Related News - Sri Lanka

Related News - Sri Lanka

Pakistan warships dock in Sri Lanka after Bangladesh denies

Pakistan Navy's warship PNS Timur anchored in Sri Lanka's Colombo port after Bangladesh denied permission to dock at Chattogram seaport.

19:34 11 August 2022

3 members of Sri Lankan team mysteriously missing

This year, the Commonwealth Games is being held in Birmingham, England. Where Sri Lanka remain 161 players. Of these, # players are reported to have gone missing.

15:58 5 August 2022

Why Bangladesh won`t face similar fate like Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's economic and political disaster has been in global discussion for the past few months. Analysts are studying whether similar problems could develop in other emerging economies in the sub-continent. Some are talking about Bangladesh that the country could face a possible debt crisis or worse.

16:50 2 August 2022

Sri Lanka seeks urgent help to feed children

Sri Lanka issued an urgent appeal on Monday to tackle rapidly spreading malnutrition among children as its economic crisis leaves nine out of 10 people dependent on state handouts.

22:11 1 August 2022

Sri Lanka police arrest man for stealing president`s flags

Police said Saturday they arrested a Sri Lankan trade union leader who allegedly took two official flags from the deposed president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's palace and used them as a bedsheet and a sarong.

22:08 30 July 2022

Today’s sports on TV (July 28, 2022)

Dear readers of Daily Bangladesh, take a look at the sports that can be enjoyed live on television today (Thursday, 28 July 2022).

09:32 28 July 2022

Today’s sports on TV (July 27, 2022)

Dear readers of Daily Bangladesh, take a look at the sports that can be enjoyed live on television today (Wednesday, 27 July 2022).

11:19 27 July 2022

Today’s sports on TV (July 26, 2022)

Dear readers of Daily Bangladesh, take a look at the sports that can be enjoyed live on television today (Tuesday, 26 July 2022).

10:01 26 July 2022

Today’s sports on TV (July 25, 2022)

Dear readers of Daily Bangladesh, take a look at the sports that can be enjoyed live on television today (Monday, 25 July 2022).

09:09 25 July 2022

Sri Lanka president’s office to reopen after crackdown

Sri Lanka’s besieged presidential office will reopen on Monday, police said, days after anti-government demonstrators were flushed out in a military crackdown that triggered international condemnation.

17:15 24 July 2022

Today’s sports on TV (July 24, 2022)

Dear readers of Daily Bangladesh, take a look at the sports that can be enjoyed live on television today (Sunday, 24 July 2022).

09:23 24 July 2022

Dinesh Gunawardena sworn in as new Sri Lanka PM

Dinesh Gunawardena was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. He took oath as the new Sri Lankan Premier on Friday.

13:16 22 July 2022

Crackdown on Sri Lanka protest, hundreds held

Sri Lanka’s security forces arrested more than a hundred protesters after raiding the anti-government protest site in Colombo, the capital of the country, British media BBC reported on Friday.

10:45 22 July 2022

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka President

Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as the new president of Sri Lanka. He became the country’s eighth president on Thursday. 

13:03 21 July 2022

Sri Lanka parliament to elect new president today

Sri Lanka's parliament votes Wednesday for a president to replace Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled abroad last week after his palace was stormed by angry protesters now bracing for a crackdown from his likely successor.

10:34 20 July 2022

State of emergency declared in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a nationwide state of emergency with effect from today, Monday (July 18).

11:11 18 July 2022

Sri Lankan ex-PM banned from leaving country

Sri Lanka's former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa have been banned from leaving the country. Both of them are brothers of Gotabaya Rajapaksa. 

20:29 15 July 2022

Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka’s acting president

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn today as acting president, his office said, replacing Gotabaya Rajapaksa who fled to Singapore following months of protest against him.

15:40 15 July 2022

New President in Sri Lanka within 7 days: Speaker

Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, has officially announced the resignation of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. There were plans to complete the presidential election process within seven days with the help of all those concerned, he said after the announcement.

14:14 15 July 2022

Gotabaya Rajapaksa finally resigns from President post

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has finally resigned after extreme drama.

21:29 14 July 2022

Fleeing Lanka President Gotabaya lands in Singapore

A plane carrying Sri Lanka’s president arrived in Singapore from the Maldives Thursday, reports AFP, a day after he escaped to the atoll nation.

20:28 14 July 2022

Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves Maldives for Singapore

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the Maldives for Singapore. He left the Maldives on a flight of Saudi Airlines on Thursday, reports Daily Mirror.

15:15 14 July 2022

Protesters break into Sri Lanka PM’s office

Thousands of anti-government protesters stormed into Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s office today, Wednesday (July 13), hours after he was named as acting president.

18:27 13 July 2022

Sri Lanka PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed acting president

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been appointed acting president of the country. He was appointed to the post after Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country amid an unprecedented economic crisis and mass uprisings.

15:26 13 July 2022