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Armed conflict in Sri Lanka opened space for Tamil women to change gender roles

(University of Gothenburg) The armed conflict that raged in Sri Lanka for decades opened a space for women in Jaffna's Tamil society to assume new and different roles. Both in the private and public spheres. And this has changed Tamil society in Jaffna to an extent. That is concluded in a new thesis from the University of Gothenburg.

Former Sri Lankan President Warns Of Social Unrest If China Carries Out Its Plan In Hambantota

Mahinda Rajapaksa goes to China to deliver a warning that protests could erupt if they actually build the proposed 15,000 acre special economic zone in the south of Sri Lanka.

Trump Shouldn't Reward Sri Lanka's Sirisena

The incoming administration of Donald Trump continues to contact a host of world leaders. On December 1, Vice President-elect Mike Pence reached out to Norway, Armenia and Mongolia, among others. Let's take a look at the readout of his...Show More Summary

Sri Lanka police clash with protesters outside parliament

Police fired teargas and water cannon to disperse thousands of opposition-backed protesters outside parliament Saturday as lawmakers debated the annual budget. Demonstrators led by loyalists of former president Mahinda Rajapakse held up traffic and blocked the main access to the parliament complex for several hours in the capital. Show More Summary

Colombo Art Biennale "Conceiving Space" opens in Sri Lanka

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

The Colombo Art Biennale is the largest and most significant contemporary art manifestation in Sri Lanka. Established in 2009, CAB showcases contemporary art with an emphasis on Sri Lanka and the South Asian region. The theme for CAB...Show More Summary

Mathews, Chandimal declare fitness for South Africa tour

5 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews and vice-captain Dinesh Chandimal have declared they are fit to go on the tour of South Africa that begins in mid-December

Sri Lanka Set To Introduce Auctions For Solar Power Projects

Sri Lanka has decided to take the auction route as the country’s utility has been paying very high feed-in tariffs for operational projects. Sri Lanka Set To Introduce Auctions For Solar Power Projects was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary

Sri Lanka's President Reaches Out to Donald Trump

It appears that Maithripala Sirisena, Sri Lanka's president, has reached out to America's president-elect Donald Trump. It's not clear precisely what language was used, though it looks like Sirisena wants Trump to help him sweep allegations of abuses that occurred during the nation's civil war under the carpet. Show More Summary

Top 5 Sri Lanka experiences with kids

Sri Lanka is often associated with romantic honeymoons or rugged backpacking adventures, however as it grows in popularity the island nation is increasing in facilities and activities for travelling families. It?s unique landscape, colourful...Show More Summary

Indian To Boost Maritime Security Ties with Sri Lanka

To enhance bilateral maritime relations, Indian Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, has embarked on a five-day visit to Sri Lanka. According to PTI report, during  Sunil Lanba's  visit, he will hold bilateral discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena…

Looking at Some Important Issues in Sri Lanka

Gehan Gunatilleke is the Research Director at Verité Research, a think tank based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. This interview has been edited lightly. What's your general take on the performance of the coalition government? We in Sri Lanka tend to understand this government purely as a coalition of political parties. Show More Summary

We're still trying to find the right combinations - Cremer

Despite the defeat to Sri Lanka in the tri-series final, Graeme Cremer was positive about Zimbabwe's overall performance through the series

Younger guys have shown maturity - Vandersay

Sri Lanka legspinner Jeffrey Vandersay said that his side's ability to pick wickets in clusters made the difference in the tri-series final against Zimbabwe

Cricket-Sri Lanka thump Zimbabwe to win triangular series

BULAWAYO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Upal Tharanga scored an unbeaten half century to steer Sri Lanka to a comfortable six wicket win over Zimbabwe in the final of the triangular one-day series on Sunday.

Cricket-Triangular Series Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka scoreboard

Nov 27 (Gracenote) - Scoreboard in the seventh and final Triangular Series match between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka on Sunday in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Innings H. Masakadza lbw b N. Kulasekara 10 P. Moor c Pathirana b Lakmal 1 T. Musakanda c D. de Silva b Vandersay 36 C. Ervine c&b Vandersay 25 S. Raza lbw b Pathirana 5 S. Williams

Cricket-Triangular Series Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka line-ups

Nov 27 (Gracenote) - Line-ups for the seventh and final Triangular Series match between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka on Sunday in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe won toss and decided to bat Zimbabwe: Malcolm Waller, Hamilton Masakadza, Craig Ervine,...Show More Summary

Experienced Zimbabwe tussle against promising SL in title clash

Sri Lanka's depth will make them hard to beat, but Graeme Cremer's men have seen all possible results thus far in the tri-series, and an outright win in the final would be the perfect way to cap it off

Cricket-Zimbabwe edge out West Indies to reach one-day final

Nov 25 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe beat the West Indies by five runs on the Duckworth-Lewis method in Bulawayo on Friday to book a place in Sunday's final of the triangular one-day international tournament against Sri Lanka.

Dickwella credits SL seamers for holding nerve

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella praised the seam bowling trio of Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Kulasekara and Nuwan Pradeep for holding their nerve late to secure a one-run win over West Indies

'It boils down to experience' - Holder

West Indies captain Jason Holder put their one-run loss against Sri Lanka on Wednesday down to the relative greenness of his squad

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