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
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 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
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 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
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
The newly appointed captain will miss the test after being hospitalised due to pneumonia.
21 Jul 2017 4:29 PM
India is set to play their first test match against the Lankans on 26th July.
20 Jul 2017 3:36 PM
The incident occurred after Sri Lanka lost the five-match ODI series against Zimbabwe 3-2 at the Hambantota stadium on Monday.
12 Jul 2017 2:00 PM
Angelo Mathews resigned after his side's humiliating home series defeat to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe.
12 Jul 2017 1:42 PM
The highest number of cases is in the region around the city of Colombo, though cases were being reported across the tropical island nation.
04 Jul 2017 2:44 PM
The police have warned that anyone harbouring or aiding the fugitive monk in any way will face prosecution.
19 Jun 2017 12:54 AM
Railway spokesman Wijeya Samarasinghe said mobile phones accounted for most of the 28 deaths on Sri Lanka's railways so far this year.
13 Jun 2017 2:36 PM
A man from the radical Bodu Bala Sena is the first suspect to be arrested in connection with arson attacks against Muslims.
12 Jun 2017 11:05 AM
The death toll rose to 202 after the discovery of more landslide victims beneath tonnes of mud in Sri Lanka's hard-hit southwest.
31 May 2017 4:05 PM