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Calls to prayer from Sri Lanka's Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque provide comfort amid Covid lockdown
The narrow streets of the Pettah market in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital of Colombo are...

11 September, 2021

Sri Lanka ends work-from-home option despite COVID-19 surge
Sri Lanka announced Friday (Jul 30) it was ending its work-from-home option for civil servants,...

31 July, 2021

Dhawan, Kishan, Shaw lead Sri Lanka rout after Kuldeep, Chahal shine
India 263 for 3 (Dhawan 86*, Kishan 59, Shaw 43) beat Sri Lanka 262 for...

19 July, 2021

Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage, says UN office
The US representative in Sri Lanka said the sinking of a container ship that caught...

20 June, 2021

Sri Lanka arrests captain over ship fire pollution
The Russian skipper of a container ship that caught fire and burned for almost two...

15 June, 2021

Sri Lanka recovers dark-colored field from sinking ship, aborts dive
A dark box from a container ship sinking off Sri Lanka was recovered but a...

07 June, 2021

Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka nearly out of COVID-19 vaccines: officials
Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are close to running out of coronavirus vaccines, authorities said...

22 May, 2021

Flexible Labor Laws, Innovations Can Help India Regain Lost Position on Global Textile, Clothing Market
As per Comtrade statistics, till 2017 India was first the world’s second largest exporter of...

25 February, 2021

Sri Lankan bishops desire govt to release inquiry on 2019 Easter blasts
Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic bishops said on Monday (Feb 22) they are suspicious of the...

23 February, 2021

Sri Lanka revives interface handle India, Japan
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday announced the revival of an Indian and Japanese...

14 January, 2021

SriLankan Airlines sees travel demand recovering on 2021, chairman says
National carrier SriLankan Airlines sees a recovery to pre-pandemic income levels by the end of...

12 December, 2020

6 killed, dozens wounded found in Sri Lanka prison riot
Guards opened fire on Sunday (Nov 29) to include a prison riot close to Sri...

30 November, 2020

Sri Lanka closes key state offices as COVID-19 outbreak surges
Authorities in Sri Lanka closed key government offices and additional expanded a curfew Thursday (Oct...

08 October, 2020

Sri Lanka's proposed alternative of 19th Amendment faces level of resistance within ruling party
The Sri Lankan government's proposed 20th Constitution Amendment has faced internal resistance from within a...

14 September, 2020

Sri Lanka navy fixes fuel leak on fire-stricken oil tanker
Sri Lankan army divers fixed a good fuel leak from the engine of a good...

13 September, 2020

Kilometre-long oil slick left by burning oil tanker off Sri Lanka
An Indian coast guard aircraft sprayed a special chemical on a patch of diesel fuel...

09 September, 2020

Experts join efforts to salvage burning tanker off Sri Lanka
A team of authorities is joining efforts to salvage a sizable oil tanker that is...

07 September, 2020

Stricken oil tanker pushed from Sri Lankan coast
A fire-stricken oil tanker was pushed away from Sri Lanka's coast and into deeper waters...

05 September, 2020

Sri Lanka extends quarantine period to a month after positive case
Sri Lanka extended the suggested quarantine period from fourteen days to four on Sunday (Apr...

06 April, 2020

England tour of Sri Lanka postponed amid COVID-19 spread
England's Test tour of Sri Lanka has been called off at the request of the...

14 March, 2020

Oshane Thomas five-for trumps Perera-Hasaranga counterattack
West Indies 196 for 4 (Simmons 67*, Russell 35) beat Sri Lanka 171 allout (Perera...

05 March, 2020

Coronavirus forces England to ditch hand shakes in Sri Lanka: Root
England captain Joe Root on Monday said his players will never be shaking practical their...

03 March, 2020

Making waves: How one surfer coaxed the ladies of Sri Lanka into the water
For Tiffany Carothers, it started with a straightforward idea. She wanted more girls in the...

02 March, 2020

Sri Lanka heads for snap parliamentary election as Rajapaksa tightens grip: Report
Sri Lanka's new president is defined to dissolve parliament shortly and call snap a legislative...

01 March, 2020

Making waves: How one surfer coaxed the ladies of Sri Lanka in to the water
For Tiffany Carothers, it started with a simple idea. She wanted more females in the...

29 February, 2020