President Sirisena's visit to Beijing reaffirms longstanding ties with the country just weeks after trip to rival India.
Awesome news. Cooking hacks are quite common on the internet, of course, but this one caught Grub's attention: Two researchers at at Sri Lanka's College of Chemical Sciences have discovered a way to cook rice so that — almost by magic — it has far fewer calories. Show More Summary
People in the world's biggest rice-eating countries are developing some of the world's biggest bellies, but chemists in Sri Lanka say they've found a way to combat obesity by dramatically cutting the calorie count in rice. The researchers say cooking rice with a small amount of coconut oil—they used...
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena headed to Beijing on Wednesday seeking to end a stalemate over China's biggest investment project in the island which his administration has suspended over allegations of wrongdoing.
The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art of Sri Lanka.
Alastair Cook lasted just six balls on his return to action, three months after his last innings on England's tour of Sri Lanka
Buddhist and Muslim leaders in South and Southeast Asia are working to spread a message of peace and dialogue as interreligious conflict continues to threaten stability in Myanmar, Sri Lanka and other nations in the region. Religious...Show More Summary
Sri Lankan government has approved the construction of a breakwater for a Chinese funded Colombo port city project which had been suspended by the government earlier this month.
Robert Nickelsberg was a contract photographer for TIME magazine for 25 years. During that time he documented conflicts in Kashmir, Iraq, Sri Lanka, India, and Afghanistan. His most recent book Afghanistan: A Distant War highlights his work in Afghanistan from the Soviet retreat until the American conflict post 9/11. On the podcast Robert and I […]
This Divided Island by Indian journalist Samanth Subramanian is a unique blend of narrative nonfiction, memoir and research. Subramanian moved to Sri Lanka in 2011 and this book is a product of his extended stay on the island nation during that time. Subramanian does a nice job of capturing life in post-war Sri Lanka. Show More Summary
I’m beginning to write up the report of my most recent trip to the Maldives, and this is a basic preview and outline of the trip I’ll be sharing. Regular readers know that I love the Maldives. It’s not for everyone and I hope to give...Show More Summary
South Africa captain AB de Villiers has said his side had prepared for a show of strength against Sri Lanka in their quarter-final in Sydney, which they won comprehensively by nine wickets
Mahela Jayawardene said that he had no regrets about hanging up his blue Sri Lanka shirt for the final time after their World Cup quarter-final defeat to South Africa
Kumar Sangakkara was unhappy with Sri Lanka's capitulation to South Africa's spinners in the quarter-final at the SCG
Join us for updates from the Cricket World Cup quarterfinal between South Africa and Sri Lanka in Sydney.
Duminy's hat-trick, Tahir's four wickets help Proteas roll over Sri Lanka with ease in the World Cup quarter-final
With time for mistakes overs, many will reckon South Africa made one already, losing the toss and thus being asked to chase in a high-pressure match
In a late move Sri Lanka have sought to replace injured left-arm spinner Rangana Herath with 22-year old offspinner Tharindu Kaushal, ahead of the quarter-final against South Africa on Wednesday
Bhutan’s soccer team advanced on Tuesday to the group stage of Asian qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, an almost unthinkable achievement for its players.
They had been ranked 209th out of 209 national teams — but Bhutan will now progress to the second round of World Cup Qualifying, after beating Sri Lanka in consecutive matches.