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V Muraleedharan to visit Colombo tomorrow to join Sri Lankan Independence Day celebration, scheduled to meet President Ranil Wickremesinghe

New Delhi: At the invitation of the Government of Sri Lanka, Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, V. Muraleedharan is visiting Colombo to participate in the celebrations connected with the 75th Independence Day of Sri Lanka on Feb 4.

Sri Lankan Airlines CEO thanks India for helping the carrier during economic crisis

Colombo: Sri Lankan Airlines CEO Richard Nuttall has said the Indian government helped the country’s airlines running amid challenges brought on by the economic crisis.

S Jaishankar says India supports both political, economic stability of Sri Lanka

Colombo: Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said the country supports both the political and economic stability of Sri Lanka.

S Jaishankar visiting Maldives, Sri Lanka

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka from Jan 18-20.

Economic crisis: India extends aid worth USD 3.9 billion to help Sri Lanka

Colombo/New Delhi: India has extended aid worth USD 3.9 billion to help Sri Lanka sustain itself in face of the acute economic and financial crisis and meet its immediate needs such as medicines, cooking gas, oil and food items, local media reports said on Sunday.

Indian navy chief R Hari Kumar to commence Sri Lanka visit tomorrow

New Delhi: Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval the Staff (CNS), will be visiting Sri Lanka from 13 to 16 December 2022. The CNS has been invited as the Chief Guest and Reviewing Officer for the Commissioning Parade at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA), Trincomalee, scheduled on 15 December 2022.

Cyclone Mandous kills 3, affects over 21,000 in Sri Lanka

Colombo/UNI: Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said on Monday that three people were killed and over 21,000 have been affected by the adverse weather conditions caused by cyclone Mandous.

MK Stalin urges EAM Jaishankar to secure release of fishermen from Sri Lankan custody

Chennai/UNI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin has urged External Affairs Minister Dr. S.Jaishankar to secure the immediate release of 23 fishermen apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy along with their five boats yesterday.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 14 Indian fishermen

Nagapattinam/UNI: Sri Lankan Navy arrested 14 Indian fishermen and seized a mechanized fishing boat on the charges of violating the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and indulging in illegal poaching in their territorial waters late on Wednesday night.

Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda meets Ajit Kumar Doval

New Delhi: Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India Milinda Moragoda met with the National Security Advisor of India Ajit Kumar Doval recently and discussed the current status of the relations between India and Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Defence Minister Premitha Bandara Tennakoon meets Anil Chauhan, appreciates India's continued support to SL Armed Forces

Sri Lankan Defence Minister Premitha Bandara Tennakoon appreciated India's continued support to the Sri Lanka Armed Forces during his meeting with Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan.

India pledges to train Sri Lankan armed forces

Colombo/UNI: India will continue providing training to the Sri Lankan armed forces and has done so even in "challenging times", Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay said on Saturday.

India abstains from voting in UN human rights body's resolution on Sri Lanka

Geneva/United Nations: India abstained from voting on a resolution on promoting reconciliation, accountability and human rights in Sri Lanka at UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

32 Sri Lankans migrate every hour, claims National Movement for a Just Society Chairman

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.

India remains supportive of Sri Lanka

Colombo: India said on Tuesday that it remains supportive of Sri Lanka as it battles its worst economic crisis since independence in 1948.