The Disaster Management Centre said more than 2,900 people have been displaced.
27 May 2017 9:40 PM
Sri Lanka appealed to the international community including the United Nations and neighbouring countries for help.
26 May 2017 7:38 PM
The people living in low lying areas around Kelani River and Kalu Ganga are cautioned about possible floods.
26 May 2017 1:10 PM
India's rival China also has been courting Sri Lanka with trade deals.
12 May 2017 3:36 PM
India and Sri Lanka are in talks to jointly operate oil tanks at the strategic Trincomalee port.
12 May 2017 2:30 PM
The menace of terrorism in our region is a concrete manifestation of this destructive emotion, Modi said, apparently referring to Pakistan.
12 May 2017 1:12 PM
Modi said the flights will allow ‘my Tamil brothers and sisters’ to visit Varanasi, the land of Kashi Viswanath.
12 May 2017 1:03 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Mahinda Rajapaksa at the latter's request, the Indian High Commissioner to Colombo said.
12 May 2017 11:54 AM
The Gangaramaya Temple is situated in the bustling inner-city Colombo, nearby the scenic Beira Lake.
12 May 2017 2:03 AM
A Sri Lanka govt official said it was 'unlikely' to agree to China's request to dock the submarine at any time, given India's concerns.
11 May 2017 9:03 PM
During his visit, he will take part in the UN 'Vesak Day' celebrations to be held here from May 12 to 14.
19 Apr 2017 4:06 PM
Wickremesinghe cut short his state visit to Vietnam and returned on Tuesday night and visited the site on Wednesday.
19 Apr 2017 3:50 PM
According to the Disaster Management Centre, at least 625 people belonging to 180 families had been displaced due to the tragedy.
18 Apr 2017 8:58 AM
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
Sri Lanka's parliament was warned recently that the 23 million tonnes of garbage rotting at Kolonnawa was a serious health hazard.
15 Apr 2017 1:56 PM
Weeratunga is alleged to have committed financial misappropriation of USD 14 million while purchasing 4 Ukraine-built MIG-27 aircraft.
08 Apr 2017 5:03 PM
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
At least 100,000 people were killed during the separatist war between government forces and rebels from the Tamil Tigers group.
05 Mar 2017 3:43 PM
Unlike bureaucrats, male Sri Lankan politicians have traditionally opted to wear the national dress.
09 Jan 2017 8:49 PM
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