Sri Lanka
World  /  Published 13.06.22

Adani row: Lanka electricity chief quits

A top Sri Lankan official, who claimed before a parliamentary panel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi allegedly influenced President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to award a wind power project to the Adani Group...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 12.06.22

Open to Russian oil: Lanka PM

Sri Lanka may be compelled to buy more oil from Russia as the island nation hunts desperately for fuel amid an unprecedented economic crisis, the newly appointed Prime Minister said. Prime Minister R...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 11.06.22

Lankan tycoon set for plum job

One of Sri Lanka’s richest businessmen will replace the President’s brother in parliament, a ruling party official said on Friday, as the cash-strapped country moves forward on talks for a...
By Reuters in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.22

Some cheer: Declining infant mortality rate

Reports on India’s health parameters are usually disheartening — minimal GDP investment and the poor medical infrastructure are some of the causes of this depressing picture. But there is ...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 10.06.22

Gotabaya’s brother quits parliament

The brother of Sri Lanka’s President and the country’s former finance minister, Basil Rajapaksa, said on Thursday he had resigned from parliament, the second from the influential family to...
By Reuters in Colombo


Business  /  Published 09.06.22

Lanka: Adanis in power row

The Adani Group is at the centre of a bitter row in Sri Lanka about Government plans to drop the need for competitive bidding when awarding power contracts.   The Central Electricity Board Engin...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.06.22

Lanka faces power strike

A power sector union in Sri Lanka said on Wednesday it will go on an indefinite strike from midnight in protest against new government legislation, potentially leading to power blackouts in a country ...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 08.06.22

Lanka: China lauds India

China on Wednesday praised India for making "great efforts" to help Colombo to tide over its worst financial crisis even as it refuted Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's remarks t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 08.06.22

Lankan PM holds talks with IMF

  Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has urged IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva to send a team to Colombo "as soon as possible" so that a staff-level agreement could be final...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Cricket  /  Published 08.06.22

Clinical victory for Aussies

Australia sealed a dominant 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first T20I at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. Put in to bat, Sri Lanka looked to be in control when they were 100 for ...
By Reuters


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