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16 killed as garbage dump collapses after fire in Lanka

Over 400 troops were deployed to rescue the slum dwellers adjacent to the 300-foot garbage dump.

Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide kills six, engulfs dozens of houses

A rubbish dump landslide in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo killed at least six and injured 11, hospital sources said on Friday.

India rushes ships to douse fire on vessel off Colombo coast

The Sri Lankan Navy with assistance from India are battling a major fire on board a huge Panama-registered container carrier off the coast of Colombo.

War crime probes will hinder Sri Lanka's reconciliation: Ex-defence secretary

War crime investigations backed by some Western countries and the United Nations will exacerbate the differences between Sri Lanka's two main ethnic groups instead of uniting them, former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said on Monday. 

Sri Lanka, China discuss ways to step up military cooperation

President Maithripala Sirisena today thanked China for its support for Sri Lanka's independence and national security in a meeting with Chinese Defence Minister as they discussed ways to bolster bilateral defence ties.

Hundredth Test: Bangladesh complete century in format with 4-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Hundredth Test: Bangladesh complete century in format with 4-wicket win over Sri Lanka

Tamim was declared the Man of the Match while Shakib was adjudged the Man of the Series.

Sri Lanka, India to release fishermen to defuse tensions

Sri Lanka and India today agreed to release the fishermen held in each other's custody after a high-level discussion between the two sides here following the killing of an Indian fisherman, a top government source said.

Indian bowler Mansi Joshi produces delivery of the year in a magical spell — WATCH

Indian bowler Mansi Joshi produces delivery of the year in a magical spell — WATCH

India women’s cricket team defeated Thailand by nine wickets in Group A match of the ongoing Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Colombo on Wednesday.

Sachin Tendulkar feels excited about ICC Women's World Cup, says such events play big role in globalising the game

Sachin Tendulkar feels excited about ICC Women's World Cup, says such events play big role in globalising the game

Tendulkar hoped that Indian stars such as pacer Jhulan Goswami and batter Mithali Raj will do their bit to light up the tournament.

Sri Lanka arrests five Indian fishermen

The Sri Lankan navy on Thursday arrested five Indian fishermen.

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena to probe controversial bond sale

President Maithripala Sirisena ordered an investigation Monday into alleged insider trading at Sri Lanka`s central bank that has heightened tensions between him and his prime minister.

600,000 people in Sri Lanka hit by worst drought in a decade

At least 600,000 people in Sri Lanka have been hit by the worst drought since 2006 in nearly 13 of the 25 districts, disaster management officials said today.

Mithali Raj to lead Indian squad at Women's World Cup Qualifiers

Mithali Raj to lead Indian squad at Women's World Cup Qualifiers

India will play a warm-up match against South Africa before their opening Qualifier against Sri Lanka on February 7.

Sri Lanka to release 20 Indian fishermen soon: Minister

In a goodwill gesture, Sri Lanka will soon release 20 Indian fishermen held for allegedly fishing in its territorial waters, a senior minister has said.

India U-19 beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs to lift Youth Asia Cup in Colombo

India U-19 beat Sri Lanka by 34 runs to lift Youth Asia Cup in Colombo

The Lankans lost the plot in the last 10 overs as their last six batsmen could contribute just 43 runs.

Sri Lanka seeks Donald Trump's help to drop war crimes charges against Lankan troops

Sri Lanka`s President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Donald Trump to pressure the UN Human Rights Council to drop war crimes allegations against the country`s troops.

No 'hidden Chinese agenda' in Sri Lanka: Ambassador

China has no "hidden agenda" in Sri Lanka and conducts its affairs with the government in an "open and transparent manner", the Chinese Ambassador here has said.

Plea to trace TN woman who married Lankan national

In a memorandum to the District Collector, Kanaka, hailing from Maniyachi, said her daughter Thangam had married Vigneswaran alias Kannan of Bandaranayaka area in Colombo in April, 2011.

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I: Glenn Maxwell spoils Tillakaratne Dilshan`s farewell; fuels Aussies to series triumph

Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I: Glenn Maxwell spoils Tillakaratne Dilshan`s farewell; fuels Aussies to series triumph

The 39-year-old Dilshan, who participated in 87 Tests, 330 ODIs and 80 T20s, was given a standing ovation by a raucous home crowd as he ended his 17-year-long glittering career.

LIVE STREAMING: Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

LIVE STREAMING: Sri Lanka vs Australia, 2nd T20I at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Watch Sri Lanka-Australia, 2nd T20I match being played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.​