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England victory a lesson for others

The attention of the selectors and team management was, for the past several weeks, geared towards how to beard Sri Lanka in their own den.

11 Nov 2018 12:09 AM

Behind Sri Lanka's turmoil, a China-India struggle for investments and influence

India can ill afford to ignore the strategic advantage China has gained in Sri Lanka so close to peninsular India.

08 Nov 2018 10:49 AM

Surprises may loom as Lankan turmoil grows

In the 2015 presidential election, China allegedly funnelled funds to Rajapaksa through its port development budget.

31 Oct 2018 12:16 AM

Ex-Lankan prez Rajapaksa becomes new PM amid political drama

The development came after Sirisena's UPFA announced quitting current unity govt with PM Ranil Wickremesinghe's UNP.

26 Oct 2018 9:14 PM

Chandimal case shows ball tampering is endemic now

The hearing for the Level 3 offence is scheduled on July 10. But this is of far lesser significance in the immediate future.

24 Jun 2018 12:11 AM


India to host Sri Lankan military, their families to strengthen defence ties

The Sri Lankan military personnel of all three services and their families will visit the Officers Training Academy in Gaya.

23 Jun 2018 12:58 PM

The Sri Lankan sojourn: Clean, green and serene

Throughout the year Sri Lanka has a good tourist turn out as different nationalities arrive in different time periods of the year.

07 Jun 2018 1:21 PM

Exotic locations for perfect family summer vacations

Your family is sure to love these amazing locations.

22 May 2018 9:31 AM

Beat the summer heat at these popular destinations

Here are some Indian and international options to explore.

16 Apr 2018 1:25 PM

Emergency declared in Sri Lanka to quell riots

Anti-Muslim riots have left two people dead and more than 100 homes and shops ablaze in the popular hill resort of Kandy.

07 Mar 2018 1:22 AM


Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Some Buddhist nationalist have also protested against the presence of Muslim Rohingya asylum-seekers from mostly Buddhist Myanmar.

06 Mar 2018 2:33 PM

Twitter goes wild over Zara skirt that resembles Indian 'lungi'

The lungi is typically worn by men around their waist in India and South East Asian countries.

30 Jan 2018 4:10 PM

Top travel destinations to explore during 2018's long weekends

Find out where you should explore next.

28 Jan 2018 1:43 PM

Celebrate this Diwali the eco-friendly way!

Here are some destinations which are the ideal spots for an eco-friendly, pollution-free Diwali.

16 Oct 2017 3:57 PM

Bum rap? Sri Lankan arrested for trying to smuggle gold in rectum

The suspect was carrying 904.77 grams of gold worth 4.5 million rupees ($29,577), but was freed after payment of 100,000 rupees.

03 Oct 2017 3:22 PM


Sri Lanka to export cannabis from first plantation

Country's health minister said the market currently depends on handouts from courts which seize illegally grown or smuggled drugs.

13 Sep 2017 4:56 PM

Rishabh Shah shines at Asia Youth Chess Championship in Sri Lanka

The Mumbai based player won two bronze medals in the under-14 rapid and blitz formats.

13 Sep 2017 2:06 PM

Drowning elephants rescued by Sri Lankan navy

Second such incident off the island in recent weeks see navy rescuing and releasing wild elephants in nearby forests.

24 Jul 2017 5:40 PM

Sri Lanka eyes 26 per cent growth in Indian tourists

Sri Lanka is eyeing a 26 per cent growth in the footfall of tourists from India in the year 2017.

07 Jul 2017 2:47 AM