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Sri Lanka
World  /  Published 06.08.20

Rajapaksa clan head for landslide win

Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa was poised to stage a political comeback on Thursday as his party took an unassailable lead and was set for a landslide victory in the twice-postponed genera...
By PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

The changing isle: Poll-bound Sri Lanka

The campaigning for the Sri Lankan parliamentary elections scheduled on August 5 ended yesterday. Pundits have predicted the outgoing prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, to be the frontrunner in the ra...
By Sonia Sarkar in

India  /  Published 18.07.20

Jaishankar only UPA, UPA, UPA

The Narendra Modi government fielded external affairs minister S. Jaishankar to respond to Rahul Gandhi’s three-and-a-half-minute video on the China conflict, but the minister’s 10 tweets ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 16.05.20

Sri Lanka keen to host India

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has requested BCCI to seriously consider touring the island-nation for their scheduled series in July.India are scheduled to visit Sri Lanka for three one-dayers and as many T2...
By TT bureau & agencies in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.20

In danger

Sir — It was greatly disheartening to read that poachers in Sri Lanka are estimated to have killed around 600 wild birds and animals each day since the government imposed a countrywide curfew in Mar...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 25.04.20

Sri Lanka to lift nationwide curfew on Monday

Sri Lanka will lift the nationwide curfew imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus on Monday, police said as the total number of infections in the country surged past 400.The island nation report...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 21.04.20

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka postpones parliamentary polls

Sri Lanka has postponed the parliamentary elections by nearly two months to June 20 due to the coronavirus outbreak that has killed seven people and infected 295 others in the island nation.President ...
By PTI in Colombo

Sports  /  Published 16.04.20

Sri Lanka offers to host IPL if India can’t

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has offered to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) if it is held outside India.The BCCI is still not certain when it will be able to slot the money-spinnin...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 23.04.19

Indian blast alert fell through Lankan leadership crack

Disclosures that India had alerted Sri Lanka as early as on April 4 to the possibility of suicide attacks and an apparent communication gap at the top in the island nation have triggered what looks li...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.04.19

Focus on Sri Lanka's pro-terror radical group

As the authorities investigate the bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, their focus has centred on National Thowheeth Jama’ath, a little-known group that experts said promotes Islamist terrorist ...
By Keith Bradsher and Sandra E. Garcia/ New York Times News Service in New Delhi


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