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Sri Lanka to ban animal sacrifices at Hindu temples

COLOMBO: Animal sacrifices at Hindu temples could be banned in Sri Lanka under new plans announced Wednesday, after growing protests over the rituals from the country's Buddhist majority as well as moderate Hindus. The cabinet approved a…

PMSS Kashmir embarks on goodwill visit to Sri Lanka

KARACHI: Pakistan Maritime Security Ship “Kashmir” is scheduled to arrive at Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from August 13 to 16, 2018. Pakistan naval ships frequently pay port calls to Sri Lanka as both countries enjoy warm…

Karunaratne climbs, Rabada knocked off perch

COLOMBO: Dimuth Karunaratne continued his climb up the batting rankings chart to reach No. 7 after a Player-of-the-Series performance for Sri Lanka. In the low-scoring series against South Africa, which finished 2-0 in favor of the…

Sri Lanka build mammoth lead over S.Africa

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka tightened the noose on South Africa on the third morning of the second Test, building a commanding lead of 451 while losing just a single wicket in the session. Chasing their first series win since 2006 against South…

Dominant Sri Lanka show no mercy

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka dominated another day in a series full of them, ending the second day of the Colombo Test at 151/3, a lead of 365, after bundling out South Africa for 124 on Saturday 21 July. By the time stumps were drawn, Dimuth…