#Sri Lanka

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.

The Sri Lankan government's efforts have been successful in completely curbing the social spread of the coronavirus and the country has not witnessed a single community case for nearly three months, head of the COVID-19 task force said.

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara on Thursday delivered a powerful message against racism, saying education without values will not stop discrimination.

Wearing black arm bands, the workers of the strategic Colombo Port have restarted their protest against a proposed deal with India to develop a deep-sea container terminal of the country's largest and busiest port.

Big Sri Lankan players came forward and mocked the 'Sri Lanka sold the 2011 WC final' statement given by former sports minister of Sri Lanka

Former Sports Minister of Sri Lanka, Mahindananda Aluthgamage stated- Sri Lanka 'sold' the 2011 World Cup final. Says it is the time to talk about it.

Sri Lanka's National Elections Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya announced on Wednesday that the twice-postponed parliamentary elections will be held on August 5.

Former skipper Mahela Jayawardene has questioned the Sri Lanka government's plan to build the country's largest cricket stadium in Homagama, saying even the existing infrastructure is not used enough right now.