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Cluster bombs in war zones: Lanka rejects link with govt. forces  Jun 26, 6:20 pm
London, June 26 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has rejected that it used weapons in the former war-hit areas of the country following reports of cluster bombs being found in the region.
Global movement urges Lankan Army to release 'surrendee' records of civil war  Jun 25, 4:54 pm
Colombo, June 25 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice, a global non-partisan movement, has urged the Sri Lankan Army to release the records of people who surrendered before the security forces at the end of the war in 2009.
To reduce Brexit after-effects, Lanka expects to sign trade pact with UK   Jun 25, 2:43 pm
Colombo, June 25 (ANI): Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Harsha De Silva announced that the Sri Lankan Government will take measures to sign a trade pact with the United Kingdom as soon as possible, following Britain's exit from the European Union.
Morgan hails England openers after `absolutely remarkable` chase  Jun 25, 12:53 pm
London, June.25 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan has showered praise on his side's openers, describing their performance as 'absolutely remarkable' after the hosts thrashed Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the second one-day international at Edgbaston.
Buttler calls on England batsmen to maintain aggressive approach  Jun 24, 3:51 pm
Johannesburg, June 24 (ANI): England wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler has called on his teammates to not abandon their attacking approach with the bat despite the hosts endured a top-order collapse in the opening ODI against Sri Lanka.
Lankan govt rejects allegations of using cluster bombs during civil war  Jun 23, 2:24 pm
Colombo, June 23 (ANI): The Sri Lankan government has rejected allegations that the Sri Lankan Army used cluster bombs during the final phases of the war and questioned the authenticity of the report published in the media.
England lucky to escape on level terms, admits Morgan  Jun 22, 3:21 pm
London, June.22 (ANI): England skipper Eoin Morgan has admitted that his side were lucky to escape with a dramatic tie in the opening one-day international of the five-match Royal London series against Sri Lanka at Trent Bridge.
Starc to seek tips from Johnson for Sri Lanka tour  Jun 22, 1:34 pm
Melbourne, June.22 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
Starc banking on ex-pacemen's tips for Sri Lanka tour   Jun 21, 6:08 pm
Melbourne, June.21 (ANI): Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc has said he will seek tips from former and present bowlers in order to get an understanding of the subcontinent pitches before they head to Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, starting July 26.
Sangakkara counts on collective efforts to bring CPL glory to Tallawahs  Jun 20, 6:37 pm
Port of Spain, June 20 (ANI): Jamaica Tallawahs star batsman Kumar Sangakkara has nothing but positive memories from his previous stint in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), but the Sri Lanka superstar is keen to create a new legacy when he links up with the Tallawahs squad for the fourth edition of the tournament.
Lankan President issues new directives for arrests under PTA  Jun 20, 3:49 pm
Colombo, June 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a series of new directives to be followed by the police and security forces when arresting and detaining persons suspected of terrorism under the much criticized Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA).
World Tamil Sangam gifts 16 statues of renowned Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar to Sri Lanka  Jun 20, 8:26 am
Chennai, June 19 (ANI): The World Tamil Sangam on Sunday gifted 16 life-size statues of renowned Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar to Sri Lanka at an event in Chennai.
Lanka's Eranga suspended for illegal bowling action  Jun 19, 6:40 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (ANI): Sri Lankan fast bowler Shaminda Eranga has been suspended for bowling in international cricket with immediate effect by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after an independent assessment found his bowling action to be 'illegal'.
Duraiappah Stadium will enhance Lanka, India ties: Sirisena  Jun 18, 3:52 pm
Colombo, June 18 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena, who today jointly opened with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the renovated Duraiappah Stadium in Sri Lanka's northeen Jaffna province, said this move is another opportunity to enhance the friendship between the two countries.
Lanka to issue biometric passports to prevent forgeries  Jun 18, 1:47 pm
Colombo, June 18 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Department of Immigration and Emigration is taking measures to issue biometric passports (e-passports) early next year to prevent forgeries.
Duraiappah stadium a symbol of optimism, economic development: PM Modi  Jun 18, 12:16 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Asserting the Duraiappah stadium a symbol of optimism and economic development, Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said India will walk side by side with Sri Lanka as it charts its own path to progress and prosperity for all citizens.
Modi, Sirisena to inaugurate stadium in Jaffna renovated by India  Jun 18, 8:26 am
New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will today jointly dedicate to the people of Sri Lanka a renovated Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna.
EU finalizes lifting ban on Lanka's fish exports  Jun 17, 4:51 pm
Colombo, June 17 (ANI): The European Union has finally lifted the ban imposed on Colombo's seafood exports with immediate effect.
Lankan asylum seekers to be escorted to international waters by Indonesia  Jun 17, 4:38 pm
Banda Aceh (Indonesia), June 17 (ANI): The Aceh provincial authorities have said that Indonesia will escort the boat carrying 44 Australia-bound Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers back to international waters after repairs on Friday.
Stokes faces potential imprisonment if caught driving   Jun 17, 3:15 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): England all-rounder Ben Stokes may find himself behind the bars if he will be caught driving in the next six months, the Northallerton Magistrates Court has warned.
Mathews elated with Shanaka's 'dream debut' against Ireland  Jun 17, 2:45 pm
Johannesburg, June 17 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has lavished praise on ODI debutant Dasun Shanaka for his match-winning performance during the side's opening match of the two-game series against Ireland at Malahide Cricket Club Ground in Dublin.
Three Indian fishermen arrested for fishing in Lankan waters  Jun 16, 4:44 pm
Colombo, June 16 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy on Thursday arrested three Indian fishermen for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Lankan waters.
Three India fishermen apprehended by Lankan navy  Jun 16, 1:49 pm
Rameswaram, June 16 (ANI): Three fishermen were apprehended and a boat was impounded by the Sri Lankan Navy in the Palk Strai Delft Island in northern Sri Lanka Navy.
Sri Lanka concerned about Brexit's impact on global economy  Jun 15, 4:00 pm
Colombo, June 15 (ANI): Asserting that global macro-economic stability is of vital importance to Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has expressed concern about the probable impact of 'Brexit'- withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (EU) - on the global economy.
Series defeat in England a `learning curve` for young Lanka: Mathews  Jun 15, 2:40 pm
Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews has insisted that the Test series defeat against England was a good learning curve for the young players, who are now better prepared for the upcoming challenge against Australia.