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Indo-Sri Lanka

Will China Be Able To Rescue Sri Lanka Out Of Its Debt-Crisis?

Jan 10, 2022 Seema Guha

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.

Covid Didn’t Dent India-Sri Lanka Ties, Looking At Post-Pandemic Cooperation: Jaishankar

Jan 06, 2021 PTI

‘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

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Lands In Sri Lanka For 3-Day Official Visit

The visit signifies the priority both countries attach to strengthening their ties, the Ministry of External Affairs said

Vijay Sethupathi Withdraws From Muttiah Muralitharan Biopic

Oct 19, 2020 G.C. Shekhar

Legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan had asked the Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi to withdraw following protests

For Sri Lanka, India Is 'Relation', But China And Pakistan Continue To Be Friends

India’s security concerns would not stand in the way of Sri Lanka’s economic and commercial relations with China and Pakistan.

07 August, 2020

India Needs To Cultivate Ties With Rajapaksa Brothers To Puncture Chinese Influence In Sri Lanka

Seema Guha

The Rajapaksa government will naturally do a tightrope walk between the India and China and take advantage of the situation.

04 August, 2020

Rajapaksa's Party Slated to Win Sri Lankan Polls, But Will Voters Give Them A Super Majority?

Seema Guha

A two-thirds majority for Rajapaksa brothers’ party could allow them to amend the Constitution and restore presidential powers that were diluted in 2015.

08 February, 2020

PM Modi Meets Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lankan Tamils, Anti-Terrorism Among Bilateral Issues Discussed

Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.

31 January, 2020

Indo-Sri Lanka Ties: Mahinda Rajapaksa's February Visit May Try To Find Common Cause Against Radical Islam

Pranay Sharma

Due to arrive in India early next month, Rajapaksa has decided to visit a number of Hindu and Buddhist religious places.

29 November, 2019

PM Modi Announces $450 Million Line Of Credit To Sri Lanka After Meeting With Rajapaksa

Outlook Web Bureau

The Indian PM said a stable Sri Lanka is not only in interest of India but for the entire Indian Ocean Region.

29 November, 2019

Indo-Sri Lanka Development Projects, Counter-Terrorism On Table As Rajapaksa Meets Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sri Lankan President is in India on his first overseas tour after being elected.


17 November, 2019

Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lanka Presidential Poll, Premadasa Concedes


India is keeping a close watch on the elections as Rajapaksa is known to have a pro-China stance.

29 December, 2018

Tamil Nadu: Over 3,000 Fishermen Chased Away By Sri Lankan Navy Personnel

Outlook Web Bureau

The Sri Lankan Navy chased away the Tamil Nadu fishermen's 514 boats while also cutting nets of 15 boats.

28 October, 2018

Hope Democratic Values, Constitutional Processes Will Be Respected: India On Sri Lankan Crisis

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.

27 October, 2018

Why India Needs To Worry As Rajapaksa Takes Over As Sri Lanka PM

Pranay Sharma

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

18 October, 2018

Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe On Three-Day Visit To India

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

16 November, 2017

Sri Lankan Navy Arrests 10 Indian Fishermen

Outlook Web Bureau

They were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Neduntheevu in the island nation waters


20 August, 2017

Photo Gallery

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.

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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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