Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 29 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena called United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday and said protecting the nation and its future generations from the prolific risk of drug trafficking is the reason why he decided to implement the death pena
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Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 27 (ANI): The Amnesty International has expressed shock after Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced death warrants for four drug offenders on Wednesday who will "very soon" become the first people to be executed in decades on the island nation.
Updated : 3 weeks, 1 day ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 23 (ANI): President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday called for repealing the 19th Amendment to the country's Constitution, which has curtailed the presidential powers, saying it is a reason of "political uncertainty" in the country.
Updated : 3 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 22 (ANI): Sri Lanka on Saturday extended the state of emergency by another one month considering the prevailing security situation in the country in the wake of Easter Sunday attacks that killed more than 250 people.
Updated : 3 weeks, 3 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jun 21 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said that by observing International Day of Yoga together, the entire globe is celebrating the common humanity amongst each other.
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Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 9 (ANI): Welcomed amid loud chants of "Modi!Modi!", Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian diaspora in Sri Lanka at the India House here on Sunday.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the incumbent Sri Lankan Leader of Opposition and former President, Mahinda Rajapaksa, during his official visit to the nation on Sunday.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first foreign leader to visit Sri Lanka after the Easter terror attacks, planted a sapling at the President's Secretariat here on Sunday.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be making a brief stopover in Sri Lanka on his way back to India from the Maldives, becomes the first foreign leader to visit the island nation after the deadly Easter terror attack that killed more than 250 people o
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jun 9 (ANI): Sri Lanka's national intelligence chief Sisira Mendis has stepped down from his post in the wake of Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 250 people in April.
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Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 6 (ANI): Sri Lanka’s suspended police chief Pujith Jayasundara on Thursday told the special parliamentary select committee, appointed to probe the Easter Sunday blasts, that President Maithripala Sirisena had denied him from attending any meetings of the Na
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 31 (ANI): Over a month after the deadly Easter Sunday attacks claimed more than 250 lives in Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday called upon all countries across the world to come together to fight and defeat the menace of terrorism.