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Basil was scheduled to leave for the US to meet with the International Monetary Fund for a possible bailout package to get over the unprecedented economic crisis
Sri Lanka: How interim government may be the best way out for stability, continuity and fiscal management
Egged on by the public mood and aided by possible ministerial inputs from the grassroots, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has decided to recast his ministry but without changing Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Finance Minister Rajapaksa noted the deepening of people-to-people relations between both countries, including in the cultural sphere
Given the complicated approach by the Sri Lankan government, the fishermen’s issue can grow beyond being just a livelihood issue, threatening the already strained bilateral relations
Sri Lanka seeks urgent help from India as its net foreign exchange reserves plunge to an all-time low of $1.2 billion, barely enough to pay for a month’s imports.
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla holds 'productive discussion' with Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa
Shringla, who arrived in Sri Lanka on Saturday on a four-day visit, is also expected to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and review the bilateral ties between India and the island nation.
Sri Lankan govt tables 20th Constitution Amendment Bill that proposes complete presidential immunity
The government on 2 September gazetted 20A, which would prevent the Supreme Court even considering whether an act by the president amounts to a violation of the Constitution
The SLPP, led by Mahinda and his brother Gotabaya, registered a landslide victory in the 5 August general election, securing two-thirds majority in Parliament
Mahinda Rajapaksa's SLPP is expected to win control of the 225-member Assembly by a comfortable margin, according to analysts.
Sri Lanka's former first lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa was on Monday grilled by police over alleged corruption in an NGO which she ran during her husband
If New Delhi is serious about the Tamils in Sri Lanka, it has to find ways to work directly with the NPC and rebuild the battered lives of the people of the North.
Sixty-five Indian fishermen in nine trawlers have been detained by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly violating the international maritime border.