• Sunday, Sep 20, 2020
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Stricken tanker's captain to face charges...

Stricken tanker's captain to face charges...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 17 2020

Compensation would also be sought from the owners for the cost of any environmental clean-up and...

Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken...

Sri Lanka navy plugs fuel leak on fire-stricken...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 12 2020

Sri Lanka's environmental authorities fear a marine disaster if the tanker is allowed to transfer...

Tanker salvage begins as Sri Lanka battles...

Tanker salvage begins as Sri Lanka battles...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 10 2020

The New Diamond issued a distress signal a week ago while passing Sri Lanka on its way to the northeast...

Kilometre-long slick left by burning...

Kilometre-long slick left by burning...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 9 2020

The vessel first reported a fire while passing the east coast of Sri Lanka on Thursday after a boiler...

India rushes fire retardant to battle...

India rushes fire retardant to battle...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 8 2020

The New Diamond is much larger than the Japanese bulk carrier MV Wakashio, which crashed into a reef...

Convicted murderer sworn in as Sri Lankan...

Convicted murderer sworn in as Sri Lankan...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 8 2020

Opposition lawmakers wearing black shawls in protest heckled Jayasekara as he took the oath and several...

Race to assess damage to stricken oil...

Race to assess damage to stricken oil...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 6 2020

Dutch firm Smit Salvage had commissioned the experts and was also sending two tug boats from Singapore...

Sri Lanka navy holds blazing supertanker...

Sri Lanka navy holds blazing supertanker...

South Asia

Sat, Sep 5 2020

The navy said on Friday there was no real risk of a spill

Sri Lanka tows supertanker away from...

Sri Lanka tows supertanker away from...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 4 2020

The 1989 oil spill from the Exxon Valdez, considered one of the worst human-caused environmental disasters,...

ED: A step towards greater...

ED: A step towards greater...

Editorial

Thu, Sep 3 2020

There are very few alternatives to having a well-established network such as Bimstec

Sri Lanka to ban imports of plastic...

Sri Lanka to ban imports of plastic...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 28 2020

Sri Lanka has already banned the manufacture or import of non-biodegradable plastic

OP-ED: South Asia in transition

OP-ED: South Asia in transition

Md Talebur Islam Rupom

Fri, Aug 28 2020

Has India underestimated its neighbours for too long?

Sri Lanka plunged into darkness as power...

Sri Lanka goes dark after nationwide...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 17 2020

The power cut caused chaos on already congested roads in Colombo, with traffic lights not operating and...

Virus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants...

Virus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants...

South Asia

Wed, Aug 12 2020

Most of the humans are killed by elephants who have seen their habitat drastically reduced, rampaging...

Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over...

Sri Lanka postpones cricket league over...

Cricket

Tue, Aug 11 2020

Sri Lanka Cricket had announced last month that it hoped to resume top-level cricket with the Lanka Premier...

Hasina greets Rajapaksa for his party’s...

Hasina greets Rajapaksa for his party’s...

Bangladesh

Sat, Aug 8 2020

Sheikh Hasina said both Bangladesh and Sri Lanka will work together to establish peace, harmony and prosperity...

Sri Lanka president, brother tighten...

Sri Lanka president, brother tighten...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 7 2020

Rajapaksa said the restoration of full executive powers was necessary to implement his agenda to make...

Detained 'drug smuggler' cat escapes...

Detained 'drug smuggler' cat escapes...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 3 2020

There was no immediate comment from prison authorities

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa hopes to tighten...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa hopes to tighten...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 3 2020

Votes will be counted on Thursday

Sri Lanka shuts schools again as Covid-19...

Sri Lanka shuts schools again as Covid-19...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 13 2020

The country has reported just 2,617 cases with 11 deaths

Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over...

Sri Lanka cancels election rallies over...

South Asia

Sun, Jul 12 2020

The country has reported 2,605 cases with 11 deaths so far