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1st Test: SL fight back after Root double ton

Galle, Jan 16 | Sri Lankan openers Kusal Perera and Lahiru Thirimanne led a fightback from the hosts with a 101-run partnership after England...

SL vs ENG 1st Test: Visitors in control after Bess fifer

Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 14 | England's Dom Bess bagged five wickets for 30, his career-best figures in a Test innings, as the visitors...

1st Test: Karunaratne ruled out, Chandimal to lead SL against Eng

Galle, Jan 14 | Regular Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has been ruled out of the first Test against England, and in his place,...

SL detects first patient with new Covid variant

Colombo, Jan 13 | Sri Lanka has detected the new strain of the Covid-19 virus after a British national who has arrived here recently...

Covid-19 vaccines to arrive in SL by Feb

Colombo, Jan 12 | Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in Sri Lanka by February and citizens could receive the jab by mid or end of...

SL spinner Akila Dananjaya’s bowling action cleared by ICC

Dubai, Jan 9 | Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya, who was banned from bowling for one year in August, 2019 due to suspect action,...

‘Colombo Port City, Hambantota Port to attract investments to SL’

Colombo, Jan 5 | The Colombo Port City and the Hambantota Port will attract foreign investments to Sri Lanka and boost growth in...

Moeen Ali tests positive for Covid-19 upon arrival in SL

Colombo, Jan 4 | England all-rounder Moeen Ali has tested positive for Covid-19 upon arrival with the English cricket team in Sri Lanka."Following PCR...

SA vs SL 2nd Test: Nortje, Elgar put hosts in driver’s...

Johannesburg, Jan 3 | Anrich Nortje's six-wicket-haul and Dean Elgar's unbeaten 92 put South Africa firmly in control against Sri Lanka in...

Depleted SL still stand a chance to beat SA: Karunaratne

Johannesburg, Jan 2 | Sri Lanka will be missing a number of key players but still have a chance to win in their second...

England won’t end SL tour in case of positive result: Root

London, Jan 2 | England captain Joe Root has said that a Covid-19 positive test result on tour of Sri Lanka will not mean...

Covid-19 vaccine could be available in SL by March: WHO

Colombo, Dec 30 | The World Health Organization (WHO) has assured that a Covid-19 vaccine could be made available for Sri Lanka by March...

SA take 1-0 lead as SL crumble to innings defeat in...

Centurion, Dec 29 | South Africa beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 45 runs in the first Test to take an unassailable 1-0...

SA-SL 1st Test: Chandimal, de Silva help SL to 340/6

Centurion, Dec 26 | Contrasting half centuries from Dinesh Chandimal and Dhananjaya de Silva and Niroshan Dickwella's 49 helped Sri Lanka to 340/6 on...

SL endorsed as Vice Chair of Indian Ocean Rim Association

Colombo, Dec 18 | Sri Lanka has been endorsed as the Vice Chair of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers from...

SL appoints new state minister in charge of Covid-19

Colombo, Dec 1 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed a new state minister in charge of Covid-19 prevention, as the virus has...

British mercenaries probed over SL war crimes: Report

London, Nov 30 | The Metropolitan Police have launched a probe into British mercenaries over their alleged involvement in the decades-long Sri Lankan civil...

Death toll reaches 8 in attempted SL prison break

Colombo, Nov 30 | The death toll in an attempted prison break from a maximum-security prison in Mahara, on the outskirts of Sri Lanka's...

SL to invest in infrastructure at Mattala airport

Colombo, Nov 26 | Sri Lanka will invest in maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) facilities at the China-built Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA) in...

SL Prez highlights efforts to combat Covid-19, corruption

Colombo, Nov 19 | In a message marking the completion of his first year in office as the Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa said...

SL to use drones to monitor areas isolated due to Covid-19

Colombo, Nov 13 | Sri Lankan Police will use drones to monitor the movement of people in areas declared as isolated due to a...

SL can’t be under lockdown till Covid-19 cure found: Prez

Colombo, Nov 5 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that it was impractical for the island nation to be under a lockdown...

SL Parliament sessions limited to 2 hours amid Covid-19 risk

Colombo, Oct 30 | Sessions of the Sri Lankan Parliament when the House meets next week have been limited to only two hours due...

SL Parliament closed for 2 days after Covid-19 case

Colombo, Oct 26 | The Sri Lankan Parliament has been closed for two days to disinfect the complex after a police officer in the...

