Sri Lankan Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan during his visit to Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Powerful Buddhist monks have been piling pressure on Muslim politicians.
COLOMBO: Rangana Herath's 6/98 helped Sri Lanka overcome dogged South African resistance to win by 199 runs in the second and final Test in Colombo. It completed a 2-0 sweep in the series for the hosts. Needing 351 runs at the start of the fourth day after Sri Lanka had set them 490 to win, South Africa were bowled out for 290 early in the second session on Monday. This despite a maiden Test century by Theunis de Bruyn (101) and a half-century by Temba Bavuma (63). South Africa had managed just 124 runs in their first…
DAMBULLA: Skipper Bismah Maroof’s 89 and Sana Mir’s 4-20 guided Pakistan Women to a 94-run victory over Sri Lanka Women in the three-match ODI series of the second ICC World Championship at Dambulla. The victory gave Pakistan an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series, after they had won the first ODI by 69 runs. Opting to bat, Pakistan put up a competitive total of 250/6, Bismah was supported by contributions from Nida Dar (38) and Nahida Khan (29). Sana contributed with the bat as well scoring 25-ball 27 including…
LEEDS: England routed Sri Lanka by an innings and 88 runs on the third day of the first Test at Headingley on Saturday with fast bowler James Anderson taking 10 wickets in the match.
COLOMBO:Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka Saturday, bringing help to half a million people forced out of their homes by rains and landslides that have killed at least 71 in a week of extreme weather wreaking havoc in South Asia.
LEEDS: England captain Alastair Cook said players had "nothing to fear" from the introduction of a points system as former skipper Mike Atherton said his reaction to the proposal was one of "profound indifference".
SYDNEY: Australia returned four Sri Lankan asylum-seekers approaching the nation's waters by boat, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said Thursday, three weeks after the government secured a major legal victory for its tough immigration policy.
COLOMBO:Sri Lanka's newly-elected president has engineered enough defections from his predecessor's party to secure a parliamentary majority essential for radical constitutional reforms, officials said Sunday.