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Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan ex-president's son arrested for leading violent anti-India demonstrations

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

Sri Lankan couple deploys 250 students to carry 3.2 km long saree, under probe

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

Sushma Swaraj meets Sri Lankan counterpart Tilak Marapana, discusses bilateral relations

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

27 Indians including 5 women arrested for visa overstay in Sri Lanka

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

Injured Rangana Herath out of 3rd Sri Lanka vs India Test

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

Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd Test: Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne lead fight back

Mendis and Karunaratne added 191 as the visitors could get only two wickets in the next two sessions.

05 Aug 2017 6:07 PM

Sri Lanka vs India, 2nd Test Day 3: Hosts finish day at 209/2, trail by 230 runs

Sri Lanka 209/2,trail by 230 runs; Malinda Pushpakumara (2*), Dimuth Karunaratne (92*); Umesh Yadav 1/29, Pandya 1/12

05 Aug 2017 10:30 AM

Security to be beefed up in Jaffna after violence: Lanka police

Two policemen were proceeding to conduct an inquiry over a police complaint when they were attacked by people who came in a motorcycle.

31 Jul 2017 6:40 PM

Sri Lanka signs long-delayed $1.5-billion port deal with China to pay off loan

Sri Lankan officials have said, the port’s security will be handled by Colombo to allay fears that China could use it as a military hub.

29 Jul 2017 5:51 PM

Sri Lanka's cabinet 'clears port deal' with China firm after concerns addressed

The new terms will help allay concerns of India as also in Japan and the United States, that the port won't be used for military purposes.

25 Jul 2017 7:00 PM