• Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021
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Sri Lanka sticks to cremate Covid-19...

Sri Lanka sticks to cremate Covid-19...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 8 2021

Last month, authorities ordered the forced cremation of at least 19 Muslim Covid-19 victims

England pass Covid-19 tests in SL after...

England pass Covid-19 tests

Sports

Wed, Jan 6 2021

Chris Woakes, who had been a close contact of Moeen, tested negative but will continue to isolate in...

Nortje 6-for, Elgar 92* put SA in driving...

Nortje put SA in driving seat

Sports

Sun, Jan 3 2021

SL were 71/1 before being all out for 157

BCB in discussion over Sri Lanka...

BCB in discussion over SL tour

Sports

Mon, Dec 28 2020

BCB and SLC are mulling arranging the series in April, 2021

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced...

Anger grows in Sri Lanka over forced...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 14 2020

The island nation has experienced a surge in cases since October

Sri Lanka gets $300m Chinese factory...

Sri Lanka gets $300m Chinese factory...

South Asia

Tue, Dec 8 2020

The announcement came just weeks after Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa unveiled the country's 2021...

Cyclone hits Sri Lanka as southern India...

Cyclone hits Sri Lanka as southern India...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 3 2020

There were no reports of casualties and the damage was minimal as the cyclone weakened on its way

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri...

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 2 2020

Last Thursday, a more powerful cyclone skirted northern Sri Lanka but hit Tamil Nadu with full

Sri Lanka battles to stop elephants...

Sri Lanka battles to stop elephants...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 30 2020

Sri Lanka's elephant population has declined to about 7,000 according to the latest census

8 killed, dozens wounded in Sri Lanka...

8 killed in Sri Lanka prison riot

South Asia

Mon, Nov 30 2020

Hundreds of police surrounded the Mahara prison just outside the capital Colombo as prison guards sought...

Sri Lanka strict for Bangladesh, lenient...

Sri Lanka strict for Bangladesh

Sports

Fri, Nov 13 2020

Sri Lanka health ministry proposed no quarantine for the visiting England team in the island nation,...

Sri Lanka rescues 120 whales after country's...

Sri Lanka rescues 120 whales after mass...

South Asia

Tue, Nov 3 2020

The last mass beaching in Sri Lanka was in June 2017 when 20 pilot whales were stranded at a beach in...

SL returns illegal waste to Britain...

SL returns illegal waste to

South Asia

Sat, Oct 31 2020

Customs did not reveal the type of waste, but officials had said it included rags, bandages and body...

SL capital to go into lockdown after...

SL capital to go into lockdown

South Asia

Thu, Oct 29 2020

Sri Lanka imposed a three-month lockdown until the end of June

Sri Lanka orders closures to contain...

Sri Lanka orders closures to contain...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 9 2020

Since the pandemic began, Sri Lanka has reported 4,459 infections and 13 deaths

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

Sri Lanka indicts skipper of fire-stricken...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 8 2020

The fire started after an engine room boiler exploded, killing one crew member

Sri Lanka returns containers of illegal...

Sri Lanka returns containers of illegal...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 27 2020

The 21 containers -- holding up to 260 tonnes of rubbish -- first arrived by ship in the capital Colombo's...

Sri Lanka scraps $1.5bn Japan-funded...

Sri Lanka scraps $1.5bn Japan-funded...

South Asia

Thu, Sep 24 2020

Under former president Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka borrowed billions of dollars from China for projects...

Sri Lanka unveils controversial bill...

Sri Lanka unveils controversial bill...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 22 2020

Gotabaya, a defence official during his elder brother Mahinda's decade-long term as president, was...

Bangladesh cricketers anxious about...

Bangladesh cricketers anxious about...

Sports

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Despite the uncertainty, BCB and the players have been undergoing the due process to prepare themselves...

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...