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Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims in Afghanistan

Sri Lanka condoles with quake victims in Afghanistan

The Sri Lanka Government has said it was deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life and destruction to property caused by the devastating earthquake in the Hindukush region of Afghanistan on Monday which also affected parts of India and Pakistan. MORE...

October 28, 2015  10:54 am|

Atapattu resigns as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Atapattu resigns as Sri Lanka cricket coach

Marvan Atapattu has resigned as head coach of the Sri Lanka cricket team while his resignation has been accepted by Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). MORE..

September 3, 2015  06:42 pm|

Pak-SL bond serves as beacon for South Asian countries: Envoy

Pak-SL bond serves as beacon for South Asian countries: Envoy

The High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Maj Gen (R) Syed Shakeel Hussain says that the brotherly and time tested relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, having depth, breadth and diversity, serves as a beacon for other countries of South Asia. MORE..

August 14, 2015  01:14 pm|

Special security for 2nd T20 in Colombo

Special security for 2nd T20 in Colombo

The Police Department today said that special security arrangements have been made for the second and final Twenty20 (T20) match of the series between Pakistan and Sri Lanka to be played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. MORE..

August 1, 2015  02:50 pm|

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

Mastermind of 2009 Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed

The head of the banned Pakistani Sunni extremist outifit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, Malik Ishaq, was killed in an attempted breakout from police late on Tuesday, along with his sons and 11 others, Pakistani media have reported. MORE...

July 29, 2015  04:49 pm|

Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Sri Lanka end Pakistan ODI series with big win

Kusal Perera led Sri Lankas strong batting display to give the hosts a comprehensive, but academic, 165-run win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-dayer here today. MORE...

July 26, 2015  10:51 pm|

Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get to 10,000 ODI runs

Dilshan becomes 4th Sri Lankan to get to 10,000 ODI runs

Tillakaratne Dilshan has joined an elite club of international cricketers by reaching 10000 One-Day International (ODI) career runs, during the 5th ODI against Pakistan at Hambantota. MORE...

July 26, 2015  04:32 pm|

Jayasuriya briefed on Pakistans telecom sector

Jayasuriya briefed on Pakistans telecom sector

Deputy Minister Provisional Councils and Regional Development Sanath Jayasuriya visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters in Islamabad. MORE..

July 25, 2015  01:41 pm|

Several items banned at Premadasa Stadium tomorrow

Several items banned at Premadasa Stadium tomorrow

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has banned spectators from carrying hooters, liquor, glass bottles, sharp objects and lighters/match boxes into the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, which is hosting the 4th ODI match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka tomorrow (22). MORE..

July 21, 2015  08:09 pm|

Four persons arrested in connection to rioting at Premadasa

Four persons arrested in connection to rioting at Premadasa

Fighting broke out in the stands during the third one-day international between Pakistan and hosts Sri Lanka at the Premadasa Stadium interrupting the game for about half an hour, following which four persons involved in the rioting were arrested, the police said today. MORE...

July 20, 2015  04:46 pm|

Kusal heroics help Sri Lanka level series

Kusal heroics help Sri Lanka level series

Kusal Perera scored the fastest fifty for Sri Lanka as the host team beat Pakistan in the second One Day International (ODI) of five match series on Wednesday at Pallekeke. MORE..

July 15, 2015  11:27 pm|

Sangakkara announces Test retirement

Sangakkara announces Test retirement

Sri Lankas batting great Kumar Sangakkara has ended speculation about his future by confirming that he will retire during his teams home series against India in August. MORE..

June 27, 2015  06:52 pm|

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

Mubarak recalled for Tests against Pakistan

After being sidelined for close to eight years, Jehan Mubarak, the allrounder, was recalled to Sri Lankas Test team when the 16-man squad for the three-match series against Pakistan was announced on Wednesday (June 10). MORE..

June 10, 2015  11:35 pm|

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Two killed in suicide blast outside Gadaffi Stadium

Pakistan on Saturday confirmed that a blast that claimed two lives near a cricket stadium on Friday where a ODI match was underway was a suicide attack. MORE..

May 30, 2015  02:12 pm|

Pakistani army chiefs visit postponed

Pakistani army chiefs visit postponed

The scheduled Sri Lanka visit of Pakistans Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, NI (M), has been put off due to unavoidable circumstances, until further notice. MORE..

May 13, 2015  01:52 pm|

Journalists in Sri Lanka most vulnerable: Report

Journalists in Sri Lanka most vulnerable: Report

Journalists in Sri Lanka are among the most vulnerable in the South Asia, because attackers generally go scot-free, says a report of the International Federation of Journalists. MORE..

May 9, 2015  01:15 pm|

Pakistan to expend FTA with Sri Lanka

Pakistan to expend FTA with Sri Lanka

Pakistans Federal Minister for Commerce Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan on Wednesday said that Free Trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka would be further expended to promote bilateral trade between both the countries. MORE..

