SLC chief Thilanga Sumathipala unhappy with Sri Lanka government handing body over to Competent Authority
The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) president Thilanga Sumathipala is unhappy that the government has decided to hand over the cricket board's administration in hands of Competent Authority (CA).
Hours before India-Sri Lanka T20 match in Colombo, SL government declares nationwide state of emergency
The Indian cricket team is expected to face Sri Lanka in the first match of the triangular Nidahas Trophy — to mark 70 years of Sri Lankan Independence — that also features Bangladesh at 7 pm (IST) at Colombo's Premadasa Stadium.
State-sponsored torture of Tamils 'routine and endemic' in Sri Lanka, reveals UN fact-finding mission
Torture is "routine and endemic" in Sri Lanka and the Tamil community in the country has taken the brunt of it, a UN expert has concluded at the end of a fact-finding mission to the island-nation.
The external affairs ministry said Tuesday that the embassies in Europe that were not serving any purpose in winning support for Sri Lanka's national issues will be shut and new embassies will be opened in Asia.