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Lanka paying for Rajapaksa sins

Sri Lankan politics has been tied in knots ever since President Maithripala Sirisena sacked previous…
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After SC quashed govt dissolution, no-confidence motion passed against Sri Lankan PM

Colombo: After the political dispute over power in Sri Lanka, the island nation’s Parliament on…
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After political impasse, Sri Lanka heads for general elections

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena using constitutional power dissolved the parliament on Friday, paving…
World

Sri Lanka: Ex-President Rajapaksa sworn in as new PM after Sirisena sacks current premier

Colombo: Controversial Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa staged a dramatic political comeback on Friday, becoming the…
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Sri Lanka arrests 2 Indians on match-fixing suspicion

Colombo: Sri Lankan cricket’s anti-corruption unit detained two Indian spectators on suspicion of match-fixing during…
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For a tobacco-free nation, Sri Lanka stops cigarette sales in 107 towns

Colombo: At least 107 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with…
Sport

Sri Lanka win a thriller

Colombo: Spinner Lakshan Sandakan starred in Sri Lanka’s hard fought three-wicket win over South Africa…
World

‘Lankan cops must learn Hindi, Chinese, French’

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundera has directed the country’s tourist police…
Cricket

Herath claims six as Sri Lanka win Test series 2-0

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday completed a 2-0 Test sweep of South Africa to record…
Open Space

India’s quiet Mattala victory over China

Barun Das Gupta  Last week, Sri Lanka finally agreed to let India operate Mattala airport,…