28 Sep 2014
New York: Furthering his 'neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Bangladesh and Nepal and Sri Lankan President and discussed matters of common concern, including terrorism, while affirming his commitment to make SAARC a strong regional block.
27 Sep 2014
Colombo: Sri Lanka has won the backing of 22 nations in its battle against UN's war crimes probe into the country's human rights record during its brutal civil war.
25 Sep 2014
COLOMBO: Former captain Marvan Atapattu became Sri Lanka's first full-time local coach in 15 years after he was put in charge of the national cricket team on Wednesday.
23 Sep 2014
Chandigarh: Admitting that T20 is a game where bowlers often find themselves at the receiving end, Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera feels that its good to have a few variations in order to surprise the batsmen.
20 Sep 2014
Colombo: Representatives from 32 Asian countries have gathered here for the 8th General Assembly of International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) aimed at looking for new ways to promote connectivity in Sri Lanka.
21 Sep 2014
Incheon: The Indian men's hockey team started its campaign in the 17th Asian Games on a rousing note, blanking Sri Lanka 8-0 with Rupinderpal Singh scoring a hat-trick here on Sunday.
20 Sep 2014
Colombo: Two leaders of India's ruling BJP on Friday met Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G L Peiris and urged that political dialogue be resumed between the island nation's government and Tamil National Alliance leaders on various issues confronting the Tamil diaspora there.
19 Sep 2014
Colombo: US has said that several lives could have been saved had the global community acted earlier and more appropriately to situations in some troubled nations like Sri Lanka, which is accused of human rights abuses during its military campaign against the LTTE.
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.
20 Sep 2014
Colombo: Sri Lanka will have to do without Lasith Malinga for about three-and-a-half months until early next year as the speedster has planned to get his troubled ankle treated in Australia.