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Updated : 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 3 (ANI): As Easter Sunday approaches this year, it is time to take stock of the developments following the series of bomb blasts on April 21, 2019 that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka, killing over 250 people and injuring hundreds.
Updated : 1 year, 8 months 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
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.
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.
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.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Nov 20 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will tender his resignation from office on Wednesday, paving the way for newly-elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to appoint a new Cabinet, Daily Mirror reported.
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 year, 10 months ago IST
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
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Male [Maldives], Sept 3 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed concern over the global energy needs at the Indian Ocean Conference (IOC) here on Tuesday.
Male [Maldives], Sep 3 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that terror group ISIS has turned its focus to South Asia after suffering a setback in the western part of the continent.
Male [Maldives], Sep 3 (ANI): For India, China's growing presence in the Indian Ocean is a source of concern, said Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe during his address at the Indian Ocean Conference here on Tuesday.
Updated : 1 year, 12 months ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that the Sri Lankan government, along with the cabinet of ministers, are responsible for the mistakes and lapses which enabled a local terror group to launch successful attacks on Easter Sunday that killed more th