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Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on...

Sri Lanka falls silent for victims on...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 21 2020

At St. Anthony's church in the capital, residents prayed outside and lit candles near a memorial...

South Africa confirm postponement of...

South Africa confirm postponement of...

Cricket

Mon, Apr 20 2020

The teams were due to play three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 games, with the 50-over matches...

Sri Lanka makes cremations compulsory...

Sri Lanka makes cremations compulsory...

South Asia

Sun, Apr 12 2020

More than 200 people have tested positive for coronavirus so far in Sri Lanka, where an indefinite, nationwide...

Sri Lanka calls snap parliamentary polls...

Sri Lanka calls snap parliamentary polls...

World

Tue, Mar 3 2020

'We have received a formal notification dissolving parliament and setting out the election...

Sri Lanka heads for snap polls as Rajapaksa...

Sri Lanka heads for snap polls as Rajapaksa...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 1 2020

Rajapaksa, 70, won a landslide at November presidential polls and appointed his older brother and former...

Australia women revive T20 fortunes...

Australia women revive T20 fortunes...

Cricket

Mon, Feb 24 2020

The four-time champions were on the brink of elimination at 10 for three chasing 123 before vice-captain...

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in women's...

New Zealand beat Sri Lanka in women's...

Cricket

Sat, Feb 22 2020

The Kiwis have made the early running in Group A along with India, who downed defending champions Australia...

Hasaranga stars as Sri Lanka clinch...

Sri Lanka clinch ODI thriller

Cricket

Sat, Feb 22 2020

Hasaranga, known for his leg-spin bowling, hit an unbeaten 42 after coming in to bat at number eight...

Sri Lanka calls on US to reconsider...

Sri Lanka calls on US to reconsider...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 16 2020

The US Friday said the travel ban for Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva and his family was imposed over...

US bans Sri Lanka army chief over war...

US bans Sri Lanka army chief over war...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 15 2020

Rights groups say some 40,000 ethnic Tamils were killed in mass atrocities as government forces seized...

Sri Lanka scraps Tamil national anthem...

Sri Lanka scraps Tamil national anthem...

World

Tue, Feb 4 2020

Rajapaksa won a landslide in November elections with the backing of the majority Sinhalese, for whom...

Zimbabwe draw with SL in second...

Zimbabwe draw with SL in second...

Cricket

Fri, Jan 31 2020

Sri Lanka's 10-wicket win in the first Test last week at the same venue meant they won the series...

Curtains drop on TRESemmé Bangladesh...

Curtains drop on TRESemmé Bangladesh...

Fashion & Style

Wed, Jan 29 2020

Sustainability front and centre

Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first...

Lakmal sets up Sri Lanka win in first...

Cricket

Thu, Jan 23 2020

Resuming on 30 without loss and needing 157 to make Sri Lanka bat again, Zimbabwe recovered from the...

Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands...

Sri Lanka president acknowledges thousands...

South Asia

Tue, Jan 21 2020

Rajapaksa, who played a key role in the military campaign that crushed the Tamil separatist rebels, told...

India, Sri Lanka seek closer military...

India, Sri Lanka seek closer military...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 19 2020

China, a long-time regional rival of India, has been widening its footprint in the region, including...

Last-gasp Palestine into semis

Palestine into semis

Football

Fri, Jan 17 2020

Host Bangladesh are pointless from one match and will take on the Lankans Sunday at the same venue to...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

Sri Lanka ex-minister held over phone...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 17 2020

In what has become a major scandal, Ranjan Ramanayake is heard discussing court cases with judges, police,...

Malinga ready to quit after T20 debacle...

Malinga ready to quit after T20 debacle...

Cricket

Sun, Jan 12 2020

Returning from the series, the 36-year-old told reporters that Sri Lanka was just not good enough to...

India beat Sri Lanka to clinch T20...

India beat Sri Lanka to clinch T20...

Cricket

Fri, Jan 10 2020

Sri Lanka were bowled out for just 123 in 15.5 overs in pursuit of a target of 202 as the islanders lost...

Kohli aces another chase as India thrash...

Kohli aces another chase

Sports

Wed, Jan 8 2020

Virat Kohli smashed Lahiru Kumara for a six to seal a clinical victory which came with 15 balls to spare...