Stories Tagged 'Sri lanka'
Sri Lanka declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days on Tuesday to stop the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said, after clashes erupted between majority Buddhists and members of the minority Muslim community, Reuters reported.full story »
Home Minister Janardan Sharma has left Kathmandu for Sri Lanka on Tuesday to take part in the SAARC home minister level meeting. full story »
Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal, WS Pereira, has underscored the importance of Buddhist philosophy and literature for social justice and co-existence. full story »
President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Friday appointed Bishwombher Pyakurel and Sharmila Parajuli as the ambassadors to Sri Lanka and Oman respectively. full story »
A U.S. drone airstrike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in a deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants said.full story »
Mushfiqur Rahim's gutsy 85 helped Bangladesh avoid follow-on but Sri Lanka claimed a substantial 182-run first innings lead to take control of the first test at the Galle International Stadium on Thursday.full story »