Sri Lanka News

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka returns stolen elephants to captors

Sri Lankan authorities in 2015 seized at least 13 baby elephants stolen from wildlife parks, including by a Buddhist monk.

11/9/2021 10:09:00 AM

Read more...

Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid risks

More than 40 expectant mothers in Sri Lanka had died of COVID-19 in four months.

10/9/2021 5:00:00 AM

Read more...

Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over COVID-19 risks

Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over COVID-19 risks

9/9/2021 2:25:00 PM

Read more...

Sri Lanka asks women to delay pregnancy over Covid-19 risks

9/9/2021 2:16:00 PM

Read more...

Singaporean woman, 93, dies of COVID; 56th such fatality

Singaporean woman, 93, dies of COVID; 56th such fatality

8/9/2021 8:14:00 PM

Read more...

Unvaccinated Singaporean woman, 93, dies of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 56

8/9/2021 6:51:00 PM

Read more...

New Zealand tried for years to deport supermarket attacker: Ardern

The lifting of suppression orders showed the attacker, Sri Lankan Ahamed Aathil Mohamed Samsudeen, was served a deportation notice in April 2019 after his refugee status was revoked.

6/9/2021 5:10:00 AM

Read more...

New Zealand COVID-19 cases steady ahead of decision on easing curbs

New Zealand COVID-19 cases steady ahead of decision on easing curbs

6/9/2021 4:58:00 AM

Read more...

New Zealand reports 20 local COVID-19 cases as outbreak slows

New Zealand reports 20 local COVID-19 cases as outbreak slows

5/9/2021 5:24:00 AM

Read more...

New Zealand reports 20 local COVID-19 cases

New Zealand reports 20 local COVID-19 cases

5/9/2021 4:54:00 AM

Read more...

Tech giants seek meeting with new Malaysian PM on foreign ship cable waiver

Tech giants seek meeting with new Malaysian PM on foreign ship cable waiver

4/9/2021 10:50:00 AM

Read more...

New Zealand to criminalise attack planning after mall stabbing

New Zealand to criminalise attack planning after mall stabbing

4/9/2021 8:51:00 AM

Read more...

New Zealand supermarkets take knives off shelves after 'extremist' stabbing

New Zealand supermarkets take knives off shelves after 'extremist' stabbing

4/9/2021 5:19:00 AM

Read more...

Sri Lanka organic revolution threatens tea disaster

Sri Lanka's drive to become the world's first 100% organic food producer is threatening its prized tea industry.

1/9/2021 9:00:00 AM

Read more...

Report: Terengganu man threatens wife with divorce if she goes for Covid-19 jab

In an attempt to prevent his wife from getting her COVID-19 shot, a Muslim man in Terengganu went as far as telling her he would divorce her by reciting lafaz taklik.

31/8/2021 6:30:00 PM

Read more...

Covid threatens Singapore's business hub crown

The South East Asian country faces opposing pressures over the large number of workers from overseas.

31/8/2021 12:39:00 PM

Read more...

Plastic threatens migratory species in Asia-Pacific: UN

UN highlighted two regions – the Ganges and Mekong river basins – which together contribute an estimated 200,000 tons of plastic pollution to the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean every year.

31/8/2021 7:30:00 AM

Read more...

Tennis:King lauds Osaka for mental health stand, calls it 'fantastic progress'

Tennis:King lauds Osaka for mental health stand, calls it 'fantastic progress'

30/8/2021 4:27:00 PM

Read more...

Couple jailed for beating maid, forcing her to drink water from toilet bowl

Couple jailed for beating maid, forcing her to drink water from toilet bowl

30/8/2021 3:18:00 PM

Read more...

From dump truck disaster to Tokyo Paralympics gold: China's 'Flying Fish'

From dump truck disaster to Tokyo Paralympics gold: China's 'Flying Fish'

30/8/2021 2:18:00 PM

Read more...

Sri Lanka produces cardboard coffins amid COVID surge

WATCH: The cardboard coffins are made out of recycled paper and cost a sixth of the cheapest wooden casket.

25/8/2021 5:32:00 PM

Read more...

Vietnam urges WHO to send more COVID-19 shots as cases surge despite lockdown

Vietnam urges WHO to send more COVID-19 shots as cases surge despite lockdown

25/8/2021 12:33:00 PM

Read more...

Tokyo Paralympics to open as Japan battles Covid-19 surge

24/8/2021 1:15:00 PM

Read more...

Hawaii governor urges visitors to stay away amid COVID-19 surge

Hawaii governor urges visitors to stay away amid COVID-19 surge

24/8/2021 10:32:00 AM

Read more...

Tokyo Paralympics to open as Japan battles COVID-19 surge

Tokyo Paralympics to open as Japan battles COVID-19 surge

24/8/2021 5:48:00 AM

Read more...

Australia COVID-19 pandemic panel backs reopening plans amid Delta variant surge

Australia COVID-19 pandemic panel backs reopening plans amid Delta variant surge

24/8/2021 3:45:00 AM

Read more...

Commentary: Indonesia stuck between tougher measures and backlash against rules as COVID-19 surges

Commentary: Indonesia stuck between tougher measures and backlash against rules as COVID-19 surges

24/8/2021 1:13:00 AM

Read more...

Olympics-Baseball-'Best ball in the world' gets mud bath, gloved treatment

Olympics-Baseball-'Best ball in the world' gets mud bath, gloved treatment

30/7/2021 10:06:00 PM

Read more...

