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  1. A move to grant women in Sri Lanka the same rights as men to buy alcohol legally has been overruled by President Maithripala Sirisena. The government announced on Wednesday it was amending ...

  2. Sri Lanka's government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold, saying it's in line with the country's cultural ...

  3. Sri Lanka on Monday destroyed $108 million worth of cocaine in public, seized by authorities in the port of Colombo which is increasingly becoming a transit hub favored by drug smugglers ...

  4. Sri Lanka reimposed a decades-old law banning the selling of alcohol to women and preventing women from working in liquor stores on Monday - just days after it was lifted. Finance Minister ...

  5. Sri Lanka shares lower at close of trade; CSE All-Share down 0.40%

  6. Sri Lanka's president has re-imposed a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold.

  7. In what many see as a discriminatory move towards women, President Maithripala Sirisena of Sri Lanka has reversed a decision by his finance minister, Mangala Samaraweera, to allow women ...

  8. Women in Sri Lanka were almost able to legally buy alcohol for the first time in decades, giving them much reason to celebrate. Apparently, Sirisena had no knowledge of the change in ...

  9. DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) Scoreboard Friday after Bangladesh beat Sri Lanka by 163 runs in the tri-nation series. Bangladesh Innings: Tamim Iqbal c Dickwella b Dananjaya 84 Anamul Haque ...

  10. A former governor of Sri Lanka's central bank has been accused of insider trading by a damning presidential report into a high-profile bond scandal that cost the island millions. The ...

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