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Feb 19, 2018
SLC set to relaunch Sri Lanka Premier League in August 2018; Nidahas Trophy to act as launch padThe previous edition of the SLPL had kicked off in 2012 and ran into immediate problems with cancellations in the next two years due to organisational issues and lack of sponsorship.
Feb 07, 2018
'Democracy at stake in Maldives': Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed seeks Modi's help, cites China's interestsExiled former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday sought India's diplomatic and military intervention to resolve the country's political crisis.
Feb 03, 2018
Maldivian government resisting Supreme Court order to free political prisoners, alleges OppositionThe Maldivian Opposition accused President Abdulla Yameen of resisting local and international pressure to comply with a landmark Supreme Court order to free nine political prisoners
Jan 21, 2018
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena takes charge of economy as rift with coalition partner UNP widensSri Lanka's president Maithripala Sirisena said that he has set up an economic development council headed by him to manage the country's economy.
Jan 15, 2018
Sri Lanka lifts 39-year-old ban on women buying alcohol, govt says aim is to 'restore gender neutrality'Sri Lanka has lifted a 39-year ban on women buying alcohol or working in places that sell or manufacture liquor
Jan 09, 2018
Angelo Mathews return as Sri Lanka's limited overs captain just six months after quitting the postThe move comes as a surprise after Mathews, 30, quit last July as captain in all three formats of the game following repeated bouts of injury.
Dec 28, 2017
Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local pollsSri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.
Dec 21, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Chandika Hathurusingha sees new role as an 'opportunity' to maximise visitors' potential despite dismal 2017Hathurusingha also said he would streamline the selection process which he believed could revive the sagging fortunes of the team.
Dec 08, 2017
Sri Lanka cricket board name Chandika Hathurusingha as new head coach of national teamUnder Hathurusingha, Bangladesh made rapid strides in world cricket, reaching the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy tournament in England this year.
Dec 05, 2017
India vs Sri Lanka: Islanders' sports minister stops nine players including ODI captain Thisara Perera from leaving for IndiaThe rest of the squad are already in India taking part in a Test series. Sri Lankan cricket is in chaos and the national side has lost 21 one-day games this year and won just four.