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Sri Lanka imports chemical fertiliser...

Sri Lanka imports chemical fertiliser...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 15 2021

The government imposed the ban in May as part of a drive to make Sri Lanka the world's first 100%...

Sri Lanka drops charges against admiral...

Sri Lanka drops charges against admiral...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 13 2021

The investigation against Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda was part of a case that cast a spotlight on extrajudicial...

Bangladesh lose to Sri Lanka in official...

Bangladesh lose to Sri Lanka in official...

Cricket

Wed, Oct 13 2021

Batting first Bangladesh posted 147 runs losing seven wickets. Sri Lanka chased the target with six balls...

Sri Lanka probes president's niece over...

Sri Lanka probes president's niece over...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 6 2021

Cabinet spokesman Dulles Alahapperuma said the president asked the main anti-graft body to issue a report...

Sri Lanka agrees to reform terror law...

Sri Lanka to reform terror law

South Asia

Tue, Oct 5 2021

The law allows police to arrest and detain suspects for long periods and confessions extracted from suspects...

Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown, retains...

Sri Lanka lifts virus lockdown

South Asia

Fri, Oct 1 2021

Daily deaths had jumped to over 250 with 4,000 infections after Sri Lankans celebrated the traditional...

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka seeks World Bank...

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka seeks World Bank...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 22 2021

The pandemic has claimed over 12,000 lives and infected over half a million people in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's Capital Alliance enters...

Capital Alliance enters BD

Stock Market

Mon, Sep 13 2021

Becomes first JV stockbroker to receive trading rights at DSE

Sri Lankan detainees tortured while...

‘Sri Lankan detainees tortured while...

Law and Rights

Fri, Sep 10 2021

The government denies the accusations

Fernando ton helps Sri Lanka down South...

Fernando ton helps Sri Lanka down South...

Cricket

Fri, Sep 3 2021

South Africa fell short on 286-6 despite opener Aiden Markram's 96 off 90 balls and a run-a-ball...

Sri Lanka seizes staple stocks, says...

Sri Lanka says not facing food...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 2 2021

The government announced emergency regulations on Monday empowering authorities to seize stocks of staples...

Sri Lanka declares food emergency amid...

Food crisis declared in Sri Lanka

World

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Sri Lanka's foreign reserves fell to $2.8 billion at the end of July, from $7.5 billion in November...

Sri Lanka raises rates as rupee falls...

Sri Lanka raises rates as rupee falls...

Business

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The government had reduced rates after the coronavirus pandemic hit last year in hope of bolstering the...

Sri Lanka axes health minister over...

Sri Lanka axes health minister over...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 16 2021

Daily infections crossed 3,000, and with hospitals struggling to cope

Sri Lanka holds mass cremations as Covid...

Covid-19: Sri Lanka holds mass...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 9 2021

Daily virus infections in the country have doubled in a month to more than 2,500 with nearly 100...

Sri Lanka tightens Covid restrictions...

Sri Lanka tightens Covid...

South Asia

Fri, Aug 6 2021

The fresh curbs come after the number of coronavirus deaths and infections in the last week doubled from...

Sri Lanka walks back fertilizer ban...

Sri Lanka walks back fertilizer ban...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 5 2021

The ban on chemical fertilizers was opposed by farmers who staged protests after reporting failing vegetable...

Vaccination: Lessons from Sri

Vaccination: Lessons from Sri

South Asia

Wed, Aug 4 2021

The island nation is keen to inoculate two doses of Covid-19 vaccines to 13.5 million citizens above...

Rajapaksa to seek second term as Sri...

Rajapaksa to seek second term as Sri...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 19 2021

During his triumphant 2019 election campaign, Rajapaksa said he would be a one-term president

Rajapaksa family tightens grip on crisis-hit...

Rajapaksa family tightens grip on crisis-hit...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 8 2021

The Sri Lankan cabinet headed by Gotabaya Rajapaksa now has five members of the Rajapaksa family

Sri Lanka marks Chinese party century...

Sri Lanka marks Chinese party century...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 7 2021

One side of the coin marks the Chinese party's anniversary while the other celebrates 65 years of...