February 04, 2023 07:05 (IST)
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India now overtakes China as highest bilateral lender of Sri Lanka

Colombo: India has emerged as the highest bilateral lender of crisis-hit Sri Lanka, overtaking China, media reports said on Monday.

Sri Lanka's Mahasangh wishes Narendra Modi on birthday

Colombo: Mahasangh from Sri Lanka has wished Indian PM Narendra Modi as he turned 72 recently.

Sri Lanka: Malnutrition to increase, poverty rises to 14 percent

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.

Indian High Commissioner to SL hands over Maitri Buddha statue to President Ranil Wickremesinghe

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.

'Violation of basic diplomatic etiquette': India slams Chinese envoy's remarks

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".

Sri Lanka Navy arrests 10 Indian fishermen, seizes trawler

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.

Foundation for Buddhist Brotherhood of Sri Lanka wishes India on I-Day

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 docks at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port despite concerns expressed by India

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.

Sri Lanka receives Dornier 228 Aircraft gifted by India

Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday received the Dornier 228 Aircraft, which was gifted to the Island Nation by India, the Indian High Commission said.

Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena thanks India for extending humanitarian assistance 

Colombo: Sri Lankan PM Dinesh Gunawardena has thanked neighbour India for extending generous humanitarian assistance to his country amid the crisis.

1990 Suwa Seriya: India's life-saving gift to Sri Lanka turns 6

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.

India committed to assist Sri Lanka in overcoming economic crisis: Droupadi Murmu tells Wickremesinghe

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.

Ranil Wickremesinghe wins Presidential poll

Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe clinched the Presidential election held in the Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday.

Rajnath Singh roasts Pakistan in veiled attack, says has 'lot to learn from Bangladesh'

Kolkata: In a veiled attack on Pakistan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Friday called it a country beleaguered with "religious extremism and intolerance" as he praised Bangladesh for embracing "modernisation, moderation and secularism".

India rejects reports of transiting Gotabaya

Male: The Indian Embassy in the Maldives on Thursday rejected the reports claiming that Indian government was involved in reportedly transiting Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa through Maldives.