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Will China Be Able To Rescue Sri Lanka Out Of Its Debt-Crisis?

Jan 10, 2022 Seema Guha

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.

Sri Lanka Releases 12 Indian Fishermen

Jan 06, 2022 PTI

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 Arrests 55 Indian Fishermen In Last Two Days

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: President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Suspends Parliament, Goes Singapore

Dec 13, 2021 PTI

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.

Sri Lanka: 26 People Dead As Torrential Rainfall Batters The Island Country

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.

08 November, 2021

Sri Lanka Says China Sent Contaminated Fertilisers To Its Farmers: Why That's Bad News For Sino-Lankan Ties

Seema Guha

The problem arose after a Chinese company, Qingdao Seawin Biotech Co Ltd, supplied contaminated organic fertilizers to Sri Lankan farmers

30 October, 2021

SA Vs SL, T20 World Cup: David Miller Powers South Africa To 4-Wicket Win Over Sri Lanka


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.

30 October, 2021

SA Vs SL, T20 World Cup: David Miller Does An Asif Ali; South Africa Beat Sri Lanka By 4 Wickets - Highlights

Priya Nagi

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.

29 October, 2021

T20 World Cup: Having Stable Base On Slow Wickets Is Important, Says David Warner


Australia batter David Warner roared back to his explosive best with a belligerent half-century against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

24 October, 2021

Sri Lanka Seeks $500 Million Loan From India For Fuel Purchases Amid Forex crisis

Outlook Business Team

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.

23 October, 2021

Sri Lanka To Give Pfizer Booster Shots To Frontline Workers, Seniors

Associated Press (AP)

The booster rollout comes ahead of the government's plans to lift monthslong travel restrictions between provinces on Nov 1.


21 October, 2021

100-Crore-Vaccinations: India Wins Global Accolades From WHO, World Leaders

Outlook Web Desk

India’s historic 100-crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark has won global appreciation with wishes pouring in from WHO and neighbouring countries.

19 October, 2021

Yohani's Song 'Manike Mage Hithe' To Have Its Hindi Version In Indra Kumar's 'Thank God'

Outlook Web Bureau

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’.

15 September, 2021

Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks Power South Africa Whitewash Sri Lanka In T20 Series

Associated Press (AP)

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.

28 January, 2021

Sri Lanka Chief Selector Quits After 2-0 Defeat Against England


Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said in a statement that Ashantha de Mel has resigned from the post with immediate effect, citing personal reasons.

25 December, 2020

South Africa Team To Make 'Meaningful' Anti-Racism Gesture On Boxing Day


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

24 December, 2020

South Africa Eye Test Revenge Over Sri Lanka At Centurion

Stats Perform

Sri Lanka have won their past two Test series against South Africa, but the Proteas have a great record at Centurion.


19 November, 2020

LPL 2020: Huge Blow To Lanka Premier League As Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga Pull Out


Alongwith Chris Gayle, Liam Plunkett has aso withdrawn from the Lanka Premier League which is facing issues with reagrds to player payments and contracts.

Photo Gallery

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz