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.
05 Feb 2016
New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left for Colombo on a two-day visit during which she is expected to discuss the fishermen's issue and rights of minority Tamils with the top Sri Lankan leadership.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
31 Aug 2015
Colombo: Indian speedster Ishant Sharma was again involved in an altercation with some Sri Lankan players during the visiting team's second innings on the fourth day of the third cricket Test here today.
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.