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Sri Lanka

AA Edit | Diplomatic win for India

President Ranil Wickremasinghe may have seen the logic behind India’s security concerns when it came to allowing a spy ship close to India

08 Aug 2022 12:28 AM

AA Edit | Sri Lanka: Rajapaksas are history but chaos reigns

A way must be found out of the impasse that is only hurting as the nation is in a chaotic situation already

14 Jul 2022 9:50 PM

Lawmaker: Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM

Gotabaya agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament

30 Apr 2022 2:00 AM

Sri Lanka announces USD 1 billion economic relief package; says won't default on debt

People owning land below one acre would be given 10,000 rupees (USD 49) subsidy to cultivate food crops, Rajapaksa said

04 Jan 2022 7:04 PM

Skyesports Championship 3.0 revealed with Rs 55L prize pool & 6 gaming titles

With Rs. 25,00,000 on the line, the majority of the prize pool will be going to one of India’s favourite games, BGMI

02 Sep 2021 9:34 PM

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14 die as heavy rains lash Sri Lanka

Rains have been pounding several districts of the island nation since Thursday night

06 Jun 2021 2:24 PM

AA Edit | Lanka: A lost opportunity

In abstaining from the vote on the UNHC resolution against Sri Lanka, India may have been attempting to find a pragmatic balance

25 Mar 2021 4:06 AM

Know the perfect time to launch your startups with Syed Shabeen Lebbe

Many of us often forget that a skillful mind is needed with innate talents to gauge and cleverly understand market trends

06 Mar 2021 7:51 PM

Sri Lanka President receives free Indian COVID vaccines under 'Neighbourhood First' policy

The consignment came after the country approved emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine

28 Jan 2021 4:56 PM

Sri Lanka Telugu community fears decline of traditional ways

The pause in livelihoods due to COVID-19 has only accelerated the decline of their traditional arts, say community elders

27 Jun 2020 10:55 AM

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Zimbabwe tour is not 'hastily arranged': It was already in pipe-line

Sri Lanka's forthcoming tour of Zimbabwe is reported to be hastily arranged but one of the top SLC official has negated the report.

11 Jan 2020 1:12 PM

Sri Lankan head coach Mickey Arthur backs 5-day Tests

Speaking exclusively at the team hotel in Pune, Arthur said, "I don't favour this idea."

11 Jan 2020 1:03 PM

Karachi Test: Pakistan end day two at 57/0 after bundling out Lanka, Shaheen takes 5

The hosts bundled out Sri Lanka for 271 in the first innings and after reaching the score of 57/0, Pakistan trail Sri Lanka by 23 runs.

20 Dec 2019 7:27 PM

Lanka firmly committed to SAARC, says Gotabaya Rajapaksa

SAARC is regional intergovernmental organisation and geopolitical union of states in South Asia, including, India and Pakistan.

09 Dec 2019 3:03 PM

Invest in Sri Lanka to keep China at bay, says Prez Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka has traditionally been allied to India but became close to China, securing about USD 7 billion in loans and investment.

02 Dec 2019 12:37 PM

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MDMK stages protest against newly elected Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa

The Sri Lankan President will be on a three-day visit to India from November 28-30.

28 Nov 2019 1:16 PM

Top detective, who probed officials under Mahinda's rule, flees Lanka after ‘threats’

Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.

26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM

Sri Lanka won’t do anything that will harm India’s interests: Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Rajapaksa, who is considered pro-China, said he wanted Sri Lanka to be a 'neutral country' and work with all the countries.

26 Nov 2019 9:15 AM

Lankan court drops corruption charges against Gotabhaya, orders lifting travel ban

Gotabhaya will embark on his first foreign tour with a visit to India on November 29 at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Nov 2019 2:37 PM

Credited with ending civil war, Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn-in as Lanka Prime Minister

Ranil Wickremesinghe stepped down as prime minister earlier Thursday to clear the way for the president to form his government.

21 Nov 2019 2:16 PM

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