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Virat Kohli stays second in ICC ODI batting rankings

Virat Kohli stays second in ICC ODI batting rankings

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 19:09

India`s Virat Kohli may have flopped in the two innings of the first Test against England but the star batsman has held on to his second spot in the latest ICC ODI rankings released on Sunday.

Sri Lanka keen on home-grown solution to ethnic problem

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:40

Sri Lanka has sought India`s assistance to reach a consensus among political parties on a home-grown solution to the reconciliation process of all ethnic minorities, including Tamils.

37 fishermen return from Sri Lanka

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 21:31

Thirty-seven fishermen, who were arrested in two batches by the Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchateevu recently, were brought to Mandapam after a court in the island nation ordered their release.

Sri Lankan Muslim leader warns of radicalisation after clashes

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 02:24

Sri Lanka`s Muslim minority could become radicalised and turn to foreign Islamic groups for support because of violent attacks on them by Buddhist hardliners, the island nation`s main Muslim leader and justice minister said on Friday.

Sri Lankan Muslims deny extremism against India

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 22:11

The Muslim allies of President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka on Friday emphasised that they do not support or tolerate any form of terrorism directed towards India or any other country.

India, Sri Lanka discuss fishermen`s issue, trade

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:41

Repatriation of Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka and ways to speed up trade dominated discussions between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris who called on her Friday.

India, Lanka discuss fishermen issue, reconciliation process

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 21:38

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday held detailed talks here with her Sri Lankan counterpart G L Peiris on key issues of fishermen, and reconciliation and accountability process as he briefed her on steps taken by his country to protect human rights.

Lanka rights body recommends abolition of capital punishment

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 14:54

Sri Lanka`s top rights body has recommended the government to abolish capital punishment.

India, Sri Lanka discuss fishermen`s issue, trade

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:19

Repatriation of Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka and ways to speed up trade dominated discussions between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris who called on her Friday.

Sri Lanka to continue curbing illegal migration to Australia: Navy Chief

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 17:32

Sri Lanka is determined to curb illegal migration to Australia, Navy Chief Jayantha Perera said.

Australian immigration minister visits Jaffna, no talks with Tamil groups

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 10:44

Scott Morrison was visiting Sri Lanka to hand over two patrol boats to strengthen the island nation`s surveillance against people smuggling.

Australia denies "offensive" accusations Sri Lanka asylum seekers ill-treated

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:27

Australia on Wednesday rejected accusations of mistreatment by Sri Lankan asylum seekers returned to the island nation, saying the move sent a strong message to those thinking of following in their footsteps.