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50% turn out for polls in Sri Lanka’s Tamil-dominated north


Over 50 per cent of voters on Saturday participated in the first polls in 25 years in Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province to elect a council for the former war zone, 4 years after the rout of the rebel LTTE.

Sanga picks Lanka side over Sunrisers


Kumar Sangakkara has preferred Sri Lankan champion team Kandurata over his IPL team Hyderabad Sunrisers for the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 tournament.

Lanka rout SA to clinch series

Sri Lanka routed South Africa by 128 runs in the fifth and final one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday to wrap up the series 4-1.

Sanga slams ton as Sri Lanka rout Proteas


Sri Lanka defeated South Africa by 180 runs in the first one-day international in Colombo on Saturday to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.

South Africa, Sri Lanka seek one-day revival


South Africa and Sri Lanka are hoping to recover from recent setbacks in one-day cricket when they contest a five-match series starting in Colombo on Saturday.

Tipsy Lankan causes turbulence


Sri Lanka Cricket said Tuesday it will investigate reports a drunk player tried to open a cabin door at 35,000 feet (10,600 metres) during a flight from St. Lucia to London.

India, Sri Lanka target $10 bn bilateral trade in next 3 years


India and Sri Lanka have agreed to take steps to double their bilateral trade to $10 billion in the next three years.

World Bank boosts Sri Lanka health sector funding

The World Bank has approved a concessionary loan of $200 million to Sri Lanka for health sector development.

LTTE fighters were dressed in Indian Army uniforms: Fonseka

The LTTE fighters were dressed in Indian Army uniforms during the final battles of the nearly three-decade long civil war, former Sri Lankan Army Chief Sarath Fonseka has said.

Sri Lanka need 160 to win Bangladesh Test series


Bangladesh, trailing by 106 runs, were bowled out for 265 in their second innings at lunch on the penultimate day of the second and final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo today.

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