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Sri Lanka Crisis: Things To Know

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa had informed both Speaker of Parliament Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena and PM Ranil Wickremesinghe that he will resign on July 13 after protesters stormed his official residence.

13 July 2022

Sri Lanka Uprising: End Of The Political Journey Of Powerful Rajapaksa Dynasty?

President Rajapaksa has announced that he will step down on July 13 after protesters stormed his official residence and set the house of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's house on fire.


Sri Lanka To Present Debt Restructuring Programme To IMF By August: PM Wickremesinghe

Sri Lanka is going through the worst economic crisis since its independence from Britain in 1948, and needs to obtain at least USD 4 billion to tide over the acute shortage in foreign exchange reserves.


Petition Filed In Lankan Supreme Court Seeking Travel Restriction On Rajapaksa Brothers, Other Influential Persons

President Rajapaksa signed on Monday his resignation letter, dated for July 1, and it was later handed over to a senior government official who will hand it over to the Parliament Speaker, the Daily Mirror reported.

12 July 2022

Lanka IOC Suspends Fuel Distribution For Two Days Over Mass Protest Fears

The subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation in Sri Lanka, Lanka IOC, announced that it was suspending fuel distribution for two days in view of the mass public protest demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.


With No Fuel And No Cash, Sri Lanka Keeps Schools Closed

Cash-strapped Sri Lanka has extended school closures for one week because there isn’t enough fuel for teachers and parents to get children to classrooms.

04 July 2022

Political Parties Initiate Steps To Form All-Party Govt To Prevent Sri Lanka Sliding Further Into Anarchy

The entire Sri Lankan Cabinet will resign and hand over their responsibilities to a new all-party interim government as soon as it is formed, Prime Minister Wickremesinghe’s office said on Monday.

11 July 2022

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Sri Lankan Navy Nabs 51 People Illegally Migrating To Australia To Escape Economic Crisis: Official

The police said such attempts to flee the country are due to the ongoing economic crisis and have increased since the early part of this year.

03 July 2022

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02 July 2022
Sri Lanka To Get Two Fuel Consignments In July: Lanka IOC

Sri Lanka To Get Two Fuel Consignments In July: Lanka IOC

The Sri Lankan government is exploring options to purchase discounted oil from Russia, as the island nation desperately looks to replenish its dwindling fuel...


28 June 2022
US President Joe Biden Announces USD 20 Million Additional Assistance For Sri Lanka's Food Security

US President Joe Biden Announces USD 20 Million Additional Assistance For Sri Lanka's Food Security

The funding is provided through the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and will be awarded to partners that adhere to globally recognised...


26 June 2022
Top US Officials In Sri Lanka To Help Resolve Economic Crisis

Top US Officials In Sri Lanka To Help Resolve Economic Crisis

Senior U.S. officials have arrived in Sri Lanka to find ways to help the island nation in the throes of an unprecedented economic crisis and severe shortages...


26 June 2022
Sri Lanka Is Exploring Options To Purchase Oil From Russia: Minister

Sri Lanka Is Exploring Options To Purchase Oil From Russia: Minister

Sri Lanka’s Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera insisted that the government was exploring options to buy oil from Russia.


20 June 2022
Protesters Demanding Sri Lankan President's Resignation Block All Entrances Of Presidential Secretariat: 21 Arrested

Protesters Demanding Sri Lankan President's Resignation Block All Entrances Of Presidential Secretariat: 21 Arrested

The protesters last night blocked the two entry points to the presidential secretariat in addition to the entrance which they have been continuously blocking...


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10 June 2022
Sri Lanka Creates Two New Ministries To Handle Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka Creates Two New Ministries To Handle Economic Crisis

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has created two new ministries including an investment ministry, to handle the worst economic crisis and new ministry...


07 June 2022
Sri Lankan Cabinet Defers 21st Amendment To The Constitution By A Week

Sri Lankan Cabinet Defers 21st Amendment To The Constitution By A Week

The 21st Amendment is expected to annul the 20A to the Constitution, which gives unfettered powers to President Gotabaya Rajapaksa after abolishing the 19th...


06 June 2022
Sri Lankan Cabinet Set To Discuss 21st Amendment To The Constitution

Sri Lankan Cabinet Set To Discuss 21st Amendment To The Constitution

Sri Lanka's Cabinet is set to discuss the 21st Amendment to the Constitution to empower Parliament over the executive president.


01 June 2022
Indian High Commission In Sri Lanka Organises Event To Support Recovery, Growth

Indian High Commission In Sri Lanka Organises Event To Support Recovery, Growth

The event saw participation of the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nandalal Weerasinghe, senior officials and representatives from various businesses...


25 May 2022
Fuel distribution In Sri Lanka Gets More Difficult Amid Public Unrest

Fuel distribution In Sri Lanka Gets More Difficult Amid Public Unrest

State fuel entity officials raided the station and ordered the entire stock of fuel to be released at the pre-increased prices.


24 May 2022
Sri Lanka Hikes Fuel Prices: Petrol At All-Time High Of Rs 420, Diesel Rs 400 Per Litre

Sri Lanka Hikes Fuel Prices: Petrol At All-Time High Of Rs 420, Diesel Rs 400 Per Litre

Sri Lanka on Tuesday raised the petrol price by 24.3 per cent and diesel by 38.4 per cent, a record hike in fuel prices amidst the country’s worst economic...


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19 May 2022
Sri Lankan PM To Present 21st Amendment Before Cabinet Next Week: Report

Sri Lankan PM To Present 21st Amendment Before Cabinet Next Week: Report

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe plans to present the key 21st Amendment to the Constitution before the Cabinet next week, after holding...


17 May 2022
Sri Lanka's Cabinet Convenes Crucial Parliament Session

Sri Lanka's Cabinet Convenes Crucial Parliament Session

Sri Lanka's Parliament met for a crucial session on Tuesday, the first after the appointment of new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, as the country looks...


12 May 2022
India Looks Forward to Working with New Government of Sri Lanka: Indian High Commission

India Looks Forward to Working with New Government of Sri Lanka: Indian High Commission

India looks forward to working with the new Sri Lankan government formed following the democratic processes. New Delhi's commitment to the island nation's...


12 May 2022
Sri Lanka Ex-PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, 16 Others Barred From Travelling Overseas

Sri Lanka Ex-PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, 16 Others Barred From Travelling Overseas

Sri Lankan court imposed a travel ban on former PM Mahinda Rajapaksa, his son Namal Rajapaksa and 15 others in view of investigations against them for the...


12 May 2022
Sri Lanka Crisis: Opposition Split Over New PM’s Face

Sri Lanka Crisis: Opposition Split Over New PM’s Face

Sri Lanka’s main Opposition SJB has split over the choice of the next prime minister as its leader Sajith Premadasa is unwilling to be the prime minister in...


11 May 2022
Sri Lanka Crisis: Troops, Military Vehicles Deployed In Streets

Sri Lanka Crisis: Troops, Military Vehicles Deployed In Streets

Sri Lankan authorities deployed troops and military vehicles in the streets to ensure public security in the Capital amidst nationwide protests over the...


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