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Chaos in Sri Lanka parliament as Speaker comes under siege

While the speaker was about to take a vote on fresh elections prompted by PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, supporters of the PM surrounded the speaker.

published on : 15th November 2018

Ben Stokes sparks England fightback against Sri Lanka before lunch

But Stokes, who on Wednesday had failed with the bat as England's new number three, broke the partnership when he pounced to run out Karunaratne with a direct throw from gully.

published on : 15th November 2018

Ex-Lanka cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan joins Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka People's Party

The former Sri Lankan captain has obtained the SLPP membership, party secretary Sagara Kariyawasam announced.

published on : 14th November 2018

England 120-4 after 1st session, second Test against Sri Lanka

The tourists elected to bat in their bid for a series-clinching win but lost four wickets before lunch on a pitch already assisting spinners in Kandy.

published on : 14th November 2018

Sri Lankan parliament votes out Mahinda Rajapakse's government

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya ruled that a majority of the 225-member assembly supported the motion against Rajapakse who was made prime minister on October 26 in place of Ranil Wickremesinghe.

published on : 14th November 2018

England win toss, elect to bat against Sri Lanka in second Test

All eyes were on Ben Stokes, elevated to number three, in an unchanged team from the first Test thrashing of the hosts in Galle last week.

published on : 14th November 2018

England stumped with selection quandaries as Jonny Bairstow fit again

Jonny Bairstow injured his ankle playing football during training in the one-day international series that England won 3-1 but is reported to be ready again.

published on : 13th November 2018

Sri Lanka: SC to decide snap poll legality on Tuesday

The decision came after the court adjourned hearing on the 13 fundamental rights petitions filed by several political parties.

published on : 13th November 2018

Sirisena's political calculations go haywire: US experts on Lanka crisis

Sirisena on October 9 dissolved parliament and announced snap polls on January 5 next year after it became evident that he did not have enough support in the House to prove the premiership of Rajapaks

published on : 12th November 2018

UN chief expresses concern over dissolving of Sri Lankan Parliament

The UN chief has expressed concern over Sri Lankan political turmoil and emphasised the "utmost importance" of respecting the democratic processes in the island nation.

published on : 12th November 2018

Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa leaves Maithripala Sirisena's party, joins SLPP

Along with the Rajapaksa father-son duo, former parliamentarians representing the United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) also joined SLPP, according to Colombo Page.

published on : 12th November 2018

Sri Lankan off-spinner Akila Dananjaya reported for suspicious action

The match officials' report, which was handed over to the Sri Lanka team management, cited concerns about the legality of the 25-year-old's bowling action.

published on : 11th November 2018

Parties condemn Sri Lankan Parliament dissolution, urge Centre to act

Expressing deep shock over the dissolution of Lankan Parliament, DMK president MK Stalin said Sirisena had created a big threat to the welfare of Tamils by creating this kind of constitutional crisis.

published on : 11th November 2018

Tamil Nadu parties slam Sirisena for dissolution of Sri Lankan Parliament

The leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly, dubbed the move as a political emergency that threatened stability and jeopardised the welfare of Tamils.

published on : 10th November 2018

Joe Root looking for another sweet performance at Kandy

England got off to a shaky start in Galle, losing five wickets for just 103 runs, with debut opener Rory Burns back in the pavilion for nine, Moeen Ali out first ball and Ben Stokes gone for seven.

published on : 10th November 2018
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