India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets in a pulsating final to deliver World Cup glory to their cricket-mad population for the first time since 1983.
Sri Lanka smashed 91 from their last 10 overs to post 274-6 in Mumbai, with Mahela...
An all-round Indian bowling performance, helped by some athletic ground fielding, propelled India into its third World Cup final.
India maintained its unbeaten record against Pakistan in World Cup cricket, securing a 29-run win in Wednesday's marquee semifinal in Mohali to set up a title...
Sri Lanka declares war on an unlikely enemy - wheat
By Charles Haviland
BBC News, Colombo
The government is urging people to use rice and wheat flour to make bread
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Some 2,000 bakers across Sri...
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Srilanka: If this isn't GENOCIDE, WAR CRIME, Then What on Earth is...
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka declared Monday it had crushed the Tamil Tiger rebels, killing their chief, Velupillai Prabhakaran, and ending his three-decade quest for an independent homeland for minority Tamils.
State television broke into its regular programming to announce Prabhakaran's...
MBO (Reuters) - A truce looks out of the question in Sri Lanka's war, but the government has said it would no longer use heavy weapons as troops advance into a tiny rebel pocket where tens of thousands of civilians remain trapped.
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UPDATE 4-Cricket-Sri Lanka escape defeat within three days (Reuters via Yahoo! News)
Sat, 13 May 2006 18:55:08 GMT
Sri Lanka averted the ignominy of...
The Supreme Court, the most visible institution of the judicial branch, often plays a pivotal role in promoting trust in the government in a polarized society. Fundamental to the effective functioning of a supreme court is a secular constitution which protects minority rights, and a nation's...
I am leaving this beautiful country with all good feelings and sweet memories during the last three years of my tenure of office as Ambassador in Sri Lanka.
Vavuniya civil group leaders Thursday announced at a discussion held in the office of the Sri Lanka Monitoring Mission (SLMM) that they would launch an agitation if the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) fails to remove the controversial Buddha statue erected in the Omanthai Pillaiyar temple premises within...