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The Rumpus Interview with Anuk Arudpragasam

Anuk Arudpragasm discusses his debut novel The Story of a Brief Marriage, the bombing of civilians during the war in Sri Lanka, documenting war crimes, and powerful Tamil women.

'Williamson not a bad 200th scalp' - Ashwin

R Ashwin has chosen AB de Villiers' wicket in Nagpur last season, getting Kane Williamson twice in this Test and dismissing Kumar Sangakkara repeatedly in Sri Lanka last year as some of the special memories in his journey to 200 Test wickets

Bolton, bowlers seal Australia Women's 4-0 sweep

Opener Nicole Bolton's second ODI century set up Australia Women's 4-0 sweep of Sri Lanka Women in Colombo on Sunday

Nick Lee appointed Sri Lanka's trainer

Nick Lee, the 32-year-old former right-hand batsman from Kent, has been appointed Sri Lanka's trainer, the SLC announced on Sunday

Sri Lanka to host Under-19 Asia Cup in December

Sri Lanka will host the Under-19 Asia Cup between December 8 and 22, Sri Lanka Cricket has announced

Sri Lanka's President Misses an Opportunity at the UN

Sri Lanka's Maithripala Sirisena spoke at the United Nations (UN) on Wednesday. Mr. Sirisena touched on economic development, poverty, drugs and more. It was a brief speech. However, Mr. Sirisena could have at least attempted to make...Show More Summary

Sri Lanka: Ancient innovations combat water woes

In a village of abandoned wells, ancient water management techniques are throwing a lifeline to desperate villagers.

Dominant Australia take 3-0 lead after Sri Lanka implode

3 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Australia Women capitalized on another batting implosion from Sri Lanka Women to march to a nine-wicket win in the third ODI in Colombo, taking a 3-0 lead in the series with one game left to play

Rambukwella arrested after car mishap

4 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Sri Lanka allrounder Ramith Rambukwella has been arrested following a car accident in Colombo. Rambukwella was driving the car, which struck a wall in the early hours of Thursday. No one was hurt in the incident

High costs slowing Sri Lanka push toward solar energy

COLOMBO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An ambitious plan by the Sri Lankan government to outfit 100,000 homes with solar panels, to turn them into power producers for the national grid, may be too expensive for many families to afford, experts warn.

Beams bowls Australia Women to 78-run win

6 days agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Riding on Kristen Beams' four-wicket haul and half-centuries from Nicole Bolton and Alex Blackwell, Australia Women thrashed Sri Lanka Women by 78 runs in Dambulla

Sri Lanka: Ena de Silva's moving house

How architect Geoffrey Bawa changed Sri Lanka's architecture and historical preservation efforts.

Cricket-Kulasekara out on bail after fatal crash

COLOMBO, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka seamer Nuwan Kulasekara has been released on bail after he was involved in a crash that resulted in the death of a 28-year-old motorcyclist, the country's cricket board said.

Nuwan Kulasekara out on bail

Nuwan Kulasekara, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has been released on bail after he was involved in an accident that caused the death of a 28-year-old, according to an SLC release

Dinesh Chandimal has surgery after injuring hand

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal has had surgery after being struck on the hand during a domestic match last week

Let's get loud, says captain Steven Smith

Steven Smith has demanded his players find their voices and energy in the lead-up to the home summer, having pinpointed an uninspiring on-field attitude as one of the reasons for the team's recent Test-series defeat in Sri Lanka

Bowlers set up Australia Women's dominant win

Australia Women's bowlers set up the side's crushing win in the first ODI in Dambulla by bowling out Sri Lanka Women for 76 in 24.5 overs, before the batsmen chased the target with 206 balls to spare

One dead after Sri Lanka temple elephants spark stampede

Brawling elephants triggered a stampede at a temple in southern Sri Lanka which left one woman dead and a dozen wounded, police said Saturday. A mahout tried to separate the two animals by poking one with a sharp-edged hook, causing the elephant to run away in pain late Friday, a police official said. Show More Summary

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