01 Sep 2013
Colombo: Sri Lanka on Sunday said it was ready to probe the allegations raised by UN human rights chief Navi Pillay that some people she met during her mission to probe alleged war crimes committed during the ethnic conflict with the Tamil Tigers had been threatened.
09 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Sri Lankan batting great Kumar Sangakkara will end his international career at the P Sara Oval next month in the second match of the three-test series against familiar foes India.
01 Nov 2014
New Delhi/Bengaluru: Bangaloreans woke up on Saturday to a new name of their iconic city – Bengaluru – as the state government issued a special gazette notification to officially change the name of Karnataka's capital alongside 11 other cities in the state, to the effect on Friday evening.
01 Nov 2014
New Delhi: India has pledged Rs five million as immediate relief for victims of landslide in Sri Lanka and is also considering medium and long-term assistance.
27 Mar 2015
Beijing: The stalemate over the USD 1.5 billion Chinese funded Colombo Port City project has ended following Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's talks with Chinese leaders, China's state-run media reported on Friday.
26 May 2015
Berne: Industrialist Yash Birla, along with two Mumbai-based individuals behind City Limousines scam, is among five Indian nationals with Swiss bank accounts whose names have been made public in Switzerland's official gazette with regard to ongoing tax probes against them in India.
16 Nov 2013
Colombo: Sri Lanka says there's no need for an international probe into its human rights record as proposed by British Prime Minister David Cameron.
16 Jul 2014
Mumbai: Private carrier Jet Airways said that it will launch another flight to Colombo from here starting November 5, in addition to the existing one, to meet the growing traffic demand on the sector.
02 Apr 2015
Colombo: India has acceded to Sri Lanka's request to evacuate stranded Sri Lankans along with Indian nationals from strife-torn Yemen, the Foreign Ministry said here.
21 Oct 2015
Colombo: The West Indies will look to the legendary Garfield Sobers for inspiration as they bid for an unlikely series-saving victory when they take on fellow strugglers Sri Lanka in the second Test in Colombo on Thursday.