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PM Modi meets former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa in Colombo Mar 14, 8:59 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a brief meeting with former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at India House in Colombo before concluding his five day long three nation tour.
PM to meet with Sri Lanka's 'old fox' Rajapaksa Mar 14, 7:09 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Will he, won't he, was the question doing the rounds in Colombo and New Delhi for several days. Nobody was quite sure whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi would meet with the former Sri Lankan president, who lost hastily and some say foolishly called early election and then went on to blame the U.S. and Indian intelligence agencies for his fall.
PM Modi returns to Colombo Mar 14, 6:19 pm
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday returned to Colombo from Jaffna in C-130 J Indian Air Force aircraft.
Wikremesinghe overshadowed by Sirisena in Modi trip (Update) Mar 14, 5:26 pm
Colombo, Mar.14 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wikremesinghe has had to take a back seat to President Maithripala Sirisena during the crucial and high profile trip of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the country.
PM travels by Indian choppers to Anuradhapura, Jaffna Mar 14, 4:15 pm
Colombo, Mar.14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to Anuradhapura, Talaimannar and Jaffna in Indian Air Force helicopters. This was the first time that he was using choppers to get to destinations during his three-nation five-day tour of the Indian Ocean region.
PM Modi's statement urging Tamils in Lanka to be patient is 'unwarranted': V Narayanaswamy Mar 14, 4:00 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and former union minister V. Narayanasamy on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement asking Tamils in Sri Lanka to be 'patient' with the government there was 'unwarranted', and added that the latter should instead ask Colombo to act against those responsible for killing innocent Tamils during the civil war in that island nation.
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the trust, confidence and friendship of Sri Lanka means a great deal to India, adding that he was grateful for the friendship shown to him during his visit to the island nation.
Colombo (Sri Lanka), Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is travelling to Anuradhapura, Talaimannar and Jaffna in Sri Lanka today, said he was looking forward to a wonderful day.
PM Modi to visit Jaffna today Mar 14, 9:04 am
Colombo, Mar. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday visit Sri Lanka's Tamil heartland Jaffna, a Buddhist temple in Anuradhapura and north-western town of Talaimannar.
PM Modi meets Sri Lanka Tamil leaders Mar 13, 8:27 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Sri Lankan Tamil leader R Sampanthan to discuss national questions pertaining to the Tamil people.
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for regional integration and cooperation, adding that barriers of boundaries inhibit progress and international partnerships give it speed.
Tourism unites people, creates economic opportunities: PM Modi Mar 13, 7:53 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday who is on his two-day visit to Sri Lanka said that tourism unites people and creates economic opportunities.
India, Sri Lanka should conclude Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement: PM Modi Mar 13, 7:53 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India and Sri Lanka should conclude a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, terming it a 'natural outcome' of the proximity of the two nations.
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday highlighted the importance of the Indian Ocean in the 21st century, adding that the direction it takes will be determined by the countries in the region.
Colombo, Mar.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday became the first Indian Head of Government to pay homage at the IPKF memorial in Colombo this evening.
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the world has started to see India as the 'new frontier' of economic development, adding that Sri Lanka has the potential to be New Delhi's strongest trade partner.
SL elections represented hope for reconciliation, unity: PM Modi Mar 13, 4:28 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the recent presidential in elections in Sri Lanka, in which Maithripala Sirisena emerged as the winner, beating the incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa, reflected the voice of the people of the island nation, aspiring for reconciliation and unity.
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Friday said that people-to-people discussions and visa on arrival facility for Sri Lankans were among the prominent matters discussed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Colombo.
Delegation-level talks between India, Sri Lanka end Mar 13, 1:34 pm
Colombo, Mar.13 (ANI): Delegation-level talks between India and Sri Lanka have ended and a joint statement reflecting the bilateral agreements inked between the two sides is expected to be announced.
PM Modi for long-term solution to fishermen's issue Mar 13, 1:19 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the fishermen's issue involves livelihood and humanitarian concerns on both sides, adding that there is a need to find a long-term solution to this.
Ocean economy 'a priority' for Indo-Lanka, says PM Modi Mar 13, 1:19 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the ocean economy is a new frontier that holds enormous promise for New Delhi and Colombo, adding that it is a priority for both countries.
PM Modi plants sapling at Maha Bodhi Society Mar 13, 1:19 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday offered prayers and planted a sapling at the Maha Bodhi Society in Colombo.
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Asserting that economic ties are a key pillar of the relationship between New Delhi and Colombo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the progress both sides have made reflects the shared commitment for stronger economic cooperation.
PM Modi offers alms at Mahabodhi Society in Colombo Mar 13, 12:29 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday offered alms to monks at the Mahabodhi Society in Colombo.
India privileged to be 'development partner' for Sri Lanka: PM Modi Mar 13, 11:57 am
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Expressing his delight to be in Colombo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India is privileged to be Sri Lanka's development partner.
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