January 23, 2022 14:20 (IST)
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India promises to extend $1.5 billion credit to Sri Lanka to tide over forex crunch

New Delhi: India is poised to extend USD 1.5 billion credit to forex-starved Sri Lanka to import food, essential items, medicine and fuel, days after extending a USD 900 million assistance.

India govt voices concern at detention of 68 Indian fishermen, boats by Sri Lanka

New Delhi: India on Tuesday voiced concern at the detention of 68 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu and 10 boats by the Sri Lanka authorities.

India sends 100 tons of Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizers to Sri Lankan

Indian Air Force planes carried 100 tons of Nano Nitrogen liquid fertilizers to Sri Lanka capital Colombo on Thursday.

Boost to aviation sector will generate tourism, trade and employment : Modi inaugurating Kushinagar Airport

Kushinagar/UNI: Inaugurating the Kushinagar International Airport here in Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said the aviation sector will get the much needed shot in the arm due to the Centre's recent decisions that in turn will boost tourism, job opportunity and trade.

Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Colombo/New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday called on Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, during which they reaffirmed the strong bilateral ties of friendship and cooperation and discussed ways to further advance the comprehensive partnership at all levels.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla visiting Sri Lanka, meets senior leaders

Colombo: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla is on a 4-day visit to Sri Lanka (Oct 2-5) to review bilateral ties, progress of ongoing bilateral projects and ongoing cooperation to tackle Covid related disruptions.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla calls on Sri Lankan PM, discusses boosting bilateral partnership

Colombo/New Delhi/UNI: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, on Monday called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and had a productive discussion on further consolidating the India-Sri Lanka partnership.

Foreign secy Shringla to call on Sri Lankan President, Prime Minister during visit

Colomb/New Delhi/UNI: Indian Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla who is undertaking a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka from Saturday, will call on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and also visit Kandy, Trincomalee, and Jaffna during his stay.

Indian contingent departs for Sri Lanka joint exercise Mitra Shakti 21

New Delhi: The 8th Edition of India Sri Lanka bilateral joint Exercise Mitra Shakti will be conducted at Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka from Oct 4 to 15.

Zapad-2021 commences on 14 ranges: Russian Defence Ministry

Minsk/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: The Russian-Belarusian strategic drills Zapad-2021 have simultaneously started on 14 military ranges, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Friday.

Indian Naval Ship Shakti delivers 100 tons of Oxygen to Sri Lanka

Colombo: Supporting Sri Lanka's fight against COVID-19, Indian Naval Ship Shakti arrived in Colombo on 22 August 2021 with 100 tons (5 containers) of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) from Visakhapatnam.

Sri Lanka mandates institutional quarantine for people coming from India, other countries

Sri Lanka tightened border control further in the wake of the prevalence of fast-spreading variants in several countries, including India, and made institutional quarantine mandatory for people coming from certain countries.

India helps Sri Lanka Navy douse fire on container ship MV X Press Pearl

New Delhi/Colombo: India has promptly responded to an emergency request by Sri Lanka Navy and deployed multiple assets to douse the fire on MV X Press Pearl off Colombo on 25 May 2021, officials said on Thursday.

Indian high commission thanks Sri Lankan clergy for praying for India

New Delhi: The Indian High Commission in Colombo has expressed “sincere gratitude” to the  Sri Lankan Budhist clergy and people of the island nation that have been praying for the wellbeing of India, reported Colombopage.

Sri Lanka bars entry of Indian nationals

Colombo: Authorities in Sri Lanka have barred Indian nationals from entering the country in the wake of a disastrous surge in Covid-19 cases in India, reported Daily Mirror. The order has effectively put the air bubble agreement signed between Sri Lanka and India on hold.