Sri Lanka

South Africa's selection conundrum despite a victorious day

With all three all-rounders performing well against Sri Lanka, Faf du Plessis will have a tough call to make.

published on : 25th May 2019

Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects

Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said that the suspects are under the custody of the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

published on : 25th May 2019

Five suspects linked to Easter bombing mastermind arrested

The five suspects were arrested from the north central region of Horowpothana on the day when eight Tamil National Alliance members voted against the Emergency declared in the country.

published on : 24th May 2019

Kumar Sangakkara laments Sri Lanka's 'chaotic' build-up to World Cup

A leading batsman in the five-day game, Karunaratne had not been part of Sri Lanka's ODI set-up since the 2015 edition, largely because of his low scoring rate in white-ball cricket.

published on : 24th May 2019

Riyas drew inspiration from terror strike in Lanka: NIA probe

NIA opposes accused Riyas Aboobacker’s bail plea; produces evidence of audio clips, mobile chats of IS handlers in court

published on : 23rd May 2019

Sri Lanka president extends national emergency by month

Citing 'public security', President Maithripala Sirisena issued a special gazette notification to give the police and the military powers to arrest and interrogate suspects without court orders.

published on : 22nd May 2019

Sri Lanka snap losing streak with Scotland win

The Scots may not have qualified for the World Cup but last year beat tournament hosts and favourites England to prove they were well capable of causing an upset.

published on : 22nd May 2019

WATCH | Nine days to World Cup: Hat-trick heroes

Since 1999, every World Cup has seen at least one hat-trick. Will we see one again this time around? 

published on : 21st May 2019

Sri Lankan government appeals to parents to send their children to school without fear 

Several private Catholic schools will reopen Tuesday after Easter holidays were extended because of the suicide bombings on three churches and three hotels in which nearly 260 people were killed.

published on : 20th May 2019

Thousands gather to remember victims of civil war in Sri Lanka

Mullivaikkal Remembrance Forum, an organisation voicing the concern of Tamils vowed to strengthen the call to refer Sri Lanka to the International Crimes Court for alleged war crimes committed then.

published on : 18th May 2019

Sri Lankan​s observe Vesak festival amid tight security

Vesak, the Day of the Full Moon in the month of May, is the most sacred day to millions of Buddhists around the world.

published on : 18th May 2019

India offers Sri Lanka full support to fight 'Jihadi terrorism'

Indian authorities shared intelligence with Sri Lanka before the serial blasts rocked the neighbouring country.

published on : 18th May 2019

US, Sri Lanka to work together for peace, security in Indo-Pacific region

The Indo-Pacific is a biogeographic region, comprising the Indian Ocean and the western and central Pacific Ocean, including the South China Sea.

published on : 18th May 2019

Key dates in Sri Lanka's Tamil separatist war

Here are the key dates of the conflict which was also known as the 'Eelam War', the name of a separate state the rebels were fighting for.

published on : 18th May 2019

Sri Lanka marks civil war ten-year anniversary with thousands still missing

On May 18, 2009 government forces brought their no-holds-barred military offensive to an end at a lagoon in the northern coastal district of Mullaittivu with the killing of Velupillai Prabhakaran.

published on : 18th May 2019
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