Sri Lanka struggles to deliver aid to stranded flood victims

Sri Lanka struggles to deliver aid to stranded flood victims Volunteers with boats are providing a lifeline for Sri Lankans stranded and cut off by the country’s record floods. Food, rations and medicine are being transported by flotilla as the water slowly recedes. But many communities have had little or no help for almost a … Read more Sri Lanka struggles to deliver aid to stranded flood victims

Sri Lanka seeks more time for war crimes probe

Sri Lanka seeks more time for war crimes probe Sri Lanka’s civil war ended nearly eight years ago, but the road to reconciliation has been long. As the UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva, the government is widely expected to ask for more time to implement its commitments to post-war accountability. Al Jazeera’s Minelle … Read more Sri Lanka seeks more time for war crimes probe

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to Visit India & Sri Lanka in November 2013

HRH Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales, and Camilla, Duchess of Cornall, are to spend nine days in India before visiting Sri Lanka next month. The visit will mark the couple’s third visit to India, and is set to be their most extensive yet, during which they will take in a range of engagements and … Read more The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to Visit India & Sri Lanka in November 2013

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: India Win Mumbai Final from Sri Lanka

India have won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 – their first World cup victory for 28 years – after they defeated Sri Lanka in a home final at Mumbai. The Indian captain, Dhoni (91), brought up the victory with a maximum six runs as he smashed the ball into the stands, in the process … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: India Win Mumbai Final from Sri Lanka

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Fixtures Schedule

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 begins on Saturday 19th February 2011, with a match between India and Bangladesh at the Sire Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Bangladesh, marking the start of the tournament, which runs from 19 February to Saturday 2nd April 2011. Teams Participating in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 The following teams are … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Fixtures Schedule

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Sri Lanka Defeat New Zealand to Reach Final

Sri Lanka survived some late wickets to come through their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Semi Final against New Zealand, to book a place in the Final, by winning by 5 wickets in Colombo RPS on Tuesday 29th March 2011. New Zealand set a total of 217 All Out from 48.5 Overs, to which Sri … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Sri Lanka Defeat New Zealand to Reach Final

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A & Group B Tables

The Group phase of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 has now completed, with the top four sides from Groups A and B now sure of their qualification, and the team that they are to play in the next round. In Group A, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Australia and New Zealand have all qualified. In Group B, … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A & Group B Tables

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Malinga Hat-Trick Helps Sri Lanka to 9 Wicket Win Over Kenya

Sri Lanka defeated Kenya by 9 wickets in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Group A match in Columbo on Tuesday 1st March thanks in no small part to a stunning hat-trick of wickets from their pace bowler, Lasith Malinga, who went on to collect six wickets. Kenya won the toss and elected to bat, … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Malinga Hat-Trick Helps Sri Lanka to 9 Wicket Win Over Kenya

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Pakistan Defeat Sri Lanka by 11 Runs

Exciting cricket took place in Columbo RPS in the day/night ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka on Saturday 26th February 2011. Pakistan set Sri Lanka a total of 277 for 7 from their 50 overs, to which Sri Lanka could only manage 266 for 9 in response, which meant that … Read more ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Pakistan Defeat Sri Lanka by 11 Runs