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Sri Lanka records first death due to coronavirus

Sri Lanka has recorded its first death due to coronavirus, a 65-year-old diabetic man. The man, who was being treated for the deadly viral infection...

Key suspect in Easter Sunday bombings arrested in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan police on Sunday arrested a key suspect in the last year''s devastating Easter Sunday terror attack that killed over 250 people. The...

Over 2,000 Indians stranded in Sri Lanka due to coronavirus lockdown

Over 2,000 Indian nationals are among the 16,900 foreign tourists stranded in Sri Lanka due to the lockdown imposed by the government after the...

Sri Lanka pardons death row military man convicted for killing people in civil war

Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has pardoned a death row soldier convicted of killing eight people, including a child in the country''s Tamil-dominated Northern...

Sri Lanka to allow foreign chartered flight to flyout stranded citizens

Sri Lanka will allow chartered flights from any country to land here and fly out their citizens stranded in the island nation on a...

Sri Lanka extends curfew for indefinite period in Western province

Sri Lanka on Wednesday extended curfew in its Western province, housing business and administrative centres, for an indefinite period to curb the spread of...

Sri Lanka pledges $5m to Saarc Covid-19 emergency fund

The Sri Lankan government on Monday pledged to contribute $5 million to the Saarc Coronavirus Emergency Fund proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with...

Sri Lanka’s first coronavirus patient recovers

Sri Lanka''s first confirmed coronavirus patient completely recovered and was discharged from the hospital on Monday, authorities said. A 52-year-old tour guide, who provided services...

Sri Lanka extends lockdown as coronavirus cases rise

The Sri Lankan government on Saturday announced the extending of the two-day curfew as the country reported five fresh coronavirus cases, taking the total...

Sri Lanka imposes curfew as South Asia steps up coronavirus battle

South Asia appears to have been less hard hit than elsewhere in the world but the rate of new infections in Pakistan, India and...