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Sri Lanka's Tamil party to discuss reforms with Indian PM Narendra Modi

Sri Lanka`s main Tamil political party on Monday said it will seek to discuss devolution of powers to the provinces when it meets Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka.

Joe Root is future of England cricket, says Michael Vaughan
Joe Root is future of England cricket, says Michael Vaughan

Former England captain on Sunday said fans could bank on young batsman Joe Root as the future of country's cricket team.

Sri Lanka President says he dodged CEPA talks in Delhi

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he deliberately avoided having Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India on the agenda during his recent visit to New Delhi.

ICC World Cup: Rangana Herath splits skin of spinning finger
ICC World Cup: Rangana Herath splits skin of spinning finger

Sri Lanka's left-arm spinner Rangana Herath split the skin on the inside of his spinning finger during their World Cup Pool A encounter against England at the Westpac stadium here on Sunday.

Sri Lanka cancels licences for foreign mining firms

Sri Lanka`s new president has cancelled mining licences issued by the previous government to 16 foreign companies to search for blue sapphires and other gems, his office said Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: England can still make last eight, says Eoin Morgan
Cricket World Cup: England can still make last eight, says Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan insisted he was still confident of reaching the World Cup quarter-finals, despite Sunday`s "hard to take" nine-wicket loss against Sri Lanka.

ICC World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara is world's best batsman, says Lahiru Thirimanne
ICC World Cup: Kumar Sangakkara is world's best batsman, says Lahiru Thirimanne

Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne on Sunday declared teammate Kumar Sangakkara one of the best limited overs batsmen of all time after his second successive century at the World Cup.

Sushma Swaraj to travel to Lanka this week before PM Modi's visit

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive here on Friday to set the stage for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sri Lanka, the first bilateral visit to the country by an Indian premier in over 25 years.

Cricket World Cup: We were punished, says England captain Eoin Morgan
Cricket World Cup: We were punished, says England captain Eoin Morgan

England captain Eoin Morgan admitted his side had been "punished" by a rampant Sri Lanka on Sunday in a nine-wicket loss that left them on the brink of World Cup elimination.

Lanka says it will not allow docking of Chinese submarines

Sri Lanka on Saturday said it will not allow Chinese submarines to dock in its ports, a move apparently aimed at allaying India's concerns.

No foreigner in war crimes probe: Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Friday said it won`t invite foreign experts in its probe into allegations of war crimes and maintained that the inquiry will take place within the country`s legal system.

China moots trilateral cooperation with India, Sri Lanka

China on Friday proposed trilateral cooperation involving India and Sri Lanka for regional stability as the new government in Colombo sought to re-balance its ties with China, preferring to follow a "non-aligned" policy.

Sri Lanka says China to be consulted on any project re-think

Sri Lanka will not make any decision on Chinese projects it is reviewing until it consults China, Sri Lanka`s foreign minister said on Friday, pledging that his new government would welcome Chinese investors.

Sri Lanka's Opposition voices support for ex-president

A group of Sri Lanka's opposition members Thursday launched a petition in capital Colombo to name former president Mahinda Rajapakse as the prime ministerial candidate of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) in the upcoming parliamentary elections, an official said.

Lankan FM on maiden visit to China on Friday

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will embark on his maiden visit to China on Friday to hold talks with the top leadership here on some of the big- ticket Chinese investments, including the USD 1.5 billion Colombo port project that is being reviewed by his government.

Minister slams Lankan police for tardy progress in graft cases

The new Sri Lankan government on Thursday asked the police department to submit a report within 10 days on the action taken to unravel the large-scale corruption allegations linked to the previous Mahinda Rajapaksa regime.

ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara
ICC World Cup: Angelo Mathews hails `brilliant` Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews hailed century makers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara as "brilliant" after they lifted the 1996 champions to a 92-run win over Bangladesh on Thursday.

ICC World Cup: Bangladesh captain let down by team in all departments against Sri Lanka
ICC World Cup: Bangladesh captain let down by team in all departments against Sri Lanka

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza described the 92-run defeat against Sri Lanka on Thursday as "frustrating", saying his team was not up to the mark in batting, bowling or fielding.

Azhar Mahmood looks forward to play with Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey
Azhar Mahmood looks forward to play with Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey

Veteran former Pakistani cricketer Azhar Mahmood is excited about playing alongside Kumar Sangakkara for Surrey in the English County Championship.

World Cup 2015: New Zealand`s Tim Southee in injury scare
World Cup 2015: New Zealand`s Tim Southee in injury scare

In-form New Zealand spearhead Tim Southee suffered a shoulder injury on Thursday but team management said he would be fit for Saturday`s all-important World Cup game against Australia in Auckland.