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India’s Constitution Day celebrations in Sri Lanka

India’s Constitution Day celebrations in Sri Lanka

🕔12:11, 28.Nov 2022

Colombo,c28 November 2022 : India’s ‘Constitution Day’ was observed through a series of events organized by High Commission of India, Colombo on 26 November 2022. The special day marked the adoption of the Indian Constitution on 26 November 1949. More than

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Russia resumes largest charter airline to SL, Putin orders ‘more flights to friendly states’

Russia resumes largest charter airline to SL, Putin orders ‘more flights to friendly states’

🕔11:31, 4.Nov 2022

Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) Amidst the resumption of flight of Russia’s largest charter airline, Azur Air on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered “the Government of Russia to increase the number of flights between Russia and friendly states”. Russian

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High Level Sri Lankan Delegation participates in DefExpo2022: India commits to strengthen Defence Cooperation with Sri Lanka

High Level Sri Lankan Delegation participates in DefExpo2022: India commits to strengthen Defence Cooperation with Sri Lanka

🕔18:25, 21.Oct 2022

Colombo, 21 October 2022: A three-member official delegation from Sri Lanka, led by State Minister of Defence Hon’ble Premitha Bandara Tennakoon and comprising Army and Navy officers, is currently on a visit to India for attending India’s premier biennial global

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India denies reports of stoppage of financial aid to Sri Lanka

India denies reports of stoppage of financial aid to Sri Lanka

🕔18:44, 20.Sep 2022

The Indian High Commission in Colombo on Tuesday denied media reports that New Delhi has decided not to extend any further financial support to Sri Lanka. New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian High Commission in Colombo on Tuesday denied media

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HINDI DIWAS CELEBRATIONS IN SRI LANKA

HINDI DIWAS CELEBRATIONS IN SRI LANKA

🕔17:08, 20.Sep 2022

Colombo, 19 September 2022: Hindi Diwas was celebrated on 14 September 2022 with great zeal and fervour at the Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre (SVCC), cultural arm of High Commission of India, Colombo. High Commissioner Gopal Baglay was the Chief Guest at the

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India, Sri Lanka to issue stamps on democracy to mark 75 years of Independence

India, Sri Lanka to issue stamps on democracy to mark 75 years of Independence

🕔08:56, 17.Aug 2022

Colombo, Aug 17 (IANS) A collection of commermerative stamps are to be issued jointly by India and Sri Lanka to mark the 75 years of Independence of the island nation. An MoU is to be signed between the two countries to

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After pressure from India, Sri Lanka urges China to defer entry of Chinese ‘spy’ ship

After pressure from India, Sri Lanka urges China to defer entry of Chinese ‘spy’ ship

🕔18:50, 6.Aug 2022

Amid pressure from its immediate neighbour India, Sri Lanka has urged China to delay the entry of controversial Chinese ship ‘Yuan Wang 5’ into the Chinese controlled port in Southern Hambantota. Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) Amid pressure from its immediate neighbour

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Voting begins to elect Sri Lanka’s new President

Voting begins to elect Sri Lanka’s new President

🕔11:51, 20.Jul 2022

Colombo, July 20 (IANS) A week after people’s elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country amid massive public protests and protesters storming his house and office, the 225-member Sri Lankan Parliament is voting to elect a new President. The voting started

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Sri Lankan PM appointed Acting President: Speaker

Sri Lankan PM appointed Acting President: Speaker

🕔14:22, 13.Jul 2022

Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the Acting President in accordance with the Article 37.1 of the Constitution, Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardhane said on Wednesday. He added in a special statement

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Sri Lanka’s situation ‘sensitive and complicated’: Jaishankar

Sri Lanka’s situation ‘sensitive and complicated’: Jaishankar

🕔06:39, 13.Jul 2022

Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) The situation in Sri Lanka, which is grappling with economic and political crises was “sensitive and complicated”, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Tuesday. “Support of India is for the people of Sri Lanka as they

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Sri Lanka’s Parliament to elect a new President on July 20

Sri Lanka’s Parliament to elect a new President on July 20

🕔05:39, 12.Jul 2022

Sri Lanka, which is completely bankrupt and embroiled in a political crisis virtually with no leader, had decided to elect a new President from the Parliament on July 20. Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka, which is completely bankrupt and embroiled

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Speaker to take over as SL Prez until all-party govt is formed

Speaker to take over as SL Prez until all-party govt is formed

🕔11:14, 10.Jul 2022

To end the current political crisis in Sri Lanka based on the decision taken by the leaders of the majority parties, the Speaker of the Parliament is set to ask President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to step

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India helping Sri Lanka fight economic crisis: Muraleedharan

India helping Sri Lanka fight economic crisis: Muraleedharan

🕔06:57, 17.Jun 2022

India is helping Sri Lanka fight its economic crisis, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan said on Thursday. Chennai, June 17 (IANS) India is helping Sri Lanka fight its economic crisis, Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan

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Cabinet approves MoA on establishment of BIMSTEC Technology Transfer Centre in Colombo

Cabinet approves MoA on establishment of BIMSTEC Technology Transfer Centre in Colombo

🕔21:40, 14.Jun 2022

The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved Memorandum of Association (MoA) by India for establishment of BIMSTEC Technology Transfer Centre in Sri Lankan capital Colombo. New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved Memorandum of Association (MoA) by India

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US Senate foreign panel head praises India’s role, asks Quad to help Sri Lanka

US Senate foreign panel head praises India’s role, asks Quad to help Sri Lanka

🕔10:43, 14.Jun 2022

US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez has asked the Quad to help Sri Lanka to avoid “an economic implosion”. New York, June 14 (IANS) US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Menendez has asked the Quad to help Sri

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Sri Lanka, out of lifesaving drugs, receives consignment from India

Sri Lanka, out of lifesaving drugs, receives consignment from India

🕔06:56, 28.May 2022

Sri Lanka’s medical system, ailing with the shortage of over 270 drugs including some life-saving medicines, received a boost on Friday with the receipt of a 25 ton consignment of drugs valued at SLR 260 million. Colombo, May 28 (IANS) Sri

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India is supporting Sri Lanka in all possible manner: Modi

India is supporting Sri Lanka in all possible manner: Modi

🕔09:38, 27.May 2022

Chennai, May 27 (IANS) As a close friend and neighbour, India is providing support to Sri Lanka which is reeling under a serious economic crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday. He was speaking at a function here where

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Indian consignment of 40,000 MT of petrol reaches Sri Lanka

Indian consignment of 40,000 MT of petrol reaches Sri Lanka

🕔06:48, 24.May 2022

A consignment of around 40,000 metric tonnes of petrol from India reached Sri Lanka, which is reeling under its worst-ever economic crisis, on Monday, the Indian mission in the island nation announced. Colombo, May 24 (IANS) A consignment of around 40,000

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Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

🕔12:30, 20.May 2022

Sri Lanka has defaulted on its debt for the first time in its history as the country struggles with its worst financial crisis in more than 70 years, BBC reported. Colombo, May 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka has defaulted on its debt

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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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