• Thursday, Oct 24, 2019
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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...

Three more elephants killed in Sri Lanka,...

Three more elephants killed in Sri Lanka,...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 29 2019

Nearly 200 elephants are killed every year on the Island

Sri Lanka orders fresh probe into Easter...

Sri Lanka orders fresh probe into Easter...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 22 2019

Sirisena, who is also the minister in charge of law and order, has said that all those responsible for...

U18s make flying start in Saff...

U18s make flying start in Saff...

Football

Sat, Sep 21 2019

Fahim Morshed doubled the lead in the 77th minute with a bullet effort from outside the box before Foysal...

Dananjaya gets one-year ban due to illegal...

Dananjaya gets one-year ban due to illegal...

Cricket

Fri, Sep 20 2019

Dananjaya, 25, was reported for a suspect action after last month's opening Test against New Zealand...

Opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower...

Opening of Sri Lanka's tallest tower...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 17 2019

The tower, overlooking Beira Lake in central Colombo, is expected to become a major tourism...

Sri Lanka PM faces party challenge in...

Sri Lanka PM faces party challenge in...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 17 2019

Wickremesinghe had been the clear frontrunner to be the United National Party candidate until parliament...

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat...

Australia intercepts Sri Lankan boat...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 2 2019

Asylum-seekers who reach Australia are sent to Australian-run detention camps in Papua New Guinea and...

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses...

Sri Lanka's new army chief dismisses...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 27 2019

Shavendra Silva has been accused by the United Nations of committing war crimes during the final stages...

General accused of war crimes appointed...

General accused of war crimes appointed...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 19 2019

Major General Shavendra Silva, 55, was elevated to the army's second-highest position of chief of...

Dengue in Sri Lanka: 47 dead, over 200,000...

Dengue in Sri Lanka: 47 dead, over 200,000...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 5 2019

Last year, over 50 people had died because of the mosquito-borne virus in the island country

Muslims rejoin Sri Lanka cabinet after...

Muslims rejoin Sri Lanka cabinet after...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 30 2019

Nearly 100 people linked to a local jihadist group were arrested after the April 21 attacks on three...

UN official says some Sri Lankan laws...

UN official says some Sri Lankan laws...

South Asia

Sat, Jul 27 2019

President Maithripala Sirisena's government during its 2015 election campaign promised to ensure...

Sri Lanka expands visa-free scheme halted...

Sri Lanka expands visa-free scheme halted...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 24 2019

The new countries added to the expanded scheme - which already allows travellers from the European Union,...

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth...

Sri Lanka extends emergency for fourth...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 23 2019

Under the law, security forces can interrogate suspects without court orders. More than 100 people have...