Good Governance in Sri Lanka The World Bank Group's Worldwide Governance Indicators are: voice and accountability, political stability and absence of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law and control of corruption. Show More Summary
As Sri Lanka Cricket grappled with the tentacles of politics for many years, the ICC was not spurred into action. The decision to enquire into government interference may have come at a time when there are signs of positive change
With "Monkey Kingdom," in theaters today, primatologist Jane Goodall sees a message of hope and conservation in a tale about Maya, a tocque macaque born at the bottom of her troop's social ladder in Sri Lanka.
Dancers, jugglers, musicians, fire-breathers and lavishly decorated elephants are all part of the pageantry during the Kandy Esala Perahera festival, the oldest and largest Buddhist festival in Sri Lanka.
The ICC has begun investigating possible government interference in Sri Lanka cricket, and has raised the possibility of withholding the next financial distribution due to the SLC
Quick Dushmantha Chameera and offspinner Tharindu Kaushal have been named in Sri Lanka A's one-day and four-day squads for the upcoming series against Pakistan A, at home
During this year’s sourcing trip through Sri Lanka I took a passenger train from Ella to Colombo. The train was packed with locals in transit and tourists lining up along the window sills to snap photos of the picturesque countryside of the island nation. Continue reading ? The post The fading tea fields of Sri Lanka appeared first on T Ching.
Since the end of Sri Lanka’s almost 30-year civil war -- and after the conflict and challenges -- the country has grappled with how to achieve reconciliation and hold on to the traditions of democracy, tolerance and civil society for which it had long been known.
Jeryl Woutersz, the former first-class cricketer and domestic match referee, has been appointed Sri Lanka's team manager for the incoming tours of Pakistan and India
Fawad Alam will lead the Pakistan A one-day and four-day squad on their month-long tour of Sri Lanka.
HOTELS designed by arty types, one feels, can go either way. Possibly Gulliver’s favourite hotel on the planet is Helga’s Folly in Kandy, Sri Lanka—a madhouse that came from the imagination of Helga Da Silva Blow Perera, and which Salvador Dali might have considered a bit too whacky. Show More Summary
The defeat of Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Sri Lankan Presidential elections on January 8 is hailed internationally as a victory for the rule of law, democracy, freedom of expression and good governance. The Rajapkasa government (2005-2015) defeated the terrorist LTTE in 2009 ending the longest running conflict in Asia. Show More Summary
New York, April 9, 2015--A freelance journalist for a Tamil-language daily in Sri Lanka has been charged in connection with a story he wrote that criticized the police, according to news reports and the paper's editor, who spoke to the Committee to Protect Journalists....
Sri Lanka’s new leader has a tough job: restore democracy and pacify the major powers
Maithripala Sirisena talks to TIME in a rare interview
Thisara Perera has said he likes playing T20 cricket around the world, but was also hoping to find a way back into Sri Lanka's Test side
Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Kapila Wijegunawardene was named the new chairman of cricket selectors replacing Sanath Jayasuriya
News and notes from around the interweb: 2250 Bonus American Miles from the AAdvantage Shopping Portal Well, that’s one way to protest. Turkish Tourism Minitry Fires Julianne Moore for Bad Acting The government of Sri Lanka is accusing their oneworld member and national airline of corruption. Show More Summary
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's new government has ordered a criminal investigation into alleged corruption at the state-run national airline that it says involved "billions of dollars".
Ahead of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka on Friday, Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar announced New Delhi’s cooperation with Sri Lanka's new government on the repatriation of 100,000 Tamils currently residing in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.