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  • Wrong signal

    Wrong signal

    During this period the Sri Lankan forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam committed numerous war crimes and human rights abuses. The Gotabaya administration has reneged on its commitments to UNHRC by withdrawing its support to the consensus Resolution 30/1 which was co-sponsored by the previous government.

    March 30, 2021
  • 1st Test: Nissanka ton helps SL turn tables on WI on Day 4

    1st Test: Nissanka ton helps SL turn tables on WI on Day 4

    Roach proved to be the best bowler with 3/74 off 27 overs to end the match with six wickets -- following up his 3/47 off 16 overs in the first innings.

    March 25, 2021
  • Not the solution

    Not the solution

    The minister told a Press conference that he had signed a paper on Friday for Cabinet approval to ban the full-face covering worn by some Muslim women on “national security” grounds.

    March 16, 2021
  • Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in one over during West Indies’ win over Sri Lanka

    Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in one over during West Indies’ win over Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka's joy was shortlived as West Indies captain Kieron Pollard became the second after India's Yuvraj Singh to hit six sixes in an over in T20.

    March 4, 2021
  • Neighbours’ stutters

    Neighbours’ stutters

    While India persists with its inherent belief in democracy with all its inefficiencies many in the neighbourhood are succumbing to the 'quick fixes' of authoritarian options that come masked under short term attractions of majoritarianism, but are neither successful nor sustainable, in the long run

    February 11, 2021
  • Focus South Asia

    Focus South Asia

    New Delhi has long held the view that bar its all-weather adversary Pakistan, the region falls under its ‘sphere of influence’ though the term is never used publicly for obvious reasons. Chinese financing in the South Asian region sans India has been well-documented.

    February 4, 2021
  • Joe Root leads England’s charge after Sri Lanka make 381on Day 2 of 2nd Test

    Joe Root leads England’s charge after Sri Lanka make 381on Day 2 of 2nd Test

    Joe Root took the attack to the Sri Lankan bowlers and raced to 67 off just 77 deliveries. The right-handed batsman had scored a double century in the first Test.

    January 23, 2021
  • Angelo Mathews’ century puts Sri Lanka ahead on Day 1 of 2nd Test against England

    Angelo Mathews’ century puts Sri Lanka ahead on Day 1 of 2nd Test against England

    Matthews anchored strong partnerships after that to help Sri Lanka edge ahead at the end of the day. Matthews first put up a 69-run stand with Lahiru Thirmanne

    January 22, 2021
  • Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga retires from franchise cricket

    Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga retires from franchise cricket

    Malinga, 37, had been with MI for 12 years, right from the first IPL season in 2008. He is the highest wicket-taker in the history of the league.

    January 20, 2021
  • Sri Lanka fight back after Joe Root’s century puts England ahead in second Test

    Sri Lanka fight back after Joe Root’s century puts England ahead in second Test

    Root scored his fourth double century in Tests in the first session of the day. Root went on to score 228, which included 18 fours and one six.

    January 16, 2021
  • South Africa cruise to 10-wiciet win over Sri Lanka

    South Africa cruise to 10-wiciet win over Sri Lanka

    South Africa have thus completed a 2-0 whitewash over Sri Lanka in the series, having won the first Test by an innings and 45 runs.

    January 5, 2021
  • Lanka autocratised

    Lanka autocratised

    Thirty-nine petitions were filed by opposition party leaders and civil society groups in the Supreme Court challenging the legality of the amendment.

    November 1, 2020
  • Roadmap needed for SL’s targeted Covid-19 recovery

    Roadmap needed for SL’s targeted Covid-19 recovery

    The report focused extensively on the different policy actions needed in a range of sectors to move Sri Lanka's economy forward.

    October 20, 2020
  • New Covid-19 cluster emerges in Sri Lanka with 103 new cases

    New Covid-19 cluster emerges in Sri Lanka with 103 new cases

    He further urged people to adhere to health guidelines and go to hospitals if they showed any Covid-19 symptoms.

    October 6, 2020
  • Sri Lanka reports 6 new Covid-19 cases

    Sri Lanka reports 6 new Covid-19 cases

    he number of active cases is currently 137 and includes 22 foreigners.

    October 1, 2020
  • PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa

    PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa

    'An opportunity has come to begin a new chapter in India-Sri Lanka ties after your party's electoral victory. People from both the countries are looking at us with new hope and expectations,' PM Modi said to Rajapaksa.

    September 26, 2020
  • Cricket and Virus

    Cricket and Virus

    Before Covid-19, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh would have got all formalities out of the way simply and briefly over the telephone, handing the media the schedule in Colombo and Dhaka for the customary, if brief, notice the day after.

    September 19, 2020