Updated : 12 hours, 45 min ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Friday appointed the interim cabinet of the caretaker government that will remain in place till the next General election and gave important portfolios to his two brothers--Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Cha
Updated : 15 hours, 30 min ago IST
Hong Kong, Nov 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka's presidential election significantly increases policy uncertainty and could prompt loosening that exacerbates fiscal weaknesses and a rollback of reforms, according to Fitch Ratings.
Updated : 1 day, 7 hours ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 21 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday said that the Indian government is ready to work very closely with the new government in Sri Lanka and expressed hope that it will fulfill the aspirations of the Tamil community living in the island nation.
Updated : 1 day, 11 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday extended wishes to Mahinda Rajapaksa over his appointment as Sri Lanka's prime minister.
Updated : 1 day, 12 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka's newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's brother Mahinda Rajapaksa was on Thursday sworn in as the new prime minister of the island nation.
Updated : 1 day, 17 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 21 (ANI): Sri Lanka's newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's brother Mahinda Rajapaksa will be sworn in as the new prime minister of the island nation on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 days, 7 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 20 (ANI): Sri Lanka's newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Wednesday named his elder brother and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new prime minister after Ranil Wickremesinghe announced his resignation, the state media reported.
Updated : 2 days, 16 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 20 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa here on Tuesday and discussed ways of giving a thrust to the bilateral relations between the two countries.
Updated : 4 days, 12 hours ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 18 (ANI): Sri Lanka's wartime defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday took the oath of the country's 7th President at Ruwanweliseya, a Buddhist pagoda, in Anuradhapura.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Oct 15: A special court on Tuesday postponed the hearing of a case against SLPP candidate Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and six others in connection with alleged misappropriation of public funds to next year.
Updated : 2 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Sept 19 (ANI): Presidential elections in Sri Lanka will be held on November 16 and the acceptance of the nominations will be on October 7, the country's Election Commission announced on Wednesday night.
Geneva [Switzerland], Sept 18 (ANI): Amid growing tussle for power between President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the upcoming presidential elections in Sri Lanka may lead to an alliance between SLPP (Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna) and SLFP (Sri Lanka Freedo