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Mukherjee releases stamp on Lanka Buddhist revivalist Angararika Dharmapala  Oct 25, 2:54 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday released a commemorative postage stamp on Anagarika Dharmapala, a Sri Lankan Buddhist revivalist and writer, at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Commonwealth chief on five-day visit to Sri Lanka  Oct 25, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma is on a visit to Sri Lanka from October 25 to October 29 to brief the current Commonwealth Chair-in-Office, President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on the achievement of objectives and implementation of work set at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka in November 2013, the Commonwealth has said in a release.
Buddhist monk who abducted a 9-year-old boy in Sri Lanka remanded  Oct 25, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): A Buddhist monk, who was arrested for allegedly abducting a nine-year-old boy from the Batuwita area in Horana, has been remanded by a court until November 7.
Sri Lankan Navy Chief to leave for India tomorrow on official visit  Oct 25, 1:52 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Sri Lanka's Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera, will leave for India tomorrow on a five-day visit.
Lanka President promises relief for all sectors through BUdget 2015  Oct 25, 1:32 pm
Colombo, Oct.25 (ANI): Promising relief for all sectors and sections of Sri Lankan society, President Mahinda Rajapaksa has said that the budget for the year 2015 will aim to create an innovative, knowledge-based and self-reliant advanced economy.
Rajapaksa to present 2015 budget proposals for first reading today  Oct 24, 12:45 pm
Colombo, Oct.24 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Planning, will present the 2015 budget to parliament today for its first reading.
Ahmed says will be happy if his ton helps Pak win first Test against Oz   Oct 24, 12:26 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistan wicketkeeper batsman Sarfraz Ahmed has said that he would be happy if his innings help his team win, after he scored the fourth fastest ton by a Pakistani to help his side to a big first innings total of 454 on the second day of the first Test in Dubai on Thursday.
Skipper De Villiers says 'finishing games' for Proteas gets him going   Oct 22, 1:53 pm
Johannesburg, Oct 22 (ANI): South Africa cricket team captain A.B. de Villiers has said that the satisfaction of leading from the front has been the driving force behind his match-winning performances for the squad this year.
Closer security ties with Lanka will be seen as major diplomatic blunder: NTP leader Ayyanathan  Oct 22, 1:12 pm
Chennai, Oct.22 (ANI): The National Committee Head of the Naam Tamilar Party (NTP), Ayyanathan, on Wednesday said that the NDA Government must not commit a major diplomatic blunder by cementing 'so-called' security ties in the south with Sri Lanka and China.
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.
Clive Lloyd apologises for Windies' abrupt withdrawal from India tour  Oct 20, 11:13 am
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.
UWA raises doubts over reliability of ICC's recent biomechanic tests on bowlers  Oct 16, 1:59 pm
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).
PCB chief assures Lanka country now 'safe' for playing international cricket  Oct 11, 10:21 am
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.
Ramiz says laws needed to save unique 'doosra' from extinction  Oct 7, 1:36 pm
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.
Sri Lanka opposition leader to attend UK Conservative Party Conference  Sep 29, 2:31 pm
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.
Sri Lanka offers support to PM Modi's call for 'International Yoga Day'  Sep 28, 1:21 am
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.
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