 pm
Colombo, May 3 (ANI): Sri Lanka is celebrating the Buddhist festival of Vesak, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha, its founder.
Sri Lankan parliament votes to curb president's powers Apr 30, 11:26 am
London, April 30 (ANI): The Sri Lankan parliament has reportedly voted to curb the powers of the president and reinstate a two-term limit for incumbents.
Ex-Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's younger brother arrested on corruption charges Apr 23, 10:56 am
London, April 23 (ANI): Basil Rajapaksa, the younger brother of Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, has been taken into custody on corruption charges.
Cabinet approves RBI to enter into Currency Swap Agreement with Central Bank of Sri Lanka Apr 23, 3:33 am
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for entering into an agreement with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for extending US$1.1 billion as a special /ad-hoc swap outside the Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Member Countries.
SLC slams ICC for 'gravely disrupting' sport in Lanka by withholding share of proceeds from WCs Apr 21, 11:25 am
Johannesburg, Apr 21 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has been accused by Sri Lanka's cricket board of gravely disrupting the sport in the island nation by withholding its share of proceeds from World Cup tournaments.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has lavished praise on his new Surrey team mate Kevin Pietersen, describing the sacked England batsman as a 'match-winner', who should be reinstated into the national squad for the 'good of country's cricket'.
Guruvayur (Kerala), Apr. 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe on Saturday offered prayers at the Guruvayur Sreekrishna Temple in Kerala amid tight security arrangements.
Wahab Riaz signs for 'short' T20 stint at Surrey Apr 9, 4:59 pm
Karachi, Apr 09 (ANI): Pakistan speedster Wahab Riaz confirmed that he has signed a deal with English county side Surrey for its domestic Twenty20 campaign.
Johannesburg, Apr 09 (ANI): Sri Lanka veteran batsman Kumar Sangakkara has been declared as the leading cricketer of the year in the 2015 Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
Sri Lankan cricket team to reportedly tour Pak soon Apr 7, 1:18 pm
Karachi, Apr 07 (ANI): Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly expressed that his country's cricket team will soon travel to Pakistan for a cricket series.
Pak, Sri Lanka sign nuclear accord during President Sirisena's maiden visit to Islamabad Apr 7, 10:28 am
Karachi, April 7 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly signed a nuclear agreement with Sri Lanka during Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's maiden visit to the nation post assuming office.
Lankan govt orders investigation into country's national airlines over corruption charges Apr 5, 12:47 pm
London, Apr 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has urged for a criminal investigation into the national airlines of the country following corruption charges.
Johannesburg, Apr 04 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka batsman Sanath Jayasuriya-led cricket selection panel has tendered its resignation in an attempt to pave way for new management to take over the country's cricket governing body.
Fleming calls on 'inspirational' McCullum to continue leading Black Caps in all three formats Apr 3, 2:13 pm
Johannesburg, Apr 03 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming has said that Brendon McCullum's inspirational captaincy has lifted the nation and the big-hitting batsman should continue to lead the side in all the three formats of the game until next year's World Twenty20 tournament.
SL's sports minister urges Sangakkara to reconsider Test retirement plans and play on for another year Apr 2, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Apr 02 (ANI): Sri Lanka's sports minister has urged their batting great Kumar Sangakkara to reconsider his plans to retire from Test cricket and appealed to the former skipper that he should play on for another year.
UN Assistant Secretary-General to visit Sri Lanka Apr 1, 1:10 pm
Colombo, Apr. 1 (ANI): United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Chairman of the United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific, Haoliang Xu, is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka from April 4-10.
Waqar admits Pak fallen well behind other teams Mar 25, 4:42 pm
Karachi, Mar 25 (ANI): Waqar Younis has admitted that the game could significantly regress in Pakistan if rival teams continue to avoid visiting the nation following the 2009 militant attack on the Sri Lankan team, insisting that they have fallen behind their opponents in terms of cricketing standards.
Rijiju assures assistance to Sri Lankan refugees in India Mar 24, 5:44 pm
Gummidipoondi (Tamil Nadu), Mar. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday assured the government's assistance to Sri Lankan refugees, who have been residing in Tamil Nadu for more than two decades.
India, Sri Lanka to hold talks on fishermen issue today Mar 24, 9:58 am
Chennai, Mar. 24 (ANI): The third round of talks between Indian and Sri Lankan fishermen will take place on Tuesday in Chennai.
54 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka Navy Mar 22, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Indian fishermen from Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday.
M.I.A. slams Oprah for calling her 'crazy` and `terrorist` Mar 21, 5:06 pm
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): American singer, M.I.A. has slammed Oprah Winfrey for shutting her down and calling her a terrorist.
Grant Elliott claims Taylor in 'really good form' despite uncharacteristic stints in WC so far Mar 20, 11:22 am
Johannesburg, Mar 20 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has claimed that his teammate Ross Taylor has been in really good form, despite his lackluster performance in his last innings that came against Bangladesh last Friday.
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