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Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn-in as Sri Lankan new PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn-in as Sri Lankan new PM

🕔16:16, 12.May 2022

To end the current political deadlock, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will take oath as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on Thursday. Colombo, May 12 To end the current political deadlock, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will take

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Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn-in as SL’s new PM

Ranil Wickremesinghe to be sworn-in as SL’s new PM

🕔14:28, 12.May 2022

To end the current political deadlock, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will take oath as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on Thursday. Colombo, May 12 (IANS) To end the current political deadlock, former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will

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5 dead, 200 injured in SL violence, houses of politicians torched

5 dead, 200 injured in SL violence, houses of politicians torched

🕔09:58, 10.May 2022

At least five people, including an MP, were killed in Sri Lanka, with over 200 others injured in the wake of the violence in the island nation, which also led to a number of houses belonging to resigned Prime Minister

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SL President declare State of Emergency ahead of continuous strike

SL President declare State of Emergency ahead of continuous strike

🕔06:07, 7.May 2022

Following Friday’s island-wide trade union strike bringing Sri Lanka to a complete halt and ahead of planned continuous “hartal” (strike) from May 11 against the government, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared state of emergency from Friday midnight. Colombo, May 7 (IANS) Following

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India continues to be guided by SAGAR doctrine in the Indian Ocean Region

India continues to be guided by SAGAR doctrine in the Indian Ocean Region

🕔11:33, 4.May 2022

New Dehi, May 04: A large consignment of drugs and other medical supplies gifted by India to the people of Sri Lanka was handed over by High Commissioner Gopal Baglay to Channa Jayasumana, Minister of Health in Colombo on 29

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India supplies 760 kg of critical lifesaving medicines to Sri Lanka

India supplies 760 kg of critical lifesaving medicines to Sri Lanka

🕔23:17, 29.Apr 2022

India has supplied 107 types of critical life saving medicines weighing 760 kg to Sri Lanka, which is facing one the worst economic crises in the island nation’s history. New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India has supplied 107 types of critical

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India offers additional $500 million after China’s muted response to Sri Lanka’s request

India offers additional $500 million after China’s muted response to Sri Lanka’s request

🕔17:03, 27.Apr 2022

“A friend in need is a friend indeed” is the saying as it goes. The dictum is in full play as India has offered Sri Lanka an additional $500 million to help it to import fuel while it is in

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Amid continued protests, SL Prez appoints new cabinet sans Rajapaksas

Amid continued protests, SL Prez appoints new cabinet sans Rajapaksas

🕔13:23, 18.Apr 2022

Amid the growing public agitation with protest continuing for the ninth day occupying the entrance to his office, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed a new cabinet on Monday. Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Amid the growing public agitation with protest continuing for the

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Amid continued protests, SL Prez appoints new cabinet sans Rajapaksas

Amid continued protests, SL Prez appoints new cabinet sans Rajapaksas

🕔13:23, 18.Apr 2022

Amid the growing public agitation with protest continuing for the ninth day occupying the entrance to his office, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed a new cabinet on Monday. Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Amid the growing public agitation with protest continuing for the

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India seizes control of SL’s cash crisis & kicks China out of 3 northern island energy projects

India seizes control of SL’s cash crisis & kicks China out of 3 northern island energy projects

🕔13:08, 17.Apr 2022

Following the announcement by the Sri Lankan government that it has defaulted on its USD51 billion foreign debt, India says it is willing to commit another USD 2 billion loan to the island nation, piquing China’s interest in the country

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Ailing Sri Lanka’s health to be saved by India’s credit line

Ailing Sri Lanka’s health to be saved by India’s credit line

🕔07:06, 14.Apr 2022

Suffered by economic crisis with inflation and dried foreign reserves, Sri Lanka’s ailing healthcare with major shortage of some of the most essential and life-savings drugs, India has once again come to the rescue of the island nation. Colombo, April

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Economic crisis: India may help Sri Lanka with $2bn more

Economic crisis: India may help Sri Lanka with $2bn more

🕔06:52, 14.Apr 2022

India may help Sri Lanka with $2 billion more to help the island nation deal with the economic crisis, in line with its neighbourhood first policy. New Delhi has already helped Sri Lanka with $2.5 billion for rapid post Covid-19

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India supplies 11,000 MT of rice to SL ahead of national new year

India supplies 11,000 MT of rice to SL ahead of national new year

🕔07:08, 13.Apr 2022

Awaiting to usher the National New Year, crisis-ridden Sri Lanka on Tuesday welcomed a consignment of 11,000 MT of rice received under the concessional Indian Credit Facility of $1 billion. Colombo, April 13 (IANS) Awaiting to usher the National New Year,

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Delhi true friend of Colombo at Sri Lanka’s hour of crisis

Delhi true friend of Colombo at Sri Lanka’s hour of crisis

🕔17:48, 7.Apr 2022

As Sri Lanka faces the crisis of an economic meltdown, India has emerged as its true friend. Assistance in different forms extended to the people of the island country under New Delhi’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ policy has gone a long way

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BIMSTEC – Potential for greater cooperation

BIMSTEC – Potential for greater cooperation

🕔10:07, 7.Apr 2022

The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is an international organisation of seven South Asian and Southeast Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand. New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Bay

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Jaishankar likely to apprise PM about crisis in SL, Pak

Jaishankar likely to apprise PM about crisis in SL, Pak

🕔18:21, 4.Apr 2022

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday during which he is likely to apprise the latter about the economic crisis in Sri Lanka and the political instability in Pakistan. New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) External

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4 ministers sworn into new SL Cabinet

4 ministers sworn into new SL Cabinet

🕔18:20, 4.Apr 2022

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday swore in four ministers, hours after the Cabinet resigned en masse amidst a severe economic and political crisis in the island nation. Colombo, April 4 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday swore

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40,000 MT of diesel under Indian assistance handed over to Sri Lanka

40,000 MT of diesel under Indian assistance handed over to Sri Lanka

🕔05:20, 4.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 04: A consignment of 40,000 MT of diesel under Indian assistance through Line of Credit of US$500 million was handed over by High Commissioner Gopal Baglay to the Energy Minister of Sri Lanka, Gamini Lokuge in Colombo

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Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid unrest

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency amid unrest

🕔08:41, 2.Apr 2022

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday declared a state of emergency in the country giving the security forces wide authority to arrest and detain suspects with immediate effect. Colombo, April 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday declared

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Jaishankar on 5-day visit to Maldives, SL

Jaishankar on 5-day visit to Maldives, SL

🕔18:28, 26.Mar 2022

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday embarked on a five-day visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka. New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Saturday embarked on a five-day visit to the Maldives and Sri Lanka.

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