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Watch: India, Sri Lanka's joint naval exercise amid China tension
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Watch: Bilateral maritime exercise between Sri Lankan, Indian Navies
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NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever
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Watch: Anurag Kashyap denies charges, Payal Ghosh demands lie-detector test
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Eco Shame: The Garbage-Eating Elephants Of Sri Lanka
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PM Modi holds virtual bilateral Summit with Sri Lankan counterpart
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UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist
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India-Sri Lanka virtual bilateral summit to be held on September 26th: MEA
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Hard to fill Malinga's boots: Rohit Sharma
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Sri Lanka to sue owner of leaking supertanker
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Fresh fire hits oil supertanker off Sri Lanka
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From junk to shining jewel: How this 60-year old Peugeot 203 was given a new life
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Oil tanker MT New Diamond fire brought under control
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Fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka under control, ship towed to safety
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Sri Lanka tanker: Navy says 'no real risk' of oil spill
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Tanker fire off Sri Lanka now under control, says navy
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Supertanker ablaze off Sri Lanka, cargo area intact
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In Asia, U.S.'s Pompeo expected to bolster allies against ChinaBy Sanjeev Miglani NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic ties with a nation that is locked in a military standoff with China,..
Mike Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka, MaldivesCOLOMBO: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Sri Lanka and the Maldives this month, a senior official here said on Tuesday, as America seeks to balance China's growing influence in the region...
Indian and Sri Lankan navies to carry out 3-day military drill beginning Monday
Indian, Sri Lanka discuss ways to implement decisions of virtual bilateral summit
NSG has trained Sri Lankan PM's security personnel in close protection: Force chief
Sri Lanka extends curfew area as new COVID-19 cluster growsCOLOMBO, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Sri Lankan police on Thursday imposed a curfew in Katunayake in the outskirts of capital Colomo, as the number of COVID-19 cases saw a sudden spike in recent days due..
Stark photo of elephant herd wins Royal Society of Biology competitionThe image from Sri Lanka is the winner of the Royal Society of Biology photography competition 2020.
Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond to Fujairah Port in UAEDue to the efforts of Indian Coast Guard ships and their Sri Lankan counterparts, the oil slick (diesel from the explosion) to the rear of the ship has also started disintegrating.
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From tea fields to university in Sri LankaTheresa is one of the first women from her community of tea pickers in Sri Lanka to go to university.
PMK leader S Ramadoss urges Centre to take firm stand to empower Sri Lankan TamilsPMK leader S Ramadoss on Monday said the Sri Lankan government’s non-committal in implementing the 13th Amendment of the island nation was a ‘planned insult’ towards the Indian government.
Sri Lanka returns 'hazardous waste' to UKCustoms officials said hospital material and plastic was found in the shipment, in breach of rules.
PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on MondayThis is the fourth virtual summit of PM Modi with any global Leader during the COVID-19 crisis after he virtually met with leaders of Australia, EU & Sri Lanka.
India to support Sri Lanka boost its defence, securityKicking off the first virtual bilateral summit in the neighbourhood, India and Sri Lanka sought to advance defence and security cooperation, while India promised to consider Colombo’s request for..
India announces $15 million grant for Sri Lanka to strengthening Buddhist tiesIn a major push to strengthen Buddhist cultural link between India and Sri Lanka, New Delhi has announced $15 million grant to Colombo. The development is the key outcome of Indian Prime Minister Modi..
PM Modi holds talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Sri Lanka a priority, says Modi during virtual summit with PM MahindaSri Lankan PM, recalling the close ties and while talking about the COVID-19 crisis, thanked New Delhi for extending support, especially financial support to deal with the economic impact.
India has always given priority to Sri Lanka under its Neighbourhood First Policy, SAGAR doctrine: PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has always given priority to Sri Lanka under its Neighbourhood First Policy and Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) doctrine, adding..
PM Modi to hold discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart today
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India offers $100 million Line of Credit to Lanka for solar projectsIndia has offered a Line of Credit worth $100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here.
Looking forward to jointly reviewing our bilateral ties: PM Modi to Mahinda RajapaksaAhead of his virtual talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he looked forward to jointly reviewing their bilateral relations comprehensively,..
PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual bilateral summit with Sri Lankan PM on Saturday
Indian citizenship granted to 2,120 Pakistanis, 188 Afghans, 99 Bangladeshis in last 4 yearsApart from 2,120 Pakistani, 188 Afghanistan and 99 Bangladeshi nationals, as many as 60 American, 58 Sri Lankan, 31 Nepali, 20 British, 19 Malaysian, 14 Canadian and 13 Singapore nationals were also..
Neighbourhood in focus: PM to hold e-summit with RajapaksaIndia’s immediate neighbourhood is coming into focus again with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to have his first virtual summit with Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa on September 26, his first..
