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LPL 2022: Rescheduled Lanka Premier League To Start On December 6

LPL 2022: Rescheduled Lanka Premier League To Start On December 6

Lanka Premier League, originally for August 1 to 21, had been rescheduled last month due to the economic crisis engulfing Sri Lanka.

10 August 2022
Commonwealth Games 2022 Shocker: Two Sri Lankan Athletes, One Official Go Missing

Commonwealth Games 2022 Shocker: Two Sri Lankan Athletes, One Official Go Missing

Sri Lankan athletes endured extremely tough time in the build-up to the CWG as the country is grappling with a massive debt crisis.

04 August 2022

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe Starts Talks With Opposition For All-Party Government

Thee talks are part of Ranil Wickremesinghe's efforts to establish trust in his administration and help drive Sri Lanka out of its worst financial crisis.

Sri Lanka's Parliament Approves Emergency Regulations

Sri Lanka's Parliament Approves Emergency Regulations

During a debate in Parliament, the Opposition lawmakers accused Wickremesinghe of ordering a crackdown on the peaceful protesters by using the state of...

28 July 2022

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court Extends Overseas Travel Ban On Rajapaksa Brothers Till August 2

The petitioners claimed that the three persons were directly responsible for the unsustainability of Sri Lanka’s foreign debt, its debt default and the...

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27 July 2022
Ready To Listen To Democratic Public Protesters, Says Sri Lanka’s New PM Dinesh Gunawardena

Ready To Listen To Democratic Public Protesters, Says Sri Lanka’s New PM Dinesh Gunawardena

Addressing Parliament on Wednesday, PM Gunawardena said the Sri Lankan government is ready to listen to the democratic public protests, but they could not...


26 July 2022
Indian High Commissioner Baglay Discusses Bilateral Ties With Newly Appointed Sri Lankan FM Ali Sabry

Indian High Commissioner Baglay Discusses Bilateral Ties With Newly Appointed Sri Lankan FM Ali Sabry

The country is currently holding talks with the IMF and other foreign countries on financial aid to tide over the current economic crisis.


26 July 2022
Sri Lanka To Restrict Fuel Imports For One Year Amid Worst Economic Crisis: Minister

Sri Lanka To Restrict Fuel Imports For One Year Amid Worst Economic Crisis: Minister

Sri Lanka's fuel and energy sectors are the worst hit by the forex shortages triggered by the unprecedented economic crisis.


26 July 2022
Sri Lanka Receives More Humanitarian Supplies From Tamil Nadu

Sri Lanka Receives More Humanitarian Supplies From Tamil Nadu

The Indian government assistance to Sri Lanka has reached almost USD 4 billion since January this year.


25 July 2022
Sri Lanka's Presidential Secretariat Resumes Operations After 107 Days

Sri Lanka's Presidential Secretariat Resumes Operations After 107 Days

Protesters have been camping outside the presidential office, demanding the resignation of former President Rajapaksa, and Wickremesinghe, a key Rajapaksa...


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24 July 2022
Presidential Secretariat Set To Resume Operations After 100 Days

Presidential Secretariat Set To Resume Operations After 100 Days

Meanwhile, police have started an investigation under the charge of trespassing against the people who occupied the President’s Secretariat between July 9...


24 July 2022
The Emerald Isle: War And Peace At Play In Sri Lanka

The Emerald Isle: War And Peace At Play In Sri Lanka

If we lift the burning veil of current affairs can we still steal a glimpse of the picturesque and leafy island? Arijit Ghosh writes about the emerald island,...


23 July 2022
Tamil Nadu Sends Over 40,000 Tonnes Of Relief Material To Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Sends Over 40,000 Tonnes Of Relief Material To Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu has so far has sent 40,000 tonnes of rice, 500 tonnes of milk powder, and 102 tonnes of life-saving drugs to Sri Lanka.


22 July 2022
Sri Lanka's New Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena Is A Leftist Leader, Veteran Politician

Sri Lanka's New Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena Is A Leftist Leader, Veteran Politician

New Sri Lankan Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena has earlier served as foreign minister, education minister, and home minister.


21 July 2022
Sri Lanka’s Economic Collapse Needs Immediate Global Attention: UN Experts

Sri Lanka’s Economic Collapse Needs Immediate Global Attention: UN Experts

The experts noted that this crisis has had a serious impact on the enjoyment of human rights for the entire population


21 July 2022
Sri Lanka’s Economic Collapse Needs Immediate Global Attention: UN Experts

Sri Lanka’s Economic Collapse Needs Immediate Global Attention: UN Experts

The experts noted that this crisis has had a serious impact on the enjoyment of human rights for the entire population.


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21 July 2022
Worried Turbulence In Sri Lanka May Continue: P Chidambaram

Worried Turbulence In Sri Lanka May Continue: P Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram had attended an all-party meeting called by the government on the Sri Lankan crisis on Tuesday.


20 July 2022
Sri Lankan Protesters To Continue Demanding Resignation Of Ranil Wickremesinghe

Sri Lankan Protesters To Continue Demanding Resignation Of Ranil Wickremesinghe

The economic crisis also sparked a political crisis in the country after a popular uprising against the government.


20 July 2022
Sri Lanka New Leader Looks For Bipartisanship To Address Unprecedented Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka New Leader Looks For Bipartisanship To Address Unprecedented Economic Crisis

The economic crisis also sparked a political crisis in the country after a popular uprising against the government.


20 July 2022
India Says It Will Continue To Be Supportive Of Quest Of Sri Lankan People For Stability And Economic recovery

India Says It Will Continue To Be Supportive Of Quest Of Sri Lankan People For Stability And Economic recovery

The new President will have a mandate to serve out the rest of Rajapaksa’s term, which ends in November 2024.


20 July 2022
Voting Underway To Elect Sri Lanka's New President In Three-Cornered Contest

Voting Underway To Elect Sri Lanka's New President In Three-Cornered Contest

This is for the first time in 44 years that Sri Lanka's Parliament will directly elect a president.


19 July 2022
For The First Time In 44 Years, Sri Lanka's Parliament To Directly Elect President In Three-Way Contest On Wednesday

For The First Time In 44 Years, Sri Lanka's Parliament To Directly Elect President In Three-Way Contest On Wednesday

Vajira Abeywardena, a key Wickremesinghe aide, predicted that the acting president would emerge the runaway winner with 125 votes.


19 July 2022
Over 4,000 Books Gutted, 125-Year-Old Piano Damaged: Acting President Wickremesinghe On Arson Attack On His Private Residence

Over 4,000 Books Gutted, 125-Year-Old Piano Damaged: Acting President Wickremesinghe On Arson Attack On His Private Residence

The acting President said he has authorised Sri Lanka’s armed forces and the police to take whatever action is necessary to stop people from storming public...


19 July 2022
Three-Way Fight For Sri Lankan Presidency: Acting President Wickremesinghe In The Race

Three-Way Fight For Sri Lankan Presidency: Acting President Wickremesinghe In The Race

The economic crisis also sparked a political crisis in the country after a popular uprising against the government, forcing Gotabaya Rajapaksa to flee the...


19 July 2022
Centre To Convene All-Party Meet To Discuss Sri Lanka Crisis Today; EAM Jaishankar To Brief MPs

Centre To Convene All-Party Meet To Discuss Sri Lanka Crisis Today; EAM Jaishankar To Brief MPs

Previously, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi had said both Jaishankar and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will brief leaders of various...


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