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Sri Lanka
World  /  Published 29.05.22

Gotabaya under pressure

Sri Lankan police on Saturday fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse anti-government protesters here as the agitation demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa intensified as it ...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 28.05.22

Lanka gets kerosene from India

India sent 15,000 litres of kerosene to Sri Lanka on Saturday to help 700 fisherfolk and power ferry services in the Tamil-dominated Jaffna city, days after it delivered around 40,000 metric tonnes of...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

Cricket  /  Published 28.05.22

Asitha Fernando hand in Sri Lanka triumph

Sri Lanka head coach Chris Silverwood began his tenure with a 1-0 series victory against Bangladesh after the islanders won the final Test by 10 wickets on Friday. Sri Lanka had to dig deep to secure...
By Reuters in Dhaka

World  /  Published 27.05.22

Lanka thanks India for aid

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday expressed his country's appreciation for the support India has been extending to the island nation during "this difficult period"...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 27.05.22

Lanka allows fuel import

Sri Lankan government has allowed private companies to import fuel, Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said on Friday, a move aimed at easing the burden on cash-strapped state-run fuel reta...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

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World  /  Published 26.05.22

Lanka appeals for bridging finance

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday expressed hope that bridging finance from Japan would help the island nation get over its current economic crisis, as he urged "international f...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 25.05.22

Lanka hikes fuel and transport prices

Sri Lanka increased fuel and transport prices on Tuesday, a long-flagged move to combat its debilitating economic crisis, but the hikes are bound to exacerbate galloping inflation, at least in the sho...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.05.22

Lanka: Lazard, Clifford hired

Sri Lanka has hired leading financial and legal advisory firms Lazard and Clifford Chance LLP to support its debt restructuring as the country is on the brink of bankruptcy and facing its worst econom...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.05.22

Fuel: Lanka looks to India

The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved seeking a 500 million dollar loan from the Exim Bank of India for the purchase of petroleum products amid a severe foreign exchange crisis in the island nation. Sr...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 24.05.22

Lankans wait in queues for gas

Long queues snaked around gas stations in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital and its outskirts on Monday even though the island nation’s government was scrambling to deliver fuel supplies and ...
By Reuters in Colombo


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