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India to supply 65,000 metric tons of urea to Sri Lanka as economic crisis worsens

New Delhi: India will send 65,000 metric tons of urea to support Sri Lanka amid its worsening economic crisis, partially attributed to its steep fall in agricultural output after the Rajapaksa government's sudden decision to switch to organic farming, early last year, went catastrophically wrong.

India extends duration of currency swap facility of $400 million for Sri Lanka

Colombo: India has extended the duration of the USD 400 million currency swap facility, which had ended in January, for Sri Lanka amid its worst economic crisis.

Midst of escalating financial and petroleum crises, India launches a rescue effort on Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka's economic crisis deepened, political instability erupted in the form of large-scale protests. Sri Lankans were irked by the government's mismanagement of financial affairs,corruption and bad judgment on initiatives that backfired, leaving the country impoverished - mostly in terms of lacking foreign exchange reserves.

Midst of escalating financial and petroleum crises, India launches rescue effort on Sri Lanka

As Sri Lanka's economic crisis deepened, political instability erupted in the form of large-scale protests. Sri Lankans were irked by the government's mismanagement of financial affairs, corruption and bad judgment on initiatives that backfired, leaving the country impoverished - mostly in terms of lacking foreign exchange reserves.

Sri Lanka seeks diesel from India to prevent power cuts during New Year

Colombo: Sri Lanka's power regulator has written a letter to India, seeking diesel shipment to avoid power cuts in the island country during the upcoming traditional New Year.

India reaches out to crisis-hit Sri Lanka, ship carrying diesel reaches

Colombo/New Delhi: Amid unrest over an acute shortage of essential commodities, including fuel and food, and a 32-hour-long curfew imposed by the authorities, India has sent a consignment of 40,000 metric tonnes of diesel and other goods to the island nation to help control the situation.