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Jan 16, 2019
China is expanding access to strategic foreign ports including Pakistan's Gawadar, says Pentagon reportChina is expanding its access to strategic foreign ports like Pakistan's Gwadar and Sri Lanka's Hambantota to pre-position the logistic framework necessary to support the growing presence of its military in the Indian Ocean and beyond, the Pentagon said.
Oct 30, 2018
US following developments in Sri Lanka with concern, urges all sides to respect due process: Department of StateThe US state department official said the US expected Sri Lankan government would uphold its commitments to human rights, rule of law, accountability and justice.
Jul 27, 2018
Siddharth Desai shines with four-wicket haul as India crush Sri Lanka in 2nd U-19 Test to whitewash seriesIndia U-19 completed their domination of Sri Lanka with another emphatic result -- a victory by an innings and 147 runs in the second 'Youth Test' at Hambantota on Friday.
Jul 14, 2018
India's attempts to control world's emptiest airport in Sri Lanka hit after rounds of negotiations end in stalemateQuestions are now being raised in Sri Lanka over the seriousness of India's intent to set up a joint venture for Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota.
Jul 06, 2018
China to continue providing financial help to Sri Lanka under Belt and Road Initiative, dismisses reports of 'debt trap'China vowed to keep providing financial help, including loans, to Sri Lanka despite warnings about the island nation's debt mountain.
Jul 05, 2018
India to discuss possible joint venture to run Sri Lanka's loss-making Mattala Rajapaksha International Airport in HambantotaAn Indian delegation is in Colombo to discuss a possible joint venture to operate Sri Lanka's loss-making Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota, the government said on Wednesday.
Jul 01, 2018
Sri Lanka to move naval unit to Hambantota; PM Ranil Wickremesinghe assures port won't be used for military purposesSri Lanka will move its southern naval command to a port leased to a state-run Chinese firm but China will not use it for military purposes.
Oct 11, 2017
Mahinda Rajapaksa's son Namal arrested for protesting outside Indian consulate in HambantotaThe elder son of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa has been arrested along with two other parliamentarians for protesting outside the Indian consulate in Hambantota over the proposed lease of an airport to an Indian company.
Jul 13, 2017
Sri Lanka Cricket offers formal apology, cash and new clothes to 'inhumanly' treated groundsmenThe Sri Lanka Cricket board on Wednesday offered cash and new clothes to temporary groundsmen who were forced to hand in the uniforms they were wearing before being paid their wages.
Jul 06, 2017
Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, Highlights, cricket result: Hosts win by eight wickets, lead series 2-1The visitors had snatched a historic six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first ODI, thanks to Solomon Mire’s heroics.