May 7, 2015  01:45 am|

India urges Sri Lanka Navy not to fire on stray Indian fishermen

India urges Sri Lanka Navy not to fire on stray Indian fishermen

The Indian Government today said it has requested Sri Lankan Navy to act with restraint and not to fire on Indian fishermen if they stray into the waters of the island nation. MORE..

April 29, 2015  11:39 pm|

Sri Lanka ranks 132 on global happiness index

Sri Lanka ranks 132 on global happiness index

Sri Lanka has climbed 5 places in a global ranking of the happiest nations, coming in at the 132nd spot out of 158 countries on the index that took into account GDP per capita, life expectancy, social support and freedom to make life choices as indicators of happiness. MORE..

April 24, 2015  05:21 pm|

Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

Sri Lankan arrested in Pakistan

With the Zarb-i-Azb operation underway in North Waziristan Agency, the Peshawar Police launched a massive search operation on Sunday, arresting more than 118 illegal residents, including a Sri Lankan national, from the posh Hayatabad Township bordering Khyber Agency. MORE..

April 18, 2015  12:16 pm|

Chinese naval ships to use Gwadar port after Colombo snub

Chinese naval ships to use Gwadar port after Colombo snub

Pakistans Gwadar port which has been taken over by a Chinese firm could guarantee maintenance and supply for Chinas naval ships in the Indian Ocean after the new Sri Lankan government declined permission for Chinese vessels to dock in the country. MORE..

April 15, 2015  11:29 pm|

Passenger held in Pakistan with heroin meant for Sri Lanka

Passenger held in Pakistan with heroin meant for Sri Lanka

Pakistans Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) has arrested a suspect for attempting to smuggle a large quantity of heroin into Sri Lanka. MORE..

April 10, 2015  12:36 pm|

Pakistan, Sri Lanka ink six agreements to boost ties

Pakistan, Sri Lanka ink six agreements to boost ties

Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Monday inked six agreements including cooperation between their atomic energy authorities, shipping and disaster management and also vowed to enhance economic ties. MORE...

April 6, 2015  05:51 pm|

President arrives in Pakistan

President arrives in Pakistan

President Maithripala Sirisena today arrived in Pakistan for a three-day official visit, his first trip to the country after assuming the office in January. MORE...

April 5, 2015  11:00 pm|

Pakistan awaits President Sirisenas visit

Pakistan awaits President Sirisenas visit

The ambiance is set for the arrival of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena in Pakistan tomorrow (April 06). MORE..

April 4, 2015  09:03 pm|

26/11-like attack by ISI agents based in Sri Lanka thwarted - report

26/11-like attack by ISI agents based in Sri Lanka thwarted - report

A 26/11-like attack was in the making, but this time, from the east coast. That is how National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director-General Sharad Kumar sums up the agencys exhaustive nearly two-year investigation into what it says was a massive terror plot against India by Pakistans Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). MORE..

April 4, 2015  11:23 am|

Pakistan expresses grief over death of Presidents brother

Pakistan expresses grief over death of Presidents brother

The Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan at Colombo, Dr. Sarfraz Sipra has expressed his deep shock, heartfelt condolences and sympathies on behalf of the people and the Government of Pakistan on tragic demise of Priyantha Sirisena, the youngest brother of President Maithripala Sirisena. MORE...

March 29, 2015  02:34 pm|

India and Sri Lanka to fight ISI influence

India and Sri Lanka to fight ISI influence

Top intelligence sources said that some Pakistani embassy staff were allegedly using their diplomatic cover in promoting ISIs anti-India activities. MORE...

March 29, 2015  07:36 am|

Sri Lankan Muslims wont fall prey to ISIS trap Fonseka

 Sri Lankan Muslims wont fall prey to ISIS trap  Fonseka

Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like neighbours. MORE..

March 20, 2015  03:05 pm|

Pakistan naval ship in Trincomalee on a goodwill visit

Pakistan naval ship in Trincomalee on a goodwill visit

Pakistan Navy Ship Zulfiquar has arrived at the port of Trincomalee last evening on a four days goodwill visit. MORE...

March 4, 2015  02:32 pm|

Maithripala to visit Pakistan on March 31

Maithripala to visit Pakistan on March 31

The President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena will undertake his maiden visit to Pakistan on 31st of March and ink nine bilateral agreements including one pertaining to civil nuclear cooperation with the host country. MORE...

February 26, 2015  12:44 pm|

Sri Lanka plans to sign n-pact with Pakistan

Sri Lanka plans to sign n-pact with Pakistan

Sri Lanka is in talks with Pakistan to explore cooperation on nuclear energy, Power Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said, days after India and the island nation reached a civil nuclear agreement in New Delhi. MORE...

February 20, 2015  09:41 am|

CID allowed to detain Wele Suda till March 23

CID allowed to detain Wele Suda till March 23

The Colombo High Court today granted permission to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to interrogate notorious drug baron Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda under detention orders till March 23. MORE..

February 19, 2015  10:53 am|

CID to question Duminda Silva again

CID to question Duminda Silva again

UPFA Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva is to be summoned to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today for further questioning on money laundering charges. MORE..

February 11, 2015  10:16 am|

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