Pompeo to arrive in SL on Tuesday

Colombo, Oct 26 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to arrive in Sri Lanka on Tuesday on a two-day visit to...

20th Amendment passed in SL Parliament

Colombo, Oct 23 | The 20th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution, which will replace the 19th Amendment introduced in 2015 that curtailed the...

SL Foreign Ministry temporarily suspends consular services

Colombo, Oct 23 | The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry has decided to temporarily suspend all services offered by its Consular Affairs Division aimed at...

Roadmap needed for SL’s targeted Covid-19 recovery

Colombo, Oct 20 | A robust government roadmap was required for Sri Lanka's targeted recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in an...

SL central bank approves Covid-19 relief loans worth $966mn

Colombo, Oct 18 | The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has approved $966 million worth of loans under a relief program for Covid-19...

SL extends curfew area as Covid-19 cluster grows

Colombo, Oct 15 | Police in Sri Lanka on Thursday extended an ongoing curfew to the Katunayake area on the outskirts of capital Colombo,...

SL reports 60 new Covid-19 cases from cluster

Colombo, Oct 12 | Sri Lankas overall Covid-19 caseload has increased to 4,749 after the number of patients associated with the Divulapitiya cluster rose...

Debate on 20th Amendment in SL Parliament next week

Colombo, Oct 12 | A debate on the 20th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution will take place in Parliament on October 20, it...

SL reports 103 new Covid-19 cases from cluster

Colombo, Oct 11 | Sri Lankas overall coronavirus case tally has increased to 4,628, after the number of patients associated with the Divulapitiya cluster...

SL postpones repatriation flights till further notice

Colombo, Oct 8 | The Sri Lankan government has decided to postpone all repatriation flights until further notice in the wake of a Covid-19...

Covid-19 cases in SL cluster reaches 1,034

Colombo, Oct 8 | The number of cases in the recently-emerged Covid-19 cluster at a garment manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka's Gamapaha district has...

Curfew in SL after 1st community Covid-19 case in 2 months

Colombo, Oct 5 | Sri Lanka has reported the first community Covid-19 case after a gap of two months, prompting authorities to impose a...

Schools closed in SL until further notice

Colombo, Oct 5 | Schools across Sri Lanka will remain closed from Monday until further notice amid a sudden spike in the number of...

SL reports 6 new Covid-19 cases

Colombo, Oct 1 | Sri Lanka has reported six new coronavirus cases, which took the island-nation's overall infection tally to 3,380, it was reported...

No new Covid-19 cases reported in SL

Colombo, Sep 29 | No new coronavirus case was reported in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, with the overall tally remaining at 3,360, it was...

SL govt likely to submit new Constitution draft in 6 months

Colombo, Sep 29 | The Sri Lankan government is expected to submit the initial draft for a new Constitution to Parliament within six months,...

SL President to visit villages to address people’s grievances

Colombo, Sep 26 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided to visit villages across the island nation to address people's grievances on a...

SL president orders for immediate suspension of LRT project

Colombo, Sep 25 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered for the termination of a Light Railway Transit (LRT) project which was to...

McMillan not to join Bangladesh for SL tour due to family...

Dhaka, Sep 19 | Former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan, who had been appointed Bangladesh batting consultant for the upcoming Sri Lanka tour, will...

1.7 mn workers face uncertainty in SL amid Covid-19

Colombo, Sep 10 | More than 1.7 million temporary workers in Sri Lanka face uncertainty due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic,...

SL ready with short term plan to revive tourism

Colombo, Aug 31 | Sri Lanka will implement a short term action plan to revive the country's tourism industry which has been badly hit...

SL to impose tax on imported plastic

Colombo, Aug 31 | Sri Lanka will soon impose a new tax on all imported plastic products to protect the environment and wildlife, Environment...

SL extends debt moratorium for crisis-hit tourism sector

Colombo, Aug 29 | The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) has decided to extend a debt moratorium for the country's crisis-hit tourism sector...

SL launched probe into nationwide power outage

Colombo, Aug 18 | Sri Lanka's Power Minister Dullas Alahapperuma has appointed a high-level committee to investigate a nationwide power outage which plunged the...

SL faces nationwide blackout due to technical failure

Colombo, Aug 18 | Sri Lanka faced a nationwide power failure due to a technical breakdown at a power station in Kerawalapitiya on the...

Business

Franklin Templeton’s shut funds receive Rs 13,789 cr so far

New Delhi, Jan 17 | The six shut schemes of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund have received cash flows of Rs 13,789 crore since winding...