Colombo is also turning to New Delhi for help at this critical juncture. It is negotiating a $1.9 billion economic aid package, but it has not yet been finalised.
‘We are now looking at post-Covid cooperation and I carry back with me Sri Lanka’s interest in accessing vaccines from India,’ External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said
The visit signifies the priority both countries attach to strengthening their ties, the Ministry of External Affairs said
Legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan had asked the Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi to withdraw following protests
India’s security concerns would not stand in the way of Sri Lanka’s economic and commercial relations with China and Pakistan.
The Rajapaksa government will naturally do a tightrope walk between the India and China and take advantage of the situation.
A two-thirds majority for Rajapaksa brothers’ party could allow them to amend the Constitution and restore presidential powers that were diluted in 2015.
PM Modi said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.
Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.
The Indian PM said a stable Sri Lanka is not only in interest of India but for the entire Indian Ocean Region.
The Sri Lankan President is in India on his first overseas tour after being elected.
India is keeping a close watch on the elections as Rajapaksa is known to have a pro-China stance.
The Sri Lankan Navy chased away the Tamil Nadu fishermen's 514 boats while also cutting nets of 15 boats.
India is closely following the political developments in Sri Lanka where the President Maithripala Sirisena appointed Mahinda Rajapaksa as the country’s new Prime Minister.
Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka’s President had not only ended the LTTE led civic and ethnic strife but he also succeeded in killing its supremo Prabhakaran, and subsequently had marginalized the Tamil population in the country
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister's visit comes amidst media reports claiming that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has accused India of hatching a plot to assassin him.
They were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation waters
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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