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Lankan parliament votes against PM Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka's Parliament on Wednesday passed a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who was installed by President Maithripala Sirisena in a controversial move, a day after......

Sri Lanka SC overturns sacking of Parliament by Sirisena

In a major boost to sacked Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling on Tuesday overturned President Maithripala Sirisena's controversial decision to......

Rajapaksa switches party, likely to contest Sri Lanka snap polls

Sri Lankan strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa, who was appointed prime minister in a controversial move by President Maithripala Sirisena, on Sunday ended his five-decade-long association with the......

Lankan Prez dissolves parliament amidst political crisis

IMAGE: Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and President Maithripala Sirisena talk during a rally near the parliament in Colombo. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters......

Tamil bloc may hold the key in Lanka's power struggle

In a Sri Lankan House of 225 members, the cut-off figure comes to 113. With Wickremesinghe side touching 102 and Rajapaksa’s team at 101, the three-party Tamil National Alliance with 16......

2nd Test: Root ton puts England on top against Sri Lanka

IMAGE:  England's captain Joe Root, right, runs between wickets next to Sri Lanka's wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters England captain Joe Root hit a......

2nd Test: Resilient Silva helps Sri Lanka gain lead of 46 vs England

IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Roshen Silva, right, plays a shot next to England's wicketkeeper Ben Foakes, left. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Roshen Silva struck a combative fifty and expertly......

Former Lanka opener Dilshan takes up politics

Joins Rajapaksa's newly-formed Sri Lanka People's Party Former Sri Lankan cricketer Tillakaratne Dilshan on Wednesday joined the party of Mahinda Rajapaksa, on a day when the premier's......

2nd Test: Curran, Buttler fifties rescue England vs Sri Lanka

IMAGE: England's Jos Buttler hits a boundary during the 2nd Test against Sri Lanka in Pallekele on Wednesday. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte Sam Curran exhibited his six-hitting prowess and Jos......

Former Sri Lanka player Lokuhettige charged with corruption

IMAGE: The Sri Lankan team in a huddle (Image used for representational purposes). Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images Former Sri Lanka international Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged under an......
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Democracy in tatters, Sirisena pushes Lanka into deep political crisis

With the political situation highly turbulent in Sri Lanka, the parties are now waiting for the Supreme Court's verdict on December 6 to see if the... ...

Sri Lanka's president has rejected a second no-confidence motion passed on Friday against Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, appointed late last... ...
Sublime Joe Root century gives England imposing lead against Sri Lanka

’s 15th Test hundred gave England a great opportunity to wrap up a series win in Sri Lanka. cricketUpdated: Nov 16, 2018 18:01 IST England's... ...
Sri Lanka MPs spray chili powder, hurl chairs inside Parliament

Sri Lankan Parliament continued to remain disrupted for the second day on Friday, with legislators supporting the disputed prime minister, Mahinda... ...
Books, Water Bottles Thrown At Speaker Amid Chaos In Sri Lanka Parliament

Sri Lanka's parliament descended into chaos for a second day on Friday as lawmakers supporting newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa... ...

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