Colombo/UNI: Thirty-two Sri Lankans go abroad every hour to escape the serious economic crisis that has gripped the country, Chairman of the National Movement for a Just Society Karu Jayasuriya said in his remarks published on Monday.
Colombo: India said on Tuesday that it remains supportive of Sri Lanka as it battles its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.
Colombo: India has emerged as the highest bilateral lender of crisis-hit Sri Lanka, overtaking China, media reports said on Monday.
Colombo: Mahasangh from Sri Lanka has wished Indian PM Narendra Modi as he turned 72 recently.
Colombo/IBNS: Malnutrition will rise in the face of increased poverty and high food prices induced by the current economic crisis, the Sri Lanka Medical Nutrition Association, the Nutrition Society of Sri Lanka, the Dieticians Association and the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) People’s Forum informed.
Colombo: Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay has handed over a statue of Maitri Buddha brought from India to Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe, officials said on Saturday.
New Delhi/UNI: Reacting sharply to the views expressed by the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka Qi Zhenhong, Indian High Commission in Colombo Saturday lashed out at him, saying "his violation of basic diplomatic etiquette may be a personal trait" and his views about India "may be coloured by how his own country behaves".
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu)/UNI: The Sri Lankan Navy on Monday arrested 10 Indian fishermen and confiscated their mechanized fishing trawler on charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and indulging in unlawful poaching in their territorial waters.
Colombo: The Foundation for Buddhist Brotherhood of Sri Lanka has greeted India recently as the nation celebrated its IndependenceDay on Monday.
Chinese 'spy' ship Yuan Wang-5 on Tuesday docked at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port amid concerns expressed by the Indian government, local media reports confirmed.
Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday received the Dornier 228 Aircraft, which was gifted to the Island Nation by India, the Indian High Commission said.
Colombo: Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena has thanked neighbour India for extending generous humanitarian assistance to his country amid the crisis.
Colombo: Sri Lanka’s free ambulance service 1990 Suwa Seriya, which was provided to the Island Nation under Indian grant assistance, completed six years of its service on Friday.
New Delhi: Newly-elected President Droupadi Murmu has told her Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe that India has been committed to assist the people of Sri Lanka in overcoming the challenges posed by the economic crises.
Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe clinched the Presidential election held in the Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday.