The consignment came after the country approved emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca's Covishield vaccine
28 Jan 2021 4:56 PM
PM Rajapaksa will be the hardest-hit by the amendment, while his brother Gotabaya Rajapaksa will gain full legal immunity as President
13 Sep 2020 1:08 PM
Commenting on the Chinese investment in Hambantota port, Foreign Secretary Colombage said Sri Lanka had offered it to India first
26 Aug 2020 7:11 PM
The Cabinet members took oaths in the presence of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and his elder brother Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
12 Aug 2020 4:02 PM
The powerful clan has held sway over the island nation's politics for decades, as well as having a major influence in key state institutions
07 Aug 2020 2:27 PM
Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is likely to be sworn in the same position by his younger brother, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
07 Aug 2020 9:56 AM
Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's decision to pardon the solider is not only deeply disappointing but also sends wrong signal to UN
01 Apr 2020 9:59 AM
SAARC is regional intergovernmental organisation and geopolitical union of states in South Asia, including, India and Pakistan.
09 Dec 2019 3:03 PM
New Delhi must be deft and practical if it is to play a moderating influence without appearing to meddle in Sri Lankan politics.
03 Dec 2019 4:19 AM
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
The Lines of Credit (LoCs) announced by India are also being seen as an effort to counter the Chinese financial muscle in the island nation.
01 Dec 2019 5:48 AM
Sri Lankan President tells Modi: Will work closely with India.
30 Nov 2019 1:57 AM
The newly elected president said that Colombo and New Delhi need to 'work together' for economic development and security of their people.
29 Nov 2019 12:50 PM
In a tweet, before leaving for New Delhi, Gotabaya Rajapaksa said he was looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations with India.
29 Nov 2019 9:59 AM
The Sri Lankan President will be on a three-day visit to India from November 28-30.
28 Nov 2019 1:16 PM
Inspector Nishantha Silva has sought asylum in Switzerland, according to media reports.
26 Nov 2019 2:06 PM
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
Rajapaksa is, however, committed to “pursuing the concept of neutrality”.
26 Nov 2019 6:49 AM
Prudent diplomacy would allow the Family to prove sincerity vis-à-vis those assurances of peace and development.
24 Nov 2019 8:39 AM
Needless to say, India should try best to influence through diplomatic forums without appearing to 'poke its nose” into the neighbour's affairs.
22 Nov 2019 2:47 AM