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Sri Lanka: Country in South Asia
Sri Lanka, formerly known as Ceylon and officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia. It lies in the Indian Ocean, southwest of the Bay of Bengal, and southeast of the Arabian Sea; it is separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. Sri Lanka shares a maritime border with India and the Maldives. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is its legislative capital, and Colombo is its largest city and financial centre.

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Miss Sri Lanka pageant in New York ends with a massive fight, Watch | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Miss Sri Lanka pageant in New York ends with a massive fight, Watch | Oneindia News *News

A massive fight broke out at the after-party of the Miss Sri Lanka pageant in New York and the video of the same is now going viral on social media. #MissSriLanka #NewYork #StatenIsland

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Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka wins 2022 Booker Prize [Video]

Sri Lankan writer Shehan Karunatilaka wins 2022 Booker Prize

Karunatilaka is the second Sri Lankan to win the English language literary award, following Michael Ondaatje’s victory in 1992 for ‘The English Patient’

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Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena advocates for strong India-Lanka ties | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena advocates for strong India-Lanka ties | Oneindia News*News

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena said that India is one of Sri Lanka’s closest allies. #DineshGunawardena #SriLanka #SriLankaPM

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Afghan Heroin worth ₹1,200 crore seized on Iranian boat that came from Pakistan | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Afghan Heroin worth ₹1,200 crore seized on Iranian boat that came from Pakistan | Oneindia News*News

Yesterday, officials said that an estimated ₹ 1,200 crore worth of 200 kg Heroin made in Afghanistan first came into Pakistan, from where it was put on an Iranian boat, and it was meant to be sold in..

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Sri Lanka launch inquiry into World Cup 'incidents'

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Ben Stokes leads England into T20 World Cup semi-finals with nervy win over Sri Lanka

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Liam Livingstone, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali and Sam Curran all fall cheaply as England get nervous chasing Sri Lanka's total of 141 at the T20 World Cup.
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Chris Woakes hits a four to get a nervous England to their victory target against Sri Lanka with two balls remaining.
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England survive a scare to reach the semi-finals of the Men's T20 World Cup with a nerve-jangling four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in Sydney.
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Alex Hales helps England's innings get off to fast start chasing 142 to beat Sri Lanka, before falling for 47.
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Liam Livingston takes a good catch in the deep to dismiss Kusal Mendis after a fast start for Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup in Sydney.
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England chase the victory over Sri Lanka that will secure their place in the T20 World Cup semi-finals.
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Dhananjaya dazzles crowd and seals Sri Lanka's win

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T20 World Cup: Glenn Phillips hits superb ton as New Zealand crush Sri Lanka

Glenn Phillips smashed a sublime 104 from 64 balls to lead New Zealand to a crushing 65-run victory over Sri Lanka in the men's T20 World Cup in Sydney.
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New Zealand reduce Sri Lanka to 8-4 in their T20 World Cup match in Sydney.
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Sri Lanka take three New Zealand wickets in the opening four overs of their T20 World Cup match in Sydney.
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T20 World Cup: Marcus Stoinis leads Australia to victory against Sri Lanka

Marcus Stoinis hits a magnificent unbeaten half-century as Australia bounce back from their opening defeat at the T20 World Cup by beating Sri Lanka.
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T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka fight back and remove Warner for 11

Sri Lanka fight back and take their first wicket as Maheesh Theekshana removes David Warner against Australia at the T20 World Cup in Perth.
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T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka dominate in nine-wicket win over Ireland

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Watch as Sri Lankan diver Dulanjan Kaushalya Fernando belly flops into the pool during the men's 1m springboard preliminary rounds on day seven of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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