Sri Lanka

Island country in South Asia

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Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo.

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A total of 176 children have lost either one or both of their parents during the Easter Sunday attacks that killed 258 people, a media report quoted the head of..
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Pearl Lures: Sl hosted more Indian visitors than Chinese last year, wants to invite more
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

Nine suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through various places in Sri Lanka.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 day ago

Colombo: Muslims in Sri Lanka say they fear new attacks after a top Buddhist monk called for violence against members of the religious minority, claiming a..
2 days ago • WorldNews
India's 1990 Emergency Ambulance Service in Sri Lanka which played a crucial role in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday terror attacks is now available..
Credit: DNA - Published 3 days ago

The accused were arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport here and had concealed the gold biscuits in their luggages, pockets of the trousers they were..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

England remain confident of progressing to the World Cup semi-finals despite defeat by Sri Lanka, says coach Trevor Bayliss.
3 days ago • BBC News
England remain confident of progressing to the World Cup semi-finals despite defeat by Sri Lanka, says coach Trevor Bayliss.
3 days ago • BBC News
Sirisena has been criticised for failing to act on precise Indian intelligence that jihadists were about to hit churches and other targets in Sri Lanka.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 4 days ago

Sri Lanka on Saturday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers into third month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and churches that..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

England collapse from 127-3 to 212 all out to suffer a shock 20-run defeat against Sri Lanka in the World Cup group game at Headingley.
4 days ago • BBC News
What does England's shock defeat by Sri Lanka at Headingley mean for their World Cup chances?
4 days ago • BBC News
England suffer a shock 20-run defeat against Sri Lanka which damages their hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals.
4 days ago • BBC News
Joe Root and Jos Buttler fall to leave England 144-5, chasing 233, to beat Sri Lanka in the World Cup group game at Headingley.
4 days ago • BBC News
England opener Jonny Bairstow is trapped lbw off his first ball - for the second time this World Cup - by Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga at Headingley.
5 days ago • BBC News
England's Jofra Archer and Chris Woakes remove Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Perera as the hosts make early inroads at Headingley.
5 days ago • BBC News
Sri Lanka's main prosecutor directed the acting police chief to carry out an investigation into nine officers who are suspected of failing to help prevent the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Sri Lanka is seeking a loan of nearly US$1 billion from China for energy and motorways as the island recovers from the devastating Easter Sunday bombings, the..
6 days ago • WorldNews
The head of the Catholic church in Sri Lanka on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of the government over the Easter attacks that killed more than 250 people,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Two of the nine Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had resigned in the wake of growing anti-minority sentiments following the Easter Sunday bombings, returned to..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

The Sri Lanka Free Media Movement (SLFMM) has said police were trying to prosecute Kusal Perera, a senior journalist who wrote a column in Sri Lanka's Daily..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

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