Sri Lanka

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Stay alert

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament yesterday asked people to be alert and inform law enforcement agencies about any suspected terror and militant activities without delay.

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

In solidarity with Sri Lanka

We are at a loss of words at the number of lives lost in the wake of gruesome bombings on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter

April 23, 2019
April 23, 2019

New wave of radicalisation or taking advantage of the trust deficit?

The wave of terrorist attacks in Sri Lankan churches and hotels frequented by foreigners, which killed at least 290 people and injured around 500, is astounding both in scale and sophistication in...

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

Sri Lanka: Bomber queued for buffet then unleashed devastation

The suicide bomber waited patiently in a queue for the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel before setting off explosives strapped to his back. Carrying a plate,...

April 22, 2019
April 22, 2019

‘7 suicide attackers behind SL blasts; int'l network involved’

Seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, an investigator says, while a government spokesman says...

January 1, 2019
January 1, 2019

Bangladesh, Sri Lanka in group-stage qualifiers of 2020 World T20

Bangladesh will have to go through the group stages of the World T20 in 2020, with the likes of Sri Lanka and six other lower-ranked teams, based the on latest T20I rankings, according to a press...

December 15, 2018
December 15, 2018

Southee five keeps SL to 275-9

Tim Southee's prophecy before the start of the first test against Sri Lanka came true on the opening day of the match as he took his eighth five-wicket haul at the Basin Reserve on Saturday.

November 5, 2018
November 5, 2018

Sri Lanka speaker says won't accept Rajapaksa as PM until he proves a majority

Sri Lanka's speaker of parliament says he would not accept a former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the new prime minister until he proves he commands a majority in parliament.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

A constitutional crisis in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka, in a sudden unconstitutional move, dismissed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and appointed his nemesis and former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as the...

September 6, 2018
September 6, 2018

Winning start for India

Defending champions India got off to a flying start in the SAFF Suzuki Cup with a 2-0 victory over Sri Lanka in Group B opener at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.