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Sri Lanka

Death toll from Sri Lanka floods rise to 164

Sri Lanka has sought international assistance, with India sending two naval ships laden with supplies over the weekend.

29 May 2017 9:39 AM

Sri Lanka rescuers find bodies as flood death toll reaches 146

Maj Gen Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is heading the rescue mission said he didn't expect to find any more survivors.

28 May 2017 1:54 PM

Sri Lanka mudslide death toll rises to 100; 99 missing

The Disaster Management Centre said more than 2,900 people have been displaced.

27 May 2017 9:40 PM

At least 91 killed in mudslides, floods due to heavy rains in Sri lanka

Sri Lanka appealed to the international community including the United Nations and neighbouring countries for help.

26 May 2017 7:38 PM

At least 91 killed in mudslides, floods due to heavy rains in Sri lanka

The people living in low lying areas around Kelani River and Kalu Ganga are cautioned about possible floods.

26 May 2017 1:10 PM

India's Modi emphasises links with Sri Lanka to deepen ties

India's rival China also has been courting Sri Lanka with trade deals.

12 May 2017 3:36 PM

Modi assures Lanka of India's support amid Chinese concerns

India and Sri Lanka are in talks to jointly operate oil tanks at the strategic Trincomalee port.

12 May 2017 2:30 PM

Modi cautions international community on growing 'arc of violence'

The menace of terrorism in our region is a concrete manifestation of this destructive emotion, Modi said, apparently referring to Pakistan.

12 May 2017 1:12 PM

Modi announces direct Varanasi-Colombo flights from Aug

Modi said the flights will allow ‘my Tamil brothers and sisters’ to visit Varanasi, the land of Kashi Viswanath.

12 May 2017 1:03 PM

Sri Lanka-India deals signed ahead of Modi's visit: Rajapaksa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Mahinda Rajapaksa at the latter's request, the Indian High Commissioner to Colombo said.

12 May 2017 11:54 AM