Buddha tattoo woman Naomi Coleman wins compensation

A woman deported from Sri Lanka for having a tattoo of the Buddha is compensated for her treatment.

15 Nov 2017 10:42

International cricket returns to Pakistan

After an eight-year hiatus over security fears, cricket fans celebrate the sport's return in a match against Sri Lanka.

31 Oct 2017 02:35

Sri Lanka man arrested 'for smuggling gold in rectum'

Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a man for allegedly trying to smuggle gold bars hidden in his rectum. A Customs spokesman said officials found 400g of gold, worth about 2m Sri Lankan rupees (£9,351; $13,932), inside the suspect's rectal cavity.

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Black Caps speedster Adam Milne poised for attacking role against Sri Lanka - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzBlack Caps speedster Adam Milne poised for attacking role against Sri LankaStuff.co.nzNow that the heel problem that sabotaged Adam Milne's World Cup appears to be resolved, the Black Caps' fastest bowler is eager to put his best foot forward in the one-day series with Sri Lanka. Milne was greenish with envy as he watched New Zealand's ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Newcastle professor helps save lives in Sri Lanka - ITV News

ITV NewsNewcastle professor helps save lives in Sri LankaITV NewsStephen Clark, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Cardiopulmonary Transplantation in Northumbria's Department of Applied Sciences, is helping the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka establish its first heart and lung transplantation programme.

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Saudis 'commute Sri Lanka maid's stoning death sentence'

A Saudi Arabian court has commuted the death-by-stoning sentence passed on a Sri Lankan maid convicted of adultery, the government in Colombo said on Wednesday. "We have succeeded in getting the death sentence overturned. Our concern was to make sure that ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lanka's Catholic leader tells priests to cast out Christmas trees from churches

Sri Lanka's top Catholic told priests on Wednesday not to put up Christmas trees in their churches, saying they had no religious significance and had instead become the festive symbol of parties and shopping centres. Malcolm Ranjith, the archbishop of ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Saudi Arabia reduces maid's death sentence to jail term for adultery, Sri Lanka says

Saudi authorities have reduced a Sri Lankan maid's sentence for adultery from death by stoning to a three-year jail term after an appeal, Colombo's foreign ministry said on Wednesday. The maid, 45, who is married and had worked as a domestic helper in ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Man arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka for smuggling ... - Daily Mail

Daily MailMan arrested at Bandaranaike International Airport in Sri Lanka for smuggling ...Daily MailA man has been arrested at Sri Lanka's international airport after allegedly smuggling gold bars hidden in his rectum. The 42-year-old was caught by customs officials at Bandaranaike International Airport after they noticed he was ''finding it hard to ...Man arrested in Sri Lanka for 'smuggling gold bars in rectum' The GuardianSri Lanka man arrested 'for smuggling gold in rectum' BBC NewsSri Lanka Man Arrested for Trying to Smuggle Gold KFQDall 52 news articles »

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lanka slips in Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016 - Newsfirst

Sri Lanka slips in Global Entrepreneurship Index 2016NewsfirstThe Institute of Policy Studies says Sri Lanka's setback in the index indicates barriers to innovation and entrepreneurship despite government efforts to ease the business start-up process. While the Budget for 2016 allocated Rs.500 million to support ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Saudi court reduces Sri Lankan woman's stoning sentence - The Guardian

The GuardianSaudi court reduces Sri Lankan woman's stoning sentenceThe GuardianSaudi authorities have reduced a Sri Lankan woman's sentence for adultery from death by stoning to a three-year jail term after an appeal, Colombo's foreign ministry has said. The woman, 45, who is married and had worked as a domestic helper in Riyadh ...Saudi Arabia 'spares' Sri Lankan maid in adultery case BBC NewsSaudi Arabia reverses decision to stone maid for adultery, Sri Lanka claims Fox NewsSaudis reduce maid's stoning death sentence: Sri Lanka Channel News Asia Daily Mail  - Middle East Eye  - Telegraph.co.ukall 153 news articles »

24 Dec 2015 06:54

New Zealand and Sri Lanka in a battle to move up the ICC ODI Championship

New Zealand, the finalist of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, has not played ODI cricket since August and will need to revive its shorter game skills New Zealand will take on Sri Lanka in a five-match ODI series starting in Christchurch on Saturday, 26 ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

SAFF Cup: 'Lucky' Sri Lanka steal a win with late strike against half-red, half-blue Nepal

Thiruvananthapuram: In a game of few hits and many misses, Sri Lanka found the only goal deep into extra-time to steal an unlikely win against an inspired Nepal in the opening match of the 11th SAFF Championship in front of virtually empty stands at the ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Maruti Suzuki could setup an assembly plant in Sri Lanka – Report

Could re-export from Sri Lanka. Maruti Suzuki is reported by Daily News (Sri Lanka) to be planning to establish an assembly plant in Sri Lanka again, based on the publication’s interview with Upul Jayasuriya, the country’s Board of Investment Chairman ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

India vs Sri Lanka schedule: TV listings, date, time, venue of SAFF Cup 2015 match

India take on Sri Lanka in their inaugural Group A game of SAFF Cup 2015 on Christmas day, and a win at home will be the perfect gift for the football fans in the nation. However, the Lankan Lions will not be a very easy opponent. Never mind their 194 FIFA ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lanka's delicate dance with China

Sri Lanka is sticking with a close relationship with China even as the island-nation attempts to "reinterpret" its extensive and sometimes poorly managed deals with the mainland, Ravi Karunanayake, Sri Lanka's Finance Minister, told CNBC. "We have a very ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2015-16: Lasith Malinga to miss the series

The Sri Lankan fast pacer, Lasith Malinga, has been ruled out from the New Zealand series due to knee injury while playing against West Indies last month. The 32-year-old, who has taken 291 wickets in 191 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), failed to sustain ...

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lanka opens the door to economic reform - East Asia Forum

Sri Lanka opens the door to economic reformEast Asia ForumThe direction of Sri Lanka's post-civil war socio-political and economic development took a pivotal turn in 2015 with the election of a new president in January and, seven months later, a new government to parliament. In the absence of an overall ...and more »

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga ruled out of New Zealand tour - Stuff.co.nz

Stuff.co.nzSri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga ruled out of New Zealand tourStuff.co.nzSri Lanka have suffered another serious blow to their pace bowling stocks with limited overs specialist Lasith Malinga ruled out of the tour of New Zealand with a knee injury. Malinga, who has taken 291 wickets in 191 ODIs with his unique slingshot ...Media Releases, 1 hour ago New Zealand and Sri Lanka in a battle to move up ... International Cricket CouncilNew Zealand vs. Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Date, Time, Live Stream, TV Info and Preview Bleacher ReportLasith Malinga ruled out of Sri Lanka's New Zealand tour Pulse.com.gh IBNLive  - Cricket Country  - ESPNcricinfo.comall 31 news articles »

24 Dec 2015 06:54

Sri Lanka's delicate dance with China - CNBC

NDTVSports.comSri Lanka's delicate dance with ChinaCNBCSri Lanka is sticking with a close relationship with China even as the island-nation attempts to "reinterpret" its extensive and sometimes poorly managed deals with the mainland, Ravi Karunanayake, Sri Lanka's Finance Minister, told CNBC. "We have a ...Harbhajan Singh to Invest in Sri Lanka NDTVSports.comSri Lanka is now on the move Ceylon Daily NewsSri Lanka to get $1 bln through FX remittances in a month- Fin Min Reuters Economic Times  - indiatvnews.comall 41 news articles »

24 Dec 2015 06:54