16 Sep 2014
Colombo: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka, the first state visit by a Chinese head of state to the island nation in decades. Sri Lanka is the third leg of Xi's ongoing four-country Asia trip. He has already visited Tajikistan and Maldives and is scheduled to arrive in India on Wednesday.
16 Sep 2014
Colombo: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday arrived in Sri Lanka on his maiden visit to cement strategic and economic ties with India's southern neighbour besides inking 20 key bilateral deals, including one for the construction of a USD 1.4 billion port city.
12 Sep 2014
Chennai: NDA constituent PMK on Friday slammed the Centre's 'soft approach' towards Sri Lanka, saying it had 'emboldened' Colombo to engage in activities, including arresting of Indian fishermen.
11 Sep 2014
Colombo: Sri Lanka and much of the Indian Ocean region are vulnerable to as large or even larger tsunamis than the 2004 magnitude 9.2 Sumatra earthquake, a new study has warned.
08 Sep 2014
Colombo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe offered flowers and worshipped on Monday at a historic Buddhist temple outside Colombo as he wrapped up his two-nation South Asian tour that also took him to Bangladesh.
03 Sep 2014
Karachi: The centrally contracted players of Pakistan Cricket Board have been issued gag orders by the team manager and chief selector Moin Khan.
09 Sep 2014
Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan and the Maldives from next week to bolster the country's relations with South Asia and Central Asia.
30 Aug 2014
Dambulla: Seamer Thisara Perera claimed 4-34 and Tillakartane Dilshan hit an unbeaten 50 as Sri Lanka trounced Pakistan by seven wickets in the final one-dayer on Saturday to clinch the series 2-1.
29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: India and Sri Lanka on Friday held a first joint committee on fisheries during which the island nation emphasized the need to set up a joint interrogation mechanism for speedy release of fishermen, if held by any side.