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Rajapaksa “ready for struggle” in Sri Lanka comeback bid

Rajapaksa “ready for struggle” in Sri Lanka comeback bid

Sri Lanka’s former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa vowed on Tuesday to reclaim power in a general election, eight months after he was ousted as president, saying he was “ready for struggle”…

Sri Lanka recalls envoy, a friend of India

Sri Lanka recalls envoy, a friend of India

  Sri Lanka has recalled its envoy to India Sudharshan Seneviratne, within a year of his appointment and just when bilateral ties were looking up between the two neighbours. Acknowledging…

Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit

India seeks edge over China as Modi visits Sri Lanka

India seeks edge over China as Modi visits Sri Lanka

(Reuters) – When Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena received India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at an ocean-front colonial building on Friday, the two looked out over a $1.4 billion Chinese…

India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka

India seals nuclear energy pact with Sri Lanka

India sealed a nuclear energy agreement with Sri Lanka on Monday, its first breakthrough with the new government of the tiny Indian Ocean island where China has been building ports…

Modi calls Sharif and other leaders of cricketing SAARC nations

Modi calls Sharif and other leaders of cricketing SAARC nations

In a display of “cricket diplomacy”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday spoke to his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif as well as leaders of some other SAARC nations to convey his…

Sri Lanka's new president to visit India, steers away from China

Sri Lanka's new president to visit India, steers away from China

Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena will visit India on Feb. 16, his first state visit abroad, a government official said on Wednesday, part of efforts to repair relations with New…

Finally, the Tamils booted out Rajapaksa

Finally, the Tamils booted out Rajapaksa

Just six years after he crushed the Tamil Tigers in a brutal war that also left thousands of innocent Tamils dead, the Tamil community finally had its revenge. If Mahinda…

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