PM Modi holds telephonic talks with Bhutan's King, Lankan president, prime minister
India's ties with China and 5 other countries have not deteriorated: MoS MEA"No", said Minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan in Lok Sabha in response to a written question on whether India's bilateral ties with neighbouring countries like Nepal, China,..
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Fresh fire on-board MT New Diamond rose up to 50 m; doused, under control: Indian Coast GuardThe fire which had re-ignited Monday, on-board Very large crude carrier (VLCC) MT New Diamond off the Sri Lanka coast, has been doused and boundary cooling is being done to prevent re-ignition.
Fire onboard oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast completely extinguished : Navy
Sri Lanka thanks India for helping douse fire on board oil tankerIt was carrying 270,000 metric tonnes of crude oil from Kuwait to India. "We are receiving support from India and thankful to them," Sri Lanka's Army chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva told..
Oil tanker towed from Sri Lanka shoreline amid spill fearsThe navy begins towing the ship after a fire on board raises fears of an environmental catastrophe.
New explosion in Sri Lanka's capital after series of bombingsAnother explosion happened in Colombo, Sri Lanka, just one day after a series of bombings killed at least 290 people. The latest explosion reportedly happened in a van near a church as officials were..
Indian Coast Guard ships en route Sri Lankan coast for firefightingIndia's coast guard, also known as Sentinels of the Sea, has mobilised vessels - Shaurya, Sarang and Samudra Pehredar to assist in fighting the fire.
Pranab Mukherjee was close friend of Sri Lanka: Mahinda RajapaksaRajapaksa visited the India House here and wrote about Mukherjee in the condolence book. In a tweet, the High Commission of India in Colombo thanked Rajapaksa for being the first to offer his..
As China factor looms, India hopes to work with Lanka's Rajapaksas for developmentWhile China may be in pole position in Sri Lanka, with the Rajapaksas firmly in saddle again, India seems confident its own outreach to PM Mahinda Rajapaksa when he was in opposition will ensure the..
Virus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants a reprieveSri Lanka's coronavirus lockdown has helped reduce the death toll from clashes between elephants and humans, conservationists have said. ......
Schools reopen fully in Sri LankaCOLOMBO: Sri Lanka on Monday fully reopened schools after keeping them closed for over four months due to the lockdown imposed in the country to contain the spread of the coronavirus. All schools in..
Extremist Sinhala Buddhist monk Gnanasara enters Sri Lanka's parliamentThe extremist leader of the Sinhala nationalist organization Body Bala Sena (BBS), monk Gnanasara, has been appointed to Sri Lanka’s parliament through...
Sri Lanka’s strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa to take oath of PM for 4th time on SundaySri Lanka’s former president Mahinda Rajapaka will be sworn in as the country’s new prime minister for the fourth time at a historic Buddhist temple on Sunday, consolidating the hard-line political..
Sri Lanka election: Rajapaksa brothers tighten grip on powerBrothers transform expected win into stunning rout of the opposition, writes Anbarasan Ethirajan.
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Sri Lanka president's group wins big majority in parliament pollsSri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's party and its allies won an overwhelming two-thirds majority in a parliament election, results showed on Friday, giving him the power to enact sweeping changes..
PM Modi speaks to Sri Lankan counterpart, congratulates him on successful conduct of polls
New SL Parliament to meet on Aug 20Colombo: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has summoned the new Parliament to meet on August 20 after the crucial general elections slated to take place on Wednesday, the Presidents Media..
'Drug smuggler' cat caught with heroin, SIM cards escapes Sri Lankan prisonColombo: A cat detained at Sri Lanka's main prison while allegedly trying to smuggle drugs and cell phone SIM cards has escaped, media reports said Monday. The...
India agrees for $400 million currency swap with Sri LankaThe development comes as a relief to Sri Lanka amidst COVID-19 and will help in its post-pandemic economic recovery. A currency swap is a transaction in which two parties exchange principal and..
Sri Lanka for the first time records birth of twin elephant calvesAccording to various research papers, elephants are less than one per cent likely to give birth to twins. It's even less likely both calves survive into...
England v West Indies: Dom Sibley lost 12kg after 'wake-up call'Opener Dom Sibley says he "felt self-conscious about my physique and my weight" on England's aborted tour of Sri Lanka.
Indian Coast Guard coordinates rescue operation of six Sri Lankan fishermenThe details of the rescue operation prove to be quite riveting and show the swift response of the Indian Coast Guard in coordinating rescue measures.
Coronavirus funerals: Sri Lanka's Muslims decry forced cremationSri Lankan authorities insist on cremation for coronavirus victims. Some Muslims says its discrimination.
From Pagodas in Myanmar to Shiva temple in Lao, how India is helping countries restore cultural heritagePlaying an important role in the restoration of cultural heritage in several countries across the region from Sri Lanka to Myanmar to Vietnam to Bhutan, India is playing an important role in heritage..