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Amnesty for armed forces deserters in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Wednesday announced a one-month amnesty to soldiers who have deserted the armed forces.

Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges against Lankan troops

Sri Lanka`s President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country`s troops.

Tendai Chisoro stars as Zimbabwe shock West Indies, face Sri Lanka in tri-series final

Tendai Chisoro stars as Zimbabwe shock West Indies, face Sri Lanka in tri-series final

In a rain-affected match, Chisoro scored an unbeaten 42 and then claimed figures of 2 for 23 in six overs to help Zimbabwe recover from a disastrous position and win by five runs on Duckworth-Lewis method.

Sri Lanka sees no threat from Indian nuclear power plants

Sri Lanka sees no threat from nuclear power plants in India, a Minister said on Tuesday.

Ex-Sri Lankan diplomat Jaliya Wickramasuriya arrested for corruption

Wickramasuriya, a relative of former President Mahinda Rajapakse, was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division for allegedly accepting a $245,000 commission while serving as the envoy in Washington, Xinhua news agency reported.

Sri Lanka aims to be HIV free by 2030

Sri Lanka aims to be HIV free by 2030

 Sri Lanka is making timely interventions in its efforts to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Thursday.

Two Indian fishermen injured in Sri Lankan Navy firing

The attacks on Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Naval officers is an ongoing issue.

Sri Lankan official dodges UN questions over alleged torture

A United Nations committee that monitors acts of torture in member countries grilled an intelligence chief on Wednesday over the alleged abuse of detainees during Sri Lanka's bloody civil war, only to have the nation's attorney general step in to deflect the questions.

Sri Lanka says investigating military links to Jaffna violence

Sri Lankan government today said it has launched a probe into the alleged involvement of army with a terror gang that has unleashed violence in Tamil-dominated Jaffna, the epicentre of the civil war which ended in 2009.

Rangana Herath clinches 13-wicket haul as Sri Lanka sweep Zimbabwe series 2-0

Rangana Herath clinches 13-wicket haul as Sri Lanka sweep Zimbabwe series 2-0

Sri Lanka`s captain finished with figures of 13 for 152 in the match, after his team also won the first Test on November 2 by 225 runs.

India, Sri Lanka truce on fishermen issue due to Jayalalithaa's blessings: AIADMK

India, Sri Lanka truce on fishermen issue due to Jayalalithaa's blessings: AIADMK

With India and Sri Lanka having agreed to set up a hotline between their coast guards to resolve the prolonged fishermen-related crisis, Tamil Nadu`s ruling AIADMK party gave credit for the breakthrough to ailing Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.AIADMK leader C. R. Saraswathi told ANI, "Our chief minister has taken a lot of initiatives for the problems faced by Tamil fishermen, as the issue has been prolonged for a long time now. Yesterday, there was a meeting in Delhi, where a very good decision was taken as both countries came to an agreement that if a fisherman crosses the border also, they won`t take severe action from both sides."

Maanayata Dutt and twin kids have fun in Sri Lanka

Maanayata Dutt and twin kids have fun in Sri Lanka

Wife of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, Maanayata, took to her Instagram page to share a few photographs from her trip to Weligama in Sri Lanka.

No 'hidden Chinese agenda' in Sri Lanka: Ambassador

China has no "hidden agenda" in Sri Lanka and conducts its affairs with the government in an "open and transparent manner", the Chinese Ambassador here has said.

Plea to trace TN woman who married Lankan national

In a memorandum to the District Collector, Kanaka, hailing from Maniyachi, said her daughter Thangam had married Vigneswaran alias Kannan of Bandaranayaka area in Colombo in April, 2011.

Colombo to host ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017

Colombo to host ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017

ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said the Colombo event will help the competing sides narrow the gap with the top women's sides.

India, Sri Lanka, Maldives to begin sea exercise from today

India, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives will begin a four-day Coast Guard exercise in the Maldives on Tuesday to strengthen cooperation.

Pakistan's nefarious designs exposed yet again; report says ISI radicalising Sri Lankan Muslims to target India

Pakistan's nefarious designs exposed yet again; report says ISI radicalising Sri Lankan Muslims to target India

The report from Sri Lanka has set alarm bells ringing within the Pakistani establishment, as they see this as the end of an importation operations hub.

South Africa vs Australia: Cricket, not sledging would dominate Proteas series, says Steve Smith

South Africa vs Australia: Cricket, not sledging would dominate Proteas series, says Steve Smith

Aussie fast bowler Peter Siddle had already said he would enjoy teasing Kagiso Rabada in particular, to which the latter replied that he would love to be happy to return the favour.

BIMSTEC countries condemn terror, want constructive partnership with BRICS

BIMSTEC countries condemn terror, want constructive partnership with BRICS

BIMSTEC leaders on Sunday called for sustainable development, economic progress, poverty eradication and comprehensive stamping out of terrorism.

Region's people want peace, PM Modi tells Sri Lankan President

The solidarity shown by the countries of the South Asia region after the cross-border terror attack at an Indian army camp has shown that people of the area wanted peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told Sri Lankan President on Sunday.