Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan President

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and discussed a host of regional and international issues.

India, Lanka to find 'innovative' solution to fishermen issue

India has invited Sri Lankan fisheries minister to visit the country and Colombo has accepted the invitation.

PM Narendra Modi declares 12th South Asian Games open in colourful ceremony
PM Narendra Modi declares 12th South Asian Games open in colourful ceremony

Eight countries -- Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, besides India -- will be vying for the top honours in the Games to be co-hosted by Guwahati and Shillong.

Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe
Sushma Swaraj calls on Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Friday, the first day of her two-day visit to this island nation.

Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo for Joint Commission meeting
Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Colombo for Joint Commission meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit during which she would attend the India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission meeting.

Sushma Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Sri Lanka
Sushma Swaraj leaves for two-day visit to Sri Lanka

The India-Sri Lanka Joint Commission was established in 1992 as an effective mechanism to address matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation.

India should play Harbhajan Singh against Sri Lanka with an eye on ICC World Twenty20
India should play Harbhajan Singh against Sri Lanka with an eye on ICC World Twenty20

Harbhajan had represented India last in the T20 and ODI series against South Africa back in 2015.

Sri Lanka takes `giant step` toward unity with Tamil anthem

Every year since 1949, the first anniversary of independence from Britain, the anthem had been sung at the main national celebration only in Sinhala.

ICC U19 World Cup: Pakistan top Group B after beating rivals Sri Lanka
ICC U19 World Cup: Pakistan top Group B after beating rivals Sri Lanka

Pakistan will take on the West Indies in the fourth quarter-final in Fatullah on February 8.

Probably Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka will be best platform for me to perform: Manish Pandey
Probably Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka will be best platform for me to perform: Manish Pandey

The 26-year-old also said that he will not be banking on the performance against Australia in the games to come.

ICC World Twenty20: Sri Lanka series important for India players in build-up to mega event
ICC World Twenty20: Sri Lanka series important for India players in build-up to mega event

India enter the three-match T20s against the Lankans as favourites.

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse's wife interrogated over fraud allegations

Mahinda Rajapakse was defeated by his one-time Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election last year.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen
Sri Lankan Navy arrests nine Indian fishermen

Nine Indian fishermen and two boats were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy near Palk Strait in Tamil Nadu early morning today.

Sri Lanka arrests Rajapakse's son over money laundering

Yoshitha, a navy lieutenant, was taken before a magistrate court in a suburb of Colombo and remanded, a court official said.

ICC U19 WC: Nepal create history after beating Ireland, Sri Lanka, Pakistan win
ICC U19 WC: Nepal create history after beating Ireland, Sri Lanka, Pakistan win

Nepal and India took the top two spots in Group D, while Pakistan and Sri Lanka advanced from Group B.

Ahead of India tour and Twenty20 WC, Surrey's Graham Ford named Sri Lanka coach
Ahead of India tour and Twenty20 WC, Surrey's Graham Ford named Sri Lanka coach

Ford had earlier coach Sri Lanka for two years starting from 2012.

ICC U-19 World Cup: Minnows Nepal shock New Zealand; easy win for Pakistan, Sri Lanka
ICC U-19 World Cup: Minnows Nepal shock New Zealand; easy win for Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Pakistan crushed Afghanistan by six wickets and Sri Lanka overpowered Canada by 196 runs.

Sri Lanka's tour of India: Visitors recall veteran pacer Dilhara Fernando
Sri Lanka's tour of India: Visitors recall veteran pacer Dilhara Fernando

The 36-year-old Fernando, represented Sri Lanka last in 2012.

DDCA officials to meet LG Najeeb Jung,  after BCCI gives day's extension
DDCA officials to meet LG Najeeb Jung, after BCCI gives day's extension

DDCA treasurer stated that BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur has given the association extended time till Thursday.

Tamils seek power devolution in Sri Lanka's new Constitution

Sri Lanka's main Tamil party on Tuesday demanded devolution of powers in the new Constitution to resolve ethnic issues.