• Friday, Dec 06, 2019
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Sri Lanka appoint Arthur as head...

Sri Lanka appoint Arthur as head...

Cricket

Wed, Dec 4 2019

The others are Grant Flower as batting coach, David Saker in charge of bowling and Shane McDermott handling...

Sri Lanka suspends parliament ahead...

Sri Lanka suspends parliament ahead...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 3 2019

Rajapaksa is hoping to ride a wave of popularity by calling an election six months before the current...

Uncle Sam and the Mandarin dragon in...

Uncle Sam and the Mandarin dragon in...

Opinion

Wed, Nov 20 2019

What does Gotabaya mean for Sri Lanka? 

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa likely to re-boot...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Under Mahinda, who may become prime minister, Sri Lanka secured almost $7 billion in loans from China,...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

Symbolic swearing-in for Sri Lanka's...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 18 2019

The inauguration was held at a revered Buddhist shrine with an imposing stupa - reputedly built by a...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

Violence mars Sri Lankan presidential...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The assailants set fire to tyres on the road and set up makeshift roadblocks before shooting at and pelting...

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy in the ballot...

Sri Lanka’s foreign policy in the ballot...

Shahab Enam Khan

Sat, Nov 16 2019

The polls might bring a 180-degree turn in Sri Lanka’s international trajectory

Test cricket to finally return to Pakistan...

Test cricket to finally return to Pakistan...

Cricket

Thu, Nov 14 2019

The vote of confidence from Sri Lanka is hugely symbolic, as it was the attack on their team bus during...

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set...

After hiatus, Rajapaksa brothers set...

World

Tue, Nov 12 2019

The Rajapaksas, best known for the brutal defeat of separatist Tamil rebels and then drawing Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka election pledges threaten...

Sri Lanka election pledges threaten...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Gotabaya has vowed to cut a 15% value added tax by nearly half and abolish some taxes, as a way to reignite...

Warner steers Australia to series sweep...

Warner steers Australia to series sweep...

Sports

Fri, Nov 1 2019

The Australian batsman was given both the player-of-the-match and player-of-the-series awards

Sri Lankan legend Sangakkara to lead...

Sangakkara to lead MCC against...

Cricket

Thu, Oct 31 2019

The 42-year-old batting great -- whose 15 year international career encompassed 134 Test appearances...

Court blocks Sri Lanka leaders bid to...

Court blocks Sri Lanka leaders bid to...

World

Tue, Oct 29 2019

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court extended on Tuesday a stay order until the hearing of 15 petitions...

Warner's birthday T20 ton as Australia...

Warner's birthday T20 ton as Australia...

Cricket

Sun, Oct 27 2019

Warner clubbed an unbeaten 100 as he powered Australia to a massive 233 for two, aided by century stands...

Finch battling to be fit for Sri Lanka...

Finch battling to be fit for Sri Lanka...

Cricket

Mon, Oct 21 2019

The top-order batsman is sitting out Victoria's ongoing Sheffield Shield clash against Western Australia...

Rajapakse vows to scrap Sri Lanka war...

Rajapakse vows to scrap Sri Lanka war...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 15 2019

Gotabhaya was defence secretary during his brother's rule, when troops were accused of killing up...

Record number of candidates to contest...

Record number of candidates to contest...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 8 2019

The number of candidates tops the previous record of 22 candidates who took part in the 2010...

Sri Lanka's Rajapakse clan steps up...

Sri Lanka's Rajapakse clan steps up...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 7 2019

The eldest of the Rajapakse brothers, Chamal, was a backup candidate in case Gotabhaya was disqualified...

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge...

Sri Lankan court dismisses challenge...

South Asia

Sat, Oct 5 2019

The three-judge panel of the Appeal Court unanimously dismissed the case that challenged the validity...

Tougher penalties to protect Sri Lanka...

Tougher penalties to protect Sri Lanka...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 1 2019

Investigations into the deaths of seven elephants at a forest reserve in central Sri Lanka showed the...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa faces court test...

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa faces court test...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 30 2019

Rajapaksa is widely seen as the election frontrunner because of his popularity among majority Sinhala...