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'Rajapaksa's snap polls plan was ploy to win Indian backing'

Former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa's decision to hold snap polls in 2014 was a ploy to win Indian backing and stave off human rights abuse allegations at the UN, a minister in President Maithripala Sirisena-led government has alleged. Social ... Business Standard, 2 months ago

International warrant issued to arrest Lanka's ex-diplomat to Russia

[Sri Lanka], Apr 8 (ANI): An international warrant has been issued for the arrest Sri Lanka's former ambassador to Russia, Udayanga Weeratunga, the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) of Sri Lanka police has informed the court. The FCID informed ...
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PROFILE-Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera

COLOMBO, June 20 (Reuters) - Following is a profile of SriLanka's newly-appointed Finance and Media Minister MangalaPinsiri Samaraweera who assumed office on May 22. Key facts: - Born on April 21, 1956, Samaraweera obtained a fashion andtextile designing ...
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Sri Lanka regains EU trade concession it lost over rights concerns

COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has regained a lucrative EU trade concession it lost over concerns about human rights, mainly benefiting its garments export industry, but it will be subject to vigorous monitoring, the European Union said on Tuesday. The South ...
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With Modi in Colombo, Lanka rejects China's request for submarine docking

Sri Lanka has rejected China’s request for its submarine to dock at Colombo next week after a similar visit in 2014 triggered strong protest from India, a senior defence official said, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his two-day visit to the country. “They asked for permission for May 14 and 15 to dock in the submarine. We refused,” a top defence official said on the condition of anonymity. The move came as Prime Minister Modi arrived on Thursday to be the chief guest ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

PM Modi's Lanka visit: Vesak Day celebrations on second day's agenda

[Sri Lanka], May 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, currently on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, will be attending the International Vesak Day celebrations and interact with leading Buddhist spiritual leaders, scholars and theologians, along with Sri ...
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PM Modi meets Lankan counterpart Wickremesinghe, Prez Sirisena

[Sri Lanka], May 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe and discussed various issues that concern with the growing cooperation between the two countries. However, no MoUs were signed at the ...
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