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Rain delays start of second Sri Lanka-New Zealand Test

The Dimuth Karunaratne-led Sri Lanka lead the series 1-0, having won the first encounter by six wickets in Galle last week.

22 Aug 2019 11:06 AM

In surprise move, Sri Lanka extends emergency for another month

The emergency can be declared for a month at a time, and parliament must ratify it within 10 days.

22 Jun 2019 11:05 AM

Five suspects of Easter Sunday attacks repatriated from the UAE

Suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, prominent member of banned terror outfit National Thawheed Jamath, responsible for the attacks.

14 Jun 2019 1:09 PM

2019 Lonely Planet guide’s top travel destination in peril

Sri Lanka's hotels, beaches, eateries now empty of tourists.

16 May 2019 6:35 PM

Pakistani among 4 arrested without visas in Sri Lanka

The 25-year-old Pakistani and the 24-year-old Bangladeshi nationals were arrested in Grandpass for residing in country without valid visa.

04 May 2019 1:05 PM

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Piecing together the Sri Lankan blast victims

The macabre puzzle of piecing together victims at Sri Lanka morgue.

04 May 2019 12:10 PM

Deve Gowda urges world community to come together to eliminate terrorism

The JD(S) leader also said that Congress president Rahul Gandhi was a mature, responsible and upcoming leader.

22 Apr 2019 8:16 PM

Sri Lanka bomber queued at hotel buffet then unleashed devastation

The Taprobane restaurant at the hotel was having one of its busiest days of the year for the Easter holiday weekend.

21 Apr 2019 8:44 PM

Air India waives off charges for cancellation of flights to,from Colombo

Air India took to Twitter to inform passengers about the important announcement.

21 Apr 2019 8:37 PM

3 Indians killed in Sri Lanka blasts, confirms Sushma Swaraj

A woman from Kerala, who had settled in Dubai, also died in the explosion, reported news agency IANS.

21 Apr 2019 8:21 PM

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TN parties condemn blasts in Sri Lanka, say Tamils too hit

The blasts struck three churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing more than 200 people and injuring over 450 others.

21 Apr 2019 8:11 PM

After multiple blasts, Lanka blocks Facebook, Instagram to curb false news reports

The Presidential Secretariat said in a statement that decision to block social media sites was taken due to spreading of false news reports.

21 Apr 2019 7:21 PM

Sri Lanka church witnesses pieces of flesh thrown all over walls post blast

Sri Lankan media reported that Negombo Hospital has at least 74 deaths and received 113 injured worshippers from the Sebastian's Church.

21 Apr 2019 6:33 PM

Sri Lanka police had warned of suicide attack on Indian Embassy too: Report

At least 156 people were killed in six bomb attacks today that included three churches.

21 Apr 2019 3:21 PM

Lanka PM, prez condemn coordinated bomb attacks, urge countrymen to unite

Three explosions were reported from the five-star hotels - the Shangri-La, the Cinnamon Grand and the Kingsbury.

21 Apr 2019 2:26 PM

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Sri Lanka police chief had warned of suicide attack 10 days before blasts

At least 156 people were killed in six bomb attacks on Sunday that included three churches, three hotels.

21 Apr 2019 1:49 PM

7 arrested after eight blasts in Sri Lanka; death toll rises to 215

Following the deadly attack that claimed several lives, Sri Lankan government ordered curfew from 6 pm Sunday to 6 am Monday.

21 Apr 2019 10:28 AM

The Sri Lankan sojourn: Clean, green and serene

Throughout the year Sri Lanka has a good tourist turn out as different nationalities arrive in different time periods of the year.

07 Jun 2018 1:21 PM

Sri Lanka to export cannabis from first plantation

Country's health minister said the market currently depends on handouts from courts which seize illegally grown or smuggled drugs.

13 Sep 2017 4:56 PM

Sri Lanka to free 51 Indian fishermen

Though Sri Lanka has periodically freed Indian fishermen caught by its naval authorities, their boats are often not returned.

03 Jan 2017 6:20 AM

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