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Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?

Updated : Oct 06, 2016

By : Padma Rao Sundarji

Category : World

Sri Lanka can form new relations with Pakistan and China, but what about the others in South Asia?

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe is currently on his second visit to India within two years since the unlikely 'rainbow' coalition of his United National Party (UNP) and the faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) under President Maithripala Sirisena came to power in a stupendous election in January 2015. #India #China #Sri Lanka #Pakistan #Bangladesh #New Delhi #InMyOpinion #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Kashmir #Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam #Saarc Summit #Ranil Wickremesinghe
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon faces protests on his Sri Lanka visit

Updated : Sep 01, 2016

By : IANS

Category : World

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon faces protests on his Sri Lanka visit

Protesters held placards with messages like "Where were you, UN?" and have accused the world body of interfering in the country. #United Nations #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #UN #Ban Ki-moon
Govt office set up for persons missing during civil war, not aimed at targeting army: Sirisena

Updated : Aug 14, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Govt office set up for persons missing during civil war, not aimed at targeting army: Sirisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has made it clear that his government's move to set up an office to find about 65,000 people reported missing during the civil war was not aimed at targeting the security forces but for the redressal of those affected by the strife. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Tamil #parliament #Maithripala Sirisena
I ended war with LTTE to achieve reconciliation, says Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa

Updated : Jun 26, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

I ended war with LTTE to achieve reconciliation, says Sri Lankan president Rajapaksa

Former Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday accused the government of a political "witch hunt" against him and to wipe out the legacy of his regime that had ended the separatist war with LTTE with an aim to achieve reconciliation with the minority Tamil community. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Sirisena #Polonnaruwa
Sri Lanka lifts ban on issuing passports to citizens in other countries

Updated : Jun 02, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Sri Lanka lifts ban on issuing passports to citizens in other countries

Sri Lanka has lifted a ban on issuing passports to its citizens who sought refuge in other countries due to political or conflict-related reasons. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #refugees #Tamil Tiger rebels
Stop complaining, Sri Lanka needs huge investment and only China can help

Updated : May 15, 2016

By : Sunil Raman

Category : World

Stop complaining, Sri Lanka needs huge investment and only China can help

China would have a bigger stake economically and strategically in Sri Lanka’s future. But this isn't to say that India will cease to be an important player. #China #Sri Lanka #ConnectTheDots #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maithripala Sirisena #Ranil Wickremesinghe #Investment in Sri Lanka #Sri Lankan economy #Hambantota Port
Ex-Lanka Prez Rajapaksa's security withdrawn, family accuses govt of political witch-hunt

Updated : May 02, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Ex-Lanka Prez Rajapaksa's security withdrawn, family accuses govt of political witch-hunt

Mahinda Rajapaksa's son accused the government of carrying out a political witch-hunt against the former president and his family #Corruption #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #LTTE #Sri Lanka President #Maithripala Sirisena
Sri Lanka govt promises to probe 'each and every' national mentioned in 'Panama Papers'

Updated : May 02, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

Sri Lanka govt promises to probe 'each and every' national mentioned in 'Panama Papers'

Sri Lanka has set up a special panel to probe its nationals named in the "Panama Papers", the finance minister said on Monday while promising to investigate "each and every" Sri Lankan tax evader who may figure in the leaked documents. #Sri Lanka #NewsTracker #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Maithripala Sirisena #Ravi Karunanayake #Panama Papers
I have never been in politics for power: ex-Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga

Updated : Mar 04, 2016

By : Seema Guha

Category : World

I have never been in politics for power: ex-Sri Lankan president Chandrika Kumaratunga

Chandrika Bandarnaike Kumaratunga, is much more than a former president and prime minister. She is the architect of the political arrangement which showed strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa the door #Sri Lanka #Mahinda Rajapaksa #TheySaidIt #South Asia #tamils #Ranil Wickremesinghe #Chandrika Kumaratunga #Sinhalas
Sushma Swaraj in Sri Lanka, issues of fishermen and Tamil rights to figure prominently in discussion

Updated : Feb 05, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Sushma Swaraj in Sri Lanka, issues of fishermen and Tamil rights to figure prominently in discussion

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Colombo on Friday on a two-day visit to hold talks with the top Sri Lankan leadership during which the issues of fishermen and Tamils' rights are likely to figure prominently. #India #Sri Lanka #sushma swaraj #Mahinda Rajapaksa #Colombo #Maithripala Sirisena #Ranil Wickremesinghe #tamil issue #Chandrika Kumaratunga #fishermen Lanka