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Sri Lanka hammer hapless Pakistan to win ODI series

Aug 30, 2014

Sri Lanka hammer hapless Pakistan to win ODI series

Dhammika Prasad chipped in with two wickets as Sri Lanka bowled Pakistan out for 102 and then surpassed the Duckworth-Lewis target of 101 in the 19th over of a one-sided game in Dambulla. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Mahela Jayawardene #Thisara Perera
Sri Lanka opens two new detention centres for foreigners

Aug 29, 2014

Sri Lanka opens two new detention centres for foreigners

Facing international flak for forcibly deporting Pakistani and Afghan nationals seeking refugee status in Sri Lanka, the government has established two more centres to detain foreigners who are overstaying. #Sri Lanka #Foreigners in Sri Lanka #Detention centres in Sri Lanka
Stop intimidating us, rights groups tell Lankan govt

Aug 27, 2014

Stop intimidating us, rights groups tell Lankan govt

Six global human rights groups have jointly asked the Sri Lankan government, President and member states of the Human Rights Council to stop intimidating them and ensure that nobody faced retaliation for cooperating withthe United Nations. #United Nations #Sri Lanka #UNHRC #tamils #lanka #rights groups
Thisara Perera's all-round heroics help Sri Lanka draw level against Pakistan

Aug 26, 2014

Thisara Perera's all-round heroics help Sri Lanka draw level against Pakistan

Thisara Perera smashed 65 off 36 balls and then grabbed three wickets as Sri Lanka thumped Pakistan by 77 runs in the second one-dayer on Tuesday to level the three-match series 1-1. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Angelo Mathews #SportsTracker #Mohammad Hafeez #Thisara Perera #2nd ODI #Hambantota
Karunanidhi pats Modi, calls for political solution in Sri Lanka

Aug 26, 2014

Karunanidhi pats Modi, calls for political solution in Sri Lanka

Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation (TESO), headed by DMK president M Karunanidhi, on day lauded the Narendra Modi regime for coming forward to find a political solution for the Tamils issue in Sri Lanka and urged the Centre to expedite steps in that direction. #Karunanidhi #DMK #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Tamil Eelam Supporters Organisation
Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Aug 24, 2014

Sri Lanka rejects BJP's call for temporary fishing permits for India

Sri Lanka has rejected a call to allow Indian fishermen to fish in Lankan waters on a permit system for three years, days ahead of a meeting in Delhi to find an amicable solution to the contentious fishing issue. #Sri Lanka #Narendra Modi #Jayalalithaa #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Modi #Jaya #Tamil Fishermen
Maqsood, Alam stand tall as Pakistan edge Sri Lanka in thriller

Aug 23, 2014

Maqsood, Alam stand tall as Pakistan edge Sri Lanka in thriller

Sohaib Maqsood and Fawad Alam put on a 147-run stand as Pakistan recovered from the brink to defeat Sri Lanka by four wickets on Saturday and take the lead in the three-match series. #Sports #Cricket #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Mahela Jayawardene #SportsTracker #1st ODI #Hambantota #Ahmed Shehzad #Sohaib Maqsood #Fawad Alam
Ensure equality to Tamils, Modi urges Sri Lanka

Aug 23, 2014

Ensure equality to Tamils, Modi urges Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged Sri Lanka to ensure "equality, dignity, justice and self-respect" for its Tamil minority. #India #Sri Lanka #LTTE #Modi #Tamil National Alliance #tamils #Indo-Lanka relations
Ebola threat Sri Lanka suspends on-arrival visa for four African nations

Aug 22, 2014

Ebola threat Sri Lanka suspends on-arrival visa for four African nations

Sri Lanka has suspended on-arrival visa facility for visitors from four African countries in the wake of Ebola epidemic in Africa. #World #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Africa #Nigeria #Liberia #epidemic #Sierra Leone #Virus #Ebola #Disease #Outbreak #Guinea #on-arrival visa
Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

Aug 22, 2014

Aus immigration minister defends detention of child asylum-seekers

PM Tony Abbott won an election after campaigning heavily on tough immigration policies, which have been criticised internationally but remain popular with voters. #Sri Lanka #Australia #NewsTracker #Immigration Policy #Human Rights Commission #Asylum seekers #Tony Abbott #Detention Centre #refuguees
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