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Australia call up in-form Kurtis Patterson for Sri Lanka Tests

National selector Trevor Hohns said Patterson had been "pushing his case for selection for some time".

published on : 21st January 2019

No draft made on new Constitution: Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Wickremesinghe also stated that the new Constitution would not change the unitary nature of the country.

published on : 20th January 2019

Working with Indian government on repatriation of Tamil refugees says new Lankan envoy

The new Sri Lankan High Commissioner to India, Austin Fernando, said on Friday that he will soon be traveling down to South India where according to him nearly one lakh Tamil refugees are stationed.

published on : 19th January 2019

Body of fisherman who drowned off Sri Lanka arrives in Tamil Nadu

K Muniasamy was part of a group of fishermen in two boats fishing off Neduntheevu on January 13, when they were allegedly chased by the Lankan naval personnel.

published on : 19th January 2019

Australia's Josh Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Tests

Cricket Australia physiotherapist David Beakley said he was confident Hazlewood would recover in time for the World Cup in England and Wales.

published on : 19th January 2019

Sri Lanka seize explosives from local Islamist radicals

Elite police commandos and detectives stumbled on the explosives which included some 100 detonators from a make-shift warehouse near the Wilpattu national park, police said.

published on : 18th January 2019

Rameswaram fishermen condemn actions of Sri Lanka navy, continue strike

A team of 71 fishermen went to Sri Lanka on nine boats on Thursday, to bring back their 14 boats, which was seized by the Lankan navy on charges of violating IMBL. 

published on : 18th January 2019

Sri Lanka president Sirisena appoints panel to probe graft charges against government

The five-member commission will will investigate allegations of corruption that took place between January 15, 2015 to December 31, 2018.

published on : 17th January 2019

Sri Lanka considers USD 300 million China loan to repay foreign debts

The government has appointed a three-member committee to negotiate the deal, according to Finance Ministry spokesman M R Hasan.

published on : 17th January 2019

Government working on bilateral trade pacts to push exports: Suresh Prabhu

The Commerce and Industry Minister said that India is keen to have free trade agreements with  Latin America, Africa, Southeast Asia.

published on : 14th January 2019

20 Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Their boats were impounded and the fishermen were later sent to jail.

published on : 13th January 2019

Sri Lankan PM says Buddhism's foremost place will be preserved in new Constitution

They have condemned the new Constitution as the one which will grant a federal states to the north, eventually leading to the separation of the island.

published on : 11th January 2019

Rights group demands trial of new Sri Lanka army chief for alleged war crimes

The ITJP said that in 2011, a war crimes lawsuit was filed against Silva in New York but had failed because he enjoyed diplomatic immunity at the time.

published on : 10th January 2019

Sri Lanka's Central Bank gets USD 400 million swap from RBI

The RBI has agreed to provide the funds under its SAARC Swap Facility, the Central Bank said.

published on : 9th January 2019

Marsh brothers, Aaron Finch axed as Australia announce squad for Sri Lanka tests

Twenty-year-old Will Pucovski was included Wednesday in the 13-man squad after just eight first-class games, while openers Joe Burns and Matthew Renshaw have also been called up.

published on : 9th January 2019
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