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Rajapaksa launches comeback bid in <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong> poll for PM

Rajapaksa launches comeback bid in Sri Lanka poll for PM

01 Jul 2015

Colombo: Ending months of speculation, Sri Lanka's vanquished former President Mahinda Rajapaksa today announced his return to electoral politics, saying he will lead an Opposition faction during the general elections in August.

Rajapaksa,   Sri Lanka parliament,   Former President of Sri Lanka,   Mahinda Rajapaksa,   Election in Sri Lanka,   Latest World News,  
<strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong> beat Pakistan by seven wickets to level series

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by seven wickets to level series

29 Jun 2015

Colombo: Sri Lanka needed little more than 26 overs to beat Pakistan for a series-levelling seven-wicket victory in the second test on Monday.

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan,   Test match in Sri lanka,   Dimuth Karunaratne,   Angelo Mathews,   Kithuruwan Vithanage,   Latest News ,  
<strong>Sri</strong> Lanka's President dissolves Parliament; fresh elections on 17th August

Sri Lanka's President dissolves Parliament; fresh elections on 17th August

27 Jun 2015

Colombo: Sri Lanka's President dissolved Parliament on Friday, a government spokesman said, in an effort to consolidate power and push through political reforms.

Sri Lanka dissolves Parliament,   Sri Lanka,   President,   Parliament of Sri Lanka,   Maithripala Sirisena,   Latest Nation News,  
Review row hits <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong>-Pakistan Test

Review row hits Sri Lanka-Pakistan Test

26 Jun 2015

Colombo: Pakistan were granted an extra review option today after being robbed of a wicket due to an apparent error by TV umpire Paul Reiffel during the second Test in Colombo.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka,   TV umpire Paul Reiffel,   second Test in Colombo,   Latest News,  
Kumar Sangakkara to retire during home series against India

Kumar Sangakkara to retire during home series against India

28 Jun 2015

Colombo: Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday ended speculation about his future, saying he will retire during the home series against India in August.

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<strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong> lose two wickets before overtaking Pakistan

Sri Lanka lose two wickets before overtaking Pakistan

26 Jun 2015

Colombo: Kaushal Silva remained unbeaten after his eighth test fifty as Sri Lanka lost two wickets before overtaking Pakistan's paltry first innings total to reach 147 for three at lunch on day two of the second test at P Sara Oval on Friday.

Kaushal Silva,   Sri Lanka vs Pakistan,   P Sara Oval,   Latest News,  
Eight Indians arrested at <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong> airport for smuggling gold

Eight Indians arrested at Sri Lanka airport for smuggling gold

25 Jun 2015

Colombo: Eight Indians were today off loaded from a Chennai-bound flight and arrested by Sri Lankan customs officials at the international airport here for allegedly smuggling 1.2 kg of gold to India by hiding it in their rectums.

Eight Indians arrested in Sri Lanka,   Lanka airport,   Smugglers,   Smuggling of gold,   International airport of Sri Lanka,   Bandaranaike International Airport,   BIA,   Latest World News,  
Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's intervention for release of fishermen held by <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong>

Jayalalithaa seeks PM Modi's intervention for release of fishermen held by Sri Lanka

22 Jun 2015

Chennai: Following the latest instance of arrest of Indian fishermen by Sri Lanka, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention for the release of 31 such people along with their boats.

J Jayalalithaa,   fishermen arrest,   Sri Lanka,   PM Modi,   Narendra Modi,   Tamil Nadu CM,   fishing boats,   latest states news,  
Silva holds firm as <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong> reach 273/6 against Pakistan

Silva holds firm as Sri Lanka reach 273/6 against Pakistan

19 Jun 2015

Kaushal Silva held Sri Lanka's innings together with his second Test century as the hosts reached 273 for six wickets at lunch on the third day of the opening Test against Pakistan at Galle on Friday.

Kaushal Silva,   Sri Lanka vs Pakistan,   Galle Test match,   Latest News,  
Shafiq hits century as Pakistan fight back in first Test against <strong>Sri</strong> <strong>Lanka</strong>

Shafiq hits century as Pakistan fight back in first Test against Sri Lanka

21 Jun 2015

Galle: Pakistan turned the tables on Sri Lanka in the first Test after Asad Shafiq hit a century to lead a remarkable rearguard action by the lower order on the fourth day on Saturday.

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