Colombo is also turning to New Delhi for help at this critical juncture. It is negotiating a $1.9 billion economic aid package, but it has not yet been finalised.
Last month, India had expressed concern over the detention of 68 of its fishermen from Tamil Nadu by Sri Lankan authorities, and said the issue of their ‘early release’ has been taken up with the island nation.
Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 12 more Indian fishermen for alleged poaching in the country’s waters, taking the total number to 55 in the last two days. The 12 fishermen, officials said, have been arrested in South of Mannar sea in the Sri Lankan waters on Sunday.
Sri Lanka Parliament was suspended by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, through an extraordinary gazette notification dated December 12, while he left for Singapore on an unscheduled visit.
The weather bureau said a low pressure area in the south-east Bay of Bengal that was indirectly responsible for the heavy rainfalls in the country is now moving towards southern India.
The problem arose after a Chinese company, Qingdao Seawin Biotech Co Ltd, supplied contaminated organic fertilizers to Sri Lankan farmers
South Africa now have four points from three games and sit on the third position in the Group A table of the Super-12 T20 World Cup.
With 15 runs needed off the final over, David Miller smashed two maximums before a boundary by Kagiso Rabada to guide South Africa home against Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup Super-12 match at Sharjah on October 30. Catch highlights of SA vs SL cricket match here.
Australia batter David Warner roared back to his explosive best with a belligerent half-century against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
Lanka IOC (LIOC), the subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation in Sri Lanka, had hiked the retail prices of both petrol and diesel by Rs 5 per litre.
The booster rollout comes ahead of the government's plans to lift monthslong travel restrictions between provinces on Nov 1.
India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.
Sri Lankan singing sensation Yohani’s viral song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ is going to be made in Hindi for filmmaker Indra Kumar’s upcoming film ‘Thank God’.
The unbroken 121-run stand between Reeza Hendricks and Quinton de Kock was the highest T20 international partnership for any wicket against the Lankans by South Africa.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement that Ashantha de Mel has resigned from the post with immediate effect, citing personal reasons.
The first Test against Sri Lanka starts on Saturday and coach Mark Boucher said the South African team would look to express its support for inclusion
Sri Lanka have won their past two Test series against South Africa, but the Proteas have a great record at Centurion.
Alongwith Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett has aso withdrawn from the Lanka Premier League which is facing issues with reagrds to player payments and contracts.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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