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For Pak, Chinese lessons from Lanka

A back-of-the-envelope calculation shows the enormous difference in the financials between the Chinese investment in Sri Lanka and that in Pakistan.

29 Jun 2018 6:56 AM

Sri Lankan ex-president's son arrested for leading violent anti-India demonstrations

Rajapakse accused the government of trying to sell the airport named after his father to an Indian company at a rock bottom price.

11 Oct 2017 11:20 AM

Sri Lanka signs long-delayed $1.5-billion port deal with China to pay off loan

Sri Lankan officials have said, the port’s security will be handled by Colombo to allay fears that China could use it as a military hub.

29 Jul 2017 5:51 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

Int'l warrant issued to arrest Lanka's ex-diplomat to Russia over financial fraud

Weeratunga is alleged to have committed financial misappropriation of USD 14 million while purchasing 4 Ukraine-built MIG-27 aircraft.

08 Apr 2017 5:03 PM

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Chinese Navy revisits Sri Lanka 6 centuries after the Ming era

The centrepiece of Chinese plans for a future base in Sri Lanka is Hambantota at the southern tip of the island, 240 km from Colombo.

06 Jan 2017 12:40 AM

‘3 am tweet’ mantri resets MEA

The external affairs ministry is always a difficult place to be in if the PM has a strong diplomatic agenda and foreign policy orientation.

30 Dec 2016 12:55 AM

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