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Sri Lanka a country of increasing strategic importance

Sri Lanka a country of increasing strategic importance

The Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells briefed the press at the US Department of State on 24 January 2020, on her …

German Court Convicts man over Kadirgamar killing

German Court Convicts man over Kadirgamar killing

A German court convicted a Sri Lankan man Monday of accessory to murder in the 2005 killing of the South Asian nation’s foreign minister for providing his assassins with crucial …

Respect for fundamental human rights in jeopardy

Respect for fundamental human rights in jeopardy

Sri Lanka suffered its worst communal violence in 2029, since the end of the civil war when Islamist suicide bombers attacked churches and hotels in Colombo and other cities on …

Vigneswaran wants India to grant dual citizenship

Vigneswaran wants India to grant dual citizenship

Ex-Chief Minister of Northern Province in Sri Lanka says the Indian and Sri Lankan governments should work out a specific treaty on dual citizenship While Supporting for the return of …

Top US Diplomat to visit Sri Lanka

Top US Diplomat to visit Sri Lanka

The Trump administration’s point person for South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells, will visit India next week for a series of bilateral meetings and the Raisina Dialogue in Delhi, officials here said. Wells will travel to India, from January 15-18, to attend the Raisina …

Wishing you a merry Christmas and Peace throughout the New Year

Wishing you a merry Christmas and Peace throughout the New Year

Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It …

India- US discuss shared leadership in the Indo-Pacific region

India- US discuss shared leadership in the Indo-Pacific region

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister (EAM) Dr S Jaishankar met US Secretary of Defense Dr Mark T Esper and Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo in Washington …

Election was determined largely by local factors

Election was determined largely by local factors

Gotabaya Rajapakse won Sri Lanka’s Presidential Elections on November 16. This is not the first time Sri Lanka has had a Rajapakse as president. Mahinda Rajapakse, Gotabaya’s brother, also served …

Confident that the Sri Lanka will pursue the process of reconciliation

Confident that the Sri Lanka will pursue the process of reconciliation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the Rajapaksa government will take forward the reconciliation process to meet the aspirations of Tamil community in Sri Lanka which also includes the implementation of 13th Amendment. Prime Minister Modi made these remarks after holding talks with …

India wants national reconciliation

India wants national reconciliation

India expects the newly-elected President of Sri Lanka Gotabaya Rajapaksa to boost the national reconciliation policy with the Tamil community of the country, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said …