Sri Lanka
World  /  Published 05.06.22

Sri Lanka on Aeroflot

Amidst a diplomatic row between Russia and Sri Lanka over the detention of an Aeroflot aircraft here, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has informed Moscow that the issue with the Russian flag carri...
By Our bureau and PTI in Colombo

India  /  Published 03.06.22

Indian tea suffers

Both international and domestic buyers have rejected a series of tea consignments due to the presence of pesticides and chemicals beyond permissible limits, Indian Tea Exporters Association (ITEA) cha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 03.06.22

Malinga named SL's bowling strategy coach

Legendary pacer Lasith Malinga has been appointed as the bowling strategy coach for the white-ball leg of Sri Lanka's home series against Australia, starting next week. A white ball legend in his...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 02.06.22

Lanka seeks $3 billion from IMF

Sri Lanka is in talks with the IMF to borrow at least $3 billion via the lender’s extended fund facility (EEF), sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The island state’s governmen...
By Reuters in London, Colombo

World  /  Published 01.06.22

Lanka plans tax rejig

Sri Lanka’s cash-strapped government on Tuesday announced a taxation overhaul to boost revenue amid the country’s crippling economic crisis, hiking value added taxes and corporate income t...
By Reuters in Colombo


World  /  Published 31.05.22

Lanka: Youth wary of traditional politics

Sri Lanka is facing one of the worst economic crises in recent decades, triggering public anger and mass protests, which have fostered unity across ethnic and religious lines. Sri Lanka, which was to...
By Sushmitha Ramakrishnan

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


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