Dry spell affects more than a million people, with authorities warning of more water shortages.
by Minelle Fernandez
by Smriti Daniel
by Mukul Kesavan
Sri Lanka27 Sep 2016 11:44 GMT
The remains of a newspaper editor who was killed seven years ago has been exhumed as part of a new probe into his death.
Sri Lanka24 Sep 2016 13:23 GMT
In a village of abandoned wells, ancient water management techniques are throwing a lifeline to desperate villagers.
Arts & Culture20 Sep 2016 11:21 GMT
How architect Geoffrey Bawa changed Sri Lanka's architecture and historical preservation efforts.
Sport06 Aug 2016 10:49 GMT
All-round Perera helps hosts win Warne-Muralitharan trophy for the first time after a 229-run win in the second Test.
Arts & Culture04 Jul 2016 07:21 GMT
In Kimbulapitiya village, fireworks manufacturers rely on taking deadly risks and innovation to meet soaring demand.
Inside Story03 Jul 2016 21:24 GMT
President Sirisena is under pressure to fulfill his post-civil war promises of accountability and justice.
Sri Lanka15 Jun 2016 11:38 GMT
Rifts remain after deadly anti-Muslim riots in 2014 killed four and caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage.
War & Conflict06 Jun 2016 13:26 GMT
Seven years after the conflict ended, many of the physical, emotional and psychological wounds of war remain unhealed.
Sri Lanka25 May 2016 07:59 GMT
Victims in Aranayake still in shock a week after massive mudslides killed more than 100 people with another 100 missing.
Sri Lanka19 May 2016 23:25 GMT
Death toll rises to 57 with scores missing as rain hampers rescue efforts in the central region of Aranayaka.
Sri Lanka19 May 2016 06:01 GMT
At least 37 people killed and over 350,000 affected after mudslides cover villages in worst-hit Kegalle district.
Health14 Mar 2016 10:32 GMT
Midwives are central to Sri Lanka's commitment to mother and child health and their approach is inspiring South Asia.
Politics06 Feb 2016 19:52 GMT
UN official to examine progress of country's probe into atrocities amid concerns of lack of push for accountability.
Politics30 Jan 2016 15:24 GMT
Yoshitha Rajapaksa among four detained after long probe into alleged financial offences linked to TV station.
Talk to Al Jazeera29 Jan 2016 19:23 GMT
After UN probe into the country's civil war, Maithripala Sirisena downplays allegations as "human rights violations".
by Mukul Kesavan
by Richard Falk
by Zarina Banu
by Jason Hickel
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