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ICC bans Sri Lanka spinner Senanayake for illegal action

Jul 12, 2014

ICC bans Sri Lanka spinner Senanayake for illegal action

Tests revealed he exceeded the allowed 15-degree flex in four deliveries considered to be suspect during the fourth match at Lord's. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #ICC #banned #Sachithra Senanayake #Illegal bowling action
De Kock, De Villiers give South Africa first ODI series win in Sri Lanka

Jul 12, 2014

De Kock, De Villiers give South Africa first ODI series win in Sri Lanka

South Africa rode on aggressive hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers to beat Sri Lanka by 82 runs in the third and final one-day international on Saturday. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #South Africa #ODI series #SportsTracker #Morne Morkel #AB de Villiers #3rd ODI #Hambantota #Quinton de Kock
Sushma Swaraj, Sri Lankan foreign minister discuss fishermen issue

Jul 11, 2014

Sushma Swaraj, Sri Lankan foreign minister discuss fishermen issue

Repatriation of Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lanka and ways to speed up trade dominated discussions between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris who called on her Friday. #India #Sri Lanka #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #Fishermen #GL Peiris #Fishermen issue
SL asylum-seeker mothers attempt suicide to get kids to Australia

Jul 09, 2014

SL asylum-seeker mothers attempt suicide to get kids to Australia

The damaging claims come as Australia faces growing pressure over its controversial immigration policies, with High Court action under way over the fate of 153 Sri Lankans being held in custody on the high seas. #World #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Asylum seekers #Immigration policies #Australia High Court
Aus says it will give 72 hour-notice before returning asylum seekers

Jul 08, 2014

Aus says it will give 72 hour-notice before returning asylum seekers

Tuesday's hearing about the interception of a second boat has revealed details of the operation, undercutting the government's attempts to maintain a veil of secrecy over its so-called "Operation Sovereign Borders" tough immigration policies. #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration law #illegal immigrants #Asylum seekers #Operation Sovereign Borders

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Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

Mar 31, 2013

Chennai ban on Lankan players in IPL: We are like this only

We have no problem with punishing the entire race of Lankans for the actions of their government. And the truth is that we are consistent in this behaviour. #Sri Lanka #JustSaying #Chennai #IPL 6 #IPL6 War Room
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Mar 08, 2013

Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Negotiation rarely if ever has stopped the massacre of people by their own nation. And other nations simply don't want to intervene, unless there's oil. . . and even then, it's usually long after there's no people left to save. #HowThisWorks #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Interventionism #UN Security Council

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Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jul 05, 2014

Sri Lanka's government accused of turning a blind eye to attacks against minority Muslims

The attackers stormed in close to midnight, tearing through town with gasoline bombs and clubs before carting away piles of cash and jewelry they stole from Muslim families in this tiny corner of Sri Lanka...
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreWhat the Su...
Why plight of Lankan Tamils highlights the hypocrisy of nations

Jun 30, 2014

New UN Rights Probe Intensifies Pressure on Sri Lanka

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new U.N. investigation into allegations of war crimes in Sri Lanka will intensify international pressure on its government and could probe the purported responsibility of senior Sri Lankan officials with U.S. ties. MoreIsraeli Pri...