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Workers at the strategic Colombo Port have stopped work in protest against the privatisation of its Eastern Container Terminal, demanding a "written pledge" from Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that it would not be privatised by giving it to India.

Colombo: After a successful and testing tour of South Africa, a new-look team India led by Rohit Sharma is all set to face Sri Lanka in the opening Twenty20 International match of the tri-nation series at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Tuesday. The tri-nation Nidahas Trophy series will be contested between Sri Lanka, India …

Colombo: Winning the toss, Indian Cricket team has invited Sri Lanka to bat in the one-off T20I game at R.Premadasa Stadium here on Wednesday. India has made two changes as KL Rahul and Axar Patel have come in place of Ajinkya Rahane and Shardul Thakur. For Sri Lanka, Dasun Shanka, Isuru Udana, Thisara Perera and …

Colombo: In what could be said as an awe-inspiring fightback, Sri Lanka on Day 3 of the second Test of three-match series defied Indian bowlers for wickets and by stumps it racked up 209/2 in its second innings at Sinhalese Sports Club here on Saturday. Sri Lanka need to keep its survival mode switched on …

Colombo: Clearing the air, Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday confirmed the inclusion of fit-again KL Rahul in playing XI for the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting at the Sinhalese Sports Club here on Thursday. Kohli said Rahul, who was out of the first Test due to viral fever, has been a top performer …

Colombo: Cheteshwar Pujara is enroute to becoming another Cricket legend. Many a times, this man has sent opposition bowling on a leather hunt with his batting technique being very similar to Rahul Dravid aka ‘The Wall’. Pujara will have another milestone to his name when he will walk in the battlefield of India versus Sri …

Colombo:Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, will be the chief guest at the UN-recognised 14th International Vesak Day. He will attend the opening ceremony of the Vesak Day celebrations here on Friday.

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday and Friday, will be visiting Sri Lanka to offer prayers  at the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic at Kandy in central Sri Lanka as well as at a temple in Colombo. He will further boost bilateral relations. Although no bilateral talks are scheduled, Indian officials said the visit …