Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 | Last Update : 04:42 PM IST
The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the Supreme Court called for the release of 9 imprisoned opposition politicians.
06 Feb 2018 1:19 PM
'The idea was to restore gender neutrality,' ministry spokesman Ali Hassen said of the decision to roll back the ban.
15 Jan 2018 10:51 AM
Police said 19 people have been arrested in connection with the weekend riots and the authorities were looking for more suspects.
19 Nov 2017 4:25 PM
A brawl degenerated into street violence between two groups, majority Buddhist Sinhalese and minority Muslims.
18 Nov 2017 7:49 PM
China runs the seaport in Sri Lanka's Hambantota town with a 99-year lease and was planning to expand its footprint with the refinery.
13 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
Rajapakse accused the government of trying to sell the airport named after his father to an Indian company at a rock bottom price.
11 Oct 2017 11:20 AM
The students were from a school named after Central Province Chief Minister Sarath Ekanayaka who was a special guest at the wedding.
24 Sep 2017 6:12 PM
Swaraj, who is here to attend the 2nd Indian Ocean Conference, met Foreign Minister Marapana on the sidelines of the two-day meeting.
01 Sep 2017 12:33 PM
Most of the 27 Indian nationals were arrested in Jaffna, the provincial capital where ethnic Tamils form a majority of the population.
20 Aug 2017 8:13 PM
The 39-year-old spinner is out with a back injury which comes as a blow to their hopes of a consolation win.
08 Aug 2017 12:33 PM