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Jul 27, 2019
Lasith Malinga – there's never been one like him and there may never beEven the great Arjuna Ranatunga or the legendary Muttiah Muralitharan, two of Sri Lanka’s favourite sons, couldn't match Malinga's ability to reach out to common people
Jun 14, 2019
India's foreign policy for the next 5 years: From counter-insurgency ties to big investments, New Delhi must keep Sri Lanka warm to keep China at bayIndia’s strategic autonomy in Sri Lanka will seriously be tested by the United States and – to a lesser extent – Japan.
May 23, 2019
Lok Sabha Election results: Leaders of Sri Lanka congratulate Narendra Modi on his resounding victory for a second termSri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and main Opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Apr 28, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Mahinda Rajapaksa says no need for India to send NSG troops, blames president, PM for inaction against terror groupsMahinda Rajapaksa said India has been helpful after the attacks in Sri Lanka, but there is no need for the NSG to come in.
Apr 24, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Mahinda Rajapaksa's 'don't trouble war heroes' remark reflects majoritarian rhetoric spouted in defence of veteransFormer President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa’s statements reflect the majoritarian rhetoric that is often spouted in response to local and international calls for military personnel to be held accountable for human rights violations during the end of the war
Apr 22, 2019
Sri Lanka blasts: Timing of 'barbaric' explosions indicate coordinated attack; president, PM urge public to not believe 'false news'On Sunday, eight blasts in Sri Lanka, including at three hotels in Colombo and three packed Catholic churches, killed 215 people and injured scores more.
Feb 08, 2019
Mahinda Rajapaksa to visit India today; first visit since being appointed Sri Lanka's Leader of OppositionThis will be Mahinda Rajapaksa's second visit to India within the last six months. In September, he visited New Delhi and met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Dec 20, 2018
US looking forward to continuing to engage with Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe, says Washington officialThe US anticipates the Sri Lankan government will focus on taking steps to bolster the economy and restore the country's international standing, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia David Ranz said.
Dec 16, 2018
Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as Sri Lanka's prime minister at Presidential Secretariat in ColomboRanil Wickremesinghe was administered the oath of office by President Maithripala Sirisena at a simple ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.
Dec 15, 2018
Sri Lanka crisis: Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns as prime minister; Ranil Wickremesinghe expected to return to office tomorrowSri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned on Saturday, seven weeks after he was appointed in a surprise move that sparked a political crisis in the island nation.