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Kumar Sangakkara to bid adieu to first-class cricket
Melbourne [Australia], May 23 : Former Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara has announced that he will call curtains on his first-class cricket in September at the end of England's county championship season.

Rajinikanth evades questions on Sri Lankan Tamils
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 18 : Refraining from commenting on any issue related to Sri Lankan Tamils, superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday evaded question on Mullivaikkal Remembrance Day, which is observed by Sri Lankan Tamils.

INS Darshak completes survey in Sri Lanka
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 13 : INS Darshak, the survey vehicle of the Eastern Naval Command successfully completed surveys of Weligama Bay and the southern coast of Sri Lanka over a period of two months.

DMK questions PM Modi's silence on fishermen issue during Colombo ...
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 13 : Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of 10,000 houses for Indian origin Tamils in Sri Lanka, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) on Saturday raised doubts on the steps initiated by the former to redress issues of Tamil fishermen in his two-day visit ...

Lankan Govt. settling Sinhalese in Tamil-dominated areas: Activist
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 13 : Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced construction of 10,000 houses for Tamils in Sri Lanka, noted Tamil activist Pazha Nedumaran on Saturday said that there were already 4000 houses built, but the government in Colombo has been settling Sinhalese people in ...

PM Modi returns to Delhi after two-day Sri Lanka visit
New Delhi , May 12 : Rounding off his two-day state visit to Sri Lanka on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New Delhi.

PM Modi departs for Delhi from Colombo
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Rounding off his two-day state visit to Sri Lanka on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for Delhi from Colombo a short while ago.

PM Modi meets Sri Lanka's Leader of Opposition
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lanka's Leader of Opposition R. Sampanthan and other leaders of his Tamil National Alliance (TNA) party here on Friday.

Dragon sulks as Modi does balancing act in Sri Lanka
Colombo [Sri Lanka] May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday did a balancing act in Sri Lanka of keeping Sri Lanka and Sri Lankan Tamils 'close' that has definitely left the Dragon sulking.

PM Modi visits Sri Dalada Maligawa Temple in Kandy
Kandy [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited the Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

PM Modi reiterates India's full 'friendly' support to Sri Lanka
Colombo (Sri Lanka) [World] May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Sri Lanka of India's full support to further cement the bilateral ties between two neighbours.

PM Modi lauds spirit of Tamil community in SL, announces construction ...
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the spirit of Indian-origin Tamils in Sri Lanka and announced the construction of additional 10,000 houses in upcountry areas and the extension of Emergency Ambulance Service.

Sri Lanka: PM Modi inaugurates Dickoya Hospital
Dickoya (Sri Lanka) [World] May 12 : Inaugrating the Dickoya hospital here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India also shares health and well-being of Sri Lankans.

PM Modi reiterates India's full 'friendly' support to Sri Lanka
Colombo (Sri Lanka) [World] May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Sri Lanka of India's full support to further cement the bilateral ties between two neighbours.

Modi alludes to Pakistan's pro-terror policy in Sri Lanka
Colombo [World] May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday chose the occasion of International Vesak Day function here to exhort the international community to work towards the sustainable world peace.

PM Modi announces direct flight between Colombo and Varanasi
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May12 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced direct flight between Colombo and Varanasi, saying it will enable Buddhists and Hindus from both sides to visit important pilgrim sites in both the countries.

International Vesak Day: 'PM Modi one of our own', says Sri Lanka
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May12 : On the second day of his Sri Lankan tour ,Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the International Vesak Day celebrations, which is observed as one of the biggest festivals among Buddhists.

Modi impact: Sri Lanka rejects China's request to dock submarine
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : China's naval ambitions in Sri Lanka received a jolt when Colombo rejected Beijing's request to dock one of its submarines in the nation's capital.

PM Modi's Lanka visit must ensure Tamils are treated at par: DMK
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 12 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (DMK) on Thursday asked Prime Minster Narendra Modi, who is currently on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, to ensure that the Indian-origin Tamils are treated at par with the Sinhalese of Sri Lanka and no disparities emerge between the two ...

PM Modi in Sri Lanka: Congress urges for dialogues on fishermen
New Delhi May 12 : As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently on a two-day official visit to Sri Lanka, the Congress party on Friday while drawing upon the ongoing tussle between Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu over fishermen being detained said the issues needed to 'properly handled'.

PM Modi's Lanka visit: Vesak Day celebrations on second day's agenda
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, currently on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, will be attending the International Vesak Day celebrations and interact with leading Buddhist spiritual leaders, scholars and theologians, along with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and ...

PM Modi meets former Lankan president Rajapaksa
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa here, in an unscheduled meeting.

PM Modi meets Lankan counterpart Wickremesinghe, Prez Sirisena
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe and discussed various issues that concern with the growing cooperation between the two countries.

PM Modi visits Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who today arrived here in Sri Lanka for a two-day visit, visited the Gangaramaya Temple.

PM Modi arrives in Colombo on two-day Sri Lanka visit
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived here on a two-day visit.

PM Modi leaves on two-day visit to Sri Lanka
New Delhi , May 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Sri Lanka at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday.

PM Modi to begin his two-day Sri Lanka visit today
New Delhi , May 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his two-day Sri Lanka visit today to attend International Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo with President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the chief guest.

DMK "demands" PM Modi to talk on fisherman issue in Sri Lanka
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , May 11 : As Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs today to attend the International Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka as the chief guest, the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has requested him to talk on fisherman issue during his visit.

PM Modi's two-day 'apolitical' Sri Lanka visit starts tomorrow
New Delhi May 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will depart on Thursday to attend the International Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka as the chief guest. This will be his second Sri Lanka visit.

Jayawardene joins Lancashire for T20 Blast
London [UK], May 8 : Lancashire on Monday signed former Sri Lanka batsman Mahela Jayawardene for this year's NatWest T20 Blast as a non-overseas player. Jayawardene qualifies by virtue of his Danish wife, Christina.