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Sri Lanka's former police chief indicted in 2019 Easter Sunday terror attack

Nine suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts on April 21, 2019, killing nearly 270 people, and injuring over 500

22 Nov 2021 4:28 PM

Heavy rains in Sri Lanka leave 16 dead, thousands displaced

Most deaths have occurred due to drowning and lightening strikes

10 Nov 2021 12:28 PM

Sri Lanka's 'terrible trio' dropped from Indian series

Vice captain Kusal Mendis, opener Danushka Gunathilaka and wicket keeper Niroshan Dickwella have been dubbed the

30 Jun 2021 4:41 PM

Sri Lanka detects first community case of Delta variant of coronavirus

Sri Lanka's COVID-19 vaccination began in late January with India's gift of 500,000 Covishield AstraZeneca vaccines

18 Jun 2021 1:34 PM

14 die as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Rains have been pounding several districts of the island nation since Thursday night

06 Jun 2021 2:24 PM

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Dilhara Lokuhettige set to challenge eight-year ban

The 40-yr-old former all-rounder was banned after being charged with three breaches of the ICC's anti-corruption code

19 Apr 2021 2:46 PM

Sri Lanka President receives free Indian COVID vaccines under 'Neighbourhood First' policy

The consignment came after the country approved emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine

28 Jan 2021 4:56 PM

Abandoned England tour of Sri Lanka rescheduled to January, claims SLC CEO

It needs a lot of juggling as England are scheduled to tour India in January for a five-Test series

02 May 2020 11:20 AM

Current Sri Lankan players can have success both at home and abroad: Mickey Arthur

The period of isolation is being utilised to analyse all the oppositions and aiming to be 'the leaders not the followers'

06 Apr 2020 11:16 AM

Sri Lanka's political pardon

Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's decision to pardon the solider is not only deeply disappointing but also sends wrong signal to UN

01 Apr 2020 9:59 AM

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Kumar Sangakkara and Jason Gillespie go into self-isolation

I have no symptoms of coronavirus or anything like that, but I'm following government guidelines: Sangakkara

23 Mar 2020 1:00 PM

Sri Lanka Cricket postpones series against Ireland

Under the original schedule, Ireland was scheduled to play one Test against Sri Lanka from February 8-12, 2020 during the proposed tour.

18 Dec 2019 7:45 PM

Sri Lanka overhauls cricket coaching team with Mickey Arthur appointment

Sri Lanka Cricket's secretary Mohan de Silva said the country had been without a proper coach since the early World Cup exit.

05 Dec 2019 6:53 PM

Mickey Arthur to be next Sri Lanka coach, Grant Flower in for support staff's role

According to a report in 'ESPNCricinfo', Flower will be batting coach for the limited-overs format, while Sekar will be bowling coach.

04 Dec 2019 11:45 AM

Sri Lanka cricket names full strength squad for Test series vs Pakistan

The series would be a part of the World Test Championship (WTC) and 120 points will be up for grabs.

29 Nov 2019 3:14 PM

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Lankan court drops corruption charges against Gotabhaya, orders lifting travel ban

Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Nov 2019 2:37 PM

Lasith Malinga takes u-turn on retirement, says wants to continue for 2 more years

Malinga, in March, had stated that he wanted to retire after the Twenty20 World Cup scheduled in October-November in Australia next year.

20 Nov 2019 12:24 PM

Gotabaya Rajapaksa to take oath as Sri Lankan President on Monday

Rajapaksa, 70, defeated Sajith Premadasa, 52, by more than 13 lakh votes, the election commission announced on Sunday.

18 Nov 2019 11:02 AM

Premadasa concedes Sri Lanka presidential poll to Rajapaksa

The election is the first popularity test of the UNP-led government since the April 21 suicide bomb attacks that killed at least 269 people.

17 Nov 2019 10:20 AM

Gunmen fire on buses carrying Sri Lanka voters hours before polling, no casualties

There were no immediate reports of casualties, but a police official said the attackers had burnt tyres on the road.

16 Nov 2019 8:31 AM

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