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  • Kaushal’s five sends Pakistan tumbling at Colombo

    COLOMBO: Young Sri Lanka off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal scythed through Pakistan’s batting order to pick up his maiden five-wicket haul as the visitors were bundled out for 138 on the opening day of the second Test on Thursday...

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq was left to rue his decision to bat after winning the toss as Sri Lanka’s bowlers extracted enough movement from the P...

  • China likely to resume work on Colombo port project

    COLOMBO: Prospects for completion of the Colombo Port City project brightened on Wednesday after the Sri Lankan cabinet approved a proposal by the prime minister to set up a committee to look into the possibility of resumption of work on the China-funded scheme...

    On March 17, a spokesperson for the Chinese embassy in Colombo denied that the grant of a piece of reclaimed land to the Chinese company entrusted with the port project...

  • CRICKET: EATING AND DRINKING CRICKET IN COLOMBO

    We are speaking of a one-of-a-kind restaurant in the heart of Colombo that was begun 21 years ago as a one-of-a-kind gamble in entrepreneurship...

    A café in the heart of Colombo uses sport to heal the wounds of warGabrielle’s regret is that the caf? does not have female staff but she explains how cultural misconceptions of working for a ‘club’ prevented young women from being willing to join and work long hours in the night as...

  • Colombo body considering suing cricketers on tax fraud charge

    COLOMBO: Lankan cricketing legends Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene are confronted with legal action by the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) and condemnation by the public for mismanaging a recent concert ‘Sex and Love’ by Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias organised by the company Live Events, which is owned by the two cricketers...

    The state-owned Daily News reported on Tuesday that the Colombo Municipal Council plans to file a...

  • Endangered tortoises seized in Colombo

    COLOMBO: Sri Lankan customs on Friday seized its biggest haul of star tortoises and arrested a local man who was trying to smuggle the endangered reptiles to Malaysia, an official said...

    The batch of 124 star tortoises, each with a street value of nearly $1,000 was detected as they were being loaded onto a flight leaving Colombo international airport Friday, customs spokesman Leslie Gamini said...

  • Single country exhibition launched in Colombo

    COLOMBO: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickrem­esinghe on Tuesday launched the ‘Pakistan Single Country Exhibition 2016’, aimed at tapping business potential of the two countries...

    Addressing a gathering of businessmen in Colombo at Prime Minister’s House, commonly known as Temple Trees, Mr Sharif invited the Sri Lankan businessmen to invest in different sectors of Pakistan...

  • Sangakkara to end career in Colombo against India

    The 37-year-old Sangakkara wanted to quit all formats after the World Cup earlier this year but agreed to stay on to play four home Tests — two against Pakistan and as many against India...

    Sri Lanka will begin a new era without the southpaw when they head to Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC), also in Colombo, for the third and final match against their neighbours...

  • Road to women’s World Cup begins in Colombo today

    COLOMBO: A tournament in which the likes of Thailand and Papua New Guinea rub shoulders against higher-ranked teams such as India and South Africa reflects the International Cricket Council’s efforts to spread the game worldwide...

    These four nations will be among 10 teams — joining Pakistan, Bangladesh, Ireland, Scotland, Zimbabwe and hosts Sri Lanka — in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Colombo...

  • Colombo event has been priceless for the qualifying women’s sides

    AS the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifying competition came to an exciting conclusion in Sri Lanka, with the hosts qualifying along with India, Pakistan and South Africa, I am more convinced than ever that the ICC Women’s World Cup to be held in the United Kingdom this summer will be the best-ever staged...

    Now, when I look ahead to the ICC Women’s World Cup this summer, I believe it will be the closest ever staged and although the...

  • Colombo event is a pathway to Women’s World Cup

    With pl­en­ty of energy and high hopes, the Pakistan women’s cricket team is ready for the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Colombo...

    Coming back to the Colombo qualifiers, I feel the format is very good, competitive and offers all sides equal opportunity...

  • Pakistani tourist claims was deported from Colombo airport despite valid documents

    Pakistani travel video blogger Hasnain Manzoor was reportedly deported from Colombo airport after being told that around 2,000 Pakistanis had arrived in Sri Lanka on a tourist visa and illegally sought asylum, it emerged on Wednesday...

    "I request each and every Pakistani citizen who is reading this to please spread the message as much as possible! [Prime Minister] Imran khan and other relevant authorities we need your help here!...

  • Hurriyat leaders attend Pakistan High Commission's Eid Milan

    NEW DELHI: Mirwaiz Maulvi Umar Farooq, chairperson of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), along with other notable separatist Kashmiri leaders attended an Eid Milan hosted by Pakistani High Commissioner to India, Abdul Basit...

    “We hope foreign secretaries of both countries will meet soon to start the dialogue process, and we would like to discuss all issues of importance between Pakistan and India,” said Abdul Basit while...

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