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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 …

Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

Next President Faces Major Rights Challenges

The winner of Sri Lanka’s presidential election on November 16, 2019 will face enormous challenges to deliver justice for past crimes and prevent future abuses, Human Rights Watch said. Since …

TMK will take a neutral stand

TMK will take a neutral stand

The former Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province C.V.Wigneswaran has said that his organization the Tamil Makkal Koottani (TMK) will take a neutral stand at the upcoming Presidential election …

Security systems were undermined, says probe report

Security systems were undermined, says probe report

A parliamentary panel in Sri Lanka has accused President Maithripala Sirisena of “actively undermining” government and security systems, leading to serious lapses ahead of the Easter terror attacks. In a …

Trump administration  will push the new Sri Lankan Government on the human rights issue

Trump administration will push the new Sri Lankan Government on the human rights issue

US Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia Alice G. Wells told the House Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation on 22 October 2019 that the Trump …