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Amma draws PM's attention to plight of TN fishermen  Nov 26, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the arrest of fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy and drew his attention towards their plight because of the recurrent arrests.
Mathews seeks series win against 'competitive' Kiwis  Nov 26, 4:55 pm
Colombo, Nov.26 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews has admitted that his side will face their toughest opponent so far in New Zealand, describing them as very 'competitive' and 'strong' team.
Sri Lanka will host India-Pak series, confirms Rajeev Shukla  Nov 26, 2:59 pm
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla on Thursday confirmed that Sri Lanka has been decided as the neutral venue for the much-anticipated series between India and Pakistan next month.
Sri Lankan navy detains 20 Indian fishermen  Nov 26, 9:20 am
Rameswaram, Nov.26 (ANI): 20 Indian fishermen along with four boats have been detained by the Sri Lankan Navy today in the early hours near Thalai Mannar and Palk Strait.
Lanka, UAE hosting Indo-Pak is 'very funny' : Kirti Azad  Nov 25, 2:37 pm
New Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Former Indian cricketer Kirti Azad has slammed the prospect of Sri Lanka or the UAE hosting the much awaited series between India and Pakistan in December, and described the idea as `very funny`.
Ponting remembers `infectious` Hughes on death anniversary   Nov 25, 1:52 pm
Melbourne, Nov.25 (ANI): As the first death anniversary of former Australian batsman Phillip Hughes nears, former skipper Ricky Ponting has paid tribute to the late cricketer, saying that he will miss his 'infectious personality'.
Sri Lanka could host 'much-awaited' India-Pak series  Nov 23, 6:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov.23 (ANI): Following a meeting between the top officials of India and Pakistan's cricket board in Dubai on Sunday, Sri Lanka have reportedly come up as a likeliest neutral venue for the proposed bilateral series between the two sides in December.
US envoy to UN Samantha Power visits Jaffna Peninsula, to meet Lankan leadership today  Nov 23, 11:46 am
Colombo, Nov.23 (ANI): Samantha Power, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, visited Sri Lanka's northern Jaffna Peninsula on Sunday.
Sri Lankan Navy allegedly detains 14 Indian fishermen  Nov 19, 4:15 pm
Rameswaram, Nov. 19 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy detained 14 fishermen on Thursday for allegedly violating the International Maritime Boundary Line, claimed an Indian fishermen's union.
Sri Lankan navy detains 14 Indian fishermen  Nov 19, 8:52 am
Rameshwaram, Nov. 19 (ANI): Fourteen Indian fishermen along with three boats have been detained by Sri Lankan navy today in the early morning hours near the Palk Strait.
US envoy to UN on India visit  Nov 18, 6:42 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is travelling to India and Sri Lanka from November 18 to 23.
Sangakkara heaps praise on De Villiers for completing 100 Tests  Nov 16, 5:01 pm
Johannesburg, Nov. 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara has showered praise on AB de Villiers, who became the seventh South African batsman from his country to complete 100 Test matches.
Envoys of five nations presented credentials to President Mukherjee  Nov 13, 4:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): Envoys of the Delegation of European Union, Kuwait, Slovenia, Sri Lanka and Panama presented their credentials to the President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today
Thousands attend state funeral of dissident Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka  Nov 13, 11:58 am
Colombo, Nov.13 (ANI):Thousands of people from all walks of life attended the funeral of dissident Buddhist monk Maduluwawe Sobitha on Thursday. Sobitha was 73 and died last Sunday in Singapore, where he was receiving treatment after heart surgery.
Gokarn appointed as India's IMF Executive Director  Nov 12, 8:26 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 12 (ANI): The Appointments Committee of the Union Cabinet has approved proposal to appoint former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Dr. Subir Gokarn as the Executive Director representing the Indian Constituency (India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Phil Simmons reinstated as Windies coach  Nov 11, 12:01 pm
Johannesburg, Nov. 11 (ANI): Phil Simmons has been reinstated as West Indies coach after making a public apology for an outburst over the squad selected for the ongoing tour of Sri Lanka.
Another first for Windies spinner Narine, reported for suspect action in ODI  Nov 9, 2:18 pm
Pallekele, Nov.9 (ANI): West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the third ODI of the three-match series against Sri Lanka that was played in Pallekele, Kandy.
Dilshan shines as Lanka beat Windies in `rain affected` ODI  Nov 2, 10:46 am
Colombo, Nov.2 (ANI): Tillakaratne Dilshan scored a brilliant half-century as Sri Lanka claimed a one-wicket Duckworth-Lewis win over West Indies in the rain-interrupted opening ODI of the three-match series here on Sunday.
Lankan navy detains 5 Indian fishermen  Nov 1, 8:06 am
Talaimannar, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Sunday detained five Indian fishermen and seized a boat near Talaimannar in Tamil Nadu.
Nathan McCullum to bid adieu to international cricket  Oct 30, 6:07 pm
Wellington, Oct.30 (ANI): New Zealand all-rounder Nathan McCullum has announced that he would bid adieu to international cricket at the end of the season.
Modi taunts Nitish, says PM of India can't be 'bahari'   Oct 30, 2:14 pm
Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Oct. 30 (ANI): Taking potshots at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for calling him 'bahari', BJP's star campaigner Narendra Modi on Friday said the jibe was baseless as he was the Prime Minister of India and not of Bangladesh, Pakistan or Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka to ink FTA soon, says Commerce Minister  Oct 29, 9:22 am
Dhaka, Oct.29 (ANI): Bangladesh will soon sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka to reduce trade barriers, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed has told media here.
'Mysterious space object' set to crash near Lanka on Nov. 13   Oct 28, 5:20 pm
Melbourne, Oct. 28 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that a mysterious object is expected to hit the Earth on November 13 on Friday.
Sri Lanka denies amnesty to Tamil prisoners  Oct 28, 4:38 pm
Colombo, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government has denied granting general amnesty to the Tamil prisoners but has decided to expedite the bail procedures for many of them.