Swimming: Schoenmaker takes gold for South Africa with world record at Olympics

Olympics-Swimming-Schoenmaker takes gold for South Africa with world record

30/7/2021 5:19:00 AM

Read more...

Cricket: Birthday boy Hasaranga steers Sri Lanka to T20 series win over India

Cricket: Birthday boy Hasaranga steers Sri Lanka to T20 series win over India

29/7/2021 10:09:00 PM

Read more...

20-year-old pleads guilty to sneaking into friend's hotel room during her stay-home notice

20-year-old pleads guilty to sneaking into friend's hotel room during her stay-home notice

29/7/2021 12:03:00 PM

Read more...

Olympics-Swimming-China smash expectations, world record to win relay gold

Olympics-Swimming-China smash expectations, world record to win relay gold

29/7/2021 11:05:00 AM

Read more...

Hockey: India, Britain and Netherlands advance to men's quarter-finals in Tokyo

Hockey: India, Britain and Netherlands advance to men's quarter-finals in Tokyo

29/7/2021 10:28:00 AM

Read more...

Olympics-Teenage skater gets legal surprise on return to Brazil

Brazil’s youngest Olympic medallist, Rayssa Leal, arrived home to find a lawyer she did not know had trademarked her nickname 'Little Fairy'. Tokyo2020 TokyoOlympics

29/7/2021 8:28:00 AM

Read more...

Olympics-Swimming-China win women's 4x200m freestyle in world record time

Olympics-Swimming-China win women's 4x200m freestyle in world record time

29/7/2021 7:27:00 AM

Read more...

Olympics: Singapore's Yu Mengyu loses to China's world No. 1, to vie for bronze medal

Olympics: Singapore's Yu Mengyu loses to China's world No. 1, to vie for bronze medal

29/7/2021 6:30:00 AM

Read more...

Celebrate S'pore's birthday with FairPrice's National Day promotions

Celebrate S'pore's birthday with FairPrice's National Day promotions

29/7/2021 6:00:00 AM

Read more...

Singapore's champion and the fight to defend his Olympic crown: Joseph Schooling's Tokyo challenge

Singapore's champion and the fight to defend his Olympic crown: Joseph Schooling's Tokyo challenge

29/7/2021 2:10:00 AM

Read more...

Cricket: Sri Lanka hold nerve to sink depleted India in low-scoring thriller

Cricket: Sri Lanka hold nerve to sink depleted India in low-scoring thriller

28/7/2021 11:00:00 PM

Read more...

Badminton: Singapore's Loh Kean Yew falls to Indonesia's Christie in thriller, eliminated from Olympics

28/7/2021 4:42:00 PM

Read more...

Swimming: 'Small town' girl Titmus wins 200m freestyle thriller in Tokyo

Swimming: 'Small town' girl Titmus wins 200m freestyle thriller in Tokyo

28/7/2021 7:30:00 AM

Read more...

Foodtech startup Hoow Foods raises S$3m pre-Series A funding

28/7/2021 6:59:00 AM

Asia shares sit at 2021 lows ahead of Fed verdict

Asia shares sit at 2021 lows ahead of Fed verdict

28/7/2021 6:16:00 AM

Read more...

China state media seeks to calm investor nerves after stock rout

28/7/2021 5:48:00 AM

Cricket-Pollard slams pitch as Australia cruise to series win

Cricket-Pollard slams pitch as Australia cruise to series win

27/7/2021 5:03:00 AM

Read more...

Europe: Stocks ease from peaks, Prosus hits one-year low

27/7/2021 2:14:00 AM

Cricket: Bhuvneshwar shines as India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in first T20

Cricket: Bhuvneshwar shines as India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in first T20

25/7/2021 10:12:00 PM

Read more...

Cricket: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by five wickets to take T20 series

Cricket: Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by five wickets to take T20 series

25/7/2021 6:45:00 PM

Read more...

Cricket-Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by five wickets to take T20 series

Cricket-Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by five wickets to take T20 series

25/7/2021 5:56:00 PM

Read more...

113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

25/7/2021 12:16:00 PM

Read more...

From India to South Korea: Who are Asia’s wealthiest celebrity power couples?

From India to South Korea: Who are Asia’s wealthiest celebrity power couples?

24/7/2021 2:32:00 AM

Read more...

Cricket: Fernando, Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka to first ODI win over India in four years

Cricket: Fernando, Rajapaksa help Sri Lanka to first ODI win over India in four years

23/7/2021 10:39:00 PM

Read more...

Cricket: Zimbabwe level T20 series as Madhevere inspires win over Bangladesh

Cricket: Zimbabwe level T20 series as Madhevere inspires win over Bangladesh

23/7/2021 8:52:00 PM

Read more...

Cricket: West Indies v Australia second ODI suspended due to positive COVID-19 case

Cricket: West Indies v Australia second ODI suspended due to positive COVID-19 case

23/7/2021 1:21:00 AM

Read more...

India's smartphone sales fall 13per cent during second COVID-19 wave - report

India's smartphone sales fall 13per cent during second COVID-19 wave - report

22/7/2021 11:47:00 AM

Read more...

Hyundai Motor second-quarter net profit soars, beats estimates

Hyundai Motor second-quarter net profit soars, beats estimates

22/7/2021 9:13:00 AM

Read more...

Football: Norwich City manager Farke signs four-year extension

Football: Norwich City manager Farke signs four-year extension

22/7/2021 12:53:00 AM

Read more...

Soccer-Norwich City manager Farke signs four-year extension

Soccer-Norwich City manager Farke signs four-year extension

21/7/2021 11:25:00 PM

Read more...