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.
26 Jun 2015
Colombo: Pakistan were granted an extra review option today after being robbed of a wicket due to an apparent error by TV umpire Paul Reiffel during the second Test in Colombo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 Mar 2015
Beijing: China on Tuesday asked Sri Lanka to protect the interests of Chinese investors for "healthy development" of economic and trade ties after the new Sri Lankan government began reviewing the big ticket investments, specially the China-funded USD 1.5 billion Colombo Port City project.
03 Apr 2015
Colombo: Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January, but an official said Colombo was unlikely to allow it.
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.