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Thousands demands early summoning of Sri Lankan parliament

The protestors, carrying placards and shouting slogans, blocked the roads near Wickremsinghe’s official residence, where several of his party MPs addressed the gathering. Wickremsinghe said people did not vote for President Sirisena to act in this manner and that they will resist what the president has done. He has demanded ... Read More »

PM Modi, Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe hold talks in New Delhi

At the delegation level talks, the leaders took stock of the entire range of our bilateral relations, specially the development projects in Sri Lanka. Wickremesinghe arrived in the national capital on a three-day visit to India on Thursday. This is his fifth official visit to India since taking office in ... Read More »

PM Modi meets Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi

Both the leaders are likely to review the status of the India-assisted housing projects at Jaffna in Sri Lanka. Wickremesinghe arrived in the national capital on a three-day visit to India on Thursday. This is his fifth official visit to India since taking office in 2015.The external Affairs Minister Sushma ... Read More »

Sri Lankan PM inaugurates 8th Colombo Defence Seminar

The two day seminar will deliberate on the theme ‘Security in an era of Global disruptions’. In his keynote address, Wickremsinghe said there are multi-dimensional global disruptive forces which can weaken state and called upon the need to identify gaps to meet such challenges. He asserted that conflicts in modern ... Read More »

Eight Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

A navy statement issued on Wednesday said a naval ship apprehended the  fishermen along with the trawler, 16 nautical miles off Arippu area last evening. It said the fishermen were subjected to a medical test before they were handed over to the fisheries department in Puttalam for onward action. The ... Read More »

Sri Lankan trio admit to breaching Level 3 offence

Chandimal, coach Chandika Hathurusinghe and manager Asanka Gurusinha have admitted to their role in team’s refusal to take the field during the second Test at St Lucia, the ICC said in a statement. Following their admission, the ICC appointed Michael Beloff QC as the Judicial Commissioner to hear the case ... Read More »

Army Chief Bipin Rawat meets Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremsinghe

He also met state defence minister Ruwan Wijewardena and defence secretary Kapila Waidyaratne on the first day of his engagements. Earlier, General Rawat was greeted with a formal military Guard on his arrival at Sri Lankan army headquarters. He met his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahesh Senanayake and shared views on bilateral and ... Read More »