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Sri Lanka

Two minority members added to Sri Lanka’s Heritage Task Fo...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. File   | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement In a gazette order issued on Mon...

Sri Lankan troops break up Tamil remembrance of civil war...

Sri Lanka's separatist war killed more than 100,000 people, according to the UN estimates [File: Eranga Jayawardena/AP] Armed troo...

Sri Lankan stocks soar even as economic alarm bells ring

COLOMBO -- Two weeks ago, Sri Lanka's share index hit 11,000 for the first time, capping a busy trading day at the Colombo Stock Exchan...

Sri Lanka: Navigating geopolitics, regional asymmetry, and...

Sri Lanka, with its unique position in the centre of the Indian Ocean, is the focus of widespread conjecture in recent strategic discou...

Indian, Lankan and Maldivian navies conduct exercise

The exercises are aimed at streamlining Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and enhanced interoperability amongst the three navies...

Sri Lanka awards port project to China after dropping Japa...

Shipping containers at the main port of Colombo. Sri Lanka's location in the Indian Ocean and its deep harbors have made it...

Will New Delhi provide succor to struggling Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Colombo: Sri Lankan Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa is planning to visit New Del...

Sri Lanka begins trials connected to 2019 easter bombings...

A view of the damage at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels on Easter, in Nego...

Sri Lanka abandons drive to become world’s first organic c...

Sri Lanka has abandoned its attempt to become the world’s first entirely organic farming nation amid spiralling food prices and w...

SRI LANKAN WOMAN, MOTHER AND TWO CHILDREN KILLED IN LONDON...

A Sri Lankan woman, her mother and two young children have been killed in a fire in London. The Daily Mail reported that the Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka’s budget aims at winning back alienated voters

Sri Lankan Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Sri Lankan Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa’s maiden budget presented to parlia...

Buddhist nationalism and burgeoning alignments: Sri Lanka’...

In March 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) passed Resolution 46/1, which mandated a new process to collec...

Cracks appear in China-Sri Lanka relations

Relations between Sri Lanka and China were excellent between 2010 and 2015 when the pro-China Mahinda Rajapaksa was President. During t...

Rebels fighting Myanmar’s junta are doing better than expe...

The boys from Pale should be dead by now. Armed with little more than homemade rifles, in June the group of some 2,000 fighters, m...

Sri Lankan government has never been in such a mess

Gotabaya Rajapaksa came to power through the November 2019 Presidential election with a thumping majority. His party, the Sri Lanka Pod...

Sri Lanka's economy seen as a 'ticking time bomb'

Under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka has been printing money at a high rate partly to offset a fall in the tax take followin...

New US envoy to Lanka might press Colombo to cooperate wit...

Julie Chung. Julie Chung, who is slated to take over as US Ambassador to Sri Lanka, will implement President Joe Biden’s key...

Sri Lanka’s rising food prices belies deeper economic issu...

Sri Lanka recently passed emergency regulations to deal with food shortages and price increases. Such powers are typically in...

Largest-ever Indian Naval flotilla arrives in Sri Lanka

INS Sujata Six ships of the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron arrived at Colombo and Trincomalee on October 24 for a tra...

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to introduce a new...

Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the eighth executive President, and the incumbent in the office seems to believe that the next thing Sri Lanka ne...

India and Sri Lanka should not take the fishing dispute li...

Captured Indian bottom trawler in Sri Lankan waters. The Indo-Sri Lankan dispute over poaching by Tamil Nadu bottom trawlers i...