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Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe Hints At Opting For Fuel Rationing Amid Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe Hints At Opting For Fuel Rationing Amid Economic Crisis

Wickremesinghe said that India, China and Japan are leading the list of countries that provided Sri Lanka with loans and assistance during the worst financial crisis faced by the island nation

07 June 2022
Crisis-Hit Lanka Seeks India’s Help For Cooking Gas Supply

Crisis-Hit Lanka Seeks India’s Help For Cooking Gas Supply

Sri Lanka is currently experiencing its worst economic crisis in history. With long lines for fuel, cooking gas, essentials in short supply and long hours of...

15 April 2022

Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa Says Govt Working Round-The-Clock To Overcome Economic Crisis

He also appealed to the protesters to end their anti-government agitation and said that every minute spent on streets deprives the country of dollar inflow.

Sri Lanka’s New Finance Minister Ali Sabry Resigns A Day After Appointment

Sri Lanka’s New Finance Minister Ali Sabry Resigns A Day After Appointment

In a letter to the President, Sabri said that he took up the job as part of a temporary measure

05 April 2022

Displaced Sri Lankans Turn To India In Hordes Amid Country's Worst Financial Crisis

Sri Lankans began arriving in India last month and Indian officials have been reported to estimate that up to 2,000-4,000 people might arrive in coming weeks. 

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09 February 2022
India Calls For Protection Of Tamil Community Interests In Sri Lanka

India Calls For Protection Of Tamil Community Interests In Sri Lanka

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has conveyed to his Sri Lankan counterpart GL Peiris that Colombo's interests are best served by ensuring equality,...


14 March 2021
DMK Will Continue To Fight Against CAA, Says Party Chief Stalin

DMK Will Continue To Fight Against CAA, Says Party Chief Stalin

Stalin said DMK had all along opposed the CAA and he even ran a campaign in Tamil Nadu collecting one crore signatures pressing for scrapping the law.


08 February 2020
PM Modi Meets Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lankan Tamils, Anti-Terrorism Among Bilateral Issues Discussed

PM Modi Meets Mahinda Rajapaksa; Sri Lankan Tamils, Anti-Terrorism Among Bilateral Issues Discussed

PM Modi said the two countries have decided to deepen cooperation to combat terrorism.


16 December 2019
The Unbearable Nothingness Of Being Sri Lankan Hindu

The Unbearable Nothingness Of Being Sri Lankan Hindu

The Citizenship Act provides a path for Indian citizenship to Buddhists, but not to those persecuted by the Buddhists such as Sri Lanka’s Muslims and Hindus.


29 November 2019
PM Modi Announces $450 Million Line Of Credit To Sri Lanka After Meeting With Rajapaksa

PM Modi Announces $450 Million Line Of Credit To Sri Lanka After Meeting With Rajapaksa

The Indian PM said a stable Sri Lanka is not only in interest of India but for the entire Indian Ocean Region.


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19 November 2019
Will Rajapaksa's Win In Sri Lanka Heat Up Tamil Nadu Politics Again?

Will Rajapaksa's Win In Sri Lanka Heat Up Tamil Nadu Politics Again?

Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s win as Sri Lankan President will not be relished by Tamil Nadu politicians


12 February 2019
Sri Lankan Envoy Holds Talks In Chennai On Repatriation Of Tamil Refugees

Sri Lankan Envoy Holds Talks In Chennai On Repatriation Of Tamil Refugees

Austin Fernando also discussed the issues relating to the voluntary repatriation process of Sri Lankan refugees.


27 October 2018
Political Developments In Sri Lanka 'Mysterious', Shocking To Tamils: M K Stalin

Political Developments In Sri Lanka 'Mysterious', Shocking To Tamils: M K Stalin

The leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly, M K Stalin, termed the return of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Sri Lanka's new Prime Minister as...


21 April 2018
‘What A Waste Of Mud And Filth They Will Leave Behind Them’

‘What A Waste Of Mud And Filth They Will Leave Behind Them’

In the wake of independence in the 20th century, civil war, ethnic cleansing and some of history’s most terrible genocides, took place.


05 February 2018
The Banality Of Evil

The Banality Of Evil

The torture of incarcerated Tamils was not a betrayal of the Sri Lankan state's Sinhala-Buddhist ideal, but that ideal being taken to its logical conclusion,...


28 January 2018
Tales Of Lankan Tamil Diaspora Narrated With Poignancy And Hilarity

Tales Of Lankan Tamil Diaspora Narrated With Poignancy And Hilarity

January 28. It was on this date nine years ago that immigrant Sri Lankan Tamils in Canada intensified protest against a “genocide” of their community in...


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