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A major fire at one of Sri Lanka’s largest ammunition depots triggered a series of explosions, killing one soldier and injuring over 40, forcing thousands to flee as debris fell into populated areas d
07 Jun 2016 9:39 AM
At least five persons have been injuries in the fire and their condition remained stable.
06 Jun 2016 12:36 PM
Rajitha Senaratne said human rights abuses and social costs in many families of house maids have prompted govt to take such a decision.
02 Jun 2016 2:17 PM
Veteran Sri Lankan seamer Nuwan Kulasekara announced his retirement from Test cricket on Wednesday but said he would continue to be available for limited-overs matches.
02 Jun 2016 6:37 AM
Britain has granted refugee status to Mohamed Nasheed, the former President of the Maldives who was jailed in 2015 after a trial that drew international criticism, his lawyer said on Monday.
24 May 2016 4:30 AM
Rescuers pulled out more bodies from the muddy debris of disastrous landslide taking the toll to over 80 while 118 people remained missing on Sunday, in floods triggered by the heaviest rains in Sri L
22 May 2016 11:41 PM
Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka on Saturday, bringing help to half a million people forced out of their homes by rains and landslides that have killed at least 71 in a week of extreme weather
22 May 2016 6:50 AM
Desperate Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts Friday to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo as officials said half a million people had fled their homes across the
21 May 2016 6:28 AM
Sri Lanka’s former Army Chief told Parliament on Tuesday that a bomb blast apparently targeting former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s brother 10 years ago was an “inside job” to win sympathy for the th
04 May 2016 6:37 AM
The Maldives on Wednesday stripped jailed former President Mohamed Nasheed of his pension entitlements and health insurance, after demanding he return from medical leave in Britain.
21 Apr 2016 6:25 AM