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Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Singapore, July 27 (ANI): Sri Lanka's former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has extended his stay in Singapore for another 14 days, the Straits Times reported on Wednesday.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 26 (ANI): Sri Lanka's hospitals are on the verge of collapse as supplies of surgery equipment and life-saving drugs have been almost exhausted, while extreme fuel shortages have left both patients and doctors unable to travel for treatment, media reports said.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 22 (ANI): China, which turned a blind eye to Sri Lanka while it struggled with the economic and political crisis, is now looking forward to advancing bilateral ties and traditional friendship between the two countries, as evident from President Xi Jinping's congratu
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka's new Cabinet of ministers is scheduled to be sworn in on Friday at the Prime Minister's Office.
New Delhi [India], July 21 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday reiterated its stance to stand by the people of Sri Lanka at the time of crisis, saying that India has been at forefront of extending economic assistance to Sri Lanka and will continue to do so.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 19 (ANI): Sri Lanka's main opposition leader Sajith Premadasa on Tuesday urged India to support the debt-ridden country to overcome the crisis, irrespective of the political developments after the presidential elections scheduled on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): China has invested in white elephant projects in Sri Lanka that primarily produce jobs for Chinese people while benefiting no Sri Lankan, said Chennai-based policy expert N. Sathiya Moorthy.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 17 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Army on Sunday said that Brigadier Anil Somaweera of Sri Lanka Light Infantry, who was on duty on July 13 when the Prime Minister's Office was taken over by protesters, has not been suspended.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 16 (ANI): Sri Lanka's National People's Power (NPP) leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake will contest for the President post after the parliament Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena accepted Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka's ruling party on Friday said it would nominate interim President Ranil Wickremesinghe for the presidency when Parliament elects a new president on July 20.
Updated : 6 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 14 (ANI): Sri Lanka Army deployed tanks near Parliament on Thursday to prevent protesters from entering the Parliament.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 14 (ANI): A nationwide curfew has been imposed until Thursday morning in Sri Lanka in the wake of intensifying protests against the government.