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Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], August 9 (ANI): UN human rights experts on Monday (local time) condemned the extensive, prolonged and repeated use of state of emergency measures since April 2, 2022 by Sri Lankan authorities to crack down on peaceful protesters and prevent them from voicing their griev
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 14 (ANI): A nationwide curfew has been imposed until Thursday morning in Sri Lanka in the wake of intensifying protests against the government.
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 13 (ANI): With Sri Lanka reeling from its worst economic crisis, senior Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Wednesday asked the Centre to convene an all-party meeting over the issue.
Male [Maldives], July 13 (ANI): Sri Lankans residing in the Maldives staged a protest on Wednesday against ex-President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): Amid mayhem and chaos in Sri Lanka, acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe instructed armed forces and police to bring the current situation under control.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who landed in the Maldivian capital Male on a Sri Lankan Air Force plane, will be leaving for Singapore on Wednesday.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): US Embassy in Sri Lanka on Wednesday cancelled its all consular services for today and tomorrow amid fresh protests.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): As protests intensified in the Sri Lankan capital city of Colombo, protestors who had gathered outside Sri Lanka PM's office have taken over his residence at Flower Road here.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka's national broadcaster SLRC, known as Jathika Rupavahini on Wednesday suspended live telecast as protestors surrounded its premises.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): Amid reports that embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as the interim President of Sri Lanka, the country's main opposition leader Sajith Premadasa on Wednesday said that the PM cannot exercise the power
Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday declared an emergency and imposed a curfew in the western province of the country as protests intensified following President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's escape to the Maldives.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 11 (ANI): The Indian High Commission on Wednesday "categorically" denied media reports about New Delhi sending its troops to Colombo, stating that the country is fully supportive of Sri Lanka's democracy, stability and economic recovery.