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Javeria's ton puts Pakistan 1-0 up

Bismah Maroof helped Pakistan bowl out Sri Lanka for 181 with figures of 3 for 17, completing a 69-run win in Dambulla

Sri Lanka's newly-opened Office of Missing Persons seeks 'disappeared'

The office has been set up to locate thousands of people still missing seven years after the defeat of separatist Tamil Tiger rebels.

Geoffrey Bawa’s Sri Lanka: an architectural tour

Sri Lanka’s most famous architect, the late, great and talented Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003), was at the heart of Sri Lanka’s often overlooked modern design and architectural history. He helped give Sri Lanka the individual and sophisticated...Show More Summary

'If Shakib is not fit, it is a desperate measure' - Hathurusingha

Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha has not been shaken by Shakib Al Hasan's surprise re-entry in to Bangladesh's squad

Shakib, Nurul fined for breaching code of conduct

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

They have also received one demerit point each for separate incidents during their side's T20I match against Sri Lanka in Colombo

Bangladesh's dressing room door damaged in Colombo

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Aggressive bodily contact, shoving, agitated yelling, pointed fingers and a shattered dressing room door, all marred the rancorous finish and the immediate aftermath, of the Nidahas Trophy match between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh

ICC upholds Mirpur pitch's sanctions

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

The track at the Shere Bangla National Stadium was rated below-average after the Sri Lanka Test in February, fetching it one demerit point, and the BCB had appealed that decision

England's full tour of Sri Lanka begins October 10

2 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

England will play their first three-Test series in Sri Lanka in 11 years, but the tour - which also features five ODIs and a T20I - may also clash with the island's northeast monsoon

Tri-Series in Sri Lanka 2018 Scoreboard

Mar 18 (OPTA) - Scoreboard at close of play of final between India and Bangladesh on Sunday at Colombo, Sri Lanka India win by 4 wickets Bangladesh 1st innings Tamim Iqbal c Shardul Thakur b Yuzvendra Chahal 15 Liton Das c Suresh Raina...Show More Summary

Lahore hosts Pakistan's first-ever Biennale

Although there are artists from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Sri Lanka, Europe and the US taking part in the art festival, Pakistani artists are the main focus.

Buddhist mobs burn Muslim homes, businesses in Sri Lanka

Government blocks social media as curfews put in place to try and stop escalating sectarian violence

Sri Lanka blocks social media as anti-Muslim rioting flares

last weekNews : The Lookout

MULLEGAMA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Religious violence flared anew in the hills of central Sri Lanka on Wednesday despite a state of emergency, with Buddhist mobs sweeping through towns and villages, burning Muslim homes and businesses and leaving victims barricaded inside mosques.

After declaring a state of emergency, Sri Lanka has banned Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp

The Sri Lankan government has banned the use of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. The government asked internet service providers to block messaging apps after the discovery of Facebook posts encouraging violence towards the country's...Show More Summary

Powerplay woes cost India - Dhawan

Kusal Perera's 27-run over off Shardul Thakur helped Sri Lanka set the early tempo in their chase

Kusal Perera's assault helps Sri Lanka hunt down 175

The batsman marked his return from injury with a 22-ball fifty, while Shikhar Dhawan's 49-ball 90 went in vain

Sri Lanka's telecom authority blocks social media sites, messaging apps

New Delhi, March 7, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Sri Lankan authorities to restore access to social media and messaging applications. Citing Cabinet Spokesman Rajitha Senartne, Reuters reported that the government today asked service providers to block the networks amid anti-Muslim riots and violence. Sri Lanka...

Can Sri Lanka, India cope with absence of key players?

India have rested several first-choice players, including Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni, while Sri Lanka will miss Angelo Mathews and Asela Gunaratne, who are unavailable through injury

Sri Lanka cuts off access to social networks to curb violence (updated)

In an effort to curb extremist violence in Sri Lanka, government officials have ordered some social networks to shut down. ABC News' anonymous source says that the blockage affects Facebook, Instagram, Viber and WhatsApp, specifically. Show More Summary

As anti-Muslim riots flare in Sri Lanka, government blocks social media

Anti-Muslim rioting flared anew Wednesday in the hills of central Sri Lanka despite a state of emergency, residents said, as the government ordered popular social media networks blocked to stop the violence from spreading. The police also ordered a curfew across much of the region for a third straight...

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