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Sri Lanka Cricket apologises for ground workers' stripping incident

The incident occurred after Sri Lanka lost the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe 3-2 at the Hambantota stadium on Monday.

12 Jul 2017 2:00 PM

Dinesh Chandimal, Upul Tharanga to captain Sri Lanka after Angelo Mathews exit

Angelo Mathews resigned after his side's humiliating home series defeat to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe.

12 Jul 2017 1:42 PM

Dengue outbreak in Sri Lanka kills 225

The highest number of cases is in the region around the city of Colombo, though cases were being reported across the tropical island nation.

04 Jul 2017 2:44 PM

Lanka arrests monk, cop over hate crimes

The police have warned that anyone harbouring or aiding the fugitive monk in any way will face prosecution.

19 Jun 2017 12:54 AM

Sri Lankan railway authorities announce crackdown on selfies

Railway spokesman Wijeya Samarasinghe said mobile phones accounted for most of the 28 deaths on Sri Lanka's railways so far this year.

13 Jun 2017 2:36 PM

In a first, Sri Lanka makes arrest over hate crimes against Muslims

A man from the radical Bodu Bala Sena is the first suspect to be arrested in connection with arson attacks against Muslims.

12 Jun 2017 11:05 AM

Sri Lanka floods: Death toll reaches 202, 96 missing

The death toll rose to 202 after the discovery of more landslide victims beneath tonnes of mud in Sri Lanka's hard-hit southwest.

31 May 2017 4:05 PM

Sri Lanka flood death toll hits 183 as country struggles for clean water

State TV broadcast called for public assistance to clean drinking wells contaminated by the monsoon floods.

30 May 2017 2:07 PM

Death toll from Sri Lanka floods rise to 164

Sri Lanka has sought international assistance, with India sending two naval ships laden with supplies over the weekend.

29 May 2017 9:39 AM

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood death toll reaches 146

Maj Gen Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is heading the rescue mission said he didn't expect to find any more survivors.

28 May 2017 1:54 PM