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Sri Lanka coach Graham Ford steps down before Zimbabwe series

Ford, who first coached Sri Lanka between 2012 and 2014, rejoined team in February last year, signing a contract until the 2019 World Cup.

24 Jun 2017 4:29 PM

Sri Lanka hope for Lasith Malinga magic

The islanders have missed Malinga — one of the world’s great fast bowlers — through injury and their performances have suffered.

29 May 2017 6:22 AM

PM Modi should get TN fishermen, boats released: DMK

He added that the state's fisherfolk who put to sea to eke out their livelihood were living in fright.

05 May 2017 5:32 PM

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 5 Tamil Nadu fishermen

12 fishermen from Pudukottai district were arrested by Sri Lankan navy for allegedly fishing in the island nation's territorial waters.

01 May 2017 5:22 PM

Death toll rises, dozens still missing in Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse

The military said 1,000 security personnel, including police and special task forces, have been deployed for rescue operation.

17 Apr 2017 2:05 PM


Rajinikanth thanks Sri Lankan Tamils after controversy over his visit

He was scheduled to hand over 150 new houses during his visit before objections from outfits forced him to back out.

29 Mar 2017 1:46 PM

After fisherman's killing, Sri Lanka to release 85 Indian fishermen

The victim, who was reported to be 21, was shot dead Monday and Indian fishermen have said the Sri Lankan Navy was responsible.

08 Mar 2017 9:27 PM

Google internet balloon plan snagged in Sri Lanka: minister

Google's giant helium-filled balloons act as floating mobile base stations, beaming high-speed internet.

16 Feb 2017 5:07 PM

De Villiers to return as ODI skipper

AB de Villiers will return as captain admitting that his top priority at this stage of his career was to lead the team at the 2019 World Cup

24 Jan 2017 11:41 AM

India to take part in Independence Cup 2018

India have agreed to be a part of the Independence Cup which will be hosted by Sri Lanka and also feature Pakistan and South Africa.

23 Jan 2017 3:10 PM


Chinese Navy revisits Sri Lanka 6 centuries after the Ming era

The centrepiece of Chinese plans for a future base in Sri Lanka is Hambantota at the southern tip of the island, 240 km from Colombo.

06 Jan 2017 12:40 AM

Sri Lanka claims world's tallest artificial Christmas tree

The 73-meter (238-foot) tree, built in capital Colombo, is 18 meters taller than the current record holder, organisers said.

25 Dec 2016 8:41 AM

Sri Lankan navy arrests 12 Tamil Nadu fishermen

The arrest comes a day after TN CM asked the Centre to send a ‘firm message’ to Sri Lanka over continued apprehension of fishermen.

21 Dec 2016 12:21 PM

Book review: A personal reminiscence of LTTE war

Apart from his, personal travail as a prisoner of war, Boyagoda does well to establish the long history of the Tamil issue.

11 Dec 2016 2:44 AM

Say hello to your friendly neighbour

Drop in to nearby Sri Lanka to enjoy Nature’s bounty, soak in the warmth of the locals, and sip the world-famous Ceylon tea.

13 Nov 2016 12:07 AM